Summary: Now in its Seventh Edition, this broad-based text addresses the philosophical, developmental, theoretical, accountability, care delivery, and leadership issues encountered by professional nurses throughout a lifetime career. The book outlines the multidimensional roles that encompass professional nursing practice. This edition includes key updated information regarding the influence of nurses in public policy formation, changes in health care delivery, multicultural issues in profess ...show moreional practice, and nursing practice implications of new advances in technology, management, and nursing research. Each chapter includes clinical vignettes based on real-life practice scenarios, thought-provoking questions to stimulate critical thinking, research briefs to promote the use of research in practice, and Internet exercises using current online resources. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 7TH 10
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