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Improving Medication Use and Outcomes with Clinical Decision Support

Jerome A. Osheroff
April 15, 2009

Improving Medication Use and Outcomes with Clinical Decision Support: A Step-by-Step Guide is the result of a ground-breaking collaboration of approximately 100 individuals and organizations, with diverse perspectives and insights on a central healthcare perspective. The Guide is designed to help...

Improving Outcomes with Clinical Decision Support: An Implementer's Guide, Second Edition

Jerry Osheroff, Jonathan Teich, Donald Levick, Luis Saldana, Ferdinand Velasco, Dean Sittig, Kendall Rogers, Robert Jenders
February 17, 2012

Winner of the 2012 HIMSS Book of the Year Award! Co-published by HIMSS, the Scottsdale Institute, AMIA, AMDIS and SHM, this second edition of the authoritative guide to CDS implementation has been substantially enhanced with expanded and updated guidance on using CDS interventions to improve care...

The Reading Decision Test: Word Decision 1

Alan Baddeley, Susan Gathercole, Alice Spooner
October 30, 2003

In order to read sentences, children must first be able to decode the individual words. Failure at this stage will lead to later problems, even in the case of an intelligent child who has good comprehension skills. The Reading Decision Test consists of two tests, The Word Decision Test and The...

The Reading Decision Test: Word Decision 2

Alan Baddeley, Susan Gathercole, Alice Spooner
October 30, 2003

In order to read sentences, children must first be able to decode the individual words. Failure at this stage will lead to later problems, even in the case of an intelligent child who has good comprehension skills. The Reading Decision Test consists of two tests, The Word Decision Test and The...

The Reading Decision Test: Letter Decision 1

Alan Baddeley, Susan Gathercole, Alice Spooner
October 30, 2003

In order to read sentences, children must first be able to decode the individual words. Failure at this stage will lead to later problems, even in the case of an intelligent child who has good comprehension skills. The Reading Decision Test consists of two tests, The Word Decision Test and The...

The Reading Decision Test: Letter Decision 2

Alan Baddeley, Susan Gathercole, Alice Spooner
October 30, 2003

In order to read sentences, children must first be able to decode the individual words. Failure at this stage will lead to later problems, even in the case of an intelligent child who has good comprehension skills. The Reading Decision Test consists of two tests, The Word Decision Test and The...

Decision Sourcing: Decision Making for the Agile Social Enterprise

Dale Roberts, Rooven Pakkiri
February 27, 2017

We are living in the post-information age, the era of so-called 'Big Data'. It is a practical possibility for corporations to report, chart and analyse every action, transaction and click that happens inside and outside their business. In Decision Sourcing Roberts and Pakkiri examine what this...

Spatial Decision Support Systems: Principles and Practices

Ramanathan Sugumaran, John Degroote
November 15, 2010

Although interest in Spatial Decision Support Systems (SDSS) continues to grow rapidly in a wide range of disciplines, students, planners, managers, and the research community have lacked a book that covers the fundamentals of SDSS along with the advanced design concepts required for building SDSS....

Child Therapy: Concepts, Strategies,And Decision Making: Concepts Strategies & Decision Making

Jerry M. Lewis, III, MD, Mark J. Blotcky, MD
September 01, 1997

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Computational Intelligence for Decision Support

Zhengxin Chen
November 24, 1999

Intelligent decision support relies on techniques from a variety of disciplines, including artificial intelligence and database management systems. Most of the existing literature neglects the relationship between these disciplines. By integrating AI and DBMS, Computational Intelligence for...

Effective In-Class Support: The Management of Support Staff in Mainstream and Special Schools

Stephanie Lorenz
November 01, 1998

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Clinical Neurocardiology: Fundamentals and Clinical Cardiology

Louis R. Caplan, J. Willis Hurst, Marc I. Chimowitz
May 28, 1999

This valuable reference provides a wide range of practical, clinical information for physicians who care for patients with neurological and cardiac problems. Clinical Neurocardiologyconsiders neurological complications arising from cardiac surgery and other cardiac interventions describes...

Nurses' Clinical Decision Making: v. 1 , Symptom

Russell Gurbutt, Andy Carty
September 20, 2006

This work includes a foreword by Carl Thompson, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Health Sciences, University of York. This inspiring text offers guidance and innovative ideas for teaching and learning. It explains how nurses make clinical decisions through the development of narratives, and...

Risky Business: PAC Decision Making and Strategy: PAC Decision Making and Strategy

Robert Biersack, Paul S. Herrnson, Clyde Wilcox
October 31, 1994

By 1990, there were over 4000 Political Action Committees (PACs) active and visible in the USA. This study covers various perspectives of PACs - size, contribution strategies, access to Washington information networks and issues - by means of diverse case studies....

Decision Options: The Art and Science of Making Decisions

Gill Eapen
June 01, 2009

Although uncertainty and flexibility are important attributes that drive the value of an investment, they are seldom systematically considered in traditional financial analysis. Through theory and case studies, Decision Options: The Art and Science of Making Decisions details how uncertainty and...

The Europeanisation of Administrative Law: Transforming National Decision-making Procedures: Transforming National Decision-making Procedures

Forthcoming


October 31, 2017

This volume is based on a workshop held at the European University Institute, Florence, November 1999. The papers have since been revised and updated and focus on the growing impact of European law on the core elements of member states' administrative law, and especially on their different...

Clinical Haematology, Second Edition: Illustrated Clinical Cases

Forthcoming

Atul Bhanu Mehta, Keith Gomez
December 29, 2017

This fully illustrated text is an essential guide for trainees in Haematology and Medicine studying for higher examinations, as well as for professionals wishing to expand their knowledge or revalidate. The book contains over 100 illustrated cases covering the whole field of malignant and...

Decision Making (Routledge Revivals): A case study of the decision to raise the Bank Rate in September 1957

Richard A. Chapman
February 12, 2013

Originally published in 1968, Richard Chapman’s pioneering work illuminates the process of decision making by analysis of a particular example: the decision to raise the Bank Rate in September, 1957. The legal responsibility for a decision may be easy to pinpoint; in this case the Court of...

Decision-Making & Japan: A Study of Corporate Japanese Decision-Making and Its Relevance to Western Companies

Ruth Taplin
July 28, 2016

Demonstrates that Western individualism and Japanese groupism are not necessarily incompatible or mutually exclusive....

Decision Support Systems in Urban Planning

Harry Timmermans
November 28, 2011

Urban planning processes have become increasingly complex and sophisticated. Decision support systems can be useful aids to decision-makers in their assessment of the impact of their decisions. This book, available in paperback for the first time, presents a set of papers providing...

Strategies to Support Children with Autism and Other Complex Needs: Resources for teachers, support staff and parents

Christine Macintyre
October 29, 2015

Working with young children on the autistic spectrum and supporting them as they learn can be fascinating, challenging, often overwhelmingly difficult, but more than anything else, hugely rewarding. Strategies to Support Children with Autism and other Complex Needs bridges the gap between...

Clinical Development: Strategic, Pre-Clinical, and Regulatory Issues

Janice Steiner
November 30, 1996

Everyone involved in pre-clinical, clinical, formulation, development and regulatory affairs will find Clinical Development a valuable resource. The book provides expert advice on ways to reduce delays and lost market opportunities, minimize development time, better understand the process and...

Botulinum Toxins in Clinical Aesthetic Practice 3E, Volume One: Clinical Adaptations

Forthcoming

Anthony V Benedetto
January 17, 2018

This bestselling guide to the complexities of botulinum toxins has now been extensively revised, updated, and expanded. Now in two volumes, Volume 1 examines clinical adaptations in the toxins in use today, use with other injectables, use for other parts of the body and other indications, and legal...

Water Quality Modeling: Decision Support Techniques for Lakes and Reservoirs, Volume IV

Brian Henderson-Sellers
March 14, 1991

This volume represents the first decision support book aimed at water quality management for lakes and reservoirs. The book offers both a retrospective view (in terms of summarizing past work) and a prospective view (in terms of forecasting the greater use of such models as part of much needed...

Artificial Intelligence Tools: Decision Support Systems in Condition Monitoring and DIagnosis

Diego Galar Pascual
April 22, 2015

Artificial Intelligence Tools: Decision Support Systems in Condition Monitoring and Diagnosis discusses various white- and black-box approaches to fault diagnosis in condition monitoring (CM). This indispensable resource: Addresses nearest-neighbor-based, clustering-based, statistical, and...

Building and Urban Space Accessibility: POLIS: Decision Support Tools and Policy Initiatives in Support of Universal Design of Buildings (EP 83)


March 14, 2008

This report introduces the POLIS methodology and Decision Support System for Universal Building Design. It sets it within the context of access audit and action planning. POLIS is an assessment tool that has been developed through research, and the report is intended to highlight its potential....

Ground Support in Mining and Underground Construction: Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Ground Support, Perth, Australia, 28-30 September 2004

Ernesto Villaescusa, Yves Potvin
September 15, 2004

The purpose of ground support is to safely maintain excavations for their expected lifespan. The effectiveness of ground support can be seen both in terms of personnel and equipment safety, and in terms of allowing the most economic extraction. Scientists, practitioners and technology developers...

The Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory: A Clinical Research Information Synthesis

Robert J. Craig
September 06, 2016

This book presents state-of-the-art information on both the scientific and clinical aspects of the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory, a test that uniquely assesses both personality pathology and psychopathology. The book presents original contributions from major researchers/clinicians who have...

Handbook of Clinical Nanomedicine: Nanoparticles, Imaging, Therapy, and Clinical Applications

Raj Bawa, Gerald F. Audette, Israel Rubinstein
February 24, 2016

This handbook (55 chapters) provides a comprehensive roadmap of basic research in nanomedicine as well as clinical applications. However, unlike other texts in nanomedicine, it not only highlights current advances in diagnostics and therapeutics but also explores related issues like nomenclature,...

Supporting Literacy and Numeracy: A Guide for Learning Support Assistants

Glenys Fox, Marian Halliwell
June 27, 2000

A practical guide to the ways in which the Learning Support Assistant can effectively support the class teacher with regard to literacy and numeracy frameworks....

Advances in Spatial Analysis and Decision Making: Proceedings of the ISPRS Workshop on Spatial Analysis and Decision Making: Hong Kong, 3-5 December 2003

Zhilin Li, Q. Zhou, W. Kainz
January 01, 2003

While traditional apsects of GIS have been growing rapidly in recent years, new developments have focused on the geographic information service and delivery, which will realise the benefits of spatial information to the community.  The analysis and application of spatial information for...

The ECG in Clinical Decision Making

Patrick Davey
August 31, 2004

Electrocardiogram (ECG) analysis is a valuable skill an is extremely useful in diagnosis, monitoring of disease progression and response to treatment. Thsi book will introduce the novice to ECGs and will improve the interpretative skills of the more experienced ECG-reader.This book features:-...

Development of a Decision Support System for Groundwater Pollution Assessment

N. Kukuric
January 01, 1999

Decision Support Systems (DSSs) are electronic systems that support the decision-making process. This work discusses the development of the DSS for groundwater pollution assessment, one of the first integrated information systems in the field of hydrogeology....

Violence And Suicidality : Perspectives In Clinical And Psychobiological Research: Clinical And Experimental Psychiatry

Herman M. Van Praag, Robert Plutchik
June 23, 2015

First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Reflecting on Clinical Practice Spiritual Care for Healthcare Professionals: Reflecting on Clinical Practice

Gordon Tom, Kelly Ewan, David Mitchell
January 01, 1960

In the past 10 years spirituality and spiritual care have been much debated in professional healthcare literature, highlighting the need for a recognised definition of spiritual care to enable appropriate assessment of, and response to, spiritual issues. This accessible and highly relevant book...

Introduction to Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA): The U.S. Military’s Role to Support and Defend

Bert B. Tussing, Robert McCreight
November 24, 2014

The application of our Armed Forces within the states and territories of the United States is far from intuitive. The challenges of defending the country against assaults within the homeland are much more complex than engaging our enemies on foreign soil. Likewise, the introduction of the military’...

Omics in Clinical Practice: Genomics, Pharmacogenomics, Proteomics, and Transcriptomics in Clinical Research

Yu Liu
June 20, 2014

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This book serves as an introduction to genomics, proteomics, and transcriptomics, putting these fields in relation to human disease and ailments. The various chapters consider the role of translation and personalized medicine, as well as...

Clinical Co-Management: A Bridge to Clinical Integration and Pathway to Bundled Payments

Cherilyn G. Murer, JD, CRA
August 27, 2015

A decade ago, UK HealthCare recognized the need to reposition itself as a regional referral center, focusing on advanced subspecialty care for the entire state of Kentucky. The goal was to become a "medical destination" for patients from that region who needed access to specialized care.To support...

A Primer on Clinical Experience in Medicine: Reasoning, Decision Making, and Communication in Health Sciences

Milos Jenicek, MD
August 08, 2012

Mastery of quality health care and patient safety begins as soon as we open the hospital doors for the first time and start acquiring practical experience. The acquisition of such experience includes much more than the development of sensorimotor skills and basic knowledge of the sciences. It...

Clinical Practice with Families: Supporting Creativity and Competence

Michael Rothery, George Enns
April 10, 2001

Encourage creative change in troubled families!Clinical Practice with Families: Supporting Creativity and Competence presents the most important and useful contemporary ideas in family therapy from many diverse traditions. By organizing eclectic concepts within one basic, powerful framework, it...

Management Options in Breast Cancer: Case Histories, Best Practice, and Clinical Decision-Making

Forthcoming

John Benson, Ismail Jatoi
October 31, 2017

Management Options in Breast Cancer is the only comprehensive resource devoted to exploring the systematic approach to breast cancer diagnosis, surgery, and postoperative care. This guide is an ideal tool for oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, and gynecologists seeking alternative management...

The Economy and Political Culture in New Democracies: An Analysis of Democratic Support in Central and Eastern Europe: An Analysis of Democratic Support in Central and Eastern Europe

Kristin J. Broderick
October 10, 2017

This title was first published in 2000:  This research examines the socio-economic and cultural factors that influence the development of democracy, and also explores how new democracies can be maintained and consolidated. It investigates the consolidation of new democracies in Central and...

The New Economic Diplomacy: Decision Making and Negotiation in International Economic Relations: Decision Making and Negotiation in International Economic Relations

Stephen Woolcock, Nicholas Bayne
October 10, 2017

This title was first published in 2003. This text explains how states conduct their external economic relations as the 21st century begins: how they make decisions domestically; how they negotiate internationally; and how these processes interact. It documents the transformation of economic...

Decisions to Imprison: Court Decision-Making Inside and Outside the Law

Rasmus H. Wandall
November 16, 2016

Rasmus Wandall uses quantitative and qualitative methods from studies carried out in Denmark, to address the formal and informal norms and ideologies that are used to generate decisions to imprison. Focusing on the operations of the courtroom participants, his work investigates how court...

Critically Impaired Infants and End of Life Decision Making: Resource Allocation and Difficult Decisions

Neera Bhatia
February 07, 2017

Decisions to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment are contentious, and offer difficult moral dilemmas to both medical practitioners and the judiciary. This issue is exacerbated when the patient is unable to exercise autonomy and is entirely dependent on the will of others. This book...

Living without Law: An Ethnography of Quaker Decision-making, Dispute Avoidance and Dispute Resolution: An Ethnography of Quaker Decision-making, Dispute Avoidance and Dispute Resolution

Forthcoming

Anthony Bradney, Fiona Cownie
October 31, 2017

This title was first published in 2000:  A study of Quaker decision-taking, seen as a form of dispute avoidance, and Quaker dispute resolution. At its core is an ethnography of one Quaker meeting, a faith group which meets for worship at a Quaker Meeting House. Thus the focus of the book is on...

Decision Support Systems for the Management of Grazing Lands: Emerging Issues

B.G. Lyons, J.W. Stuth
February 15, 1993

Decision Support Systems for the Management of Grazing Lands demonstrates how decision support systems can be used in helping with the management of complex environments. Drawing on case studies and recent experience, the book aims to inform scientists, academic and research administrators,...