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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.

  • Diagnostic and Differential Diagnosis Boxes aid in test selection and diagnosis.
  • Includes easy-to-find special icons for Emergency and Physician Referral Boxes to indicate conditions that require immediate referral to a specialist or emergency room.
  • Health Promotion Content in many sections highlight the importance of health teaching and health promotion in the care of patients.
  • Management sections incorporate evidence-based recommendations including specialty organization guideline recommendations and current, ongoing research findings.
  • Collaborative format recognizes the importance of comprehensive, cost-effective collaborative patient care.
  • Features a 10-page, 4-color plate section with high-quality photos of physical findings.
  • Thoroughly covers cardiac conditions and office emergencies, areas not usually discussed in detail in other primary care texts.
  • Includes a new introductory unit concerning the business and practical aspects of nurse practitioner practice.
  • New Collaboration in Research chapter contains information regarding the clinical partnership or collaboration with academic colleagues.
  • New Population-Based Care chapter addresses the fact that health care systems are beginning to become more community focused. The role of the health care provider is expanding to provide programs that focus on community needs.
  • New Chronic Disease Management Teams chapter provides current research-based information regarding a team-oriented approach to care of the patient with chronic health issues.
  • New Reimbursement chapter addresses the financial issues facing the NP in private practice.
  • New Infectious Diseases unit addresses the most current health care issues in primary care, including mutating infections and emerging infectious diseases.
PART I: INTRODUCTION

1. Collaborative Practice

2. Collaboration in Research: The Partnership Between Clinicians and Academic Clinical Researchers – NEW!

3. Weighing the Evidence for Clinical Practice

4. The Provider-Patient Relationship

5. Ethical Analysis and Decision Making in Primary Care

6. Population Based Care and the Role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner – NEW!

7. Chronic Disease Management Teams – NEW!

8. Reimbursement – NEW!

9. Health Literacy – NEW!

PART II: PRIMARY CARE: ADOLESCENCE THROUGH ADULTHOOD

10. Adolescent Issues

11. Pregnancy

12. Lactation

13. Aging and Common Geriatric Syndromes

14. Psychosociospiritual Issues

15. Palliative Care

16. Chronic Pain

17. Obesity

18. Rehabilitation

19. Sleep Disorders

PART III: HEALTH MAINTENANCE

20. Screening for Cancer

21. Screening for Sexually Transmitted Diseases

22. Principles of Occupational and Environmental Health in Primary Care

23. College Health

24. Lifestyle Assessment

25. Immunizations

26. Travel Medicine

27. Presurgical Clearance

28. Preparticipation Sports Physical

PART IV: OFFICE EMERGENCIES

29. Acute Bronchospasm

30. Altitude Illness

31. Anaphylaxis

32. Bites and Stings

33. Bradycardia

34. Cardiac Arrest

35. Chemical Exposure

36. Electrical Injuries

37. Head Trauma

38. Hypotension

39. Poisoning

40. Sexual Assault

41. Syncope

42. Tachycardia

43. Thermal Injuries

PART V: EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SKIN DISORDERS

44. Examination of the Skin and Approach to Diagnosing Skin Disorders

45. Surgical Office Procedures

46. Principles of Dermatologic Therapy

47. Screening for Skin Cancer

48. Acne Vulgaris

49. Alopecia

50. Animal and Human Bites

51. Burns, Minor

52. Cellulitis

53. Contact Dermatitis

54. Corns and Calluses

55. Cutaneous Herpes

56. Dermatitis Medicamentosa

57. Dry Skin

58. Eczematous Dermatitis (Atopic Dermatitis)

59. Fungal Infections (Superficial)

60. Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

61. Hidradenitis Suppurativa (Acne Inversa)

62. Hyperhidrosis

63. Intertrigo

64. Nail Disorders

65. Pigmentation Changes (Vitiligo)

66. Pruritis

67. Psoriasis

68. Purpura

69. Scabies

70. Seborrheic Dermatitis

71. Stasis Dermatitis

72. Urticaria

73. Warts

74. Wound Management

PART VI: EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF EYE DISORDERS

75. Evaluation of the Eyes

76. Cataracts

77. Eyelid Disorders

78. Conjunctivitis

79. Corneal Surface Defects and Ocular Surface Foreign Bodies

80. Dry Eye Syndrome

81. Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction and Dacryocystitis

82. Orbital and Periorbital Cellulitis

83. Pterygium and Pingueculum

84. Traumatic Ocular Disorders

PART VII: EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF EAR DISORDERS

85. Auricular Disorders

86. Cerumen Impaction

87. Cholesteatoma

88. Impaired Hearing

89. Inner Ear Disturbances

90. Otitis Externa

91. Otitis Media

92. Tympanic Membrane Perforation

PART VIII: EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF NOSE DISORDERS

93. Chronic Nasal Congestion and Discharge

94. Epistaxis

95. Nasal Trauma

96. Rhinitis

97. Sinusitis

98. Smell and Taste Disturbances

99. Tumors and Polyps of the Nose

PART IX: EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF OROPHARYNX DISORDERS

100. Dental Abscess

101. Diseases of
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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