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First Aid, CPR and AED Advanced

This manual is developed for use within advanced first aid, CPR, and AED training courses offered through the Emergency Care & Safety Institute.... Based on the 2010 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC), Advanced First Aid, CPR, and AED, Sixth Edition is ideal for use within college-level courses designed to certify individuals in first aid, CPR, and AED. More than a stand-alone text, this student manual is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers many resources to better support instructors and prepare students. This manual includes: Coverage of the 2010 CPR and ECC Guidelines: Clear, concise direction on how to perform CPR and use an AED during an emergency. Current information on injuries and illnesses: Core information for first aiders presented in a clear and straightforward format. Skill Drills: Offer step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important skills. Emergency Care Wrap-Up Tables: Provide a concise summary of what signs first aiders should look for and what treatment steps they should take. This text is packaged with an access code which provides free admission to the Companion Website to complement Advanced First Aid, CPR, and AED, Sixth Edition. Your code provides access to a wealth of resources, including: Interactive Skill Drills; Skill Evaluation Sheets; Emergency Care Wrap-Up; Prep Kit; Assessment in Action; Check Your Knowledge
 

Research Methods: A Framework for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice

Research Methods: A Framework for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice is written specifically for students and practitioners in allied health care... professions that treat patients with movement limitations, such as physical therapy and athletic training. Following the text's clear, easy-to-follow guidance, readers will quickly learn how to gather, read, interpret, assess, and apply research to clinical practice. Most importantly, they will discover how an evidence-based approach will improve clinical outcomes in their own practice.
 

The Story of Art

This text is the 16th revised and updated edition of this introduction to art, from the earliest cave paintings to experimental art. Eight new artists... from the modern period have been introduced. They are: Corot, Kollwitz, Nolde, de Chirico, Brancussi, Magritte, Nicolson and Morandi. A sequence of new "endings" have been added, and the captions are now fuller, including the medium and dimension of the works illustrated. Six fold-outs present selected large-scale works. They are: Van Eyck's "Ghent Altarpiece", Leonardo's "Last Supper", Botticelli's "Birth of Venus", Jackson Pollock's "One (Number 31, 1950)", Van der Weyden's "Descent from the Cross" and Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling.
 

Contemporary Nutrition, A Functional Approach

Completely revised and up-to-date with MyPlate, Healthy People 2020 and Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010, Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional... Approach is an alternate version of Wardlaw-Smith's Contemporary Nutrition, 9e. While Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approach shares the recognized strengths of the ninth edition, it offers a unique approach to the coverage of vitamins and minerals. It departs from a traditional presentation by instead organizing vitamins and minerals within the context of physiological functions and the health conditions they influence. The text will provide students who lack a strong science background the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With their friendly writing style, the authors act as the student's personal guide to dispelling common misconceptions and to gaining a solid foundation for making informed nutrition choices. Users who purchase Connect Plus receive access to the full online ebook version of the textbook.
 

The Problem of Pain

Why Must Humanity Suffer? C.S. Lewis, the master apologist, tackles the question that has plagued humanity for centuries. If God is both omnipotent and... good, how can we explain the pain and suffering that people experience daily? And what of the suffering of animals, who neither deserve pain nor can be improved by it? With compassion and insight, C.S. Lewis proposes reasonable answers to these critical theological problems, sharing his wisdom with those who seek true understanding.
 

Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing

Featuring more than 56,000 entries, this thoroughly updated Seventh Edition contains the medical terminology used in more than 30 of today's fastest... growing health profession areas-plus comprehensive inclusion of entries suited for the nursing field. The book includes 1,000 enriched color images and photographs, a glossy insert with detailed images by Anatomical Chart Company, more than 65 appendices, and cut thumb tabs for quick A-to-Z reference. More than 70 leading consultants from health professions and nursing contributed to the enhancements of this edition. Also included with the purchase is a free one-year subscription to Stedman's Online: Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing, which includes all the content from the print dictionary, as well as access to 5,600 images, more than 48,000 audio pronunciations, and 48 live action videos; along with a free version of Stedman's Plus Medical/Pharmaceutical Spellchecker (a $99.00 value).
 

Introduction to Research: Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies, 4e

Bridge the gap between research and practice with DePoy and Gitlin's Introduction to Research: Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies, 4th... Edition. This completely updated, user-friendly text helps you better understand not only the research process, but also research designs and their applications to the real world of clinical practice. Covering multiple research strategies (including both qualitative and quantitative research), it gives you a balanced approach to various research traditions, addressing emerging key issues in today's health care environment.Offers a balanced approach to various research methods and multiple research strategies, including qualitative, quantitative, naturalistic and experimental-type, and more.Presents complex information in a clear, highly readable, and easy-to-understand manner.Keeps information relevant to today's health care environment with real-world "snapshots" and a final Stories from the Field chapter.Includes detailed discussions of qualitative and quantitative methodologies, a unique and balanced focus that makes this text more comprehensive than others in its field.Covers experimental-type, naturalistic, and mixed method design strategies, improving your ability to compare, contrast, and integrate different methods.Evolve online resources include statistics math tips to accompany Chapter 19, crossword puzzles, useful weblinks, and sample forms.Reflects recent changes in the field, including new material on preparing poster presentations, community and participatory research, translation issues, and advanced scale development, giving you the tools you need to devise successful research studies. Includes expanded evidence-based material and occupational therapy-specific information, discussing the methods used in each study.
 

Fundamentals of Human Resources in Healthcare (Gateway to Healthcare Management)

The healthcare workforce is diverse. The different scopes of practice, levels of education, and practice settings contribute to the complexity of... managing this workforce. Successful healthcare managers understand the unique factors that influence the performance of their employees. This new text presents the managerial activities related to developing and maintaining the healthcare workforce. Each chapter opens with a short vignette that introduces the student to the chapter topic. On-the-page definitions of terminology and informational sidebars clarify concepts. Chapters end with discussion questions and case studies that provide practice for applying new information. The book also features a glossary of key terms. Topics covered include: Understanding the healthcare labor force The legal environment Job analysis and design Recruitment, selection, and retention Training and development Performance appraisal Compensation Employee rights and discipline Unions and labor relations Workplace safety
 

Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approach

Cowan's Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approach is The Perfect Fit to align with your course. Here's why: The author team includes a... practicing nurse to help students see how the content fits in their lives and relates to their future career on every page. A briefer text means all core concepts are covered, but streamlined to better fit the length of your course. A more modern, visual text and digital learning package fits with today's students and the way they learn. Users who purchase Connect Plus receive access to the full online ebook version of the textbook.
 

Exploring Anatomy & Physiology in the Laboratory

Exploring Anatomy & Physiology in the Laboratory by Erin C. Amerman is a comprehensive, full-color manual appropriate for two-semester A&P... courses. This manual features innovative pedagogy, an extensive, full-color art program, and a unique writing style that informs and engages students.