Practice Guidelines for Family Nurse Practitioners - Revised Reprint

3rd Edition


  • Karen Fenstermacher
  • Barbara Hudson
  • Key Features

    • Quick-reference outline format and a wealth of tables and charts facilitate quick access to essential information.
    • Special populations assessment chapters, including adult, pediatric, and geriatric, allow for quick access to vital information for these specific age groups.
    • Provides essential instructions on which problems must be referred to a physician and which constitute an emergency.
    • Coverage includes the latest national guidelines.
    • Color insert provides visual reinforcement for a better understanding of skin disorders.
    • Compact size and spiral binding make this guide extremely versatile and portable.

    Table of Contents

    Unit I: History and Physical Examination
    1. Adult Assessment
    2. Pediatric Assessment
    3. Geriatric Assessment
    Unit II: Common Conditions
    4. Skin Disorders
    5. Respiratory and Related ENT Disorders
    6. Cardiovascular Disorders
    7. Vascular and Blood Disorders
    8. Abdominal Disorders
    9. Gynecologic Disorders
    10. Common Urinary Tract Disorders
    11. Neurological Disorders
    12. Musculoskeletal Disorders
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    14. Psychiatric Disorders
    15. Pediatric Disorders

    Appendix A. Body Mass Index
    Appendix B.  Food Sources for Selected Nutrients
    Appendix C.  Peak Expiratory Flow Rate
    Appendix D.  Patient Instruction Sheets
    Appendix E.  Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
    Appendix F.  Dietary Supplements
    Appendix G.  Pain Management Guidelines
    Appendix H.  Herbal Therapy
    Appendix I.  Suggested Hospital Admission Orders
    Appendix J.  Biological Disease Agents


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    About the authors

    Karen Fenstermacher

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Family Nurse Practitioner, Mercy Primary Care, Carthage, Missouri

    Barbara Hudson

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Family Nurse Practitioner, Ash Grove Family Care Clinic, Ash Grove, Missouri