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Text and reference for medical, nursing and health, and professionals and students.

Professional & Education

From the first day of training until the time they leave practice, medical, nursing and allied health
professionals need comprehensive, high quality information on the cause, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and other medical conditions and disorders. Professional & Education produces many of the world's leading textbooks, references, reviews and practitioner journals in print and electronic formats.

Through its Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)  imprint, Professional & Education continues an
unbroken publishing history that began in 1785, making it the oldest publisher in the United States. It published the first textbook for nurses in 1878 and launched the American Journal of Nursing in 1900. Today, students and practitioners worldwide continue to look to LWW for timely and trusted information in medicine, nursing, and the health professions.

LWW is a leading publisher of textbooks, reviews, and other print and electronic educational materials for health students. It is the market leader in providing students with review information to prepare them for licensure and certification examinations. Its list of titles provides extensive coverage of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum in medicine, nursing, and many areas of the health professions. Grant's Atlas of Anatomy, Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Stedman's Medical Dictionary, and Memmler's The Human Body in Health and Disease are a few of the respected titles published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Health professionals rely on information developed by LWW for the latest and most effective diagnostic and treatment options for their patients. Working with many of the world's leading authorities, LWW publishes leading references and handbooks in all of the major specialties in medicine and nursing. Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, and Nursing Drug Handbook are all considered leaders in their respective fields.

LWW also publishes about 300 journals and newsletters in medicine, nursing and health professions with the LWW imprint, including the American Journal of Nursing, Nursing, and Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!. Its online service, NursingCenter, is the leading provider of online continuing education for nurses.

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