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Applied Ethics in Nursing provides an easily understandable guide to the kind of ethical dilemmas you face in practice. Using a question-and-answer format along with numerous case studies, this text offers best practices and strategies for approaching the difficult problems commonly found in clinical practice.
This book also addresses organizational and institutional issues that can confound or promote ethically sound decision making. Each chapter ends with a resource list of websites and recommendations for further reading. The American Nurses’ Association Code of Ethics for Nurses is used as a guide throughout, along with standards and guidelines from other major healthcare and governmental organizations.
Increased global travel has changed the way we think about disease distribution. Diseases once considered of localised interest can be disseminated more readily than ever due to the increased speed of international travel. This is your perfect visual guide to diagnosing these diseases. The Sixth Edition of this internationally acclaimed atlas is the most comprehensive ever, with extensively revised text and more than 1200 stunning images.
- See the latest on such infections as the H5N1 strain of avian flu and West Nile Virus.
- Catch up with expanded coverage of the continuing of HIV/AIDS and related infections.
- Find information quicker and more easily with a new consistent chapter organisation.
- Get even more comprehensive visual coverage with hundreds of new, full-colour images.
- Use all of the book’s 1200+ images to illustrate your PowerPoint presentations with the enclosed bonus CD-ROM.
This new edition of this classic perioperative text has addressed
changing roles, needs, and evolving technologies while
maintaining the fundamental focus that still remains valid―the
care of the surgical patient. Th is edition of the text identifi es the
knowledge and skill needs of the caregiver and strives to incorporate
components of patient care from preoperative, intraoperative,
and postoperative practice areas. A systems approach is introduced
to help organize patient care to minimize the risk for human error.
Brickwork Level 3 has been adapted from John Hodge’s classic Brickwork for Apprentices – the established textbook on brickwork for generations of bricklayers. Now in full colour, this new book has been tailored to match Level 3 of both the Construction Alliance Awards Diplomas in Bricklaying and the Trowel Occupations NVQs.
Written by Malcolm Thorpe, who acted as a CITB adviser and was involved in the draughting of the Intermediate Construction Award syllabus (bricklaying route), Brickwork Level 3 matches the latest industry-based requirements and technical developments in the field, including recent changes to the Building Regulations. This text will remain an essential reference for qualified bricklayers and other professionals working in the construction industry, as well as NVQ students wishing to embark on a career in bricklaying.
Praised for its comprehensive coverage and clear organization, Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management, 7th Edition is the go-to critical care nursing text for both practicing nurses and nursing students preparing for clinicals. Nine sections highlight the alterations seen in critical care and make it easy to understand the unique challenges of critical care nursing. An abundance of learning tools such as Patient Safety Alerts, Evidence-Based Practice boxes, NIC interventions, case studies, Pharmacologic Management boxes, and more give you a better understanding of clinical practice and help you reference vital information quickly and easily.
Completely redesigned in an attractive new format, this popular manual provides students andpractitioners with a comprehensive guide to human anatomy and a dissection guide recognizedthroughout the world. For the new edition, the dissection guide has been separated from thetext and remodeled to make it more distinctive and easier to read, and the text itself has beengreatly expanded, with new sections on embryology, organogenesis, congenital malformationsof clinical significance, and the new imaging and diagnostic techniques such as CT scanning.
It has been 20 years since the last edition of this classic text. Kevin Wainwright, a long time user of the text (British Columbia University and Simon Fraser University), has executed the perfect revision—-he has updated examples, applications an
Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Thirteenth Edition represents the pinnacle of authority and accuracy in describing the actions and uses of therapeutic agents in relation to physiology and pathophysiology. Goodman & Gilman’s careful balance of basic science and clinical application has guided thousands of practitioners and students to a clear understanding of the drugs essential to preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease.
The Thirteenth Edition includes more than 500 color illustrations, with many new figures emphasizing mechanisms of drug action. More than 30 new contributors have added to this edition, while the focus on basic principles is undiminished.
This edition is enhanced by timely new content:
- NEW chapters including Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Immunity and Inflammation, Immunoglobulins and Vaccines, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis
- Expanded coverage of cardiovascular disease, with separate chapters on myocardial ischemia, hypertension, and heart failure
- Increased emphasis on cellular signaling pathways involved in drug action
- Summary tables at the end of each chapter that organize drugs discussed in that chapter into relevant categories and detail therapeutic usage, clinical pharmacology, and tips
- Chapter Content Outlines at the beginning of each chapter
- Abbreviation boxes in every chapter to easily identify the abbreviations appearing in that chapter