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National Board of Chiropractic Part III Study Guide: Key Review Questions and Answers with Explanations

National Board of Chiropractic Part III Study Guide: Key Review Questions and Answers with Explanations Lowest new price: $89.80
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Author: Patrick Leonardi
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This is the most specific and thorough study guide for the National Board of Chiropractic Part III Exam. The following areas are covered in this test preparation study guide: Case History, Physical Examination, Neuromusculoskeletal Examination, Roentgenologic Examination, Clinical Laboratory & Special Studies Examination, Diagnosis or Clinical Impression, Chiropractic Techniques, Supportive Techniques and Case Management. This book is a must for every chiropractic student or doctor of chiropractic taking the Part III Exam.

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Teaching and Learning Communication Skills in Medicine, 2nd Edition

Teaching and Learning Communication Skills in Medicine, 2nd Edition Lowest new price: $41.84
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Author: Suzanne Kurtz

This book and its companion, Skills for Communicating with Patients, Second Edition, provide a comprehensive approach to improving communication in medicine. Fully updated and revised, and greatly expanded, this new edition examines how to construct a skills curricular at all levels of medical education and across specialties, documents the individuals skills that form the core content of communication skills teaching programmes, and explores in depth the specific teaching, learning and assessment methods that are currently used within medical education. Since their publication, the first edition of this book and its companionSkills for Communicating with Patients, have become standards texts in teaching communication skills throughout the world, 'the first entirely evidence-based textbooks on medical interviewing. It is essential reading for course organizers, those who teach or model communication skills, and program administrators.

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Medical Spanish Made Ridiculously Simple

Medical Spanish Made Ridiculously Simple Lowest new price: $12.43
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Author: Trudy Espinoza-Abrams
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How to examine a Spanish-speaking patient witohout knowing a single word of Spanish. An enormously helpful, well-indexed guide to communicating in Spanish. Ideal for physicians, nurses, and other health care workers. Questions in "yes" and "no" format, with correct phonetic pronunciation for each phrase.

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Strengthening Emotional Ties through Parent-Child-Dyad Art Therapy: Interventions with Infants and Preschoolers

Strengthening Emotional Ties through Parent-Child-Dyad Art Therapy: Interventions with Infants and Preschoolers Lowest new price: $22.71
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Author: Lucille Proulx
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Parent-child-dyad art therapy is an interesting and innovative art therapy, in which parent and child share the production of an artwork. Aiming to reinforce or re-establish bonds between children and parents, it provides a space where parents' early unresolved conflicts and children's developmental abilities can be expressed. Lucille Proulx explores many aspects of dyad art therapy including attachment relationship theories, the roles of parents and art therapists in dyad interventions, the importance of the tactile experience and ways in which dyad art therapy could be used to treat other age groups. This original book, with illustrations of parent-child artwork, will be invaluable to mental health professionals in prevention and early childhood fields and also to any parents wishing to enrich their interactions with their children.

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Mature Beyond Their Years: The Impact of Cancer on Adolescent Development

Mature Beyond Their Years: The Impact of Cancer on Adolescent Development Lowest new price: $1,125.00
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Author: K.L. Neville

Childhood and adolescent cancer has evolved from an inevitably fatal disease to a potentially life-threatening, chronic one. This book offers healthcare professionals on providing holistic, age-appropriate health care by addressing normal developmental tasks during adolescence, psychosocial issues of seriously ill adolescents, common pediatric cancers and treatments, the unique aspects of surviving cancer as a young adult, and the need for continued psychosocial support and treatment. This book will enhance the practice of healthcare professionals who care for patients with childhood or adolescent cancer.

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Anatomy Live: Performance and the Operating Theatre (MediaMatters)

Anatomy Live: Performance and the Operating Theatre (MediaMatters) Lowest new price: $43.95
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Gross anatomy, the study of anatomical structures that can be seen by unassisted vision, has long been a subject of fascination for artists. For most modern viewers, however, the anatomy lesson—the technically precise province of clinical surgeons and medical faculties—hardly seems the proper breeding ground for the hybrid workings of art and theory. We forget that, in its early stages, anatomy pursued the highly theatrical spirit of Renaissance science, as painters such as Rembrandt and Da Vinci and medical instructors like Fabricius of Aquapendente shared audiences devoted to the workings of the human body. Anatomy Live: Performance and the Operating Theatre, a remarkable consideration of new developments on the stage, as well as in contemporary writings of theorists such as Donna Haraway and Brian Massumi, turns our modern notions of the dissecting table on its head—using anatomical theatre as a means of obtaining a fresh perspective on representations of the body, conceptions of subjectivity, and own knowledge about science and the stage. Critically dissecting well-known exhibitions like Body Worlds and The Visible Human Project and featuring contributions from a number of diverse scholars on such subjects as the construction of spectatorship and the implications of anatomical history, Anatomy Live is not to be missed by anyone with an interest in this engaging intersection of science and artistic practice.


Mental Health Professionals in Medical Settings: A Primer

Mental Health Professionals in Medical Settings: A Primer Lowest new price: $12.51
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Author: Richard J. Bischoff Ph.D.

Both students and practicing mental health practitioners will find a well-researched, practical model for comprehensive, well-coordinated, and quality care that all patients deserve.

One of the most significant events in the history of health care is the development of separate and parallel systems for mental health and medical care. Patients, however, want health care that is better coordinated, more personalized, more accessible, more timely, and less cumbersome to receive. These patient-wants reinforce what we know about patient needs for better integrated care and more collaborative health care, as shown by the following data:
  • 50% of mental health care is delivered by primary care physicians.
  • 67% of all psychopharmacological drugs are prescribed by primary care physicians.
  • 50-70% of all primary care visits are for psychosocial concerns.
This book illustrates the importance of taking an integrated approach to health care and outlines the skills that a mental health professional needs for working in a medical setting. The authors, trained in health psychology, psychiatry, family medicine, and marriage and family therapy, build a persuasive case for their holistic, biopsychosocial approach to the traditionally fragmented fields of primary care and mental health care.This is a primer for mental health professionals working in a medical setting. Part I discusses health care settings. Chapters 1 and 2 describe the specific cultures of primary care, specialty care, and mental health care, and Chapter 3 discusses ways to balance the clinical, operational, and financial perspectives of health care. Part II provides information on how to build collaborative medical care, including getting started (Chapter 4), expanding the therapist's identity and role in medical clinics (Chapter 5), working within the medical system's organizational framework (Chapter 6), working with the common problems that patients present in primary care (Chapter 7), and ways to promote healthy behavior change (Chapter 8). The book concludes by highlighting some of the opportunities that exist for therapists who want to be part of this important shift in how health care is provided.

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Primary Care English

Primary Care  English Lowest new price: $47.51
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Author: Ramón Ribes
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This book is the ideal introduction to the medical English language used in primary care and in hospitals. It is written for family doctors and other health care professionals involved in primary care around the world who want to advance their medical English. The language of the consultation is central to this book and its contents modulated according to real clinical practice. The reader is expected to have at least an intermediate level of English.

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Horticultural Therapy Methods: Connecting People and Plants in Health Care, Human Services, and Therapeutic Programs (Haworth Series in Therapy & Human Development Through Horticulture)

Horticultural Therapy Methods: Connecting People and Plants in Health Care, Human Services, and Therapeutic Programs (Haworth Series in Therapy & Human Development Through Horticulture) Lowest new price: $90.59
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Widely accepted treatment methods using horticulture as a therapeutic modality

Through the years, horticultural therapy (HT) has evolved from its use only by volunteer gardeners to become a recognized and respected therapeutic modality conducted by trained, registered professionals. Horticultural Therapy Methods: Making Connections in Health Care, Human Service, and Community Programs details the basics of the growing, time-proven practice of therapy through gardening. Experienced practitioners and educators discuss horticultural therapy theory, application, and the impressive positive impact it has on clients. Beginners are educated on key issues and given the tools needed to effectively treat clients.

Horticultural therapy uses widely accepted treatment methods in a calming, creative program framework. Horticultural Therapy Methods challenges pre-conceived notions of the value of this treatment by describing the processes, techniques for practice, and the rationale for their use. This manual not only can be used as a reference and a guide for students but can also be used by educators and those conducting horticultural therapy to help construct effective treatment programs. Health care and human service professionals will find this resource a powerful ally in the therapy, treatment, and education of inmates, residents, patients, trainees, and students.

Horticultural Therapy Methods is a clear helpful manual that explains:

  • the types of programs, settings, and goals
  • the process of treatment planning
  • developing sessions—including activity or task selections to meet treatment objectives
  • motivation and behavior management techniques
  • documentation guidelines
  • three types of HT programs
  • resources for HT activity ideas
  • practical approaches for mental health

Horticultural Therapy Methods is a valuable addition to the literature and is crucial for all levels of horticultural therapists, occupational therapists, therapeutic recreational specialists, social workers, special educators, community horticulture leaders, horticulturists, mental health professionals of all types, and students.

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2: Biochemistry, Second Edition: The Chemical Reactions of Living Cells

2: Biochemistry, Second Edition: The Chemical Reactions of Living Cells Lowest new price: $55.11
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Author: David E. Metzler

Biochemistry: The Chemical Reactions of Living Cells is a well-integrated, up-to-date reference for basic chemistry and underlying biological phenomena. Biochemistry is a comprehensive account of the chemical basis of life, describing the amazingly complex structures of the compounds that make up cells, the forces that hold them together, and the chemical reactions that allow for recognition, signaling, and movement. This book contains information on the human body, its genome, and the action of muscles, eyes, and the brain.

* Thousands of literature references provide introduction to current research as well as historical background
* Contains twice the number of chapters of the first edition
* Each chapter contains boxes of information on topics of general interest


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