Many healthcare professionals have to deal with the shock, reactions and emotional aftermath of people facing the sudden death of someone close to them. Knowing how to help, what to say or do, needs learned skills, self-knowledge and support for both the professional and the client. This book deals directly with these issues.
Covers: microbial biology; infection and immunity; bacterial pathogens and associated diseases; viral pathogens and associated diseases; fungal pathogens and parasitic infections; and, diagnosis, treatment and control of infection.
Addresses the area of the role of research in the modernisation of mental health services. This book explores theoretical, methodological and practical issues relating to developing evidence to underpin the evolving modernisation agenda. It covers critical reviews of models of practice and their relationships to research.
Aims to help pharmacists advise on complementary and alternative medicine, and recommend what is available and what may be appropriate for a particular patient. Giving an overview of CAM therapies, this book also focuses on specific conditions, with detail to those relevant to pharmacists - such as asthma and pain relief.
The fetal heart is considered to be the most important and difficult part of fetal examination. This book and the accompanying DVD aims to enable the reader to find out whether the heart is normal or not, and to diagnose the type of cardiac abnormality if present. It covers basic anatomy and embryology; and explains what to look for, why and how.