May 112017
 

Blood Collection: A Short Course


By (author): Marjorie Schaub Di Lorenzo MT(ASCP)SH, Susan King Strasinger DA MT(ASCP)

Cross-training? Continuing education? Refresher?

Whether you’re cross training, continuing your education, or taking a refresher course, the knowledge and skills you need to master the essentials of phlebotomy are here.

This user-friendly text focuses on the proper techniques for collecting quality blood specimens with minimal patient discomfort. It’s perfect for intensive one- or two-day phlebotomy courses!

 

See what students and professionals are saying…

¶¶¶¶¶ Great intro/quick reference

“This book is great for explaining venipuncture process. It keeps it basic and necessary. It really is a great reference for what each vial is used for.”—Jordon, review of the 2nd Edition on Amazon

¶¶¶¶¶ Five Stars

“Good book, easy to study.”—Amanda, review of the 2nd Edition on Amazon

Excellent Tools

 “The authors provide some excellent tools for teaching a venipuncture class. …though small, is complete in its coverage of topics related to phlebotomy… The unit on blood collection and venipuncture equipment is very thorough…”

Respiratory Care, review of the 1st Edition 

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May 052017
 

Prioritization, Delegation, & Management of Care for the NCLEX-RN® Exam


By (author): Ray A. Hargrove-Huttel RN PhD, Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove RN MSN CNS

Master the critical-thinking and test-taking skills you need to excel on the prioritization, delegation, and management questions on the NCLEX-RN®. Over 1,000 questions in the text and on DavisPlus focus only on prioritization, delegation, and management of care issues pertaining to individual and multiple clients with an emphasis on alternate-format-item questions.

Three sections provide you with three great ways to study. In the first section, you’ll find individual and multiple client care-focused scenario questions organized by disease process with rationales and test-taking hints. The second section features seven clinical case scenarios with open-ended, NCLEX-style questions. The third section is a comprehensive, 100-question exam.

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May 032017
 

Core Clinical Cases in Medicine and Medical Specialties Second Edition: A problem-solving approach


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By (author): Steve Bain, Jeffrey W Stephens, Janesh K. Gupta

You’ve read your textbook and your course notes. Now you need to apply your knowledge to real-life clinical situations.

The problem-solving approach of Core Clinical Cases guides you to think of the patient as a whole, rather than as a sequence of unconnected symptoms. With its emphasis on everyday practice strongly linked to underlying theory, the series integrates your knowledge with the realities of managing clinical problems, and provides a basis for developing sound analytical and confident decision-making skills.

The core areas of undergraduate study are covered in a logical sequence of learning activities; the same questions are asked of each clinical case, followed by detailed explanatory answers. OSCE counselling cases, with related questions and answers, also feature in each section.

Key concepts and important information are highlighted, and the reader-friendly layout reflects exactly the type of question you will encounter, making these volumes the perfect revision aid for all types of case-based examination.

The Medicine and Medical Specialties volume, in which all medical subjects have been brought together in a single volume for this second edition, focuses on the following topics: diabetes, endocrinology, rheumatology, renal medicine, cardiology, care of elderly people, respiratory medicine, gastroenterology, haematology, oncology emergencies; neurology, infectious diseases, and dermatology.

Volumes in the Core Clinical Cases series remain absolutely invaluable in the run up to clinical, written, or OSCE examinations, and ideal course companions for all undergraduate medical students at various stages in their clinical training.

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Apr 132017
 

Medicine Management Skills for Nurses


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By (author): Claire Boyd

Anxious about managing medicines? Worried you’ll make a mistake? This handy book is an essential guide for all nursing students, enabling you to understand the theory and practice of drug administration and facilitate your confidence and competence.

This essential guide explores the theory and practice of drug administration briefly and coherently, with ‘test your knowledge’ exercises and questions throughout to assess your learning. It also includes ‘words of wisdom’- tips from real life students from their own experiences. Ideal for carrying to clinical placements, Medicine Management Skillsfor Nurses is an essential guide to drugs and medicine administration.

Special features:

Pocket sized for portability
– Clear, straightforward, and jargon-free
Takes away the fear of drugs and medicines management, making it approachable, easy and fun
– Features tips and advice from real life nursing students
– Ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration education and the Essential Skills Clusters
– Examples and questions based on real life nursing and healthcare examples

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Mar 222017
 

MCAT Verbal Practice: 108 Passages for the New CARS Section (More MCAT Practice)


By (author): Bryan Schnedeker

Need lots and LOTS of practice for the MCAT CARS section? This book has over one hundred practice passages arranged in a dozen timed practice verbal sections to help you hone your critical analysis and reasoning skills. This book is meant for a student who has already gotten a start with different reading strategies and now needs to hone their skills with lots of practice. If you’re looking to get an introduction to the CARS section and strategies to master it, pick up Next Step’s MCAT CARS: Strategy and Practice book in addition to this book. Those who purchase a Next Step book also get free access to our online MCAT diagnostic test.
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Mar 122017
 

Arterial Blood Gases Made Easy: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 2e


By (author): Iain A M Hennessey MBChB(Hons) BSc(Hons) MMIS FRCS, Alan G Japp MBChB(Hons) BSc(Hons) MRCP PhD

Arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis is a fundamental skill in modern medicine yet one which many find difficult to grasp. This book provides readers with the core background knowledge required to understand the ABG, explains how it is used in clinical practice and provides a unique system for interpreting results. Over half of the book is devoted to thirty clinical case scenarios involving analysis of arterial blood gases, allowing the reader to gain both proficiency in interpretation and an appreciation of the role of an ABG in guiding clinical diagnosis and management.

  • A practical guide written for all those who use this test and have to interpret the results.
  • Utilises worked examples to allow the reader to gain confidence in interpreting ABGs and appreciate the usefulness of the test in a variety of different clinical settings.
  • Written in a simple style and presents the concepts in a straightforward manner.
    • Additional clinical case scenarios put the ABG into practice.
      • Includes a video detailing how to take a sample.
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        Mar 012017
         

        Zitelli and Davis’ Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis: Expert Consult – Online and Print, 6e (Zitelli, Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis)


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        By (author): Basil J. Zitelli MD, Sara C McIntire MD, Andrew J Nowalk MD PhD

        Accurately diagnose the entire spectrum of pediatric conditions with the most trusted atlas in the field: Zitelli and Davis’ Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis, 6th Edition. Over 2,500 superb clinical photographs provide unparalleled coverage of important clinical signs and symptoms – from the common (pinkeye) to the rare (Williams syndrome). Trusted by residents and clinicians alike, this updated classic helps you quickly and confidently diagnose any childhood condition you’re likely to encounter.

        • Get the comprehensive coverage you need – from pertinent historical factors and examination techniques to visual and diagnostic methods – with over 2,500 practical, clinical photographs to help identify and diagnose hundreds of pediatric disorders.
        • Benefit from authoritative guidance on genetic disorders and dysmorphic conditions, neonatology, developmental-behavioral pediatrics, allergy and immunology, conditions of each body system, child abuse and neglect, infectious disease, surgery, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, orthopedics, and craniofacial syndromes – all enhanced by over 3,400 high-quality images.
        • Prepare for the pediatric boards with one of the best, most widely used review tools available.
        • Access the complete contents and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com – fully searchable!
        • Get in-depth guidance on your laptop or mobile device with online diagnostic videos of non-seizure neurological symptoms, respiratory disorders, and seizures, plus an infant development assessment tool, a downloadable image gallery (JPEGs or PPTs for easy insertion into academic presentations) and links to PubMed – all online at www.expertconsult.com.
        • Gain an up-to-date understanding of today’s hottest topics, including autism spectrum disorders, childhood obesity, inborn errors of metabolism, malformations associated with teratogens, and mitochondrial disorders.
        • Stay current with new chapters and revised coverage of genetics, radiology, development, endocrinology, infectious diseases, cerebral palsy, skeletal syndromes, and child abuse.

        Face your daily diagnostic challenges, from the common to the rare, with Zitelli.

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        Feb 262017
         

        DeMyer’s The Neurologic Examination: A Programmed Text, Seventh Edition (Neurology)


        By (author): Jose Biller, Gregory Gruener, Paul Brazis

        The single-best guide to learning how to perform the diagnostic neurologic examination – enhanced by more than 80 online videos

        Presented in full color, DeMyer’s provides neurologists and psychiatrists in training with a proven, didactic way to learn the complicated technique of using the physical examination to diagnose neurologic illness. This trusted classic also reviews the anatomy and physiology necessary to interpret the examination, and it details the laboratory tests and neuroimaging best suited for a particular clinical problem. You will also find complete, up-to-date coverage of the latest imaging modalities for assessing disease.

        Utilizing a learn at your own pace teaching approach, DeMyer’s The Neurologic Examination features valuable learning aids such as:

        ·        Full-color illustrations that clearly explain neuroanatomy and physiology

        ·        Detailed tables and mnemonics to help you remember important steps and signs to look for during the examination

        ·        Learning Objectives to help you organize and retain important takeaways from each chapter

        ·        Questions and answers within the text to reinforce key points

        ·        Clear algorithms that reveal the differential diagnoses of common neurologic symptoms

        ·        NEW! More than 80 online clinical vignette videos

        If you are looking for authoritative, step-by-step guidance from experienced teachers/clinicians on how to perform an accomplished neurologic examination, your search ends with DeMyer’s.

         

        Authors

        Jose Biller, MD is Chair of the Department of Neurology at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois
        Gregory Gruener, MD, MBA is Professor in the Department of Neurology and Director, Ralph P. Leischner, Jr. MD Institute for Medical Education at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois
        Paul W. Brazis, MD is Professor of Neurology in the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology at the Mayo Medical School, and Consultant in Neurology and Neuro-Ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic-Jacksonville, Florida.

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        Jan 122017
         

        Skills for Communicating with Patients, 3rd Edition


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        By (author): Jonathan Silverman, Suzanne Kurtz, Juliet Draper

        Skills for Communicating with Patients, Third Edition is one of two companion books on improving communication in medicine, which together provide a comprehensive approach to teaching and learning communication skills throughout all levels of medical education in both specialist and family medicine. Since their publication, the first edition of this book and its companion, Teaching and Learning Communication Skills in Medicine, have become established standard texts in communication skills teaching throughout the world.

        This substantially expanded third edition has been fully updated in relation to the current literature and revised to reflect the explosion of research on healthcare communication. It incorporates considerable evidence in support of the skills of the Calgary-Cambridge Guides, offering a comprehensive and now even more evidence-based delineation of the skills that make a difference when communicating with patients. The book explores the specific skills of doctor-patient communication and provides wide-ranging evidence of the improvement that those skills can make to health outcomes and everyday clinical practice. It is unique in providing a secure platform of core skills which represent the foundations of doctor-patient communication.

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        Jan 112017
         

        Study Skills for Nurses (Student Survival Skills)


        By (author): Claire Boyd

        Survive academic study with this snappy guide to research techniques and strategies for all student nurses. 

        Providing words of wisdom and tips from real student nurses, StudySkills for Nurses enables you to develop your own individual ways of studying for those all important projects, with exercises, step-by-step guides and tricks to help you get ahead.

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        • Developed by students for students
        • Clear, straightforward and jargon-free
        • Ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration education and the Essential Skills Clusters.
        • Takes away the fear of study and independent research projects, making it approachable, easy and fun
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