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Mosby's Medical, Nursing , and Allied Health Dictionary: Revised for 2005, Sixth Edition
Darlene Como (Editor)
0323037364
April 2005
Textbook Hardcover
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Midwest Book Review
The price tag is a bargain for over 1,500 pages of specific medical information in a full-color nursing dictionary for the professions. Included here are 1995 Nanda nursing diagnoses and the latest immunization schedules, plus over 6,000 new terms and numerous color photos.

Book Description
The fifth edition of Mosby's Dictionary set a new standard for English-language medical dictionaries by being the first to offer full-color illustrations throughout. The new fifth edition features over 2,300 illustrations which have been carefully selected to enhance the definitions of a wide variety of medical terms, especially those pertaining to anatomy, equipment, and skin and eye disorders. The illustrations not only add to the dictionary's visual appeal, but also allow for the...


Medical Transcription: Fundamentals and Practice (2nd Edition)
Health Professions Institute
0130138339
September 7, 1999
Paperback
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Book Description
Teaching users how to transcribe actual medical dictation so that they can develop the selective hearing skills and experience necessary to gain competency as a medical transcriptionist, this guide offers a unique combination of authentic physician dictation by body systems, coordinated readings and exercises by medical specialty, and supplementary information vital to every medical transcriptionist. Supports text with six hours of authentic physical dictation—not synthetic studio recording; all dictations are carefully selected for subject matter, professionally edited to delete confidential identifying information, and then sequenced in a way to promote comprehension and encourage learning. Groups tapes by medical specialty (i.e., dermatology, urology, gastroenterology, cardiology, pulmonary medicine,...


Pathophysiology
Delva Shamley
0750652349
Oct 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
This book addresses key topics essential to pathophysiology, written especially for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and other rehabilitation professionals. Each chapter provides fundamental descriptions of diseases followed by current knowledge on the cellular and molecular mechanisms responsible for disease processes. Coverage focuses on the knowledge and skills required for successful patient care in the clinical environment, with specific chapters on muscle, nerve, and the pathophysiological effects of movement, immobility, and aging.

About the Author
Delva Shamley, BSc(Hons), Physiotherapy, BSc Medicine, PhD(Medical cell biology), Cert Ed, School of Health Care, Headington, Oxford, UK


Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing: Illustrated with CD-ROM, 5th Edition
Stedman
0781744261
December 2004
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
This Edition has been thoroughly updated to include over 51,000 entries with expanded representation of medical terminology for the highest growing health professions areas, including dental assisting, phlebotomy technician, massage therapy, and medical assisting.


Ethics For Addiction Professionals - Second Edition
LeClair Bissell, James Royce
0894864548
August 1, 1987
Paperback
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Book Description
This trailblazing book provides a comprehensive view of the ethical issues that cut across the addiciton field, from empoloyee assistance programs to treatment and aftercare. Asking probing questions that illuminate todays complex ethical landscape, le clair bissell and james royce explore how standard guidelines for professional conduct benefit counselors and clients alike.

About the Author
LeClair Bissell, M.D., N.C.A.C. II, is a former president of the American Medical Society on Alcoholism (now ASAM) and a lecturer, researcher, and consultant in the addiction field. She has written numerous articles and coauthored several books on chemical dependency and related topics, including To Care Enough: Intervention with Chemically Dependent Colleagues, Chemical Dependency in...


Allied Health Professions Admission Test (Ahpat)
National Learning Corporation
0837350999
Jan 1991
Hardcover
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Ethical Dimensions In The Health Professions
Ruth Purtilo
0721602436
December 16, 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Carefully written to ensure successful use by all health care professionals, Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions is still the only cross-disciplinary ethics book available. The new 4th edition of this bestselling title helps readers think critically and thoughtfully about ethical decisions they face in practice. Utilizing a unique 6-step decision making process designed by the author, this text provides an expert framework for making for making effective decisions.

Book Info
Creighton Univ., Omaha, NE. Stresses the decision-making process and practical applications. For nursing students. Features an expanded emphasis on Western ethical thought and theories, a new chapter on organizational ethics, and examines contemporary issues, such as diversity and assisted...


Pathophysiology for the Health Professions
Barbara E. Gould
0721693849
February 2002
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Pathophysiology for the Health Professions is a fundamental pathophysiology text designed specifically for students in any health professions field. It emphasizes the basic principles of disease processes in a clinical context, supported by concrete examples. The first two sections cover basic concepts of pathophysiologic processes such as inflammation and infections, as well as conditions that may alter a patient's health status by mimicking pathophysiological processes or affecting. The last section on disorders of the body systems highlights commonly occurring problems and selected topics relevant to each system. Chapters in this section follow a consistent format, including a review of anatomy and physiology, concepts of disease, and specific disorders.

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Seneca...


Basic Law for the Allied Health Professions
Michael L. Cowdrey
0867207108
Jan 1995
Paperback
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Book Description
Second edition of a text surveying the general legal concepts relevant to health professions such as medical and dental assisting, radiologic technology, or medical records. Previous edition 1990. For undergraduates.

Book Info
Second edition of a text surveying the general legal concepts relevant to health professions such as medical and dental assisting, radiologic technology, or medical records. Previous edition 1990. For undergraduates.


The Medical Transcription Workbook
Linda Campbell, Health Professions Institute
0934385238

Paperback
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Book Description
A valuable addition to the libraries of medical transcription students and practitioners alike, this 476-page book comes with a separate answer key booklet and contains review challenges and extensive worksheets on a variety of subjects including: Professional Issues, Style and Usage, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Pathophysiology, Surgery, Laboratory, and Pharmacology. Can be used to prepare to take credentialing exams!


Radiation Oncology
Stewart M. Jackson
0875273343
Nov 1985
Hardcover
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Pathophysiology for the Health Professions
Barbara E. Gould
1416002103
March 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Completely updated, with a new companion CD-ROM bound into the back, Pathophysiology for the Health Professions continues to present the essential concepts of disease processes. Intentionally not meant to be inclusive, this popular text focuses on major disorders and other selected disorders to provide a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals. Understanding this basic information enables students to apply that knowledge to other disorders that will be encountered in subsequent courses and clinical practice.

Book Info
B. Saunders. Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Introductory textbook on pathophysiology for allied health students. Softcover. DNLM: Pathology. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable...


Medical Law and Ethics (2nd Edition)
Bonnie F. Fremgen
0131177087
December 23, 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
This overview of medical law and ethics is written in straightforward language for non-lawyer healthcare professionals who must be able to cope with multiple legal and ethical issues they encounter while working in a variety of settings--e.g., the medical office, hospitals, clinics, and skilled nursing facilities. It is designed to help them better understand their ethical obligation to themselves, their patients, and their employer. New to this edition are: Changes in Contract Law; Hiring Practices such as personnel policy manual, interview process, legal implications, sexual harassment, discrimination issues relating to selecting employees, incompetent and dishonest colleagues; Expanded coverage of Privacy Law and confidentiality - to cover more on confidentiality, HIPAA and other laws affecting the disclosure of...


Mosbys Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health

0323014313
January 2002
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
The revised and updated New Edition distills all of the essential information from MOSBY'S MEDICAL, NURSING, & ALLIED HEALTH DICTIONARY, 6TH EDITION. It's still the only pocket-sized dictionary with a strong emphasis on nursing terminology. Comprehensive, compact, and affordable, it includes 3,000 new definitions (with 10,000 revised definitions), word roots and pronunciations for many entries, screened thumb tabs, and much more!

Book Info
Abridgement of Mosby's Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary, 6th ed., c2002. Pocket reference for nurses and allied health personnel. Parent text is a Brandon/Hill Allied Health first-purchase selection. Previous edition: c1998. Reinforced softcover. DNLM: Medicine--Dictionary--English.

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Pharmacology: Principles and Applications: A Worktext for Allied Health Professionals
Eugenia M. Fulcher
0721688284
August 2002
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
This new text offers complete, accurate information on dosage problems, pharmacological effects, medication administration, how to read and check prescriptions, and why certain medications are prescribed. Presented in a logical sequence starting with an introduction to pharmacology, it progresses through the steps of the medication process, including dosage calculation and medication administration. Body system icons highlight and reinforce which drugs are used for a specific body system. Enrichment elements such as Did You Know? boxes and critical thinking scenarios are included throughout. Numerous photos, illustrations, tables, and examples of drugs and equipment aid visual learning and recognition. Plus, patient education is also emphasized, a critical focus for today's health professional.

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HIPAA for Medical Office Personnel
Dan Krager, Carole Krager
1401865747
July 22, 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
HIPAA for Medical Office Personnel will provide information to learners on how the HIPAA ruling of 1996 affects their behavior when on the job. The book provides a brief background on the ruling; outlines the five titles included in the ruling, and delineates items from Title II that affect the medical office environment and what changes are necessary to be in compliance with this ruling.

About the Author
Manager of Information Services, Certified Network Engineer and HIPAA Officer for Richland Memorial Hospital, Olney, IL Olney Central College, Olney, IL


Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage
William G. Boissonnault
0721696597
September 2004
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Specifically designed for physical therapists in the primary care environment, this new resource helps the reader develop the vital communication and differential diagnosis skills necessary to provide high quality patient care and assume a valuable role on the health care team. Comprehensive coverage includes each skill that the physical therapist outpatient practitioner needs to meet the challenges of a changing profession: communication skills, technical expertise, and clinical decision-making ability. This reference helps the practitioner quickly develop an accurate physical therapy diagnosis; adapt an examination and intervention approach to meet the individual’s cultural, communication, anatomic, and physiologic needs and abilities; triage patients from a physical therapy perspective and decide who requires...


Designing Mental Health Services For Children And Adolescent: A Shrewd Investment (International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions Leadership Ser.)
J. YOUNG
1560327944
August 1, 1998
Library Binding
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Book Description
(Brunner/Mazel) New York Univ., New York City. Review of the causes and prevalences of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents, healthcare economics, and the financing for these services. Prepared by the Venice International Working Group, sponsored by the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions.

Book Info
(Brunner/Mazel) New York Univ., New York City. Review of the causes and prevalences of psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents, healthcare economics, and the financing for these services. Prepared by the Venice International Working Group, sponsored by the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions.


Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Occupations
Tonia Dandry Aiken (Editor)
072166525X
January 15, 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
In today's litigious society, a solid understanding of both legal and ethical considerations is essential in any health care occupation. This must-have resource serves as a guide to common issues that may arise in practice, as well as the "danger zones" in clinical situations that could escalate into conflict or dispute if not approached with caution. The information in this book is presented in a short, concise, bullet-style format that makes the material easy-to-read and user-friendly. It demystifies legal and ethical terms and issues, discussing concepts in plain language that readers without a legal background can thoroughly understand. Each chapter includes objectives, summaries, study questions, caselaw, and recommended readings.

Book Info
Author is an attorney, New...


Neuroscience: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation
Laurie Lundy-Ekman
0721693733
January 2002
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
This practical guide to clinically significant neuroscience, written with rehabilitation professionals in mind, connects neuroscience theory to clinical application with stories written by real people with neurological disorders, case studies, and lists summarizing key features of neurological disorders. Numerous tables, flow charts and boxes highlight essential concepts, processes, and relationships. Full-color illustrations, including an atlas, clarify the spatial relationships among neural structures, demonstrate pathological neural changes, and show individuals with various neurological disorders. Unique features include an accurate summary of contemporary research and theory on spasticity and a thorough explanation of vestibular function and dysfunction. The book follows a logical progression from the...


COTA Examination Review Guide
Caryn Johnson
0803608446
April 2002
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Thomas Jefferson Univ., Philadelphia, PA. Exam review includes 1,000 questions in five practice exams, an additional 800 questions on the CD-ROM, a general review of occupational therapy practice, and how to apply knowledge to realistic practice situations. Covers applying for the exam, organizing study time, identifying strengths and weaknesses, and where to go for help. Softcove

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Thomas Jefferson Univ., Philadelphia, PA. Exam review includes 1,000 questions in five practice exams, an additional 800 questions on the CD-ROM, a general review of occupational therapy practice, and how to apply knowledge to realistic practice situations. Covers applying for the exam, organizing study time, identifying strengths and weaknesses, and where to go for help. Softcove ...


Arco Master The Nursing School and Allied Health Entrance Exams
Marion F. Gooding
0768918391
March 2005
Paperback
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Health Professions Career And Education Directory 2006-2007 (Health Professions Career and Education Directory)
American Medical Association, AMA
1579477135
February 28, 2006
Paperback
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