A complete, state-of-the-art reference of interprofessional primary care in one easy-to-use resource
This second edition of Primary Carecontinues to deliver succinct, current, and integrated information on the assessment, differential diagnosis, treatment, and management of individuals with commonly seen conditions in primary care settings. Written and edited by APNs in a wide range of specialties and other health professionals, it has been updated to place greater emphasis on guidance for differential diagnosis and on interprofessional primary care, lifestyle management, health promotion, risk reduction, and prevention. Also featured is extensive coverage of elderly/geriatric primary care, age, gender, and occupational considerations, palliative care, and evidence-based practice guidelines.
This comprehensive text distills and integrates required information from all arenas of primary care, so readers will find all the information they need in one easy-to-use resource. It presents current diagnostic criteria for each condition and includes relevant anatomy, pathology, and physiology. Epidemiology of the condition, including cultural and economic factors, is included as is prevention, risk identification, and screening. Also covered are related laboratory studies, the physical exam, wellness coaching, treatment options, potential pitfalls, and much more. Additionally, the book includes clinical "pearls," references, and chapter review by experts in each field. It will be of value to all interprofessional primary care providers, with a special focus on the needs of advanced practice MSN and DNP students, and as a course textbook for teaching primary health care topics.
New to the Second Edition:
- Increased focus on interprofessional primary care, including community care, team work, and wellness coaching
- Strong guidance on differential diagnosis
- Broader team of interprofessional authors and editors
- Emphasis on lifestyle management, health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention
- Special focus on elder/geriatric primary care and palliative care
- Evidence-based practice guidelines
- Focus on age, gender, and occupational considerations
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|Size: ||31.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Springer Publishing Company|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||2370006330714 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Copying:||of 20 selections every 20 days allowed|
|Printing:||of 20 pages every 20 days allowed|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|