Adult Nurse Practitioner Review Manual, 3rd Edition
Released August 2008; ISBN: 9780979381140
- p. 168: Under "Signs and Symptoms", Heberden's nodes should be distal, not proximal, and Bouchard's nodes should be proximal, not distal
- p. 210: The section beginning Trigeminal Neuralgia should have a larger head; this is the beginning of a new section.
- p. 246: In the Chlamydia section under Etiology & Demographics, the second sentence should read "Most common parasitic STI in the U.S."
- Appendixes B & C: The correct answer to question 24 (p. 489) should be "b) a chest x-ray," not a), as indicated on p. 501
- p. 500: The answer 21 (d) should read "…as a result of perforation of the inflamed diverticulum."
Cardiac Vascular Nursing Review and Resource Manual, 3rd Edition
Released November 2010; ISBN: 9781935213369
- p.142, Figure 11-2. The Heart Chambers and Valves should appear as:
Family Nurse Practitioner Review and Resource Manual, Volume 2
Question 4 should be:
- A 3-week-old male infant is brought to the clinic with persistent vomiting and poor weight gain. The NP suspects pyloric stenosis. Which of the following leads the NP to this diagnosis ?
- Effortless oral regurgitation.
- Ribbon-like stools.
- Intermittent, colicky pain with crying
- Hungry baby who vomits his feeds
Question 5 should be:
5. A 62-year-old diabetic female presents with complaint of vaginal discharge with intense itching and irritation. You notice a thick white cheesy vaginal discharge, no erythema, or lesions on pelvic exam and no masses on bimanual exam. Your next step would be:
a. Microscopy with KOH for fungal elements and spores
b. CA 125
c. Pap smear and transvaginal ultrasound
d. Microscopy for clue cells
Question 50 should be:
50. A G1 P1 mother of a 7-day-old presents with right breast pain and fever since night-time yesterday. She is breastfeeding but uses 2–3 ounces of formula at 1 to 2 nighttime feedings. On exam, you note that her nipples have small central fissures and the right breast has some redness in the lower outer quadrant. She has no allergies and her temperature is 99.5° F. The infant is gaining adequate weight. Which of the following is your best treatment choice?
- Cephalexin (Keflex) 500mg po qid x 5 days
- Breastfeeding should be continued and encouraged during treatment of mastitis.
- The mother should be encouraged to use a breast pump to maintain the milk supply until she can resume nursing.
- Sore nipples with skin breakdown is normal and no treatment is necessary
Question 63 should be:
63. At 34 weeks' gestation, a woman presents to the clinic, stating: "I have bloody fluid leaking from my vagina today." She is not experiencing any other symptoms. Management would include all of the following except:
a. Digital examination to determine cervical dilatation
b. Check hemoglobin/hematocrit measurement
c. Microscopy exam to determine vaginal ferning
d. Ultrasound determination of amniotic fluid volume
Question 66 option d should be "Take with morning coffee."
Question 70: "CC" should be "CBC"
Question 1: Answer should be: "B"
Question 4: Answer should be: "D. Pyloric stenosis causes the infant to vomit feeds shortly after eating with each meal. After vomiting the infant is hungry and eager to feed again."
Question 5: Answer should be: "A. The most likely diagnosis in a diabetic patient with thick white vaginal discharge and itching is Candida. Microscopy with KOH will separate the hyphae and spores and lead you to your diagnosis."
Question 7: Answer should be: "A. Nonselective MAO inhibitors-A are contraindicated in combination with levodopa. Levodopa may enhance the adverse/toxic effect of MAO Inhibitors. Of particular concern is the development of hypertensive reactions when levodopa is used with nonselective MAOI. Risk D: Consider therapy modification."
Question 50: Answer should be: "B. Women with mastitis should be encouraged to continue breast feeding as this often helps improve mastitis once correct latching has been attained. With a low-grade fever and no other concerning signs antibiotics are not necessary to treat mastitis."
Question 75: Answer should be: "C. S3 is a low-pitched frequency diastolic heart sound that occurs usually 0.14 to 0.16 second after second heart sound."
Nursing Case Management Review Manual, 4th Edition
Released December 2012; ISBN: 9781935213246
- Add 6 pages the index when looking for the correct page number (ie: index: pg 100 go to page 106)
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Review Manual, 3rd Edition
Released February 2011; ISBN: 9781935213062
- p. 83: In the fifth bullet under "Management," the last sentence should read "Low-dose aspirin therapy (3–5 mg/kg/day) should be continued indefinitely in children if coronary artery abnormalities are present.
- p. 212: Under "Differential Diagnosis," the fourth bullet should read "Branchial cleft cyst"
- p. 353: Under "Diagnostic Testing," the "Bacteria" bullet should read "Positive nitrite test, usually will see many bacteria on microscopic exam"
- p. 354: In Table 11–1, the dose for Ceftriaxone sodium should be 75 mg/kg IM q24 hours
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Review Manual, 3rd Edition
Released January 2014; ISBN: 978193521342
- On p. 31, there should be an additional bullet at the bottom of the page:
- Hierarchy of evidence has been identified by effectiveness of interventions (Figure 2–1) and effectiveness of meaning (Figure 2–2).
- On p. 43, there should be a final row in Table 3–1, DSM-IV-TR Multiaxal Classification Schema:
|Global assessment of functioning (GAF)
||Clinician's judgment of the client's overall functioning documented on a scale of 0–100, with the higher number indicating highest level of functioning. The highest and lowest GAF scored in the last 6 months (sometimes 1 year) is also documented.
- On p. 96, Hashimoto's thyroiditis should not be listed under the bullet for Increased levels of FT4. It should be included under the bullet for Decreased levels of FT4.
- On p. 96, the second top-level bullet should read:
- Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH; normal values 0.4–5.0 mU/L)
- On p. 134, Table 6–1, Cytochrome P450 Inhibitors and Inducers, should appear
||hypericum (St John's Wort)
- The case study for Chapter 7 on page 154 (with discussion) should be:
You are a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner psychotherapist working with Judy, who has depression. In session, Judy states, "Nothing good ever happens to me, I'm just a failure and should accept that people at work think I'm inadequate to do my job."
- What cognitive and behavioral techniques would be helpful for Judy?
- First, identify the negative thoughts and distortions (core beliefs) using a thought record, then use thought-stopping and cognitive restructuring to change the negative thoughts, which will result in a behavioral and emotional change.
- What type of distortions does Judy have?
- Catastrophic thinking and all or nothing distortions
- On p. 177, Table 8–6, Tyramine-Free Dietary Consideration, should appear as:
||Aged cheeses such as blue, brie, camembert, and Roquefort
||Smoked, aged, and cured meats such as sausages, pastrami, and salami
||Smoked, aged, and cured fish such as pickled herring and salted fish
||Any aged and fermented beverages such as wine, chianti, aged liquors, whiskey, beer (tap and unpasteurized), and alcohol-free beers; caffeine
||Bean curd, soy bean paste, sauerkraut, soy sauce, miso soup, yeast extract, chocolate, MSG, nuts, and bananas
- On p. 264, the first bullet under "Tardive dyskinesia (TD)" should read:
- TD is a potentially irreversible movement disorder that most commonly occurs after a person has been on an antipsychotic for a year or more.
- TD more commonly occurs with typical antipsychotic medication, but also can occur with atypical antipsychotic medication.
- On p. 295, the first bullet should read
- Drug toxicity screening if indicated
- On p. 353, the third bullet under "Monitor for side effects…" should read:
- On pp. 369–370, the breakdown of percentages for mental retardation should be:
- Mild mental retardation: 85%
- Moderate mental retardation: 10%
- Severe mental retardation: 4%
- Profound mental retardation: 1%–2%
- On p. 380, the third and fourth bullets should read:
- Nonbenzodiazepine hypnotics
- Zaleplon (Sonata)
- Zolpidem (Ambien, Ambien CR)
- Eszopiclone (Lunesta)
- Used for sedating properties (off-label use)
- Amitriptyline (Elavil); generally avoid use in older adults
- Mirtazapine (Remeron)
- On p. 423, the correct answer for #30 is B. The rationale is correct
- On p. 417, question #35 should be:
As the PMHNP treating Mrs. Shea, what is your primary concern about continued treatment on imipramine, a tricyclic antidepressant?
A. Tricyclic antidepressants are lethal in overdose
B. Tricyclic antidepressants may take 2 to 4 weeks to achieve therapeutic action.
C. Tricyclic antidepressants can cause QTc interval prolongation.
D. Tricyclic antidepressants have anticholingeric side effects, dry mouth, weight gain, constipation, and blurred vision.
Correct Answer: A. Energy lifts before mood, and tricyclic antidepressants can be fatal in OD and for patients at high risk for suicide. No more than 1 week of prescription should be provided. This patient recently overdosed and, given ongoing depression, is at risk for another OD.
- On p. 424, the correct answer for #37 is B. The rationale is correct.
- On p. 424, the correct answer for #40 is C. The rationale is correct.
- On p. 424, the correct answer for #48 is C. The rationale is correct.