Advances in Family Practice Nursing, 2021, 1st Edition

Author :
Geri C Reeves
Date of Publication: 05/2021

Each year, Advances in Family Practice Nursing focuses on providing current clinical information on important topics in primary care aimed at the family care nurse practitioner. Dr. Geri Reeves and her editorial board, comprised of top experts in ......view more

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Each year, Advances in Family Practice Nursing focuses on providing current clinical information on important topics in primary care aimed at the family care nurse practitioner. Dr. Geri Reeves and her editorial board, comprised of top experts in the areas of pediatrics, adult/geriatric, and women's health have assembled authors to bring the following topics to publication in this year's edition: Older Adults and Driving Cessation: Knowing When and How to Approach the Conversation; Vaccination Update for Adults; Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Older Adults: Diagnosis and Management; Assessment and Management of Constipation in Older Adults; Dementia or Delirium: The Dilemma in Differentiating Diagnoses; Evidence-Based Care for Pregnancy Complicated by Obesity: What a Primary Care Provider Should Know; Update for Pap guidelines including HPV management; Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause - Screening and Treatment; Mammogram Update; Smoking and Maternal Health: Evidence that Female Infertility Can be Attributed to Smoking and Improved with Smoking Cessation; Opioid Use Disorder Screening for Women Across the Lifespan; Pharmacology Update in Pediatrics; Pediatric Infectious Disease and Influenza Vaccine Update; and Pain Management in Pediatrics.Readers will come away with the clinical information that supplements their professional knowledge so they can make informed clinical decisions that improve patient outcomes in pediatric, adult/geriatric, and female patients.

Each year, Advances in Family Practice Nursing focuses on providing current clinical information on important topics in primary care aimed at the family care nurse practitioner. Dr. Geri Reeves and her editorial board, comprised of top experts in the areas of pediatrics, adult/geriatric, and women's health have assembled authors to bring the following topics to publication in this year's edition: Older Adults and Driving Cessation: Knowing When and How to Approach the Conversation; Vaccination Update for Adults; Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Older Adults: Diagnosis and Management; Assessment and Management of Constipation in Older Adults; Dementia or Delirium: The Dilemma in Differentiating Diagnoses; Evidence-Based Care for Pregnancy Complicated by Obesity: What a Primary Care Provider Should Know; Update for Pap guidelines including HPV management; Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause - Screening and Treatment; Mammogram Update; Smoking and Maternal Health: Evidence that Female Infertility Can be Attributed to Smoking and Improved with Smoking Cessation; Opioid Use Disorder Screening for Women Across the Lifespan; Pharmacology Update in Pediatrics; Pediatric Infectious Disease and Influenza Vaccine Update; and Pain Management in Pediatrics.Readers will come away with the clinical information that supplements their professional knowledge so they can make informed clinical decisions that improve patient outcomes in pediatric, adult/geriatric, and female patients.


Key Features
  • Contains 17 articles on such topics as the surprising effects of social isolation and loneliness on physical health for older adults; culturally Informed mental health care of marginalized older adults; social media and bullying; Zoom fatigue in children; and grief in children. 

  • Includes articles in the areas of adult health/gerontology, women’s health, pediatrics, and primary care in general. Numerous articles in this edition cover topics in mental health, as health care professionals have increasingly been called upon to help patients manage mental wellness during the pandemic. 

  • Provides in-depth, clinical reviews in family practice nursing, providing actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information in the field under the leadership of an experienced editorial team. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create these timely, topic-based reviews. 


Author Information
Edited by Geri C Reeves, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN