Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care

Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care
Author: Theresa A. Beery,M. Linda Workman,Julia A. Eggert
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2018
ISBN: 9780803660830
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care Book Excerpt:

Complex concepts made manageable! Build the foundation you need to understand the science of genetics and its growing role in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders. Confidently tackle the basics of genetic inheritance, the influence of somatic and germline mutations, the multifactorial relationship of gene-environment interactions, and the foundation of ethical behavior. Everyday language makes these often-intimidating topics easy to understand, while clearly defined principles, logical explanations, illustrations, tables, and clinical examples ensure you master the material. See what students are saying online about the previous edition.... Genetics simplified and easy to understand. "Genetics simplified and easy to understand. Wish I had this when learning DNA replication in Microbiology. Lot of good charts. I plan to keep even after the class because it's interesting and easy to understand."--Katalina Cade Great resource! "This is a complex subject and this book makes it so much easier to learn and understand! I love the "memory hints" it gives you throughout the book."--Kira Short

Fast Facts on Genetics and Genomics for Nurses

Fast Facts on Genetics and Genomics for Nurses
Author: Kimberly Subasic, PhD, MS, BSN, CNE
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 251
Release: 2022-08-02
ISBN: 0826175732
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fast Facts on Genetics and Genomics for Nurses Book Excerpt:

Takes the fear out of learning about genetics and genomics for the nursing professional With its focus on the basics of genetics and genomics in nursing practice, this Fast Facts resource is the first to fill the content gap in this important area. Its streamlined format—featuring bulleted, step-by-step information and brief paragraphs—disseminates key content that is presented simply and understandably. The book examines how genetics impacts families and the care they need, and provides nurses with the genomic knowledge to advocate for personalized patient and family care, and to improve patient outcomes. Following a discussion of the science and foundations of genetics and genomics, this resource addresses their impact on patient care and application in nursing practice. It covers the relationship of genetics and genomics to health, prevention, screening, diagnostics, prognostics, and selection and monitoring of treatment. Case studies demonstrate how genomic concepts are applied in practice, and underscore their implications for patients with cancer, cardiovascular disease, psychiatric disorders, and autoimmune deficiencies. End of chapter questions are designed to assess knowledge. Also included are online resources that examine the latest genetic/genomic advancements and their impact on nursing. Key Features: Simplifies difficult concepts for ease of understanding Explains the difference between genetic testing and genetic screening Discusses ethical, legal, and social concerns specific to genetics and genomics Describes the application of genetics and genomics in healthcare Explains how knowledge of genetics and genomics can guide healthcare decisions Helps nurse educators teach genomic content Educates nurses in using genetic advances to improve patient outcomes

Genetics and Genomics in Nursing

Genetics and Genomics in Nursing
Author: Quannetta T. Edwards,Ann H. Maradiegue
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2017
ISBN: 9780826145611
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genetics and Genomics in Nursing Book Excerpt:

Nursing Care in the Genomic Era

Nursing Care in the Genomic Era
Author: Jean F. Jenkins,Dale Halsey Lea
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2005
ISBN: 9780763733254
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nursing Care in the Genomic Era Book Excerpt:

Increasingly, genomic-based approaches and resources are redefining our categorization of disease, leading to new approaches to prevention and therapy. As nurses traditionally practice patient-oriented care, they will undoubtedly play a key role in both developing and applying the aspects of genomic health care. Nursing Care in the Genomic Era: A Case Based Approach is designed to provide nurses with up-to-date and accessible information on this powerful new approach to understanding, preventing, and treating disease.

Genetics and Genomics for Nursing

Genetics and Genomics for Nursing
Author: Carole Kenner,Judith A. Lewis
Publsiher: Prentice Hall
Total Pages: 385
Release: 2013
ISBN: 9780132174077
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genetics and Genomics for Nursing Book Excerpt:

For all undergraduate nursing courses that cover genetics, genomics, and genetic medicine including courses in health assessment or maternal/pediatric nursing.

Conceptual Foundations E Book

Conceptual Foundations   E Book
Author: Elizabeth E. Friberg,Joan L. Creasia
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 463
Release: 2013-09-27
ISBN: 0323266207
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Conceptual Foundations E Book Book Excerpt:

Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice, 5th Edition provides the background you need to succeed in your role as a professional nurse. It discusses the concepts that define the nursing profession, covering everything from the history of nursing to current challenges in the profession. Expert educators Joan L. Creasia, PhD, RN, and Elizabeth E. Friberg, MSN, RN, bring together the best minds of nursing for an in-depth look at the profession's major theories, practices, and principles. Vignettes, each written by a practicing nurse, open each chapter with a specific scenario and application of professional behaviors. Critical Thinking Exercises at the end of each chapter help you to use and apply what you've learned. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide a framework for study. Key points at the end of each chapter help you focus on important information. New Patient Safety chapter prepares you for expanded nursing responsibility for patient safety, adherence to regulatory requirements of the Joint Commission, and the implementation of best practices to create health care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered. New Genetics and Genomics in Professional Nursing chapter defines the nurse's role in family history assessment and genetic testing, explains how genetic testing is used in clinical practice, and identifies ethical issues related to this emerging practice.

Genetics revised edition

Genetics  revised edition
Author: Karen Vipond
Publsiher: Scion Publishing Ltd
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2013-07-08
ISBN: 1908625163
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genetics revised edition Book Excerpt:

From the Foreword by Candy Cooley, formerly Genetics Awareness Programme Lead at the NHS National Genetics and Genomics Education Centre: “What a delight it is ... to read a book which takes complex scientific concepts and ensures they are understandable by all.” With activities and answers, reflection points and a glossary, this interactive textbook supports the ‘Fit for Practice in the Genetics Era’ competence framework, offering an introduction to the theory of genetics and then using common genetic conditions/disorders as case studies to help students apply theory to practice and examine the service user experience. Genetics is written by an experienced teacher of health care sciences and is ideal for student nurses who need to demonstrate and apply knowledge of genetics and genomics. It is also suitable for other health care students and for qualified practitioners who would like to refresh their knowledge of the subject. From lecturer reviews: “A well written and nicely laid out genetics text at an appropriate level for adult nursing students.” “Fabulous text, student friendly.”

Conceptual Foundations E Book

Conceptual Foundations   E Book
Author: Joan L. Creasia,Elizabeth E. Friberg
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2015-05-15
ISBN: 0323310281
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Conceptual Foundations E Book Book Excerpt:

Best known for its conceptual approach to nursing practice, Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice, 6th Edition gives you the foundation you need to prepare for your role as a professional nurse. Expert educators Elizabeth E. Friberg and Joan L. Creasia bring together the best minds of nursing for a unique in-depth look at the profession's major theories, practices, and principles. Complete with three all-new chapters and updated content throughout, this expanded sixth edition challenges you to think critically and conceptually. In addition, new Evolve resources mean you can do more online than ever before. Critical thinking exercises at the end of each chapter help you use and apply what you have learned. Case studies throughout the text provide you with opportunities to develop your analytical skills. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide a framework for study. Profile in Practice scenarios at the beginning of each chapter introduce real-life situations that accompany the professional behaviors covered in the text. Key points at the end of each chapter reinforce learning objectives and help you focus on important information. NEW! Three all-new chapters bring you the latest information on telehealth in nursing practice, information management, and global rural nursing practice. UPDATED! Integrated and updated information on Health Care Reform Initiatives. UPDATED! Health Policy and Practice and the Nursing Practice Environment chapter features new content on the 2010 Affordable Health Care Act. UPDATED! 2010 Institute of Medicine (IOM) Future of Nursing (FOM) recommendations discussed in Beyond Professional Socialization chapter. UPDATED! Patient Safety chapter offers expanded coverage of QSEN competencies, including Nursing Quality Indicators. UPDATED! Health and Health Promotion chapter now covers the Healthy People 2020 and 2020 National Health Promotion Initiative. UPDATED! Concept of "group think" added to Think Like a Nurse: Essential Thinking Skills for Professional Nurses chapter. UPDATED! Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice chapter features the most up-to-date content on delegation, transferring authority, responsibility, accountability, nurse fatigue, criminalization of unintentional errors, use and abuse of social media and lateral violence.

Maternity and Women s Health Care E Book

Maternity and Women s Health Care   E Book
Author: Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk,Shannon E. Perry,Mary Catherine Cashion,Kathryn Rhodes Alden
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1000
Release: 2014-12-18
ISBN: 0323390196
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Maternity and Women s Health Care E Book Book Excerpt:

The #1 maternity book in the market is getting even better. Maternity and Women's Health Care, 11th Edition provides evidence-based coverage of everything you need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. Not only does this text emphasize childbearing concerns like newborn care, it also addresses wellness promotion and management of women's health problems. In describing the continuum of care, it integrates the importance of understanding family, culture, and community-based care. Boasting new medication alerts and updated content throughout, this edition covers the new maternal levels of care, and the revised AAP policy on breastfeeding and infant sleep. Expert authors of the market-leading maternity nursing textbook deliver the most accurate, up-to-date content. Clinical reasoning case studies provide you with opportunities to test and develop your analytical skills and to apply knowledge in various settings. Community Activity boxes focus on maternal and newborn activities that can be pursued in local community settings and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings. Cultural Considerations stress the importance of considering the beliefs and health practices of patients from various cultures when providing care. Emergency boxes provide information about various emergency situations and offer a quick reference in critical situations. Family-Centered Care boxes highlight the needs and concerns of families that you should consider to provide family-centered care. Medication guides provide an important reference of drugs and their interactions. Nursing care plans include rationales for interventions and provide you with an overview of, and specific guidelines for, delivering effective nursing care. Safety alerts highlighted and integrated within the content draw attention to developing competencies related to safe nursing practice. Signs of potential complications highlight vital concerns, alerting you to signs and symptoms of complications and the immediate interventions to provide. Teaching for Self-Management boxes highlight important information that nurses need to communicate to patients and families for follow-up care.

Wong s Nursing Care of Infants and Children E Book

Wong s Nursing Care of Infants and Children   E Book
Author: Marilyn J. Hockenberry,David Wilson
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1760
Release: 2014-08-28
ISBN: 0323293395
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wong s Nursing Care of Infants and Children E Book Book Excerpt:

The leading text in pediatric nursing, Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children takes a unique, easy-to-understand developmental approach to describe the care of children at each age and stage of development. Childhood diseases and disorders are organized by age groups and body systems, and described through the nursing process framework.This edition includes updates on topics such as the new CPR guidelines, immunizations, and pain assessment and management. Written by pediatric experts, Dr. Marilyn Hockenberry and David Wilson, each with nearly 30 years of hands-on experience, this bestseller provides an evidence-based, clinical perspective that shows how the quality of nursing care can impact quality patient outcomes. "A good neonatal and paediatric reference and textbook..." Reviewed by Jo Wilson on behalf of Nursing Times, March 2015 A developmental approach addresses the differences at each stage of the child's growth and enables you to individualize care at the appropriate level for each child. UNIQUE! Quality Patient Outcomes are discussed for major childhood diseases and disorders, showing how nursing care directly impacts patient outcomes. Nursing Care Plans provide models for planning patient care, with rationales explaining why specific nursing interventions have been chosen, and include nursing diagnoses, patient/family goals, nursing interventions/rationales, expected outcomes, and NIC and NOC guidelines. A focus on family-centered care emphasizes the role and influence of the family in health and illness with a separate chapter and Family-Centered Care boxes. Critical thinking exercises use case studies to help you test and develop your own analytical skills. Nursing Care Guidelines provide clear, step-by-step, detailed instructions on performing specific skills or procedures. Nursing Tips include helpful hints and practical, clinical information, and Nursing Alerts provide critical information that must be considered in providing care. An emphasis on wellness includes principles of health promotion and injury prevention for each age group. Drug Alerts highlight important drug-related information for safe, appropriate care. Pathophysiology Reviews explain complicated disease processes with illustrated summary boxes. Complementary & Alternative Therapy boxes include timely information on alternative medicine as a part of complete, comprehensive care. Atraumatic Care boxes contain techniques for care that minimize pain, discomfort, or stress, and provide guidance for performing procedures in a caring manner. Emergency Treatment boxes serve as a quick reference in critical situations.

Critical Care Nursing E Book

Critical Care Nursing   E Book
Author: Linda D. Urden,Kathleen M. Stacy,Mary E. Lough
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1139
Release: 2021-02-18
ISBN: 0323694004
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Critical Care Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Winner of the 2nd-place American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award in emergency/critical care nursing for 2021! Prepare for success in today’s high acuity, progressive, and critical care settings! Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management, 9th Edition helps you understand and apply critical care nursing principles and concepts to clinical assessment, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic management. Known for its comprehensive coverage, this leading textbook uses a logical, body systems organization to address the care of patients with physiological alterations. New to this edition are illustrated Patient-Centered Critical Care features aimed at "humanizing the ICU" as well as Next Generation NCLEX® Exam–style case studies to help you further develop your clinical judgment skills and prepare for the latest nursing licensure exam. Also ideal for CCRN® and PCCN® exam preparation, this book is a one-stop resource on the concepts and skills required for critical care nursing! Time-tested, high-quality content addresses all aspects of today’s high acuity, progressive, and critical care nursing. Consistent organization within each body-system unit provides an efficient framework for learning, for CCRN® and PCCN® certification preparation, and for reference in clinical practice. Comprehensive, evidence-based content is highly referenced and includes internet resources for further research and study. Enhanced Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) integration links text content to QSEN competencies, through the addition of QSEN-related questions in case studies, QSEN-labeled features and boxes, QSEN content icons, and highlighted QSEN information.

Critical Care Nursing Diagnosis and Management 7

Critical Care Nursing Diagnosis and Management 7
Author: Linda Diann Urden,Kathleen M. Stacy,Mary E. Lough
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1235
Release: 2013-05-01
ISBN: 0323091784
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Critical Care Nursing Diagnosis and Management 7 Book Excerpt:

Praised for its comprehensive coverage and clear organization, Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management is the go-to critical care nursing text for both practicing nurses and nursing students preparing for clinicals.

BOPOD Wong s Nursing Care of Infants and Children

BOPOD   Wong s Nursing Care of Infants and Children
Author: Marilyn J. Hockenberry,David Wilson
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1888
Release: 2014-01-30
ISBN: 0323293409
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

BOPOD Wong s Nursing Care of Infants and Children Book Excerpt:

The most trusted authority in pediatric nursing, Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children provides unmatched, comprehensive coverage of pediatric growth, development, and conditions. Its unique 'age and stage' approach covers child development and health promotion as well as specific health problems organized by age groups and body systems. Leading pediatric experts Dr. Marilyn Hockenberry and David Wilson provide an evidence-based, clinical perspective based on nearly 30 years of hands-on experience. Easy to read and extensively illustrated, this edition focuses on patient-centered outcomes and includes updates on topics such as the late preterm infant, immunizations, the H1N1 virus, and childhood obesity. A clear, straightforward writing style makes content easy to understand. Unique Evidence-Based Practice boxes help you apply both research and critical thought processes to support and guide the outcomes of nursing care. Unique Atraumatic Care boxes contain techniques for care that minimize pain, discomfort, or stress. Unique Critical Thinking exercises help you test and develop your own analytical skills. A unique focus on family content emphasizes the role and influence of the family in health and illness with a separate chapter, discussions throughout the text, and family-centered care boxes. Nursing Care Guidelines provide clear, step-by-step, detailed instructions on performing specific skills or procedures. Unique Emergency Treatment boxes serve as a quick reference for critical situations. Unique Cultural Awareness boxes highlight ways in which variations in beliefs and practices affect nursing care for children. A developmental approach identifies each stage of a child's growth. Health promotion chapters emphasize principles of wellness and injury prevention for each age group. Student-friendly features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, key points, references, and related topics and electronic resources to help you study and review important content. A community focus helps you care for children outside the clinical setting. Nursing Care Plans include models for planning patient care, with nursing diagnoses, patient/family goals, nursing interventions/rationales, expected outcomes, and NIC and NOC guidelines. Nursing Tips include helpful hints and practical, clinical information, and Nursing Alerts provide critical information that must be considered in providing care.

Genetics genomics Nursing

Genetics genomics Nursing
Author: International Society of Nurses in Genetics,American Nurses Association
Publsiher: Nursesbooks.org
Total Pages: 119
Release: 2007
ISBN: 1558102345
Category: Genetic counseling
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genetics genomics Nursing Book Excerpt:

Public Health Nursing E Book

Public Health Nursing   E Book
Author: Marcia Stanhope,Jeanette Lancaster
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1131
Release: 2014-07-21
ISBN: 0323294103
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Public Health Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Now in its 8th edition, the "gold standard" in community health nursing provides comprehensive and up-to-date content to keep you at the forefront of the ever-changing community health climate and prepare you for an effective nursing career. In addition to a solid foundation in concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities, you will find real-life applications of the public nurse's role, Healthy People 2020 initiatives, new chapters on forensics and genomics, plus timely coverage of disaster management and important client populations such as pregnant teens, the homeless, immigrants, and more. Evidence-Based Practice boxes illustrate how the latest research findings apply to public/community health nursing. Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster management describe the nurse's role in surveilling public health and managing these types of threats to public health. Separate unit on the public/community health nurse's role describes the different roles and functions of the public/community health nurse within the community. Levels of Prevention boxes show how community/public health nurses deliver health care interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention. What Do You Think?, Did You Know?, and How To? boxes use practical examples and critical thinking exercises to illustrate chapter content. The Cutting Edge highlights significant issues and new approaches to community-oriented nursing practice. Practice Application provides case studies with critical thinking questions. Separate chapters on community health initiatives thoroughly describe different approaches to promoting health among populations. Appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines. Linking Content to Practice boxes provide real-life applications for chapter content. NEW! Healthy People 2020 feature boxes highlight the goals and objectives for promoting health and wellness over the next decade. NEW! The Nurse in Forensics chapter focuses on the unique role of forensic nurses in public health and safety, interpersonal violence, mass violence, and disasters. NEW! Genomics in Public Health Nursing chapter includes a history of genetics and genomics and their impact on public/community health nursing care.

Public Health Nursing Revised Reprint E Book

Public Health Nursing   Revised Reprint   E Book
Author: Marcia Stanhope,Jeanette Lancaster
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1160
Release: 2014-03-17
ISBN: 032329409X
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Public Health Nursing Revised Reprint E Book Book Excerpt:

This Revised Reprint of our 8th edition, the "gold standard" in community health nursing, Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community, has been updated with a new Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN) appendix that features examples of incorporating knowledge, skills, and attitudes to improve quality and safety in community/public health nursing practice. As with the previous version, this text provides comprehensive and up-to-date content to keep you at the forefront of the ever-changing community health climate and prepare you for an effective nursing career. In addition to concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities, this text also incorporates real-life applications of the public nurse’s role, Healthy People 2020 initiatives, new chapters on forensics and genomics, plus timely coverage of disaster management and important client populations such as pregnant teens, the homeless, immigrants, and more. Evidence-Based Practice boxes illustrate how the latest research findings apply to public/community health nursing. Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster management describe the nurse’s role in surveilling public health and managing these types of threats to public health. Separate unit on the public/community health nurse’s role describes the different functions of the public/community health nurse within the community. Levels of Prevention boxes show how community/public health nurses deliver health care interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention. What Do You Think?, Did You Know?, and How To? boxes use practical examples and critical thinking exercises to illustrate chapter content. The Cutting Edge highlights significant issues and new approaches to community-oriented nursing practice. Practice Application provides case studies with critical thinking questions. Separate chapters on community health initiatives thoroughly describe different approaches to promoting health among populations. Appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines. NEW! Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN) appendix features examples of incorporating knowledge, skills, and attitudes to improve quality and safety in community/public health nursing practice. NEW! Linking Content to Practice boxes provide real-life applications for chapter content. NEW! Healthy People 2020 feature boxes highlight the goals and objectives for promoting health and wellness over the next decade. NEW! Forensic Nursing in the Community chapter focuses on the unique role of forensic nurses in public health and safety, interpersonal violence, mass violence, and disasters. NEW! Genomics in Public Health Nursing chapter includes a history of genetics and genomics and their impact on public/community health nursing care.

Public Health Nursing Revised Reprint

Public Health Nursing   Revised Reprint
Author: Marcia Stanhope,Jeanette Lancaster
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1131
Release: 2013-10-15
ISBN: 0323241735
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Public Health Nursing Revised Reprint Book Excerpt:

This Revised Reprint of our 8th edition, the "gold standard" in community health nursing, Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community, has been updated with a new Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN) appendix that features examples of incorporating knowledge, skills, and attitudes to improve quality and safety in community/public health nursing practice. As with the previous version, this text provides comprehensive and up-to-date content to keep you at the forefront of the ever-changing community health climate and prepare you for an effective nursing career. In addition to concepts and interventions for individuals, families, and communities, this text also incorporates real-life applications of the public nurse's role, Healthy People 2020 initiatives, new chapters on forensics and genomics, plus timely coverage of disaster management and important client populations such as pregnant teens, the homeless, immigrants, and more. Evidence-Based Practice boxes illustrate how the latest research findings apply to public/community health nursing.Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster management describe the nurse's role in surveilling public health and managing these types of threats to public health.Separate unit on the public/community health nurse's role describes the different functions of the public/community health nurse within the community.Levels of Prevention boxes show how community/public health nurses deliver health care interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention.What Do You Think?, Did You Know?, and How To? boxes use practical examples and critical thinking exercises to illustrate chapter content.The Cutting Edge highlights significant issues and new approaches to community-oriented nursing practice.Practice Application provides case studies with critical thinking questions.Separate chapters on community health initiatives thoroughly describe different approaches to promoting health among populations.Appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines. NEW! Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN) appendix features examples of incorporating knowledge, skills, and attitudes to improve quality and safety in community/public health nursing practice.NEW! Linking Content to Practice boxes provide real-life applications for chapter content.NEW! Healthy People 2020 feature boxes highlight the goals and objectives for promoting health and wellness over the next decade.NEW! Forensic Nursing in the Community chapter focuses on the unique role of forensic nurses in public health and safety, interpersonal violence, mass violence, and disasters. NEW! Genomics in Public Health Nursing chapter includes a history of genetics and genomics and their impact on public/community health nursing care.

Lashley s Essentials of Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice Second Edition

Lashley s Essentials of Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice  Second Edition
Author: Christine E. Kasper, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACSM,Tonya A. Schneidereith, PhD, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP-AC,Felissa R. Lashley, PhD, RN, FABMGG
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 425
Release: 2015-09-16
ISBN: 0826129137
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lashley s Essentials of Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice Second Edition Book Excerpt:

Completely updated to help nurses learn to ìthink geneticallyî Todayís nurses must be able to ìthink geneticallyî to help individuals and families who are affected by genetic disease or contemplating genetic testing. This book is a classic resource for nursing students and practitioners at all levels who need to acquire the knowledge and skills for using genomics in their practice. This completely updated second edition encompasses the many recent advances in genetic research and knowledge, providing essential new information on the science, technology, and clinical application of genomics. It focuses on the provision of individualized patient care based on personal genetics and dispositions. The second edition is designed for use by advanced practice nursing programs, as well as undergraduate programs. It pinpoints new developments in prenatal, maternity, and pediatric issues and supplies new information on genomics-based personal drug therapy, environmental susceptibilities, genetic therapies, epigenetics, and ethics The text features a practical, clinically oriented framework in line with the core competencies defined by the AACN. It delivers information according to a lifespan approach used in the practice setting. The second edition continues to provide basic information on genomics, its impact on healthcare, and genetic disorders. It covers prevention, genetic counseling and referral, neuropsychiatric nursing, and public health. The core of the text presents information on a variety of diseases that affect patients throughout the lifespan, with specific guidance on the nursing role. Also included are tests for a variety of diseases and information on pharmacogenomics, which enable health care providers to select the best drugs for treatment based on a patientís genetic makeup. Plentiful case study examples support the information throughout. Additionally, an instructorís package of PowerPoint slides and a test bank are provided for use at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. New to the Second Edition: Completely updated with several new chapters Personal drug therapy based on genomics Environmental susceptibilities Prenatal detection and diagnosis Newborn and genetic screening Reproductive technologies Ethical issues Genetic therapies Epigenetics Content for graduate-level programs PowerPoint slides and a test bank for all student levels Key Features: Encompasses state-of-the-art genomics from a nursing perspective Provides a practical, clinically oriented lifespan approach Covers science, technology, and clinical application of genomics Addresses prevention, genetic testing, and treatment methods Written for undergraduate- and graduate-level nursing students

Genomic Essentials for Graduate Level Nurses

Genomic Essentials for Graduate Level Nurses
Author: Diane C. Seibert,Quannetta T. Edwards,Ann H. Maradiegue,Susan T. Tinley
Publsiher: DEStech Publications, Inc
Total Pages: 460
Release: 2016-02-29
ISBN: 1605950947
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genomic Essentials for Graduate Level Nurses Book Excerpt:

Presents genetics and genomic essentials specifically for graduate-level nursesPrenatal care, cardiology, cancer and other disease systems covered in depth by chapter expertsKey chapter devoted to ethical and legal issues and to future technology Designed as both a nursing reference and course text, this book presents genetics and genomic essentials specifically for graduate-level nurses. Preliminary chapters cover the basics of genetics, risk assessment and genetic testing. With chapter contributions by topic experts, the remainder of the book is organized by disease system and covers genetics and genomics in prenatal care, neurology, cancer, respiratory function, cardiology, pharmacogenomics, hematology and others. Key chapters on ethical and legal issues and future technology are also included. This volume is well-suited for nursing faculty, nursing students, nurse leaders, and other nursing professionals with a need for further information on genetics and genomics in a nursing role and across a variety of specialties.

Lashley s Essentials of Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice Second Edition

Lashley s Essentials of Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice  Second Edition
Author: Christine Kasper,Dr. Tonya A. Schneidereith,Felissa R. Lashley, PhD, RN, FABMGG
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 536
Release: 2015-09-16
ISBN: 9780826129123
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lashley s Essentials of Clinical Genetics in Nursing Practice Second Edition Book Excerpt:

Christine E. Kasper, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACSM Tonya A. Schneidereith, PhD, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP-AC Felissa R. Lashley, PhD, RN, FABMGG Completely updated to help nurses learn to "think genetically" Today's nurses must be able to "think genetically" to help individuals and families who are affected by genetic disease or contemplating genetic testing. This book is a classic resource for nursing students and practitioners at all levels who need to acquire the knowledge and skills for using genomics in their practice. This completely updated second edition encompasses the many recent advances in genetic research and knowledge, providing essential new information on the science, technology, and clinical application of genomics. It focuses on the provision of individualized patient care based on personal genetics and dispositions. The second edition is designed for use by advanced practice nursing programs, as well as undergraduate programs. It pinpoints new developments in prenatal, maternity, and pediatric issues and supplies new information on genomics-based personal drug therapy, environmental susceptibilities, genetic therapies, epigenetics, and ethics. The text features a practical, clinically oriented framework in line with the core competencies defined by the AACN. It delivers information according to a life-span approach used in the practice setting. The second edition continues to provide basic information on genomics, its impact on health care, and genetic disorders. It covers prevention, genetic counseling and referral, neuropsychiatric nursing, and public health. The core of the text presents information on a variety of diseases that affect patients throughout the life span, with specific guidance on the nursing role. Also included are tests for a variety of diseases and information on pharmacogenomics, which enable health care providers to select the best drugs for treatment based on a patient's genetic makeup. Plentiful case study examples support the information throughout. Additionally, an instructor's package of PowerPoint slides and a test bank are provided. New to the Second Edition: Completely updated Personal drug therapy based on genomics Environmental susceptibilities Prenatal detection and diagnosis Newborns and genetic screening Reproductive technologies Ethical issues Genetic therapies Epigenetics Includes content for graduate-level programs PowerPoint slides and a test bank for all student levels Key Features: Encompasses state-of-the-art genomics from a nursing perspective Provides a practical, clinically oriented life-span approach Covers science, technology, and clinical application of genomics Addresses prevention, genetic testing, and treatment methods