Terrific news-- Communication for Nurses: Talking with Patients, Third Edition by Lisa Kennedy Sheldon and Janice Foust earned 5 stars and a perfect score of 100 from Doody's Review Service. Reviewer, Debra E. Stieve, DNP, MSN, RN, from the Michigan State University College of Nursing, writes that it has a "refreshing style that provides a bridge from content to practice."
Great news to share-- Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning, Second Edition by Jacqueline Rhoads and Sandra Wiggins Petersen just earned 5 stars and a perfect score of 100 from Doody's Review Service. According to reviewer Kathleen M. Woodruff, DNP, from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, it is "a wonderful resource in the area of physical history/examination and diagnostic reasoning."
The following blog post is from Cathy Cress, author of Handbook of Geriatric Care Management:
November is National Caregiver’s Month. This is an opportunity for Geriatric Care Managers (GCMs) to celebrate and call attention to the plight of family caregivers. In the third edition of Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, I have added a chapter, “Assessing and supporting the Family Caregiver” (Ch.9). This new chapter highlights GCM’s important role in building this desperately needed platform for drowning family caregivers. Why are they drowning?
Topics: Assessment, Author, care-giving, caregivers, Cress, family, GCM, Geriatric, handbook, Health care, management, national caregiver's month, Nurse Practitioner, UK, United Kingdom, United States
Sudha C. Patel, RN, BSN, MN, MA, DNS, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Kim A. Jakopac, RN, ASN, BSN, MSN, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-1356-3 | Paperback | 544 Pages | © 2012
Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Skills guides nursing students and practicing nurses towards enhancing fundamental psychiatric nursing skills competency in specific assessment and interventions for the selected psychiatric disorders. A nursing skill book in a manual format, this text is handy at the clinical site and encourages readers to translate their theoretical knowledge and psychiatric nursing skills into clinical practice.