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release date: Jul 15, 2009
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition

The "Publication Manual" is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators. Although it is specifically designed to help writers in the behavioral sciences and social sciences, anyone who writes non-fiction prose can benefit from its guidance. The newly-revised Sixth Edition has not only been rewritten. It has also been thoroughly rethought and reorganized, making it the most user-friendly "Publication Manual" the APA has ever produced. You will be able to find answers to your questions faster than ever before. When you need advice on how to present information, including text, data, and graphics, for publication in any type of format--such as college and university papers, professional journals, presentations for colleagues, and online publication--you will find the advice you're looking for in the "Publication Manual."

release date: Apr 06, 2013
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The Anatomy Coloring Book

Why use this coloring book?

 

For more than 35 years, The Anatomy Coloring Book has been the #1 best-selling human anatomy coloring book! A useful tool for anyone with an interest in learning anatomical structures, this concisely written text features precise, extraordinary hand-drawn figures that were crafted especially for easy coloring and interactive study. Organized according to body systems, each of the 162 two-page spreads  featured in this book includes an ingenious color-key system where anatomical terminology is linked to detailed illustrations of the structures of the body. When you color to learn with The Anatomy Coloring Book, you make visual associations with key terminology, and assimilate information while engaging in kinesthetic learning. Studying anatomy is made easy and fun!

 

The Fourth Edition features user-friendly two-page spreads with enlarged art, clearer, more concise text descriptions, and new boldface headings that make this classic coloring book accessible to a wider range of learners.

 


release date: May 09, 2017
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Nursing2018 Drug Handbook (Nursing Drug Handbook)
  • Fully updated with more than 4,300 clinical changes to nearly 3,500 generic, brand, and combination drugs
  • "New Drugs" section featuring nearly 29 new FDA-approved generics and their corresponding brand-name drugs
  • New information on the National Cancer Institute's "Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events" classification system
  • New appendices:
    • Understanding biosimilar drugs
    • Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know
    • Prescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicity
  • Pregnancy-Lactation-Reproduction information highlighted in every monograph
  • Easy-to-spot safety and clinical alerts: Black Box Warnings, Adjust-a-dose, Dialyzable drug, Overdose Signs & Symptoms, Look alike-Sound alike Drugs, IV Incompatibilities
  • Nursing Considerations and Patient Teaching sections detailing the essential facts nurses need to know 
  • 32-page Photoguide featuring over 450 of the most commonly prescribed tablets and capsules
  • Free access to Monthly Drug Updates and an Online Toolkit with hundreds of helpful tools and resources

 
Table of Contents
Anatomy of a monograph...............................................................inside front cover
Contributors and consultants...................................................................................v
How to use Nursing2018 Drug Handbook...............................................................vi
Quick guide to special symbols, logos, and highlighted terms................................ix
Guide to abbreviations.............................................................................................x

General information
1. Drug actions, interactions, and reactions
2. Drug therapy across the lifespan
3. Safe drug administration
4. Selected therapeutic drug classifications

Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name

New Drugs

Appendices
1.  Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention
2.  Pregnancy risk categories: The FDA's Final Rule
3.  Controlled substance schedules
4.  Abbreviations to avoid (The Joint Commission)
5.  Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors
6.  Elder care medication tips
7.  Prescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicity
8.  Understanding biosimilar drugs
9.  Nursing process: Patient safety during drug therapy
10. Serotonin syndrome: What you should know to protect your patients
11. Tumor lysis syndrome: A life-threatening emergency
12. Antidiarrheals: Indications and dosages
13. Antidotes: Indications and dosages
14. Selected biologicals and blood derivatives: Indications and dosages
15. Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages
16. Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages
17. Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages
18. Antacids: Indications and dosages
19. Laxatives: Indications and dosages
20. Additional OTC drugs: Indications and dosages
21. Do not use: Dangerous abbreviations, symbols and dose designations (ISMP Canada)
22. Decision tree: Deciding about medication administration
23. Canadian National Drug Schedules
24.  Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know
25.  Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines
26. Less commonly used drugs: Indications and dosages
27. Additional new drugs: Indications and dosages

 
release date: Nov 28, 2016
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Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine
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Quick access to key clinical information and solutions to common problems in internal medicine – as close as your pocket!  Pocket Medicine, Sixth Edition, is your go-to resource for fast answers to diagnostic questions you’ll face on rounds and exams. Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this portable, best-selling reference tackles the diagnosis and treatment of the most common disorders in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology.  Bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms focus on the information you need in order to make an accurate diagnosis and develop a treatment plan.
  • Completely updated throughout to keep you current with what’s new in internal medicine.
  • 6-ring looseleaf binder accommodates notes and is small enough to fit in a pocket.
  • 16-page color insert displays classic normal and abnormal radiographs, CT scans, echocardiograms, peripheral blood smears, and urinalyses commonly seen in the practice of internal medicine.
  • User-friendly tabs and a 2-color design help you find information quickly.
  • References to landmark papers help you answer questions from attendings and residents – all from a trusted source acceptable for use on rounds.
  • Surgical, OB-GYN, and ophthalmic consult section guides you to ask the right questions and get the best care for your patients.
  • Ideal for medical students, interns, residents, advanced practice nurses, PAs, and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams.
release date: Oct 22, 2015
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Step-Up to Medicine (Step-Up Series)
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Now thoroughly updated and revised, this best-selling volume in the popular Step-Up series provides a high-yield review of medicine, ideal for preparing for clerkships or clinical rotations, shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2. Clinical pearls, full-color illustrations, and “Quick Hits” provide essential information in an efficient, easy-to-remember manner, perfect for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students. Step-Up to Medicine, Fourth Edition delivers exactly what you need to know—both for exam preparation and for practical use in the evaluation and treatment of patients.
  • Content is thoroughly updated and revised, based on extensive research with faculty and students.
  • Enhanced high-yield outline format, Quick Hits, and Clinical Pearls make this edition even more time-saving and practical.
  • A new 100-question, clinically-oriented practice exam is a practical self-assessment tool to prepare for the questions you will face in clinical practice.
  • Succinct, outline approach keeps “extra” material to a minimum, focusing on the core content you need to know.
  • Clinical pearls help you “file away” clinical connections for handy retrieval at test time and aid in the transition from basic science to clinical medicine.
  • Easy-to-follow algorithms show examples of effective clinical reasoning, particularly for similar complaints.
  • Numerous charts, tables, graphs, and mnemonics aid visual learners and facilitate easy retention of essential material.
  • Coverage includes every essential area of medicine, including body system diseases and disorders; fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base disorders; hematologic diseases and neoplasms; infectious diseases; diseases of the skin and hypersensitivity disorders; and ambulatory medicine.
  • Helpful appendices cover radiographic and electrocardiogram interpretation, physical examination pearls, workup and management of common problems on the wards, basic statistics and evidence-based medicine, and end-of-life issues and informed consent.
release date: Sep 29, 2017
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WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues (IARC WHO Classification of Tumours)
WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissuesis a Revised Fourth Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome.

Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a strictly disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants further include new ICD-O codes, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, prognosis, and predictive factors.

This classification, prepared by 132 authors from 23 countries, contains about 1300 color images and tables and more than 4500 references.
release date: Apr 07, 2014
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Atlas of Human Anatomy: Including Student Consult Interactive Ancillaries and Guides, 6e (Netter Basic Science)

The gold standard of excellence for 25 years, Frank H. Netter, MD’s Atlas of Human Anatomy offers unsurpassed depictions of the human body in clear, brilliant detail – all from a clinician’s perspective. With its emphasis on anatomic relationships and clinically relevant views, Dr. Netter’s work provides a coherent, lasting visual vocabulary for understanding anatomy and how it applies to medicine today.

  • View anatomy from a clinical perspective with hundreds of exquisite, hand-painted illustrations created by pre-eminent medical illustrator Frank H. Netter, MD.
  • Join the global community of medical and healthcare students and professionals who rely on Netter to optimize learning and clarify even the most difficult aspects of human anatomy. Comprehensive labeling uses the international anatomic standard terminology, Terminologia Anatomica, and every aspect of the Atlas is reviewed and overseen by clinical anatomy and anatomy education experts.  Consulting Editors include: John T. Hansen, PhD; Brion Benninger, MD, MS; Jennifer Brueckner-Collins, PhD, Todd M. Hoagland, PhD, and R. Shane Tubbs, MS, PA-C, PhD. 
  • Explore additional unique perspectives of difficult-to-visualize anatomy through all-new paintings by Dr. Carlos Machado, including breast lymph drainage; the pterygopalantine fossa; the middle ear; the path of the internal carotid artery; and the posterior knee, plus additional new plates on arteries of the limbs and new radiologic images.
  • Master challenging structures with visual region-by-region coverage -- including Muscle Table appendices at the end of each Section.
  • Student Consult access includes a suite of interactive tools and guides, including selected images formatted as self-testing exercises; dissection videos; multiple choice questions; illustrated axial cross-sections and scroll-throughs; Key Point Anatomy Guides; additional plates from previous editions; and more.
release date: Jul 04, 2017
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Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK
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Featuring exclusive tips and targeted review from USMLE expert Conrad Fischer, MD, Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK has the information you need to excel on the exam and match into the residency program you want.

Designed to work with Kaplan's Step 2 High Yield course, this edition features exam-style questions and is the highest yield full-color review book for the Clinical Knowledge exam. If it is not likely to appear on the test, it is not in this book.
The Best Review
  • New design with hundreds of full-color diagnostic images, algorithms, and tables
  • New biostatistics chapter and expanded disease coverage, with dozens of new topics including Zika and Ebola
  • Logical, step-by-step approach to patient care
  • Disease topics are presented in exam-style format for realistic review:
    • What is the most likely diagnosis?
    • What is the best initial test?
    • What is the most accurate diagnostic test?
    • What is the treatment?
Expert Guidance
  • Avoid surprises on Test Day with exclusive tips and targeted review from USMLE expert Conrad Fischer, MD.
  • Expert test-taking advice, including tips for recognizing incorrect answers and guidance on the order in which steps should be taken.
  • We invented test prep—Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for almost 80 years. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams.
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

SAFETY FIRST!


Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®, Fifteenth Edition delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan—well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs.


BONUS!

FREE DIGITAL ACCESS


www.DrugGuide.com


Redeem the access code inside to unlock your one-year, free subscription to Davis’s Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine. It’s accessible from your desktop, laptop, or any mobile device with a web browser



  • 5,000-drug database and appendices

  • Cross-referencing of drugs

  • FDA drug news


 


LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE ... AT A GLANCE



  • Red tab for high alert medications, plus in-depth high alert and patient safety coverage

  • Red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects

  • NEW! REP heading for use of drugs in males and females of reproductive age

  • Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions

  • Pedi, Geri, OB, and Lactation cautions

  • IV administration subheads

  • REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon

  • Pharmacogenomic content and icon

  • Canadian-specific content 

  • Much more!





LEARNING, CARE-PLANNING, AND PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLS


Online at DavisPlus (Redeem the Plus Code on the inside front cover of a new, printed text to access your DavisPlus resources.)



  • Audio library for 1,200+ drug names

  • Three tutorials, each with a self-test

  • Calculators for body mass index (BMI), metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/kg, and Fahrenheit/Celsius

  • Interactive case studies, brief, real-life scenarios that are followed by a series of question

  • Med-Deck-style cards

  • Video clips illustrating the safe administration of medications

  • Animations demonstrating the administration and absorption of oral drugs

  • Schematic brain illustrations depicting the impact of certain DSM disorders and the effect of psychotropic medications on patients 


 


Reviews for Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, 14th Edition:


I'm a BSN student, and this book has been an excellent resource.  When my instructors ask me questions about medications, I know I will be able to answer any questions they have with this book... This was the book my toughest clinical instructor recommended to me, and my classmates who have other drug manuals wish they had this one.”

– Honor F., Nursing Student


As a student nurse, I spend more time with this book than I do with my family. Easy to read, good layout, informative, to the point. It was required by my program and I have found it to be a wonderful resource.”

– Jen S., Nursing Student


I am able to write nursing plans, understand disease process, and proper administration of drugs all because of this one book.

– Kia S.


Simply put, the best drug guide out there.

– Amazon Reviewer

release date: Apr 04, 2017
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Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards (Kaplan Test Prep)
Celebrated by medical students for over a decade, Kaplan's pocket-sized Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes is the highest-yield surgery review for the the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams.

Designed for portable prep, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes fits perfectly in your lab coat so you can refresh your knowledge in between cases. You'll get the most concise, up-to-date review that incorporates recent changes in medical guidelines, including HIV status, organ donation, urological emergencies, classification of shock, pelvic fracture, ARDS, and cardiothoracic surgery.

The Best Review

 
  • Concise high-yield review of core surgery material
  • 180 vignettes for self-testing, updated for more challenging and exam-like practice
  • 10 brief essays providing a surgical perspective on selected tools from the diagnostic and therapeutic armamentarium
  • Features regional and institutional differences in surgical practice, and clarifies how the USMLE Step 2 CK and shelf exams will likely address these variations

Expert Guidance

 
  • Revised and fully up-to-date content from distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos Pestana
  • For over a decade, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes has helped med students excel on the surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK
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