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Book of the Year Awards 2019

AJN, American Journal of Nursing: January 2020 - Volume 120 - Issue 1 - p 67-70
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000652040.97522.a3

ADULT PRIMARY CARE

Chosen by Karen Roush, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, adjunct associate professor, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University, New York City; founder, The Scholar's Voice.

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1. Williams' Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy

By Eleanor D. Schlenker and Joyce Gilbert. 12th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.

2. Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care

By Joyce E. Dains, Linda Ciofu Baumann, and Pamela Scheibel. 6th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.

ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING

Chosen by Luc R. Pelletier, MSN, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, senior specialist, nursing, Terrence and Barbara Caster Institute for Nursing Excellence, Sharp HealthCare, San Diego.

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1. Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

Edited by Betty Rolling Ferrell and Judith A. Paice. 5th edition. New York City, Oxford University Press.

2. Case Studies in Geriatric Primary Care and Multimorbidity Management

By Karen L. Dick and Terry Mahan Buttaro. St. Louis, Elsevier.

3. Evidence-Based Practice for Nursing and Healthcare Quality Improvement

By Geri LoBiondo-Wood, Judith Haber, and Marita G. Titler. St. Louis, Elsevier.

CHILD HEALTH

Chosen by Ruth Lebet, PhD, RN, PCNS-BC, nurse scientist, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; program director, pediatric and neonatal CNS programs, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia.

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1. Sexuality in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

By Raymond Montemayor. New York City, The Guilford Press.

2. Handbook of Pediatric Infection Prevention and Control

Edited by Kristina A. Bryant and Judith A. Guzman-Cottrill. New York City, Oxford University Press.

3. Pediatric Nursing: The Critical Components of Nursing Care

By Kathryn Rudd and Diane M. Kocisko. 2nd edition. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC HEALTH

Chosen by Maureen Anthony, PhD, RN, professor emerita, University of Detroit Mercy.

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1. The Opioid Epidemic: What Everyone Needs to Know

By Yngvild Olsen and Joshua M. Sharfstein. New York City, Oxford University Press.

2.The Maternal Health Crisis in America: Nursing Implications for Advocacy and Practice

By Barbara A. Anderson and Lisa R. Roberts. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

CONSUMER HEALTH

Chosen by Barbara Glickstein, MPH, MS, RN, founder, Barbara Glickstein Strategies, New York City.

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1. Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health

By Sandro Galea. New York City, Oxford University Press.

CREATIVE WORKS

Chosen by Madeleine Mysko, MA, RN, coordinator, AJN's Reflections column.

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1. Learning to Heal: Reflections on Nursing School in Poetry and Prose

Edited by Jeanne Bryner and Cortney Davis. Kent, OH, The Kent State University Press.

2. This Is Really War: The Incredible True Story of a Navy Nurse POW in the Occupied Philippines

By Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi. Chicago, Chicago Review Press.

3. Probably Someday Cancer: Genetic Risk and Preventative Mastectomy

By Kim Horner. Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press.

CRITICAL CARE–EMERGENCY NURSING

Chosen by John J. Whitcomb, PhD, RN, CCRN-K, FCCM, professor and director, undergraduate nursing programs, Clemson University School of Nursing, Clemson, SC.

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1. The 12-Lead ECG in Acute Coronary Syndromes

By Tim Phalen and Barbara Aehlert. 4th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.

DIGITAL PRODUCTS

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

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1. D avis Edge for Pediatric Nursing: The Critical Components of Nursing Care

By Kathryn Rudd and Diane M. Kocisko. 2nd edition. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.

2. Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing Skills

By Carol Taylor, Pamela Lynn, and Jennifer L. Bartlett. 4th edition. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.

3. 2019 Nurse's Drug Handbook App

By Jones and Bartlett Learning. 18th edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Chosen by Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, associate professor and director, Center for Global and Public Health, Villanova University, Villanova, PA.

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1. Urban Health

Edited by Sandro Galea, Catherine K. Ettman, and David Vlahov. New York City, Oxford University Press.

GERONTOLOGIC NURSING

Chosen by Mattia J. Gilmartin, PhD, RN, FAAN, 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. Case Studies in Geriatric Primary Care and Multimorbidity Management

By Karen L. Dick and Terry Mahan Buttaro. St. Louis, Elsevier.

2. Policy and Program Planning for Older Adults and People with Disabilities: Practice Realities and Visions

By Elaine Theresa Jurkowski. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

3. Geriatric Notes

By Jamie W. Smith and Bradley J. Goad. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

HISTORY AND PUBLIC POLICY

Chosen by Patricia D'Antonio, PhD, RN, FAAN, Carol E. Ware Professor in Mental Health Nursing, chair, Department of Family and Community Health, director, Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, and senior fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia.

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1. Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals: Advocacy and Action

By Donna M. Nickitas, Donna J. Middaugh, and Veronica D. Feeg. 3rd edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.

2. Nurses Making Policy: From Bedside to Boardroom

Edited by Rebecca M. Patton, Margarete L. Zalon, and Ruth Ludwick. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

3. Policy and Program Planning for Older Adults and People with Disabilities: Practice Realities and Visions

By Elaine Theresa Jurkowski. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

INFORMATICS

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

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

By Susan McBride and Mari Tietze. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Informatics and Nursing: Opportunities and Challenges

By Jeanne Sewell. 6th edition. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.

MATERNAL–CHILD HEALTH/PRENATAL NURSING/CHILDBIRTH

Chosen by Kathleen Rice Simpson, PhD, RNC, CNS-BC, FAAN, perinatal clinical nurse specialist, St. Louis.

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1. The Maternal Health Crisis in America: Nursing Implications for Advocacy and Practice

By Barbara A. Anderson and Lisa R. Roberts. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. Maternal-Newborn Nursing: The Critical Components of Nursing Care

By Roberta F. Durham and Linda L. Chapman. 3rd edition. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.

3. Care Coordination in the NICU: Implementing Family-Centered Nursing Care for Optimal Outcomes

By Sara L. Mosher. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

MEDICAL–SURGICAL NURSING

Chosen by Christopher A. VanFosson, PhD, MHA, RN, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, chief, Clinical Research Support Department, 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 U.S. Army or Department of Defense.

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1. Mastering Precepting: A Nurse's Handbook for Success

By Beth Tamplet Ulrich. 2nd edition. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.

2. Clinical Reasoning Cases in Nursing

By Mariann Harding and Julie S. Snyder. 7th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.

3. Telephone Triage for Oncology Nurses

Edited by Margaret Hickey and Susan Newton. 3rd edition. Pittsburgh, PA, Oncology Nursing Society.

NURSING EDUCATION/CONTINUING EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Chosen by Gloria Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCPP, professor and dean emerita, Drexel University, Philadelphia.

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1. The Influence of Psychological Trauma in Nursing

By Karen J. Foli and John R. Thompson. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.

2. Writing for Publication in Nursing

By Marilyn H. Oermann and Judith C. Hays. 4th edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

3. Mastering Precepting: A Nurse's Handbook for Success

By Beth Tamplet Ulrich. 2nd edition. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.

NURSING MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP

Chosen by Beverly Hancock, DNP, RN-BC, senior director, leadership development, American Organization for Nursing Leadership, Chicago.

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1. Leadership and Management Competence in Nursing Practice: Competencies, Skills, Decision-Making

Edited by Audrey Marie Beauvais. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

2. The DNP Nurse in Executive Leadership Roles

Edited by Joyce E. Johnson and Linda L. Costa. Lancaster, PA, DEStech Publications, Inc.

3. Delivering Culturally Competent Nursing Care: Working with Diverse and Vulnerable Populations

By Gloria Kersey-Matusiak. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

NURSING RESEARCH

Chosen by Rodney W. Hicks, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, professor and assistant dean for research, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA.

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1. Writing the Literature Review: A Practical Guide

By Sara Efrat Efron and Ruth Ravid. New York City, The Guilford Press.

2. Intervention Research and Evidence-Based Quality Improvement: Designing, Conducting, Analyzing, and Funding

Edited by Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Dianne Morrison-Beedy. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.

PALLIATIVE CARE AND HOSPICE

Chosen by Amanda Schultz, MSN, APRN, C-NP, ACHPN, director of clinical operations and quality, Longevity Health Plan, Oklahoma City, OK.

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1. Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

Edited by Betty Rolling Ferrell and Judith A. Paice. 5th edition. New York City, Oxford University Press.

2. Re-Imagining the End of Life: Self-Development and Reflective Practices for Nurse Coaches

By Janet Booth. Independently published.

PROFESSIONAL ISSUES

Chosen by Katheren Koehn, MA, RN, FAAN, executive director, Minnesota Organization of Registered Nurses, St. Paul.

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1. Moral Resilience: Transforming Moral Suffering in Healthcare

Edited by Cynda Hylton Rushton. New York City, Oxford University Press.

2. Infiltrating Healthcare: How Marketing Works Underground to Influence Nurses

By Quinn Grundy. Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press.

3. Re-Imagining the End of Life: Self-Development and Reflective Practices for Nurse Coaches

By Janet Booth. Independently published.

PSYCHIATRIC AND MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

Chosen by Martha Mathews Libster, PhD, MSN, APRN-CNS, historian; director, clinical nurse education, Rogers Behavioral Health System–Corporate, West Allis, WI.

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1. The Influence of Psychological Trauma in Nursing

By Karen J. Foli and John R. Thompson. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.

2. Treating Impulsive, Addictive, and Self-Destructive Behaviors: Mindfulness and Modification Therapy

By Peggilee Wupperman. New York City, The Guilford Press.

To read the judges' descriptions of these books, go to: http://links.lww.com/AJN/A162.

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