Feb 072016
 

Introductory Mental Health Nursing


By (author): Donna Womble MEd BS RN

Prepare your LPN/LVN students to deal effectively with the mental health issues they will encounter in a wide range of healthcare settings with Introductory Mental Health Nursing, 3e. This updated edition of the author’s acclaimed text provides clear, direct, and clinically relevant information on mental health nursing, supported by case applications, a built-in student workbook, a striking full color design, and a wide range of innovative features that support students every step of the way as they develop the knowledge they will need for success in their future careers.
 
Updated to reflect the DSM-V and featuring new and expanded content throughout, the Third Edition includes a robust array of online resources to save you time and help your students succeed in the course.
 
Student Resources:
 
  • Learning Objectives for every chapter help students gauge their mastery of key content.
  • Journal Articles for every chapter, updated for this edition, offer access to current research available in LWW journals.
  • A Watch & Learn Video Clip on Cognitive Functioning reinforces skills from the textbook and appeals to visual and auditory learners.
  • Practice & Learn Activities related to therapeutic communication, antidepressants, and dementia, present case scenarios with interactive exercises and questions to help students apply what they have learned.
  • Movie Viewing Guides highlight films depicting individuals with mental health disorders and provide students the opportunity to approach nursing care related to mental illness in a novel way.
  • Clin Sim Case Studies include scenarios related to acute mania, major depressive disorder, and paranoid schizophrenia to help students understand the real life presentation of various disorders.
  • A Spanish-English Audio Glossary provides terms and phrases for communicating with patients in Spanish.
  • Monographs of Commonly Prescribed Drugs provide vital, up-to-date information.
 
Instructor Resources
  • PowerPoint presentations make it easy for you to integrate the textbook with your students’ classroom experience, via either handouts or slide shows.
  • Lesson Plans make the text easier to teach from.
  • Learning Objectives for each chapter provide an outline of key content that must be mastered.
  • Answers to Movie Viewing Guides facilitate discussion and assessment of student understanding.
  • Clin Sim Case Studies include scenarios related to acute mania, major depressive disorder, and paranoid schizophrenia to help students understand the real life presentation of various disorders.
  • Answers to Assignments are provided for your convenience.
  • A Watch & Learn Video Clip on Cognitive Functioning reinforces skills from the textbook and appeals to visual and auditory learners.
  • Practice & Learn Activities related to therapeutic communication, antidepressants, and dementia, present case scenarios with interactive exercises and questions to help students apply what they have learned.
  • Journal Articles for every chapter, updated for this edition, offer access to current research available in LWW journals.
  • A robust test generator with answers helps you put together tests that assess your students’ understanding of the material.
  • A complete image bank enhances lecture and exam preparation.
  • A Sample Syllabus provides guidance for structuring your mental health nursing course.
  • Strategies for Effective Teaching provide tips for teaching the course.
  • eBook on thePoint provides anywhere, anytime access to the fully searchable text and image bank.
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Feb 032016
 

Chronic Disorders: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide (Incredibly Easy! Series®)


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By (author): Springhouse

Using the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, this pocket-sized guide provides time-starved nurses with critical information on managing approximately 100 of the most challenging chronic disorders. The book delivers information quickly in a streamlined, bulleted format, with numerous illustrations, recurring logos, and memory joggers.

Chapters are organized alphabetically by disorder name. Coverage of each disorder includes causes, pathophysiology, diagnosis, complications, treatment options, and special considerations. Logos include I See, I See, illustrating pathology through graphics and flowcharts; This Is Intense, focusing on acute episodes; and Head of the Class, offering essential patient teaching information. Test Zone self-assessment questions appear at the back of the book.

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Jan 292016
 

Theoretical Basis for Nursing


By (author): Melanie McEwen, Evelyn M. Wills

Written in an easily understood style, this textbook reflects current content course needs by addressing the underlying information needed to understand and apply theory to practice.
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Jan 272016
 

Developing Nursing Practice with Children and Young People


Developing Nursing Practice with Children and Young People explores the context of children’s nursing in light of recent policy changes, and looks at contemporary issues and emerging roles within the field. Divided into four parts, Part One focuses on the emergence of children’s nursing in healthcare, detailing events and developments that have shaped the role of children’s nurses. Part Two examines many aspects of practice for registered practitioners in nursing, ranging from acute care settings to children’s nurses’ developing roles in primary care, mental health and with children and young people with special health and social needs. Part Three then provides a detailed analysis of advanced practice in children’s nursing. The advanced skills portfolio is presented in depth, augmented by exemplars of a number of advanced practice roles which have already been established. Finally, Part Four builds on the previous three parts by offering several case studies from practice – including accounts from children, young people and families, as well as assistant practitioners and student nurses. The text concludes by focusing on the longer term scope for children’s nurses.
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Jan 242016
 

AWHONN’s Perinatal Nursing


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An official publication of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Perinatal Nursing, Fourth Edition presents up-to-date information based on the most rigorous evidence and offers suggestions for best practices. This new edition of the authoritative, comprehensive text used by perinatal nurses worldwide features a wealth of new content to keep practice current.

You’ll reach for this highly practical resource for: expanded coverage of high-risk pregnancy, from bleeding in pregnancy to preterm labor and birth, diabetes, cardiac disease, pulmonary complications, multiple gestation, and maternal-fetal transport. And, you’ll expertly manage today’s broader scope of perinatal nursing with . . . an all-new chapter on obesity in pregnancy covers risks to the mother and fetus, care from preconception to postpartum, as well as bariatric surgery. And, an expanded chapter on newborn nutrition includes new sections on the infant feeding decision, benefits of breastfeeding, nutritional components, and preterm milk and lactation. New chapters related to patient safety and the development of a highly reliable perinatal unit, inform nurses how to conduct team training and drills for obstetric emergencies, create checklists, and effectively handoff patients.

Two experienced perinatal nurses team with the prestigious Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses and more than 70 contributors and reviewers for an unbiased perspective. You’ll know the best evidence and latest standards for all areas of your perinatal practice by drawing on a wealth of wisdom gathered into the brand new edition of AWHONN’s Perinatal Nursing, 4th edition.
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Jan 222016
 

Fast Facts for the Triage Nurse: An Orientation and Care Guide in a Nutshell (Fast Facts for Your Nursing Career)


By (author): Lynn Sayre Visser MSN BS RN CEN CPEN CLNC, Anna Sivo Montejano MSNEd RN CEN, Valerie Aarne Grossman MALS BSN RN

This is a concise, user-friendly orientation guide and reference for new and seasoned nurses, paramedics, preceptors, educators, management teams, and anyone else working in the triage environment. It offers guidelines covering key processes and practices triage nurses use daily. Chapters address core elements of triage such as patient point of entry, acuity scales, and “red-flag” patient presentations and how to handle them; coordination and communication with other health care team members; and documentation.

The book offers practical information on triage for emergency department and urgent care settings, with useful tips for both triage orientees and preceptors. It addresses care considerations for specialized populations including geriatric and pediatric patients. The text supplies essential information on teaching and learning principles and the fostering of critical thinking skills, and covers such topics as compassion fatigue, customer service, legal concerns, core measures, and patient and staff safety. Trends in triage nursing such as electronic medical record considerations, provider in triage, and advanced triage protocols are included. Information is organized in brief, bulleted “bites” for knowledge at a glance, and Fast Facts in a Nutshell boxes reinforce key concepts.

Key Features

  • Provides essential guidance for key procedures and protocols in an easy-to-read, easy-to-access format
  • Offers practical triage information with a focus on emergency department and urgent care settings
  • Focuses on processes, critical thinking, and the legal aspects of triage
  • Includes care considerations for specific patient populations
  • Incorporates advice from seasoned emergency department nurses and triage educators
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Jan 212016
 

Prescribing Mental Health Medication: The Practitioner’s Guide


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By (author): Christopher M. Doran

Prescribing Mental Health Medication is a text for practitioners who treat mental disorders with medication. It explains the entire process of medication assessment, management and follow up for general medical practitioners, mental health practitioners, students, residents, prescribing nurses and others perfecting this skill. Already used by providers and training institutions throughout the world, the newly revised second edition is completely updated and focuses on the following key issues:

  • How to determine if medication is needed
  • Proper dosing and how to start and stop medication
  • When to change medication
  • Dealing with difficult patients
  • Specific mental health symptoms and appropriate medication
  • Special populations including pregnant women, substance abusers, children and adolescents, and the elderly
  • Monitoring medication with blood levels
  • Management of medication side effects and avoidance of medication risk
  • The misuse of medication
  • Prescription of generic preparations
  • Prescriptions via the Internet, telemedicine, and electronic medical records
  • Organizing a prescriptive office and record-keeping

Completely updated, this text includes information on all psychotropic medications in use in the United States and the United Kingdom. It incorporates clinical tips, sample dialogues for talking about medications to patients, and information specifically relevant in primary care settings.

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Jan 162016
 

Math for Nurses: A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation


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By (author): Mary Jo Boyer RN PhD

Compact and easy-to-use, Math for Nurses is a pocket-sized guide/reference to dosage calculation and drug administration. It includes a review of basic math skills, measurement systems, and drug calculations/preparations. Math for Nurses helps students to calculate dosages accurately and improve the accuracy of drug delivery. The author uses a step-by-step approach with frequent examples to illustrate problem-solving and practical applications. Readers will find it great for use in the clinical setting or as a study aid. Practice problems throughout the text and end-of-chapter and end-of-unit review questions will aid students’ application and recall of material. A handy pull-out card contains basic equivalents, conversion factors, and math formulas.
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Jan 162016
 

Vertigo: A Clinical Guide


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By (author): Shabih H. Zaidi, Arun Sinha

?This monograph on vertigo is based on the personal, hands-on, practical and clinical experience of managing vertigo in a large university-affiliated hospital. It covers all aspects of the subject, offering the latest information on epidemiology, aetiopathogenesis, diagnostics, the battery of vestibular and allied tests, treatment, rehabilitative management and ethical considerations. The neglected but substantial problem of paediatric vertigo is addressed, as are the many pathologies in the elderly population that can lead to disequilibrium and repeated falls. This book will prove of value to a range of practitioners, including family physicians, otologists, audiologists, vestibular scientists, neurologists, paediatricians, geriatricians, physiotherapists, rehabilitation therapists  and general doctors, as well as medical and nursing students.
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Jan 162016
 

Springhouse Review for Critical Care Nursing Certification (Springhouse Nursing Review Series)


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By (author): Springhouse

Updated to reflect current AACN content on the CCRN certification exam, this review book provides the information nurses need to achieve CCRN certification. It covers all topics found on the exam—from disorders by body system, to multisystem disorders, to professional caring and ethical practice concepts—and includes new appendices on patients with special needs and JCAHO pain management. The book reviews signs and symptoms, key laboratory values, diagnostic tests, and medical and nursing management for scores of problems. Review questions and posttests, answers with rationales, study tips, test-taking strategies, and information on the test plan are also included.

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