Applied Pathophysiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse
ISBN: 1284150453
EAN13: 9781284150452
Language: English
Pages: 500
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 3.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Applied Pathophysiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Book Overview
Applied Pathophysiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse is a comprehensive resource which serves as a bridge between clinical experience and the role of an APN. A comprehensive and concise text, it helps students navigate the data and presentation of symptoms that must be considered when making a diagnosis and recommendation for treatment. The text takes an advanced-practiced focus and links changes to a patient's health to signs and symptoms to help the student identify a diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the text provides the 'why' behind the choices and decisions advanced practice nurses make on a day-to-day basis. Key Features Advanced practice nursing focus Coverage of gerontology, pediatrics, maternal, and mental health content meet requisites for core advanced pathophysiology Comparison and contrast data of similar disease states help facilitate symptom recognition and differential diagnosis Features common diagnostic tests (i.e. labs, imaging studies) Discusses the influence of cultural and gender variations in the presentation of disease