|Author||: Boris Bard, RN Msc Acmhn,Eric Macmullin, RN Msn,Jacqueline Williamson, RN Bscn Med PhD|
|Release Date||: 2021-03-15|
|ISBN 10||: 1771722290|
|Pages||: 480 pages|
Build a broad fundamental knowledge of Canadian mental health concepts and disorders! Morrison-Valfre's Foundations of Mental Health Care in Canada uses an easy-to-read, multidisciplinary approach to describe current therapeutic interventions and treatments for mental health conditions. Ideal for nurses and other caregivers, this guide provides concise coverage of skills and principles, therapeutic skills, mental health problems throughout the lifecycle, and common psychological and psychosocial conditions. Included are topics such as new research, the latest mental health legislation, and new psychotropic drugs. Adapted for a Canadian audience by Boris Bard, Eric MacMullin, and Jacqueline Williamson, this resource enables you to provide effective therapy to clients with a wide range of maladaptive behaviours. Coverage of psychotropic medications emphasizes the latest in safe pharmaceutical treatment in mental health care. Coverage of internet usage features emerging mental health issues surrounding use of the internet, highlighting related addictions and violence. Updated DSM-5 diagnoses include the latest information on new mental health diagnoses recognized by the American Psychiatric Association. Sample client care plans show how members of the health care team work collaboratively to meet client needs. Case studies use realistic client situations to strengthen critical thinking and ensure that students consider psychosocial aspects of therapeutic care. Critical Thinking boxes include practice scenarios with client issues as well as questions that stimulate more careful analysis. Cultural Consideration boxes highlight cultural issues and address the varied mental health needs of culturally diverse clients. Medication Alert boxes identify the risks and possible adverse reactions of psychotherapeutic medications. Chapter objectives focus on the most important concepts. Key terms include phonetic pronunciations and text page references, and are listed in a comprehensive glossary, making it easier for students to understand and use mental health terminology. NEW! Comprehensive coverage includes Canadian statistics, research, references and resources, guidelines, assessment and screening tools, therapies, drugs, terminology, and more. NEW! Canadian cultural considerations are included when content relates to race/ethnicity, Indigenous people, and the LGBTQ2 community. NEW! Coverage of trending topics includes medical assistance in dying (MAID), the opioid crisis, legalization of cannabis (Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act), vaping, harm reduction, violence against women, and more. NEW! Balanced coverage of mental health care addresses a variety of workplace settings. NEW! Critical Thinking Questions are included at the end of each chapter, allowing students to apply concepts to practice.
The three separate volumes of the first edition, each designed to stand alone, have been combined into a single volume. Several chapters have been consolidated and additional information added, specifically in the ares of treatment planning, electronic charting, CT stimulation, dose distribution, and education. Pedagogical features, designed to enhance comprehension and critical thinking, are incorporated into each chapter. Elements include chapter outlines, key terms, and a glossary that includes significant terms from both editions. Of particular note are the Review Questions and Questions to Ponder at the end of each chapter.
Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing ANZ 5th edition continues as the most comprehensive, go-to reference for developing the core aspects of professional nursing care in Australia and New Zealand. With a clear framework of person-centred care, critical thinking, clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice underpinning the assessment and management of adults with complex, acute and chronic healthcare issues, the 5th edition provides nursing students with the foundations for developing expert clinical practice. Thoroughly revised, the new edition responds to key health priorities, providing an innovative approach to addressing Indigenous health in Australia and New Zealand. Greater emphasis is also given to the issues of: self-care; examination of the nurse's role within an interprofessional team; and management of the deteriorating patient, to reflect the changing nature of nursing practice in the contemporary healthcare environment. Additional resources on Evolve eBook on VitalSource Student and Instructor Resources Review Questions Conceptual Care Map creator Student Case studies Fluids and Electrolytes tutorial Nursing Care Plans Instructor Resources Test Bank PowerPoint slides Image bank Now available in either hard cover or 2-volume set paperback formats New chapters: Chapter 3: Stress and coping. This chapter explores theoretical models of stress, the impact of stress on human functioning, and strategies for coping with stress in the context of nursing practice and healthcare delivery Chapter 5: Working with Indigenous peoples of Australia and New Zealand. Co-authored by highly respected Indigenous and non-Indigenous academics from Australia and New Zealand, the chapter role-models Indigenous and non-Indigenous health professionals working alongside each other to improve health outcomes, and the practical role that nurses can play to improve the healthcare experiences of Indigenous people. Chapter 69: Recognising and responding to the deteriorating patient. Authored by one of Australia's leaders in emergency response education, this chapter is designed to develop capability in relation to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards 2017, specifically Standard 8: Recognising and responding to acute deterioration. Chapter 70: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: basic and advanced life support. Based on the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) guidelines, this chapter promotes a problem-solving approach to the management of a patient in cardiac arrest by providing the science behind the techniques and interventions used to treat a patient in cardiac arrest.
|Author||: Charles M. Washington,Dennis T. Leaver|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2015-03-10|
|ISBN 10||: 0323287816|
|Pages||: 928 pages|
The only radiation therapy text written by radiation therapists, Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 4th Edition helps you understand cancer management and improve clinical techniques for delivering doses of radiation. A problem-based approach makes it easy to apply principles to treatment planning and delivery. New to this edition are updates on current equipment, procedures, and treatment planning. Written by radiation therapy experts Charles Washington and Dennis Leaver, this comprehensive text will be useful throughout your radiation therapy courses and beyond. Comprehensive coverage of radiation therapy includes a clear introduction and overview plus complete information on physics, simulation, and treatment planning. Spotlights and shaded boxes identify the most important concepts. End-of-chapter questions provide a useful review. Chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, and summaries make it easier to prioritize, understand, and retain key information. Key terms are bolded and defined at first mention in the text, and included in the glossary for easy reference. UPDATED chemotherapy section, expansion of What Causes Cancer, and inclusions of additional cancer biology terms and principles provide the essential information needed for clinical success. UPDATED coverage of post-image manipulation techniques includes new material on Cone beam utilization, MR imaging, image guided therapy, and kV imaging. NEW section on radiation safety and misadministration of treatment beams addresses the most up-to-date practice requirements. Content updates also include new ASRT Practice Standards and AHA Patient Care Partnership Standards, keeping you current with practice requirements. UPDATED full-color insert is expanded to 32 pages, and displays images from newer modalities.
The production of environmentally friendly, sustainable, chemical-free food continues to challenge the food industry, spurring on investigations into alternative food processing techniques that are more sophisticated and diverse than current practices. Exploring one of these emerging solutions, Ultraviolet Light in Food Technology: Principles and Applications incorporates the fundamentals of continuous and pulsed UV light generation and propagation; current food regulations; recommendations for optimal UV reactor design, selection, and validation; information on both commercially available and under-development UV sources; and the outlook for future food applications. After reviewing essential terms, definitions, and current applications, the book emphasizes the need to properly assess the physical and chemical properties in foods that influence the effectiveness of UV treatment and impact inactivation kinetics. It also addresses the effects of UV processing on food quality, before considering the engineering aspects of UV light treatment, such as transport phenomena, process calculations, and continuous-flow reactor geometries. The book then describes the principles of validating UV reactors as well as the principles and applications of UV pulsed light, including microbial inactivation in water, meat, fruits, vegetables, and packaging materials. For anyone working in food research, development, and operations, this resource provides broad, accessible information on the science and applications of UV light technology. It shows how UV light irradiation can be used as a physical preservation method in food processing.
The field of thermal therapy has been growing tenaciously in the last few decades. The application of heat to living tissues, from mild hyperthermia to high-temperature thermal ablation, has produced a host of well-documented genetic, cellular, and physiological responses that are being researched intensely for medical applications, particularly fo
A comprehensive, 20-volume reference encyclopedia on science and technology.
Proceedings of SPIE present the original research papers presented at SPIE conferences and other high-quality conferences in the broad-ranging fields of optics and photonics. These books provide prompt access to the latest innovations in research and technology in their respective fields. Proceedings of SPIE are among the most cited references in patent literature.