May 2011 - Volume 36 - Issue 5
pp: 5-56

Editor's Memo


Acute Care Advisor


Advocacy in Practice


Legal File


Short Communications


PULMONARY DISEASE: CE Connection


Best Practices in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Garvey, Chris

Nurse Practitioner . 36(5):16-22, May 2011.

NPs play an important role in effective care of patients with COPD. Evidence-based guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) recommend prevention, diagnosis, and a stepwise approach to treatment based on disease severity, symptoms, and disability.

Guide to Care for patients


Medication Update




DIABETES CARE: CE Connection


WOMEN'S HEALTH


LEGISLATIVE ISSUES


EMERGENCY CARE