Mental Health Care of Children and Adolescents
A Guide for Primary Care Clinicians
Jane Meschan Foy
This indispensable resource provides primary care clinicians with a framework for addressing pediatric mental health problems in the primary care practice. It offers guidance on practice enhancements and on clinical care of patients with identified mental health concerns, signs and symptoms, as well as common disorders.
Integrating preventive mental health care into pediatric practice
Pediatric care of children and adolescents with mental health problems
Office and network systems to support mental health care
Partnering to improve community mental health systems
Iterative Mental Health Assessment
Self-regulation therapies and biofeedback
Complementary and integrative medical therapies
Triage for psychiatric emergencies
Use of psychotropic medications in primary care
Care of children with common mental health concerns, signs and symptoms
Anxiety and trauma-related distress
Disruptive behavior and aggression
Assessment and care of children with unexplained medical symptoms
More Than 100 Old-School Activities to Boost Development
Anne H. Zachry
You don't need to buy high-tech digital devices, apps, or expensive toys to boost your toddler's brain development! Research shows that the best way for toddlers to learn is through daily, active play and Retro Toddler includes more than 100 fun, age-appropriate, "old-school" activities that promote the development of language, motor and social skills. The book includes detailed instructions for developmentally stimulating toys that parents and toddlers can make together out of everyday household items.
Hope with OCD
A self-help guide to obsessive- compulsive disorder for parents, carers and sufferer
OCD is often trivialized as an issue with cleanliness, but for sufferers and those who live with them and/or care for them, it can be life changing, keeping them the slaves of their anxieties. The most common question asked by parents, partners and friends of OCD sufferers is `What can I do?' Lynn Crilly, based on successful support of her own daughter and other sufferers, finally provides some positive, practical answers. Illustrated with observations and anecdotes from carers and sufferers themselves, Hope with OCD explains the many varieties of OCD, how to spot them, the possible causes and drivers and gives a balanced guide to available treatments - both mainstream and `alternative' - in the context of what has worked in her experience.
Androgen Deprivation Therapy, 2nd Edition
An Essential Guide for Prostate Cancer Patients and Their Loved Ones
Richard J. Wassersug, Lauren Walker, John Robinson
This expanded new edition of Androgen Deprivation Therapy remains the only guide written exclusively about the side effects of hormone therapy. This is a comprehensive workbook for prostate cancer patients and their loved ones, filled with practical advice from experts in the field. The book covers a wealth of strategies to help men cope with ADT and maintain a good quality of life while on this treatment. It is not only an informational manual, but a guide for both patients and partners about ways to make changes in their own lives that can keep them healthy and positive when the patient is on ADT.
Managing Fluency Disorders in Individuals With Multiple Diagnoses
Kathleen Scaler Scott
Fluency disorders such as stuttering, cluttering, and atypical disfluency are often accompanied by concomitant speech and language disorders, as well as other disorders impacting and interacting with fluency. Despite this common presentation, there is little training for speech-language pathologists to confidently treat fluency disorders and concomitant disorders together. Fluency Plus: Managing Fluency Disorders in Individuals with Multiple Diagnoses fills this much-needed gap, providing a strong research base along with practical strategies and treatment activities to guide speech-language pathologists in managing clients with fluency and concomitant disorders.
Documentation and Reimbursement for Speech-Language Pathologists
Principles and Practice
Nancy B. Swigert
Although it is the least noticed by patients, effective documentation is one of the most critical skills that speech-language pathologists must learn. With that in mind, Documentation and Reimbursement for Speech-Language Pathologists: Principles and Practiceprovides a comprehensive guide to documentation, coding, and reimbursement across all work settings.
Medications & Mothers' Milk 2019
Thomas W. Hale
This 2019 edition has been extensively revised, and now includes 39 completely new and 331 updated medications, and state-of-the-art coverage of multiple diseases, vaccines, and syndromes. It addresses the use of radiopharmaceuticals, chemotherapeutic agents, and vaccines in breastfeeding mothers, and covers adult concerns, methods of reducing risk to infants, and infant monitoring.
Rapid Access Guide for Triage and Emergency Nurses
Chief Complaints with High Risk Presentations
Lynn Sayre Visser, Anna Sivo Montejano
Rapid Access Guide for Triage and Emergency Nurses is the first pocket-sized clinical manual that focuses on patient-driven chief complaints that can be used in a variety of healthcare settings. The guide is designed to assist the user in rapidly recognizing the common and no-so-common potential life-threatening or life-altering conditions.
Quality Caring in Nursing and Health Professions, 3rd Edition
Implications for Clinicians, Educators, and Leaders
Nurses, as the largest group of health care professionals that spend the longest time with patients and families, are in a unique position to advance new relationship-centric approaches to health care. This text focuses on the practical application of the Quality Caring Model, featuring new examples of ways to embed caring into the health care environment. An abundance of practice analyses and reflective exercises reinforce the book’s content.
Guided Participation in Pediatric Nursing Practice
Relationship-Based Teaching and Learning With Parents, Children, and Adolescents
Karen Pridham, Dr. Rana Limbo, Dr. Michele Schroeder
This authoritative publication delivers an in-depth examination of Guided Participation (GP), a dynamic process of teaching and learning that helps others become competent by providing expertise through working alongside the learner. For the nurse specifically, this means educating and working alongside parents and children within an environment that supports health. Consistent with client- and family-centered practice, this fresh approach to nurse/client teaching is drawn from a broad span of disciplines, including education, social and cultural anthropology, relationship-based attachment-caregiving theory, and developmental science.
AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing, 3rd Edition
AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care, Third Edition, provides content required to deliver the best care for critically ill or injured children. As acuity increases in all inpatient departments and the practice of pediatric critical care expands beyond the acute phase of illness or injury, knowledge of pediatric critical care is more essential than ever. Pediatric acute and critical care nurses find themselves handling not only their patients, but care of their families and management of an interprofessional team of caregivers. With emphasis on evidence-based care and professionalism, this essential resource captures the professional role of the pediatric critical care nurse and the nurse’s contributions to the process of continuous quality improvement.
Fast Facts for Stroke Care Nursing, 2nd Edition
An Expert Care Guide
The second edition of this practical, pocket-sized reference has been updated to include the groundbreaking changes to stroke care protocols. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States today and leading preventable cause of long-term disability. This resource fills in the gaps left in neuroscience content in nursing school and streamlines an often intimidating, but critically important, area of care.
Elder Abuse and the Public's Health
Pamela Teaster, Jeffrey Hall
Encompassing the contributions of leading scholars in public health and gerontology, this is a rich repository of key ideas, concepts and issues regarding elder abuse and the role of public health initiatives in its prevention. The text frames elder abuse as a public health problem, stressing that efforts toward prevention is well within the scope of work performed by public health professionals. It describes major public policy/public health initiatives as they relate to elder abuse, analyzes elder abuse as a global and human rights issue, and supports the development of core competencies for public health work to prevent elder abuse.
Case Studies in Global Health Policy Nursing
Regina Dorman, Mary De Chesnay
Case Studies in Global Health Policy Nursing unpacks key global health issues and analyzes the surrounding health care policies and their impact through case studies. Designed specifically for graduate nursing students, this text explores the implications of global initiatives designed to eradicate disease and promote physical and mental health. As globalization takes a front row seat in the digital age and political dynamics shift more rapidly than ever, possibilities and opportunities for health care have arisen beyond the hospital-based focus, especially for diseases and trends that cross continental divides.
Palliative Care Nursing, 5th Edition
Quality Care to the End of Life
Marianne Matzo, Deborah Witt Sherman
The aging population has only grown since the first edition of this comprehensive and seminal publication nearly 20 years ago. Based on the need to humanize rather than medicalize the illness experience for patients, this text delves into palliative care beyond the specific diseases affecting the patient. Instead, content focuses on the whole person and family.
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, 16th Edition
April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski
Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®, Sixteenth Edition delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan—well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs.
Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy, 5th Edition
A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner
J. William Worden
Encompassing new content on the treatment of grief, loss, and bereavement, the updated and revised fifth edition of this gold-standard text continues to deliver the most up-to-date research and practical information for upper-level students and practitioners alike. The fifth edition includes updates to the author’s Tasks and Mediators of Mourning, new case studies, and valuable Instructor Resources. The text highlights recent initiatives to extend care to the bereaved and fosters the knowledge and skills required for effective intervention and even preventative treatment. Also addressed is the impact of social media and online resources for “cyber mourning,” changes in the DSM-5 as they influence bereavement work, alternate models of mourning, and new findings on the varied qualities of grief.
Social Work Leaders Through History
Lives and Lessons
Vividly portraying the personal and professional lives of social work luminaries from the 19th to the present century, this text links their groundbreaking contributions in social work to current CSWE core competencies. The book focuses on leaders who shaped the field across modern American history — the Progressive Era, the Great Society, the New Deal, the Postwar period, and others—and examines their lives in the context of the social and historical environment, their contributions to social work, and lessons from their experiences that are still relevant to social work today.
The American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Textbook of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 6th Edition
David B. Arciniegas, Stuart C. Yudofsky, Robert E. Hales
For more than three decades, the Textbook of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences has been the gold standard for understanding the structural and functional foundations and rapidly evolving knowledge base of neuropsychiatric disorders. In the new edition, the esteemed editors have undertaken a complete reorganization, reconceptualizing the way the material is presented and integrating considerations of neuropsychiatric symptoms, syndromes, and treatments into chapters addressing the neuropsychiatry of neurodevelopmental disorders, acquired neurological conditions, neurodegenerative disorders, and primary psychiatric disorders.
Psychodynamic Approaches to Behavioral Change
Fredric N. Busch
Although an increasing number of psychoanalysts are targeting behavioral change in their patients as part of their therapeutic approach, strategic frameworks remain scarce. Psychodynamic Approaches to Behavioral Change illustrates techniques for achieving behavior modification in a jargon-free style that will enable a broad range of mental health professionals whether psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or others who use a variety of treatments to be more effective in their approach.