2018 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 24th Edition
John S. Bradley, John D. Nelson
This best-selling and widely used resource on pediatric antimicrobial therapy provides instant access to reliable, up-to-the-minute recommendations for treatment of all infectious diseases in children.
For each disease, the authors provide a commentary to help health care providers select the best of all antimicrobial choices. Drug descriptions cover all antimicrobial agents available today and include complete information about dosing regimens. In response to growing concerns about overuse of antibiotics, the program includes guidelines on when not to prescribe antibiotics.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Postgraduate Practical Examination in Orthopaedics, 2nd edition
The second edition of this textbook has been fully updated to provide trainees with a revision guide to assist with preparation for practical examinations in orthopaedics. Divided into 43 sections, and beginning with an overview of normal and abnormal gait, each chapter discusses the diagnosis and management of a specific disorder in `frequently asked questions' (FAQs) format, covering all extremities of the musculoskeletal system.
Clinical Surgery Pearls, 3rd edition
R Dayananda Babu
This third edition has been fully revised and updated to provide students with the latest information to help them prepare for surgical examinations. Presented in question and answer format, the book consists of fifty long and short clinical cases. Each case begins with an overview, a checklist for history and physical examination, and diagnostic points. Commonly asked exam questions follow, reviewing the relevant anatomy, physiology, investigations, differential diagnosis, updated staging, and management techniques. Discussion on staging corresponds with the American Joint Cancer Committee (AJCC) 8th edition cancer staging system. Separate chapters cover definitions of key terminologies, and radiology and imaging. The book concludes with important tables and charts for trauma, neck, breast, abdomen, burns and more.
A Practical Guide to Surgical Instruments, X-rays and Operative Interventions
This book provides medical students with a concise overview of surgical instruments, X-rays, and operative procedures. Divided into four sections, the text begins with discussion on metallic instruments such as forceps, stone retrieval forceps, and retractors. The next section covers non-metallic instruments, describing catheters, drains, bags, sutures, and more. Section three provides students with detail on X-rays for gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, genitourinary, and chest disorders, and the final section explains various operative procedures for different anatomical systems.
Essential Pediatric Pulmonology, 3rd edition
Rakesh Lodha, Sushil Kabra
This new edition of book provides the necessary information required for the management of acute and chronic respiratory diseases in children, meeting the needs of pediatricians, specialists, and pediatric residents. All chapters are revised to include diagnostic and treatment algorithms and 20 new chapters have been added.
Baby and Toddler Basics
Expert Answers to Parents' Top 150 Questions
Baby and Toddler Basics focuses on parents’ top 150 questions, based on Dr. Tanya's years in practice. An internet search of these questions could yield dozens of answers, many from dubious sources. Dr. Tanya addresses parents’ concerns with the expertise of a pediatrician backed by the trusted authority of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Baby and Toddler Basics’ clear Q&A layout means it’s just as fast as Googling, but with answers parents can trust, based on medically-sound AAP policy.
What's Up With Your Bladder?
Megan Arroll, Christine Dancey
his book guides you through the different conditions associated with bladder dysfunction, how you can help yourself, what to expect if you need to undergo investigations and the numerous evidence-based treatments that are available - both mainstream and complementary - so that you will no longer need to feel reluctant to broach the subject with your GP - meaning you can find your way back to good health.
Ortho Notes, 4th Edition
Clinical Examination Pocket Guide
Put the information you need in class, clinical, and practice at your fingertips with this handy, easy-to-use guide. Each joint tab includes the most effective special tests (rated by sensitivity and specificity), medical screening, imaging, mechanism of injury, ROM, strength and functional deficits.
A Patient-Centered Approach from Examination to Interventions and Outcomes
Dennis Fell, Karen Y Lunnen, Reva Rauk
Take an evidence-based approach to the neurorehabilitation of adult and pediatric patients across the lifespan that reflects the APTA’s patient management model and the WHO’s International Classification of Function (ICF). You’ll study examination and interventions from the body structure/function impairments and functional activity limitations commonly encountered in patients with neurologic disorders. Then, understanding the disablement process, you’ll be able to organize the clinical data that leads to therapeutic interventions for specific impairments that can then be applied as appropriate anytime that impairment is detected, regardless of the medical diagnosis.
The Comprehensive Manual of Therapeutic Exercises
Orthopedic and General Conditions
Dr. Elizabeth Bryan has compiled thousands of clinically relevant exercises to create a text that will teach students theory and proper application that they will then return to again and again in their career as a reference to aid in designing evidence-based exercise programs for their clients or patients.
Introductory chapters cover exercise parameters, exercise progression, the importance of form, muscle soreness, and a reference for body position terminology, then subsequent chapters are organized by body area to cover most of the clinical exercises in use today.
Athletic Training Student Primer, 3rd Edition
A Foundation for Success
Andrew P. Winterstein
Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success, Third Edition is a dynamic text that provides students with a foundation upon which they can build their athletic training knowledge and develop an authentic understanding of the rewards and challenges of the athletic training profession.
The Third Edition of Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success by Andrew P. Winterstein builds upon previous editions in providing a mix of foundational athletic training knowledge coupled with human interest information to help guide students in their decision-making process when contemplating a career. This Third Edition breaks the mold of other introductory athletic training texts by including answers to many "real-life" athletic training situations.
A Guide to
Clinical Assessment and Professional Report Writing in Speech-Language Pathology, 2nd Edition
Cyndi Stein-Rubin, Renee Fabus
A Guide to Clinical Assessment and Professional Report Writing in Speech-Language Pathology, Second Edition combines the latest assessment protocols and diagnostic techniques with vital diagnostic report writing tools into a single definitive guide.
Cyndi Stein-Rubin, Renee Fabus, and their contributors recognize that clinical assessment is inextricably linked to report writing and have updated this Second Edition to synthesize the two. Following the introductory chapters, which discuss the basics of assessment and report writing, each subsequent chapter focuses on a particular disorder, provides in-depth assessment tools, and presents a corresponding sample report.
Leadership Questions for Health Care Professionals
Applying Theories and Principles to Practice
Leadership Questions for Health Care Professionals: Applying Theories and Principles to Practice by Dr. Matthew R. Kutz presents some of the most common leadership questions with the intent to facilitate intrigue and dialogue about the general concept of leadership and an awareness of potential leadership issues facing health care professionals.
Test Success, 8th Edition
Test-Taking Techniques for Beginning Nursing Students
Patricia M. Nugent, Barbara A. Vitale
A complete review of core concepts, plus 900 questions based on the latest NCLEX© test plan will build confidence and improve test scores from the beginning of nursing school. Master tricky alternate-format questions, even SATA (select all that apply) and develop efficient studying skills with test-taking tips and rationales for correct and incorrect responses. Purchase this title NEW and get 150 additional questions online at DavisPlus.
Pocket Guide to Psychiatric Nursing, 10th Edition
Mary C. Townsend, Karyn I. Morgan
This Pocket Guide is really two books in one! The first half provides the diagnostic information needed to create a care plan; the second half covers the safe prescription and administration of psychotropic medications. And, the concepts can be applied to a variety of healthcare settings…from in-patient hospitalization through the outpatient clinic…to home health and private practice.
Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care, 2nd Edition
Theresa A. Beery, M. Linda Workman, Julia A. Eggert
Confidently tackle the basics of genetic inheritance, the influence of somatic and germline mutations, the multifactorial relationship of gene-environment interactions, and the foundation of ethical behavior. Everyday language makes these often-intimidating topics easy to understand, while clearly defined principles, logical explanations, illustrations, tables, and clinical examples ensure you master the material.
A Guide to Disseminating Your DNP Project
A Guide to Disseminating Your DNP Project provides an effective, proven blueprint that enables students to disseminate their DNP projects. This book describes the process of disseminating the final written assignment, as recommended by the American Academy of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) for graduation from a DNP program. For all DNP graduates looking to make a positive impact on health care today, dissemination of knowledge and research is imperative to initiate quality improvement effectively. By sharing these projects, DNPs can improve health care.
Fast Facts for Curriculum Development in Nursing, 2nd Edition
How to Develop & Evaluate Educational Programs
Jan L. McCoy, Marion G. Anema
This is a concise step-by-step guide for novice nurse educators on the development of new programs and curricula―or the revision of existing ones―that meet the standards of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, the CNEA, the ACEN, and the CCNE. The second edition of this quick access guide is updated to meet all new and revised standards for program approval and covers the full scope of the development process from conception through evaluation. The resource’s thoughtful organization and bullet-point format enable users to access the information they need in seconds, and an abundance of updated examples clarify each step of the way.
Cardiac Diagnosis for Acute Care
The NP's and PA's Guide to a Comprehensive History and Deciphering the Differential
Leslie E. Janik
Written specifically for both novice and experienced cardiovascular clinicians in acute care settings, this is the only resource to focus on the art of conducting an in-depth patient history. Too often, patients will tell their first provider one thing and their second provider another. Even when asked the exact same question, patients’ stories can inexplicably change. Clinicians can save time, effort, and cost by parsing out conflicting patient histories with a specific and detailed line of questioning. If recorded accurately and interpreted correctly, a comprehensive history alone may obtain a correct diagnosis without exhaustive and expensive evaluations.
The American Psychiatric Association
Practice Guideline for the Pharmacological Treatment of Patients With Alcohol Use Disorder
American Psychiatric Association
This guideline focuses specifically on evidence-based pharmacological treatments for AUD in outpatient settings and includes additional information on assessment and treatment planning, which are an integral part of using pharmacotherapy to treat AUD. In addition to reviewing the available evidence on the use of AUD pharmacotherapy, the guideline offers clear, concise, and actionable recommendation statements, each of which is given a rating that reflects the level of confidence that potential benefits of an intervention outweigh potential harms. The guideline provides guidance on implementing these recommendations into clinical practice, with the goal of improving quality of care and treatment outcomes of AUD.
CMSA's Integrated Case Management
A Manual For Case Managers by Case Managers
Kathleen Fraser, Rebecca Perez, Corine Latour
CMSA’s Integrated Case Management delves into the role of the case manager and unpacks how case managers assess and treat complex patients. These are patients who may be challenged with medical and behavioral conditions, poor access to care services, as well as chronic illnesses and disabilities, and require multidisciplinary care to regain health and function. With a wealth of information on regulatory requirements, new models of care, integration of services, digital and telemedicine, and new performance measures that are clearly defined for nurses in nursing terminology, chapters outline the steps needed to begin, implement, and use the interventions of the Integrated Case Management approach.