Nurse Practitioner Acute Care Protocols and Disease Management - Third Edition: For Family Practice, Urgent Care, and Emergency Medicine
by Donald C. Correll
Publisher: Acute Care Horizons, LLC
Edition: - 2014
This is the Third Edition of a compendium of acute care protocols and disease management guides created for the Nurse Practitioner. Over 150 concise, fast-reading protocols for Nurse Practitioners working in family practice, urgent care, and emergency medicine. Covers cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, toxicology, neurology, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, genitourinary disorders, electrolyte and acid/base disturbances, HEENT, trauma, pediatrics, geriatrics, gynecology, infectious disease, dermatology, hematology, psychiatric and social, environmental, medications, and disease management, among others. The book provides differential diagnosis, pertinent central clinical facts, and practice guidance in a bulleted outline format, for the purpose of furthering the relationship between the Nurse Practitioner and the Physician and for improving patient care and safety. The author Donald Correll, M.D. is a former Emergency Department Medical Director of Jackson-Madison County General Hospital (Tennessee), which treats 85,000 acute care patients annually.