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  • Auscultation Skills: Breath & Heart Sounds Fifth Edition

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    Practitioners and students: see and hear breath and heart sounds with remarkable clarity while perfecting your auscultation technique.

    Auscultation Skills: Breath & Heart Sounds, Fifth Edition, pinpoints exactly how, where, and why breath and heart sounds occur and helps you to differentiate normal from abnormal sounds quickly and accurately. Loaded with clear explanations, colorful illustrations, and linked to online audio cues, this sensational reference spans the simple to the complex and serves as an excellent tool for beginning practitioners and seasoned clinicians who are looking to hone their diagnostic skills and improve their auscultation technique.

  • Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical 14th Edition (Wolters Kluwer)

    Trusted by instructors and students for more than 50 years, Brunner & Suddarth’ Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing layers essential patient care information, engaging case studies, and diverse features to help students learn critical content. This 14th Edition is comprehensively updated to keep pace with today’s changing and challenging health care environment, focusing on physiologic, pathophysiologic, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care while integrating a variety of concepts from other disciplines. The text’s features bring concepts to life and prepare students to confidently apply what they’ve leamed in nursing practice.

  • Child Health 3rd Edition (AMREF)

    This book is about child health and disease, and the care of children from conception, through pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood. It has been specifically written for all health workers who may find themselves concerned with the care of children at home, within the community or in primary health care facilities. Some who are working in district hospitals may also find it useful.


    Child Health 3rd Edition (AMREF)

  • Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques 8ED NURSING

    Known for its clear, comprehensive coverage of over 200 evidence-based skills, Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques is today’s leading nursing skills reference. It features nearly 1,000 full-color photographs and drawings, a nursing process framework, step-by-step instructions with rationales, and a focus on critical thinking and evidence-based practice. This edition includes new coverage of patient-centered care and safety guidelines, an emphasis on QSEN core competencies, and links to valuable online resources. Written by the trusted author team of Anne Griffin Perry and Patricia A. Potter, and now joined by new author Wendy Ostendorf, this reference helps you perform nursing skills with confidence.

  • Clinical Skills: The Essence of Caring

    “This is an excellent book for anyone starting out on the Common Foundation year of their Nursing Degree, and as a reference to those further into their degree, on placement, or newly qualified. It covers everything from communication skills to pressure ulcers, and includes all four Nursing branches: Child, Adult, Mental Health and Learning Disability. The book is accompanied by an excellent CD-ROM that includes step-by-step Case Studies, resources for the book’s chapters, and skill-set video demos with self-assessment. The DVD applies the theory to practice in a style that is easy to understand and follow. It will prove invaluable in preparation for OSCEs and for refreshing skills that may not have been used for a while.”

  • Community Health 3rd Edition

    Based on community health practice in eastern Africa, this new edition has used examples of problems, practices and solutions from all over Africa to meet the needs of a wide readership. It places emphasis on the community-based approach throughout. The sequence of topics has been rearranged into six sections the principles and practice of community health, community health interventions, tackling communicable diseases, a new section on tackling non-communicable diseases, the organisation of community health services with the need for management, information services and capacity building, and community health in the 21′ century.


    Community Health 3rd Edition

  • Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Effect on Occupational Performance

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    Now in its 5th Edition, Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Effect on Occupational Performance is now fully aligned with the DSM-5 and Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, 3rd edition, reflects the most current research and brings in 5 new chapters covering conditions your students will see in practice. This with new features and tools further help enhance this essential book.

  • Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified, Second Edition

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    The fun, fast, and easy way to learn basic math skills and how to accurately calculate dosages

    Calculating the correct dose to administer to the patient can be very challenging – unless you follow the proven approach taught in Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified. Topics are presented in the in the order in which many nurses and nursing students need to learn them – starting with the basics and then gradually moving on the techniques used in our nation’s leading medical facilities. The 2nd Edition also includes 4 new chapters covering basic math skills essential for daily nursing practice, including equations, percentages, proportions, decimals, and fractions.

  • Effective Leadership and Manage in Nursing 8ED

    Improving Results

    A proven way to help individual students achieve the goals that educators set for their course.

    Engaging Experiences

    Dynamic, engaging experiences that personalize and activate learning for each student.

    An Experienced Partner

    From Pearson, a long-term partner with a true grasp of the subject, excellent content, and an eye on the future of education.

  • Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare 3E

    Written in a friendly, conversational style, this Third Edition of Bernadette Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt’s gold standard textbook covers all the steps students need to make evidence-based practice part of their clinical decision making and everyday nursing practice. Real world examples and meaningful strategies in every chapter show students how to take a clinical issue from inquiry toa sustainable solution that drives a preferred standard of care.

  • Foundations in Nursing Research: Pearson New International Edition

    This engaging, learner-friendly text illuminates all steps of the nursing research process, helping students critique research and determine whether study findings are ready to apply in practice. To illustrate specific aspects of the research process, the author extensively excerpts from published studies, including research performed outside the U.S. Pedagogical features include chapter outlines, objectives, definitions of key terms, summaries, class activities, and self-tests. This Sixth Edition has been revised with up-to-date information and references throughout; more coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research; greater focus on evidence-based practice; and an all-new chapter on nursing research and health care economics.

  • Fundamentals of Nursing 8ED

    Taking a holistic and case-based approach, this updated Eighth Edition of the best-selling Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Person-Centered Nursing Care helps beginning nursing students develop the blended competencies (cognitive, technical, interpersonal, and ethical/legal) they will need to effectively care for patients in both institutional and community-based practice settings. Packed with clinical examples, proven pedagogy, striking illustrations, and online learning tools (including video clips, animations, and interactive learning activities), this acclaimed text distills the fundamentals that nursing students need to know to respond today’s healthcare challenges competently, enthusiastically and accountably.


    Fundamentals of Nursing 8ED

  • Fundamentals of Nursing 9ED (Potter)

    It’s your complete guide to nursing — from basic concepts to essential skills! Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition prepares you to succeed as a nurse by providing a solid foundation in critical thinking, evidence-based practice, nursing theory, and safe clinical care in all settings. With illustrated, step-by-step guidelines, this book makes it easy to learn important skills and procedures. Care plans are presented within a nursing process framework, and case studies show how to apply concepts to nursing practice. From an expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Griffin Perry, this bestselling nursing textbook helps you develop the understanding and clinical reasoning you need to provide excellent patient care.

    Key Features

    • 51 skills demonstrations provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions for safe nursing care — and include rationales for each step.
    • 29 procedural guidelines provide streamlined, step-by-step instructions for performing basic skills.
    • UNIQUE! Critical Thinking Models in each clinical chapter show how to apply the nursing process and critical thinking to achieve successful clinical outcomes.
    • Evidence-Based Practice chapter shows how nursing research helps in determining best practices.
    • UNIQUE! Caring for the Cancer Survivor chapter prepares nurses to care for cancer patients who may still face physical and emotional issues.

    Fundamentals of Nursing 9ED (Potter)

  • Fundamentals of Nursing for General Nursing and Midwifery 2nd Edition

    The future of nursing promises dynamic change and continuous changes nurses of tomorrow need a broad knowledge base from which to provide care. The rope of the nurse includes assuming the lead in preserving nursing practice and demonstrating its contribution to the health care of individual. This book is developed to prepare todays students for the challenges of tomorrow. This textbook is designed for students beginning all types of professional nursing programs. The comprehensive coverage provides fundamentals of nursing concepts skills and techniques of nursing practice and a firm foundation for more advances areas of study.

  • Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students

    Preventing illness and improving the general health of the population is a vital priority for the health service with nurses expected to play a central role. Written using clear language, Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students explains what health promotion is and how it interacts with public health. It shows how health promotion can be implemented while drawing on the main theories, models, and evidence that inform practice. The book covers the essential topics like lifestyle changes, health screening, and patient education, giving readers the necessary tools and confidence to integrate health promotion into your day to day nursing practice.

  • Leadership and Nursing Care management

    Develop your management and leadership skills. Leadership and Nursing Care Management, 6th Edition maintains its AONE competencies, and features the most up-to-date, evidence-based blend of practice and theory related to the issues that impact nursing management and leadership today. A fresh, conversational writing style provides you with an easy-to-understand, in-depth look at these prevalent issues. Key topics include the nursing professional’s role in law and ethics, staffing and scheduling, delegation, cultural considerations, care management, human resources, outcomes management, safe work environments, preventing employee injury, and time and stress management.

  • Legal Aspects of Nursing

    Now in its seventh edition, Bridgit Dimond’s Legal Aspects of Nursing is the definitive guide to the essential law that nurses and healthcare professionals need to know. Written in an engaging style, the book shows the application of the law to everyday nursing situations showing the relevance and importance of legal considerations to nursing practice. The book covers the legal system and legal issues relating to medicine in general, before examining more specific areas, such as children and the elderly.


    Legal Aspects of Nursing

  • Mentorship and Clinical Supervision Skills in Health Care, 2nd Edition

    This fully revised and highly accessible second edition of Mentorship and Clinical Supervision Skills in Health Care: Learning Through Practice, from the Nursing and Health Care Practice series, provides all the background, theory and practical knowledge required to be an effective mentor within nursing and health care. The text explores mentorship from the stance of a student and from that of a qualified health care professional, to encourage critical understanding and securing its appeal to professionals and trainees in the field. Completely up-to-date, this text is written in line with the new NMC requirements and provides coverage of key developments in the field including: the role of technologies and e-portfolios in nursing and health care education; the growing importance of experiential learning and the role of reflection; recent changes in assessment techniques and the conceptualization of validity, reliability and discriminatory power.

  • Myles Textbook for Midwives 16ED (Elsevier)

    The most-popular midwifery textbook in the world! The sixteenth edition of this seminal textbook, Myles Textbook for Midwives, has been extensively revised and restructured to ensure that it reflects current midwifery practice, with an increased focus on topics that are fundamental to midwifery practice today.


    New to this edition

    • Up-to-date guidance on professional regulation, midwifery supervision, legal and ethical issues, risk management and clinical governance Recognition that midwives increasingly care for women with complex health needs, in a multicultural society Examination of the dilemmas involved in caring for women with a raised body mass index
    • Chapter on optimizing care and repair of the –perineum, including women who have undergone female genital mutilation
    • Guidance to support the trend for midwives to undertake the neonatal physical examination of the healthy term infant
    • Additional coverage of basic neonatal resuscitation
    • Full colour illustrations now used throughout the book, in response to student feedback
  • Myles Textbook for Midwives African 3ED

    The most popular midwifery textbook in the world! The new African edition of this highly successful textbook builds on the strengths of the recently revised Myles Textbook for Midwives: 16th Edition. It gives the most up-to-date perspectives and research on a complete range of the theoretical, practical and background knowledge with which the modern African midwife has to be familiar. Adapted by a key local authority, Myles Textbook for Midwives: Third African Edition includes the role and function of the midwife in Africa, regional South African legislation and a discussion of the scope, local practice and ethical considerations of midwifery practice in Africa.

  • Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care 10th Edition

    The 10th edition of the Nursing Diagnosis Handbook makes formulating nursing diagnoses and creating individualized care plans a breeze. Updated with the most recent NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses, this convenient reference shows you how to build customized care plans in three easy steps: assess, diagnose, plan. Authors Elizabeth Ackley and Gail Ladwig use Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) and Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) to guide you in creating care plans that include desired outcomes, interventions, patient teaching, and evidence-based rationales.

  • Nursing Research 9ED

    Thoroughly updated and revised to emphasize the link between research and evidence-based practice, this Ninth Edition of a classic textbook presents state-of-the-art methods for conducting high-quality studies. The ancillary Resource Manual includes application exercises, models of comprehensive research critiques, a full NINR grant application, and a Toolkit on a CD-ROM, containing exemplary research tools (e.g., consent forms, a demographic questionnaire, statistical table templates) – all in easily-adapted Word documents. (Bookdata)


    Nursing Research 9ED

  • Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine 10th Edition

    Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine 10ED

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