Critical Thinking in Patient Care
Author: Priscilla LeMone,Karen M. Burke,Gerene Bauldoff
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Appropriate for courses in Medical Surgical Nursing. Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Patient Care, 5e has been revised and updated to provide the knowledge and skills needed to care for adult patients to promote health, facilitate recovery from illness and injury, and provide support when coping with disability or loss. Throughout the text, the authors make every effort to communicate that both nurses and patients may be male or female; and that patients require holistic, individualized care regardless of their age; gender; or racial, cultural, or socioeconomic background. The goal of the fifth edition is to provide the knowledge and resources that ensure a solid base for critical thinking and clinical judgment and that can be applied to provide safe, individualized, and competent clinical nursing care. Multiple learning strategies have been developed to facilitate success—audio, illustrations, teaching tips, and video and animation media. Understandable language and a consistent format are used, and students overwhelmingly report that they actually like reading the text.
Author: Karen M. Burke,Priscilla T LeMone,Elaine Mohn-Brown,Linda Eby
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For students enrolled in licensed practical/vocational nursing programs (LPN/LVN) A Practice-Based Approach to Nursing Care Medical-Surgical Nursing Care, Fourth Edition gives students an in-depth understanding of the common diseases and disorders that affect adult patients.It provides a strong foundation for caring by emphasizing pathophysiology, nursing care, and patient teaching. The material in Nursing Care is presented in an easily-accessible format with streamlined content and a clear writing style that makes it easy for students to absorb information. Study aids throughout the text also help students focus less on memorization and more on practice and the integration of new material into their critical thought-processes. The Fourth Edition includes new content and features that will help students grow and develop as practical/vocational nurses.
Clinical Reasoning in Patient Care
Author: Priscilla T LeMone,Karen M. Burke,Gerene Bauldoff RN, PhD, FAAN,Paula Gubrud
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Reasoning in Patient Care , Sixth Edition is appropriate for courses in medical-surgical nursing. It also serves as a helpful reference for practicing nurses. Improving clinical reasoning; focusing on what a new nurse needs to know Medical-Surgical Nursing provides readers with all of the practical knowledge and skills they need to care for adult patients—without overwhelming readers with unnecessarily dense writing that is beyond the beginning nurse’s scope of practice. Carefully selected content focuses on the things that new nurses will need to know when they first enter practice: how to promote health, facilitate recovery from illness and injury, and provide support when coping with disability or loss. Throughout the text, the authors focus on individualized holistic nursing care as the essential element in learning and practicing nursing, regardless of the gender, age, race, culture, or socioeconomic background of the patient or practitioner. Readers are given the tools they need to develop their clinical reasoning abilities so that they can make safe and effective decisions on the job. With its understandable language, visual approach, and consistent teaching and learning format, it’s no surprise that readers overwhelmingly report that they truly like reading this text. Medical-Surgical Nursing is available packaged with MyNursingLab®, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program that engages students in learning. It helps students review, remember and apply key concepts and skills—resulting in better performance in the course—and provides educators with a dynamic set of tools for gauging individual and class progress. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyNursingLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Teaching and Learning Experience To provide a better teaching and learning experience, for both instructors and students, this program will help: Improve Results: MyNursingLab better prepares students for the classroom, and beyond. Develop Clinical Reasoning Skills for Today and Tomorrow: Students are encouraged to think creatively and critically about patient care. Visualize Pathophysiology: A highly-visual presentation of the underlying pathophysiology of disease helps bring the content to life, enhancing students’ understanding and aiding in clinical application. Focus on Nursing Care: The authors emphasize holistic, individualized care for all patients.
Author: Kathleen Perrin,Carrie Ed MacLeod
This title is appropriate for all baccalaureate-level courses in critical care and advanced adult or medical surgical nursing, as well as for hospital orientation programs for beginning critical care nurses. An introduction to critical care that helps nurses deliver safe, effective care that optimizes patients' outcome Understanding the Essentials of Critical Care Nursing provides novice critical care nurses with a firm foundation so that they are able to understand the complexities of care; deliver safe, effective care; and begin their transition to expert nurses. It identifies concepts and techniques that are unique to critical care nursing and focuses on the essentials of providing care to patients with disorders that are commonly seen in critical care settings. Evidence-based practices, safety initiatives, commonly used medications, and leading technologies for providing better care are highlighted throughout the book. The Third Edition includes current recommendations for practice as well as new NCLEX�-style questions and analytical Why/Why Not features that spark critical thinking and test readers' understanding. By concentrating on the problems that the new critical care nurse is most likely to encounter, the text establishes the groundwork students need to become increasingly effective nurses capable of offering advanced care.
Acute and Ongoing Care
Author: Priscilla LeMone,Ian Peate,Murilitharan Nair,Laureen Hemming,Karen Wild
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
LeMone & Burke’s Adult Nursing: Acute and Ongoing Care is the ideal companion for nurses caring for adults in today’s changing healthcare system. With comprehensive coverage of contemporary nursing practice as well as a strong, evidence-based, theoretical underpinning tailored towards the new NMC competencies, this book provides a detailed and thorough resource for both the student nurse and nursing professional. The book includes coverage of care in both hospital and community-based settings, with an emphasis on education of the patient and prevention of illness and disease.
Clinical Reasoning in Patient Care
Author: Priscilla LeMone,Karen Burke,Gerene Bauldoff,Paula Gubrud
Publisher: Prentice Hall
The Clinical Handbook for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Reasoning in Patient Care is a handy, pocket-sized reference for the care of patients with health problems often encountered in clinical situations. While primarily developed as a supplement to the Sixth Edition of Medical-Surgical Nursing: Clinical Reasoning in Patient Care , to which it is cross-referenced by chapter, the Clinical Handbook may also be used as a stand-alone reference text. It provides nursing students essential information in an easy-to-follow format, allowing them to respond quickly when a patient's condition changes or when they are assigned to a new patient.
Making Connections to Practice
Author: Janice Hoffman,Nancy Sullivan
Publisher: F A Davis Company
Davis Advantage for Medical-Surgical Nursing www.DavisAdvantage.com Instant Access: 978-0-8036-6037-3 Access Card: 978-0-8036-6038-0 Learn - Apply - Assess Davis Advantage Med-Surg is a comprehensive curriculum solution that creates a seamless learning experience across the Learn-Apply-Assess continuum. It combines an innovative text, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice, with two online programs, Personalized Learning Plans and Davis Edge for Med-Surg. Together, they create an immersive, multimedia experience that tracks each student's progress and assesses their knowledge until they have mastered the concepts and are ready to apply them in class, clinical, and practice. LEARN The Textbook Medical-Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice Janice Hoffman, PhD, RN, ANEF, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO Nancy Sullivan, DNP, RN, Assistant Professor/Simulations Director, Acute and Chronic Care, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing This student-focused text connects the concepts students are learning in class to the real world in which they will practice. A consistent, streamlined organization and a wealth of pedagogical features promote critical thinking and clinical decision making by emphasizing the patient-centered role of the nurse and the hows and whys of clinical presentation and treatment plans for their patients. APPLY Personalized Online Learning Plans Personalized Learning Plans offer multiple paths to learning success. Students are assessed on their comprehension of key topics and then are given a plan to work through based on their strengths and weaknesses. Interactive case studies, animations and dynamic activities engage students and bring the concepts to life to help drive mastery. ASSESS Personalized Online Quizzing Davis Edge Med-Surg Davis Edge Med-Surg is the adaptive quizzing platform that uses NCLEX(R)-style questions for assessment and remediation. Its interactive, question-based format provides the practice students need to master course content and improve their scores on classroom exams through a series of personalized quizzes based on each student's performance. A special code in the front of the book unlocks Personalized Learning Plan and Davis Edge for students, including an interactive ebook version of the text. See what instructors are saying... "Davis Advantage was easy to access, with pertinent information. Having students prep before class is essential to learning ... [Davis Advantage is] concise and easy to read without going through paragraphs to obtain the information needed to understand the nursing process for a particular disease. Plus, rationales are included for improved understanding! Students want to know what is necessary to know. A clear, consistent format is helpful for them." - Suzanne Carlson, RN, MSN, Instructor at Southwestern Community College "What I loved about Davis Advantage was the online supportive learning. The short video was packed with valuable information that appealed to the visual learner. The Q&A was great to validate key concepts; then there was the Personalized Teaching Plans for faculty that were an excellent source of an alternative classroom strategy. Loved the set-up!" - Frances Rice-Farrand DNP, APRN, CNS, CNE, Instructor at California State University Also Available: Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 5th Edition
Author: Tracy Levett-Jones
Category: Medical logic
An Australian text designed to address the key area of clinical reasoning in nursing practice. Using a series of authentic scenarios, Clinical Reasoning guides students through the clinical reasoning process while challenging them to think critically about the nursing care they provide. With scenarios adapted from real clinical situations that occurred in healthcare and community settings, this edition continues to address the core principles for the provision of quality care and the prevention of adverse patient outcomes.
Author: Roberta Pavy Ramont,Dolores Maldonado Niedringhaus,Mary Ann Towle
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Comprehensive Nursing Care is an all-in-one learning resource which thoroughly addresses LPN/LVN practice, roles, and collaborative relationships. It covers the six core LPN/LVN curriculum areas: Fundamentals; Medical-Surgical/Adult Health; Maternal-Newborn; Pediatrics; Mental Health; and Leadership. Throughout, critical thinking situations and real-life client scenarios enable students to demonstrate knowledge, develop higher-level skills, and work well with RNs. Professionalism, a crucial focus of modern LPN/LVN education, is addressed throughout. Fully aligned with the NCLEX-PN ® Test Plan, this revised edition contains updated coverage of healthcare delivery systems, cultural issues, safety, pandemics, electronic charting, psychosocial issues, Healthy People 2020, health promotion for older adults, continuous quality improvement, and much more.
Leading Change, Advancing Health
Author: Institute of Medicine,Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year. Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care. In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.
Author: Kathleen Dorman Wagner,Pamela Stinson Kidd,Karen L. Johnson
Publisher: Prentice Hall
The Fourth Edition ofHigh Acuity Nursingdelivers essential understanding of complex patients and instructs both students and nurses on how to provide nursing care in varied clinical settings. Broken down into a series of learner-focused, active learning modules,High Acuity Nursingtakes complex information and presents it in smaller, more accessible chunks that promote easier mastery by readers. As the modules progress in difficulty, this text addresses the multiple-system problems that nurses face when caring for high acuity patients. With a focus on concepts and principles that can be applied across practice settings and patient populations,High Acuity Nursing, Fourth Editionis a learner-friendly approach that will help nurses and nursing students master the concepts and confidence necessary to succeed in today's health care settings. New to this edition: Greater attention to problems seen in high acuity populations Integration of research and Evidence Based Practice boxes throughout modules Conceptual approach to patient care that provides readers with an understanding of rationales Consistency and continuity among modules that is achieved by means of a single concept or nursing application format
Author: Priscilla LeMone,Suzanne C. Beyea
Category: Critical thinking
Author: Suzanne C. O'Connell Smeltzer,Brenda G. Bare,Janice L. Hinkle,Kerry H. Cheever
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Preparing students for successful NCLEX results and strong futures as nurses in today's world. Now in its 12th edition, Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing is designed to assist nurses in preparing for their roles and responsibilities in the medical-surgical setting and for success on the NCLEX. In the latest edition, the resource suite is complete with a robust set of premium and included ancillaries such as simulation support, adaptive testing, and a variety of digital resources helping prepare today's students for success. This leading textbook focuses on physiological, pathophysiological, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care. Brunner is known for its strong Nursing Process focus and its readability. This edition retains these strengths and incorporates enhanced visual appeal and better portability for students. Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking--Free online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools.
Author: Mary Ann Hogan (MSN.)
Publisher: Prentice Hall
PEARSON REVIEWS & RATIONALES: NURSING FUNDAMENTALS WITH "NURSING REVIEWS & RATIONALES", 3/e provides a clear, concentrated, and up-to-date review of today's "need to know" knowledge for understanding nursing fundamentals. Developed by Mary Ann Hogan, RN and reviewed by a large team of nurse educators, this program can be used by current nursing students as a course study aid, for NCLEX-RN® exam preparation, or by practicing nurses seeking comprehensive yet concise review. Fully reflective of the current (2010) NCLEX-RN® Test Plan, it begins with overviews of the nursing process, health assessment, communication, and professional standards; health promotion throughout the life span, skills needed for safe practice. Next, it presents concise chapters on meeting basic human needs, as well as the needs of clients with pain; perioperative clients; and those with altered skin integrity, sensory perception, or mobility. The text concludes with a full chapter on safely administering medications and intravenous fluids. A complete support package includes access to additional questions and the complete eText online, and a tear-out NursingNotes card for clinical reference and quick review.
Author: Billie A. Wilson,Margaret Shannon,Kelly Shields
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2017 is ideal for courses in nursing curricula covering drugs and/or drug administration. It also serves as a useful reference for nursing professionals. The information nurses need for safe, effective drug administration in any setting The new 2017 edition of the Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, it lists all drugs alphabetically by generic names for quick reference, with an index listing both generic and trade names. It presents important clinical information for hundreds of drugs, with adverse reactions, interactions, side effects, and impacts on lab results.
Author: Audrey Berman,Shirlee J. Snyder,Tracy Levett-Jones,Patricia Burton,Trish Burton,Nichole Harvey,Nikki Harvey
A practical approach to grow confidence and competence in Clinical practice! Berman, Skills in Clinical Nursingis a visual Australian resource to support nurses to achieve competency in the most relevant skills performed in clinical practice, aligned to the NMBA standards for professional practice.The first Australian edition of Skills in Clinical Nursing is a definitive resource that has been designed as a practical and easy-to-navigate reference for both the classroom and clinical practice settings. This text includes 95 of the most important skills performed by nursing students and graduates, organised from simple to complex and written to reflect current evidence-based practice guidelines. View the online brochure
Author: Sandra F. Smith,Donna J. Duell,Barbara C. Martin,Laura Gonzalez,Michelle Aebersold
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This comprehensive set of nursing skills and procedures can be used across the nursing curriculum. It also serves as a good procedure manual for hospitals and medical clinics. The most complete, up-to-date, and useful guide to performing current, evidence-based, clinical nursing skills Current with both the National Council Test Plan for RN and the NCLEX®, Clinical Nursing Skills: Basic to Advanced Skills teaches more than 550 nursing skills, from basic to complex. For each skill, students learn how to assess clients, formulate nursing diagnoses, perform procedures according to safe and accepted protocols, evaluate outcomes, and document pertinent data. Organized around the nursing process, the text helps readers understand the overall theory and rationales for each skill and technique. Coverage of evidence-based care, cultural/religious considerations, nursing management, and community-based nursing is provided throughout. Extensive case studies, critical-thinking features, NCLEX-style review questions, and new QSEN activities give students practice applying their knowledge and clinical reasoning. Easily adaptable to any conceptual curriculum model, Clinical Nursing Skills is the definitive resource for best practice nursing standards, guidelines, and competencies.
Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Maternity, and Psychiatric
Author: Mariann M. Harding,Julie S. Snyder
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Highly regarded for its clinically relevant and thought-provoking content, Winningham's Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing, 6th Edition features 150 case studies that cover all four clinical practice areas: medical-surgical, pediatric, OB/maternity, and psychiatric nursing. Each case covers a common patient problem, drawn from actual clinical experiences and written by nurses who are clinical experts. This edition reflects the most current standards of clinical practice, including content on pharmacology, nutrition, and diagnostic/laboratory tests to prepare you for all aspects of patient care. From nursing educators Mariann Harding and Julie Snyder, this workbook helps you develop your clinical nursing judgment and bridge the gap from nursing knowledge to nursing practice. Comprehensive case study approach uses cases drawn from actual clinical experiences to help you identify changes, anticipate possible complications, and initiate therapeutic interventions. Progressive case complexity builds on previous learning and helps you develop more and more expertise. 150 case studies cover all major clinical areas, including medical-surgical, pediatric, OB/maternity, and psychiatric cases, providing you with many diverse clinical situations and opportunities to apply knowledge and develop critical thinking skills. Body system organization makes the book easier to use with medical-surgical nursing textbooks and courses. NEW! QSEN icons highlight essential safety content. NEW! Increased emphasis on NCLEX® Exam-style alternate-format questions includes multiple-response, prioritization, and illustration-based questions, offering better NCLEX Examination preparation. NEW! Additional documentation questions and a NEW Chart View design provide more experience in documenting patient care based on real-world electronic chart formats. NEW! Reorganized format presents cases in three parts: 1) medical-surgical cases; 2) pediatric, maternity, and women's health cases; and 3) psychiatric and alternative therapies cases. NEW! Increased difficulty level includes more questions about care of older adults and multi-system situations. UPDATED content includes the latest clinical treatment guidelines, issues, and practice standards.
Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,Lippincott
This package contains the following products: 9781451186116 Lippincott DocuCare, Six-Month Access 9781469886633 Lippincott CoursePoint+ Package for Hinkle's Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical Surgical Nursing, 13e (includes integrated access to the ebook and adaptive learning, powered by PrepU) Lippincott CoursePoint is the only digital curriculum solution for nursing education. CoursePoint provides a completely integrated and adaptive experience, all geared to help students understand, retain, and apply their course knowledge and be prepared for practice. CoursePoint is structured in the way that students study, providing them the content exactly where and when they need it for a more effective learning experience.