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Orthopaedic Nursing Certification Bibliography

Note: All references are important but bolded references were chosen by members of the Orthopaedic Nursing Examination Committee as “key references” for nurses preparing for the orthopaedic nursing certification examination.


American Education Research Association, American Psychological Association, & the National Council on Measurement in Education. (1999). Standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington, DC: American Education Research Association.

Bloom, B. S. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives, handbook I: The cognitive domain. New York: David McKay Company.

Bone and Joint Canada. (2009). Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery Toolkit. Retrieved from: http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/BJ_toolkit.pdf.

Brown, F. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing (4th ed.). New York: Rinehart and Winston.

Bullough, P. G. (2003). Orthopaedic pathology (4th ed.).St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Canadian Pharmacists Association. (2010). Compendium of pharmaceuticals and specialties.Toronto: Author.

Day, R. A., Paul, P., Williams, B. Smeltzer, S. C., & Bare, B. (2007). Brunner & Suddarth’s textbook of medical-surgical nursing (1st Canadian ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Griffin Perry, A., & Potter, P. A. (2006). Clinical nursing skills and techniques (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Greene, W. (2006). Netter’s orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Saunders.

Haugen, N., & Galura, S. J. (2010). Ulrich & Canale’s nursing care planning guides: Prioritization, delegation, and critical thinking. Philadelphia: Saunders.

Hockenberry, M. J., & Wilson, D. (2011). Wong’s nursing care of infants and children (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Hoeman, S. P. (2008). Rehabilitation nursing process: Process, application, and outcomes (4th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Hopfer Deglin, J., & Hazard Vallerand, A. (2009). Davis’ drug guide for nurses (11th ed.). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company.
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Kneale, J., & Davis, P. (2005). Orthopaedic and trauma nursing (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone.

Lewis, S. L., Heitkemper, M. M., Dirksen, S. R., & O’Brien, P. G., Giddens, J. F., Bucher, L. et al. (2006). Medical-surgical nursing in Canada: Assessment and management of clinical problems. Toronto: Elsevier Canada.

Lewis, S. L., McLean Heitkemper, M., Ruff Dirksen, S., Graber O’Brien, P., & Bucher, L. (2007). Medical-surgical nursing: Assessment and management of clinical problems (Vol. 1-2). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Lewis, S. L., McLean Heitkemper, M., Dirksen, S., Barry, M. A., Goldsworthy, S., & Goodridge, D. (2010). Medical-surgical nursing in Canada: Assessment and management of clinical problems (2nd Canadian ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Canada.

Maher, A. B., Salmond, S. W., & Pellino, T. A. (2002). Orthopaedic nursing (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

Mattson Porth, C., & Matfin, G. (2009). Pathophysiology: Concepts of altered health states (8th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Meiner, S., & Lueckenotte, A. (2006). Gerontologic nursing (3rd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Miller, M. D. (2004). Review of orthopaedics (4th ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

Monahan, F. D., Neighbors, M., & Green, C. J. (2011). Swearingen’s manual of medical-surgical nursing: A care planning resource (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses. (2010). An introduction to orthopaedic nursing (4th ed.). Chicago: NAON.

National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses. (2007). Core curriculum for orthopaedic nursing (6th ed.).Chicago: NAON.

Potter, P. A., & Perry, A. G. (2010). Canadian fundamentals of nursing (Revised 4th ed.). J. C. Ross-Kerr & M. J. Wood (Eds.). Toronto: Elsevier Canada.

Schoen, D. C. (2001). Core curriculum for orthopaedic nursing (4th ed.). Pittman, NJ: Anthony J. Janneti.

Staheli, L. T. (2003). Pediatric orthopaedic secrets (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus Inc.

Venes, D. (2005). Taber’s cyclopedic medical dictionary (20th ed.). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company.

Zychowicz, M. E. (2003). Orthopaedic nursing secrets. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus.

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