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Williams Basic Nutrition Diet Therapy14

Williams  Basic Nutrition   Diet Therapy14 Author Staci Nix
ISBN-10 9780323083478
Release 2013
Pages 538
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Written in a clear, conversational style, the book begins with the fundamental concepts of nutrition and then applies those concepts to diverse demographic groups in different stages of life. You also learn how selected disease processes work, and how to help communities and individuals achieve health and healthy living.



Nutrition Concepts Online for Williams Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy User Guide and Access Code

Nutrition Concepts Online for Williams  Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy  User Guide and Access Code Author Staci Nix
ISBN-10 0323068790
Release 2010-10
Pages 8
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Deepen your understanding of the most important nutrition concepts with this application oriented online course. Used in conjunction with Nix: Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 14th Edition, Nutrition Concepts Online integrates illustrations, animations, interactive exercises, and quizzes to reinforce your comprehension and provide an exciting, interactive learning experience. Learning objectives help you focus your study on the most important nutrition basics, lifespan, community related nutrition and nutrition therapy concepts. Reading assignments highlight textbook material and provide critical thinking questions to help you read and review more efficiently. Animations bring nutrition concepts to life with visual instructions and explanations of a process or system, such as digestion. Quizzes evaluate your understanding of all the major topics covered in a particular lesson. Web based research activities, nutrient and diet analysis exercises, growth chart and diet design practice provide engaging ways to learn core topics with immediate feedback to help you identify areas needing additional study. Access to the new online version of Nutritrac Nutrition Analysis, a nutrition and weight management program, with additional tools for learning including an expanded food database of over 5,000 foods in 18 different categories and a listing of more than 150 activities Versatile modular format allows for learning online, in classrooms or in blended learning environments. Web based research activities and exercises provide engaging ways to learn core topics with immediate feedback to help students identify areas needing additional study. Case studies accompany modules challenging students to work through a realistic situation relating to module content. Discussion boards for students and instructors keep learning on track



Microbiology for the Healthcare Professional

Microbiology for the Healthcare Professional Author Karin C. VanMeter
ISBN-10 9780323320931
Release 2015-08-21
Pages 544
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Easily understood by students without any chemistry or biology background, Microbiology for the Healthcare Professional, 2nd Edition offers an excellent foundation for understanding the spread, treatment, and prevention of infectious disease — critical knowledge for today’s healthcare professional. This straightforward introductory text makes microbiology approachable and easy to learn, presenting just the right level of information and detail to help you comprehend future course material and apply concepts to your new career. Focuses on just the necessary information the introductory microbiology student needs to know, saving time and allowing you to focus on what is most important. UNIQUE! Why You Need to Know boxes put material in perspective, helping you to understand the history, impact and future of the topics under discussion. UNIQUE! Life Application boxes provide fun facts on how chapter topics apply to real world situations and events. UNIQUE! Medical Highlights boxes share anecdotal information about various pathological conditions. UNIQUE! Healthcare Application tables focus on pathogens as they relate to topics discussed in the chapter. Chapter outlines and key terms provide a framework for every chapter, enabling more efficient and effective learning. Learning objectives clarify chapter goals and guide you through content that needs to be mastered. Twenty review questions at the end of each chapter test you retention and help you identify areas requiring further study. UPDATED! Additional micrographs and cellular photos from author’s collection help engage you. NEW! Appendix on key human bacterial pathogens arranged by body system with text page references provides a quick reference to diseases, organisms, and their characteristics.



Basic Geriatric Nursing

Basic Geriatric Nursing Author Patricia A. Williams
ISBN-10 9780323239691
Release 2015-07-10
Pages 400
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Prepare for a successful career in caring for geriatric populations with Williams’ Basic Geriatric Nursing, 6th Edition. This easy-to-read bestseller includes the latest information on health care policy and insurance practices, and presents the theories and concepts of aging and appropriate nursing interventions with an emphasis on health promotion. Part of the popular LPN/LVN Threads series, it provides opportunities for enhanced learning with additional figures, an interactive new Study Guide on Evolve, and real-world clinical scenarios that help you apply concepts to practice. Complete coverage of key topics includes baby boomers and the impact of their aging on the health care system, therapeutic communication, cultural considerations, spiritual influences, evidence-based practice in geriatric nursing, and elder abuse, restraints, and ethical and legal issues in end-of-life care. Updated discussion of issues and trends includes demographic factors and economic, social, cultural, and family influences. Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! section at the end of each chapter includes key points along with new Review Questions for the NCLEX examination and critical thinking which may be used for individual, small group, or classroom review. UNIQUE! Streamlined coverage of nutrition and fluid balance integrates these essential topics. Delegation, leadership, and management content integrated throughout. Nursing Process sections provide a framework for the discussion of the nursing care of the elderly patient as related to specific disorders. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help in understanding how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply knowledge to clinical scenarios. LPN/LVN Threads make learning easier, featuring an appropriate reading level, key terms with phonetic pronunciations and text page references, chapter objectives, special features boxes, and full-color art, photographs, and design. UNIQUE! Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes address specific therapies commonly used by the geriatric population for health promotion and pain relief. Health Promotion boxes highlight health promotion, disease prevention, and age-specific interventions. Home Health Considerations boxes provide information on home health care for the older adult. Coordinated Care boxes address such topics as restraints, elder abuse, and end-of-life care as related to responsibilities of nursing assistants and other health care workers who are supervised by LPN/LVNs. Clinical Situation boxes present patient scenarios with lessons for appropriate nursing care and patient sensitivity. Critical Thinking boxes help you to assimilate and synthesize information. 10th grade reading level makes learning easier. NEW! QSEN competencies briefly introduced in the text to help you provide safe, quality care. NEW and UNIQUE! A FREE Study Guide, presented in a comprehensive PDF format on Evolve, reinforces understanding and features an interactive grading functionality for instructors’ convenience.



Old Alone and Neglected

Old  Alone  and Neglected Author Jeanie Schmit Kayser-Jones
ISBN-10 0520069617
Release 1990
Pages 191
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As the median age of the population increases, the care and housing of the elderly in the U.S. are of increasing concern. Jeanie Kayser-Jones compares a typical private institution in the U.S. with a government-owned home in Scotland. Her analysis compels attention to the systematic abuse of the institutionalized elderly in the U.S.



Basic Geriatric Nursing

Basic Geriatric Nursing Author Gloria Wold
ISBN-10 0323052436
Release 2008
Pages 407
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Describes the theories and concept of aging along with information on the physiological and psychosocial changes and problems of the aging process, and covers the appropriate nursing interventions.



Foundations of Psychological Testing

Foundations of Psychological Testing Author Leslie A. Miller
ISBN-10 9781483369273
Release 2015-06-16
Pages 640
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Offering a clear introduction to the basics of psychological testing as well as to psychometrics and statistics, Foundations of Psychological Testing: A Practical Approach, Fifth Edition by Leslie A. Miller and Robert L. Lovler is a practical book that includes discussion of foundational concepts and issues, using real-life examples and situations that students will easily recognize, relate to, and find interesting. A variety of pedagogical tools further the conceptual understanding needed for effective use of tests and test scores. Now aligned with the 2014 Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, the Fifth Edition offers new and expanded content throughout.



Nutrition Diet Therapy

Nutrition   Diet Therapy Author Ruth A. Roth
ISBN-10 9781305945821
Release 2016-12-05
Pages 640
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Reflecting the latest developments and practices from the field, NUTRITION & DIET THERAPY, 12E introduces the essentials of nutrition concepts, good health, and client care. It equips LPN/LVN nursing students with the tools and resources to more effectively help clients improve nutrition and overall health -- especially as our nation faces higher rates of preventable chronic disease as a result of poor diet quality and physical inactivity. Extremely user friendly, the text is organized around three simple concepts: Section 1 covers the fundamentals of nutrition, Section 2 explains nutrition over the life cycle, and Section 3 addresses medical nutrition therapy. New information is included on Healthy People 2020, DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS 2015-2020, obesity prevention and treatment, lifestyle medicine, diabetes, celiac disease, irritable and short bowel syndrome, and more. In addition, hands-on activities help readers put what they learn into practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing

Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing Author Susan C. DeWit
ISBN-10 9781437727463
Release 2013-01-18
Pages 933
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This market-leading textbook offers an engaging format and clear writing style that make it easy to master the basic nursing concepts and skills you need to practice in a variety of care settings. Its nursing process framework, health promotion focus, emphasis on critical thinking, and thorough coverage of communication and patient teaching provide a strong foundation for your nursing education. Full-color illustrations, critical thinking exercises, and practical examples help you strengthen and apply your knowledge of essential nursing concepts.



Nutrition

Nutrition Author BarCharts, Inc.
ISBN-10 1423218426
Release 2011-12-31
Pages 6
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Proper nutrition is crucial for maintaining one's general health and well-being; with that in mind, you'll discover a wealth of nutritional information within this newly updated and expanded version of our best-selling Nutrition study guide. Each aspect of nutrition--from carbohydrates to vitamins--is comprehensively examined, with key definitions, examples, charts, and full-color illustrations provided for additional clarity.



Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses Author Bruce D. Clayton
ISBN-10 0323035590
Release 2007
Pages 902
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Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 14th edition, is a contemporary classic nursing pharmacology textbook known for its impeccably accurate drug content and its practical applications of the nursing process. A consistent emphasis on health promotion through medication monitoring and patient education is a hallmark of the book. Introductory units ground the reader in basic principles of pharmacology and medication administration, and subsequent body-system units apply the nursing process to every major disorder and drug class to promote safe medication administration. Provides an overview of relevant pathophysiology with an application of the nursing process in each drug chapter, followed by an application of the nursing process to each applicable drug class. Covers the pharmacology of all major classes of drugs, emphasizing side effects to expect, side effects to report, drug interactions, and more. Emphasizes patient education and health promotion with easy-to-recognize Patient Education and Health Promotion headings and reproducible Patient Self-Assessment forms. Provides need-to-know coverage of herbal therapies and dietary supplements with an Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy chapter, plus Herbal Interactions boxes throughout the chapters. A new chapter on cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome addresses the emerging links among cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, obesity, and Type II diabetes. Medication Safety Review sections at the end of each chapter include NCLEX Examination-style Content Review Questions, as well as Math Review Questions and Critical Thinking Questions. Updated nursing diagnoses throughout reflect the 2005-2006 NANDA list of approved diagnoses.



Contemporary Practical Vocational Nursing

Contemporary Practical Vocational Nursing Author Corrine R. Kurzen
ISBN-10 0781782694
Release 2009
Pages 417
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Now in its Sixth Edition, this text offers LPN/LVN students a basic introduction to the nursing profession. Unit 1, Getting Started, helps students adjust to the student nurse role, maintain a healthy personal life, communicate effectively, and recognize that NCLEX-PN® preparation begins the first day of class. Unit 2, Understanding Your Profession, summarizes the history of nursing and the roles and responsibilities of nurses. Unit 3, Preparing for Successful Practice, addresses ethical and legal issues and leadership and management skills. Unit 4, Moving Forward, discusses career planning and issues that confront nurses as they begin a career. Highlights of the Sixth Edition include additional leadership and management information, new case studies, enhanced NCLEX® information, material for non-traditional students, and interactive Assess Yourself boxes. Watch and Learn icons direct students to video clips on a companion Website.



ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Author David P. Swain
ISBN-10 9781609139568
Release 2012-12-26
Pages 896
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ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training.



Alcamo s Fundamentals of Microbiology Body Systems

Alcamo s Fundamentals of Microbiology  Body Systems Author Glendale Community College Jeffrey C Pommerville
ISBN-10 9781449605957
Release 2012-01-15
Pages 944
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Ideal for allied health and pre-nursing students, Alcamo s Fundamentals of Microbiology: Body Systems, Second Edition, retains the engaging, student-friendly style and active learning approach for which award-winning author and educator Jeffrey Pommerville is known. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Second Edition presents diseases, complete with new content on recent discoveries, in a manner that is directly applicable to students and organized by body system. A captivating art program includes more than 150 newly added and revised figures and tables, while new feature boxes, Textbook Cases, serve to better illuminate key concepts. Pommerville's acclaimed learning design format enlightens and engages students right from the start, and new chapter conclusions round out each chapter, leaving readers with a clear understanding of key concepts."



Williams Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy

Williams  Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy Author Eleanor D. Schlenker
ISBN-10 032306860X
Release 2011
Pages 634
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Rev. ed. of: Williams' essentials of nutrition & diet therapy. 9th ed. / Eleanor D. Schlenker, Sara Long. c2007.



Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Author Gloria Leifer
ISBN-10 9781455770151
Release 2014-09-11
Pages 842
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The seventh edition of this textbook for nursing undergraduates "encompasses the core aspects of evidence-based maternal-child nursing in health and illness, incorporating updates in clinical care and technology."--Page xi.



Success in Practical Vocational Nursing

Success in Practical Vocational Nursing Author Patricia Knecht
ISBN-10 0323356311
Release 2016-10-03
Pages 384
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Preceded by Success in practical/vocational nursing: from student to leader / Signe S. Hill, Helen Stephens Howlett. 7th ed. c2013.