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Jack D. Edinger; Colleen E. Carney
>It is estimated that one in ten U.S. adults suffers from chronic insomnia. If left untreated, chronic insomnia reduces quality of life and increases risk for psychiatric and medical disease, especially depression and anxiety. The Overcoming Insomnia treatment program uses evidence-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) methods to correct poor sleep habits. CBT has been proven in multiple studies to improve sleep by reducing time spent in bed before sleep onset, reducing time spent awake after first sleep onset, and increasing the quality and efficiency of sleep. This second edition has been thoroughly updated by the program developers, Jack D. Edinger and Colleen E. Carney. Patients use the Workbook in conjunction with the treatment they receive from their therapist. Patients will receive information about healthy sleep and the reasons for improving sleep habits, and the therapist will develop a program to address that patient’s specific sleep problems. Use of a sleep diary, assessment forms, and other homework (all provided in the Workbook) allows patient and therapist to work together to develop an effective sleep regimen tailored specifically for each patient.
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Timothy S. Hartshorne
Nowhere in the literature is there a book that reviews the rapidly developing field medical genetics from theories to its implications for clinical practice. Nathaniel Robins book fills that void. His new book covers the whole field of medical genetics from a general overview of the profession to details of effective treatment of patients with common and esoteric genetic disordersincluding birth defects, hearing loss, oro-facial clefting, craiosynostosis, and much more. Crucially, as issues surrounding breakthroughs in understanding and development of new technologies in genetics have risen to the fore of the cultural consciousness, he gives coverage to the many ethical questions raised.
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by V. G. Padubidri, Shirish N Daftary
Shaw’s Textbook of Gynaecology, one of the best-selling gynaecological textbooks of all time, has maintained its popularity with teachers, examiners and students. It is now in its 79th year of publication. The organization of content in this book is such that it provides the reader with a logical sequence of events that aid learning.
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by Sandra P. Hirst, Annette M. Lane, Carol A. Miller
Prepare your students to provide effective, wellness-oriented nursing care for older adults in any healthcare setting withNursing for Wellness in Older Adults, 7e. The book provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand coverage of the theory and practice of gerontological nursing, addressing both physiologic and psychosocial aspects of aging, as well as broader issues such as cultural competence and legal and ethical concerns. Organized around the author’s unique Functional Consequences Theory, the book explores age-related changes as well as the risk factors that often interfere with optimal health and functioning. The major premise of the text is that nurses have an essential role in promoting wellness for older adults, which involves supporting their optimal level of functioning and quality of life. In keeping with the focus on promoting wellness for older adults, this text emphasizes the evidence-based information that is most pertinent to helping nurses work proactively with older adults to promote high levels of functioning and quality of life, despite the limitations associated with aging, disease, and other conditions.
The Seventh Edition includes an expanded focus on caregiver wellness, quality care concerns, and AACN/HIGN standards, ensuring students are prepared to implement safe, effective practice. In addition, an expanded array of online resources is available to save you time and help your students succeed.