Jul 242016
 

Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Patients: Principles, Practice and Populations


By (author): Talmadge E. King Jr, Margaret B. Wheeler, Andrew B. Bindman, Alicia Fernandez, Kevin Grumbach, Dean Schillinger, Teresa J. Villela

The leading reference and text on caring for underserved patients and those with highly unique health requirements – updated and expanded in full color


Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Patients: Principles, Practice and Populations, Second Edition is designed to clarify current issues and instruct you in best practices and compliance with legislation, such as the Affordable Care Act, when caring for patients living with chronic diseases in poor and minority populations. How do these laws affect you, your practice, and patient care?


Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Patients
is ideally suited for clinical and
educational programs and policy-oriented institutions concerned with addressing health disparities and caring for the underserved and vulnerable patient. Comprehensive in scope and authored by many of the leading names in the field, the book takes complex concepts and issues and helps you understand them, resulting in a “roadmap” to guide real-world applications and compliance with the terms of the law. Each chapter integrates key concepts, core competencies, and common pitfalls and concludes with useful lists of web resources and stimulating discussion questions.

Highlights of the Second Edition:

  • Fully revised to reflect passage and impact of the Affordable Care Act on care of underserved patients
  • Expanded with major new chapters, from Health Quality to Rural Healthcare, and additional content relevant to nursing
  • Focused on evidence-based practice with a patient-centered approach
  • Full color presentation  
  • Boxed main points and Practical Pearls, such as how to write a disability letter

 

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Jul 232016
 

Critical Care Medicine: The Essentials


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By (author): John J. Marini MD, Arthur P. Wheeler MD

Ideally suited for students in critical care rotations and residents, this concise, practical handbook presents the essentials of medical and surgical critical care in an easy-to-read format. The authors succinctly explain the pathophysiology underlying clinical disorders and the key principles of diagnosis and patient management, emphasizing cost-effective approaches.

The Fourth Edition includes Controversies in Critical Care boxes in many chapters, which briefly summarize opposing arguments on controversial points. Other highlights include enhanced discussion of CT for abdominal disorders, new ACLS guidelines, and new material on removable IVC filters, interventional radiologic techniques for GI bleeding, and use of vascular ultrasound.

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Jul 202016
 

Surgical Intensive Care Medicine


This third edition texthas been largely rewritten to include the many important advances that have been made and the controversies that have arisen in the past years. New topics have been added including Oxygen Transport, Tissue Oxygenation Evaluation, Echocardiography in the Critically Ill, Bedside Ultrasonography, Critical Care Issues in Oncological Surgery Patients, Long-Term Outcome after Intensive Care, Therapeutic Hypothermia, Delirium, and Post-Operative Gastrointestinal Dysfunction. Chapters are written by high-quality contributors, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognized researchers, speakers, and practitioners in Critical Care Medicine. Another important feature of this edition is the geographical diversity of its authors, including notable contributions from colleagues in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Surgical Intensive Care Medicine, Third Edition provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of the field, and will serve as a valuable resource for medical students, residents, critical care fellows in training, surgeons, anesthesiologists and physicians caring for the critically ill. ?

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Jul 162016
 

Interventional Critical Care: A Manual for Advanced Care Practitioners


This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of the interventional procedures that can be performed in intensive care settings. The book addresses fundamentals of the indications and technical aspects of procedures, and identifies pitfalls and resource needs. In addition, a section is dedicated to a discussion of the staff-preparation, hemodynamic, and anesthetic concerns necessary for all procedures. Chapters focus on the following specific concerns: airway, thoracic, ENT, vascular, abdominal, genitourinary, neurologic, and musculoskeletal. A brief review of the existing literature addressing these particular topics accompanies each section. Extensive illustrations and diagrams are also included to enhance the readers’ experience.
Authored by a multi-disciplinary team of experts in their fields, Interventional Critical Care: A Manual for Advanced Care Practitioners serves as a comprehensive resource for advanced care practitioners and physicians for performing and preparing for procedures in the ICU.
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Release date July 15, 2016.

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Jul 142016
 

Pediatric Nursing: The Critical Components of Nursing Care


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By (author): Kathryn Rudd, Diane Kocisko

A better way to learn pediatric nursing! This unique, multi-media presentation provides tightly focused pediatric coverage in a highly structured text. Plus, an audio book and a wealth of online learning resources make learning easy. All of the field’s must-have information is delivered in an easy-to-grasp, visually clear and precise design, while the audio book, available online at DavisPlus, lets you download the material to listen to anytime, anywhere!
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Jul 142016
 

Rapid Assessment of the Acutely Ill Patient


By (author): Sheila Adam, Mandy Odell, Jo Welch

Rapid Assessment of the Acutely Ill Patient sets out the principles and practices needed for early recognition and assessment of patients either at risk of or showing signs of acute  deterioration, or those recently relocated from higher levels of care. The focus is on patient assessment, interpretation and evaluation of data, immediate management of significant problems, ongoing and further assessments in order to improve clinical outcomes. 

Rapid Assessment of the Acutely Ill Patient provides a framework for a systematic initial patient assessment and explores principles of effective assessment. Body systems are considered in order of life-threatening priority following the ABCDE approach, dealing with the assessment and management of airway, breathing, circulation, disability – and everything else; covering topics such as visual, palpatory and auscultatory assessment, use of additional documented information (charts, notes etc), and interpreting diagnostic investigations. Methods to ensure effective communication and team-working are also discussed.

Key features

  • Part of the Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses series
  • Aimed at nurses working in wards and specialist departments
  • Explores the assessment skills required for a rapid response to a patient at risk of becoming acutely unwell
  • Enables students and practitioners to develop practical and interpretative skills
  • Provides a framework for assessment and principles of first line treatment
  • Includes ‘Look’, ‘Listen’, ‘Feel’ and ‘Measure’ icons

Sheila Adam is Head of Nursing, Specialist Hospitals Board, UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and author of Nursing in Critical Care: Science and Practice (now in its 2nd edition), The Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing and Nutrition in the Critically Ill.

John Welch is Nurse Consultant in Critical Care, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and former Chair of the National Outreach Forum.

Mandy Odell is Nurse Consultant in Critical Care, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Nurse and Allied Health Professional representative for the Intensive Care Society and former Chair of the British Association of Critical Care Nurses.

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Jul 082016
 

Oxford Textbook of Critical Care (Oxford Medical Publications)


The thoroughly revised second edition of the Oxford Textbook of Critical Care is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary text covering all aspects of adult intensive care management. Uniquely the book takes a problem-orientated approach providing a reference source for clinical issues experienced every day in the intensive care unit.

The text is organized into short topics allowing readers to rapidly access authoritative information on specific clinical problems. Each topic refers to basic physiological principles and provides up-to-date treatment advice supported by references to the most vital literature. Where international differences exist in clinical practice, authors cover alternative views. Key messages summarise each topic in order to aid quick review and decision making.

Edited and written by an international group of recognized experts from many disciplines, the second edition of the Oxford Textbook of Critical Care provides an up-to-date reference that is relevant for intensive care units and emergency departments globally. This volume is the definitive text for all health care providers, including physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and other allied health professionals who take care of critically ill patients.

This print edition of The Oxford Textbook of Critical Care comes with a year’s access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online. By activating your unique access code, you can read and annotate the full text online, follow links from the references to primary research materials, and view, enlarge and download all the figures and tables.

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Jul 042016
 

Oxford Handbook of Critical Care (Oxford Medical Handbooks)


By (author): Mervyn Singer, Andrew Webb

The fully revised, third edition of this bestselling handbook describes best practice of critical care in a succint, concise, and clinically-oriented way. Covering the principles of general management, it includes therapeutic and monitoring devices, specific disorders of organ systems, as well as detailed information on drugs and fluids. New material has been added on key areas such as airway maintenance, dressing techniques, infection control, echocardiography, tissue perfusion monitoring, coma and more. With up-to-date references and invaluable clinical advice, there is also plenty of space to add notes or amend sections to suit local protocols.

Patient-centered and practical, it will serve the consultant, trainee, nurse or other allied health professionals as both a reference and aide memoir. This is the indispensable Oxford Handbook for all those working within critical care.

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Jul 012016
 

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine


By (author): Christopher P. Holstege, Alexander B. Baer, Jesse M. Pines, William J. Brady

Improve your skills in visual diagnosis

Speed and accuracy of diagnosis is the key to saving lives in emergency and critical care medicine. Careful visual inspection of the patient, the data (radiography, electrocardiogram), and related clues can often help providers choose the right diagnosis and ultimately the best treatment – but this knowledge comes with experience. This book provides 110 randomly presented visual diagnosis cases for self-testing, imitating real-life situations found in the emergency department setting.

Written by distinguished emergency and critical care physicians, and thoroughly revised and updated throughout, this second edition includes 25% new cases and is an ideal aid for trainees preparing for Board examinations as well as an invaluable ‘refresher’ for qualified emergency and critical care providers.

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Jun 302016
 

The Washington Manual Internship Survival Guide, 4th Edition


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By (author): Thomas M. De Fer, Eric M. Knoche, Gina N. LaRossa, Heather F. Sateia

This 4th edition of The Washington Manual Internship Survival Guide contains all the essential information needed for a successful internship.

Designed to help residents improve their skills from their very first day on the wards, this pocket-size reference book offers practical medical advice for the top 10 workups and common calls and complaints residents will encounter during their rotations, including key history, what not to miss, and when to call for help.

 FEATURES
• Includes a quick-reference detachable 12-panel pocket card with step-by-step instructions and full-color illustrations of procedures
• New sections offer valuable insights into patient safety and risk management
• Expanded coverage gives reader a better understanding of pain management and critical care
• Thorough updates give residents the most current medical practices

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