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Book of the Year Awards 2016

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: January 2017 - Volume 117 - Issue 1 - p 68–71
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000511565.35317.62
Feature Articles
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ADULT PRIMARY CARE

Chosen by Karen Roush, PhD, RN, FNP, assistant professor, Lehman College, Bronx, NY, and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York City.

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1. Motivational Interviewing in Diabetes Care

By Marc P. Steinberg and William R. Miller. New York City, The Guilford Press.

2. Procedures for the Primary Care Provider

By Marilyn Winterton Edmunds. 3rd edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.

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ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING

Chosen by Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN, clinical nurse specialist and certified sexuality counselor, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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1. Care of the Obese in Advanced Practice Nursing: Communication, Assessment, and Treatment

By Lisa L. M. Maher. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Clinical Nurse Specialist Toolkit: A Guide for the New Clinical Nurse Specialist

Edited by Melanie Duffy, Susan Dresser, and Janet S. Fulton; copublished with the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

3. Comprehensive Systematic Review for Advanced Practice Nursing

Edited by Cheryl Holly, Susan Salmond, and Maria Saimbert. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

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CHILD HEALTH

Chosen by Carol J. Howe, PhD, RN, CDE, assistant professor, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth.

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1. The Activity Kit for Babies and Toddlers at Risk: How to Use Everyday Routines to Build Social and Communication Skills

By Deborah Fein, Molly Helt, Lynn Brennan, and Marianne Barton. New York City, The Guilford Press.

2. Peds Pearls: Tear-Out Tips, Tricks, and Treasures from the Trenches

By Scott DeBoer. Dyer, IN, Pedi-Ed-Trics Emergency Medical Solutions, LLC.

3. Barkley's Curriculum Review for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

By Thomas W. Barkley Jr. West Hollywood, CA, Barkley and Associates.

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COMMUNITY/PUBLIC HEALTH/HOME HEALTH

Chosen by Laurie Gottlieb, PhD, RN, professor, Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; nurse scholar in residence, CIUSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal; and director, International Institute of Strengths-Based Nursing and Health Care.

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1. Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community

By Marcia Stanhope and Jeanette Lancaster. 9th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.

2. American Indian Health and Nursing

Edited by Margaret P. Moss. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

3. Mastering Patient and Family Education: A Healthcare Handbook for Success

By Lori C. Marshall. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.

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CONSUMER HEALTH

Chosen by Chasity Burrows Walters, PhD, RN, director, Patient and Caregiver Education, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City. The opinions are the judge's and do not represent the opinions of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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1. The Weird Things That Happen When Someone You Love Dies: A Book of Lists

By Rebecca C. Schmidt. Pittsburgh, PA, Oncology Nursing Society.

2. Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think

By Dennis Greenberger and Christine A. Padesky. 2nd edition. New York City, The Guilford Press.

3. Living a Healthy Life with HIV

By Allison R. Webel, Kate Lorig, Diana Laurent, Virginia González, Allen L. Gifford, David Sobel, and Marian Minor. 4th edition. Boulder, CO, Bull Publishing Company.

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CREATIVE WORKS

Chosen by Julianna Paradisi, RN, OCN, oncology nurse navigator, Legacy Health, Portland, OR.

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1. The Zipper Club

By Thomas Mannella. Melbourne, Australia, Vine Leaves Press.

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CRITICAL CARE–EMERGENCY NURSING

Chosen by Sarah A. Delgado, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, clinical practice specialist, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Aliso Viejo, CA.

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1. A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing: Incorporating Forensic Principles into Nursing Practice

By Angela F. Amar and L. Kathleen Sekula. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.

2. Compact Clinical Guide to Arrhythmia and 12-Lead EKG Interpretation: Foundations of Practice for Critical Care Nurses

By Sandra Goldsworthy. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

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DIGITAL PRODUCTS

Chosen by Amanda Anderson, MPA, MSN, RN, CCRN, project manager, Patient Care Services, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York City.

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1. vSim for Nursing | Health Assessment

By Lippincott Williams and Wilkins and Laerdal Medical. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.

2. Davis Advantage Pathophysiology

By F.A. Davis Company. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.

3. Davis Edge NCLEX-RN

By F.A. Davis Company. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.

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GERONTOLOGIC NURSING

Chosen by Mara Aronson, MS, RN, GCNS-BC, FASCP, CPHQ, consultant, manager, and educator; president, AGE: Association for Gerontologic Education, Exeter, NH.

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1. Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice

Edited by Marie Boltz, Elizabeth Capezuti, Terry Fulmer, and DeAnne Zwicker. 5th edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Enhancing Staff Retention in Person-Centered Care Environments for Older Adults: How to Create and Implement a Comprehensive Orientation Program

By Janine M. Lange. Baltimore, MD, Health Professions Press, Inc.

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HISTORY AND PUBLIC POLICY

Chosen by Sandra B. Lewenson, EdD, RN, FAAN, professor of nursing, Pace University College of Health Professions, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pleasantville, NY.

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1. Into Africa: A Transnational History of Catholic Medical Missions and Social Change

By Barbra Mann Wall. New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press.

2. Nurse on Board: Planning Your Path to the Boardroom

By Connie Curran. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Chosen by Amanda Anderson, MPA, MSN, RN, CCRN, project manager, Patient Care Services, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York City.

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1. Nursing Informatics for the Advanced Practice Nurse: Patient Safety, Quality, Outcomes, and Interprofessionalism

By Susan McBride and Mari Tietze. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

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MATERNAL–CHILD HEALTH

Chosen by Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos, MSN, CRNP, WHNP-BC, IBCLC, associate director, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and women's health NP, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

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1. Pharmacology for Women's Health

Edited by Mary C. Brucker and Tekoa L. King. 2nd edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

2. Intrapartum Management Modules

Edited by Betsy B. Kennedy and Suzanne McMurtry Baird. 5th edition. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.

3. Breastfeeding Management for the Clinician: Using the Evidence

By Marsha Walker. 4th edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

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MEDICAL–SURGICAL NURSING

Chosen by Polly Gerber Zimmermann, MBA, MS, RN, CEN, FAEN, associate professor, City Colleges of Chicago School of Nursing–Malcolm X campus.

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1. Wound Care Essentials: Practice Principles

By Sharon Baranoski and Elizabeth A. Ayello. 4th edition. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.

2. Clinical Nursing Calculations

By Susan Sienkiewicz and Jennifer Palmunen. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

3. A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing: Incorporating Forensic Principles into Nursing Practice

By Angela F. Amar and L. Kathleen Sekula. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.

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NURSING EDUCATION/CONTINUING EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Chosen by Michael R. Bleich, PhD, RN, FAAN, president and chief executive officer, NursDynamics, LLC, Chesterfield, MO.

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1. Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty

By Diane M. Billings and Judith A. Halstead. 5th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.

2. Transition from Clinician to Educator: A Practical Approach

By Maria C. Fressola and G. Elaine Patterson. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

3. Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions

Edited by Sandra Davidson, Daniel Weberg, Tim Porter-O'Grady, and Kathy Malloch. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

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NURSING MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP

Chosen by Kathleen M. Dirschel, PhD, RN, professor, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City.

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1. Primary Nursing: Person-Centered Care Delivery System Design

By Susan Wessel and Marie Manthey. Minneapolis, Creative Health Care Management.

2. No Time to Care: A Leadership Game Plan to Ensure Caregiver Engagement

By Charles Kunkle. Tampa, FL, Richter Publishing LLC.

3. The Joy of Nursing: Reclaiming Our Nobility

By Juliana Adams. Englewood, CO, Steamboat Springs Publishing.

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NURSING RESEARCH

Chosen by Frances Marcus Lewis, PhD, MN, RN, FAAN, University of Washington Medical Center Professor of Nursing Leadership, University of Washington, Seattle.

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1. Measurement in Nursing and Health Research

Edited by Carolyn Feher Waltz, Ora Lea Strickland, and Elizabeth R. Lenz. 5th edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Philosophy of Science for Nursing Practice: Concepts and Applications

By Michael D. Dahnke and H. Michael Dreher. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

3. Advanced Nursing Research: From Theory to Practice

By Ruth Tappen. 2nd edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

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PALLIATIVE CARE AND HOSPICE

Chosen by Amanda Schultz, MSN, APRN, NP-C, ACHPN, senior NP for advanced disease management, Heartland Care Partners, Oklahoma City, OK.

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1. Perinatal and Pediatric Bereavement in Nursing and Other Health Professions

Edited by Beth Perry Black, Patricia Moyle Wright, and Rana Limbo. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

Edited by Constance Dahlin, Patrick J. Coyne, and Betty R. Ferrell. New York City, Oxford University Press.

3. The Bell Lap: Stories for Compassionate Nursing Care

By Muriel A. Murch. Boca Raton, FL, Taylor and Francis Group.

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PROFESSIONAL ISSUES

Chosen by Pamela J. Haylock, PhD, RN, FAAN, nurse educator, Medina, TX.

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1. American Indian Health and Nursing

Edited by Margaret P. Moss. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. High Reliability Organizations: A Healthcare Handbook for Patient Safety and Quality

By Cynthia A. Oster and Jane S. Braaten. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.

3. Ethics in Oncology Nursing

Edited by Jeanne M. Erickson and Kate Payne. Pittsburgh, PA, Oncology Nursing Society.

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PSYCHIATRIC AND MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

Chosen by Donna Sabella, PhD, MEd, MSN, PMHNP-BC, Seedworks Endowed Associate Professor for Social Justice, University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing.

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1. When Psychological Problems Mask Medical Disorders: A Guide for Psychotherapists

By James Morrison. 2nd edition. New York City, The Guilford Press.

2. Essentials of Psychiatric Nursing

By Mary Ann Boyd. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.

To read the judges’ descriptions of these books, go to: http://links.lww.com/AJN/A77.

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