New Nursing Books

Wong’s nursing care of infants and children (St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, 2011)
WY 159 W87288 2011

Publisher Description:
“The most trusted authority in pediatric nursing, Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children provides unmatched, comprehensive coverage of pediatric growth, development, and conditions. Its unique ‘age and stage’ approach covers child development and health promotion as well as specific health problems organized by age groups and body systems. Leading pediatric experts Dr. Marilyn Hockenberry and David Wilson provide an evidence-based, clinical perspective based on nearly 30 years of hands-on experience. Easy to read and extensively illustrated, this edition focuses on patient-centered outcomes and includes updates on topics such as the late preterm infant, immunizations, the H1N1 virus, and childhood obesity.”

Essentials of psychiatric mental health nursing : concepts of care in evidence-based practice by Townsend, Mary C., 1941- (Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., 2011)
WY 160 T749e 2011

Qualitative research in nursing : advancing the humanistic imperative by Speziale, Helen Streubert. (Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011)
WY 20.5 S752q 2011

Publisher Description:
Qualitative Research in Nursing is a user-friendly text that systematically provides a sound foundation for understanding a wide range of qualitative research methodologies, including triangulation. It approaches nursing education, administration, and practice and gives step-by-step details to instruct students on how to implement each approach. Features include emphasis on ethical considerations and methodological triangulation, instrument development and software usage; critiquing guidelines and questions to ask when evaluating aspects of published research; and tables of published research that offer resources for further reading.”

Gerontologic nursing (St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Mosby, 2011)
WY 152 G36962 2011

Publisher description:
“Covering both disorders and wellness, Gerontologic Nursing provides the essential information you need to provide the best nursing care to older adults. A body-system organization makes information easy to find, and discussions include health promotion, psychologic and sociocultural issues, and the common medical-surgical problems associated with aging adults. Written by expert educator and clinician Sue Meiner, EdD, RN, CS, GNP, this book also emphasizes topics such as nutrition, chronic illness, emergency treatment, patient teaching, home care, and end-of-life care.”

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