Medical

ACUTE MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

$49.95
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is an essential pocket guide for nurses coping with patients with acute medical conditions. It focuses on events within the first critical twenty-four hours of admission and provides an up-to-date, evidence-based guide to the management of these patients. The most common emergency medical conditions are described and explained in terms of the underlying disease mechanisms. The book also describes the assessment, observations and management in relation to disease processes and in line with the latest guidelines and protocols. Nursing care is related to the underlying disease.
ISBN/SKU: 
0443100489
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ADDICTED TO LAUGHTER: HUMOR IN HOSPITALS BY PATIENTS AND STAFF

$19.95

Medical science has advanced over the years through the use of humor laboratories encountered during military conflicts and beyond. As time marches on, these experiments have contributed to a continuous progress in our medical care from Florence Nightingale in the Crimean War up to the recent Gulf War. These advances come in many forms, including new antibiotics, anesthesiology, medical treatments, medicines, surgical procedures, anesthetics, psychiatry practices, pharmacology, and titanium arms, legs, and other prosthetic devices. The credit for these advancements goes to military personnel, the Department of Defense, and other dedicated physicians, nurses, and ancillary personnel who have combined humor, caring, and expertise to bring excellence to our medical field. In this book, you will find:

  • Historical examples of leadership and supervision of successful and unsuccessful medical techniques
  • Information on veteran benefits and a guide to 2009 Veterans Affairs authorized services
  • Humorous tales from the author's Irish wit, along with numerous other celebrities', on real-life situations in the medical field
  • Various solutions to the current health-care reform debate from all political parties and independent voters based upon the local, state, and national media coverage
  • Priceless photos of senators, presidents, military generals, colonels, and other dignitaries

About the Author

Col. Mel A. Gores was promoted to the senior executive service in 1979 and appointed to the 1,000-bed facility at Brockton, Massachusetts, a division of the VA Boston Healthcare System. He retired from federal government service at the age of fifty-five and spent the next ten years with the County Board of Supervisors, overseeing election and voting operations. He remained active and in reserve military positions from the age of seventeen until age sixty, receiving several high-level awards.

ISBN/SKU: 
1604943297
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ANATOMY COLOR-IN FLASH CARDS: ULTIMATE 2-IN-1 LEARNING TOOL

$28.99
Student nurses and other students preparing for careers in the various medical professions will find this set of flash cards an invaluable learning tool to help them prepare for anatomy exams. Each card presents an anatomically accurate line illustration that shows a human body part or system. Students will find that memorization is made easier yet, as they are instructed to to shade each card's bone, muscle, or organ, using the enclosed set of colored pencils. Color each part is an effective method for imprinting its shape in students' memories, which will make later visualization and recognition that much easier. Each flash card is labeled on its reverse side with the part's anatomical name and its location in the human body.
ISBN/SKU: 
0764196774
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ANATOMY COLORING BOOK

$22.00

For over 23 years, The Anatomy Coloring Book has been the leading human anatomy coloring book, offering concisely written text and precise, extraordinary hand-drawn figures. Organized according to body systems, each of the 170 plates featured in this book includes an ingenious color-key system anatomical terminology is linked to detail illustration of the structures of the body.

ISBN/SKU: 
0805350861
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ANATOMY COLORING WORKBOOK

$19.99
An Easier and Better Way to Learn Anatomy.

The human body is wondrously complex, with 700 muscles, 206 bones, and countless cells and tissues ... but studying and remembering all of them can be overwhelming!

Instead of rote memorization, the Anatomy Coloring Workbook, 3rd Edition helps you take an interactive approach to learning anatomy through coloring. Not only can this take less time than memorizing from textbooks and flashcards, but the process thoroughly fixes anatomical concepts in your mind for easier visual recall later.

The Anatomy Coloring Workbook includes:

   •  126 coloring plates, each with one or more easy-to-follow diagrams showing sharp, precise renderings of anatomical structures
   •  Full-length explanations of the pictured structures and anatomical concepts to accompany each coloring lesson 
   •  An introductory section on terminology to get you started and coloring suggestions to assist you
   •  A glossary of common anatomical terms for quick reference

The 126 plates in the book are organized into the following sections:

   •  Introduction to Anatomy & the Ingumentary System (6 plates)
   •  The Skeletal System (19 plates)
   •  The Muscular System (19 plates)
   •  The Nervous System (26 plates)
   •  The Endocrine System (7 plates)
   •  The Circulatory System (17 plates)
   •  The Lymphatic System (5 plates)
   •  The Digestive System (9 plates)
   •  The Respiratory System (5 plates)
   •  The Urinary System (4 plates)
   •  The Reproductive System (9 plates)

An invaluable resource for students of anatomy, physiology, biology, psychology, nursing, medical technology, health administration, fitness education, nutrition, art, and others, the Anatomy Coloring Workbook will help make your studies a cinch.
ISBN/SKU: 
0375762892
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ANATOMY OF A JOB SEARCH (P)

$11.98
This guide seeks to provide the information that nurses and nursing students need in order to locate - and land - the most rewarding jobs available. Written by a national nurse recruiter and Certified Personnel Consultant, it takes the reader step-by-step through the job search process, from preparing a professional resume to making a winning impression during the all-important interview and beyond.
ISBN/SKU: 
0874349508
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ANATOMY STUDENT'S SELF-TEST VISUAL DICTIONARY (P)

$24.99
Condition: New
Students preparing for careers in various medical professions will value this highly detailed and profusely illustrated reference guide. Fourteen chapters show, label, and define all human body regions and parts and describe physiological processes. The chapter titles are--
* Body Overview * Cells and Tissues * The Skeletal System * The Muscular System * The Nervous System * Special Sense Organs * The Lymphatic System * The Circulatory System * The Respiratory System * The Digestive System * The Urinary System * The Endocrine System * The Reproductive System
The book's fifteenth and final chapter provides students with a workbook that presents labeled line illustrations of the human body's muscle and skeletal systems. Students are encouraged to color in individual muscles and bones as an effective aid to memorizing the names and locations of each part. More than 500 color illustrations.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780764147241
Publication Date: 
2011-10-01
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ANATOMY STUDENTS SELF-TEST COLORING BOOK (P)

$24.99
Learning and naming the many parts and systems of the human body can be a daunting task for student nurses, as well as for other students preparing for careers in the various scientific and medical professions. This highly original book helps make learning a great deal easier. Hundreds of anatomically accurate line illustrations show human body parts and readers are encouraged to shade them in with colored pencils. It's a simple physical task intended to imprint on students' memories the shape and location of each body part, making later visualization and memory retention much easier. The book has a spiral binding hidden beneath the cover's spine so that pages lie flat for easy coloring. Other features include--

  • Tabbed chapter openers for quick reference
  • Extra-heavy paper that minimizes show-through
  • Every body system and part is presented
  • All parts labeled with correct anatomical names

    An extra feature is a set of eight transparent overlays illustrating the human body. They simulate the peeling away of layers of tissue to reveal anatomical features, such as muscles, bones, organs, and circulatory system. The overlays are bound into the book with "scissor-perf" lines that show students where to cut. The Anatomy Student's Self-Test Coloring Book is a must-have learning tool for all students and practitioners who require detailed anatomical knowledge. In addition to a substantial and instructive text, it features 144 two-color pages and 32 additional pages in full color.
  • ISBN/SKU: 
    0764137778
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    ASSESSMENT MADE INCREDIBLY EASY (P)

    $39.95

    Completely updated for its Third Edition, this book presents assessment skills in the Incredibly Easy! format that makes learning fun. Using light-hearted humor, the text provides the know-how nurses need to interview patients, obtain complete health histories, perform physical examinations, and interpret findings. Reader-friendly features include abundant photographs, illustrations, cartoons, checklists, and chapter summaries.

    This edition's expanded Practice Makes Perfect section includes NCLEX®-style questions and answers. New charts at the end of each body system chapter review abnormal findings and what conditions those findings might indicate. This edition also provides more information on age-related assessment differences.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    1582553912
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    ATLAS OF HUMAN ANATOMY

    $24.95

    This full-color, 222-page anatomy atlas features all of the award-winning anatomical illustrations from Vincent Perez in one book. It is a must for medical students, health-care professionals, allied health-services professionals and anyone interested in his/her body.


    • Detailed, labeled illustrations by Vincent Perez
    • Color-coded chapters provide easy reference corresponding to the table of contents
    • Comprehensive index, including a page-by-page reference for every anatomical feature
    • Abbreviation key included for every chapter
    • Multiple illustrations for 15 different human body systems

    ISBN/SKU: 
    1423201728
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    Barrons Dictionary of Medical Terms

    $14.99
    Although written primarily as a home reference guide, Barron's " Dictionary of Medical Terms " has been valued, used, and highly praised by medical instructors, student nurses, and others in the healthcare professions. This expanded and updated edition clearly and concisely describes medical terms in language that the layman can understand. Thousands of terms and definitions cover--
  • Descriptions of diseases and their symptoms
  • First-aid procedures
  • Human anatomy and body parts
  • Dentistry
  • Medications and their applications
  • Instructive tables covering important elements, vitamins, trade and generic names of commonly prescribed drugs, and much more
    Many terms are supplemented with instructive line illustrations. Readers are also guided by extensive cross references.
  • ISBN/SKU: 
    9780764147586
    Publication Date: 
    2012-11-01
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    BRYAN EDWARDS CHEMISTRY FLASH CARDS

    $11.95
    The Chemistry study tool is made up of three parts: a 119-page spiral bound periodic table, 100 flash cards, and a corresponding 21-page exercise manual. The periodic table explains the oxidation states, isotop ic abundance, source, properties, and configuration of each element. The flash cards are designed to help students understand the basic conc epts of chemistry through the use of vocabulary, visual images, and concepts. The exercise manual has 35 exercises that challenge the student to put into practice the concepts of chemistry through basic application.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    1878576127
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    CASE STUDIES IN CRITICAL CARE NURSING (P)

    $73.30
    $55.00
    $55.00 - $73.30
    Condition: Used
    Case Studies in Critical Care Nursing contains detailed and up-to-date case studies on critical care conditions with accompanying questions and answers for applied learning of the practice of critical care nursing. The organization of the book has been changed to mirror that of Thelan's Critical Care Nursing, 4th Edition; the chapters in this 3rd edition are grouped according to body systems. This book allows the reader to hone vital skills necessary in a critical care environment, such as assessment, critical thinking, decision-making, and judgment. Additionally, this text provides an excellent resource to those practitioners who want to update themselves on current critical care practice prior to taking the CCRN examination.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780721603445
    Publication Date: 
    2004-02-19
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    CONCEPTS MAPPING CRIT THI

    $16.86

    Provide your students with a clear, visual and systematic way of thinking about, identifying, and devising a plan of care. 

    Your resource for nursing diagnosis, care planning and concept maps, concept map generator, care plan template, interactive and printable assessment tool, and more!

    Your resource for nursing diagnosis, care planning and concept maps, concept map generator, care plan template, interactive and printable assessment tool, and more!

    ISBN/SKU: 
    0803615671
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    FERRI'S BEST TEST

    $67.95
    Condition: New
    Written by Fred F. Ferri, MD, FACP, author of many best-selling books for primary care practice, Ferri's Best Test, 2nd Edition, equips you to quickly choose the most efficient and cost-effective diagnostic approach, including imaging or lab tests. Updates throughout, including more than 180 new tests...additional diagnostic modalities...and new algorithms...make this unique and user-friendly reference a must for determining which diagnostic tests to order. A portable, pocket-sized format allows for convenient consultation anytime, anywhere.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780323057592
    Publication Date: 
    2009-04-01
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    HDBK OF DIAGNOSTIC TESTS FOR PDA

    $47.95

    Up-to-the-minute information on all current diagnostic procedures is just a click away now that Handbook of Diagnostic Tests, Third Edition, is available for PDAs. Practitioners can instantly find key test results for more than 500 disorders and complete details on more than 550 laboratory and diagnostic tests. The entry for each test covers purpose, patient preparation, step-by-step procedure, post-test care, precautions, normal findings/reference values including SI units, abnormal findings and their clinical significance, and interfering factors. Also included are quick-reference guides to normal laboratory test values and normal and abnormal serum drug levels.
    Platform: Palm OS, Windows CE, and Pocket PC handheld devices
    System Requirements:
    Most Skyscape products work off memory cards. For exceptions, please click here.
    Palm: Requires 2.3 MB
    Pocket PC: Requires 3.7 MB

    ISBN/SKU: 
    1582553254
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    HEAD+NECK ANATOMY F/DENTAL MEDICINE

    $64.95

    Praise for this book:

    Highly recommended...no other currently available textbook offers an equivalent level of information in one place...[the] illustrations are exquisitely detailed and realistic...a truly outstanding addition to any health care professional's library.--JAMA

    This anatomy textbook excels at every level and is highly recommended to all students and practitioners involved in treating any aspect of the head and neck. --Journal of Clinical Oncology

    Head and Neck Anatomy for Dental Medicine combines concise but thorough explanatory text with stunning full-color illustrations to guide the reader through every structure of the head and neck. Its exquisite artwork and detailed coverage make this atlas an essential learning tool and reference for every student and practitioner of dental medicine. It will also be useful for otolaryngologists, speech pathologists, or anyone who deals primarily with the head and neck.

    Featuring expanded material derived from the bestselling Thieme Atlas of Anatomy series, this one-volume atlas is intuitively arranged to simplify the learning process. Coverage of each region begins with the skeletal framework and then adds the muscles, the vasculature, the nerves, and then finally presents the topographic anatomy for a comprehensive overview.

    Key features of this atlas:

    • A specific focus on head and neck anatomy aimed directly at students of dental medicine and anyone who must have an understanding of this complex anatomic area
    • More than 800 large, full-color, highly detailed illustrations with clear and thorough labeling and descriptive captions plus schematics to elucidate concepts
    • Over 90 tables summarize key information for review and reference
    • A full chapter devoted to sectional anatomy, including radiographic images to demonstrate anatomy as seen in the clinical setting
    • An innovative, user-friendly format in which each two-page spread presents a self-contained guide to a specific topic

    Head and Neck Anatomy for Dental Medicine includes access to WinkingSkull.com PLUS, the interactive online study aid, with more than 600 full-color illustrations and radiographs from this and Thieme's bestselling anatomy and radiology publications. Review or test your anatomy knowledge with timed self-tests with instant results using the labels on-and-off function on the illustrations.

    Teaching anatomy? We have the educational e-product you need.

    Instructors can use the Thieme Teaching Assistant: Anatomy to download and easily import 2,000+ full-color illustrations to enhance presentations, course materials, and handouts.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    1604062096
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    HOW TO GET A JOB IN HEALTH CARE (W/CD) (P)

    $11.98
    This easy-to-use guide is an ideal reference for anyone seeking employment in the health care industry. Users learn how to compose an effective resume and cover letter, properly complete an employment application, pursue and research job leads, and prepare for interviews. This comprehensive manual also includes advice on how to leave a health care job gracefully, write a resignation letter, secure references, and offers suggestions for dealing with lay-offs, downsizing, or termination in a positive way. CD-ROM that Accompanies How to Get a Job in Health Care includes: four resumes, a Cover Letter Planner with three cover letters, a Job Search Planner, an Interview Planner a Post-Interview Letter Planner an exit conversation, a resignation letter, a reference letter and a Job Offer Evaluator.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    0766841936
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    HUMAN BRAIN COLORING BOOK (P)

    $22.00
    Developed by internationally renowned neurosurgeons, this unique book is designed for students of psychology and the biological sciences, and medical, dental, and nursing students.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    0064603067
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    I. V. THERAPY DEMYSTIFIED (P)

    $24.95

    Your solution to mastering I.V. therapy

    Looking for a quick way to learn the ins-and-outs of I.V. therapy but find other books dripping with complexity? Here's your lifeline! I.V. Therapy Demystified infuses essential information with clear explanations to make learning easy.

    Written by a nursing professor, this detailed guide covers fluids and electrolytes, I.V. therapy delivery systems, and peripheral and central I.V. therapy. You will learn about crystalloid and colloid solutions and blood component, parenteral nutrition, and pharmacological therapies. I.V. therapy in infants, children, and older adults is also covered. Filled with key terms to help you to remember important concepts, and complete with end-of-chapter quizzes to test your knowledge, this book will teach you the fundamentals of I.V. therapy in no time at all.

    I.V. Therapy Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this essential nursing topic.

    This fast and easy guide offers:

    • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
    • An NCLEX-style quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses
    • Measurements labeled in SI units
    • Indications for I.V. therapy and options for delivery
    • A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work
    ISBN/SKU: 
    0071496785
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    INCREDIBLY EASY MINI GUIDE AIDS

    $9.98
    urses now have an Incredibly Easy! way to master care for HIV infection and AIDS. Contents include understanding AIDS, preventing AIDS, assessing the patient at risk for AIDS, treating patients with AIDS, AIDS complications, teaching patients with AIDS and conditions that define AIDS. Filled with spirit-lifting cartoons, memory joggers,and quick quizzes. Includes an eight-page colour guide to pathophysiology
    ISBN/SKU: 
    158255014X
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    INSIDE THE BRAIN

    $15.95
    Remarkable for both its wealth of information and its compelling presentation, this book by two accomplished neuroscientists lets us share the stunning achievements and irresistible excitement of those who have accepted the ultimate challenge to the human mind to probe itself.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    0595160476
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    IV THERAPY

    $11.98
    This guide reviews continuous quality improvement, universal precautions and infection control, documentation, infusion devices, needleless systems, and the nurse's integral role in I.V. therapy. A special appendix helps nurses write plans of care. Contents include I.V. solutions, I.V. equipment, setting up an I.V. infusion, selecting an I.V. site, performing the procedure, complications, I.V. medications, blood transfusions, chemotherapy, parenteral nutrition, pediatric I.V. therapy, appendices, selected references, and index.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    087434784X
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    MANAGING IV THERAPY

    $4.98
    Step-by-step directions for handling I. V. therapy with patients in more than 300 full-colour photographs. Part of a 5 book series.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    0874348110
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