American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards 2015

Our 2015 AJN Book of the Year Award Winners!

This past year, the American Journal of Nursing recognized FIVE F.A. Davis titles as some of the most valuable publications of the year in six separate categories. You can check out our full press release here and see our list of winners below!

Fundamentals of Nursing Judith Wilkinson Leslie Treas

Awarded first place Medical-Surgical Nursing category

Awarded second place Adult Primary Care category

“Fundamentals of Nursing stands out from other fundamentals of nursing textbooks. First, the two-volume set format works wonderfully to integrate theoretical/conceptual (Volume 1) and clinical practice (Volume 2) knowledge. The writing style is engaging, and the use of graphics and illustrations is excellent.”—AJN


Pediatric Nursing Margot DeSevo

Awarded first place in the Child Health category

“…bursting with knowledge presented in a logical flow. …uses a formula that nurtures critical thinking in the reader. I applaud the use of an outline format that’s succinct yet comprehensive and a layout that facilitates learning and recall.—AJN


Maternal-Child Nursing Care Susan Ward

Awarded third place in the Maternal-Child Nursing/Childbirthing category

“This combined maternal–child nursing text is of value in undergraduate nursing courses. that cover both specialties. The text focuses on patient care quality and safety in the care of childbearing families, which is essential in the current patient care environment.”—AJN


Reading, Understanding, and Applying Nursing Research James Fain

Awarded third place in the Nursing Research category

“This classic text provides students with an in-depth understanding of the importance of nursing research. It offers a detailed, step-by-step overview of the research process to assist readers with planning and conducting their own research.“—AJN


Psychiatric Nursing Mary Townsend

Awarded second place in the Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing category

“What a versatile, user-friendly, informative, and handy reference tool this small book is! Loaded with important and useful information… Offers something for everyone, including nursing students, practicing nurses from all specialties, and advanced practice psychiatric nurses.“—AJN


Join us in celebrating the recognition of these excellent texts!

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