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.
Expanded and completely updated for its Ninth Edition, this full-color classic reference is the one source every nurse needs for essential information on patient care. In an easy-to-read outline format, this clinically focused guide covers all disorders and patient problems in medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and psychiatric nursing, and includes over 150 step-by-step procedures. Each chapter incorporates official guidelines that shape clinical practice, including those from the National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Nurses Association, Joint Commission, AWHONN, and others. Highlights of this Ninth Edition include updated photos and illustrations, updated references at the end of each chapter, a new Drug Therapy icon to spotlight nursing interventions related to drug therapy, expanded coverage of leadership and management, an expanded psychiatric care chapter, and expanded coverage of documentation, especially ensuring security in electronic medical records. A companion Website includes medication tips, a dosage calculator, videos and animations on medication administration and safety, drug-related NCLEX [registered]-style questions, FDA updates, and new clinical studies.
The Skill Checklists for Fundamentals of Nursing allows students to practice and record the mastery of each skill found in Taylor’s Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Person-Centered Nursing Care, Eighth Edition text. This workbook provides checklists designed to record every step of each procedure. This set of checklists is valuable as a self-assessment tool for students and as a means for faculty to record student performance.
This heavily illustrated and clearly written text details over 185 basic and advanced skills, and is specifically designed to correspond with “Taylor’s Fundamentals of Nursing, Seventh Edition” for a consistent teaching/learning experience. The procedures and skills are outlined in a step-by-step manner that follows the nursing process format (with rationales), and includes documentation guidelines and samples; a new Evidence-based Practice Feature; and Unexpected Situations, which explain how to respond to unanticipated outcomes-a feature unique to this text.