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Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Will Beachey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323078664

Category: Medical

Page: 460

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This edition includes in-depth coverage of the physiology of the heart, lungs and kidneys, offering coverage of the kidneys becuase of the renal system's role in maintaining acid-base balance and fluid volume, and becuase renal failure affects the health of the cardiopulmonary system.
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Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology - E-Book

Foundations for Clinical Practice

Author: Will Beachey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323277160

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Perfect for both practicing therapists and students in respiratory therapy and associated professions, this well-organized text offers the most clinically relevant and up-to-date information on respiratory applied anatomy and physiology. Content spans the areas of basic anatomy and physiology of the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and renal systems, and details the physiological principles underlying common therapeutic, diagnostic, and monitoring therapies and procedures. Using a clear and easy-to-understand format, this text helps you take a more clinical perspective and learn to think more critically about the subject matter. Open-ended concept questions require reasoned responses based on thorough comprehension of the text, fostering critical thinking and discussion. Clinical Focus boxes throughout the text place key subject matter in a clinical context to connect theory with practice. Chapter outlines, chapter objectives, key terms, and a bulleted chapter summary highlight important concepts and make content more accessible. Appendixes contain helpful tables and definitions of terms and symbols. NEW! Chapter on the physiological basis for treating sleep-disordered breathing clarifies the physiological mechanisms of sleep-disordered breathing and the various techniques required to treat this type of disorder. NEW! Reorganization of content places the section on the renal system before the section on integrated responses in exercise and aging to create a more logical flow of content. NEW! More Clinical Focus scenarios and concept questions provide additional opportunities to build upon content previously learned and to apply new information in the text.
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An Integrated Approach to Health Sciences: Anatomy and Physiology, Math, Chemistry and Medical Microbiology

Author: Bruce Colbert,Jeff Ankney,Joe Wilson,John Havrilla

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435487648

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Unlike any other resource on the market, AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO HEALTH SCIENCES, 2E takes an all-in-one approach to preparing your learners for careers in the health care industry. The book identifies the four basic building blocks of Health Sciences: anatomy and physiology, math, chemistry and medical microbiology, and then presents them in the context of health professions. Medical terminology and physics concepts are also covered. Rich illustrations, theory, practical applications, and humorous anecdotes all join together to help learners connect with the material as they learn it, fostering increased retention and comprehension. As a result, learners will gain valuable knowledge while also getting access to an insider look at health careers through the book's professional profiles. Exercises and case studies complement the comprehensive coverage and sharpen critical thinking skills, making this a complete package for instructors aiming to provide a foundational knowledge in the health sciences. And although the textbook can stand alone, it has capabilities for enhancements with a rich array of extra resources that include videos, animations, interactive games, study questions and a workbook with activities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Massage Therapy

Principles and Practice

Author: Susan G. Salvo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323239714

Category: Medical

Page: 794

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Covering massage fundamentals, techniques, and anatomy and physiology, this comprehensive text provides a solid foundation in massage therapy and manual therapy. Includes case studies, expanded rehabilitation content, an emphasis on kinesiology, coverage of Thai massage, lines drawings, and over 700 full-color illustrations.--From publisher description.
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Massage Therapy - E-Book

Principles and Practice

Author: Susan G. Salvo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323352391

Category: Medical

Page: 824

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Covering massage fundamentals, techniques, and anatomy and physiology, Susan Salvo’s Massage Therapy: Principles and Practice, 5th Edition brings a whole new meaning to the word ‘comprehensive.’ This student-friendly text boasts more than 700 illustrations and expanded sections on neuroscience, research, and special populations, plus new line drawings in the kinesiology chapter of origins and insertions that match the painted skeletons found in most classrooms. It makes the essential principles of massage therapy more approachable and prepares you for success in class, on licensing and board certification exams, and in a wide range of therapeutic practice settings. Clear, straightforward approach simplifies complex content for easier understanding. Complete anatomy and physiology section, in addition to material on techniques and foundations, gives you all the information you need in just one book. Certification Practice Exam on Evolve mimics the major certification exams in format and content, builds confidence, and helps increase pass rates. Over 700 high-quality illustrations, including line drawings and halftones, clarify difficult concepts in vibrant detail. Case studies challenge you to think critically and apply your understanding to realistic scenarios, foster open-mindedness, and stimulate dialogue. Profile boxes provide an inspirational, real-world perspective on massage practice from some of the most respected authorities in massage and bodywork. Clinical Massage chapter focuses on massage in clinical settings like hospitals, nursing homes, and medical offices to broaden your career potential. Two business chapters loaded with skills to make you more marketable and better prepared for today's competitive job market. Video icons refer you to the Evolve site featuring about 120 minutes of video covering techniques, routines, client interaction sequences, and case studies that facilitate the learning process and the practical application of the material. Evolve icons listed in each chapter encourage you to go beyond the lecture and reading assignments and learn more on the Evolve site. Evolve boxes at the end of each chapter list Chapter Extras found on Evolve that reinforce concepts learned in the chapter.
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Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness E-Book

Author: Anne Waugh,Allison Grant

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070205321X

Category: Medical

Page: 522

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This title is unique among textbooks in its appeal to a wide range of healthcare professionals including nurses, nursing students, students in the allied health professions and complementary / alternative medicine, paramedics and ambulance technicians. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by over 400 extensive clear, colour illustrations. "The chapter on the nervous system, has excellent informative diagrams where even the plexus appear understandable even to a novice. This is the book's strength and as a reference tool for patients would be helpful. " Date: July 2014 Carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text which omits the unnecessary detail that can confuse the student new to the subject Highly illustrated with clear colour diagrams and photographs Regular sequences of headings, lists and bullet points help with learning and revision Learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter Common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference Access to additional electronic resources, including high-quality animations, colouring exercises, case studies, self-testing questions, an audio pronunciation guide and weblinks An accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book. text fully revised and updated with developments in the field colour photographs glossary new and revised illustrations significantly enhanced electronic ancillaries featuring a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text, new animations, an electronic colouring in /labelling feature, case studies, over 300 self-assessment exercises such as MCQs, crosswords, drag and drop, ‘hangman’ etc with answers extra electronic resources for lecturers including the full image bank
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Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology

Foundations for Clinical Practice

Author: Will Beachey

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323027403

Category: Medical

Page: 428

View: 2009

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This book situates learning in a clinical context to help students adopt thinking patterns that practicing healthcare professionals use. Learning in context gives students of respiratory therapy and related health professions a particularly relevant foundation for clinical practice. Explanations of physiological mechanisms underlying the benefits of common therapeutic, diagnostic, and monitoring procedures are unique to this text. This kind of knowledge is essential to the clinician in developing a rational plan of care. This book is for respiratory therapists and other health professionals involved in cardiac and respiratory care. Clinical Focus scenarios situate the subject matter in a patient care setting and are integrated throughout each chapter. Though provoking Concept Questions interspersed throughout the text invite students to reflect on their learning. Learning objectives and an annotated list of key terms appear at the beginning of each chapter, with key terms defined at their first mention in the text. Bulleted "Points to Remember" list at the end of each chapter helps readers review key "take home" points. The interdependence of the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and renal systems in oxygentation and acid-base regulation are explored in depth. The interpretation of physiological data is emphasized, including hemodynamic values, blood gases, respiratory gases, blood electrolytes, electrocardiograms, pulmonary function tests, and breathing mechanisms. The physiological basis for therapeutic, diagnostic, and monitoring procedures is made explicit. A new chapter on Physiological Basis for Oxygenation and Lung Protective Strategies explains the ways in which normal physiology is affected by disease processes, and how specific respiratory techniques can be of benefit. A new chapter on Fetal and Newborn Cardiopulmonary Physiology explores these areas of fetal development and the normal transition to adult circulation and oxygenation, as well as the effects of prematurity on the lungs. A new chapter on Effects of Aging on the Cardiopulmonary System focuses on the effects of aging on the cardiopulmonary system and on response to exercise. New, separate chapters on Filtration, Urine Formation, and Fluid Regulation and Electrolyte and Acid-Base Regulation break down this difficult subject matter in manageable presentations. Offers increased coverage of cardiac enzymes and abnormalities in myocardial infarction and physiological rationale for current pharmacological interventions -not found in any other physiology textbook. Expanded coverage of asthma topics provides more information regarding abnormal airway physiology and autonomic nervous system anatomy and physiology in relation to asthma.
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Mosby’s Radiation Therapy Study Guide and Exam Review - E-Book

Author: Leia Levy

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323069363

Category: Medical

Page: 328

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Reinforce your understanding of radiation therapy and prepare for the Registry exam! Mosby's Radiation Therapy Study Guide and Exam Review is both a study companion for Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, by Charles Washington and Dennis Leaver, and a superior review for the certification exam offered by the American Registry for Radiologic Technology (ARRT). An easy-to-read format simplifies study by presenting information in concise bullets and tables. Over 1,000 review questions are included. Written by radiation therapy expert Leia Levy, with contributions by other radiation therapy educators and clinicians, this study tool provides everything you need to prepare for the ARRT Radiation Therapy Certification Exam. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Over 1000 multiple-choice questions in Registry format are provided in the text, allowing you to both study and simulate the actual exam experience. Focus questions and key information in tables make it easy to find and remember information for the exam. Review exercises reinforce learning with a variety of question formats to fit different learning styles. Questions are organized by ARRT content categories and are available in study mode with immediate feedback after each question, or in exam mode, which simulates the test-taking experience in a timed environment with ARRT exam-style questions.
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Introduction to the Health Professions

Author: Peggy Stanfield,Yiu H. Hui

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 493

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New edition of a text for students beginning their education in health care. Coverage includes an overview of the health care system in the US its history, categories of services, and financing. Individual chapters are devoted to various professions, with description of work environments and trends,
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