Praise for the First Edition:
This is one of the most useful pocket guides that I have used. It is a must-have for every nurse practitioner who works in the ED, urgent care, or primary care setting
-Nicole Martinez, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-C, PHN
Emergency Nurse Practitioner
Scripps Mercy Hospital
Updated to promote ultra-quick access to current information NPs need daily
Now in its second edition, this reference guide for nurse practitioners and other health care providers in emergency, medical, screening, fast track, and/or pediatric settings continues to provide ultra-quick access to key assessment and management information.
The Pocket NP delivers a wealth of information for assessment and management of the most-commonly encountered problems in fast-track settings. Arranged in a logical head-to-toe format, it includes the history, physical examination, and essential medical decision-making considerations needed to walk you step-by-step through a typical patient encounter.New to the Second Edition: Updated medical decision-making sections with documentation templatesUpdated pharmacology and drug administration informationNew ultrasound dictation templates for each section where it is performedNew tables including eye chart for vision in trauma patientsNew ultrasound imagesNew line drawings depicting various conditionsUpdated clinical guidelinesKey Features: Provides ultra-quick access to patient treatment informationOffers easy-to-use framework for quickly locating critical knowledgePresents templates for identifying normal and abnormal presentationsDelivers content in logical head-to-toe formatIncludes time-tested "Tips" and "Don't Miss" boxes with bullet points of critical informationProvides anatomic illustrations that assist in diagnosis/management of conditionsContains billing information