Applied Pathophysiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse (Paperback)
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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.