Monthly Archives: September 2015

Neinstein’s Adolescent and Young Adult Health Care: A Practical Guide

Highly regarded as the go-to-resource of adolescent medicine for more than 30 years, Neinstein’s Adolescent and Young Adult Health Care remains the #1 choice for those involved in the care of adolescents and young adults. The 6th Edition continues to deliver practical, authoritative guidance on everything from normal development to legal issues, psychosocial care, and special populations. Extensive updates include the addition of young adult health care; a new color design; numerous new chapters; more algorithms, photos, and bulleted text; and fresh perspectives from a new senior editor and two new associate editors.
This renowned title is ideal for daily practice or board preparation, and is recommended by the American College of Physicians for their internal medicine library. The 6th Edition is a highly useful resource for pediatricians, family practitioners, gynecologists, internists, house staff, nurse practitioners, PAs, residents, medical students, and fellows, as well as school-based clinics, college health centers, juvenile detention centers, pediatric ERs, and other facilities that serve adolescents and young adults.
  • One of the first texts to incorporate young adults into the scope of adolescent health care.
  • New full-color design and more clinical photos provide visual appeal and clarity.
  • New chapters cover U.S. and world data on the health of adolescents and young adults, potential effects of technology use on youth, and the growing issues regarding transgender adolescents and young adults.
  • New section explores special populations such as foster placement; young adults in the military; homeless, incarcerated, and immigrant youth and young adults; Native American youth, and more.
  • More algorithms and bulleted lists make the text more readable and useful as a quick reference.
  • Evidence based throughout, with numerous references provided for further research.
  • Key topics include psychological issues, ways to develop rapport with teenagers, interviewing, sports medicine, LARC, HPV, substance abuse, and college health.
  • Hundreds of useful websites on nearly every topic, where professionals, teenagers, and parents can find up-to-the-minute information.
Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:

  • Complete content with enhanced navigation
  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

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Adolescent Medicine: A Handbook for Primary Care

Designed for quick reference in a busy office, this handbook is a concise, practical guide to everyday clinical problems in adolescent medicine. This ready-reference manual is written by noted experts to provide immediate, authoritative answers to questions about common medical and behavioral problems in teenagers. Numerous tables, bulleted lists, and charts help practitioners find information quickly, and a formulary offers guidance in prescribing for teenagers.

Coverage includes every important topic in adolescent gynecology and up-to-date strategies for evaluating and treating obese teenagers. Other key concerns addressed include sports medicine, substance abuse, and adolescent violence and suicide.

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Fast Facts on Adolescent Health for Nursing and Health Professionals: A Care Guide in a Nutshell

This latest addition to the “Fast Facts” series, authored by nursing luminary Judith Herrman, is a pithy, authoritative guide to adolescent health designed specifically for nurses at all levels and other health professionals. It is the only book written for health care professionals who work with adolescents in schools, community agencies, neighborhoods, and other settings. It contains abundant resources for best serving―and having a positive impact on―this population. Designed to provide speedy information retrieval, the guide describes a broad spectrum of health and health care issues particular to adolescents, reviews current data, explores behaviors and risk factors, and addresses nursing implications for treatment. Framed in a positive perspective of adolescence, the book also includes suggestions for working and communicating effectively with teens.

Chapters are consistently organized according to the domain model, a whole-person health model comprising six pillars: physical, intellectual, sexual, spiritual, emotional, and relational. Special features include brief chapters with bullet points; an introduction, clear objectives, and summary in each chapter; Fast Facts in a Nutshell; lists and tables summarizing important information; and references including key resources. The book also includes a special section on chronic illness and complex health issues in teens and covers problems arising from technology use, legal and ethical issues, and marginalization of youth. This is a compact, affordable resource for students and health professionals “on the front lines” alike.

Key Features:

  • Identifies and addresses the key aspects of working with adolescents in an accessible, portable, and user-friendly format
  • Written by a highly respected leader in adolescent nursing
  • Presents a broad spectrum of adolescent health issues in many settings
  • Incorporates current issues related to adolescent health and risk behaviors throughout
  • Includes information on communicating and intervening with teens

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Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents: A Practical Handbook

Palliative care for terminally ill adults is receiving growing recognition as a major component in medical care. Yet far less is known or understood about the needs of infants and children with life-limiting conditions. Developed by leading researchers and practitioners from relevant disciplines, this practical guide provides professionals involved in pediatric end-of-life care with comprehensive information for hands-on care in a single volume.

Early chapters present the epidemiology of palliative pediatrics, ethical principles, education, and advocacy. Contributors next address the decision-making process, holistic symptom management, communication with the child and family, as well as their psychological and spiritual needs, and such issues as bereavement and caregiver suffering. Individual chapters focus on palliative care in specific settings (NICU, PICU, home, school, and community) and for major conditions (genetic disease, HIV, and cancer). Case studies discuss the experience and perspective of parents. Intended for primary care doctors, pediatric practitioners and specialists, home care nurses, hospice workers, and pastoral counselors, the book also includes a list of additional resources and support organizations for professionals and family members.

ContributorsStephen R. Connor, Ph.D., Vice President, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Alexandria, VirginiaLynn Czarniecki, M.S.N., C.N.S., Advance Practice Nurse, Department of Pediatrics, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New JerseyBetty Davies, R.N., Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CaliforniaDeborah Dokken, M.P.A., Parent and Family Advocate, Chevy Chase, MarylandDale Evans, R.N., Ph.D., Vice President, Hospice and Community Services, Community Nursing Services, Salt Lake City, UtahChris Feudtner, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Director of Research and Attending Physician for PACT (Palliative Care Team), Division of General Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaW. Jeffrey Flowers, M.Div., Director of Pastoral Counseling, Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics, Augusta, GeorgiaJoel Frader, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Ethics, and Humanities, Northwestern University, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IllinoisGerri Frager, R.N., M.D., F.R.C.P.C., Medical Director, Pediatric Palliative Care Service, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaDavid R. Freyer, D.O., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine; Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, DeVos Children’s Hospital, Grand Rapids, MichiganSarah Friebert, M.D., Director, Division of Pediatric Palliative Care, Children’s Hospital of Akron, Akron, OhioJ. Russell Geyer, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WashingtonMary Jo Gilmer, R.N., M.B.A., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Nursing, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TennesseeSam Grubman, M.D., Pediatrician, Department of Pediatrics, Saint Vincent’s Hospital, New York, New YorkMaria Gudmundsdottir, R.N., Ph.D., Postgraduate Research Faculty, Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California at San Francisco School of Nursing, San Francisco, CaliforniaRichard Hain, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.Sc., M.R.C.P., F.R.C.P.C.H., Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Palliative Care, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llandough Hospital, Cardiff, WalesGeraldine Haynes, R.N., B.S.N., Nursing and Palliative Care Consultant, Kirkland, WashingtonRoss M. Hays, M.D., Professor, Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, and Director, Palliative Care Consulting Service, Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Seattle, WashingtonJoanne M. Hilden, M.D., Chair, Department of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, and Medical Director, Pediatric Palliative Care, The Children’s Hospital at The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OhioBruce P. Himelstein, M.D., F.A.A.P., Pediatric Palliative Care Program Director, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin; Associate Professor, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WisconsinSteven R. Leuthner, M.D., M.A., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Bioethics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WisconsinTiffany Levinson, R.N., M.S., F.N.P., Stem Cell Transplant Nurse Practitioner, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IllinoisStephen Liben, M.D., F.R.C.P., Director, Palliative Care Program, Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaYarrow McConnell, B.Sc., Student, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaElaine Morgan, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Hematology-Oncology, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IllinoisJason Morrow, M.D., Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TexasJames Oleske, M.D., M.P.H., François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Pediatrics, and Director, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New JerseyStacy F. Orloff, Ed.D., L.C.S.W., Manager, Child and Family Support Program, The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, Largo, FloridaAnthony Perszyk, M.D., Geneticist and Pediatrician, Division of Genetics, Nemours Children’s Clinic, Jacksonville, FloridaSara Perszyk, R.N., B.S.N., Pediatric Palliative Care and Hospice Nurse, Child and Family Support Program, The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, Largo, FloridaKathleen Quance, M.S., C.C.L.S., Counselor, Child and Family Support Program, The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, Largo, FloridaCynda H. Rushton, D.N.Sc., R.N., F.A.A.N., Associate Professor of Nursing, Faculty, Phoebe Berman Bioethics Institute, and Coordinator, Harriet Lane Compassionate Care, Johns Hopkins University and Children’s Center, Baltimore, MarylandJohn M. Saroyan, M.D., Fellow, Pediatric Pain and Anesthesia, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New YorkCarson Strong, Ph.D., Professor of Human Values and Ethics, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TennesseeLizabeth Sumner, R.N., B.S.N., Director of the Children’s Program, San Diego Hospice Corporation, San Diego, CaliforniaSuzanne Toce, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, St. Louis University; Attending Neonatologist, Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MissouriErwin Veale Jr., M.Div., Associate Director of Pastoral Care and Counseling, and Chaplain, Children’s Medical Center, Medical College of Georgia Health, Inc., Augusta, GeorgiaSharon Weinstein, M.D., Director of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UtahJanice Wheeler, M.Ed., President and Founder, Project Joy and Hope for Texas, Pasadena, TexasJ. William Worden, M.Ed., Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology, Laguna Niguel, California

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Louisiana Death Records And Certificates

Louisiana Death Records is more than just a piece of paper. It is an essential document that officially states the passing of a certain individual. This kind of information is likewise beneficial in terms of handling various legal matters like claiming life insurance, obtaining death benefits and settling estates. It also provides informative statistics for public health departments.

Death is a natural phenomenon in every person’s life. Most commonly, it is brought about by several factors like predation, malnutrition, accidents resulting in terminal injury and disease. This occurrence normally causes the surviving family members of the deceased to experience great grief. Nowadays, reports on people’s deaths are in demand among various individuals for a wide array of reasons.

Applications for Death Notices filed in the state of Louisiana from 1975 to the present must be sent to the Vital Records Registry of the state. Nevertheless, this agency limits access to files less than 50 years old to the immediate family members of the departed only. These include the involved person’s spouse, parents and grandparents. To acquire documents dated from 1911-1957, orders must be addressed to the State Archives. Note that only accounts from Jefferson and Orleans Parishes are available from the archives prior to 1911.

Authorized applicants must provide the following details on the proper request form: the name of the decedent, date and place of passing, the requester’s relation to the subject, and purpose for getting a file copy. Also indicate your contact number with area code, a replica of your photo ID, a handwritten signature and mailing address. Free services for these documents are likewise provided by the state over the Internet.

As a standard operating procedure, individuals aspiring to get hold of such information are obliged to give out the proper identification, completely fill out the application form and pay the specified service fee. After the order has been submitted, a certain period of time must be allotted before search results are received. The entire process is indeed time-consuming, largely due to the formalities it entails. But, don’t fret because a much better and faster way is now available for your advantage.

Through the Internet, obtaining Free Public Death Records can now be accomplished in an effortless manner. Not only that, commercial service providers online ensure to give you the reports you ought to have, consuming just a few minutes of your time. It only requires you to spend for a very reasonable cost while you get the most reliable data in the privacy of your own home.

Asbestos Removal Process, Kit, Bags and Mask.

Asbestos as we know, often linked to mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer but can be fatal, IE by, stimulates tumor growth of a layer that surrounds the vital organs.

Asbestos is a set of six naturally occurring silicate minerals used commercially for their desirable physical properties.

They all have in common their eponymous, asbestiform habit: long (ca. 1:20 aspect ratio), thin fibrous crystals. The prolonged inhalation of asbestos fibers can cause serious illnesses including malignant lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis (a type of pneumoconiosis). The European Union has banned all use of asbestos, as well as the extraction, manufacture, and processing of asbestos products.

Asbestos mining began more than 4,000 years ago, but did not start large-scale until the end of the 19th century. For a long time, the world’s largest asbestos mine was the Jeffrey mine in the town of Asbestos, Quebec.

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Mathematical Applications in Agriculture

Get the specialized math skills you need to be successful in today’s farming industry with MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS IN AGRICULTURE, 2nd Edition. Invaluable in any area of agriculture-from livestock and dairy production to horticulture and agronomy–this easy to follow book gives you steps by step instructions on how to address problems in the field using math and logic skills. Clearly written and thoughtfully organized, the stand-alone chapters on mathematics involved in crop production, livestock production, and financial management allow you to focus on those topics specific to your area while useful graphics, case studies, examples, and sample problems to help you hone your critical thinking skills and master the concepts.

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The Working Chicken: Learn everything you need to know to become a backyard egg and meat producer in 30 minutes or less!

A short, sweet, and self-sufficient guide to keeping chickens as part of a rural or urban homestead.

Learn everything you need to know to get started on your poultry adventure with these quick answers to your frequently asked questions. The Working Chicken begins by helping you choose the perfect flock for your family, then explains how to feed and house your new pets. Finally, the book’s permaculture twist ensures that your chickens will not only be happy and healthy, they’ll also keep your family healthy too.

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The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture

Since its publication by Sierra Club Books in 1977, The Unsettling of America has been recognized as a classic of American letters. In it, Wendell Berry argues that good farming is a cultural development and spiritual discipline. Today’s agribusiness, however, takes farming out of its cultural context and away from families. As a result, we as a nation are more estranged from the land—from the intimate knowledge, love, and care of it.

Sadly, his arguments and observations are more relevant than ever. We continue to suffer loss of community, the devaluation of human work, and the destruction of nature under an economic system dedicated to the mechanistic pursuit of products and profits. Although “this book has not had the happy fate of being proved wrong,” Berry writes, there are good people working “to make something comely and enduring of our life on this earth.” Wendell Berry is one of those people, writing and working, as ever, with passion, eloquence, and conviction.

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