Nursing in Today's World: Trends, Issues, & Management

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Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 644 pages

The AJN Book of the Year award-winning textbook, Nursing in Today's World, is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Ninth Edition. This vibrant full-color text presents basic concepts underlying professional nursing along with contemporary issues affecting the profession, including educational preparation, health care finance, legal responsibilities, and ethics/bioethics. Critical thinking exercises are embedded throughout the chapters. Key terms and concepts are highlighted in bold.

This edition has more critical thinking exercises, plus a new Communication feature that teaches students how to communicate effectively in difficult situations. A new chapter, Nursing for the Future, includes discussions on informatics in nursing and evidence-based practice.

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User Review  - lenik -

This book was a requirement for my nursing issues class. It was much smarter to get here rather than the book store where it was almost double in price! It is fairly up to date addressing the current nursing issues after 911. And its also an easy read with lots of illustration. Thanks! Read full review

About the author (2008)

Celia Love Hartley is Professor Emerita, College of the Desert, Palm Desert, California.

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