Medical Terminology in a Flash!: A Multiple Learning Styles Approach

Learn for retention and medical language fluency – watch the MLL 2. 0 lecture video then reinforce your learning through the MLL 2. 0 activities features over 1, 100 flash cards in all—in the book on perforated/tear-out pages and online. Uses color coding of word parts that correspond to the flash cards to reinforce learning.

Meets the needs of multiple learning styles.


Student Workbook for Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

Fill-in-the-blank questions figure labeling and coloring activities chapter review crossword puzzles Study questions fill-in-the blank • matching • short answer Three comprehensive exams at end of every chapter that include multiple choice • correct the un-true statement • multiple selection questions Chapter review crossword puzzles Figure labeling and coloring activities for respiration and blood pressure regulation “Keep in Mind” boxes Answers in the back of the book.

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Laboratory Manual for Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy

Follows the organization of Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy, 6th Edition, chapter by chapter. Includes functional anatomy questions to help you understand where muscles are placed in the body and how they work together. Offers photographs in the palpations sections to assist in locating muscles and landmarks.

Features an analysis of a functional task in the upper and lower extremity chapters to determine what movements are needed, what muscles are working, and the type of contractions the muscles are performing. Provides a simple and clear presentation of gait and posture. Each joint of an extremity is analyzed for the same functional task.

. Explores the basic structure and function of the human body, ligaments, bones and bony landmarks, including joints, nerves, blood vessels, muscle origin and insertion.


Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts

Students using this text will learn theoretical nursing concepts, supportive health care provider networks, all while applying philosophical concepts focusing on the human experience such as caring as the essence of nursing, and clinical applications, step-by-step skills and procedures, and accountability for actions and clinical decisions.

Filled with engaging learning tools that promote critical thinking, this new edition has been fully updated to reflect current medical and nursing practice with visually enticing photos and illustrations that bring the information to life and reinforce learning. Highlights of the 11th edition include:Coverage of new educational trends such as QSEN competencies and the SBAR technique for standardized communication.

Updated nanda diagnoses and definitions in nursing Implications and Nursing Care Plans reflect the latest NANDA-I publication, Nursing Diagnoses 2015-2017. A continuing focus on the nursing Process that covers concepts and paradigms in Chapter 2 with each skill chapter including the most recent applicable Nursing Diagnoses.

Nursing care plans that help students identify with "real people" and their individualized care. Skills clustered at the end of each chapter that comply with Standard Precautions and infection control guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nursing guidelines that show students how to perform various types of nursing care or offer suggestions for managing client care problems.

Client and family teaching boxes that highlight essential education points nurses can communicate to clients and their families. Chapter-ending critical Thinking Exercises that use clinical situations or rhetorical questions to give students an opportunity to apply the material.


Documentation for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Demonstrates what to do and what not to do through examples of appropriate and inappropriate notes. Follows the standards of the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapy Practice  with the proper terminology. Explores all aspects of SOAP notes with review questions and practice exercises that help you remember must-know information.

Teaches procedures for multiple practice settings with examples of various types of documentation and forms that prepare you for the real world.


Pierson and Fairchild's Principles & Techniques of Patient Care

Insights into the rationales and physiological principles explain why specific techniques and procedures are used. More than 800 full color photographs clearly demonstrate proper performance of techniques and procedures used in the assessment and management of patients in the rehabilitation setting. Guidelines, principles, and precautions boxes throughout the text offer additional tips for optimal assessment and management of patients in the rehabilitation setting.

Self-study and problem solving case study activities conclude each chapter to help you understand important concepts and improve your decision-making and problem solving skills. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the most current accepted patient care standards, principles, and techniques.

Plus, additional video clips and expanded learning resources will help ensure you have a solid mastery of patient care in the rehabilitation setting. Content based on the world health organization’s icf model international classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health ― the model currently endorsed by the APTA and AOTA ― ensures you are referencing information that stems from the most current theories and practice guidelines of physical and occupational therapy.

What additional activities?new! procedures index lists all of the procedures covered in the text to help you quickly locate procedure descriptions while working in the clinical setting. New! additional video clips demonstrate patient transfers, ambulation with aids, donning and doffing PPE, and maneuvering a wheelchair.

New! video clip table of contents lists over 30 video clips in the front matter of the text. This proven text not only provides clear "how-to" information on everything from positioning and draping to patient transfers and ambulation activities, but it also includes easy-to-understand rationales explaining the "why" behind these proven techniques.




Measurement of Joint Motion: A Guide to Goniometry

Large, easy-to-interpret photographs and crisp, detailed illustrations that clearly show… Landmarks for goniometer alignment Range-of-motion procedures with and without the goniometer Muscle-length testing procedures Range-of-motion and normative value boxes in each chapter Coverage of bubble inclinometers and therabites Detailed descriptions of normal end-feel patterns Laboratory exercises and examples throughout.

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Clinical Reasoning Cases in Nursing

Hone your ability to make sound clinical nursing judgment via a conceptual approach to teaching and learning with Harding & Snyder’s Clinical Reasoning Cases in Nursing, 7th Edition. New! greater consistency with the nCLEX Exam includes revisions like the elimination of most drug trade names and the inclusion of Canadian lab values.

Enhanced qsen safety emphasis is highlighted with a "target" icon to communicate "caution" or "safety. New! increased emphasis on sepsis and antibiotic resistance throughout that addresses the growing problem of sepsis a new Joint Commission "core measure" and antibiotic resistance where appropriate throughout.

New! improved answer spacing ensures that space left for answers reflects what is actually needed. New! updated content throughout reflects the latest evidence-based clinical practice, including national and international treatment guidelines. New! enhanced focus on interprofessional collaboration identifies opportunities for interprofessional collaboration are discussed.

Cases include integrated content on pharmacology, nutrition, and diagnostic/laboratory tests to encourage you to think critically about all aspects of patient care. This time-tested case study approach is highly regarded for its clinically relevant and thought-provoking cases. The 7th edition features a new concept-based organization, an enhanced focus on interprofessional collaboration and QSEN, 20 all-new case studies, and updated content throughout to reflect the most current standards of clinical practice.

Comprehensive assortment of 150 case studies draws from actual clinical experiences in medical-surgical, prioritize, OB/maternity, and psychiatric clinical areas to help you think critically, pediatric, and deliver proactive nursing care.


Clinical Nursing Skills: Basic to Advanced Skills 9th Edition

Coverage of evidence-based care, cultural/religious considerations, nursing management, and community-based nursing is provided throughout. Easily adaptable to any conceptual curriculum model, guidelines, Clinical Nursing Skills is the definitive resource for best practice nursing standards, and competencies.

For each skill, students learn how to assess clients, perform procedures according to safe and accepted protocols, formulate nursing diagnoses, evaluate outcomes, and document pertinent data.  . The most complete, evidence-based, up-to-date, clinical nursing skills current with both the National Council Test Plan for RN and the NCLEX®, Clinical Nursing Skills: Basic to Advanced Skills teaches more than 550 nursing skills, and useful guide to performing  current, from basic to complex.

Organized around the nursing process, the text helps readers understand the overall theory and rationales for each skill and technique. It also serves as a good procedure manual for hospitals and medical clinics. This comprehensive set of nursing skills and procedures can be used across the nursing curriculum.

Extensive case studies, critical-thinking features, NCLEX-style review questions, and new QSEN activities give students practice applying their knowledge and clinical reasoning.


Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

Extensive microbiology tables reinforce the text. Highly detailed anatomy photographs and full-color illustrations enhance visual learning. Precisely detailed, full-color illustrations throughout make every concept clear. A wealth of pedagogical features promotes learning and includes chapter outlines • student objectives • new and related clinical terminology with pronunciations • study outlines • review questions and "For Further Thought" discussion topics • and a comprehensive glossary.

Pretests and post-tests for every chapter with print and email capabilities assess progress. Questions for every figure in the book encourage critical thinking and reinforce understanding of the image and the content. Clinical application boxes put theory into action. Flexible presentation of content makes the text suitable for any course.

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Mobility in Context: Principles of Patient Care Skills

Icons throughout the text highlight important concepts and care skills. Over 750 photographs and illustrations to bring concepts to life. Watch out!” “keeping current, recent research, ” and “Clinical Tips” boxes cover important safety reminders, and pointers for effectiveness and efficiency in the clinic.

Try this, ” “thinking it through, ” “clinical Reality Check, ” and “Pathophysiology” boxes provide additional learning enhancements. A wealth of clinical examples mirror today’s patient populations. Narrated video clips with closed captioning online at DavisPlus demonstrate must-know techniques.

A focus on developing the foundational knowledge, clinical expertise, and problem-solving skills required to work safely and effectively in both common and unexpected patient situations.