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    Review: "an excellent, easy to read graduate level book on women's gynecologic health"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 13, 2017 4:04:56 PM

    The trusted, comprehensive, and evidence-based Women’s Gynecologic Health, Third Edition by Kerri Durnell Schuiling and Frances E. Likis has received another rave review. Julie Baker-Townsend, DNP, WHNP- BC, FNP-BC, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writing for Doody’s Review Service calls it,

    “…an excellent, easy to read graduate level book on women's gynecologic health [that] covers all aspects of gynecological care including cultural care, evidence-based guidelines, and feministic approaches...”

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    Topics: women's health, Doody's Review Service, Frances E. Likis, Kerri Durnell Schuiling, nursing, Review, Women's Health

    Issues and Trends in Nursing, Second Edition "offers readers the groundwork to build their knowledge of current policies and practices in nursing"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 11, 2017 11:40:34 AM

    The reviews are already starting to come in for the recently published Issues and Trends in Nursing: Practice, Policy, and Leadership, Second Edition by Gayle Roux and Judith A. Halstead. According to Sandra Jean Herron, DNP, from Winona State University, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    "This edition, with its modified title, interactive features, and online resources, offers readers the groundwork to build their knowledge of current policies and practices in nursing."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nursing, nursing trends, Gayle Roux, Judith A. Halstead

    Review: Marsha Walker's Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician, Fourth Edition is “a good reference for detailed lactation and breastfeeding guidance”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 7, 2017 4:21:04 PM

    The praise keeps on coming for Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Fourth Edition by Marsha Walker. Earlier this year, it was awarded Third Place in the 2016 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Maternal-Child Health Category. Now it has received a 4-star review. Ann Hammack Johnson, PhD, RN, CPNP, from Texas Woman's University, writing for Doody's Review Service calls it,

    “…a good reference for detailed lactation and breastfeeding guidance. [It] provides a clear synthesis of evidence-based guidance for both common and unique issues related to breastfeeding…”

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    Topics: breastfeeding, Doody's Review Service, lactation, nursing, Review, lactation, Marsha Walker, breastfeeding

    5-Star Review for Clinical Guidelines for Advanced Practice Nursing, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 24, 2017 12:31:59 PM

    We have some terrific news to share. Clinical Guidelines for Advanced Practice Nursing: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Third Edition by Geraldine M. Collins-Bride, JoAnne M. Saxe, Karen G. Duderstadt, and Rebekah Kaplan just received a top score of 100 and 5 stars from Doody's Review Service.

    Kathleen M. Woodruff, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, from the USC School of Social Work, writing for Doody's Review Service, calls it,

    “…a valuable resource for all clinicians to have in their personal library. The focus on an interprofessional approach is essential in the current healthcare climate…”

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    Topics: advanced practice nursing, Doody's Review Service, JoAnne M. Saxe, Karen G. Duderstadt, nursing, Rebekah Kaplan, Review, Advanced Practice

    Review: Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition "provides excellent up-to-date information"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 15, 2017 4:40:01 PM

    Great news to share-- Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition by Judith Lauwers just received a 4-star review. According to Judy M. Comeaux, DNP, ARNP/PNP,CRNI, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writing for Doody’s Review Service,

    “This book is well written, easy to read, and organized. [It] provides excellent up-to-date information related to breastfeeding and lactation support, not only for the novice but also for the expert.”

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    Topics: breastfeeding, Doody's Review Service, Judith Lauwers, lactation, Review, lactation, breastfeeding

    Review: Care of the Well Newborn "is a very useful reference"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 13, 2017 3:42:31 PM

    As the first text of its kind, Care of the Well Newborn by B.J. Snell and Sandra L Gardner focuses on care of the term newborn for the first month of life. In a new review, Sherita K. Etheridge, MSN, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, writing for Doody's Review Service calls it,

    "...a very useful reference specific to newborns. It offers more detailed information for this population than most maternal-child books."

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    Topics: midwifery, Doody's Review Service, nursing, Review, B.J. Snell, Helen Varney Burst, Sandra L Gardner, well newborn, Women's Health

    Review praises the "unique" Perianesthesia Nursing Care: A Bedside Guide for Safe Recovery, Second Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 10, 2017 2:33:04 PM

    The good reviews are already coming in for Perianesthesia Nursing Care: A Bedside Guide for Safe Recovery, Second Edition by Daphne Stannard and Dina A. Krenzischek. In a new review, Linda K. Connelly, PhD, MSH, ARNP, CNOR, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writes for Doody’s Review Service that,

    “This book is unique in its focus on nurses caring for perianesthesia patients across all venues where nursing care is delivered. The question-answer format makes it easy to read…”

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nursing, Review, Daphne Stannard, Dina A. Krenzischek, Nurse Anesthetist, Perianesthesia, Perianesthesia Nursing, Perianesthesia Nursing Care

    5-Star Review for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Enhanced Fifth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 8, 2017 3:25:23 PM

    Busy lactation consultants rely on the latest clinical techniques and research findings in Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Enhanced Fifth Edition by Karen Wambach and Jan Riordan. In a recent 5-star review, Judy M. Comeaux, DNP, ARNP/PNP, CRNI, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writing for Doody's Review Service raves that it,

    “… presents up-to-date information…and is well written and organized, making it easy to read. The focus on evidence-based information and clinical practice supports current recommendations by the healthcare community.”

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    Topics: Karen Wambach, breastfeeding, Doody's Review Service, Jan Riordan, Review

    5-Star Review for the "wonderful" Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Seventh Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 23, 2016 2:35:33 PM

    Nursing students and professional administrators need a sold grasp of management concepts and theories. That's what makes Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Seventh Edition by Linda A. Roussel, James L. Harris, and Tricia Thomas so essential. In a recent 5-star review, Cynthia L. Cummings, EdD, RN,CHSE, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writing for Doody's Review Service, raves that it is,

    “…very thorough and covers all of the current, pertinent topics. The chapters are easy to follow, detailed, and reflect the current state of healthcare [and the] online resources are a wonderful accompaniment.”

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    Topics: Linda A. Roussel, Doody's Review Service, James L. Harris, nursing, Review, Tricia Thomas, Leadership, management

    New review praises "well-written" Global Health Care: Issues and Policies, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 22, 2016 5:13:27 PM

    From the Zika outbreak to battling HIV/AIDS, global health care affects everyone. As a result, it's never been more important to educate nursing students on the issues and policies that will impact them throughout their careers. The recently published Global Health Care: Issues and Policies, Third Edition by Carol Holtz addresses international health and health care at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In a new 4-star review, Sharon K. Byrne, DrNP APN NP-C CNE, from The College of New Jersey writes for Doody's Review Service that,

    "This well-written book and website…provides users at all levels and in all healthcare professions valuable supplemental materials that promote learning. [It] includes contributions from many recognized individuals in the expanding field."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Global health, health policy, nursing, Review, health policy, Carol Holtz

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