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Overcoming Low Self-Esteem Self-Help Course in 3 vols (Paperback, Boxed set): Melanie Fennell Overcoming Low Self-Esteem Self-Help Course in 3 vols (Paperback, Boxed set)
Melanie Fennell 2
R527 R419 Discovery Miles 4 190 Save R108 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Overcoming Low Self Esteem has become a classic of self-help literature, winning widespread praise for its practical and user-friendly approach. At last this benchmark work is available as a large format, practical manual, complete with multiple copies of worksheets, diaries and exercises suitable for a two-week course of treatment. The user will be able to write directly into the workbook, allowing him or her to trace progress over the course of treatment, monitor behaviour and record step-by-step improvement. Ideal for working through alone or with guided assistance, Overcoming Low Self Esteem Self Help Manual is a complete step-by-step treatment guide.

Contemporary Behavior Therapy, International Edition (Paperback, 5th edition): Michael D. Spiegler, David C. Guevremont Contemporary Behavior Therapy, International Edition (Paperback, 5th edition)
Michael D. Spiegler, David C. Guevremont
R1,698 R1,403 Discovery Miles 14 030 Save R295 (17%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

This respected up-to-date survey of contemporary behavior therapy synthesizes the clinical, research, theoretical, and ethical facets of behavior therapy. It is simultaneously an introduction for beginning students and a scholarly review and resource for advanced students. The book is comprehensive, covering all the major behavioral and cognitive therapies. The wealth of case studies illustrate the application of behavior therapy techniques to a wide array of problems and clinical populations. The text's multidisciplinary approach includes applications to diverse fields, including psychology, education, social work, nursing, and rehabilitation.

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy - Bringing the Body into Treatment (Hardcover): David Emerson Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy - Bringing the Body into Treatment (Hardcover)
David Emerson; Foreword by Jennifer West
R527 R453 Discovery Miles 4 530 Save R74 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

When treating a client who has suffered from interpersonal trauma-whether chronic childhood abuse or domestic violence, for example-talk therapy isn't always the most effective course. For these individuals, the trauma and its effects are so entrenched, so complex, that reducing their experience to a set of symptoms or suggesting a change in cognitive frame or behavioural pattern ignores a very basic but critical player: the body. In cases of complex trauma, mental health professionals largely agree that the body itself contains and manifests much of the suffering-self hatred, shame and fear. Take, for example, a woman who experienced years of childhood sexual abuse and, though very successful in her professional life, has periods of not being able to feel her limbs, sensing an overall disconnection from her very physical being. Reorienting clients to their bodies and building their "body sense" can be the very key to unlocking their pain and building a path toward healing. Based on research studies conducted at the renowned Trauma Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, this book presents the successful intervention known as Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TSY), an evidence-based programme for traumatised clients that helps them to reconnect to their bodies in a safe, deliberate way.

Values at the End of Life - The Logic of Palliative Care (Hardcover): Roi Livne Values at the End of Life - The Logic of Palliative Care (Hardcover)
Roi Livne
R761 R650 Discovery Miles 6 500 Save R111 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This insightful study examines the deeply personal and heart-wrenching tensions among financial considerations, emotional attachments, and moral arguments that motivate end-of-life decisions. America's health care system was built on the principle that life should be prolonged whenever possible, regardless of the costs. This commitment has often meant that patients spend their last days suffering from heroic interventions that extend their life by only weeks or months. Increasingly, this approach to end-of-life care is coming under scrutiny, from a moral as well as a financial perspective. Sociologist Roi Livne documents the rise and effectiveness of hospice and palliative care, and growing acceptance of the idea that a life consumed by suffering may not be worth living. Values at the End of Life combines an in-depth historical analysis with an extensive study conducted in three hospitals, where Livne observed terminally ill patients, their families, and caregivers negotiating treatment. Livne describes the ambivalent, conflicted moments when people articulate and act on their moral intuitions about dying. Interviews with medical staff allowed him to isolate the strategies clinicians use to help families understand their options. As Livne discovered, clinicians are advancing the idea that invasive, expensive hospital procedures often compound a patient's suffering. Affluent, educated families were more readily persuaded by this moral calculus than those of less means. Once defiant of death-or even in denial-many American families and professionals in the health care system are beginning to embrace the notion that less treatment in the end may be better treatment.

Mental Health Concepts and Techniques for the Occupational Therapy Assistant (Hardcover, 5th edition): Mary Beth Early Mental Health Concepts and Techniques for the Occupational Therapy Assistant (Hardcover, 5th edition)
Mary Beth Early
R1,269 Discovery Miles 12 690 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This updated 5th Edition of Mary Beth Early's best-seller remains the only resource specifically developed to prepare occupational therapy assistant students to work effectively with clients with mental health issues across all practice settings. Filled with up-to-date, evidence-based practice information and examples of contemporary interventions, Mental Health Concepts and Techniques for the Occupational Therapy Assistant helps students develop a sound foundation in occupational therapy processes and illustrates how to intervene effectively to meet the needs of clients with mental health issues. The 5th Edition reflects the latest professional standards and recent developments in the field and includes new content, new pedagogy, and new online resources to save instructors time and help students succeed.

Ultrasound Elastography for Biomedical Applications and Medicine (Hardcover): James F Greenleaf, Ivan Z. Nenadic, Mikael Tanter Ultrasound Elastography for Biomedical Applications and Medicine (Hardcover)
James F Greenleaf, Ivan Z. Nenadic, Mikael Tanter
R2,843 R2,003 Discovery Miles 20 030 Save R840 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Ultrasound Elastography for Biomedical Applications and Medicine Ivan Z. Nenadic, Matthew W. Urban, James F. Greenleaf, Mayo Clinic Ultrasound Research Laboratory, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA Jean-Luc Gennisson, Miguel Bernal, Mickael Tanter, Institut Langevin Ondes et Images, ESPCI ParisTech CNRS, France Covers all major developments and techniques of Ultrasound Elastography and biomedical applications The field of ultrasound elastography has developed various techniques with the potential to diagnose and track the progression of diseases such as breast and thyroid cancer, liver and kidney fibrosis, congestive heart failure, and atherosclerosis. Having emerged in the last decade, ultrasound elastography is a medical imaging modality that can noninvasively measure and map the elastic and viscous properties of soft tissues. Ultrasound Elastography for Biomedical Applications and Medicine covers the basic physics of ultrasound wave propagation and the interaction of ultrasound with various media. The book introduces tissue elastography, covers the history of the field, details the various methods that have been developed by research groups across the world, and describes its novel applications, particularly in shear wave elastography. Key features: * Covers all major developments and techniques of ultrasound elastography and biomedical applications. * Contributions from the pioneers of the field secure the most complete coverage of ultrasound elastography available. The book is essential reading for researchers and engineers working in ultrasound and elastography, as well as biomedical engineering students and those working in the field of biomechanics.

Bad Pharma - How Medicine is Broken, and How We Can Fix it (Paperback): Ben Goldacre Bad Pharma - How Medicine is Broken, and How We Can Fix it (Paperback)
Ben Goldacre 1
R279 R172 Discovery Miles 1 720 Save R107 (38%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

`Bad Science' hilariously exposed the tricks that quacks and journalists use to distort science, becoming a 400,000 copy bestseller. Now Ben Goldacre puts the $600bn global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a fascinating, terrifying mess. Doctors and patients need good scientific evidence to make informed decisions. But instead, companies run bad trials on their own drugs, which distort and exaggerate the benefits by design. When these trials produce unflattering results, the data is simply buried. All of this is perfectly legal. In fact, even government regulators withhold vitally important data from the people who need it most. Doctors and patient groups have stood by too, and failed to protect us. Instead, they take money and favours, in a world so fractured that medics and nurses are now educated by the drugs industry. The result: patients are harmed in huge numbers. Ben Goldacre is Britain's finest writer on the science behind medicine, and `Bad Pharma' is the book that finally prompted Parliament to ask why all trial results aren't made publicly available - this edition has been updated with the latest news from the select committee hearings. Let the witty and indefatigable Goldacre show you how medicine went wrong, and what you can do to mend it.

The Dance of Anger - A Woman's Guide to Changing the Pattern of Intimate Relationships (Paperback, Reissue): Harriet Gold... The Dance of Anger - A Woman's Guide to Changing the Pattern of Intimate Relationships (Paperback, Reissue)
Harriet Gold Horlerner
R231 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R71 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Do you find yourself always fighting with your nearest and dearest, distancing yourself through silence, or blaming others for the failure of your relationship?

For so many women anger is a destructive force which perpetuates all the harmful dynamics of our most intimate relationships. In this inspirational book, renowned psychotherapist Harriet Lerner shows how all women, regardless of age, background or experience, can turn anger into a constructive force.

Focusing largely on the family, 'The Dance of Anger' provides the reader with the insights and practical skills to stop behaving in the old predictable ways and to begin to use anger to establish a more positive approach to significant relationships.

Core Radiology - A Visual Approach to Diagnostic Imaging (Paperback, New): Jacob Mandell Core Radiology - A Visual Approach to Diagnostic Imaging (Paperback, New)
Jacob Mandell
R2,974 R2,232 Discovery Miles 22 320 Save R742 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Combining over 1200 clinical images, 300 color illustrations and concise, bulleted text, Core Radiology is a comprehensive, up-to-date resource for learning, reference and board review. The clearly-formatted design integrates the images and accompanying text, facilitating streamlined and efficient learning. All subjects covered by the American Board of Radiology Core Exam are included: * Breast imaging, including interventions and MRI * Neuroimaging, including brain, head and neck, and spine * Musculoskeletal imaging, including knee and shoulder MRI * Genitourinary imaging, including pelvic MRI * Gastrointestinal imaging, including MRI and MRCP * General, vascular, gynecological and obstetrical ultrasound * Nuclear imaging, including PET-CT and nuclear cardiology * Thoracic imaging * Cardiovascular imaging, including cardiac CT and MRI * Pediatric imaging * Interventional radiology * Radiological physics review, contrast media and reactions. Essential reading for radiology residents reviewing for boards, as well as practicing radiologists seeking a practical up-to-date guide to the field.

Optical Coherence Tomography in Neurologic Diseases (Hardcover): Peter A. Calabresi, Laura J. Balcer, Elliot M. Frohman Optical Coherence Tomography in Neurologic Diseases (Hardcover)
Peter A. Calabresi, Laura J. Balcer, Elliot M. Frohman
R2,510 R2,140 Discovery Miles 21 400 Save R370 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) provides tissue morphology imagery at much higher resolution than other imaging modalities such as MRI or ultrasound, and the machines are comparatively cheaper. It is an easy technique to perform; is non-ionizing, and therefore safe. These benefits are driving a rapid transformation of OCT, from its principal application as a research tool, into an extension of the 'neurological examination' in routine office practice. Originally used in assessing the severity of tissue damage and prognosis of multiple sclerosis and various neuro-ophthalmic conditions, OCT is increasingly used in other neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, ALS, and Alzheimer's disease. This book is the first comprehensive review of the use of OCT in neurological diseases. The coverage includes a description of the technique and its utilization in a variety of neurologic conditions. Essential reading for neurologists, neuro-ophthalmologists, and neuroradiologists wanting an introductory account of the clinical applications of OCT.

Back to Life, Back to Normality, Volume 2 (Paperback): Douglas Turkington, Helen M. Spencer Back to Life, Back to Normality, Volume 2 (Paperback)
Douglas Turkington, Helen M. Spencer
R356 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R70 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

What do I do when my son or daughter appears to be hallucinating, paranoid or has stopped looking after themselves? Written for family members and friends of those who suffer from schizophrenia and other psychoses, Back to Life, Back to Normality 2 describes the typical symptoms and problems of those suffering from psychotic disorders and discusses how a relative can best listen, interact and communicate their support. Research conducted by authors Douglas Turkington and Helen Spencer has shown that individuals without psychiatric training and qualifications can easily learn and safely use some basic cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques to help communicate effectively and provide support to their loved one suffering from psychosis. These techniques are described and illustrated with examples throughout this book, to allow carers to learn how to provide the best possible support and help facilitate a recovery for those suffering.

Concussion and Traumatic Encephalopathy - Causes, Diagnosis and Management (Hardcover): Jeff Victoroff, Erin D. Bigler Concussion and Traumatic Encephalopathy - Causes, Diagnosis and Management (Hardcover)
Jeff Victoroff, Erin D. Bigler
R3,406 R2,531 Discovery Miles 25 310 Save R875 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Concussion and Traumatic Encephalopathy is a ground breaking text that offers neurologists, neuropsychologists, psychologists, and physiatrists the first comprehensive reconceptualization of concussive brain injury in 100 years. During the twentieth century, progress in understanding concussion was hamstrung by resistance to the observation that many survivors suffer long-term sequelae, and by the lack of advanced neuroimaging technologies. As a result, the potentially immense impact of concussion on global health was largely overlooked. The last decade has witnessed a dramatic renaissance in concussion science. We are just beginning to fathom the implications for society. Informed by twenty-first century advances, this new text updates the definition, epidemiology, pathophysiology, late effects, and promising therapies for concussion. Multiple experts have collaborated to summarize the latest scientific evidence in an engaging way and provide the reader with the first paradigm shifting textbook of this new era.

Counting Backwards - A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia (Paperback): Henry Jay Przybylo Counting Backwards - A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia (Paperback)
Henry Jay Przybylo
R285 R231 Discovery Miles 2 310 Save R54 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

For many of the millions of people who undergo anaesthesia each year, it is the source of great fear and fascination. In Counting Backwards, anaesthetist Henry Jay Przybylo has written an unforgettable account of the routine procedure's daily dramas and fundamental mysteries. Przybylo has administered anaesthesia more than 30,000 times on newborn babies, screaming toddlers and sullen teenagers, his own son and even a gorilla. With compassion and candour, he weaves his experiences into stories that explore the nature of consciousness, the politics of pain relief and the wonder of modern medicine. Through its intense and humane tales of mistakes, near-disasters, life-saving successes and moments of grace, Counting Backwards shines a light on a fascinating but unexplored corner of the medical world.

The Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology (Hardcover): Luna Centifanti, David Williams The Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology (Hardcover)
Luna Centifanti, David Williams
R2,680 R2,393 Discovery Miles 23 930 Save R287 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology offers a concise, up-to-date, and international overview of the study of developmental psychopathology. Examines the cognitive, neurobiological, genetic, and environmental influences on normal and abnormal development across the lifespan Incorporates methodology, theory, and the latest empirical research in a discussion of modern techniques for studying developmental psychopathology Considers the legal, societal, and policy impacts of changes to diagnostic categories in the light of the transition to DSM-5 Moves beyond a disorder-based discussion to address issues that cut across diagnostic categories

Acute Medical Emergencies - The Practical Approach (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Advanced Life Support Group Acute Medical Emergencies - The Practical Approach (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Advanced Life Support Group
R1,624 R1,507 Discovery Miles 15 070 Save R117 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"Acute Medical Emergencies" is based on the popular Advanced Life Support Group course MedicALS (Medical Advanced Life Support) and is an invaluable resource for all doctors dealing with medical emergencies.

This comprehensive guide deals with the medical aspects of diagnosis and treatment of acute emergencies. Its structured approach teaches the novice how to assess and recognise a patient in an acute condition, and how to interpret vital symptoms such as breathlessness and chest or abdominal pain.

There are separate sections on interpretation of investigations, and procedures for managing the emergency. It covers procedures for acute emergencies occurring anywhere - on hospital wards or beyond. The clarity of the text, including simple line illustrations, ensure its tried and tested procedures provide clear, concise advice on recognition and management of medical emergencies.

Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist (Hardcover, 12th edition): Esther M. Wilkins Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist (Hardcover, 12th edition)
Esther M. Wilkins
R2,493 R2,066 Discovery Miles 20 660 Save R427 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Considered the cornerstone text in almost every dental hygiene education program in the country, Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist, 12e helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need for successful, evidence-based practice in today's rapidly changing oral health care environment. Written by one of the preeminent voices in dental hygiene education, the book progresses through crucial topics in dental hygiene in a straightforward, outline format, making information easy to locate, understand, and reference. To help readers prepare for effective, culturally sensitive practice, six sections of the 12th Edition conform to the Dental Hygiene Process of Care: Assessment, Diagnosis, Care Planning, Implementation, Education, and, new to this edition, Documentation. Updated and revised throughout, this edition includes new material on motivational interviewing, risk assessment, and alternate practice settings, and is enhanced by new clinically relevant color photos, and real-world examples. New Enhance Your Understanding boxes identify all print and digital resources available by chapter, including the hands-on Workbook , online learning tools on thePoint, and PrepU adaptive quizzing. Updated section on Documentation as a part of the Dental Hygiene Process of Care, this brings the clinical care of a patient full circle. New coverage of motivational interviewing shows students how to use this proven communication method to elicit and strengthen the patient's intrinsic motivation to work toward positive change in oral health. Updated content on Risk Assessment for Oral Disease added to Chapters 12, 19, and 27 prepares readers for this key aspect of effective practice. New clinically relevant color photos and real world examples help readers connect what they're learning to practice. New information on alternative practice settings prepares readers for successful practice. Halmark Features: A detailed outline format makes information easier to locate and is ideal for students preparing for Licensure Board examinations. Step-by-step instructions cover all aspects of dental hygiene from radiologic diagnosis and technique to treating patients with special needs and medical/dental areas of concern, such as infectious diseases, allergic reactions, blood disorders, and medications. Everyday Ethics boxes give students an opportunity to explore the types of clinical problems they are likely to encounter in real-life practice. Factors to Teachthe Patientboxes cover topics of interest when teaching patients, family members, and the community self-care and responsibility for oral health. In-depth coverage of Documentation includes example documentation notes written in the SOAP notes format, demonstrating the importance of including such notes in each patient's permanent record. Chapter-opening Outlines provide an at-a-glance overview and help readers locate specific topics quickly. Chapter-opening Learning Objectives provide a road map to important information that must be mastered. Key Words boxes identify spelling and define new vocabulary terms in context. Each key word is listed in the index to facilitate quick reference to all definitions. Student Resources: Quiz Bank, Audio Glossary Instructor Resources : Test Bank, Lesson Plans, PowerPoint Presentations, Image Bank, Answers to the exercises found in the Active Learning Workbook, LMS Cartridges

Your Brain on Food - How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition): Gary L. Wenk Your Brain on Food - How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition)
Gary L. Wenk
R462 R346 Discovery Miles 3 460 Save R116 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

An internationally renowned neuroscientist, Dr. Wenk has been educating college and medical students about the brain and lecturing around the world for more than forty years. He has published over three hundred publications on the effects of drugs upon the brain. This essential book vividly demonstrates how a little knowledge about the foods and drugs we eat can teach us a lot about how our brain functions. The information is presented in an irreverent and non-judgmental manner that makes it highly accessible to high school teenagers, inquisitive college students and worried parents. Dr. Wenk has skillfully blended the highest scholarly standards with illuminating insights, gentle humor and welcome simplicity. The intersection between brain science, drugs, food and our cultural and religious traditions is plainly illustrated in an entirely new light. Wenk tackles fundamental questions, including: * Why do you wake up tired from a good long sleep and why does your sleepy brain crave coffee and donuts? * How can understanding a voodoo curse explain why it is so hard to stop smoking? * Why is a vegetarian or gluten-free diet not always the healthier option for the brain? * How can liposuction improve brain function? * What is the connection between nature's hallucinogens and religiosity? * Why does marijuana impair your memory now but protect your memory later in life? * Why do some foods produce nightmares? * What are the effects of diet and obesity upon the brains of infants and children? * Are some foods better to eat after traumatic brain injury?

Anesthesia for Spine Surgery (Hardcover, New): Ehab Farag Anesthesia for Spine Surgery (Hardcover, New)
Ehab Farag
R2,096 R1,800 Discovery Miles 18 000 Save R296 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The increased complexity of spinal surgical procedures in recent years has required more sophisticated anesthetic management of patients undergoing these procedures. Spine surgery anesthesia is now recognized as a distinct sub-specialty, increasingly undertaken by general anesthesiologists as well as neuroanesthesiologists. Anesthesia for Spine Surgery describes the anesthetic management and surgical procedures at every vertebral level in both adult and pediatric patients. The most important related considerations are covered, including: * Postoperative pain management * One lung ventilation during anterior thoracic spine surgery * Intraoperative neuromonitoring * Fluid management Additional chapters review the radiological features of normal and abnormal spines, common complications of spine surgery and ASA closed claims relating to spine surgery anesthesia. Written by highly experienced neuroanesthesiologists and spine surgeons, Anesthesia for Spine Surgery is essential reading for trainee and practising anesthesiologists, neuroanesthesiologists and spine surgeons.

Cleft Lip and Palate - Diagnosis and Management (Hardcover, 3rd ed. 2013): Samuel Berkowitz Cleft Lip and Palate - Diagnosis and Management (Hardcover, 3rd ed. 2013)
Samuel Berkowitz
R7,760 R4,971 Discovery Miles 49 710 Save R2,789 (36%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"Cleft Lip and Palate: Diagnosis and Management" is an unparalleled review of treatment concepts in all areas of cleft involvement presented by an international team of experienced clinicians. A unique feature of the book is that it largely consists of longitudinal facial and palatal growth studies of dental casts, photographs, panorexes, and cephalographs from birth to adolescence. Throughout the discussion of growth and treatment concepts, the importance of differential diagnosis in treatment planning is underscored. The underlying argument is that all the treatment goals good speech, facial aesthetics, dental occlusion, and psychological development may be realized without the need to sacrifice one for another. This updated third edition includes new chapters on further successful physiological treatment protocols, strategies for coping with psychological effects, the excellent clinical work being undertaken in Asia, future multicenter palatal growth studies, and other topics.

Obstetric Anesthesiology - An Illustrated Case-Based Approach (Hardcover): Tauqeer Husain, Roshan Fernando, Scott Segal Obstetric Anesthesiology - An Illustrated Case-Based Approach (Hardcover)
Tauqeer Husain, Roshan Fernando, Scott Segal
R1,584 R1,183 Discovery Miles 11 830 Save R401 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The complex healthcare needs of pregnant patients, where care is tailored to not one but two patients, pose specific challenges to anesthesiologists. This book provides concise, case-based discussion on the clinical scenarios and challenges faced in the provision of anesthesia and pain relief for expectant mothers. In the style of problem-based learning, each case is presented as a short scenario, followed by discussion of the causes, risk factors, management and controversies involved. The textbook features a wide range of cases, from common clinical scenarios that are experienced in day-to-day practice to the rare but significant pathologies less familiar to most clinicians. With a global base of contributors, the book is relevant to practice across the world. The concise format supports both trainee anesthesiologists in their initial experiences of obstetrics and exam preparation, and experienced clinicians in need of a reliable, quick-reference text.

Pathophysiology (Paperback, 6th Revised edition): Jacquelyn L. Banasik Pathophysiology (Paperback, 6th Revised edition)
Jacquelyn L. Banasik
R2,218 R2,023 Discovery Miles 20 230 Save R195 (9%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Develop a strong understanding of pathophysiology. Pathophysiology, 6th Edition explores the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and treatment of diseases and disorders. Each section focuses on the major alterations in the homeostasis of the body systems in order to provide you with a unifying framework. Current scientific findings and relevant global research are integrated throughout the book, with chapters organized by body system, beginning with an illustrated review of anatomy and normal physiology. Each chapter includes a discussion on the disease processes and abnormalities that may occur, with a focus on the pathophysiologic concepts involved. Written by leading educators, this text simplifies a rigorous subject with practical learning resources, an emphasis on critical thinking, and coverage of the latest scientific findings and relevant research. Plus, more than 1,000 updated, full color illustrations and photos throughout, give you a chance to visualize disease and disease processes and gain a clearer understanding of the material. Easy-to-read style is simplified by input from readability experts, and includes many tables, boxes, and figures to highlight key content. Student-friendly learning resources in the text include chapter outlines, bolded key terms, key questions, Key Points boxes, and chapter summaries. Pediatric and Geriatric Considerations boxes include brief analyses of age-related changes associated with specific body systems. A comprehensive glossary defines terms and includes audio pronunciations on the Evolve companion website. NEW! Global Health Care boxes inform you about global healthcare concerns such as HIV/AIDS, Ebola, Tropical Diseases and more. Includes prevalence, mechanism of disease and transmission. NEW! Over 1,000 illustrations help clarify complex pathophysiological concepts and make the book visually appealing NEW! Thorough chapter updates include the latest information on new treatment advances, 100 new figures for improved clarity, and much more throughout the text.

Experiencing CBT from the Inside Out - A Self-Practice/Self-Reflection Workbook for Therapists (Paperback): James Bennett-Levy,... Experiencing CBT from the Inside Out - A Self-Practice/Self-Reflection Workbook for Therapists (Paperback)
James Bennett-Levy, Richard Thwaites, Beverly Haarhoff, Helen Perry
R622 Discovery Miles 6 220 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Engaging and authoritative, this unique workbook enables therapists and students to build technical savvy in contemporary CBT interventions while deepening their self-awareness and therapeutic relationship skills. Self-practice/self-reflection (SP/SR), an evidence-based training strategy, is presented in 12 carefully sequenced modules. Therapists are guided to enhance their skills by identifying, formulating, and addressing a professional or personal problem using CBT, and reflecting on the experience. The book's large-size format makes it easy to use the 34 reproducible worksheets and forms. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

Parasitic Helminths - Targets, Screens, Drugs and Vaccines (Hardcover): Conor R. Caffrey Parasitic Helminths - Targets, Screens, Drugs and Vaccines (Hardcover)
Conor R. Caffrey; Series edited by Paul M. Selzer
R2,842 R2,003 Discovery Miles 20 030 Save R839 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

This third volume in the successful 'Drug Discovery in Infectious Diseases' series is the first to deal with drug discovery in helminthic infections in human and animals. The result is a broad overview of different drug target evaluation methods, including specific examples of successful drug development against helminthes, and with a whole section devoted to vaccine development.
With its well-balanced mix of high-profile contributors from academia and industry, this handbook and reference will appeal to a wide audience, including parasitologists, pharmaceutical industry, epidemiologists, and veterinary scientists.

The Nuts and Bolts of Cardiac Pacing 2e (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Tom Kenny The Nuts and Bolts of Cardiac Pacing 2e (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Tom Kenny
R1,339 R1,118 Discovery Miles 11 180 Save R221 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

While there are many excellent pacing and defibrillation books, they are nearly all written by physicians for physicians. The second edition of the successful The Nuts and Bolts of Cardiac Pacing has been thoroughly updated, reflecting the new challenges, issues, and devices that clinicians deal with. Written specifically for non-cardiologists in a lively, intelligent and easy to follow style, it emphasizes real-life clinical practice and practical tips, including illustrations from actual clinical settings. Each chapter concludes with a checklist of key points from each subject ("Nuts and Bolts").
New features to the second edition include:
* updated terminology and images reflecting new software developments
* information on new innovations and advanced features, such as ventricular intrinsic preference and AF suppression
* new features on the automatic atrial capture test and follow-up features
* new chapter covering clinical studies on the possible dangers of excessive RV pacing
Building layer by layer on the fundamental principles and concluding with advanced concepts, The Nuts and Bolts of Cardiac Pacing is intended for a novice to appreciate overall concepts and for a seasoned veteran to turn to answer a specific question.
This book offers practical, reliable and objective information on cardiac devices - it's easy to pick up, find what you need, and put down.

Emergency Radiology COFFEE Case Book - Case-Oriented Fast Focused Effective Education (Paperback): Bharti Khurana, Jacob... Emergency Radiology COFFEE Case Book - Case-Oriented Fast Focused Effective Education (Paperback)
Bharti Khurana, Jacob Mandell, Asha Sarma, Stephen Robert Ledbetter
R2,492 R2,133 Discovery Miles 21 330 Save R359 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Emergency radiology requires consistent, timely, and accurate imaging interpretation with the rapid application of clinical knowledge across many areas of radiology practice that have traditionally been fragmented by organ system or modality divisions. This text unifies this body of knowledge into an educational resource capturing the core competencies required of an emergency radiologist. This book of 85 index cases is organized by clinical presentations that simulate real-life radiology practice in the emergency department. Companion cases spanning the differential diagnoses and spectrum of disease provide hundreds more examples for a fast, focused and effective education called COFFEE (Case-Oriented Fast Focused Effective Education). This text can serve as a 'go to' resource for radiologists, as well as any other physicians working in the emergency department. It will be an excellent companion for radiologists preparing for initial board certification or re-certification by the American Board of Radiology.

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