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Delmar's Fundamental and Advanced Nursing Skills

This highly illustrated text comprehensively covers over 200 nursing skills. Following the five-step nursing process, it is written in a clear, concise, easy-to-follow format to help promote competence in basic and complex nursing skills. Paying careful attention to gender, culture, and age-sensitive issues, the text includes real world situations in various health care environments to provide students with the clinical experiences they may encounter in their career. This, along with the critical thinking feature, helps students fine-tune their critical thinking skills and apply skill knowledge. Client teaching, documentation, equipment, and common errors are strongly emphasized to alert students to important issues and common pitfalls.(skills, procedures, nursing fundamentals, clinical, practice, medical-surgical, med-surg, techniques)

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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice

Completely updated for its Eighth Edition, this full-color classic reference is the one source every nurse needs for essential patient assessment and treatment guidelines. In an easy-to-read outline format, this clinically focused guide covers all disorders and patient problems in Medical-Surgical, Maternal-Neonatal, Pediatric, and Psychiatric nursing, and includes over 150 step-by-step procedures. Each Eighth Edition chapter incorporates and identifies official guidelines that shape clinical practice. New and expanded material includes several new orthopaedic

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Ask a Colleague: Expert Nurses Answer More Than 1,000 Complex Clinical Questions

Covering a wide range of topics--from fundamentals to assessment, monitoring, diagnostic tests, procedures, disorders and treatments associated with different body systems, psychiatric conditions, legal issues, and pain management--Ask a Colleague gives the right answer quickly, providing straightforward clinical guidance on more than 1,000 difficult nursing questions. These are not simply knowledge questions but questions that require critical thinking; questions that nurses often struggle to answer correctly; questions nurses would like to consult with their peers to determine the correct answer but in today's world find this difficult. Now a nurse can easily Ask a Colleague for the answers at the workplace or at home.

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Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests

Arranged by organ system, the book summarizes the available tests for most diseases, explains what the results mean, and discusses differential diagnoses. This thoroughly updated edition includes additional tests based on molecular biology, new data on the use of genetic tests, and many new diagnostic laboratory tests in chemistry. Imaging tests are included where they play a key role in diagnosis. The section on chemical and microbiological terrorism has been expanded.

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Clinical Tests for the Musculoskeletal System

The mainstay of orthopedic diagnosis continues to be the physical examination of the patient following a thorough history. This convenient pocketbook presents a comprehensive collection of the clinical tests that are used in orthopedic diagnosis, thereby answering the following questions:
- What tests are available for examining a particular joint, and how are they to be interpreted?
- What is meant by the name of a test that is mentioned in the literature or in a physician's report?

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Macleod's Clinical Examination: with STUDENT CONSULT Access

This is a book at the heart of learning how to be a good doctor; invaluable for students starting clinical medicine as well as for more senior students and junior doctors, reminding them of the procedures involved in clerking a patient. This text provides a clear description of the fundamental skills of patient evaluation and examination, answering the cunning questions which arise from this.

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Alamat Jurnal Keperawatan Online

Free Nursing Oriented (Open Access) Advanced Practice Registered Nurses of Washington State. Archives from 1996 are available. http://www.nurse.org/wa/arnpcare/
AHRQ Morbidity and Mortality Rounds on the Web. This is monthly publication of cases submitted by clinicians of errors and near errors. You can register (free) and get notices each month when it is posted. You can read the cases without registering. http://webmm.ahrq.gov
Alternative Journal of Nursing
A holistic journal of nursing that explores the evolution of the nursing profession.
http://www.altjn.com/ Australian Journal of Nursing Education Online
A completely online journal focusing on nursing education. This journal has not published since April 2002, but the original articles are available, but only if you know your subject. Does not allow browsing of older issues.
http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/nhcp/aejne/