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Making Sense of the ECG: A Hands-On Guide

5th Edition

Andrew Houghton
October 17, 2019

Interpreting an ECG correctly and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task to the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that will be invaluable to any doctor, nurse or paramedic when evaluating the condition of a patient. Making Sense of the ECG has been written specifically with this...

Nursing Older People: Realities of Practice

1st Edition

Heather Elbourne, Andrée le May
July 23, 2019

This practical guide helps student and practising nurses to understand the impact of their care when working with older people. With stories from older people who have had varied experiences of health care and nursing, chapters are underpinned by five key principles: providing patient-centered and...

Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Victor R. Preedy
June 28, 2019

Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition, is a comprehensive guide, providing exhaustive information on nutrition and diet in terminal and palliative care. It covers physical, cultural and ethical aspects, bridging the intellectual divide in being suitable for novices and...

The Minor Illness Manual: 5th Edition

5th Edition

Gina Johnson, Ian Hill-Smith, Chirag Bakhai
December 17, 2018

This new edition of the best-selling Minor Illness Manual has been completely revised and updated with the latest clinical guidance and prescribing information, and includes a new chapter on the changing demands of Primary Care. The simple, clear and easy-to-use format enables Primary Care...

Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook

4th Edition

Roger O. Weed, Debra E. Berens
September 07, 2018

Life care planning is an advanced collaborative case management specialty practice focused on assessing, evaluating, coordinating, consulting, planning for, and monitoring necessary services for individuals with complex medical care needs over their lifetime. This handbook provides a comprehensive...

Mind-Body Medicine in Clinical Practice

1st Edition

Hilary McClafferty
June 04, 2018

Consumer demand for integrative medicine has increased over recent decades, and cutting-edge research in neuroscience has identified opportunities for new treatment options. This text outlines the evidence behind mind-body medicine and provides rich case-based examples.. It is written by a...

Handbook of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Spinal Medicine for Nurses and Advanced Practice Health Professionals

1st Edition

Michael Wang, Andrea Strayer, Odette Harris, Cathy Rosenberg, Praveen Mummaneni
December 20, 2017

This practical handbook allows nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, and allied health professionals practicing in the fields of neurosurgery, neurology, and spinal care to quickly review essentials while in the work environment. It emphasizes procedural steps and critical...

A Textbook of Community Nursing

2nd Edition

Sue Chilton, Heather Bain
October 17, 2017

A Textbook of Community Nursing is a comprehensive and evidence-based introduction covering the full range of professional topics, including professional approaches to care, public health, eHealth, therapeutic relationships and the role of community nursing in mental health. The new edition has...

Spiritually Competent Practice in Health Care

1st Edition

John Wattis, Stephen Curran, Melanie Rogers
August 14, 2017

This book will be of tremendous use to all healthcare professionals from physicians to nurses to social workers, rehabilitation therapists, and chaplains. The pathway taken here is a sensible and reasonable one, emphasizing a patient-centred approach that underscores the importance of spiritually...

Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care: An Introductory Text

3rd Edition

Karen Holland
July 12, 2017

This introductory textbook relates theory to practice and enhances students' learning and understanding of cultural issues that impact on patient care and their own practice as nurses, while considering wider social and political issues.   Now in its third edition, Cultural Awareness in Nursing...

Teamwork in Medical Rehabilitation

1st Edition

Charlotte Lundgren, Carl Molander
June 08, 2017

Good teamwork ensures the close collaboration and coordination between professional groups and across disciplinary boundaries. This is particularly important in healthcare centres and clinics admitting complicated patient cases, but contrary to what many healthcare organisations seem to believe,...

Improving Healthcare: A Handbook for Practitioners

1st Edition

Lesley Baillie, Elaine Maxwell
April 13, 2017

Good intentions to do our best in healthcare are not enough. Healthcare professionals need to know how to close the gap between best evidence and practice, by understanding and applying quality improvement principles and processes. Improving Healthcare is a practical guide, providing healthcare...

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