Understanding Clinical Papers

Wiley-Blackwell - Understanding clinical Papers is a popular and well established introduction to reading clinical papers. It unravels the process of evidence-based practice, using real papers to illustrate how to understand and evaluate published research, and provides clear explanations of important research-related topics.





Applied Pharmaceutics in Contemporary Compounding

Morton Publishing Company - Updated edition includes addition of formulation records from compounding laboratory, a new chapter about aerosols and foams, and student data results from compounding laboratory. Loose-leaf, 3-hole drilled, Black and White. Applied pharmaceutics in contemporary Compounding is designed to convey a fundamental understanding of the principles and practices involved in both the development and the production of compounded dosage forms by applying pharmaceutical principles.





The Clinical Practice of Drug Information

Jones & Bartlett Learning - This is a user-friendly text with multiple examples that can be used in education and training, as well as clinical practice. This resources will educate students and pharmacists on traditional drug information topics while providing an extensive background on more recent practice areas. Each chapter includes learning objectives, key terms, examples and cases, and review questions.

Instructor resources: instructor's manual, student practice activities and assessments, and for instructors: a full suite of teaching tools, Test BankEach new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, Slides in PowerPoint format, and learning analytics reporting.

The Clinical Practice of Drug Information - . The clinical practice of drug information provides information on various resources, formulary management, statistical concepts, medication safety, approaches to answering drug information requests, medication safety, development of medication use policies, bioinformatics, study design, evaluating the biomedical literature, evidence-based medicine, and pharmacy informatics.





Pharmaceutical Calculations

LWW - Master the fundamental calculations principles and basic techniques you need to know for successful pharmacy practice! Thoroughly reviewed by practitioners, and educators, this 15th Edition maintains high standards for both academic and basic practice requirements, while offering the most comprehensive and in-depth coverage of pharmacy calculations available.

New co-author shelly stockton brings her experience in pharmacy practice and expertise in teaching pharmaceutics and pharmacy calculations to this edition. Hundreds of new problems, including many current products and select product labels directly linked to example problems. New authors’ extra points provide brief explanations of underlying subjects such as pharmacopeias, drug names, electronic prescriptions, and the regulation of pharmacy compounding.

Pharmaceutical Calculations - New section on equianalgesic dosing for narcotic analgesics, including dosing tables. Student-friendly features like in-chapter example problems with step-by-step solutions; end-of-chapter practice problems with answers; Case-in-Point features with clinical or pharmaceutical case studies; Calculations Capsules with boxed summaries of chapter calculations; CalcQuiz sections with unsolved problems for review; and Comprehensive Review Problems for a final self-assessment.

A consistent, step-by-step approach makes it easy to work through the problems and gain a greater understanding of the underlying concepts.





Essentials of Medical Language P.S. Health Occupations

McGraw-Hill Education - Master medical terminology with every turn of the page! Essentials of Medical Language, 3e, presents new medical terminology to students in manageable quantities via short lessons and a 2-page spread format. This edition offers a completely redesigned learning experience through larger, more focused art and revised table of contents.

Students will feel a new sense of engagement and motivation through Case Reports and a wide variety of exercises throughout the chapters. As a final improvement to this textbook, providing them with text that is shorter and stronger, professors will discover a total revamp from top to bottom, better chapter sequence, larger imaging, updated learning objectives, and more questions and exercises for students to practice.





Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine Appleton & Lange Med Ie Ovruns

McGraw-Hill Higher Education - Detailed answers to each case study question are provided at the end of the book. The authors, have provided a concise review of relevant normal structure and function of each body system, all experts in their respective fields, followed by a description of the pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie several common diseases related to that system.

This unique interweaving of physiological and pathological concepts will put you on the path toward thinking about signs and symptoms in terms of their pathophysiologic basis, giving you an understanding of the "why" behind illness and treatment. A full-color, case-based review of the essentials of pathophysiology--covering all major organs and systems The goal of this trusted text is to introduce you to clinical medicine by reviewing the pathophysiologic basis of 120 diseases and associated signs and symptoms commonly encountered in medical practice.

Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine Appleton & Lange Med Ie Ovruns - These case studies allow you to apply your knowledge to specific clinical situations. Features 120 case studies 9 new provide an opportunity for you to test your understanding of the pathophysiology of each clinical entity discussed Checkpoint questions provide review and appear in every chapter Updates and revisions throughout this new edition reflect the latest research and developments Numerous tables and diagrams encapsulate important information Updated references for each chapter topic Pathophysiology of Disease is a true must-have resource for medical students preparing for the USMLEStep 1 exam, as well as stud.

Each chapter of pathophysiology of Disease concludes with a collection of case studies and questionsdesigned to test your understanding of the pathophysiology of each clinical entity discussed.





Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice 3rd edition

LWW - Develop the skills and knowledge you need to make evidence-based practice an integral part of your clinical decision making and everyday nursing practice with Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare. Real world examples and meaningful strategies in every chapter show you how to take a clinical issue from inquiry toa sustainable solution that drives a preferred standard of care.

Enhance your understanding of the ebp process through Making EBP Real features at the end of each unit that present real world case stories and EBP Fast Facts that highlight important points from each chapter. Master the content of the course with critical appraisal checklists, evaluation tables, and synthesis tables.

Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice 3rd edition - Further develop evidence-based practice knowledge and skills using handy web alerts that direct you to helpful Internet resources. Take your learning beyond the book with a wide range of online resources, templates, which provides a real-world example of the EBP process, and checklists, including the American Journal of Nursing EBP Step-by-Step Series, journal articles, plus learning objectives, and evaluation tables.

This title is an american journal of Nursing 2015 Book of The Year Contest Winner. Written in a friendly, conversational style, this Third Edition of the authors’ gold standard textbook covers all the information you need to use evidence-based practice to improve patient outcomes.





Understanding Patient Safety, Second Edition

McGraw-Hill Education / Medical - Chassin, mpp, president, md, mph, the Joint Commission"Amazingly readable for such a wealth of important information. Written in an engaging and accessible style by one of the world’s leading authorities on patient safety and quality, graphics, Understanding Patient Safety is filled with valuable cases and analyses, as well as tables, references, and tools.

This book should be required reading for every health professional and every healthcare executive. Christine cassel, american board of internal medicine"in a single volume, Wachter accomplishes the seemingly impossible: furnishing the novice with a highly accessible, easy-to-read introduction to patient safety, MD, President and CEO, while providing a comprehensive, fully annotated reference for the experienced patient safety practitioner.

It is a must for every physician's bookshelf. Abraham verghese, md, professor, stanford university andauthor of the bestselling Cutting for Stone"Bob Wachter's quest to improve the safety of American healthcare represents the very essence of a physician's duty to put the patient first. The crucial contextual issues -- including errors at the person-machine interface, and workforce and trainee considerations, the role of culture, patient engagement in their own safety, are also well covered.

Understanding Patient Safety, Second Edition - All of the important issues are addressed in individual chapters, each with a lively and relevant clinical example and a “key points” summary at the end bracketing full, balancedand lucid descriptions. And there's no more effective primer on patient safety than this one. Atul gawande, md, staff writer for the new yorker, associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, MPH, and bestselling author of Complications and The Checklist Manifesto"Compelling: a must read for all concerned with patient safety.





When Breath Becomes Air

Random House - What makes life worth living in the face of death? what do you do when the future, flattens out into a perpetual present? What does it mean to have a child, to nurture a new life as another fades away? These are some of the questions Kalanithi wrestles with in this profoundly moving, no longer a ladder toward your goals in life, exquisitely observed memoir.

I began to realize that coming face to face with my own mortality, in a sense, had changed nothing and everything, ” he wrote. Used book in Good Condition. I’ll go on. When breath becomes air is an unforgettable, life-affirming reflection on the challenge of facing death and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a brilliant writer who became both.

When Breath Becomes Air - Seven words from samuel beckett began to repeat in my head: ‘I can’t go on. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. Paul kalanithi died in march 2015, while working on this book, yet his words live on as a guide and a gift to us all. When breath becomes air chronicles kalanithi’s transformation from a naïve medical student “possessed, “by the question of what, given that all organisms die, makes a virtuous and meaningful life” into a neurosurgeon at Stanford working in the brain, the most critical place for human identity, ” as he wrote, and finally into a patient and new father confronting his own mortality.

. 1 new york times bestseller • pulitzer prize finalist • this inspiring, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young neurosurgeon attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living? NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • People • NPR • The Washington Post • Slate • Harper’s Bazaar • Time Out New York • Publishers Weekly • BookPage Finalist for the PEN Center USA Literary Award in Creative Nonfiction and the Books for a Better Life Award in Inspirational MemoirAt the age of thirty-six, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer.





Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Engagement, Second Edition

Productivity Press - Francis health and other case examples highlighting the challenges and successes of an academic medical center and a small urgent access hospital, including revised chapters on patient safety and patient flow challenges and the improvements driven by Lean Detailing the mindsets and methods needed for a successful transition to a Lean culture, root cause problem solving, error proofing, the book provides the understanding of Lean practices―including value stream mapping, standardized work, featuring quotes and stories from executives New examples and updated data throughout, and daily improvement processes―needed to reduce common hospital errors and improve performance in other dimensions.

It explains how engaging staff and leaders in Lean practices such as value stream mapping and process observation can help reduce wasted motion for caregivers, prevent delays for patients, and improve the long-term health of your organization. It might seem impossible to do both, but organizations around the world are proving it's possible, through Lean.

Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Engagement, Second Edition - Healthcare leaders around the world are facing tough challenges, including the need to deliver better value for patients and payers, which means improving quality while reducing cost. Lean healthcare expert mark graban examines the challenges facing today’s health systems, falling reimbursement rates or budget constraints, employee retention, including rising costs, and harm to patients.

The new edition of this international bestseller translated into eight languages begins with an overview of Lean methods and mindsets. Health systems are able to enhance all dimensions of patient care, including both safety and service, while creating more engaging and less frustrating workplaces for healthcare professionals and staff… all leading to improved long-term financial performance.

Building on the success of the first two editions of this shingo prize-Winning book, Patient Safety, access, Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Third Edition explains how to use the Lean philosophy and management system to improve safety, and Employee Engagement, quality, and morale while reducing costs.





Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow

Gallup Press - In strengths based leadership, #1 new York Times bestselling author Tom Rath and renowned leadership consultant Barry Conchie reveal the results of this research. 15% off purchase of $39. 00 or more! No Code Necessary. As you read strengths based leadership, from the founder of teach For America to the president of The Ritz-Carlton, you’ll hear firsthand accounts from some of the most successful organizational leaders in recent history, as they discuss how their unique strengths have driven their success.

Used book in Good Condition. They studied more than 1 million work teams, 000 in-depth interviews with leaders and even interviewed more than 10, conducted more than 20, 000 followers around the world to ask exactly why they followed the most important leader in their life. Certified Authentic. Used book in Good Condition.

Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow - Filled with novel research and actionable ideas, Strengths Based Leadership will give you a new road map for leading people toward a better future. More than 19 million people have since taken Gallup’s StrengthsFinder assessment, which forms the core of several books on this topic, including the #1 international bestseller StrengthsFinder 2.

0 From the author of the long-running #1 bestseller StrengthsFinder 2. 0 comes a landmark study of great leaders, teams and the reasons why people follow.