Clinical Decision Making for Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners by Joanne Thanavaro and Karen S. Moore just received a 4-star review. According to Sharon G. Thomas, BSN, from MU Sinclair School of Nursing, writing for Doody's Review Service,
“Because of its organization and devotion to evidence-based practice, this book is an excellent tool for many levels of nursing. It is a valuable resource for developing critical thinking skills…”
Clinical Decision Making for Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners provides a unique approach to clinical decision making for a wide variety of commonly encountered primary care issues in adult and geriatric practice. 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