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Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner Role Development and Proposal
Heart failure (HF) is a debilitating chronic condition affecting millions of individuals and resulting in an overwhelming clinical and financial burden for Americans. The complexity of this chronic condition combined with ...
An Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Model of Care for Stroke Patients
Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability and the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Despite advances in research and technology there continues to be fragmentation of stroke care. The author proposed ...
Application of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Genetic Testing Guidelines for Hereditary Breast and/or Ovarian Cancer Syndrome in Primary Care
Purpose: The purpose of this practice improvement project was to evaluate a primary care clinic’s implementation of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s (NCCN) genetic testing guideline for hereditary breast and/or ...
Diabetic Foot Care in the Primary Care Setting
Problem: Diabetes is becoming an epidemic with increasing numbers of patients diagnosed each year. Deshpande, Harris-Hayes, and Schootman (2008) clarify that diabetes is a chronic metabolic condition that has a trend of ...