Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice (3rd Edition) 3rd Edition

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A patient-centered approach to pharmacology

Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice tightly links pharmacology to nursing practice and patient care, recognizing that for nurses, pharmacology is not an abstract academic discipline but rather a critical tool to prevent disease and promote healing and wellness. It offers unsurpassed features designed to illuminate connections between pharmacology and practice, from patient scenarios and practice applications to coverage of lifespan considerations, patient education, alternative therapies, and gender/cultural influences. Learning is simplified through the use of prototype drugs, as well as outstanding full-color illustrations. Organization by body systems (units) and diseases (chapters) places the drugs in context with how they are used therapeutically and connects pharmacology and pathophysiology to nursing care. The Third Edition covers 25 new medications approved by the FDA since the previous edition, a new chapter on Individual Variations in Drug Responses, and updated review questions that better prepare students for exams.

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Emergency Nursing: The Profession, the Pathway, the Practice 1st Edition

With over 136.3 million patient visits to the Emergency Department, emergency nurses are not only in high demand but a continuously growing segment of the nursing profession. Emergency nurses find themselves in high-risk, faced-paced, physically and emotionally demanding, and difficult situations on a constant bases, which many nurses will describe as both stressful and surprisingly, extremely fulfilling. But there are so many variables, moving pieces, and different roles when it comes to emergency nurses. How do you begin to understand or know if this is the right career for you when there is so much to know? Emergency Nurse: The Profession, the Pathway, and the Practice provides students, new nurses, and existing emergency nurses the tools and information they need to pursue and sustain a successful career in emergency healthcare. Author Jeff Solheim informs readers about the career opportunities that exist within emergency nursing, introduces nurses to the emergency department and how it differs from other healthcare settings, and explains the challenges and patient populations that emergency nurses will face on a regular basis. Filled with fun facts, notes, and practical advice, this book is a fantastic resource for a nurse eager to learn more about emergency care.

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All-in-One Nursing Care Planning Resource: Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, and Psychiatric-Mental Health, 4e

The only book featuring nursing care plans for all core clinical areas, Swearingen’s All-In-One Nursing Care Planning Resource, 4th Edition provides 100 care plans with the nursing diagnoses and interventions you need to know to care for patients in all settings. It includes care plans for medical-surgical, maternity/OB, pediatrics, and psychiatric-mental health, so you can use just one book throughout your entire nursing curriculum. This edition includes a new care plan addressing normal labor and birth, a new full-color design, new QSEN safety icons, new quick-reference color tabs, and updates reflecting the latest NANDA-I nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems. Edited by nursing expert Pamela L. Swearingen, this book is known for its clear approach, easy-to-use format, and straightforward rationales.

 

  • NANDA-I nursing diagnoses are incorporated throughout the text to keep you current with NANDA-I terminology and the latest diagnoses.
  • Color-coded sections for medical-surgical, maternity, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing care plans make it easier to find information quickly.
  • A consistent format for each care plan allows faster lookup of topics, with headings for Overview/Pathophysiology, Health Care Setting, Assessment, Diagnostic Tests, Nursing Diagnoses, Desired Outcomes, Interventions with Rationales, and Patient-Family Teaching and Discharge Planning.
  • Prioritized nursing diagnoses are listed in order of importance and physiologic patient needs.
  • A two-column format for nursing assessments/interventions and rationales makes it easier to scan information.
  • Detailed rationales for each nursing intervention help you to apply concepts to specific patient situations in clinical practice.
  • Outcome criteria with specific timelines help you to set realistic goals for nursing outcomes and provide quality, cost-effective care.

 

  • NEW! Care plan for normal labor and birth addresses nursing care for the client experiencing normal labor and delivery.
  • UPDATED content is written by practicing clinicians and covers the latest clinical developments, new pharmacologic treatments, patient safety considerations, and evidence-based practice guidelines.
  • NEW full-color design makes the text more user friendly, and includes NEW color-coded tabs and improved cross-referencing and navigation aids for faster lookup of information.
  • NEW! Leaf icon highlights coverage of complementary and alternative therapies including information on over-the-counter herbal and other therapies and how these can interact with conventional medications.

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ANAC’s Core Curriculum For HIV / AIDS Nursing 3rd Edition

The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) presents the essential information needed by every nurse working with HIV/AIDS patients in any setting. The text provides an educational framework for HIV/AIDS clinical content and serves those preparing for specialty certification in HIV/AIDS training. The text covers: A) Infection, transmission, and prevention B) Clinical management of a variety of patient types C) Symptomatic conditions and symptom management D) Special populations E) Psychosocial concerns for patients. ANAC’s Core Curriculum for HIV/AIDS Nursing, Third Edition includes the following new topics: Updates to the evidence basis underlying the nursing care of persons with HIV/AIDS. New issues and challenges including the care for pediatric patients and adults with giardia, syphilis and bipolar disease. New text features including case studies and quizzes.

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Study Skills for Nurses (Student Survival Skills) 1st Edition

Survive academic study with this snappy guide to research techniques and strategies for all student nurses.

Providing words of wisdom and tips from real student nurses, Study Skills for Nurses enables you to develop your own individual ways of studying for those all important projects, with exercises, step-by-step guides and tricks to help you get ahead.

Special features

  • Developed by students for students
  • Clear, straightforward and jargon-free
  • Ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration education and the Essential Skills Clusters.
  • Takes away the fear of study and independent research projects, making it approachable, easy and fun

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Professional Values in Nursing 1st Edition

This practical guide explores professional values in nursing, helping you to develop safe, compassionate, dignified, person-centred and evidence-based nursing practice.

The emphasis of the book is on fundamental values of equality, dignity and caring. The authors discuss holistic nursing care, working in partnership with people and families, working collaboratively with the interprofessional team, vulnerability and safeguarding, challenging poor practice and promoting best practice.

Features:

  • Chapters linked to the Professional Values domain in the NMC Standards for pre-registration nursing education
  • Strong evidence base to ensure best practice
  • Accessible style with learning outcomes, practice scenarios, questions and activities
  • Relevant to all fields of nursing, with practice scenarios representing people across the lifespan and with different healthcare needs

Professional Values in Nursing is a valuable resource for all nursing students, helping to embed professional values in their everyday practice.

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You CAN Teach Med-Surg Nursing!: The Authoritative Guide and Toolkit for the Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical Instructor 1st Edition

“This guide and resource will give you all the direction and resources you need to perform in the role of a medical-surgical clinical instructor√ñInstructors will discover this book takes the work out of working in the clinical area.”

This is the first comprehensive resource for clinical medical-surgical nursing instructors responsible for guiding students through their entire clinical rotation. Filling a huge gap in resources for instructors required to teach this course, it contains everything the new or adjunct instructor needs to teach expertly and confidently. The guide describes the role of medical-surgical instructor and provides an introduction to the clinical site. It features a week-by-week instructional plan for the clinical rotation and includes all materials necessary to effectively perform administrative leadership and supervision, assess students’ knowledge and learning styles, maximize the learning process, simplify evaluation, and help ensure a smooth transition to clinical practice.

Brimming with helpful information, the guide will be a welcome companion to both experienced and novice medical-nursing instructors with its organizational teaching templates, teaching and learning resources, and evaluation materials. These include a course syllabus, comprehensive skills checklist, medication guidelines, resources for patient teaching, pre-and post-conference expectations and activities; even make-up assignments for students who miss a clinical class. Clinical instruction materials such as PowerPoints and simulation scenarios,are provided. Additionally, the book contains quizzes with answers, discussion questions, critical thinking exercises, and interactive student activities.

Key Features:

  • Comprises the first complete resource for successfully guiding students through their clinical rotations from start to finish
  • Helps to allay the “fear factor” for new and adjunct clinical nursing instructors
  • Provides a week-by-week instructional guide that includes organizational teaching templates, teaching and learning resources, and evaluation aids
  • Includes numerous forms and templates to facilitate administrative responsibilities, student assessment, and student evaluation
  • Organizes key clinical information by body system and includes multiple interactive teaching tools

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Pediatric Nursing Care Plans for the Hospitalized Child (3rd Edition) 3rd Edition

Updated in an all new 3rd edition, Pediatric Care Plans for the Hospitalized Child  is an essential guide to preparing individualized care plans tailored to meet the special needs of the non-critical, hospitalized child. This book provides a quick reference for correlating pediatric medical diagnoses with nursing diagnoses, and will serve as a valuable tool in the clinical setting.  A unique thirteen-part format provides care plans that are organized by medical diagnoses with six corresponding nursing diagnoses for each medical diagnosis. In this new edition all of the nursing care plans are situated in tables instead of text, making it much easier for the reader to understand and access.

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Mentoring in Nursing and Healthcare: Supporting Career and Personal Development 1st Edition

Mentoring in Nursing and Healthcare: Supporting career and personal development is an innovative look into mentoring within nursing, and its implications for career success. It provides an up-to-date review of the current research and literature within mentoring in nursing and healthcare, drawing together the distinctive challenges facing nurses and their career development. It proposes new directions and practical ways forward for the future development of formal mentoring programmes in nursing.

Offering fresh insight into mentoring principles and how these can be used beyond pre-registration nurse education to support personal career development. This is an essential book for all those commencing, continuing or returning to a nursing career.

Key features:

  • Addresses mentoring as a career development tool
  • Focuses on the individual benefits of being a mentee and mentor and how this can aid professional development
  • Both theoretical and practical material is presented
  • Features case studies throughout book
  • Supports nurses to develop their careers
  • It is sector specific but has transferability across disciplines
  • A summary chapter draws together common threads or theoretical perspectives. The book concludes with strategies for future research and progress
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Gerontological Nursing: Competencies For Care 2nd Edition

Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Second Edition is a comprehensive and student-accessible text that offers a holistic and inter-disciplinary approach to caring for the elderly. The framework for the text is built around the Core Competencies set forth by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing. Building upon their knowledge in prior medical surgical courses, this text gives students the skills and theory needed to provide outstanding care for the growing elderly population. It is the first of its kind to have more than 40 contributing authors from many different disciplines. Some of the key features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, discussion questions, personal reflection boxes, and case studies.

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