Latest Publications From Springer and Demos
Medical Imaging for the Health Care Provider
Practical Radiograph Interpretation
Theresa M. Campo
This unique book fills a void in radiology interpretation texts by encompassing the foundational tools and concepts of the full range of medical imaging, including radiology, the basics of interpretation of plain radiographs, comparison with other testing modalities, the rationale for selecting the first diagnostic step, and exploration and interpretation of chest, abdomen, extremity, and spinal radiographs.
Medical Aspects of Disability for the Rehabilitation Professionals 5th Edition
Dr. Alex Moroz, Dr. Steven Flanagan, Dr. Herb Zaretsky
The fifth edition of this landmark volume has been substantially updated and expanded to encompass an abundance of innovative rehabilitation research supported by changing technology and new research methodologies.
Neonatal Advanced Practice Nursing
A Case-Based Learning Approach
Dr. Sandra Bellini, Dr. Michele Beaulieu
This one-of-a-kind learning resource for neonatal nurse practitioner/clinical nurse specialist students, in both academic and clinical settings, uses complex case studies to reinforce the best practices in treating vulnerable neonatal patients.
Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing, 2nd Edition
Integrating Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, and Complementary and Alternative Approaches Across the Life Span
Kathleen Tusaie, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
Now in its second edition, this groundbreaking text and reference continues to be the only resource for APRNs to focus on integrative interventions for individuals with mental health problems across the lifespan. Combining theory and practice, it provides a clear framework for integrating psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) into advanced practice nursing.
Applying Conceptual Models of Nursing
Quality Improvement, Research, and Practice
Dr. Jacqueline Fawcett
This practical resource for nursing students, educators, researchers, and practitioners provides content about the conceptual models of nursing that are used as organizing frameworks for nursing practice, quality improvement projects, and research.
Global Advances in Human Caring Literacy
Susan Lee, Patrick Palmieri, Jean Watson
This narrative-based work is the first to describe Human Caring Literacy from the perspective of caring scientists who "live the life" by incorporating the precepts of human caring into every aspect of their personal and professional lives. It demonstrates, for nursing students and experienced nurses in a variety of roles, the abundant ways in which Caring Science Theory powerfully informs the lives of frontline clinicians, nursing deans and faculty, APRNs, and administrators in the United States and globally.
Spirituality in Nursing Practice
The Basics and Beyond
Dr. Doreen A. Westera
Spirituality--the search for meaning in life and connection to others--remains relevant to all patient interactions, and is an essential component for nurses to integrate into their everyday practice. Using a multicultural and client-centered approach, chapters explore the concept of spirituality and its relationship with religion and health to directly place it into a nursing context.
NCLEX-RN EXCEL, 2nd Edition
Test Success Through Unfolding Case Study Review
Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, Frances H. Cornelius, Brenda Reap Thompson
This ultimate NCLEX-RN; review book that "helps you think like a nurse" has been fully updated to incorporate the 2016 test plan. Including more complex case studies to reflect the difficulty of the exam, this comprehensive review encourages active learning to master the content.
DNP Role Development for
Doctoral Advanced Nursing Practice 2nd Edition
H. Michael Dreher, Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow
The second edition examines the latest developments in doctoral-level roles along with the specific skills that advance these roles. Seven completely new chapters examine the meaning of nursing roles that reflect how they are evolving in a variety of environments.
Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education 5th Edition
Marilyn Oermann, Kathleen Gaberson
Considered the "gold standard" for evaluation and testing in nursing education, this fifth edition of the classic text helps educators to assess the level of learning achieved in the classroom, in clinical settings, and online with expanded coverage of essential concepts in assessment, evaluation, and testing in a wider variety of learning environments.
Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual 3rd Edition
Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, Maryann Godshall, Linda Wilson
The third edition of this classic study guide for nurse educators taking the CNE exam continues to be the only concise review book to feature a systematic approach to exam preparation.
Nursing Care of Adoption and Kinship Families
A Clinical Guide for Advanced Practice Nurses
Dr. Karen J. Foli
This groundbreaking clinical guide breaks down the adoption and kinship triads into their distinct parts―the birth parents, adoptive or kinship parents, and the child―and analyzes the relationships among them and how the nurse can assist their development.
Nursing History for Contemporary Role Development
Sandra B. Lewenson, Dr. Annemarie McAllister, Kylie Smith
Nursing practice has progressed beyond Florence Nightingale, and so has nursing history. This book delves into the intricacies of nursing history and its impact on contemporary nursing practice, education, and research.
Tools and Strategies for Optimal Patient Care
Including all of the information necessary for safe, competent practice, this hands-on resource walks nurses through telehealth guidelines and procedures to optimize patient communication, perform assessments, and provide effective care of chronic conditions.
The CenteringPregnancy Model
The Power of Group Health Care
Sharon Schindler Rising, Charlotte Houde Quimby
Written by two distinguished leaders in midwifery, this text provides a comprehensive examination of an effective model of prenatal care associated with improved health outcomes and reduced costs. This book describes basic tenets of the Centering Healthcare model, which brings together cohorts of people with similar health care needs in a circle group setting for care.
Advancing Your Nursing Degree
The Experienced Nurse’s Guide to Returning to School
Debra A. Wolff
Brimming with practical ideas and useful resources, this book will prepare nurses at all levels to advance and attain their educational goals. Each chapter details how to prepare and stay motivated for the journey ahead, including how to stop contemplating the decision and move forward.
Directive Play Therapy
Theories and Techniques
Elsa Soto Leggett, Jennifer N. Boswell
This is the first book to provide comprehensive coverage of numerous directive play therapy techniques and interventions that are empirically validated and can be adapted for use in clinical, school, group, and family settings. Designed for both students and practitioners, the text addresses the theoretical bases for these approaches and provides in-depth, practical guidance for their use.
Rehabilitation Counseling and Emerging Disabilities
Medical, Psychosocial, and Vocational Aspects
Lynn C. Koch, Phillip D. Rumrill
Emerging disabilities are disabling conditions that are new to medical science, often medically debated, and lacking in known etiology; or those increasing in prevalence in recent years. This master's-level text is the first to eschew traditional disabilities to focus specifically on the unique characteristics and needs of individuals with disabilities such as multiple chemical sensitivity, fibromyalgia, and Lyme disease, or those currently increasing in prevalence (e.g., diabetes, autism, PTSD), and explore their implications for rehabilitation counseling practice.
Watson’s Caring in the Digital World
A Guide for Caring when Interacting, Teaching, and Learning in Cyberspace
Kathleen Sitzman, Jean Watson
This innovative text, built on the foundations of Watson's Caring Science, demonstrates how nursing professionals can develop virtual relationships that encompass caring and understanding in professional, teaching/learning, and everyday cyber communications.
The Battered Woman Syndrome 4th Edition
Lenore E. A. Walker
With its focus on the connection between health and mental health symptoms, this seminal, groundbreaking work continues to forge new directions in the field of domestic violence.
What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know About Sex 2nd Edition
The second edition of this acclaimed guide to understanding sexuality and working with clients on sexuality issues is extensively updated to reflect recent scientific, practical, and social developments in the field. It provides updated information on relevant disorders in the DSM-5, new theoretical approaches, new pharmacological treatments, updated information on STDs, new understandings of transgender individuals, the impact of same-sex marriage laws, controversies over sex addiction, and much more.
Service-Learning Through Community Engagement
What Community Partners and Members Gain, Lose, and Learn From Campus Collaborations
Integrating theoretical, historical, ethical, and practical frameworks, the book examines in depth such emerging models as global service learning, social entrepreneurship, and experiential philanthropy.
Acquired Brain Injury
Clinical Essentials for Neurotrauma and Rehabilitation Professionals
Dong Y. Han
This is a clinically accessible reference guide to acquired brain injuries (ABIs) that provides medical and nonmedical health care professionals who work with patients in brain trauma and rehabilitation settings with easily understandable information about this population.
Social Work ASWB Masters Practice Test
170 Questions to Identify Knowledge Gaps
This full-length practice test with answers and rationales, created by a prominent educator of social work licensure candidates, is a key resource for social workers preparing for the ASWB Masters exam.
Child and Adolescent Counseling Case Studies
Developmental, Relational, Multicultural, and Systemic Perspectives
Dr. Brenda Jones, Dr. Thelma Duffey, Dr. Shane Haberstroh
This state-of-the-art collection of 30 real-life cases on counseling children and adolescents emphasizes the developmental, relational, and cultural contexts of working with this population, and incorporates innovative techniques across a wide range of approaches.
Occupational Health Psychology
Work, Stress, and Health
Irvin Sam Schonfeld, Chu-Hsiang Chang
This comprehensive text for undergraduate and graduate survey courses draws from the domains of psychology, public health, preventive medicine, nursing, industrial engineering, law, and epidemiology to focus on the theory and practice of protecting and promoting the health, well-being, and safety of individuals in the workplace and improving the quality of work life.
The Psych 101 Series
James B. Schreiber
What drives people toward their goals? Does motivation come from outside the individual or from within? This text is a concise, engaging overview of leading theories and the wide body of research about this core concept in psychology.
Disaster Mental Health Counseling
Responding to Trauma in a Multicultural Context
Mark A. Stebnicki
Global in scope, the text addresses the foundations of understanding and responding to the mental health needs of individuals and groups healing from traumas created by a wide range of natural and human-made critical events, including acts of terrorism, armed conflict, genocide, and mass violence by individual perpetrators.
Casebook for DSM-5
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Dr. Elizabeth Ventura
This unique casebook for graduate-level programs in the mental health professions is a masterful vehicle for students to put the new DSM-5 into practice by presenting actual clinical experiences from practitioners. It is distinguished from other casebooks by its presentation of real-life cases along with the rationale behind diagnostic criteria and a connection of DSM-5 criteria with symptomatology for each case.