Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine is the only book that uses a practical, question-and-answer approach to address evidence-based decision making in palliative medicine. Dr. Nathan E. Goldstein and Dr. R. Sean Morrison equip you to evaluate the available evidence alongside of current practice guidelines, so you can provide optimal care for patients and families who are dealing with serious illness. Confidently navigate clinical challenges with chapters that explore interventions, assessment techniques, treatment modalities, recommendations / guidelines, and available resources - all with a focus on patient and family-centered care. Build a context for best practices from high-quality evidence gathered by multiple leading authorities. Make informed decisions efficiently with treatment algorithms included throughout the book. Access the complete, fully searchable contents online at www.expertconsult.com.
Appropriate for all beginning and intermediate courses in Art, Basic Drawing, Figure Drawing, or Life Drawing. Providing a concise but comprehensive survey of all matters pertaining to drawing the human figure, this well-illustrated and accurate guide demonstrates the interplay of structure, anatomy, design, and expression in sound figure drawing. This text shows how the integration of these four factors is essential in drawing the figure in a compelling and lucid manner.
For Freshman-/Sophomore-level courses in Drawing. Progressing logically from the fundamentals of drawing to its more specific aspects-this text addresses the options, challenges, and methodologies of drawings subjects such as still life, figure, landscape, and envisioned images. The text approaches the teaching of drawing in the same way artists approach the creating of drawings: by proceeding from the general to the specific and presenting a work in an organized and economical manner.
Basic design text for the first course in design. Prepares readers to understand how the elements of design are used to make successful compositions. The first portion of the book is a comprehensive examination of fundamental design phenomena and a general introduction of compositional concepts. The second portion is an in-depth and unique discussion of compositional structures & strategies.