Title Pediatric Emergent/Urgent and Ambulatory Care, 2/e
Subtitle The Pocket NP
Author Sheila Sanning Shea, Karen Sue Hoyt, Kathleen Sanders Jordan
ISBN 9780826151766
List price USD 30.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 176
Book size 127 x 191 mm
Publishing year 2021
Original publisher Springer Publishing Company
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Sales territory Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Status New Arrival
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Review of the book:

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


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




Dictation/Documentation Guidelines

Medical Template

Trauma Template

Review of Systems

Billing Considerations

SKIN • Neonatal Jaundice • Skin Rashes/Lesions • Burns

HEAD • Headache • Head Injury

EYE • Eye Pain

EAR • Earache • Foreign Bodies: Ear/Nose

FACE • Facial Pain/Injury

MOUTH/THROAT • Throat Pain • Dental/Intraoral Pain

NECK • Neck/Cervical Pain/Injury

CHEST • Cough/SOB • Chest Pain • Congenital Heart Disease

ABDOMEN • Abdominal Pain • Vomiting and Diarrhea • Foreign Body Ingestion

GYNECOLOGIC/GENITOURINARY • Genitourinary Pain • Vaginal Discharge • First Trimester Bleeding

BACK • Back Pain

UPPER EXTREMITIES • Shoulder Pain • Elbow Pain • Wrist Pain • Hand Pain

LOWER EXTREMITIES • Hip/Pelvic Pain • Knee Pain • Ankle Pain • Foot Pain • Child With Limp • Salter Harris Growth Plate Fractures

WOUNDS • Lacerations/Wounds • Cutaneous Abscess/Cellulitis

MISCELLANEOUS • Pain • Fever • Maltreatment • Syncope • Seizures • Diabetic Ketoacidosis • Sickle Cell Disease • Hematologic/Oncologic Disorders • Toxicologic Disorders


About the Authors:

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.

Kathleen Sanders Jordan, DNP, RN, FNP-C, ENP-C, SANE-P, FAEN, FAANP, is currently a clinical associate professor in the Graduate School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina, teaching in the family nurse practitioner program and also in the DNP program. She is also employed as an emergency nurse practitioner with Mid-Adantic Emergency Medical Associates in Charlotte and is the Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship Director. Dr. Jordan has been an advanced practice nurse in emergency care for over 35 years and is an examiner for the North Carolina Child Medical Evaluation Program. She is also a column editor for the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. She has published numerous articles and book chapters, has served as the lead editor for the Core Curriculum for Emergency Nursing for the Emergency Nurses Association, and currently serves as an item writer for the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board.

Target Audience:

This book is useful for nurse practitioners and other health care providers in emergency, medical, screening, fast track, and/or pediatric settings.

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