THREE NEW TITLES:
© 2010 American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Authors: Dick R. Gourley, PharmD
The APhA Complete Review for the FPGEE® provides a comprehensive review of basic pharmaceutical principles (dosage forms, math, bio-pharmaceutics, kinetics, basic and parenteral compounding, among others); the basic medical sciences (chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, anatomy, pharmacology, microbiology, and immunology); social and administrative sciences (practice management, pharmacoeconomics, biostatistics, health care systems, etc.); and the clinical sciences (basic therapeutics, communication skills, etc.). These topics are all included in the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination that must be passed by graduates of foreign pharmacy schools before proceeding to the NAPLEX® and licensure in the United States.
- Comprehensive review of basic pharmacy education
- User-friendly information
- Most important information in the four areas covered on the FPGEE®
- Summaries of key points
- Pertinent references
- Self study questions and answers
- Study tips
© 2006 American Society of Microbiology Press
Authors/Editors: Diane O. Fleming, Ph.D., RBP, CBSP (ABSA) & Debra L. Hunt, Ph.D., RBP, CBSP
This book presents the essentials for a comprehensive biological safety program in venues ranging from the basic research laboratory to agricultural, pharmaceutical, educational, and commercial laboratories. Biological safety: Principles and Practices, 4th Edition, is an indispensable resource for those involved in biological safety, including program managers, biological safety professionals, members of biohazard review committees, principles investigators, administrators, and students.
The fourth edition of Biological Safety: Principles and Practices continues the format of the previous edition, focusing closely on infectious and toxic biological agents and their identification and control. Several major events have had an impact on the fields of biosafety and biosecurity since the publication of the third edition, notably the anthrax mailings of 2001 and the promulgation regulations for select agents. This newest edition examines significant developments throughout the field and discusses current regulations including those handed down from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
- Presents the essentials for a complete biological safety program, with specific advice on management and implementation issues
- Covers the identification, assessment, and management of hazardous biological agents and toxins
- Updates information on laboratory-acquired infections and examines epidemiology and routes of exposure
- Refers extensively to current NIH, CDC, and other regulations and guidelines
- Addresses special considerations, from teaching and industrial labs to biosecurity programs
© 2011 Springer Publishing Company LLC
Authors/Editors: Jill C. Cash, MSN, APN, FNP-BC & Cheryl A. Glass, MSN, WHNP, RN-BC
The second edition of Family Practice Guidelines is a comprehensive resource for clinicians, presenting current national standard of care guidelines for practice. This clinical reference features detailed physical examination and diagnostic testing, information on health promotion, guidelines of care, dietary information, national resources for patient use, and patient education handouts all in one resource.
This revised edition features guidelines for 246 disorders, each containing clearly outlined considerations for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patients. It also presents 18 procedures commonly performed in the clinical setting, including bedside cystometry, hernia reduction, neurological examination, and more. Patient Teaching Guides are also provided, and are designed to be given directly to patients as take home teaching supplements. Additionally, the book contains four appendices with guidelines on normal lab values, procedures, sexual maturity stages, and teeth.
THREE NEW SUPPLEMENTAL UPDATES:
© 2011 BC Decker Inc.
Authors: Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD & Daniel D. Federman, M.D., M.A.C.P. et. al.
ACP Medicine is the first comprehensive reference to carry the name of the American College of Physicians. Developed to help busy physicians keep up with changing guidelines in primary care, ACP Medicine is a continually updated, evidence-based reference of internal medicine.
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© 2011 Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Authors: Ramona Conner, RN, MSN, CNOR
AORN is committed to promoting excellence in perioperative nursing practice, advancing the profession, and supporting the professional perioperative registered nurse (RN). AORN promotes safe care for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures by providing practice support to the perioperative RN. Perioperative RNs function in a variety of roles that may include, but are not limited to, staff nurse, registered nurse first assistant, advanced practice RN, manager, administrator, educator, informatics nurse specialist, and researcher. This publication contains the AORN-approved standards, recommended practices, guidelines, and guidance statements.
© 2011 BC Decker Inc.
Authors: Wiley W. Souba, M.D., Sc.D., F.A.C.S., Douglas W. Wilmore, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Published by B.C. Decker in collaboration with the American College of Surgeons (ACS), this continually updated reference, noted for its problem solving approach and numerous illustrations, is geared to the surgeon in practice. Master surgeons outline their preferred core general surgical procedure techniques.