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See below for a selection of the latest books from Nursing & ancillary services category. Presented with a red border are the Nursing & ancillary services books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Nursing & ancillary services books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Sociology of Health and Illness

The Sociology of Health and Illness

Author: Sarah Nettleton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/12/2020

Sarah Nettleton's The Sociology of Health and Illness has become a cornerstone text, popular with students and academics alike for its rigorous and accessible overview of the field. Building on these strengths, the third edition integrates fresh insights from the current literature with the core tenets of traditional medical sociology, providing students with a thorough grounding in the sociology of health and illness. The text covers a diversity of topics and draws on a wide range of analytic approaches, spanning issues such as the social construction of medical knowledge, the analysis of lay health beliefs, concepts of lifestyles and risk, the experience of illness and the sociology of the body. It also explores matters which are central to health policy, such as professional-patient relationships, health inequalities and the changing nature of health care work. Each chapter in the book has been revised and updated, with substantial new material in particular on the sociology of diagnosis, body work, and a whole new chapter on the sociology of health technology. Written for students of the social sciences who opt to study the field of health and illness in greater depth, this book will also continue to appeal to students taking vocational degrees, such as nursing, who require a sociological grounding in the area. Thoroughly revised and fully updated, the third edition of Sarah Nettleton's book will prove invaluable to anyone looking for a clear and engaging introduction to contemporary debates within the sociology of health and illness.

The Sociology of Health and Illness

The Sociology of Health and Illness

Author: Sarah Nettleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/12/2020

Sarah Nettleton's The Sociology of Health and Illness has become a cornerstone text, popular with students and academics alike for its rigorous and accessible overview of the field. Building on these strengths, the third edition integrates fresh insights from the current literature with the core tenets of traditional medical sociology, providing students with a thorough grounding in the sociology of health and illness. The text covers a diversity of topics and draws on a wide range of analytic approaches, spanning issues such as the social construction of medical knowledge, the analysis of lay health beliefs, concepts of lifestyles and risk, the experience of illness and the sociology of the body. It also explores matters which are central to health policy, such as professional-patient relationships, health inequalities and the changing nature of health care work. Each chapter in the book has been revised and updated, with substantial new material in particular on the sociology of diagnosis, body work, and a whole new chapter on the sociology of health technology. Written for students of the social sciences who opt to study the field of health and illness in greater depth, this book will also continue to appeal to students taking vocational degrees, such as nursing, who require a sociological grounding in the area. Thoroughly revised and fully updated, the third edition of Sarah Nettleton's book will prove invaluable to anyone looking for a clear and engaging introduction to contemporary debates within the sociology of health and illness.

Clinical Skills for Paramedic Practice ANZ 1e

Clinical Skills for Paramedic Practice ANZ 1e

Author: Dianne Inglis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2020

From the Ground Up

From the Ground Up

Author: Peter Lazes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/11/2020

Successful Transition to Practice: A Guide for the New Nurse Practitioner

Successful Transition to Practice: A Guide for the New Nurse Practitioner

Author: Deborah Dillon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2020

An expert guide designed to assist Nurse Practitioner students and faculty in the complex, yet vital transition from student NP to employed NP. A step-by-step text to guide the new graduate nurse practitioner through the certification and on-boarding process and beyond through the journey to successful employment. Starting with the students preparing for graduation, Successful Transition to Practice: A Guide for the New Nurse Practitioner walks students through the most confusing aspects of transitioning from studies to full-time work, including applying for licensure, what to expect in an interview, insurance needs, hospital credentialing and more.

The Nurse Mentor's Handbook: Supporting Students in Clinical Practice 3e

The Nurse Mentor's Handbook: Supporting Students in Clinical Practice 3e

Author: Danny Walsh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2020

This popular book is an essential companion for supporting and supervising student nurses in clinical practice. The book examines the theory of supervision and the underlying principles of teaching and assessment in nurse education and includes case studies, tools and interventions that can be used in clinical practice. Key areas covered include: *The new NMC standards for supervision and assessment, as well as the history and politics of student nurse mentorship *Effective practice supervision - the role of the supervisor and the practicalities such as the importance of forming effective working relationships and communication skills *Clear guidance on best teaching and assessment practice with practical examples and techniques *An examination the importance and methodology of giving good feedback *Fostering successful placement experiences and supporting a range of students with varying learning needs, including best practice in supporting a struggling student Fully updated in this third edition the book simplifies the theory, delivering practical guidance on best practice in student support and includes insights from students and supervisors. Danny Walsh was a mental health nurse for over 40 years and a senior nurse lecturer for more than 15. He has published widely in the fields of nurse education and dementia care.

Mastering Medical Terminology

Mastering Medical Terminology

Author: Sue Walker, Maryann Wood, Jenny Nicol Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/09/2020

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Ian Peate Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2020

The third edition of Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the structure and function of the human body. Written with the needs of nursing and healthcare students in mind, this bestselling textbook incorporates clinical examples and scenarios throughout to illustrate how the topics covered are applied in practice. Hundreds of full-colour illustrations complement numerous case studies encompassing all fields of nursing practice, alongside learning outcomes, self-assessment tests, chapter summaries, and other effective learning tools. This latest edition has been thoroughly updated by a team of international contributors to reflect the current Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards for Education, with enhanced online learning resources including an image bank, a searchable online glossary, flashcards, interactive multiple-choice questions, and more. Offering a user-friendly introduction to anatomy and physiology, this textbook: Provides a variety of clinical scenarios and examples to relate theory to practice Outlines the disorders associated with each chapter's topic Presents information on medicines management for each body system Is written by an international team Features extensive supplementary online resources for both students and instructors Is available with accompanying study guide, Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Workbook Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology is the perfect introduction to the subject for student nurses, particularly those in the first year of their course, healthcare assistants and nursing associates, and other allied health students.

Today's Medical Assistant

Today's Medical Assistant

Author: Kathy Bonewit-West, Sue Hunt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/09/2020

Bringing together comprehensive, easy-to-read coverage of medical assisting competencies and a solid foundation of anatomy and physiology, Today's Medical Assistant: Clinical & Administrative Procedures, 4th Edition provides everything you need to successfully begin a career as a medical assistant. This hands-on guide uses easy-to-follow language and detailed visuals to walk you through all the medical knowledge, procedures, and skills you need for success in today's fast-paced medical office. Cutting-edge content is organized around medical assisting standards and competencies, supplemented throughout with a wide assortment of engaging learning tools and activities that help you to fully understand and demonstrate those competencies. The 4th Edition features enhanced coverage of healthcare law, certification, electronic health records, motivational interviewing, office management, and more, as well as additional procedures to address behavior-based competencies and expanded sample certification exams online. For tomorrow's professional landscape, look no further than Today's Medical Assistant! Consistent and meticulous coverage throughout all elements of the text and its learning package provide reliable content and unparalleled accuracy on the responsibilities of the modern medical assistant. More than 120 detailed, step-by-step procedures with illustrations are accompanied by skills videos online. UNIQUE! Effective learning aids include procedure charting activities, What Would You Do?/What Would You Not Do? scenarios, patient education and practice applications, and much more. Wide range of engaging learning activities on the companion website provide fun, interactive practice. NEW! New content on healthcare trends and laws, certification for Medical Assistants, electronic health records, motivational interviewing, office management, and more ensures that you have the latest information needed to obtain employment and long-term success on the job. NEW! New procedures address the affective (behavior-based) MAERB competencies to provide example-driven learning tools. NEW! Updated art program focuses on the workings of a modern medical office and includes updated illustrations and photographs of office procedures and medical records. NEW! Expanded and updated sample certification exams provide realistic practice to help you prepare to pass the test and launch your Medical Assisting career.

Electrocardiogram in Clinical Medicine

Electrocardiogram in Clinical Medicine

Author: William J. Brady Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Offers a guide for a complete understanding of the disease and conditions most frequently revealed in ECGs recorded in the acute, critical, and emergency care settings Electrocardiogram in Clinical Medicine offers an authoritative guide to ECG interpretation that contains a focus and perspective from each of the three primary areas of medical care: acute care, critical care and emergency care. It can be used as a companion with the book ECGs for the Emergency Physician I & II (by Mattu and Brady) or as a stand-alone text. These three books can be described as a cumulative EGG reference for the medical provider who uses the electrocardiogram on a regular basis. Electrocardiogram in Clinical Medicine includes sections on all primary areas of ECG interpretation and application as well as sections that highlight use, devices and strategies. The medical content covers acute coronary syndromes and all related issues, other diseases of the myocardium, morphologic syndromes, toxicology and paediatrics; dysrhythmias will also be covered in detail. This important resource: * Goes beyond pattern recognition in ECGs to offer a real understanding of the clinical syndromes evidenced in ECGs and implications for treatment * Covers the indications, advantages and pitfalls of the use of ECGs for diagnosis in all acute care settings, from EMS to ED to Critical Care * Examines the ECG in toxic, metabolic and environmental presentations; critical information for acute care clinicians who need to be able to differentiate ODs, poisoning and other environmental causes from MI or other cardiac events * Facilitates clinical decision-making Written for practicing ER, general medicine, family practice, hospitalist and ICU physicians and medical students, Electrocardiogram in Clinical Medicine is an important book for the accurate interpretation of EGG results.

Manual for Radiation Oncology Nursing Practice and Education

Manual for Radiation Oncology Nursing Practice and Education

Author: Ryan Iwamoto Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 22/08/2020

This fourth edition features expanded coverage on issues in radiation oncology nursing such as patient education, assessment, symptom management, documentation, radiation protection, and quality improvement. You'll also find included sections on evidence-based practice, new technology, pediatrics, palliative care, and more. With many nurses entering the specialty of radiation oncology, this edition provides specific guidelines for the education of nurses new to radiation oncology and for the practice of quality radiation oncology nursing care. Manual for Radiation Oncology Nursing Practice and Education (fourth edition) also provides you with valuable tools to articulate the role of the radiation oncology nurse, justify nursing staff positions in the department of radiation oncology, and evaluate radiation oncology nurses' performance.

Coding Notes, 3e Pocket Guide Medical Coding

Coding Notes, 3e Pocket Guide Medical Coding

Author: Alice Anne Andress Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/08/2020

A DAVIS'S NOTES BOOK! Your professional coding coach at your fingertips. Increase your confidence with the expert guidance you'll find in the 3rd Edition of this easy-to-use guide. Here's all of the information you need to understand medical billing and coding procedures in a snap! It's your one-stop source for commonly used codes and categories that don't change frequently and ICD-10 references for locating codes that do. It's like having a master coder by your side showing you how to use the coding reference manuals to increase your efficiency and accuracy. Davis's Notes signature style, write-on/wipe off pages for note taking, spiral binding, and thumb tabs, make this a must-have resource that you'll rely on every day.