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Medical Ethics: Accounts of Groundbreaking Cases (Seventh Edition)

by Gregory E. Pence

Gregory Pence helped found the Bioethics field and has published in this area for forty years. In this text his single, authorial voice integrates descriptions of some of the most famous bioethics cases and their issues. The text is the only one that follows cases over decades to tell readers what did, and often, what did not, happen. This new edition retains in-depth discussion of famous cases, while providing updated, detailed analysis of newly raised issues.

Medical Insurance for Pharmacy Technicians

by Cynthia Newby Janet Liles

Medical Insurance for Pharmacy Technicians provides a practical, focused overview of medical insurance and billing of prescriptions in the community pharmacy setting. Each chapter is structured to give students a hands-on, practical approach to understanding and working with prescription charges and the billing process. This text is precisely tailored for a brief introduction to the fundamental understanding of claim processing principles for pharmacy technicians.

Medical Language: Immerse Yourself (Third Edition)

by Susan M. Turley

Now in its Third Edition,Medical Language has touched the lives of more people than any other medical terminology book. This intensely visual, powerfully relevant book is organized to promote exceptionally effective instruction and maximum student success. Fully updated to cover the field's newest terminology, this edition retains a deep focus on word building, and enhances teaching and learning in many ways -- including a state-of-the-art immersive online study experience. Its appealing, uncluttered design contains hundreds of rich images and plenty of white space for easy reading and note taking. Student learning is promoted through an unsurpassed quantity and variety of exercises, more colorful, interesting, and large illustrations, and - as requested by most instructors - an intuitive organization around medical specialties. In addition to content updates throughout, this edition is complemented by a brand new set of Dynamic Lectures: comprehensive audio/visual learning experiences narrated by the author.

Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics for the Health Professions (Seventh Edition)

by Marcia A. Lewis Carol D. Tamparo Brenda M. Tatro

Now in its Seventh Edition, this groundbreaking book continues to champion the "Have a Care" approach, while also providing readers with a strong ethical and legal foundation that enables them to better serve their clients. The book addresses all major issues facing healthcare professionals today, including legal concerns, important ethical issues, and the emerging area of bioethics.

Medical Office Procedures (7th Edition)

by Nenna L. Bayes Bonnie J. Crist Karonne J. Becklin

This seventh edition of Medical Office Procedures (MOP), the long-awaited revision of this widely used textbook, provides the required background for the responsibilities of the administrative medical assistant. To prepare students for the ever-increasing use of technology in the medical office, this revision places continued importance on the computerization of routine tasks and of communications.

Medical Physiology: With Student Consult Online Access (12th Edition)

by John E. Hall Arthur C. Guyton

The 12th edition of Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology continues this bestselling title's long tradition as one of the world's favorite physiology textbooks. The immense success of this book is due to its description of complex physiologic principles in language that is easy to read and understand. Now with an improved color art program, thorough updates reflecting today's medicine and science, and accessible online at studentconsult.com, this textbook is an excellent source for mastering essential human physiology knowledge. Learn and remember vital concepts easily thanks to short, easy-to-read, masterfully edited chapters and a user-friendly full-color design. See core concepts applied to real-life situations with clinical vignettes throughout the text. Discover the newest in physiology with updates that reflect the latest advances in molecular biology, cardiovascular, neurophysiology and gastrointestinal topics. Visualize physiologic principles clearly with over 1000 bold, full-color drawings and diagrams. Distinguish core concepts from more in-depth material with a layout that uses gray shading to clearly differentiate between "need-to-know" and "nice-to-know" information. Access the complete contents online at studentconsult.com along with bonus resources such as image banks, self-assessment questions, physiology animations and more! This new edition continues the long tradition of "Guyton" as one of the world's favorite physiology textbooks.

Medical, Psychosocial and Vocational Aspects of Disability (3rd edition)

by Martin Brodwin Frances W. Siu John Howard Erin R. Brodwin

The text is widely used at the master's level for students in the broad field of rehabilitation counseling and allied health services. The text has become a standard in the field of rehabilitation counseling and is a useful reference for professionals involved in day-to-day case work.

Medical Sociology (12th edition)

by William C. Cockerham

For upper-division undergraduate/beginning graduate-level courses in Medical Sociology, and for Behavioral Science courses in schools of Public Health, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Nursing. Offers a comprehensive overview of the most current issues in medical sociology. The standard text in the field, this best-selling introduction to medical sociology presents the most recent and relevant ideas, concepts, themes, issues, debates, and research findings. It contains first-person accounts from patients, physicians, and other health care providers. It is based on a worldwide review of the literature and provides the most recent health statistics, data, and studies available while identifying the most important trends and issues.

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems (8th Edition)

by Sharon L. Lewis Shannon Ruff Dirksen Margaret M. Heitkemper Linda Bucher Ian Camera

Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field, to help you provide exceptional care in today's fast-paced health care environment. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, clinical decision-making, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy to find essential information and the accessible writing style makes even complex concepts easy to grasp! Best of all - a complete collection of interactive learning and study tools help you learn more effectively and offer valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice. Provides a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing in a highly readable format. All content is written and reviewed by leading experts in the field to ensure that information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Colorful design and over 1,400 full-color illustrations clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology. UNIQUE! A complete collection of study tools and resources, including the innovative Stress-Busting Kit for Nursing Students, offers engaging, interactive exercises and activities that make learning more effective and help prepare you for clinical practice. UNIQUE! Presents key nursing management content using a "levels of care" approach that explains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness. Approximately 55 comprehensive nursing care plans incorporate NIC, NOC, and current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems. Bridge to NCLEX Examination Review Questions at the end of each chapter focus on prioritization and help reinforce your understanding of key content. Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize key interdisciplinary research and clearly demonstrate how it applies to nursing practice. Collaborative Management headings and Collaborative Care tables emphasize the importance of total patient care in today''s health care settings and provide a clear understanding of each provider''s role in managing disorders. Drug Alert boxes highlight important considerations applicable to key drugs. Healthy People boxes summarize government health care goals as they relate to specific disorders and identify important strategies for the prevention and early detection of diseases. Drug Therapy tables highlight vital medication information for quick reference. Nutritional Therapy tables summarize nutritional interventions and strategies for promoting healthy lifestyles in patients with various conditions. Cultural and ethnic health disparities content includes a dedicated chapter on health disparities and culturally competent care, as well as summary boxes highlighting important issues (including risk factors) related to the nursing care of various ethnic populations. Extensive gerontologic content discusses age-related changes for each body system and alerts you to differences often encountered in older patients. Emergency Management tables outline the treatment of health problems most likely to create medical emergencies. Health History tables summarize the key questions you should ask, as well as important assessment parameters.

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Edition

by Donna D. Ignatavicius M. Linda Workman

Using a unique collaborative care approach to adult health nursing, this edition covers the essential knowledge you need to succeed at the RN level of practice.

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care (Volume 1, 7th Edition)

by Donna D. Ignatavicius M. Linda Workman

Using a uniquely collaborative and reader-friendly approach, expert authors Donna D. Ignatavicius and M. Linda Workman cover all the latest trends, evidence-based treatment guidelines, and additional updated information needed for safe clinical practice in medical-surgical nursing. This seventh edition features an expanded emphasis on patient safety and NCLEX Examination preparation, new ties to the QSEN priorities for patient safety, and a greater alignment with the language and focus of clinical practice. A new chapter on evidence-based practice and a wealth of effective online learning tools help solidify your mastery of medical-surgical nursing. UNIQUE! Collaborative approach presents all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions through the lens of the nursing process. Reader-friendly, direct writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical nursing textbooks available. UNIQUE! Cutting-edge focus on the latest trends in nursing practice and nursing education prepares you for both today and tomorrow''s nursing practice. UNIQUE! Integrated tools for NCLEX preparation get you ready for your licensure examination. Chapter-opening Learning Outcomes are linked to Self-Assessment Questions for the NCLEX Examination on the Evolve website. Unique chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections include Key Points organized by NCLEX Client Needs Categories. UNIQUE! Focus on nursing concepts helps bridge the gap between the concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals, and disorders content learned in the medical-surgical nursing course. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical decision-making teaches you to apply concepts to true-to-life clinical situations. UNIQUE! Concentration on the core body of knowledge for the RN level of medical-surgical nursing practice focuses your attention on "need-to-know" content to pass the NCLEX Examination and practice safely as a beginning nurse. Rich array of effective learning aids includes: Best Practice for Patient Safety & Quality Care Best Practice for Emergency Care Patient and Family Education: Preparing for Self-Management Nursing Focus on the Older Adult Home Care Assessment Focused Assessment Common Examples of Drug Therapy Evidence-Based Practice Concept Maps Laboratory Profiles Assessment Using Gordon''s Functional Health Patterns Patient safety is emphasized throughout with Nursing Safety Priority features, including Drug Alerts, Critical Rescue, and Action Alerts. More NCLEX Examination preparation, including integrated NCLEX Examination Challenges to prepare you for the types of questions you will see on today''s NCLEX Examination. Greater use of realistic clinical language familiarizes you with the terminology actually used by nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals in clinical practice today. Streamlined, prioritized coverage of the nursing process highlights the most important patient problems, regardless of whether they can be addressed by independent nursing actions or must be addressed by collaborative interventions. UNIQUE! New ties to QSEN competencies for patient safety inform you of the best safety practices in medical-surgical nursing. More coverage of evidence-based practice teaches you how to appraise the validity of research and provides synopses of recent nursing research and other evidence-based articles. Student Resources on Evolve include animations, video clips, audio clips, tutorials, Review Questions for the NCLEX Examination, and more. Improved layout and design streamlines content for an easier reading experience. Coverage of core genetics competencies acquaints you with new research demonstrating a genetic component to many diseases and disorders. Increased emphasis on health promotion and promotion of self-care offers strategies for helping people recover from illness and stay well and prevent illness. All-new Concept Maps match the streamlined nursing process format of the text and employ more creative, visually oriented symbols.

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care (Volume 2, 7th Edition)

by Donna D. Ignatavicius M. Linda Workman

Using a uniquely collaborative and reader-friendly approach, expert authors Donna D. Ignatavicius and M. Linda Workman cover all the latest trends, evidence-based treatment guidelines, and additional updated information needed for safe clinical practice in medical-surgical nursing. This seventh edition features an expanded emphasis on patient safety and NCLEX Examination preparation, new ties to the QSEN priorities for patient safety, and a greater alignment with the language and focus of clinical practice. A new chapter on evidence-based practice and a wealth of effective online learning tools help solidify your mastery of medical-surgical nursing. UNIQUE! Collaborative approach presents all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions through the lens of the nursing process. Reader-friendly, direct writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical nursing textbooks available. UNIQUE! Cutting-edge focus on the latest trends in nursing practice and nursing education prepares you for both today and tomorrow''s nursing practice. UNIQUE! Integrated tools for NCLEX preparation get you ready for your licensure examination. Chapter-opening Learning Outcomes are linked to Self-Assessment Questions for the NCLEX Examination on the Evolve website. Unique chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections include Key Points organized by NCLEX Client Needs Categories. UNIQUE! Focus on nursing concepts helps bridge the gap between the concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals, and disorders content learned in the medical-surgical nursing course. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical decision-making teaches you to apply concepts to true-to-life clinical situations. UNIQUE! Concentration on the core body of knowledge for the RN level of medical-surgical nursing practice focuses your attention on "need-to-know" content to pass the NCLEX Examination and practice safely as a beginning nurse. Rich array of effective learning aids includes: Best Practice for Patient Safety & Quality Care Best Practice for Emergency Care Patient and Family Education: Preparing for Self-Management Nursing Focus on the Older Adult Home Care Assessment Focused Assessment Common Examples of Drug Therapy Evidence-Based Practice Concept Maps Laboratory Profiles Assessment Using Gordon''s Functional Health Patterns Patient safety is emphasized throughout with Nursing Safety Priority features, including Drug Alerts, Critical Rescue, and Action Alerts. More NCLEX Examination preparation, including integrated NCLEX Examination Challenges to prepare you for the types of questions you will see on today''s NCLEX Examination. Greater use of realistic clinical language familiarizes you with the terminology actually used by nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals in clinical practice today. Streamlined, prioritized coverage of the nursing process highlights the most important patient problems, regardless of whether they can be addressed by independent nursing actions or must be addressed by collaborative interventions. UNIQUE! New ties to QSEN competencies for patient safety inform you of the best safety practices in medical-surgical nursing. More coverage of evidence-based practice teaches you how to appraise the validity of research and provides synopses of recent nursing research and other evidence-based articles. Student Resources on Evolve include animations, video clips, audio clips, tutorials, Review Questions for the NCLEX Examination, and more. Improved layout and design streamlines content for an easier reading experience. Coverage of core genetics competencies acquaints you with new research demonstrating a genetic component to many diseases and disorders. Increased emphasis on health promotion and promotion of self-care offers strategies for helping people recover from illness and stay well and prevent illness. All-new Concept Maps match the streamlined nursing process format of the text and employ more creative, visually oriented symbols.

Medical-Surgical Nursing: Preparation for Practice (2nd Edition)

by Kathleen S. Osborn Cheryl E. Wraa Renee S. Holleran Annita S. Watson

Extensively updated to reflect new evidence and improved standards of care, MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING, 2nd Edition fully exposes learners to concepts that are essential to modern medical-surgical nursing practice. It identifies and defines 58 key concepts associated with caring, critical thinking, research, nursing process, and health promotion; and weaves each of these throughout the text, establishing a strong foundation for practice. Through "experiential learning" techniques, readers become active participants, with many opportunities to demonstrate their understanding in diverse modern nursing settings. This edition's content has been reorganized to support more efficient and intuitive learning. Major improvements include: tighter alignment with Institute of Medicine findings, including QSEN and Nursing Core Competencies; restructured coverage of Nursing Process/Patient Care Plans to support Gordon's functional health patterns; and increased emphasis on prevention, community-based care, collaboration, and the role of nurses as key members of the health care team.

Medical-Surgical Nursing Preparation for Practice, Volume One

by Kathleen S. Osborn Cheryl E. Wraa Annita B. Watson

This medical-surgical nursing textbook focuses on providing students with rationales for why they do what they do, and presents a foundation on which to build the nursing practice of today and tomorrow, including the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills necessary to practice.

Medical-Surgical Nursing Preparation for Practice, Volume Two

by Kathleen S. Osborn Cheryl E. Wraa Annita B. Watson

The book consists of 16 units sequenced from simple, basic concepts to complex, medical-surgical disorders. The contents cover: introduction to general concepts related to health care delivery, followed by basic concepts related to nursing practice; physiological concepts and the theoretical basis of skills that are germane to all areas of nursing practice; focus on physiological disorders common to medical-surgical nursing.

Medical Terminology for Health Professions

by Ann Ehrlich Carol L. Schroeder

Use a proven combination of learning principles and exercises to make learning medical terminology easier . Now in its 7th Edition, MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS simplifies the process of memorizing complex medical terminology by focusing on the important word parts -- the common prefixes, suffixes and root words -- to provide a foundation for learning hundreds of medical terms. Organized by body systems, the chapters begin with an overview of the terminology related to the body's structures and functions, then proceed through diseases and disorders, and finally diagnostic procedures and treatments. This helps students master the necessary language to describe how the human body works, what goes wrong with it, and how we treat it. Every chapter engages learners with the See and Say pronunciation system, intreractive excersizes, real life medical scenarios and critical thinking exercises. An updated art program includes illustrations that reflect the latest terms and procedures, and multi-cultural /multi-generational photos that accurately portray today's medical world. Built-in multimedia is included with the text on the StudyWare CD-ROM. This resource is packed full of activities that engage student with games, quizzes, animations, and an audio glossary -ultimately helping students study , prepare for exams, and achieve success . Optional workbook and online courseware is also available.

Medical Transcription Techniques: Technologies and Editing Skills

by Blanche Ettinger Alice G. Ettinger

This textbook has been designed to help students develop the skills and knowledge of an entry-level professional. They will build speed and accuracy by working with reports that begin at the easiest level and become gradually more challenging.

Medication Safety

by Molly Courtenay Matt Griffiths

The supply and administration of medicines is an area of practice in which a number of healthcare professionals (e.g. nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals) are involved. Prescribing is a relatively new role which many of these healthcare professionals have adopted. Medication Safety focuses on promoting safety in the delivery of medicines. Chapters explore the various stages in the medication process including safety in prescribing, dispensing and administering drugs. Adverse reactions, parenteral administration, dosage calculations, safety with controlled drugs, and reporting errors and near misses are all addressed in evidence-based contributions from a highly experienced team of contributors. This text is essential reading for all healthcare professionals involved in the delivery of medicines to patients.

The Medieval and Early Modern World: Primary Sources and Reference Volume

by Bonnie G. Smith

Following in the footsteps of The World in Ancient Time, The Medieval & Early Modern World is a compelling series that links the ancient world with the more recent history of our own times. Accessible and enjoyable in its coverage of basic world events, each volume is authored by senior scholars and includes cutting-edge and reliable scholarship about each subject. This seven-volume set includes three volumes covering the major cultures -- the Middle East, Mali and Ghana; the Asian Steppes, China, Japan, India; Europe and Meso-America -- in medieval times. The fourth volume discusses the world renaissance in learning and religious belief and the fifth volume covers the world of science and revolutions. The six volume addresses the early modern empires of the Mughals, Spanish and Portuguese, Poles, Lithuanians, Russians, Habsburgs, Ottomans, and Manchus. A primary sources and reference volume is the perfect compliment to the series including a master series index and approximately 80 additional primary source documents. The Medieval and Early Modern World is a unique and engaging series and an essential for the classroom, library, and personal library.

Medieval Political Theory: A Reader: The Quest for the Body Politic, 1100-1400

by Cary J. Nederman Kate L. Forhan

A textbook anthology of important works of political thought revealing the development of ideas from the 12th to the 15th centuries. Includes new translations of both well-known and ignored writers, and an introductory overview.

The Medieval World and Beyond (History Alive!)

by Teachers' Curriculum Institute

History Alive The Medieval World and Beyond , students edition introducing and expounding Europe During Medieval Times, Islam in Medieval Times, The Culture and Kingdoms of West Africa, Imperial China, Japan During Medieval Times, Civilizations of the Americas, Europe's Renaissance and Reformation, and Europe Enters the Modern Age

Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel And Computerized Management Systems

by Sean Bennett

The most comprehensive guide to highway diesel engines and their management systems available today, Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerized Management Systems, 3E is a user-friendly resource for both entry-level and experienced technicians alike. Coverage includes the full range of truck diesels, from light duty to heavy duty, as well as the most current diesel engine management electronics used in the industry. The updated third edition features all-new discussions of series and parallel hybrid drive trains that use both electric and hydraulic hybrid technology, emerging battery and ultra capacitor technology popular in hybrid electric vehicles, expanded coverage of the new Delphi E3 injectors used in post-2007 Caterpillar, Detroit Diesel, Volvo and Mack engines, and more. With an emphasis on today's computer technology that sets it apart from any other book on the market, this is an ideal guide to working effectively in modern truck service facilities.

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