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Curable - How an Unlikely Group of Radical Innovators is Trying to Transform Our Health Care System (Hardcover): Travis... Curable - How an Unlikely Group of Radical Innovators is Trying to Transform Our Health Care System (Hardcover)
Travis Christofferson 1
R464 R319 Discovery Miles 3 190 Save R145 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Mosby's Guide to Nursing Diagnosis (Paperback, 6th Revised edition): Gail B Ladwig, Betty J. Ackley, Mary Beth Flynn Makic Mosby's Guide to Nursing Diagnosis (Paperback, 6th Revised edition)
Gail B Ladwig, Betty J. Ackley, Mary Beth Flynn Makic
R922 R855 Discovery Miles 8 550 Save R67 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Portable and easy-to-use, Mosby's Guide to Nursing Diagnosis, 6th Edition is ideal for use in clinicals, in class, and at the bedside! This pocket-sized reference book is a condensed version Ackley's Nursing Diagnosis Handbook, 12th Edition that helps you diagnose and formulate care plans with confidence and ease. Using a quick-access format, it includes the 2018-20 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses based on more than 1,300 specific symptoms and a step-by-step guide to creating care plans, featuring desired outcomes, interventions, and patient teaching. Plus, alphabetic thumb tabs allow for quick and easy access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses. UNIQUE! Includes care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis, including pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, home care, safety, and client/family teaching and discharge planning interventions. Alphabetical thumb tabs provides your students with quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses. Pocketsize portability makes this book easy to carry and use in clinicals, in class, or at the bedside. Nursing Diagnoses Index on the inside front and back cover. NEW! UNIQUE! 2018-2020 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses complete with 16 new diagnoses.

HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination (Paperback, 5th Revised edition): Hesi HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)
Hesi
R1,184 R1,043 Discovery Miles 10 430 Save R141 (12%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Want to cover EVERYTHING on the NCLEX-RN? HESI can help! The HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, 5th Edition provides a comprehensive, all-in-one review of the information you need to know to not only succeed on the NCLEX-RN exam but also on your program's HESI exit exam. Written in an easy-to-read outline format, this trusted guide breaks down chapters by clinical areas and the concepts emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Rationales are provided for any incorrect answers or areas of weakness to help strengthen your understanding. The companion Evolve website also offers 700 practice questions in both study and exam formats to give you valuable practice using the same electronic testing format you will face on the nursing school exit exam and on the NCLEX-RN exam. 700 NCLEX practice questions on the companion Evolve website include alternate item formats to provide a testing experience similar to the exit and NCLEX exams. Chapters organized by clinical area enables you to easily search for various topics to review. HESI Hint boxes spotlight important clinical information and concepts commonly tested on the NCLEX-RN exam. Critical thinking study questions (with rationales) reinforce key concepts and content. Fill-in-the-blank and prioritizing questions mirror the new alternate item format item types included on the NCLEX-RN exam. Pharmacology tables highlight the need-to-know drug therapy content emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Consistent format and chapter organization make it easy to move between topics when reviewing. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Updated medications and nursing interventions have been added based on the latest evidence-based practice. NEW! Revised chapter on pediatric nursing includes an updated immunization chart, referral websites, and new content on children with disabilities and chromosomal and genetic syndromes. NEW! Revised chapter on maternity nursing features updated CPR guidelines and medications for neonatal cardiac arrest, as well as new HESI Hints that reflect new modalities such as fetal cell-DNA analysis and current screening tools. NEW! Revised chapter on psychiatric nursing includes new information on autism spectrum disorders, as well as updates on DSM 5 changes. NEW! Revised chapter on geriatrics features new content on polypharmacy in the elderly, the Geriatric Depression Scale as an assessment tool, the Mini-Cog tool for mental status assessment, and new information on elder mistreatment in various settings.

Healing Art and Young People (Paperback): Trevor Jeavons Healing Art and Young People (Paperback)
Trevor Jeavons; Foreword by Julie Bryant
R376 Discovery Miles 3 760 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In "Healing Art and Young People", Trevor Jeavons gives a valuable insight into the world of art therapy. Interweaving moving examples from his work with young patients with his professional and personal conclusions, Trevor Jeavons draws on his years of experience working with 'unhappy' children and adults to show that his individual approach can help a wide variety of young people to make sense of their lives and develop the strength to cope with their particular problems. This is not only a book for fellow therapists that examines complex issues and offers valuable advice for those working in the field of art therapy, it is a moving testament to the spirit and creativity of 'damaged' children that can be nourished by using the appropriate approach. Trevor Jeavons avoids jargon in this very accessible and absorbing account that can be enjoyed by anyone with an interest in the minds of children, as well as being an informative and thought provoking reference book for those working in the fascinating field of art therapy. The foreword by Julie Bryant, well respected in the field of art therapy, endorses Trevor Jeavons' desire to pass on the valuable lessons that he has learnt during his encounters with children referred to him for therapy and the spirit and imagination of many of those he portrays will remain with the reader for a long time.

Can Medicine Be Cured? - The Corruption of a Profession (Hardcover): Seamus O'Mahony Can Medicine Be Cured? - The Corruption of a Profession (Hardcover)
Seamus O'Mahony 1
R471 R376 Discovery Miles 3 760 Save R95 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A fierce, honest, elegant and often hilarious debunking of the great fallacies that drive modern medicine.

'A deeply fascinating and rousing book' Mail on Sunday.

'What makes this book a delightful, if unsettling read, is not just O'Mahony's scholarly and witty prose, but also his brutal honesty' The Times.

Seamus O'Mahony writes about the illusion of progress, the notion that more and more diseases can be 'conquered' ad infinitum. He punctures the idiocy of consumerism, the idea that healthcare can be endlessly adapted to the wishes of individuals.

He excoriates the claims of Big Science, the spending of vast sums on research follies like the Human Genome Project. And he highlights one of the most dangerous errors of industrialized medicine: an over-reliance on metrics, and a neglect of things that can't easily be measured, like compassion.

The Nocturnal Brain - Tales of Nightmares and Neuroscience (Hardcover): Guy Leschziner The Nocturnal Brain - Tales of Nightmares and Neuroscience (Hardcover)
Guy Leschziner 1
R404 R257 Discovery Miles 2 570 Save R147 (36%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

'With my job on Today, I have become obsessed with sleep. The Nocturnal Brain interweaves bizarre real life stories with cutting edge neurological science in the true tradition of Oliver Sacks. A fascinating read.' Martha Kearney, BBC Radio 4 'Casebooks of neurological disorders are often strange and wonderful, but this one is special.' Sunday Times 'The Nocturnal Brain will not promise to cure your insomnia, but it does make for an entertaining and thought-provoking bedtime read.' The Guardian What happens to our brain at night? Are we really fully asleep and if so how is it that some individuals end up doing what they do? Or can it be the case that perhaps the brain never fully goes to sleep and that in some individuals there is a disconnect between the sleeping part of their brain and the active part of their brain so that the two become confused? Does this happen to all of us in varying degrees and can the reverse be the case too - so that some individuals are actually asleep during the day while appearing to be awake?! In this ground-breaking book, Dr Guy Leschziner takes us on a fascinating journey through the nocturnal brain to illustrate the neuroscience behind nightmares, night terrors and sleep walking.

Kindergesondheid (Afrikaans, Paperback): S. Knight, M Clarke, D. Prozesky, ABE Development Services Trust Kindergesondheid (Afrikaans, Paperback)
S. Knight, M Clarke, D. Prozesky, ABE Development Services Trust
R179 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R27 (15%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days
A palliative approach for nursing practice (Paperback): Natalya Dinat A palliative approach for nursing practice (Paperback)
Natalya Dinat
R218 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R34 (16%) In stock

Employing a syndromic approach to palliative care for nurses in South Africa, this guidebook aims to reduce suffering in people with life threatening conditions. Equipping nurses, health care professionals, and medical students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to enable a palliative approach to their daily clinical practices, this resource addresses special topics of health such as HIV/AIDS, cancer, and honing communication skills for talking with the bereaved. Additional topics of discussion include the legal and ethical issues in palliative care in South Africa, organizing palliative care in the public sector, and the pathophysiology of pain.

The Auxiliary Nurse's Guide (Paperback, 3rd Edition): J.C. Stevenson The Auxiliary Nurse's Guide (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
J.C. Stevenson
R458 R377 Discovery Miles 3 770 Save R81 (18%) In stock

This handbook accommodates the South African Nursing Council's instructions and guidelines concerning the auxiliary nurse's training and scope of practice. The 11 chapters are split into several units, each unit focusing on a specific procedure or topic. Each unit starts with a statement of its educational aims, making it easier for the auxiliary nurse to carry out her/his tasks and for the educator to evaluate progress. The author cites reference sources at the end of each chapter to assist both the learner and the mentor. Explanatory illustrations accompany the straightforward and clearly written text.

The Stepping-Stone to Homoeopathy and Health (Paperback): Edward Harris Ruddock The Stepping-Stone to Homoeopathy and Health (Paperback)
Edward Harris Ruddock
R394 Discovery Miles 3 940 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Disturbances of the Heart - Discussion of the Treatment of the Heart in Its (Paperback): Oliver Thomas Osborne Disturbances of the Heart - Discussion of the Treatment of the Heart in Its (Paperback)
Oliver Thomas Osborne
R395 Discovery Miles 3 950 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Observations in Clinical Surgery (Paperback): James Syme Observations in Clinical Surgery (Paperback)
James Syme
R369 Discovery Miles 3 690 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Internal Medicine - A Work for the Practicing Physician on Diagnosis and Treatment (Paperback): James C. Wilson Internal Medicine - A Work for the Practicing Physician on Diagnosis and Treatment (Paperback)
James C. Wilson
R342 Discovery Miles 3 420 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
KetoFast - Rejuvenate Your Health with a Step-by-Step Guide to Timing Your Ketogenic Meals (Hardcover): Joseph Mercola KetoFast - Rejuvenate Your Health with a Step-by-Step Guide to Timing Your Ketogenic Meals (Hardcover)
Joseph Mercola 1
R383 R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Save R71 (19%) In stock

We all know that food is medicine - yet going without food is one of the single best things you can do for your health. Short, doable fasts, when strategically timed, are an incredibly powerful metabolic intervention, dovetailing perfectly with a ketogenic diet to activate your body's fat-burning mode. This in turn can ward off insulin resistance, reduce oxidative stress and inflammation, optimize brain function, prevent neurological problems, support weight loss, and more. In this in-depth yet accessible guide, Dr. Joseph Mercola explores the profound health benefits that result when ketogenic living and well-planned fasting are combined. Topics include: - How our food is making us sick and what we can do about it - The physiology and mechanisms of fasting, including stem cell activation - How the cyclical ketogenic diet - with fasting included - differs from the conventional keto diet - How fasting works and how safe it is for you - How regular one-day fasts support fat burning and detoxification while minimizing hunger and side effects - How to monitor your progress with lab tests - And much more "This will be an exciting journey for you," Dr. Mercola writes. "I am beyond excited for you to implement what I consider to be one of the most powerful physical strategies to help you not only recover your health, but also improve it to levels you likely never believed were possible."

BTEC National Health and Social Care Student Book 1 - For the 2016 specifications (Paperback): Marilyn Billingham, Pamela... BTEC National Health and Social Care Student Book 1 - For the 2016 specifications (Paperback)
Marilyn Billingham, Pamela Davenport, Hilary Talman, Nicola Matthews, Beryl Stretch, …
R690 Discovery Miles 6 900 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Each Student Book and ActiveBook has clearly laid out pages with a range of supportive features to aid learning and teaching: Getting to know your unit sections ensure learners understand the grading criteria and unit requirement. Pause Point features support formative assessment and enable learners to gauge attainment of knowledge at regular intervals. Case Study and Theory into practice features enable development of problem-solving skills and place the theory into real life situations learners could encounter. Assessment practice features provide scaffolded assessment practice activities that help prepare learners for assessment. Within each assessment practice activity, a Plan, Do and Review section supports learners' formative assessment by making sure they fully understand what they are being asked to do, what their goals are and how to evaluate the task and consider how the could improve. Literacy and numeracy activities provide opportunities for reinforcement in these key areas, placing the skills into a Health and Social Care context. Dedicated Think future pages provide case studies from the industry, with a focus on aspects of skills development that can be put in practice in a real work environment and further study.

Close Your Mouth - Buteyko Clinic Handbook for Perfect Health (Paperback): Patrick McKeown Close Your Mouth - Buteyko Clinic Handbook for Perfect Health (Paperback)
Patrick McKeown; Illustrated by Manish Shah
R208 R162 Discovery Miles 1 620 Save R46 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Essentials of Nursing Adults (Paperback): Karen Elcock, Wendy Wright, Paul Newcombe, Fiona Everett Essentials of Nursing Adults (Paperback)
Karen Elcock, Wendy Wright, Paul Newcombe, Fiona Everett
R885 R763 Discovery Miles 7 630 Save R122 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Drawing together the best of text, video and interactive material for the definitive guide to adult nursing. This one-stop-shop will enable students to understand the core aspects of care, learn the essential nursing skills and knowledge that underpin practice, deal with the complexities of the role and apply their learning to common conditions and patient groups. It has been developed in line with the 2018 NMC standards to provide a complete learning resource for adult nursing students. Key features: Uses patient centered care and evidence-based practice as guiding principles throughout Clear and engaging features to help students understand the core theory and knowledge, apply it to nursing practice, revise for assessments and exams, and go further in their independent study. 12 months free access to an interactive eBook version, meaning you can access the book anytime. The book is supported by online resources for lecturers and students, including links to up to 100 instructional videos, case studies and accompanying questions, access to selected SAGE journal articles, weblinks, multiple-choice quizzes, and glossary flashcards. Designed to make learning flexible and fun, leaving students better prepared for practice and ready to thrive in their future careers.

Loving; the Essence of Being a Butterfly in Dementia Care (Paperback): Sally Knocker Loving; the Essence of Being a Butterfly in Dementia Care (Paperback)
Sally Knocker
R403 Discovery Miles 4 030 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Adolescent Psychotherapy Homework Planner (Paperback, 5th Edition): Arthur E. Jongsma, L.Mark Peterson, William P McInnis Adolescent Psychotherapy Homework Planner (Paperback, 5th Edition)
Arthur E. Jongsma, L.Mark Peterson, William P McInnis
R1,118 R766 Discovery Miles 7 660 Save R352 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

* Contains 146 ready-to-copy homework assignments that can be used to facilitate brief adolescent therapy * Homework assignments and exercises are keyed to the behaviorally based presenting problems from The Adolescent Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Fifth Edition * Assignments are available online for quick customization Features new and updated assignments and exercises to meet the changing needs of mental health professionals The Adolescent Psychotherapy Homework Planner, Fifth Edition provides you with an array of ready-to-use, between-session assignme gned to fit virtually every therapeutic mode. This easy-to-use sourcebook features: *146 ready-to-copy exercises covering the most common issues encountered by adolescent clients including such problems as blended families, substance use, and eating disorders * A quick-reference format the interactive assignments are grouped by behavioral problems including academic underachievement, anger control problems, depression, social anxiety, and sexual abuse * Expert guidance on how and when to make the most efficient use of the exercises * Assignments cross-referenced to The Adolescent Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Fifth Edition so you can quickly identify the right exercises for a given situation or problem * All exercises are available online for you to download and customize to suit you and your clients' unique styles and needs For more information on our PracticePlanners(R) products, including our full line of Treatment Planners, visit us on the Web at www.wiley.com/practiceplanners

Clinical Pocket Reference for Nurses (Spiral bound, 4 New Edition): Paul Galdas Clinical Pocket Reference for Nurses (Spiral bound, 4 New Edition)
Paul Galdas
R366 Discovery Miles 3 660 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Score Higher on the UKCAT - 1500 Questions with the Book, 3 Mock Exams and Online Question Bank (Paperback, Fourth Edition):... Score Higher on the UKCAT - 1500 Questions with the Book, 3 Mock Exams and Online Question Bank (Paperback, Fourth Edition)
Kaplan Test Prep
R472 R311 Discovery Miles 3 110 Save R161 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Expert Guide from Kaplan for 2019 entry One test stands between you and a place at the medical school of your dreams: the UKCAT. With 1,500 questions, test-like practice exams, a question bank, and online test updates, Kaplan's Score Higher on the UKCAT, 4th edition, will help build your confidence and make sure you achieve a high score. We know it's crucial that you go into your UKCAT exam equipped with the most up-to-date information available. Score Higher on the UKCAT comes with access to additional online resources, including any recent exam changes, hundreds of questions, an online question bank, and a mock online test with full worked answers to ensure that there are no surprises waiting for you on Test Day. The Most Practice 1,500 questions in the book and online-more than any other UKCAT book Three full-length tests - one mock online test helps you practise for speed and accuracy in a test-like interface and two tests with worked answers in the book Online question bank to fine-tune and master your performance on specific question types Expert Guidance The authors of Score Higher on the UKCAT have helped thousands of students prepare for the exam. They offer invaluable tips and strategies for every section of the test, helping you to avoid the common pitfalls that trip up other UKCAT students. We invented test preparation-Kaplan (www.kaptest.co.uk) has been helping students for 80 years. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams.

Complete Massage - All the Techniques, Disciplines, and Skills you need to Massage for Wellness (Hardcover): Neal's Yard... Complete Massage - All the Techniques, Disciplines, and Skills you need to Massage for Wellness (Hardcover)
Neal's Yard Remedies; Edited by (consulting) Victoria Plum 1
R468 R311 Discovery Miles 3 110 Save R157 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Want to really understand the health and wellness benefits of massage? Interested in practising massage at home or considering taking a course? Let this book be your guide on everything from effleurage to epineuria. Annotated anatomy and physiology illustrations show you how different levels of pressure work the muscles, and the profound effect massage can have on the nervous system and on cardio and lymphatic health. Learn how to prepare physically and mentally, and get the lowdown on oils and massage beds, diffusers and candles. And if you're receiving a massage, find out why drinking water before and after is important and how focusing on breathing enhances muscle relaxation. All the core strokes and massage techniques that form the foundation of massage practice are shown photographically with detailed annotations and integrated arrows showing the direction and application of pressure. Learn about the key disciplines, from Swedish to shiatsu, reflexology and hot stone therapy. Access over 30 bespoke massage sequences, tailored to treat specific complaints and special client groups, such as pregnant women, babies, and those recovering from surgery. Become an expert in the simple but profoundly effective power of touch and share its miraculous health benefits.

Empowered Fertility - A Practical Twelve Step Guide (Paperback): Dr Devora Lieberman Empowered Fertility - A Practical Twelve Step Guide (Paperback)
Dr Devora Lieberman 1
R256 R209 Discovery Miles 2 090 Save R47 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
You Are the Umpire (Paperback): John Holder You Are the Umpire (Paperback)
John Holder; Illustrated by Paul Trevillion 1
R220 R174 Discovery Miles 1 740 Save R46 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

How well do you know your cricket? Do you think you could be the man at the stumps making the right decisions? Put your umpiring skills and knowledge to the ultimate test with this collection of 300 dilemmas from legendary artist Paul Trevillion. With expert text from renowned first-class umpire John Holder and a variety of complex and occasionally bizarre scenarios for you to adjudicate on, this is an addictive and absorbing read. With questions covering everything from handling off-field incidents to deciding when to signal a no-ball, these sporting conundrums will keep cricket fans entertained for hours. For anyone who has ever disputed an umpire's call, it's your turn to decide.

Flaps in Hand and Upper Limb Reconstruction - Surgical Anatomy, Operative Techniques and Differential Therapy (Hardcover):... Flaps in Hand and Upper Limb Reconstruction - Surgical Anatomy, Operative Techniques and Differential Therapy (Hardcover)
Ulrike Brugger, Luitgard Kellner, Henriette Rintelen, Robert Hierner, Reinhard Putz; Illustrated by …
R1,138 R1,003 Discovery Miles 10 030 Save R135 (12%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
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