Now Available! 3rd Edition of Clinical Guidelines in Primary Care


LAFAYETTE, LA (July 4, 2018) — APEA has released the eagerly awaited 3rd edition of Clinical Guidelines in Primary Care, the peer-reviewed primary care reference book used by students, faculty and clinicians. APEA introduced the first copies of the new edition at the American Association of Nurse Practitioners conference in Denver, where it was met with great enthusiasm. The book became available to the public on July 4.

Each purchase of the 3rd edition includes a special bonus: a FREE 6-month subscription to CareOnPoint, the mobile reference tool that can be accessed on any device connected to the internet. CareOnPoint contains all of the content in Clinical Guidelines in Primary Care—plus information on an additional 30 diagnoses not published in the book. CareOnPoint also contains anatomical illustrations and other informational images that enhance application of information.

From the classroom to clinical rotations and into practice, Clinical Guidelines in Primary Care is the resource that nurse practitioners and NP students reach for again and again. Since the first edition was published in 2011, Clinical Guidelines in Primary Care has supported diagnosis, decision making and treatment planning in thousands of clinical scenarios. The book routinely sells out at APEA review courses, and many NP programs now make it a required text for students.

Highlights of the 3rd Edition

Clinical Guidelines in Primary Care is the ultimate reference book for primary care because it is a comprehensive resource presented in a concise format. The text puts evidence-based guidance at your fingertips and focuses on the most common diagnoses treated in primary care settings.

Highlights of the 3rd edition include:
  • Concise presentation of 338 patient presentations: diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
  • 6 months of FREE access to CareOnPoint* (BONUS subscription with your purchase of the book)
  • New tabbed page design enhances reading and research
  • Peer-reviewed content based on current evidence-based guidelines
  • Information presented in a bulleted format for quick reference
  • Each diagnosis organized in the order of the patient workup
  • Detailed prescribing information provided in table form

Clinical Guidelines + CareOnPoint = Clinical Partners
Clinical Guidelines in Primary Care and CareOnPoint are partners. Using the book and the mobile reference tool together enhances knowledge and patient care. One hundred percent of the content in Clinical Guidelines in Primary Care is contained in CareOnPoint, but CareOnPoint contains images, anatomical illustrations and an additional 30 diagnoses not published in the book. 

To order the 3rd edition of Clinical Guidelines Primary Care, click here

*The CareOnPoint BONUS subscription is available to one purchaser only. Use the scratch off code printed on the inside cover to start this 6-month subscription. The scratch off code may only be activated one time and by one user.

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