Top 5 Books about the Field of Nursing

September 10, 2017


Top 5 Books about the Field of Nursing

The following top five books about the field of nursing are some of the most commonly used and widely respected for their specific specializations. If you want to specialize in any of these areas you need to become acquainted with the top books in your field, and these are among the best and most widely used in the nation:

1. Intensive Care Nursing: A Framework for Practice, 2nd Edition: Philip Woodrow brought us the original, and now he has created a revised and updated version that is widely used by intensive care nurses and nursing students. Four new chapters are in the new edition.

2. High Dependency Nursing Care: Observation, Intervention and Support for Level 2 Patients, 2nd Edition: Tina Moor and Philip Woodrow collaborated on this book that sheds light on how nurses should broach patients who are highly dependent. Both qualified nurses and students can benefit from the modules and placements that prepare them for work with acutely ill patients.

3. Health Promotion for Nurses: Theory and Practice: Stewart Piper’s book explores the subject of health promotion in this important book. Promoting health has become more important than ever for nurses, as medical protocol begins to focus on more than simply treating illness and disease. This book offers insight into why health promotion is important and how it can work.

4. Pediatric Neurosurgery for Nurses: Evidence-based care for children and their families: Catherine Martin and Joanna Smith collaborated on this book for nurses currently working in or planning on going into the field of pediatric neurosurgery. Learn about the best forms of care and intervention based on evidence and experience.

5. Becoming a Midwife: This book (edited by Valerie Fleming and Rosemary Mander) prepares nurses for the realities of becoming a midwife. Midwifery grew in popularity during the second half of the 20th century as alternative medicines became more widely recognized, and it has now become a valid option for mothers throughout the US. Learn from the experts what it’s like to support women throughout pregnancy and childbirth; learn what role you can expect to play in society and what it takes to get there.

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