A Video Primer
Samir A. Melki, Ali Fadlallah
Femtosecond-assisted laser in-situ keratomileusis flaps have revolutionized refractive surgery since their introduction. The use of the femtosecond laser to create the LASIK flap has led to an improvement in the safety profile of the flap creation step as compared to the mechanical microkeratome. Although this laser is exceedingly safe, complications still do occur. LASIK Emergencies: A Video Primer focuses specifically on the different flap complications that are still known to occur and their management.
Inherited Metabolic Epilepsies, 2nd Edition
Phillip L. Pearl
The continued explosion of information in neurogenetics and metabolism mandates increasing awareness of current diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in disease settings where prompt identification and intervention is crucial for a positive outcome. This thoroughly revised and greatly expanded new edition of the first book to bridge clinical epilepsy with inherited metabolic diseases brings together leading authorities to present state-of-the-art clinical reviews covering the science, recognition, and treatment of the inherited metabolic epilepsies and related disorders.
A Symptoms and Signs Approach to Differential Diagnosis and Treatment
Neuromuscular Disorders: A Symptoms and Signs Approach to Differential Diagnosis and Treatment is a practical, evidence-based guide to diagnosis and management of neuromuscular disorders for clinicians. Taking a signs and symptoms approach to the myriad of muscle and nerve problems encountered in the clinic or on the wards, the book provides a roadmap for assessing and localizing weakness, pain, and other disease hallmarks, making an accurate diagnosis, and effective management.
Essentials of Clinical Radiation Oncology
Matthew C. Ward, Rahul D. Tendulkar, Gregory Videtic
Essentials of Clinical Radiation Oncology is a comprehensive, user-friendly clinical review that summarizes up-to-date cancer care in an easy-to-read format. Each chapter is structured for straightforward navigability and information retention beginning with a “quick-hit” summary that contains an overview of each disease, its natural history, and general treatment options. Following each "quick-hit" are high-yield summaries covering epidemiology, risk factors, anatomy, pathology, genetics, screening, clinical presentation, workup, prognostic factors, staging, treatment paradigms, and medical management for each malignancy.
Atlas of Exfoliative Cytopathology
With Histopathologic Correlations
Syed Z. Ali, Christopher J. VandenBussche, Cheng-Ying, Doreen N. Palsgrove, Derek Allison, Ashley Cimino-Mathews
Atlas of Exfoliative Cytopathology with Histopathologic Correlations is a comprehensive reference for interpreting body cavity fluid, respiratory, and gastrointestinal exfoliative cytopathology specimens. Generously illustrated and user-friendly, this Atlas guides the reader through common and unusual non-gynecologic and non-urinary exfoliative specimens to detect neoplastic and non-neoplastic disease.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocketpedia, 3rd Edition
Matthew Shatzer, Howard Choi
Pocketpedia is the essential quick reference for medical students, residents, and attending physicians in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Designed for the busy clinician, this pocket-sized compendium is crammed with useful tables, charts, illustrations, and clinical tips and guidelines for effective patient care and restoration of function. Covering core topics in PM&R and field-tested in the clinic and at the bedside over two successful editions, this indispensable resource delivers the information practitioners need on a daily basis. The Third Edition has been reorganized and thoroughly updated to include the latest evidence-based treatment recommendations and protocols.
Hematopathology Pearls, 2nd edition
This book is a review of high-yield information in hematopathology for residents, hematopathology fellows, and hematopathologists preparing for examinations and board recertification. It is a hematology atlas for medical students and a desktop manual to be used next to the microscope in hematology laboratory sessions.
101 Cases in Respiratory Medicine
This book presents 101 interesting cases, including patients with no symptoms, coming to emergency, admitted in intensive care unit, diffuse parenchymal lung diseases (DPLD), tuberculosis (TB), pleural diseases, thoracic infections and malignancies.
Treatment Planning Steps in Oral Implantology
A Color Atlas
This publication covers almost all aspects of advanced implantology, beautifully photographed and illustrated with each and every procedure simplified. It will be of immense help, for both budding and practicing implantologists, as they can appreciate specialized cases of different genre compiled in one time.
Trissel's Stability of Compounded Formulations, 6th Edition
Lawrence A. Trissel, Lisa D. Ashworth, Jay Ashworth
With the increasing use of compounded prescriptions, practitioners need to answer the question, “What is the stability of this preparation after it is compounded?” Trissel’s™ Stability of Compounded Formulations is the only book in print that compiles all currently available stability information on drugs in compounded oral, enteral, topical, ophthalmic, and other specialized preparations.
Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs, 19th Edition
An Interactive Approach to Self-Care
Daniel L. Krinsky
Written and peer reviewed by experts in practice and academia, the 19th edition of the Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs: An Interactive Approach to Self-Care is an authoritative resource for students and for health care providers who counsel and care for patients undertaking self-treatment—nonprescription drugs, nutritional supplements, medical foods, nondrug and preventive measures, and complementary therapies. Its goal is to develop the knowledge and problem-solving skills needed to assess a patient’s health status and current practice of self-treatment, to determine whether self-care is necessary or appropriate, and, if appropriate, to recommend safe and effective self-care measures.
Functional Performance in Older Adults, 4th Edition
Bette R. Bonder, Vanina Dal Bello-Haas
Here’s the ideal resource for rehabilitation professionals who are working with or preparing to work with older adults! You’ll find descriptions of the normal aging process, discussions of how health and social factors can impede your clients’ ability to participate in regular activities, and step-by-step guidance on how to develop strategies for maximizing their well-being.
Conquer Medical Coding 2018, 3rd Edition
A Critical Thinking Approach with Coding Simulations
Jean H. Jurek, Stacey Mosay, Daphne Neris
Conquer Medical Coding develops the critical-thinking and investigative skills you need to launch a successful career. Interactive exercises and realistic coding simulations guide you every step of the way, making the coding process easier to learn, practice, and apply.
Ther Ex Notes, 2nd Edition
Clinical Pocket Guide
Carolyn Kisner, Lynn Allen Colby
Put the information you need at your fingertips with this handy, easy-to-use guide to the proper exercises for your patients. Each joint tab follows a consistent order—general exercises for the specific region, followed by common pathologies and surgeries, with specific interventions for each pathology or surgery. Crystal-clear photographs show you a wealth of different techniques, while a streamlined format makes the information extremely easy to understand.
Pharm Phlash!, 3rd Edition
Pharmacology Flash Cards
Valerie I. Leek
These test-yourself review cards put critical clinical information for nearly 400 of the top generic medications at your fingertips. And, you can count on them for accuracy, because each card is based on content from Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®.
Adult CCRN Certification Q&A Flashcards
Kendra Menzies Kent
Developed to provide busy nurses with a proven method for rapidly learning and retaining new information, these sturdy flashcards deliver more than 500 exam-style Q&As* with robust rationales to help critical care nurses prepare for their high-stakes certification or recertification exam. Incorporating all essential content areas, the flashcards are organized to reflect the exam blueprint and are color coded by topic for easy access.
Trauma Certified Registered Nurse Q&A Flashcards
Kendra Menzies Kent
Using an effective method for rapidly learning and retaining new information, these sturdy flashcards deliver more than 500 exam-style Q&As with detailed answer rationales to help nurses prepare for their high-stakes certification exam. The flashcards are distilled from Kendra Menzies Kent’s book, Trauma Certified Nurse Examination Review, and are color coded by exam blueprint topic for easy access.
Florence Nightingale, Nursing, and Health Care Today
This in-depth analysis of Nightingale's legacy goes beyond established scholarship to examine her lesser known--and arguably even more important--writings beyond Notes on Nursing. The book demonstrates afresh her unparalleled and ongoing influence on professional nursing, on the core concepts of health, disease, and access to care as we understand them today. It introduces readers to the "real" Florence Nightingale – who pioneered evidence-based health care, campaigned for hospital safety, promoted economic opportunities for women, and mentored two generations of nursing leaders.
Health Policy and Advanced Practice Nursing, 2nd Edition
Impact and Implications
Kelly A. Goudreau , Mary C. Smolenski
The only book of its kind, this text offers a wealth of information about the role of all types of APRNs (NPs, CNSs, CNMs, and CRNAs) in influencing the development and application of health care policy in a wide range of specialties. Featuring nine completely new chapters, the second edition delivers an invigorated focus on developing policy that advocates for vulnerable populations and discusses how the incorporation of interprofessional education has changed and will continue to alter health policy in the U.S. and internationally.
Adult-Gerontology 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 AGNP exam into a concise, well-organized format. It is updated with key information about the new AGNP certification exam, including new test format questions featuring photos of skin and eye conditions and EKGs, and more challenging drag-and-drop and multiple-choice questions. Also new to the third edition is information about nonclinical topics on the exam including research; culture, spirituality, and health practices; evidence-based medicine; epidemiology; 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 675.
Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
Foundations, Skills, and Roles
Thomas L. Christenbery
A fundamental, reader-friendly guide to evidence-based practice (EBP) for BSN, MSN, and DNP nursing students, Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing explains the conceptual underpinnings of EBP and demonstrates how nurses can put EBP concepts into practice. Replete with critical knowledge, skills, tools, and scholarly development to enable nurses to fully and confidently deliver the highest-quality EBP care, this book eschews a one-size-fits-all approach in favor of unique systematic guidelines for understanding and applying EBP. Building blocks of information grow progressively more complex, enabling their application to any point along nursing’s academic trajectory.
A Guide to Mastery in Clinical Nursing
The Comprehensive Reference
Joyce Fitzpatrick, Celeste M. Alfes, Ronald Hickman
Designed for both new registered nurses and nurses transitioning to a new clinical area, this extensive clinical reference is the only resource to provide essential information on more than 300 topics from 11 specialty areas. Concise and practical entries provide fundamental coverage of the most common clinical problems and issues encountered in nursing practice today. Key leaders in clinical content areas authored content on emergency and critical care, geriatric nursing, health systems and health promotion, medical surgical nursing, neonatal nursing, nurse anesthesia, obstetrics and women’s health, palliative care, perioperative nursing, pediatric nursing, and psychiatric mental health nursing.
Psychiatric Research and Clinical Practice
An Open-Access Journal From the American Psychiatric Association
Kimberly Yonkers, Editor
Coming soon! Psychiatric Research and Clinical Practice (PRCP) is a new peer-reviewed, open-access journal from the American Psychiatric Association that offers a high-profile publishing destination for peer-reviewed submissions that build upon the psychiatric knowledge base and bring research findings closer to clinical utility through deeper investigation.
PRCP seeks to occupy that place between research and clinical utility, leaning toward clinical utility through publication of replication studies and features that show how new scientific knowledge can inform clinical practice. The journal will also feature “Clinical Pearls”—accounts by clinicians using the findings from the most up-to-date clinical research to help solve problems commonly confronted in clinical practice.
Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-5
Alternative Model for Personality Disorders
Module I: Level of Personality Functioning Scale
Module II: Personality Traits
Module III: Personality Disorders
Donna S Bender, Andrew E Skodol, Michael B First, John M Oldham
Module I ISBN-13: 978-1615371839
Module II ISBN-13: 978-1615371846
Module III ISBN-13: 978-1615371853
User Guide ISBN-13: 978-1615370504
The Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-5 Alternative Model for Personality Disorders (SCID-5-AMPD) meets a timely need. The Alternative Model for Personality Disorders in DSM-5 has ushered in a consensus and an upswing in research that has shifted from a categorical diagnosis of personality disorders toward a dimensional approach. Before now, no interview-based procedure has been available for applying the Alternative Model.
Expertly designed, the SCID-5-AMPD is a semistructured diagnostic interview that guides clear assessment of the defining DSM-5 Alternative Model components. The modular format of the SCID-5-AMPD allows the researcher or clinician to focus on those aspects of the Alternative Model of most interest.
Telepsychiatry and Health Technologies
A Guide for Mental Health Professionals
Peter Yellowlees, Jay H. Shore
The only current book on the topic, Telepsychiatry and Health Technologies: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals is a practical, comprehensive, and evidence-based guide to patient-centered clinical care delivered in whole or in part by technological devices and applications. Not a technology-centered "health informatics" book, but rather one that describes basic technological concerns and emphasizes clinical issues and workflows, it is designed for psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health clinicians who seek to learn the modes, models, and methods of telepsychiatry.
Pocket Guide to Psychiatric Medications for Depression
Robert H. Chew
This Pocket Guide contains the approved indications, usual dosages, and maximum dosages for antidepressant medications.
Competency in Combining Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy, 2nd Edition
Integrated and Split Treatment
Michelle B. Riba, Richard Balon, Laura Weiss Roberts, Glen O. Gabbard
Most clinicians endorse the combination of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy as more effective and beneficial than each modality alone, but combining these treatments can be a complicated and highly variable process.
Competency in Combining Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy: Integrated and Split Treatment is designed to help psychiatrists at any stage of their career achieve competency in combining and coordinating pharmacotherapeutic and psychotherapeutic treatments for the benefit of their patients.
Treatment of Severe Personality Disorders
Resolution of Aggression and Recovery of Eroticism
Otto F. Kernberg
In Treatment of Severe Personality Disorders: Resolution of Aggression and Recovery of Eroticism, the influential psychoanalyst and psychiatrist Otto Kernberg presents an integrated update of the current knowledge of personality disorders, their neurobiological and psychodynamic determinants, and a specific psychodynamic psychotherapy geared to resolve the psychopathology of these conditions -- namely, the syndrome of identity diffusion and its influence on the capacity for emotional wellbeing and gratifying relationships with significant others.
Office-Based Buprenorphine Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder, 2nd Edition
John A. Renner Jr., Petros Levounis, Anna T. LaRose
This second edition of Office-Based Buprenorphine Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder offers accessible and applicable guidance for anyone interested in learning more about prescribing buprenorphine. Bulleted clinical pearls at the end of each chapter, as well as specific clinical recommendations and detailed case discussions throughout the book, make it easier for readers to retain knowledge and integrate it into their practice.
Treating the Traumatized Child
A Step-by-Step Family Systems Approach
Scott P. Sells, Ellen Souder
This is the first book that addresses trauma treatment for child and adolescents using a Family Systems Trauma (FST) model which goes beyond individual therapy to include the child and their entire family.
Co-written by a renowned family therapist who created the Parenting with Love and Limits® model, it delivers a research-based , step-by-step approach that incorporates the child’s immediate family along with their extended family to treat the traumatized child or adolescent.
Suicide Assessment and Treatment, 2nd Edition
Empirical and Evidence-Based Practices
Dana Alonzo, Robin E. Gearing
The most comprehensive and current evidence-based coverage of suicide treatment and assessment for mental health students and practitioners, this book prepares readers how to react when clients reveal suicidal thoughts and behaviors. The components of suicide assessments, empirically-supported treatments, and ethical and legal issues that may arise are reviewed. Vignettes, role play exercises, quizzes, and case studies engage readers to enhance learning.
School Consultation for Student Success
A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach
Jeffrey M. Warren
Featuring an evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral framework for delivering collaborative consultation in K-12 schools, this new book promotes the idea of equitable educational opportunities for all students. Strategies for promoting non-cognitive skills in students, career and college readiness, and optimal learning environments along with the general theories of consultation are presented. This book advocates for student support services personnel to work in concert with teachers, parents, and administrators to promote student success and social justice.
Psychology of Aging
A Biopsychosocial Perspective
Brian Yochim, Erin Woodhead
This is the first graduate-level text that offers a comprehensive, in-depth chronicle of issues surrounding the psychology of aging emphasizing psychology, with a foundation in the biology, and an expansion into the sociological aspects of aging. The text is divided into three sections: biological underpinnings of aging, psychological components of aging, and social aspects of aging. Among the multitude of topics addressed are biological theories of aging, neuroimaging methods in aging research, neuroplasticity, cognitive reserve and cognitive interventions, a detailed overview of neurocognitive disorders in aging such as Alzheimer's disease and Lewy body disease, relationships in aging, work vs. retirement, cultural issues in aging, and aging and the legal system, to name just a few critical topics.
Direct Practice Skills for Evidence-Based Social Work
A Strengths-Based Text and Workbook
Elizabeth C. Pomeroy, Renée Bradford Garcia
Featuring an evidence- and strengths-based approach to practice methods, this new text teaches students how to apply social work skills in a variety of settings. Designed to enhance self-awareness, professionalism, ethical reasoning, cultural sensitivity, and an appreciation for social justice issues, this text introduces readers to social work’s core values and practice methods to help them assimilate the skills needed for working in the field. Cases and skills-based exercises demonstrate how to make accurate assessments and design effective intervention plans.
Social Work ASWB Advanced Generalist 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 ASWB® Advanced Generalist 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 Advanced Generalist exam is provided.
Social Work ASWB Advanced Generalist 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 2018 ASWB® Advanced Generalist 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.