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Professional Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • NEW! Full-color design improves the appearance of the many halftones in the text.
    • NEW! The most up-to-date information on responding to several critical and recent initiatives includes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; the Carnegie Study - Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation; the IOM report on the Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health; QSEN; and the ANA's Health System Reform Agenda.
    • NEW! Expanded content on social media's impact on nursing offers insight into the legal issues, ethics, boundaries, and image of nursing involved in social media.
    • NEW! Increase use of nurses' narratives and real-life work examples helps paint an even clearer picture of the realities of nursing practice.
    • NEW! Reframing of Chapter 16 Nursing's Challenge: The Call for Transformation increases your knowledge of care of self, care of the profession, and care of the environment.

Key Features

    • Case studies help you empathize with real patients.
    • Critical thinking questions and challenges enable you to apply chapter-relevant information to scenarios and envision a personal philosophy of nursing.
    • Evidence-based Practice boxes offer insight and highlight research that affects patient care.
    • News Notes tie information from the text to real-life nursing situations.
    • Cultural Consideration Challenges help you develop cultural sensitivity and familiarize you with cultural influences.
    • Interview boxes explore the issues of culture and faith from the perspectives of practicing nurses.

Author Information

    By Beth Black, RN, MSN, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC

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Professional Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2014