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Book of the Year Awards 2018

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: January 2019 - Volume 119 - Issue 1 - p 68–71
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000552608.81405.a0
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ADULT PRIMARY CARE

Chosen by Laurie Anne Ferguson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, FAANP, dean and associate professor, Loyola University New Orleans College of Nursing and Health, New Orleans, LA.

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1. Building Motivational Interviewing Skills: A Practitioner Workbook

By David B. Rosengren. 2nd edition. New York City, The Guilford Press.

2. Fast Facts for Managing Patients with a Psychiatric Disorder: What RNs, NPs, and New Psych Nurses Need to Know

By Brenda Marshall. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

3. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Nursing

Edited by Ruth Lindquist, Mary Fran Tracy, and Mariah Snyder. 8th edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

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ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING

Chosen by Audrey Weymiller, PhD, APRN, Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation Service, Washington Regional Medical Center, Fayetteville, AR.

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1. Population Health and Its Integration into Advanced Nursing Practice

Edited by Mary A. Bemker and Christine Ralyea. Lancaster, PA, DEStech Publications, Inc.

2. Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care

By Theresa A. Beery, M. Linda Workman, and Julia A. Eggert. 2nd edition. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.

3. Varney's Midwifery

Edited by Tekoa L. King, Mary C. Brucker, Kathryn Osborne, and Cecilia M. Jevitt. 6th edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

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CHILD HEALTH

Chosen by Ruth Lebet, PhD, RN, CCNS-P, PCNS-BC, nurse scientist, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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1. Guided Participation in Pediatric Nursing Practice: Relationship-Based Teaching and Learning with Parents, Children, and Adolescents

Edited by Karen F. Pridham, Rana Limbo, and Michele M. Schroeder. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care

Edited by Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, Judith Lauwers, Rebecca Mannel, and Becky Spencer. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

3. Behavioral Pediatric Healthcare for Nurse Practitioners: A Growth and Developmental Approach to Intercepting Abnormal Behaviors

Edited by Donna Hallas. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

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COMMUNITY/PUBLIC HEALTH

Chosen by Natalie L. Farrar, MSN, RN, CHPN, CENP, center manager, The Oaks PACE, Orangeburg, SC.

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1. LGBTQ Cultures: What Health Care Professionals Need to Know About Sexual and Gender Diversity

By Michele J. Eliason and Peggy L. Chinn. 3rd edition. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.

2. Handbook of Home Health Standards: Quality, Documentation, and Reimbursement

By Tina M. Marrelli. 6th edition. Venice, FL, Marrelli and Associates, Inc.

3. Family Health Care Nursing: Theory, Practice, and Research

By Joanna Rowe Kaakinen, Deborah Padgett Coehlo, Rose Steele, and Melissa Robinson. 6th edition. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.

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CONSUMER HEALTH

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

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1. Your Guide to Cancer Prevention

Edited by Joni L. Watson. Pittsburgh, PA, Oncology Nursing Society.

2. Aging with Care: Your Guide to Hiring and Managing Caregivers at Home

By Amanda Lambert and Leslie Eckford. Lanham, MD, Rowman and Littlefield.

3. Stronger After Stroke: Your Roadmap to Recovery

By Peter G. Levine. 3rd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

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CREATIVE WORKS

Chosen by Hui-wen Sato, MPH, MSN, RN, CCRN, bedside nurse, Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

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1. Taking Care of Time

By Cortney Davis. East Lansing, MI, Michigan State University Press.

2. Soul Stories: Voices from the Margins

By Josephine Ensign. San Francisco, University of California Medical Humanities Press.

3. Just See Me: Sacred Stories from the Other Side of Dementia

By Carmen Buck. Bloomington, IN, Balboa Press.

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CRITICAL CARE–EMERGENCY NURSING

Chosen by Cindy Cain, DNP, RN, CNS, CCRN-K, clinical practice specialist, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Aliso Viejo, CA.

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1. AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing

Edited by Margaret C. Slota. 3rd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards

By Tener Goodwin Veenema. 4th edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

3. Obstetric Triage and Emergency Care Protocols

Edited by Diane J. Angelini and Donna LaFontaine. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

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DIGITAL PRODUCTS

Chosen by Diane M. Billings, EdD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis.

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1. Lippincott Clinical Experiences: Community, Public, and Population Health Nursing

By Jone Tiffany and Barbara Hoglund. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.

2. Family Practice Guidelines, Digital App

Edited by Jill C. Cash and Cheryl A. Glass. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

3. Davis Advantage for Basic Nursing: Thinking, Doing, and Caring

By Leslie S. Treas, Judith M. Wilkinson, Karen L. Barnett, and Mable H. Smith. 2nd edition. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.

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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Chosen by Barbara J. Polivka, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor and Shirley B. Powers Endowed Chair in Nursing, University of Louisville School of Nursing, Louisville, KY.

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1. Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know

By Philip J. Landrigan and Mary M. Landrigan. New York City, Oxford University Press.

2. Occupational and Environmental Health

Edited by Barry S. Levy, David H. Wegman, Sherry L. Baron, and Rosemary K. Sokas. 7th edition. New York City, Oxford University Press.

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GERONTOLOGIC NURSING

Chosen by Mattia J. Gilmartin, PhD, RN, executive director, Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE), New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York City.

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1. Aging with Care: Your Guide to Hiring and Managing Caregivers at Home

By Amanda Lambert and Leslie Eckford. Lanham, MD, Rowman and Littlefield.

2. Handbook of Geriatric Assessment

Edited by Terry Fulmer and Bruce Chernof. 5th edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

3. Self-Neglect in Older Adults: A Global, Evidence-Based Resource for Nurses and Other Health Care Providers

Edited by Mary Rose Day, Geraldine McCarthy, and Joyce J. Fitzpatrick. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

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HISTORY AND PUBLIC POLICY

Chosen by Patricia D'Antonio, PhD, RN, FAAN, Carol E. Ware Professor of Psychiatric Nursing, director, Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, and editor, Nursing History Review, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia.

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1. History of Professional Nursing in the United States: Toward a Culture of Health

By Arlene W. Keeling, Michelle C. Hehman, and John C. Kirchgessner. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Choice Matters: How Healthcare Consumers Make Decisions (and Why Clinicians and Managers Should Care)

By Gordon Moore, John A. Quelch, and Emily Boudreau. New York City, Oxford University Press.

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INFORMATICS

Chosen by Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, editor-in-chief, CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing; president and owner, Maine Desk, LLC, Portland, ME.

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1. Applied Clinical Informatics for Nurses

Edited by Susan Alexander, Karen H. Frith, and Haley Hoy. 2nd edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

2. An Introduction to Health Information Technology in LTPAC Settings

By Gregory L. Alexander, John F. Derr, and Lorren Pettit. Boca Raton, FL, Taylor and Francis Group.

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MATERNAL–CHILD HEALTH/PRENATAL NURSING/CHILDBIRTH

Chosen by Patricia McCartney, PhD, RNC-OB, FAAN, director of nursing research, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC.

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1. Maternal, Fetal, and Neonatal Physiology: A Clinical Perspective

By Susan Tucker Blackburn. 5th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.

2. Varney's Midwifery

Edited by Tekoa L. King, Mary C. Brucker, Kathryn Osborne, and Cecilia M. Jevitt. 6th edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

3. Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care

By Theresa A. Beery, M. Linda Workman, and Julia A. Eggert. 2nd edition. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.

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MEDICAL–SURGICAL NURSING

Chosen by Patricia A. Connor-Ballard, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, clinical assistant professor, The Catholic University of America School of Nursing, Washington, DC.

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1. Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volumes 1 and 2; Clinical Nursing Skills: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume 3

Volumes 1 and 2 edited by Pearson Education. Volume 3 edited by Barbara Callahan. 3rd edition. Boston, Pearson Education, Inc.

2. Medical–Surgical Nursing: Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care

By Donna D. Ignatavicius, M. Linda Workman, and Cherie R. Rebar. 9th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.

3. A Guide to Mastery in Clinical Nursing: The Comprehensive Reference

Edited by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, Celeste M. Alfes, and Ronald L. Hickman, Jr. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

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NURSING EDUCATION/CONTINUING EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Chosen by Donna M. Nickitas, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, FNAP, FAAN, dean and professor, Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, Camden, NJ.

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1. Teaching in Nursing and Role of the Educator: The Complete Guide to Best Practice in Teaching, Evaluation, and Curriculum Development

Edited by Marilyn H. Oermann, Jennie C. De Gagne, and Beth Cusatis Phillips. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Evidence-Based Practice in Action: Comprehensive Strategies, Tools, and Tips from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

By Laura Cullen, Kirsten Hanrahan, Michele Farrington, Jennifer DeBerg, Sharon Tucker, and Charmaine Kleiber. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.

3. Unitary Caring Science: The Philosophy and Praxis of Nursing

By Jean Watson. Louisville, CO, The University Press of Colorado.

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NURSING MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP

Chosen by Beverly Hancock, DNP, RN-BC, senior director of leadership development, American Organization of Nurse Executives, Chicago.

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1. Health Policy and Advanced Practice Nursing: Impact and Implications

Edited by Kelly A. Goudreau and Mary C. Smolenski. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. 21st Century Nursing Leadership

Edited by Mary Magee Gullatte. Pittsburgh, PA, Oncology Nursing Society.

3. Clinical Leadership for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

By Michael J. Huckabee. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

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NURSING RESEARCH

Chosen by Karen Roush, PhD, RN, assistant professor, College of Nursing, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

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1. Statistics for Nursing: A Practical Approach

By Elizabeth Heavey. 3rd edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

2. Person-Centred Healthcare Research

Edited by Brendan McCormack, Sandra van Dulmen, Hilde Eide, Kirsti Skovdahl, and Tom Eide. Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

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PALLIATIVE CARE AND HOSPICE

Chosen by Gracelyn Spears, MSN, FNP-BC, ambulatory care NP, Ardmore VA Clinic, Ardmore, OK.

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1. Palliative Care Nursing: Quality Care to the End of Life

Edited by Marianne Matzo and Deborah Witt Sherman. 5th edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Hospice and Palliative Care Handbook

By Tina M. Marrelli. 3rd edition. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.

3. Good Grief: Strategies for Building Resilience and Supporting Transformation

By Cheryl A. Barrett. Parker, CO, Outskirts Press, Inc.

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PROFESSIONAL ISSUES

Chosen by Christopher A. VanFosson, PhD, MHA, RN, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, nurse scientist at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, Joint Base San Antonio, San Antonio, TX. The views of the author are his own and do not reflect the official opinion or endorsement of the United States Army or the Department of Defense.

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1. Quality Caring in Nursing and Health Systems: Implications for Clinicians, Educators, and Leaders

By Joanne R. Duffy. 3rd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Leddy and Pepper's Professional Nursing

By Lucy J. Hood. 9th edition. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.

3. The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues

Edited by Lisa Astalos Chism. 4th edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

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PSYCHIATRIC AND MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

Chosen by Geraldine S. Pearson, PhD, PMH-CNS, FAAN, associate professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT.

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1. Behavioral Pediatric Healthcare for Nurse Practitioners: A Growth and Developmental Approach to Intercepting Abnormal Behaviors

Edited by Donna Hallas. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Varcarolis’ Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: A Clinical Approach

By Margaret Jordan Halter. 8th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.

3. Fast Facts for Managing Patients with a Psychiatric Disorder: What RNs, NPs, and New Psych Nurses Need to Know

By Brenda Marshall. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

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