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Pharmacology In Clinical Practice - Application Made Easy For Nurses, Pharmacists And Allied Health Professionals (Paperback,... Pharmacology In Clinical Practice - Application Made Easy For Nurses, Pharmacists And Allied Health Professionals (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Gustav Schellack
R367 R295 Discovery Miles 2 950 Save R72 (20%) In stock

Now in its third edition, Pharmacology in Clinical Practice has been updated to ensure it remains up-to-date and relevant.

Particular care has been taken to simplify and clarify difficult concepts by explaining the links between pharmacology and physiology by providing definitions of new concepts, and using plain language for ease of understanding. Fundamental concepts, such as pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, are well covered in a matter that is accessible and clear. Individual chapters cover the various systems of the body.

Updates include:

  • A colour plate to illustrate the links between pharmacology and physiology
  • Additional information on side-effects, contra-indications and patient education for groups of drugs
  • A guide on how to access this information, to assist with exam preparation and nursing practice
  • An updated chapter on nursing management of drug preparations and treatment
  • An updated chapter on clinical applications
  • A chapter on the legal framework for dispensing and prescribing.
Cultural Issues in Health and Health Care (Paperback): Adele Tjale, Louise de Villiers Cultural Issues in Health and Health Care (Paperback)
Adele Tjale, Louise de Villiers
R431 R342 Discovery Miles 3 420 Save R89 (21%) In stock

Culture and its impact on health assessment and interventions is widely recognised as an essential aspect of medical training. While courses are proliferating throughout Africa and the rest of the world, there has, until now, been no suitable student textbook or reference text to support such initiatives. The authors of Cultural issues in health and health care deal with the basic principles of transcultural care and focus on training practitioners to be able to put the principles into practice in their own health settings.

Understanding Abnormal Behavior (Hardcover, 11th Revised edition): Derald Wing Sue, David Sue, Stanley Sue, Diane M. Sue Understanding Abnormal Behavior (Hardcover, 11th Revised edition)
Derald Wing Sue, David Sue, Stanley Sue, Diane M. Sue
R702 R608 Discovery Miles 6 080 Save R94 (13%) In stock

UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR, 11th Edition offers balanced and clear coverage of psychopathology theories, research, and clinical implications. Fully updated to reflect DSM-5 and the newest scientific, psychological, multicultural and psychiatric research, the book introduces and integrates the Multipath Model of Mental Disorders to explain how four essential factors-biological, psychological, social, and sociocultural-interact to cause mental disorders. A focus on resilience highlights prevention and recovery from the symptoms of various disorders. This edition also continues its emphasis on the multicultural, sociocultural and diversity aspects of abnormal psychology. The authors present material in a lively and engaging manner, connecting topics to real-world case studies, current events, and issues of particular importance and relevance in today's world. Special features and the fresh design make the book even more approachable and appealing to all readers.

Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition (Hardcover, 10th Revised edition): Kathryn Pinna, Ellie Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition (Hardcover, 10th Revised edition)
Kathryn Pinna, Ellie Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes
R809 R703 Discovery Miles 7 030 Save R106 (13%) In stock

UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, Tenth Edition, provides the most current and comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals of nutrition and nutrition therapy for an introductory course. The early chapters focus on "normal" nutrition, including digestion and metabolism, vitamins and minerals, and life cycle nutrition. The later chapters cover "clinical" nutrition--the pathophysiology and nutrition therapy for a wide range of medical conditions. The text integrates practical information and valuable resources to help students apply nutrition knowledge and skills to their daily lives and the clinical setting. Features such as case studies, "How To" boxes with real-world examples, and study cards help students apply the material and build their conceptual understanding. Regardless of the students' background, the consistent level, approachable narrative, and careful explanations in UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION will engage students and enable them to be actively involved in the field of nutrition.

Calculated Risks - The Toxicity and Human Health Risks of Chemicals in Our Environment (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Joseph... Calculated Risks - The Toxicity and Human Health Risks of Chemicals in Our Environment (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Joseph V. Rodricks
R1,168 R910 Discovery Miles 9 100 Save R258 (22%) Within 7 - 15 working days

Safeguarding economic prosperity, whilst protecting human health and the environment, is at the forefront of scientific and public interest. This book provides a practical and balanced view on toxicology, control, risk assessment and risk management, addressing the interplay between science and public health policy. This fully revised and updated new edition provides a detailed analysis on chemical and by-product exposure, how they enter the body and the suitability of imposed safety limits. New chapters on dose, with particular emphasis on children and vulnerable subpopulations, reproductive and developmental toxicants and toxicity testing are included. With updated and comprehensive coverage of international developments of risk management and safety, this will have broad appeal to researchers and professionals involved in chemical safety and regulation as well as the general reader interested in environmental pollution and public health.

Introduction to Health Services Management (Paperback, 4th ed): K. Jooste, N. Sibiya Introduction to Health Services Management (Paperback, 4th ed)
K. Jooste, N. Sibiya
R454 R358 Discovery Miles 3 580 Save R96 (21%) In stock

The unit manager must be able to deal with a wide range of tasks in the course of the day. These could range from compiling a duty roster, writing a unit procedure, compiling an emergency plan, preparing an annual budget or answering a legal question. The unit manager must also be able to manage a team of healthcare professionals, be able to lead and motivate the team, and organise the unit so that it functions effectively and in line with the institution's vision and mission. In addition, the unit manager must be able to keep control of supplies and equipment in the unit, which must be kept in good working order and replaced when necessary. All of these aspects are covered in Introduction to health services management for the unit manager, fourth edition.

Supervising Safety (Paperback): Francois van Loggerenberg Supervising Safety (Paperback)
Francois van Loggerenberg
R198 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R38 (19%) In stock

Supervising Safety is about the implementation of safety measures in an organisation. The book looks at safety theory where it makes the most difference - as it is applied in the workplace. Safety officers are central to the practical application of safety, and their role is clearly spelt out. The goals of the safety supervisor are outlines and one chapter is devoted to the role of ergonomics in the workplace. Readers are also shown how to identify and evaluate hazards in the workplace, develop an employee safety programme and safely handle materials in storage. This book includes: Clearly defined learning outcomes at the start of each chapter to help readers navigate the contents; Self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter to test the reader's understanding of the material; Examples relevant to the South African business environment.

Dimensions of healthcare management (Paperback, 3rd ed): S.W. Booyens, M. Bezuidenhout Dimensions of healthcare management (Paperback, 3rd ed)
S.W. Booyens, M. Bezuidenhout
R557 R434 Discovery Miles 4 340 Save R123 (22%) In stock

Dimensions of healthcare management is the well-known and established source of management information healthcare professionals have come to trust. This third edition has been thoroughly revised to include the latest information in the field, with a new chapter on Project management and special attention paid to the chapters on Information Systems and Finance. All the relevant legislation has been updated. The text applies universal principles and components of management and leadership, as well as popular modern theories and approaches, to the healthcare environment. It also addresses the unique needs of a manager in the healthcare environment with topics such as assignment of nursing staff and patient classification. There is in-depth focus on human resources issues, such as recruitment, staff development, leadership, absenteeism, motivation and staff turnover. Every manager knows that managing an organisation's greatest asset - its people - is a very important part of her or his portfolio.

Groups - Process and Practice (Paperback, International ed of 9th Revised ed): Cindy Corey, Gerald Corey, Marianne Schneider... Groups - Process and Practice (Paperback, International ed of 9th Revised ed)
Cindy Corey, Gerald Corey, Marianne Schneider Corey
R640 R549 Discovery Miles 5 490 Save R91 (14%) In stock

Drawing on their extensive clinical experience in working with groups, Marianne, Gerald, and Cindy Corey provide a realistic approach to the blending of theory with practice in group work. A new Chapter 4, Theories and Techniques of Group Counseling, has been added to this best-selling text, along with new examples, guidelines, insights, and an enhanced diversity perspective. Offering up-to-date coverage of both the what is and the how to of group counseling, the ninth edition incorporates the latest research, ethical guidelines, and practices to ensure student success both in the classroom and after it.

The Basics Of Safety Hazards - And The Origins Of Safety Risk (Paperback): The Basics Of Safety Hazards - And The Origins Of Safety Risk (Paperback)
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R215 R174 Discovery Miles 1 740 Save R41 (19%) In stock
Safety Systems (Paperback): P. Naidoo Safety Systems (Paperback)
P. Naidoo
R186 R151 Discovery Miles 1 510 Save R35 (19%) In stock

Where does a safety professional start with processes to reduce risk and create a safer work environment? The answer is with a systems approach to safety. Safety Systems covers the nitty-gritty of this approach, including how to develop a System Safety Programme Plan (SSPP). Different tools and methods of analysing and evaluating safety data are also discussed.

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) - A TQM and Quality of Work Life Approach (Paperback): R. Steenkamp, At Van Schoor Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) - A TQM and Quality of Work Life Approach (Paperback)
R. Steenkamp, At Van Schoor 1
R441 R349 Discovery Miles 3 490 Save R92 (21%) In stock

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the workplace is not only a strategic priority in terms of moral or social responsibility, it is also an obligation regulated and governed by law. A well-designed manufacturing process (the operations system) must be both productive and safe, without potential physical, emotional and mental health risks. OSH management has become a very complex multi-functional science within operations management and total quality management (TQM). It focuses on a non-legalistic approach whereby the organisational culture fosters spontaneous OSH and a high quality of work life. This is done by using a TQM approach, based on a functional TQM model.

Nurse Educators' Guide to Management (Paperback, 2nd ed): W.J. Kotze Nurse Educators' Guide to Management (Paperback, 2nd ed)
W.J. Kotze
R397 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R248 (62%) In stock

A guide to successfully negotiating the complex dynamics operating within nursing schools, taking into account the parameters of professional and higher education legislation, and, in South Africa, an extremely diverse society. Includes new material on policy development, professional growth and career advancement, as well as a section on risk management. Aimed at educators, managers of nursing schools and students preparing themselves for a career in nursing education. Contents include the following: The formal education and training environment; personal characteristics and attributes required for effective leadership; considerations of language and communication in nursing school management; the role of the educator in patient safety; organisation of nurses and nurses' rights; understanding and managing quality in a nursing school.

Ethics in Healthcare (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Anne-Mart Oosthuizen, Dirk Ven Der Wal, Silvia Pera, Sally van Tonder Ethics in Healthcare (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Anne-Mart Oosthuizen, Dirk Ven Der Wal, Silvia Pera, Sally van Tonder
R319 R258 Discovery Miles 2 580 Save R61 (19%) In stock

'You, the reader, whoever you are, are not a complete novice in ethics. You understand the meaning of 'good' and 'bad' and 'right' and 'wrong' and you know that some actions are right while others are wrong and that some things are good while others are bad. These aspects are precisely what ethics as a subject of systematic study deals with' (Ewing: 1995). Ethics in Healthcare approaches the topic of ethics from the perspective of the nurse and offers a viewpoint on the many ethical questions he or she has to deal with every day. This established and accessible text takes a fresh look at the question of cultural diversity and explains why the profession of nursing has to adhere to a common value system. A brand new chapter covering the teaching of ethics has been added to explore the question of the moral development of the student.

Leadership In Health Services Management (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Karien Jooste Leadership In Health Services Management (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Karien Jooste
R539 R421 Discovery Miles 4 210 Save R118 (22%) Within 4 - 8 working days

Leadership in Health Services Management provides all healthcare professionals with the information necessary to lead with commitment and strive towards a clear vision of health for all. It guides readers through crucially important issues such as vision, strategic thinking, confidence, negotiation and knowledge management in health services. Now in its third edition, this book has been updated to contain original research on the topic of self-leadership, a theme that is interwoven throughout the text. In addition, there is a focus on the application of leadership theories for postgraduate readers studying for a Master's certificate in nursing management or tutored Master's degree according to the new guidelines of the SAQA qualifications for postgraduate studies. In all new South African curricula and programmes, the research component has been prioritised and therefore this edition features a chapter on research proposals. Recommended for: Nursing students undertaking the diploma or degree course. Post-basic /Honours students.

Play Therapy - The Art of the Relationship (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition): Garry L. Landreth Play Therapy - The Art of the Relationship (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition)
Garry L. Landreth 1
R290 R249 Discovery Miles 2 490 Save R41 (14%) In stock

Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship is the newest incarnation of Garry Landreth 's comprehensive text on creating therapeutic relationships with children through play. It details Landreth 's Child-Centered Play Therapy model, which stresses the importance of understanding the child 's world and perspective. This approach facilitates the play therapy process while allowing therapist and client to fully connect. Professors who have taught a course based on the previous edition will be pleased to find the core message intact, but updated with a significant body of recent research. Expanded to cover additional topics of interest, the new edition includes:

  • a full chapter on current research in play therapy
  • new sections on supervising play therapists, legal and ethical issues and multicultural concerns
  • 30 new photographs that show the author demonstrating techniques in-session
  • practical tips for working with parents
  • instructions on play room set-up and materials
  • online instructor resources.

The Third Edition will feel both familiar and fresh to educators and trainers who have relied on Landreth 's text for years. The guidelines, transcripts, and case examples offered help therapists govern sensitive issues at every stage of the therapeutic process, from the first meeting to the end of the relationship.

Juta's Manual Of Nursing: Volume 1 - Fundamental And General Nursing (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Nelouise Geyer, Sophie... Juta's Manual Of Nursing: Volume 1 - Fundamental And General Nursing (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Nelouise Geyer, Sophie Mogotlane, Anne Young
R620 R480 Discovery Miles 4 800 Save R140 (23%) Within 4 - 8 working days

Nursing care remains at the cutting edge of science as innovations in patient care continuously evolve. However, fundamental and general skills are still necessary to develop the clinical reasoning skills a nurse requires in order to provide safe, high-quality care to patients and communities.

All chapters include updated information where appropriate. New topics include the latest methods in infection control, information on electronic patient records, the ethical use of social media and a review of nutritional information.

    Each chapter contains:
    • The prerequisite knowledge necessary for study of that chapter, to ensure integration with other core subjects
    • Ethical considerations
    • Relevant medico-legal considerations
    • Key concepts and terminology as well as new vocabulary
Health and Health Care in South Africa (Paperback, 2nd ed): H.C.J. van Rensburg Health and Health Care in South Africa (Paperback, 2nd ed)
H.C.J. van Rensburg
R679 R289 Discovery Miles 2 890 Save R390 (57%) In stock

A coherent "big picture" of the evolving health system in South Africa, along with the ensuing changes and challenges. Attempts to contextualise these developments historically and globally, and to critically assess them. Reviews progress and achievements, but also contemporary constraints and deficiencies in health performance. Aimed at researchers and lecturers, as well as senior and postgraduate students. Also a valuable reference work for practising health professionals, health planners, policy makers and managers. Contents include the following: National health care systems: trends, changes and reforms; the changing biophysical environment: impact on health and health conditions; HIV, AIDS and tuberculosis: trends, challenges and responses; medical ethics and human rights; hospitals and hospital reform; health care expenditure.

Managing Safety in the Office Environment (Paperback): Managing Safety in the Office Environment (Paperback)
R164 R133 Discovery Miles 1 330 Save R31 (19%) Within 4 - 8 working days
Healthcare Service Management (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): K. Jooste, M. Muller, Marthie Bezuidenhout Healthcare Service Management (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
K. Jooste, M. Muller, Marthie Bezuidenhout
R529 R249 Discovery Miles 2 490 Save R280 (53%) In stock

This updated and improved edition of Healthcare Service Management presents the latest best practice guidelines related to the management of a healthcare organisation. The text examines aspects of management that are specific to healthcare institutions, including health-related legislation, common law and ethics. In addition to fulfilling the needs of the nursing student and lecturer, it will serve as a reference on healthcare service management for any practising manager.

The A-Z Of Nursing Law (Paperback, 3rd Edition): The A-Z Of Nursing Law (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
R362 R291 Discovery Miles 2 910 Save R71 (20%) Within 4 - 8 working days

This newly updated text equips nurses and other health-care professionals to deal with the legal issues they encounter in daily practice.

Informative and relevant, The A-Z of Nursing Law covers all recent changes to the law and legislation that affect the nursing profession. As the only local book of this nature, it has become an invaluable resource for nurse practitioners and other health-care professionals.

Undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students will also find it useful.

South African Clinical Nurse Practitioner's Manual (Paperback): South African Clinical Nurse Practitioner's Manual (Paperback)
R475 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R221 (47%) In stock

Primary health care in South Africa is mainly delivered by clinical nurse practitioners with the support of family physicians. South African clinical nurse practitioner's manual, an adaptation of South African family practice manual, focuses on practical skills that clinical nurse practitioners should obtain during their training and will use in their professional practice. South African clinical nurse practitioner's manual deals with aspects of clinical examination and common procedures, as well as key proficiencies in areas of communication, occupational health, research, teaching and health care administration. It provides the theory and the practical steps of routine skills as well as emergency care over a full spectrum of primary care - from the newborn to the elderly. It also looks at topical issues in the South African context, including community-orientated primary care. Contents include the following: General assessment and physical examination; consultation and communication; interpretation of laboratory results; algorithms for emergencies; community-based interventions; developing clinical guidelines; writing articles for publication. Owing to the fact that clinical nurse practitioner training is becoming more formalised in all provinces, this manual forms an integral part of these training programmes, and should prove invaluable to this field of nursing.

Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy (Paperback, 10th Revised edition): Gerald Corey Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy (Paperback, 10th Revised edition)
Gerald Corey 1
R655 R564 Discovery Miles 5 640 Save R91 (14%) In stock

Incorporating the thinking, feeling, and behaving dimensions of human experience, the tenth edition of Corey's best-selling text helps you compare and contrast the therapeutic models expressed in counseling theories. Corey introduces you to the major theories (psychoanalytic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, reality, behavior, cognitive-behavior, family systems, feminist, postmodern, and integrative approaches) and demonstrates how each theory can be applied to two cases ("Stan" and "Gwen"). He shows you how to apply theories in practice, and helps you learn to integrate the theories into an individualized counseling style. New learning objectives identify key aspects of each theory and focus your study. This book anchors a suite of products that includes the revised student manual and media resources featuring lecturettes as well as videos that demonstrate how the author works with clients from each of the theoretical approaches covered in the book.

Teaching in Nursing - A Guide for Faculty (Paperback, 5th Revised edition): Diane M. Billings, Judith A. Halstead Teaching in Nursing - A Guide for Faculty (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)
Diane M. Billings, Judith A. Halstead
R1,554 Discovery Miles 15 540 Within 7 - 11 working days

Set yourself up for success as a nurse educator with the award-winning Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty, 5th Edition. Recommended by the NLN for comprehensive CNE prep, this insightful text is the only one of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. As it walks through the day-to-day challenges of teaching, readers will benefit from its expert guidance on key issues, such as curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advancements in technology and information. This new edition contains all the helpful narrative that earned this title an AJN Book of the Year award, along with updated information on technology-empowered learning, the flipped classroom, interprofessional collaborative practice, and much more.

Introduction to Genetics: A Molecular Approach (Paperback, New): T. A Brown Introduction to Genetics: A Molecular Approach (Paperback, New)
T. A Brown
R485 R274 Discovery Miles 2 740 Save R211 (44%) In stock

Genetics today is inexorably focused on DNA. The theme of Introduction to Genetics: A Molecular Approach is therefore the progression from molecules (DNA and genes) to processes (gene expression and DNA replication) to systems (cells, organisms and populations). This progression reflects both the basic logic of life and the way in which modern biological research is structured. The molecular approach is particularly suitable for the large number of students for whom genetics is a part of a broader program in biology, biochemistry, the biomedical sciences, and biotechnology.

Introduction to Genetics presents the basic facts and concepts with enough depth of knowledge to stimulate students to move on to more advanced aspects of the subject. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 examines the function of the gene as a unit of biological information. Part 2 studies the role of the gene as a unit of inheritance. And Part 3 explores some of the areas of research that are responsible for the high profile that genetics has in our modern world, from agriculture and industry to medicine and forensics, and the ethical challenges that genetic knowledge imparts.

Introduction to Genetics is available for purchase as an e-book in its entirety or as individual chapters, and as a 1-year or 6-month rental.

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