This small, practical book explains how health professionals can assess a sick child. It includes home care advice, referral criteria and prescribing information. Written by the UK's leading expert in minor illness, it provides concise, evidence-based advice to guide their management. Any health professional who is equipped with a thermometer and a torch will be able to use the simple techniques and guidance in this book to assess a child with a minor illness.
A Guide for Health Visitors
Author: Gina Johnson
The second edition of the successful and definitive nursing textbook, Nursing Practice is designed to support the student throughout the entire nursing degree. Structured around the latest Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct, it explores a range of clinical and professional issues that the student will need to know, in one complete and accessible volume. Thoroughly updated and with full-colour, high quality illustrations throughout, this new edition features an additional chapter on the principles of supporting families and carers in practice, advice on revalidation, as well as a number of learning features and activities to help consolidate learning. Nursing Practice provides invaluable information to enable not just student nurses, but also those who are qualified and members of the extended nursing family, to develop a deeper understanding of their patients’ needs and to ensure that they are practicing safely and effectively.
Knowledge and Care
Author: Ian Peate,Karen Wild
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This edition, written as South Africa moves from expensive curative health care to a more people-focused primary health-care system, highlights transitional structures and bridges the gap between past and present. Part One focuses on the Government of National Unity and population development programmes, emphasising the role of community nurses in the primary health-care system. Subsequent sections cover factors playing an important role in community nursing, including housing, urbanisation and malnutrition. In accordance with the National Health-care Plan for South Africa, prominence is given to issues such as health education and maternal and child health care. The section on communicable diseases has been updated and takes into account changes in legislation and the latest statistical information. Primary health-care problems at community level are covered in depth. Students and practitioners will benefit from the wealth of information in this new edition.
A Textbook for South African Students
Author: Marie E. Vlok
Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
This text covers the NNEB modular diploma (Module L); Certificate in Child Care and Education; NVQs in Working with Young Children: options on work for babies; C&G 331 Family and Community Care; BTEC First in Social Care; and GNVQs in Health and Social Care with child care units. Packed with information and advice on caring for babies from birth to one year. Specifically written to cover the care of babies for child care students at Levels 2 and 3. Provides new coverage on care of babies in a day-care setting and babies with special needs. Contains expanded coverage of social and emotional development.
Author: Angela Dare,Margaret O'Donovan
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
Category: Family & Relationships
A growing number of children appear to be experiencing delays or difficulties in their speech, language and communication skills. In this book, the author outlines how to identify these children and how to support them effectively. This pracitcal guide to the field of speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) is a timely and practical guide for early years' professionals, as well as the non-specialist pracitioner, and parents or carers.
Author: Mary Mountstephen
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
Category: Community health nursing
EKG auf einen Blick (vorher "EKG leicht gemacht") bietet eine schnelle Einführung in die EKG-Befundung. Viele Abbildungen und knapper, prägnanter Text zeigen die Entstehung von normalem EKG sowie häufigen und wichtigen pathologischen Veränderungen und wie man sie erkennt. Wichtige Inhalte sind in Merke-Kästen hervorgehoben. Zahlreiche Beispiel- und Übungs-EKGs mit ausführlicher Befundung verdeutlichen die Inhalte und dienen zur Lernkontrolle. Übersicht der wichtigen Parameter in eigenem Kapitel.
Author: John R. Hampton
the results of a national survey made by a Joint Committee of the Institute of Child Health (University of London) the Society of Medical Officers of Health and the Population Investigation Committee
Author: James William Bruce Douglas,J. M. Blomfield
Category: Family & Relationships
Advocates the use of civil remedies by police & prosecutors to combat a range of criminal activities including drug dealing, car theft, hate violence & possession of firearms by the mentally ill. Details of the procedure, organization, staffing, program evolution, accomplishments, advantages & Constitutional issues of seven case studies are presented, as well as discussions on making effective use of civil remedies, finding appropriate legislation, involving the community & other agencies, & using civil statutes in a Constitutionally defensible manner. Comparative table, end notes & glossary.
Rationale, Case Studies, & Constitutional Issues
Author: Peter Finn
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Category: London (England)
Author: London County Council. Public Health Dept
Author: Wynn Kapit,Robert I. Macey,Esmail Meisami
Providing painstakingly detailed information for safely and securely navigating some of Latin America’s most rewarding excursions, this guide is for both avid climbers attempting Chimborazo’s 20,700-foot summit or recreational trekkers looking to get off the beaten path. From the heights of the Andes and the cloud forests to the Amazon, coastal rainforests, and the low-lying beaches, time-tested travel advice and updated route descriptions are offered on how to select the best outing to suit each individual’s interests, abilities, and time constraints. Step-by-step instructions on how, when, and where to approach each trail guide climbers, hikers, bikers, and trekkers through these often unmarked paths.
Author: Rob Rachowiecki,Mark Thurber
Publisher: Viva Publishing Network
Category: Sports & Recreation
Popular with generations of practitioners, Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology has been the definitive reference of choice in the field of geriatric care. The new 7th Edition, by Howard M. Fillit, MD, Kenneth Rockwood, MD, and Kenneth Woodhouse, carries on this tradition with an increased clinical focus and updated coverage to help you meet the unique challenges posed by this growing patient population. Consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more make reference quick and easy, while over 255 illustrations compliment the text to help you find what you need on a given condition. Examples of the latest imaging studies depict the effects of aging on the brain, and new algorithms further streamline decision making. Emphasizes the clinical relevance of the latest scientific findings to help you easily apply the material to everyday practice. Features consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more that make reference quick and easy. Includes over 255 illustrations—including algorithms, photographs, and tables—that compliment the text to help you find what you need on a given condition. Provides summary boxes at the end of each chapter that highlight important points. Features the work of an expert author team, now led by Dr. Howard M. Fillit who provides an American perspective to complement the book’s traditional wealth of British expertise. Includes an expanded use of algorithms to streamline decision making. Presents more color images in the section on aging skin, offering a real-life perspective of conditions for enhanced diagnostic accuracy. Includes examples of the latest imaging studies to help you detect and classify changes to the brain during aging. Offers Grade A evidence-based references keyed to the relevant text.
Author: Howard M. Fillit,Kenneth Rockwood,Kenneth Woodhouse
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Category: Municipal government
Author: Pakistan. Health Division
Author: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor