F.A. Davis's Nursing Titles Honored as 2010 AJN Book-of-the-Year Award Winners

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My Pregnancy Pocket Guide and Nutrition and Diet Therapy recognized as the most valuable publications of the year.

My Pregnancy Pocket Guide by Aubrey Wade and Nutrition and Diet Therapy by Carroll A. Lutz and Karen Rutherford Przytulski, published by F.A. Davis Company, recognized as 2010 AJN Book-of-the-Year Award Winners.

F.A. Davis Company has been recognized by the American Journal of Nursing as the publisher of two of the 2010 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," said Jean Rodenberger, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing for F.A. Davis. “We congratulate them on their accomplishments and thank them for their dedication to sharing their knowledge and experience with nursing students, educators, clinicians, and healthcare consumers."

Category: Consumer Health
My Pregnancy Pocket Guide
By Aubrey Wade
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2183-1
$19.99 (US) $22.50 (CAN)

"This charming and easy-to-use reference guide to pregnancy and the early postpartum period answers common and not so-common questions in a practical and reassuring tone."—AJN

From the full-color illustrations of the month-by-month physical development of the mother and baby to the easy-to-read tables and checklists for the information needed to make healthy decisions, My Pregnancy Pocket Guide is the perfect, pocket-sized guide for mothers-to-be and their partners. Its handy spiral binding and write on, wipe-off pages make it easy to jot down questions and take notes in the doctor’s office.

Category: Professional Development
Nutrition and Diet Therapy, 5th Edition
By Carroll A. Lutz and Karen Rutherford Przytulski
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2202-9
$61.95 (US) $68.50 (CAN)

"'What foods should I avoid if I have gout?' 'What causes vitamin B12 deficiency?' This book will help me answer these questions. This book is a good reference for nurses in practice. For beginning nurses, it’s easy to read and contains information that’s easy to apply. It would be helpful in developing nursing care plans."—AJN

This popular text, developed jointly by a nurse and a dietitian, provides a strong foundation in the science of nutrition and a clear understanding of how to apply that knowledge in practice. The 6th Edition is more reader friendly than ever, with a new contemporary, full-color design and a wealth of online tools and resources for students and instructors.

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 F.A. Davis Company.

About F.A. Davis Company
F.A. Davis Company, an independent publisher since 1879, has been publishing titles to meet the needs of generations of health care providers. 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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