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Behind My Smile - The True Story Of An Author, A Broken Spirit And A Healer (Paperback): Beryl Crosher-Segers Behind My Smile - The True Story Of An Author, A Broken Spirit And A Healer (Paperback)
Beryl Crosher-Segers
R531 R433 Discovery Miles 4 330 Save R98 (18%) In stock

Panicked thoughts. Vivid nightmares. Racing heart. Unrelenting dread. Witnessing the drowning death of her four-year-old brother Owen was the beginning of a lifetime of nightmares. Growing up during the oppressive system, apartheid, in South Africa, increased her anxiety as she struggled with her self-worth. And it was in writing her debut book, A Darker Shade of Pale: A Memoir of Apartheid South Africa, that she unravelled.

In Behind My Smile: The True Story of an Author, a Broken Spirit and a Healer, Beryl dissects her struggles with grief. After a lifelong battle with self-acceptance Beryl found the keys to overcoming the stigma of mental breakdown.

The book offers a candid and absorbing account of Beryl's healing journey. She shares details of the intensive work of clinical psychologist and energy medicine practitioner, Dr Geoff Lyons. This healing encouraged Beryl to explore her belief in the power of her heritage, the gifts available from contact with her ancestors and traditional healing methods. Having found a true healer, Beryl was able to see the richness of a life free of all manner of oppression -- political, psychological, material. Based on her healing she strongly believes that talk therapy and traditional healing must merge.

This story is essential reading for anyone who knows what it means to hover on the edge, and find a way to dive back into life.

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Max Watson, Stephen Ward, Nandini Vallath, Jo Wells,... Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Max Watson, Stephen Ward, Nandini Vallath, Jo Wells, Rachel Campbell
R650 R581 Discovery Miles 5 810 Save R69 (11%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

The Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care returns for a third edition, maintaining the concise yet comprehensive format suited to the busy practitioner for quick access to key information, and fully updated to reflect changes in the palliative care landscape. Featuring an increased emphasis on non-malignant diseases such as dementia, this authoritative text combines evidence-based care with the bedside experience of experienced palliative care professionals to give the reader a complete overview of the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of care for the end-of-life patient. Symptom management is covered in detail, with updated formulary tables and syringe driver protocols, and a new chapter on international perspectives to broaden the reader's perception of methods for delivering end-of-life care. The third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care is the essential companion for all of those working with adults, children, and families with palliative care needs, in both hospital and community settings. The following correction has been made online and will be included in the first reprint. Readers can get in touch with us directly using the contact details on the back of the book or at our online form via the address below with questions or comments: https://global.oup.com/academic/category/medicine-and-health Chapter 5. Page 109 The dose for Hyoscine butylbromide sc has been amended in line with NICE guidance (https://bnf.nice.org.uk/drug/hyoscine-butylbromide.html): '20-120 mg 4 hourly' has been corrected to '20-80mg 4 hourly'.

So Young, So Sad, So Listen - A Parents' Guide to Depression in Children and Young People (Paperback, 3rd Revised... So Young, So Sad, So Listen - A Parents' Guide to Depression in Children and Young People (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Philip Graham, Nick Midgley
R221 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R37 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
CBT for Hoarding Disorder - A Group Therapy Program Therapist's Guide (Paperback): David F. Tolin, Blaise Worden, Bethany... CBT for Hoarding Disorder - A Group Therapy Program Therapist's Guide (Paperback)
David F. Tolin, Blaise Worden, Bethany Wootton, Christina Gilliam
R950 Discovery Miles 9 500 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Part of a two-component product with a companion client workbook, CBT for Hoarding Disorder: Therapist's Guide guides group leaders through a comprehensive CBT group program for patients struggling with hoarding disorder. * Provides step-by-step, evidence-based guidance for treating hoarding disorder (HD) with a focus on proven methods for behavior change rather than complex cognitive interventions * Contains the latest research on HD and emphasizes the cognitive, emotional, and motivational factors involved in discarding and decision-making * Features an accessible, straightforward client workbook with coping cards that summarize key lessons, homework assignments, motivational tools, and practice exercises for decision-making and emotion regulation skills * Easy to implement without home visits for professionals and group leaders of all educational backgrounds across a wide variety of treatment settings and disciplines

Metacognitive Therapy for Anxiety and Depression (Paperback): Adrian Wells Metacognitive Therapy for Anxiety and Depression (Paperback)
Adrian Wells
R914 Discovery Miles 9 140 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This groundbreaking book explains the "whats" and "how-tos" of metacognitive therapy (MCT), an innovative form of cognitive-behavioral therapy with a growing empirical evidence base. MCT developer Adrian Wells shows that much psychological distress results from how a person responds to negative thoughts and beliefs--for example, by ruminating or worrying--rather than the content of those thoughts. He presents practical techniques and specific protocols for addressing metacognitive processes to effectively treat generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and major depression. Special features include reproducible treatment plans and assessment and case formulation tools, plus a wealth of illustrative case material.

Nickel in Soils and Plants (Hardcover): Christos Tsadilas, Joerg Rinklebe, Magdi Selim Nickel in Soils and Plants (Hardcover)
Christos Tsadilas, Joerg Rinklebe, Magdi Selim
R3,820 Discovery Miles 38 200 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Soils with high Ni contents occur in several parts of the world, especially in areas with ultramafic rocks which cause serious environmental impacts. This book aims to extend the knowledge on the risks and problems caused by elevated Ni contents and to cover the existing gaps on issues related to various aspects and consequences of high Ni contents in soils and plants. Nickel in Soils and Plants brings together discussions on Ni as a trace element and as a micronutrient essential for plant growth and its role in plant physiology. It analyzes the biogeochemistry of Ni at the soil plant interface, and explains its behavior in the rhizosphere resulting in Ni deficiency or toxicity, or Ni tolerance of various Ni hyperaccumulators. Included are Ni resources and sources, the origin of soil Ni, its geochemical forms in soils and their availability to plants, a special reference on soils enriched with geogenic Ni, such as serpentine soils, and the special characteristics of those ecosystems. Recent advancements in methods of Ni speciation, including the macroscale and X- ray absorption spectroscopy studies as well as serious views on Ni kinetics, are also covered. Written by a team of internationally recognized researchers and expert contributors, this comprehensive work addresses the practical aspects of managing Ni in soils and plants for agricultural production, and managing soils with high Ni levels by using organic and inorganic amendments. The text also addresses practical measures related to Ni toxicity in plants, the removal and recovery of Ni from high Ni wastes, and offers environmentally friendly innovative processes for mining Ni from soils containing high Ni levels.

Introduction to Group Therapy - A Practical Guide, Third Edition (Paperback, 3rd New edition): Scott Simon Fehr Introduction to Group Therapy - A Practical Guide, Third Edition (Paperback, 3rd New edition)
Scott Simon Fehr
R1,200 Discovery Miles 12 000 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The main objective of Introduction to Group Therapy is to give the reader a solid understanding of group therapy while simultaneously creating scholars in the group therapy paradigm. This unique book combines theory and practice in a reader-friendly format, presenting practical suggestions to guide both students and novice group therapists through the nuts and bolts of running a group. This third edition continues the clinically relevant and highly readable work of the previous editions, demonstrating the therapeutic power group therapy has in conflict resolution and personality change. A proven resource for introductory and advanced coursework, the book promotes group therapy at the grassroots level - students - where it has the most opportunity to be put into effect.

Reclaiming Your Life from a Traumatic Experience - A Prolonged Exposure Treatment Program - Workbook (Paperback, 2nd Revised... Reclaiming Your Life from a Traumatic Experience - A Prolonged Exposure Treatment Program - Workbook (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Barbara Olasov Rothbaum, Edna B. Foa, Elizabeth A. Hembree, Sheila A.M. Rauch
R716 Discovery Miles 7 160 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Those who have experienced a traumatic event and are having trouble moving past feelings of fear, shame and guilt, or helplessness may be diagnosed with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Reclaiming Your Life from a Traumatic Experience: A Prolonged Exposure Treatment Program can help readers to overcome and reclaim their lives from PTSD. Best used in combination with treatment by a mental health professional, the second edition of this Workbook, along with the accompanying Therapist Guide, will help readers work through PTSD regardless of the type of trauma experienced-be it a motor vehicle accident, physical or sexual assault, or combat-related event. The program outlined in this book will reduce anxiety and distress, teaching readers to face memories of trauma while processing their emotions about the event using a scientifically tested and proven technique called Prolonged Exposure Therapy. Instead of avoiding or escaping situations that provoke anxiety and other negative emotions, readers will learn how to reevaluate feelings and beliefs to think differently about their traumatic experiences. Complete with information on PTSD, as well as case examples, self-assessment tools, and homework assignments, Reclaiming Your Life from a Traumatic Experience is an invaluable tool on the road to recovery from PTSD.

Cardiovascular System (Paperback, UK ed.): George G. Hartnell Cardiovascular System (Paperback, UK ed.)
George G. Hartnell; Foreword by E.R. Davies
R390 R352 Discovery Miles 3 520 Save R38 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Most postgraduate examinations now include radiographic interpretation. This may be presented as a slide show of as a film-viewing session. Radiographs and other imaging modalities are also used ubiquitously in the viva section of most such examinations including those of the American Boards and professional societies and universities worldwide. This series of Clinical Film Viewing will assist candidates to prepare for this process. Each book examines a particular system or technique followed by profusely illustrated cases typical of those presented in postgraduate examinations. The Cardiovascular System is aimed at candidates for postgraduate examinations in all specialties and especially those doctors with some training in cardiovascular disease who need to assess their knowledge of the subject. This book is particularly applicable to candidates for postgraduate examinations in radiology.

Freedom to Move - Movement Therapy for Spinal Pain and Injuries (Paperback): Josephine Key Freedom to Move - Movement Therapy for Spinal Pain and Injuries (Paperback)
Josephine Key
R1,205 Discovery Miles 12 050 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Integrates applicable contemporary science around spinal movement and pain with clinical evidence and understanding gleaned from the author's longstanding practice (as both a manual and movement therapist). It also includes further insights gained from wide ranging enquiry around spinal movement control in health and dis-ease. This includes exploration of various movement approaches - in particular Feldenkrais, Pilates and the long-term practice of yoga. The book also relates functional movement to the fascial system and the concept of biotensegrity. The book briefly examines the relationship between healthy torso structure and functional control - and the functional connections between the spine, head and proximal limb girdles - and between the nervous, muscular and fascial systems in providing joint protection, support and control - significant in the spine due to its multi-segmented nature and richly endowed neural networks. In particular it focuses upon the distilled basic movements that underpin healthy movement - the Key Axial Fundamental Patterns of control. The bulk of the book's real estate offers an informed, reasoned, practical therapeutic exercise/movement approach aimed at directly redressing the common deficits and functional movement faults found in people with spinal dysfunction. This is a neuro-myo-fascial approach to correcting movement behaviour whereby in general, restoring control of basic natural functional movement patterns not only remedies the person's pain but also improves their general functioning and well-being. While some of these exercises may be familiar to practitioners, the suggested adjustments and fine tuning will usually not be common practice. Exercising for fitness may work counter to building healthy patterns of spinal control in some - they develop spinal pain and injuries. Hence, the book also evaluates the rationales behind commonly prescribed exercises within the various arms of both the therapeutic and movement fitness industries - for both the positive aspects they offer in providing healthy movement - and the pitfalls which may in fact compromise spinal health. This model of movement therapy for spinal health is applicable within all industry models of teaching movement - both therapeutic and those within the fitness industry including Pilates and Yoga - and the gyms - for prevention and promoting health as well as well-being of the spine in exercise programmes in general.

Still Crying for Help - The Failure of our Mental Health Services (Paperback): Aleshia Jensen Still Crying for Help - The Failure of our Mental Health Services (Paperback)
Aleshia Jensen; Sadia Messaili
R559 Discovery Miles 5 590 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A 32-year-old man diagnosed with mental illness puts an end to his life. Questions spring to mind. Could he have been saved? What health services did he get? Were they sufficient? Helpful? Empathetic? What led to the tragedy? How can it be avoided in the future? Is our mental health system up to modern challenges? Why is it taboo to talk about psychosis, schizophrenia, suicide? Have antipsychotics developed over the past 70 years helped? Or are they just another straitjacket to keep the mentally ill out of the way?Ferid Ferkovic, the author's son, committed suicide a few days after being refused admission to the psychiatric ward of a Montreal hospital. From the very first symptoms until his tragic end, Ferid and his family dealt with vague and changing diagnoses, antipsychotics with devastating side effects, insensitive and non-empathetic health care professionals, and a shocking lack of information about external resources. They quickly learned that their opinions and ideas were simply unwelcome. For Sadia Messaili, the suicide of her son, who immigrated to Canada with his family at the age of 12, is the starting point in this moving and challenging quest for truth about our failing mental-health system, justice, and above all better ways to rekindle hope for people suffering mental illness and for their families.'Ferid's death was not the end,' says Sadia Messaili. 'He has fought through me, and the fight is not over!'

PET and SPECT of Neurobiological Systems (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2021): Rudi A.J.O. Dierckx, Andreas Otte, Erik F. J. De Vries,... PET and SPECT of Neurobiological Systems (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2021)
Rudi A.J.O. Dierckx, Andreas Otte, Erik F. J. De Vries, Aren Van Waarde, Adriaan A. Lammertsma
R5,973 Discovery Miles 59 730 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book, now in a fully updated second edition, is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the use of PET and SPECT for the imaging of neurobiological systems. Diverse aspects of neurotransmission in the brain are discussed, such as visualization and quantification of neuroreceptors, neuroinflammatory markers, transporters, and enzymes as well as neurotransmitter synthesis, -amyloid deposition, cerebral blood flow, and the metabolic rate of glucose. The latest results in probe development are also detailed. A wide range of systems not addressed in the first edition are covered, reflecting the advances made in recent years. The book combines the expertise of authors internationally renowned for their dedication to the development of novel probes and techniques for the investigation of neurobiological systems. Most chapters are written jointly by radiochemists and nuclear medicine specialists to ensure a multidisciplinary approach. This state of the art compendium will be valuable to all with an interest in clinical and preclinical neuroscience. Companion volumes on the use of PET and SPECT in neurology and psychiatry complete a trilogy.

Attachment-Focused EMDR - Healing Relational Trauma (Hardcover): Laurel Parnell Attachment-Focused EMDR - Healing Relational Trauma (Hardcover)
Laurel Parnell; Contributions by Elena Felder, Holly Prichard, Prabha Milstein, Nancy Ewing
R818 Discovery Miles 8 180 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Much has been written about trauma and neglect and the damage they do to the developing brain. But little has been written or researched about the potential to heal these attachment wounds and address the damage sustained from neglect or poor parenting in early childhood. This book presents a therapy that focuses on precisely these areas. Laurel Parnell, leader and innovator in the field of eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), offers us a way to embrace two often separate worlds of knowing: the science of early attachment relationships and the practice of healing within an EMDR framework. This beautifully written and clinically practical book combines attachment theory, one of the most dynamic theoretical areas in psychotherapy today, with EMDR to teach therapists a new way of healing clients with relational trauma and attachment deficits. Readers will find science-based ideas about how our early relationships shape the way the mind and brain develop from our young years into our adult lives. Our connections with caregivers induce neural circuit firings that persist throughout our lives, shaping how we think, feel, remember, and behave. When we are lucky enough to have secure attachment experiences in which we feel seen, safe, soothed, and secure-the "four S's of attachment" that serve as the foundation for a healthy mind-these relational experiences stimulate the neuronal activation and growth of the integrative fibers of the brain. EMDR is a powerful tool for catalyzing integration in an individual across several domains, including memory, narrative, state, and vertical and bilateral integration. In Laurel Parnell's attachment-based modifications of the EMDR approach, the structural foundations of this integrative framework are adapted to further catalyze integration for individuals who have experienced non-secure attachment and developmental trauma. The book is divided into four parts. Part I lays the groundwork and outlines the five basic principles that guide and define the work. Part II provides information about attachment-repair resources available to clinicians. This section can be used by therapists who are not trained in EMDR. Part III teaches therapists how to use EMDR specifically with an attachment-repair orientation, including client preparation, target development, modifications of the standard EMDR protocol, desensitization, and using interweaves. Case material is used throughout. Part IV includes the presentation of three cases from different EMDR therapists who used attachment-focused EMDR with their clients. These cases illustrate what was discussed in the previous chapters and allow the reader to observe the theoretical concepts put into clinical practice-giving the history and background of the clients, actual EMDR sessions, attachment-repair interventions within these sessions and the rationale for them, and information about the effects of the interventions and the course of treatment.

Tropical Medicine (Paperback, 7th Edition): Nick Beeching, Geoff Gill Tropical Medicine (Paperback, 7th Edition)
Nick Beeching, Geoff Gill
R756 Discovery Miles 7 560 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Providing a comprehensive introduction to the study of tropical medicine, this new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include new content and more illustrations and clinical photographs to aid understanding. Now fully supported by a companion website containing hundreds of interactive multiple-choice questions, and available in a range of digital formats, Tropical Medicine Lecture Notes is the perfect resource for study and revision, and is the ideal companion for those practising medicine in tropical and sub-tropical regions. * New edition of the best-selling tropical medicine textbook * Brand new chapters covering Ophthalmology and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) * Increased coverage of malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS * More colour illustrations and photographs for greater clarity and understanding * Fully supported by a companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/tropicalmed containing figures and summaries from the book in PowerPoint format, and hundreds of interactive MCQs (written by Dom Colbert) * Now available in a range of digital formats - perfect for on-the-go study and clinical practice

When the Past Is Always Present - Emotional Traumatization, Causes, and Cures (Paperback): Ronald A Ruden When the Past Is Always Present - Emotional Traumatization, Causes, and Cures (Paperback)
Ronald A Ruden
R1,134 Discovery Miles 11 340 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

When the Past Is Always Present: Emotional Traumatization, Causes, and Cures introduces several new ideas about trauma and trauma treatment. The first of these is that another way to treat disorders arising from the mind/brain may be to use the senses. This idea, which is at the core of psychosensory therapy, forms what the author considers the "third pillar" of trauma treatment (the first and second pillars being psychotherapy and psychopharmacology). Psychosensory therapy postulates that sensory input-for example, touch-creates extrasensory activity that alters brain function and the way we respond to stimuli. The second idea presented in this book is that traumatization is encoded in the amygdala only under special circumstances. Thus, by understanding what makes an individual resistant to traumatization we can offer a way of preventing it. The third idea is that traumatization occurs because we cannot find a haven during the event. This is the cornerstone of havening, the particular form of psychosensory therapy described in the book. Using evolutionary biological principles and recently published neuroscientific studies, this book outlines in detail how havening touch de-links the emotional experience from a trauma, essentially making it just an ordinary memory. Once done, the event no longer causes distress.

Selecting Effective Treatments - A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders (Paperback, 5th Edition):... Selecting Effective Treatments - A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders (Paperback, 5th Edition)
Lourie W. Reichenberg, Linda Seligman
R1,490 Discovery Miles 14 900 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The bestselling treatment guide, updated to reflect changes to the DSM-5 Selecting Effective Treatmentsprovides a comprehensive resource for clinicians seeking to understand the symptoms and dynamics of mental disorders, in order to provide a range of treatment options based on empirically effective approaches. This new fifth edition has been updated to align with the latest changes to the DSM-5, and covers the latest research to help you draw upon your own therapeutic preferences while constructing an evidence-based treatment plan. Organized for quick navigation, each disorder is detailed following the same format that covers a description, characteristics, assessment tools, effective treatment options, and prognosis, including the type of therapy that is likely to be most successful treating each specific disorder. Updated case studies, treatments, and references clarify the latest DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, and the concise, jargon-free style makes this resource valuable to practitioners, students, and lay people alike. Planning treatment can be the most complicated part of a clinician's job. Mental disorders can be complex, and keeping up with the latest findings and treatment options can itself be a full time job. Selecting Effective Treatments helps simplify and organize the treatment planning process by putting critical information and useful planning strategies at your fingertips * Get up to speed on the latest changes to the DSM-5 * Conduct evidence-based treatment suited to your therapeutic style * Construct Client Maps to flesh out comprehensive treatment plans * Utilize assessment methods that reflect the changes to the DSM-5 multiaxial system Effective treatment begins with strategic planning, and it's important to match the intervention to your own strengths, preferences, and style as much as to the client's needs. Selecting Effective Treatments gives you the latest information and crucial background you need to provide the evidence-backed interventions your clients deserve.

Basic Physiology for Anaesthetists (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): David Chambers, Christopher Huang, Gareth Matthews Basic Physiology for Anaesthetists (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
David Chambers, Christopher Huang, Gareth Matthews
R1,313 Discovery Miles 13 130 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Every trainee in anaesthesia requires a thorough understanding of basic physiology and its application to clinical practice. Now in its second edition, this comprehensively illustrated textbook bridges the gap between medical school and reference scientific texts. It covers the physiology requirements of the Primary FRCA examination syllabus. Chapters are organised by organ system, with particular emphasis given to the respiratory, cardiovascular and nervous systems. The practical question-and-answer format helps the reader prepare for oral examinations, while 'clinical relevance' boxes translate the physiological concepts to clinical practice. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised throughout, and includes six new chapters, including the physiology of the eye, upper airway and exercise testing. It provides junior anaesthetists with an essential 'one stop' physiology resource.

Roach's Introductory Clinical Pharmacology (Paperback, Eleventh, International Edition): Susan M. Ford Roach's Introductory Clinical Pharmacology (Paperback, Eleventh, International Edition)
Susan M. Ford
R1,586 R1,307 Discovery Miles 13 070 Save R279 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Prepare your students for successful practice and NCLEX-PN success with this updated 11th Edition of Roach's Introductory Clinical Pharmacology. Developed by nurses for nurses, this practice-oriented text not only helps students learn about drugs and their effect on real people, but also models how to relay this information to patients. Known for its impeccably accurate drug content, this bestseller focuses on basic principles and the nurse's responsibility in medication management. The book's easy-to-understand writing style combines with empowering online resources, including videos, NCLEX-PN-style review questions, and drug monographs, to help students hone their critical thinking and problem-solving skills as they master one of the most challenging content areas in the curriculum. KEY FEATURES NEW! Unique Concept Mapping introduced in Chapter 5, Patient Education help students both process and visualize important concepts. NEW! A List of Abbreviations is now on the inside back cover for easy reference. NEW! Concept Mastery Alerts highlight and clarify commonly misunderstood concepts. Pharmacology in Practice Case Studies focus on assessment, administration, or teaching issues that affect real-life patients and are revisited in the Think Critically questions which ask students to explore options and make clinical judgments related to the administration of drugs. The Nursing Process framework presents care of the patient as it relates to the drug and drug regimen, as well as Checklists of Relevant Nursing Diagnoses . Patient Case Study scenarios threaded through each chapter offer a "simulation-focus" to help students get a sense of real world nursing. Nursing Alerts quickly identify urgent nursing actions that may be required when managing a patient receiving a specific drug or drug category through. Drug Interaction Tables provide at-a-glance information about the likelihood of a patient problem when multiple drugs are given. Summary Drug Tables list drugs from the classes discussed in each chapter, including names, uses, frequent adverse reactions, and general dosing information. Lifespan Considerations boxes meet the needs of specific populations at risk or needing specific drug administration considerations through practical. Herbal Considerations boxes provide information on herbs and complementary and alternative remedies. Chronic Care Considerations prepare for situations that may arise during drug therapy for patients with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, hypertension, or epilepsy, including issues of polypharmacy through. Know Your Drugs (matching questions), Calculate Medication Dosages (dosage calculation questions), and Prepare for NCLEX-PN (NCLEX-style questions), appear at the end of each drug chapter. Learning Objectives, Key Terms, and Drug Class lists identify potential errors and safety concerns to help students focus their reading and enhance their mastery of course concepts. An updated Appendix H (NCLEX-PN test plan) addresses he latest test plan, as well as the concept-based curricula through additional definitions and links to content items in the text that correspond to concept-based teaching strategies This leading content is also incorporated into Lippincott CoursePoint , a dynamic learning solution that integrates this book's curriculum, adaptive learning tools, real-time data reporting, and the latest evidence-based practice content together into one powerful student education solution. Lippincott CoursePoint improves the nursing students' critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills to prepare them for practice. Learn more at www.NursingEducationSuccess.com/CoursePoint.

Attention and Emotion (Classic Edition) - A clinical perspective (Paperback, Classic Ed): Adrian Wells, Gerald. Matthews Attention and Emotion (Classic Edition) - A clinical perspective (Paperback, Classic Ed)
Adrian Wells, Gerald. Matthews
R1,196 Discovery Miles 11 960 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is a Classic Edition of Adrian Wells and Gerald Matthews' award-winning textbook on attention and emotion, which now includes new section introductions. The book won the British Psychological Society book award in 1998, and is now widely seen as a classic in the field of emotional disorders. Attention and Emotion: A Clinical Perspective critically reviews the literature on attention and emotion, and offers an integrative cognitive attentional model of the development and maintenance of emotional disorders. The authors also discuss the implications for clinical practice of attentional theories of emotional dysfunction. In the new section introductions, the authors reflect on the influence of their ground-breaking model and the subsequent developments in the field, 20 years since the book was first published. The book will continue to be essential reading for students, researchers and professionals with an interest in disorders of attention and emotion.

Major Incident Medical Management and Support - The Practical Approach at the Scene (Loose-leaf, 3rd Edition): Advanced Life... Major Incident Medical Management and Support - The Practical Approach at the Scene (Loose-leaf, 3rd Edition)
Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG)
R1,337 Discovery Miles 13 370 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Major Incident Medical Management and Support (MIMMS) is the coursebook for the Advanced Life Support Group's internationally taught training for health care professionals responding to major incidents. The practical approach employed in MIMMS has proved an invaluable aid to both civilian and military doctors, nurses and paramedics working in disaster management worldwide. The third edition has been fully revised to make MIMMS appropriate for the 21st century, with greater emphasis on human factors, a more structured approach to medical management, and new chapters on: * Hazardous materials * Incidents involving large numbers of children * Management of a major incident with multiple burn casualties * Mass gatherings * Natural disasters There are also revised appendices covering responsibility for the dead, radio use, and voice procedures, and what to do beyond the immediate situation. Covering all eventualities in medical management during major incidents, MIMMS provides a comprehensive and practical guide for all who are involved in this aspect of emergency medicine.

Rapid On-site Evaluation (ROSE) - A Practical Guide (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Guoping Cai, Adebowale J. Adeniran Rapid On-site Evaluation (ROSE) - A Practical Guide (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Guoping Cai, Adebowale J. Adeniran
R3,077 Discovery Miles 30 770 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book introduces basic ROSE techniques and resources required to set up ROSE service. It reviews the cytomorphologic features that are recognizable during ROSE, including those important for sample adequacy, specimen triage, preliminary interpretation, and potential diagnostic pitfalls. Economic and regulatory aspects are discussed as well as the pros and cons of telecytology. The book is formatted for clinical settings, simulating the ROSE process that occurs in the ultrasound room, CT room, bronchoscopy suite, and endoscopy suite. Each chapter focuses on the cytomorphologic clues and pitfalls of the entities specific to that clinical setting. Rapid On-Site Evaluation: A Practical Guide will be a valuable resource for pathologists, cytotechnologists, physicians who perform biopsies and/or ROSE evaluation, and trainees for utilizing ROSE and improving diagnostic performance of biopsies.

Puswhisperer III (Paperback): Mark Crislip Puswhisperer III (Paperback)
Mark Crislip
R482 R411 Discovery Miles 4 110 Save R71 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Bugs as Drugs - Therapeutic Microbes for Prevention and Treatment of Disease (Hardcover): Robert A Britton, Patrice D Cani Bugs as Drugs - Therapeutic Microbes for Prevention and Treatment of Disease (Hardcover)
Robert A Britton, Patrice D Cani
R2,333 R2,208 Discovery Miles 22 080 Save R125 (5%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Associations between the composition of the intestinal microbiome and many human diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease, cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorders, and cancer, have been elegantly described in the past decade. Now, whole-genome sequencing, bioinformatics, and precision gene-editing techniques are being combined with centuries-old therapies, such as fecal microbiota transplantation, to translate current research into new diagnostics and therapeutics to treat complex diseases. Bugs as Drugs provides a much-needed overview of microbes in therapies and will serve as an excellent resource for scientists and clinicians as they carry out research and clinical studies on investigating the roles the microbiota plays in health and disease. In Bugs as Drugs, editors Robert A. Britton and Patrice D. Cani have assembled a fascinating collection of reviews that chart the history, current efforts, and future prospects of using microorganisms to fight disease and improve health. Sections cover traditional uses of probiotics, next-generation microbial therapeutics, controlling infectious diseases, and indirect strategies for manipulating the host microbiome.

Leukemia Stem Cells - Methods and Protocols (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2021): Cesar Cobaleda, Isidro Sanchez-Garcia Leukemia Stem Cells - Methods and Protocols (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2021)
Cesar Cobaleda, Isidro Sanchez-Garcia
R4,680 Discovery Miles 46 800 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The detailed volume aims to provide a comprehensive hands-on manual covering all the techniques involved in the cellular and molecular identification and characterization of both normal hematopoietic and leukemic stem cells, both from human patients and from mouse models of human leukemia. The book also covers the most frequently used experimental approaches for the generation of such stem cell-based models of human leukemia. Written for the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and comprehensive, Leukemia Stem Cells: Methods and Protocols serves as an ideal guide for researchers, both expert and novice, seeking to further our knowledge of this vital avenue of cancer research.

Pseudoscience in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy - A Skeptical Field Guide (Paperback): Stephen Hupp Pseudoscience in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy - A Skeptical Field Guide (Paperback)
Stephen Hupp
R629 Discovery Miles 6 290 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Most infants, children, and adolescents facing mental health challenges - including autism, psychosis, mania, depression, anxiety, and substance use - do not receive evidence-based treatments. Instead, they commonly receive ineffective and even harmful treatments. In this book, leading experts from the fields of clinical psychology, school psychology, developmental psychology, pediatric neurology, applied behavior analysis, and social work identify the most problematic psychotherapy interventions used for each mental health issue. In addition to these primary authors, each chapter includes a side bar from a specialist representing the disciplines of pediatrics, anthropology, neuroscience, and psychology. The contributors work in academia, hospitals, and private practice and include book authors, podcasters, and even a filmmaker. Not only does this book highlight the threats of potentially harmful pseudoscience, it also summarizes treatments that actually have a strong evidence base and deliver far more positive results.

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