Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice by American Nursing Association StaffThe premier resource for professional nursing practice, Nursing: Scope & Standards of Practice, 3rd Edition, is informed by the advances in health care and professional nursing today. This keystone standard contains 17 national standards of practice and performance that define the who, what, where, when, why and how of nursing practice.
Publication Date: 2015-07-20
Physical Assessment for Nurses by Carol CoxThe fully updated second edition of this book continues to take a systematic approach to comprehensive patient assessment. The text explores best practice in history taking and summarises the key clinical skills needed to develop and improve physical examination skills and to competently assess, diagnose, plan and provide care.
Publication Date: 2009-12-21
Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management by Sally A. Weiss; Ruth M. Tappen; Karen GrimleyTransition from student to professional with confidence. Stepping out of the classroom and into professional nursing practice can be stressful. This handy guide will build your confidence and prepare you to meet the challenges you'll face as a new staff nurse in today's dynamic health-care environment. You'll explore your future responsibilities as a leader and a manager and the workplace issues and trends that you'll encounter in practice. See what students are saying online... Easy nursing book to read unlike others that I have ..."come across. It gives great situations and examples throughout the book. Short and straight to the point."--Wendy Five stars "Actually one of my favorite leadership books from nursing school."--Amy H. Five stars "Great book, very easy to understand, and clear on the points."--Nevets
Publication Date: 2019-04-05
Advanced Practice Nursing Procedures by Margaret R. ColyarComprehensive collection of 125 procedures commonly performed by adult and family nurse practitioners in various care settings. Each procedure provides... Coding Guidelines--Lists CPT codes as well as modifiers. Overview--Outlines causes, incidence, and other procedure-specific information. Health Promotion/Prevention--Offers tips to pass on to the client to promote health or prevent the need for the procedure in the future. Options--Lists one to four methods of performing the procedure and offers a choice of how to perform the procedure. Rationale--Presents the reasons to perform the procedure. Indications--Explains when the procedure should be performed. Contraindications--Explains when the procedure should not be performed. Procedure--Lists the required equipment and provides illustrated, step-by-step instructions for performing each procedure listed under "Options." Client Instructions--Details post-procedure instructions for the client. Bibliography--Offers sources for additional information.
Publication Date: 2015-02-03
Wright and Leahey's Nurses and Families by Zahra Shajani; Amanda O'Rae; Diana SnellDetailed clinical guidelines for preparing, conducting, and documenting a family interview. Clinical examples of diversity issues such as ethnicity, race, culture, sexual orientation, gender, and socioeconomic class Coverage of current issues in families, including genetics, terrorism, obesity, ethics, spirituality, intergenerational adoption, infertility, and diversity. Genograms for blended families with multiple parents and siblings.
Publication Date: 2019-02-22
Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by Mina K. Dulcan; Rachel R. Ballard; Poonam Jha; Julie M. SadhuMuch like the patients on which it focuses, the field of pediatric mental health continues to grow and develop. Among other advances, the body of clinical research and the number of empirically supported treatments have grown, evaluation practices have been refined, and awareness of emotional and behavioral problems in youth has increased. Stay up-to-date on significant DSM-5 changes to psychiatric nomenclature and criteria--and the developments that have spurred them--with the Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. This fifth edition prunes older content while distilling and incorporating clinically relevant findings, and features: * Reorganized diagnostic chapters that reflect updates to DSM-5 * Tables of selected diagnostic criteria from DSM-5 for quick reference* Relevant treatment methods for each section on a specific disorder or clinical situation* An informative chapter dedicated to pharmacological treatments--from stimulant medications and antidepressants to antipsychotics and anticonvulsants* Suggested additional readings for those interested in learning more about particular topics* Recommended published and on-line information resources for parents An indispensable primer on child and adolescent psychiatry for medical and mental health students and clinical trainees, this guide also serves as an ideal, quick-reference update for practicing physicians, nurses, and advanced practice nurses. Complex theoretical notions, new research, and areas of controversy have been simplified in the interest of brevity and ease of reference, making this a useful resource for professionals in special education, child welfare, and juvenile justice, as well as parents.
Publication Date: 2017-06-15
Writing Literature Reviews by Jose L. Galvan; Melisa C. GalvanThis useful guide educates students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. The authors provide numerous examples from published reviews that illustrate the guidelines discussed throughout the book. 　 New to the seventh edition: 　 Each chapter breaks down the larger holistic review of literature exercise into a series of smaller, manageable steps Practical instructions for navigating today's digital libraries Comprehensive discussions about digital tools, including bibliographic and plagiarism detection software Chapter activities that reflect the book's updated content New model literature reviews Online resources designed to help instructors plan and teach their courses (www.routledge.com/9780415315746).