Description : Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Third Edition continues to provide a clear and contemporary summary of clinical psychiatry and the scientific fundamentals of the discipline. It is an essential study aid for all those preparing for postgraduate examinations in psychiatry and a superb reference for practising psychiatrists. Structured to follow the entire MRCPsych exam syllabus, the book covers the following key areas, along with the CACS examination: Paper 1: General and adult psychiatric disorder History and mental state examination Cognitive assessment Neurology and psychology for psychiatrists Psychopathology History of psychiatry and psychiatric ethics Paper 2: Psychopharmacology Neurobiology for psychiatrists Psychiatric genetics Epidemiology Advanced psychological processes and treatments Paper 3: Critical appraisal Learning disability Child and adolescent psychiatry Old age psychiatry Forensic psychiatry Consultation liaison psychiatry Neuropsychiatry Psychosexual medicine Fully updated with recent references and many additional figures, this third edition features a wealth of new material (including NICE guidelines) and updates the DSM-IV-TR criteria to the new DSM-5. Designed to meet the needs of today's candidates, Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Third Edition continues to provide a source of trusted expert information to ensure examination success for all those taking higher examinations in psychiatry.
Description : Make sure you fully understand how to care for women and newborns! Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing, 7th Edition integrates essential maternity information into the overall continuum of nursing care to show how to provide safe care in the clinical setting. With easy-to-understand language, this updated text uses evidence-based guidelines and step-by-step instructions for assessments and interventions to help you quickly master key skills and techniques. Also emphasized is the importance of understanding family, communication, culture, patient teaching, and clinical decision making. This edition reflects the latest QSEN competencies, and the accompanying Evolve website includes review questions to prepare students for the NCLEX® exam! Safety checks integrated into the content help you develop competencies related to safe nursing practice. Unfolding case studies help you apply what you’ve learned to practice. UPDATED Evidence-Based Practice boxes highlight the latest research and the most current QSEN (Quality and Safety Education for Nurses) practice guidelines for quality care. Patient teaching boxes provide teaching guidelines, including communication guides, directed at patients and families. Critical to Remember boxes highlight and summarize need-to-know information. Critical Thinking exercises focus on clinical situations designed to test your skills in prioritizing and critical thinking. Nursing Care Plans help you apply the nursing process to clinical situations. Chapter summaries appear at the end of each chapter and help you review core content in each chapter while on the go. Updated Drug guides list important indications, adverse reactions, and nursing considerations for the most commonly used medications. Procedure boxes provide clear instructions for performing common maternity skills, with rationales for each step. UNIQUE! Therapeutic Communications boxes present realistic nurse-patient dialogues, identifying communication techniques and showing to respond when encountering communication blocks. Knowledge check helps you assess your mastery of key content. Glossary provides definitions of all key terms. NEW! Reorganized content integrates complications into standard family care, includes new sections on obesity, and recommendations for infant safe sleep environment and reductions of SIDS risk. NEW! Contributing content from known experts in the field of Maternal and Women’s health include a former AWHONN president.
Description : The classic on-the-go guide to pediatric practice and most up-to-date resource on the diagnosis, understanding, and treatment of the medical problems of children from birth through adolescence Known as the go-to resource for pediatric care, Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatrics is updated every two years to keep it relevant, concise, and practical enough for everyday use. As always, the 23rd edition contains critical updates.. Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatrics, Twenty-Third Edition features the popular, easy-to-follow Lange Current outline format: Problem, Essentials of Diagnosis and Treatment, Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis. The content is organized by general topics as well as by organ systems. This guide provides concise, evidence-based information on a wide range of pediatric medical conditions and topics, including childhood nutrition and eating disorders, substance abuse, psychiatric disorders, child abuse, oral medicine and dentistry, immunization, and emergencies and injuries. With its comprehensive scope and clinical focus, there is no better, more usable resource for your pediatric practice—and no text so up-to-date. Why Current Diagnosis and Treatment Pediatrics is the ultimate clinical companion: All topics are thoroughly updated with the latest research findings Includes specific disease prevention recommendations Extensive use of decision-speeding diagnostic and treatment algorithms and tables Up-to-date references with unique identifiers (PubMed, PMID numbers) allow for rapid review of the evidence-based source material Written by experienced pediatricians to ensure that every chapter reflects the needs and realities of practice Complete with valuable guide to normal laboratory values