Joint Structure and Function 6th Edition
A Comprehensive Analysis
Pamela K. Levangie, Cynthia C. Norkin, Michael Lewek
This popular text offers the clear, logical discussions of joint structure and muscle action, combined with an evidence-based approach needed to understand joint dynamics in both health and disease.
F.A. Davis joins Dr. Pamela Levangie in mourning the recent passing of her colleague and friend, and F.A. Davis’ long-time author, Dr. Cynthia Norkin. Through her tenured career teaching, her instrumental role as co-author to both Joint Structure & Function and Measurement of Joint Motion, with Dr. Joyce White, Dr. Norkin helped to educate and influence many thousands of students and readers throughout the editions of her texts. She will be greatly missed.
The Phlebotomy Textbook 4th Edition
Susan King Strasinger, Marjorie Schaub Di Lorenzo
Rely on this comprehensive resource to master the techniques you need to safely obtain quality specimens. You’ll understand all the hows and whys that lead to success in this rapidly changing field. Inside, you’ll find the up-to-date coverage of routine procedures and their complications as well specialized procedures, quality and infection control, state-of-the-art equipment, medical terminology, ethical and legal issues, body systems, and related diagnostic laboratory tests.
Kinesiology for Occupational Therapy 3rd Edition
Kinesiology for Occupational Therapy, Third Edition covers the theoretical background for understanding the kinematics and kinetics of normal human physiological movement. Each specific joint is assessed in terms of musculoskeletal function, movements possible, and an overview of pathology that may develop. Dr. Melinda Rybski covers four occupational therapy theories related to functional motion that are important for occupational therapists to know. This Third Edition has been updated to reflect the current field and includes new information that has emerged in recent years.
Making Meaning of Data in Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Susan J. Blalock
Knowledge of statistical principles is necessary if one wants to make meaning of pharmaceutical and clinical research data. Without the skills and confidence needed to read the literature, pharmacists cannot stay abreast of the most recent findings concerning experimental therapies or emerging safety concerns regarding specific medications. Making Meaning of Data in Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research provides readers with the tools to better understand the methods and results of published papers so that they can judge for themselves whether the conclusions reached by the authors are supported by the data presented.
Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist, 2019-20
Jeanine P. Abrons
For years student pharmacists have jerry-built a pocket-sized collection of figures and tables containing key clinical information they look up frequently. Many graduates carry their tattered resource along with them right into practice. Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist, APhA’s new 2019-2020 edition, includes more than 90 individual core reference pages—including new content on cultural interpretation for infectious disease; transplant (immunosuppressant agents; prophylaxis / duration), fast hug/fast maidens, a quick guide to statistics, and a guide to supplements and natural medicine.
Complete Math Review for the Pharmacy Technician 5th Edition
William A. Hopkins, Jr.
Complete Math Review for the Pharmacy Technician, 5th edition offers a friendly, intuitive, self-instructional approach to the lifelong understanding of pharmacy calculations. Filled with real-world practice problems and the author s good humor and encouragement, the book is a unique training resource, whether for the classroom, the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, or the pharmacy practice setting.
Demystifying Drug Dosing in Renal Dysfunction
Branden D. Nemecek, Drayton A. Hammond
Chronic Kidney Disease affects approximately 10% of adults in the United States or approximately 20 million individuals. Further, recent studies have shown that improper dosing in patients with renal dysfunction occurs over 20% of the time. This new book addresses the persistent and challenging problem of dosing medications for patients with renal insufficiency and dysfunction.
Molecular Diagnostics 3rd Edition
Fundamentals, Methods, and Clinical Applications
Molecular diagnostics continues to grow in importance in the clinical laboratory. This respected text will prepare your students with a grounding in the fundamental principles of molecular biology. current methods, and their clinical applications.
Cara and MacRae's Psychosocial Occupational Therapy 4th Edition
An Evolving Practice
Philosophical principles of recovery and justice are driving changing attitudes in the behavioral health arena, but the practical methods used to incorporate these principles needs further clarity. To address this need, Cara and MacRae’s Psychosocial Occupational Therapy: An Evolving Practice,Fourth Edition is completely revised and reorganized. Relevant information from previous editions, including assessments, techniques, diagnoses and specialized programs are interwoven throughout the text with a new emphasis on social issues and lived experiences.
The Knee for Physiotherapists
The Knee for Physiotherapists is written to meet the needs of the students, teachers and clinicians. The initial chapters of the book cover the basic anatomy and the biomechanics of the knee. Almost all the knee problems related to physiotherapy such as soft tissue injuries, arthritic conditions, etc. are included in this book, so it will be convenient to get the overall physiotherapy management of the mechanical knee problems in one book.
Advanced Techniques in Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy
Krishna N. Sharma
The book is designed after considering undergraduate and postgraduate PT/OT syllabuses of several universities. Text has been kept precise in a simple language, maintaining a systematic flow of chapters, recommended by experts. It is the only book which encompasses more than 30 advance orthopedic/manual therapy, neurological, vestibular and cardiopulmonary physiotherapy and occupational therapy techniques.
Nursing Diagnosis Manual 6th Edition
Planning, Individualizing, and Documenting Client Care
Marilynn E. Doenges, Mary Frances Moorhouse, Alice C. Murr
Only in the Nursing Diagnosis Manual will you find for each diagnosis…defining characteristics presented subjectively and objectively • sample clinical applications to ensure you have selected the appropriate diagnose • prioritized action/interventions with rationales • a documentation section, and much more!
The APRN’s Complete Guide to
Prescribing Drug Therapy 2020
Mari J. Wirfs
Updated to deliver the most current standards, this is a unique prescribing reference for APRN students and advanced health care providers in all practice settings who need guidance on prescribing drugs for patients with acute, episodic, and chronic health problems. Concise, easy to read, and updated throughout, the resource delivers pharmacotherapy regimens for more than 600 diagnoses―including over 30 that are new.
Davis's Comprehensive Manual of
Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests With Nursing Implications 8th Edition
Anne M. Van Leeuwen, Mickey L. Bladh
Tests and procedures are listed in alphabetical order by their complete names for quick reference. The integrated index allows fast searches by abbreviation, synonym, disease/disorder, specimen type, or test classification. Plus, a Body Systems Appendix includes a list of common laboratory and diagnostic tests for each body system as well as nutrition-related lab tests.
Essentials of Nursing Leadership & Management 7th Edition
Sally A. Weiss, Ruth M. Tappen, Karen Grimley
Transition from student to professional with confidence. Stepping out of the classroom and into professional nursing practice can be stressful. This handy guide will build your confidence and prepare you to meet the challenges you’ll face as a new staff nurse in today’s dynamic health-care environment. You’ll explore your future responsibilities as a leader and a manager and the workplace issues and trends that you’ll encounter in practice.
Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Nursing 2nd Edition
Enhancing Professional Quality of Life
In this second edition of her seminal text, Dr. Todaro-Franceschi offers new insights on professional quality of life, incorporating current practice, research literature, and examples to show how contentment and happiness of the nursing workforce is related to quality of care. The book provides practical strategies for dealing with a myriad of issues, including compassion fatigue, burnout, moral distress, caring for the dying, PTSD, and workplace violence. This resource will help empower nurses so they can create a more compassionate work environment.
Fast Facts About Religion for Nurses
Implications for Patient Care
Elizabeth Johnston Taylor
Distilling the religious and spiritual practices of more than 30 distinct belief systems, this unique nursing reference provides quick access to essential information. The invaluable resource spells out clinically relevant information from each tradition and provides nursing implications for each religion or denomination.
medical myopia and the hidden global pandemic
Bernard Raxlen, Allie Cashel
Lyme disease is one of the fastest growing vector-borne diseases in the world and urban residents in cities with regularly travelling populations should be considered high risk yet there is a little awareness of the issue among either patients or doctors. Based on years of diagnosing and treating this growing problem in NY City, Dr Raxlen, together with `expert patient' Allie Cashel and a team of international contributors, provides a road map for individuals who suspect they have been infected and are lost in the `medical maze' of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, searching for a diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
Schatzberg's Manual of
Clinical Psychopharmacology 9th Edition
Alan F. Schatzberg, Charles DeBattista
The Manual of Clinical Psychopharmacology has been the leading resource for the clinical use of psychiatric medications for more than 30 years. Now in its ninth edition, the manual continues to offer thoroughly updated, exhaustively vetted, and evidence-based information on psychotropic drugs in a collegial, conversational style that both training and practicing clinicians will find useful and authoritative.
Applications of Good Psychiatric Management for Borderline Personality Disorder
A Practical Guide
Lois W. Choi-kain, John G. Gunderson
Practitioners encounter patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) with surprising frequency; indeed, 1 in 10 emergency room visits and 1 in 20 primary care appointments are estimated to involve people with BPD. Applications of Good Psychiatric Management for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Practical Guide was written not for the psychiatrist engaged in lengthy and complex psychotherapy with these patients but for the generalist who needs the basic skills to deliver good care to this sizeable patient population in need of help.
Douglas L. Noordsy
Exercise, a healthy diet, stress management, sound sleep: Most practitioners would agree that living well can mitigate the impact of mental disorders. Yet many are unprepared to address lifestyle factors in their care of patients. Lifestyle Psychiatry seeks to instill confidence by collating and analyzing the impressive emerging body of evidence that supports the efficacy of healthy lifestyle practices -- both as the primary intervention and in conjunction with traditional treatments such as psychopharmacology or psychotherapy -- in preventing and managing psychiatric disorders.
The Elements of Counseling Children and Adolescents 2nd Edition
Catherine P. Cook-Cottone, Laura M. Anderson, Linda S. Kane
This unique, user-friendly text distills essential and up-to-date guidelines for students and practitioners of child and adolescent counseling. Featuring concise, step-by-step protocols supported by evidence-based practice, the book is organized in a logical sequence, from setting the stage for the counseling process to the essentials of active counseling. The second edition is distinguished by a more holistic approach to counseling that focuses on the client’s narrative, goal-setting as a partnership between counselor and client, and heightened sensitivity to all forms of diversity.