American Journal of Nursing Company Educational Services Division
Most widely held works by American Journal of Nursing Company
Cultural assessment ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Presents historical and current perspectives on ethnic/cultural assessment in an effort to increase awareness and understanding of cultural behaviors and how to effectively integrate ethnic considerations into the nursing process. Bobbie Block describes an assessment tool with several key variables, including ethnic/racial identity, language, healing beliefs and practices, and religious beliefs.
Alzheimer's disease coping with confusion ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Provides the latest information and research findings on Alzheimer's disease, including pathophysiology, assessment, diagnosis, and symptoms of the disorder. Provides practical nursing care suggestions designed to meet the patient's basic needs.
Child abuse prevention, detection and management ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Identifies parents and children at high risk for child abuse and neglect. Discusses nursing responsibilities in the documentation and reporting of suspected cases of child abuse and neglect, and describes supportive services available to abusive parents.
Physical assessment of a child ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates how to conduct a physical examination of a pre-school child.
Alzheimer's disease discharge planning ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Outlines early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and its prognosis, and provides information necessary to conduct discharge planning for families caring for victims. Explains problems of caring for the individual and describes safety needs, financial and legal issues, and help families can get from social service agencies, hospitals, self-help groups, respite care, and professional counseling.
Psychogeriatrics ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Presents suggestions for working with mental health problems of the aged.
Sounds of anger, echoes of fear ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Presents a study of a belligerent patient in a general hospital, and shows the nursing staff ways of coping with this behavior.
Cultural diversity in healthcare a different point of view ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Attempts to identify methods which can help us understand the cultural uniqueness of others: communication, spatial needs, social organization, environmental control, time consideration and biological variation. Learn how to communicate with culturally diverse co-workers and patients.
Adult physical assessment ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Presents a suggested sequence for the routine physical examination of a fully cooperative, ambulatory adult.
Strategies for leadership : conflict management ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
(Critical) This program discusses conflict management principles in the hospital working environment. A series of vignettes illustrate various steps in the management process. This production is of excellent length, pace and technical quality, and provides a logical synthesis of key points. It is recommended as a useful instructional tool for nurses.
Strategies for leadership : confrontation ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Explores development of different styles of confrontation and attitudes toward this process.
Promoting normal growth and development in a hospitalized child ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Regression is a normal response when control and independence are taken away by hospitalizing a child. Shows the techniques to promote growth and development and alleviate fear and frustration. Infancy: trust vs. shame & doubt; toddlers: autonomy vs. shame & doubt; pre-school: initiative vs. guilt; school-age: industry vs. inferiority; adolescence.
Assessment of respiratory distress in the pediatric patient ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Covers early recognition of respiratory distress and failure, the dynamics of the pediatric airway, normal breathing patterns in infants and children, and the evaluation of severity of respiratory distress.
Leadership issues, theoretical and pragmatic ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Defines and establishes leadership as a process rather than authority or power of position. Describes different approaches to leadership.
Accountability and liability in nursing practice ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Defines malpractice and how it may be demonstrated. Discusses what constitutes reasonable and prudent care. Explains circumstances which may result in malpractice suits and how to avoid them.
Medicating the elderly patient ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
This program stresses the need for a careful drug history, for using the fewest drugs and smallest doses possible, for awareness that confusion may be drug induced, and for patient education on safety and drug purposes.
Transfusing blood safely a step-by-step guide for nurses ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates and explains the steps of safe blood transfusion. Covers packaged blood and blood components, managing the transfusion, recognizing and responding to negative patient reactions, and documenting events.
Strategies for leadership : problem solving ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The problem solving process is explained as it pertains to patient care.
Change : models and strategies ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Explores different kinds of change and emphasizes a systematic approach to change. Discusses a 3-step model for planned change.
Conflict management ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Explores sources of interpersonal conflict in the hospital setting and identifies three modes of conflict management.
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