F.A. Davis Nursing Titles Honored As AJN Book-of-the-Year Award Winners

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Two titles published by F.A. Davis Company, Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care: Best Evidence-Based Practices and Psych Notes: Clinical Pocket Guide, 4th Edition, recognized as 2013 Book of the Year Award winners by AJN.

We are honored that AJN has recognized the contributions of these authors to the education of the next generation of nursing students and to the professional development of the field. - Jean Rodenberger, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing

F.A. Davis Company has been recognized by the American Journal of Nursing as the publisher of two of the 2013 Book-of-the-Year Award winners in two different categories.

These awards recognize the most valuable publications of the year, as chosen by AJN’s panel of judges. Peer reviewed and evidence-based, AJN is considered the profession’s premier journal and has been identifying its selections of the year’s best work since 1969.

“We are honored that AJN has recognized the contributions of these authors to the education of the next generation of nursing students and to the professional development of the field,” said Jean Rodenberger, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing. “These two titles reflect models of learning that are changing how nursing is taught and how students are learning in today’s time pressed environments. We congratulate each of the authors on their accomplishments and thank them for their dedication to sharing their knowledge and experience with nursing students, educators, and clinicians.”

Category: Child Health
Maternal-Newborn Nursing Care
Best Evidence-Based Practices
By Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos, MSN, CRNP
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2246-3
$34.95 (US) | $38.50 (CAN)
(Also available as an e-Edition.)

“This book is a user-friendly resource for maternal–newborn nurses, especially those who are new to the specialty. It’s ideal because it’s truly hands-on; it’s light and fits in a scrub pocket (I tried it!). Chapters are clearly defined and divided by tabs that make it easy to find a topic. Information is presented succinctly in outline form and each chapter includes tables, photos, and illustrations. It’s written clearly and doesn’t overuse medical terminology. Included are tools on commonly used medications, metric and newborn weight conversions, and simple English–Spanish translations.” —AJN

Category: Psychiatric and Mental-Health Nursing
Clinical Pocket Guide, 4th Edition
By Darlene D. Pedersen, MSN, APRN, PMHCNS
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-3922-5
$29.95 (US) | $32.95 (CAN)
(Also available as an e-Edition.)

“This small, well-organized book is the most clinically useful and complete resource that I use in my practice—and I use it often! Its early incorporation of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) content is invaluable. Diagnostic criteria and psychotropic medication layouts are exceptional, and make complex clinical work a bit easier.” —AJN
These titles are available at bookstores or directly from F.A. Davis Company.
For more information call 800-323-3555 (US) 800-665-1148 (Canada) or visit http://www.FADavis.com.

About F.A. Davis Company

F.A. Davis Company, an independent publisher, has been publishing titles to meet the needs of generations of health care providers since 1879. Today, F.A. Davis carries on that tradition through its catalog of books, electronic, and online products for students, educators, and clinicians in Nursing, Medicine, and the Health Sciences. Its flagship titles, Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary and Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, are among the most trusted names in health care publishing.
For more information, visit http://www.FADavis.com.

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