Visualizing Health Care Statistics
A Data-Mining Approach
J. Burton Browning, Zada Wicker
Develop the data-gathering, analysis, and application skills at the heart of health care today and see how statistics apply to the real world in which you will work. Step by step, the authors, noted educators and practitioners, make the often intimidating field of statistics approachable and illustrate its relevance to the future of health care from personal, institutional, regional, national, and international perspectives. Clear, easy-to-follow explanations of statistical methods and basic calculations along with hands-on practice with actual data from recognized sources point the way toward mastery of this growing field.
Healing Digestive Disorders, 4th edition
Natural Treatments for Gastrointestinal Conditions
Conventional medicine, while effective for those in acute crisis, often does little to help the over 60,000,000 people who suffer from chronic digestive problems. In this fully-updated fourth edition, readers are offered an extensive resource of natural remedies and recommended lifestyle changes that have helped thousands of people alleviate symptoms and heal their bodies. Drawing on his clinical experience, Andrew Gaeddert, who once suffered from Crohn's disease and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), covers such topics as herbs and vitamins, Chinese medicine, meditation, and environmental triggers that affect digestion, helping the reader make sense of the multitude of available natural healing techniques. The fourth edition includes expanded case studies and real-life success stories that illustrate how the author's clients have been able to reduce or eliminate their digestive problems and enjoy greater energy. Organised in a practical manner, the book addresses obstacles to health, reducing fat intake, digestive-friendly grains, and food families as well as advanced treatment options for practitioners. Practitioners of complementary and integrative health care, and traditional Chinese medicine will find this book invaluable to help advise their clients.
The OTA’s Guide to Documentation, 4th Edition
Writing SOAP Notes
Marie Morreale, Sherry Borcherding
Written in an easy-to-read- format, this Fourth Edition by Marie J. Morreale and Sherry Borcherding will aid occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) in learning the purpose and standards of documentation throughout all stages of the occupational therapy process and different areas of clinical practice. Essentials of documentation, reimbursement, and best practice are reflected in the many examples presented throughout The OTA’s Guide to Documentation: Writing SOAP Notes, Fourth Edition, including a practical method for goal writing (COAST), which is explained thoroughly.
A New Era in Global Health
Nursing and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
This unique text elucidates the relationship between global nursing and global health. It underscores the significance of nurses’ contributions in furthering the post-2015 agenda of the United Nations regarding global health infrastructures and examines opportunities for nurses to promote the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to foster health and healthy environments worldwide. While past nursing literature has emphasized nursing's potential involvement and influence in the global arena, this is the first book to identify, validate, and promote nurses' proactive and multidimensional work in furthering current transnational goals for advancing health on a global scale.
Outcome Assessment in Advanced Practice Nursing, 4th Edition
Ruth M. Kleinpell
As the role of the nurse continues to expand in today’s health care environment, APRNs and DNPs are more frequently tasked with quantifying, evaluating, and improving their individual care processes, as well as demonstrating the impact of their care. Revised to provide APRN and DNP students, educators, and nursing administrators with the most up-to-date information on outcome assessment, the fourth edition of this award-winning text is still the only nursing resource to focus exclusively on outcome assessment.
Designing and Teaching Online Courses in Nursing
Despite astronomical growth in the number of online nursing programs currently available, little support is provided for faculty on how to teach in this environment. While most assume that the knowledge and skills required for classroom teaching are readily translatable to teaching online, significant differences exist. Characteristics unique to the online environment promote reflection and engagement with the content in a deep and meaningful way that factors in adult students’ strengths as self-directed, motivated, and goal-driven learners. This resource provides step-by-step instructions for RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, master's, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and PhD faculty on how to teach online effectively, engage students, and foster success for both student and teacher.
Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 5th edition
Mina K. Dulcan, Rachel R. Ballard, Poonam Jha, Julie M. Sadhu
Updated to reflect significant changes to psychiatric nomenclature and criteria in DSM-5, this fifth edition of the Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry prunes older content while distilling and incorporating clinically relevant findings. Though complex theoretical notions, new research, and areas of controversy have been simplified in the interest of brevity and ease of reference, each chapter provides suggested additional readings for those interested in studying a particular topic in further detail, making the Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry an indispensable primer on the field for medical and mental health students and clinical trainees, as well as an ideal, quick-reference update for practicing physicians, nurses, and advanced practice nurses.
Complementary and Integrative Treatments in Psychiatric Practice
Patricia L Gerbarg, Philip R Muskin, Richard P Brown
With its unrivaled scope, easy readability, and outstanding clinical relevance, Complementary and Integrative Treatments in Psychiatric Practice is an indispensable resource for psychiatric and other health care professionals. It is also well suited for individuals with mental disorders and their family members who are seeking updated, practical information on complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine (CAIM). An international group of experts, researchers, and clinicians examines an expansive range of treatments that have been chosen on the basis of their therapeutic potential, strength of evidence, safety, clinical experience, geographic and cultural diversity, and public interest. This guide offers advice on how to best tailor treatments to individual patient needs; combine and integrate treatments for optimal patient outcomes; identify high-quality products; administer appropriate doses; and deal with concerns about liability, safety, and herb-drug interactions.
Internet Addiction in Children and Adolescents
Risk Factors, Assessment, and Treatment
Kimberly S. Young, Nabuco De Abreu Cristiano
This is the first book to thoroughly examine how early and easy access to the Internet and digital technologies impacts children and adolescents. Experts in the field examine the research that shows the social, cognitive, developmental, and academic problems that can result when children spend excessive time in front of screens. As a whole, the book provides an invaluable resource for those who need to assess, treat, and prevent Internet addiction in children and adolescents.