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Adult-Gerontology Practice Guidelines

Publication Year:
2015
Edition:
1st
Author:
Cash, Jill C.; Glass, Cheryl A.
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
ISBN:
978-0-82-612762-4
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
92
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Description
The first book to encompass adult-gerontology practice guidelines for primary care, this comprehensive resource is designed as a text and reference for health care practitioners specializing as adult-gerontology nurse practitioners (A-GNP).

It provides current national practice guidelines for delivering high-quality primary health care to adult, older adult, and pregnant patients in the outpatient setting. The book delivers chapters that focus on the older adult person, including a chapter describing the major effects of aging on each body system.

Key features:
  • Focuses specifically on the adult, older adult, and pregnant patient populations
  • Delivers consistent presentation of more than 240 disorders by body system for ease of access
  • Step-by-step review of 19 commonly used procedures
  • ""Practice Pointers"" indicate highly important care points
  • Includes more than 140 extensive Patient Teaching Guides for ""take home"" information
  • Useful as a review text when preparing to take the A-GNP certification course and exam
Details
Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Cash, Jill C.; Glass, Cheryl A.
ISBN:
978-0-82-612762-4
Specialty:
  • Geriatrics & Gerontology
  • Gerontology
Language:
English
Edition:
1st
Pages:
1112
Publication Year:
2015
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
92

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