Contemporary Occupational Health Nursing

A Guide for Practitioners

Author: Greta Thornbory,Susanna Everton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351787918

Category: Medical

Page: 250

View: 888

This textbook – now thoroughly revised and updated – provides a practical guide for those in training, or practising within, occupational health nursing. Concerned with the health of people at work and the effects of work on health and health on work, this distinctive branch of public health nursing requires specific knowledge and skills. Contemporary Occupational Health Nursing includes chapters on: public health, leadership, health promotion and protection, health surveillance, health assessment, case management and rehabilitation, mental health, management of occupational health services and epidemiology and research, quality assurance and audit. The second edition includes additional content on health risk assessment and the Fit for Work Service, occupational health management systems, psychosocial factors and mindfulness, among other things. Discussion of ethical issues is woven throughout and each chapter is written by an experienced occupational health nurse practitioner and includes features such as case studies, activities, learning objectives and chapter summaries. This book can be used as a text by those undertaking specialist community public health nursing qualifications and as an important resource for all nurses working in occupational health practice.

Management Guidelines for Women's Health Nurse Practitioners

Author: Kathleen Brown

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803602922

Category: Clinical competence

Page: 437

View: 9877

"Management Guidelines for Women's Health Nurse Practitioners, one of a series of four protocol books, builds on a nursing approach to the prevention and treatment of disease, to provide coverage of the clinical aspects of common disorders, the nursing concerns, and patient education."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Nursing in the Community: an essential guide to practice

Author: Sue Chilton,Karen Melling,Dee Drew,Ann Clarridge

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444114158

Category: Medical

Page: 120

View: 507

Nursing in the Community: an essential guide to practice is an introductory textbook for professionals and students who have chosen a career in community health care nursing. The book gives comprehensive coverage of the full range of professional issues, such as personal safety and the environment, in addition to public health, health promotion and family health nursing. This user-friendly text provides clear guidelines on how to transfer skills from the hospital/ acute setting to the community. In addition, it fully reflects current government health, social policy, the implications for the roles and responsibilities of the community health care nurse, and aims to support a trainee/new practitioner to function safely and effectively in the full range of community settings.

Foundations for Practice in Occupational Therapy - E-BOOK

Author: Edward A. S. Duncan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046612

Category: Medical

Page: 282

View: 4257

Now in its fifth edition, the internationally acclaimed Foundations for Practice in Occupational Therapy continues to provide a practical reference tool which is both an indispensable guide to undergraduates and a practical reference tool for clinicians in the application of models and theories to practice. Underlining the importance and clinical relevance of theory to practice, the text provides an excellent introduction to the theoretical basis of occupational therapy. Contributions are given by both academics and expert clinicians. All chapters have been revised and updated, new ones have been written and some pre-existing chapters have new authors. A refined structure uses highlight boxes to indicate the key themes and issues of each chapter and useful reflective questions to help the reader review the issues raised in the chapter. Discusses evidence-based practices and established theories but also includes contemporary developments Range of expert contributors provide an international perspective of practice Case studies highlighting the application of theory to practice Details of the latest developments and debates in the field 2 chapters on the PEOP model and community-based rehabilitation Highlight boxes throughout indicating key themes/issues Reflective questions at the end of each chapter

The Contemporary Thesaurus of Search Terms and Synonyms

A Guide for Natural Language Computer Searching

Author: Sara D. Knapp

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781573561075

Category: Computers

Page: 682

View: 1524

Whether your search is limited to a single database or is as expansive as all of cyberspace, you won't find the intended results unless you use the words that work. Now in its second edition, Sara Knapp has updated and expanded this invaluable resource. Unlike any other thesaurus available, this popular guide offers a wealth of natural language options in a convenient, A-to-Z format. It's ideal for helping users find the appropriate word or words for computer searches in the humanities, social sciences, and business. The second edition has added more than 9,000 entries to the first edition's extensive list. Now, the Thesaurus contains almost 21,000 search entries! New or expanded areas include broader coverage of business terms and humanities-including arts literature, philosophy, religion, and music.

Dual Diagnosis

Practice in Context

Author: Peter Phillips,Olive McKeown,Tom Sandford

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444314588

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 4252

Dual Diagnosis: Practice in Context is a practicalevidence-based guide for practitioners working inmulti-disciplinary mental health and substance misuse servicesettings. Divided into three sections, this comprehensive andinternational text first explores the contemporary contextualissues surrounding the subject area. It then goes on toreview dual diagnosis in some of the ‘special’populations (including people diagnosed with personality disorders,women, young people, and older adults) and contemporary issues(e.g. crystal methamphetamine and mental health). Part three reviews the development of international serviceresponses to dual diagnosis and discusses the development andcommissioning of service models, research and practice development.The text concludes with a chapter outlining priorities for thedevelopment of interventions, service approaches, research andeducation. KEY FEATURES: A authoritative in-depth review of both theoretical,clinical and policy issues within a single text Draws together a range of established contributors from avariety of disciplines, including mental health nurses,occupational therapists, social workers and psychiatrists International in focus, with contributors from the UK, USA,Europe and Australia

Clinical Reasoning in Occupational Therapy

Author: Linda Robertson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118281543

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 1652

Clinical Reasoning in Occupational Therapy is a key text foroccupational therapy students and practitioners. Written by an internationally renowned group of clinicians,educators and academics and with a central case study runningthroughout, the book covers the theory and practice of thefollowing key topics: Working and Thinking in Different Contexts;Teaching as Reasoning; Ethical Reasoning; Diversity in Reasoning;Working and Thinking within 'Evidence Frameworks'; Experience as aFramework; The Client. FEATURES includes case studies problem-solving framework questions at the end of each chapter commentaries on key topics relates theory to practice

Medical Spanish for Nurses

A Self-Teaching Guide

Author: Dr. Soledad Traverso, PhD,Dr. Laurie Urraro, PhD,Dr. Patty Pasky McMahon, PhD, CRNP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826132952

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 4709

Designed for those with no previous experience speaking Spanish, this guide provides nurses, other medical professionals, and students with the tools to communicate with Spanish-speaking patients. Online audio is available to provide correct pronunciation and prepare learners for a wide array of medical situations. Using a step-by-step approach with plenty of examples, the text enables readers to quickly develop their Spanish knowledge. Question and response scenarios, vocabulary quizzes, anatomy identifi cation, summary exercises, and dialogue reinforce and expedite learning. Chapters provide appropriate Spanish vocabulary, terminology, and expressions commonly used in health care interactions--as well as likely patient responses--to prepare readers for conversational Spanish. Key sections enable readers to speak with confi dence while taking a patient's history, assessing pain, conducting a physical assessment, and talking about nutrition and pediatric and adult illnesses. Tips on cultural competence are featured throughout, culminating in a comprehensive chapter on transcultural nursing and the impact of culture, belief systems, and social norms on health care delivery to diverse Spanish-speaking populations. Key Features: Requires no previous knowledge of Spanish Focuses on Spanish words and phrases needed in common health care interactions with patients Includes multiple interactive print and audio exercises to enhance learning Gives print and audio examples of common patient responses Includes examples of common conversations between health care professionals and patients Provides scripted dialogues for conducting a complete history and physical exam, performing gynecological exams, and teaching scenarios for fetal development, pregnancy, breast exams, testicular exams, and contraception

Heimhilfe

Praxisleitfaden für die mobile Betreuung zuhause

Author: Elisabeth Jedelsky

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662461064

Category: Medical

Page: 299

View: 3487

Durch den demografischen Wandel und die gesellschaftlichen Veränderungen gewinnt der Beruf der Heimhelferin und des Heimhelfers an Bedeutung. Das Buch, das sich an den Inhalten des Wiener Sozialbetreuungsberufegesetzes und beruflichen Bedürfnissen orientiert, bleibt auch in der 4., aktualisierten Auflage die Standardlektüre für Heimhelferinnen und Heimhelfer. Basiswissen und Praxistipps werden in bewährter Weise aufbereitet. In einem neuen Kapitel werden die Formen von Gewalt thematisiert sowie mögliche Maßnahmen zur Bewältigung von solchen Krisensituationen erklärt. Interkulturelle Pflege im häuslichen Umfeld ist ein größeres Thema in der mobilen Pflege ist und wurde erweitert berücksichtigt. Das Buch unterstützt sowohl Anfänger in der Heimhilfe bei der erfolgreichen Ausbildung als auch Erfahrene, die ihr Know-how auf den neusten Stand bringen möchten. Auch Lehrerinnen und Lehrern leistet es als Orientierungshilfe wertvolle Unterstützung.

Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing - E-Book

Author: Ruth Elder,Katie Evans,Debra Nizette

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729578771

Category: Medical

Page: 498

View: 3874

The new edition of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing focuses on practice in mental health and psychiatric care integrating theory and the realities of practice. Mental wellness is featured as a concept, and the consideration of a range of psychosocial factors helps students contextualise mental illness and psychiatric disorders. The holistic approach helps the student and the beginning practitioner understand the complex causation of mental illness, its diagnosis, effective interventions and treatments, and the client’s experience of mental illness.

Model of Human Occupation (MOHO)

Grundlagen für die Praxis

Author: Gary Kielhofner,Ulrike Marotzki,Christiane Mentrup

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540659426

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 4308

MOHO: Ergotherapie aus ganzheitlicher Sicht Das im deutschsprachigen Raum bereits bekannte und praktisch erprobte "Modell der menschlichen Betätigung" (Model of Human Occupation, MOHO) bietet Ihnen viele Denkanstöße und Anregungen für eine zeitgemäße systemische Ausrichtung Ihrer ergotherapeutischen Arbeit. * Was ist eigentlich "Betätigung"? * Welche Bedeutung hat sie für den Menschen im Alltagsverhalten? * Wie entsteht Motivation? * Welche Funktion haben automatisierte Routinehandlungen? * Wie entwickelt man Handlungsfertigkeiten? * Welchen Einfluss hat die Umwelt auf Betätigungsverhalten? Zu diesen und weiteren Grundbegriffen finden Sie Definitionen und ausführliche Erläuterungen, die Ihnen die MOHO-Grundlagen anschaulich und praktisch nachvollziehbar vor Augen führen. Anhand eines bundesweiten Projektes erfahren Sie zudem, wie Befundaufnahme und Dokumentation nach dem Modell in Deutschland praktisch umgesetzt werden. Das Grundlagenbuch für ErgotherapeutInnen zu einem bewährten Praxismodell

Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists - E-Book

Author: Gail M. Jensen,Elizabeth Mostrom

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455706019

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 6637

Whether you are practicing in an in-patient or an out-patient facility, academic institution, or clinical residency program, this well-respected handbook gives you the background and guidance you need to effectively educate individuals across the continuum of physical therapy practice. Practical, real-life examples show you how to: incorporate health literacy and needs of the learner; assess and adapt to the various learning styles of patients; use simulations in education; facilitate the development of clinical reasoning skills; and assess learning outcomes and the effectiveness of your teaching. Plus, four all-new chapters and major revisions of all content throughout the book keep you on top of the latest research and best practices. Coverage of the theory and application of educational principles across the continuum of PT practice provides the information you need to improve your skills in the educational process both in academic and clinical settings. Two section format divides content into two parts: designing academic and clinical education programs and teaching students in academic and clinical settings; and teaching patients and families in clinical and community settings. Variety of teaching and teaching assessment methods expands your teaching, learning, and assessment repertoires. Case stories at the beginning of each chapter allow you to see the relevance of the information in the chapter. Threshold concepts highlight key ideas that are important to know. Annotated bibliography at end of each chapter provides resources for further study. NEW! Chapter on Authentic Assessment: Simulation-Based Education reflects the new ways to facilitate student learning through the use of human simulation models. NEW! Chapter on Strategies for Planning and Implementing Interprofessional Education covers the fundamental concepts of team-based care and interprofessional learning. NEW! Chapter on What Makes a Good Clinical Teacher? translates current research on clinical teaching into clinical education and practice. NEW! Chapter on Facilitating the Teaching and Learning of Clinical Reasoning helps you apply current research on clinical reasoning in rehabilitation to clinical education and teaching. NEW! Two combined chapters on Patient Education and Health Literacy (previously chapters 8 and 12) and Applied Behavioral Theory and Adherence: Models for Practice (previously chapters 9 and 10) provide focused presentations on current thinking and practical strategies for addressing health literacy issues in the clinical environment. NEW! Expanded chapter on Post-Professional Clinical Residency and Fellowship Education offers more information on models and trends in residency education and mentoring.

Health Through Occupation

Theory and Practice in Occupational Therapy

Author: Gary Kielhofner

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 316

View: 497

Advanced Practice Nursing E-Book

An Integrative Approach

Author: Ann B. Hamric,Judith A. Spross,Charlene M. Hanson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437720080

Category: Medical

Page: 848

View: 3921

Covering all advanced practice competencies and roles, this book offers strategies for enhancing patient care and legitimizing your role within today’s health care system. It covers the history of advanced practice nursing, the theory behind the practice, and emerging issues. Offering a comprehensive exploration of advanced practice nursing, this edition also adds a focus on topics including the APN scope of practice, certification, and the ethical and legal issues that occur in clinical practice. The development of all major competencies of advanced practice nursing is discussed: direct clinical practice, consultation, coaching/guidance, research, leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making. Advanced practice competencies are discussed in relation to all advanced practice nursing and blended CNS-NP roles (case manager, acute care nurse practitioner), highlighting the shared aims and distinctions of each role. In-depth discussions on educational strategies explain how competencies develop as the nurses’ practice progresses. A chapter on research competencies demonstrates how to use evidence-based research in practice, and how to promote these research competencies to other APNs. A conceptual framework shows the clear relationship between the competencies, roles, and challenges in today’s health care environment. Practical strategies are provided for business management, contracting, and marketing. Comprehensive information covers the essential competencies of the new Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. More exemplars (case studies) provide real-life scenarios showing APN competencies in action. A new chapter shows how to provide reliable and valid data to substantiate your impact and justify equitable reimbursement for APN services, also enhancing your skills in quality improvement strategies, informatics, and systems thinking. Information on telehealth considerations covers the new sources of electronic healthcare information available to patients and describes how to counsel them on using reliable resources.

Atlas des menschlichen Fasziensystems

Author: Carla Stecco

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437171186

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 4880

Einleitende Kapitel beschreiben detailliert den Aufbau und die Eigenschaften des Bindegewebes, der oberflächlichen und der tiefen Faszien. Basierend auf diesem Wissen werden die Faszien topographisch dargestellt. Sie erfahren die Zusammensetzung, Form und Funktion des Fasziensystems mit seinen Verbindungen zu Muskeln, Nerven und Blutgefäßen. So werden myofasziale Störungen und Muskelfunktionsstörungen ebenso verständlich wie solche der Propriozeption und peripheren Koordination. Dieses Wissen hilft Ihnen, Ihre Behandlungstechnik zu erweitern und zu optimieren und so zu besseren Behandlungsergebnissen zu gelangen. Über 300 einzigartige Faszienfotos von nicht balsamierten Körpern zeigen Ihnen anschaulich und präzise die Inhalte. Über die englischsprachige Begleitwebsite www.atlasfascial.com erhalten Sie zudem Zugriff auf 14 Videos, die die Verbindung der Faszien zu Bändern und Muskeln aufzeigen.

Klinische Ethik

Author: Christian Hick

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 354068364X

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 7681

Die Klinische Ethik ist das Einsteigerbuch für die Ethik der Medizin im Querschnittsbereich 2. Darüber hinaus zeigt es den Weg zu ethisch verantwortlichem Handeln im klinischen Alltag. Grundlagen: Patientenverfügung, Sterbehilfe und Pränataldiagnostik. Pro & Contra argumentieren: Ethische Positionen werden ausführlich besprochen und ausgewogen bewertet.- Anschaulich und praxisnah geschrieben, mit zahlreichen Fallgeschichten. Relevant für die Praxis: Rechtlicher Kontext zu jedem Thema. - Empfehlungen ärztlicher Standesvertretungen. - Ethische Konflikte in der medizinischen Ausbildung. - 10 ethische Konfliktfälle zum Üben. Ethik endlich klinisch relevant!