Title Fast Facts for Nurse Practitioners
Subtitle Practice Essentials for Clinical Subspecialties
Author Nadine M. Aktan
ISBN 9780826148728
List price USD 35.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 228
Book size 127 x 203 mm
Publishing year 2021
Original publisher Springer Publishing Company
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The first book to provide an insider view of the latest advances and trends in the full range of clinical subspecialty areas.

Fast Facts for Nurse Practitioners: Practice Essentials for Clinical Subspecialties takes the busy advanced practice provider or student on a journey through the clinical subspecialties. The author, a highly experienced nurse practitioner, has immersed herself in each of these clinical areas and interviewed medical specialists to identify the latest advances, trends, and tips to more confidently and competently assess, diagnose, manage, and refer patients across the lifespan.

The book addresses hot topics in allergy and immunology, cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology and oncology, infectious disease, nephrology, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychiatry, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology. Each chapter provides information on common chief complaints, pathophysiology, diagnostic considerations, and key points for management or referral. This concise reference provides evidence-based strategies for managing ever-changing patient needs in an easy-to-digest format.


Key Features:

  • Serves the needs of advanced practice providers and students
  • Offers the latest advances and trends for all clinical subspecialty areas in one concise, quick-reference resource
  • Provides evidence-based guidelines to support the principles of assessment, differential diagnosis, management, and referral
  • Highlights only the most relevant and timely information, allowing readers to save time, stay current, and improve patient outcomes




Chapter 1. Advanced Practice Providers in Primary Care: Past and Present

Chapter 2. The Intersection of Nursing, Medicine, and Public Health

Chapter 3. Practice Essentials for Allergy and Immunology

Chapter 4. Practice Essentials for Cardiology

Chapter 5. Practice Essentials for Dermatology

Chapter 6. Practice Essentials for Endocrinology

Chapter 7. Practice Essentials for Gastroenterology

Chapter 8. Practice Essentials for Hematology and Oncology

Chapter 9. Practice Essentials for Infectious Disease

Chapter 10. Practice Essentials for Nephrology

Chapter 11. Practice Essentials for Neurology

Chapter 12. Practice Essentials for Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chapter 13. Practice Essentials for Ophthalmology

Chapter 14. Practice Essentials for Orthopedics

Chapter 15. Practice Essentials for Otolaryngology

Chapter 16. Practice Essentials for Pediatrics

Chapter 17. Practice Essentials for Psychiatry

Chapter 18. Practice Essentials for Pulmonology

Chapter 19. Practice Essentials for Rheumatology

Chapter 20. Practice Essentials for Urology


About the Author:

Nadine M. Aktan, PhD, APN-BC, received her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in nursing from Rutgers University College of Nursing and Graduate School in New Brunswick and Newark, New Jersey. Having served as the chairperson of nursing at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey, Dr. Aktan is currently professor of nursing focusing on teaching community health to future nurses and adult health and family practice to nurse practitioner students. She also practices as a family nurse practitioner at the Immedicenter, a primary care/urgent care/family practice with locations in Clifton, Bloomfield, and Totowa, New Jersey, and as a maternal–child and adult community health nurse for Valley Home Care in Paramus, New Jersey.

Target Audience:

This book is useful for nurse practitioners.

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