Motor Speech Disorders: Substrates, Differential Diagnosis, and Management, 4/e
Joseph R. Duffy PhD BC-ANCDS
Ensure you’re up to speed with the most recent findings in motor speech disorders. One of the most trusted sources on this topic, Motor Speech Disorders integrates the latest neurological research with the realities of clinical practice. The fourth edition is divided into three sections which focus on substrates of motor speech and its disorders, the disorders and their diagnoses, and finally managing various treatment types. Additionally, new research on the neurologic organization of motor control, causes of motor speech disorders, and advances in the medical and behavioral management of specific disorders is incorporated throughout. Supported by a robust evolve site, this outstanding, evidence-based resource provides everything you need to become a skilled clinical practitioner.
TECC: Tactical Emergency Casualty Care, 2/e
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
In the civilian tactical environment, seconds count. TECC: Tactical Emergency Casualty Care, Second Edition trains EMS practitioners of all levels how to safely respond to and care for patients in a civilian tactical environment, including active shootings. This program is designed to decrease preventable deaths in the field.
Practice Education for Paramedics
Practice-based education and placements are vital components of UK paramedic science programmes as they allow students to apply their university education, knowledge and theory to real life aspects of practice in the ambulance service. This book highlights the importance of the practice educator (PEd) role in supporting and assessing the learner during their practice-based education.
Foundations of Education: An EMS Approach, 3/e
National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE)
The evolving field of emergency medical services (EMS) requires professional educators who are knowledgeable about teaching and learning strategies, classroom management, assessment and evaluation, technology in learning, legal implications in education, program infrastructure design, and administering programs of excellence to meet state and national accreditation guidelines. Foundations of Education: An EMS Approach, Third Edition, provides EMS educators with the tools, ideas, and information necessary to succeed in each of these areas.
Applying Lean Six Sigma in Health Care: A Practical Guide to Performance Improvement
Thomas K. Ross
Health care organizations are increasingly challenged by the need to provide high-quality, safe, and efficient patient care while keeping costs low. Lean Six Sigma, which provides a framework to improve quality and increase efficiency with clear and measurable outcomes, is an essential tool for managers to set the health care industry on a sustainable path.
PHTLS: Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Military Edition, 9/e
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
On the battlefield, seconds count. PHTLS: Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Military Ninth Edition teaches and reinforces the principles of rapidly assessing a trauma patient using an orderly approach, immediately treating life-threatening problems as they are identified, and minimizing any delays in initiating transport to an appropriate destination. Developed by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ASC-COT), PHTLS, the Military Ninth Edition reflects current, evidence-based knowledge and practice, and promotes critical-thinking as the foundation for providing quality care.
Fire Fighter Safety and Survival, 3/e
Whether you are on the job or in training, Fire Fighter Safety and Survival, Third Edition is a must-have resource for fire fighters, EMS providers, and other safety professionals. Focused on improving statistics for line-of-duty injuries and fatalities, this book details the 16 Fire Fighter Life Safety Initiatives supported by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and describes a fire fighter life safety program, as well as methods for implementation. Actual scenarios from the fire service put you in the center of life-threatening situations and gives you the skills and knowledge it takes to create positive outcomes from incidents and promote a safety culture in your department.
Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, 4/e
Ronald B. Gillam
Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Fourth Edition is the ideal introductory text for undergraduate students enrolled in their first course in communication sciences and disorders. Written by experts in the field, this text contains fundamental information about speech disorders that are related to impairments in articulation, voice, and fluency, while providing the essential information on the speech, language, and hearing sciences combined with practical information about assessment and intervention practices. This new edition provides readers with a wide-angle view of communication disorders, covering the variety of topics that speech, language, and hearing scientists study, and the variety of individuals that Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists treat.
Introduction to Health Care Management, 4/e
Sharon B. Buchbinder
Introduction to Health Care Management, Fourth Edition is a concise, reader-friendly, introductory healthcare management text that covers a wide variety of healthcare settings, from hospitals to nursing homes and clinics. Filled with examples to engage the reader’s imagination, the important issues in healthcare management, such as ethics, cost management, strategic planning and marketing, information technology, and human resources, are all thoroughly covered.
Navigate 2 eBook Access for Introduction to Epidemiology, 8/e
Ray M. Merrill
Like the text, the eBook version of Introduction to Epidemiology, Eighth Edition is a comprehensive, reader-friendly introduction to this exciting field. Designed for students with minimal training in the biomedical sciences and statistics, this full-color text emphasizes the application of the basic principles of epidemiology according to person, place, and time factors in order to solve current, often unexpected, and serious public health problems. Students will learn how to identify and describe public health problems, formulate research hypotheses, select appropriate research study designs, manage and analyze epidemiologic data, interpret and apply results in preventing and controlling disease and health-related events. With real-world examples in the form of case studies and news files in each chapter, Introduction to Epidemiology is an accessible, timely, and highly effective approach to learning epidemiology.
Human Resource Management in Health Care: Principles and Practice, 3/e
Charles R. McConnell
Written for practitioners and students in health-related disciplines, this practical hands-on guide to human resources, covers such topics as recruitment, compensation and benefits, training, termination, legal issues, labor unions, and more. Each chapter is introduced by a case study related to the material that follows. The case study is resolved by the end of each chapter and includes expert commentary and practical suggestions that can be used in the real world. Chapters also feature learning objectives, questions for review and discussion, key terms, and spotlight on customer service. Numerous examples, sample forms and documents are also included. The Third Edition includes new employment related legislation and case law, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), a new chapter on the impact and effect of social media, more in depth and updated treatment of privacy and sexual harassment, expanded discussion of succession planning, and much more.
Health Care Finance and the Mechanics of Insurance and Reimbursement, 2/e
Michael K. Harrington
Health Care Finance and the Mechanics of Insurance and Reimbursement stands apart from other texts on health care finance or health insurance, in that it combines financial principles unique to the health care setting with the methods and process for reimbursement (including coding, reimbursement strategies, compliance, financial reporting, case mix index, and external auditing). It explains the revenue cycle in detail, correlating it with regular management functions; and covers reimbursement from the initial point of care through claim submission and reconciliation.
Global Health 101 (Essential Public Health), 4/e
Global Health 101, Fourth Edition is a clear, concise, and user-friendly introduction to the most critical issues in global health. Drawing from his 40 years of experience working in international development and global health as well as teaching, the author illustrates key themes through an extensive set of case studies, examples, and the latest evidence. The fourth edition offers a significant amount of new and updated information, while maintaining the clarity, simplicity, and ease of use that has made this text so popular.
Fire Protection Systems, 3/e
A. Maurice Jones Jr.
The third edition of Fire Protection Systems meets and exceeds the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) course objectives and outcomes for the Associate’s (Core) course Fire Protection Systems (C0288). The Third Edition provides a comprehensive and concise overview of the design and operation of various types of fire protection systems, including fire alarm and detection systems, automatic fire sprinkler systems, special hazard fire protection systems, smoke control and management systems, and security and emergency response systems.
Conducting and Reading Research in Kinesiology, 6/e
Ted A. Baumgartner
Updated and reorganized, Conducting and Reading Research in Kinesiology, Sixth Edition teaches students how to conduct their own research and how to read―with understanding―the research that others in the field have done. This text is comprehensive yet practical and understandable, incorporating many examples of the application of various research methods and techniques in an attempt to increase students’ grasp of the research process. Written for those students with little research background, and those who may not write a master's thesis, the text helps readers develop an appreciation for research and an understanding of how different types of research are conducted so they will become good consumers and readers of the research of others.
AMLS: Advanced Medical Life Support, 3/e
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
AMLS: Advanced Medical Life Support is the leading course for prehospital practitioners in advanced medical assessment and treatment of commonly encountered medical conditions. Taught across the globe since 1999, AMLS was the first EMS education program that fully addressed how to best manage patients in medical crises. Created by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) and endorsed by the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP), AMLS emphasizes the use of the AMLS Assessment Pathway. This essential assessment tool empowers prehospital practitioners to rapidly diagnose medical patients and initiate effective management in the field.
Fire Investigations for First Responders
Russell K. Chandler
This innovative new textbook from an experienced author who has served as a public safety official, fire marshal, instructor, and both a career and volunteer fire fighter, presents a concise and comprehensive look at the full spectrum of fire investigation for first responders. The text meets and exceeds the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) course objectives and requirements for Fire Investigator I (C0283). It enables fire fighters and fire officers to assist assigned fire investigators, to the fullest extent possible, with thorough discussions of important topics such as the legal system and spoliation, as well as evidence identification, collection, documentation, and preservation. The author emphasizes the role of the fire investigator in prevention, encouraging first responders to consider themselves seekers of truth who use real-world tools such as the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) to make their communities safer.
Tactical Medicine Essentials, 2/e
American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
Designed for EMS and medical professionals at all levels of training, Tactical Medicine Essentials, Second Edition provides the foundation needed to become a world-class tactical medical provider (TMP). Written by an experienced team of authors from diverse backgrounds, this text covers the essential curriculum of tactical medicine, including tactical patient assessment, expedient extrication and evacuation, and self-defense skills. The Second Edition thoroughly prepares medical professionals to safely accompany a SWAT unit into the tactical environment.
Dreeben-Irimia`s Introduction to Physical Therapy Practice for Physical Therapist Assistants, 4/e
Christina M. Barrett
Dreeben-Irimia's Introduction to Physical Therapy Practice for Physical Therapist Assistants, Fourth Edition introduces students to the role of the physical therapist assistant in physical therapy care.
Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services, 6/e
The sixth edition of Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services meets and exceeds the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) course objectives and outcomes for the Associate’s (Core) course called Principles of Emergency Services (C0273). The Sixth Edition delivers future fire service candidates a head start in the competitive selection process by familiarizing students with the selection and training process. In addition, the Sixth Edition provides a comprehensive and concise overview of the broad spectrum of the fire service, from the primary duties of the modern fire department, to emergency incident management, to fire prevention, to department administration.