Achieving a Healthy Weight for Your Child
An Action Plan for Families
Sandra G. Hassink
Achieving a Healthy Weight for Your Child: An Action Plan for Families is an essential guide to help parents take action to support their child's healthy nutrition and physical activity at home, in school and in the community. Whether your child struggles with weight issues or you are working on obesity prevention, this book will help you understand childhood obesity and take an informed approach to your child's eating, activity, screen time and physical and emotional health.
Get Tough With Type 2
Master your diabetes
A cutting-edge yet practical guide for newly-diagnosed and established type 2 diabetes patients and their families, providing an understanding of what really causes the condition and therefore how to manage it effectively, by one of the UK's leading diabetes physicians. The book includes much that will be unfamiliar to non-specialist doctors, helping sufferers to manage their own condition better and work optimally with healthcare professionals.
Pharmacology Clear and Simple, 3rd Edition
A Guide to Drug Classifications and Dosage Calculations
Cynthia J. Watkins
Save time and money with two books in one! Half pharmacology, half dosage calculations—plus an intensive, yet clear & simple review of basic math!
Here’s the must-have knowledge and guidance you need to gain a solid understanding of pharmacology and the safe administration of medications in one text. A body systems approach to pharmacology with a basic math review and a focus on drug classifications prepare you for administering specific drugs in the clinical setting.
Clinical Assessment for Massage Therapy
A Practical Guide
Clinical Assessment for Massage therapy – a practical guide brings together a range of examination and assessment techniques which are otherwise only found in a variety of different places. The author presents them in a way which is specifically relevant to massage therapists. The ability to accurately assess a client’s condition is crucial if massage therapy is to be given safely, appropriately and effectively.
The Handbook of Health Behavior Change, 5th Edition
Marisa E. Hilliard, Kristin A. Riekert, Judith K. Ockene, Lori Pbert
This revised and updated fifth edition of the highly acclaimed “gold standard” textbook continues to provide a foundational review of health behavior change theories, research methodologies, and intervention strategies across a range of populations, age groups, and health conditions. It examines numerous, complex, and often co-occurring factors that can both positively and negatively influence people’s ability to change behaviors to enhance their health including intrapersonal, interpersonal, sociocultural, environmental, systems, and policy factors, in the context of leading theoretical frameworks. Beyond understanding predictors and barriers to achieving meaningful health behavior change, the Handbook provides an updated review of the evidence base for novel and well-supported behavioral interventions and offers recommendations for future research.
Textbook of Kinesiology
V. D. Bindal
This book is a guide to human kinesiology for physiotherapists. Divided into three sections, the text begins with an introduction to the field, anatomical and physiological fundamentals of human motion, and biomechanics. The following section covers joint and muscle movement in different regions of the body, from shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist, to pelvis, hip, knee, ankle and foot, and spine. The final chapters discuss posture and movement and the application of kinesiology to daily life activities, sports skills and prevention of sports injuries.
Phillips's Manual of I.V. Therapeutics, 7th Edition
Evidence-Based Practice for Infusion Therapy
The perfect resource for any setting where infusion therapy skills are required! Its popular, self-paced approach makes it ideal for classroom and clinical settings as it progresses from the basics to advanced techniques while incorporating theory into clinical application.
DNP Education, Practice, and Policy, 2nd Edition
Mastering the DNP Essentials for Advanced Nursing Practice
Stephanie Ahmed, Linda Andrist, Sheila Davis, Valerie Fuller
The second edition of this distinguished text―designed for use across the entire DNP curriculum―defines practice scholarship for the DNP-prepared professional nurse and promotes the development of key leadership skills needed to effectively influence healthcare policy and improve outcomes. Weaving the eight AACN DNP competencies throughout, the second edition clarifies, updates, and demonstrates their application. The text incorporates updates to the AACN’s 2015 position statement, The DNP: Current Issues and Clarifying Recommendations, and the Institute of Medicine’s The Future of Nursing report, and delivers new content from nationally recognized nurse leaders.
The APRN's Complete Guide to Prescribing Drug Therapy 2019
Mari J. Wirfs
Written for APRN students and practitioners who prescribe drugs for acute, episodic, and chronic health problems, this unique reference comes with an ebook and regular digital updates. It provides state-of-the-art guidance about appropriate pharmacotherapy options and treatment regimens for over 500 diagnoses in a concise, easy-to-use format. Comments deliver such useful information as laboratory values to monitor, patient teaching points, and safety information.
Virtual Simulation in Nursing Education
Randy M. Gordon, Dee McGonigle
The first text to detail systematic strategies for faculty, students, and administrators, Virtual Simulation in Nursing Education examines the most effective teaching methods and activities, discusses challenges and pitfalls to integrating virtual simulation into a curriculum, and examines how learning outcomes are met. With an eye toward motivating students to embrace technology throughout their careers, content illustrates how students can leverage technologies to maximize learning and support practice. Replete with savvy tips from virtual simulation experts, chapters include exemplars that present the models in real-life scenarios, and clinical reasoning questions to reinforce learning.
Caring Science, Mindful Practice, 2nd Edition
Implementing Watson’s Human Caring Theory
Kathleen Sitzman, Jean Watson
This seminal work, based on the philosophy of Watson’s Human Caring Theory, is designed to help students and practitioners of nursing to simplify Watson’s complex teachings and integrate them into everyday practice. The revised second edition includes an abundance of new micro-practice examples for each of the 10 Caritas Processes®; practical exemplars from Dr. Sitzman’s research, enabling readers to cultivate Caritas and mindfulness on a daily basis; and new case studies demonstrating how others have implemented Human Caring Science into everyday life and work.
Clinical Guide to Oral Implantology, 3rd Edition
Step by Step Procedures
Porus S. Turner, Ferzin Turner Vazifdar, Ashdin P. Turner, Danesh R. Vazifdar
This new edition is a step by step guide to oral implantology for practising dental surgeons. Divided into sixteen chapters, the book begins with an overview of implantology, diagnosis and treatment planning. The following sections guide dentists through the complete surgical process, from basic techniques, impressions and sinus grafting, to complete denture stabilisation, implant aesthetics, suturing, and more.