A classic nursing reference, the fully updated Lippincott Manual for Nursing Practice, 11th Edition, offers expert nursing knowledge and much-needed practical guidance on patient care.
Authoritative yet easy to follow, this comprehensive text guides you through the nursing concepts and skills particularly vital for medical-surgical assessment, care, and treatment. Essential for both in-the-classroom and on-the-unit guidance, this is the expertise that all students, new nurses, and medical-surgical nurses need to grasp essential nursing concepts, care management, and procedures.
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"Overall, this is an excellent, comprehensive, and practical resource that is evidence-based and easy to use. It is essential that this book is within reach of not only student nurses but also novice or more experienced clinical practice nurses in any setting across the healthcare continuum. A must-have for any nurse's library!"
-- Lisa Binns-Emerick, MSN, GNP-BC, FGNLA (Wayne State University Physician Group) Doodys Review
"This is reference for a variety of nursing practice areas. It isn't meant to replace content-specific textbooks (i.e. medical-surgical or pediatric), but it is an easy-to-use source of essential information. Evidence-based updates reflect ever-changing nursing practice."
-- Carol Vermeesch, MSN, RN (Michigan State University College of Nursing) Doodys Review - previous edition
Both student nurses and practicing nurses will find this to be a valuable resource. Nursing students will find the information on nursing practice to be well organized and comprehensive. It includes North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) labels for students to use to develop nursing care plans. Practicing nurses can use this to review general information on a wide range of topics as well as guidelines for specific procedures. The book incorporates guidelines based on professional organizations that influence and direct nursing practice.