ECG Masters' Collection, Volume 2
Favorite ECGs from Master Teachers Around the World
Mohammad Shenasa, Mark E.Josephson, N.A. Mark Estes III, Ezra Amsterdam, Melvin Scheinman
Over 75 exceptional electrocardiogram case studies curated from the libraries of 60 internationally recognized master teachers of ECG interpretation are brought together in this one of a kind resource for student and teacher alike. Organized by disease type, ECG case studies are presented in a clinical context followed by questions and discussion. Medical students, residents, fellows, physicians anyone who is involved in caring for patients with various cardiovascular diseases and other systemic pathologies will find this unique collection with a global perspective useful and practical in developing the skills necessary to reading ECGs.
Oncology Clinical Trials 2nd Edition
Successful Design, Conduct, and Analysis
William Kevin Kelly, Susan Halabi
The second edition of Oncology Clinical Trials has been thoroughly revised and updated and now contains the latest designs and methods of conducting and analyzing cancer clinical trials in the era of precision medicine with biologic agents―including trials investigating the safety and efficacy of targeted therapies, immunotherapies, and combination therapies as well as novel radiation therapy modalities. Now divided into six sections this revamped book provides the necessary background and expert guidance from the principles governing oncology clinical trials to the innovative statistical design methods permeating the field; from conducting trials in a safe and effective manner, analyzing and interpreting the data, to a forward-looking assessment and discussion of regulatory issues impacting domestic, international, and global clinical trials.
Practical Surgical Pathology of the Breast
Juan P. Palazzo
Practical Surgical Pathology of the Breast is a comprehensive and accessible guide for the practicing pathologist and trainee. It provides anatomic pathologists with the essential knowledge and tools to navigate breast cases and classification systems that are commonly and uncommonly found in everyday practice. Particularly challenging topics such as understanding the molecular mechanisms linked to breast cancer and the interpretation of molecular tests, are covered in clear prose, along with useful discussions on diagnostic challenges written by world experts.
Decision Making in Thoracic Surgery
T. Wickii Vigneswaran, John A. Odell
Presented in an algorithmic approach, this book is a practical guide to thoracic surgery. Beginning with discussion on preoperative physical examination, the following sections cover surgery for different regions of the thoracic system, based on step by step evaluation of patient history, physical examination, investigation and diagnosis, leading to a decision on the appropriate surgical procedure. The text covers the chest wall, pleura, mediastinum, trachea, lung, and oesophagus, with a final section on lung donation and transplantation. Authored by recognised, US-based experts from Loyola University Health System, Maywood, IL and Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, the text is further enhanced by clinical photographs, diagrams and tables.
Sclerotherapy in Dermatology
Sacchidanand S, Nagesh TS
This book provides an introduction to sclerotherapy for practising dermatologists. Beginning with an overview of venous anatomy, the next chapters examine the pathophysiology of varicose veins and clinical signs of venous insufficiency. The following sections explain the techniques of sclerotherapy and potential complications. The book concludes with discussion on sclerotherapy for cystic and benign vascular lesions, and surgical treatment of varicose veins. Clinical photographs and figures further enhance the comprehensive text.
Walker's Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease 6th edition
Ronald Kleinman, Olivier-Jean Goulet, Giorgina Mieli-Vergani, Ian Sanderson, Philip Sherman, Benjamin Shneider
As with previous editions, the size and content of each section has been modified and new chapters added to reflect an increasing evolution of subspecialty programs within gastroenterology and a better understanding of subspecialty conditions that have emerged in pediatric gastroenterology. As the importance of genetics and molecular biology in the pathophysiology and diagnosis of complex pediatric conditions of the gut, pancreas, and liver have become appreciated, expanded chapters cover their importance in the field.
Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist 2018-19
Jeanine P Abrons
Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist, APhA’s new 2018-2019 edition, includes more than 90 individual core reference pages—including new content on calculations; immunization schedules for infants to adults; travel health immunizations; and updates based on the most recent changes in guidelines on diabetes, hypertension,cholesterol, and warfarin management. This new edition also features an easy-to-use spiral binding.
Immunization Handbook for Pharmacists 4th Edition
Lauren B. Angelo
This fourth edition of Immunization Handbook for Pharmacists (previously titled APhA’s Immunization Handbook) provides practical and timely updates for pharmacists and pharmacy staff who are involved in pharmacy-based immunization services. Updated throughout, the 20 chapters present a step-by-step process for developing and implementing immunization services.
Manual therapy, exercise and needling
An authoritative and comprehensive account of the assessment and conservative management of temporomandibular disorders. Recent emphasis has been on ‘evidence-based practice’ at the expense of the clinical reality which should also take account of clinician expertise and patient preference. A sound research base is not always available. This text addresses the clinical reality of having to make decisions using other sources of knowledge in the absence of a comprehensive scientific rationale. It advocates clinical and evidence-informed practice – an approach which acknowledges the value of clinician experience and expertise as well as research findings.
Hand Grasps and Manipulation Skills 2nd edition
Clinical Perspective of Development and Function
Sandra J. Edwards, Jenna D. McCoy-Powlen, Donna Gallen, Michelle Suarez
Hand Grasps and Manipulation Skills: Clinical Perspective of Development and Function, Second Edition is an expertly designed and logically organized text that provides an accurate and clear depiction of the development of hand grasps and the taxonomy of functional hand grasp. It is unique in that it is the only text on the market that contains a comprehensive pictorial information about hands and their grasps. Additional unique features include rare information about in utero development of the hand, left handedness, scissor skill development, in hand manipulation skills, and extensive information regarding clinical application.
Pocket Psych Drugs 2nd Edition
Point-of-Care Clinical Guide
Darlene D. Pedersen
From alprazolam to zolpidem—this handy guide delivers quick access to the important pharmacologic content for 80 psychotropic drugs. Organized by generic name, each monograph covers indications (including off-label use) pharmacokinetics, dosages, adverse reactions, and drug interactions, including herbal and food interactions.
Grant Writing Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals 3rd Edition
Barbara Holtzclaw, Carole Kenner, Marlene Walden
This accessible, hands-on text, for new grant writers and seasoned health researchers, educators, and clinicians alike, illuminates the process of writing a persuasive request for funding from start to finish. Packed with practical tips for dealing with common pitfalls besieging grant seekers, the text progresses step by step from establishing the need for the grant through disseminating grant findings. This third edition is distinguished by key information about newer grant mechanisms and a fresh focus for foundation and corporate grants.
Advanced Public and Community Health Nursing Practice Second Edition
Population Assessment, Program Planning and Evaluation
Naomi E. Ervin, Pamela Kulbok
Written by advanced practice public/community health nurse experts, this comprehensive resource for advanced practice nursing students and clinicians builds upon the core foundations of practice: social justice, interdisciplinary practice, community involvement, disease prevention, and health promotion. Interweaving theory, practice, and contemporary issues, Advanced Public and Community Health Nursing Practice, Second Edition, provides essential knowledge needed to successfully assess communities, diagnose community situations, plan programs and budgets, and evaluate programs in public and community health.
Rural Nursing 5th Edition
Concepts, Theory, and Practice
Charlene A. Winters, Helen J. Lee
The newly revised fifth edition of this authoritative classic continues to be the only text to focus specifically on rural nursing concepts, theory, research, practice, education, public health, and healthcare delivery from a national and international perspective. Updated with 22 new chapters, these additions expand upon the rural nursing theory base and research. Content delves into the life of rural nurses, addressing their unique day-to-day challenges of living without anonymity, often acting as the sole healthcare provider, and establishing self-reliance as a nurse generalist.
Homeless Older Populations
A Practical Guide for the Interdisciplinary Care Team
Diane Chau, Arnold P. Gass
Filled with key insights and field-tested knowledge, this is a concise, hands-on guide to how interdisciplinary team strategies can advance the care of older homeless adults. The book encompasses research evidence, education-based initiatives, and systems thinking, and describes how to implement promising health care outlooks for diverse elderly populations in a variety of localities.
Academic Leadership in Nursing
Effective Strategies for Aspiring Faculty and Leaders
Leslie Neal-Boylan, Sharron E. Guillett, Chappy Sharon
Written for instructors looking to expand leadership skills within their teaching roles, those seeking more formal leadership positions, and novice academic leaders, this text delivers a first-hand perspective on what it takes to be a faculty member and nurse academic administrator across three different academic settings―public, private, and for-profit―and provides an in-depth understanding of the key differences among them. Chapters offer concrete tips and suggestions for applying to and working in different types of institutions, and candidly discuss “things I wish I had known” and “lessons learned.”
Clinical Analytics and Data Management for the DNP 2nd Edition
Martha L. Sylvia, Mary F. Terhaar
This is the only text to deliver the strong data management knowledge and skills that are required competencies for all DNP students. It enables readers to design data tracking and clinical analytics in order to rigorously evaluate clinical innovations and programs for improving clinical outcomes and to document and analyze change. This second edition has been expanded and updated to address major changes in our healthcare environment. Incorporating faculty and student input, it now includes modalities such as SPSS, Excel, and Tableau to address diverse data management tasks.
Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse 2nd Edition
An Orientation and Care Guide in a Nutshell
Featuring essential information needed daily to provide optimal care to every patient, this guide condenses volumes of operating room content into one pocket-sized companion. The second edition of this nursing mentor―for novice perioperative nurses in orientation and their preceptors―is newly updated to reflect the 2017 Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) guidelines with current, evidence-based clinical practice knowledge in an easy-to-use format. A well-organized text with evidence-based directives on current perioperative standards, this handy resource covers patient safety, the surgical environment, critical thinking, immediate decisionmaking, and perioperative skills.
Professional Issues and Practices (Volume 1)
Sally L. Grapin, John H. Kranzler
This engaging new text introduces the field of school psychology, providing an accessible overview of an essential and in-demand profession. It covers a comprehensive range of topics, including historical, cultural, professional, legal, and ethical foundations as well as practices in assessment, intervention, consultation, and program evaluation. Reflecting current standards and best practices, the book includes learning tools for a variety of audiences and examines the profession of school psychology through a social justice lens.
Counseling Couples Before, During, and After Pregnancy
Sexuality and Intimacy Issues
This practical, evidence-based resource is the first available guide for healthcare providers and mental health professionals on advising and counseling couples and individuals who are experiencing sexual issues directly related to conception efforts, pregnancy, and the postpartum period. Authored by a noted sex therapist, the book offers providers current, accurate information about issues that can affect sexual activity surrounding pregnancy as well as proven strategies for effective counseling.
Effective Counseling and Psychotherapy
An Evidence-Based Approach
Grounded in over 50 years of outcome research, this comprehensive textbook focuses on outcomes management and the principles and core strategies for delivering competent and effective therapeutic practice. Applicable to all settings and models, the text illuminates four foundational principles of therapeutic practice: a strengths-based framework, collaborative practice, clinician effectiveness, and routine and ongoing outcome-oriented clinical work.
Forensic Psychology 101
This is a concise, engaging overview of forensic psychology, spanning its origins as a discipline through the many varied opportunities for employment today. In easy-to-understand language, the book describes federal and state legal systems as they interface with psychological constructs, and presents several chapters focusing on specific areas of the discipline, from criminal matters and ethical issues to family court and juvenile justice. The roles of the forensic psychologist and attorney in court proceedings are addressed and clarified, and landmark cases are highlighted to demonstrate key concepts and how forensic psychologists can influence the law.