Prepping for certification as an adult-gerontology or family nurse practitioner? Lippincott Certification Review is your map to success. Written by experts in the field, this unique review guide offers up-to-date case studies drawn from real clinical scenarios, with all content and review questions addressing the areas covered in the certification exams. Whether you are preparing for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) certification exam, this is your ideal resource. Prepare to ace the AANP or ANCC certification exam, with this expert overview offering: Up-to-date information covering exam content, with more than 500 end-of-chapter practice questions in ANCC and AANP format Chapters organized by body system, addressing all age groups from infants to eldersFour or five real-world clinicalcase studies per body system that offer:Practice in the decision-making skills and critical thinking required for a successful advanced practiceInstruction in ANCC/AANP standards of careten end-of-chapter review questions for each case study, with answers/rationales, backed by illustrations or photos when needed Chapters beginning with a case study followed by clinical diagnoses and the content most likely to appear on a board exam, covering: Description of the disease Epidemiology and etiology Risk factors Signs and symptoms Differential diagnoses Diagnostic studies Treatment – both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic Chapters cover areas including: Health promotion – Tests and screenings, counseling and interventions, nutrition and exercise guidelines, and vaccinations/immunizations Disorders by body system – Musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, endocrine, hematopoietic, pulmonary, GI, and immuneWomen’s and men’s health, common neuro-psychiatric disorders, dermatology, gerontology, and HEENT assessments Pediatric and adolescent review Professional issues Easy-read bulleted format illustrated with tables, charts, and call-outs that make key points easy to remember.