Fast-track medical settings call for ‚Äúat-your-fingertips‚Äù information. Here is an easy-to-use, quick-reference guide for nurse practitioners and otherhealth care providers in emergency, medical, screening, fast track, and/or primary care settings with family patients. In a concise, optimally organizedformat that includes current, evidence-based guidelines, the resource delivers a wealth of information for assessment and management of the most commonlyencountered problems in these settings.
Concise yet packed with crucial knowledge, The Pocket NP is arranged in a logical head-to-toe format that includes the history and physicalexamination and essential medical decision-making considerations. The material is organized in a true rapidaccess format, with salient informationpresented for maximum efficiency and speed of retrieval. A variety of templates for dictation/documentation are provided to assist the clinician with thedevelopment of a concise and logical patient record. These templates can be mixed and matched as needed and, using a specific template for focused patientproblems (e.g., knee pain), will facilitate assessment fine tuning. Also included are frequently used illustrations for anatomical records as well astemplates to assist in identification of normal and abnormal presentations. Additional helpful features include ‚ÄúTips‚Äù and ‚ÄúDon‚Äôt Miss‚Äù boxes with bulletpoints of critical information, a rapid ‚Äúreview of systems,‚Äù billing information, and a dedicated page for NP ‚ÄúSurvival Information‚Äù and notes.
- Provides ultra-quick access to patient treatment information
- Offers easy-to-use framework for quickly locating critical information
- Presents templates for identifying normal and abnormal presentations
- Contains a rapid ‚Äúreview of systems‚Äù
- Delivers content in head-to-toe format
- Includes ‚ÄúTips‚Äù and ‚ÄúDon‚Äôt Miss‚Äù boxes with bullet points of critical information