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    Online Textbooks - NEW

    Popular, new eBooks below - for MORE nursing eBooks click here...

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    The Research Process in Nursing - Kate Gerrish; Anne Lacey
    ISBN: 9781405190480
    Publication Date: 2010, 6th ed.

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    Chronic Illness and Disability - Esther Chang; Amanda Johnson
    ISBN: 9780729541619
    Publication Date: 2013, 2nd Edition

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    Patient and Person - Jane Stein-Parbury
    ISBN: 9780729538916
    Publication Date: 2009, 4th ed.

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    Pharmacology for health professionals - Bronwen Bryant
    ISBN: 9780729581714
    Publication Date: 2014


    New Books - Print

    Below is a small selection of the new material available. For the complete lists of the new Nursing titles, please visit our new book list in the catalogue.

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    Jarvis's physical examination and health assessment : ANZ - Jarvis, Carolyn, author.
    Call Number: 616.0754 193
    ISBN: 9780729541947
    Publication Date: [2015] Copyright 2016

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    Bioethics - Megan-Jane Johnstone
    Call Number: 174.2 635
    ISBN: 9780729542159
    Publication Date: 2015-09-09

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    Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics - Kate Curtis; Clair Ramsden
    Call Number: 617.1 133
    ISBN: 9780729542050
    Publication Date: 2015-11-12

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    Research Methodology - Ranjit Kumar
    Call Number: 001.4 41 C
    ISBN: 9781446269978
    Publication Date: 2014-02-04

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    Transitions in Nursing - Esther Chang; John Daly
    Call Number: 610.73 889
    ISBN: 9780729542111
    Publication Date: 2015-08-28

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    Pediatric Nursing - Debra L. Price; Julie F Gwin
    Call Number: 618.9200231 49
    ISBN: 9781437717099
    Publication Date: 2011-09-29

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    Better than sex : how a whole generation got hooked on work - Trinca, Helen.
    Call Number: 306.631 9
    ISBN: 9781740511964
    Publication Date: 2004

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    Fragmented Futures - Ian Watson; John Buchanan; Iain Campbell; Christopher Briggs
    Call Number: 331.0994 175
    ISBN: 9781862874718
    Publication Date: 2003-09-05

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    The Work - Life Collision - Barbara Pocock
    Call Number: 331.2570994 12
    ISBN: 9781862874756
    Publication Date: 2003-06-01

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    Downpour resurfacing [videorecording] - Film by Frances Nkara.
    Call Number: 616.8582239 15
    ISBN: 9781574481587
    Publication Date: 2002

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    Leading and Managing in Nursing - Patricia S. Yoder-Wise
    Call Number: 362.173068 68 E
    ISBN: 9780323185776
    Publication Date: 2014-10-21

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    Human Anatomy and Physiology - Elaine N. Marieb; Katja Hoehn
    Call Number: 612 233
    ISBN: 9780321927040
    Publication Date: 2016

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    Paediatric Nursing in Australia - Jennifer Fraser; Donna Waters; Elizabeth Forster; Nicola Brown
    Call Number: 618.9200231 48
    ISBN: 9781107685000
    Publication Date: 2014-09-26

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