Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice

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byTerry Mahan Buttaro, Terry Mahan Buttaro, JoAnn Trybulski...

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WrittenbyandforNurse 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.

  • Comprehensive, evidence-based contentincorporates the latest standardized guidelines for primary care in today's fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Unique!A collaborative perspective,reflecting the key roles ofNPs, MDs, PAs, PharmDs, and others, promotes seamless continuity of care.
  • A consistent formatfrom chapter to chapters facilitates learning and clinical reference value.
  • DiagnosticsandDifferential Diagnosisboxesprovide a quick reference for diagnosing disorders and helping to develop effective management plans.
  • Physician Consultationiconshighlight situations or conditions in which consultation is either recommended or necessary.
  • Emergency Referraliconsidentify signs and symptoms that indicate the need for immediate referral to an emergency facility.
  • Co-management with Specialistsdiscussionshelp you provide truly collaborative care in the outpatient setting.
  • Complementary and alternative therapiesare addressed where supported by solid research evidence.
  • NEW Inclusion of evidence-based guidelinesfor such topics as hypertension, diabetes, advanced cardiac life support, coronary artery disease, and sexually transmitted infections equips you to provide state-of-the-science primary care in these key areas.
  • An expanded emphasis on caring for the elderly, italicized for easy identification, equips you to provide high-quality care for our aging population.
  • NEWObesity and Weight Managementchapterexplores the causes of and risk factors for obesity, and provides in-depth strategies for its management and prevention.
  • NEWGenetic Considerations in Primary Carechapterhelps you look at primary care with a genetic perspective, focusing on risk assessment, family history-taking, and direct-to-consumer genetic testing.
  • NEWLifestyle Managementchapteroffers guidelines for helping patients to increase their quality and length of life through nutrition and diet, smoking cessation, avoidance of lifestyle-related illnesses, and curbing domestic violence.
  • NEWEmergency Preparedness, Recognition, and Response in Primary Carechapteraddresses the emerging role of primary care providers in responding to outbreaks, pandemics, and disasters.
  • NEWNeuropsychological Evaluationchapterexplains when to refer patients with cognitive difficulties for neuropsychological testing.
  • NEWEnvironmental Allergieschapteraddresses increasingly common allergy complaints.
  • NEW full-color designmakes the text easier to read and easier to use, with key assessment findings shown in true-to-life color photos.

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    WrittenbyandforNurse 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 h...

    Format:OtherDimensions:1424 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:March 1, 2012Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0323075851

    ISBN - 13:9780323075855

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    Table of Contents

    Part 1: Introduction1. The Changing Landscape of Collaborative Practice

    2. Translating Research Into Clinical Practice

    3. The Patient, the Provider, and Primary Care: An Integrated Perspective

    4. Professional Integrity and Decision-Making in Primary Care

    5. Population-Based Care for Primary Care Providers

    6. Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioner Services

    7. Health Literacy, Health Care Disparities, and Culturally Competent Primary Care

    8. Genetic Considerations in Primary CareNEW!

    Part 2: Issues in Primary Care9. Adolescent Issues

    10. Pregnancy and Prenatal Care

    11. Lactation Guidance

    12. Principles of Geriatric Primary Care and Common Geriatric Syndromes

    13. Palliative and End-of Life Care

    14. Sleep Disorders

    15. Chronic Pain

    16. Rehabilitation

    Part 3: Health Maintenance17. Obesity and Weight ManagementNEW!

    18. Lifestyle ManagementNEW!

    19. Routine Health Screening and Immunization

    20. Principles of Occupational and Environmental Health in Primary Care

    21. College Health

    22. Health Care and the International Traveler

    23. Presurgical Clearance

    24. Preparticipation Sports Physical

    Part 4: Office Emergencies25. Emergency Preparedness, Recognition, and Response in Primary CareNEW!

    26. Acute Bronchospasm

    27. Anaphylaxis

    28. Bites and Stings

    29. Bradycardia and Tachycardia

    30. Cardiac Arrest

    31. Chemical Exposure

    32. Electrical Injuries

    33. Head Trauma

    34. Hypotension

    35. Poisoning

    36. Sexual Assault

    37. Syncope

    38. Thermal Injuries

    Part 5: Evaluation and Management of Skin Disorders39. Examination of the Skin and Approach to Diagnosis of Skin Disorders

    40. Surgical Office Procedures

    41. Principles of Dermatologic Therapy

    42. Screening for Skin Cancer

    43. Acne Vulgaris

    44. Alopecia

    45. Animal and Human Bites

    46. Burns (Minor)

    47. Cellulitis

    48. Contact Dermatitis

    49. Corns and Calluses

    50. Cutaneous Herpes

    51. Dermatitis Medicamentosa

    52. Dry Skin

    53. Eczematous Dermatitis (Atopic Dermatitis)

    54. Fungal Infections (Superficial)

    55. Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

    56. Hidradenitis Suppurativa (Acne Inversa)

    57. Hyperhidrosis

    58. Intertrigo

    59. Nail Disorders

    60. Pigmentation Changes (Vitiligo)

    61. Pruritis

    62. Psoriasis

    63. Purpura

    64. Scabies

    65. Seborrheic Dermatitis

    66. Stasis Dermatitis

    67. Urticaria

    68. Warts

    69. Wound Management

    Part 6: Evaluation and Management of Eye Disorders70. Evaluation of the Eyes

    71. Cataracts

    72. Blepharitis, Hordeolum, and Chalazion

    73. Conjunctivitis

    74. Corneal Surface Defects and Ocular Surface Foreign Bodies

    75. Dry Eye Syndrome

    76. Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction and Dacryocystitis

    77. Preseptal and Orbital Cellulitis

    78. Pinguecula and Pterygium

    79. Traumatic Ocular Disorders

    Part 7: Evaluation and Management of Ear Disorders80. Auricular Disorder

    81. Cerumen Impaction

    82. Cholesteatoma

    83. Impaired Hearing

    84. Inner Ear Disturbances

    85. Otitis Externa

    86. Otitis Media

    87. Tympanic Membrane Perforation

    Part 8: Evaluation and Management of Nose Disorders88. Chronic Nasal Congestion and Discharge

    89. Epistaxis

    90. Nasal Trauma

    91. Rhinitis

    92. Sinusitis

    93. Smell and Taste Disturbances

    94. Tumors and Polyps of the Nose

    Part 9: Evaluation and Management of Oropharynx Disorders95. Dental Abscess

    96. Diseases of the Salivary Glands

    97. Epiglottitis

    98. Oral Infections

    99. Parotitis

    100. Peritonsillar Abscess

    101. Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis

    Part 10: Evaluation and Management of Pulmonary Disorders102. Acute Bronchitis

    103. Asthma

    104. Chest Pain (Noncardiac)

    105. Chronic Cough

    106. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    107. Dyspnea

    108. Hemoptysis

    109. Lung Cancer

    110. Pleurisy and Pleural Effusions

    111. Pneumonia

    112. Pneumothorax

    113. Pulmonary Hypertension

    114. Sarcoidosis

    Part 11: Evaluation and Management of Cardiovascular Disorders115. Cardiac Diagnostic Testing

    116. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

    117. Cardiac Arrhythmias

    118. Carotid Artery Disease

    119. Chest Pain and Coronary Artery Disease

    120. Heart Failure

    121. Hypertension

    122. Infective Endocarditis

    123. Myocarditis

    124. Peripheral Arterial and Venous Insufficiency

    125. Valvular Heart Disease and Cardiac Murmurs

    Part 12: Evaluation and Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders126. Abdominal Pain and Infections

    127. Anorectal Complaints

    128. Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis

    129. Cirrhosis

    130. Constipation

    131. Diarrhea (Noninfectious)

    132. Diverticular Disease

    133. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    134. Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    135. Hepatitis

    136. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    137. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    138. Jaundice

    139. Nausea and Vomiting

    140. Oropharyngeal Dysphagia

    141. Pancreatitis

    142. Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    143. Peptic Ulcer Disease

    Part 13: Evaluation and Management of Genitourinary Disorders144. Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia

    145. Incontinence

    146. Infectious Processes: Urinary Tract Infections and Sexually Transmitted Infections

    147. Prostate Disorders

    148. Proteinura and Hematuria

    149. Renal Failure

    150. Sexual Dysfunction (Male)

    151. Testicular Disorders

    152. Obstructive Uropathies and Tumors of the Genitourinary Tract

    153. Urinary Calculi

    Part 14: Evaluation and Management of Gynecologic Concerns154. Amenorrhea

    155. Bartholin's Gland Cysts and Abscesses

    156. Breast Disorders

    157. Chronic Pelvic Pain

    158. Dysmenorrhea

    159. Dyspareunia

    160. Ectopic Pregnancy

    161. Fertility Control

    162. Genital Tract Cancers

    163. Infertility

    164. Menopause

    165. Pap Smear Abnormalities

    166. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    167. Sexual Dysfunction (Female)

    168. Unplanned Pregnancy

    169. Vulvar and Vaginal Disorders

    Part 15: Evaluation and Management of Musculoskeletal And Arthritic Disorders170. Ankle and Foot Pain

    171. Bone Tumors

    172. Bursitis

    173. Elbow Pain

    174. Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Syndrome

    175. Gout

    176. Hand and Wrist Pain

    177. Hip Pain

    178. Infectious Arthritis

    179. Knee Pain

    180. Low Back Pain

    181. Metabolic Bone Disease: Osteoporosis and Paget's Disease of the Bone

    182. Neck Pain

    183. Osteoarthritis

    184. Osteomyelitis

    185. Shoulder Pain

    186. Sprains, Strains, and Fractures

    Part 16: Evaluation and Management of Neurologic Disorders187. Neuropsychological EvaluationNEW!

    188. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    189. Bell's Palsy

    190. Cerebrovascular Events

    191. Delirium

    192. Dementia

    193. Dizziness and Vertigo

    194. Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    195. Headache

    196. Infections of the Central Nervous System

    197. Movement Disorders and Essential Tremor

    198. Multiple Sclerosis

    199. Parkinson's Disease

    200. Seizure Disorder

    201. Trigeminal Neuralgia

    202. Intracranial Tumors

    Part 17: Evaluation and Management of Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders203. Acromegaly

    204. Adrenal Gland Disorders

    205. Diabetes Mellitus

    206. Hirsutism

    207. Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia

    208. Hypernatremia and Hyponatremia

    209. Lipid Disorders

    210. Metabolic Syndrome

    211. Parathyroid Gland Disorders

    212. Thyroid Disorders

    Part 18: Evaluation and Management of Hematologic Disorders213. Anemia

    214. Blood Coagulation Disorders

    215. Leukemias

    216. Lymphomas

    217. Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    Part 19: Evaluation and Management of Rheumatic and Multisystem Disorders Unit I: Rheumatic Disorders

    218. Ankylosing Spondylitis and Related Disorders

    219. Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

    220. Raynaud's Phenomenon

    221. Rheumatoid Arthritis

    222. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    223. Vasculitis

    Unit II: Multisystem Disorders224. Barotrauma and Other Diving Injuries

    225. Environmental AllergiesNEW!

    226. Fatigue

    227. Immunodeficiency

    228. Lymphadenopathy

    229. Unintended Weight Loss

    Part 20: Evaluation and Management of Infectious Diseases

    230. Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases

    231. Fever

    232. HIV Infection

    233. Influenza

    234. Diarrhea (Infectious)

    235. Infectious Mononucleosis

    236. Tick-Borne Illness

    237. Tuberculosis

    238. West Nile Virus

    Part 21: Evaluation and Management of Oncologic Disorders239. Collaborative Management of the Oncology Patient

    240. Basic Principles of Oncology Treatment

    241. Oncology Complications and Paraneoplastic Syndromes

    242. Oncology Pain and Symptom Management in Primary Care

    243. Unknown Primary Carcinoma

    Part 22: Evaluation and Management of Mental Health Disorders

    244. Eating Disorders.

    245. Mood Disorders

    246. Anxiety Disorders

    247. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

    248. Substance Use Disorders