The premier reference for advanced practice nurses providing primary care, written by nurse practitioners for nurse practitioners in collaboration with a physician! This respected text offers a solid understanding of the theoretical foundation of nursing practice as well as comprehensive patient-care guidance based on the latest scientific evidence. Thoroughly updated and revised, the 3rd Edition examines diseases and disorders of every body system as well as men health, women health, psychosocial problems, and more. It also presents new coverage of pathophysiology, diagnostic reasoning, evidence-based practice, geriatrics, and pediatrics. Clear, concise, readable, well organized, and easy to follow, the text, together with the resources online at DavisPlus, offers complete coverage of of the APRN role as a primary care provider.