Whether you?re learning how to perform research or how to critically appraise research reports for use in practice, this classic, go-to text is your authoritative guide to the latest methodologic innovations in nursing, medicine, and the social sciences. Clear, approachable writing and helpful learning features throughout help you master research methods and develop the critical thinking capabilities to confidently critique research reports and apply evidence-based findings in clinical practice.
... offers evidence-based coverage of the aging process, factors contributing to healthy aging, and unique aspects of disease presentation and management in older adults. Content is logically organized in five units that provide a concise yet comprehensive overview of the aging process and guide students through the complexities of gerontological care. The tenth edition retains the text's acclaimed holistic approach through insightful coverage of the psychosocial, legal, ethical, and spiritual elements of patient care, with updated content throughout to help students meet the challenges of a changing healthcare environment and an increasingly diverse population.
Unit 1. The aging experience -- Unit 2. Foundations of gerontological nursing -- Unit 3. Health promotion -- Unit 4. Geriatric care -- Unit 5. Settings and special issues in geriatric care.
This book is the first to systematically describe the principles and practices of ACT as they apply to psychiatric assessment, case analysis, and treatment. Learning Acceptance and Commitment Therapy uses a diverse array of case examples and clinical dialogues to offer readers a real-life view of the methodology in practice. Each chapter also includes additional reading resources to pursue should a particular theoretical or applied clinical concept create a desire to learn more. Additionally, readers have unlimited access to an online instructional library that includes video demonstrations of core ACT clinical strategies "in action" as well as a host of written practice support tools and worksheets.
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This 1st edition is adapted from Clinical nursing skills and techniques, 9th ed. / Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia A. Potter and Wendy R. Ostendorf. Elsevier Inc. 2018. Special features for the Canadian edition are outlined on pages xxvii and xxviii.