Author: Toni L. Hebda
Release Date: 2018-04-20
For courses in nursing informatics. A practical guide to applying healthcare IT and nursing informatics Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals is a complete, up-¿to-¿date overview of key issues related to adopting and applying healthcare IT and nursing informatics. It provides nurses and other healthcare professionals with a much-needed practical guide to using computer applications and healthcare information systems. The authors cover the concepts, skills, and tasks needed to achieve national IT goals to help transform healthcare delivery. The 6th edition reflects rapid changes in healthcare IT and informatics, and builds upon the expertise of contributors involved in day-to-day informatics practice, education, and research.
Author: Kathryn J. Hannah
Release Date: 2014-11-13
This 4th edition of Introduction to Nursing Informatics is designed for use by practicing nurses and students in undergraduate programs of study. It presents the fundamental concepts of Nursing Informatics, and includes a number of contributions from leading experts who have practiced in the field of informatics over a number of years. The information is presented and integrated in a purposeful manner to encourage you to explore key concepts, starting with the fundamental concepts and then progressing on to core concepts and practice applications in the later sections. Briefly, the word CARE is presented as an acronym for Connected Health, Administration, Research and Education and the book is organised in sections with these sub themes. Critically, the content is linked with case-based examples to contextualize the theory presented.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2016-04-11
Provides healthcare students and professionals with the foundational knowledge to integrate informatics principles into clinical practice. Key content focuses on current informatics research and practice including but not limited to: technology trends, information security advances, health information exchanges, care coordination, transition technologies, ethical and legislative aspects, social media use, mobile health, bioinformatics, knowledge management, data mining, and more. Helpful learning tools include case studies, provoking questions to prompt discussion and application of the material learned, research briefs to encourage the reader to access current research, and call-outs which focus on cutting-edge innovations, meaningful use, and patient safety.
Author: Ramona Nelson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-12-08
See how information technology intersects with health care! Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach, 2nd Edition prepares you for success in today’s technology-filled healthcare practice. Concise coverage includes information systems and applications such as electronic health records, clinical decision support, telehealth, ePatients, and social media tools, as well as system implementation. New to this edition are topics including data science and analytics, mHealth, principles of project management, and contract negotiations. Written by expert informatics educators Ramona Nelson and Nancy Staggers, this edition enhances the book that won a 2013 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award! Experts from a wide range of health disciplines cover the latest on the interprofessional aspects of informatics - a key Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative and a growing specialty area in nursing. Case studies encourage higher-level thinking about how concepts apply to real-world nursing practice. Discussion questions challenge you to think critically and to visualize the future of health informatics. Objectives, key terms and an abstract at the beginning of each chapter provide an overview of what you will learn. Conclusion and Future Directions section at the end of each chapter describes how informatics will continue to evolve as healthcare moves to an interprofessional foundation. NEW! Updated chapters reflect the current and evolving practice of health informatics, using real-life healthcare examples to show how informatics applies to a wide range of topics and issues. NEW mHealth chapter discusses the use of mobile technology, a new method of health delivery - especially for urban or under-served populations - and describes the changing levels of responsibility for both patients and providers. NEW Data Science and Analytics in Healthcare chapter shows how Big Data - as well as analytics using data mining and knowledge discovery techniques - applies to healthcare. NEW Project Management Principles chapter discusses proven project management tools and techniques for coordinating all types of health informatics-related projects. NEW Contract Negotiations chapter describes strategic methods and tips for negotiating a contract with a healthcare IT vendor. NEW Legal Issues chapter explains how federal regulations and accreditation processes may impact the practice of health informatics. NEW HITECH Act chapter explains the regulations relating to health informatics in the Health Information Technology for Education and Clinical Health Act as well as the Meaningful Use and Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
Author: Ivan Damjanov
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-07-16
Damjanov’s Pathology for the Health Professions, 5th Edition is the best resource for clear, concise, and clinically relevant information on general pathology. Praised for its stunning collection of pathology images, this engaging, easy-to-understand text covers the most frequently encountered diseases that today’s healthcare students need to know. This new edition discusses the latest in cerebral palsy, coronary artery bypass, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, Alzheimer’s, and drug therapy for HIV. A unique DEPPiCT approach presents major diseases in a consistent format for Disease, Etiology, Pathogenesis, Pathology, Clinical features, and Therapy or prognosis. UNIQUE! DEPPiCT approach helps you study more efficiently by presenting each major disease in format that includes a Disease description, Etiology, Pathogenesis, Pathology, Clinical features, and a short discussion on Therapy or prognosis. More than 500 high-quality, full-color images reinforce your understanding of disease conditions and general pathology principles. A clear, non-technical writing style makes complex concepts more engaging and easier to understand. Evolve Resources for Students include PowerPoint student lecture notes, Body Spectrum online coloring book, and 30 animations. Learning objectives and review questions help you identify the most important concepts and assess your understanding of essential principles. Key terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter and in a comprehensive glossary to help you easily access definitions of terms. Did You Know boxes showcase interesting clinical tidbits and addressing the most relevant health issues of today. Evolve Resources for Instructors include an Instructor’s Manual, test bank, PowerPoint slides, ARQ’s for iClicker, image collection, answer key for end-of-chapter review questions, 30 animations, and web links. UPDATED! All chapters revised to include new data on major diseases and to reflect other changes in guidelines and literature. NEW and UPDATED! Expanded discussion of important tumors, such as: gastrointestinal stromal tumors, testicular tumors, prostatic adenocarcinoma, and lung cancer. UPDATED! Expanded coverage of important disorders, such as: non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, diabetes mellitus, and cardiomyopathies. EXPANDED! Added molecular biology data on important malignant tumors. UPDATED! New terminology for many diseases conforms to clinical usage of these terms (for example, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, sexually transmitted infections, etc.). Did You Know boxes reflect current health care concerns and help you apply content in the book to everyday practice. NEW! Addresses infectious diseases that are important in clinics. EXPANDED! New illustrations help enhance learning. UPDATED! Revised review questions focus on critical issues.
Author: Irene Makar Joos
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2013-08-21
"An ideal resource for introductory computer courses for healthcare professionals, the text provides a comprehensive approach to digital literacy with the incorporation of social media tools. The Sixth Edition features an extensive revision of each chapter to reflect Microsoft Office® 2010 and Windows® 7 updates, as well as computer-assisted communication"--Back cover.
Author: Karl J. Terryberry
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Health & Fitness
Writing for the Health Professions teaches the principles of writing, writing for academic purposes and writing to help healthcare professionals in practice. Designed for those with a firm grasp of basic grammar, it leads the reader through the fundamentals of writing papers, documentation and writing research grants. This book can be used in a writing class for health care students, a reference for the student to use during their academic years or as reference for the practicing professional.
Author: Susan Leddy
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 1998
A presentation of the conceptual bases for professional nursing, covering the diverse issues that influence nursing practice. This fourth edition is revised and updated to include five new chapters. Each chapter begins with Learning Outcomes, which are designed to prepare the student for that area of study. The addition of bulleted information and charts - highlighted with a second colour - make the text more user-friendly. Case studies provide real-life application of chapter principles and there are critical thinking exercises which are designed to encourage classroom discussion.
Author: Dee McGonigle
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2017-03-17
Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge, Fourth Edition teaches nursing students the history of healthcare informatics, current issues, basic informatics concepts, and health information management applications. This comprehensive text includes the building blocks of informatics through complicated topics such as data mining, bioinformatics, and system development.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2016-08-02
Contemporary Health Promotion in Nursing Practice, Second Edition describes why nurses are positioned to model and promote healthy behaviors to the public, and how they can promote health to the community. The Second Edition emphasizes the nurse’s role in health promotion and illustrates how healthy behaviors like weight management, positive dietary changes, smoking cessation, and exercise are more likely to be adopted by clients if nurses model these behaviors. Contemporary Health Promotion in Nursing Practice, Second Edition features updated content around the topics of health promotion theories; health disparities and health promotion policy to reflect changes in the healthcare landscape. Key Features: Revised content around epigenetics and nursing informatics Healthy People 2020 guidelines referenced throughout the text Navigate 2 Advantage Access
For courses covering health information technology in any allied health program or nursing program in college, university, community college, high school, or vocational school. Now significantly expanded and fully updated, this is the ideal information technology primer for readers working in any healthcare field, including allied health, nursing, medical/dental/pharmaceutical assisting, or medical administration. It fully addresses each key issue in contemporary healthcare IT, including the accelerating migration towards electronic health records. New coverage includes: smartphones, tablets, and their healthcare applications; the role of healthcare reform in promoting health IT; EHR meaningful use criteria; new practice management scheduling software; the growth of telemedicine; new problems in public health; interventional radiology; surgery-related nanotechnology; information-related biotech and pharmaceutical trends; expanded applications in psychiatry and rehabilitation; genetic privacy; and much more.