Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing
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Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing is an information-packed, evidence-based text for experienced neonatal nurses, paediatric nurses and midwives caring for sick newborn babies. Clearly written by practising neonatal nurses and teachers, it concentrates on the common problems occurring within the neonatal intensive care unit, enabling nurses to recognise, rationalise and remedy these problems using both a multi-systems and an evidence-ba...

The Pits and the Pendulum: A Life with Bipolar Disorder
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The Pits and the Pendulum: A Life with Bipolar Disorder

Spending a week doing nothing but exploring the possibilities of Lego, thereby risking yet another job; impulsively sinking all his savings into wildly impractical self-employment ventures; sleepless nights, gripped by the need to write - these are just some manifestations of the often damaging periods of manic, uninhibited energy Brian Adams has experienced since his mid-twenties. But as a sufferer of bipolar disorder (also known as...

Baby and Toddler Learning Fun: 50 Interactive and Developmental Activities to Enjoy with Your Child
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Baby and Toddler Learning Fun

Dr. Sally Goldberg's book, Baby and Toddler Learning Fun, is packed with positive information and helpful activities. I appreciate her advice when she tells us that young ones need space to crawl, walk, and run. She says it's becoming popular to give babies computer style toys that keep him visually occupied. They keep his attention but they can't give him love. They promote visual learning instead of taste, touch, smell, and hearing...

USMLE Step 2 CS Lecture Notes 2019: Patient Cases + Proven Strategies
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USMLE Step 2 CS Lecture Notes 2019

This book is well organized and extremely useful in practicing for step 2 of the USMLE program. If you have had your medical training overseas and plan on taking the USMLE, this book walks you through 31 scenarios with suggested scripts of how to take a patient history. elicit information,, conduct a physical exam, establish a diagnosis, etc. The book is designed with a foreign student in mind and the first chapter has a thorough exp...

The Things We Do: Using the Lessons of Bernard and Darwin to Understand the What, How, and Why of Our Behavior
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The Things We Do: Using the Lessons of Bernard and Darwin to Understand the What, How, and Why of Our Behavior

by integrating perceptual control theory (Bernard) and random variation followed by selection (Darwin). It’s pretty interesting. Consider the pigeon. B.F. Skinner places it in a box that has a bar. The pigeon walks around and randomly pecks at things. Eventually, it pecks the bar and a food pellet is dispensed. As time goes on, it increasingly pecks the bar and keeps getting a food pellet. Eventually, it “learns” that pecking means e...

Pregnancy After Assisted Reproductive Technology
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Pregnancy After Assisted Reproductive Technology

This is the first book dedicated to pregnancies arising from assisted reproductive technologies (ART). Chapters cover the most important management issues, including gynaecological, genetic and obstetric complications. A timely, practical and evidence-based guide, this is essential reading for reproductive and maternal-fetal specialists as well as general obstetricians and gynaecologists.

Salmonella: Methods and Protocols
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Salmonella: Methods and Protocols

Salmonella: Methods and Protocols, Second Edition expands upon the previous edition with current, detailed methods on different aspects and landmarks advancing knowledge on salmonella research. With new chapters on molecular assays for detection, identification and serotyping of salmonella, quantitative proteomic identification of host factors involved in salmonella infection, determination of antimicrobial resistance in salmonella, ...

Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice
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Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice

A new and revised version of this best-selling reference! For over eighteen years, best-selling Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice has provided oncology nurses with the latest information on new trends in the rapidly changing science of oncology. Now, in its Seventh Edition, Cancer Nursing has been completely revised and updated to reflect key new developments. New topics covered include targeted therapy, hypersensitivity reacti...

Healthcare Outcomes Management: Strategies for Planning And Evaluation
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Healthcare Outcomes Management: Strategies for Planning And Evaluation

Healthcare Outcomes Management: Strategies for Planning and Evaluation explores the critical assessment of healthcare outcomes management and planning using the biopsychosocial approach of healthcare delivery as the framework for discussion. This text enables the reader to develop a thorough understanding of the biopsychosocial model of healthcare delivery and its relevance to the systematic evaluation of healthcare interventions. Th...

Developmental Psychophysiology: Theory, Systems, and Methods
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Developmental Psychophysiology: Theory, Systems, and Methods

A valuable resource outlining the theory, methods, measures, and applications related to psychophysiology. Schmidt and Segalowitz set their text apart from others by focusing exclusively on issues pertaining to children. Written for researchers and students working in developmental and child psychology, cognition, neurosciences, psychiatry and pediatric medicine.