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Electronic material:Oxford American handbook of hospice and palliative medicine:©2011. Electronic material
Year: ©2011.
Language: English
Media class: Electronic material
Content type: Catalogue, Encyclopaedia
Publisher: Oxford University Press,
Resource type: Electronic material
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Cover; Contents; Contributors; 1 Definitions and key elements in palliative care; 2 Symptom assessment; 3 Clinical decision making; 4 Pain assessment and management; 5 Fatigue; 6 Cachexia; 7 Dehydration; 8 Anxiety and depression; 9 Sleep disturbance; 10 Chronic nausea and vomiting; 11 Constipation and bowel obstruction; 12 Delirium; 13 Clinical issues related to palliative sedation; 14 Dyspnea; 15 Emergencies in palliative care; 16 Other symptoms: xerostomia, hiccups, pruritis, pressure ulcers and wound care, lymphedema, and myoclonus; 17 Management of cancer treatment-related adverse effects. 18 Radiotherapy and palliative care19 Hospice approach to palliative care, including Medicare hospice benefit; 20 Psychosocial and cultural considerations in palliative care; 21 Spiritual issues in palliative care; 22 The palliative care team; 23 Family conference: role in palliative care; 24 Ethical aspects of palliative medicine; 25 Prognostication in palliative care; 26 Frequent pharmacological interactions in palliative care; 27 Pediatric palliative care; 28 Palliation in the care of older adults; 29 Palliative care in end-stage heart failure; 30 Palliative care in end-stage liver disease. 31 Renal palliative care32 Palliative care in patients with AIDS; 33 Palliative care in end-stage neurological disease; 34 Palliative care in end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; 35 Palliative care in the intensive care unit (ICU); 36 Research in terminally ill patients; 37 Prevention and management: burnout in health-care providers; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z. English eBooks on EBSCOhost
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Electronic material:Digital infrastructure for the learning health system : the foundation for continuous improvement in health care : workshop series summary:©2011. Electronic material
Author: Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care.
Year: ©2011.
Language: English
Media class: Electronic material
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: National Academies Press,
Resource type: Electronic material
Note: Includes bibliographical references. FrontMatter -- Reviewers -- Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care Charter and Vision Statement -- Foreword -- Preface -- Contents -- Abbreviations and Acronyms -- Synopsis and Highlights -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Visioning Perspectives on the Digital Health Utility -- 3 Technical Issues for the Digital Health Infrastructure -- 4 Engaging Patient and Population Needs -- 5 Weaving a Strong Trust Fabric -- 6 Stewardship and Governance in the Learning Health System -- 7 Perspectives on Innovation 8 Fostering the Global Dimension of the Health Data Trust9 Growing the Digital Health Infrastructure -- 10 Accelerating Progress -- Appendix A: The Learning Health System and the Digital Health Utility -- Appendix B: Case Studies for the Digital Health Infrastructure -- Appendix C: Example Stakeholder Responsibilities and Opportunities -- Appendix D: Summary Overview of Meaningful Use Objectives -- Appendix E: PCAST Report Recommendations -- Appendix F: Workshop Agendas -- Appendix G: Workshop Participants -- Other Publications in The Learning Health System Series English eBooks on EBSCOhost
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Electronic material:Occupational health nurses and respiratory protection : improving education and training : letter report:©2011. Electronic material
Author: Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on the Respiratory Protection Curriculum for Occupational Health Nursing Programs.
Year: ©2011.
Language: English
Media class: Electronic material
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: National Academies Press,
Resource type: Electronic material
Note: Includes bibliographical references. English eBooks on EBSCOhost
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Electronic material:Communication skills for mental health nurses:2011. Electronic material
Author: Morrissey, Jean.
Year: 2011.
Language: English
Media class: Electronic material
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Open University Press,
Resource type: Electronic material
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. CommunicationSkills for MentalHealth Nurses; Contents; About the authors; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1 Core communication skills in mental health nursing; Introduction; Learning outcomes; Interpersonal skills; Using skills in practice; Conclusion; Reflective questions; 2 Values, culture and evidence-based communication; Introduction; Learning outcomes; Values-based communication; Culture-based communication; Evidence-based communication; Skills for evidence-based practice; Therapeutic communication: what works, for whom and under what conditions? Fostering recovery and wellbeing through therapeutic communicationConclusion; Reflective questions; 3 Reflection and communication; Introduction; Learning outcomes; Understanding reflection -- what is it?; The reflective process; Models of reflection; Fostering reflection and reflective practice; The role of the reflective facilitator; Organizational factors and reflection; Learning to become a reflective practitioner; Conclusion; Reflective questions; 4 The therapeutic use of small talk: phatic communication; Introduction; Learning outcomes; Phatic communication. Using phatic communication in mental health nursingBrief, ordinary and effective (BOE) communication; Therapeutic use of self; The efficacy and effectiveness of small talk; Conclusion; Reflective questions; 5 Heron's communication framework: Six Category Intervention Analysis; Introduction; Learning outcomes; The Six Category Intervention Analysis; Applying Six Category Intervention Analysis; Degenerate use of interventions; Learning to use the six categories; Conclusion; Reflective questions; 6 Communicating across cultures; Learning outcomes; Understanding culture; Culture and mental health. Culture and mental health nursingCommunicating across cultures; Working with interpreters; Learning to be culturally competent and capable; Conclusion; Reflective questions; 7 Professional helping relationships; Introduction; Learning outcomes; Patient-centred care -- what is it?; Understanding empathy; Models of empathy; Empathy or sympathy?; The use of empathy in practice; Learning the skill of empathy; Congruence; Unconditional positive regard; Setting and maintaining boundaries; Attributes of effective helpers; Conclusion; Reflective questions; 8 Communicating assertively; Introduction. Learning outcomesUnderstanding assertiveness; The benefits of being assertive in practice; Factors that affect nurses' level of assertiveness; Using assertiveness skills in practice; Assertive responses; Learning to use assertiveness skills; Conclusion; Reflective questions; 9 Resolving conflict; Introduction; Learning outcomes; The nature, sources, causes and consequences of conflict; Types of conflict; Sources of conflict; Consequences of conflict; Conflict resolution; Conclusion; Reflective questions; 10 Solution-focused interventions in mental health nursing; Introduction. English eBooks on EBSCOhost
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Electronic material:How To Do A Systematic Literature Review In Nursing : a Step-By-Step Guide.:2012. Electronic material
Author: Bettany-Saltikov, Josette.
Year: 2012.
Language: English
Media class: Electronic material
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education,
Resource type: Electronic material
Note: Half title; Praise for this book; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of boxes; List of figures; List of tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 What is a systematic review?; 2 Asking an answerable and focused review question; 3 Writing the plan and background to your review; 4 Specifying your objectives and inclusion and exclusion criteria; 5 Conducting a comprehensive and systematic literature search; 6 Working with your primary papers; 7 Synthesizing, summarizing and presenting your findings; 8 Writing up your discussion and completing your review. 9 Sharing, disseminating and using systematic reviews to inform and improve nursing practiceReferences; Index; Adverts. English eBooks on EBSCOhost
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Electronic material:Further essentials of pharmacology for nurses:2012. Electronic material
Author: Barber, Paul.
Year: 2012.
Language: English
Media class: Electronic material
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education,
Resource type: Electronic material
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Further Essentials of Pharmacology for Nurses; Contents; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Cardiovascular drugs; Learning objectives; Introduction; Atherosclerosis; Cholesterol; Lipid regulating drugs; Angina; Electrical conduction through the heart; Contraction of cardiac muscle; Drugs used in heart arrhythmias; Drugs that act on both supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias; Drugs that act on ventricular arrhythmias; Drugs used in cardiac resuscitation; Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions. Recommended further reading2. Drugs acting on the gastrointestinal tract; Learning objectives; Introduction; Helicobacter pylori; Drugs that inhibit/neutralize acid; Drugs that protect the mucosa of the stomach; Irritable bowel syndrome; Drugs affecting gut motility; Antispasmodics; Drugs used in inflammatory bowel disorders; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 3. Drugs used in the treatment of cancer; Learning objectives; Introduction; The cell cycle; Cancer; Cancer classification; Pharmacological cancer management. General side-effects of cytotoxic drugsExtravasation of cytotoxic therapy; Cytotoxic medication; Antimetabolites; Vinca alkaloids; Other drugs used in cancer treatment; Gonadorelin analogues; Steroid use in cancer treatment; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 4. Drugs used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting; Learning objectives; Introduction; The vomiting reflex; The causes of nausea andvomiting; Management of nausea andvomiting; Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy; Post-operative nausea andvomiting. Nausea and vomiting in cytotoxicchemotherapyMotion sickness; The inner ear; Ménières disease; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 5. Drugs used in anaesthesia; Learning objectives; Introduction; Modern anaesthesia; The three phases of a generalanaesthetic; Prior to anaesthesia; The triad of anaesthesia; Anaesthetic drugs; Intravenous anaesthetics (IV); Inhalation anaesthetic agents; Inhalational gases; Properties of inhalational agents influencing uptake; How anaesthetic drugs exert theireffects; Intra-operative analgesia. Adjuvant drugsMuscle relaxant drugs (NMBs); Reversal of non-depolarizing NMBs; The conduct of a general anaesthetic; Case studies; Key learning points; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 6. Vaccines; Learning objectives; Introduction; Types of vaccine; Routes of administration; Administration site; How vaccines work; Risk groups; Immunization in children; Bacillus Calmette-Guérin; Case studies; Key learning points; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 7. Intravenous fluids and nutrition; Learning objectives; Introduction; Anatomy and physiology; Fluid. English eBooks on EBSCOhost
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Electronic material:Psychological interventions in mental health nursing:2012. Electronic material
Year: 2012.
Language: English
Media class: Electronic material
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education/Open University Press,
Resource type: Electronic material
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Psychological Interventionsin Mental Health Nursing; Contents; List of contributors; An introduction to psychological interventions; 1 Psychological interventions and managing risk; 2 From communication skills to psychological interventions; 3 Psychological interventions in psychosis; 4 Psychological interventions in anxiety and depression; 5 Psychological interventions in the personality disorders; 6 Psychological interventions in drugs and alcohol; 7 Psychological interventions in learning disability and mental health; 8 Psychological interventions and working with families. 9 Psychological interventions and working with the older adult10 Psychological interventions and working with children; 11 Psychological interventions within an ethical context; Conclusion: psychological interventions and the mental health nurse's future development; Index; Advert. English. English eBooks on EBSCOhost
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Electronic material:First, do less harm : confronting the inconvenient problems of patient safety:2012. Electronic material
Year: 2012.
Language: English
Media class: Electronic material
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: ILR Press,
Resource type: Electronic material
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-276) and index. Introduction; 1. The Data Model That Nearly Killed Me ; 2. Too Mean to Clean: How We Forgot to Clean Our Hospitals ; 3. What Goes without Saying in Patient Safety ; 4. Health Care Information Technology to the Rescue ; 5. A Day in the Life of a Nurse; 6. Excluded Actors in Patient Safety; 7. Nursing as Patient Safety Net: Systems Issues and Future Directions ; 8. Physicians, Sleep Deprivation, and Safety ; 9. Sleep-deprived Nurses: Sleepand Schedule Challenges in Nursing; 10. Wounds That Don't Heal: Nurses' Experience with Medication Errors. 11. On Teams, Teamwork, and Team Intelligence Conclusion: Twenty-seven Paradoxes, Ironies, and Challenges of Patient Safety ; Notes; Contributors; Index. English. English eBooks on EBSCOhost
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Electronic material:Gerioperative nursing care : principles and practices of surgical care for the older adult:2012. Electronic material
Author: Shippee-Rice, Raelene V.
Year: 2012.
Language: English
Media class: Electronic material
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Springer,
Resource type: Electronic material
Note: Intraoperative Considerations. Includes bibliographical references and index. Gerioperative demographics -- Introduction to gerioperative care -- Gerioperative practice standards and quality care -- Gerioperative informed consent -- Gerioperative medication safety -- Gerioperative coaching -- Gerioperative assessment -- Gerioperative anesthesia -- Cardiovascular -- Renal -- Pulmonary -- Neurological -- Musculoskeletal -- Skin -- Gastrointestinal -- Hematology -- Immune -- Endocrine -- Frailty and reserve capacity -- Depression and dementia -- Delirium and postoperative cognitive dysfunction -- Gerioperative pain relief -- Promoting discharge wellness -- Appendix I: Protocol for prevention, early detection, and treatment of postoperative delirium in the older adult. Gerioperative Nursing Care Principles and Practices of Surgical Care for the Older Adult; Half Title; About the Author; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Contributing Authors; Illustrators; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I. Introduction to Gerioperative Care; Chapter I. Gerioperative Demographics; Demograhy of Aging; Aging of the Oldest Old; Aging in Men and Women; Aging in Racial and Ethnic Populations; Aging and Chronic Disease; Aging and Health Care; Aging and the Demand for Surgical Care; Aging and Surgical Care; Summary; Key Points. Chapter II. Introduction to Gerioperative CareGerioperative Care; Key Elements of Gerioperative Care; Assessment; Risk Identification; Primary and Secondary Prevention; Care Transitions; Gerioperative Facilitated Care; Uniqueness of Gerioperative FAcilitated Care; Gerioperative Facilitated Care Team; Core Principles; Impact; Structure; Gerioperative Care Facilitator; Gerioperative Companion-Coach; Gerioperative Facilitated Care Practice Model; Comfort Theory; Best Practice; Relationship-Centered Care; Evaluation Gerioperative Facilitated Care; Access to the Gerioperative Care Facilitator. Related Transitional Care ModelsSummary; Key Points; Chapter III. Gerioperative Practice Standards and Quality Care; Professional Practice Standards; Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice; Nursing Clinical Specialty Standards of Practice; Allied Health Professional Standards; Position Statements; Nursing Position Statements; Practice Guidelines; Protocols; Order Sets; Quality Care; Measuring Quality Care: Clinical Indicators; Gerioperative Care Clinical Indicators; Nursing Quality Indicators; Gerioperative Care Quality Indicators; Implementing Quality Care; Summary; Keypoints. Chapter IV. Gerioperative Informed ConsentDefinition; Legal Perspective; Ethical Perspective; Professional Standards; Provider-Patient Communication; Elements of Informed Consent; Information Sufficiency; Culture and Language; Literacy; Voluntary Action; Medication Administration; Competence and Capacity; Informed Consent and Aging; Decisional Support; Gerioperative Communication and Informed Consent; Communication; Elements of Informed Consent and the Gerioperative Patient; Understanding; Capacity; Transient Capacity; Depression, Executive Function, and Decisional Capacity. Provider Attitudes, Ageism and Decision CapacityVoluntariness; Anesthesia, Capacity, and Informed Consent; Preoperative Considerations; Advance Directives; Do Not Resuscitate; Informed Consent for Research; Summary; Key Points; Chapter V. Gerioperative Medication Safety; Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics; Age-Related Changes; Comorbidity; Adverse Drug Events; Epidemiology; Medication Errors; Risk Factors; Promoting Medication Safety; Prescribing Cascade and Drug Underutilization; Gerioperative Care; Preoperative Considerations; Preoperative Testing; Preoperative Intervention. English eBooks on EBSCOhost
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Electronic material:Nurses' clinical consult to psychopharmacology:©2012. Electronic material
Author: Rhoads, Jacqueline, 1948-
Year: ©2012.
Language: English
Media class: Electronic material
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Springer Pub.,
Resource type: Electronic material
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. The relationship of psychopharmacology to neurotransmitters, receptors, signal transduction, and second messengers -- Clinical neuroanatomy as it relates to pharmacology with emphasis on psychoactive drugs -- Principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in psychopharmacology -- Emergency psychiatry -- Treatment of mood disorders -- Treatment of psychotic disorders -- Treatment of anxiety disorders -- Treatment of childhood and adolescent disorders -- Treatment of substance-related disorders -- Treatment of eating disorders -- Treatment of behavioral and psychological disorders in the elderly -- Treatment of personality disorders -- Treatment of sleep disorders -- Dissociative disorders. English. English eBooks on EBSCOhost
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1912906481
Paperback:Stop talking about wellbeing:2020. Paperback
Author: Howard, Kat, author.
Year: 2020.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: John Catt Educational,
Resource type: Physical
Note: Specialized. English
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1912906759
Paperback:A quiet education : challenging the extrovert ideal in our schools:2020. Paperback
Author: Thom, Jamie (English teacher), author.
Year: 2020.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: John Catt Educational,
Resource type: Physical
Note: Specialized. English
180 pages ; 21 cm
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Paperback:Teachers vs tech? : the case for an ed tech revolution:2020. Paperback
Author: Christodoulou, Daisy., author.
Year: 2020.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press,
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:The compassionate teacher : why compassion should be at the heart of our schools:2019. Paperback
Author: Sammons, Andy, author.
Year: 2019.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: John Catt Educational Ltd,
Resource type: Physical
Note: Includes bibliographical references. Specialized. English
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Paperback:Fiorella & Mayer's generative learning in action 2020:2020. Paperback
Author: Enser, Zoe, author.
Year: 2020.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: John Catt Educational,
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Paperback:Teaching walkthrus : visual step-by-step guides to essential teaching techniques:2020. Paperback
Author: Sherrington, Tom, author.
Year: 2020.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: John Catt Educational,
Resource type: Physical
Note: Specialized. English
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1350015466
Paperback:Research methods for social justice and equity in education:2019. Paperback
Author: Atkins, Liz (College teacher), author.
Year: 2019.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic,
Resource type: Physical
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Specialized. English
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Paperback:Playing and learning outdoors : the practical guide and sourcebook for excellence in outdoor provision and practice with young children:2020.:Third edition. Paperback
Author: White, Jan, 1956- author.
Year: 2020.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Edition: Third edition.
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Routledge,
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previous edition: 2014. Includes bibliographical references and index. Specialized. English
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