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Pediatric Emergent/Urgent and Ambulatory Care

The Pocket NP

Second Edition

Sheila Sanning Shea (author) Karen Sue Hoyt (author)
Kathleen Sanders Jordan (author)

ISBN: 9780826151766

Publication Date: Jul 2020

Format: Spiral bound

Also available as: Spiral bound   Spiral bound  

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.
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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 templates
  • Updated pharmacology and drug administration information
  • New ultrasound dictation templates for each section where it is performed
  • New tables including eye chart for vision in trauma patients
  • New ultrasound images
  • New line drawings depicting various conditions
  • Updated clinical guidelines
Key Features:
  • Provides ultra-quick access to patient treatment information
  • Offers easy-to-use framework for quickly locating critical knowledge
  • Presents templates for identifying normal and abnormal presentations
  • Delivers content in logical head-to-toe format
  • Includes time-tested "Tips" and "Don't Miss" boxes with bullet points of critical information
  • Provides anatomic illustrations that assist in diagnosis/management of conditions
  • Contains billing information

Reviews

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.
Illustrations 15 illustrations
Pages 188
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jul 2020
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Subject/s Nursing   Paediatric nursing   Nursing specialties   Accident & emergency nursing  
Sheila Sanning Shea, MSN, RN, ANP, CEN, is an emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) with over 30 years of clinical experience. She works in the Department of Emergency Medicine at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, California. Ms. Shea established an emergency clinical fellowship for nurse practitioners and physician assistants that includes both didactic and clinical experiences. Ms. Shea is widely published and is an author and reviewer for the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, and was a contributing author to the Emergency Nurses Core Curriculum and Certified Emergency Nurse Review. Ms. Shea has taught NPs locally and nationally on a variety of emergent and urgent care topics.

Karen "Sue" Hoyt, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, FAANP, FAAN, is an emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) and works at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, California. She is currently a clinical professor for the NP/DNP Programs at the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science at the University of San Diego. Dr. Hoyt has several peer-reviewed books and publications on clinical practice, research, and management/leadership topics. In 2006, she established the first Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. She conceptualized and has implemented a 2-day course for training ENPs and a train-the-trainer course for NP faculty. She has taught minor procedures workshops for NPs/PAs across the country. As a consultant and educator, she has also written ENP continuing education programs. Dr. Hoyt spearheaded The Delphi Study on Competencies for NPs in Emergency Care.

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