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The Markham Stouffville Hospital Library provides resources to support the clinical, research and educational needs of physicians, staff, volunteers, students and residents of the hospital and Markham community. Our services and resources are available on-site and remotely to everyone with the Markham Stouffville Hospital ID and/or the Markham Public Library ID. The library is open to the general public but the staff has access to a computer with their staff email login.
Our missions are:
- To ensure that current resources are available to support the information and research needs of our physicians, staff, patients, and community.
- To provide the latest Health and Wellness Resources to all our patrons.
- To ensure that the resources available in the library enlighten our users in making informed health decisions
The Library provides resources and services to support the clinical, research and educational needs of staff, physicians and residents of Markham Stouffville Hospital.
MSH Library has e-Resources, for a complete list of books and journals see our online resources page
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Your MSH ID is your library card and you have access to all library resources. You could also use your Markham Public Library card to check out our resources if they are on the MPL
Library Resources are loaned out to staff and Markham Community:
To request interlibrary loan, email the book information (title and author of the book) to email@example.com
* Note: Course materials are not available on interlibrary loan.
Giving to the Library
The library welcomes donations from individuals, corporate bodies and community but these resources has to be in the recent (5 years). due to limited space, please contact the library ahead before making any donation.
To donate items to the library contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905-472-7061 with a list of the materials providing us with the following:
Books (less than 5 years only)
Year ranges and/or volumes/issues
We also have a list of charities accepting items. Contact us for details. If accepted, donations become the property Markham Stouffville Hospital Library.
Gordis Epidemiology by
Call Number: RA 651 .G58 2019
Publication Date: 2018-11-26
Renal Nursing by Renal Nursing is a comprehensive evidence-based guide to nursing in the field of nephrology and kidney care. This fully updated fourth edition discusses the stages of chronic kidney disease, prevention and early management, pre-dialysis care, haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, transplantation, investigations and nutrition. It also includes key information on renal care in infancy, childhood and early adolescence. The underlying anatomy, physiology and psychology of kidney disease are reviewed in depth, along with the skills and knowledge required to provide support, treatment and high-quality care. Special features: Fully grounded in the NHS National Service Framework for renal services New chapter on patient involvement in renal care Content and references fully updated to reflect changes in policies, evidence, care and management Begins with the basics and covers all the vital material required by anyone working in renal care Renal Nursing is an ideal reference text for nurses undertaking post-registration renal courses, student nurses undertaking a placement in a renal ward, specialist renal dietitians, pharmacists and other professions allied to medicine.
Call Number: WY164 .T459 2014
Publication Date: 2014-01-28
Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery by Prepare for success on your CNOR certification exam and in perioperative nursing! Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery, 16th Edition is the definitive resource for nurses and surgical technologists training to assist in the operating room. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions cover patient care in more than 400 surgical interventions, including positioning, instrumentation, and postoperative care. New to this edition is additional coverage of robotic surgery and of cultural awareness, along with the latest standards of practice. From well-known educator Jane C. Rothrock - and with every chapter authored by an expert surgeon/nurse writing team - Alexander's gives you the tools you need to provide safe, high-quality care in the surgical setting. Over 400 general and specialty surgical interventions are covered, as well as many minimally invasive surgical procedures, whether performed in a hospital, outpatient clinic, or in a doctor's office. 900 full-color photos and illustrations show surgical anatomy, procedures, and methods. Comprehensive coverage includes basic perioperative nursing principles, such as patient and environmental safety, infection prevention and control, positioning, anesthesia and pain management, the unique needs of special populations such as pediatric and geriatric patients, and more. Comprehensive practice exams on the Evolve companion website include 300 exam-style questions with rationales. Perioperative nursing considerations include assessment, nursing diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, evaluation, discharge planning, and patient and family education. Sample plans of care include nursing diagnoses, outcomes, and interventions. Surgical Pharmacology tables summarize the drugs most commonly used for each surgical procedure, including generic and trade names, indications, and pharmacokinetics. Patient and Family Education boxes include specific guidelines for preprocedural and postprocedural care, side effects and complications, home care, discharge instructions, and psychosocial care. Patient Safety boxes highlight Joint Commission initiatives for patient and staff safety in the surgical setting. Best Practice and Research Highlight boxes apply the latest scientific research to patient care. Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter let you assess your understanding of important material. NEW! Robotic-Assisted Surgery boxes highlight a rapidly expanding surgical modality. NEW! Enhanced Recovery After Surgery boxes promote review of protocols for early recovery for patients undergoing major surgery. NEW! Patient Engagement Exemplar boxes optimize surgical outcomes by addressing AORN guidelines on the issues of patient care and involvement of the patient's family. NEW standards and AORN toolkits cover topics ranging from enhanced post-surgical recovery to prevention of pressure ulcers.
Call Number: WY161 .A3756 2019
Publication Date: 2018-02-23