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  • Book Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing
    Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing
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    Highly readable and rich with engaging case studies and learning tools, Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 14th Edition delivers the complete nursing foundation students need in a format designed for the way they like to learn. This approachable text is accompanied by callouts, questions, and vignettes to help students explore essential patient care practices in real-world terms and gain a more practical understanding of how they’ll apply what they’ve learned in practice.

    Trusted by instructors, students, and practicing nurses for more than 50 years, the 14th edition of this landmark resource has been comprehensively updated to reflect the latest research and practices and keep pace with the transition from critical care to home care, ethics, and genetics. Complete integration with Lippincott CoursePoint allows you to easily map out your entire course, provide personalized student remediation, and simulate real-world nursing scenarios based directly on vignettes in the text, giving your students unparalleled preparation for success in the medical-surgical nursing workforce. 
     
    Key Features in the 14th Edition:
    • NEW! New chapter on assessment and management of patients with obesity including expanded content on gastric and duodenal disorders.
    • NEW! Interdisciplinary feature in every chapter. Nursing students should be educated in an environment that provides such interdisciplinary educational experiences based on mutual understanding and respect and designed to enhance the practice of each discipline.
    • EXPANDED! Immunodeficiency chapter includes updated HIV infection and AIDS content.
    • UPDATED! The following units have been revised Immunologic Function, Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function, and Metabolic and Endocrine Function.
    • Concept Mastery Alerts clarify difficult concepts, informed by data from Misconception Alert questions in PrepU for Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 12e.
    • Quality and Safety Nursing Alerts build upon previous edition’s Nursing Alerts to highlight issues related to quality and safety nursing care.
    • UPDATED! The unit openers include new Case Studies with QSEN Competency Focus to highlight a competency and related knowledge, skills, and attitudes.  Additional information for these case studies related to NANDA-I, NIC, NOC and the nursing process is available online.
    • Prioritization Questions have been added to the Critical Thinking Exercises.
    • Genetics Charts and Ethical Dilemma Charts have been revised to reflect the latest advances in the field.
    • Critical care information has been updated to further the authors' goal to have the most up-to-date and clinically relevant content on critical care throughout the book.
    • The Table of Contents has been reorganized for a more logical sequence and flow.
    • Nursing Process sections, Plans of Nursing Care, and Critical Care sections
    • More than 2,900 NCLEX-style review questions
    • Assessment Charts, Risk Factor Charts, Guidelines Charts, Genetics in Nursing Practice Charts, Patient Education Charts, Health Promotion ChartsEthics and Related Issues Charts, and Pharmacology Charts and tables.
    • Gerontologic Considerations sections, Physiology/Pathophysiology figures, and updated Home Care Checklists
    • Nursing Research Profiles and EBP questions help students learn the importance of evidence-based practice.
    • Concepts in Action Animations bring anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology concepts to life.
    November 7, 2017
    $ 169.99 USD $169.99
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  • Book Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking
    Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History ...
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    Perform an accurate, efficient, and effective physical examination with confidence.
     
    Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking provides authoritative, step-by-step guidance on performing the patient interview and physical examination, applying clinical reasoning, shared decision-making, and other core assessment skills—all based on a firm understanding of clinical evidence. 

    This highly regarded text includes fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline the correct performance of the physical examination and an easy-to-follow two-column format featuring examination techniques on the left and abnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnoses on the right. Bates’ also includes a unit on special populations, covering special stages in the life cycle—infancy through adolescence, pregnancy, and aging.  
     
    • Clinical pearls, printed in blue, highlight key points throughout the text.
    • Text boxes help readers quickly find important summaries of clinical conditions and tips for challenging examination techniques.
    • Many new and updated photographs and illustrations support the text, and figures are now numbered for easy identification and reference. 
    • Rewritten chapter on evaluating clinical evidence clarifies key concepts to ensure student understanding.
    • Revised and expanded chapter on the skin, hair, and nails includes new dermatology photographs and provides the framework for assessing common lesions and abnormalities.
    • Updated behavior and mental status chapter now references DSM-5.
    • Significantly revised information on obesity and nutrition counseling; cardiovascular risk factor screening and new clinical guidelines; new screening guidelines for breast cancer, colon cancer, Papanicolau smears, and stroke risk factors; updated information on STIs; new geriatric assessment tools; and much more.
    • New life cycle content, including an increased emphasis on cardiovascular health promotion and child development; updated pregnancy topics such as weight gain, substance abuse, and intimate partner violence; and new information on the older adult, including frailty, immunizations, cancer screening, cognitive decline and dementia screening, and a new algorithm for falls prevention. 
    Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking is the #1 choice for complete, authoritative guidance on mastering every aspect of the all-important physical examination. 


     
    Don’t Miss These Additional Resources also Available for Purchase:
     
    Bates’ Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, Eighth Edition
    The Pocket Guide is an abbreviated version of the Bates’ twelfth edition textbook, designed for portability and convenience at the bedside.

    Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination (www.batesvisualguide.com)
    Recently refilmed, these 18 volumes of examination videos (as well as 10 additional OSCEs) depict experienced clinicians conducting each of the regional examinations. The videos demonstrate visually the varying techniques of inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation in the regional examinations and special populations. 
    September 1, 2016
    $ 129.99 USD $129.99
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  • Journal Spine
    Spine
    An International Journal for the Study of the Spine
    24 Issues/year
    $ 456.00 USD $456.00