Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice

Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing

Written by expert pharmacology educators and clinicians, Abrams’ Clinical Drug Therapy has a long tradition of guiding students and instructors through the practice of safe and effective medication administration. Highly praised for its organized and readable presentation, the text explains the "why" behind each nursing action, and emphasizes individualized nursing care and drug therapy. Filled with vibrant illustrations, including new concept maps, the text provides a solid foundation for understanding clinical drug therapy, evidence-based standards for administration, and how to prevent or minimize adverse effects. Complemented with exciting free online resources, the textbook employs innovative features that guide students through the course, while also preparing for success on the NCLEX® Examination and in nursing practice.Also included is a free copy of Lippincott's Photo Atlas of Medication Administration , which uses the nursing process format to provide step-by-step nursing skills (with rationales). In addition to being completely illustrated, the Photo Atlas also contains documentation guidelines and samples, and Unexpected Situations, which explain how to respond to unanticipated outcomes. Topics include removing medication from an ampule, removing medication from a ...

  • ASIN: 149634796X

Clinical Handbook of Couple Therapy, Fifth Edition

Clinical Handbook of Couple Therapy, Fifth

Regarded as the authoritative reference and text, this handbook presents the most effective, widely studied approaches to couple therapy. The distinguished coeditors bring together other leading experts, most of whom developed the approaches they describe. Adhering closely to a uniform structure to facilitate study and comparison, chapters cover the history, theoretical and empirical underpinnings, and techniques of each model. The volume also describes cutting-edge applications for particular relationship contexts (such as blended families, LGBT couples, and separated couples) and clinical problems (such as partner aggression, psychological disorders, and medical issues). New to This Edition *Chapters on interpersonal neurobiology and intercultural relationships. *Chapters on couple therapy for PTSD, functional analytic couple therapy, and the integrative problem-centered metaframeworks approach. *Many new authors.*Extensively revised with the latest theory and research. See also Clinical Casebook of Couple Therapy, edited by Alan S. Gurman, which presents in-depth illustrations of treatment.

  • Brand: Guilford Publications
  • ASIN: 1462513921

Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy

Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and

Identify, treat, and manage the full range of skin diseases with guidance from Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy  the world’s leading dermatology manual. Clean formatting, easy indexing, and exceptional color images make this an indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of dermatologic care. "…an excellent one stop, single volume resource which doubles as a combined atlas and textbook of general dermatology." Reviewed by glycosmedia.com, Sept 2015Gain reliable, practical, and efficient guidance regarding the diagnoses and treatment of every dermatologic disorder you are likely to encounter. View the likeliest differential diagnoses for any body region with an updated DDx Mannequin online. Diagnose and treat diverse patient populations with expanded coverage of patients with skin of color. Treat patients who have been traveling abroad with new coverage of tropical diseases. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, images, dermatologic formulary, Differential Diagnosis (DDx) Mannequin, and much more from the book on a variety of devices. Make rapid, confident decisions on diagnosis and treatment by comparing your clinical fin...

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0323261833

Doing Family Therapy, Third Edition: Craft and Creativity in Clinical Practice

Doing Family Therapy, Third Edition: Craft and Creativity

Featuring rich case examples, this book has helped tens of thousands of students and therapists build the skills and confidence needed to tackle the full range of issues that families bring to therapy. Rather than advocating one best approach, Robert Taibbi shows that there are multiple ways to guide families and harness their strengths. The book maps out the challenges and process of the beginning, middle, and end stages of treatment; presents creative strategies for assessment and intervention with parents and kids of all ages; analyzes how working with individuals can effect helpful changes in couples and families; and offers practical tips for overcoming common roadblocks. End-of-chapter reflection questions and experiential exercises encourage readers to develop their own clinical style. New to This Edition *Reflects the author's clinical experience and recent advances in the field. *Extensively revised chapter on core concepts: process, patterns, problems, and resistance. *More detailed recommendations for conducting the first session and doing assessments. *Quick-reference guidelines for treating frequently encountered adolescent problems. See also the author's Doing Couple Therapy, Second Edition: Craft and Creativity in Work with Intimate Partners.

  • Brand: Guilford Publications
  • ASIN: 1462521207

Clay & Pounds' Basic Clinical Massage Therapy: Integrating Anatomy and Treatment

Clay & Pounds' Basic Clinical Massage Therapy: Integrating

Superbly illustrated and innovative in its approach, Clay & Pounds Basic Clinical Massage Therapy, 3e, helps readers build a solid foundation in palpatory and muscle anatomy as they master clinical massage therapy techniques. This stunningly realistic text brings the basic techniques of clinical massage therapy to life by embedding illustrations of internal structures directly into photographs of live models, allowing readers to see exactly what muscle is being worked on, where it is, where it is attached, how it can be accessed manually, what problems it can cause, and one or more techniques for effectively treating it. The result is a vivid representation of the individual muscles that are essential to understanding basic clinical massage therapy techniques. The updated and expanded Third Edition enhances an already impressive art program with striking new photographs and adds a range of new pedagogical features, including learning objectives, case studies, and icons, to provide students with more help in mastering key concepts and skills. Hallmark Features Include: Additional basic/Swedish massage instructions have been added to ensure mastery of key techniques.More than 550 full-color illustrations show each muscle or muscle group, surrounding structures, surface landmarks, a...

  • Brand: LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS WILKINS
  • ASIN: 1451185464

Fundamentals of Hand Therapy: Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity

Fundamentals of Hand Therapy: Clinical Reasoning and Treatment

Perfect for hand therapy specialists, hand therapy students, and any other professional who encounters clients with upper extremity issues, Fundamentals of Hand Therapy, 2nd Edition contains everything you need to make sound therapy decisions. Coverage includes hand anatomy, the evaluation process, and diagnosis-specific information. Expert tips, treatment guidelines, and case studies round out this comprehensive text designed to help you think critically about each client’s individual needs. "Overall, a very clear readable style is adopted throughout, with theory supported by various anecdotal case studies. Excellent use is made of illustrations, and many chapters contain the helpful addition of ‘clinical pearls’ or ‘tips from the field’, which are an attempt to make transparent the links between theory and practice. In conclusion, this is an excellent core text for reference purposes." Reviewed by: British Journal of Occupational Therapy Date: Aug 2014Clinical Pearls and Precautions highlight relevant information learned by the experienced author and contributors that you can apply to clinical practice.Case examples included in the diagnoses chapters in Part Three demonstrate the use of clinical reasoning and a humanistic approach in treating the client.Diagnosis-spe...

  • Brand: Brand: Mosby
  • ASIN: 0323091040

Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents, Second Edition: The Nuts and Bolts

Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy with Children and

Widely regarded as the definitive practitioner reference and teaching text, this book provides a complete introduction to doing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with 6- to 18-year-olds. The authors offer a blueprint for formulating cases and tailoring treatment to each child's or adolescent's unique developmental and clinical needs. Coverage includes how to orient children and families to cognitive therapy, structure each session, and implement a wide range of CBT techniques. Rich case material illustrates ways that CBT can help children struggling with specific emotional and behavioral problems. Reproducible forms and handouts can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest advances in CBT with youth and gives increased attention to cultural issues, including new case examples. *Chapter on working with patients with autism spectrum disorder. *Chapter on cognitive-behavioral family therapy. *Pull-out boxes throughout that summarize key points. *Epilogue on developing clinical wisdom. See also the authors' Cognitive Therapy Techniques for Children and Adolescents: Tools for Enhancing Practice, which presents creative ways to address challenging problems.

  • ASIN: 1462535879

Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy: A Practical Approach to Theory and Clinical Case Documentation

Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy: A Practical Approach

MASTERING COMPETENCIES IN FAMILY THERAPY: A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO THEORY AND CLINICAL CASE DOCUMENTATION, 3rd Edition provides a competency-based approach that introduces couple and family therapy theories while simultaneously teaching you how to complete clinical documentation. Using a light and inviting tone, Diane R. Gehart provides detailed instructions and examples that enable you to complete real-world clinical forms, which are incorporated into the text. Diversity and research considerations are integrated into theoretical discussions and practical applications to facilitate a more holistic and nuanced understanding of couple and family therapy.

  • Brand: Brooks / Cole
  • ASIN: 1305943279

Occupational Therapy Essentials for Clinical Competence

Occupational Therapy Essentials for Clinical

Occupation, theory-driven, evidence-based, and client-centered practice continue to be the core of the profession and are the central focus of Occupational Therapy Essentials for Clinical Competence, Third Edition.   The Third Edition contains updated and enriched chapters that incorporate new perspectives and evidence-based information important to entry-level practitioners. The Third Edition continues to relate each chapter to the newest ACOTE Standards and is evidence-based, while also addressing the guidelines of practice and terms from the AOTA’s Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition.   Dr. Karen Jacobs and Nancy MacRae, along with their 61 contributors, introduce every topic necessary for competence as an entry-level practitioner. Varied perspectives are provided in each chapter with consistent references made to the relevance of certified occupational therapy assistant roles and responsibilities.   Additionally, chapters on the Dark Side of Occupation and Primary Care have been added to broaden the foundational scope of knowledge. Each chapter also contains a clinical case used to exemplify relevant content.  New in the Third Edition:All chapters have been updated to reflect the AOTA’s Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third EditionUpdated r...

  • ASIN: 1630912476

Clinical Pathways: An Occupational Therapy Assessment for Range of Motion & Manual Muscle Strength

Clinical Pathways: An Occupational Therapy Assessment for Range

Clinical Pathways, an exciting first edition, helps students learn how to proficiently conduct range of motion (ROM) and manual muscle (MMT) assessment for the main joint structures of the body. Focusing heavily on clinical application, the text also provides a novel, OT-focused “Clinical Pathways of Assessment” model that connects physical assessment with a clinical decision-making process. This model helps students develop the skills to effectively evaluate a client through an occupational profile and performance. Client-centered outcome measures are used to assess the client’s functional ability in the performance of their daily occupations. Ultimately, using this framework will help to prepare for the process of designing and modifying the treatment plan to achieve optimum results. eBook available . Faster, smarter, and more convenient, today’s eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and much more. A unique OT-focused decision-making framework shows students through an occupational profile how to observe functions within the client’s contextual and/or cultural environment using functional observations, postural screening, and current evidenced-based outc...

  • ASIN: 1496387783

Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs

Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for

Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs, Third Edition is a concise clinical guide designed specifically to help physical therapist assistant students and practitioners easily obtain helpful evidence-based information. This succinct handbook covers the evaluative as well as the interventional aspect of physical therapy and offers immediate guidance concerning physical therapy data collection and interventions, including musculoskeletal, neurologic, cardiopulmonary, integumentary, geriatric, pediatric, and acute care interventions. This Third Edition reflects updates featured in the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice 3.0, as well as contemporary documentation requirements and best practices. With its user-friendly format that includes tabbed sections for easy referencing and the inclusion of clinical pearls for the PTA, this handbook is a valuable resource for PTA practitioners and students alike. KEY UPDATES:• Features new, easy-to-reference medication tables for interventions covered in the text• Includes extensively revised integumentary content, with illustrations of cancerous skin lesions and vascular ulcerations as well as coverage of dressing choices for wound care management• Addresses Electronic Medical Records as part of clinical documentation coverage...

  • ASIN: 1284105563

Documentation for Rehabilitation: A Guide to Clinical Decision Making in Physical Therapy

Documentation for Rehabilitation: A Guide to Clinical Decision

Better patient management starts with better documentation! Documentation for Rehabilitation: A Guide to Clinical Decision Making in Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition shows how to accurately document treatment progress and patient outcomes. Designed for use by rehabilitation professionals, documentation guidelines are easily adaptable to different practice settings and patient populations. Realistic examples and practice exercises reinforce concepts and encourage you to apply what you’ve learned. Written by expert physical therapy educators Lori Quinn and James Gordon, this book will improve your skills in both documentation and clinical reasoning.A practical framework shows how to organize and structure PT records, making it easier to document functional outcomes in many practice settings, and is based on the International Classification for Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model ― the one adopted by the APTA.Coverage of practice settings includes documentation examples in acute care, rehabilitation, outpatient, home care, and nursing homes, as well as a separate chapter on documentation in pediatric settings.Guidelines to systematic documentation describe how to identify, record, measure, and evaluate treatment and therapies ― especially important when insurance comp...

  • Brand: Saunders
  • ASIN: 0323312330
  • UPC: 000323312330

Basic Clinical Massage Therapy: Integrating Anatomy and Treatment Second Edition (LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series)

Basic Clinical Massage Therapy: Integrating Anatomy and Treatment

This superbly illustrated text familiarizes students with individual muscles and muscle systems and demonstrates basic clinical massage therapy techniques. More than 550 full-color illustrations of internal structures are embedded into photographs of live models to show each muscle or muscle group, surrounding structures, surface landmarks, and the therapist's hands. Students see clearly which muscle is being worked, where it is, where it is attached, how it can be accessed manually, what problems it can cause, and how treatment techniques are performed. This edition features improved illustrations of draping and includes palpation for each muscle. An accompanying Real Bodywork DVD includes video demonstrations of massage techniques from the book.

  • Brand: Brand: Lippincott Williams Wilkins
  • ASIN: 0781756774

Re-Visioning Family Therapy, Third Edition: Addressing Diversity in Clinical Practice

Re-Visioning Family Therapy, Third Edition: Addressing Diversity in

A leading text for courses that go beyond the basics of family systems theory, intervention techniques, and diversity, this influential work has now been significantly revised with 65% new material. The volume explores how family relationships--and therapy itself--are profoundly shaped by race, social class, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other intersecting dimensions of marginalization and privilege. Chapters from leading experts guide the practitioner to challenge assumptions about family health and pathology, understand the psychosocial impact of oppression, and tap into clients' cultural resources for healing. Practical clinical strategies are interwoven with theoretical insights, case examples, training ideas, and therapists' reflections on their own cultural and family legacies.   New to This Edition *Existing chapters have been thoroughly updated and 21 chapters added, expanding the perspectives in the book.   *Reflects over a decade of theoretical and clinical advances and the growing diversity of the United States. *New sections on re-visioning clinical research, trauma and psychological homelessness, and larger systems.  

  • ASIN: 1462531938

The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy

The Clinical Practice of Educational

Despite the wide array of services offered to students with learning disabilities, attention-deficit disorder, and a variety of comorbid conditions, large numbers of students are caught in the struggle of surviving school. Unfortunate school experiences may impact their sense of self and the degree of tenacity with which they pursue further training or challenging opportunities in the workplace. These are the people for whom educational therapy provides relief, enlightenment, and the coveted prize of success. The second edition of The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy, the first textbook in its field, provides a comprehensive perspective of this interdisciplinary profession and practice, reaching out to a more global audience. The book describes the scope and practice of educational therapy from its European roots to its growing presence in the United States, providing readers with case studies and research that illustrate the work of educational therapists across the lifespan in diverse settings. Interdisciplinary Perspective ― Other books focus on either educational or therapeutic interventions but rarely discuss the blend and synergy of disciplines (e.g., special education, neuropsychology, assessment, and social work) that are the hallmark of this unique p...

  • ASIN: 1138240532

Clinical Casebook of Couple Therapy

Clinical Casebook of Couple

An ideal supplemental text, this instructive casebook presents in-depth illustrations of treatment based on the most important couple therapy models. An array of leading clinicians offer a window onto how they work with clients grappling with mild and more serious clinical concerns, including conflicts surrounding intimacy, sex, power, and communication; parenting issues; and mental illness. Featuring couples of varying ages, cultural backgrounds, and sexual orientations, the cases shed light on both what works and what doesn't work when treating intimate partners. Each candid case presentation includes engaging comments and discussion questions from the editor.See also Clinical Handbook of Couple Therapy, Fourth Edition, also edited by Alan S. Gurman, which provides an authoritative overview of theory and practice.

  • ASIN: 1462509681

LGBTQ Clients in Therapy: Clinical Issues and Treatment Strategies

LGBTQ Clients in Therapy: Clinical Issues and Treatment

All the answers clinicians need to work effectively with LGBTQ clients.A therapist who treats LGBTQ clients often must be more than “gay friendly.” Clinical experience, scientific research, and cultural understanding are advancing rapidly, and the task of being LGBTQ informed is ever-changing in today's world.This book covers topics such as how to avoid making the common mistake of believing that "a couple is a couple," thus treating LGBTQ couples the same as their heterosexual counterparts; how to treat clients struggling in "mixed" orientation marriages and relationships (straight and LGBTQ spouses in the same couple); and how to work with all clients who have non-heteronormative sexual behaviors and practices. Perhaps most importantly, the book discusses covert cultural sexual abuse (the trauma suffered from having to suppress one's own sexual and gender identity) as well as the difficult process of coming out to family and friends. A therapist's job is to help clients and their identities through their own lens and not anyone else's―especially the therapist's. The gay affirmative principles put forward in this book will help you build a stronger relationship with your LGBTQ clients and become the go-to therapist in your area.

  • ASIN: 1324000481

Re-Visioning Family Therapy, Second Edition: Race, Culture, and Gender in Clinical Practice (Revisioning Family Therapy: Race, Culture, & Gender in)

Re-Visioning Family Therapy, Second Edition: Race, Culture, and

This book has been replaced by Re-Visioning Family Therapy, Third Edition: Addressing Diversity in Clinical Practice, ISBN 978-1-4625-3193-6.

  • Brand: Brand: The Guilford Press
  • ASIN: 1593854277

Sex Made Simple: Clinical Strategies for Sexual Issues in Therapy

Sex Made Simple: Clinical Strategies for Sexual Issues

Sex Made Simple is a comprehensive guide to healing sexual issues and dysfunction, with dozens of strategies, techniques and methods to promote healthy sexuality for couples and individuals.-Tools for couples to maintain strong, resilient sexual desire-Strategies to move past affairs, sexual trauma, variant arousal-Framework for counseling gay individuals and couples-Treating sexual dysfunction-Psychosexual skill exercises-Case Studies-Psychobiosocial model for assessment, treatment, and relapse prevention

  • ASIN: 155957027X

Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and

Widely recognized as the world’s leading dermatology manual, Habif’s Clinical Dermatology has been exhaustively updated to reflect today’s best practices. A wealth of new features makes it easier than any other resource to identify, treat, and manage the full range of skin diseases. Diagnose with confidence by viewing outstanding photographs for virtually every common skin disorder.Quickly locate the information you need with a Disorders Index on the inside front cover, a brand-new Regional Diagnosis Atlas in chapter 1, and a consistent, logical, easy-reference format in every chapter.Apply the newest developments in diagnosis and treatment thanks to thorough updates throughout. Access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com, including all of the book’s illustrations plus hundreds of additional images; links to PubMed; Dermatologic Surgical Procedures; a Dermatologic Formulary; Bioterrorism, Dermatology, and Recently Returned Traveler appendices; plus much more.View the likeliest differential diagnoses for any body region with an updated DDx Mannequin online.Find representative images for virtually any skin condition with over 1000 full color photographs, including 500 brand-new, never-before-published images. Diagnose and treat diverse patient population...

  • Brand: Brand: Mosby
  • ASIN: 0723435413
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