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Internet Resources For Nurses

SKU# 9780826117854

2nd Edition


  • Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
  • Kristen S. Montgomery PhD, RN, IBCLC

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This new edition of the award-winning guide to the web for nurses is nearly double in size and twice as useful! Expert nurses in more than 50 content areas have carefully selected and reviewed nearly 400 web sites available in their specialty areas --- resulting in an authoritative guide to the best the web has to offer for the professional nurse. Each web description includes a summary of the site, intended audience, sponsor, level of information, and relevance to nurses. The book also indicates sites which can be referred to patients.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date October 25, 2002
  • Page Count 448
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826117854
  • EISBN 9780826117861

About The Author(s) 

Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP, is Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was dean from 1982 through 1997. She is also adjunct professor, Department of Geriatrics, Ichan School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Georgetown University), an MS in psychiatric & mental health nursing (The Ohio State University), a PhD in nursing (New York University), and an MBA (CWRU). In 1990, Dr. Fitzpatrick received an honorary doctorate, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Georgetown University. In 2011, she received an honorary doctorate, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Frontier University of Nursing in Hyden, Kentucky. She was elected a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) (1981) and a Fellow in the National Academies of Practice (1996).

She received the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award 20 times; the Midwest Nursing Research Society Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Research Award; The Ohio State University Distinguished Alumna Award; Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Elizabeth McWilliams Miller Founders Award for Excellence in Nursing Research; and New York University Division of Nursing Distinguished Alumna Award. In 1994 & 1995 she was the AAN/American Nurses Foundation (ANF)/ Institute of Medicine Distinguished Scholar, and in 1995 she was a Primary Care Fellow through the Bureau of Health Professions. Dr. Fitzpatrick received the ANF Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Science Award for sustained commitment and contributions to development of the discipline (2002). Recent awards include STTI Lucie Kelly Mentor Award (2003); STTI Founders Award for Leadership (2005); Fulbright Scholar at University College Cork, Cork, Ireland (2007-2008); Midwest Nursing Research Society Lifetime Achievement Award (2010); INANE Editors Award (2013); and STTI Research Hall of Fame Induction (2014). In 2016 she was named a Living Legend of the AAN.

Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature with over 300 publications, including more than 80 authored/edited books. She served as co-editor of the Annual Review of Nursing Research series, vols. 1-26, and she currently edits the journals Applied Nursing Research, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing and Nursing Education Perspectives, the official journal of the National League for Nursing. She edited three editions of the classic Encyclopedia of Nursing Research.

Table of Contents 

    Guidelines for Browsing the Internet, Carol A. Romano, Patricia Hinegardener, and Cynthia R. Phyillaier
    Part I: Professional Topics
  1. Professional Nursing Organizations, Bette K. Idemoto
  2. Nursing Administration, Patricia Hinton Walker
  3. Managed Care and Case Management, Erin V. Messett
  4. Evidence-Based Practice, Jane H. Barnsteiner and Deborah M. Joers
  5. Culturally Competent Care, Antonia M. Villarruel
  6. Nursing Informatics, Sarah Farrell and David A. Connor
  7. Nursing Education, Kristen S. Montgomery and Laree J. Schoolmeesters
  8. Returning to School: Graduate School Resources, Maria Donovan Fitzpatrick and Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
  9. Government Resources, Trudy Johnson
  10. Health Policy, Stephen J. Cavanaugh and Barbara K. Redman
  11. Leadership, Sheila C. Grossman
  12. Nursing Outcomes, Gail L. Ingersoll
  13. Research and Grant Resources, Kristen S. Montgomery
  14. Nursing Theory, Lucinda Farina and Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
  15. Nursing Classification Systems, Erin V. Messett
  16. Careers in Nursing, Jeanne M. Novotny
  17. Nursing Job Sites, Dara B. Walls
  18. Writing Resources, Kristen S. Montgomery
  19. Fundraising, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
  20. Economics and Financing of Health Care, Patricia W. Stone and Christine R. Curran
  21. International Nursing Resources, Kristen S. Montgomery
  22. Online Journals, Jean W. Lange
  23. Nursing Publishing Companies, Eileen R. O’Shea

  24. Part II: Clinical Topics
  25. General Health Care Resources, Joan Fleitas
  26. Consumer Health Resources, Carol A. Romano, Patricia G. Hinegardner, and Cynthia R. Phyillaier
  27. Pharmaceutical Resources, Doris Troth Lippman
  28. Physical Assessment, Suzanne Hetzel Campbell
  29. Clinical Decision Making, Tener Goodwin Veenema
  30. Infants, Children, and Adolescents, Kristen S. Montgomery
  31. Women's Health, Kristen S. Montgomery
  32. Older Adults, Meredith Wallace and Kathleen Perfetto
  33. Nutrition, Kristen S. Montgomery
  34. Pain, Laree J. Schoolmeesters
  35. Mental Health, Patricia A. Wilke
  36. Critical Care, Laree J. Schoolmeesters
  37. Emergency Care, Tener Goodwin Veenema
  38. Community Health, Mary K. Bailey
  39. Advanced Practice, Emily E. Drake
  40. Primary Care, Jennifer Okonsky
  41. Palliative Care, Joan T. Panke
  42. Diabetes, Jenifer Lasman
  43. Heart Disease, Paulette Espina-Gabriel and Hussein Tahan
  44. Vascular Disease, Hussein Tahan and Paulette Espina-Gabriel
  45. Respiratory Care, Georgia L. Narsavage
  46. Genetics, Felissa R. Lashley
  47. HIV/AIDS, Carl A. Kirton and Joseph P. Colagreco
  48. Cancer, Trudy Johnson and Francoise Juste
  49. Maternity, Kristen S. Montgomery
  50. Breastfeeding, Kristen S. Montgomery
  51. Complementary and Alternative Therapies, Kristen A. Guadalupe
  52. Disaster Preparedness, Tener Goodwin Veenema
  53. Bioterrorism, Tener Goodwin Veenema

  54. Part III: Evaluation Information
  55. Web Sites with Evaluation Guidelines, Gail L. Ingersoll

  56. Appendix: Alphabetical Index of Web Sites