Pharmacotherapeutics For Advanced Practice

Author: Virginia Poole Arcangelo
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781757843
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This advanced pharmacotherapeutics text for nurse practitioners and physician assistants offers guidelines on prescribing drugs for over 50 common diseases and disorders. The book is organized by disorder rather than drug class and includes algorithms and case studies that illustrate critical thinking aspects of prescribing, such as drug selection, lifespan considerations, therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse reactions, unexpected outcomes, and when to change therapy. This Second Edition has new chapters on oncologic disorders and complementary and alternative medicines. Improved case studies reflect more realistic practice issues in decision-making. Additional areas addressed include food-drug interactions, dietary considerations, and concerns regarding geriatric patients.

Pharmacotherapeutics For Advanced Practice

Author: Virginia Poole Arcangelo
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 9781496319968
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Be ready to prescribe and administer drugs safely and effectively--and grasp all the vitals of pharmacology--with the fully updated Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice, 4th edition. Written by pharmacology nursing experts, this easy-to-read text offers proven frameworks for treating more than 50 common diseases and disorders. Learn how to identify disorders, review possible therapies, then prescribe and monitor drug treatment, accurately. Based on current evidence and real-life patient scenarios, this is the perfect pharmacology learning guide and on-the-spot clinical resource. Absorb the key principles and practical methods for accurate prescribing and monitoring, with . . . NEW chapter on Parkinson's disease, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis NEWand updated therapies, and updated and additional case studies, with sample questions NEW content on the impacts of the Affordable Care Act Updated chapters on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and pharmacogenomics Updated evidence-basedalgorithms and drugtables - Listing uses, mechanisms, adverse effects, drug interactions, contraindications, and monitoring parameters, organized by drug class; quick access to generic and trade names and dosages Quick-scan format organizes information by body system Chapter features include: Brief overview - Pathophysiology of each disorder, and relevant classes of drugs Monitoring Patient Response section - What to monitor, and when Patient Education section - Includes information on CAM for each disorder Drug Overview tables - Usual dose, contraindications and side effects, and special considerations Algorithms - Visual cues on how to approach treatment Updated Recommended Order of Treatment tables - First-, second- and third-line drug therapies for each disorder Answers to Case Study Questions for each disorder - Strengthens critical thinking skills Selecting the Most Appropriate Agentsection - The thought process for choosing an initial drug therapy Principles of Therapeuticsunit - Avoiding medication errors; pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; impact of drug interactions and adverse events; principles of pharmacotherapy for pediatrics, pregnancy/lactation, and geriatrics Disorders units - Pharmacotherapy for disorders in various body systems Pharmacotherapy in Health Promotion unit - Smoking cessation, immunizations, weight management Women's Health unit - Including contraception, menopause, and osteoporosis Integrative Approach to Patient Care unit - Issues to consider when presented with more than one diagnosis Standard pharmacotherapeutics text for nurse practitioners, students, and physician assistants Ancillaries - Case Study answers, multiple choice questions and answers for every chapter, PowerPoints, Acronyms List

Pharmacotherapeutics For Advanced Practice

Author: Andrew M. Peterson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451111972
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"This completely revised and updated new edition offers guidelines on prescribing drugs for over 50 common diseases and disorders. Organized by disorder rather than drug class this new edition includes algorithms and case studies that illustrate critical thinking aspects of prescribing, such as drug selection, lifespan considerations, therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse reactions, unexpected outcomes, and when to change therapy. The third edition includes coverage of pharmacogenomics and travel medicine. The section on Depressive Disorders discusses weaning patients from SSRIs and changing from one medication to another. Switching from brand names to generics is dicussed in various chapters."--Publisher.

Practice Guidelines For Acute Care Nurse Practitioners E Book

Author: Thomas W. Barkley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416069216
Size: 60.31 MB
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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.

Clinical Cases Nursing Care Case Studies Inkling

Author: Margaret Webb
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 072958433X
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Perfect for: • Diploma of Nursing Students. Apply theory to practice with the Clinical Cases textbook series! Clinical Cases: Nursing Care Studies is the perfect textbook for nursing students completing their Diploma. This nursing book offers a variety of case studies based on common real-life examples that you are likely to encounter in practice. Written by Margaret Webb and Ellie Kirov, Nursing Care Studies focusses on key nursing care topics, including: Vital Signs, Skin Integrity and Wound Care, Community-based Care, General Health Assessment, Medications and Palliative Care. Benefit from the logical structure of this nursing book, where each case study begins with an introduction of the presenting condition and associated symptoms. As the scenario develops, more information is provided, such as the patient’s condition, medications, tests and other important factors. Best of all, the conclusion of each case study emphasises patient outcomes and emphasises key points, providing you a great summary to reflect on. Make the most of Clinical Cases: Nursing Care Studies by using it in conjunction with Tabbner's Nursing Care: Theory and Practice, 6th Edition by Gabby Koutoukidis, Kate Stainton and Jodie Hughson as you progress through your Diploma of Nursing. Used together, these nursing textbooks provide a strong foundation for your knowledge of important themes and issues in nursing care. Support your nursing education by purchasing the other great titles available in the Clinical Cases textbook series. Other titles in this series: • Clinical Cases: Fundamentals of Nursing Case Studies by Natashia Scully and Damian Wilson. • Clinical Cases: Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies by Janine Bothe. Other formats: This book is also available as an App via the Apple App Store https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/clinical-cases-nursing-care/id659030265?mt=8 • Easy-to-understand, logical layout. • 24 case studies covering key topics in nursing care. • Multiple choice questions to test your knowledge throughout the textbook. • Rationales provided for all answers. • References for further reading and research. • Designed as an exam preparation and revision tool.

Physician Assistant Review Guide

Author: David Paulk
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449662293
Size: 48.58 MB
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Physician Assistant Review Guide is a comprehensive overview for physician assistants preparing for the Physician Assistant National Certifying (PANCE) or Re-certifying exam (PANRE). This guide extensively covers every topic PAs need to know, including cardiology, dermatology, emergency medicine, infectious diseases, neurology, oncology, pediatrics, women's health, and more. Also features a straightforward question format with questions designed for both new graduates and practicing clinicians, as well as test-taking strategies, detailed illustrations and photographs, explanations to the answers with accompanying artwork, and clear connections between the best evidence-based clinical practice and subject matter testing. FEATURES Ideal review for the PANCE and PANRE exams Over 1088 questions included in the content review chapters FULL color photos and images for great reader comprehension Detailed answer rationales Test-taking strategies Organized by body systems, each chapter is written and peer reviewed by subject experts for the most up-to-date information connecting evidence-based clinical practice with exam review. Please note: Electronic formats of this review guide do not include the CD ROM.

A Pocket Guide To Clinical Midwifery

Author: Lauren A. Dutton
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449618189
Size: 62.71 MB
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This handy pocket guide is the perfect quick reference. Organized alphabetically for easy reference, this is a repository for all concepts, treatment options, drugs and dosages, which are difficult to remember and vitally important. A must-have for every midwife!

Psychodynamic Psychiatry In Clinical Practice

Author: Glen O. Gabbard
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781585621859
Size: 76.34 MB
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This new edition continues its tradition as the most readable, scholarly, and practical introduction to psychodynamic theory and practice available. This invaluable "one-stop" reference will prepare you to teach students and treat patients more effectively with its truly integrative psychodynamic approach.

Oxford Handbook Of Clinical Pharmacy

Author: Philip Wiffen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191054690
Size: 76.35 MB
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Complementing the guidelines in the British National Formulary, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy remains the indispensable guide to clinical pharmacy, providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists. It presents handy practical guidance in a quick-reference, bullet-point format to give the reader the knowledge and confidence needed to provide a clinical pharmacy service. Including key information on controlled drugs, adverse drug reactions, interactions, communication skills, and confidentiality, this extensively revised addition to the bestselling Oxford Handbook series is the fundamental pharmacy reference tool. It features chapters on adherence, anaphylaxis, clinical trials, herbal medicines, palliative care, patient management, pharmaceutical calculations, research, policy, and therapy related issues. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy includes brand new topics, including content on health coaching, residency and on-call, HIV and TB and mental health.

Practice Guidelines For Family Nurse Practitioners

Author: Karen Fenstermacher
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN:
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This portable reference provides thorough and detailed assessment information for all common primary care conditions, including signs and symptoms, diagnostic methods, drug therapies, and treatment. Written by expert nurse practitioners, it features complete, practical, up-to-date information on diagnosing and treating primary care disorders in the family practice setting. Separate sections are devoted to specific populations such as pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. This reference is well known for its concise guidelines, comparative charts, and tables that list the symptoms, physical assessment findings, and possible diagnoses in a quick-reference format. Numerous tables, outlines, and comparative charts are included for easy reference. Alerts are provided for both physician referral and emergency conditions. Practice Pearls are featured throughout the chapters to demonstrate the material's applicability to practice. Blank pages at the end of each chapter allow readers to make their own notes in the text. Signs and symptoms, diagnostic methods, drug therapies, and treatment options are described for common diseases. Reorganized content reflects a head-to-toe approach to the body systems for easy reference. Content is divided into two units: History and Physical Examination and Common Conditions with all special populations chapters located at the beginning of the book. Material has been added on syncope, chronic pelvic pain, and vulvar disease. A comparison table of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) lists the available brands/doses. Expanded coverage is provided for emphysema, anemia, hyperlipidemia, migraines, diabetes, breast conditions, HRT and bleeding, menopause, osteoporosis, pain management, and diagnostic criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome. National guidelines are referenced where appropriate, e.g. pneumonia, asthma, STDs, and lipids. New thumb tabs in the design allow users to access content more easily. Updated herbal therapy information is provided. Appendices include new and updated information on Body Mass Index, food sources, peak expiratory flow rates, peak flow monitoring, diabetic foot care, allergen control measures, HSV/HPV symptomatic relief measures, oral contraceptives, pain management guidelines, herbal therapy information, and suggested hospital admission orders. A new appendix includes timely information on biological disease agents. Now includes ICD-9 codes New insert features 32 color photos of dermatologic conditions for easy identification.