Feb 262017
 

Oxford Handbook of Midwifery 3e (Oxford Handbooks in Nursing)


Now in its third edition the Oxford Handbook of Midwifery continues to be the essential one-stop guide to the key principles of the care and management of pregnancy, birth and beyond. Concise yet comprehensive, with its recognisable and easy-to-use Oxford Handbook format, midwives will find this a treasure trove of clear, practical guidance. Whether you are a student needing a helping hand through the subject, or an experienced practitioner needing to refresh your knowledge in an emergency, you can be sure that this handbook will be there for you.

Written by experienced midwives, and following the latest guidelines and key care protocols, this is handbook is up-to-date and authoritative, with sections on sexual health, contraception, neonatal care and infant feeding. Each chapter includes assessment, diagnosis and management of care with treatment interventions. Now including new information on initiation of breast feeding with biological nurturing as well as a highlighted section on how to manage obstetric emergencies. Important psychosocial care issues are also addressed. This edition provides concise, practical and accessible information in a logical sequence, as the layout follows the woman’s journey through pregnancy, birth and early motherhood.

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Jan 292017
 

Passing the Certified Bariatric Nurses Exam


The Certified Bariatric Nurse (CBN) designation was created by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery to fill the rapidly growing need for nurses specialized in the care of patients undergoing weight loss surgery. This book approaches this subject area to assist nurses interested in passing the CBN exam. It can also be used as a general resource for those interested in a comprehensive but concise review of the rapidly growing field of Bariatric Surgery. This would include medical students, residents, dietitians, and other allied health professionals.

Dr. Marc Neff is a recognized expert in the field of Bariatric Surgery. In his current position, his hospital is fortunate to have several CBNs caring for the Bariatric patients. With his guidance, along with several nurses who successfully completed the CBN designation, the authors have created a concise, “quick hit” review of the material required to successfully pass the exam. The format is short chapters followed by 5-10 review questions with in-depth explanations. Where appropriate, graphics are provided to highlight the essential anatomy and surgical procedures. Questions are in multiple choice format to simulate the actual CBN exam.

 

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Jan 262017
 

2016 Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals, 32e


By (author): Betty L. Gahart RN, Adrienne R. Nazareno PharmD

Use the #1 IV drug handbook to safely administer more than 400 intravenous drugs! Gahart’s Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals has been trusted for more than 40 years for its accuracy, quick-reference format, and comprehensive coverage. Whether you prefer the portable print book or the eBook, each drug monograph includes the drug’s generic name, trade name(s), drug category, pH, dosages and dose adjustments, dilution, incompatibilities, rate of administration, actions, indications and uses, contraindications, precautions, drug/lab interactions, side effects, and antidote. Compiled by nurse consultant Betty Gahart and pharmacist Adrienne Nazareno, this resource contains all of the information you need for the safe administration of IV drugs ? nothing more than is needed, and nothing less.

  • UNIQUE! Published annually to ensure that you have essential information on the most recently approved IV drugs, as well as updated information on existing drugs.
  • UNIQUE! Over 400 IV drug monographs provide coverage of more drugs than any comparable handbook.
  • UNIQUE! Time-tested, easy-to-use page layout keeps all dosage information for each drug on either a single page or a two-page spread to prevent hand contamination by having to turn a page.
  • UPDATED! Drug side effects are reorganized according to frequency, seriousness, and other important considerations.
  • Black Box Warnings and highlighting of key content make locating key information fast and easy.
  • Dilution and dosage charts within monographs provide quick access to essential clinical information.
  • Age-specific dosage variances are highlighted for geriatric, pediatric, infant, and neonatalpatients.
  • Spiral binding makes the book convenient to use in the clinical setting.
  • Alphabetical format organizes all drug monographs by generic name, allowing you to find any drug in seconds.
  • More than 100 lesser-used IV drugs may be accessed on the Evolve website.

  • NEW! 9-11 new drug monographs provide you with current, clinically relevant drug information for new IV drugs recently approved by the FDA.
  • NEW! Updated drug monographs reflect the latest changes in IV drug therapy.
  • NEW! Do Not ConfuseWith information is added at the top of each applicable monograph to enhance medication safety, and the Evolve companion website includes a link to the ISMP list of Do Not Confuse drug names.
  • NEW! Thumb tabson left-hand pages are added to the standard right-hand thumb tabs, making it easy to look up drug monographs from either side.
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Jan 182017
 

Textbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing: Practical Application of Nursing Process at the Bedside


By (author): Anne M. Van Leeuwen MA BS MT (ASCP), Mickey L. Bladh RN BSN MSN

Make the connections between laboratory and diagnostic testing and the clinical care of your patients!

The team that brings you the popular Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications now brings you the only text thatexplains the who, what, when, how, and why of laboratory and diagnostic testing and connects them to clinical presentations, nursing interventions, and nursing outcomes. Using both printed and interactive case studies, you’ll see exactly how those connections work in the real-world of clinical practice.

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“As a nursing instructor, the Textbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Testing: Practical Application of Nursing Process at the Bedside is one book that I would highly recommend be a required textbook for any nursing student. I appreciate that the textbook is distinctly formatted to present diagnostic and laboratory studies while also including case studies. The textbook walks students through understanding why a study is being performed, how it is done, and explains the clinical significance in relation to a given patient situation all while using the nursing process. Absolutely love it!”

– Cindy Middaugh, Instructor at El Paso Community College

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Jan 122017
 

Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach (5th Edition)


By (author): Michael Patrick Adams, Norman Holland, Carol Urban

For pharmacology courses in nursing programs

Help students think like nurses and understand how pharmacology relates to patient care
When drugs are learned in isolation from their associated diseases, students have difficulty connecting pharmacotherapy, pathophysiology, and nursing care. Pharmacology for Nurses: A PathophysiologiApproach, Fifth Edition, helps students master pharmacology by tightly linking it to therapeutic goals and patient wellness. Organized by body systems and diseases, it places drugs in context with how they are used therapeutically. Students can then easily locate relevant anatomy, physiology, pathology, and pharmacology in the same chapter. Nursing Process Application features clearly relate pharmacology to key nursing processes. Features highlighting complementary therapies, community-oriented and evidence-based practices, and lifespan considerations help students make connections to nursing practice. To give readers a clear picture of the holistic nature of pharmacology, the Fifth Edition reflects current pharmacotherapeutics and advances in understanding disease.

Also available with MyNursingLab®
MyNursingLab is an an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to engage students in the Pharmacology course and improve results. Its guided learning path is proven to help students think like a nurse as they move beyond memorization to true understanding through application.

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Jan 122017
 

Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice (3rd Edition)


By (author): Michael Patrick Adams, Carol Urban PhD RN

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A patient-centered approach to pharmacology

Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice tightly links pharmacology to nursing practice and patient care, recognizing that for nurses, pharmacology is not an abstract academic discipline but rather a critical tool to prevent disease and promote healing and wellness. It offers unsurpassed features designed to illuminate connections between pharmacology and practice, from patient scenarios and practice applications to coverage of lifespan considerations, patient education, alternative therapies, and gender/cultural influences. Learning is simplified through the use of prototype drugs, as well as outstanding full-color illustrations. Organization by body systems (units) and diseases (chapters) places the drugs in context with how they are used therapeutically and connects pharmacology and pathophysiology to nursing care. The Third Edition covers 25 new medications approved by the FDA since the previous edition, a new chapter on Individual Variations in Drug Responses, and updated review questions that better prepare students for exams.

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Jan 122017
 

Nurse Writers of the Great War (Nursing History and Humanities Mup)


By (author): Christine E. Hallett

The First World War was the first ‘total war’. Its industrial weaponry damaged millions of men and drove whole armies underground into dangerously unhealthy trenches. Many were killed. Many more suffered terrible, life-threatening injuries: wound infections such as gas gangrene and tetanus, exposure to extremes of temperature, emotional trauma and systemic disease. In an effort to alleviate this suffering, tens of thousands of women volunteered to serve as nurses. Of these, some were experienced professionals, while others had undergone only minimal training. But regardless of their preparation, they would all gain a unique understanding of the conditions of industrial warfare. Until recently their contributions, both to the saving of lives and to our understanding of warfare, have remained largely hidden from view. By combining biographical research with textual analysis, Nurse writers of the great war opens a window onto their insights into the nature of nursing and the impact of warfare.
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Jan 122017
 

Health & Physical Assessment In Nursing (3rd Edition)


By (author): Donita T D’Amico, Colleen Barbarito

For beginning-level courses in baccalaureate and associate degree nursing programs that cover health assessment or physical assessment, such as Fundamentals of Nursing Practice and Introduction to Concepts of Nursing Practice. This text is also suitable to supplement courses in Medical-Surgical Nursing.

Cover the key health and physical assessment skills that students need to think like nurses
Health & Physical Assessment In Nursing helps nursing students master the art and skills of health and physical assessment that new nurses needs in order to care for diverse clients in virtually any setting. It systematically prepares students for success: readers first learn each technique; then demonstrate their skills; and finally, practice and test their knowledge. Assessment is presented holistically so that the latest principles of health promotion and client education are integrated alongside crucial concepts related to wellness, communication, and culture. The authors bring the material to life with hundreds of outstanding images, as well as engaging case studies and activities that help readers visualize the nursing process.

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Jan 122017
 

Professional Values in Nursing


By (author): Lesley Baillie, Sharon Black

This practical guide explores professional values in nursing, helping you to develop safe, compassionate, dignified, person-centred and evidence-based nursing practice.

The emphasis of the book is on fundamental values of equality, dignity and caring. The authors discuss holistic nursing care, working in partnership with people and families, working collaboratively with the interprofessional team, vulnerability and safeguarding, challenging poor practice and promoting best practice.

Features:

  • Chapters linked to the Professional Values domain in the NMC Standards for pre-registration nursing education
  • Strong evidence base to ensure best practice
  • Accessible style with learning outcomes, practice scenarios, questions and activities
  • Relevant to all fields of nursing, with practice scenarios representing people across the lifespan and with different healthcare needs

Professional Values in Nursing is a valuable resource for all nursing students, helping to embed professional values in their everyday practice.

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Jan 122017
 

Pediatric Nursing Care Plans for the Hospitalized Child (3rd Edition)


Features: Pediatric Nursing Care Plans for the Hospitalized Child. This practical reference correlates frequently encountered pediatric medical diagnosis with nursing diagnosis for the hospitalized child., Unique in approach, it begins with the medical diagnosis and pathological and pathophysiology before presenting individualized nursing care plans tailored to meet the special needs of children., Features table format for Nursing Care plans., Specialized individualized teaching goals and expected outcomes, Concise coverage of pathophysiology and how it affects various body systems in children. Related Nursing Diagnoses follow each care plan.
By (author): Sharon Ennis Axton RN MS PNP-CS, Terry Fugate RN MSN

Updated in an all new 3rd edition, Pediatric Care Plans for the Hospitalized Child  is an essential guide to preparing individualized care plans tailored to meet the special needs of the non-critical, hospitalized child. This book provides a quick reference for correlating pediatric medical diagnoses with nursing diagnoses, and will serve as a valuable tool in the clinical setting.  A unique thirteen-part format provides care plans that are organized by medical diagnoses with six corresponding nursing diagnoses for each medical diagnosis. In this new edition all of the nursing care plans are situated in tables instead of text, making it much easier for the reader to understand and access.
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