Textbook Of Dementia Care

Author by : Graham A Jackson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Textbook of Dementia Care: An Integrated Approach gives an overview of dementia care at a level appropriate to health and social care students, as well as providing an update to experienced practitioners. Authors come from a variety of backgrounds including nursing, psychiatry, medicine, psychology and allied health professions. There is a good mix of content from experienced new authors, academics and practitioners. The book offers: a comprehensive list of contributors from different disciplines input from people living with dementia and their family carers relevant research to inform practice case examples to illustrate and inform the text. While directed primarily at a nursing and social care readership, the book also provides a readable general text appropriate for all involved in dementia care. It is written by expert practitioners in the field, many of whom are leaders in practice-based research. It incorporates the expertise of representatives of Alzheimer Scotland, but also includes accounts of people living with dementia, families, and carers, giving the reader a unique insight into the disease.


Dementia Care

Author by : Trevor Adams
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : Dementia presents challenges to all those working in health and social care. It is a progressive disease that affects the person with dementia, their families and friends, and the wider community. Dementia affects each person in a unique way. The challenge to professionals is to respond to this uniqueness by providing support that is effective, meaningful and individualized, often in a context of service uncertainty and resource shortages. Dementia Care explores the key issues relevant to dementia care practice. Written by leading authorities on dementia, this new textbook is designed for both students and practitioners. It emphasizes the importance of evidence-based care and practice that are founded on understanding the lived experience of people with dementia and their supporters.


Excellence In Dementia Care

Author by : Murna Downs
Languange : en
Publisher by : Open University Press
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Description : "This book is to be recommended for anybody who is interested in a multi-, inter- or even cross-disciplinarian approach to care for dementia. It might also be useful for a non-professional audience also because it is extremely didactic and accessible." International Journal of Integrated Care, Feb 2012


Dementia Care At A Glance

Author by : Catharine Jenkins
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Dementia Care at a Glance is the perfect companion for health and social care professionals, nurses, students as well as family members and voluntary workers needing information and guidance about dementia care. Taking a person-centred and interpersonal approach, each chapter outlines an aspect of the experience of living with dementia and the steps that the nurse or healthcare professional can take to support them. This comprehensive book will assist readers to respond effectively, sensitively and with compassion to people living with dementia in acute settings, as well as in care environments and at home. It acknowledges the challenges that arise for people with dementia, family members and professionals and offers practical solutions based on current thinking and best practice. Presented in the bestselling at a Glance format, with superb illustrations and a concise approach Covers the common forms and manifestations of dementia, their causes, and how to address them Addresses a wide range of topics including, interventions, communication, care planning, medication, therapy, leadership as well as ethical and legal issues Takes a positive holistic approach, including not only physical and mental health issues but social and spiritual implications and a person-centred focus throughout Suitable for students on a range of healthcare courses Supported by a companion website with multiple-choice questions and reflective questions


Oxford Textbook Of Cognitive Neurology And Dementia

Author by : Professor of Neurology & Cognitive Neuroscience Masud Husain
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : An accessible, authoritative book aimed at the clinician, The Oxford Textbook of Cognitive Neurology and Dementia covers the dramatic developments that have occurred in basic and clinical neuroscience in an integrated fashion. With contributions from a range of international experts, this is the one essential textbook for clinicians with an interest in cognition and dementia - including neurologists, geriatricians and psychiatrists. A textbook that is more than the sum of its constituent parts, it provides a powerful means of bringing together different aspects of conceptual understanding and factual knowledge in a way that usually can only come after many years in the field.


Oxford Textbook Of Neuropsychiatry

Author by : Niruj Agrawal
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press, USA
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Description : New from Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry, the Oxford Textbook of Neuropsychiatry bridges the gap between general psychiatric textbooks and reference texts in neuropsychiatry. Divided into four sections, it covers core knowledge and skills for practice in all psychiatric disciplines, with key information for training in neuropsychiatry.


The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook Of Alzheimer Disease And Other Dementias

Author by : Myron F. Weiner
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Psychiatric Pub
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Description : The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias is an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of dementia for psychiatrists and other health care practitioners who deal with cognitively impaired adults in outpatient, inpatient, and long-term care settings. With content ranging from clinical guidance to basic research, it contains information on nearly every subject related to dementing conditions or illnesses -- not only providing extensive coverage of clinical management issues but also enabling a deeper understanding of the causes of dementia. Designed to assist the practitioner faced with everyday dilemmas, from dosages of antipsychotic drugs to legal and ethical issues, this textbook describes in detail the most common conditions and diseases leading to dementia and covers pharmacologic, behavioral, and environmental treatments. It also considers a broader range of cognitive disorders and impairment in order to help practitioners recognize and treat primary brain diseases and systemic disorders affecting the brain before they reach the stage of dementia. Building on the editors' earlier work The Dementias: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research, this new book expands on its scope, with nearly twice the number of contributors -- all clinicians or researchers at the vanguard of the field. New to this edition are chapters on epidemiology, history of dementia, biomarkers for Alzheimer disease, care of the late-stage dementia patient, prevention of dementia, and chapters devoted to: Vascular cognitive impairment, emphasizing the importance of early detection with development of appropriate treatments and risk factor control Dementia with Lewy bodies and other synucleinopathies, describing differences in cognitive profile between synucleinopathies and Alzheimer disease Frontotemporal dementias, including behavioral and language variants Traumatic brain injury, distinguishing between proximal and distal effects and risk factors for dementia later in life An abundance of charts and illustrations, extensive references and additional readings, and chapter-end key points make this a practical volume for learning, while appendixes include easily administered instruments useful in daily practice for grading cognition, day-to-day function, neuropsychiatric symptoms, and quality of life. Whether used as a clinical guide or as a sourcebook on technical and scientific developments, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias is an important reference for psychiatrists, neurologists, geriatricians, primary care physicians, and other health professionals who deal with cognitively impaired adults.


Evidence Based Practice In Dementia For Nurses And Nursing Students

Author by : Karen Harrison Dening
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Description : This essential textbook on dementia care introduces the knowledge that nurses need, including the evidence base for practice and the guidance to transfer this newly acquired knowledge into everyday practice. Each of the 25 chapters are written by experts in the field of dementia care and are grounded in thoroughly researched, up-to-date evidence, have a direct bearing to nurse practice, and use case studies to give examples of application of the evidence to practice. It begins by introducing dementia as a diagnosis, a syndrome, and a set of diseases, signs and symptoms. It then deals with various principles that underpin dementia care, including person-centred care, behaviours that challenge, risk management, and understanding relationships affected by dementia. Finally, it assesses dementia care across a range of care settings, such as primary care, care homes, domiciliary care, acute hospital, and hospice services.


Essentials Of Dementia

Author by : Dr Shibley Rahman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Description : To provide high quality dementia care, professionals need to be both knowledgeable about dementia and skilled in the provision of care. This book is an introductory reference guide that will help students, professionals and practitioners develop their skills and expertise to better respond to the needs of people with dementia. It sets out information and advice on essential topics, research and evidence-based practice within dementia care in a clear, sensible way. Based on the standard course structure for higher and further dementia education, this wide-ranging textbook covers topics including dementia diagnosis, person-centred care and law, ethics and safeguarding. The new go-to book for the dementia curriculum, it is an invaluable tool for anyone wishing to improve the required core skills and values needed to care for those affected by dementia.


Oxford Textbook Of Old Age Psychiatry

Author by : Tom Dening
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : Broad in scope and with global appeal The Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry, second edition is the definitive resource on old age psychiatry. It comprehensively provides the latest knowledge on the sience and practice of treating later life mental disorders, focusing on the health and social issues that arise around ageing, dementia, co-morbidity, dependency, and the end of life in progressively ageing societies across the world. Published in previous incarnations as the much loved Psychiatry in the Elderly, this core resource for all old age psychiatrists, trainees, and other clinical professionals treating older people's mental health, has been fully revised, updated, and significantly expanded. Twelve months inclusive access to the online version, including the full text (which can be browsed by the contents list, index, or searched), links from references to external sources (via PubMed, ISI, and CrossRef), and the ability to download all figures and illustrations into PowerPoint ensures that it remains the leading text on old age psychiatry in the field. Maintaining the classic combination of comprehensive coverage, clear writing style, and the provision of authoritative and up-to-date information from earlier editions, this highly respected volume covers the underpinning basic science, both the neurobiological and social varieties, clinical practice, and specific disorders, as well as providing information on psychiatric services for older people, and medico-legal and ethical issues that often present hard challenges for those treating older patients. Taking a global approach by highlighting both the common burdens and the differences in management from country to country and with a much expanded cast of contributors providing a truly international perspective, The Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry, second edition includes information on all the latest improvements and changes in the field. New chapters are included to reflect the development of old age care; covering palliative care, the ethics of caring, and living and dying with dementia. Existing chapters have also been revised and updated throughout and additional information is included on brain stimulation therapies, memory clinics and services, and capacity, which now includes all mental capacity and decision making. Providing extensive coverage and written by experts the field, the second edition of the Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry is an essential resource; no old age psychiatrist, trainee, or anyone working in the field of mental health care for older people should be without a copy on their bookshelf.


Dementia Nursing

Author by : Rosalie Hudson
Languange : en
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Description : Dementia is one of the major health problems of our ageing society. Dementia nursing is one of the most important and highly skilled of nursing specialties. And yet this vital nursing speciality within a field of growing importance is often neglected and undervalued. Dementia Nursing: A Guide to Practice addresses this need by empowering nurses and other health professionals with the latest knowledge and the best clinical practice in dementia care -- presented within a holistic philosophy of person-centred care. This book encourages nurses to go beyond the technical aspects of nursing practice to hear the deeply human needs of the people in their care. The purpose of the book is not only to identify physical problems and clinical needs, but also to capture the lived experience of those with dementia, and to encourage all carers to respond with creativity and imagination. The breadth and depth of this definitive textbook are impressive, with evidence-based chapters on all major subjects within the field of dementia nursing. The chapters are written primarily by nurses for nurses. But dementia nursing is essentially an exercise in teamwork, and valuable contributions and insights are offered by other health professionals, carers, artists, and relatives from a variety of backgrounds and countries. The result is a comprehensive international volume on all aspects of dementia nursing. Biographical sketches and photographs of all authors are provided, and a comprehensive cross-referenced index ensures easy access to the many topics of interest covered. Book jacket.


Dementia

Author by : Michelle S. Bourgeois
Languange : en
Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
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Description : Clinicians from many disciplines have been challenged to provide appropriate and effective interventions for the diverse behavioral symptoms that define the neurologically degenerative condition, dementia. SLPs have only recently begun to develop assessment and treatment approaches for the cognitive and communication deficits that accompany dementia. This timely volume aims to serve as a reference manual and the starting point for those who want to provide life-enhancing services to persons with dementia, and to inspire the continued generation of quality research to demonstrate the value of cognitive-communication intervention. Students, researchers, and practitioners in all areas of communication sciences and disorders will find this book immensely helpful.


Mosby S Textbook For Long Term Care Nursing Assistants E Book

Author by : Clare Kostelnick
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Mosby’s Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants clearly and comprehensively addresses current responsibilities of the nursing assistant working in a long-term care setting. Written at a 7th grade reading level, in an appealing visual format, this text addresses the needs of learners of all levels. More than 100 procedures provide clear instructions for completing skills in manageable segments for easier learning. The newly updated companion CD contains over 25 animated procedures with exercises and an audio glossary to assist the multi-modal learner. 7th grade reading level promotes comprehension in all levels of learners including ESL students. OBRA and CMS content highlights OBRA and CMS requirements for providing care. Quality-of-Life boxes in each chapter and content throughout reinforce the importance of promoting residents’ rights and enhancing the quality of life while providing care. Over 100 procedures with detailed step-by-step instructions for completing nursing assistant skills in manageable segments for easier learning. NNAAP certification exam icons alert you to skills tested on the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program and state certification exams. Promotion Safety and Comfort boxes offer guidelines for practicing safe and effective care to enhance patient safety and comfort. Residents with Dementia boxes provide specific considerations for safe and effective care of residents with dementia that help you meet the special needs of residents with dementia. Focus on Rehabilitation boxes clarify considerations and insights about rehabilitation and restorative care. Delegation Guidelines boxes highlight nursing assistant responsibilities for delegated tasks to better prepare you to deliver safe and effective care. Caring About Culture boxes illustrate examples of cultural and ethnic beliefs and customs to help you become a more sensitive care provider. Focus on Communication boxes emphasize importance of good communication and provide practical tips to help you communicate more effectively and confidently. Teamwork and Time Management boxes supply specific guidelines to help nursing assistants provide excellent, efficient care and cooperation among members of health care team. NEW! Video clip icons in the procedures alert you to video clips on the accompanying Evolve site to enhance your learning from the brand-new edition of Mosby’s Nursing Assistant Video Skills. Procedure icons next to content headings alert you to related procedures. Review questions at the end of each chapter help you evaluate learning.


Mosby S Textbook For Long Term Care Assistants

Author by : Sheila A. Sorrentino
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : MOSBY'S TEXTBOOK FOR LONG-TERM CARE ASSISTANTS provides complete coverage of the knowledge and skills required to work in a long-term care facility. This popular text features a clear, logical presentation of procedures with hundreds of large, full-color photos and drawings, making it easy for students to learn and understand. This new edition addresses the expanding role of the nursing assistant in long-term care, and includes a number of more complex procedures now frequently performed in subacute facilities. New information on work ethic, basic job skills, cultural considerations, quality of life, care of the developmentally disabled, and residents with dementia prepare the student for today's residents. * Contains complete coverage of the knowledge and skills needed by the nursing assistant in long-term care. * Features a clear, readable writing style that makes learning easy for students. * Attractive, full-color design engages students' interest. * Includes concise, step-by-step procedures that clearly explain how to perform nursing skills. * Provides hundreds of full-color photos and drawings to add visual appeal and show students exactly how to perform important tasks. (Includes FREE MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/MAPS/LTCtxtbk/)


Integrated Textbook Of Geriatric Mental Health

Author by : Donna Cohen
Languange : en
Publisher by : JHU Press
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Description : As the population ages, increasing numbers of older people require the attention and services of mental health professionals. Despite their prevalence, however, mental health problems in this population often go undiagnosed and therefore untreated. This textbook offers medical students and professionals the information they need to care for older people with mental disorders. Drs. Donna Cohen and Carl Eisdorfer, two internationally recognized experts in geriatric mental health, provide a comprehensive framework within which students and practitioners alike can address the salient issues of the field. These include the biopsychosocial aging processes, specific pathologies prevalent in later life, social issues common to the elderly, the delivery of care in various settings, and the economic policies affecting services for older people. The authors’ goal is not only to enhance clinical practice but also to urge physicians to develop and coordinate a more holistic care strategy that acknowledges the complex challenges of older patients. To this end, Cohen and Eisdorfer discuss essential principles of optimal care, the latest research findings, evidence- and consensus-based practice standards, resources to help professionals keep abreast of the changing mental health landscape, and ethical dilemmas of clinical practice and research. The signal strength of this book lies in its integrated approach, an approach that emphasizes the philosophy and principles of caring for older people along with clinical practices and issues. From this broader perspective, the authors describe the many factors that influence the lives, health, and well-being of older patients and their caregivers, making this an ideal text for psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, and social workers.


Oxford Textbook Of Old Age Psychiatry

Author by : Robin Jacoby
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : The Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry is the new edition of the much loved and highly popular multi-author textbook previously published as Psychiatry in the Elderly. It has established itself as the standard textbook in its field due to its unique combination of comprehensive coverage, clear writing and authoritative and up-to-date information. This new edition maintains these strengths, with chapters covering the basic sciences underpinning old agepsychiatry, clinical practice, psychiatric services for older people, specific disorders and medico-legal and ethical issues.The text has been extensively updated, with several new chapters added reflecting developments in the speciality. These include chapters on: different psychotherapies, e.g. interpersonal therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy, and electroconvulsive therapy; memory clinics and liaison old age psychiatry; mild cognitive impairment and sleep disorders; and chapters by patients reflecting their experiences of their illnesses. The textbook has expanded to include 73 contributors from 8 differentcountries covering the panoply of relevant expertise. The editorial team has also grown with Robin Jacoby and Catherine Oppenheimer now being joined by Tom Dening and Alan Thomas.The breadth of authoritative coverage will continue to make this book one which all old age psychiatrists and trainees will want to have on their bookshelves. Geriatricians and other health professionals working with older people will also find in this book a handy resource to assist them when dealing with psychiatric disorders in older people.


The American Psychiatric Press Textbook Of Geriatric Neuropsychiatry

Author by : C. Edward Coffey
Languange : en
Publisher by : Amer Psychiatric Pub Incorporated
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Description : For most of human history, life expectancy was remarkably stable at about 30-40 years. Within the past 150 years, however, medical advances have virtually doubled that number. The worlds elderly population is growing at 2.4% per year, faster than the rest of the population, with disproportionate increases expected to continue as newer and better treatments are found that minimize the disabilities associated with advanced age. Key to improving the health and quality of life of the elderly is understanding and treating the brain diseases and behavioral disorders that become highly prevalent with age. Geriatric neuropsychiatry is an integrative specialty that draws from many diverse fields, including psychiatry, neurology, neuroscience, and geriatrics. It provides expertise on how to distinguish normal age-related changes from those of disease and disordered brain function. Edited by two eminent practitioners and educators, this wide-ranging textbooks 41 chapters are divided into five major sections: ? Introduction to Geriatric NeuropsychiatryIntroduces the field, including the epidemiology of aging and its array of interacting and accumulating disadvantages, the neurobiology of aging, and the neurobiological basis of behavior? Neuropsychiatric Assessment of the ElderlyDescribes how to ensure early, accurate diagnoses, using both the fundamental cognitive skills evaluation and the more in-depth neuropsychological evaluation; age-associated memory impairment (AAMI) and its biological bases; anatomic imaging of age-related changes in brain morphology; and the latest imaging techniques that allow visualization of brain function in vivo? Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Psychiatric Disorders in the ElderlyCovers everything from affective and anxiety disorders, substance abuse, and psychoses that start late in life to sleep disorders, delirium, pain, contemporary personality psychology, mental retardation, and aggression? Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Neurological Disease in the ElderlyFocuses on diseases such as nondegenerative dementing disorders, Alzheimers and Parkinsons diseases, hyperkinetic movement disorders, stroke, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury, concluding with medical illnesses and therapies? Principles of Neuropsychiatric Treatment of the ElderlyDiscusses the effect of age in geriatric neuropsychopharmacology, psychopharmacology, ECT, psychosocial therapies, neuropsychiatry in nursing homes, genetic interventions, rehabilitation, ethical issues, and competency and related forensic issues Exhaustively researched and annotated, the American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Geriatric Neuropsychiatry, Second Edition provides a definitive core reference for psychiatry and neurology residents, particularly those pursuing a specialty in geriatrics, and for graduate students in psychology, neuropsychology, and related fields.


Textbook Of Family Medicine

Author by : Robert E. Rakel
Languange : en
Publisher by : Saunders
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Description : This updated edition contains exciting new features including RBest Evidence RecommendationsS boxes, and a free CD-ROM containing video clips of diabetes testing, stress testing, and all the illustrations from the book. It also features new chapters on complementary and alternative medicine and a visually appealing, functional four-color design and a full-color insert.


Textbook Of Family Medicine

Author by : John W. Saultz
Languange : en
Publisher by : McGraw-Hill
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Description : An attractive two-color format gives an accessibility to charts, tables, algorithms and the overall design. Beyond the signs and symptom-based focus, several unique features distinguish this book among its competitors including a review of modern family theory in the age of managed care, presentation of family medicine as a process, and distinct sections for the new subspecialty areas of sports medicine and geriatrics.


Brunner And Suddarth S Textbook Of Medical Surgical Nursing

Author by : Doris Smith Suddarth
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : The best-selling textbook of medical-surgical nursing is now in its Eleventh Edition--with updated content throughout and enhanced, state-of-the-art ancillaries. Highlights include a stronger focus on health promotion, more extensive coverage of patients with chronic illness and disabilities, a Watch and Learn feature linked to audiovisuals on the free bound-in CD-ROM, and Evidence-Based Practice questions in each chapter linked to journal articles on the book's companion Website. A new, more engaging design features photographs of nurses interacting with patients. This edition's thoroughly revamped CD-ROM includes over 4,000 revised study questions and numerous three-dimensional animations that demonstrate disease processes. The companion Website at thePoint includes over 70 free journal articles.


Textbook Of Medical Treatment

Author by : Ronald H. Girdwood
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Mosby S Canadian Textbook For The Support Worker

Author by : Sheila A. Sorrentino
Languange : en
Publisher by : Mosby Incorporated
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Description : Training to be an effective and responsible support worker, whether in the community or institutional setting, requires the understanding of many important topics. Support workers must learn a broad foundation of skills to perform their role safely and effectively. Mosby's Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker covers everything a student will need to know about working in a variety of health care settings. This book provides clear explanations of the key concepts and procedures. The straightforward, step-by-step presentation of procedures, with numerous full-colour illustrations, makes learning easy. The essential skills and functions of the support worker are clearly explained, in addition to providing a solid comprehension of the role of the support worker; with the client, the client's family, working within the health care team and the unique Canadian health care system. Mosby's Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker is an adaptation of the best-selling U.S. text, Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, Fifth Edition by Sheila Sorrentino. Adapted to include both the knowledge and skills base of the Canadian programs, this text includes basic nursing skills, supportive care for ongoing conditions and/or cognitive impairments, assistance with medications, home management, and meal preparation as well as assisting with palliative care. This title is an adaptation of Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 5e.


Textbook Of Neurological Nursing

Author by : Phyllis J. Pallett
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Textbook Of Basic Nursing Im

Author by : Caroline Bunker Rosdahl
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : Designed to be used by students together with the sixth edition of Textbook of basic nursing.


Geriatric Neurology

Author by : Anil K. Nair
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Aging affects neurological function leading to neurological disease As society grows older, so do the neurological problems associated with aging. These can be new neurological deficits due to the aging process itself, or the effect of aging on already existing neurological conditions. Neurologists will spend increasing amounts of time managing patients with age-related neurological complications. Geriatric Neurology brings together the wisdom of world-leading experts. They have crafted a new textbook to define this emerging subspecialty from basic science through clinical assessment and medical management to social aspects of patient care. Geriatric Neurology covers: The aging brain in neurology Assessment of the geriatric neurology patient Neurological conditions in the elderly Therapeutics for the geriatric neurology patient Management issues beyond therapeutics Comprehensive in scope but with practical focus for effective patient care, Geriatric Neurology provides top-of-class guidance for the management of elderly patients with neurological disorders.


Cecil Textbook Of Medicine

Author by : Russell La Fayette Cecil
Languange : en
Publisher by : Saunders
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Description : Single volume reference which emphasizes practical diagnosis, therapeutics and the outcome of disease, and provides new information on AIDS, cancer and oncogenes, cardiovascular radiology and immunocompromised host. Features include cross-references and colour atlases.


Textbook Of Integrative Mental Health Care

Author by : James Lake
Languange : en
Publisher by : Thieme
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Description : Textbook of Integrative Mental Health Care presents a comprehensive framework of conceptual information and clinical guidelines for the integrative assessment and treatment of common mental illnesses. Extensive evidence tables and easy-to-follow algorithms guide the practitioner step-by-step from initial assessment to treatment planning.