Nov 142015

Basic Histology: Text & Atlas (Junqueira’s Basic Histology)

By (author): Luiz Junqueira, Jose Carneiro

The leading text of medical histology and microscopic anatomy!

A Doody’s Core Title

With a full-color design and OVER 600 photomicrographs and illustrations, this book continues to be the most authoritative histology text on the market. Revised to reflect the latest research in the field, this book emphasizes the relationships and concepts that link cell and tissue structures with their functions. A bonus image library CD-ROM featuring all the photos and illustrations from the text with “zoom in” and “zoom out” capability is also included.

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Nov 132015

Kaplan and Sadock’s Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry, 5th Edition

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By (author): Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock

Thoroughly updated for its Fifth Edition, Kaplan and Sadock’s Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry remains a staple for medical students on psychiatric rotations, psychiatric residents, practitioners, and mental health professionals. In an easy-to-scan outline format, this popular quick-reference handbook summarizes the etiology, epidemiology, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment of all psychiatric disorders in adults and children. Psychopharmacologic principles and prescribing methods are briefly described.

The book is replete with DSM-IV-TR and other tables and includes boxed, highlighted Clinical Hints. Each chapter ends with specific page and chapter references to Kaplan and Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, Ninth Edition.

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Nov 132015

The Percussionists’ Guide to Injury Treatment and Prevention: The Answer Guide to Drummers in Pain

By (author): Darin Workman

Pain and injury are near constant companions for professional musicians. Aching hands, painful joint swelling, back problems, among other ailments were all thought to be part of the price musicians had to pay to be performers. However, thanks to an increasing awareness of both the kinesiology and biology of movement, as well as proper techniques for fostering good performance habits, musicians no longer have to suffer in silence.
Perhaps no group of musicians has been more prone to career-threatening injury than percussionists, and the demands for speed, power, control, and endurance are only increasing. Often musicians wait until an injury is so aggravated that it’s too late to be fully treated. In almost every case, if the drummer had done some very simple preventative (or early) care, the injury would never have become a serious issue.
The Percussionists’Guide to Injury Treatment and Prevention is designed to aid in that early prevention and treatment. Although it is not a substitute for clinical diagnosis or medical care from a trained physician, it can educate the musician as to how the human body works; the role of muscles and skeletal structure in supporting movement; and understanding specifically how to prevent and treat common injuries. The book begins with a general discussion of how the body works and basic prevention concepts. It then covers each specific area of the body (where it hurts), suggesting practical ways to prevent and treat it. Basic anatomy is covered in terms that a musician can understand.
For all percussion students and professionals, The Percussionists’ Guide to InjuryTreatment and Prevention will be an indispensable companion.
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Nov 132015

Clinical Manual of Total Cardiovascular Risk

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By (author): Neil R. Poulter

Over the last 10–20 years, there has been an increasing appreciation of the need to manage individual risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the context of overall cv risk rather than on the basis of the absolute level of any given risk factor. This approach has given rise to the misnomer “global risk” and gen- ated extensive “lip-service” around this more broad-minded approach to managing risk factors and the prevention of CVD. This short book was devised with the idea of providing a practical summary of the rationale for management based on estimated total CV risk and the various methods associated with so-doing. Practical issues are addressed including treatment thresholds and targets for the major risk factors on which we routinely intervene, and a brief descr- tion of the major means of these interventions is provided. Whilst a multifactorial approach to CV prevention is logical and reflects the pathophysiological processes which underpin the formation of athe- sclerosis, the evidence base to guide practice using estimated CV risk (“global risk”) as a threshold for intervention is essentially non-existent. Meanwhile, pending supportive evidence from randomized trials, prac- cal, pragmatic, and cost-effective approaches to preventing CVD, which is the current biggest contributor to global mortality and burden of disease, is urgently required. The hope is that this book may make a small contribution toward reducing the horrendous burden which CVD currently imposes on the world.
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Nov 132015

Living with Depression: Why Biology and Biography Matter along the Path to Hope and Healing

By (author): Deborah Serani

One out of four Americans will experience mental illness in their lifetime; major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability in the United States for ages 15 through 44. However, only a fraction of those suffering will seek treatment; 25 percent will seek treatment for symptoms. Stigma claims the other 75 percent, wedging depressed individuals into a life of silent suffering.

In Living with Depression, Serani outlines the various forms of depression, describes the different treatments, and outlines methods for living with depression and getting the help you or a loved one needs. Tips on how to choose a good therapist, negotiate the labyrinth of healthcare, and minimize stigma are addressed, as is learning how to use biology and biography as tools of empowerment. Listings of national and global resources make this a ready resource for everything you need to know about depression.

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Nov 132015

Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing: Care Plans and Psychotropic Medications (Townsend, Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing)

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By (author): Mary C. Townsend DSN PMHCNS-BC

Here’s the 20th Anniversary Edition of the most complete and easy-to-use resource on how to develop practical, individualized plans of care for psychiatric and mental health patients.

It’s really 2 books in 1! The first half provides the diagnostic information needed to create a care plan; the second half covers the safe administration of psychotropic medications. And, the concepts can be applied to a variety of healthcare settings…from in-patient hospitalization through the outpatient clinic…to home health and private practice.

Completely revised and updated throughout, the 8th Edition reflects all of the new knowledge and new medications in the field, including an expanded section on psychotropic medications that encompasses all of today’s new drugs and the 2009-2011 content in the NANDA Nursing Diagnoses: Taxonomy II.

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Nov 132015

Nurse’s Fast Facts: Your Quick Source for Core Clinical Content

By (author): Brenda Walters Holloway FNP-BC DNSc

Nurse’s Fast Facts is a compilation of all of those hard-to-remember procedures, calculations, lab values, and interactions in a lightweight, easy-to-carry package. This essential handbook offers the most important but difficult to remember clinical information for nine nursing content areas as well as age-specific guidelines for assessing health problems and interpreting lab values. Reference tabs provide speedy access to information by specialty, and the many charts, graphs, illustrations, and a new two-color design make locating facts even easier!

Topics include:

  • Medical-Surgical
  • Gerontological Care
  • Maternal-Infant
  • Pediatric
  • Mental Health
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Long-Term Care
  • Home Health Care
  • Nutrition

“We have used ‘Fast Facts’ for two years and are extremely pleased with
it. Our students carry it in their pockets from freshmen through senior
level and find it very useful.” — Pamela Cone, RN, MSN, CNS, Azusa Pacific University School of Nursing, Azusa, California

Facts is just that, an easy to use reference for clinical decisions and
behaviors. This book is written for students and practitioners at
several levels of expertise. Most attractive features of the book are
the attention to all the likely elements of nursing practice in
institutions, with some also relevant to community nursing. I am a
chart/table type of reference seeker and this book has many well ordered
fact arrangements to keep me content.” Faith H. Howarth, MSN, EdM, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore Maryland

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Nov 132015

Numeracy in Nursing and Healthcare: Calculations and Practice

By (author): Pearl Shihab

Competency in Maths is essential for safe nursing practice; this is the only text to clearly explain Maths specifically for students in nursing and healthcare, expelling the tears and frustration that can be experienced whilst trying to grapple with the subject. The author has been teaching anatomy, physiology and pharmacology to nursing students for 25 years, and is well placed to understand the fears that students have when addressing numbers and maths. This text will help students to handle numbers confidently in the administration of drugs and other practice settings. Clinical examples will be used to illustrate the use of arithmetic and the student will be able to work at their own pace throughout. In addition to drug calculations, the text will allow students to feel confident in other practice settings such as: calculating the body mass index (BMI) of a patient, reading and interpreting a blood result back from the lab, interpreting demographic data, calculating the nutritional intake for a patient, and measuring a patient’s blood pressure, pulse, and temperature. “Shihab draws on her 25 years of teaching experience to provide a text devoted specifically to competency in the often-dreaded area of maths for student nurses.” – THES, Feb 2010
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Nov 132015

Abnormal and Clinical Psychology: An Introductory Textbook

By (author): Paul Bennett

Learn the latest in abnormal and clinical psychology

Abnormal and Clinical Psychology aims to introduce and evaluate the conceptual models of mental health problems and their treatment, as well as to provide valuable analyses of various disorders, such as schizophrenia and paedophilia. The disorders are considered from the psychological, social and biological perspectives and different intervention types are investigated.
This new edition features thoroughly up-to-date case studies to illustrate discussion of clinical work, a range of new pedagogical resources and a brand new chapter on cognitive theory and therapies.

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Nov 132015

Introducing Anaesthesia (Oxford Specialty Training)

By (author): Paul Greig, Nicholas Crabtree

Introducing Anaesthesia is a must-have guide for new trainees beginning their specialty training in anaesthesia. It clearly explains the basics of anaesthetics including scientific principles, pharmacology and clinical practice as well as how to deal with common emergencies. The content addresses what a trainee needs to learn in the first three to six months of specialty training and maps to the Royal College of Anaesthetists’ Initial Assessment of Competency.

Designed to provide structured support and learning, Introducing Anaesthesia builds confidence via the inclusion of diagrams and videos which demonstrate techniques and competencies. Clearly written and focused on the initial hurdles which all newcomers to anaesthesia need to overcome, this is an indispensible guide to the the principles and techniques required for trainees to anaesthetize patients on their own and to pass workbased assessments.

This book is ideal for new anaesthetic trainees and for those responsible for their training, mentoring and assessment.Trainees in acute medicine and emergency medicine who need to gain experience in anaesthetics as well as nurses and operating department practitioners will find this text very useful.

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