Nursing in Today's World / Edition 10

Nursing in Today's World / Edition 10

by Janice Rider Ellis, Celia Love Hartley
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1605477079
ISBN-13:
9781605477077
Pub. Date:
09/08/2011
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Nursing in Today's World / Edition 10

Awarded Book of the Year by the prestigious American Journal of Nursing for the fourth time!

This vibrant full-color Nursing Issues and Trends 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. The Eighth Edition features focus questions, more leadership and management content, web resources, and updated cartoon images.

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ISBN-13: 9781605477077
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 09/08/2011
Edition description: Tenth, North American Edition
Pages: 624
Sales rank: 248,503
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

    U N I T I: Economic and Political Aspects of Health Care Delivery 1

  1. Understanding the Health Care Environment, 3
  2. Health Care Finance and Control, 35
  3. The Political Process and the Nursing Profession, 69

    U N I T I I: Appreciating the Development of Nursing as a Profession 105

  4. Exploring Nursing’s Origins, 106
  5. The Development of Nursing as a Profession,148
  6. Educational Preparation for Nursing, 191

    U N I T I I I: Legal and Ethical Responsibility and Accountability for Practice 237

  7. Credentials for Health Care Providers, 238
  8. Legal Responsibilities for Practice, 272
  9. Ethical Concerns in Nursing Practice, 312
  10. Bioethical Issues in Health Care, 358

    U N I T I V: Career Opportunities and Professional Growth 407

  11. Beginning Your Career as a Nurse, 409
  12. Preparing for Workplace Participation, 454
  13. Initiating the Leadership/Management Role, 490
  14. Working With Others for Patient Care, 519

Appendix A Commonly Used Acronyms 551
Index 555

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