ISBN: 9780323075015
Page Count: 1424
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Primary Care, 4th Edition

by Terry Mahan Buttaro, PhD, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP, JoAnn Trybulski, PhD, ARNP, FNAP, Patricia Polgar-Bailey, MS, MPH, APRN, BC, FNP, CDE, BC-ADM and Joanne Sandberg-Cook, MS, APRN, BC, ANP, GNP, ACHPN
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Written by and for Nurse Practitioners from a unique collaborative perspective, Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice, 4th Edition, prepares you to provide care for all of the major disorders of adults seen in the outpatient setting. Evidence-based content reflects the latest guidelines for primary care of hundreds of conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, and sexually transmitted infections. Now in full color, the 4th Edition includes chapters on emerging topics such as genetics, obesity, lifestyle management, and emergency preparedness. Combining a special blend of academic and clinical expertise, the author team provides a practical text/reference that promotes a truly collaborative primary care practice.

    • Comprehensive, evidence-based content incorporates the latest standardized guidelines for primary care in today's fast-paced, collaborative environment.
    • Unique! A collaborative perspective, reflecting the key roles of NPs, MDs, PAs, PharmDs, and others, promotes seamless continuity of care.
    • A consistent format from chapter to chapters facilitates learning and clinical reference value.
    • Diagnostics and Differential Diagnosis boxes provide a quick reference for diagnosing disorders and helping to develop effective management plans.
    • Physician Consultation icons highlight situations or conditions in which consultation is either recommended or necessary.
    • Emergency Referral icons identify signs and symptoms that indicate the need for immediate referral to an emergency facility.
    • Co-management with Specialists discussions help you provide truly collaborative care in the outpatient setting.
    • Complementary and alternative therapies are addressed where supported by solid research evidence.
    • NEW Inclusion of evidence-based guidelines for such topics as hypertension, diabetes, advanced cardiac life support, coronary artery disease, and sexually transmitted infections equips you to provide state-of-the-science primary care in these key areas.
    • An expanded emphasis on caring for the elderly, italicized for easy identification, equips you to provide high-quality care for our aging population.
    • NEW Obesity and Weight Management chapter explores the causes of and risk factors for obesity, and provides in-depth strategies for its management and prevention.
    • NEW Genetic Considerations in Primary Care chapter helps you look at primary care with a genetic perspective, focusing on risk assessment, family history-taking, and direct-to-consumer genetic testing.
    • NEW Lifestyle Management chapter offers guidelines for helping patients to increase their quality and length of life through nutrition and diet, smoking cessation, avoidance of lifestyle-related illnesses, and curbing domestic violence.
    • NEW Emergency Preparedness, Recognition, and Response in Primary Care chapter addresses the emerging role of primary care providers in responding to outbreaks, pandemics, and disasters.
    • NEW Neuropsychological Evaluation chapter explains when to refer patients with cognitive difficulties for neuropsychological testing.
    • NEW Environmental Allergies chapter addresses increasingly common allergy complaints.
    • NEW full-color design makes the text easier to read and easier to use, with key assessment findings shown in true-to-life color photos.
      • Expanded The Changing Landscape of Collaboratve Practice chapter covers new partners in collaborative practice (DPTs and PharmDs), new venues for collaborative practice (such as retail health), and the future of collaborative practice (including health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, telehealth, and electronic medical records).
      • Expanded Health Literacy, Health Care Disparities, and Culturally Competent Care chapter includes a section on health care disparities in the treatment of patients with diabetes and LGBT patients.
      • Expanded Principles of Geriatric Primary Care and Common Geriatric Syndromes chapter provides greater emphasis on the care of older adults, including additional information on advance directives.
    • Part 1: Introduction 1. The Changing Landscape of Collaborative Practice

      2. Translating Research Into Clinical Practice

      3. The Patient, the Provider, and Primary Care: An Integrated Perspective

      4. Professional Integrity and Decision-Making in Primary Care

      5. Population-Based Care for Primary Care Providers

      6. Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioner Services

      7. Health Literacy, Health Care Disparities, and Culturally Competent Primary Care

      8. Genetic Considerations in Primary Care NEW!

      Part 2: Issues in Primary Care 9. Adolescent Issues

      10. Pregnancy and Prenatal Care

      11. Lactation Guidance

      12. Principles of Geriatric Primary Care and Common Geriatric Syndromes

      13. Palliative and End-of Life Care

      14. Sleep Disorders

      15. Chronic Pain

      16. Rehabilitation

      Part 3: Health Maintenance 17. Obesity and Weight Management NEW!

      18. Lifestyle Management NEW!

      19. Routine Health Screening and Immunization

      20. Principles of Occupational and Environmental Health in Primary Care

      21. College Health

      22. Health Care and the International Traveler

      23. Presurgical Clearance

      24. Preparticipation Sports Physical

      Part 4: Office Emergencies 25. Emergency Preparedness, Recognition, and Response in Primary Care NEW!

      26. Acute Bronchospasm

      27. Anaphylaxis

      28. Bites and Stings

      29. Bradycardia and Tachycardia

      30. Cardiac Arrest

      31. Chemical Exposure

      32. Electrical Injuries

      33. Head Trauma

      34. Hypotension

      35. Poisoning

      36. Sexual Assault

      37. Syncope

      38. Thermal Injuries

      Part 5: Evaluation and Management of Skin Disorders 39. Examination of the Skin and Approach to Diagnosis of Skin Disorders

      40. Surgical Office Procedures

      41. Principles of Dermatologic Therapy

      42. Screening for Skin Cancer

      43. Acne Vulgaris

      44. Alopecia

      45. Animal and Human Bites

      46. Burns (Minor)

      47. Cellulitis

      48. Contact Dermatitis

      49. Corns and Calluses

      50. Cutaneous Herpes

      51. Dermatitis Medicamentosa

      52. Dry Skin

      53. Eczematous Dermatitis (Atopic Dermatitis)

      54. Fungal Infections (Superficial)

      55. Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

      56. Hidradenitis Suppurativa (Acne Inversa)

      57. Hyperhidrosis

      58. Intertrigo

      59. Nail Disorders

      60. Pigmentation Changes (Vitiligo)

      61. Pruritis

      62. Psoriasis

      63. Purpura

      64. Scabies

      65. Seborrheic Dermatitis

      66. Stasis Dermatitis

      67. Urticaria

      68. Warts

      69. Wound Management

      Part 6: Evaluation and Management of Eye Disorders 70. Evaluation of the Eyes

      71. Cataracts

      72. Blepharitis, Hordeolum, and Chalazion

      73. Conjunctivitis

      74. Corneal Surface Defects and Ocular Surface Foreign Bodies

      75. Dry Eye Syndrome

      76. Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction and Dacryocystitis

      77. Preseptal and Orbital Cellulitis

      78. Pinguecula and Pterygium

      79. Traumatic Ocular Disorders

      Part 7: Evaluation and Management of Ear Disorders 80. Auricular Disorder

      81. Cerumen Impaction

      82. Cholesteatoma

      83. Impaired Hearing

      84. Inner Ear Disturbances

      85. Otitis Externa

      86. Otitis Media

      87. Tympanic Membrane Perforation

      Part 8: Evaluation and Management of Nose Disorders 88. Chronic Nasal Congestion and Discharge

      89. Epistaxis

      90. Nasal Trauma

      91. Rhinitis

      92. Sinusitis

      93. Smell and Taste Disturbances

      94. Tumors and Polyps of the Nose

    • Terry Mahan Buttaro, PhD, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP, Assistant Clinical Professor, Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts; Adjunct Faculty, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts; Coastal Medical Associates, Salisbury, Massachusetts, JoAnn Trybulski, PhD, ARNP, FNAP, Director, DNP Program, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Doral, Florida, Patricia Polgar-Bailey, MS, MPH, APRN, BC, FNP, CDE, BC-ADM, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Manager, UVa-Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia and Joanne Sandberg-Cook, MS, APRN, BC, ANP, GNP, ACHPN, Adult/Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire; Instructor in Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire
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