Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Practical Nursing for the NCLEX PN Examination

Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Practical Nursing for the NCLEX PN Examination Author Mary O. Eyles
ISBN-10 0323088589
Release 2013-09-26
Pages 610
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This is a Pageburst digital book; this title includes two parts: Pageburst Retail Access Card AND Evolve Access Card. Prepare for success on the boards with Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Practical Nursing for the NCLEX-PN® Examination! Offering more than 4,000 NCLEX-PN exam-style practice questions, this effective review resource covers everything you will need to know come exam time. Chapters are organized by core clinical areas to help you focus on specialty areas such as pharmacology, nutrition and emergency nursing. This comprehensive resource also includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. Over 4,000 review questions provide you with extensive practice for the computerized licensure exam. Alternate item format questions prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX exam. Test-taking strategies include helpful tips in preparing for the NCLEX-PN exam. Two comprehensive exams feature questions in all clinical areas giving you practice with an integrated exam, much like you will see on the NCLEX. Content organized by clinical area allows you to use the book as a study aid for all nursing exams throughout the curriculum. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers explain the reasoning behind each answer option. Concise, student-friendly format summarizes essential nursing content in an easy-to-read outline format. The Evolve website provides practice questions broken down by specific content areas in both study and quiz/exam modes, giving you greater choices to customize your study sessions. NEW! More than 300 new questions bring the overall total to over 4,000 test questions. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest NCLEX-PN test plan. NEW! Critical Thinking Challenges provide case scenarios to equip you for real-life practice. NEW! Audio, video, and graphic option questions familiarize you with the new alternate item format question types on the NCLEX-PN exam.



Study Guide for Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

Study Guide for Basic Pharmacology for Nurses Author Bruce D. Clayton
ISBN-10 9780323293105
Release 2013-12-27
Pages 192
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Master nursing pharmacology with this helpful study tool! Designed to accompany Clayton and Willihnganz’s Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 16th Edition, this study guide assists you in understanding and applying material from each chapter in the text. More than 1,000 review questions grouped by textbook chapter objective. Includes alternate format question types such as multiple response and priority order to give you practice with new question types found on the NCLEX-PN exam Clinical patient scenarios help you understand drug classifications and actions for selected disease states.



Success in Practical Vocational Nursing

Success in Practical Vocational Nursing Author Signe S. Hill
ISBN-10 9781455703357
Release 2012-09-04
Pages 397
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Using an engaging, interactive, 1-2-3 approach, this text helps you develop problem-solving skills that will be useful throughout your nursing career. Active participation and application of critical thinking are utilized through questions, quizzes, and self-assessments to provide you with practical and efficient aids to learning. You will also discover learning strategies, tips on taking the NCLEX-PN®, guidance on the job search, and an in-depth discussion of supervision, delegation, assignment of tasks, and the distinctions among them. An LPN Threads Series title. UNIQUE! 1-2-3 approach in a clear, simple, engaging writing style instructs you in what you need to do and how to do it. UNIQUE! Learning Exercises challenge you to imagine, visualize, and think outside the box. UNIQUE! Leadership Activities provide exercises to practice and develop leadership skills and Leadership Hints provide helpful pointers to follow and remember when in various leadership situations. UNIQUE! Management Tools and Management Hints provide practical instructions, resources, and tips to use when in a management situation. UNIQUE! Offers time-management tips to help prioritize. Integrates wellness and personal care throughout the text, including information and coping skills for stress management and burnout, nutrition and exercise, the impaired nurse, and co-dependency. Includes separate chapters on "Ethics Apply to Nursing" and "Nursing and the Law" that address pertinent legal and ethical issues that directly and indirectly affect LPN/LVNs. Features information on Medicare and the many changes that affect health care, including health care settings, medication coverage, and the costs of managed care. Includes a separate chapter on learning strategies for the adult student and updated approaches for traditional and returning students. A separate chapter on critical thinking and many critical thinking exercises promotes the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills in both academic and personal situations. Includes updated State Boards of Nursing and Internet Resources Appendixes with the most up-to-date addresses for nursing boards and website addresses for nursing, medical, and health-related information as an all-in-one ready resource for you as you prepare to enter the work world. UNIQUE! Keep In Mind boxes located in each chapter introduce readers to the underlying theme in the chapter. UNIQUE! Evolve Student Resources includes 230 NCLEX Exam-Style Interactive Questions per chapter, with correct response and rationales for both correct and incorrect responses, to encourage self-study and review. UNIQUE! The "Learning During School, for the NCLEX-PN, and Beyond" chapter includes new content on the role of simulation in nursing education and etiquette for electronic device use, such as cell phones and iPods. UNIQUE! The "Personal Health Promotion" chapter helps you provide a positive role model for patients with new content on MyPyramid, the benefits of exercise, personal steps to help prevent hospital-acquired infections, burnout versus stress, and tips for personal safety. UNIQUE! Culture content has been expanded content addressing the growing needs of patient care for special populations and to help students develop cultural sensitivity. Includes the latest protocols from NAPNES regarding standards of practice and educational competencies that LPN/LVN nursing students need to know.



Basic Geriatric Nursing

Basic Geriatric Nursing Author Patricia A. Williams
ISBN-10 9780323239691
Release 2015-07-10
Pages 400
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Prepare for a successful career in caring for geriatric populations with Williams’ Basic Geriatric Nursing, 6th Edition. This easy-to-read bestseller includes the latest information on health care policy and insurance practices, and presents the theories and concepts of aging and appropriate nursing interventions with an emphasis on health promotion. Part of the popular LPN/LVN Threads series, it provides opportunities for enhanced learning with additional figures, an interactive new Study Guide on Evolve, and real-world clinical scenarios that help you apply concepts to practice. Complete coverage of key topics includes baby boomers and the impact of their aging on the health care system, therapeutic communication, cultural considerations, spiritual influences, evidence-based practice in geriatric nursing, and elder abuse, restraints, and ethical and legal issues in end-of-life care. Updated discussion of issues and trends includes demographic factors and economic, social, cultural, and family influences. Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! section at the end of each chapter includes key points along with new Review Questions for the NCLEX examination and critical thinking which may be used for individual, small group, or classroom review. UNIQUE! Streamlined coverage of nutrition and fluid balance integrates these essential topics. Delegation, leadership, and management content integrated throughout. Nursing Process sections provide a framework for the discussion of the nursing care of the elderly patient as related to specific disorders. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help in understanding how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply knowledge to clinical scenarios. LPN/LVN Threads make learning easier, featuring an appropriate reading level, key terms with phonetic pronunciations and text page references, chapter objectives, special features boxes, and full-color art, photographs, and design. UNIQUE! Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes address specific therapies commonly used by the geriatric population for health promotion and pain relief. Health Promotion boxes highlight health promotion, disease prevention, and age-specific interventions. Home Health Considerations boxes provide information on home health care for the older adult. Coordinated Care boxes address such topics as restraints, elder abuse, and end-of-life care as related to responsibilities of nursing assistants and other health care workers who are supervised by LPN/LVNs. Clinical Situation boxes present patient scenarios with lessons for appropriate nursing care and patient sensitivity. Critical Thinking boxes help you to assimilate and synthesize information. 10th grade reading level makes learning easier. NEW! QSEN competencies briefly introduced in the text to help you provide safe, quality care. NEW and UNIQUE! A FREE Study Guide, presented in a comprehensive PDF format on Evolve, reinforces understanding and features an interactive grading functionality for instructors’ convenience.



Lmp 2005

Lmp 2005 Author Information Today Inc
ISBN-10 1573872032
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 2100
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Literary Market Place 2005 is the ultimate insider's guide to the U.S. book publishing industry, covering every conceivable aspect of the business. Two easy-to-use volumes provide: 54 sections organizing everyone and everything in the business-from publishers, agents, and ad agencies to associations, distributors, and events. Over 14,000 listings in all-featuring names, addresses, and numbers; key personnel, activities, specialties, and other relevant data; e-mail addresses and Web sites; and more. Some 24,000 decision makers throughout the industry, listed in a separate "Personnel Yellow Pages" section in each volume. Thousands of services and suppliers equipped to meet every publishing need or requirement. LMP 2005 leaves no stone unturned in connecting you with the publishing firm, service, or product you or your patrons need. Completely revised and updated, LMP 2005 helps: publishers locate other publishers, freelancers, agents, printers, wholesalers, and manufacturers. suppliers find names and numbers of potential publishing customers. job seekers locate contact names, addresses, and phone numbers throughout the industry. writers locate publishers for their works. librarians provide patrons with the reference source they need to navigate the publishing industry. When it comes to books, you can reach the people who publish, package, review, represent, edit, translate, typeset, illustrate, design, print, bind, promote, publicize, ship, and distribute, all at one world-famous business address: Literary Market Place 2005.



Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Practical Nursing for NCLEX PN

Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Practical Nursing for NCLEX PN Author Mary O. Eyles
ISBN-10 0323011667
Release 2001
Pages 713
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For more than 40 years this valuable tool has prepared students for the NCLEX-PN by offering essential content from all core clinical nursing areas. In a concise, clear outline format, this guide provides 3,200 review questions and practice tests that mimic the latest test plan. Includes a free CD-ROM for a realistic test-taking experience.



Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses Author Bruce D. Clayton
ISBN-10 0323035590
Release 2007
Pages 902
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Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 14th edition, is a contemporary classic nursing pharmacology textbook known for its impeccably accurate drug content and its practical applications of the nursing process. A consistent emphasis on health promotion through medication monitoring and patient education is a hallmark of the book. Introductory units ground the reader in basic principles of pharmacology and medication administration, and subsequent body-system units apply the nursing process to every major disorder and drug class to promote safe medication administration. Provides an overview of relevant pathophysiology with an application of the nursing process in each drug chapter, followed by an application of the nursing process to each applicable drug class. Covers the pharmacology of all major classes of drugs, emphasizing side effects to expect, side effects to report, drug interactions, and more. Emphasizes patient education and health promotion with easy-to-recognize Patient Education and Health Promotion headings and reproducible Patient Self-Assessment forms. Provides need-to-know coverage of herbal therapies and dietary supplements with an Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy chapter, plus Herbal Interactions boxes throughout the chapters. A new chapter on cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome addresses the emerging links among cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, obesity, and Type II diabetes. Medication Safety Review sections at the end of each chapter include NCLEX Examination-style Content Review Questions, as well as Math Review Questions and Critical Thinking Questions. Updated nursing diagnoses throughout reflect the 2005-2006 NANDA list of approved diagnoses.



A Hopeful Heart

A Hopeful Heart Author Amy Clipston
ISBN-10 9780310413110
Release 2013-06-11
Pages 304
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Hannah Glick married the love of her life, but was widowed too young. Is she ready to risk her heart—and her family—for a new love? Hannah finds herself at a crossroads in her life. Her community offers her love and support after the untimely death of her husband, but an Englisher offers her the chance of a new life after her unexpected tragedy. Wealthy businessman Trey Peterson is surprised by his attraction to the gentle Amish woman who works as a housekeeper in the Lancaster Grand Hotel. They share a common bond of loss and are able to offer each other comfort and support as they journey through their grief. Joshua Glick wants nothing more than to offer his friendship and love to Hannah and her family. Not only is he her late husband’s brother and business partner, he has always been in love with Hannah. A Hopeful Heart is filled with surprising twists as Hannah tries to balance her life in the Amish community and her growing love for an outsider.



Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span E Book

Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span   E Book Author Carole Lium Edelman
ISBN-10 9780323277891
Release 2013-09-11
Pages 704
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With the advent of health care reform and an emphasis on reducing health care costs, health promotion and disease prevention is a priority in nursing care. Be prepared with Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span, 8th Edition, your comprehensive guide to major health promotion concepts. Featuring practical guidance – including boxes on diversity awareness, evidence-based practice, innovative practice, hot topics, and quality and safety as well as case studies and care plans – our experienced authors give you all the tools you need to stay current on the latest research and trends in health promotion. Extensive coverage of growth and development throughout the lifespan emphasizes the unique problems and health promotion needs of each age and stage of development. Separate chapters on each population – group, individual, family, and community – stress the unique issues faced when providing care to each group. Evidence-Based Practice boxes emphasize current research efforts and opportunities in health promotion. Hot Topics and Innovative Practice boxes engage students’ interest by introducing significant issues, trends, and creative programs and projects in health promotion practice. Diversity Awareness boxes address various cultural perspectives and provide important information that needs to be considered in planning care. Case studies and care plans present realistic situations that challenge students to reflect upon important health promotion concepts. Think About It boxes dig deeper into the chapter topic and encourage critical thinking. Numerous pedagogical features such as objectives, key terms, and textual summaries highlight the most important concepts and terms in each chapter. NEW! Healthy People 2020 boxes include related goals and objectives for each chapter to address emerging health issues and health priorities over the next decade. NEW! Quality and Safety scenarios include examples and suggestions to encourage quality and safety in nursing. NEW! Redesigned Nutrition chapter highlights the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the MyPlate food guide. NEW! Standard headings in the growth and development chapters reinforce the concepts of Gordon's Functional Health Patterns.



Basic Flight Physiology

Basic Flight Physiology Author Richard Reinhart
ISBN-10 0071596704
Release 2007-11-12
Pages 311
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The #1 Guide to Flight Physiology_Now Updated and Expanded with the Latest INSIGHTS for ENHANCING AIRCREW SAFE PERFORMANCE! The Third Edition of Basic Flight Physiology has been completely updated and expanded with information on THAT WILL REDUCE PILOT IMPAIRMENT IN FLIGHT. This definitive guide to PHYSIOLOGICAL human factors in the flying environment provides a wealth of preventive measures pilots can take to anticipate and compensate for HUMAN FACTORS that cause 70% of all aviation accidents. Packed with over 100 INFORMATIVE illustrations, this resource contains UNDERSTANDABLE coverage of THE MANY PHYSIOLOGICAL FACTORS THAT AFFECT PILOT PERFORMANCE PLUS crew resource management, in-flight medical emergencies, health maintenance programs, and more. The Third Edition of Basic Flight Physiology features: Methods for dealing with vertigo and DISORIENTATION Critical information on tolerance to FATIGUE Techniques for handling self-imposed and environmental stresses Guidance on the effects of caffeine, alcohol, and OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS Explore Every Aspect of “Medical Airworthiness”: • Human Factors Defined • Basic Human Anatomy • The Atmosphere • Situation Awareness • Altitude Physiology • Hearing and Vibration • Vision • Orientation • Self-Imposed Medical Stress • Environmental Stresses • Sleep, Jet Lag, and Fatigue • Acceleration • Crew Resource Management • Human Factors of Automation • In-Flight Medical Emergencies • Health Maintenance Program • Medical Standards, Regulation, and Certification



The Prophecy Answer Book

The Prophecy Answer Book Author David Jeremiah
ISBN-10 9781418560447
Release 2010-06-14
Pages 208
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For anyone curious about prophecy and the signs of the end times, this book links the pieces of the prophecy puzzle in plain, simple language. There are 1,000 prophecies in the Bible so it’s natural to wonder, have any prophecies been fulfilled? Do they really explain the future? Can we really know what will happen at the end of time? In succinct and clear answers to most frequently asked questions, Dr. Jeremiah decodes and clarifies prophecy for the average person. He explains in simple lay terms what could otherwise be mysterious and even frightening, allowing readers to gain a balanced and assuring perspective of the significance of prophetic events to their personal lives as believers in Christ. He also helps readers understand how prophecy is directly related to world events today.



Mosby s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker E Book

Mosby s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker   E Book Author Sheila A. Sorrentino
ISBN-10 9781771720274
Release 2014-04-22
Pages 1192
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Mosby’s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker prepares students to function in the role of support worker in community and institutional settings. The #1 text used by Support Worker programs across Canada and at Canadian-affiliated schools worldwide, the book covers the broad foundation of skills that support workers/resident care aides/health care aides need in order to perform their role safely and effectively. Comprehensive, yet easy to read, Mosby’s Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker makes learning easy with clear explanations of concepts and step-by-step presentations of procedures. Numerous full-colour illustrations, photographs, charts, and tables are combined with real-life case studies and examples to provide the reader with an outstanding learning experience. Covers key procedures for Canadian support workers – 95 in total Recognizes provincial/territorial differences in scope of practice Clear, detailed instructions in step-by-step procedures Evidence-based practice: chapter references supplied at end of book Reflects current Canadian practice and terminology Additional First Nations content Chapter summaries to aid student comprehension Rationales for all procedure steps Test Bank features higher-level taxonomies to allow testing that focuses on cognitive level Instructor’s Test Bank features higher-level taxonomies to allow testing that focuses on cognitive level And more!



Measuring and Managing Information Risk

Measuring and Managing Information Risk Author Jack Freund
ISBN-10 9780127999326
Release 2014-08-23
Pages 408
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Using the factor analysis of information risk (FAIR) methodology developed over ten years and adopted by corporations worldwide, Measuring and Managing Information Risk provides a proven and credible framework for understanding, measuring, and analyzing information risk of any size or complexity. Intended for organizations that need to either build a risk management program from the ground up or strengthen an existing one, this book provides a unique and fresh perspective on how to do a basic quantitative risk analysis. Covering such key areas as risk theory, risk calculation, scenario modeling, and communicating risk within the organization, Measuring and Managing Information Risk helps managers make better business decisions by understanding their organizational risk. Uses factor analysis of information risk (FAIR) as a methodology for measuring and managing risk in any organization. Carefully balances theory with practical applicability and relevant stories of successful implementation. Includes examples from a wide variety of businesses and situations presented in an accessible writing style.



Cpc Practice Exam 2017

Cpc Practice Exam 2017 Author Gunnar Bengtsson
ISBN-10 154119604X
Release 2016-12-16
Pages 146
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150 question CPC practice exam designed to mirror the actual AAPC CPC exam. This practice exam has the same basic structure and category divisions with questions very similar to those found on the real exam. The answer to each question also includes a detailed rationale. Updated for 2017 Will definitely help you pass the CPC exam issued by the AAPC, and is also helpful if you are taking the CCS exam by AHIMA. Don't let your dream of becoming a Certified Professional Coder pass you by! The medical billing and coding exam is not easy to pass, and this book will help you feel less intimidated when taking the test - you will feel like you've already taken it. Questions Subject 1-10 Medical Terminology 11-20 Anatomy 21-30 Coding Concepts 31-40 ICD-10-CM 41-45 HCPCS 46-51 E/M 99201-99499 52-61 Anesthesia 00100-01999 62-71 Integumentary 10021-19499 72-80 Musculoskeletal 20005-29999 81-90 Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Hemic and Lymphatic, Mediastinum and Diaphragm 30000-39599 91-100 Digestive 40490-49999 101-110 Urinary, Male and Female Genital Systems, Maternity Care and Delivery 50010-59899 111-120 Endocrine, Nervous, Ocular and Auditory Systems 60000-69990 121-130 Radiology 70010-79999 131-140 Pathology and Laboratory 80047-89398 141-150 Medicine 90281-99607



Excel 2016 Pivot Table Data Crunching includes Content Update Program

Excel 2016 Pivot Table Data Crunching  includes Content Update Program Author Bill Jelen
ISBN-10 9780134390604
Release 2015-11-05
Pages 544
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Excel® 2016 PIVOT TABLE DATA CRUNCHING CRUNCH DATA FROM ANY SOURCE, QUICKLY AND EASILY, WITH EXCEL 2016 PIVOT TABLES! Use Excel 2016 pivot tables and pivot charts to produce powerful, dynamic reports in minutes instead of hours… understand exactly what’s going on in your business… take control, and stay in control! Even if you’ve never created a pivot table before, this book will help you leverage all their amazing flexibility and analytical power. Drawing on more than 40 combined years of Excel experience, Bill Jelen and Michael Alexander offer practical “recipes” for solving real business problems, help you avoid common mistakes, and present tips and tricks you’ll find nowhere else! • Create, customize, and change pivot tables • Transform huge data sets into clear summary reports • Analyze data faster with Excel 2016’s new recommended pivot tables • Instantly highlight your most profitable customers, products, or regions • Quickly import, clean, and shape data with Power Query vBuild geographical pivot tables with Power Map • Use Power View dynamic dashboards to see where your business stands • Revamp analyses on the fly by dragging and dropping fields • Build dynamic self-service reporting systems • Combine multiple data sources into one pivot table • Use Auto grouping to build date/time-based pivot tables faster vCreate data mashups with Power Pivot • Automate pivot tables with macros and VBA About MrExcel Library Every book in the MrExcel Library pinpoints a specific set of crucial Excel tasks and presents focused skills and examples for performing them rapidly and effectively. Selected by Bill Jelen, Microsoft Excel MVP and mastermind behind the leading Excel solutions website MrExcel.com, these books will • Dramatically increase your productivity—saving you 50 hours a year or more • Present proven, creative strategies for solving real-world problems • Show you how to get great results, no matter how much data you have • Help you avoid critical mistakes that even experienced users make Bill Jelen is MrExcel, the world’s #1 spreadsheet wizard. Jelen hosts MrExcel.com, the premier Excel solutions site, with more than 20 million page views annually. A Microsoft MVP for Excel, his best-sellers include Excel 2016 In Depth. Michael Alexander, Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) and Microsoft MVP, is author of several books on advanced business analysis with Excel and Access. He has more than 15 years of experience developing Office solutions. CATEGORY: Spreadsheets COVERS: Microsoft Excel 2016



Lippincott s Review for NCLEX PN

Lippincott s Review for NCLEX PN Author Barbara Kuhn Timby
ISBN-10 1582555400
Release 2005-12-01
Pages 484
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The most popular question-and-answer review for the NCLEX-PN(R) is now in its Seventh Edition. To assist in the preparation for the exam, this study guide contains a total of 2,200 questions in various review tests and two comprehensive examinations. Questions and rationales have been revised and coded, and the exam introduction updated according to the latest version of the NCLEX-PN(R) test plan. A CD-ROM included with the text contains all of the book's questions in interactive format, designed with features for both functions of test-taking mode and study mode.



The Twelve Sacred Traditions Of Magnificent Mothers in Law

The Twelve Sacred Traditions Of Magnificent Mothers in Law Author Haywood Smith
ISBN-10 9781935661382
Release 2009-04-15
Pages 104
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A very Southern mother-in-law's humorous advice to mothers-in-law everywhere. From the multiple New York Times bestselling author of The Red Hat Club. Bestselling author Haywood Smith and her pals have lots of personal experience in the joys, sorrows, pitfalls and flat-out hysteria of Mother-in-Lawness. Now Smith offers a handy and fun booklet of pithy advice to mothers-in-law everywhere. Smiths sassy observations and gentle wisdom are delivered with her trademark southern charm, packing the sweet, heady punch of bourbon ice cubes melting in a mint julep. The Twelve Sacred Traditions of Magnificent Mothers-in-Law is the perfect gift book for showers, engagement parties, family celebrations or just to share with that special DIL (Daughter-in-Law) or SIL (Son-in-Law). It can even safely be given to a Mother-in-Law