Adult-Gerontology Practice Guidelines

Publication Year: 2015

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Cash, Jill C.; Glass, Cheryl A.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-612762-4

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 92

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The first book to encompass adult-gerontology practice guidelines for primary care, this comprehensive resource is designed as a text and reference for health care practitioners specializing as adult-gerontology nurse practitioners (A-GNP).

It provides current national practice guidelines for delivering high-quality primary health care to adult, older adult, and pregnant patients in the outpatient setting. The book delivers chapters that focus on the older adult person, including a chapter describing the major effects of aging on each body system.

Key features:
- Focuses specifically on the adult, older adult, and pregnant patient populations
- Delivers consistent presentation of more than 240 disorders by body system for ease of access
- Step-by-step review of 19 commonly used procedures
- "Practice Pointers" indicate highly important care points
- Includes more than 140 extensive Patient Teaching Guides for "take home" information
- Useful as a review text when preparing to take the A-GNP certification course and exam


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Cash, Jill C.; Glass, Cheryl A.
ISBN: 978-0-82-612762-4
Geriatrics & Gerontology
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 1112
Year: 2015
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 92


Adult-Gerontology Practice Guidelines