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Contemporary Practical/Vocational Nursing
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date September 22, 2011
Pages 401
Binding Paperback
Edition 7 pap/psc
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781609136925
ISBN-10 1609136926
Dimensions 0.75 by 7 by 10 in.
Weight 1.50 lbs.
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Original list price $55.99
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This text offers LPN/LVN students a basic introduction to the nursing profession, with an emphasis on lifeong learning and career planning. The author's strong belief in the importance of a career in nursing and the value of service to others is woven throughout this easy-to-understand text.

The seventh edition of Contemporary Practical/Vocational Nursing incorporates a persistent emphasis on life-long learning and career planning. Practical/vocational nursing students must prepare themselves to work and live in a world where computers and technology pervade our lives and influence how we live and work. In this new world, the work of the practical nurse will continue to be one of direct service to others. Personal characteristics and qualities are as important as medical knowledge and nursing skills. The personal characteristics and qualities of nurses that contribute to quality nursing care are covered throughout the book.



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7 pap/psc edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (September 22, 2011)
9781609136925 | details & prices | 401 pages | 7.00 × 10.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $55.99
About: This text offers LPN/LVN students a basic introduction to the nursing profession, with an emphasis on lifeong learning and career planning.
6 pap/psc edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (October 1, 2008)
9780781782692 | details & prices | 417 pages | 7.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $48.95
About: Now in its Sixth Edition, this text offers LPN/LVN students a basic introduction to the nursing profession.
5th edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (June 8, 2004)
9780781750424 | details & prices | 428 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $37.95
About: In full color for the first time, this text offers LPN/LVN students a basic introduction to the nursing profession.
4th edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (November 1, 2000)
9780781725934 | details & prices | 429 pages | 7.25 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $30.95
About: This thoroughly updated text provides the most current examination of the foundations of contemporary practical/vocational nursing.
With John Lewis, William Loftus | 2nd edition from Addison-Wesley (November 1, 1999); titled "Java Software Solutions: Foundations of Program Design"
9780201612714 | details & prices | 780 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.60 lbs | List price $71.00
This edition also contains Java Software Solutions: Foundations of Program Design
About: Embracing in full the new features of the Java 2 platform as they apply to CS1/Introductory Programming topics, the second edition of this leading textbook continues to teach beginning programmers how to design and implement high-quality object-oriented software.
With Leah Stewart | 3rd edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (December 1, 1996)
9780397553631 | details & prices | 334 pages | 6.75 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $26.95
This edition also contains The New Neighbor
With Suellen Dainty | 2nd edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (February 1, 1993)
9780397549641 | details & prices | 6.75 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $21.95
This edition also contains After Everything
About: Exploring the foundations of contemporary practical/vocational nursing, this book discusses such concepts as the history of nursing, the nursing process, nursing care plans, the US health care system, nursing care delivery methods, communicating with and caring for patients, legal and ethical issues, and cultural differences.

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