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Welcome. This guide is designed to help nursing students at Thomas Edison State University, and anyone who wishes to find out about the nursing resources at the New Jersey State Library.
Information Literacy for TESU Students
Research Help for Thomas Edison Students
Use this resource to find information on:
- How to begin your research
- Cite your results
- Discover the differences between scholarly and popular journals
- Request books and articles
- Learn general search basics
Florence Nightingale - Founder of Modern Nursing
Selected New Books
The Complete Family Guide to Addiction by If you are struggling to help a loved one recover from addiction--and to cope with the devastating impact on the whole family--you are not alone. But until now, there has been no single book that gives the millions of families like yours the comprehensive, unbiased information you need. This expertly written guide addresses the painful questions that spouses, parents, and grown children face every day.
Call Number: 362.29 Har
Publication Date: 2019-06-18
In Pain in America by A bioethicist's eloquent and riveting memoir of opioid dependence and withdrawal--a harrowing personal reckoning and clarion call for change not only for government but medicine itself, revealing the lack of crucial resources and structures to handle this insidious nationwide epidemic.
Call Number: 362.29 Rie
Publication Date: 2019-06-18
Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn by Available for the first time in full color, the up-to-date and authoritative pregnancy guide that has sold 1.5 million copies--by recognizing that "one size fits all" doesn't apply to maternity care. Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn provides the information and guidance you need to make informed decisions about having a safe and satisfying pregnancy, birth, and postpartum period--decisions that reflect your preferences, priorities, and values.
Call Number: 618.2 Sim
Publication Date: 2018-09-18
State of the Heart by In State of the Heart, Dr. Haider Warraich takes readers inside the ER, inside patients' rooms, and inside the history and science of cardiac disease. State of the Heart traces the entire arc of the heart, from the very first time it was depicted on stone tablets, to a future in which it may very well become redundant.
Call Number: 616.1 War
Publication Date: 2019-07-23
Flu Hunter by When a new influenza virus emerges that is able to be transmitted between humans, it spreads globally as a pandemic, often with high mortality. Enormous social disruption and substantial economic cost can result. The 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic was undoubtedly the most devastating influenza pandemic to date, and it has been Webster's life's work to figure out how and why.
Call Number: 616.203 Web
Publication Date: 2018-09-03
Deep Medicine by A visit to a physician these days is cold: physicians spend most of their time typing at computers, making minimal eye contact. Appointments generally last only a few minutes, with scarce time for the doctor to connect to a patient's story, or explain how and why different procedures and treatments might be undertaken. As a result, errors abound. This is because, despite having access to more resources than ever, doctors are vulnerable not just to the economic demand to see more patients, but to distraction, burnout, data overload, and their own intrinsic biases. Physicians are simply overmatched. As Eric Topol argues in Deep Medicine, artificial intelligence can help.
Call Number: 362.102 Top
Publication Date: 2019-03-12
Unspeakable Truths by From a physician and post-traumatic stress disorder specialist comes a nuanced cartography of PTSD, a widely misunderstood yet crushing condition that afflicts millions of Americans.
Call Number: 616.852 Jai
Publication Date: 2019-05-07
Prediabetes: a Complete Guide by Prediabetes can be scary, but it's also an opportunity--an opportunity to "reset," to improve your health, and to get yourself in better shape than ever. Nearly 10 million people in the United States have been told by their doctor that they have prediabetes, with tens of millions more estimated to have prediabetes and not know it.
Call Number: 616.4 Wei
Publication Date: 2018-05-22
Superbugs by A New York Times bestselling author shares this exhilarating story of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock to find new treatments in the fight against the antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs. Physician, researcher, and ethics professor Matt McCarthy is on the front lines of a groundbreaking clinical trial testing a new antibiotic to fight lethal superbugs, bacteria that have built up resistance to the life-saving drugs in our rapidly dwindling arsenal.
Call Number: 616.9 McC
Publication Date: 2019-05-21
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