May 262016

Essentials of Pediatric Nursing

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By (author): Theresa Kyle MSN CPNP, Susan Carman MSN MBA

Kyle/2E promotes confidence in pediatric nursing by growing and developing students’ understanding of child and family care. Building on foundational concepts of adult nursing, students learn techniques of atraumatic care and patient teaching, and methods of communicating with children and their families. An emphasis is placed on defining the differences between adult care and pediatric care to increase the student’s level of comfort with this specific patient type.
Many features to enhance student understanding of pediatric nursing including:
  • Clear organization to encourage students to build on foundational nursing knowledge
  • Unique design to appeal to multiple learning styles
  • NEW! Atraumatic Care Highlights throughout and a complete chapter on atraumatic care assist students in reducing patient and family stress in the healthcare setting
  • NEW! Evidence-Based Practice boxes show current research to support pediatric nursing topics, giving students real-world evidence to assist in understanding
  • NEW! Thinking About Development features encourage students to think critically about special developmental concerns relating to the topic being discussed.
  • NEW! Healthy People 2020 objectives have been included to provide current industry information
  • Integrated Case Studies are threaded throughout chapters with real-life scenarios that present relevant child and family information that is intended to perfect the student’s caregiving skills
  • Comparison Charts compare two or more disorders or other easily confused concepts, to provide explanations and clarification for students
  • Nursing Care Plans provide concrete examples of each step of the nursing process
  • Step-by-Step Procedures provide a clear explanation of pediatric variations to facilitate competent performance
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May 242016

Understanding Medical Surgical Nursing (Hardcover Only)

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By (author): Linda S. Williams, Paula D. Hopper

Continuing the success of their previous books, authors Linda Williams and Paula Hopper deliver another trend-setting edition that explores and teaches the “why” of medical/surgical nursing. Complex issues are presented in a clear and easy-to-digest way that encourages LPN students to think critically while learning real world nursing care. The new third edition now packs a powerful virtual punch-providing a student CD-ROM. An accompanying workbook is also available that includes a robust activity pack to help build strong study habits in a fun and visual way. A comprehensive and groundbreaking work, “Understanding Medical Surgical Nursing, 3rd edition” sets the new standard for a core med/surg textbook.
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May 192016

2012 Lippincott’s Nursing Drug Guide

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By (author): Amy M. Karch RN MS

Quick A-to-Z Access to Current, Accurate Drug Information!

The 2012 Lippincott’s Nursing Drug Guide, the comprehensive nursing drug resource for nurses and nursing students, is now updated with more than 1,200 additions and changes to provide the most accurate drug information available.

This comprehensive drug guide incorporates the nursing process to provide extensive medication information, with complete monographs on 700 common drugs—including 15 new drugs—and appendices that summarize key information on 200 less commonly used drugs. Organized alphabetically by generic drug name, this drug resource provides fast access to the information needed to prevent drug errors and administer medications safely and accurately.

The2012 Lippincott’s Nursing Drug Guide offers:

  • More than 1,200 new additions, changes, and updates on indications, dosages, and administration
  • NEW Alerts to MRSA-risk antibiotics
  • NEW“Tall Man” lettering to prevent confusion of similarly named drugs
  • NEW appendix of drug-related websites, including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) sites
  • Complete monographs containing generic and trade names, pronunciations, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule, drug classes, therapeutic actions, indications, contraindications and cautions, available forms, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV facts, adverse effects, interactions, and nursing considerations—including assessment, interventions, teaching points
  • A graphic “alert” symbol for drugs that cannot be crushed, cut, or chewed
  • A 32-page full-color photo guide to pills and capsules
  • Icons identifying dangerous drugs and new indications
  • Interactions by drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab tests, and drug-alternative therapy
  • An appendix for best practices on disposal of medications
  • An appendix of patient teaching to prevent medication errors
  • An appendix with mini-monographs on over 200 less commonly used drugs

On the companion website—NEW drug information and resources!

  • NCLEX-style review questions
  • Patient-teaching aids and other patient safety resources
  • Tips for special populations
  • Reference tools
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May 182016

Dosage Calculations: A Ratio-Proportion Approach (includes Premium Web Site Printed Access Card)

By (author): Gloria D. Pickar, Amy Pickar-Abernethy

An excellent resource for anyone in or entering the field, market-leading DOSAGE CALCULATIONS: A RATIO-PROPORTION APPROACH, fourth edition, teaches you how to reduce errors and build your confidence in dosage calculation. It carefully examines both basic and advanced calculations, including intravenous medications and those specific to the pediatric patient. Extremely reader friendly, the book includes a comprehensive math review and a unique three-step method of calculating dosages that trains you to approach calculations logically. The new fourth edition reflects the latest drugs and protocol, regulations on medication abbreviations, medication administration technologies, and safe medication practices. Clinical simulations and Clinical Reasoning Skills scenarios based on QSEN principles help sharpen your clinical reasoning skills, while Section Examinations help prepare you for your future with test items formatted like graduate licensure examinations.
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May 142016

The Nurse Practitioner in Urology

This book is designed to meet the needs of nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses and also physician assistants, working in urology. The full range of domains of practice is covered, including assessment and diagnosis, clinical management, nurse practitioner and patient relationships, consultation, health promotion and disease prevention, and practice management and research. Some background knowledge is assumed regarding the normal anatomy and physiology of the genitourinary system and the pathophysiology underlying specific urologic health-related problems. The Nurse Practitioner in Urology will be invaluable in ensuring that the nurse practitioner is able to maintain exemplary management of patients with acute and chronic urologic conditions in a wide variety of settings, including independent practices, hospitals, and academic urologic practices. It explains fully the role of the nurse practitioner as a skilled clinician in urology, blending nursing and medical management and capable of managing many chronic nonoperative urologic conditions while recognizing those conditions which may benefit from surgical management. As populations continue to age worldwide, there is no doubt that the provision of advanced urologic care by nurse practitioners is an area that will continue to expand, benefiting from additional training and expertise. ?
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This title will be released on June 2, 2016.


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May 112016

Putting Patients First: Best Practices in Patient-Centered Care

The second edition of Putting Patients First showcases what Planetree facilities and the Planetree organization have learned about the commitments, conditions, practices, and policies that are needed to do more than give lip service to being–patient-centered.–It should be read by every student, nurse, physician, administrator, trustee, policy maker, and lay person who is committed to creating healing environments, holding facilities accountable for their rhetoric, and truly reforming health care.
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May 112016

Healthcare Management

By (author): Kieran Walshe, Judith Smith

‘…this is an excellent text. It is well constructed and appropriately pitched and, because the editors seek feedback on its style and content, it is likely to retain its relevance in future editions’ – “Nursing Management”. This comprehensive text covers all of the major aspects of healthcare management and is written by experts in the field. The book is structured into three main sections, bracketed by an introductory chapter setting the policy context and offering an overview/map of what follows; a concluding chapter draws together the key themes and offers a view about the future development and trends in healthcare management.The main sections of the book examine: the health policy and practice context for healthcare management; the specific challenges of managing healthcare organizations; and, key managerial techniques and methods that managers need to be able to use effectively in their practice.The chapters includes self-test exercises, summary boxes, further reading and a list of web-based resources. This book is key reading for researchers, managers and healthcare policy makers with a genuine interest in the links between the theory and practice of healthcare management and how best practice might be achieved within healthcare systems. The contributors include: Lawrence Benson, Carol Brooks, Ruth Boaden, Naomi Chambers, Deborah Davidson, Jennifer Dixon, Jenny Douglas, Tim Freeman, Jon Glasby, Neil Goodwin, Andrew Hine, Paula Hyde, Kim Jelphs, Justin Keen, Helen Lester, Ann Mahon, Anne McBride, Ruth McDonald, Shirley McIver, Steve Onyett, Helen Parker, Edward Peck, Suzanne Robinson, Ann Shacklady-Smith, Judith Smith, Anne Tofts, Tom Walley, Kieran Walshe, and Juliet Woodin.
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May 112016

150 Tips and Tricks for New Nurses: Balance a hectic schedule and get the sleep you need…Avoid illness and stay positive…Continue your education and keep up with medical advances

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By (author): Kathy Quan

With long hours, huge responsibilities, and average pay, nursing is often as challenging as it is rewarding. By teaching new nurses what to expect, how to get what they want, and how to succeed in today’s medical environment, this book is the one-dose treatment to prevent burnout. Written in an easy-to-read, direct, and honest way, this helpful handbook will teach new nurses what they didn’t learn in nursing school. Veteran R.N. Kathy Quan offers readers information on how to:

  • balance a hectic new schedule (for work, sleep, and life)
  • deal with doctors
  • avoid illness themselves
  • continue education while working
  • cope with death of patients (the first time, and after)
  • and more

With this book, nurses get real-life advice on how to cope, perform, and excel in their field–one shift at a time!

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May 112016

Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Pocket Guide: Medical-Surgical Nursing (Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Pocket Guides)

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By (author): Springhouse

Designed for quick, easy on-the-job reference, this spiralbound pocket guide covers every aspect of medical-surgical nursing in a concise format packed with bulleted facts, tables, and illustrations. Five distinctive sections cover Disorders, Diagnostic Tests, Treatments, Procedures, and more than 80 Clinical Tools from all medical-surgical specialties, including pain rating tools, dosage formulas, monitoring guidelines, and more. Topics in each section are arranged alphabetically and follow a consistent format. Recurring icons highlight key points such as life-threatening disorders, interdisciplinary care, and illustrations of pathophysiology.

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May 092016

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Core Curriculum: Ostomy Management

By (author): Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Wound, Jane E. Carmel MSN RN CWOCN, Janice C. Colwell RN MS CWOCN FAAN, Margaret Goldberg MSN RN CWOCN

This volume in the new Core Curriculum series from the WOCN® Society covers Ostomy Management, and is the crucial text for nurses practicing or studying ostomy patient care. It offers pathology and physiology basics in easy-to-grasp terms, while providing expert guidance on patient management. The perfect study guide for the wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) certification exams, it also provides step-by-step direction on essential nursing procedures.
The evidence-based, easy-to-follow format of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ Core Curriculum: Wound Management facilitates your comprehension of:  
o    Anatomy and physiology of the GI and urinary tracts
o    The disease states that lead to a fecal/urinary stoma
o    Fecal or urinary stoma construction
o    Fecal or urinary diversion.
Step-by-step instruction leads you through care planning and delivery, including management of stoma and peristomal complications. And, end-of-chapter Q&A helps you remember all vital points.
Practical directions cover:
o    Preoperative care for patients undergoing fecal or urinary diversion
o    Postoperative nursing assessment and management
o    New surgical procedures and pouching techniques
o    Patient education
o    Rehabilitation issues
o    Ostomy patient needs, including assessment and management of pediatric patients.
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ Core Curriculum: Ostomy Management is essential for nursing students in ostomy care programs; nurses caring for patients with an ostomy; nurses in gastroenterology, urology, and surgical nursing; graduate nursing students; those seeking WOC certification or recertification; and nursing faculty.

Also available as an e-book at other major retailers
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