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cover image - Advanced Practice Nurse - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780702061448
Page Count: 236
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $45.95

Advanced Practice Nurse - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

by Tina Bishop, BSc(Hons), MA, DipN, PGCE, RGN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Advanced Practice Nurse - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780702061448
Page Count: 236
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $45.95
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Finding it hard to keep up to date with rapidly changing guidelines? Advanced Practice Nursing provides experienced Practice Nurses with an easy solution to the problem of keeping up to date. This compilation from ‘Practice Nurse' magazine groups together the topics of most relevance to the busy Practice Nurse. It pulls together recent articles that not only promote best practice but also encourage questioning and the implementation of change.
    • Learning objectives specify what readers can gain from each chapter
    • Activities promote a critical approach to thinking and practice
    • IIllustrations summarise key areas for diagnosis and referral
    • Learning points summarise the key points covered in each chapter
  • Section 1 Management of long-term illness

    Part 1 Asthma

    1 Prevention and detection
    2 Management of the new patient
    3 Long-term management
    4 Promoting patient involvement

    Part 2 Diabetes

    5 Prevention and detection
    6 Management of the new patient
    7 Long-term management
    8 Promoting patient involvement

    Part 3 Mental health

    9 Recognising depression
    10 Diagnosis of dementia
    11 Assessment and management of dementia
    12 Suicide and self harm

    Part 4 Gastrointestinal disorders

    13 Dyspepsia
    14 Irritable bowel syndrome

    Section 2 Sexual health

    Part 1 Female sexual health

    15 Sexually transmitted infections
    16 Contraception and unwanted pregnancy I
    17 Contraception and unwanted pregnancy II
    18 Female sexual dysfunction

    Part 2 Male sexual health

    19 Male sexual dysfunction
    20 Prostate cancer: risk, symptoms and investigation
    21 Prostate cancer: grading and staging, screening and treatment

    Section 3 Health promotion: cardiovascular disease

    22 Coronary heart disease
    23 Primary prevention of coronary heart disease
    24 Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease
    25 Hypertension

    Section 4 Finding useful information

    26 Recognising the need for information
    27 Addressing the information gap
    28 Strategies for locating information

    Index
  • Tina Bishop, BSc(Hons), MA, DipN, PGCE, RGN, Practice Nurse and Senior Lecturer, Community Nursing, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, UK
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