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Aging Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.
Aging Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.

Aging Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.

This text provides information about the physiology of aging, impact of stress on aging, and how the brain’s health can make a difference. Also covered are aging-associated diseases and medical conditions such as cardiovascular disorders, eye disorders, instability, mental disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, respiratory disorders, and more.

Breast Cancer Facts, Myths, and Controversies, ed. , v.
Breast Cancer Facts, Myths, and Controversies, ed. , v.

Breast Cancer Facts, Myths, and Controversies, ed. , v.

This book provides evidence-based material explaining the complex and evolving evidence of the benefits and limitations of breast cancer screening and the advances in breast cancer treatment. The main chapters weigh the pros and cons of screening tests; discuss the benefits and side effects of targeted hormone therapies; consider holistic regimens that complement traditional medicine; and explore the mental, physical, and emotional strain caused by breast cancer.

Dementia, ed. , v.
Dementia, ed. , v.

Dementia, ed. , v.

This guidebook provides a clear and compassionate introduction to dementia and focuses on dealing with different parts of the dementia journey, from pre-diagnosis and diagnosis to post-diagnostic support, increasing care needs, and end of life care.

Diabetes Management, ed. , v.
Diabetes Management, ed. , v.

Diabetes Management, ed. , v.

This book provides the basic knowledge around the pathophysiology of diabetes, different management options including insulin management and calculations, information on how foods affect blood sugars and how to address cardiovascular risk factors. It teaches providers the necessary skills to translate complex medical information to empower patients to participate in making good decisions about their own care on a daily basis, as directed by the American Diabetes Association.

Family Planning and Reproductive Health Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Family Planning and Reproductive Health Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Family Planning and Reproductive Health Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book provides information on birth control, how it works, the attitudes of women toward family planning and its importance, and contraception and its effectiveness, birth spacing, methods, and usage. It explains reproductive disorders in women and men, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and maternal and infant health concerns such as preterm birth, infant mortality, and mental health. Includes glossary and resource directory.

Handbook for Culturally Competent Care, ed. , v.
Handbook for Culturally Competent Care, ed. , v.

Handbook for Culturally Competent Care, ed. , v.

This book discusses culture and prepares clinical health professionals to assess individuals from culturally specific population groups. It explores cultures and the issues healthcare professionals need to consider, covering heritage, communication styles, family roles and organization, workforce issues, biocultural ecology, high-risk health behaviors, nutrition, pregnancy and child bearing, death rituals, spirituality, healthcare practices, and views of healthcare providers.

Handbook of Obstetric Medicine, ed. 6, v.
Handbook of Obstetric Medicine, ed. 6, v.

Handbook of Obstetric Medicine, ed. 6, v.

This book addresses the most common and serious medical conditions encountered in pregnancy, including heart disease, thromboembolism, diabetes, skin problems, gastrointestinal disease, neurological problems, hormonal diseases, hypertension and pre-eclampsia, and more.

Late Preterm Infants, ed. , v.
Late Preterm Infants, ed. , v.

Late Preterm Infants, ed. , v.

This volume analyses the distinct care needs of late preterm infants and their parents by reflecting on the best available evidence to inform practice and latest innovations in care. It addresses the spectrum of issues experienced by late preterm infants and their parents and ways to ensure healthy transitions from hospital to community. We define late preterm infants as those born between 34 0/7 to 36 6/7 7 weeks’ gestational age.

Living with OCD, ed. , v.
Living with OCD, ed. , v.

Living with OCD, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), looks at the everyday realities of people with OCD, and explores the management and treatment options available today.

Living with PTSD, ed. , v.
Living with PTSD, ed. , v.

Living with PTSD, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), looks at the everyday realities of people with PTSD, and explores the management and treatment options available today.

Managing Anxiety, ed. , v.
Managing Anxiety, ed. , v.

Managing Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book explores anxiety disorder, the most common form of mental health. It explains what this condition is, who it affects, how and why it develops, how it can be managed or overcome, and how it affects people’s lives.

Managing OCD, ed. , v.
Managing OCD, ed. , v.

Managing OCD, ed. , v.

This book explores the obsessions and compulsions disorder (OCD), that can produce extreme anxiety and, if untreated, can make it difficult to live a normal life. It explains what this condition is, who it affects, how and why it develops, how it can be managed or overcome, and how it affects people’s lives.

Nursing Management of Women's Health, ed. , v.
Nursing Management of Women's Health, ed. , v.

Nursing Management of Women's Health, ed. , v.

This book covers gynecological areas where nurses take a key role in managing and leading women’s care and guides those nurses in enhancing their role and moving the practice forward. It offers best practice guidelines and references plus practical tips and hints. Covers menstrual dysfunction and bleeding, adolescent issues, fertility and infertility, early pregnancy problems, pregnancy termination, urogynecological issues, ambulatory and outpatient procedures and menopause.

Nursing Skills for Children and Young People's Mental Health, ed. , v.
Nursing Skills for Children and Young People's Mental Health, ed. , v.

Nursing Skills for Children and Young People's Mental Health, ed. , v.

This book discusses nursing skills needed most by children and young people with mental health problems. It covers places where nurses encounter young people and seek to help them and examines the role nurses play in specialist child and adolescent mental health settings. It also considers two specific areas, namely eating disorder services and consent-seeking, that could benefit from nursing skills that are currently undervalued but are in fact invaluable.

Nursing, ed. , v.
Nursing, ed. , v.

Nursing, ed. , v.

This book introduces students and researchers to the fundamentals of nursing using easy to understand language that provides a solid background for a deeper understanding and appreciation of the nursing profession. In addition to a comprehensive Editor's introduction, 104 entries are arranged in seven broad categories: What Is Nursing?, Nursing Theory, Nursing Theorists, Becoming a Nurse, Skills Needed in Nursing, Nursing Specialties, and Specific Nursing Care.

Nutrition, Fitness, and Mindfulness, ed. , v.
Nutrition, Fitness, and Mindfulness, ed. , v.

Nutrition, Fitness, and Mindfulness, ed. , v.

This book presents an approach based on cutting edge clinical science to the integration of healthy behaviors in clinical practice, using three major categories; healthy eating, active living, and mindfulness. Topics discussed include the DASH diet, plant based nutrition, the Mediterranean diet, beneficial herbs and spices, fitness, spirituality, meditation, healthy sleep, and disease prevention.

Psychiatry of Pandemics, ed. , v.
Psychiatry of Pandemics, ed. , v.

Psychiatry of Pandemics, ed. , v.

This book ties together psychosomatic medicine and psychiatry in the context of an infectious disease outbreak and focuses on how to formulate a mental health response to the unique elements of pandemics. It contextualizes the issues with a historical and infectious disease overview of pandemics like the Spanish flu of 1918, the HIV epidemic, Ebola, Zika, and others. It examines the new infectious disease challenges presented by climate change and how to prepare for them.

Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.
Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

This book answers readers' most pressing questions about teen pregnancy. Pregnant teens have three options—abortion, adoption, and keeping the baby—and each comes with its own challenges and issues. Prevalent myths and misconceptions are identified and dispelled, and a collection of case studies illustrates key concepts and issues through relatable stories and insightful recommendations.

Towards a Sociology of Nursing, ed. , v.
Towards a Sociology of Nursing, ed. , v.

Towards a Sociology of Nursing, ed. , v.

This book uniquely draws on social theory, rather than the more usual forms of critical reflection on the evolving state of professional nursing globally, to examine various aspects of the gendered and socially organized nursing workforce within a sociological framework.

Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Health and Aging, ed. , v.
Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Health and Aging, ed. , v.

Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Health and Aging, ed. , v.

This text addresses the specific lack of clinical educational support for transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals as they age. In addition, special attention is placed on providing care for TGNC veteran populations, including strategies to access social services and Social Security, and developing support networks.

Medicine

Aging Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.
Aging Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.

Aging Sourcebook, ed. 2, v.

This text provides information about the physiology of aging, impact of stress on aging, and how the brain’s health can make a difference. Also covered are aging-associated diseases and medical conditions such as cardiovascular disorders, eye disorders, instability, mental disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, respiratory disorders, and more.

Breast Cancer Facts, Myths, and Controversies, ed. , v.
Breast Cancer Facts, Myths, and Controversies, ed. , v.

Breast Cancer Facts, Myths, and Controversies, ed. , v.

This book provides evidence-based material explaining the complex and evolving evidence of the benefits and limitations of breast cancer screening and the advances in breast cancer treatment. The main chapters weigh the pros and cons of screening tests; discuss the benefits and side effects of targeted hormone therapies; consider holistic regimens that complement traditional medicine; and explore the mental, physical, and emotional strain caused by breast cancer.

Diabetes Management, ed. , v.
Diabetes Management, ed. , v.

Diabetes Management, ed. , v.

This book provides the basic knowledge around the pathophysiology of diabetes, different management options including insulin management and calculations, information on how foods affect blood sugars and how to address cardiovascular risk factors. It teaches providers the necessary skills to translate complex medical information to empower patients to participate in making good decisions about their own care on a daily basis, as directed by the American Diabetes Association.

Family Planning and Reproductive Health Sourcebook, ed. , v.
Family Planning and Reproductive Health Sourcebook, ed. , v.

Family Planning and Reproductive Health Sourcebook, ed. , v.

This book provides information on birth control, how it works, the attitudes of women toward family planning and its importance, and contraception and its effectiveness, birth spacing, methods, and usage. It explains reproductive disorders in women and men, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and maternal and infant health concerns such as preterm birth, infant mortality, and mental health. Includes glossary and resource directory.

Handbook for Culturally Competent Care, ed. , v.
Handbook for Culturally Competent Care, ed. , v.

Handbook for Culturally Competent Care, ed. , v.

This book discusses culture and prepares clinical health professionals to assess individuals from culturally specific population groups. It explores cultures and the issues healthcare professionals need to consider, covering heritage, communication styles, family roles and organization, workforce issues, biocultural ecology, high-risk health behaviors, nutrition, pregnancy and child bearing, death rituals, spirituality, healthcare practices, and views of healthcare providers.

Handbook of Obstetric Medicine, ed. 6, v.
Handbook of Obstetric Medicine, ed. 6, v.

Handbook of Obstetric Medicine, ed. 6, v.

This book addresses the most common and serious medical conditions encountered in pregnancy, including heart disease, thromboembolism, diabetes, skin problems, gastrointestinal disease, neurological problems, hormonal diseases, hypertension and pre-eclampsia, and more.

Late Preterm Infants, ed. , v.
Late Preterm Infants, ed. , v.

Late Preterm Infants, ed. , v.

This volume analyses the distinct care needs of late preterm infants and their parents by reflecting on the best available evidence to inform practice and latest innovations in care. It addresses the spectrum of issues experienced by late preterm infants and their parents and ways to ensure healthy transitions from hospital to community. We define late preterm infants as those born between 34 0/7 to 36 6/7 7 weeks’ gestational age.

Nursing Management of Women's Health, ed. , v.
Nursing Management of Women's Health, ed. , v.

Nursing Management of Women's Health, ed. , v.

This book covers gynecological areas where nurses take a key role in managing and leading women’s care and guides those nurses in enhancing their role and moving the practice forward. It offers best practice guidelines and references plus practical tips and hints. Covers menstrual dysfunction and bleeding, adolescent issues, fertility and infertility, early pregnancy problems, pregnancy termination, urogynecological issues, ambulatory and outpatient procedures and menopause.

Nursing Skills for Children and Young People's Mental Health, ed. , v.
Nursing Skills for Children and Young People's Mental Health, ed. , v.

Nursing Skills for Children and Young People's Mental Health, ed. , v.

This book discusses nursing skills needed most by children and young people with mental health problems. It covers places where nurses encounter young people and seek to help them and examines the role nurses play in specialist child and adolescent mental health settings. It also considers two specific areas, namely eating disorder services and consent-seeking, that could benefit from nursing skills that are currently undervalued but are in fact invaluable.

Nursing, ed. , v.
Nursing, ed. , v.

Nursing, ed. , v.

This book introduces students and researchers to the fundamentals of nursing using easy to understand language that provides a solid background for a deeper understanding and appreciation of the nursing profession. In addition to a comprehensive Editor's introduction, 104 entries are arranged in seven broad categories: What Is Nursing?, Nursing Theory, Nursing Theorists, Becoming a Nurse, Skills Needed in Nursing, Nursing Specialties, and Specific Nursing Care.

Nutrition, Fitness, and Mindfulness, ed. , v.
Nutrition, Fitness, and Mindfulness, ed. , v.

Nutrition, Fitness, and Mindfulness, ed. , v.

This book presents an approach based on cutting edge clinical science to the integration of healthy behaviors in clinical practice, using three major categories; healthy eating, active living, and mindfulness. Topics discussed include the DASH diet, plant based nutrition, the Mediterranean diet, beneficial herbs and spices, fitness, spirituality, meditation, healthy sleep, and disease prevention.

Psychiatry of Pandemics, ed. , v.
Psychiatry of Pandemics, ed. , v.

Psychiatry of Pandemics, ed. , v.

This book ties together psychosomatic medicine and psychiatry in the context of an infectious disease outbreak and focuses on how to formulate a mental health response to the unique elements of pandemics. It contextualizes the issues with a historical and infectious disease overview of pandemics like the Spanish flu of 1918, the HIV epidemic, Ebola, Zika, and others. It examines the new infectious disease challenges presented by climate change and how to prepare for them.

Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.
Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

Teen Pregnancy, ed. , v.

This book answers readers' most pressing questions about teen pregnancy. Pregnant teens have three options—abortion, adoption, and keeping the baby—and each comes with its own challenges and issues. Prevalent myths and misconceptions are identified and dispelled, and a collection of case studies illustrates key concepts and issues through relatable stories and insightful recommendations.

Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Health and Aging, ed. , v.
Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Health and Aging, ed. , v.

Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Health and Aging, ed. , v.

This text addresses the specific lack of clinical educational support for transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals as they age. In addition, special attention is placed on providing care for TGNC veteran populations, including strategies to access social services and Social Security, and developing support networks.

Social Science

Dementia, ed. , v.
Dementia, ed. , v.

Dementia, ed. , v.

This guidebook provides a clear and compassionate introduction to dementia and focuses on dealing with different parts of the dementia journey, from pre-diagnosis and diagnosis to post-diagnostic support, increasing care needs, and end of life care.

Living with OCD, ed. , v.
Living with OCD, ed. , v.

Living with OCD, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), looks at the everyday realities of people with OCD, and explores the management and treatment options available today.

Living with PTSD, ed. , v.
Living with PTSD, ed. , v.

Living with PTSD, ed. , v.

This book examines the causes and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), looks at the everyday realities of people with PTSD, and explores the management and treatment options available today.

Managing Anxiety, ed. , v.
Managing Anxiety, ed. , v.

Managing Anxiety, ed. , v.

This book explores anxiety disorder, the most common form of mental health. It explains what this condition is, who it affects, how and why it develops, how it can be managed or overcome, and how it affects people’s lives.

Managing OCD, ed. , v.
Managing OCD, ed. , v.

Managing OCD, ed. , v.

This book explores the obsessions and compulsions disorder (OCD), that can produce extreme anxiety and, if untreated, can make it difficult to live a normal life. It explains what this condition is, who it affects, how and why it develops, how it can be managed or overcome, and how it affects people’s lives.

Towards a Sociology of Nursing, ed. , v.
Towards a Sociology of Nursing, ed. , v.

Towards a Sociology of Nursing, ed. , v.

This book uniquely draws on social theory, rather than the more usual forms of critical reflection on the evolving state of professional nursing globally, to examine various aspects of the gendered and socially organized nursing workforce within a sociological framework.

General Reference

Dementia, ed. , v.
Dementia, ed. , v.

Dementia, ed. , v.

This guidebook provides a clear and compassionate introduction to dementia and focuses on dealing with different parts of the dementia journey, from pre-diagnosis and diagnosis to post-diagnostic support, increasing care needs, and end of life care.