Study Aids
We suggest the following references for review.
Fundamentals of Nursing

Anatomy and Physiology, 2nd ed. Lippincott Professional Guides Series. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Medical Terms and Abbreviations, 2nd ed. Lippincott Professional Guides Series. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Nursing Procedures, 3rd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 2000.

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Safety and Infection Control. Healthcare Professional Guides Series. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1998.

Craven, R.F., and Hirnle, C.J. Fundamentals of Nursing: Human Health and Function, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.

DeLaune, S.C., and Ladner, P.K. Fundamentals of Nursing Standards and Practice. Albany, N.Y.: Delmar Pubs., 1999.

Elkin, M.K., et al. Nursing Interventions and Clinical Skills, 2nd ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 2000.

Fuller, J. Health Assessment: A Nursing Approach, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.

Harkreader, H. Fundamentals of Nursing: Caring and Clinical Judgment, Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2000.

Kee, J.L., and Hayes, E.R. Pharmacology: A Nursing Process Approach, 3rd. ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2000.

Kozier, B., et al. Fundamentals of Nursing: Concepts, Process, and Practice, 6th ed. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 2000.

Smith-Temple, J., and Johnson, J.Y. Nurses' Guide to Clinical Procedures, 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Townsend, C.E., and Roth, R.A. Nutrition and Diet Therapy, 7th ed. Albany, N.Y.: Delmar Pubs., 2000.

Weber, J., and Kelley, J. Health Assessment in Nursing, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Assessment Made Incredibly Easy, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Better Elder Care. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Diagnostics: An A-to-Z Guide to Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001.

Diseases, 3rd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 2001.

Handbook of Diagnostic Tests, 2nd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Handbook of Geriatric Care, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Handbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

I.V. Therapy Made Incredibly Easy, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Mastering Documentation, 2nd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Nursing I.V. Drug Handbook, 7th ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 2000.

Nursing Procedures, 3rd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 2000.

Nursing2002 Drug Handbook. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 2002.

Patient Teaching Reference Manual. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Abrams, A.C., and Goldsmith, T.L. Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice, 6th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.

Bryant, R. Acute and Chronic Wounds: Nursing Management, 3rd ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 2001.

Corrigan A., et al. Intravenous Nurses Society Core Curriculum for Intravenous Nursing, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.

Eliopoulous, C. Gerontological Nursing, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001.

Fischbach, F.T. A Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, 6th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.

Hess, C.T. Clinical Guide to Wound Care, 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Holloway, N.M. Medical-Surgical Care Planning, 3rd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Ignatavicius, D., et al. Medical-Surgical Nursing Across the Health Care Continuum, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 1999.

Kee, J.L. Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications, 5th ed. Stamford, Conn.: Appleton & Lange, 1999.

Maklebust, J., and Siegger, M. Pressure Ulcers: Guidelines for Prevention and Nursing Management, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001.

Pagana, K.D., and Pagana, T.J. Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test reference. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 2001.

Paradiso, C. Fluids and Electrolytes, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1999.

Phipps, W.J., et al. Medical-Surgical Nursing: Health and Illness Perspective, 7th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 2002.

Purnell, L.D., and Paulanka, B.J. Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co., 1998.

Redman, B.K. The Practice of Patient Education, 9th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 2000.

Singleton, J.K., et al. Primary Care. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1999.

Smeltzer, S.C., and Bare, B.G. Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.

Maternal-Neonatal Nursing

Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2000.

Core Review Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2001.

Nursing Procedures, 3rd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 2000.

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Patient Teaching Made Incredibly Easy. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Branden, P.S. Nurse's Clinical Guide to Maternity Care, 2nd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1998.

Doenges, M.E., and Moorhouse, M.F. Maternal/Newborn Plans of Care: Guidelines for Individualizing Care, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co., 1999.

K.A., et al. Maternal-Infant Care Planning, 3rd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Lowdermilk, D.L., et al. Maternity Nursing, 5th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

Mandeville, L.K., and Troiano, N.H. AWHONN's High Risk and Critical Care Intrapartum Nursing, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1999.

McKinney, E.S., et al. Maternal-Child Nursing. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2000.

Murray, S., et al. Melson, Foundations of Maternal-Newborn Nursing, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2002.

Novak, J.C., and Broom, B.L. Ingalls and Salerno's Maternal and Child Health Nursing, 9th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

Pillitteri, A. Maternal & Child Nursing: Care of the Childbearing and Childrearing Family, 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Poirrier, G.P., and Oberleitner, M.G. Clinical Pathways in Nursing: A Guide to Managing Care from Hospital to Home. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Purnell, L.D., and Paulanka, B.J. Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co., 1998.

Rice, R. Handbook of Pediatric and Postpartum Home Care Procedures. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

Wong, D.L., et al. Maternal Child Nursing Care, 2nd ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 2002.

Pediatric Nursing

Nursing Procedures, 3rd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 2000.

Feigin, R.D., et al. Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 4th ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 1999.

King, C., and Henretig, F.M. Pocket Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.

Muscari, M.E. Advanced Pediatric Clinical Assessment, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.

Purnell, L.D., and Paulanka, B.J. Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co., 1998.

Rice, R. Handbook of Pediatric and Postpartum Home Care Procedures. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

Speer, K.M. Pediatric Care Planning, 3rd ed. Springhouse Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Velasco-Whetsell, M., et al. Pediatric Nursing. New York: McGraw Hill Book Co., 2000.

Wong, D.L. Whaley and Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, 5th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Boyd, M., and Nihart, M. Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Fortinash, K.M., and Holoday-Worret, P.A. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 2nd ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 2000.

Fortinash, K.M., and Holoday-Worret, P.A. Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, 3rd ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

Glod, C.A. Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: The Brain-Behavior Connection. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co., 1998.

Keltner, N.L., et al. Psychiatric Nursing, 3rd ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

Krupnick, S.W., and Wade, A.J. Psychiatric Care Planning, 2nd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Purnell, L.D., and Paulanka, B.J. Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co., 1998.

Schultz, J.M., and Videbeck, S.L. Lippincott's Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, 6th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001.

Shives, L.R. Basic Concepts of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001.

Stuart, G.W., and Laraia, M.T. Pocket Guide to Psychiatric Nursing, 5th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 2002.

Stuart, G.W., and Laraia, M.T. Stuart and Sundeen's Principles and Practice of Psychiatric Nursing, 7th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 2001.

Townsend, M.C. Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co., 2001.

Townsend, M.C. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Concepts of Care, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co., 2000.

Varcarolis, E.M. Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach, 4th ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2002.

Videbeck, S.L. Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001.

Client Needs

NCLEX-RN Review Made Incredibly Easy. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 2000.

Springhouse NCLEX-RN Review Cards, 2nd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Springhouse Review for NCLEX-RN, 5th ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 2002.

Beare, P.G., and Thompson, P.E. Davis's Q & A for the NCLEX-RN. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co., 1999.

Healy, P.F., and Maher, K. M. American Nursing Review: Questions and Answers for NCLEX-RN, Springhouse, Pa., Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Saxton, D.F. Mosby's Review Questions for NCLEX-RN, 4th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 2001.

Saxton, D.F., et al. Mosby's Assesstest: A Practice Exam for RN Licensure (2000 Unsecured). St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

Saxton, D.F., et al. Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Nursing, 16th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

The Nursing Process

Ackley, B.J., and Ladwig, G.B. Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: A Guide to Planning Care, 4th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

Alfaro-Lefebre, R. Applying Nursing Process, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Carpenito, L.J. Handbook of Nursing Diagnosis, 9th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

Doenges, M.E., et al. Nursing Care Plans: Guidelines for Individualizing Patient Care, 5th ed. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co., 1999.

Doenges, M.E., et al. Psychiatric Care Plans: Guidelines for Individualizing Care, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co., 1998.

Gordon, M. Manual of Nursing Diagnosis, 9th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

Holloway, N.M. Medical-Surgical Care Planning, 3rd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Johnson, M., et al. Nursing Outcomes Classification, 2nd ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 2000.

Krupnick, S.W., and Wade, A.J. Psychiatric Care Planning, 2nd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Lilley, L.L., and Aucker, R.S. Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 2nd ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

McCloskey, J.C., and Bulechek, G.M. Nursing Interventions Classifications, 3rd ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc., 1999.

Melson, K.A., et al. Maternal-Infant Care Planning, 3rd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Poirrier, G.P., and Oberleitner, M.G. Clinical Pathways in Nursing: A Guide to Managing Care from Hospital to Home. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Sparks, S.M., and Taylor, C.M. Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual, 5th ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 2001.

Speer, K.M. Pediatric Care Planning, 3rd ed. Springhouse, Pa.: Springhouse Corp., 1999.

Wilkinson, J.M. Nursing Diagnosis Guide with NOC Outcomes and NIC Interventions, 7th ed. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 2000.