by arthur t. evans, arthur t. evans (editor), emily defranco (editor)
easily manage the care, assessments and complications of your pregnant patients, in addition to the newly classified individual fetal patients.
the updated and revised eighth edition of the popular manual of obstetrics skillfully addresses the care, assessment, and complications, as well as other emerging issues handled daily by obstetric providers.
top-rated among obstetrics manuals, this practical, authoritative text is both an excellent desk reference and on-the-spot guide. essential data and commentary are provided on all the major areas of obstetric care, obstetric complications, maternal complications, fetal assessment, fetal complications, and neonatal care.
this edition also includes new information on fetal intervention issues and on endocrine disorders. a new chapter on fetal therapy addresses the rising consensus that the fetus should be considered an individual patient
- bulleted formatted text to aid quick-reference
- chapter sections address background, evaluation, differential diagnosis, lab tests, diagnosis and treatment
- numerous tables, algorithms and line drawings illuminate complex concepts
- new chapter on fetal therapy
now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive ebook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:
- complete content with enhanced navigation
- a powerful search tool that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
- cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
- highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
- ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
- quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
the book contains black-and-white illustrations.
by lippincott williams & wilkins, catherine m gordon (editor), debra k katzman (editor), david s rosen (editor), elizabeth r woods (editor)
handbook of adolescent health care is a condensed, portable version of dr. neinstein’s best-selling clinical reference, adolescent health care: a practical guide, fifth edition. in easy-to-scan outline format with numerous tables and treatment algorithms, the handbook presents the most essential clinical information from the larger text. the 84 chapters cover all the key developmental, medical, reproductive, mental health, substance abuse, and sti issues that occur in adolescents, as well as nutrition and complementary/alternative medicine. this handbook is ideal for pediatric and family practitioners who do not specialize in adolescent medicine and can be used by specialists as a quick reference in the clinical setting.
by springhouse publishing, springhouse
this newly revised third edition of nursing procedures contains clearly written, easy-to-use instructions on how to perform virtually every nursing procedure from the most basic to those using the latest technology such as transcranial doppler monitoring. among the key topics you’ll find are signal-averaged ecg, automated external defibrillation, vascular access devices, piccs, chemotherapeutic drug preparation and handling, retrograde intubation, latex allergy protocols, and functional assessment of elderly patients.” “illustrated with more than 500 illustrations, photographs, and charts enhance your understanding of the life procedures. and logos call your attention to important cautions, emergency procedures, home care tips, and variations in care for pediatric and elderly patients.
the book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some two-color illustrations.
by sue ellen koehler carpenter (author), john a. rock jr. md (author)
now in its thoroughly revised, updated second edition, this volume offers comprehensive guidance for gynecologists evaluating and managing problems in infants, prepubertal children, and adolescents. this edition features more than 100 new illustrations, expanded coverage of sexually transmitted diseases, and an up-to-date chapter on birth control for adolescents.coverage includes detailed instructions for examining pediatric patients and practical advice on diagnosis and treatment of clinical problems, including endocrine disorders, menstrual abnormalities, and infectious diseases. close attention is given to psychosexual issues such as adolescent sexuality, sexual abuse, and gynecological care for the mentally handicapped.
by marc r. laufer (editor), donald p. goldstein (editor) s. jean emans (editor) (author)
this unique 2-in-1 reference presents vital information on pathophysiology in two helpful ways on every page. the wide inner column contains detailed narrative text; the narrow outer column contains brief bulleted summaries of the same information. this format enables nurses to quickly scan the bulleted points and jump to in-depth information as needed without turning the page.
organized by body system, the book covers 220 diseases and disorders. two 8-page full-color inserts illustrate selected disorders. illustrations and flowcharts demonstrate abnormal structures and pathophysiologic processes. icons highlight complications, life-threatening disorders, emergency interventions, and effects of treatment on disease processes.
by patricia k. duffner
part of the house officer series, weiner & levitt’s pediatric neurology, fourth edition has been extensively reorganized, thoroughly updated, and includes many algorithms and tables. the new structure presents the book in six sections, and is consistent with the ways in which clinicians approach their patients. the first section offers introductory chapters under the heading of evaluation, and includes neurologic history, neuro exam, and localization. the bulk of the material is in two sections and covers common complaints and specific diseases, while the remaining sections cover drugs and diagnostic and neuropsychological tests.
by robert t. brown, paula k. braverman, peter d. rogers, cynthia m. holland-hall, susan m. coupey
designed for quick reference in a busy office, this handbook is a concise, practical guide to everyday clinical problems in adolescent medicine. this ready-reference manual is written by noted experts to provide immediate, authoritative answers to questions about common medical and behavioral problems in teenagers. numerous tables, bulleted lists, and charts help practitioners find information quickly, and a formulary offers guidance in prescribing for teenagers.
coverage includes every important topic in adolescent gynecology and up-to-date strategies for evaluating and treating obese teenagers. other key concerns addressed include sports medicine, substance abuse, and adolescent violence and suicide.
designed for quick reference in a busy office, this handbook is a concise, practical guide to everyday clinical problems in adolescent medicine. this ready-reference manual is written by noted experts to provide immediate, authoritative answers to questions about common medical and behavioral problems in teenagers. numerous tables, bulleted lists, and charts help practitioners find information quickly, and a formulary offers guidance in prescribing for teenagers. coverage includes every important topic in adolescent gynecology and up-to-date strategies for evaluating and treating obese teenagers. other key concerns addressed include sports medicine, substance abuse, and adolescent violence and suicide.
by megan-jane johnstone
the 5th edition of bioethics provides nursing students with the necessary knowledge and understanding of the ethical issues effecting nursing practice. groundbreaking in its first edition, bioethics continues its role as a vital component of nursing education and provides a framework for students to understand the obligations, responsibilities and ethical challenges they will be presented with throughout their careers. this latest edition responds to new and emerging developments in the field and marks a significant turning point in nursing ethics in that it serves not only to inform but also to revitalise and progress debate on the issues presented.
broad overview incl. definitions, how theory in- forms conduct, competing theories, diversity, moral problems
by david coghill, sally bonnar, sandra duke, sarah seth, johnny graham
child and adolescent psychiatry is a compact and easy to read book that brings together up-to-date and evidence-based information for child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychiatric trainees, specialist nursing staff and others interested in psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents.
the authors have extensive experience in research, teaching, service design, clinical assessments and evidence-based pharmacological and psychological treatments. they have published work in various areas of child and adolescent psychiatry and have considerable experience in provision of teaching at all levels including local, national and international.the book is evidence-based, reflecting up to-date-guidelines and algorithms, but also includes clinical scenarios and management guides reflecting the reality of everyday practice. it is designed to cover the current training needs of specialist child and adolescent trainees and is structured to reflect the curriculum requirements of this group.
this is the first concise text specifically tailored to the needs of child and adolescent psychiatric trainees. however, as it comprehensively covers the speciality, the handbook also offers a useful and rapidly accessible aid to groups such as undergraduates, general psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nursing staff, pediatricians and general practitioners.