Concepts in Pharmacogenomics, 2nd Edition
Martin M Zdanowicz
As the growing field of pharmacogenomics continues to impact daily practice and offer promising new drug therapies, understanding this complex science is critical for all pharmacists - students, residents, and established practitioners. To meet this need, ASHP's Concepts in Pharmacogenomics has been completely updated for the second edition, covering both the fundamentals of pharmacogenomics and the latest genomic technologies. Written by pharmacists and geneticists, it not only covers basic science concepts but also includes expanded coverage of therapeutic applications.
Basic Skills in
Interpreting Laboratory Data, 6th Edition
Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data continues to be the most popular teaching text on laboratory data for pharmacy students as well as the go-to reference for pharmacists in therapeutic practice. Now in its sixth edition, it has been expanded and updated to cover new drugs, research, and therapeutic approaches. The sixth edition is a comprehensive, in-depth guide to all aspects of lab work that apply to clinical practice. Written by 40 established clinicians and pharmacy faculty members and reviewed by additional experts, it is designed to make all information clear and quickly accessible.
Perspectives on Human Occupation, 2nd Edition
Theories Underlying Practice
Jim Hinojosa, Paula Kramer, Charlotte Brasic Royeen
A who’s who of theorists, educators, and practitioners explores the concept of “occupation” and its role as the foundation for occupational therapy practice today. Each contributor explains the conceptual models, frameworks, paradigms, or theoretically-based guidelines that they have developed over many years of practice, experience, and research. Case studies at the end of each chapter illustrate how theory translates into real-world practice in the field.
Mindful Crafts as Therapy
Engaging More Than Hands
Cynthia Evetts, Suzanne Peloquin
Arts and crafts were one of the very first therapies employed by occupational therapists. Today, crafts are still employed as effective interventions for clients with mental health disorders, physical dysfunctions, cognitive issues, and sensory concerns in hospitals, outpatient clinics, veterans’ centers, schools, skilled nursing facilities, or community settings. Step by step, the authors show you how to use a wide-range of novel, and highly engaging crafts. They explain how to connect the key tasks associated with an activity to functional outcomes, and how to modify them to meet the specific needs of individual patients.
Medical Terminology Systems, 8th Edition
A Body Systems Approach
Barbara A. Gylys, Mary Ellen Wedding
You’ll begin by learning the parts of words roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes. Then, use your understanding of word parts to learn medical terminology. Mnemonic devices and engaging, interactive activities make word-building fun and easy, ensuring you retain the information you need for success.
Professionalism Across Occupational Therapy Practice
Dr. DeIuliis illustrates the concept of professionalism as a unique combination of intrinsic and extrinsic qualities surrounding key constructs of ethics, responsibility, competency and behavior. Professionalism Across Occupational Therapy Practice discusses these various expectations in the academic setting, the clinic, workplace, and in general society.
The Psychology of Aphasia
A Practical Guide for Health Care Professionals
Dennis C. Tanner
The only text specifically addressing this topic, The Psychology of Aphasia is designed to provide the reader with a sound foundation of scientific information with current and historical scientific references spanning many decades. It delves into the certain psychological, emotional, and behavioral reactions that occur because of brain and nervous system damage, the psychological defenses and coping styles of patients and the verbal defense mechanisms they are deprived of due to their loss of language, as well as the grief response to the loss of physical abilities, valued objects, and the breakdown in communication. Each chapter is written in accessible language and provides practical case studies, illustrations, and examples of each major concept to reinforce learning.
Athletic Training Exam Review, 6th Edition
A Student Guide to Success
Lynn Van Ost, Karen Lew, Karen Manfre
Athletic Training Exam Review: A Student Guide to Success, Sixth Edition provides detailed reasoning behind the correct answer that will assist students in highlighting their individual strengths and weaknesses, as well as features a variety of changes that reflect current trends in academic testing, patient evaluation, and critical thinking. Combining the experiences and knowledge of Lynn Van Ost, Dr. Karen Lew Feirman, and Karen Manfre, students can expect a comprehensive review tool to aid in the study portion of their athletic training education.
Fascia in the Osteopathic Field
Torsten Liem, Paolo Tozzi, Anthony Chila
The book aims:
• To enable osteopaths – and other manual practitioners/bodyworkers – to understand the importance of fascia and its relevance to their work…..
• By providing a comprehensive textbook covering history, nature and properties [function] of fascia…
• And covering all aspects of osteopathic management of disorders that relate to/are mediated by the fascia…..
• Using contributions from leading authorities bearing in mind so far as possible the needs and interests of osteopaths.
Family Practice and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination, 5th Edition
Review Questions and Strategies
Jill E. Winland-Brown, Lynne M. Dunphy
The questions in the book parallel the domains and content areas of the actual exams. Each question has been carefully reviewed and updated by recent exam takers to ensure accuracy and revised to conform to the style and difficulty levels on the certification examinations. Answers and in-depth rationales at the end of each chapter advance your mastery and understanding.
The Frontier Nurse Practitioner
A Conceptual Model for Remote-Rural Practice
This pioneering text is the first to present a framework for remote-rural and frontier nurse practitioners (NPs), with a focus on the political and contextual forces that influence practice. This groundbreaking text distills contextual knowledge required for frontier practice, describes how it differs from work in more populated locations, and discusses the special skills and training needed in this setting.
EKGs for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant, 2nd Edition
The second edition retains the book's systematic, physiologic approach that trains readers to follow the same steps in evaluating each EKG. It negates the need for rote memorization by facilitating a genuine understanding of EKG interpretation. Using the patient's presenting symptoms as a starting point, abundant clinical scenarios demonstrate real-life applications for interpreting EKG readings. With scores of figures and tables and more than 160 EKG tracings, this resource delivers everything physician assistants and nurse practitioners need to provide expert, quality care to their patients.
Diagnosis and Treatment of
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalitis, 2nd Edition
Dr Sarah Myhill
Since its publication in April 2014, Dr Myhill s guide to understanding and overcoming CFS/ME has become a must-read for sufferers from this poorly understood condition. Dr Myhill has revised, updated and expanded her original book to include new insights throughout and new chapters.
Nature Cures Pocketbooks
Recovery from Injury, Surgery and Infection
This Pocketbook provides a comprehensive list of the foods richest in the nutrients required for healing - at some time during their lifetime, everyone suffers an injury of some kind and many are not aware that there are numerous natural foods that can help the body heal faster. Some should be consumed internally and some should be used externally, and there are some that can be used both ways. The natural foods detailed here are also important additions when recovering from any illness or infection as they strengthen the immune system.
Preparing for Birth
Colouring Your Pregnancy Journey
As a highly experienced community midwife and teacher, Bridget Sheeran knows that pregnancy should be a time for vital physical and mental preparation. The body and mind do much of this automatically but there are many ways to support this process, and to resist the day-to-day stresses that can hinder it. Through detailed images for colouring-in, Bridget invites pregnant women to allow their natural curiosity about birth to rise up and lead them to discover how they can help themselves through the process of birth.
Basics of Psychotherapy
A Practical Guide to Improving Clinical Success
Richard B. Makover
Today's psychotherapists come from many disciplines, but they are united by a common goal: to deliver effective therapy that achieves a successful result. This practical and engaging examination of the fundamentals of clinical practice fills the need for an up-to-date resource on the essential elements of psychotherapy. Beginning therapists and experienced clinicians alike will find in this book practical, straightforward advice based on the core principles that underlie all psychotherapies. Clearly written in an appealing, down-to-earth style, the text reads easily and uses an abundance of clinical examples, frequent tables and illustrations to examine the fundamental concepts and to identify the basic skills on which all therapies rely.
Handbook of Career Development in Academic Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition
Laura Weiss Roberts, Donald M. Hilty, Donald M Hilty
With real-world advice from dozens of professionals in the field, the Handbook of Career Development in Academic Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences provides step-by-step guidance to approaching tasks and challenges that face academic faculty members, such as interviewing for positions, evaluating contracts and offer letters, reading and preparing a basic budget, giving feedback, teaching, and engaging in self-care. Additionally, Key Concepts and Definitions, Smart Strategies, Questions to Discuss with a Mentor or a Colleague, and Additional Resources at the end of the chapters help readers easily reference and engage with the information, as well as aid them on their career path even after they've finished reading the book.
Outside the Box
Rethinking ADD/ADHD in Children and Adults - a Practical Guide
Thomas E Brown
Outside the Box: Rethinking ADD/ADHD in Children and Adults A Practical Guide assails decades-old assumptions and presents an up-to-date, science-based understanding of this disorder that causes significant impairment and considerable suffering for about 8% to 10% of children and at least 5% of adults. Designed for the layperson, as well as for clinicians, the book offers science-based answers in plain, understandable language to questions such as the following: Why are those with ADD/ADHD able to focus very well on a few tasks in which they have strong interest but are unable to focus adequately on many other tasks they recognize as important? How is ADHD like having erectile dysfunction of the mind? Is medication treatment for ADHD more or less risky than its not being treated with medicine?
Solution Focused Narrative Therapy
This groundbreaking book is the first to provide a comprehensive model for effectively blending the two main postmodern brief therapy approaches: solution focused and narrative therapies. It harnesses the power of both models—the strengths-based, problem-solving approach of SFT and the value-honoring and re-descriptive approach of narrative therapy—to offer brief, effective help to clients that builds on their strengths and abilities to envision and craft preferred outcomes.
Assessing Dangerousness, 3rd Edition
Domestic Violence Offenders and Child Abusers
Jacquelyn C. Campbell, Jill Messing
Practitioners in the social, behavioral, and health fields often work with perpetrators and survivors of interpersonal violence. Many are asked to make predictions about the likelihood of future violence. Assessing Dangerousness reviews the intricacies of predicting intimate partner violence and homicide as well as child abuse and homicide to better prepare readers to make such assessments. Extensively revised, this classic volume highlights the latest research in clear and accessible language.