Internet Resources For Nurses: 2nd Editionby Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
This new edition of the award-winning guide to the web for nurses is nearly double in size and twice as useful! Expert nurses in more than 50 content areas have carefully selected and reviewed nearly 400 web sites available in their specialty areas --- resulting in an authoritative guide to the best the web has to offer for the professional nurse. Each web
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This new edition of the award-winning guide to the web for nurses is nearly double in size and twice as useful! Expert nurses in more than 50 content areas have carefully selected and reviewed nearly 400 web sites available in their specialty areas --- resulting in an authoritative guide to the best the web has to offer for the professional nurse. Each web description includes a summary of the site, intended audience, sponsor, level of information, and relevance to nurses. The book also indicates sites which can be referred to patients.
Description: This book provides a quick resource and reference guide of the best Internet Web sites available to date to help nurses improve their practice. It is not an exhaustive list of sources.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a discussion of the best Internet Web sites today. The top six to ten clinical and professional sites are described and evaluated. This is important since the Internet has become a big part of our practice.
Audience: The target audience for this book is nurses wanting an introduction to the Internet or those needing a quick reference guide. These authors have published other books about the Internet.
Features: This book is divided into clinical web sites and professional web sites. Experts in the field selected the top Web sites for each category. A description of each site includes a summary of the site, intended audience, sponsor, level of information, and relevance to nurses. Chapters on browsing the Internet and evaluating Web sites are included. An alphabetical index of sites is available in an appendix, but the authors stress that this is not an exhaustive list of Web sites.
Assessment: This book should be useful to its target audience. New to this second edition are Web sites related to career development, outcomes management and evaluation, nursing administration, and evidence-based practice. Web sites suitable for patient use are identified. While it is not an exhaustive listing, it should be useful as a tool to the Internet.
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JOYCE J. FITZPATRICK, PHD, MBA, RN, FAAN
, is the Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was dean from 1982 through 1997. She has received numerous honors and awards including theAmerican Journal of Nursing
Book of the Year Award 20 times. Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature, and serves as editor of three nursing journals. Her most recent Springer books areTheory in Nursing: Application to Research and Practice
, coedited with Geraldine McCarthy,Encyclopedia of Nursing Education
, coedited with Mary Jane Smith and Roger Carpenter, andConcept Analysis
, coedited with Geraldine McCarthy. She also coedited, with Kathleen R. Tusaie, the Springer Publishing book,Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing: Integrating Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, and Complementary and Alternative Approaches
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