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Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 33, 2015

Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 33, 2015

Author: Christine Kasper

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826171627

Category: Medical

Page: 289

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This groundbreaking annual review has provided nearly three decades of knowledge, insight, and research on topics critical to the field of nursing. The 33rd volume delivers the most current research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) with a focus on its implications for improving health and wellbeing. The book examines promising new interventions for individuals suffering from TBI with supporting research about their efficaciousness. Invited experts--highly respected nurse scientists working in a variety of TBI-related arenas--stress outcomes and symptom development post-TBI. The Review encompasses current military research on TBI along with animal models in TBI research. It addresses the relationship of sleep disorders to TBI-related PSTD; biomarkers related to recovery from TBI; genomics, transciptomics, and epigenomics; cerebral perfusion pressure and intracranial pressure in TBI; and an informatics system for TBI research. Also covered are TBI in pediatrics and in caregiver research. Additionally, the Review also provides a unique literature review of under-reported research. Key Topics Military Research on TBI Animal Models in TBI Research PSTD and Sleep Post-TBI Biomarkers Related to Recovery Post-TBI Genomics, Transcriptomics, and Epigenomics in TBI Research Common Data Elements and Federal Interagency Traumatic Brain Injury: Research Informatics System for TBI Research Cerebral Perfusion Pressure and Intracranial Pressure in TBI TBI in Pediatrics TBI in Caregiver Research

Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 37

Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 37

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Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826144591

Category: Medical

Page: 332

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One of the most challenging aspects of the current healthcare system, especially for nurses, is cultural diversity across a variety of societies. Nurses, caregivers, and other practitioners must be equipped and aware of their patients’ cultural background in order to respond appropriately and sensitively while providing the proper care. Clearly the techniques and beliefs within cultures is highly diverse, requiring those providing care to possess knowledge that allows them to combine global and cultural practices into their day-to-day occupation. This consist of not only learning cultural differences and similarities, but examining nursing throughout other parts of the world, and the health problems being faced in different geographical settings. This volume is intended to provide nurses, physicians, specialists, and providers with the information needed to provide capable care and treatment to individuals of diverse cultures. Each chapter author was selected for their interest and knowledge of transcultural and social research. The content of this volume provides a look at classic contributions to the field, up-to-date research, and evaluates the impact of diverse cultures on issues that may affect nursing and health care, such as: Key Topics: Leininger’s Culture Care Diversity and Universality The Current State of Transcultural Nursing Transcultural Mental Health Nursing Culture and Consent in Clinical Care Obesity Among African Immigrant Populations Cultural Factors Influencing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors

Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 39

Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 39

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Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826166340

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Annual Review of Nursing Research has provided nearly four decades of knowledge, insight, and research on topics critical to nurses everywhere. Its purpose is to critically examine the full gamut of literature on key topics in nursing practice, including nursing theory, care delivery, nursing education, and the professional aspects of nursing. This landmark annual review brings together internationally recognized experts in the fields of nursing and delivers the highest standards of content and authoritative reviews of research for students, researchers, and clinicians. In today’s climate, healthcare simulation is more important than ever. Creating consistent, leveled experiences through high-quality simulation allows students and practitioners the opportunity to learn in a safe and immersive environment. This 39th volume of Annual Review of Nursing Research addresses the current state of healthcare simulation in both academic and professional settings. Articles are written by noted experts in the field and discuss extended reality, new technologies, briefing, outcome evaluation, and professional development. Key Topics: Discusses simulation use in undergraduate and graduate education Features a new debriefing tool on interprofessional simulation Addresses current considerations for effective operations in simulation Highlights the use of virtual and augmented realities, as well as 3D printing

Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 36

Annual Review of Nursing Research, Volume 36

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Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826143655

Category: Medical

Page: 252

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The purpose of this volume of the Annual Review of Nursing Research is to provide an introduction for nurses and other health professionals as they begin to study policy. It includes chapters that consider policy triggers, policy development, policy implementation, and policy outcome evaluation. Chapters have been included to explore healthcare policy across the spectrum, starting with the first spark that ignites an idea which leads to policy. This volume provides readers with new insights on how policies impact health, both positively and negatively, how policies come into being, are implemented, and how the effects of policy interventions are evaluated. Chapters aim to encourage all clinicians to consider how policy, at all levels, impacts individual patients, communities, and the health care delivery system. Our nation’s health-care system is currently undergoing an unprecedented transformation that provides nurses and the nursing profession with distinct challenges and exciting opportunities to provide visionary leadership, commensurate with its ever-increasing numbers of educated professionals. Key Topics: The Use of Restraint in Civilian and Military Health Care Settings “Playing the Movie Directly”: Perceptions of Tobacco Content in Video Games Body Art in the Perioperative Setting Ethical Consideration for Nursing Research With Military Populations Using Nursing Science to Inform Health Policy: The Role of the National Institute of Nursing Research Engaging in Policy During Graduate Training A Policy Apprenticeship in the Office of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye

Understanding Nursing Research

Understanding Nursing Research

Author: Susan K. Grove

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 0323532055

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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Edition after edition, Understanding Nursing Research: Building an Evidence-Based Practice is known as one of the leading undergraduate nursing textbooks. The streamlined and enhanced 7th edition gives you unique insights into understanding, appraising, and applying published research for evidence-based nursing practice. Known for its authoritative content, time-tested systematic approach, and unique research example format - the new edition includes an enhanced EBP focus, added mixed-methods and reduced outcomes research content, plus a spotlight on need-to-know information to meet your busy life. Clear, step-by-step organization introduces the research process and demonstrates how this systematic framework relates to EBP. Research examples provide practice in working with published studies, with many of the examples including Critical Appraisal and Implications for Practice sections. Critical Appraisal Guidelines boxes provide step-by-step guidance in appraising published research studies. Balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative research prepares you to approach research questions and clinical questions with an unbiased view of the researcher's methodology. Authoritative content is written by pioneers and practitioners of nursing research, who offer unique, first-hand insights into the field. Strong emphasis on evidence-based practice helps you develop skills in studying and appraising published research, so you are prepared for your role in working with research evidence. NEW! Enhanced evidence-based practice focus equips you to apply the latest research findings to clinical practice. NEW! Streamlined research examples serve as concise and clinically relevant exemplars of key contents. NEW! Mixed-methods content focuses on need-to-know material on mixed-methods research, which is growing significantly in popularity. NEW! Improved legibility, usability, visual appeal, and readability meets the needs of visual learners with easy-to-understand content.

General Practice Nursing

General Practice Nursing

Author: Lynne Walker

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Australia

ISBN: 9781743765425

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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General Practice Nursing is the first Australian textbook developed specifically for practice nurses. The textbook provides practice nurses with information on a range of clinical and professional topics in a concise, easy to read format. This textbook offers practice nurses information on a range of clinical and professional topics in a concise, easy to read format. General Practice Nursing offers evidence based, contextual information supported by case studies to assist nurses in applying theory to practice. Clinical topics such as immunisation, triage, mental health, wound management, pharmacology and chronic disease management will be coupled with more broad, general topics such as the role of the practice nurse, the Australian health system, the scope of general practice, building research capacity, evidence based practice, continuing professional development and nurse led care. To encourage reflective practice, each chapter includes questions throughout the text, testimonials and reflection questions. General Practice Nursing uses a similar format to the highly successful textbook John Murtagh’s General Practice, with colourful, easy to read headings and photographs.

Hurst's the Heart, 14th Edition: Two Volume Set

Hurst's the Heart, 14th Edition: Two Volume Set

Author: Valentin Fuster

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071842433

Category: Medical

Page: 2613

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Cardiology’s cornerstone text – thoroughly updated to reflect the latest clinical perspectives and cutting-edge topics Hailed for its authority, currency, and ability to translate the latest technical and clinical advances into clinical application, Hurst’s The Heart is the field’s landmark text and cardiology’s longest continuously published reference text. A previous edition of this trusted classic was described by Doody’s as “an outstanding choice for those who strive for a firm foundation in cardiovascular medicine, as well as an up-to-date and user-friendly source that addresses every discipline in the field.” Readers will find succinct, visually appealing summaries of all the major new trials, and guidelines, along with tips for optimizing outcomes and health quality. The Fourteenth Edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest technical, therapeutic, and clinical advances, while still maintaining a strong focus on patient care. Other enhancements include the addition of textual features such as Practice Points, Common Clinical Questions, and an increased number of the acclaimed Hurst’s diagrams. • NEW TO THIS EDITION: Section on Metabolic Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease, Cigarette Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease • Enhanced by more than 1,500 full-color illustrations and more than 500 tables • Brand new chapters include: Arrythmogenic Cardiomyopathy, Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation, Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease, Left Ventricular Noncompaction, Evaluation and Management of Acute Heart Failure, Carotid Artery Stenting, Race, Ethnicity, and Cardiovascular disease • The only comprehensive cardiology reference to publish every 2.5 years to allow for reporting of the latest trials and guidelines

Qualitative Research

Qualitative Research

Author: Sharan B. Merriam

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470283547

Category: Education

Page: 321

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Praise for the Third Edition of Qualitative Research: "Sharan B. Merriam synthesizes twenty years of developments in qualitative research with clarity and acumen." ?Michael Quinn Patton, author, Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods "Here is a qualitative research methods book that reinforces the connection between professional experience and qualitative inquiry." ?Robert Stake, author, The Art of Case Study Research and Multiple Case Study Analysis "In this new edition, Sharan Merriam once again presents the world of qualitative research in language engaging and accessible?for new and experienced readers alike. If you can have only one book about qualitative research, this is it!" ?Patricia M. Reeves, associate professor, School of Social Work, University of Georgia "Mystified by qualitative research? You couldn't ask for a better guide than Sharan Merriam, who introduces you to the fundamental concepts of this research method, explains its complex forms, and then shows you exactly how to do a high-quality qualitative study." ?M. Carolyn Clark, coeditor, The International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education