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Nursing Assistant 12th Edition

Acello/Hegner's NURSING ASSISTANT: A NURSING PROCESS APPROACH has prepared more nursing assistants for meaningful careers in acute care, long-term care and home health than any other text. Its signature step-by-step format walks readers through more than 150 procedures, including key skills in patient handling, wound care, communication, safety and record keeping, as well as special care procedures for patients with medical devices, catheters and physical or mental impairments. It explores essential background information, such as basic human anatomy, career planning and emerging trends. Reflecting the expanded scope of real-world practice, the 12th Edition includes skills such as checking finger stick blood glucose, managing drainage, sterile technique and more. New color photos and illustrations bring concepts to life, while study tools include a print workbook and MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Barbara Acello| Barbara Hegner

©2022

Nursing Assistant 12th Edition

A longtime favorite among students, Acello/Hegner's NURSING ASSISTANT: A NURSING PROCESS APPROACH has prepared more nursing assistants for meaningful careers in acute care, long-term care and home health than any other text. Providing easy-to-understand explanations, the 12th Edition walks you step-by-step through more than 150 procedures, including key skills in patient handling and transfers, wound care, communication, safety and record keeping, as well as special care procedures for patients with medical devices, catheters and physical or mental impairments. Ensuring you have a solid foundation, it also explains essential background information on basic human anatomy, career planning and emerging health care trends. Vibrant color photos and illustrations bring chapter concepts to life, while numerous print and digital study tools help you maximize your course success. Read More

Barbara Acello| Barbara Hegner

©2022

Dental Assisting 6th Edition

Packed with step-by-step instructions and practical examples, Singhal/Kantz/Phinney/Halstead's DENTAL ASSISTING: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH, 6th Edition, is a one-stop resource for dental assistants in training. This all-inclusive text and product suite for dental assisting programs is written to encompass CODA accreditation standards and DANB certification competencies. Thoroughly updated, content covers basic and advanced clinical skills along with the latest information on key practices and procedures, equipment, and patient and employee safety standards. Icons highlight topics related to infection control, safety and legal issues, while Patient Dialogue, Documentation and Profession Encounters features give students insights into real-world practice. MindTap personalizes learning for students through multimedia and digital tools while equipping instructors with unrivaled support. Read More

Vaishali Singhal| Susan Kantz| Melissa Damatta

©2022

Medical Emergencies Guide For Dental Auxiliaries 5th Edition

An ideal resource for dental assistants and hygienists, Damatta/Singhal/Jennings' MEDICAL EMERGENCIES GUIDE FOR DENTAL AUXILIARIES, 5th Edition, delivers up-to-date information and instruction for effectively handling the most common medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. It covers basic technical instruction, first-aid techniques, legal concerns, safety procedures, prescription management programs and more. Packed with full-color photos, the text's vibrant new design brings core concepts to life, boosts your comprehension and helps you think critically about key concepts. "Test Your Knowledge" boxes enable you to assess your progress, while case studies give you practice thinking through real-life scenarios you may encounter on the job. "Emergency Basics" boxes outline the sequence of steps for recognizing a medical emergency and provide action points to assist the patient. Read More

Melissa Damatta| Vaishali Singhal

©2022

Dental Assisting Instruments And Materials Guide 3rd Edition

Compact yet comprehensive, Norman/Phinney/Halstead's DENTAL ASSISTING INSTRUMENTS AND MATERIALS GUIDE, 3rd edition, offers an ideal, quick-reference resource that covers the various instruments and materials used in all practice areas of modern dentistry. Detailed coverage of proper functions, properties, precautions and tray setups is supported by hundreds of full-color photos that make memorization easier. This convenient handbook equips you with the fundamental instrument and equipment knowledge today's dental assistants need for success in a continually advancing field. Read More

Pat Norman| Judy Halstead| Judy Halstead

©2022

Dental Terminology 4th Edition

Providing a solid foundation for the dental field, Kindle/Dofka's DENTAL TERMINOLOGY, 4th Edition, is a quick reference guide that breaks down complicated dental word parts so you can easily learn their meanings. Its innovative word-building approach helps dental assistants understand and remember terminology. Instead of a strict dictionary of dental terms, it serves as a word bank with pronunciation guides and definitions applied to specific practice areas. Chapters are organized by specialty area, so you can quickly find the information you need. The new edition has been thoroughly updated with current visuals, pictures and diagrams. Whether utilized in the classroom or on the job, DENTAL TERMINOLOGY is a valuable reference you can use for years to come. Read More

Charline M. Dofka| Charline M. Dofka

©2022

Head, Neck & Dental Anatomy 5th Edition

Providing the most up-to-date coverage available, Short/Levin-Goldstein's HEAD, NECK & DENTAL ANATOMY, 5th Edition, combines engaging yet concise instructional content with full-color figures and photos that illuminate anatomical details of the mouth and teeth -- giving you a go-to resource throughout your education and career. More student friendly than ever, the new edition includes worksheets with additional multiple choice and labeling questions -- helping you maximize your success in the course and on the CDA exam. Photos of actual teeth are also included, and the most important features of each tooth are detailed in brief charts that make excellent study guides. Read More

Marjorie J. Short| Deborah Levin-Goldstein

©2022

Medical Assisting 9th Edition

Strengthen your knowledge base as well as the critical skills and behaviors needed to become a successful entry-level medical assistant with Blesi's MEDICAL ASSISTING: ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLINICAL COMPETENCIES, 9E. Clear and easy to understand, this streamlined edition now includes a complete, updated section on the structure and function of body systems with current medical terminology presented in context. Updates highlight the latest information in nutrition, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ICD-10 and electronic health records. Expanded content focuses on increasing your personal effectiveness as you study professionalism, teamwork and time management. New chapters also discuss geriatrics and mental health -- topics of growing importance. You examine the latest procedures as you increase your general, administrative and clinical competencies. MindTap digital resources help you further develop a competitive advantage as you pursue a career in medical assisting today. Read More

Michelle Blesi

©2022

Case Studies In Health Information Management 4th Edition

Get more out of your HIM course with Schnering/Sayles/McCuen's CASE STUDIES IN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 4th Edition! More than a collection of fascinating case scenarios, this versatile worktext gives you experience applying theories from the classroom to practices in the modern health care environment. Case studies explore major HIM topics, including current issues in health data management, health care privacy and ethics, information technology, revenue management and compliance, leadership, project and operations management, quality and performance statistics. A quick-reference correlation grid to current RHIA® and RHIT® domains and competencies helps you focus on specific areas for certification exams. The Student Companion Website connects you with extra content and references for self-study, hands-on spreadsheets for problem-solving and realistic forms for documentation practice. Read More

Patricia Schnering| Nanette B. Sayles| Charlotte McCuen

©2022

Today's Health Information Management 3rd Edition

As technology, legislation and industry practices continue to rapidly evolve, the health information management profession has become increasingly dynamic, complex and essential. McWay's TODAY'S HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH, 3rd Edition, helps you master the fundamental principles and cutting-edge practices required for success in this high-demand field. Reflecting the latest trends and best practices, the third edition includes new coverage of HIM careers, informatics, data privacy, the digital divide and digital literacy, data sets, information systems, CRISPR, assistive technology, the role of de-identified data and much more. New online and distance learning resources are also available. It's an ideal resource for aspiring technicians and managers as well as HIM professionals working toward a degree or certification. Read More

Dana C. McWay

©2022

Healthcare Human Resource Management 4th Edition

Master the unique aspects of healthcare HRM that are most relevant to your success with Flynn/Valentine/Meglich's HEALTHCARE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, 4E. This edition's focused, specialized approach is ideal -- whether you are preparing to work in healthcare or are currently a healthcare practitioner, consultant and managerial professional seeking to advance. This distinctive approach provides the most current, topical information on healthcare management in today's ever-changing industry. The latest organizational examples, scenarios and illustrations keep you ahead of the curve, while thorough discussions explore the rising demand for healthcare professionals against the backdrop of worker shortages and the continuing national debate on healthcare reform. Equip yourself with best practices as this edition examines how challenges, such as the COVID-19 pandemic response, drug and alcohol use by healthcare employees and medical errors, impact HR function. Read More

Walter J. Flynn| Sean Valentine| Patricia Meglich

©2022

Medical Terminology For Health Professions, Spiral Bound Version 9th Edition

Now in its 9th Edition, Schroeder/Ehrlich/Schroeder Smith/Ehrlich's MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS focuses on the current, relevant terms you need to know to succeed in the health care field. The program is designed to simplify the process of memorizing complex medical terminology by focusing on the importance of word parts -- common prefixes, suffixes and root words. Every chapter helps you practice the pronunciation and understanding of key terms through interactive activities, real-life medical scenarios and critical thinking exercises. Reflecting real-world practice, all terms, definitions, procedures, illustrations and data are completely up to date. The new edition includes expanded coverage of sexual orientation and gender identity, COVID-19, advanced directives, holistic health care and much more. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Ann Ehrlich| Carol L. Schroeder| Laura Ehrlich| Katrina A. Schroeder

©2022

Understanding Health Insurance 16th Edition

Develop the skills and background for a career in medical billing and insurance processing or revenue management with Green's UNDERSTANDING HEALTH INSURANCE: A GUIDE TO BILLING AND REIMBURSEMENT, 2021 Edition. This complete resource explains the latest medical code sets and coding guidelines as you learn how to assign ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS level II codes; complete health care claims and master revenue management concepts. You focus on today’s most important topics, including managed care, legal and regulatory issues, coding systems and compliance, reimbursement methods, clinical documentation improvement, coding for medical necessity and common health insurance plans. Updates address changes to ICD-10-CM and CPT 2021 codes and introduce electronic claims processing, clinical quality language and other developments. A helpful workbook provides assignments; case studies and CPC-P and CPB mock exams, while MindTap online resources offer practice in CMS-1500 claims and assigning codes. Read More

Michelle Green

©2022

3-2-1 Code It! 2021 9th Edition

Master the skills needed for medical coding today with Green's best-selling 3-2-1 CODE IT!, 2021 EDITION. Updated yearly to reflect the most recent changes, this easy-to-use medical coding guide is written specifically for beginning coders. Updates address the latest changes to ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT® and HCPCS Level II coding sets, including CDC's new ICD-10-CM search tool website and new CPT® 2021 codes and descriptions. This well-organized, intuitive approach begins with diagnosis coding before progressing to more in-depth coding of procedures and services. Separate chapters differentiate inpatient and outpatient coding as well as general and specific coding guidelines. Memorable examples, clearly defined terms and hundreds of printed and digital practice opportunities help you master concepts. You also work with computer-assisted coding cases and professional tools in preparation for professional coding credentials. A workbook and MindTap resources help you further prepare for coding success. Read More

Michelle Green

©2022

Understanding Current Procedural Terminology And HCPCS Coding Systems, 2021 8th Edition

Master today's most current 2021 CPT® and HCPCS diagnostic and procedural coding as well as the latest guidelines from federal agencies, Medicare and the American Medical Association (AMA) with Bowie's UNDERSTANDING CURRENT PROCEDURAL TERMINOLOGY AND HCPCS CODING SYSTEMS, 2021 EDITION. This trusted resource is updated every year to ensure you learn the most current code sets and developments in the field as you prepare for current certification exams and work in today's medical environment. New case studies and expanded coding assignments draw from actual professional experiences for meaningful practice. Carefully illustrated procedures and current, interesting examples help you perfect your procedural coding skills for all medical specialties. In addition, extensive hands-on practice with MindTap's new digital learning tools guide you in further preparing for procedural coding success. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2022

Understanding ICD-10-CM And ICD-10-PCS 6th Edition

Become proficient with the latest 2021 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines and new 2021 ICD-10 codes using Bowie’s UNDERSTANDING ICD-10-CM AND ICD-10-PCS: A WORKTEXT, 2021 EDITION. This hands-on worktext is updated annually to ensure the latest coverage of today's ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS diagnostic and procedural coding system. New content presents codes for emerging issues, such as vaping and COVID-19. This edition's easy-to-follow approach reinforces your understanding with proven learning features. You immediately apply what you've learned with professionally focused exercises in this edition, expanded actual coding assignments and real case studies. Vivid color illustrations and digital links to medical research websites demonstrate how a thorough knowledge of anatomy and disease processes can increase coding accuracy. Use this trusted resource and accompanying MindTap online tools to prepare for certification exams as well as diagnostic and procedural coding success. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2022

HIPAA For Health Care Professionals 3rd Edition

HIPAA FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, 3rd Edition, clearly explains the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, including fundamentals, privacy, security, and common myths. This updated edition also shows you where and how HIPAA affects health care and insurance through modifications to other related laws. Offered in an easy-to-follow format, the text includes examples, real-life scenarios, and optional interactive features to help you better understand important concepts, test that understanding, and prepare you for a rewarding career in health care. Read More

Dan Krager| Carole H. Krager

©2022

Medical Terminology For Health Professionals 9th Edition

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 9E simplifies the process of memorizing complex medical terminology by focusing on the important word parts—common prefixes, suffixes and root words—that provide a foundation for learning hundreds of medical terms. Organized by body systems, chapters follow a logical flow of information: an overview of the body system's structure and functions, a summary of applicable medical specialties, and ultimately pathology, diagnostic, and treatment procedures. An expanded section on complementary and alternative therapies reflects the changing role of holistic health care. A convenient table of abbreviations is included at the end of every chapter, while resourceful appendices offer a listing of abbreviations, a table of word parts and their meanings, and a glossary of pathology and procedures. Students can earn additional applied practice with the student workbook and MindTap with Medical Terminology Learning Labs simulations. The Ninth edition now includes Medical Mystery Case exercises in each chapter to apply terminology to analyze and solve realistic patient from onset of symptoms to a diagnosis. Read More

Ann Ehrlich| Carol L. Schroeder| Laura Ehrlich| Katrina A. Schroeder

©2022

Clinical Psychomotor Skills 8th Edition

Clinical Psychomotor Skills: Assessment Tools for Nurses offers a unique blend of solid theoretical knowledge, linking it to clinical practice. The combined theory and workbook text covers the key clinical skills and knowledge that nursing students need, facilitating your mastery of provable competencies that fulfil the required standards. This edition uses a 5-point Assessment Scale. Your instructor will have a 3 point version if required. The latest evidence-based material from nursing and associated literature, and The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s Registered Nurse Standards for Practice, make this an essential guide for students of registered nursing programs. Premium online teaching and learning tools are available to purchase on the MindTap platform; includes the highly prized clinical skills videos, concept quizzes and an interactive version of the assessment forms.   Learn more about the online tools au.cengage.com/elearning Read More

Joanne Tollefson

©2022

Understanding Health Insurance 15th Edition

Prepare for a successful career in medical billing and insurance processing or revenue management with Green's UNDERSTANDING HEALTH INSURANCE: A GUIDE TO BILLING AND REIMBURSEMENT, 2020 Edition. This comprehensive, inviting presentation explains the latest medical code sets and coding guidelines as you learn how to complete health care claims and master revenue management concepts. This edition focuses on today’s most important topics, including managed care, legal and regulatory issues, coding systems and compliance, reimbursement methods, clinical documentation improvement, coding for medical necessity, and common health insurance plans. Updates introduce new legislation that impacts health care; ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS level II coding; revenue cycle management; and individual health plans. Helpful workbook exercises provide application-based assignments and case studies as well as CMRS, CPC-P, and CPB mock exams. In addition, MindTap digital learning tools offer hands-on practice. Read More

Michelle Green

©2021

Understanding ICD-10-CM And ICD-10-PCS 5th Edition

Master the latest 2020 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines and new 2020 ICD-10 codes with Bowie’s UNDERSTANDING ICD-10-CM AND ICD-10-PCS: A WORKTEXT, 2020 EDITION. This unique, hands-on worktext is updated every year to provide the latest comprehensive coverage of today's ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS diagnostic and procedural coding system. This edition's detail, yet easy-to-follow approach is packed with proven learning features and helpful tools to reinforce understanding. You immediately apply what you've learned with numerous professionally focused exercises, actual coding assignments and real case studies. Vivid color illustrations and the latest digital links to medical research websites demonstrate how a thorough knowledge of anatomy and disease processes can increase coding accuracy. Use this trusted resource to prepare for various certification exams as well as diagnostic and procedural coding success in today’s medical environment. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2021

Understanding Current Procedural Terminology And HCPCS Coding Systems - 2020 7th Edition

Master today's most current 2020 CPT® and HCPCS diagnostic and procedural coding as well as the other precise guidelines established by federal agencies, Medicare and the American Medical Association (AMA) with the most trusted source available -- Bowie's UNDERSTANDING CURRENT PROCEDURAL TERMINOLOGY AND HCPCS CODING SYSTEMS, 2020 EDITION. Updated every year to reflect the most current code sets and developments in the field, this edition integrates new case studies and new coding assignments drawn from actual professional experiences. Carefully illustrated procedures and current, interesting examples help you perfect procedural coding skills for all medical specialties and prepare you for today's certification exams. In addition, extensive hands-on practice with MindTap's new digital learning tools help you further prepare for procedural coding success. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2021

Legal And Ethical Aspects Of Health Information Management 5th Edition

Gain a critical, thorough understanding of the complex legal and ethical principles that govern health information management (HIM) with McWay's LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 5E. Designed to help you successfully navigate today's legal issues, this edition focuses on law and ethics as they relate to HIM. You examine the latest information on the role of social media in health care as well as future legal and ethical trends in health care IT. Expanded coverage explores developments and regulations impacting data privacy and protection, substance abuse, patient rights, and patient confidentiality. New critical-thinking exercises, case studies, and enrichment activities emphasize the practicality of what you are learning while helping you refine problem-solving skills. All content reflects current CAHIIM standards. Written by a seasoned HIM professional and lawyer, this edition with MindTap digital learning resources provides a complete solution for understanding the legal and ethical concerns that safeguard health care information today. Read More

Dana C. McWay

©2021

The Pharmacy Technician 4th Edition

Master the latest knowledge and skills you need to work successfully with today's licensed pharmacists in a variety of clinical or retail settings. Moini's THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH, 4E provides readings that explore the latest medical and pharmaceutical terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, and techniques. You examine critical topics, such as sterile compounding, record keeping, law, ethics, insurance, and billing. In addition, effective learning tools help you master medical and pharmaceutical terminology and avoid today's most common errors, all while strengthening your critical thinking and problem-solving skills. In addition, MindTap online learning resources are available to immerse you in today's typical pharmacy setting for hands-on practice with virtual pharmacy activities. Designed for entry-level students, this edition is invaluable for experienced pharmacy technicians pursuing continuing education or for anyone preparing for national certification exams. Read More

Jahangir Moini

©2021

3-2-1 Code It! 2020 8th Edition

Learn the keys to successful medical coding with Green's best-selling 3-2-1 CODE IT!, 2020 EDITION. Today's most complete, easy-to-use medical coding guide is written specifically for beginning coders with the latest updates for ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT® as well as HCPCS Level II coding sets, conventions, and guidelines. Focused examples, understandable language, and clearly defined terms help you master concepts, while extensive exercises and computer-assisted coding cases let you practice and prepare to earn professional coding credentials. This well-organized, intuitive approach begins with diagnosis coding before progressing to more in-depth instruction on coding procedures and services. Clear coverage introduces both ICD-10 code sets with separate, thorough chapters on inpatient and outpatient coding and separate coverage of general and specific guidelines. HCPCS level II and CPT® coding are also covered in separate chapters. In addition, MindTap digital resources further reinforce coding skills for career success. Read More

Michelle Green

©2021

Introduction To Health Care 5th Edition

Preparing you for real-world practice, Haroun/Mitchell's INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, Fifth Edition, provides an easy-to-read introduction to the foundational skills necessary for a range of health care professions. Emphasizing core health care competencies -- communication, infection control and professionalism -- the text delivers thorough coverage of both the soft skills and basic clinical skills needed by those entering health care training programs or considering a career in health care. Its unique five-step problem-solving model helps you "think like a health care professional" and sharpen your critical thinking skills, while numerous hands-on activities enable you to put chapter concept into practice. Completely up to date, it reflects the latest research and includes expansive coverage of such emerging issues as the opioid crisis, precision/personalized medicine, suicide prevention, health disparities, patient rights and much more. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution. Read More

Lee Haroun| Dakota Mitchell

©2021

Basic Infection Control For Health Care Professionals 3rd Edition

Basic Infection Control for Health Care Providers, Third Edition, is a clear and concise guide to preventing occupational exposure hazards and communicable and infectious diseases. Written at a level that assumes no prior knowledge of infectious disease, this book includes coverage on how to safely protect oneself from infectious agents and what to do in case of infectious exposure. This book is equally applicable for any healthcare field, including medical assistant, nursing, physical and occupational therapy, nursing assistant, dental professionals, respiratory therapy, diagnostic imaging, long-term care, massage therapy, and emergency medicine. Other occupations with potential exposure to infectious disease, such as tattoo artists, law enforcement, food service, corrections, fire service, childcare, and education, will benefit from the clear and concise discussions of the disease process, protection from communicable disease, and post-exposure protocols. Background information such as legal issues and the immune system provide a clear context regarding exposure and infectious diseases. The blend of fundamental infection control content and reference resources makes this tool perfect for use in an instructional setting or as a reference for anyone at risk of occupational exposure to infectious disease. Read More

Michael Kennamer

©2021

The Experienced Carer 3rd Edition

Senior frontline carers – both in HACC and residential settings – are central to making ageing a positive and largely self-managed experience. This training manual seeks to target the advanced care and frontline leadership skills of senior carers. In doing so it reflects the Community Services Training Package competencies for the Certificate IV level award for aged care work. The Experienced Carer, 3e addresses the compulsory competencies, plus electives from the CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualification. Read More

Helen Croft| Jenny Pitkin| Darren Dee

©2021

Anatomy & Physiology For Health Professions 1st Edition

MindTap for Anatomy & Physiology for Health Professions, 1st Edition, helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the Cengage Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes and create custom flashcards. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. ACCESS TO 3D MODELS AND ANIMATIONS View important anatomic structures, physiologic processes, and pathologies as interactive 3D models. Zoom, rotate, and click on structures to enhance your understanding of anatomy & physiology. BUILT IN CLINICAL CORRELATIONS Explore the pathologic conditions affecting the organs and organ systems you are studying. This integration will give you the added edge when encountering these and similar conditions in your healthcare profession. Read More

Jonathan Bubb, Jr.

©2021

Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology 7th Edition

Prepare for a career as a leading respiratory therapist with the solid foundation in anatomy and physiology found in Des Jardins' best-selling CARDIOPULMONARY ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY: ESSENTIALS OF RESPIRATORY CARE, 7E. This extremely reader-friendly presentation delivers the most complete, accurate information about the structure and function of the respiratory system. Clear and concise coverage presents even complicated concepts in an understandable format using full-color design and proven learning features that guide you in applying what you've learned to your professional career. Thirteen new Clinical Connections add to the book's total 141 Clinical Connections that link chapter content to today's clinical setting and highlight actual situations that respiratory therapists encounter every day. These features also direct meaningful discussion and strengthen your critical-thinking skills. Read More

Terry Des Jardins

©2020

Introduction To Sports Medicine And Athletic Training 3rd Edition

France's INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS MEDICINE AND ATHLETIC TRAINING, 3rd Edition, equips you with a solid understanding of the functional concepts of the human body and then teaches you how to apply that knowledge to real-life practice. It combines comprehensive coverage of Nutrition, Sports Psychology, Kinesiology and therapeutic modalities with the latest research, concussion protocols and guidelines for First Aid, CPR and AED. An all-new section is devoted to athletes with disabilities and their right to participate, and an entire chapter is dedicated to special challenges that athletes face. Vivid illustrations, photos, artwork and diagrams bring chapter concepts to life. In addition, insight into a wide range of careers in the Sports Medicine field helps you plan for the future. It's the ideal text for anyone interested in athletics and the medical needs of athletes. Read More

Robert C France

©2020

Fundamentals Of Nursing: Australia & NZ Edition 2nd Edition

Fundamentals of Nursing covers nursing concepts, skills and standards of practice to help you learn and think critically. It also highlights research and evidence-based practice to prepare you for delivering care. With up-to-date coverage of the new Registered Nurse Standards of Practice (2016), the text gets you to assess your own nursing practice and apply what you’ve learnt in class to real-life, clinical settings. Complemented by the best-selling Clinical Psychomotor Skills: Assessment tools for Nursing by Joanne Tollefson and Elspeth Hillman. A value pack of these two texts is available for you to purchase. Read More

Sue Carter DeLaune| Lauren McTier| Joanne Tollefson| Joanne Lawrence| Patricia Kelly Ladner

©2020

Clinical Dosage Calculations 3rd Edition

Clinical Dosage Calculations covers the important aspects of dosage calculations that you’ll require to perform this essential part of clinical practice. It uses real-life cases, worked-out examples and real medication charts and labels to help you to learn the content. The text starts with fundamental maths and familiarises you with medication charts and labels. It then moves on to chapters that cover specialist areas, allowing you to deepen your skills in a clinical context. Activities in each chapter introduce you to important concepts and you can test your overall knowledge with practice questions at the end of the text. Got it! Dosage Calculations is an online revision platform that enables you to practise and check your understanding of the key concepts. Ranging from basic arithmetic to more complex calculations of medications, this digital study tool is fun and easy to use. Log in at au.cengage.com/student-access-code using the code on the card inside the front cover to access Got it! Dosage Calculations. Read More

Vanessa Brotto| Kate Rafferty

©2020

Principles Of Radiographic Imaging 6th Edition

Fascinated by X-rays and medical imaging technology? Drawn to work that helps others? PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING: AN ART AND A SCIENCE, 6th Edition reveals the inner workings of radiography careers, including radiologist assistants, radiologic technologists, ultrasound techs, CT and MRI techs, and other imaging roles in health care. Some books dump too much on you too fast, but this one moves at your pace, delivering the math and physics behind radiology before advancing to complex subjects. And it’s designed around actual job skills like creating the beam, running scans and tests, and analyzing images--so you can pass accreditation exams and work in emergency rooms and hospitals. Reader-friendly yet packed with information, this text offers all you need to know about digital radiography systems, digital exposure factors, instrumentation and so much more! Read More

Richard R. Carlton| Arlene M. Adler| Vesna Balac

©2020

Health Assessment And Physical Examination 3rd Edition

Health assessment is a process that evaluates the whole person as a physical, psychosocial and functional being, whether they’re young or old, well or ill. This market-leading text presents health assessment, physical examination information and skills for health professionals who complete these types of assessments. Health Assessment and Physical Examination takes you from basic concepts to more advanced health assessment. It uses the ENAP (Examine–Normal–Abnormal–Pathophysiology) approach to allow you to collect useful information. A case study at the end of each chapter walks you through an assessment example. The text includes advanced topics as well as ‘Urgent findings’, which highlights serious or life-threatening signs and critical assessment findings that need immediate attention. Read More

Pauline Calleja| Pauline Calleja| Theresa Harvey| Theresa Harvey

©2020

Pharmacology In Nursing Australian & New Zealand Edition 3rd Edition

Pharmacology in Nursing, 3rd Edition, focuses on the use of drugs as medications within the healthcare environment in Australia and New Zealand. The text helps you understand drugs and how they act on the various body systems and their disorders. It also covers the responsibilities you have in relation to medication administration and patient management, with an emphasis on nursing care. A review of dosage calculations is also included. Read More

Bonita E. Broyles| Gayle McKenzie| Sussan Pleunik| Rachel Page| Barry S. Reiss| Mary E. Evans

©2020

Law And Ethics For Pharmacy Technicians 3rd Edition

Protect your patients and thrive in your career with LAW AND ETHICS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 3nd Edition! Using real-life case studies, this one-of-a-kind resource lets you explore health care liabilities without risk as you develop confidence with state and federal regulations, ethics in pharmacy practice, HIPAA, workplace safety, and other key topics recommended by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). And to keep your momentum going, the end-of-chapter questions, highlighted references, and other features reinforce learning and keep you focused on what matters most. This book also includes a detailed glossary and appendices and in-depth information on medication errors, state boards, and other key reference topics for any stage of your career. Read More

Jahangir Moini

©2020

Basic Allied Health Statistics And Analysis, Spiral Bound 5th Edition

Think statistics is just for statisticians? Think again! BASIC ALLIED HEALTH STATISTICS AND ANALYSIS, 5th Edition shows how Health Information Management (HIM) professionals wield the power of data to improve patient care delivery every day. To build a foundation for your success, this practical work-text demystifies stats by first demonstrating how to use calculations and then by offering practice in clinical case studies and practice problems. You’ll think through the big issues in health care today, consider available data, choose the best statistical analysis, and then make recommendations--just like the pros. And once you have the basic math and stats down, nothing will hold you back! You can master applications such as vital statistics and mortality rates, census and occupancy rates, and more, all while meeting CAHIIM curriculum and competency standards. Read More

Lorie Darche| Gerda Koch

©2020

3-2-1 Code It! 7th Edition

Discover today's most complete, easy-to-use medical coding guide, written specifically for beginning coders. Green's best-selling 3-2-1 CODE IT!, 7E presents the latest updates for ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT® and HCPCS Level II coding sets, conventions and guidelines. Focused examples, understandable language and clearly defined terms help you master each concept, while extensive exercises, reviews and coding cases let you practice concepts and prepare to earn coding credentials. This well-organized, intuitive approach begins with diagnosis coding before progressing to more in-depth instruction on coding procedures and services. You’ll find clear coverage of both ICD-10 code sets with separate, thorough chapters on inpatient and outpatient coding. HCPCS level II and CPT coding are also covered in separate chapters. In addition, MindTap interactive digital tools further reinforce the coding skills you need for success. Read More

Michelle Green

©2020

Understanding ICD-10-CM And ICD-10-PCS 4th Edition

Gain an understanding of today's ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS diagnostic and procedural coding system, including the latest 2019 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines and new 2019 ICD-10 codes, with Bowie’s UNDERSTANDING ICD-10-CM AND ICD-10-PCS: A WORKTEXT, 4E. Using a unique, extremely hands-on approach, this worktext provides comprehensive, detailed coverage packed with applications. Numerous learning features and helpful tools reinforce understanding within each chapter. You can immediately practice what you learn with professionally focused exercises, genuine coding assignments and actual case studies. Vivid color illustrations throughout this edition also demonstrate how a thorough knowledge of anatomy and disease processes can increase coding accuracy. Trust this hands-on resource for diagnostic and procedural coding success in today’s medical environment. Read More

Mary Jo Bowie

©2020

Mental Health Nursing 1st Edition

Mental Health Nursing: Applying Theory to Practice covers how you treat and manage people suffering from mental illness. You’ll learn how to work practically, and how to carry out a Mental State Examination (MSE) and risk assessment. You’ll also go through the Mental Health Act (2014). The text outlines contemporary issues relating to a range of disorders, and links diagnostic criteria with practice and critical thinking. Also covered is the therapeutic use of self when providing care. Read More

Gylo (Julie) Hercelinskyj| Louise Alexander PhD

©2020

Health Services Assistance 2nd Edition

Health Services Assistance provides complete coverage of core and elective units for nursing work in acute care. Exercises throughout the text provide you with the means to self-assess and extend your skills and knowledge. Foundation skills are developed early, underpinning your understanding of the specialist acute care chapters that follow. You are encouraged to reflect on your learning and to practise techniques in small groups. Learning activities are included throughout the text to help you apply the knowledge you have gained. Self-check, extension activities and discussion questions help you to learn. Read More

Kathryn Austin

©2020

Assisting In Long-Term Care 7th Edition

ASSISTING IN LONG-TERM CARE, 7th Edition is the perennial choice among top Certified Nursing Assistant programs. This user-friendly, all-in-one resource delivers skills and confidence to help students compete for top jobs in long-term care and sub-acute hospital settings. Helpful discussions include professional communication, roles and responsibilities, job search, and an overview of care settings. And, to prepare students for CNA certification exams, this resource addresses daily clinical processes, residents' rights, nutrition and hydration, restorative care, resident mobility, and patient safety—all according to federal OBRA standards for nursing home care. ASSISTING IN LONG-TERM CARE is available in hardcopy and eBook formats, includes supportive study features, and offers a full suite of online learning and course preparation tools. Read More

Leann Miller| Mary Jo Mirlenbrink Gerlach

©2020

Shortell & Kaluzny's Health Care Management 7th Edition

Confidence. Leadership skills. Insights from health care pros. To manage health care organizations, you need it all. SHORTELL AND KALUZNY'S HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT: ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND BEHAVIOR was written by a “who’s who” of experts to prepare you to lead in the modern age. Exposing the issues health care organizations face every day, the authors challenge you to step up, take a position, and act using the skills you’re building in your course. This book also packs the newest research, public policies, government regulations, payment models, key procedures and more into every page -- so you’re ready to take charge of the situation no matter what comes your way. Read More

Lawton Burns| Elizabeth Bradley| Bryan Weiner

©2020

Health Services Research Methods 3rd Edition

Solve the big problems in health services delivery with Health Services Research Methods, 3rd Edition! This easy-to-follow text balances classic research methods with the newest approaches to improve service delivery and management in health care settings. To support you every step of the way, chapters cover the groundwork first, then follow with the ins and outs of research—from identifying issues and designing the research study to data sampling and statistical analysis. You’ll even discover how to apply research findings in ways that make health services organizations run more efficiently. Designed for your success, this text also includes research tools, plenty of examples and illustrations, skills-based practice problems and optional MindTap digital resources for learning on your own terms. Read More

Leiyu Shi

©2020

DHO Health Science Updated, Soft Cover 8th Edition

The highly respected DIVERSIFIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is now DHO HEALTH SCIENCE UPDATED. The Eighth Edition of this trusted text continues to provide an all-in-one resource for introductory coursework in the health science curriculum. Organized in two parts, the text opens with foundational information required to enter a broad range of health professions, including infection control, first aid, legal requirements, and professionalism. The second part covers fundamental entry-level skills for a range of specific careers, including medical assisting, dental assisting, and more. Carefully revised, the updated Eighth Edition includes information on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, new nutritional guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, updates that correlate with the enhanced Enhanced National Healthcare Foundation Standards, and more to prepare you for success in today’s high-demand health science careers. Read More

Louise Simmers, M.Ed.| Karen Simmers-Nartker, B.S.N.| Sharon Simmers-Kobelak, B.B.A.

©2019

Pathopharmacology 1st Edition

MindTap Pathopharmacology helps you learn on your terms. TAKES YOU FROM BASIC KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING TO HIGHER LEVEL LEARNING USING A LEARNING OBJECTIVES BASED APPROACH. MINDTAP CREATES A UNIQUE LEARNING PATH OF RELEVANT READINGS, MULTIMEDIA, AND ACTIVITIES BY LEARNING OBJECTIVE THAT MOVE YOU UP THE LEARNING TAXONOMY FROM BASIC KNOWLEDGE AND COMPREHENSION TO ANALYSIS AND APPLICATION. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Read More

Bruce Colbert| Kurtis Pierce

©2019

Body Structures And Functions Updated 13th Edition

Written and designed specifically for allied health students, BODY STRUCTURES AND FUNCTIONS UPDATED, 13th edition, equips you to the basics required for the study of the human body and how it functions. It provides a clear introduction to life functions, medical terminology and phonetic pronunciations as well as a thorough review of human development and body processes. Diseases and disorders are integrated within each body system chapter to link physiology with anatomy. A media link feature connects you to 3-D anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology animations that bring chapter concepts to life, while detailed Career Profiles give you an inside look at the many health care professions available today. In addition, hands-on activities and case studies emphasize clinical applications, giving you a realistic view of situations you will face on the job. This edition is aligned with Precision Exams' Health Science Career Cluster. Read More

Ann Senisi Scott| Elizabeth Fong

©2019

Essential Clinical Skills: Enrolled Nurses 4th Edition

Essential Clinical Skills clearly and succinctly explains each key clinical skill and provides a structured format for students to undertake many of the skills taught in HLT54115. Each skill is mapped to the key units of competency as well as the Indicators in the Standards for Practice: Enrolled Nurses (2016), where relevant. Using this text, students and instructors are able to translate their skills and knowledge into demonstrable competencies that fulfil the required standards. The text has been designed to assist the learning and practice of clinical skills introduced in on campus purpose-built Nursing Skills Laboratories. Students are taught how to implement basic nursing care, assess clients' health and analyse health-related information. Read More

Joanne Tollefson| Gayle Watson| Eugenie Jelly| Karen Tambree

©2019