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Let's Talk Vaccines by Selected as a Doody's Core Title for 2021! New chapter on COVID-19 vaccines is available in the eBook version (free with purchase of the printed version) Engaging, accessible, and filled with practical communication advice, Let's Talk Vaccines helps you educate patients on the importance of life-saving vaccines using a patient-centered and empathetic approach. Covering everything from the science of vaccine safety to the psychology of risk communication, this essential guide includes real-life examples and thoughtful, evidence-based techniques that will help patients understand vaccines and make informed decisions. Ideal for primary care providers, pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, and public health advocates, it provides an excellent framework for how to approach difficult discussions, with the goal of improving the health of each patient as well as the community at large. Directly addresses the increasing trend of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children, including the history and psychology of the anti-vaccine movement. Examines the issues underlying vaccine hesitancy, answering the common questions and concerns that vaccine-hesitant patients may raise during office visits. Helps you dispel myths and fears that many patients have, with particular attention paid to misinformation and skepticism on social media. Covers the anti-vaccine movement's assertions about autism, autoimmune illnesses and allergies, toxic ingredients, overwhelming the immune system, conspiracies, and more - bringing you up to date with the most common issues and effective approaches to the vaccine discussion. Provides practical tips on approaching the vaccine-hesitant parent and how anti-vaccine patients change their minds, with a focus on remaining a positive partner in your patients' care and finding greater success in your vaccination efforts. Enrich Your eBook Reading Experience Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet, or smartphone. Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech.
Publication Date: 2019-10-12
The Review of Natural Products by This updated handbook, in ebook format, provides content based on facts, not anecdotal information, with more than 400 fully referenced, peer-reviewed monographs that offer quick and easy access to herbal, botanical, and natural product information.
Publication Date: 2019
Plumer's Principles and Practice of Infusion Therapy by For nearly 44 years, "Plumer's Principles & Practice of Infusion Therapy" has retained its position as the most reliable, complete source of information addressing intravenous therapy for practicing clinicians, educators, and students. The Ninth Edition of Plumer's Principles and Practice of Infusion Therapy provides clear, concise coverage of basic and advanced infusion procedures, as well as current Infusion Nurses' Society standards of practice. You'll enhance your understanding and hone your skills with this new edition featuring the most current coverage of infusion therapy, procedures, standards, and equipment, along with practical new features and an emphasis on safety considerations, as well as evidence-based practice. Plumer's Principles and Practice of Infusion Therapy begins with an overview of IV therapy, including how to minimize risk and enhance performance, and then addresses assessment and monitoring; clinical decision making; patient specific therapies, and infusion therapy for children, the elderly, and across the continuum of care. Updated information on INS Standards of Practice insure that your skills keep pace with current requirements and revised clinical and patient education content will help you prepare for certification. Nurses will also find step-by-step application features that address interventions and procedures while offering guidelines, equipment checklists, actions, and rationales for each procedure. And, end-of-chapter review questions allow you to assess your knowledge and reinforce the vital concepts you'll apply in daily practice.
Publication Date: 2014-04-10
Continuing Education e-Resources
Handbook on Injectable Drugs by The 20th edition of this handbook, in ebook format, includes 27 new monographs, bringing the total in this edition to 391 monographs on parenteral drugs available in the United States and in other countries. In addition, more than 400 revisions to existing monographs have been accomplished to update information on stability, compatibility, and safety (e.g., Food and Drug Administration [FDA] MedWatch alerts) and to provide more specific referencing of manufacturer information.
Publication Date: 2018
The Harriet Lane Handbook: Print Copy by Available for checkout at the West library
Written "by residents, for residents" and reviewed by expert faculty at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, this updated and expanded print manual includes relevant laboratory workup for genetic conditions; sexually transmitted infections and pelvic inflammatory disease; nail disorders and disorders of pigmentation; treatment of acne; and fever of unknown origin, lymphadenopathy, and viral infections.
Call Number: WS 29 H84447 2018 See medical librarian for details
Publication Date: 2017-05-02
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Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition Support e-Resources
A.S.P.E.N. Enteral Nutrition Handbook by The updated ASPEN Enteral Nutrition Handbook Second Edition contains the latest recommendations on safe practices, ENFit®, new information on preparation, labeling, and dispensing of EN and monitoring for complications. It is a step-by-step, practical guide to caring for patients receiving EN therapy.
Publication Date: 2019-02-06
The A.S.P.E.N. Adult Nutrition Support Core Curriculum, Third Edition by Available for checkout at Midtown library and online copy.
This comprehensive book addresses the principles of nutrition support and nutrition support recommendations for selected medical and surgical conditions. Professional and management issues, including home nutrition support, ethics, quality improvement, evidence-based practice, and guideline development, are also discussed. Since the last edition, new practice guidelines and research have advanced nutrition support and created greater awareness of the importance of nutrition care across the continuum of care.
Call Number: WB 410 M8455 2017
Publication Date: 2017-09-05