Red Book 2018
Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 31st Edition
David W. Kimberlin, Sarah S. Long, Michael T. Brady, Mary Anne Jackson
Extending an 8-decade tradition of excellence, Red Book® provides the most reliable and clinically useful information on the manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of more than 200 childhood infectious diseases.
The 31st edition provides evidence-based guidance to practicing clinicians on pediatric infections and vaccinations based on the recommendations of the committee as well as the combined expertise of the CDC, the FDA, and hundreds physician contributors.
Pediatric Pulmonology, Asthma, and Sleep Medicine
A Quick Reference Guide
American Academy of Pediatrics
This new rapid reference guide helps you quickly diagnose and treat the many common respiratory disorders seen in day-to-day practice as well as the rarer pulmonary and sleep disorders your patients may be struggling with. Includes more than 100 images to aid in problem-solving and diagnosis! Content is presented in a concise, bulleted template featuring algorithms, tables, and figures that make it easy to find key information to aid in diagnosis and treatment.
A Multidisciplinary Approach
Raphael Pollock, R. Lor Randall, Brian O’Sullivan
Sarcoma Oncology: A Multidisciplinary Approach is a comprehensive textbook that addresses the entire spectrum of the subject from epidemiology to laboratory research in the biology of sarcomas.
Chapters contributed by an international group of highly regarded specialists cover the epidemiology and pathology of sarcomas; diagnostic imaging and biopsy techniques; staging and prognosis: surgery of sarcomas in extremity soft tissue, abdominal wall and trunk, and skeletal bone; hyperthermia in sarcoma treatment; isolated limb perfusion; surgery for metastases; reconstructive surgery; radiation therapy; systemic chemotherapy; multidisciplinary care; treatment-induced sarcoma; pain management in sarcoma; and basic research including molecular biology and mouse models.
More Phaco Nightmares
Conquering Cataract Catastrophes
Dr. Amar Agarwal, along with over 35 of today’s cataract surgery leaders, explain all there is to know about phacoemulsification and bring their extensive experience with their own surgical nightmares. The book contains 5 sections that gradually escalate from the basics to nightmares, furnishing phaco surgeons with complicated scenarios and the essential guidance to assess, manage, and resolve.
Featuring updated content and brand new, state-of-the-art chapters on a variety of complex situations, More Phaco Nightmares is the toolkit surgeons need to stay in control when facing unique and especially challenging intra- and postoperative complications.
The Surgeon’s Guide to SMILE
Small Incision Lenticule Extraction
Dan Z. Reinstein, Timothy J. Archer, Glenn Carp
Corneal refractive surgeons are likely already familiar with the theory behind small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) and the excellent postoperative outcomes it can achieve, but they were left without a thorough and comprehensive guide to performing the procedure, until now. The Surgeon’s Guide to SMILE: Small Incision Lenticule Extraction is designed to provide surgeons who are interested in starting or are already performing SMILE with a detailed description of the preoperative assessment, surgical technique, and postoperative management of SMILE treatments.
Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2nd Edition
William F. Wright
Updated second edition of the concise but comprehensive handbook of clinical infectious disease for students, residents, primary care medical providers, nurses, and PAs. Written in outline format with short, focused chapters, the book presents a systematic method for understanding basic mechanisms, establishing a diagnosis, and implementing appropriate treatment for commonly encountered problems.
Biostatistics for Oncologists
Kara-Lynne Leonard, Adam Sullivan
Biostatistics for Oncologists is the first practical guide providing the essential biostatistical concepts, oncology-specific examples, and applicable problem sets for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and surgical oncologists. In addition, it serves as a review for medical oncology and radiation oncology residents or fellows preparing for in-service and board exams. All examples are relevant to oncology and demonstrate how to apply core conceptual knowledge and applicable methods related to hypothesis testing, correlation and regression, categorical data analysis and survival analysis to the field of oncology. The book also provides guidance on the fundamentals of study design and analysis.
The PA’s Complete Guide to Prescribing Drug Therapy 2019
Mari J. Wirfs
Organized for speedy retrieval of vital information, this prescribing reference is designed for PAs and other advanced healthcare providers in all clinical practice settings. Available in print with ebook and regular digital updates, it guides practitioners involved in the primary care management of patients with acute, episodic, and chronic health problems in selecting appropriate pharmacology options and treatment regimens for over 500 diagnoses.
A Practical Guide to Diabetes Mellitus
Nihal Thomas, Nitin Kapoor, Jachin Velavan, Senthil Vasan K.
This new edition provides clinicians and trainees with the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus. Beginning with an overview of physiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis and classification, the next chapters discuss related issues such as nutrition, exercise and counselling. The following sections cover different aspects of the disease including emergency situations, therapeutic agents, and associated disorders including retinopathy, stroke, liver disease, and neuropathy.
Medical & Surgical Management
This book is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of retinal diseases and disorders. Divided into nine sections, text begins with an introduction to basic sciences and diagnostics. The following sections provide in depth coverage of both medical and surgical treatment of various disorders - retinal degeneration and fundal dystrophies, macular disease and degeneration, retinal vascular disorders, paediatric retinal disease, choroidal and retinal inflammations, trauma, and problems requiring surgical intervention.
Gems of Ophthalmology
H. V. Nema, Nitin Nema
Part of the new series Gems of Ophthalmology, this book provides the latest information in the diagnosis and management of retinal diseases and disorders. Beginning with an overview of diagnostic imaging techniques - ophthalmoscopy, angiography, fundus autofluorescence, and choroidal imaging, the next chapters discuss retinal disorders related to diabetes. The following sections discuss numerous disorders such as proliferative vitreoretinopathy, macular degeneration, macular holes, polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, and much more. The final sections cover surgical management of retinal problems including giant retinal tears, retinoblastoma, cysts, retinal detachment, and microincision vitreoretinal surgery.
Gems of Ophthalmology
H. V. Nema, Nitin Nema
Part of the new series Gems of Ophthalmology, this book provides ophthalmic surgeons with the latest advances in cataract surgery. Divided into 24 chapters, the book begins with an overview of incision making, followed by discussion on different types of lenses. The next sections cover a variety of techniques in cataract surgery including phacoemulsification for patients with other existing ocular conditions such as uveitis, corneal diseases and those that have previously undergone vitrectomy procedures. The book concludes with discussion on femtosecond laser-assisted surgery.
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.