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A Practical Guide to Treating Eating Disorders - Overcome Problem Eating (Paperback): Patricia Furness-Smith A Practical Guide to Treating Eating Disorders - Overcome Problem Eating (Paperback)
Patricia Furness-Smith 1
R178 R134 Discovery Miles 1 340 Save R44 (25%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

From comfort eating and skipping meals to anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, disordered eating comes in many forms.

With expert advice from an experienced psychologist, this book will help you get back on track and get the help you need.

Break bad habits and replace them with better ones; understand your issues so that you can move forward; and learn to overcome your fears, love your body and discover how to enjoy food again.

The Gentle Birth Method - The Month-by-Month Jeyarani Way Programme (Paperback): Gowri Motha, Karen Swan Macleod The Gentle Birth Method - The Month-by-Month Jeyarani Way Programme (Paperback)
Gowri Motha, Karen Swan Macleod
R407 R287 Discovery Miles 2 870 Save R120 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Childbirth guru Dr Gowri Motha, who practises with Dr Yehudi Gordon - author of Birth and Beyond - shows women how her revolutionary method helps women carry the baby to full term, have less intervention in the birth; feel less pain in labour, and feel happy and in control. * The Gentle Birth method is a concise pregnancy programme combining diverse therapies such as `creative healing' massage, a simple diet, self-hypnosis, reflexology and affirmation techniques * The method was created by Dr Gowri Motha as an alternative to conventional obstetric practise, when she became alarmed at the increasing number of women needing intervention during their births. It teaches expectant mothers how to train their bodies and minds in order to reduce or prevent complications during pregnancy and labour. * This book outlines the Method, with a month-by-month programme explaining how to rebalance the body and tailor it to the optimum condition for the birthing process. It includes guides to treating problems such as: - back pain - nausea - heartburn - fluid retention - stretch marks * The programme offers women a formal framework in which to prepare their bodies and so avoid facing a labour that is unnecessarily long, arduous and traumatic, with significantly lower uptakes of pain relief.

Grieve's Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (Hardcover, 4th Revised edition): Gwendolen Jull, Ann P. Moore, Deborah... Grieve's Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (Hardcover, 4th Revised edition)
Gwendolen Jull, Ann P. Moore, Deborah Falla, Jeremy Lewis, Chris McCarthy, …
R3,030 R2,014 Discovery Miles 20 140 Save R1,016 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Since the third edition of Grieve's Modern Manual Therapy was published in 2005, the original concepts of manipulative therapy have grown to embrace new research-generated knowledge. Expansions in practice have adopted new evidence which include consideration of psychological or social moderators. The original manual therapy or manipulative therapy approaches have transformed into musculoskeletal physiotherapy and this is recognized by the change in title for the new fourth edition - Grieve's Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Grieve's Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy continues to bring together the latest state-of-the-art research, from both clinical practice and the related basic sciences, which is most relevant to practitioners. The topics addressed and the contributing authors reflect the best and most clinically relevant contemporary work within the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy. With this as its foundation and a new six-strong editorial team at its helm, the fourth edition now expands its focus from the vertebral column to the entire musculoskeletal system. For the first time both the spine and extremities are covered, capturing the key advances in science and practices relevant to musculoskeletal physiotherapy. The book is divided into five parts containing multiple sections and chapters. The first part of the book looks at advances in the sciences underpinning musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice. Here there is commentary on topics such as movement, the interaction between pain and motor control as well as neuromuscular adaptations to exercise. Applied anatomical structure is covered in addition to the challenges of lifestyle and ageing. A new section highlights the important area of measurement and presents the scope of current and emerging measurements for investigating central and peripheral aspects relating to pain, function and morphological change. Another section discusses some contemporary research approaches such as quantitative and qualitative methods as well as translational research. Part III contains sections on the principles of and broader aspects of management which are applicable to musculoskeletal disorders of both the spine and periphery. Topics include models for management prescription, communication and pain management and contemporary principles of management for the articular, nervous and sensorimotor systems. In recognition of the patient centred and inclusive nature of contemporary musculoskeletal practice, there is also discussion about how physiotherapists may use cognitive behavioural therapies when treating people with chronic musculoskeletal disorders. The final part of the book focuses on selected contemporary issues in clinical practice for a particular region, condition or the most topical approaches to the diagnosis and management of a region. A critical review of the evidence (or developing evidence) for approaches is given and areas for future work are highlighted. The only textbook which covers the breadth of musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice, bringing together the work and opinions of leading international experts Presents the latest science, research evidence and clinical practices for assessment and management of spinal and extremity disorders Uses contemporary knowledge in diagnostics and future directions to demonstrate how to manage both acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain Considers important aspects underpinning clinical practice across the biopsychosocial domains Now covers the musculoskeletal systems of the upper and lower limbs as well as the spine Title, topics, prominent editors and authors - all reflect the evolution in knowledge, models of diagnosis and contemporary practice Overviews of the latest advances in: the basic sciences relevant to musculoskeletal physiotherapy clinical science and practice imaging and measurement techniques Over 300 illustrations Colour plate section

Nursing HESI A2 - a QuickStudy Laminated Reference & Study Guide (Fold-out book or chart): April Michelle Davis Nursing HESI A2 - a QuickStudy Laminated Reference & Study Guide (Fold-out book or chart)
April Michelle Davis
R469 Discovery Miles 4 690 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults (Hardcover, Eighth, International Edition): John Doe Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults (Hardcover, Eighth, International Edition)
John Doe
R1,234 R1,054 Discovery Miles 10 540 Save R180 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Ensure the most effective wellness-oriented nursing care for older adults - in any healthcare setting. Confidently deliver wellness-oriented care for older adults across a changing healthcare environment with the latest evidence-based coverage of gerontological nursing. Comprehensively revised and updated, Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults, Eighth Edition fosters your understanding of both the physiologic and psychosocial aspects of aging, as well as broader issues of cultural competence, legal matters, and ethical concerns. Organized around the author's proven Functional Consequences Theory for Promoting Wellness in Older Adults, this trusted text focuses on equipping you to work proactively with older adults to promote high levels of functioning and quality of life, despite the limitations associated with aging, disease, and related conditions. NEW! Technology to Promote Wellness in Older Adults boxes familiarize you with technology-based interventions for promoting wellness in older adults. NEW! Interprofessional Collaboration (IPC) coverage emphasizes strategies for working with other healthcare professionals in managing care of older patients. NEW! Global Perspective boxes illustrate proven international approaches to quality gerontological nursing. NEW! Unfolding Patient Stories authored by the National League for Nursing challenge you to apply your understanding to realistic patient scenarios. NEW! A Transitional Care Unfolding Case Study helps you manage a patient requiring care across a variety of healthcare settings. Case Studies (both multipart and standalone) encourage you to apply nursing theory to real-life situations. Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN) examples help you apply knowledge and skills to care plans for unfolding cases. Assessment, Intervention, Evidence-Based Practice, Cultural Considerations, Diversity Note, and Caregiver Wellness boxes detail helpful approaches and tools for effective wellness-oriented nursing practice. Online Learning Activities point readers to the book's companion web page to access related resources, articles, and evidence-based guidelines. American Journal of Nursing Gerontologic Nursing Book of the Year 2015 This leading content is also incorporated into Lippincott CoursePoint+, a dynamic learning solution that integrates this book's curriculum, adaptive learning tools, virtual simulations, real-time data reporting, and the latest evidence-based practice content together into one powerful student learning solution. Lippincott CoursePoint+ improves the nursing students' critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills to prepare them for practice.

Group Exercises for Addiction Counseling (Paperback): Geri Miller Group Exercises for Addiction Counseling (Paperback)
Geri Miller
R511 R353 Discovery Miles 3 530 Save R158 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Created to meet the unique needs of addiction professionals, this practical resource offers suggestions for effectively using activities in groups. It addresses common issues counselors frequently need to discuss with clients and provides an array of "tried and true" techniques and exercises designed to help clients develop interpersonal relationship skills and the individual awareness needed to make responsible choices. The accompanying CD- ROM contains all the exercises allowing therapists to customize them to fit their needs.

Pocket Guides for Student Nurses: Mental Health Placements (Spiral bound): Luke Woodhouse Pocket Guides for Student Nurses: Mental Health Placements (Spiral bound)
Luke Woodhouse
R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fifth Edition (Hardcover, 5th New edition): Dennis L. Thombs, Cynthia J. Osborn Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fifth Edition (Hardcover, 5th New edition)
Dennis L. Thombs, Cynthia J. Osborn
R927 Discovery Miles 9 270 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Now revised and updated, this widely used text comprehensively reviews theories of addiction to give students and professionals a multidisciplinary foundation for clinical practice. It explores the causes and mechanisms of substance and behavioral addictions, as well as implications for helping people recover. Providing a science-based perspective, the text emphasizes the importance of using treatment and prevention strategies that are grounded in evidence. Thoroughly updated chapters address disease models; public health approaches; understanding and treating comorbidity; psychoanalytic, behavioral, cognitive and family systems models; sociocultural approaches; behavioral addiction; and motivational models. Student-friendly features include end-of-chapter summaries and review questions.

Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing (Paperback, 4th edition): Margaret Burkhardt, Alvita K Nathaniel Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing (Paperback, 4th edition)
Margaret Burkhardt, Alvita K Nathaniel
R531 R462 Discovery Miles 4 620 Save R69 (13%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

Today's nurses face a multitude of legal and ethical dilemmas that fall outside the scope of clinical and medical training. Practical and thought provoking, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition examines the latest trends, principles, theories, and models in patient care to help you make ethically sound decisions in complex and often controversial situations. Acknowledging an ever-expanding global society, compelling examples are presented from national and international headlines that invite readers to explore the cases in light of socio-cultural influences, personal values, and professional ethics. Historical examples demonstrate how to think critically through various problems while upholding moral and professional standards, as well as the law. Key topics include patient advocacy and rights, diversity, medication error prevention, health care information management, portability and accountability, and health care reform. In addition to in-book learning features like analysis problems, review questions, sample forms, and appendices, ETHICS & ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING, 4th Edition offers supplemental, interactive tools to challenge you further, and prepare you for morally sound behavior in any health care setting.

Core Review for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (Paperback): Napnap, Afpnp Core Review for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (Paperback)
Napnap, Afpnp; Edited by Victoria Page Niederhauser
R710 R661 Discovery Miles 6 610 Save R49 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Authored and endorsed by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP), the Core Review for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners book accompanies the Core Curriculum for Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. This core review provides practice questions for recent graduates for both pediatric and family nurse practitioner programs to use in their respective certification exams offered by the PNCB and ANCC. Review questions include the Role of the PNP, Wellness Issues, Growth and Development, Genetics, Chronic Conditions, Pediatric Emergencies, and Pharmacology. UNIQUE! Authored and endorsed by NAPNAP, the only national association of PNPs UNIQUE! Authored and endorsed by the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (AFPNP) Multiple-choice practice questions cover all content on both the NCBPNP and ANCC certification exams Questions based on the corresponding chapters in the Core Curriculum Answer key contains rationales for both correct and incorrect responses

Notes on Nursing - What It Is, and What It Is Not (Paperback, New Impression): Florence Nightingale Notes on Nursing - What It Is, and What It Is Not (Paperback, New Impression)
Florence Nightingale
R120 R85 Discovery Miles 850 Save R35 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"My heart always sinks within me when I hear the good housewife, of every class, say, 'I assure you the bed has been well slept in: and I can only hope it is not true. What? Is the bed already saturated with somebody else's damp before my patient comes to exhale in it his own damp? Has it not had a single chance to be aired? No, not one. It has been slept in every night."
From the best known work of Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), the originator and founder of modern nursing, comes a collection of notes that played an important part in the much needed revolution in the field of nursing. For the first time it was brought to the attention of those caring for the sick that their responsibilities covered not only the administration of medicines and the application of poultices, but the proper use of fresh air, light, warmth, cleanliness, quiet, and the proper selection and administration of diet. Miss Nightingale is outspoken on these subjects as well as on other factors that she considers essential to good nursing. But, whatever her topic, her main concern and attention is always on the patient and his needs.
One is impressed with the fact that the fundamental needs of the sick as observed by Miss Nightingale are amazingly similar today (even though they are generally taken for granted now) to what they were over 100 years ago when this book was written. For this reason, this little volume is as practical as it is interesting and entertaining. It will be an inspiration to the student nurse, refreshing and stimulating to the experienced nurse, and immensely helpful to anyone caring for the sick.

Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology - A Resource Manual (includes Premium Web Site 2-Semester Printed Access Card) (Spiral... Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology - A Resource Manual (includes Premium Web Site 2-Semester Printed Access Card) (Spiral bound, 5th edition)
Kenneth Shipley, Julie McAfee
R810 R694 Discovery Miles 6 940 Save R116 (14%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

This trusted, best-selling text has become an essential, invaluable resource for clinicians, instructors, and students in the dynamic field of speech-language pathology. Accessible, visually engaging, and easy to navigate, this highly practical manual provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of disorders and the procedures and materials used in their diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment in both pediatric and adult populations. Now better than ever, ASSESSMENT IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY: A RESOURCE MANUAL, 5E, is completely current, with new and updated content in every chapter reflecting the latest research, best practices, and important trends and developments. Highlights include new chapters on autism spectrum disorders and assessment of clients who require augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and a new chapter dedicated to norms, charts, and reference tables. In addition, the authors have significantly revised chapters on voice disorders and the foundations of assessment and added new material on childhood apraxia of speech, apps, online test sites, and electronic media. Also new to the Fifth edition, the text's vast collection of forms for obtaining, interpreting, and reporting assessment data are now available online, making them even easier to customize, reproduce, and use in the classroom or a wide variety of clinical settings.

Cambridge Texts in Biomedical Engineering - Biomedical Engineering: Bridging Medicine and Technology (Hardcover, 2nd Revised... Cambridge Texts in Biomedical Engineering - Biomedical Engineering: Bridging Medicine and Technology (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition)
W. Mark Saltzman
R1,235 Discovery Miles 12 350 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The second edition of this popular introductory undergraduate textbook uses examples, applications, and profiles of biomedical engineers to show students the relevance of the theory and how it can be used to solve real problems in human medicine. The essential molecular biology, cellular biology, and human physiology background is included for students to understand the context in which biomedical engineers work. Updates throughout highlight important advances made over recent years, including iPS cells, microRNA, nanomedicine, imaging technology, biosensors, and drug delivery systems, giving students a modern description of the various subfields of biomedical engineering. Over two hundred quantitative and qualitative exercises, many new to this edition, help consolidate learning, whilst a solutions manual, password-protected for instructors, is available online. Finally, students can enjoy an expanded set of leader profiles in biomedical engineering within the book, showcasing the broad range of career paths open to students who make biomedical engineering their calling.

Tony 10 - The astonishing story of the postman who gambled EURO10,000,000 ... and lost it all (Paperback): Declan Lynch, Tony... Tony 10 - The astonishing story of the postman who gambled EURO10,000,000 ... and lost it all (Paperback)
Declan Lynch, Tony O'Reilly
R212 R174 Discovery Miles 1 740 Save R38 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Tony 10 was the online betting username of Tony O'Reilly, the postman who became front-page news in 2011 after he stole EURO1.75 million from An Post while he was a branch manager in Gorey, Co. Wexford. He used the money to fund a gambling addiction that began with a bet of EURO1 and eventually rose to EURO10 million, leading to the loss of his job, his family, his home - and winning him a prison sentence. This is his story. `Remarkable.' The Sunday World `Incredible.' The Guardian `Read it in a day ... it pulls you in and traps you in a mix of high tension, disbelief, and sadness.' Michael Foley `Tony 10 is probably the most compelling read of the year ... a chilling, jaw-dropping bruiser of a book.' The Irish Times `Picked it up one Sunday morning and could not put it down - absolutely blew my doors off.' Paul Kimmage `Gripping and insightful. Easily one of the best non-fiction books of the year.' Hot Press `I cannot think of a more important book ever written on any aspect of Irish sport.' The Irish Examiner `There is more drama in Chapter 10 of this book alone than you'd find in an entire year's subscription to Netflix.' Brian Boyd `A spine-tingling tale, beautifully told.' The Irish Independent `A brilliant, nerve-shredding account of one man's gambling addiction - and every word of it true. I highly recommend it.' Paul Howard `A startling illustration of the silent devastation that gambling can inflict.' The Racing Post `A stupendous piece of work.' The Sunday Independent

NCLEX-PN Prep 2019 - Practice Test + Proven Strategies (Paperback): Kaplan Nursing NCLEX-PN Prep 2019 - Practice Test + Proven Strategies (Paperback)
Kaplan Nursing 1
R570 R350 Discovery Miles 3 500 Save R220 (39%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The NCLEX-PN exam is not just about what you know-it's about how you think. Kaplan's NCLEX-PN Prep 2019 uses expert critical thinking strategies and targeted sample questions to help you put your expertise into practice and ace the exam! The NCLEX-PN exam tests how you'll apply the medical knowledge you've gained in real-life situations. In NCLEX-PN Prep 2019, Kaplan's all-star nursing faculty teaches you 9 critical thinking pathways to help you think like a nurse. Six chapters end with practice sets to help you put these critical thinking principles into action. Proven Strategies. Realistic Practice. 9 critical thinking pathways to break down what exam questions are asking 6 end-of-chapter practice sets to help you put critical thinking principles into action Full-length practice test Detailed rationales for all answer choices, correct and incorrect Techniques for mastering the computer adaptive test format Expert Guidance In-depth content review, organized along the exam's "Client Needs" framework Kaplan's Learning Engineers and expert psychometricians ensure our practice questions and study materials are true to the test We invented test prep-Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for 80 years, and our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams

Clinical Methods and Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology (Paperback, 6th New edition): M. N. Hegde, Katrina Kuyumjian Clinical Methods and Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology (Paperback, 6th New edition)
M. N. Hegde, Katrina Kuyumjian
R1,896 R1,777 Discovery Miles 17 770 Save R119 (6%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

With this book, students will be better prepared to meet the exciting and yet often challenging task of providing ethical and effective services to children and adults with communication disorders. Clinical supervisors may find the book helpful in understanding their own roles and responsibilities better so that they can create a productive and exciting clinical practicum experience for their student clinicians. The book is divided into two major sections: clinical practicum and clinical methods in speech language pathology. These sections provide coverage of the structural and functional aspects of clinical practicum in a variety of settings. The book emphasizes clinical practicum is an exciting learning experience. The students will understand what is expected of them in each setting and what they can expect from their clinical supervisors. The book also gives an overview of treatment methods that apply across disorders. ''Clinical Methods and Practicum in Speech-Language Pathology'' offers a single and comprehensive source of information that will help establish clear expectations for both student clinicians and the clinical supervisors. New to the Sixth Edition *New coauthor, Katrina Kuyumjian *A new chapter with an overview of treatment procedures that apply across disorders of communication *Revised section on clinical methods to include updated information on the current ASHA guidelines on clinical practicum; current legal and professional requirements regarding clinical practicum in educational settings; new and expanded information on assessment, target behaviors, and treatment strategies for all disorders of communication *Updated and expanded references throughout Key Features *Chapter Outlines open each chapter and provide a summary of the key topics *An end-of-book glossary allows readers to easily find and define important terms or concepts *Bulleted and boxed information for easy access *Access to a PluralPlus Companion Website, with PowerPoint lecture slides for each chapter and related materials, including a sample treatment plan, lesson plan, and diagnostic report

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (Paperback, Seventh, North American Edition, Revised Reprint): Sheila L. Videbeck Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (Paperback, Seventh, North American Edition, Revised Reprint)
Sheila L. Videbeck
R1,389 Discovery Miles 13 890 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Vocal Function Exercises (DVD-ROM): Joseph C. Stemple Vocal Function Exercises (DVD-ROM)
Joseph C. Stemple
R1,852 Discovery Miles 18 520 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This How To Series provides specific and programmatic information on how to complete Vocal Function exercises and incorporate them in your clinical care of voice patients. Watch Stemple work one on one with detailing every step of the exercises.

General Nursing - Medical and Surgical Textbook, Part 2 (Paperback): M.J. Viljoen, L.R. Uys General Nursing - Medical and Surgical Textbook, Part 2 (Paperback)
M.J. Viljoen, L.R. Uys
R910 R754 Discovery Miles 7 540 Save R156 (17%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days
Quick and Creative Art Projects for Creative Therapists with (Very) Limited Budgets (Paperback): Rachel Brandoff, Angel Thompson Quick and Creative Art Projects for Creative Therapists with (Very) Limited Budgets (Paperback)
Rachel Brandoff, Angel Thompson
R346 Discovery Miles 3 460 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Do you need ideas for low budget, therapeutic art activities? This book provides all you need to create fun and engaging activities for your clients at little to no cost. Presented with simple 'how to' instructions, each art project is accompanied with guidance on suggested client populations and variations of materials and design to accommodate the limitations, budgetary and otherwise, that therapists frequently face. It also includes strategies and guidance for acquiring materials: extending a modest budget, soliciting donations, and sourcing recycled and natural tools. An easy reference guide for new and seasoned art therapists, this book helps to expand therapists' repertoire of projects and provides them with the means to execute them.

The Nursing Unit Manager - A Comprehensive Guide (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): The Nursing Unit Manager - A Comprehensive Guide (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
3
R545 R462 Discovery Miles 4 620 Save R83 (15%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days

The nursing unit nanager has become the guide to developing leadership skills in nursing unit managers and nurses in training. This resource, now in its third edition, offers: an introduction to the functions of the nursing unit manager; insight into nursing unit management practices for managers, clinical practitioners, researchers and educators; details of the latest developments in healthcare; new chapters on record-keeping and managerial tasks; alignment with the curriculum; updated examples, relevant case studies and helpful illustrations; advice in dealing with the stressful aspects of managing a nursing unit; tips on effective communication All this vital information is combined in a readable and logical format, making it the first choice for all trainee nurses and unit managers.

2019 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses (Paperback, 7th edition): Amy M. Karch 2019 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses (Paperback, 7th edition)
Amy M. Karch
R339 R303 Discovery Miles 3 030 Save R36 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Electrically Active Materials For Medical Devices (Hardcover): Syed Tofail, Joanna Bauer Electrically Active Materials For Medical Devices (Hardcover)
Syed Tofail, Joanna Bauer
R3,514 R3,245 Discovery Miles 32 450 Save R269 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Stress induced electrical charges, action potential and electret behavior of bone, muscles, skin and nerve cells have been known for some time. Electrically Active Materials for Medical Devices builds on this knowledge and encourages readers to understand and exploit electrical activity in biomaterials from native, derived, or completely synthetic origin, or a combination thereof. It presents data and insights from both historic and contemporary research that spans over six decades with a view to generate convergence of interdisciplinary knowledge and skills.Divided into four parts, this book first introduces the reader to a general overview of electrically active materials in biology and biomedical science and describes important concepts and pioneering discoveries. The second part discusses common types of materials that are known to generate electrical activity and lays the foundation for these materials for use in medical devices. The third part gives examples of where electrically active materials have been examined for device application. The final part looks for upcoming and emerging concepts, tools and methodologies that are expected to shape the future profile of this field of converging science.Written by specialists in their respective fields, it has been specifically targeted at a readership of professionals, graduate students and researchers in the fields of biomedical engineering, physics, chemistry biology and clinical medicine.

Get into UK Nursing School For Dummies (Paperback): Andrew Evered Get into UK Nursing School For Dummies (Paperback)
Andrew Evered 1
R310 R220 Discovery Miles 2 200 Save R90 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The need for nurses is always great, but so is the competition to secure a place in a pre-registration programme at university. If you re considering a career in nursing, Get into UK Nursing School For Dummies can provide you with the vital edge you need to succeed at getting into nursing school. This compact book provides you with expert advice at each step along the way, including: * Career assessment is nursing for you? * Choosing a field to specialize in adult, children's, mental health or learning disability nursing. * Long term planning A-levels, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, and work experience that can make you a more attractive candidate * Considerations for mature/non-traditional students. * Personal statement Plenty of insight and examples to help you create a winning and truly personal personal statement * Research Put together a plan that ensures you find a university that s right for you. * Test preparation Brush up on your literacy and numeracy skills. * The interview Common questions and how to tackle them whether you re in a one-on-one and group interview. From "How do I get started?" to "When can I expect to be offered a place?" Get into Nursing School For Dummies answers the questions you have with the information you need.

Reference Range Values for Pediatric Care (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Lamia M. Soghier Reference Range Values for Pediatric Care (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Lamia M. Soghier; Edited by (consulting) Karen Fratantoni, Christine Reyes
R721 Discovery Miles 7 210 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

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. Topics Include Conversions (conversion formulas and temperature conversions) Assessment scales and scoring Growth charts Blood pressure ranges Clinical chemistry values Immunization and periodicity schedules Hyperbilirubinemia management Rate and gap calculations Nutrition, formula preparation, and caloric counts Umbilical vein and artery catheterization measurements Dosages and levels of common antibiotic and antiseizure medications

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