Seating and Wheeled Mobility
A Clinical Resource Guide
Michelle L. Lange, Jean Minkel
Seating and Wheeled Mobility: A Clinical Resource Guide presents clinical assessment considerations when working with a person with a disability who may need wheelchair seating for postural support, skin integrity, or a wheelchair base to best meet dependent or independent mobility needs.
Michelle L. Lange and Jean Minkel have designed this text to support occupational and physical therapists, complex rehabilitation technology suppliers, and even third-party payers who are interested in wheelchair seating and mobility assessment and applications. Seating and Wheeled Mobility provides a wide spectrum of information from foundational information for those practitioners who are new to the field to in-depth, population-specific information for practitioners who perhaps have not worked with a particular population in the past.
NP Notes, 3rd Edition
Nurse Practitioner's Clinical Pocket Guide
Ruth McCaffrey, Humberto Reinoso
Put this handy guide to work in class, in clinical, and in practice. From screening and assessment tools and differential diagnosis through the most commonly ordered drugs and billing and coding, this volume in the Davis Notes Series presents the information you need every day in a pocket-sized resource. The 3rd Edition of this AJN Book of the Year Award Winner has been completely revised and updated to reflect the latest changes in the field.
Clinical Simulations for Nursing Education, 2nd Edition
Patricia M. Dillon
51 structured case studies simulate the wide range of patient care challenges your students will encounter in practice. These scenarios help them develop the critical assessment, clinical reasoning, and nursing skills they need to deliver safe and competent care—in a controlled, risk-free environment. The Facilitator Volume provides all of the information found in the Participant Volume, the answers to the student exercises and two additional testing simulations, as well as everything you need to set up, administer and facilitate each simulation.
Clinical Simulations for Nursing Education, 2nd Edition
Patricia M. Dillon
Each realistic, patient-care simulation focuses on a defined clinical domain, critical knowledge and skills, levels of competency, evidenced-based practice guidelines, National Patient Safety Goals, and research-based design characteristics. You can record your reflections at the end of each simulation to enhance self-awareness and develop insights into the patient care delivery process.
Advanced Practice Nursing, 4th Edition
Essentials of Role Development
Lucille A. Joel
The 4th Edition of an AJN Book of the Year Award Winner!
Meet all the challenges of professional practice—whatever your specialty or environment. Noted nursing professionals and educators explore all of the non-clinical roles and responsibilities of an APN and chart a course that will enable you to meet them successfully. You’ll follow the evolution of the APN’s role from a historical perspective to the present and examine the issues and challenges you’ll encounter in the future.
Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review, 3rd Edition
Fast Facts and Practice Questions
Maria T. Codina Leik
The third edition of this highly acclaimed review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the complex knowledge needed to pass the exam into a concise, well-organized format. It is updated with key information about the new FNP certification exam, including new test format questions featuring photos of skin and eye conditions and EKGs, and more challenging dragand-drop and multiple-choice questions. Also new to the third edition is more detailed information about nonclinical topics on the exam, including research, ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, health practices of major cultures, and reimbursement guidelines. One hundred new review questions throughout the book and on the practice exam―including answer key and rationale―increase the total number of questions to more than 700.
Formulating a Differential Diagnosis for the Advanced Practice Provider, 2nd Edition
Jacqueline Rhoads, Julie C. Penick
This easy-access clinical guide to over 70 commonly seen symptoms, written for advanced practice provider (APP) students and new practitioners, describes a step-by-step process for obtaining a reliable patient history, choosing the appropriate physical exam, and using the patient history and physical exam findings to form a differential diagnosis. The second edition continues to include the case study approach, and is updated to incorporate 22 new symptoms along with contributions by a new editor, who is a leader in holistic health.
Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing Education, 4th Edition
Sarah B. Keating, Stephanie S. DeBoor
Reorganized and updated to deliver practical guidelines for evidence-based curricular change and development, the fourth edition of this classic text highlights current research in nursing education as a springboard for graduate students and faculty in their quest for research projects, theses, dissertations, and scholarly activities. It also focuses on the specific sciences of nursing education and program evaluation as they pertain to nursing educators. New chapters address the role of faculty regarding curriculum development and approval processes in changing educational environments; course development strategies for applying learning theories, educational taxonomies, and team-building; needs assessment and the frame factors model; ADN and BSN and pathways to higher degrees; and planning for doctoral education.
A Practical Guide to Parkinson’s Disease
Diagnosis and Management
The only resource of its kind, this is a concise yet comprehensive overview of Parkinson's disease and related syndromes written for PAs, medical students, case managers, and nurse practitioners in primary care and neurology settings. In an easy-to-read approach, it encompasses diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management of the Parkinsonian patient along with abundant patient education and caregiver resources. The guide also addresses the unique considerations, treatment requirements, challenges, and prognoses for each of the Parkinson syndromes.
Financial and Business Management for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, 2nd Edition
The second edition of this award-winning text, designed specifically for the DNP course in health care economics and finance, remains the only book to embed economic and financial concepts in the context of nursing practice and nursing health care systems. Well organized and clearly written, the second edition is updated to encompass key changes to reimbursement and health care regulations and provides revised statistics throughout. It offers new information on ambulatory care, cost and ratio analysis, additional examples of financial statements, and an updated sample business plan.
Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging, 3rd Edition
Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives
Carolyn Aldwin, Heidi Igarashi, Diane Gilmer, Michael R. Levenson
Written for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, and invigorated by the addition of new coauthors, the third edition integrates findings in biology, psychology, and the social sciences to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage of the aging process. Included is key information on age-related changes and disease-related processes, the demography of the aging population worldwide, theories of aging, and ways to promote optimal aging. From a psychosocial perspective, the book examines mental health, stress and coping, spirituality, and caregiving in later years. Also included is crucial information on longitudinal design and statistics as they relate to research on aging, promising new trends in gerontechnology and Green Houses, and information on health promotion programs. Real-life examples throughout the text help students to understand practical applications of the material.
The Encyclopedia of Elder Care, 4th Edition
The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric Health and Social Care
Elizabeth A. Capezuti, Michael L. Malone, Ariba Khan, Steven L. Baumann
This expanded, one-of-a-kind reference of more than 250 entries provides a comprehensive guide to all of the essential elements of elder care across a breadth of health and social service disciplines. Responding to the needs of providers, directcare workers, family, and other caregivers, the diverse array of entries included in this encyclopedia recognize and address the complex medical, social, and psychological problems associated with geriatric care.
Clinical Leadership for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
This groundbreaking text focuses on the practical knowledge and skills that both physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) need to be effective health care leaders in a multidisciplinary environment. Written by a recognized expert in physician assistant leadership, this engaging text helps PA and NP professionals--increasingly called upon to lead in a variety of clinical and administrative environments-- to navigate the unique challenges they encounter.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Clinical Applications for Psychiatric Practice
Richard A. Bermudes, Karl Lanocha, Philip G. Janicak
Edited by clinicians who were involved with transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) from the beginning, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Clinical Applications for Psychiatric Practice offers everything the mental health practitioner needs to know about this innovative and well-established treatment. It is increasingly clear that different combinations of biological, neurobehavioral, and symptomatic factors contribute to the problem of "treatment resistance" in psychiatric disorders. Fortunately, a number of neuromodulation approaches, including TMS, are providing more options for clinicians to combat psychiatric problems. However, guidance about how to identify patients who are good candidates for TMS and how to comanage them during treatment is scarce because instruction on this modality has yet to be integrated into most psychiatry residencies. Thus, this text fills a great need, providing clinicians with an evidence-based foundation for the efficacy and safety of TMS.
Counseling Gifted Students
A Guide for School Counselors
Susannah M. Wood, Jean Sunde Peterson
Created to fill a gap in both counselor education and gifted education, this is the only up-to-date text to provide a concise and practical overview of counseling services designed specifically for gifted and talented students. Grounded in the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model for counseling programs, the book illuminates specific knowledge, awareness, and skills school counselors need to address concerns related not only to academics, but also to social and emotional development of this population.
Social Work ASWB Bachelors Exam Guide, 2nd Edition
A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success
Written by a renowned social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Bachelors licensure exam! Reviewers applaud the book’s unique test-taking tips and strategies which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. A thorough review of the four content areas of the updated 2018 Bachelors exam is provided.
Ethics for Professional Counselors
Integrating Counseling and Psychology Standards
Silvia L. Mazzula, Pamela LiVecchi
This is the first textbook to integrate both ACA and APA standards of ethics for programs spanning both counseling and psychology disciplines. It provides a clear, comprehensive review of ethical standards and guidelines by the ACA and APA and distills the essence of both to find common ground for counselors and psychologists to understand and engage in ethical decision-making. The text also clarifies legal requirements at state federal levels, and facilitates critical thinking regarding the complex intersections of legal requirements and ethics codes in a way that is easily understandable.
The Psychological and Social Impact of Illness and Disability, 7th Edition
Irmo Marini, Mark A. Stebnicki
Now in its seventh edition, this bestselling classic continues to be the most comprehensive and diverse text available on the psychosocial aspects of illness and disability. It is substantially revised to reflect the growing disparity between the haves and the have-nots and incorporates social justice issues throughout the text. In addition to new and updated information integrated throughout the book, the seventh edition features two new chapters addressing social justice in regards to depression and disability, and the psychosocial aspects of grief, death, and dying. Additionally, the text now includes an Instructor’s Manual and PowerPoint slides.
EMDR Therapy and Mindfulness for Trauma-Focused Care
Jamie Marich, Stephen Dansiger
Based on the belief that mindfulness is a critical component in the delivery of EMDR, this innovative text integrates mindfulness-informed practice with EMDR therapy to create an effective new approach for healing trauma. Based on current evidence-based research, the book demonstrates―with clear, step-by-step guidelines--how clinicians can conceptualize and deliver trauma focused care in both mental health and addiction treatment. Infused with practical applications, the book provides clearly articulated and effective approaches that provide a concrete beginning, middle, and end of treatment planning.
Social Work ASWB Bachelors Practice Test, 2nd Edition
170 Questions to Identify Knowledge Gaps
Written by a highly-respected social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this full-length practice test with answers and rationales covers all the content areas of the updated 2018 ASWB® Bachelors exam. A valuable diagnostic tool to improve test success, the 170 questions mirror the exam in length, structure, and content. Reviewers applaud the book’s test-taking strategies for each question which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. In-depth rationales for correctly answering each question help readers identify gaps in knowledge and errors in problem solving. Additional test taking tips make this book an invaluable resource for those who want to pass the ASWB® Bachelors Exam on the first attempt!
Social Work ASWB Clinical Practice Test
170 Questions to Identify Knowledge Gaps
Written by a highly respected social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this full-length practice test with answers and rationales covers all the content areas of the updated ASWB® Clinical Exam. A valuable diagnostic tool to improve test success, the 170 questions mirror the exam in length, structure, and content. Reviewers applaud the book’s test-taking strategies for each question, which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. In-depth rationales for correctly answering each question help readers identify gaps in knowledge and errors in problem solving.
Social Work ASWB Masters Practice Test, 2nd Edition
170 Questions to Identify Knowledge Gaps
Written by a highly respected social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this full-length practice test with answers and rationales covers all the content areas of the updated ASWB® Masters Exam. A valuable diagnostic tool to improve test success, the 170 questions mirror the exam in length, structure, and content. Reviewers applaud the book’s test-taking strategies for each question, which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. In-depth rationales for correctly answering each question help readers identify gaps in knowledge and errors in problem solving.
Living with the breast cancer gene
Three years ago, at the age of 35, Clarissa Foster was found to carry a harmful mutation in the BRCA2 gene which drastically increased her risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. She searched for a book that would help her to understand the full extent of what it meant to carry a harmful mutation, the options available to her to lower her risk and, most importantly, how it would feel to undergo preventive surgery. Finding nothing that answered her needs she set about reading all the available medical literature and liaising with relevant medical professionals to answer her questions. This book is the result of that research and of the decision she took based on it - to have a full mastectomy and oophorectomy. Within the context of her own painful experience of cancer (her mother died of ovarian cancer) and of elective surgery, Clarissa explains what the BRCA mutation is, what it signifies, what the individual's choices are and what the fall out can be in terms of a woman's body image, identity and sexuality.
Multiple Sclerosis, 5th Edition
A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed
Now in its fifth edition, Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed is the best-selling guide to MS for newly diagnosed patients and their families. Written in plain language by renowned MS expert physician T. Jock Murray, this book guides patients at any stage who want to know more about the disease, its potential impact on their lives, and the medical treatments now available for managing it successfully.
The fifth edition is updated to reflect recent advances in understanding the underlying mechanisms and disease progression, the diagnostic criteria and classification of MS, and new drugs and therapies. This book opens the window on an MS diagnosis and provides answers to the multitude of questions patients will have so they can take charge and make informed decisions about their health and treatment.