Whether You Are An Expert In Medical Staff Services Or A Student Just Starting Out, This Book Provides Solutions To The Most Common Dilemmas. This Guide Provides A Comprehensive Look At All Major Functions Performed In A Medical Staff Services Department. It Contains Practical Advice On Organizing Medical Staff, Carrying Out Procedures, And Resolving Problems Related To Credentialing And Privileging.
The Medical Staff Services handbook is the most comprehensive educational resource available for medical staff services departments. More than an introductory text it covers all department functions and offers practical advice on managing the credentialing and privileging process. This indispensable book can be used as a training tool for students, new employees, and physician leaders; as an on-the-job reference for medical staff services professionals; and as a guide to standardizing department processes. This second edition offers new information on the professional practice evaluation process. It addresses healthcare accreditation programs and hospital functions such as the institutional review board, cancer programs, and accredited continuing medical education programs. Helpful guidance on healthcare technology and legal issues is also included. Students who will be taking the NAMSS exam will find this handbook an ideal preparation tool.
In three volumes, this resource provides in-depth information to help you perfect your oral and maxillofacial surgical technique and provide state-of-the-art care for your patients. The full scope of the field is represented with up-to-date, evidence-based coverage of every surgical procedure performed today, including orthognathic surgery, trauma surgery, surgical pathology, surgery of TM disorders, placement of dental implants, cleft palate correction, dentoalveolar surgery, craniofacial surgery, cosmetic surgery, and reconstructive surgery. More than 2,600 high-quality images and illustrations, plus 32-page color inserts in each volume, serve as valuable visual references. Youll also find complete guidelines for a wide range of practice issues such as anesthesia, diagnostic imaging, treatment planning, rehabilitation and physical therapy, psychological considerations, and office design and ergonomics. A new team of volume and section editors offers a fresh perspective on oral and maxillofacial surgery, bringing their experience and expertise to the topics featured in this edition. Over 100 new, highly-detailed illustrations created by a leading medical illustrator help you quickly visualize and retain new concepts and techniques. Case reports throughout the book enable you to follow the treatment progress of patients with a variety of disorders and conditions, from preoperative to postoperative.
Using a discipline-by-discipline approach, Linne & Ringsrud's Clinical Laboratory Science: Concepts, Procedures, and Clinical Applications, 7th Edition provides a fundamental overview of the skills and techniques you need to work in a clinical laboratory and perform routine clinical lab tests. Coverage of basic laboratory techniques includes key topics such as safety, measurement techniques, and quality assessment. Clear, straightforward instructions simplify lab procedures, and are described in the CLSI (Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute) format. Written by well-known CLS educator Mary Louise Turgeon, this text includes perforated pages so you can easily detach procedure sheets and use them as a reference in the lab! Hands-on procedures guide you through the exact steps you'll perform in the lab. Review questions at the end of each chapter help you assess your understanding and identify areas requiring additional study. A broad scope makes this text an ideal introduction to clinical laboratory science at various levels, including CLS/MT, CLT/MLT, and Medical Assisting, and reflects the taxonomy levels of the CLS/MT and CLT/MLT exams. Detailed full-color illustrations show what you will see under the microscope. An Evolve companion website provides convenient online access to all of the procedures in the text, a glossary, audio glossary, and links to additional information. Case studies include critical thinking and multiple-choice questions, providing the opportunity to apply content to real-life scenarios. Learning objectives help you study more effectively and provide measurable outcomes to achieve by completing the material. Streamlined approach makes it easier to learn the most essential information on individual disciplines in clinical lab science. Experienced author, speaker, and educator Mary Lou Turgeon is well known for providing insight into the rapidly changing field of clinical laboratory science. Convenient glossary makes it easy to look up definitions without having to search through each chapter. NEW! Procedure worksheets have been added to most chapters; perforated pages make it easy for students to remove for use in the lab and for assignment of review questions as homework. NEW! Instrumentation updates show new technology being used in the lab. NEW! Additional key terms in each chapter cover need-to-know terminology. NEW! Additional tables and figures in each chapter clarify clinical lab science concepts.
The 2002 Supplement includes: * A revised chapter on Contingency and Emergency PublicAffairs. * New chapters on such topics as Making your Data CollectionMeaningful, Sales for Non-Profits, Strategic Leadership ofVolunteer Organizations in an International Context, andOrganizational Culture and Not-for-Profit Organizations.
A comprehensive look at computer networking, from LANs to wireless networks In this second volume of The Handbook of Computer Networks, readers will get a complete overview of the types of computer networks that are most relevant to real-world applications. Offering a complete view of computer networks, the book is designed for both undergraduate students and professionals working in a variety of computer network-dependent industries. With input from over 270 experts in the field and with over 1,000 peer reviewers, the text covers local and wide area networks, the Internet, wireless networks, voice over IP, global networks, and more.
comprehensive, introductory textbook, Fundamentals of Nursing presents basic professional concepts, clinical concepts, and clinical skills with step-by-step illustrated procedures. The text's striking, full-color visual material holds students' interest, and the clear, readable writing style enhances understanding. Throughout, it takes a holistic approach toward nursing care by consistently emphasizing four types of blended skills of nursing that students must master: technical, cognitive, ethical/legal, and interpersonal. Special features include: Promoting Health displays; Applying Learning to Practice exercises; Through the Eyes of a Student/Patient/Family Caregiver; and Thinking Critically displays. New to the Fourth Edition are the chapters Wound Care and Blended Skills and Critical Thinking Throughout the Nursing Process, and updated content on timely topics, such as latex allergies, needleless systems, conscious sedation, pain, and more. Detailed procedure guidelines now include home care and lifespan considerations