| Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice |
- Hardcover: 800 pages
- ISBN-13: 978-0721645865
The first and only comprehensive physician assistant text, this up-to-date edition covers all aspects of the physician assistant profession, the PA curriculum, and the PA's role in practice. The text is divided into five sections--Overview, Core Competencies, The Health Care System, Roles and Settings, and Current Issues--in an easy-to-use textbook format that features convenient tables and clear illustrations, as well as case studies and clinical application questions. Readers will find this book invaluable throughout their course of study, when entering the job market, and as an excellent reference in clinical practice.
A solid overview of the PA profession and pertinent information on specific specialties and courses throughout the curriculum can be helpful as readers prepare for clinical rotations.
Written by PAs for Pas, bringing practical knowledge and clinical expertise to the text.
Well known, highly regarded contributors lend credibility to the discussions.
Case studies throughout the book describe situations that PAs are likely to be faced with in practice, along with an explanation of how the situation can be addressed and handled.
Clinical Applications present suggestions and activities for students to further explore subjects, designed to help develop critical thinking skills.
A variety of procedures typically performed by PAs are introduced and described, familiarizing the reader with how to perform them on the job.