ALL BOOKS ARE NOW TWO WEEK LOANS

ALL library books and audiovisual items (Cds/ Dvds) can now be borrowed for a TWO WEEK LOAN period with TWO RENEWALS allowed, providing no one has a reservation/ hold on the item(s).
Standard borrowing terms and conditions apply.

Due to NH Library eliminating the Reserve status (Two Day Loan period), clients are now encouraged to place a reservation if the book you are wanting is currently out on loan via our book catalogue.

If you are not sure how to reserve an item, please see the library staff on the desk.

OUT OF HOURS RETURNS BOX

To return library books on weeknights and weekends please use our

'Out of Hours Returns Box'.

It is located just outside the door of the Junior Doctors Lounge (on the way to the Psychiatry Units).

Oct 24, 2014

New Library Book - Diagnostic Tests

Mosby's manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests / Kathleen Pagana,Timothy J. Fifth edition. St. Louis, Missouri : Mosby/Elsevier, 2014

This comprehensive resource contains over 700 of the most commonly performed diagnostic and laboratory tests. Chapters are organised by test type and include a test type overview with specimen collection techniques. Each test includes information on normal findings, indications, procedure and patient care, test results and complications. Full colour photographs and enhanced illustrations are included to assist learning.

To reserve this book please select the 'Place Reservation' tab in the catalogue.

New Library Book -Infusion Therapy

Manual of I.V. therapeutics : evidence-based practice for infusion therapy / Lynn D. Phillips, Lisa A. Gorski. Sixth edition. Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Company, 2014

This updated edition provides nurses and nursing students with the latest information on I.V. therapies. The first three chapters provide information on nursing practices associated with I.V. therapy, infection prevention and the fundamentals of fluid and electrolyte balance. The following chapters deal with infusion therapy practices including parenteral solutions, complications, medication infusion, and infusion calculations. The book includes case studies and additional math calculations problems and answers.

To reserve this book please select the 'Place Reservation' tab in the catalogue.

New Library Book - Health Administration

If Disney ran your hospital : 9 1/2 things you would do differently / Fred Lee. Bozeman, MT : Second River Healthcare Press, 2004.

This book explores leadership, organisational culture and what it takes to create a quality hospital service. Fred Lee, a senior executive who has worked at both Disney and in Hospital management, uses his experiences to explain what hospitals have to do in order to win the loyalty and trust of their patients and staff.

To reserve this book please select the 'Place Reservation' tab in the catalogue.



Oct 22, 2014

New Library Book - Nursing

Essential clinical skills for enrolled /division 2 nurses / Joanne Tollefson, Toni Bishop, Eugenie Jelly, Gayle Watson, Karen Tambree.  2nd ed. South Melbourne, Victoria : Cengage Learning, 2012

This clinical skills workbook has been specifically designed for enrolled/division 2 nurses. It contains essential skills that map to the relevant competencies as set out by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council in the ANMC National Competency Standards for the Enrolled Nurse (2002). The skills in the workbook cover general care, documentation, assessment, medication, asepsis, acute care and intravenous care. Each skill is carefully explained and students can use the accompanying competency tables to assess their knowledge.

To reserve this book please select the 'Place Reservation' tab in the catalogue.

New Library Book - Psychiatric Nursing

Psychiatric and mental health nursing / edited by Ruth Elder, Katie Evans, Debra Nizette. 3rd ed. Chatswood, N.S.W. : Mosby, c2013.
This new edition provides nurses and nursing students with the latest information on psychiatric and mental health nursing. All chapters have been updated and there is a new chapter on forensic mental health nursing. The text has a strong a strong focus on recovery and preventative mental health strategies and interventions, with up-to-date research integrated throughout.  Also included are case studies, critical thinking challenges and nurses' stories to assist with student learning.

To reserve this book please select the 'Place Reservation' tab in the catalogue.

New Library Book - Nursing

Alexander's care of the patient in surgery / edited by Jane Rothrock, Donna McEwen. 15th ed. St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier/Mosby, [2015] 

This comprehensive text covers all aspects of nursing care for the surgical patient. It has been thoroughly updated to reflect the key concepts in perioperative nursing practice and the increased complexity of surgical procedures. This new edition highlights current techniques and innovations in surgery, patient centered care and patient centered communication. It also includes enhanced resources for clinical educators and instructors. Over one thousand illustrations help familiarise the reader with current techniques and equipment. Each chapter includes a summary, key points and critical thinking question. Nurses and nursing students alike will find this book an invaluable resource.

To reserve this book please select the 'Place Reservation' tab in the catalogue.

New Library Book - Psychology

The tipping point : how little things can make a big difference / Malcolm Gladwell. New York : Back Bay Books, 2013.

This thought provoking book explores the Tipping Point - the moment in time when an idea, trend or social behaviour starts to spread like wildfire. Just as a sick child in a crowded store can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small push start a fashion trend. Gladwell shows how minor changes to an idea or product can make them more attractive to others and how easy it is to change group behaviour and thinking. 

To reserve this book please select the 'Place Reservation' tab in the catalogue.

New Library Book - Premature Infants

Just a moment too soon : what to expect when you have a premature baby / Judi Venten. Heathmont, Victoria : Judi Venten, 2013.

This easy-to-read book provides information on what to expect when you have a preterm baby or sick full term baby  in the NICU. Written with parents in mind, the text covers the basics of ventilation, bonding, sleep, lactation, oral aversion, and motor and speech development. There are chapters on developmental delay and disability, your options if your baby dies, and the common challenges faced by both preterm and full term babies in the NICU.

To reserve this book, please select the 'Place Reservation' tab in the catalogue.

Latest Print Journals

BMJ, v.349(7971), 16 August, 2014
BMJ, v.349(7972), 30 August, 2014
BMJ, v.349(7973), 6 September, 2014
JAMA, v.312(12), 24 September, 2014
JAMA, v.312(13), 1 October, 2014
Lancet, v.384(9949), 27 September- 3 October, 2014
Lancet, v.384(9950), 4-10 October, 2014
Lancet, v.384(9951), 11-17 October, 2014
Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, v.2(8), August 2014
Lancet Respiratory Medicine, v.2(8), August 2014
MJA, v.201(5), 1 September, 2014
MJA, v.201(8), 20 October, 2014
Pediatrics v.134(2), August 2014