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The bestselling treatment planning system for mental health professionals The Addiction Treatment Planner, Fifth Edition provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal agencies. New edition features empirically supported, evidence-based treatment interventions Organized around 43 behaviorally based presenting problems, including substance use, eating disorders, schizoid traits, and others Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, and interventions plus space to record your own treatment plan options Easy-to-use reference format helps locate treatment plan components by behavioral problem Includes a sample treatment plan that conforms to the requirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agencies including CARF, The Joint Commission (TJC), COA, and the NCQA
Ross & Wilson Self-Assessment in Anatomy and Physiology is aimed at readers who are starting their study of human biology. Containing over 500 MCQs, this handy paperback will be ideal for students of nursing and allied health professions, biomedical and paramedical science, operating department practice, complementary therapy and massage therapy, as well as trainee Health Care Assistants and those studying A' level or BTEC (or equivalent) human biology. Designed to be used as part of exam preparation, or just as a simple means of evaluating how far readers have got mastering a given topic, this handy paperback can be used by an individual student or by a group of students as a ready means to motivate and test each other. Although designed for use with Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness, the book will be suitable for use with any foundation-level human biology textbook. Over 500 MCQs support revision and learning Ideal for individual use or in an informal group setting Perfect prior to exams and/or for use during 'placement breaks' or 'on the move'!
This book provides an introduction to medical office nursing by giving an overview of the medical office as well as tips to maximize nursing's role. Students and new clinicians will find the information valuable as they start their medical office nursing career. Topics include location, reimbursement, role, and care provided. The book also examines the use of technology and how medical office nursing has a significant impact on the patient's health across the continuum. Finally, the book explores future trends, especially the medical home, and models of care that derive from the Medical Home.
From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes a comprehensive yet accessible overview of all the fundamental elements of acute and critical care nursing. Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance provides an introduction to the key knowledge and skills for patient assessment and problem identification, as well as how to plan, implement and evaluate care management strategies. It also explores clinical decision-making processes and their impact on care delivery, as well as key psychosocial issues, pain management, and safe transfer. All information is presented in a clear, double-page spread with key information accompanied by tables, illustrations, photographs and diagrams. Key features: * Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout * An accessible, evidence-based, introduction to a complex topic * Presents information structured according to the Resuscitation Council s systematic ABCDE framework for ease of understanding * Accompanied by patient case studies to help apply theory to practice Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nursing students, healthcare assistants, and registered nurses working within the acute and critical care setting.
This innovative workbook enables students and those working in health and social care to deepen their understanding of the values that underpin their practice. Rich in practical exercises and downloadable resources that invite the reader to engage with their own values, it explores how values, though not often reflected on, define the quality of care delivered. Supported by case studies and including a glossary of key terms and concepts, the workbook provides an overview of how values are adopted and adapted in professional contexts across health and social care services. With an emphasis on the ever-evolving nature of values, it examines professional ethics through the lens of legislation, codes of conduct, cost-effectiveness and whole-organisation management. This unique resource allows readers to gain a clearer picture of what their values are and how they can realistically implement them in their work, thus achieving the highest possible quality of care delivery.
This is a very readable and comprehensive historical account of the development of resuscitation techniques by great medical figures over the last two thousand years. Edited by well-known medical brothers Peter and Tom Baskett, the book is based on articles contributed to the journal 'Resuscitation' by 56 authors from 16 countries worldwide. The book not only records the contribution of the 'resuscitation greats' to the medical field but also describes their individual characters, intriguing relationships, multiple talents, illegal behaviour and in one case fatal encounter with the guillotine! RESUSCITATION GREATS paints the historical background to modern resuscitation techniques. It should be read with enjoyment and enlightenment by anybody who may be involved in resuscitation...and that virtually includes everybody!
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
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The unique orientation to pharmacotherapy found in the landmark Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach distilled to a concise clinically focused full-color resource Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice, Fifth Edition uses a solid evidence-based approach to teach readers how to design, implement, monitor, and evaluate medication therapy. This trusted text provides everything readers need to gain an in-depth understanding of the underlying principles of the pharmacotherapy of disease and their practical application. In order to be as clinically relevant as possible, the disease states and treatments discussed focus on disorders most often seen in clinical practice, and laboratory values are expressed as both conventional units and SI units. Importantly, all chapters were written or reviewed by pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians widely recognized as authorities in their fields. The Fifth Edition begins with an insightful introductory chapter, followed by chapters on geriatrics, pediatrics, and palliative care. Each of the subsequent 98 disease-based chapters cover disease epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation and diagnosis, nonpharmacologic therapy, followed by therapeutic recommendations for medication selection, desired outcomes, dosing, and patient monitoring. Features: -The acclaimed patient encounter cases sharpen critical thinking skills and lend clinical relevance to scientific principles-Chapter-opening structured learning objectives enable you to rapidly locate related content -Icon-identified key concepts highlight the disease, patient assessment, and treatment -A newly designed patient care process section models the Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP) Pharmacists' Patient Care Process -Up-to-date literature citations support treatment recommendations-Tables, figures, algorithms, and defined medical abbreviations reinforce comprehension throughout-Includes valuable table of common laboratory tests and reference ranges
"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."
This text gives practical guidance to students, taking them through the process of planning, preparing for, experiencing and evaluating fieldwork education. Fieldwork educators, as well as students in the disciplines of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Rehabilitation and Osteopathy will find the practical approach valuable.
A Handbook for Student Nurses provides an introduction to the essential background knowledge that pre-registration nursing students need as a foundation for their training. It covers the core of first year nursing studies: * Legal and professional issues * Communication * Values and health care ethics * Reflection and personal development * Evidence-based practice * Study skills * Medicine, IV fluid and drug administration Case studies and examples, activities and reflection points all aid learning, while references to legislation, key documents and reports, and website links to relevant organisations provide easy access to core information. A Handbook for Student Nurses is widely recommended in institutions across the UK and is essential reading for new students. This 2018-19 edition incorporates the latest developments in the health service, and references have also been comprehensively updated. WHAT STUDENTS AND LECTURERS THINK ABOUT THIS BOOK: "...an invaluable resource and a daily accompaniment for lectures...I take it into my second year with the knowledge that I have a great reference book I can reflect on throughout my years of training." "I found this to be an excellent resource and I feel students new to the profession would find it extremely useful.... The book is well-organised, highly readable and accessible." "An excellent introductory text for student nurses, written in a clear and illuminative style." "[An] excellent textbook that provides up-to-date and relevant information for pre- and post-registration nursing students." "This is an excellent book, full of relevant information for student nurses."
This atlas systematically reviews motor conduction studies of the median nerve, from pilot human studies in peripheral nerve conduction during the 1950s through to the most recent scientific evidence. Descriptions are provided of a wealth of motor nerve conduction techniques that were reproduced in the laboratory, including both the originally proposed methods and variants. The techniques are organized according to practical criteria for ease of reference. Attention is focused especially on those techniques which have shown higher sensitivity and specificity in the diagnosis of compressive mononeuropathies like carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and on the most widely accepted guidelines, recommendations, quality measures, and electrodiagnostic classifications. The volume is completed with a detailed, well-illustrated glossary explaining the more commonly used terms in electrodiagnostic medicine (EDX). The atlas is primarily intended for residents and professionals in Neurology, as well as rehabilitation physicians and clinical neurophysiologists. The detailed descriptions of techniques and their practical use will also make the book an invaluable tool for novices and clinical neurophysiology technicians.
Solving calculations in a busy environment can be tough and time consuming. This quick reference guide, featuring basic maths concepts and medication administration, will help you take the problem out of problem solving. The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad.
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. Videos, animations, and review questions online help you to excel. A full-colour design with more than 435 line drawings, illustrations and photographs. Emphasis on procedural steps, quality assessment and safety throughout, via illustrated procedure boxes, pre-examination considerations, technical and safety tips, and phlebotomist alerts. End-of-chapter summaries and certification exam-style, multiple-choice questions. Coverage of quality assessment (QA) and quality management systems (QMS), including quality system essentials (QSE), total quality management (TQM) and continuous quality improvement (CQI) issues. "Technical Tip" boxes to avoid common mistakes. Special considerations for pediatric and geriatric patients. Covers total quality management (TQM) and continuous quality improvement (CQI) issues, OSHA equipment and safety requirements (safety needle devices and disposal systems).
Addiction to alcohol, opioids, and other drugs is ravaging our society--and family members are the first responders. But until now, there has been no single resource that gives families the comprehensive, unbiased information they need to help an addict recover while coping with the many problems addiction causes. Coauthored by a leading treatment expert, this book provides science-based answers to the painful questions that spouses, parents, and grown children of addicts face every day. Why can't addicts just stop? When does being supportive become enabling? What treatment programs work, and how can families afford them? In a highly accessible style, the authors address crucial emotional, financial, and legal issues that simply aren't discussed in other addiction books. Families will turn to this compassionate book again and again for its wealth of resources and practical advice.
Get an in-depth look at the nursing profession! Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice, 7th Edition gives you the foundation you need to prepare for becoming a professional nurse. Expert educator Elizabeth E. Friberg assembles the best minds of nursing for a unique in-depth look at the profession's major theories, practices, and principles. Complete with two new chapters, this seventh edition has been fully revised throughout with content that challenges you to think critically and conceptually. In addition, new Evolve resources means you can do more online than ever before! Case studies throughout the text provide you with opportunities to develop your analytical skills. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide a framework for study. Profile in Practice scenarios at the beginning of each chapter introduce real-life situations that accompany the professional behaviors covered in the text. Key points at the end of each chapter reinforce learning objectives and help you to focus on important information. Critical reflective exercises at the end of each chapter help you use and apply what you have learned. Chapter Introduction explains the approach and summary of the chapter content. Key terms presented in italics and definitions embedded in the text make it easier to understand. NEW! Two all-new chapters bring you the latest information on end of life/palliative care and resilience and compassionate care. NEW! Emphasis on professional role development includes focus within the Interdisciplinary team. NEW! Updated information about the Affordable Care Act includes coverage of the current legal and policy environment. NEW! Extensive revision of Pathways of Nursing Education chapter reflects current focus on Academic Progression
Who says preparing for the NCLEX has to be boring? Using colorful illustrations and fun mnemonic cartoons, the Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN Exam, 10th Edition brings the concepts found on the NCLEX-RN to life! This new edition is written in a concise outline format to make studying easier, and the Evolve companion website includes approximately 2,500 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) - allowing you to create practice exams, identify personal strengths and weaknesses, and review answers and rationales. With new content covering culture and spirituality, this study guide gives you a robust, visual, less-intimidating way to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. 2,500 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website, adding more 200 questions to the total on the previous edition. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Test Alert! boxes in the book highlight key concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help students to focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination. Nursing Priority boxes make it easier for students to distinguish priorities of nursing care. Pharmacology tables make key drug information easy to find, with high-alert medications noted by a special icon. Special icons distinguish pediatric and adult disorders, and identify content on Self-Care and Home Care. NEW! UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan and incorporates important clinical updates. NEW! 25 additional illustrations and mnemonics make the book more appealing than ever to the visual learner. NEW! Chapter on Culture and Spiritual Awareness addresses the addition of Culture and Spirituality to the Integrated Processes in the NCLEX test plan. NEW! Nursing Management and Ethical/Legal concepts divided into two chapters emphasize the increasing amount of administrative duties nurses face and the importance of management of care on the NCLEX. NEW! Priority Concepts added to the beginning of each chapter assist you in concept-based nursing programs in focusing on priority concepts for each chapter.
Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP), United Kingdom Revised Third Edition represents a comprehensive source of prehospital medical information for the emergency care of infants and children. PEPP is designed to give prehospital professionals the education, skills, and confidence they need to effectively treat pediatric patients. Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, PEPP specifically teaches prehospital professionals how to better assess and manage ill or injured children. PEPP combines comprehensive medical content with dynamic features and an interactive course to fully prepare prehospital professionals to care for children in the field. New to the Revised Third Edition: Meets 2015 CPR and ECC Guidelines The textbook content addresses every pediatric-specific competency statement in the National EMS Education Standards Shock and resuscitation content is covered in two separate chapters, placing more emphasis on these critical topics A top-flight EMS author team working in conjunction with AAP physician reviewers ensures exceptional medical content with a "street" focus A free eBook is included with every printed copy of the Revised Third Edition Features include: The Pediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT) represents the essence of the PEPP patient assessment method, which includes assessing appearance, work of breathing, and circulation to the skin The Patient Assessment Flowchart provides students with an easy-to-understand reference of the pediatric patient assessment process Case Studies provide an opportunity for critical thinking and encourage students to consider how they would treat a similar case in the field Procedures provide written step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important BLS and ALS pediatric skills Interactive Course and Flexible Course Options: PEPP Course Coordinators now have the option of offering onsite or hybrid courses The hybrid course includes engaging, interactive online modules that students complete before attending the onsite portion of the course for scenarios and hands-on skill stations The onsite course includes case-based lectures, live-action video, small group scenarios, and hands-on skill stations A new renewal course for providers to keep up-to-date with their skills The BLS course is geared toward Emergency Medical Responders and EMTs, while the ALS course is ideal for AEMTs and Paramedics. Learn more about the PEPP course at www.PEPPsite.com. *Note: Access to the online modules can be purchased separately. Select the Student Resources tab above to purchase, or click the links below: BLS Pretest Access ALS Pretest Access BLS Hybrid Access ALS Hybrid Access *PEPP Precourse Module access codes are not available in the eBook version.
Person-centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care is a comprehensive and practical resource for all nurses and healthcare practitioners who want to develop person-centred ways of working. This second edition which builds on the original text Person Centred Nursing, has been significantly revised and expanded to provide a timely and topical exploration of an important subject which underpins all nursing and healthcare, edited by internationally renowned experts in the field. Person-centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care looks at the importance of person-centred practice (PCP) from a variety of practice, strategic, and policy angles, exploring how the principles of PCP underpin a variety of perspectives, including within leadership and in the curriculum. The book explores not only a range of methodologies, but also covers a variety of different healthcare settings and contexts, including working within mental health services, acute care, nursing homes, the community, and working with children and people with disabilities. Key features: * Significantly updated and expanded since the previous edition, taking into account the considerable changes in recent health care advancements, including the Francis report * Builds on previous perspectives of person-centredness in nursing and applies them in a broader nursing and health care context * Includes a stronger exploration on the role of the service-user * Shows the use of life-story and narrative approaches as a way of putting the individual s identity at the heart of the care relationship * Includes learning features such as links to current practice developments and reflective questions
Physical Examination of the Newborn at a Glance provides a comprehensive guide for all those involved with both the routine neonatal examination and the more specific full physical examination of a newborn. Covering the routine care and the competencies required to perform the examination of the newborn as set out by the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Screening Programme, this beautifully illustrated book encourages the critical appraisal of personal and practice standards relating to the examination of the newborn in order to promote effective and high quality holistic care of the family unit. Encapsulating the learning requirements across a pre and post-registration audience, Physical Examination of the Newborn at a Glance is an indispensable resource for those beginning their journey to become a NIPE practitioner, as well as those who are looking to update their professional knowledge and understanding.
Designed to accompany Ignatavicius and Workman's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 7th Edition, this study guide helps you understand and apply material from each chapter in the text, and gives you added support as you learn to make safe and effective clinical decisions. Provides a thorough review of core textbook content while uniquely developing your clinical nursing judgment skills. Emphasis on clinical decision-making prepares you to confidently make safe and effective decisions in clinical practice. Answer key in the back of the book facilitates self-study. NEW! Stronger emphasis on NCLEX Exam question formats, including alternate-item formats, familiarizes you with NCLEX question formats to better prepare you for the NCLEX Examination. NEW! Tips for Student Success introductory chapter helps you apply academic knowledge to the clinical setting. NEW! Renewed emphasis and focus on core textbook content helps you focus limited study time on learning core medical-surgical content from the Ignatavicius & Workman textbook, rather than searching for content from other sources. NEW! Extensive revision under new authorship facilitates learning of essential textbook content with greater quality, accuracy, and consistency. NEW! Expanded use of long-term care questions addresses the shift in clinical sites toward long-term skilled care settings.
This renowned classic provides unparalleled coverage of manual muscle testing, plus evaluation and treatment of faulty and painful postural conditions. The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition is completely reorganized and has new, expanded treatment and exercise sections in each chapter. Other features include a new section on post-polio syndrome, additional case studies comparing Guillain-Barre to polio muscle tests, a new full-color design, and a first-of-its-kind chart of upper extremity articulations.
"A bonus Primal Anatomy CD-ROM" contains a three-dimensional interactive model of the human body. Students can rotate the model and add or subtract layers of anatomy to strengthen their knowledge.
This bestselling undergraduate level book is an ideal resource for student paramedics looking for an excellent introduction to the main theoretical subjects studied in paramedic courses, and links practice issues to the all-important theory base. The chapters bring to life a wide variety of academic subjects, making complex subjects easily readable and encouraging reflection on how theory fits with practice. This third edition has been expanded throughout and includes five new chapters on research and evidence-based practice, human factors affecting paramedic practice, developing resilience, caring for people with dementia, and public health perspectives. This new edition also covers: * Ethics and law for the paramedic * Reflective practice and communication * Professional issues, including clinical audit and governance and anti-discriminatory practice * Psychological perspectives on health and ill health * Social factors * Care of vulnerable adults and end of life care * Safeguarding children * Managing change, decision making and leadership theory Written by a team of experienced paramedics, specialist health care professionals and doctors from across the UK, the book includes numerous links to practice, a wide selection of case studies and examples which encourage you to `stop and think' and reflect upon your practice experience. Blaber's Foundations for Paramedic Practice: A Theoretical Perspective, Third Edition is a core text for student paramedics and a valuable resource for students of all allied health professions. 'This book should be considered essential reading material for student paramedics endeavouring to understand the vital core concepts that underpin paramedic science. This clear, concise and user-friendly text is also invaluable for newly qualified paramedics, experienced paramedics looking to continue their own professional development and those acting as Practice Educators'. Sarah Christopher, PGC LTHE, BSc (Hons), MA Ed, FHEA, MC Para, Programme Lead for Paramedic Science, The University of Lincoln, UK
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