ACUTE CRITICAL CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER CASES IN DIAGNOSTIC REASONING

ACUTE   CRITICAL CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER  CASES IN DIAGNOSTIC REASONING Author Suzanne Burns
ISBN-10 9780071849531
Release 2015-11-22
Pages 381
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The ultimate, case-based guide for learning and teaching the art of diagnostic reasoning for acute and critical care nurse practitioners Written by experienced nurse practitioners working in acute and critical care settings,and endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), Acute & Critical Care Nurse Practitioner:Cases in Diagnostic Reasoning presents a wide range of acute and critical care patient cases focusing on diagnosis and management. This authoritative book is designed to help nurse practitioners and students learn how to proceed from a broad differential diagnosis to a specific management plan through expert analysis of patient data. While reconstructing the course of real-life clinical cases, the authors “think out loud” and reveal how they identify pertinent positives and significant negatives to support or refute items on their differential diagnoses list, and further incorporate laboratory and diagnostic testing results to establish a medical diagnosis. Each case includes a description of the management for the identified diagnosis. INCLUDES: · 71 cases based on real-life clinical scenarios · Analysis questions and case discussions to enable learners to actively participate ininductive and deductive reasoning · Cases that can be used to support course work, certification review, and job training The first of its kind, Acute & Critical Care Nurse Practitioner: Cases in Diagnostic Reasoning is an essential learning and teaching resource for students, clinicians, and clinical faculty to master the art of diagnostic reasoning.



Critical Care

Critical Care Author Dr. Mary Wyckoff, PhD, APRN, BC,
ISBN-10 0826138276
Release 2009-07-08
Pages 580
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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award of 2009! "There is little doubt that every ACNP in practice or in training will want a copy of this reference in their lab coat pocket." --Ric Cuming, RN, MSN, EdD (c), CNOR, NEA-BC Chief Nursing Officer Jackson Memorial Hospital "Long overdue-This comprehensive critical care text will fill the void, especially for nurses advancing from BSN to Advanced Practice. The authors have covered all the basics and produced a text that provides a well-rounded knowledge base for critical care." -Jeanne H. Siegel, PhD, ARNP University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies This book defines what it means to be a nurse in critical care. With this text, Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (ACNPs) will learn what to expect in the critical care unit, and how to manage various complications with patients in acute and intensive care settings. Significant emphasis is given to the complex pathophysiology and appropriate management of common problems encountered in the critical care environment, including trauma, infections, and disease. One chapter is also dedicated to the medical, legal, and ethical aspects of critical care. Critical Care is thus the must-have reference for graduate students as well as for practicing ACPNs. Key topics include: The role of the ACPN in acute and critical care Pulmonary management Cardiac concepts in acute care settings Managing liver, kidney, and kidney pancreas transplant in the ICU Burn management Multisystem organ failure End-of-life and palliative care Family-centered care Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award for 2009!



Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Secrets

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Secrets Author Barbara Todd
ISBN-10 0323032664
Release 2005
Pages 289
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Part of the Nursing Secrets Series®, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Secrets features a user-friendly question-and-answer format and a detailed index that make it easy to find vital information. Beginning with diagnostic studies and clinical implications, this resource also covers issues such as cardiac, hematologic, and oncologic disorders. Other acute care topics include nutrition support, pain management, and end of life issues. The 50 Top Secrets - key points every acute care nurse practitioner should know - are listed in the front of book for quick reference. Key Points boxes in each chapter outline important concepts. Internet Resources boxes direct readers to additional information on the Internet. Designed for both the experienced nurse practitioner and those who are new to the specialty.



Acute Medicine

Acute Medicine Author Lisa Carroll
ISBN-10 0470060212
Release 2007-04-04
Pages 280
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This book provides Nurse Practitioners working in the field of Acute Medicine with an up to date, practical, and comprehensive guide to the management of acute medical patients. It serves as a text from which the busy highly skilled nurse can obtain information on assessment, diagnosis, and management of acute medical conditions. It identifies priorities for treatment and guides the reader through the management of the patient. Wherever possible the latest published guidelines have been included. The final chapter of the book considers the legal, professional and ethical issues faced by nurses working at an advanced level. The issues of role development, the development of protocols and prescribing are considered.



Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Author Deborah Hamwi
ISBN-10 0721673112
Release 1999
Pages 1033
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This practical resource functions as both a reference guide in the acute care setting and as a self-study preparation tool for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certification. Coverage begins with a chapter on test-taking strategies, then proceeds with an in-depth review of the diseases and disorders commonly found in acute care practice. Each clinical chapter provides disease definitions, pathophysiology and etiology, signs and symptoms, physical findings, differential diagnoses, tests and diagnostic reasoning, therapeutic management/treatment/education, and outcome evaluation.



Advanced Practice in Critical Care

Advanced Practice in Critical Care Author Sarah McGloin
ISBN-10 1444320459
Release 2010-02-09
Pages 280
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Advanced Practice in Critical Care provides experienced critical care nurses with a clear and distinct evidence base for contemporary critical care practice. Central to the book is the application of research and evidence to practice and therefore, case studies and key critical care clinical situations are used throughout to guide the reader through the patient care trajectory. Each chapter introduces an initial patient scenario and as the chapter progresses, the patient scenario develops with the theoretical perspectives and application. In this way, it is evident how multi-organ dysfunction develops, impacting upon and influencing other body systems, demonstrating the multi-organ impact that is often experienced by the critically ill patient. In this way, consequences of critical illness such as acute renal failure, haemostatic failure and liver dysfunction are explored. Throughout the text, key research findings and critical care treatment strategies are referred to, applied and evaluated in the context of the given patient case study. Advanced assessment techniques are explained and the underlying pathophysiology is discussed in depth. Advanced Practice in Critical Care is an essential resource for experienced practitioners within critical care whom primarily care for patients requiring high dependency or intensive care.



Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Study Question Book

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Study Question Book Author Sally K. Miller
ISBN-10 9780763775346
Release 2010-07
Pages 131
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Practice Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners

Practice Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners Author Thomas W. Barkley, Jr.
ISBN-10 1416069259
Release 2008-10-28
Pages 1000
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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.



Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination Author Barbara Todd
ISBN-10 0803609574
Release 2002-01
Pages 289
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Package Consists of: Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy, 5th Edition By: Lippert Taber's Medical Dictionary, 21st Edition By: Donald Venes



Advanced Practice Nursing of Adults in Acute Care

Advanced Practice Nursing of Adults in Acute Care Author Janet G Foster
ISBN-10 9780803637870
Release 2012-05-31
Pages 1024
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Written by a Clinical Nurse Specialist for Clinical Nurse Specialists, this text explores the expanding roles and responsibilities of the CNS—from core competencies and theoretical foundations for practice to caring for the hospitalized adult to shaping the healthcare system through the CNS’s spheres of influence.



Critical Care Nursing

Critical Care Nursing Author Kathy J. Booker
ISBN-10 9781118939178
Release 2016-12-19
Pages 296
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Providing an easy-to-use reference, Critical Care Nursing outlines best practice for the assessment, monitoring and treatment of critically ill adult patients. Each chapter includes research and evidence-based strategies for treating commonly-seen conditions. Initial chapters introduce ICU set-up and operation, the rapid response team, vitals measurement and shock management strategies. Subsequent chapters, structured by organ system, focus on care relating to specific organ function and dysfunction, including the respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, renal and gastrointestinal systems. Key information on monitoring for overdoses, special considerations in traumatic injury and end-of-life concerns is also included. Critical Care Nursing is a comprehensive and informative resource for experienced staff nurses and advanced practice nurses working with critically ill patients on ICUs, PCUs, transitional care units and within emergency care departments.



Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets Study Guide

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets Study Guide Author Mometrix Test Preparation
ISBN-10 1630942715
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 140
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Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets helps you ace the Nurse Practitioner Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NP Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Foundations of Practice, Advanced Health and Physical Assessment, Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology; Professional Role, Scope of Practice, Patient and Family-Centered Care, Ethical and Legal Concepts, Evidence-Based Practice; Independent Practice, Diagnosis of Complex Acute, Critical and Chronic Illness, Restorative Care, Health Promotion and Health Protection; Health Care Systems, Health Care Policy and Delivery, Quality Impro



Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review

Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review Author Maria T. Codina Leik
ISBN-10 9780826134264
Release 2013-08-12
Pages 680
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Differential Diagnosis for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Differential Diagnosis for the Advanced Practice Nurse Author Dr. Jacqueline Rhoads
ISBN-10 9780826110275
Release 2014-07-17
Pages 338
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This clinical guide is targeted for nurse practitioner students and for those who are starting practice to help them with the basic skill of how to use the history and physical exam findings to form a differential diagnosis, and then evaluate the best treatment choice for common problems.



Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Case Studies for Advanced Practice Nurses

Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Case Studies for Advanced Practice Nurses Author Karen M. Myrick
ISBN-10 0826122531
Release 2016-08-28
Pages 207
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This one-of-a-kind book delivers challenging, clinically relevant case-based learning tools regarding orthopedics and sports medicine for advanced practicenursing students and practitioners. Written by nurse practitioner/educators, it fills a gap in information and guidelines for treatment of this populationin primary and acute care environments. Cases across the lifespan cover areas of orthopedics and sports medicine most likely to be encountered. Cases are described in depth to foster a comprehensive learning experience and to facilitate inductive and deductive critical reasoning. Each follows atemplate that encompasses the context for the case, chief patient complaints and history along with physical assessment findings, diagnostic evaluation, interventions, evaluation of care and outcome, and references for additional information. An accompanying teaching guide aids instructors in acceleratingcritical thinking. Key Features: Fills an identified gap in available literature Reflects both primary care and acute care across the lifespan Includes referral red flags and scope of practice for each case Formats cases for both inductive and deductive reasoning Offers focused instructor manual to facilitate meaningful learning



Clinical Decision Making for Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners

Clinical Decision Making for Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners Author Joanne Thanavaro
ISBN-10 9781284065800
Release 2016-03-15
Pages 318
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Clinical Decision Making for Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners provides a unique approach to clinical decision making for a wide variety of commonly encountered primary care issues in adult and geriatric practice. This text combines guidelines for the ANP/GNP role and case studies with real life practice examples, as well as a series of practice questions to help reinforce learning. The text is designed for both the Nurse Practitioner student as well as the newly practicing NP to help increase confidence with application of assessment skills, diagnostic choices and management approaches. The theory behind this text is to enable students to learn a systematic approach to clinical problems as well as apply evidence-based guidelines to direct their management decisions. Clinical Decision Making for Adult -Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners is also appropriate for Nurse Practitioners preparing to take the ANP/GNP certification exam as it features summaries of evidence-based guidelines. Faculty may also use the text to incorporate a case study approach into their courses either for classroom discussion or as assignments to facilitate clinical decision making. The inclusion of “real life” cases simulate what NPs will actually encounter in their clinical practice environments. Key Features: Chapter Objectives Case Studies Review Questions Summaries of newest evidence-based guidelines Clinician Resources such as tool kits for evaluation and



Pathophysiology of Nursing Demystified

Pathophysiology of Nursing Demystified Author Helen Ballestas
ISBN-10 9780071773409
Release 2013-08-05
Pages 528
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The quick and easy way to learn the concepts of pathophysiology– and how to apply them to real-world situations If you're looking for a fun, fast review that boils pathophysiology down to its most essential, must-know points, your search ends here! Pathophysiology of Nursing Demystified is a complete yet concise overview of diseases and how they affect various body systems. You will also learn about symptoms and signs as well as critical diagnostic tests so you have the knowledge to help your patients as a student and as a nurse once you start your career. Studying is easy and effective with key objectives, important terms, brief overviews, tables and diagrams, and, NCLEX-style questions throughout the book. At the end is a comprehensive final exam that covers all the content found in Pathophysiology of Nursing Demystified. This fast and easy guide offers: Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter Coverage of diagnostic tests and treatment options A final exam at the end of the book A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Pathophysiology of Nursing DeMYSTiFieD is your shortcut to mastering this essential nursing topic.