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Critical Thinking for Nurses: Books

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Acquiring Critical Thinking Skills. Marilyn Meltzer and Susan Marcus Palau. W.B. Saunders Co. [RT73 .M394 1996]

Applying Nursing Process: A Tool for Critical Thinking. 6th ed. Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.[RT51 .A6255 2006]

Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher. Stephen D. Brookfield. Jossey-Bass. [LB2331 .B677 1995]

Clinical Decision Making and Judgement in Nursing. Edited by Carl Thompson and Dawn Dowding. Churchill Livingstone. [RT42 .C593 2002]

Clinical Reasoning: The Art and Science of Critical and Creative Thinking. Daniel J. Pesut and JoAnne Herman. Delmar. [RT48.6 .P47 1999]

Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions. Edited by Joy Higgs and Mark Jones. Butterworth-Heinemann. [R723 .C57 2000]

Comprehensive Tool Kit and Reference Library on Systems Thinking and Learning. Volume VIII. Centre For Strategic Management. [HD58.82 .C73797 2000x]

Concept Mapping: A Critical-Thinking Approach to Care Planning. Pamela McHugh Schuster. F.A. Davis Co. [RT42 .S38 2008]

Conversations in Critical Thinking and Clinical Judgment. Edited by Marilynn Jackson, Donna D. Ignatavicius, and Bette Case. Pohl Publishing Inc. [RT84.5 .C65 2004x]

Critical Reading for the Reflective Practitioner: A Guide for Primary Care. Robert Clarke and Peter Croft. Butterworth-Heinemann. [R723.5 .C53 1998x]

Critical Thinking about Research: Psychology and Related Fields. Julian Meltzoff. American Psychological Association. [BF76.5 .M45 1998]

Critical Thinking Activities for Nursing. Marilyn Smith-Stoner. Lippincott. [RT84.5 .S575 1999]

Critical Thinking: An Interactive Tool for Learning Medical-Surgical Nursing. Eleanor Varsen Vanetzian. F.A. Davis. [RT84.5 .V36 2001x]

Critical Thinking and Clinical Judgment: A Practical Approach. Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre. Saunders. [RT86 .A34 2004]

Critical Thinking & Nursing Diagnosis: Case Studies & Analyses. Margaret Lunney. North American Nursing Diagnosis Association. [RT48.6 .C75 2001x]

Critical Thinking Applied to Nursing. Mary A. Miller and Dorothy E. Babcock. Mosby. [RT84.5 .M54 1996]

Critical Thinking in Nursing. Elsie L. Bandman, Bertram Bandman. Appleton & Lange. [RT84.5 .B36 1995]

Critical Thinking in Nursing: A Cognitive Skills Workbook. Saundra K. Lipe and Sharon Beasley. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. [RT84.5 .L565 2004]

Critical Thinking in Nursing: A Practical Approach. 2nd ed. Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre. Saunders. [RT86 .A34 1999]

Critical Thinking in Nursing: An Interactive Approach. M. Gaie Rubenfeld and Barbara K. Scheffer. Lippincott.[RT84.5 .R83 1999]

Critical Thinking: Strategies for Decision Making. Daniel A. Feldman. Crisp Learning.[BF441 .F35 2002]

Critical Thinking Tactics for Nurses: Achieving the IOM Competencies. M. Gaie Rubenfeld and Barbara K. Scheffer. Jones and Bartlett. [RT42 .R78 2010]

Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses: Tracking, Assessing, and Cultivating Thinking to Improve Competency-Based Strategies. M. Gaie Rubenfeld and Barbara K. Scheffer. Jones and Bartlett.  [RT42 .R78 2006]  

Critical thinking to achieve positive health outcomes : nursing case studies and analyses. Edited by Margaret Lunney. NANDA International ; Wiley-Blackwell. [RT48.6 .C75 2009]

Current issues and enduring questions : a guide to critical thinking and argument, with readings.  Edited by Sylvan Barnet, Hugo Bedau.BC177 .C86 2005x

Developing Critical Thinkers; Challenging Adults to Explore Alternative Ways of Thinking and Acting. Stephen D. Brookfield. Jossey-Bass. [BF441 .B79 1987]

Developing Professional Judgement in Health Care: Learning through the Critical Appreciation of Practice. Edited by Della Fish, Colin Coles. Butterworth-Heinemann.[R723.5 .D48 1998]

Facts and Values: An Introduction to Critical Thinking for Nurses. Stan van Hooft, Lynn Gillam and Margot Byrnes. MacLennan & Petty. [RT84.5 .V354 1995x]

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care. Edited by Priscilla LeMone and Karen M. Burke. Prentice Hall Health. [RT41 .M493 2004]

Nursing Health Assessment: A Critical Thinking, Case Studies Approach. Patricia M. Dillon. F.A. Davis. [RT48 .D54 2003]

Nursing Process and Critical Thinking. Judith M. Wilkinson. Prentice Hall. [RT41 .W57 2007]

Smart Thinking for Crazy Times: The Art of Solving the Right Problems. Ian Mitroff. Berrett-Koehler Publishers. [BF449 .M6 1998]

Strategies, Techniques, & Approaches to Thinking: Critical Thinking Cases in Nursing. 4th ed. Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo. Saunders/Elsevier. [RT42 .M246 2010]

Systems Thinking Basics: From Concepts to Casual Loops. Virginia Anderson and Lauren Johnson. Pegasus Communications. [HD30.19 .A53 1997]

Thinking. Gary R. Kirby and Jeffery R. Goodpaster. Prentice Hall. [BF441 .K49 2002]

The Thinking Manager's Toolbox: Effective Processes for Problem Solving and Decision Making. William J. Altier. Oxford University Press. [HD30.29 .A48 1999]

Thinking Strategies for Nursing Practice. Marsha E. Fonteyn. Lippincott. [RT42 .F65 1998]

Thought & Knowledge: An Introduction to Critical Thinking. Diane F. Halpern. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. [BF441 .H25 2003]

Transforming Critical Thinking: Thinking Constructively. Barbara Thayer-Bacon. Teachers College Press. [BC177 .T45 2000]

Using Your Head to Land on Your Feet: A Beginning Nurse's Guide to Critical Thinking. Bonnie Raingruber and Ann Haffer. F.A. Davis Co. [RT86 .R35 2001]

Winningham and Preusser's Critical Thinking in Medical-Surgical Settings: A Case Study Approach. Barbara A. Preusser. Elsevier Mosby. [RD99.25 .W56 2005x]

Writing Nursing Diagnoses: A Critical Thinking Approach. Idolia Cox Collier, Katheryn E. McCash and Joanne Marino Bartram. Mosby. [RT48.6 .C65 1996]

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