Primary Care
Primary Care,
Edition 5 A Collaborative Practice
By Terry Mahan Buttaro, PhD, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP, JoAnn Trybulski, PhD, ARNP, FNAP, Patricia Polgar-Bailey, MS, MPH, APRN, BC, FNP, CDE, BC-ADM and Joanne Sandberg-Cook, MS, APRN, BC, ANP, GNP, ACHPN

Publication Date: 03 June 2016

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Prepare for success in today's fast-paced, collaborative healthcare environment! Offering expert perspectives from a variety of primary care and nurse practitioners, Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice, 5th Edition helps you diagnose, treat, and manage hundreds of adult disorders. Care recommendations indicate when to consult with physicians or specialists, and when to refer patients to an emergency facility. This edition includes six new chapters, a fresh new design, the latest evidence-based guidelines, and a new emphasis on clinical reasoning. Combining academic and clinical expertise, an author team led by Terry Mahan Buttaro shows NPs how to provide effective, truly interdisciplinary health care.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! A collaborative perspective promotes seamless continuity of care, with chapters written by NPs, physicians, PAs, and other primary care providers. 
  • Comprehensive, evidence-based content covers every major disorder of adults seen in the outpatient office setting, reflects today's best practices, and includes the knowledge you need for the NP/DNP level of practice.
  • A consistent format in each chapter is used to describe disorders, facilitating easier learning and quick clinical reference.
  • Diagnostics and Differential Diagnosis boxes provide a quick reference for diagnosing disorders and making care management decisions.
  • Complementary and alternative therapies are addressed where supported by solid research evidence.
  • Referral icons highlight situations calling for specialist referral or emergency referral.

New Features

  • NEW chapters cover topics including transitional care, risk management, LGBTQ patient care, bullous pemphigoid, pulmonary embolism, and dysphagia.
  • NEW! An emphasis on clinical reasoning helps you develop skills in diagnosis and treatment, with coverage moving away from pathophysiology and toward diagnostic reasoning and disease management — including pharmacologic management. 
  • NEW focus on interdisciplinary care underscores the importance of interprofessional education and practice, and includes Interdisciplinary Management features.
  • UPDATED chapters reflect the latest literature and evidence-based treatment guidelines, including new content on the Affordable Care Act as well as new coverage of patient satisfaction metrics, quality metrics, value-based purchasing, pharmacogenetics/genomics, and teen pregnancy and abnormal pregnancy.
  • NEW quick-reference features make it easier to locate important information, through colorful section tabs, bulleted summaries, additional algorithms, a more logical table of contents, an Index to Standardized Treatment Guidelines, and a Reference to Common Laboratory Values.
About the author
By Terry Mahan Buttaro, PhD, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP, Assistant Clinical Professor, Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts; Adjunct Faculty, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts; Coastal Medical Associates, Salisbury, Massachusetts; JoAnn Trybulski, PhD, ARNP, FNAP, Director, DNP Program, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Doral, Florida ; Patricia Polgar-Bailey, MS, MPH, APRN, BC, FNP, CDE, BC-ADM, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Manager, UVa-Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia and Joanne Sandberg-Cook, MS, APRN, BC, ANP, GNP, ACHPN, Adult/Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire; Instructor in Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire
Table of Contents
Part 1: Introduction
1.The Evolving Landscape of Collaborative Practice
2.Transitional Care  NEW!
3.Translating Research Into Clinical Practice
4.The Patient, the Provider, and Primary Care: An Integrated Perspective
5.Population-Based Care for Primary Care Providers
6.Health Literacy, Health Care Disparities, and Culturally Responsive Primary Care
7.Genetic Considerations in Primary Care
8.Risk Management  NEW!
Part 2: Primary Care: Adolescence Through Adulthood
9.Adolescent Issues
10.LGBTQ Patient Care  NEW!
11.Pregnancy and Prenatal Care
12.Lactation Guidance
13.Aging and Common Geriatric Syndromes
14.Palliative and End-of Life Care
Part 3: Health Maintenance
15.Obesity and Weight Management
16.Lifestyle Management
17.Routine Health Screening and Immunizations
18.Principles of Occupational and Environmental Health in Primary Care
19.College Health
20.Health Care of the International Traveler
21.Presurgical Clearance
22.Preparticipation Sports Physical
Part 4: Office Emergencies
23.Disaster/Emergency Preparedness and Response in Primary Care
24.Acute Bronchospasm
26.Bites and Stings
27.Bradycardia and Tachycardia
28.Cardiac Arrest
29.Chemical Exposure
30.Electrical Injuries
31.Environmental Allergies
32.Head Trauma
35.Sexual Assault
37.Thermal Injuries
Part 5: Evaluation and Management of Skin Disorders
38.Examination of the Skin and Approach to Diagnosis of Skin Disorders
39.Surgical Office Procedures
40.Principles of Dermatologic Therapy
41.Screening for Skin Cancer
42.Acne Vulgaris
44.Animal and Human Bites
45.Bullous Pemphigoid  NEW!
46.Burns (Minor)
48.Contact Dermatitis
49.Corns and Calluses
50.Cutaneous Herpes
51.Dermatitis Medicamentosa
52.Dry Skin
53.Eczematous Dermatitis (Atopic Dermatitis)
54.Fungal Infections (Superficial)
55.Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
56.Hidradenitis Suppurativa (Acne Inversa)
59.Nail Disorders
60.Pigmentation Changes (Vitiligo)
65.Seborrheic Dermatitis
66.Stasis Dermatitis
69.Wound Management
Part 6: Evaluation and Management of Eye Disorders
70.Evaluation of the Eyes
72.Blepharitis, Hordeolum, and Chalazion
74.Corneal Surface Defects and Ocular Surface Foreign Bodies
75.Dry Eye Syndrome
76.Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction and Dacryocystitis
77.Preseptal and Orbital Cellulitis
78.Pinguecula and Pterygium
79.Traumatic Ocular Disorders
Part 7: Evaluation and Management of Ear Disorders
80.Auricular Disorders
81.Cerumen Impaction
83.Impaired Hearing
84.Inner Ear Disturbances
85.Otitis Externa
86.Otitis Media
87.Tympanic Membrane Perforation
Part 8: Evaluation and Management of Nose Disorders
88.Chronic Nasal Congestion and Discharge
90.Nasal Trauma
93.Smell and Taste Disturbances
94.Tumors and Polyps of the Nose
Part 9: Evaluation and Management of Oropharynx Disorders
95.Dental Abscess
96.Diseases of the Salivary Glands
98.Oral Infections
100.Peritonsillar Abscess
101.Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis
Part 10: Evaluation and Management of Pulmonary Disorders
102.Acute Bronchitis
104.Chest Pain (Noncardiac)
105.Chronic Cough
106.Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
109.Lung Cancer
110.Pleural Effusions and Pleurisy
113.Pulmonary Embolism  NEW!
114.Pulmonary Hypertension
Part 11: Evaluation and Management of Cardiovascular Disorders
116.Cardiac Diagnostic Testing: Noninvasive Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease
117.Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
118.Cardiac Arrhythmias
119.Carotid Artery Disease
120.Chest Pain and Coronary Artery Disease
121.Heart Failure
123.Infective Endocarditis
125.Peripheral Arterial and Venous Insufficiency
126.Valvular Heart Disease and Cardiac Murmurs
Part 12: Evaluation and Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders
127.Abdominal Pain and Infections
128.Anorectal Complaints
129.Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis
132.Diarrhea, Noninfectious
133.Diverticular Disease
134.Dysphagia  NEW!
135.Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
136.Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
138.Inflammatory Bowel Disease
139.Irritable Bowel Syndrome
141.Nausea and Vomiting
143.Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract
144.Peptic Ulcer Disease
Part 13: Evaluation and Management of Genitourinary Disorders
146.Prostate Cancer
147.Prostatic Hyperplasia (Benign)
148.Proteinura and Hematuria
149.Renal Failure
150.Sexual Dysfunction (Male)
151.Testicular Disorders
152.Urinary Calculi
153.Urinary Tract Infections and Sexually Transmitted Infections
154.Uropathies (Obstructive) and Tumors of the Genitourinary Tract (Kidneys, Ureters, and Bladder)
Part 14: Evaluation and Management of Gynecologic Concerns
156.Bartholin's Gland Cysts and Abscesses
157.Breast Disorders
158.Chronic Pelvic Pain
161.Ectopic Pregnancy
162.Fertility Control
163.Genital Tract Cancers
166.Pap Test Abnormalities
167.Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
168.Sexual Dysfunction (Female)
169.Unplanned Pregnancy
170.Vulvar and Vaginal Disorders
Part 15: Evaluation and Management of Musculoskeletal and Arthritic Disorders
171.Ankle and Foot Pain
172.Bone Tumors
174.Elbow Pain
175.Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Syndrome
177.Hand and Wrist Pain
178.Hip Pain
179.Infectious Arthritis
180.Knee Pain
181.Low Back Pain
182.Metabolic Bone Disease: Osteoporosis and Paget's Disease of the Bone
183.Neck Pain
186.Shoulder Pain
187.Sprains, Strains, and Fractures
Part 16: Evaluation and Management of Neurologic Disorders
188.Neuropsychological Evaluation
189.Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
190.Bell's Palsy
191.Cerebrovascular Events
194.Dizziness and Vertigo
195.Guillain-Barré Syndrome
197.Infections of the Central Nervous System
198.Movement Disorders and Essential Tremor
199.Multiple Sclerosis
200.Parkinson's Disease
201.Seizure Disorder
202.Trigeminal Neuralgia
203.Intracranial Tumors
Part 17: Evaluation and Management of Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
205.Adrenal Gland Disorders
206.Diabetes Mellitus
208.Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia
209.Hyperkalemia and Hypokalemia
210.Hypernatremia and Hyponatremia
211.Lipid Disorders
212.Metabolic Syndrome
213.Parathyroid Gland Disorders
214.Thyroid Disorders
Part 18: Evaluation and Management of Rheumatic Disorders
215.Ankylosing Spondylitis and Related Disorders
216.Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis
217.Raynaud's Phenomenon
218.Rheumatoid Arthritis
219.Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Part 19: Evaluation and Management of Multisystem Disorders
221.Barotrauma and Other Diving Injuries
222.Chronic Pain
227.Sleep Disorders
228.Unintended Weight Loss
Part 20: Evaluation and Management of Infectious Diseases
229.Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases
230.HIV Infection
232.Infectious Diarrhea
233.Infectious Mononucleosis
234.Tick-Borne Illnesses
236.West Nile Virus
Part 21: Evaluation and Management of Hematologic Disorders
238.Blood Coagulation Disorders
241.Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Part 22: Evaluation and Management of Oncologic Disorders
242.Collaborative Management of the Oncology Patient
243.Basic Principles of Oncology Treatment
244.Oncology Complications and Paraneoplastic Syndromes
245.Oncology Pain and Symptom Management in Primary Care
246.Unknown Primary Carcinoma
Part 23: Evaluation and Management of Mental Health Disorders
247.Anxiety Disorders
248.Mood Disorders
249.Substance Use Disorders
250.Other Mental Health Disorders
Book details
ISBN: 9780323355018
Page Count: 1432
Illustrations: Approx. 165 illustrations (140 in full color)
Retail Price: €112.00