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Saunders

Urologic Surgical Pathology

David G. Bostwick, Liang Cheng
e altri

editore: Saunders

pagine: 976

Offering comprehensive coverage of this fast-changing field for more than 20 years, Urologic Surgical Pathology is an expert guide to all common and rare entities in the genitourinary system. The 4th Edition keeps you fully up to date with discussions of newly recognized tumors and terminologies, the latest classification schemes, current grading approaches, molecular alterations, and commonly used ancillary diagnostic techniques. With its clinical focus on day-to-day urological pathology sign-out and an emphasis on clinicopathologic and radiographic-pathologic correlations, this thoroughly revised uropathology reference is an excellent resource for diagnostic decision making. Includes expanded coverage of differential diagnosis for all tumor types encountered in urological surgical pathology practice. Incorporates the latest TNM staging and WHO classification systems, as well as new diagnostic biomarkers and their utility in differential diagnosis, newly described variants and new histologic entities. Discusses advances in molecular diagnostic testing, its capabilities, and its limitations, including targeted therapy/personalized medicine. Covers new developments in immunohistochemistry and the latest diagnostic tumor markers. Features more than 1,600 high-quality images - all in color - including gross pictures, histopathologic and cytopathologic images, special stains, other ancillaries, drawings, and illustrations. Helps you find information quickly with a consistent chapter format; an abundance of tables, diagrams and flowcharts; boxed lists of types and causes of diseases; differential diagnosis; characteristic features of diseases; complications; classifications; and staging. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
270,00 229,50

Fordney's Medical Insurance

Smith

editore: Saunders

pagine: 544

Get a solid foundation in insurance billing and coding! Trusted for more than 30 years, Fordney's Medical Insurance equips you with the medical insurance skills you need to succeed in any of today's outpatient settings. The 15th edition has been expanded to include inpatient insurance and billing and ambulatory surgical center billing. Updated coverage emphasizes the role of the medical insurance specialist in areas such as diagnostic coding, procedural coding, Medicare, HIPAA, and bill collection strategies. As with previous editions, all the plans that are most commonly encountered in clinics and physicians' offices are incorporated into the text, as well as icons for different types of payers, lists of key abbreviations, and numerous practice exercises that accurately guide you through the process of filling out claim forms. In addition, SimChart (R) for the Medical Office (SCMO) activities?on the companion Evolve website give you the opportunity to practice using electronic medical records. Separate chapter on HIPAA Compliance in Insurance Billing, as well as Compliance Alerts throughout highlights important HIPAA compliance issues to ensure you are compliant with the latest regulations. Separate chapter on documentation in the medical office covers the principles and rationales of medical documentation. Increased focus on electronic filing/claims submission prepares you for the industry-wide transition to electronic claims submission. Emphasis on the business of running a medical office and the importance of the medical insurance specialist prepares you for your role in the workplace. Detailed examples of potential situations throughout text signal you to be attentive to these types of occurrences. Specialized icons throughout text alert you to the connections and special considerations related to specific topics that medical insurance specialists need to be aware of. Procedures clearly outline in step-by-step format detail common responsibilities of the medical insurance specialist. UNIQUE! Interactive UB-04 Form filler on Evolve gives you additional practice with inpatient Electronic Health Records. SimChart (R) for the Medical Office (SCMO) application activities on the companion Evolve website add additional functionality to the insurance module on the SCMO roadmap. Key terms are defined and emphasized throughout the text to reinforce your understanding of new concepts and terminology. NEW! Expanded coverage of inpatient insurance billing, including diagnosis and procedural coding provides you with the foundation and skills needed to work in the physician office, outpatient, and inpatient setting.?? NEW! Expanded coverage of Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) billing chapter provides you with the foundation and skills needed to work in this outpatient setting.? NEW! Updated information on general compliance issues, HIPAA, Affordable Care Act and coding ensures that you have the knowledge needed to enter today's ever-changing and highly regulated healthcare environment.
116,00 98,60

Equine Surgery

John A. Stick, Jorg A. Auer

editore: Saunders

pagine: 1896

Equip yourself for success with the only book on the market that covers all aspects of equine surgery! Equine Surgery, 5th Edition prepares you to manage each surgical condition by understanding its pathophysiology and evaluating alternative surgical approaches. Explanations in the book describe how to avoid surgical infections, select and use instruments, and perfect fundamental surgical techniques including incisions, cautery, retractions, irrigation, surgical suction, wound closure, dressings, bandages, and casts. In addition to diagnostic imaging and orthopedic coverage, it includes in-depth information on anesthesia, the integumentary system (including wound management, reconstructive surgery, and skin grafting), the alimentary system, respiratory, and urogenital systems. Complete coverage of all the information needed to study for the American and European College of Veterinary Surgeons Board Examinations makes this edition an excellent study tool. Section on anesthesiology and pain management prepares you to manage these critical aspects of any surgery. Extensive, up-to-date orthopedic coverage includes joint disorders and joint trauma. Section on integumentary system contains information on wound management, reconstructive surgery, and skin grafting. Section on the alimentary system covers postoperative care, complications and reoperation guidelines. New techniques in vascular surgery keep you up-to-date with best practices. NEW! Expert Consult site offering 40+ videos of surgeons performing techniques so that you can quickly access drug and equipment information. NEW! Expansion of minimally invasive surgical techniques includes laser ablation procedures, implantation of plates against bones in orthopedic procedures, and laparoscopic procedures for soft tissue injuries. NEW! World-renowned contributors, featuring two new associate editors include over 70 of the most experienced and expert equine specialist surgeons, each providing current and accurate information. NEW! Current advances in imaging detect musculoskeletal conditions in the sports horse.
241,00 204,85

Veterinary Dentistry: A Team Approach

Steven E. Holmstrom

editore: Saunders

pagine: 464

From radiology and anesthesia to patient needs and client education, Veterinary Dentistry: A Team Approach, 3rd Edition covers everything you need to know about veterinary dentistry! This handy full-color guide is great for practitioners who are new to veterinary dentistry and for those who want to learn more about the underlying theories of the practice. The first section of the book presents dental procedures, with chapters on oral examinations, instruments, safety, and anesthesia, followed by coverage of more difficult areas such as endodontics, radiology and periodontics. The book concludes with a chapter on marketing veterinary dentistry and commonly asked client questions, replete with proper responses. New for this edition is expanded coverage of pocket pets and an added section on diagnostic radiology and interpretation. It also features an all-new Evolve companion website including client handouts, an instructor test bank, image collection, and PowerPoint slides. With its comprehensive coverage and team approach, this text is the ideal resource for both vet tech and vet students to quickly master the art of animal dentistry. Clear, heavily illustrated procedures provide a more detailed look at the skills you need to master. Vet Tech Threads include a variety of pedagogical features including learning objective, key terms, chapter outlines, Technician Notes, and more to help you navigate through chapters and focus your learning. Inclusion of digital dental radiography develops your understanding of direct radiology versus computerized radiology and the economic considerations of both. Dental terminology is incorporated to help you master the proper language and improve office communication. NEW! Updated terminology throughout, based on the American Veterinary Dental College Nomenclature Committee, helps you master the proper language and improve office communication. NEW! Section on diagnostic radiology and interpretation helps you understand nuances on radiographs. NEW! Expanded coverage of pocket pets provides vital information on these increasingly popular pets. NEW Full-color illustrations gives you a better picture of concepts, equipment, and procedure details.
68,99 58,64

Newman and Carranza's Clinical Periodontology

Fermin A. Carranza, Henry Takei
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editore: Saunders

pagine: 944

From basic science and fundamental procedures to the latest advanced techniques in reconstructive, esthetic, and implant therapy, Newman and Carranza's Clinical Periodontology, 13th Edition is the resource you can count on to help master the most current information and techniques in periodontology. Full color photos, illustrations, radiographs and videos show you how to perform periodontal procedures, while renowned experts from across the globe explain the evidence supporting each treatment and lend their knowledge on how to best manage the outcomes. UNIQUE! Expert Consult platform offers a versatile print and digital resources that help bring text information to life. UNIQUE! Bonus content on Expert Consult includes multiple-choice self-assessment questions with instant feedback, chapter review PowerPoint slides, videos clips, case studies, and more. UNIQUE! Periodontal Pathology Atlas contains the most comprehensive collection of cases found anywhere. Full-color photos and anatomical drawings clearly demonstrate core concepts and reinforce important principles. UNIQUE! Chapter opener boxes in the print book alert readers when more comprehensive coverage of topics is available in the online version of the text. NEW! Chapters updated to meet the current exam requirements for the essentials in periodontal education. NEW! Case-based clinical scenarios incorporated throughout the book mimic the new patient case format used in credentialing exams. NEW! Additional tables, boxes, and graphics highlight need-to-know information. NEW! Virtual microscope on Expert Consult offers easy access to high-resolution views of select pathology images. NEW! Two new chapters cover periimplantitis and resolving inflammation. NEW! Section on evidence-based practice consists of two chapters covering evidence-based decision making and critical thinking.
157,00 133,45

Pathophysiology

Jacquelyn L. Banasik

editore: Saunders

pagine: 1200

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.
109,00 92,65

Study Guide for Pathophysiology

Jacquelyn L. Banasik

editore: Saunders

pagine: 304

The ultimate study tool to help you master pathophysiology! Corresponding to the chapters in the Pathophysiology, 6th Edition textbook, this study guide helps you review and practice the material with a variety of exercises and question types, including multiple choice, true/false, matching, fill in the blank, compare/contrast, and labeling. Thorough updates include nearly 50 case studies that provide real-life examples of how you will use pathophysiology in their careers. More than 1,500 questions in a variety of question types reinforce your understanding with multiple choice, true/false, fill in the blank, and matching questions, plus labeling exercises and compare/contrast tables. Approximately 250 case study questions are included at the end of each unit, and rationales to the answers are provided in the answer key. Answer key is conveniently located in the back of the study guide. NEW! Thoroughly updated content matches the 6th edition of textbook.
37,00 31,45

Study Guide for Gould's Pathophysiology for the Health Professions

Hubert, Vanmeter

editore: Saunders

pagine: 240

Master key pathophysiology concepts and apply them to the practice setting! Corresponding to the chapters in Gould's Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 6th edition, this study guide offers a wide range of engaging activities to reinforce your understanding and practice your skills. To make studying easier, an answer key is included in the back of the book. UPDATED chapters reflect the text's logical, systematic approach. Learning activities provide a variety of ways to assess your knowledge or identify areas for further study, including labeling exercises, matching exercises on important terminology, application questions that apply to more complex situations, crossword puzzles, and compare/contrast completion charts. The answer key for all of the activities is provided at the end of the study guide.
39,00 33,15

Surgical Instrumentation

An Interactive Approach

Renee Nemitz

editore: Saunders

pagine: 376

With hundreds of detailed, full-color photographs of common surgical instruments, Surgical Instrumentation: An Interactive Approach, 3rd Edition helps you learn the identification, purpose, and set up of instruments for surgical procedures. Written for surgical technologists by a surgical technologist, it offers a level of visual clarity and realism unmatched by any other surgical instrument book. Many photos include close-up views of the instrument tip, so you can quickly discern differences between instruments. Interactive resources on Evolve allow you to view 360-degree rotations of more than 100 instruments. Also included are flash cards, timed memory exercises, Mayo stands, back-table set ups, quizzes, and instrument sets for common procedures in various surgical specialties. Over 660 full-color, high-quality photographs help you to learn the most common surgical instruments for all surgical procedures. Close-up photos of instruments show the details of each tip and demonstrating variations to make it easier to identify each surgical instrument. Consistent, clear, and concise instrument monographs include the name, common name, category, use (type of surgery and where on the body), cautions relating to safety or patient care, and other details such as regional name variations. NEW! Instrument sets for common procedures quickly accessible in specialty chapters. Presentation of two illustrations per page makes it easier to see the details of each instrument. Student resources on Evolve include all of the images from the text, additional 360-degree views and close-ups of over 100 instruments, animations of large and small fragment sets, and timed recall exercises for practice in learning instruments. Chapter quizzes on Evolve help you master the various instruments used in general and speciality surgeries. NEW! Chapter about Mayo stand and back-table covers common tray setup procedures. NEW! Additional close-up/inset photos with existing instruments give you a detailed way to examine and learn about instruments they'll be working with on a daily basis. NEW! Content on robotics instruments familiarize you with the design and use of these advanced surgical utilities.
78,00 66,30

Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology

Donald E. Thrall

editore: Saunders

pagine: 1000

Learn the latest advances in veterinary diagnostic radiology! Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, 7th Edition, is a one-stop resource covering the principles of radiographic technique and interpretation for dogs, cats, and horses. Within this bestselling text, high-quality radiographic images accompany clear coverage of diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, MRI, and CT. User-friendly direction helps you to develop essential skills in patient positioning, radiographic technique and safety measures, normal and abnormal anatomy, radiographic viewing and interpretation, and alternative imaging modalities. This new edition has been thoroughly revised to include important advances in the field, information about contrast media, dental radiography, and more!Coverage of ultrasound imaging procedures such as the esophagram, upper GI examination, excretory urography, and cystography helps in determining when and how these procedures are performed in today's practice.Rewritten chapters on basic interpretation emphasizes radiography, radiation safety, superficial coverage of normal variants, and will include more in-depth information on the framework for interpretation. An atlas of normal radiographic anatomy in each section makes it easier to recognize abnormal radiographic findings.High-quality radiographic images clarify key concepts and interpretation principles.Up-to-date coverage of the most commonly seen species in private veterinary practices and veterinary teaching hospitals includes the cat, dog, and horse.NEW! Chapter on CT and MR contrast media gives you a better understanding of the agents used to alter patient contrast. NEW! Information on digital imaging helps you understand the latest advances in digital imaging.NEW! Chapter on dental radiology covers common dental issues you may encounter in practice. NEW! Chapter on MR spinal imaging provides the latest information on the diagnosis of spinal cord disease through the use of CT and MRI.
139,00 118,15

Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis

A Book of Lists

Thompson

editore: Saunders

pagine: 416

Get instant access to the critical data you need to make accurate diagnoses and effectively plan treatment. Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis, 3rd Edition combines over 400 expert resources and boils them down into one easy-to-use reference covering the differential diagnosis, etiology, clinical signs, and relevant laboratory abnormalities of the most common conditions you will encounter in dogs and cats. And because of its pocket size and intuitive organization, you can have it on hand as a quick consultative device throughout the day to make reliable on-the-scene decisions. More than 400 lists bring the most important medical diagnostic information from multiple resources into a single quick reference. Easy identification of the likeliest diagnosis is attributed by the possibilities being listed in order of incidence. Intuitive organization presents differential diagnosis by sign, symptom, and disorder to facilitate quick access to information. Alphabetical listing of all relevant laboratory tests makes information easy to find. Pocket size makes this guide portable, practical, and simple to use. NEW! Coverage of FAST ultrasound examinations is found in the section on Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma, Triage, and Tracking. NEW! Overall content update includes substantial revisions to the disorders, syndromes, and diagnostic and laboratory tests that are listed in this guide.
58,00 49,30

Health Insurance Today

A Practical Approach

Janet I. Beik

editore: Saunders

pagine: 528

Learn to comprehend the complexities of health insurance! Using a reader-friendly approach, Health Insurance Today, A Practical Approach, 6th Edition gives you a solid understanding of health insurance, its types and sources, and the ethical and legal issues surrounding it. This new edition incorporates the latest information surrounding ICD-10, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and other timely federal influencers, as it guides you through the important arenas of health insurance such as claims submission methods, the claims process, coding, reimbursement, hospital billing, and more. Plus, with hands-on UB-04 and CMS-1500 (02-12) case studies on Evolve, you will come away with a clear understanding and working knowledge of the latest advances and issues in health insurance.CMS-1500 (02-12) software with case studies gives you hands-on practice filling in a CMS-1500 (02-12) form electronically. What Did You Learn? review questions ensure you understand the material already presented before moving on to the next section. Imagine This! scenarios help you understand how information in the book applies to real-life situations.Stop and Think exercises challenge you to use your critical thinking skills to solve a problem or answer a question.?Clear, attainable learning objectives help you focus on the most important information and make chapter content easier to teach. Chapter summaries relate to learning objectives, provide a thorough review of key content, and allow you to quickly find information for further review.Direct, conversational writing style makes reading fun and concepts easier to understand.HIPAA tips emphasize the importance of privacy and following government rules and regulations. NEW! Updated content on the latest advances covers the most current information on Medicare, Electronic Health Records, Version 5010, and much more.NEW! Expanded ICD-10 coverage and removal of all ICD-9 content ensures you stay up-to-date on these significant healthcare system changes.NEW! UB-04 software and case studies gives you hands-on practice filling out electronic UB-04 forms. NEW! UNIQUE! SimChart� for the Medical Office case studies gives you additional real-world practice.
98,00 83,30

Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)

ENA - Emergency Nurses Association

editore: Saunders

pagine: 768

Whether you are a new or an experienced emergency nurse, you'll find that the Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is an essential tool for your practice. Authored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), this highly-respected resource will help you build and verify your knowledge, develop practice standards, improve quality of care, and educate nursing staff as well as patients and families. The Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is also the ideal resource to help you prepare for the Certification for Emergency Nurses (CEN) exam.Authored by ENA, you can rely on this text to be the most authoritative and up-to-date resource available.The text's outline format and alphabetical listing of the Clinical Emergencies chapters mean you can find the information you need - fast!NEW! Updated content incorporates the latest information about:New types of insulinCancer statisticsStroke guidelinesHIPAA information Healthy People 2020Sepsis protocolsForensic Aspects of Emergency NursingViolence in the EDPalliative care ENA-authored ensures text is the most authoritative and up-to-date resource available.NEW! Reorganized unit on trauma emergencies makes facts more easy to find. Updated outline and alphabetical listing of the Clinical Emergencies chapters makes information quickly accessible. NEW! Additional illustrations and tables enhance your understanding of key information.
75,00 63,75

Certification and Core Review for High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing

Lisa M. Stone

editore: Saunders

pagine: 192

The 7th edition of this powerful review tool helps you assess and build your knowledge of the information covered in the Core Curriculum for High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing - and achieve Adult CCRN� or PCCN� certification. Three 150-question exams mirror the style and content of the CCRN exam and PCCN exam. You can also access these same practice exams, along with 100 additional questions, on an accompanying Evolve website for interactive practice. Integration of the ACCN Synergy Model for Patient Care ensures that the needs or characteristics of patients and families influence and drive the characteristics or Developed in conjunction with and based on the AACN Core Curriculum for High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing, the Certification and Core Review is an ideal study companion to the Core Curriculum.Each exam mirrors the certification exam content, question format, and content distribution, giving you realistic practice for the Adult CCRN� exam and PCCN� exam.Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to assist you in remediation.NEW! Three 150-item interactive exams on a secure Evolve site allow for access to interactive exam practice on any HTML5-compatible device, including desktop computers, iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. Exams address the complete range of vital content in critical care nursing and challenge your mastery of the essential knowledge base for Adult CCRN� and PCCN� certification.NEW and EXPANDED! 100 additional interactive questions on Evolve go beyond what can be found in the printed or electronic book, and provide even more practice for the Adult CCRN� exam and PCCN� exam.NEW and UPDATED! Content distribution matches that of the latest Adult CCRN� exam and PCCN� exam test blueprints, so you better know what to expect come exam day.NEW! Updated content throughout ensures currency, accuracy, and consistency with standardized guidelines and the latest evidence-based practice.UPDATED and NEW! All questions feature integration of the AACN Synergy Model, including both patient characteristics (resiliency, vulnerability, stability, complexity, resource availability, participation in care, participation in decision making, and predictability) and nurse characteristics (clinical judgment, advocacy/moral agency, caring practices, collaboration, systems thinking, response to diversity, facilitation of learning, and clinical inquiry).NEW! New behavioral and psychosocial content addresses new content now found on AACN's Adult CCRN� exam and PCCN� exam.NEW! Updated illustrations reflect current clinical procedures and assessment skills.
61,00 51,85

Equine Internal Medicine

Debra C. Sellon, Stephen M. Reed
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editore: Saunders

pagine: 1488

Confidently diagnose, treat, and manage patient conditions with the only comprehensive book on the market devoted solely to equine internal medicine. Filled with fully updated content on principles of treatment and contributions from internationally known equine experts, Equine Internal Medicine, 4th Edition focuses on the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the development of various equine diseases. A problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. A new companion website with over 120 video clips presents diseases and disorders that cannot be explained as well through wordsUpdated information throughout, including the most recent drug information. Current and well-referenced content on equine diseases and treatment techniques cites the latest books and journals.Internationally known equine experts present information on problems affecting horses throughout the world - and provide contributions that enable practitioners and students to approach disease and treatment of equine patients with more authority and understanding. User-friendly exterior and interior design makes the book appealing to both the equine internal medicine practitioner and the veterinary student. Easy-to-find information facilitates a more thorough understanding with minimal frustration.Organized and consistent coverage among chapters allows you to easily find information on a specific topic.NEW! Fully updated and revised sections on disorders and principles of treatment.NEW! Problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. NEW! Pathophysiology is emphasized throughout, providing a sound basis for discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis that follow. NEW! Body systems chapters begin with a thorough discussion of the diagnostic method appropriate to the system, including physical examination, clinical pathology, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasonography. NEW and UNIQUE! Companion website includes more than 120 video clips linked to content from chapters on cardiovascular and neurologic system disorders.NEW! Flow charts, diagrams, and algorithms clarify complex material.
196,00 166,60

Craig's Essentials of Sonography and Patient Care

M. Robert De Jong

editore: Saunders

pagine: 320

Providing a solid foundation in sonography, Craig's Essentials of Sonography and Patient Care, 4th Edition prepares you to succeed in the classroom and in practice. Divided into two parts, this updated text first describes the origins and evolution of diagnostic medical sonography, defines important terminology, and provides proven study techniques such as note taking, effective listening, and test-taking strategies. The second section prepares you for the clinical environment, covering topics from the sonography perspective such as taking a patient's vital signs, safety considerations, body mechanics, patient transfer, infection control, emergency procedures, and assisting patients with special needs. Additionally, survival skills throughout the text seek to build students' problem solving skills to help them adjust both academically and in the clinical setting.UPDATED! JRC-DMS content ensures you are up-to-date on the latest standards. The only text devoted entirely to entry-level students provides a foundation of essential knowledge ensuring your educational and professional success.Step-by-step presentation of patient care in a sonography setting teaches you how to perform basic medical techniques and interact with patients.Safety Issues chapter explains how to scan with proper scanning technique and posture to avoid repetitive-motion musculoskeletal injuries.Note boxes add information on applying concepts to the clinical setting.Objectives and key terms introduce each chapter's important content.Chapter summaries simplify study and review by recapping the most important points.Glossary of Spanish phrases covers common instructions for better communication with Spanish-speaking patients.HIPAA information provides the knowledge that you will need to comply with federal law. NEW! Coverage of aseptic and non-aseptic infection control techniques prepares you to work with patients in the clinical environment.NEW! Inclusion of critical thinking "survival skills" help you to adjust your problem-solving skills both academically and in the clinical setting.NEW! Expanded accreditation section guides you through the full process in detail.NEW! Full-color design helps break up content and bring it to life.
73,00 62,05

Neuroscience

Fundamentals for Rehabilitation

Laurie Lundy-Ekman

editore: Saunders

pagine: 576

Boost your skills in planning and managing physical rehabilitation! Neuroscience: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation, 5th Edition provides a practical guide to the nervous system and how it affects the practice of physical and occupational therapy. Case studies and first-person stories from people with neurologic disorders make it easier to apply your knowledge to the clinical setting. New to this edition is a new chapter on neuroanatomy imaging. Written by noted PT educator Laurie Lundy-Ekman, this book uses evidence-based research to help you understand neurologic disorders and treat clients who have physical limitations due to nervous system damage or disease.Logical, systems approach to neuroscience makes it easier to master complex information and provides a framework for conducting a neurologic examination and evaluation.A clinical perspective of neuroscience is provided through case studies, personal stories written by patients, and summaries of key features of neurologic disorders and the body systems they affect. Five sections - Overview of Neurology, Neuroscience at the Cellular Level, Development of the Nervous System, Vertical Systems, and Regions - first show how neural cells operate, and then allow you to apply your knowledge of neuroscience.Emphasis on topics critical to physical rehabilitation includes coverage of abnormal muscle tone, chronic pain, control of movement, and differential diagnosis of dizziness.Hundreds of color-coded illustrations show body structures and functions across systems.Clinical Notes case studies demonstrate how neuroscience knowledge may be applied to clinical situations. Pathology boxes provide a quick summary of the features of neurologic disorders commonly encountered in rehabilitation practice.New! Neuroimaging and Neuroanatomy Atlas chapter includes MRI and CT images. NEW! Neurologic Disorders and the Neurologic Examination chapter provides detailed descriptions and photographs of techniques.NEW! Diagnostic Clinical Reasoning boxes help you develop the ability to recognize patterns of signs and symptoms associated with specific diagnoses.NEW! Updated content reflects the most current research findings.NEW! Reader-friendly approach converts long, technical chapters into smaller, more accessible chapters.NEW! Reorganized chapters progress from the cellular view to the systems view to the regional view.
87,00 73,95

Physical Agents in Rehabilitation

An Evidence-Based Approach to Practice

Michelle H. Cameron

editore: Saunders

pagine: 464

With straightforward, in-depth coverage of the use of physical agents to improve patient outcomes, Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach to Practice, 5th Edition reflects how physical agents and modalities are being taught in the classroom. This new edition brings the ideal balance of evidence and practical instruction to the teaching and practice of physical agents in rehabilitation. Comprehensive coverage of all physical agents includes the mechanisms, clinical effects, and application techniques for thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, electromagnetic radiation, hydrotherapy, traction, and compression. Plus, each chapter includes a scientific rationale and step-by-step instructions in the use of the agent(s), as well as up-to-date research support and new Find the Evidence tables. The new edition is supported with electronic ancillaries including review questions for students, PowerPoints (R), and links to all references on Medline.Comprehensive coverage of all physical agents includes the mechanisms, clinical effects, and application techniques for thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, electromagnetic radiation, hydrotherapy, traction, and compression.Find the Evidence tables guide the reader in finding up-to-date, patient-specific evidence using the PICO framework.UNIQUE Step-by-step illustrated application techniques boxes guide you in reproducing effective treatment options.Electronic ancillariesElectrical Stimulation, Ultrasound & Laser Light Handbook helps you to understand the material and can be printed out for quick reference to use in the clinical setting. NEW! Chapter on biofeedback complements the coverage of powered devices used in rehabilitation.UNIQUE! New Find the Evidence tables guide the reader in finding up-to-date, patient-specific evidence using the PICO framework.
82,00 69,70

Exotic Animal Formulary

Chris Marion, James W. Carpenter

editore: Saunders

pagine: 776

The only drug formulary on the market created solely for the treatment of exotic animals, Exotic Animal Formulary, 5th Edition addresses the most common questions and medical situations encountered in clinical practice. Using clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages, this text helps you find the information you need fast. Written by clinical and research veterinarian James Carpenter, it includes biological tables with details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipuncture sites, differential diagnosis, and medical protocols for common conditions. This thoroughly revised edition includes coverage of antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents, along with new chapters on invertebrates, backyard poultry and waterfowl, compound medications, and more! Nearly 200 drug tables provide clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages used in treating exotic animals. Biological tables provide details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipunctures sites, and medical protocols for common conditions. More than 20 expert authors contribute to this edition. All drug information is reviewed for accuracy, ensuring that this reference remains authoritative and current. NEW! Chapter on backyard poultry and waterfowl, an increasingly popular pet in the U.S. UPDATED Chapter on wildlife includes new information on: considerations for developing a wildlife policy in private practice; recommendations for safe restraint of native wildlife; recommendations for meat withdrawal times in game species for select medications; agents used in wild mammal emergencies; and much more. NEW! Information details the euthanasia agents used in fish. NEW! Information on amphibians includes the blood collection sites and the selected disinfectants for equipment and cage furniture. NEW! Information on hedgehogs includes common differential diagnoses based on physical examination findings and confirmed zoonotic diseases carried by hedgehogs. NEW Information on the constant rate infusion (CRI) protocols used in rabbits. NEW! Information on the protein electrophoresis values for ferrets. NEW! Information on compounding pharmacies.
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Clinical Companion for Medical-Surgical Nursing

Concepts For Interprofessional Collaborative Care

Donna D. Ignatavicius

editore: Saunders

pagine: 736

The go-to clinical companion for medical-surgical nursing students! Clinical Companion for Ignatavicius, Workman, and Rebar's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Interprofessional Collaborative Care, 9th Edition, is an A-Z, easy-to-use guide to more than 250 common medical-surgical conditions and their management. Written in a reader-friendly, direct-address style, this convenient tool is perfect for helping you out on clinical days in school and in practice. This edition features a unique focus on the concepts and exemplars found in the Ignatavicius textbook, along with updated content throughout that cross-references to the main text. With a streamlined collaborative care format, complete with new QSEN highlights and a reorganized Concepts in Medical-Surgical Nursing section, it will quickly become your favorite bedside reference.A-Z synopses of more than 250 diseases and disorders, along with related collaborative care, serve as both a quick reference for clinical days and a study resource for diseases/disorders and related collaborative care.QSEN highlights each focus on one or more of the six core QSEN competencies (Patient-Centered Care, Teamwork & Collaboration, Evidence-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, Safety, and Informatics) to help you understand how to apply QSEN competencies for safe patient care.Quick reference thumb tabs appear along the edges of the pages to facilitate quick access to clinical information for just-in-time learning and reference at the bedside.NEW! Updated content matches the 9th edition of the Ignatavicius textbook for a reliably seamless reference and study experience.NEW and UNIQUE! Additional focus on concept exemplars reflects the new conceptual focus of the Ignatavicius textbook and includes cross-references to refer you to relevant exemplar disorders.NEW and UNIQUE! A Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care section (Part One) reflects the emphasis on nursing concepts in the Ignatavicius textbook and provides you with a quick reference to essential concepts needed for effective nursing practice.NEW and UNIQUE! Interprofessional focus added to remind you to coordinate care with other health professionals.NEW! Cross references to the Ignatavicius textbook point you to detailed coverage of each concept or disorder.UNIQUE! Consistent collaborative care format mirrors that of the Ignatavicius textbook to more effectively prepare you for clinical days.UNIQUE! Nursing Safety Priorities (Drug Alert, Critical Rescue, and Action Alert) reinforce critical safety measures at the bedside and mirror those in the Ignatavicius textbook.
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