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– Complete monographs on newly approved drugs
– Alphabetical order to get you to the facts you need quickly
– New Warning logo highlights safety concerns
– New IV Facts logo enables quicker access to IV drug information
– Color photoguide to pills and capsules
– New table on normal laboratory values
– Key patient teaching points
– Interactions with drugs, foods, alternative therapies, and laboratory tests
The essential pocket drug guide. Over 2,000 generic and brand-name drugs in an easy A-to-Z format. Key features:
-Alphabetized by generic name for fingertip access to the information you need.
– Includes brand names, drug class, pregnancy risk, and controlled substance schedule for each drug.
– Prominent alerts for dangerous drugs and black box warnings.
– Special section addressing Patient Safety and Medication Administration.
– Appendices on alternative therapiees, topical and opthalmic drugs, laxatives, contraceptives, biologicals, and combination products. – Anatomy of a drug monograph on inside front cover.
– Detailed index of all generic and trade names and drug classes included.
For over 40 years, Brunner and Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing has been a student favorite due to its comprehensive yet easy-to-understand approach. A thorough and consistent Nursing Process organization will help you understand the complexities of Medical-Surgical Nursing, while proven features such as Nursing Alerts and Risk Factor charts will help you to easily identify critical information to ensure safe and effective practice. In short, this is the text that helps you identify what you need to know and what you need to do.
The best selling resource remains a comprehensive source of essential clinical skills for both students and practicing nurses. Now in its seventh edition, Clinical Nursing Skills continues the high standard as a performance-based text organized around the nursing process. Over 750 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills are presented in a clear, concise, step-by-step format and supported by over 1200 full-color photos and illustrations as well as clear rationales. Companion CD included!
Praised for its comprehensive coverage and clear organization, Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management, 7th Edition is the go-to critical care nursing text for both practicing nurses and nursing students preparing for clinicals. Nine sections highlight the alterations seen in critical care and make it easy to understand the unique challenges of critical care nursing. An abundance of learning tools such as Patient Safety Alerts, Evidence-Based Practice boxes, NIC interventions, case studies, Pharmacologic Management boxes, and more give you a better understanding of clinical practice and help you reference vital information quickly and easily.
A classic in its field, Essentials of Nursing Research is designed to teach you hot to read, understand, analyze, and evaluate research reports in nursing practice. The seventh edition had been updated with stronger coverage of evidence-based practice, a more balanced presentation of medical and social science methods and nomenclature, enhanced coverage of qualitative research, and more!
Help your students develop the blended competencies (cognitive, technical, interpersonal, and ethical/legal) they will need to effectively care for patients in both institutional and community-based practice settings with this updated Eighth Edition of the best-selling Fundamentals of Nursing. Packed with clinical examples, proven pedagogy, striking illustrations, and online learning tools, this best-selling text takes a holistic approach as it distills the fundamentals that nursing students need to know to respond to today’s healthcare challenges competently, enthusiastically, and accountably. Reflecting today’s rapidly evolving healthcare delivery system, the Eighth Edition offers new content, new pedagogy, a revised art and photo program, and a wide range of online teaching and learning resources to save you time and help your students succeed.
This concise clinical companion presents nearly 200 diseases and disorders in alphabetical format, allowing rapid access to need-to-know information on the most commonly encountered diseases and disorders. Featured highlights include Nursing Alerts, Gerontologic Considerations, Patient and Family Education, Home and Community Based Care, and Health Promotion and Maintenance. Plus the handbook is completely cross-referenced to the text and pages are tabbed for speedy reference, making it the perfect complement to the premier Medical-Surgical nursing text.
HANDBOOK OF INFORMATICS FOR NURSES & HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS, 5/e is a complete and up-to-date overview of the key issues related to adoption and use of health information technology and nursing informatics, with detailed practical information to support students and professionals in the field. Intended to address all the concepts, skills, and tasks professionals need to achieve the nation s healthcare information technology goals, it contains three major sections: General Computer Information, Health Care Information Systems, and Specialty Applications. Major themes of privacy, confidentiality, and information security are woven throughout; project management is introduced in the context of strategic planning, and addressed in many other chapters. This edition contains extensive new coverage throughout, along with eight new chapters addressing issues such as Personal Health Records (PHRs), Health Information Exchanges (HIEs), usability, and consumer education. “
Laura Berk, renowned professor and researcher, presents the latest theories and findings in the field to students in a manageable and relevant way. Berk’s signature storytelling style invites students to actively learn beside the text’s “characters,” who experience real issues in development, including physical, cognitive, and peer challenges, as well as parenting and educational concerns. Berk also helps students connect their learning to their personal and professional areas of interest. Her voice comes through when speaking directly about issues students will face in their future pursuits as parents, educators, heath care providers, social workers, and researchers. As members of a global and diverse human community, students are called on to intelligently approach the responsibility of understanding and responding to the needs and concerns of children.
This comprehensive text reviews the concepts and applications of nursing informatics. Starting with an introduction to nursing informatics, the contents proceed from Unit One which covers computer basics to Unit Five which examines skills and techniques for using the end product of informatics: data. Other units review the effects that the Internet is having on healthcare, the ins and outs of using personal productivity software, and informatics in the clinical area. This text also comes with a suite of ancillary resources for both faculty and students!
Using this seventh edition’s nearly 250 carefully designed exercises and its clear discussion of theory, you will learn how to integrate effective management skills with expert leadership skills. Following the author’s experiential learning approach, you will discover how to put these skills into practice in any healthcare setting, and you’ll develop the critical thinking crucial to handling issues facing nurse-managers on the job.