New Books

Recently the Wegner Center added new books to its collection to continue its goal of maintaining and delivering relevant information that supports healthcare, education and research. Below are a few examples of recent additions and, remember, you can search the collection by subject, title or author!

Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, 5th ed.
April D. Armstrong, Mark C. Hubbard, editors
Call Number:  WE 140 E78 2016

The newly revised 5th edition of Essentials of MusculoskeletalEssentials of Musculoskeletal Care is the practical, go-to guide to confidently evaluate and treat more than 300 complaints and conditions. Combining stepwise instruction, comprehensive coverage, and an unparalleled collection of videos and exercises this new edition offers the information needed to make confident point-of-care decisions. The 5th edition offers a companion website with more than 200 video demonstrations to show you what you need to know, and patient exercise programs to enlist your patients in their own recovery and return to activity (from


Procedural Sedation for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Joseph D. Tobias, Joseph P. Cravero, editors
Call Number: WO 440 A512p 2016

Invasive and noninvasive procedures are a common and necessary component in th e management of infants, children, and adolescents with acute and chronic diseases. As technology continues to expand, there are an increasing number of techniques thatProcedural Sedation for Infants require sedation outside of the operating room.

Authored by experts in a variety of specialties, Procedural Sedation for Infants, Children, and Adolescents is a comprehensive guide for the initial design and implementation of a procedural sedation program and a tool to educate pediatric health care professionals on medications used for sedation, associated adverse events, and treatment of these adverse events (from


Advanced Nursing Research: From Theory to Practice,  2nd ed.
Ruth Tappen
Call Number:  WY 20.5 T175a 2016

Advanced Nursing Research: From Theory to Practice, Second Edition is a graduate-level text takes a practical approach to preparing research proposals and carrying out resea9780826137258_p0_v1_s192x300rch studies. The Second Edition will continue to focus on the conduct of research with an emphasis on the connection to evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and the use of aggregate data. The outstanding feature of this text is its reality-based approach to the actual conduct of research. Complex topics are addressed in a readable manner and the author brings her own current experience and anecdotes about conducting a wide range of research studies to lend a real-life element to the text. The text reflects current practice and current thinking about research and integrates qualitative and quantitative methods, including emerging mixed methods (from



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