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Do No Harm: Assessing the Impact of Adjustment Policies on Health

List price: $29.95

The complicated interface between economic change in developing countries and human health is still too little understood. While the World Bank continues to impose economic structural adjustment programs, and now health sector reforms, policy makers have little knowledge of their actual effects on health. This new book attempts to remedy that gap.


Nursing2010 Student Drug Handbook with Web Resources

List price: $39.95
Author: Springhouse

Nursing2010 Student Drug Handbook is a comprehensive A-to-Z drug reference designed for nursing students. The book contains chapters on drug therapy and the nursing process, essentials of dosage calculations, drug administration routes (illustrated), and drug administration safety. This student guide also has a section of monographs on common drug classes (with prototype drugs highlighted). Every monograph for individual drugs has information organized by the nursing process. These consistently formatted monographs cover generic and trade names, pronunciations, pharmacologic and therapeutic class, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), indications and dosages with Adjust-a-dose for special populations, administration information including highlighted I.V. administration and incompatibilities where appropriate, contraindications and cautions, adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, pharmacokinetics (absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion, and tables with route, onset, peak, and duration), drug action, available forms, and the nursing process (assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning and implementation, patient teaching, evaluation). The Web site ancillaries include more than 300 NCLEX(R)-style questions, including alternate form questions as well as several other helpful tools derived from ancillaries for Nursing2010 Drug Handbook.


Clinical Skills Drug Information Series: 3 Module Set (3 Book Package)


Bates' Focused Assessment on DVD

List price: $59.95
Author: Lynn S. Bickley

This set of two DVDs provides an in-depth guide to assessing specific body regions and life-span variations. The first disc presents anatomy and physiology for all body regions and includes a special section of drag-and-drop exercises. The second disc demonstrates examination techniques, with particular emphasis on a) focused exam—quick techniques from head to toe; b) comprehensive exam—in-depth techniques for each body region; and c) life-span variations in the region under study for infants, children, and older adults.


A Pocket Guide to Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Procedures: 111 Commonly Performed Procedures for the Health Care Professional

List price: $38.95
Author: Jeff G. Konin PhD ATC PT


Internal Medical Care of Cancer Patients

Internal Medical Care of Cancer Patients


Psychiatric Nursing Care


Case Studies in Emergency Management

List price: $49.95
Author: Thomson Delmar Learning

This extensive compilation of broad-based case studies, written by a variety of authors, depicts local, national, and international perspectives on the role and responsibilities of todayÂ's emergency managers. Intended as a compliment to any book on emergency management, this new guide reviews essential management tools and models used by emergency managers during both natural and man-made disasters, including hurricane, flood, wildfire, hazardous materials incidents, and terrorism events. Commonplace response scenarios are surveyed, with an emphasis on the analysis of facts and reports from the incidents that encourages readers to develop critical thinking skills and determine effective planning, mitigation, response, and recovery strategies.


Sports Taping Basics NTSC Video Package

List price: $44.95
Author: Human Kinetics


Watching the Sports Taping Basics videos is like having a master taping technician conducting a workshop just for you. The videos provide a simple, straightforward tutorial on how to use tape both to help prevent injuries and to rehabilitate injured athletes.

Taping experts David Perrin and Melinda Flegel first demonstrate 15 specific techniques by showing the entire, uninterrupted process of taping the body part. Then they retape in order to highlight important aspects step-by-step, such as crimping the tape to prevent irritation, applying individual strips rather than a continuous wrap to prevent bulking, and using hip spica to prevent slippage. They also address special considerations, such as tearing tape and tape removal. The viewer then has a chance to pause the video action and practice the specific technique.

Sports Taping Basics is a two-video set. The Lower Body video demonstrates nine recommended taping procedures for common injuries to the lower extremities, including sites on the ankle, toe, arch, knee, hip, and hamstring. Upper Body covers six procedures for the shoulder, elbow, wrist, thumb, and finger.


Drug-Induced Skin Disease

List price: $199.95

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