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    A Guide to Women’s Health, Second Edition Provides a Quick Reference for Clinicians and Students

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 26, 2017 3:52:59 PM

    While women make up more than half of the population in the United States, health care isn't always tailored to them. The just published A Guide to Women’s Health, Second Edition by Tolu Oyelowo and Judith Johnson seeks to change that. A practical and multidisciplinary text, it enables students and clinicians to identify and treat conditions quickly and effectively.

    Concise and easy-to-use, the Second Edition offers evidence-based information on conventional, complementary, and alternative care choices for a wide-range of conditions affecting women. Topics include epidemiology, etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic and management considerations, self-care, and wellness.

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    Topics: New Edition, women's health, nursing, Judith Johnson, Tolu Oyelowo, Women's Health

    Lachel Story's Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach, Third Edition Continues as an Instructor and Student Favorite

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 20, 2017 4:38:05 PM

    Despite providing the foundation for much of nursing education from medical-surgical nursing to pharmacology, pathophysiology continues to intimidate many students. While most textbooks offer too much or not enough information, the new edition of Lachel Story's Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach selects the ideal level of content and delivers it in a student-friendly, accessible way. Praised by both instructors and students for its clear writing style, use of dynamic images, and current research and epidemiological trends, it employs a concept-based approach.

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    Topics: New Edition, lachel story, Navigate, nursing, Pathophysiology

    Falvo and Holland’s Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability, Sixth Edition Features a Unique and Individualized Approach

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 17, 2017 3:30:12 PM

    Nursing students and professionals who work with the chronically ill need to understand not only their clients' conditions but also the impact that those conditions have on daily life. The recently published Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability, Sixth Edition by Donna Falvo and Beverley E. Holland explores the impact of chronic illness and disability on the capacity to function on a physical, psychological, social, recreational, and vocational level.

    Designed to help students and professionals learn basic medical terminology in order to understand symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, and prognoses, it also helps them interpret reports and documents associated with client care. The text also focuses on how to help clients build and strengthen their personal resources so they may achieve optimal functioning and full participation in all aspects of their lives.

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    Topics: New Edition, nursing, DSM-V, health care, Beverley E. Holland, chronic illness, Donna Falvo, Health care, Psychiatric

    New Edition of Spirituality in Nursing Explores Contemporary Issues in Today's Complex World

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 14, 2017 3:41:00 PM

    Mary Elizabeth O'Brien's Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground is perhaps the most comprehensive text on spirituality and nursing currently in print. Now in its Sixth Edition, it continues as an invaluable resource for spirituality-focused nursing courses at all levels of education. Examining the relationship between spirituality and the practice of nursing, topics include the history of nursing from a spiritual perspective, how to assess a patient's spiritual needs, and the nurse's role in spiritual care.

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    Topics: New Edition, nursing, Mary Elizabeth O'Brien, nursing practice, spirituality

    New Edition of Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge Gives Students Practical Insights Into the Rapidly Changing Field

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 13, 2017 1:57:05 PM

    As nursing informatics continues to grow and bring value to the healthcare industry, nursing students need current, practical, and powerful tools to facilitate the move from information through knowledge to wisdom. One such resource is the recently published Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge, Fourth Edition by Dee McGonigle and Kathleen Mastrian. With content grounded in the authors' Foundation of Knowledge Model, it teaches students about the history of healthcare informatics, current issues, basic informatics concepts, and health information management applications.

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    Topics: New Edition, Dee McGonigle, Kathleen Mastrian, Navigate, nursing, nursing informatics, health informatics

    Tim Porter-O'Grady and Kathy Malloch Explore Today’s Healthcare Environment with the New Edition of Quantum Leadership

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 5, 2017 4:14:27 PM

    The healthcare landscape is continuously shifting and evolving, especially when it comes to leadership. With Quantum Leadership: Creating Sustainable Value in Health Care, Fifth Edition, Tim Porter-O'Grady and Kathy Malloch delve into theories about contemporary leadership within today’s increasingly complex and diverse healthcare delivery systems.

    The Fifth Edition explores the development of leadership through empowerment and team engagement. It analyzes the characteristics and roles of leaders to provide strategies for leading interdisciplinary teams within new models of the complex healthcare system. Also integrated are the essential requirements for Quality Matters certification for online course development.

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    Topics: Kathy Malloch, New Edition, Quantum Leadership, nursing, nursing leadership, Tim Porter-O'Grady, Leadership

    Butts and Rich's Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Third Edition Provides an Essential Roadmap

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 4, 2017 3:34:05 PM

    Graduate nursing students and advanced practice nurses need a broad foundation in order to understand and apply theory in practice. The recently published Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Third Edition by Janie B. Butts and Karen L. Rich gives students a thorough understanding of theory structure, how to evaluate theories, and how to put theories into practice on the job. Appropriate for both introductory and advanced degrees of knowledge, it also covers a wide variety of interdisciplinary theories due to the growing emphasis on collaborative, interdisciplinary care.

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    Topics: advanced practice nursing, New Edition, Janie B. Butts, Karen L. Rich, nursing, nursing theory, Advanced Practice

    New Edition of Nursing Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Advanced Practice Demystifies Healthcare Ethics

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 28, 2017 4:43:50 PM

    Did you know that the recently published Nursing Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Advanced Practice, Third Edition by Pamela J. Grace is the only comprehensive textbook on the ethical issues faced by APNs giving front-line care? As such, it is a critically important resource for students preparing for advanced practice and nursing leadership in both the United States and around the world.

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    Topics: New Edition, nursing, Pamela J. Grace, Advanced Practice, nursing ethics, apn, Ethics

    A Unique Approach to Holistic Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 22, 2017 4:50:43 PM

    In today's world, living a balanced life seems more difficult than ever. While most texts promote one therapy or minimize the role of conventional medicine, the recently published Invitation to Holistic Health: A Guide to Living a Balanced Life, Fourth Edition by Charlotte Eliopoulos offers a survey of all major contemporary and alternative therapies and demonstrates how to integrate them with allopathic approaches.

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    Topics: holistic nursing, New Edition, nursing, Charlotte Eliopoulos, holistic health, Holistic Nursing

    Announcing a New Edition of Carolyn Buppert's Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 10, 2017 3:39:17 PM

    In today's healthcare environment, it's imperative for nurses to stay abreast of the latest legal issues that impact them. The just published Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition by Carolyn Buppert is a must-have resource for every new or current nurse practitioner (NP) that explains and analyzes the legal issues relevant to nurse practitioners.

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    Topics: Carolyn Buppert, New Edition, legal, nurse practitioner, nursing, Advanced Practice, Law, Nurse Practitioner

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