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Canadian Family Practice Guidelines

Canadian Family Practice Guidelines

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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 format
  • Provides Canadian routine health maintenance guidelines, vaccinations, and screenings for HIV and HepC
  • Covers individual care considerations for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patients
  • Offers numerous Client Teaching Guides in digital format for clients to take home
  • Purchase includes access to the ebook for use on most mobile devices or computers

Author: Jill C. Cash
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Published: 07/22/2019
Pages: 712
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 3.60lbs
Size: 10.90h x 8.30w x 1.40d
ISBN: 9780826194961

About the Author
Cash, Jill C.: -

Jill C. Cash, MSN, APN, FNP-BC is a Family Nurse Practitioner in a Primary Care Practice in Illinois. Jill has practiced as an NP since 1996 in primary care. In addition, she taught nursing at Southeastern Illinois College (2 years), Southern Illinois University @ Edwardsville, where she taught in the FNP graduate program (3 years) and Southeast Missouri State University (4 years). Ms. Cash received an MSN in High Risk Obstetrics in 1991 as well as a Post-Master Degree in FNP and her ANCC certification as an FNP in 1996. Her professional memberships include the Am College of NPs, the National Assoc for NPs in Women's Health, The Am Academy of NPs, AWHONN and STT. She is co-author of the first edition of Family Practice Guidelines.

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