ISBN: 9781416003038
Page Count: 1024
Imprint: Saunders
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Practice Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners, 2nd Edition

by Thomas W. Barkley, DSN, APRN, CS, BC, ACNP and Charlene M. Myers, MSN, RN, CS, APRN, BC, ACNP, CCRN
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ISBN: 9781416003038
Page Count: 1024
Imprint: Saunders
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PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONERS, 2nd Edition is the only comprehensive clinical reference tailored to the needs of advance practice nurses. With discussions of more than 230 of the most common conditions experienced by adult patients in acute care, this reference includes everything you need on a day-to-day basis. Plus, quick reference is easy with a spiral binding and content organized by body system. Each condition lists a concise outline of defining terms, incidence/predisposing factors, subject and physical examination findings, diagnostic tests, and management strategies so you can find everything you need to know quickly. Includes discussion of body systems, nutritional considerations, fluid/electrolyte imbalances, shock, trauma, gerontological concerns, professional issues, and trends in advanced practice.
    • Nursing guidelines for more than 230 of the most common conditions experienced by adult patients in acute care serve as an invaluable resource in the field.
    • Conditions are organized by body system for quick reference when treating patients.
    • Each condition lists defining terms, incidence/predisposing factors, subjective and physical examination findings, diagnostic tests, and management strategies to provide help every step of the way.
    • Coverage also includes discussion of body systems, nutritional considerations, fluid/electrolyte imbalances, shock, and trauma for a complete look at patient care and diagnosis.
    • An entire chapter dedicated to congestive heart failure gives you a deeper look at the disease.
    • Specific content, as well as online references, for diseases such as SARS and West Nile Virus give you the most current information available on these evolving diseases.
    • New chapters on admission, pre-op and post-op orders prepare you for every step of the patient treatment process.
    • Addition of ICD-9 codes within the chapters makes classifying diseases with ICD codes easy.
    • New content on Parkinson's disease, gout, testicular cancer, multiple sclerosis, bite management (including spider, snake, animal, and human) better prepare you for these situations.
    • Updated and expanded content reflects changes in current guidelines and evidence-based practice, an important part of working in the field.
    • Updated and expanded content on coronary artery disease and inclusion of the new JNC 7 national hypertension guidelines features more information on these common diseases.
    • Expanded and updated coverage of postmenopausal women and hormone replacement therapy.
  • UNIT 1: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS

    1. Cerebrovascular Accidents: Brain Attack
    2. Structural Abnormalities
    3. Peripheral Neuropathies
    4. Neurologic Trauma
    5. Central Nervous System Disorders
    6. Seizure Disorders
    7. Dementia

    UNIT II: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS

    8. Cardiovascular Assessment
    9. Hypertension
    10. Coronary Artery Disease
    11. Angina/Myocardial Infarction
    12. Adjunct Equipment/Devices
    13. Peripheral Vascular Disease
    14. Inflammatory Cardiac Diseases
    15. Congestive Heart Failure
    16. Valvular Disease
    17. Cardiomyopathy
    18. Ectopy and Dysrhythmia Emergencies

    UNIT III: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PULMONARY DISORDERS

    19. Diagnostic Concepts of Oxygenation and Ventilation
    20. Measures of Oxygenation and Ventilation
    21. The Chest X-ray
    22. Differential Diagnosis of Pulmonary Disorders
    23. Pulmonary Function Testing
    24. Obstructive (Ventilatory) Lung Diseases
    25. Restrictive (Inflammatory) Lung Diseases and Congestive Heat Failure/Pulmonary Edema
    26. Pathophysiologically Derived Therapy for Respiratory Dysfunction
    27. Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Vascular Disorders
    28. Chest Wall and Secondary Pleural Disorders
    29. Respiratory Failure
    30. Pneumothorax
    31. Lower Respiratory Tract Pathogens
    32. Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    33. Oxygen Supplementation
    34. Mechanical Ventilatory Support

    UNIT IV: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS

    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    36. Liver Disease
    37. Biliary Dysfunction
    38. Inflammatory Gastrointestinal Disorders
    39. Anatomic Intestinal Disorders
    40. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    UNIT V: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH GENITOURINARY DISORDERS

    41. Urinary Tract Infections
    42. Renal Insufficiency/Failure
    43. Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
    44. Renal Artery Stenosis
    45. Nephrolithiasis

    UNIT VI: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH ENDOCRINE DISORDERS

    46. Diabetes Mellitus
    47. Diabetic Emergencies
    48. Thyroid Disease
    49. Cushing’s Syndrome
    50. Primary Adrenocortical Insufficiency (Addison’s Disease) and Adrenal Crisis
    51. Pheochromocytoma
    52. Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
    53. Diabetes Insipidus

    UNIT VII: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS

    54. Arthritis
    55. Subluxations and Dislocations
    56. Soft Tissue Injury
    57. Fractures
    58. Compartment Syndrome
    59. Back Pain Syndromes

    UNIT VIII: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH HEMATOLOGIC DISORDERS

    60. Anemias
    61. Sickle Cell Anemia
    62. Coagulopathies

    UNIT IX: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH ONCOLOGIC DISEASE

    63. Leukiemias
    64. Lymphoma
    65. Other Common Cancers

    UNIT X: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH IMMUNOLOGIC DISORDERS

    66. HIV/AIDS and Opportunistic Infections
    67. Autoimmune Diseases

    UNIT XI: MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS

    68. Integumentary Disorders
    69. Ectopic Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections
    70. Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
    71. Headache

    UNIT XII: COMMON PROBLEMS IN ACUTE CARE

    72. Fever
    73. Pain
    74. Psychosocial Problems in Acute Care
    75. Management of the Patient in Shock
    76. Nutritional Considerations
    77. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
    78. Poisoning and Drug Toxicities
    79. Wound Management
    80. Infections
    81. Chest, Abdominal, and Eye Trauma
    82. Organ Transplants
    83. Burns
    84. Hospital Admission Considerations
    85. Managing the Surgical Patient

    UNIT XIII: HEALTH PROMOTION

    86. Guidelines for Health Promotion
  • Thomas W. Barkley, DSN, APRN, CS, BC, ACNP, Associate Professor and Coordinator, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, California State University, Los Angeles School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA; President, Barkley & Associates, Los Angeles, CA and Charlene M. Myers, MSN, RN, CS, APRN, BC, ACNP, CCRN, Clinical Assistant Professor Program Coordinator, Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, University of South Alabama, College of Nursing, Mobile, AL
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