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cover image - Primary Care,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323570152
Page Count: 1512
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $163.00

Primary Care, 6th Edition

by Terry Mahan Buttaro, PhD, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, FNAP, Patricia Polgar-Bailey, PsyD, MPH, FNP-BC, CDE, BC-ADM, Joanne Sandberg-Cook, MS, APRN, ANP/GNP-BC and JoAnn Trybulski, PhD, ARNP, FNAP


cover image - Primary Care,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323570152
Page Count: 1512
Imprint: Elsevier
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There’s no better preparation for Nurse Practitioners and others in the adult primary care field! Primary Care: Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, 6th Edition provides the concise yet thorough information that you need in today's fast-paced, interprofessional, collaborative environment. With authorship reflecting both academic and clinical expertise, this comprehensive, evidence-based primary care text/reference shows you how to deliver effective, truly interdisciplinary health care. It covers every major adult disorder seen in the outpatient office setting and features a unique interprofessional collaborative approach with referral/consultation highlights and more. New to this edition is an increased emphasis on rationales for recommendations, pharmacotherapeutics and drug decision-making, and diagnostic direction providing guidance in management, prescribing medications, and ordering diagnostic tests.

    • Comprehensive, evidence-based, accurate, and current content focused on the needs of adult primary care providers.
    • UNIQUE! Interprofessional collaborative approach with referral/consultation highlights.
    • UNIQUE! Initial Diagnostics boxes provide quick reference to key decision-making content.
    • NEW and UPDATED! Increased emphasis on rationales for treatment recommendations, pharmacotherapeutics and drug decision-making, and diagnostic direction.
    • NEW and UPDATED! Revamped and new introductory chapters:
      • NEW and UNIQUE! Patient/Family Education and Health Literacy chapter.
      • NEW and UNIQUE! New Human Trafficking chapter.
      • NEW chapters covering wellness, risk management, and LGBTQ patient care highlight risks, disparities in healthcare, and information to increase the well-being and care for all patients.
      • Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Where We Are Today chapter now includes content on the importance of interprofessional collaboration to underscore the significance of this paradigm shift and stress that NPs and other adult primary care providers must increasingly view themselves as part of a team, especially in management of patients with multiple co-morbidities.
      • Translating Research into Clinical Practice chapter refocused to emphasize DNP scholarly projects and quality improvement projects.
      • UNIQUE! Patient/Family Education and Health Literacy chapter.
      • Genetic Considerations in Primary Care chapter refocused on the graduate-level primary care genetics competencies.
      • Palliative Care chapter refocused on pain management with special sensitivity to the opioid epidemic.

    • NEW! Red Flag features highlight issues not to be missed.
    • NEW! Consistent chapter format and features reflect the systematic approach used in adult primary care practice to promote improved clinical reasoning skills, facilitate learning, and foster quick clinical reference.
    • UPDATED! Content on routine health screenings and immunizations converted to tables for quick reference.
  • Part 1: Introduction

    Part 2: Primary Care: Adolescence Through Adulthood

    Part 3: Health Promotion

    Part 4: Office Emergencies

    Part 5: Evaluation and Management of Skin Disorders

    Part 6: Evaluation and Management of Eye Disorders

    Part 7: Evaluation and Management of Ear Disorders

    Part 8: Evaluation and Management of Nose Disorders

    Part 9: Evaluation and Management of Oropharynx Disorders

    Part 10: Evaluation and Management of Pulmonary Disorders

    Part 11: Evaluation and Management of Cardiovascular Disorders

    Part 12: Evaluation and Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders

    Part 13: Evaluation and Management of Genitourinary Disorders

    Part 14: Evaluation and Management of Gynecologic Concerns

    Part 15: Evaluation and Management of Musculoskeletal and Arthritic Disorders  

    Part 16: Evaluation and Management of Neurologic Disorders

    Part 17: Evaluation and Management of Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders

    Part 18: Evaluation and Management of Rheumatic Disorders

    Part 19: Evaluation and Management of Multisystem Disorders

    Part 20: Evaluation and Management of Infectious Diseases

    Part 21: Evaluation and Management of Hematologic Disorders

    Part 22: Evaluation and Management of Oncologic Disorders

    Part 23: Evaluation and Management of Mental Health Disorders


  • Terry Mahan Buttaro, PhD, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, FNAP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Coastal Medical Associates, Salisbury, Massachusetts; University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, Patricia Polgar-Bailey, PsyD, MPH, FNP-BC, CDE, BC-ADM, Family Nurse Practitioner and Integrative Care Provider, Charlottesville Free Clinic, Charlottesville, Virginia; Clinical Psychologist, Blue Mountains Health, Charlottesville, Virginia, Joanne Sandberg-Cook, MS, APRN, ANP/GNP-BC, Adult/Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner (retired), Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock at Kendal, Hanover, New Hampshire; Director, Community Nurse of Thetford, Inc, Thetford Center, Vermont and JoAnn Trybulski, PhD, ARNP, FNAP, Formerly,Director, DNP Program, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Doral, Florida
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