Professional Coaching: Principles and Practice

 Miscellaneous  Comments Off on Professional Coaching: Principles and Practice
May 202019

by Susan English (Editor)

Incorporating a wealth of knowledge from international experts, this is an authoritative guide to provide a comprehensive overview of professional coaching. Grounded in current research, it addresses the historical, ethical, theoretical, and practice foundations of professional coaching, and examines such key therapeutic approaches as acceptance and commitment, internal family systems, psychodynamic, and interpersonal. In easily accessible language, the book discusses core considerations for effective practice such as presence, meaning-making, mindfulness, emotions, self-determination, and culture.

The reference examines the variety of practice settings for the profession, including executive, life/personal, health/wellness, spiritual, team, education, and career coaching, along with critical issues such as research advances, credentialing, and training. Further contributing to coaching savvy, the book has techniques for measuring client progress, applications of adult development, intentional change theory, and more. Chapters include recommendations for further reading.

Key Features:

Provides a comprehensive overview of a fast-growing field
Includes contributions from international experts
Covers historical, professional, philosophical, and theoretical foundations as well as important applications and practice settings
Includes suggestions for further reading
Expands the range of practice settings
Includes free ebook with purchase of print





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Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research, Fifth Edition

 Nursing  Comments Off on Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research, Fifth Edition
May 192019

by Mary de Chesnay (Author), Barbara Anderson (Author)

Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research focuses on vulnerable populations and how nurses can care for them, develop programs for them, conduct research, and influence health policy. Units I and II focus on concepts and theories; Unit III on research; Units IV, V, and VI on practice-oriented measures, including teaching nursing students to work with vulnerable patients and clients; and Unit VII on policy. The text provides a broad overview of material critical to working with these populations, comprehensive treatment of issues related to vulnerable populations, outstanding contributors who are experts in what they write, and a global focus.

The Fifth Edition will be a major overhaul, as each new edition of this text has been. There will be a total of 31 new chapters focusing on new and emerging research on vulnerable populations. This text is generally used as a supplement in a wide variety of courses – from health promotion to population health, to global health.

New to the Fifth Edition:

Thirty-one new chapters focusing on new and emerging research on vulnerable populations, exploring topics such as:
Intersection of Racial Disparities and Privilege in Women’s Health
HIV Prevention Education
Caring for the Transgender Community
Caring for Vulnerable Populations: Outcomes with the DNP-Prepared Nurse
With some chapters delving into key clinical topics in identified regions, such as:
Opioid Abuse and Diversion Prevention in Rural Eastern Kentucky
The Effects of Gun Trauma on Rural Montana Healthcare Providers
Health Care in Mexico
Fifth edition will continue to focus more on DNP authors and assess each chapter for relevance to DNP-prepared nurses
Features an included test bank, practice activities, PPTs, IM, and a sample syllabus

About the Author
Professor, WellStar School of Nursing, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia





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Diabetes and Wellbeing

 Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes Mellitus  Comments Off on Diabetes and Wellbeing
May 192019

Diabetes and Wellbeing presents a range of effective psychological principles proven to positively impact the emotional wellbeing of individuals with type 1 and 2 diabetes. The guide takes an explicitly CBT approach to motivate sufferers in essential self-care tasks. * Written in a practical style, for those newly diagnosed with diabetes, individuals managing its challenges for many years, and healthcare professionals * Reveals how the stress of daily diabetes management can affect an individual s ability to stay motivated and engaged in essential self-care tasks that are vital for good health * Presents proven techniques for improving emotional wellbeing * First book to take an explicitly CBT approach to diabetes, simultaneously drawing on solution-focused behavioural therapy and mindfulness approaches * Fills the gap information of this kind among healthcare professionals and individuals with diabetes





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Extraintestinal Manifestations of Coeliac Disease

 Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Miscellaneous  Comments Off on Extraintestinal Manifestations of Coeliac Disease
May 192019

Coeliac Disease (CD) affects at least 1% of the population. “Classical” CD refers to gastrointestinal presentations with anaemia and gastrointestinal symptoms. CD can, however, present with extraintestinal manifestations, the commonest of which are dermatitis herpetiformis and neurological presentations (e.g., ataxia, neuropathy, encephalopathy). Recognition and research into the pathophysiology of such manifestations is likely to enhance our understanding of this complex autoimmune disorder.





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Pre-Screening Systems for Early Disease Prediction, Detection, and Prevention

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May 192019

by Thierry Edoh (Author, Editor), Pravin Pawar (Editor), Sagar Mohammad (Editor)

With the development of advanced screening procedures and techniques, certain limitations of the existing screening processes for disease methodologies and paradigms have been noted. More accurate and less invasive screening methods are needed to diagnose and treat health disorders and diseases before symptoms appear.

Pre-Screening Systems for Early Disease Prediction, Detection, and Prevention is a pivotal reference source that utilizes advanced ICT techniques to solve problems in health data collection, analysis, and interpretation, as well as improve existing health systems for the advanced screening of diseases. Using non-invasive biomedical sensor devices and internet of things technology, this book examines safer methods to accelerate disease detection and effectively treat patients while challenging previously used pre-screening processes. While highlighting topics such as the applications of machine learning, patient safety, diagnostics models, and condition management, this publication is ideally designed for healthcare specialists, researchers in health informatics, industry practitioners, and academics





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Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health, 4th Edition

 Epidemiology  Comments Off on Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health, 4th Edition
May 192019

by Ann Aschengrau (Author), George R. Seage (Author)

Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health, Fourth Edition combines theory and practice in presenting traditional and new epidemiologic concepts. Broad in scope, the text opens with five chapters covering the basic epidemiologic concepts and data sources. A major emphasis is placed on study design, with separate chapters devoted to each of the three main analytic designs: experimental, cohort, and case-control studies.
Full chapters on bias, confounding, and random error, including the role of statistics in epidemiology, ensure that students are well-equipped with the necessary information to interpret the results of epidemiologic studies. Up-to-date examples from the epidemiologic literature on diseases of public health importance are provided throughout the book.
Key Features:
• New examples and the latest public health statistics throughout
• Coverage of the Ebola outbreak including an in-depth investigation of what happened
• New examples that illustrate epidemiological principles including a greater emphasis on social factors that influence health, such as racism
• Straightforward descriptions of the latest epidemiologic methods including mediation analysis, agent-based modelling, and the use of directed acyclic graphs (DAGs) to assess confounding.
• An expanded glossary and key terms highlighted throughout the text

About the Author
Professor, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts





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Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance

 Sports Medicine  Comments Off on Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance
May 192019

by David H., Ph.D. Fukuda (Author)

Many scientific sport assessment resources are difficult to understand, can be time consuming to implement, and provide data that are difficult to analyze. Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance effectively solves those problems in this practical, user-friendly guide to performance-based evaluation.

A perfect resource for coaches and fitness professionals, Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance is a streamlined guide through the process of identifying appropriate tests for individuals or teams, making use of common low-cost equipment to administer the tests, interpreting data, adjusting training programs based on the results, and continually monitoring training.

For each assessment, this text walks you through a step-by-step process and includes a script of directions to give the athlete or client being tested to ensure the tests are performed correctly. You’ll find a variety of protocols that do not require complicated equipment and can be conveniently conducted in your normal training environment. You’ll be able to assess your athletes or clients in the following areas:

• Anthropometrics and body composition

• Flexibility and balance

• Agility and sprinting

• Power

• Muscular strength and endurance

• Cardiorespiratory fitness

In addition, each assessment is accompanied by normative data to set baseline evaluations and to monitor progress over time. As a refreshing break from the typical complex tables, the normative data are displayed in modern, simplified figures that make it easy to quickly evaluate test results.

Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance takes the guesswork out of determining which tests to administer and what equipment is needed. It will equip you with the tools needed to help your athletes and clients achieve even greater success.

CE exam available! For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book. Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance Online CE Exam may be purchased separately or as part of the Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance With CE Exam package that includes both the book and the exam

About the Author
David Fukuda, PhD, CSCS,*D, CISSN, is an associate professor and head of the division of kinesiology at the University of Central Florida. He was previously an assistant professor at Creighton University and a research assistant at the University of Oklahoma, where he earned his doctorate in exercise physiology. His research interests include the development of performance-based testing methodologies, the analysis of physiological profiles in athletes, and the assessment of adaptations to exercise training and nutritional interventions for various populations.

Fukuda is certified as a strength and conditioning specialist with distinction through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is certified as a sports nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition. He was awarded the Terry J. Housh Outstanding Young Investigator Award in 2016 by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Fukuda is a fourth-degree black belt in judo and for the past 20 years has been involved in the sport as a competitor, instructor, coach, and referee





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HIMSS Dictionary of Health Information Technology Terms, Acronyms, and Organizations, 5th Edition

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May 192019

by Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) (Author)

This significantly expanded and newest edition of the bestselling HIMSS Dictionary of Health Information Technology Terms, Acronyms, and Organizations has been developed and extensively reviewed by more than 50 industry experts. The fifth edition of this dictionary serves as a quick reference for students, health information technology professionals and healthcare executives to better navigate the ever-growing health IT field.

This valuable resource includes more than 3000 definitions, 30 new organizations and 76 new references. Definitions of terms for the information technology and clinical, medical and nursing informatics fields are updated and included. This fifth edition also includes an acronyms list with cross references to current definitions, new word-search capability, and a list of health IT-related associations and organizations, including contact information, mission statements and web addresses. Academic and certification credentials are also included.

About the Author
HIMSS is a global voice, advisor and thought leader of health transformation through Health IT with a unique breadth and depth of expertise and capabilities to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of health, healthcare and care outcomes. As the leading source of Health IT, HIMSS designs and leverages key data assets, predictive models and tools to advise global leaders, stakeholders and influencers of best practices in Health IT so they have the right information at the point of decision. Through its HIT network of over 1 million experts, over 200 knowledge exchanges and collaborations, including 60,000 plus members, HIMSS drives innovative; forward thinking around best uses of technology in support of better connected care, improved population health and low cost of care. HIMSS is a not for profit, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with additional offices in North America, Latin America, Europe, United Kingdom and Asia.





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Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals, Third Edition

 Anatomy, Physiology  Comments Off on Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals, Third Edition
May 192019

Written with health professions students in mind, the Third Edition of Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals offers an engaging, approachable, and comprehensive overview of human anatomy and physiology. The Third Edition features a total of six multifaceted ‘Units’ which build upon an understanding of basic knowledge, take readers through intermediate subjects, and finally delve into complex topics that stimulate critical thinking. Heavily revised with updated content throughout, chapters include useful features, such as Common Abbreviations, Medical Terminology, the Metric System and more! Students will want to take advantage of the many resources available to reinforce learning –including Test Your Understanding questions that regularly assess comprehension, flash cards for self-study, an interactive eBook with more than 20 animations, and interactive and printable Lab Exercises and Case Studies.


– Provides a comprehensive overview of human anatomy and physiology
– Presents content in an accessible manner targeted to health professions students
– Offers access to helpful animations and interactive learning tools
– Includes clinical images such as X-rays, CT scans and MRIs
– Covers the effects of aging on various body systems
– Offers robust end of chapter assessments for learners





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Neuroanatomy for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Second Edition

 Anatomy, Neurology/Neurosurgery  Comments Off on Neuroanatomy for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Second Edition
May 192019

Neuroanatomy for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Second Edition is specifically tailored to the needs of Communication Sciences and Disorders students. Updated with the latest research, it includes foundational knowledge of general neuroanatomy with a focus that is relevant to both audiences of speech-language pathology and audiology. This student-friendly and engaging text is organized into four main sections: Part I introduces students to the nervous system; Part II discusses the main neurological structures; Part III focuses on the neurology of speech, language, hearing, cognition, emotion, and swallowing; and Part IV delves into practicing neuroanatomy in the field.





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