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    5 Star Review: Leadership for Health Professions, Third Edition

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 14, 2017 10:00:24 AM

    We are pleased to announce that Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills, and Applications, Third Edition by Gerald (Jerry) R. Ledlow and James H. Stephens has just received a perfect, 5-star review. Cynthia L Cummings, EdD, RN, CHSE, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writing for Doody's Review Service, says:

    “I loved this book. It is easy to follow with an excellent discussion and flow of topics. The book would be an excellent resource for anyone interested in healthcare leadership.”

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    Topics: allied health, Doody's Review Service, health administration, New Text, Review, Leadership, ledlow, health care leadership, leadership for health professionals, stephens

    A Unique Perspective on Aging

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 5, 2017 10:43:55 AM

    At a time when many people are living longer, more creatively and functionally, historic notions of what it's like to grow old are changing. Aging Wisely… Wisdom of our Elders is a unique resource that reflects the ideas, opinions and experiences of a diverse group of senior citizens. Each story provides a unique perspective on the physical, emotional, and social aspects of growing old from those who have made the journey. 

    Each chapter presents an aspect of aging including a discussion of physical changes, emotional losses, and financials, as well as what contributes to satisfaction and happiness in later years. Every personal story closes with “Reflections for the Readers”, a series of questions correlated to the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Core Competencies.

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    Topics: allied health, geriatrics, New Text, gerontology, AGHE, Personal Health, siegel, aging, aging wisely, association for gerontology in higher education, silverman

    Coming Soon: New Edition of Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 29, 2017 11:00:31 AM

    This accessible resource teaches the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate medical evidence and apply it to the practice of physical therapy. This valuable reference explains the fundamentals of medical research and how to determine which studies are useful in practice. As the leading evidence-based practice text for physical therapy, this is a comprehensive resource no physical therapist or student should be without.

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    Topics: allied health, New Edition, evidence-based practice, New Text, physical therapy, physical therapy, Dianne V. Jewell, Guide to Evidence-Based PT Practice, Jewell, PT, pt research

    Just Published: Equipment for Respiratory Care: Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

    Posted by charlottes on Dec 15, 2014 1:26:21 PM

    The recently published Equipment for Respiratory Care by Teresa A. Volsko, Robert L. Chatburn, and Mohamad F. El-Khatib is changing the paradigm of historic respiratory care equipment books. Focusing on the clinical application of patient care, this text enhances key critical thinking skills with clear explanations of the features of the equipment as well as the way it functions.

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    Topics: allied health, New Text, Respiratory Care, Respiratory Care, Teresa A. Volsko, allied health professional, Equipment for Respiratory Care

    Pharmaceutical Calculations Review!

    Posted by charlottes on Nov 18, 2014 9:33:44 AM

    Pharmaceutical Calculations by Payal Agarwal received an excellent review from Doody’s Review Service. According to reviewer, Neela A. Bhajandas, PharmD, is “A needed, easy-to-understand resource for pharmacy students, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy residents, as well as pharmacists who need a refresher when doing pharmaceutical calculations in different clinical situations or involving special populations. It can also be used by students pursuing their master's or PhD in pharmaceutics. The contributing authors are well-qualified specialists in their respective fields."

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    Topics: allied health, Health, Author, navigate, New Text, Pharmacy, Payal Agarwal, Pharmaceutical sciences, Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmacy Students

    Just Published: Patient Assessment in Pharmacy: A Culturally Competent

    Posted by charlottes on Oct 2, 2014 12:21:16 PM

     

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    Topics: allied health, New Edition, Author, health professionals, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, New Text, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical sciences, Yolanda M. Hardy, Patient Assessment in Pharmacy, Pharmacy Students

    Just Published: Concepts in Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Technique

    Posted by Tory Jones on Mar 19, 2014 11:57:10 AM

    Concepts in Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Technique examines the current standards and best practices for sterile compounding, and the fundamentals of aseptic technique in an accessible manner to pharmacy and pharmacy technician students as well as to professionals.

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    Topics: allied health, Health, health administration, health professionals, Health Professions, New Text, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, Medication, Pharmaceutical sciences

    Interview with Nancy H. Shanks, Co-author of Cases in Health Care Management

    Posted by sharonb on Dec 3, 2012 2:00:10 AM

    I am delighted to have Nancy H. Shanks, my fellow Jones & Bartlett Learning author and good friend with me to talk about her new book to be released in Spring, 2013, Cases in Health Care Management http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9781449674298/

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    Topics: administration, Author, health administration, Health Administration, health care management, New Text, Sharon B. Buchbinder, Nancy Shanks

    Expert Aims to Prevent Sudden Death in Sport

    Posted by admin on Apr 6, 2011 11:30:07 AM

    "On August 8, 1985, somewhere between 11:00 and 11:10 p.m. EST, the path of my life unfurled in front of me. I have nearly no memory of approximately 6 hours of my life, while I was in a coma, due to the severe exertional heat stroke."

    In the foreword to the groundbreaking new text, Preventing Sudden Death in Sport and Physical Activity, Doug Casa tells the amazing story behind his quest to prevent sudden death in sport.

    The Confluence of Conspiring Factors

    Kent Scriber, EdD, ATC, PT
    Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences
    Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

    "Almost every year since the early 1980s, I have served as a volunteer athletic trainer for the New York State Empire State Games (ESG). These annual Games, generally held in late July, serve as a statewide Olympic-type event for several thousand amateur athletes. I was assigned as the head athletic trainer for Athletics (track and field) during the 1985 Empire State Games that were held in Buffalo, New York. Although this was quite some time ago, I vividly recall a frightening life-threatening scenario that has had a tremendous impact on me in many ways.

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    Topics: New Text, New text, preventative measures, Sports, sports

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