Have you been searching for a systematic approach to clinical decision making for the variety of primary care issues commonly encountered in adult and geriatric practice? Unlike other texts, the newly published Clinical Decision Making for Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners by Joanne Thanavaro and Karen S. Moore details a progressive approach to handling such issues by focusing on the complete visit from history intake through management and follow-up care.
Designed for both students and newly practicing nurse practitioners (NP), it helps increase confidence by applying assessment skills, diagnostic choices, and management approaches. Included throughout are real-life case studies, evidence-based literature, and practice questions.
- Includes scoring tools for assessment and patient management
- Discusses health promotion and educational needs to ensure a holistic approach to patient management
- SOAP notes describe how to document a patient encounter fully
- Evidence-based guidelines provide updated management strategies