Bipolar II Disorder
Recognition, Understanding, and Treatment
Holly A. Swartz, Trisha Suppes
Unlike its cousin, bipolar I disorder, which has been extensively studied and depicted in popular literature and on screen, bipolar II disorder is poorly understood, underdiagnosed, and insufficiently treated. Bipolar II Disorder: Recognition, Understanding, and Treatment is the only text on the market that examines every aspect of the disorder in an up-to-date, rigorous, and clinically oriented manner. The editors, experts on the diagnosis and treatment of this neglected illness, have gathered a group of contributors who together advance the reader's knowledge of the disease in a systematic, accessible way, identifying and addressing the challenges of diagnosis and treatment and exploring current thinking on the biological determinants of the disorder.
Management and Leadership in Social Work
A Competency-Based Approach
Todd W. Rofuth, Julie Piepenbring
Full of expert guidance on leadership and management, this unique book is geared specifically to the needs of social work administrators, educators and practitioners in both academic and agency settings. The contents are fully comprehensive and encompass both theoretical approaches to management and leadership plus a wide variety of practical strategies that can be directly applied to practice.
Survey of Audiology 3rd Edition
Fundamentals for Audiologists and Health Professionals
David A DeBonis, Constance L Donohue
For nearly 20 years, Survey of Audiology: Fundamentals for Audiologists and Health Professionals has provided both the breadth of an introductory survey of audiology and the depth of a detailed textbook. Inside, Drs. David DeBonis and Constance Donohue have combined their years of work in clinical settings and their experience teaching audiology into a textbook intended to give students all the knowledge they’ll need in the most accessible and comprehensible format.
ECG Mastery 2nd Edition
Improving Your ECG Interpretation Skills
Shirley A. Jones
Full-color illustrations offer a quick review of cardiac anatomy and physiology.
550 ECG tracings in all with the strips presented three ways: identified by type of problem, randomized, and embedded in case studies.
Each chapter covers a specific type of cardiac problem with multiple ECG practice strips that ask the reader to identify the rate, rhythm, P waves, PR interval, and QRS, and provide an interpretation along with multiple short-answer quizzes with answers at the end of the chapter for "on the go" learning.
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Practice Guidelines
The first book of its kind, this evidence-based resource provides nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other advanced practice providers with the clinical knowledge they need to effectively practice adult-gerontology acute care. In quick-reference format, this system-based text describes more than 90 common conditions health providers are likely to see in their acute care practice. In this interprofessionally contributed text, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, and physician authors provide expert insight into each condition, enabling readers to categorize symptoms, be alert to the distinguishing features of disease symptoms and clusters, and find associated diagnoses.
Red Book: A Quick Diagnosis Deck
H. Cody Meissner
This innovative new support tool features current Red Book clinical manifestations with a wide range of complementary images, in a convenient and portable deck format.
Physicians, nurses, and other health care providers can turn to this handy reference during the office visit — particularly when faced with a tricky diagnostic situation.
More than 160 cards are laminated and bound with a metal grommet, to enable the cards to endure the rigors of daily use.
PPE Fifth Edition
Preparticipation Physical Evaluation
American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
This best-selling resource guides health care professionals through the preparticipation physical evaluation PPE process in the medical home for young athletes from middle school through college.
Included are recommendations on PPE timing, setting, and structure; medical history questions; and how to determine participation eligibility. This resource also lists return-to-play guidelines, addresses medicolegal and ethical concerns, and explores future research and use of electronic formats. Contents cover physical examination and eligibility, systems-based examinations, cardiovascular problems, central nervous system, respiratory, gastrointestinal and urogenital, musculoskeletal, dermatologic, mental health, and more.
Nelson’s Neonatal Antimicrobial Therapy
Joseph B. Cantey, Jason Sauberan, John D. Nelson, Elizabeth Barnett, John S. Bradley, David W. Kimberlin, Paul E Palumbo, J. Howard Smart, William J Steinbach
This handy reference provides evidence-based recommendations from leading experts in antimicrobial therapy for the treatment of infectious diseases in neonates.
Get expert advice on:
Dosing for neonates, including low-birth-weight newborns
Drug selection for bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic pathogens
Medical Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse 4th Edition
A Practical Guide
Martin A. Finkel, Angelo P. Giardino
The fourth edition of this best-selling reference is a valuable resource to clinicians and child advocates serving children and families affected by suspicions of child sexual abuse. Fully updated and revised by leading experts on child abuse, this resource covers what a complete and comprehensive medical evaluation entails, when to seek an examination, the importance of conducting a medical history, how discrepancies between a child’s history and physical findings can be explained, how the child’s medical record should be structured, what types of documentation should be expected, and how a medical diagnosis is formulated.
Reference Range Values for Pediatric Care 2nd Edition
Lamia M. Soghier, Karen Fratantoni, Christine Reyes
Completely updated, this popular pocket guide provides commonly used reference ranges and values spanning birth through adolescence; plus, data needed for treatment of preterm and other newborns. This resource helps reduce search time for reference ranges and other critical values to optimize patient assessment and treatment.
Fluoroscopy Reduction Techniques for Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Mansour Razminia, Paul C. Zei
A hands-on guide for the reduction or elimination of fluoroscopy during the mapping and catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias using intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) and electroanatomic mapping (EAM).
A host of expert and experienced authors present a practical overview of the rationale and methodology for a low- or zero-fluoro environment in the electrophysiology lab with the critical goal of significantly reducing radiation exposure to the patient, physician, and staff.
Donald School Textbook
Current Status of Clinical Use of 3D/4D Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2nd Edition
• This book reflects the current state of 3D/4D ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
• Provides an excellent overview of possible applications of the technique.
• Covers recent advances in the field.
• Key points have been incorporated for each topic.
• Includes important boxes for quick review.
• Enriched with full color ultrasonographic images.
Superficial Fungal Infections of the Skin
• The book focuses on superficial fungal infections in a crisp and concise format.
• Includes 11 chapters which highlight the atypical presentation in different age groups, followed by the therapeutic measures which can be used to alleviate these diseases.
• Text is supplemented by tables, boxes and illustrations, for better understanding.
• Ample number of good quality photographs have been included for easy recognition by the readers.
FAQs in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Written, objective structured clinical/practical examination (OSPE) and other format Endocrinology questions of different undergraduate and postgraduate institutes solved in the book.
Updated as per all the latest guidelines by various Endocrine organizations all over the world, especially American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) guidelines, American Diabetes Association (ADA), European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), American Thyroid Association (ATA) guidelines, and also other organizations of the world.
How to Hear Everything
Yaroslav V. Shpak, Igor V. Kolesnikov
Even with today’s expensive technologies, auscultation remains a powerful diagnostic tool that is available virtually anytime and anywhere and is extremely cost-effective. Acquire powerful cardiac auscultation skills with a system that elevates apprentices’ auscultation skills to a professional level while minimizing time and effort.
The book contains 33 audio clips that include heart records of real patients.
Raising an Organized Child
5 Steps to Boost Independence, Ease Frustration, and Promote Confidence
Frustrated parents who are tired of chaos will find concrete, actionable guidance for raising an independent, self-assured, and organized child. Dr Korb defines the neurodevelopmental abilities that are critical for organization and shows parents how to develop their children’s organized thinking skills. He provides practical solutions to help children develop their organizational abilities and executive function. Raising an Organized Child also offers an overview of brain development as it relates to organization from infancy through the teen years and provides appropriate age-based milestones for organizational skills. Dr Korb’s advice covers neurotypical children as well as those with ASD, ADHD, or other conditions, to help all parents bring more order to their children and their lives.
Thriving Through Treatment to Recovery
Lisa A. Price
Written by a naturopathic physician specializing in complementary cancer care, Breast Cancer: Thriving Through Treatment to Recovery provides solutions for maintaining health and improving quality of life during conventional cancer treatment. With diet, exercise, and mental health plans tailored to treatment protocol and cancer type, this valuable guide offers safe and effective tools and practices to support patients through every phase and protocol.
Anesthesia and Pain Management for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians
Tamara L. Grubb, Mary Albi, Shelley Ensign, Janel Holden, Shona Meyer, Nicole Valdez
This textbook and clinical guide is ideal for veterinary nurses and technicians in training. It offers a concise yet comprehensive resource for veterinary students and practitioners desiring a review of anesthesia and analgesia with step-by-step guidelines. A wealth of illustrations illustrate the theory in practice.