Books by Subject

Nursing

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    Amy M. Karch.
    Digital : Ovid2014
    Nursing Process Guidelines -- Patient Safety and Medication Administration -- Pharmacologic Classes -- Alphabetical Listing of Drugs by Generic Name.
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    edited by Judy Trivits Verger, Ruth M. Lebet.
    Print2008
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
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    [edited by] Ann B. Hamric, Judith A. Spross, Charlene M. Hanson.
    Print2009
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    A brief history of advanced practice nursing in the United States / Arlene W. Keeling -- Conceptualizations of advanced practice nursing / Judith A. Spross and Marjorie Thomas Lawson -- A definition of advanced practice nursing / Ann B. Hamric -- Role development of the advanced practice nurse / Karen A. Brykczynski -- Direct clinical practice / Mary Fran Tracy -- Expert coaching and guidance / Judith A. Spross -- Consultation / Anne-Marie Barron and Patricia A. White -- Research / Judith A. DePalma -- Clinical, professional, and systems leadership / Judith A. Spross and Charlene M. Hanson -- Collaboration / Charlene M. Hanson and Judith A. Spross -- Ethical decision making / Ann B. Hamric and Sarah A. Delgado -- The clinical nurse specialist / Patricia S.A. Sparacino and Cathy C. Cartwright -- The primary care nurse practitioner / Ann Reid Anderson and Eileen T. O'Grady -- The acute care nurse practitioner / Marilyn Hravnak ... [et al.] -- The blended role of the clinical nurse specialist and the nurse pracitioner / Patricia M. Hentz and Ann B. Hamric -- The certified nurse-midwife / Cheryl A. Sarton and Maureen A. Kelley -- The certified registered nurse anesthetist / Margaret Faut-Callahan and Michael J. Kremer -- Evolving and innovative opportunities for advanced practice nursing / Jeanne Salyer and Ann B. Hamric -- Business planning and reimbursement mechanisms / Charlene M. Hanson and Sally D. Bennett -- Marketing and contracting considerations / Donna R. Hodnicki -- Understanding regulatory, legal, and credentialing requirements / Charlene M. Hanson -- Health policy issues in changing environments / Eileen T. O'Grady and Jean E. Johnson -- Strengthening advanced practice nursing in organizational structures : administrative considerations / Brenda M. Nevidjon and Cynthia J. Simonson -- Outcomes evaluation and performance improvement : an integrative review of research on advanced practice nursing / Gail L. Ingersoll -- Outcomes evaluation and performance improvement : using data and information technology to improve practice / Vicky A. Mahn-DiNicola.
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    Digital : HighWire2015-
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    Louise Rebraca Shives.
    Digital : Ovid2008
    This seventh edition includes new chapters and maintains popular features from previous editions such as self awareness prompts while adding research boxes and student worksheets at the end of each chapter.
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    Louise Rebraca Shives.
    Digital : Ovid2012
    This text addresses topics such as: community mental health, eating disorders, child abuse and neglect, the abused adult in the family unit, rape and sexual assault, psychosocial aspects of aging, and coping with ADS.
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    edited by Patricia W. Iyer, Jan Aken, Kathie W. Condon ; American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2006
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    [edited by] Susan L. Woods, Erika Sivarajan Froelicher, Sandra Adams (Underhill) Motzer, Elizabeth J. Bridges.
    Digital : Ovid2005
    Print2005
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    [edited by] Susan L. Woods ... [et al.].
    Digital : Ovid2010
    Part I. Anatomy and Physiology -- Part II. Physiologic and Pathologic Responses -- Part III. Assessment of Heart Disease -- Part IV. Pathophysiology and Management of Heart Disease -- Part V. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
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    Geri-Ann Galanti.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2015
    Print2015
    Provides healthcare workers with a frame of reference for understanding cultural difference and sound alternatives for providing the best possible care to multicultural communities.
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    edited by Margaret L. Campbell.
    Digital : Wiley2012
    "Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care uses a case-based approach to provide students and practitioners with an important learning tool to improve critical thinking skills and encourage discussion toward improving experiences for patients and their families. The book is organized into three sections covering subjects related to communication, symptom management, and family care. Each case is presented in a consistent, logical format for ease of use, highlighting key evidence-based concepts including the case history, care setting, diagnosis and prognosis, assessment, treatment considerations, and family support. A key reference, Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care is an invaluable resource for clinicians who provide palliative care to patients with life-limiting illnesses and those at the end of life along with their families."--Publisher's description.
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    Christine E. Hallett ; foreword by Joan E. Lynaugh.
    Print2010
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Looks at the development of the profession, describes the work of nurses through the ages, and depicts the work of nurses in peace and wartime.
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    editors, Edilma L. Yearwood, Geraldine S. Pearson, Jamesetta A. Newland.
    Digital : Wiley2012
    "As an increasing number of children and adolescents with psychiatric symptoms go unrecognized in our current healthcare system, the ability to identify and treat these issues in multiple healthcare settings has become vitally important. With access to primary care providers increasing and a shortage of child psychiatric providers, collaboration between psychiatric, pediatric and family advanced practice nurses is essential to improving care for this vulnerable population. Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health provides a practical reference to aid in this endeavour. Written and reviewed by over 70 nurse experts, it is a must-have reference for all practitioners caring for children and adolescents."
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    edited by Janice Mighten.
    Digital : Wiley2013
    Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system / Conrad Bosman -- Homeostasis and the respiratory system / Andrew Prayle -- Nursing assessment, history taking, and collaborative working / Janice Mighten -- Investigations / Alan Smyth, Conrad Bosman & Janice Mighten -- Assessment of defects in airflow and lung volume / Haresh Vyas & Caroline Youle -- Oxygen therapy / Jayesh Bhatt & Sarah Spencer -- Long term ventilation / David Thomas & Beverley Waithe -- Management of lung infection in children / Alan Smyth -- Pharmacology and the respiratory system / Andrew Prayle & Janice Mighten -- Management of asthma and allergy / Jayesh Bhatt, Haresh Vyas & Debra Forster -- Complications with lung development & progressive airway injury / Jayesh Bhatt, Chhavi Goel & Sarah Spencer -- Inherited lung disease in children / Alan Smyth, Armanni Prasad & Janice Mighten -- Lung transplantation in children / Helen Spencer & Katherine Carter -- Transition to adult services / Donna Hilton -- Professional issues / Janice Mighten -- Communication an holistic approach / Phil Brewin.
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    Gloria P. Craig.
    Digital : Ovid2009
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    Cathy Thomas Hess.
    Digital : Ovid2013
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    Joanne V. Hickey.
    Digital : Ovid2009
    From the Publisher: The new Sixth Edition of this award-winning classic prepares its users for delivering expert care in this most challenging nursing specialty. It addresses neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnostic evaluation, and management of the complete range of neurological disorders for which nurses provide patient care, including trauma, stroke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative disorders, and peripheral neuropathies. This edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect standards of care based on evidence-based practice. It now includes case studies, community nursing sections throughout, and increased coverage of normal pressure hydrocephalus, inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, and Creutzfeld-Jacob disease.
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    Joanne V. Hickey, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAAN, FCCM.
    Digital : Ovid2014
    This text prepares its users to deliver expert care in this most challenging nursing specialty. It addresses neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnostic evaluation and management of the complete range of neurological disorders for which nurses provide patient care, including trauma, stoke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative disorders and features new chapters on neurological critical care and peripheral neuropathies. The new edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect standards of care based on evidence-based practice. It now includes separate pathophysiology sections in each chapter, new resource guides, such as internet sites and professional and patient information sources, key points summaries, evidence-based boxes, and nursing research features.
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    Rahul Jandial, Danielle D. Jandial.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2014
    Part 1. Abdominal -- part 2. Airway -- part 3. Cardiothoracic -- part 4. Neurosurgical -- part 5. Vascular -- part 6. Other -- part 7. Emergency medical management.
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    edited by Helen Sweet and Sue Hawkins.
    Digital : OSO2015
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    edited by Hyeoun-Ae Park, Peter Murray, and Connie Delaney.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2006
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    Linda D. Urden, Kathleen M. Stacy, Mary E. Lough.
    Print2018
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
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    clinical editor, David W. Woodruff, MSN, RN-BC, CNS, CNE, FNAP, Dean of Academic Affairs/Associate Professor, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio.
    Digital : Ovid2016
    Critical care basics / Wendeline J. Grbach -- Holistic care issues / Anna Jarrett -- Neurologic system / Ellie Z. Franges -- Cardiovascular system / Kathryn l. Kay -- Respiratory system / Elizabeth Moots -- Gastrointestinal system / Wendeline J. Grbach -- Renal system / Jodi l. Gunther -- Endocrine system / Margaret J. Malone -- Hematologic and immune systems / Maurice Espinoza -- Multisystem issues / Susan M. Raymond -- Moderate sedation / Carol A. Pehotsky -- CPR and emergency cardiac care / Nicolette C. Mininni -- Comparing types of shock / Nicolette C. Mininni -- Preventing complications in the critically ill obese patient / Nicolette C. Mininni -- Drug overdose and poisoning / Nicolette C. Mininni -- Critical care basics / Wendeline J. Grbach -- Holistic care issues / Anna Jarrett -- Neurologic system / Ellie Z. Franges -- Cardiovascular system / Kathryn l. Kay -- Respiratory system / Elizabeth Moots -- Gastrointestinal system / Wendeline J. Grbach -- Renal system / Jodi l. Gunther -- Endocrine system / Margaret J. Malone -- Hematologic and immune systems / Maurice Espinoza -- Multisystem issues / Susan M. Raymond.
  • Digital
    Digital : Ovid2006
    Mental and emotional disorders -- Infection -- Trauma -- Neoplasms -- Immune disorders -- Hematologic disorders -- Cardiovascular disorders -- Respiratory disorders -- Neurologic disorders -- Musculoskeletal disorders -- Renal and urologic disorders -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Metabolic disorders -- Endocrine disorders -- Obstetric and gynecologic disorders -- Eye disorders -- Ear, nose, and throat disorders -- Skin disorders.
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    Alexander, Sheila A.
    Digital : Wiley2012
    With the aging population ever growing, healthcare for persons suffering from stroke and related illnesses is increasingly important. Evidence-Based Nursing Care in Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions provides a comprehensive and practical guide for novice, experienced and advanced practice nurses working with patients suffering from stroke and other neurovascular conditions. With a focus specifically on neurovascular disorders, this highly detailed text offers easy-to-find information on evidence-based care guidelines.
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    Gerard Vallee, editor.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2003
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    edited by Lynn McDonald.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2004
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    Lynn McDonald, editor.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2005
    Midwifery -- Prostitution, the contagious diseases acts and the treatment of syphilitic prostitutes -- Women friends, relatives, colleagues and acquaintances.
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    Lynn McDonald, editor.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2008
    Demonstrating Nightingale's astute use of the political process, this series reports her extensive correspondence with royalty, viceroys, cabinet ministers and international leaders, including such notables as Queen Victoria and W.E. Gladstone. It also contains material on family relations.
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    [edited by] Jeanette Ives Erickson, Dorothy A. Jones, Marianne Ditomassi.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2013
    "Nurse leaders exist at every level--from the bedside to the boardroom. But these days, nurse leaders and managers face major changes in health care delivery models that pressure them to improve patient care but at the same time improve efficiency and lower costs. Add to this the demand to provide nursing education and improve retentions, and the pressure can mount and create additional problems for your organization. The solution? Fostering Nurse-Led Care--from three of Massachusettes General Hospital's top nurse executives--tells nurse leaders and care providers the secrets of the professional practice model that has improved system outcomes and increased patient, family, and staff satisfaction for nearly 20 years. The book provides details including developing, implementing, and evaluating a professional practice environment; optimizing quality standards; implementing patient safety measurements and balancing cost with quality; building an effective learning environment; and resolving conflicts and ethical dilemmas"--Page 4 of cover.
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    Kameshwar Prasad.
    Digital : Springer2013
    This is a basic book on evidence-based medicine (EBM). It starts with an introduction to the topic. It outlines the relationship between EBM and research and quality of care. Then It goes on to cover the most commonly used modules of EBM, i.e. therapy, diagnosis, prognosis and meta-analysis. Each module starts with an introduction to fundamental concepts, and description of the related research process, and then follows the critical appraisal of related type of research artcle. At the end, it covers the different systems of grading of level of evidence and strength of recommendations. The book also has three examples of critical appraisal on diagnosis, therapy, and meta-analysis.
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    Betty L. Gahart, Adrienne R. Nazareno, Meghan Q. Ortega.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2018
    "Learn to administer more than 400 intravenous drugs safely and effectively with the #1 IV drug handbook! Now in its 34th edition, Gahart's 2018 Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals continues to be a trusted resource for its accuracy, quick-reference format, and comprehensive coverage of IV drugs. The latest edition includes approximately 15 important new drug monographs, along with updates to existing monographs. Each drug listing includes its generic name, trade name(s), drug category, pH, dosages and dose adjustments, dilution, incompatibilities, rate of administration, actions, indications and uses, contraindications, precautions, drug/lab interactions, side effects, and antidote. This user-friendly book contains all of the clinically relevant information you'll need for the safe administration of IV drugs"--Publisher's description.
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    Digital : HighWire2015-
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    [edited by] Marvelle Brown, Tracey J. Cutler.
    Digital : Wiley2012
    Understanding haemopoiesis -- Immunology -- Genes and haematology -- The cell -- Aplastic anaemia : pathophysiology, care, and management -- Nutritional anaemia : pathophysiology, care, and management -- Acquired anaemia : pathophysiology, care, and management -- Inherited anaemia : pathophysiology, care, and management -- Sickle cell disease and thalassaemia : pathophysiology, care, and management -- Haemochromatosis : pathophysiology, care, and management -- Polycythemia : pathophysiology, care, and management -- The myelodysplastic syndromes : pathophysiology, care, and management -- Acute leukaemia : pathophysiology, care, and management -- Chronic leukaemia : pathophysiology, care, and management -- Multiple myeloma : pathophysiology, care, and management -- Lymphoma : pathophysiology, care, and management -- Blood transfusion -- Venous access devices -- Chemotherapy and monoclonal antibodies -- Haemopoietic stem cell transplant -- Palliative care.
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    Elizabeth Jacqueline Mills, editor.
    Digital : Ovid2006
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    Elizabeth Morrow, Annette Boaz, Sally Brearley, Fiona Ross.
    Digital : Wiley2012
    Perspectives and expectations of involvement -- Principles of involvement -- Designing involvement -- Working relationships -- Patients, clients & carers -- Involvement over the life course -- Seldom-heard groups -- Service user-led involvement -- Quality -- Impact -- International perspectives.
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    developed by the Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization.
    Digital : WHO2015
    Print2015
    Planned and regulated task shifting and task sharing can have a range of benefits. It can ensure a rational optimization of the available health workforce, address health system shortages of specialized health-care professionals, improve equity in access to health care and increase the acceptability of health services for those receiving them. This guideline provides a range of options for expanding of health worker roles in the provision of safe abortion care, the management of complications of abortion (also known as post-abortion care in some settings and provided as part of emergency obstetric care) and for post-abortion contraception provision.
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    edited by Ian Wood, Michelle Garner.
    Digital : Wiley2012
    Initial assessment of the acute medical patient / Judith Morgan, Ian Wood -- Vulnerable adults / Louise Nelson ... [et al.] -- Sudden death / Sue Read, Jane Jervis -- Cardiac arrest / Carole Donaldson -- Shock / Judith Morgan, Ian Wood -- Altered consciousness / Ian Wood, Carole Donaldson -- Shortness of breath / Michelle Garner, Susan Hope, Ian Wood -- Chest pain / Michelle Garner -- Abdominal pain and upper gastrointestinal bleeding / Toni Jordan, Ruth Harris, Terry Wardle -- Extremity pain and swelling / Ian Wood.
  • Print
    Betty L. Gahart, Adrienne R. Nazareno.
    Print2010
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    This edition provides everything you need to administer IV medications quickly, accurately, and safely. ... [Includes] detailed information on 8 IV drugs recently approved by the FDA. --back cover.
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    Betty L. Gahart, Adrienne R. Nazareno.
    Print2012
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • Digital
    Madrean Schober.
    Digital : Springer2016
    1. Overview of Advanced Nursing Practice -- 1.1 Definition and profile of the role -- 2. A Growing Presence -- 2.1 Incentives and motivators for interest in the role -- 2.2 Patterns of development -- 2.2.1 Launching an ANP initiative -- 2.2.2 Nursing education as the origin -- 2.2.3 Legislation and Policy as the beginning -- 2.3 A global overview -- 2.3.1 Country examples -- 2.3.2 Organisational interest -- 2.3.2.1 ICN -- 2.3.2.2 WHO -- 3. Nature of Practice -- 3.1 Titles -- 3.2 Role Characteristics -- 3.3 Scope of Practice -- 3.4 Controversial and debatable issues -- 3.4.1 Prescriptive authority -- 3.5 Competencies and practice settings -- 3.5.1 Advanced tasks versus advanced critical thinking -- 3.5.2 Task reallocation within the healthcare workforce -- 4. Education -- 4.1 Curriculum design -- 4.1.1 Teaching methods -- 4.1.2 elearning -- 4.1.3 Flexibility adapted to context -- 4.2 Programme planning -- 4.2.1 Entry criteria for students -- 4.2.1.1 Self selection -- 4.2.1.2 External/Institutional selection -- 4.2.2 Collaborative and complimentary faculty/staff -- 4.2.2.1 Nursing, medicine, other professionals -- 4.2.3 Clinical supervision and clinical sites for experience -- 4.3 Competency statements and core competencies -- 4.3.1 Developing competence -- 4.3.2 Mentors and preceptors -- 4.3.3 Clinical experience/sites -- 5 Role and practice development -- 5.1 Introducing the role and function -- 5.2 Interconnectedness -- 5.2.1 Among institutions -- 5.2.2 Among other settings -- 5.2.3 Between other healthcare professionals -- 5.3 Role support -- 5.4 Situational ethics -- 6. Regulation -- 6.1 Regulatory/legislative frameworks and models -- 6.2 Credentialing -- 6.3 Certification and licensure -- 7. Challenges: obstacles and facilitators -- 7.1 Interprofessional conflict -- 7.1.1 Nursing -- 7.1.2 Medicine -- 7.2 Identifying APN function in the healthcare workforce -- 7.3 Public Acceptance -- 8 Evaluation and assessment -- 8.1 Career pathways -- 8.1.1 Performance review -- 8.2 Adaptation of the role -- 8.3 Continuing education -- 9. Research -- 9.1 Evidence based practice -- 9.1.1 Joanna Briggs Model -- 9.2 Conduct of and participation in research -- 10. Future Outlook.
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    K.J. Hannah ... [and others], editors.
    Digital : Springer2015
    This book is a primer for nurses on the topic of nursing informatics and presents the fundamental concepts of health information management from a nursing perspective. Nursing informatics has never been more important as contemporary healthcare offers exciting opportunities for the nursing profession to contribute to the design of emerging eHealth models of care and to ensure resources such as electronic health records and mobile technology are pragmatic and fit for purpose. This new edition contains the best available evidence to inspire and support nurses to think critically about both current and future practice. Introduction to Nursing Informatics is designed for use by practicing nurses and students in undergraduate programs of study and includes a number of contributions from leading international experts who have practiced in the field over a number of years. The information is presented and integrated in a purposeful manner to encourage readers to explore the key concepts of nursing practice, information management and its relationship to informatics. Critically, the content is also linked to case-based examples to contextualize the theory presented.
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    Digital1999
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    Allen J. Taylor, Editor.
    Digital : Springer2015
    The foundation of this handbook lies in the supremacy of careful, clinical observation in medicine. The science and application of auscultation, albeit not without its imperfections, represent a learnable, tangible, personal approach to assessment of the heart and remains crucial in medical practice. Today's medicine tends towards the high tech, discarding simple approaches that can and should steer clinicians towards when to utilize expensive testing, and at the most can, potentially, outperform technology for accurate cardiovascular diagnosis. Within a cost conscious, personalized approach to medicine, the art of clinical examination of the heart could never be more alive, or more important. Technology needs a clinically informed platform upon which to provide benefits to patients with careful clinical observation providing proper identification of patients in need of additional testing and avoiding unnecessary expensive testing. Learning Cardiac Auscultation: From Essentials to Expert Clinical Interpretation provides a clinically-oriented approach to the astute observation of heart sounds and other aspects of the cardiovascular examination. It describes key clinical and auscultation features, and clinical clues to the diagnosis. More importantly, auscultation of the heart should not just end with a simple diagnosis, but an unearthing of nuances of the diagnosis, for example, describing the possible severity or diagnostic implications of the auscultation findings.
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    Nettina, Sandra M.
    Digital : Ovid2010
    Print2010
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    [edited by] Sandra M. Nettina.
    Digital : Ovid2013
    Nursing practice and the nursing process -- Standards of care and ethical and legal issues -- Health promotion and preventive care -- Genetics and health applications -- Adult physical assessment -- Intravenous therapy -- Perioperative nursing -- Cancer nursing -- Care of the older or disabled adult -- Respiratory function and therapy -- Respiratory disorders -- Cardiovascular function and therapy -- Cardiac disorders -- Vascular disorders -- Neurologic disorders -- Eye disorders -- Ear, nose, and throat disorders -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Hepatic, biliary, and pancreatic disorders -- Nutritional problems -- Renal and urinary disorders -- Gynecologic disorders -- Breast conditions -- Endocrine disorders -- Diabetes mellitus and related disorders -- Hematologic disorders -- Transfusion therapy and blood and marrow stem cell transplantation -- Asthma and allergy -- HIV infection and AIDS -- Connective tissue disorders -- Infectious diseases -- Musculoskeletal disorders -- Dermatologic disorders -- Burns -- Emergent conditions -- Maternal and fetal health -- Nursing management during labor and delivery -- Care of mother and neonate during the postpartum period -- Complications of the childbearing experience -- Pediatric growth and development -- Pediatric physical assessment -- Pediatric primary care -- Care of the sick or hospitalized child -- Pediatric respiratory disorders -- Pediatric cardiovascular disorders -- Pediatric neurologic disorders -- Pediatric eye and ear problems -- Pediatric gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders -- Pediatric renal and genitourinary disorders -- Pediatric metabolic and endocrine disorders -- Pediatric oncology -- Pediatric hematologic disorders -- Pediatric immunologic disorders -- Pediatric orthopedic problems -- Pediatric integumentary disorders -- Developmental disabilities -- Problems of mental health -- Appendices: Appendix A: Diagnostic studies and interpretation -- Appendix B: Conversion tables -- Appendix C: Pediatric laboratory values -- Appendix D: Sources of additional information.
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    Digital : Ovid2015
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    Judith M. Schultz, Sheila L. Videbeck.
    Digital : Ovid2009
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    Judith M. Schultz, Sheila L. Videbeck.
    Digital : Ovid2013
    pt. 1. Using the manual. Nursing students and instructors -- Clinical nursing staff -- Using the electronic care plans to write individualized psychiatric nursing care plans -- Using written psychiatric care plans in nonpsychiatric settings -- Using the Internet -- pt. 2. Key considerations in mental health nursing. Fundamental beliefs -- Therapeutic milieu -- Sexuality -- Spirituality -- Culture -- Complementary and alternative medicine -- The aging client -- Loneliness -- Homelessness -- Stress -- Crisis intervention -- Community violence -- Community grief and disaster response -- The nursing process -- Evidence-based practice -- Best practices -- Interdisciplinary treatment team -- Nurse-client interactions -- Role of the psychiatric nurse -- Role of the client -- Recommended readings -- Resources for additional information -- pt. 3. Care plans. Section 1. General care plans : Care plan 1: Building a trust relationship ; Care plan 2: Discharge planning ; Care plan 3: Deficient knowledge ; Care plan 4: Nonadherence ; Care plan 5: Supporting the caregiver -- Section 2. Community-based care : Care plan 6: Serious and persistent mental illness ; Care plan 7: Acute episode care ; Care plan 8: Partial community support -- Section 3. Disorders diagnosed in childhood or adolescence : Care plan 9: Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder ; Care plan 10: Conduct disorders ; Care plan 11: Adjustment disorders of adolescence -- Section 4. Delirium, dementia, and head injury : Care Plan 12: Delirium ; Care plan 13: Dementia ; Care plan 14: Head injury -- Section 5. Substance-related disorders : Care plan 15: Alcohol withdrawal ; Care plan 16: Substance withdrawal ; Care plan 17: Substance dependence treatment program ; Care plan 18: Dual diagnosis ; Care plan 19: Adult children of alcoholics -- Section 6. Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders/symptoms : Care plan 20: Schizophrenia ; Care plan 21: Delusions ; Care plan 22: Hallucinations ; Care plan 23: Delusional disorder ; Care plan 24: Psychotic behavior related to a medical condition -- Section 7. Mood disorders and related behaviors : Care plan 25: Major depressive disorder ; Care plan 26: Suicidal behavior ; Care plan 27: Bipolar disorder, manic episode -- Section 8. Anxiety disorders : Care plan 28: Anxious behavior ; Care plan 29: Phobias ; Care plan 30: Obsessive-compulsive disorder ; Care plan 31: Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Section 9. Somatoform and dissociative disorders : Care plan 32: Somatization disorder ; Care plan 33: Conversion disorder ; Care plan 34: Hypochondriasis ; Care plan 35: Dissociative disorders -- Section 10. Eating disorders : Care plan 36: Anorexia nervosa ; Care plan 37: Bulimia nervosa -- Section 11. Sleep disorders and adjustment disorders : Care plan 38: Sleep disorders ; Care plan 39: Adjustment disorders of adults.
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    Amy M. Karch.
    Digital : Ovid2012
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    Amy M. Karch.
    Digital : Ovid2015
    Patient Safety and Medication Administration -- Nursing Process Guidelines -- Pharmacologic Classes -- Alphabetical Listing of Drugs by Generic Name.
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    Digital : Ovid2013
    Lippincott's Nursing Procedures, 6e, is start-to-finish guide to more than 400 nursing procedures from basic to advanced. This reference outlines every procedure, lists equipment, details each step, and includes rationales and cautions to ensure patient safety and positive outcomes. Concise, clear content targets key information needed to perform procedures safely and accurately at the bedside. Tips, alerts, checklists, illustrations, and tables provide clarity and quick access to key procedural information. Organized alphabetically for easy accessibility, the book includes basic and advanced procedures on key topics, such as: infection control, specimen collection, physical treatments, drug administration, IV therapy, hemodynamic monitoring, as well as procedures related to body systems such as chest tubes, peripheral nerve stimulation, and intra-abdominal pressure monitoring.
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    Wilfred McSherry ; foreword by Keith Cash.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2006
    Spiritual heritage of health care -- Spirituality explored -- Spirituality within the context of holism -- Providing spiritual care : using a systematic approach -- Barriers influencing the provision of spiritual care -- Skills required to provide spiritual care -- Developments in spirituality : research and education -- Appendix: spirituality and spiritual care rating scale.
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    edited by Kate Woodhead, Lesley K. Fudge.
    Digital : Wiley2012
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    [edited by] Beth Tamplet Ulrich.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2012
    The preceptor role / Beth Tamplet Ulrich -- Learning : the foundation of precepting / Beth Tamplet Ulrich -- Precepting strategies / Beth Tamplet Ulrich -- Competence, critical thinking, clinical reasoning, clinical judgment and confidence / Beth Tamplet Ulrich -- Having a plan : developing and using objectives, goals, and outcomes / Karen Robbins and Mary S. Haras -- Communication / Laurie Shiparski -- Coaching / Laurie Shiparski -- Effectively using instructional technologies / Cathy Deckers, Thomas Doyle, and Wendy Jo Wilkinson -- Working with specific learner populations / Beth Tamplet Ulrich -- Assessing and addressing preceptee behavior and motivation / Cindy Lefton -- Pragmatics of precepting / Larissa Africa and Herilyn Ashlock -- For managers : selecting, supporting, and sustaining preceptors / Carol A. Bradley [and others] -- The practice of self-care to prevent burnout and create an optimal healing environment / Kim Richards.
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    [edited by] Beth Ulrich, Mary E. (Beth) Mancini.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2014
    Foundations of simulation -- Developing clinical competence and confidence -- Creating effective simulation environments -- Creating effective, evidence-based scenarios -- Debriefing and reflective practice -- Evaluating simulation effectiveness -- Using simulation with specific learner populations -- Using health care simulation for interprofessional -- Using simulation in academic environments to improve -- Using simulation in hospitals and health care systems -- Using simulation for risk management and quality -- Using simulation for research -- Defining roles and building a career in simulation -- Credentialing and certification in simulation -- Developing and building a simulation center -- The future of simulation in health care.
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    Carolyn Feher Waltz, Louise Sherman Jenkins, editors.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    v. 1. Measuring nursing performance in practice, education, and research -- v. 2. Client outcomes and quality of care -- v. 3. Self care and coping.
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    edited by Anne Borsay and Pamela Dale.
    Digital : OSO2015
    Foreword. The struggle is never over / Mick Carpenter -- Mental health nursing : the working lives of paid carers from 1800 to the 1990s / Anne Borsay and Pamela Dale -- Psychiatric nurses and their patients in the nineteenth century : the Irish perspective / Oonagh Walsh -- A duty to learn : attendant training in Victoria, Australia, 1880-1907 / Lee-Ann Monk -- 'Who are these?' : nursing shell-shocked patients in Cardiff during the First World War / Anne Borsay and Sara Knight -- Discourse of dispute : narratives of asylum nurses and attendants, 1910-22 / Barbara Douglas -- 'Surely a nice occupation for a girl?' : stories of nursing, gender, violence and mental illness in British asylums, 1914-30 / Vicky Long -- Reassessing staffing requirements and creating new roles for nurses during a period of rapid change at the Royal Western Counties Institution, 1927-48 / Pamela Dale -- 'The weakest link in the chain of nursing?' : recruitment and retention in mental health nursing in England, 1948-68 / Claire Chatterton -- Wardens, letter writing and the welfare state, 1944-74 / John Welshman -- Learning disability nursing : surviving change, c. 1970-90 / Duncan Mitchell -- Between asylum and community : DGH psychiatric nurses at Withington General Hospital, 1971-91 / Val Harrington.
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    Helen M. Woolnough, Sandra L. Fielden.
    Digital : Wiley2017
    Gendered career development within nursing and healthcare -- Mentoring as a career development tool -- Diversity in mentoring : gender, race, and ethnicity -- Mentoring in nursing and healthcare -- Designing and implementing a formal mentoring programme -- Evaluating formal mentoring relationships -- Does mentoring work? : the realities of mentoring from the perspective of both mentee and mentor -- The challenging perceptions programme and the long term benefits of mentoring.
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    editors, Dolores F. Saxton, Patricia M. Nugent, Phyllis K. Pelikan.
    Print2009
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
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    [edited by] Rebecca Caldwell Oglesby.
    Print2010
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Unit 1: Preparing for the NCLEX examination. -- Unit 2: Drugs and nursing implications. -- Unit 3: Universal principles of nursing care management. -- Unit 4: Adult nursing. -- Unit 5: Pediatric nursing. -- Unit 6: Maternity and female reproductive nursing. -- Unit 7: Psychiatric mental health nursing -- Appendix -- Comprehensive practice tests.
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    Keeley C. Harmon, Joe Ann Clark, Jeffery M. Dyck, Vicki Moran.
    Digital : Springer2016
    Issues and trends in nursing education -- Principles of teaching and learning -- Classroom teaching -- Clinical experiences -- Simulation -- Online learning -- Appendix A: Example course syllabus -- Appendix B: Program outcomes -- Appendix C: Exam blueprint -- Appendix D: Example case study -- Appendix E: Example welcome letter -- Appendix F: Key discussion points during advising -- Appendix G: Clinical organization tool -- Appendix H: Example of clinical syllabus -- AppendixI: Abbreviated second patient form -- Appendix J: Example of a clinical contract -- Appendix K: Sample action plan -- Appendix L: Sample of debriefing questions for simulation.
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    Michelle Lajiness, Susanne Quallich, editors.
    Digital : Springer2016
    Scope of practice, guidelines, clinical privileging -- Transitioning pediatric urology patients to adult urology practices -- Men's health, hypogonadism and fertility overview -- Evaluation and management of common scrotal conditions -- Erectile dysfunction -- Benign prostatic hyperplasia -- Prostatitis -- Urologic dermatology -- Stone disease -- Stricture and trauma -- Urinary tract infection and pyelonephritis -- Urodynamics -- Neurogenic bladder -- Stress incontinence -- Overactive bladder -- Underactive bladder -- Women's urology -- Painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis -- Prostate cancer.-Bladder and urothelial cancer -- Kidney cancer -- Penile and testicular cancers.-Geriatric urology -- Office management -- Procedures for the nurse practitioner in urology -- Uroradiology -- Coding issues.
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    clinical editor, Kathy G. Ferrell, BS, RN, LNCC, Board Certified, Medical-Legal Consulting, Thompson's Station, Tennessee.
    Digital : Ovid2016
    Nursing practice and the law / by Mariea Urubek -- Working in diverse clinical settings / by Leslie M. Durr -- Patients' rights / by Kelli M. Hansen -- Understanding malpractice liability / by Rebecca F. Cady -- Lawsuits and the legal process / by Kristopher T. Starr -- Legal risks on the job / by Samantha M. Steiner -- Legal aspects of documentation / by Patricia Iyer -- Legal risks while off duty / by Taralynn R. Mackay -- Nurses' rights as employees / by Lanette L. Anderson -- Ethical decision making / by Frances W. Sills -- Ethics in nursing practice / by Edith Brous.
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    [edited by] Anthelyn Jean Smith-Temple, Joyce Young Johnson.
    Digital : Ovid2006
    Safety, asepsis, and infection control -- Documenting and reporting -- Essential assessment components -- Hygiene -- Medication administration -- Oxygenation -- Fluids and nutrition -- Elimination -- Activity and mobility -- Rest and comfort -- Perioperative nursing and wound healing -- Special procedures -- Community-based variations.
  • Digital
    Julie Skinner.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2015
    Explores what lies beneath nurses' sub-optimal self-care practices and offers simple and effective tools to heal the core woundings nurses often carry.
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    edited by Terry Mahan Buttaro and Kate A. Barba.
    Digital : Wiley2012
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    Cathy C. Cartwright, Donna C. Wallace, editors.
    Digital : Springer2007
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    Cathy Cartwright and Donna C. Wallace, editors.
    Digital : Springer2013
    Nursing Care of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Patient is a detailed reference for nurses and other health care providers who care for children with neurosurgical problems. The explanations of pathophysiology, anatomy, radiodiagnostic testing, and treatment options for each neurosurgical diagnosis will help to clarify the rationale behind the nursing care. Descriptions of presenting symptoms, history and findings on neurological examination will help nurses understand the neurological disorder and identify problems. Each chapter includes case studies, impact on families, patient and family education, and practice pearls. Staff and student nurses working in clinics, critical care units, pediatric units, operating rooms, post-anesthesia care units, emergency departments, and radiology departments will benefit from the information presented. Although this book is written for nurses, medical students and neurosurgery residents will also find it helpful.
  • Digital
    Lynda Juall Carpenito.
    Digital : Ovid2014
    The bifocal clinical practice model -- Documentation of nursing care -- 11 steps to care planning -- The ill adult : issues and responses -- Response to the surgical experience -- Reducing moral distress in nurses.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Lynda Juall Carpenito.
    Digital : Ovid2013
    Nursing diagnoses : issues and controversies -- Development of nursing diagnosis -- Types and components of nursing diagnoses -- Nursing diagnosis : what it is, what it is not -- Planning care with nursing diagnosis -- Eleven steps to putting it all together with concept mapping.
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    Digital : Ovid2006
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    edited by Peter J. Murray [and others].
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2007
  • Digital
    Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Coordinator, PhD in Nursing Program, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Houston, Texas, Judith Haber, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN, the Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, New York University, College of Nursing, New York, New York.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2014Limited to 3 simultaneous users
    Now in full color, this easy-to-understand textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to nursing research concepts and methods. Evidence-based practice is emphasized throughout, with clear guidelines for evaluating research and applying scientific evidence to practice.
  • Digital
    Susan G. Dudek.
    Digital : Ovid2006
    Unit one: Principles of nutrition -- Nutrition in nursing -- Carbohydrates -- Protein -- Lipids -- Vitamins -- Water and minerals -- Energy metabolism -- Unit two: Nutrition in health promotion -- Guidelines for healthy eating -- Consumer issues -- Cultural and religious influences on food and nutrition -- Healthy eating for healthy babies -- Nutrition for infants, children, and adolescents -- Nutrition for adults and older adults -- Unit three: Nutrition in clinical practice -- Obesity and eating disorders -- Feeding patients: hospital food and enteral and parenteral nutrition -- Critical illness and hypermetabolic conditions -- Nutrition for patients with gastrointestinal disorders -- Nutrition for patients with cardiovascular disorders -- Nutrition for patients with diabetes mellitus -- Nutrition for patients with renal disorders -- Nutrition for patients with cancer or HIV/AIDS.
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    Susan G. Dudek.
    Digital : Ovid2014
    Nutrition in nursing -- Carbohydrates -- Protein -- Lipids -- Vitamins -- Water and minerals -- Energy balance -- Guidelines for healthy eating -- Consumer issues -- Cultural and religious influences on food and nutrition -- Healthy eating for healthy babies -- Nutrition for infants, children, and adolescents -- Nutrition for older adults -- Obesity and eating disorders -- Feeding patients : oral diets and enteral and parenteral nutrition -- Nutrition for patients with metabolic or respiratory stress -- Nutrition for patients with upper gastrointestinal disorders -- Nutrition for patients with disorders of the lower GI tract and accessory organs -- Nutrition for patients with diabetes mellitus -- Nutrition for patients with cardiovascular disorders -- Nutrition for patients with kidney disorders -- Nutrition for patients with cancer or HIV/AIDS.
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    Barton-Burke, Margaret; Ingwersen, Karen; Wilkes, Gail M.
    Digital : Ovid2015
    Print2007.
  • Digital
    edited by Sonya Clarke and Julie Santy-Tomlinson.
    Digital : Wiley2014
    An introduction to orthopaedic and trauma care / Julie Santy-Tomlinson and Sonya Clarke -- The knowledge and evidence base for practice / Mark Limb and Peter Davis -- Professional development, competence and education / Mary Drozd and Sinead Hassey -- The musculoskeletal system and human movement / Lynne Newton-Triggs and Jean Rogers -- The team approach and nursing roles in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma care / Brain Lucas and Sandra Flynn -- Rehabilitation and the orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma patient / Rebecca Jester -- Clinical assessment of the orthopaedic and trauma patient / Rebecca Jester -- Key musculoskeletal interventions / Lynne Newton-Triggs, Hannah Pugh, Jean Rogers and Anna Timms -- The complications of musculoskeletal conditions and trauma / Julie Santy-Tomlinson, Sonya Clarke and Peter Davis -- Nutrition and hydration / Rosemary Masterson -- Pain assessment and management in orthopaedic and trauma care / Carolyn Mackintosh-Franklin -- Wound management, tissue viability, and infection / Jeannie Donnelley, Alison Collins and Julie Santy-Tomlinson -- Key conditions and principles of orthopaedic management / Elaine Wylie and Sonya Clarke -- Elective orthopaedic surgery / Brian Lucas, Mary Drozd, Sandra Flynn and Vanessa Blair -- Musculoskeletal oncology over the lifespan / Helen Stradling -- Principles of trauma care / Fiona Heaney and Julie Santy-Tomlinson -- Principles of fracture management / Sonya Clarke, Julie Santy-Tomlinson, Sinead MacDonald and Pamela Moore -- Fractures in the older person / Karen Hertz and Julie Santy-Tomlinson -- Spinal cord injury / Donna Poole and Pauline Robertson -- Soft tissue injury, peripheral nerve and brachial plexus injury / Beverley Wellington -- Key issues in caring for the child and young person with an orthopaedic or musculoskeletal trauma condition / Sonya Clarke and Lorna Liggett -- Common childhood orthopaedic conditions, their care and management / Julia Judd -- Fracture management in the infant, child and young person / Elizabeth Wright -- Key fractures relating to infant child and young person / Thelma Begley and Sonya Clarke.
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    Heather Baid, Fiona Creed, and Jessica Hargreaves.
    Digital : Oxford Medicine Online2016
    A practical, concise, easily accessible and evidence-based guide for all levels of nursing staff working in critical care environments.
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    edited by Robert Crouch, Alan Charters, Mary Dawood, and Paula Bennett.
    Digital : Oxford Medicine Online2017
    General principles of emergency nursing -- First principles -- Investigations -- Emergency care of the infant and child -- Obstetric emergencies -- Neurological emergencies -- Respiratory emergencies -- Cardiovascular emergencies -- Musculoskeletal injuries -- Gastrointestinal emergencies -- Genitourinary emergencies -- Skin emergencies -- Ophthalmological emergencies -- ENT emergencies -- Major trauma -- Endocrine and metabolic emergencies -- Haematological emergencies -- Overdose and poisoning -- Mental health emergencies -- Emergencies in older patients -- Skills reminder.
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    Mark Radford, Maria Kisiel, Alison Smith, editors.
    Digital : Oxford Medicine Online2016
    1. Introduction to the surgical patient -- 2. Managing the surgical ward -- 3. Surgical Care models -- 4. Pre-operative assessment and preparation -- 5. Pre-operative optimization -- 6. Transfer to other departments or theatre -- 7. Intraoperative care -- 8. Ward post-operative care -- 9. Pain management -- 10. Nutrition and hydration -- 11. Transfusion of blood products -- 12. Wound care -- 13. Skin assessment -- 14. Infection: prevention, control, and treatment -- 15. Post-operative complications -- 16. Surgical Nursing Procedures -- 17. Opthalmology -- 18. Upper gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery -- 19. Colorectal and lower gastrointestinal surgery -- 20. Trauma and orthopaedics -- 21. Vascular surgery -- 22. Urology and renal -- 23. Neurological and spinal surgery -- 24. Burns and plastic surgery -- 25. Thoracic surgery -- 26. Cardiac surgery -- 27. Breast surgery -- 28. Gynaecological surgery.
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    edited by Betty R. Ferrell, RN, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN, CHPN, Professor and Director, Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, California, Nessa Coyle, ACHPN, PhD, FAAN, Consultant, Palliative Care and Clinical Ethics in Oncology, New York, New York, Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director of Cancer Pain Program, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.
    Digital : Oxford Medicine Online2015
    Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- SECTION I: GENERAL PRINCIPLES: Introduction to palliative nursing care / Nessa Coyle -- National consensus project for quality palliative care: promoting excellence in palliative nursing / Constance M. Dahlin -- Hospital-based palliative care / Patricia Maani-Fogelman and Marie A. Bakitas -- Principles of patient and family assessment / John D. Chovan, Douglas Cluxton and Patrice Rancour -- Communication in palliative care: an essential competency for nurses / Constance M. Dahlin and Elaine Wittenberg -- SECTION II: SYMPTOM ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT: Pain assessment / Regina M. Fink, Rose A. Gates, and Robert K. Montgomery -- Pain at the end of life / Judith A. Paice -- Fatigue / Edith O'Neil-Page, Paula R. Anderson, and Grace E. Dean -- Anorexia and Cachexia / Dorothy Wholihan -- Nausea and vomiting / Kimberly Chow, Daniel Cogan and Sonni Mun -- Dysphagia, xerostomia, and hiccups / Constance M. Dahlin and Audrey Kurash Cohen -- Bowel management: constipation, diarrhea, obstruction, and ascites / Denice Caraccia Economou -- Artificial nutrition and hydration / Michelle S. Gabriel and Jennifer A. Tschanz -- Dyspnea terminal secretions, and cough / Deborah Dudgeon -- Urinary tract disorders / Mikel Gray and Terran Sims -- Lymphedema management / Mei R. Fu and Bonnie B. Lasinski -- Skin disorders: pressure ulcers: prevention and management / Barbara M. Bates-Jensen and Sirin Petch -- Skin disorders: malignant wounds, fistulas, and stomas / Susie Seaman and Barbara M. Bates-Jensen -- Pruritis, fever, and sweats / Philip J. Larkin -- Neurological disorders / Margaret A. Schwartz -- Anxiety and depression / Jeannie V. Pasacreta, Pamela A. Minarik, Leslie Nield-Anderson and Judith A. Paice -- Delirium, confusion, agitation, and restlessness / Debra E. Heidrich and Nancy K. English -- Insomnia / Laura Bourdeanu, Marjorie J. Hein, and Ellen A. Liu -- Sexuality / Marianne Matzo -- Urgent syndromes at the end of life / Barton T. Bobb -- Sedation for refractory symptoms / Patti Knight, Laura A. Espinosa, and Bonnie Freeman -- Complementary and alternative therapies in palliative care / Kate Kravits -- Withdrawal of life-sustaining therapies: mechanical ventilation, dialysis, and cardiac devices / Margaret L. Campbell and Linda M. Gorman -- SECTION III: PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT: The meaning of hope in the dying / Valerie T. Cotter and Anessa M. Foxwell -- Bereavement / Inge B.Corless -- Supporting families in palliative care / Rose Steele and Betty Davies -- Planning for the actual death / Patricia Berry and Julie Griffie -- Spiritual assessment / Elizabeth Johnston Taylor -- Spiritual care intervention / Rev. Pamela Baird -- Meaning in illness / Tami Borneman and Katherine Brown-Saltzman -- SECTION IV: SPECIAL PATIENT POPULATIONS: Caring for those with chronic illness / Terri L. Maxwell -- Cultural considerations in palliative care / Polly Mazanec and Joan T. Panke -- Elderly patients / Susan Derby, Roma Tickoo, and Reggie-Saldivar -- Poor, homeless, and underserved populations / Anne Hughes -- End-of-life care for patients with mental illness and personality disorders / Betty D. Morgan -- Patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome / Carl A. Kirton and Deborah Witt Sherman -- Caring for the patient with substance use disorder at the end of life / Kenneth L. Kirsh, Peggy Compton, Kathy Egan-City, and Steven D. Passik -- Palliative care of cancer survivors / Mary S. McCabe and Stacie Corcoran -- Veterans / Deborah Grassman -- SECTION V: END-OF-LIFE CARE ACROSS SETTINGS: Improving the quality of care across all settings / Marilyn Bookbinder and Romina Arceo -- Long-term care: focus on nursing homes / Joan G. Carpenter and Mary Ersek -- Home care and hospice home care / Paula Milone-Nuzzo, Elizabeth Ercolano, and Ruth McCorkle -- The intensive care unit / Jennifer McAdam and Kathleen Puntillo -- Palliative care nursing in the outpatient setting / Pamela Stitzlein Davies -- Rehabilitation and palliative care / Donna J. Wilson and Kathleen Michael -- The emergency department / Mary Bowman -- The role of nursing in caring for patients undergoing palliative surgery for advanced disease / Anna Cathy Williams, Betty R. Ferrell, Gloria Juarez, and Tami Borneman -- Palliative chemotherapy and clinical trials in advanced cancer: the nurse's role / Virginia Sun -- Rural palliative care / Marie A. Bakitas, Kathleen N. Clifford, J. Nicholas Dionne-Odom, and Elizabeth Kvale -- Palliative care in mass casualty events with scarce resources / Anne Wilkinson and Marianne Matzo -- SECTION VI: PEDIATRIC PALLIATIVE CARE: Symptom management in pediatric palliative care / Melody Brown-Hellsten and Stacey Berg -- Pediatric hospice and palliative care / Vanessa Battista and Gwenn LaRagione -- Pediatric care: transitioning goals of care in the emergency department, intensive care unit, and in between / Barbara Jones, Marcia Levetown and Melody Brown Hellsten -- End-of-life decision-making in pediatric oncology / Pamela S. Hinds, Linda L. Oakes, and Wayne L. Furman -- Palliative care in the neonatal intensive care unit / Cheryl Thaxton, Brigit Carter, and Chi Dang Hornik -- Grief and bereavement in pediatric palliative care / Rana Limbo and Betty Davies -- Pediatric pain: knowing the child before you / Mary Layman-Goldstein and Dane Kramer -- SECTION VII: SPECIAL ISSUES FOR THE NURSE IN END-OF-LIFE CARE: The advanced practice registered nurse / Clareen Wiencek -- Reflections on occupational stress in palliative care nursing: is it changing? / Mary L.S. Vachon, Peter K. Huggard, and Jayne Huggard -- Ethical considerations in palliative care / Maryjo Prince-Paul and Barbara J. Daly -- Palliative care and requests for assistance in dying / Deborah L. Volker -- Nursing education / Pamela Malloy -- Nursing research / Betty R. Ferrell, Marcia Grant, and Virginia Sun -- Enhancing team effectiveness / Shirley Otis-Green and Iris Cohen Fineberg -- Clinical intervention, economic impact, and palliative care / Patrick L. Coyne, Thomas J. Smith, and Laurel J. Lyckholm -- International palliative care initiatives / Stephen R. Connor -- Palliative care in Canada / Doris Howell and Ann Syme -- Palliative care in Australia and New Zealand / Margaret O'Connor -- Palliative care in the UK / Nancy Preston and Katherine Froggatt -- Palliative care in Europe / Marianne Jensen Hjermstad and Stein Kaasa -- Palliative care in Latin America / Tania Pastrana, Denisse Ruth Parra Giordano, Miguel Antonio Sánchez Cárdenas, Xiomara Carmona Montoya, and Beatriz Montes de Oca -- Palliative care in Africa / Faith N. Mwangi-Powell, Julia Downing, Richard A. Powell, Fatia Kiyange, and Henry Ddungu -- Palliative care in Japan / Sayaka Takenouchi and Keiko Tamura -- Palliative care in South Korea / Hyun Sook Kim and Boon Han Kim -- Palliative care in Eastern Europe / Nicoleta Mitrea and Daniela Mosoiu -- Palliative care in the Philippines / Ayda G. Nambayan and Henry U. Lu -- Palliative care in situations of conflict / Nathan I. Cherny -- Palliative care as a human right / Frank Brennan, Liz Gwyther, Diederik Lohman, Fatia Kiyange, Tamar Ezer, and Faith N. Mwangi-Powell -- A good death / Gay Walker -- APPENDIX: Palliative care resource list / Rose Virani and Licet Garcia.
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    edited by Betty R. Ferrell, Nessa Coyle.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2010
    "Now in its third edition, this landmark textbook has become the key resource for all nurses working in the field of palliative care. Edited by renowned nursing experts Betty Ferrell and Nessa Coyle and written by a dynamic team of internationally known authorities in nursing and palliative medicine, the book contains 78 chapters which cover the gamut of the palliative nursing world. The volume's scope is broad to incorporate principles of care from the time of the initial diagnosis of a terminal disease to the end of a patient's life and beyond. This text is distinctively developed to highlight the nurse's vital role as part of an integrated palliative care team. Various care settings are discussed including the hospital, ICU, home care, and hospice settings. While the book does provide some information on disease and pathophysiology when appropriate, the chapters focus on the practical aspects of nursing care, including symptom assessment, patient teaching, family support, psychosocial aspects of palliation, and spiritual care. All of the chapters have been completely updated and reorganized to incorporate new research and emerging models of care. This updated volume includes over 10 new chapters, including an extensively update section on international models of palliative care. In addition, there are many new ethics discussions covering a range of topics from pediatric palliative care to the withdrawal of life sustaining treatment. The text is authoritative and fully evidence-based, without ever losing sight of the humanity and sensitivity necessary in palliative nursing."--Publisher's website.
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    by Alan Bleakley.
    Digital : Springer2014
    The recent history of medicine is one of great biological and technological advances. Diagnoses are being made earlier, diseases caught sooner, patients living longer. And yet there is one area that lags behind the rest of the field: despite the efforts of graduate courses and training manuals, too many doctors still find communication a challenge. In Patient-Centered Medicine in Transition, the focus is not on skills or tools but on context to improve communication not only with patients, but between colleagues, with management, and within and across teams. Rigorous and readable, this timely manifesto presents new models of team process in patient-centered care, emphasizing their value in reducing harmful medical errors and improving patient care, safety, and outcomes. Further, the author provides significant research evidence supporting democratic approaches to communication in medicine while also addressing vital questions of ethics, empathy, gender dynamics, and physician self-care. Included in the coverage: The epidemic of communication hypocompetence. Patient-centeredness without a center. How doctors think can be judged from how they listen and speak. Working and learning in teams in the new era of health care. Blunting Occam's Razor: team process and complexity theory. Building a collaborative community in medical education research. Patient-Centered Medicine in Transition offers a bold new reconceptualization of an important topic and a roadmap to new frontiers in practice to be read and discussed by researchers and practitioners in medical education.
  • Digital
    [edited by] Nicki L. Potts and Barbara L. Mandleco.
    Digital : STAT!Ref2012Limited to 5 simultaneous users
    Print2012
    Chapter 1. Overview of pediatric nursing -- Chapter 2. Legal and ethical issues -- Chapter 3. The child in context of the family -- Chapter 4. Community and home health nursing -- Chapter 5. School Nursing -- Chapter 6. Theoretical approaches to the growth and development of children -- Chapter 7. Growth and development of the newborn -- Chapter 8. Growth and development of the infant -- Chapter 9. Growth and development of the toddler -- Chapter 10. Growth and development of the preschooler -- Chapter 11. Growth and development of the school-age child -- Chapter 12. Growth and development of the adolescent -- Chapter 13. Child and family communication -- Chapter 14. Pediatric assessment -- Chapter 15. Infectious Diseases -- Chapter 16. Care of children who are hospitalized -- Chapter 17. Chronic conditions -- Chapter 18. Pain management -- Chapter 19. Medication administration -- Chapter 20. Loss and bereavement -- Chapter 21. Fluid and electrolyte alterations -- Chapter 22. Genitourinary alterations -- Chapter 23. Gastrointestinal alterations -- Chapter 24. Respiratory alterations -- Chapter 25. Cardiovascular alterations -- Chapter 26. Hematological alterations -- Chapter 27. Immunologic alterations -- Chapter 28. Endocrine alterations -- Chapter 29. Cellular alterations -- Chapter 30. Integumentary alterations -- Chapter 31. Sensory alterations -- Chapter 32. Neurological alterations -- Chapter 33. Cognitive alterations -- Chapter 34. Musculoskeletal alterations -- Chapter 35. Psychosocial alterations -- Chapter 36. Child abuse and neglect.
  • Digital
    Deborah Tomlinson, Nancy E. Kline, eds.
    Digital : Springer2010
  • Digital
    [edited by] Kathleen Rice Simpson, Patricia A. Creehan.
    Digital : Ovid2008
    Perinatal patient safety and professional liability issues / Kathleen Rice Simpson -- Integrating cultural beliefs and practices when caring for childbearing women and families / Lynn Clark Callister -- Physiologic changes of pregnancy / Susan Tucker Blackburn -- Psychosocial adaptation to pregnancy and postpartum / Jeanne Watson Driscoll -- Antenatal care / Mary Lee Barron -- High-risk pregnancy -- Labor and birth / Kathleen Rice Simpson -- Fetal assessment during labor / Kathleen Rice Simpson -- Pain relief and comfort measures in labor / Patricia A. Creehan -- Postpartum care / Dotti C. James -- Newborn adaptation to extrauterine life / Debbie Askin -- Newborn physical assessment -- Newborn nutrition / Jill Janke -- Common neonatal complications / Patricia Nash and Joan Renaud Smith.
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    [edited by] Kathleen Rice Simpson, Patricia A. Creehan.
    Digital : Ovid2014
    Perinatal patient safety and professional liability issues / Kathleen Rice Simpson -- Integrating cultural beliefs and practices when caring for childbearing women and families / Lynn Clark Callister -- Physiologic changes of pregnancy / Susan Tucker Blackburn -- Antenatal care / Mary Lee Barron -- Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy / Judith H. Poole -- Bleeding in pregnancy / Mary Ellen Burke Sosa -- Preterm labor and birth / Nancy Jo Reedy -- Diabetes in pregnancy / Julie M. Daley -- Cardiac disease in pregnancy / Julie Arafeh -- A pulmonary complications in pregnancy / Suzanne McMurtry Baird and Betsy B. Kennedy -- Multiple gestation / Nancy A. Bowers -- Obesity in pregnancy / Mary Ann Maher -- Maternal fetal transport / Judy Wilson-Griffin -- Labor and birth / Kathleen Rice Simpson and Nancy O'Brien-Abel -- Fetal assessment during labor / Audrey Lyndon, Nancy O'Brien Abel, and Kathleen Rice Simpson -- Pain in labor : nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic management / Carol Burke -- Postpartum care / Dotti C. James -- Newborn adaptation to extrauterine life / Debbie Fraser -- Newborn physical assessment / Lyn Vargo -- Newborn nutrition / Jill Janke -- Common neonatal complications / Joan Renaud Smith and Annette Carley.
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    edited by Suzanne Henwood.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2014
    "Preface This book is part of a journey--a personal journey of development and discovery, where through excellent teachers and challenging life and work lessons, I have, over time, developed a real passion for leadership. But not any leadership, leadership which is authentic and sincere, focused on a way forward; leadership which is ethical and compassionate, which comes from a place of integrity, and which has within it a genuine desire for growth and positive change for all those involved, be that for ourselves, the colleagues we work with or the patients we serve. It is a leadership that is prepared to put personal ego aside to ensure the greater good of others and the service we work within. It is a leadership that wants to make a real difference and will do what it takes to ensure that the goal is reached within an ethical and compassionate framework. To bring others along on that journey, this book introduces people with whom I have connected over the last few years, who have inspired me and shown me what this real, authentic and compassionate leadership is all about. The authors here have all shown real leadership in their own walks of professional life, are all passionate about what they do for others and are generous enough to share their learning to assist others in their ongoing leadership development. The focus of the book is twofold: firstly, to assist personal leadership development, for personal satisfaction and growth, and secondly, to improve healthcare delivery to patients, through excellence in personal practice. I believe that it is through the passion, ability and drive of individuals (you and me) that we will change and challenge practices to ensure that patients get the best possible care in all healthcare contexts"--Provided by publisher.
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    Gareth Parsons and Wayne Preece.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2010
    List of figures -- List of tables -- About the authors -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- What Is Pain? -- Introduction -- Importance of defining pain -- Classifications of pain -- Perspectives of pain -- Summary -- Reflective activity -- References -- Dilemmas In Pain Management -- Introduction -- Principles -- Moral and ethical principles -- Effects of illness on moral behavior -- Morals and pain -- Deontology -- Utilitarianism -- Performing a moral calculus -- Rights and duties -- Bioethics -- Best way to organize pain management -- Considering the particular nature of pain in developing principles of managing pain -- Summary -- Reflective activity -- References -- Further reading -- Communicating The Experience Of Pain -- Introduction -- Intrapersonal perspective of pain -- Biopsychosocial model and communication -- Intrapersonal nature of pain -- Detection and modulation -- Cutaneous receptors -- Visceral receptors -- Inflammation and primary hyperalgesia -- Action potentials -- Sensory nerve communication -- Pain gate -- Ascending pathway -- Brain -- Differing pain experiences -- Interpersonal pain -- Influences on pain responses -- Pain experience -- Something lost in the translation -- Iatrogenic communication -- Summary -- Reflective activity -- References -- Pain Assessment -- Introduction -- Pain assessment -- Assessment as part of care planning -- Problems associated with pain assessment -- Pain management process -- Why assess acute pain? -- Pain assessment tools -- Pain assessment in children -- Assessment of chronic pain -- Character of pain -- Psychosocial assessment -- Functional assessment -- Pain history assessment -- Questionnaire methods -- Pain diaries and journals -- Chronic pain assessment in children -- Summary -- Reflective activity -- References -- Further reading -- Pharmacology Of Pain Control -- Introduction -- Mechanisms for drug action -- Choice of analgesia -- Drug effectiveness -- Drug delivery -- Routes of administration -- Different routes -- Plasma concentration -- Duration of action -- Three main groups of analgesics -- Other drugs used in the treatment of pain -- Summary -- Reflective activity -- References -- Further reading -- Delivering Pain Management -- Introduction -- Organization of pain management -- Development of chronic pain services -- Palliative care service -- Acute pain service (APS) -- Patient education -- Risk management -- Staff support and development -- Summary -- Reflective activity -- References -- Acute Pain management: Planning For Pain -- Introduction -- Physical effects of unmanaged acute pain -- Surgical stress response -- Balanced analgesia -- Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) -- Person-centered pain management -- Ensuring adherence to care -- Pain management plan -- Summary -- Reflective activity -- References -- Chronic Pain Management -- Introduction -- Problem of chronic pain -- Prevalence of chronic pain in the UK and Europe -- Chronic pain and chronic pain syndrome (CPS) -- Specific treatment approaches -- Chronic pain management plan -- Dealing with pain behaviors -- Summary -- Reflective activity -- References -- Pain Management In Palliative Care / Maria Parry -- Introduction -- Definition of key concepts -- Life-limiting conditions -- Defining pain in life-limiting conditions -- Cancer pain -- Multiple sclerosis (MS) and pain -- HIV/AIDS and pain -- Pain assessment -- Pain assessment tools in palliative care -- Psychosocial factors influencing the pain experience -- Barriers to pain assessment and management -- Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of pain in palliative care -- Approaches to pain management in patients who have cancer -- Drug management -- Analgesic ladder -- Immobilization -- Rehabilitation-modification of daily activities -- Summary -- Reflective activity -- References -- Further reading -- Appendix -- Glossary -- Index.
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    Kathleen Koernig Blais, Ed. D., RN, Florida International University, Janice S. Hayes, PhD, RN, University of Northern Colorado.
    Print2016
    Beginning the journey -- Socialization to professional nursing roles -- Historical foundations of professional nursing -- Ethical foundations of professional nursing -- Legal foundations of professional nursing -- Knowledge development in nursing -- The nurse as health promoter and care provider -- The nurse as learner and teacher -- The nurse as leader and manager -- The nurse's role in evidence-based health care -- The nurse's role in quality and safety -- The nurse's role as political advocate -- The nurse as colleague and collaborator -- Communicating effectively -- Managing change -- Technology and informatics -- Nursing in an evolving health care delivery system -- Providing care in home and community -- Global health -- Dimensions of holistic health care -- Nursing in a culturally diverse world -- Nursing in a spiritually diverse world -- Nursing in a culture of violence -- Advanced nursing education and practice -- The future of nursing.
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    Dominic Upton, Penney Upton.
    Digital : Springer2015
    This book addresses the psychological consequences of wounds and the psychological components of wound care, building on contemporary research evidence and presenting practical clinical guidelines. Particular emphasis is given to the psychological impact of both wounds and wound treatment. Implications for practice are discussed, making this book both educational and practical. Psychology of Wounds and Wound Care in Clinical Practice is aimed at clinicians, including GPs, vascular surgeons and physicians, nurses, especially tissue viability nurses, and podiatrists, and is also of interest to academic teachers and researchers.
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    Shona Ross and Sarah Furrows.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2014
    The Rapids are a series of reference and revision pocket books that cover key facts in a simple and memorable way. Each book contains the common conditions that students and newly qualified nurses encounter on the wards, in the community, and on placements. Only the basic core relevant facts are provided to ensure that these books are perfect and concise rapid refreshers. Rapid Infection Control Nursing is an essential read for all frontline nursing staff working in hospitals or community settings. Designed for quick reference, it explores the essential principles of infection.
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    Sandy Summers, Harry Jacobs Summers.
    Digital : OSO2014
    Machine generated contents note: -- Foreword by Echo Heron -- Introduction -- Part One: Dangerous Ignorance: Why Our Understanding of Nursing Matters -- Chapter 1: Who are Nurses and Where Have They Gone? -- Chapter 2: How Nursing's Image Affects Your Health -- Part Two: The Great Divide: The Media versus Real Nursing -- Chapter 3: Could Monkeys Be Nurses? -- Chapter 4: Yes, Doctor! No, Doctor! -- Chapter 5: The Naughtiest Nurse -- Chapter 6: Who Wants Yesterday's Girl? -- Chapter 7: You Are My Angel -- Chapter 8: Winning the Battle-Axe, Losing the War -- Chapter 9: Advanced Practice Nurses: Skilled Professionals or Cut-Rate Physician -- Part Three: Seeking Better Understanding of Nursing-and Better Health Care -- Chapter 10: How We Can All Improve Understanding of Nursing -- Chapter 11: How Nurses Can Improve Their Own Image.
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    Lou Peveto Scott.
    Print1979-
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    v. 1, Body structure and function, nutrition and food management, basic pharmacology and drug therapy ; v. 2, Roles and responsibilities in nursing health ; v. 3, Medical and surgical nursing, mental illness ; v. 4, Mother and newborn, the well and sick child, communicable diseases.
  • Digital
    Cathy Thomas Hess.
    Digital : Ovid2008
    Contributors -- Foreword -- pt. 1. Wound care and prevention -- 1. Skin care and wound prevention strategies -- 2. Assessing and documenting chronic wounds -- 3. Types of chronic wounds -- 4. Laboratory values in chronic wound management -- 5. Developing a skin and wound care formulary -- 6. Tissue load management -- 7. Wound care and the regulatory process -- pt. 2. Skin and wound care products -- Skin care products -- Overview -- Antifungals and antimicrobials -- Liquid skin protectants -- Moisture barriers -- Skin cleansers -- Therapeutic moisturizers -- Wound care products -- Dressings and devices -- Overview -- Alginates -- Antimicrobials -- Collagens -- Composites -- Color illustrations -- Contact layers -- Foams -- Hydrocolloids -- Hydrogels -- Specialty absorptives -- Surgical supplies, miscellaneous -- Transparent films -- Wound fillers -- Other products -- Drugs -- Overview -- Products -- pt. 3. Additional dressings and products -- Overview -- Abdominal dressing holders and binders -- Compression bandage systems -- Conforming bandages -- Elastic bandage rolls -- Gauze, impregnated with other than water, normal saline, or hydrogel, without adhesive border -- Gauze, impregnated with water or normal saline, without adhesive border -- Gauze, nonimpregnated, with adhesive border -- Gauze, nonimpregnated, without adhesive border -- Tapes -- Wound cleansers -- Appendices -- A. Body mass index -- B. Wagner ulcer grade classification -- C. Braden scale -- D. Treatment algorithm for pressure ulcers -- E. Treatment algorithm for arterial ulcers -- F. Treatment algorithm for venous ulcers -- G. Treatment algorithm for diabetic ulcers -- H. Treatment algorithm for diabetic ulcer wound care -- I. Laboratory tests to rule out atypical causes of leg ulcers -- J. Ankle-brachial index use in patients with diabetes -- Manufacturer resource guide -- Selected references -- Index.
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    Sajeesh Kumar, Helen Snooks, editors.
    Digital : Springer2011

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