Start preparing for your future - today! The new edition of this award-winning text, written by renowned NP educator and certification preparation expert Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald. A must read for anyone taking the NP certification exam. Develop critical thinking and test-taking skills for the exam and the firm knowledge-base needed for both the exam and practice. The 5th edition delivers the latest guidelines, recommendations, diagnostic and treatment protocols, and procedures –everything critical to passing the NP boards.
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This study guide is designed to help hone diagnostic and treatment-reasoning skills in preparation for the certification exam. Chapters are organized according to body systems. Each chapter includes case studies and study questions, as well as discussions of the crucial information. Fitzgerald is a
Author: Maria Codina Leik, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, AGPCNP-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
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