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    Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Third Edition is "an excellent guide for any person working with nursing mothers"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 21, 2017 4:53:43 PM

    Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Third Edition by Karin Cadwell and Cindy Turner-Maffei just received a terrific review from Clinical Lactation. Angela D. Stokes, MA, writes that,

    “Overall, the book is an excellent guide for any person working with nursing mothers, and I would highly recommend it to be available in every maternity ward in hospitals, in breastfeeding support groups, as well as being a required text for any breastfeeding peer counselor.”

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    Topics: breastfeeding, nursing, Review, breastfeeding, Cindy Turner-Maffei, Clinical Lactation, Karin Cadwell

    Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring, Third Edition "is an excellent reference"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 10, 2017 1:57:08 PM

    Knowledge of electronic fetal heart rate monitoring is crucial to OB nurses. In fact, studies have shown that a lack of understanding around electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) is one of the leading cause of lawsuits. That's what makes our recently published Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring: The 5-Tier System, Third Edition by Julian T. Parer, Tekoa L. King, and Tomoaki Ikeda so timely and relevant.

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nursing, Review, Tekoa L. King, Julian T. Parer, EFM, Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring, lectronic fetal monitoring, Tomoaki Ikeda, Women's Health

    Judith Lauwers's Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition "is a wealth of knowledge"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 29, 2017 3:00:50 PM

    Judith Lauwers's Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition has received another rave review. Mechell R. Turner, MEd, CCH, CD, writes in Clinical Lactation that the portable size makes it easy to "fit into a large lab coat pocket [and it is] useful for a busy practitioner."

    She continues that,

    "The book comes in handy for dealing with difficult and advanced issues that require an interdisciplinary team effort. One chapter is dedicated to “Techniques and Devices.” Each product and technique is simply explained in a step by step process that shows best practice as well as those practices and devices that are ineffectual. There is a lot of common sense in the text.

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    Topics: breastfeeding, Judith Lauwers, lactation, nursing, Review, lactation, breastfeeding, Clinical Lactation

    Review: Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician, Fourth Edition by Marsha Walker is “an extensive volume of evidence-based information”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 15, 2017 4:47:50 PM

    In a new review of Marsha Walker's Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence, Fourth Edition for Clinical Lactation, Heather D. Leopold, RN, LMT, writes that,

    “In a world where mothers are often pitted against each other, lactation is particularly contentious as breastfeeding experts, who may or may not be medical professionals, are steadily challenged about the validity of the information they present. We are often called names and told we should stop being so dogmatic. Many times, lactation specialists may not be able to put their finger on specific information they know to be true and instead scramble to find resources.

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    Topics: breastfeeding, lactation, nursing, Review, lactation, Marsha Walker, breastfeeding

    Catherine Watson Genna's Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Third Edition "should become part of the IBCLC preparatory canon"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 7, 2017 3:39:35 PM

    Catherine Watson Genna's highly regarded Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Third Edition just received an outstanding new review in Clinical Lactation. According to Karen Meade, BS, MA, RN, IBCLC, LCCE, CPST,

    “This book offers a wealth of clearly written information about infant sucking skills that is accessible by any healthcare professionals who support breastfeeding mothers and babies and should become part of the IBCLC preparatory canon.”

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    Topics: breastfeeding, IBCLC, lactation, nursing, Review, catherine watson genna, lactation, breastfeeding

    PCCN Certification Review, Third Edition is "very helpful to anyone interested in taking the PCCN exam"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 17, 2017 4:35:15 PM

    It's important for nurses preparing to take the Progressive Care Certified Nurse (PCCN) exam administered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) to have the highest quality study guide. That's why PCCN Certification Review, Third Edition by Ann J. Brorsen and Keri R. Rogelet is so effective.

    In a new 4-star review, Cynthia Cummings, EdD, RN, CHSE, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writes for Doody's Review Service that,

    "This book will be very helpful to anyone interested in taking the PCCN exam. The online site is very helpful. This edition features current questions and adds new medications."

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    Topics: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Ann J. Brorsen, Doody's Review Service, Keri R. Rogelet, nursing, Review, Advanced Practice, PCCN, Progressive Care Certified Nurse

    Women’s Health Issues Across the Life Cycle "does an excellent job"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 4, 2017 3:40:29 PM

    It's rare for a text to explore a wide-variety of health issues and concerns for women to offer a holistic approach to care. In fact, Women’s Health Issues Across the Life Cycle: A Quality of Life Perspective by Angela Sammarco is the first. In a recent review, Julie Baker-Townsend, DNP, WHNP- BC, FNP-BC, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writes for Doody's Review Service that,

    "This innovative book is extremely useful to improve critical thinking among nursing students in a women's health class. It does an excellent job of noting the quality of life issues…"

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    Topics: women's health, Doody's Review Service, nursing, Review, ngela Sammarco, Women's Health

    Initiating and Sustaining the Clinical Nurse Leader Role: A Practical Guide, Third Edition Receives 5 Stars

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 18, 2017 3:42:58 PM

    The essential and invaluable Initiating and Sustaining the Clinical Nurse Leader Role: A Practical Guide, Third Edition by James L. Harris, Linda A. Roussel, and Tricia Thomas recently received a five-star review. According to Cynthia L. Cummings, EdD, RN, CHSE, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    "This book is easy to read and very thorough in the descriptions of areas for the clinical nurse leader role. It includes excellent examples and good learning examples."

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    Topics: Linda A. Roussel, clinical nurse leader, cnl, Doody's Review Service, James L. Harris, nursing, Review, Tricia Thomas, Leadership

    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

    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

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