Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners (Spiral)

Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners By Karen Fenstermacher, Barbara Hudson Cover Image


The latest evidence-based guidelines keep you up to date for FNP practice With updated content and full-color illustrations, Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners, 6th Edition provides essential information on the most current national and international guidelines and evidence-based protocols for primary care patients of all ages. Key details are easy to find with the book's full-color format, concise outline-style guidelines, and abundant summary tables and charts. In addition to coverage of the most common conditions seen in outpatient settings, this edition includes the latest information on topics such as COVID-19 and STDs. Plus, the popular Practice Pearls boxes have been expanded throughout the book.

  • Current, evidence-based guidelines for patients of all ages provide the latest guidance for managing disorders commonly seen by FNPs in primary care settings.
  • Concise outline format makes it easy to quickly locate essential information.
  • Quick-reference tables and charts include pediatric conditions charts, comparative charts for similar disorders, and health maintenance guidelines charts.
  • Need-to-know coverage of the most common disorders helps familiarize practitioners with situations frequently encountered in clinical practice.
  • Content highlights include "not-to-be-missed" content, non-urgent/non-emergent interprofessional referrals, and urgent/emergent interprofessional referrals.
  • Practice Pearls highlight practical clinical wisdom gleaned from the authors' extensive practice knowledge base.
NEW Updated content reflects the most common conditions and the latest national and international guidelines and evidence-based protocols, including guidelines for COVID-19 and new CDC guidelines for STDs. NEW Full-color illustrations and design with high-visibility Not-to-be-Missed points and referral information aid learning and comprehension. NEW Expanded Practice Pearls emphasize the variety in appearance of certain findings depending on skin tone. NEW Combined cardiac and vascular chapters make information more intuitive and easier to reference. NEW Expanded dermatology content reflects conditions commonly seen in family practice. NEW Topics and conditions presented in alphabetical order within each chapter improve reference value, and a new alphabetical list of conditions is located on the inside the front cover of the print edition. NEW Focused physical examinations are integrated into each body systems chapter as appropriate. NEW Two additional appendices provide quick access to an acetaminophen dosing chart and an ibuprofen dosing chart.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780323881159
ISBN-10: 0323881157
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication Date: March 8th, 2023
Pages: 592
Language: English