Bring new expertise to your patient care with the brand new edition of the Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, the most complete nursing manual ever!
A classic text since it was first published in 1974, the Lippincott Manual for Nursing Practice has provided essential nursing knowledge and up-to-date information on patient care for nearly 40 years. Now in its 10th edition, this full-color text is organized into five major parts, covering the Nursing Process and Practice; Medical-Surgical Nursing; Maternity & Neonatal Nursing; Pediatric Nursing; and Psychiatric Nursing.
This important centerpiece of your professional library …has been reviewed by dozens of clinical experts—all recognized authorities in their fields. You’ll find all the expert guidance you need to meet virtually every nursing challenge and can be totally confident with recommendations, facts and findings grounded in Official Guidelines from the National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Nurses Association, Joint Commission, AWHONN, and others.
With more than 596 full-color photos, illustrations, and charts organized in a convenient, 1,880 page outline format, the content is evidence-based and filled with procedure guidelines and practical help you’ll put to immediate use, including:• Step-by-step procedure guidelines for more than 150 procedures—with rationales—accompanying appropriate entries so you’ll know what to do next and why.
A Doody's Core Title (DCT)
"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
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.