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Publisher Description

Written specifically for the needs of family and adult nursing students, medical students, and primary care practitioners in Canada, this gold standard reference of family practice in America—named a 2013 Doody’s core title and 1st-place winner of the American Journal of Nursing book award in 2017—now provides current Canadian practice protocols for professional standards of care across the life span. Guidelines are delivered in a user-friendly, step-by-step instructional style for physical exams and diagnostic testing results in SI units; health maintenance recommendations approved by Health Canada; care guidelines including Canadian drug names and dietary information; information on culturally responsive care; and patient resources specific to Canada.

Practice guidelines are organized primarily by body system and delivered in outline format for quick and easy access. Each of more than 280 disorder protocols includes definition, incidence/prevalence, pathogenesis, predisposing factors, common findings, other signs and symptoms, subjective data, physical examination, diagnostic tests, differential diagnoses, plan, follow-up, consultation/referral, and individual considerations. Also included are numerous Client Teaching Guides in PDF format for customization and downloading. Abundant references are specific to the Canadian health care system.

Key Features:
Presents over 280 guidelines in consistent outline formatProvides Canadian routine health maintenance guidelines, vaccinations, and screenings for HIV and HepCCovers individual care considerations for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patientsOffers numerous Client Teaching Guides in digital format for clients to take home

GENRE
Professional & Technical
RELEASED
2019
August 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
712
Pages
PUBLISHER
Springer Publishing Company
SELLER
Springer Publishing LLC
SIZE
52.1
MB

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