Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner by Leslie Neal-Boylan

By Leslie Neal-Boylan

Clinical Case stories for the family members Nurse Practitioner is a key source for complex perform nurses and graduate scholars trying to try their abilities in assessing, diagnosing, and coping with instances in relatives and first care.  Composed of greater than 70 situations starting from universal to exact, the e-book compiles years of expertise from specialists within the box. it really is equipped chronologically, offering situations from neonatal to geriatric care in a customary process equipped at the cleaning soap format.  This contains differential analysis and a chain of serious considering questions perfect for self-assessment or lecture room use.

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Petruzella, F. & Gorelick, M. (2010). Current therapies in bronchiolitis. Pediatric Emergency Care, 26, 302–307. , Klassen, T. & Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (2010). Cost-effectiveness of epinephrine and dexamethasone in children with bronchiolitis. Pediatrics, 126, 623–631. 5 Nutrition and Weight By Mikki Meadows-Oliver, PhD, RN SUBJECTIVE Alicia is a 2-week-old Hispanic female in for her well-child check. She is accompanied by her 15-yearold mother. The family speaks only Spanish. A Spanish-speaking interpreter is used for the visit.

Nelson is not currently taking any over-the-counter, prescription, or herbal medications. He has no known allergies to food, medications, or the environment. He is up to date on required immunizations. OBJECTIVE Nelson’s vital signs were taken in the office. 4 kg, and his length is 66 cm. 8°C (temporal). When observing Nelson’s general appearance, he is alert, active, and playful. He appears well hydrated and well nourished. Skin: Clear of lesions; no cyanosis of his skin, lips, or nails; no diaphoresis noted.

It usually resolves within 2 weeks after birth. Follow-up care is not needed unless the condition persists or does not resolve by 2 weeks of life. Are any referrals needed? Erythema toxicum neonatorum is often diagnosed easily by pediatricians and family physicians. If the features are atypical, if the newborn appears ill, or if the newborn has risk factors for sepsis, consultation with a pediatric dermatologist may be advisable. Does the patient’s psychosocial history impact how you might treat this patient?

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