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Current Issues in Nursing

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Current Issues in Nursing by Cowen, Perle Slavik, Ph.D., R.N., 9780323065719
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  • ISBN: 9780323065719 | 0323065716
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/2010
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Current Issues in Nursing provides a forum for knowledgeable debate on the important issues that nurses face today. This resource provides the opportunity to analyze conflicting viewpoints and develop your own thoughts on demands being made for the nursing profession and the difficult issues affecting today's health care delivery. Continually praised for its in-depth discussion of critical issues, solid organization of material, and encouragement of independent thinking, you'll find this text a valuable resource in the modern world of nursing.

-Offers comprehensive and timely coverage of the issues affecting nursing education and practice.

-UNIQUE! Over 100 well-known contributors offer their expert insights and analysis.

-UNIQUE! Viewpoint chapters present controversial issues to showcase pressing issues facing nursing today.

-New content covering the following topics:

--The Challenges of Nursing on an International Level

--Health Care Systems and Practice

--Ethics, Legal, and Social Issues

--The Changing Practice

--Professional Challenges, Collaboration, & Conflict

--Violence Prevention and Care: Nursing's Role

--Definitions of Nursing

--Changing Education

This book presents the challenges that nurses face in today's healthcare arena. To date, there is no other contemporary issues book that uses the viewpoint/debate format. None cover the breadth of topics that this book does. This edition fills a gap in current nursing issues texts."- Carole A. Kenner (University of Oklahoma College of Nursing), Doody Review Services

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