Oct 072021

This handbook is for nurses needing practical guidance in clinical situations, either as an aide memoire for the specialist nurse, or an essential reference source for newly qualified nurses caring for people with neurological problems for the first time.





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Mosby’s Textbook for Nursing Assistants – Soft Cover Version 10th Edition

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Oct 022021

Known for its comprehensive coverage, readability, and visual presentation, Mosby’s Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 10th Edition helps prepare you to work in long-term care, acute care, and subacute care settings ― and includes a practice scenario in each chapter to enhance clinical judgment skills. It is the most comprehensive text for CNA programs, packed with step-by-step instructions for over 100 procedures and perfect for programs that are 80 hours or longer. The lifespan coverage includes skills not only for adults and older residents, but also for maternity and pediatric patients, so you are comfortable in a variety of care settings. New chapter organization allows you to learn in manageable portions and a revitalized art program clarifies important concepts and procedural steps

  • A clear writing style at a 7th grade reading level ensures accessibility for low-level learners.
  • Over 100 skills outlined in pre- procedure, procedure, and post-procedure sections ensure you learn all the necessary steps to pass the skills portion of the certification exam.
  • Complete coverage of the knowledge and skills needed to pass the state certification exam and engage in safe practice.
  • Focus on Practice: Problem Solving provides scenarios that stimulate critical thinking about common situations encountered during practice.
  • Focus on Math feature reviews mathematical calculations needed in various care measures and procedures.
  • Focus on Surveys feature highlights the nursing assistant’s role during state inspections.
  • Getting a Job chapter covers the soft skills needed to seek and obtain employment.
  • Focus on PRIDE: The Person, Family, and Yourself boxes build on chapter concepts to help promote pride in the nursing assistant, the resident, and the resident’s family.
  • Promoting Safety and Comfort boxes emphasize the importance of the patient’s or resident’s safety and comfort.
  • Delegation Guidelines detail the specifics of accepting delegated tasks.
  • Focus on Children and Older Person boxes provide age-specific information about special needs, considerations, and circumstances of children and older persons.
  • Focus on Long-Term Care and Home Care boxes highlight information vital to providing competent care in the long-term and home care settings.
  • Focus on Communication boxes provide guidelines for how to clearly communicate with residents and avoid comments that might make them uncomfortable.
  • Caring About Culture boxes contain information to help you learn about the various practices of other cultures.
  • Teamwork and Time Management boxes provide specific guidelines to help nursing assistants work most efficiently whether independently or as part of the nursing team.
  • Chapter review questions are a useful study guide found at the end of each chapter.
  • UPDATED! Shorter, more focused chapters help you retain important concepts and skills covered in the NATCEP certification exam.
  • NEW and UPDATED! New chapter organization breaks material into manageable portions, improving your ability to retain important information.
  • UPDATED! Enhanced art program illustrates important content and procedures.





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Fast Facts for the Critical Care Nurse, Second Edition 2nd Edition

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Oct 012021

This newly updated, quick-access guide for critical care nurses covers the most common admitting diagnoses and reviews their causes, signs and symptoms, and interventions. Critical care nursing requires astute assessment, adept communication, and the ability to multitask, as well as a high degree of adaptability. In the ICU, patient status and plan of care change constantly, presenting multifaceted problems for nurses and healthcare providers. This authoritative resource, with bulleted, bite-sized content, provides information to the busy ICU nurse in a heartbeat.

Fast Facts for the Critical Care Nurse, Second Edition, has been updated with the most current evidence-based guidelines and standards. Now organized by body system, this reference presents the latest treatment modalities and provides quick access to lab values and hemodynamic parameters. Part I introduces the foundations of critical care. Part II progresses by body system to cover common procedures and interventions. Part III covers patient- and family-centered care, discussing palliative directives and organ donation.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Seven completely new chapters
  • Chapter reorganization by body system
  • Updated to include newest treatment modalities
  • Speedy access to appendices with common lab values, hemodynamic parameters, IV medications, and EKG rhythm examples

Key Features:

  • Provides quick access to essential information needed on a daily basis
  • Includes Fast Facts boxes to help guide the reader
  • Authored by a respected nurse leader, educator, and AACN/Wharton Executive Leadership Fellow





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The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, Student Edition (Royal Marsden Manual Series) 10th Edition

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Sep 252021

The student edition of The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures has been the definitive, market-leading textbook of clinical nursing skills for fifteen years. This internationally best-selling title sets the gold standard for nursing care, providing the procedures, rationale, and guidance required by pre-registration students to deliver clinically effective, patient-focused care with expertise and confidence.

With over two-hundred detailed procedures which reflect the skills required to meet The Standards of Proficiency for Registered Nurses (NMC 2019), this comprehensive manual presents the evidence and underlying theory alongside full-colour illustrations and a range of learning activities designed to support student nurses in clinical practice. Loved and trusted by millions, The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, Student Edition continues to be a truly indispensable textbook for students, and includes coverage of patient assessment and discharge planning, communication, infection prevention and control, perioperative care, wound management, nutrition, diagnostic testing, medicines management, and much more.

Learning features in this revised tenth edition include:

  • Learning outcomes – summarise the focus of the information in each chapter
  • Learning in practice – asks you to consider issues within your practice environment
  • Case studies – provide learning around a particular patient scenario
  • Clinical applications – ask you to consider how you would apply your knowledge to a clinical situation
  • Stretch activities – challenge you with more nuanced, advanced issues to reflect upon

Many of the features in the book are relevant to trainee nursing associates, especially when used in conjunction with supervision from academic and clinical teachers.





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AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Fourth Edition 4th Edition

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Sep 152021

Succinct, complete guidance on how to safely and competently care for adult, critically ill patients and their families – written by top clinical experts 

A Doody’s Core Title for 2019! 

Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this acclaimed textbook sets the standard for critical care nursing education. Recognizing the learner’s need to assimilate foundational knowledge before attempting to master more complex critical care nursing concepts, the book features a practical building-block organization that starts with the basics and logically progresses to advanced topics.

Bolstered by helpful tables and essential content cases,  AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing is an essential tool for clinicians at the point of care, and those preparing for CCRN certification in critical care nursing.

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Fourth Edition is presented in four sections:

The Essentials presents core information that new clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to all critically ill patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnoses.
Pathologic Conditions covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered among adult critical care patients.
Advanced Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill Patient moves beyond the essentials and includes information about specific pathologic conditions that require specialized critical care management.
Key Reference Information features normal laboratory and diagnostic values, troubleshooting guides for hemodynamic monitoring, summary tables of critical care drugs, and cardiac rhythms and treatment guides.

Learning aids include Knowledge Competencies that can be used to gauge progress, Priniciples of Management to summarize key concepts and “Essential Content” case studies with questions and answers to further reinforce the learners’ knowledge.







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Essentials of Nursing Leadership & Management Seventh Edition

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Sep 042021

Transition from student to professional with confidence. Stepping out of the classroom and into professional nursing practice can be stressful. This handy guide will build your confidence and prepare you to meet the challenges you’ll face as a new staff nurse in today’s dynamic health-care environment. You’ll explore your future responsibilities as a leader and a manager and the workplace issues and trends that you’ll encounter in practice. See what students are saying online… Easy nursing book to read unlike others that I have …“come across. It gives great situations and examples throughout the book. Short and straight to the point.”―Wendy Five stars “Actually one of my favorite leadership books from nursing school.”―Amy H. Five stars “Great book, very easy to understand, and clear on the points.”―Nevets





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Essentials of Nursing Informatics, 7th Edition

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Aug 312021

The single best resource for learning how technology can make the nursing experience as rewarding and successful as possible

Doody’s Core Titles for 2021! 

Essentials of Nursing Informatics provides the information and insights readers need to manage and process data to improve the quality and outcomes of healthcare. Topics include the use of computers in nursing administration, practice, education, and research; computer systems and information theory; electronic medical records, continuum of care information technology systems, and personal health records; coding; and government, clinical, and private sector system requirements.

This revised and updated edition covers the latest changes in technology, administration, policy, and their effects on healthcare informatics in the U.S., with contributing international authors from Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. The seventh edition includes section summaries, and each chapter includes sample test questions and answers. 

This updated seventh edition covers:


  • Nursing Informatics Technologies
  • Nursing Practice Applications
  • System Standards
  • Advanced Applications for the 4th Nursing IT Revolution
  • System Life Cycle
  • Educational Applications
  • Informatics Theory Standards
  • Research Applications
  • Policies and Quality Measures in Healthcare





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Mosby’s 2019 Nursing Drug Reference (Skidmore Nursing Drug Reference) 32nd Edition

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Aug 212021

Put the most trusted name in nursing in your hands. Mosby’s 2019 Nursing Drug Reference is a full-color portable nursing drug handbook that makes it easy to find the most vital information on the drugs that nurses administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled in the text and on the free app ― including 15 new entries for drugs and drug therapies recently approved by the FDA. Plus, no other drug guide places a higher emphasis on patient safety, with Black Box Warnings for dangerous adverse reactions, Safety Alerts for situations requiring special attention, and a focus on both common and life-threatening side effects of 50 common drug classes. This 32nd edition proves once again why Mosby’s is the bestselling drug reference for nurses on the market!

  • Coverage of more than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs provides information for almost every drug you’re likely to encounter in clinicals.
  • Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions.
  • Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects.
  • Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments.
  • IV drug administration coverage in bold highlight dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities.
  • Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information.
  • Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information.
  • Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendices.
  • Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion.
  • NEW! 15 added monographs provide up-to-date content on newly released, FDA-approved drugs and drug therapies.
  • NEW! BEERS indications included for selected monographs.
  • NEW! Drugs with genetic indications identifiable by easy to spot icon.





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Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing: A Systems Approach 1st Edition

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Aug 162021

Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing: a Systems Approach is a comprehensive yet easy-to-read overview of medical and surgical nursing, designed specifically to support all nursing students learning to care for the adult patient. Highly illustrated and with an easy-to-follow systems-based structure, it provides a thorough foundation in anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, medical management, and nursing care for the full spectrum of adult health conditions.

Key features include:

  • Extensive coverage of principles of nursing assessment, medication administration, infection prevention and control, and nutritional care
  • Key need-to-know-information and definitions for the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of a range of illnesses and conditions
  • Detailed overviews of nursing care, including patient education, treatment, and complications
  • An online resource centre with a range of extras for both lecturers and students, including case studies, reflective activities, interactive multiple choice questions, and further reading lists

Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing: a Systems Approach is the ideal textbook to help students succeed on their adult nursing course.

The companion website website www.wileyfundamentalseries.com/medicalnursing contains:

  • Interactive multiple-choice questions
  • Reflective questions for downloading
  • Case studies
  • Links to online resources

When you purchase the book you also receive access to the Wiley E-Text: Powered by VitalSource. This is an interactive digital version of the book, featuring downloadable text and images, highlighting and note-taking facilities, bookmarking, cross-referencing, in-text searching, and linking to references and abbreviations.

Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing is also available on CourseSmart, offering extra functionality as well as an immediate way to access the book. For more details, see www.coursesmart.co.uk/9780470658239.





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Mosby’s Drug Guide for Nursing Students 11th Edition

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Aug 112021

Very important part of any freshman nursing student’s book collection. Don’t get swindled by college bookstores! Buy from other students like yourself and save a boatload of money. Thanks! -Jenn





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