Mosby's Nursing Consult Updated with New Content Areas and an Enhanced Mobile App

PHILADELPHIA, November 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

New content added for diseases and disorders, labs and diagnostics, and more

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the addition of new content types to Mosby's Nursing Consult. The latest edition will be available in early November, along with an enhanced mobile app for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android.

Mosby's Nursing Consult brings leading resources together in one integrated online platform to help nurses efficiently find answers to important clinical questions. Mosby's Nursing Consult is a trusted resource for clinical nurses, nurse administrators and nurse faculty.

New content areas and updates to Mosby's Nursing Consult include:

  • Labs & Diagnostics: Helping nurses understand possible consequences of abnormal lab values, this section contains normal lab values, nursing implications of abnormal values, and measurement considerations for common labs.
  • Scales: This area provides descriptions and links to commonly used scales, such as numeric pain scales, to help assess patients and improve outcomes.
  • Diseases & Disorders: This area contains original, peer-reviewed overviews focusing on specific disorders and diseases. Nurses can benefit from the signs/symptoms, complications and interventions sections of the Briefs, which also include other focus areas on prevalence, pathophysiology, risk factors, and special considerations for a more in-depth look at each disease and disorder.
  • Mosby's Nursing Consult Mobile App: Labs & Diagnostics will be added to the iOS (iPhone, iPad, etc.) and Google (Android smartphones and tablets) apps, which already contain Evidence-based Nursing Recommendations, Drug Monographs, Patient Education, and Drug Calculators.

"In updating Mosby's Nursing Consult and its accompanying apps, we aimed to make available the most current and accurate drug information, patient handouts, and evidence-based nursing recommendations," said Cindy Tryniszewski, RN, MSN, Executive Director, Elsevier. "Nurses are focused on delivering quality patient care at all times, and these tools allow for their valuable time to be spent where needed."

Mosby's Nursing Consult puts trusted clinical information into nurses' hands and is the most trusted and comprehensive online resource for nurses, offering authoritative information to help provide better patient care. The Mosby's Nursing Consult App is available for free from the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch or from Google Play for Android devices.

For additional information on Mosby's Nursing Consult, go to http://confidenceconnected.com or call +1-866-416-6697.

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About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier¹s online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, helping research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc, a world leading provider of professional information solutions. The group employs more than 30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. Their shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RUK and ENL.

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Elsevier
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SOURCE Elsevier



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