Formulating a Differential Diagnosis 3/e

For Advanced Practice Provider

SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANYISBN: 9780826144669

Price:
Sale price$159.00
Stock:
In stock

Imprint: SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANY
By:
Jacqueline Rhoads,Julie Penick
Release Date:

Format:
PAPERBACK
Pages:
576

~~

Description

Jacqueline Rhoads, PhD, APRN-BC, CNL-BC, PMHNP-BE, FAANP, holds three board certifications as an acute care nurse practitioner, adult gerontology nurse practitioner, and clinical nurse leader. She is board eligible as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She has more than 30 years of clinical experience in leadership, critical care, acute care, and primary care nursing. Dr. Rhoads teaches in graduate and baccalaureate programs in acute and primary care and in the family and adult nurse partitioner tracks. She has special interest in advance health assessment and pharmacology. She has authored six major advanced practice textbooks related to advanced health assessment, differential diagnoses, and clinical management of psych/mental health, as well as numerous peer-reviewed articles. She has held research positions such as project director, principal investigator, and project coordinator in three major universities. Her areas of research include investigating posttraumatic stress disorder post-Vietnam, Desert Storm, and disaster-related situations.



Julie Penick, DNP, PhD, MSN, FNP-BC, maintains both an active family practice, specializing in complementary and alternative health care modalities, and an education practice where she is full-time lead faculty in an MSN-FNP program at Herzing University. Dr. Penick earned her MSN in adult health nursing in 1992, her post-master’s family nurse practitioner certificate in 1996, her PhD in Energy Medicine in 2003, and her DNP in 2011. Dr. Penick has been involved with numerous research projects and continues to be involved in research projects that involve the application of ‘energy’ as healing approaches – be that nutrient energy, subtle energy techniques, application of magnetic field energy, and application of direct or indirect current. Dr. Penick is active in curriculum writing and conducting continuing professional education for nurses. Dr. Penick has been a certified family nurse practitioner through the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) for more than 25 years.


Introduction to Differential Diagnosis and Diagnosis of Common Problems



Section I: Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat



Blurred Vision



Congestion



Ear Discharge



Enlarged Lymph Nodes



Eye Discharge



Eye Pain



Fever



Headache



Hoarseness



Mouth Lesions



Ringing in the Ears (Tinnitus)



Section I Supplemental Chapters*



Earache



Red Eye



Runny Nose



Sore Throat



Section II: Pulmonary System



Coughing Up Blood



Shortness of Breath



Wheezing



Section II Supplemental Chapter*



Cough



 



Section III: Cardiovascular System



Bradycardia



Chest Pain



Diaphoresis



Dizziness



Fainting



Lower Extremity Edema



Palpitations



Weight Gain



Section III Supplemental Chapter*



Weight Loss



Section IV: Gastrointestinal System



Abdominal Pain



Bloated



Dysphagia



Heartburn



Nausea and Vomiting



Rectal Bleeding



Rectal Pain



Vomiting Blood



Section IV Supplemental Chapters*



Constipation



Diarrhea



Iron Deficiency / Pernicious Anemia



Section V: Genitourinary System



Blood in Urine



Erectile Dysfunction



Flank Pain



Incontinence



Nocturia



Painful Urination



Priapism



Scrotal Mass



Scrotal Pain



Section VI: Musculoskeletal System



Foot Pain



Hip Pain



Knee Pain



Muscle Pain



Muscle Weakness



Shoulder Pain



Wrist Pain



Section VI Supplemental Chapters*



Ankle Pain



Elbow Pain



Hand Pain



Leg Pain



Low Back Pain



Section VII: Neurological System



Confusion



Delirium



Difficulty Speaking



Diplopia



Memory Loss



Tremors



Unsteady Gait



Section VIII: Gynecological System



Abnormal Uterine Bleeding



Amenorrhea



Bleeding



Discharge



Lesions



Pain with Intercourse



Pelvic Pain



Vaginal Irritation



Section VIII Supplemental Chapter*



Breast Masses / Lumps



Section IX: Dermatological System



Alopecia



Hives



Pain



Skin Rashes



Skin Ulcers



Vesicular Eruptions



Section IX Supplemental Chapters*



Itchiness in Skin



Skin Lesion



Section X: Endocrine System



Excessive Thirst



Fatigue



Night Sweats



Nipple Discharge



Sleep Disturbances



Urinary Frequency



Section XI: Psychological System



Anxiety



Depression



Insomnia


You may also like

Recently viewed