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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

    10 Reasons to Adopt Leadership for Health Professionals, Third Edition

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 22, 2017 10:53:38 AM

    Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills and Applications, Third Edition by Dr. Gerald "Jerry" Ledlow and Dr. James Stephens is the first textbook of its kind to apply classical knowledge of leadership theory and time-honored best practices of industry leaders to a health organization context.

    Here are 10 reasons to adopt this text:

    1. Comprehensive and Well-Organized—Grounded in real-world applications of theoretical concepts and focused on practical examples of leadership in actual healthcare scenarios
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    Topics: allied health, health, Health, New Edition, Health Professions, New Text, Leadership, ledlow, health care leadership, health leadership, leadership for health professionals

    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: Introduction to Human Disease: Pathophysiology for Health Professionals, Sixth Edition

    Posted by Tory Jones on Mar 27, 2014 9:35:15 AM

    The all-new Sixth Edition of the best-selling Introduction to Human Disease: Pathophysiology for Health Professionals is here.

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    Topics: allied health, Epidemiology, Health, New Edition, Global health, health administration, health professionals, Health Professions, Health Science, New Text, Medication, new edition, Disease, Mental Illness, National Health, Treatment, Diagnosis, Diseases, Human Diseases

    Just Published: Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation

    Posted by Tory Jones on Mar 25, 2014 8:01:51 AM

    Ideal for professional pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, research fellows, practitioners and clinical researchers, Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation provides a balanced approach covering critical elements of clinical research, biostatistical principles, and scientific literature evaluation techniques for evidence-based medicine.

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    Topics: allied health, Health, administration, health administration, Health Administration, health care management, health professionals, Health Professions, Health Science, New Text, New text, Pharmacy, Webinar, Medication, medication, Pharmaceutical sciences, webinar, allied health professional, Drug Literature Evaluation, Global health

    Just Published: Introduction to Diagnostic Microbiology for the Laboratory Sciences

    Posted by Tory Jones on Mar 21, 2014 11:15:59 AM

    As an aspiring medical laboratory technician, Introduction to Diagnostic Microbiology for the Laboratory Sciences is the all-in-one resource necessary for you to develop a foundation in microbiology.  A must-have text for students as well as a helpful reference for practitioners, it reviews the microorganisms most commonly encountered in clinical settings and clearly explains basic laboratory procedures.

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    Topics: allied health, Health, microbiology, health administration, Health Administration, health professionals, Health Professions, Health Science, New Text, New text, Laboratory Sciences, allied health professional, Diagnostic Microbiology

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