New Books at the Health Sciences Library

We’ve bought a lot of new books lately at the Health Sciences Library. Below are a few of our favorite additions.

Find the complete list of this month’s new books here. You can use the drop down menu to see previous month’s additions.

Have a purchase recommendation? You can request a book for your teaching or research using this form.

Nursing research : reading, using, and creating evidence / Janet Houser.

Nursing Research: Reading, Using, and Creating Evidence, Fifth Edition is a foundational text for students which teaches the basics for creating and using evidence in nursing practice. Today’s nurse needs to demonstrate proficiency in reading research, determining its use in their practice, and participating in the research process. The Fifth Edition is intuitively organized around the three main competencies – reading, using and creating evidence – all of which enable the reader to translate research into evidence in a practical way. This text is intended to teach and support the clinical practice of students, professional nurses returning to school, and practicing nurses that must apply evidence to patient care.

 

The handbook of sexuality in close relationships / edited by John H. Harvey, Amy Wenzel, Susan Sprecher.

Although sexuality is an integral part of close romantic relationships, research linking these two constructs has been less systematic than other areas pertaining to close relationships. To date, researchers in communication, sociology, family studies, psychology, and psychiatry, have made significant advances in both of these fields. The editors’ goal is to integrate this research into one volume. They bring together major scholars from the diversity of fields working on close relationship topics to examine past contributions and new directions in sexuality. The emphasis is on theoretical integration and stimulation, methodological rigor, and critical analysis.

 

Evidence based practice for health professionals : an interprofessional approach / Bernadette Howlett, Ellen J. Rogo, Teresa Gabiola Shelton

Evidence based practice (EBP) has become the standard in health care practice today. Evidence Based Practice for Health Professionals covers the fundamentals of applying medical evidence to clinical practice and discussing research findings with patients and fellow professionals. This essential text explains the basic concepts of EBP, its applications in health care, and how to interpret biostatistics and biomedical research. With examples derived from multiple health professions, Evidence Based Practice for Health Professionals teaches the skills needed to access and interpret research in order to successfully apply it to collaborative, patient-centered health care decisions. Students gain valuable practice with skill-building learning activities, such as explaining the evidence for treatments to patients, developing a standard of care, selecting a diagnostic tool, and designing community-based educational materials. Evidence Based Practice for Health Professionals also helps prepare students to communicate knowledgeably with members of interprofessional healthcare teams as well as withpharmaceutical sales representatives.

 

Medical marijuana : a clinical handbook / Samoon Ahmad, Kevin P. Hill.

Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbook summarizes what is currently known about the positive and negative health impacts of cannabis, detailed pharmacological profiles of both THC and CBD, considerations for each medical specialty, treatment approaches used by practicing clinicians, and insights into the history of cannabis and the current regulatory environment in the United States. This concise, easy-to-navigate guide is an invaluable resource for physicians and residents, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other clinicians who seek reliable clinical guidelines in this growing area of health care

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New Books at the Health Sciences Library

We’ve bought a lot of new books lately at the Health Sciences Library. Below are a few of our favorite additions.

Find the complete list of this month’s new books here. You can use the drop down menu to see previous month’s additions.

Have a purchase recommendation? You can request a book for your teaching or research using this form.

Researching in the age of COVID-19. Volume III, Creativity and ethics / edited by Helen Kara and Su-Ming Khoo.

As researchers continue to adapt, conduct and design their research in the presence of COVID-19, new opportunities to connect research creativity and ethics have opened up. Researchers around the world have responded in diverse, thoughtful and creative ways -adapting data collection methods, fostering researcher and community resilience, and exploring creative research methods. This book, part of a series of three Rapid Responses, explores dimensions of creativity and ethics, highlighting their connectedness. It has three parts: the first covers creative approaches to researching. The second considers concerns around research ethics and ethics more generally, and the final part addresses different ways of approaching creativity and ethics through collaboration and co-creation. The other two books focus on Response and Reassessment, and Care and Resilience. Together they help academic, applied and practitioner-researchers worldwide adapt to the new challenges COVID-19 brings

 

Inpatient geriatric psychiatry : optimum care, emerging limitations, and realistic goals / Howard H. Fenn, Ana Hategan, James A. Bourgeois, editors.

This book offers mental health guidelines for all medical professionals facing the emerging challenges presented by an aging population worldwide. The text acknowledges that as the geriatric demographic grows, limited resources and infrastructures demand quality protocols to deliver inpatient geriatric psychiatric care, and that many physicians may not be trained to address these specific needs. This text fills this gap with guidelines assessing, diagnosing, and treating aging patients as they present in the emergency room and other settings. Unlike any other text, this book focuses on how to optimize the use of the inpatient setting by recommending evaluations and treatments, and offering flow-charts and figures of key points, to guide both general workup and continued evaluation and treatment. This approach aims to minimize instances of premature release or readmissions and to improve outcomes. Chapters cover the various issues that clinicians face when working with an older patient, including legal topics, limitations to treatment, prescription-related complications, patients struggling with substance abuse, and various behavioral concerns. Written by experts in the field, the text takes a multidisciplinary approach to deliver high-quality care as needs of the aging population evolve. Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry is a vital resource for all clinicians working with an aging population, including geriatricians, psychiatrists, neurologists, primary care providers, hospitalists, psychologists, neuropsychologists, emergency room and geriatric nurses, social workers, and trainees.

 

Counseling the nursing mother : a lactation consultant’s guide / Judith Lauwers, Anna Swisher.

Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide, Seventh Edition presents topics within a counseling framework with practical suggestions and evidence-based information interwoven throughout. Additionally, the Seventh Edition is an ideal study guide for International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certification and practice

 

 

 

Refugee health care : an essential medical guide / Aniyizhai Annamalai, editor

Refugee health is growing as an academic medical discipline. More and more health care providers are coming together to exchange research information, educational curricula and social policies related to refugee health. The number of practitioners attending the annual North American Refugee Healthcare Conference has doubled since 2014. Refugees arrive in the United States from different parts of the world. Refugees undergo a medical screening soon after arrival, as recommended by the U.S. Department of State, and it is usually primary care practitioners who usually evaluate these patients at this first visit. Psychiatrists and other specialists may also evaluate them soon after arrival.Though physicians receive a variable amount of training in cross-cultural medicine, virtually none is in the area of refugee evaluations. There are several major ways that the field has changed. U.S. refugee policies and refugee admission numbers have changed dramatically in the past four years as has the epidemiology of medical conditions because the demographics of refugees have changed. The CDC guidelines for domestic screening have also been modified significantly as some of the screening tests are no longer recommended. Protocols have also been updated for presumptive treatment received by refugees before departure to the United States of other countries. A new chapter on end of life care for refugees has been added to the book. Now fully revised and expanded, this second edition reflects the many changes that have occurred in the field of refugee health since 2014. Refugee Health Care remains the definitive resource for primary care physicians and mental health practitioners who see and evaluate refugees. It is also relevant for medical, nursing and public health students involved with refugee health as well as resettlement agency workers and public health officials overseeing refugee care

 

Well : what we need to talk about when we talk about health / Sandro Galea

Physician Sandro Galea examines what Americans miss when they fixate on healthcare: health. Americans spend more money on health than people anywhere else in the world. And what do they get for it? Statistically, not much. Americans today live shorter, less healthy lives than citizens of other rich countries, and these trends show no signs of letting up. The problem, Sandro Galea argues, is that Americans focus on the wrong things when they think about health. Our national understanding of what constitutes “being well” is centered on medicine — the lifestyles we adopt to stay healthy, the insurance plans and prescriptions we fall back on when we’re not. And while all these things are important, they’ve not proven to be the difference between healthy and unhealthy on the large scale. Well is a radical examination of the subtle and not-so-subtle factors that determine who gets to be healthy in America. Galea shows how the country’s failing health is a product of American history and character — and how refocusing on our national health can usher enlightenment across American life and politics

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New Book Highlight: Pediatric Vaccines – A Clinical Decision Support Chart

We’ve recently added to our collection the ebook Pediatric Vaccines: A Clinical Decision Support Chart from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

This handy visual aid guides clinicians in deeper discussions with patients and parents about childhood and adolescent vaccines, the diseases they help to prevent, and how parents are doing the best for their children by vaccinating fully and on time.

The patient-facing pages are designed for health care professionals to use as a visual aid while addressing patients’ and parents’ questions about vaccines. Infographics and clinical images from American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) visual libraries help to illustrate why vaccines remain important in an era when many of these diseases are not encountered by the general public— thanks, widely, to the introduction of vaccines and consequent herd immunity. The information helps patients understand the importance of vaccines, the rationale for the current schedule, and why they are receiving a strong recommendation from their health care professionals.

The health care professional facing pages supply additional information for health care professionals about the etiology and nature of the diseases and current recommendations for vaccine schedules.

You can access the book online.

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New Book Highlight: The DNP Project Workbook

If you are pursuing your Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or interested in learning a bit more about the DNP project process, this new book may be for you.

The DNP Project Workbook: A Step-by-Step Process for Success provides sequential, guided activities designed to jump-start and project students forward through the DNP Project process.

By incorporating active learning activities into project development, the workbook delivers a proven method for developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining the DNP Project.

It fosters critical thinking and innovation, while also providing a means for faculty to measure and document the progress of project milestones.

The DNP Project Workbook offers more than 100 activities that address all facets of the DNP Project, including the identification, investigation, and framing of problems; project team assembly; research; methodology; implementation; and dissemination. This resource also includes examples of a variety of DNP Projects to demonstrate the successful integration of all elements.

You can access this book online.

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New Books at the Health Sciences Library

We’ve bought a lot of new books lately at the Health Sciences Library. Below are a few of our favorite additions.

Find the complete list of this month’s new books here. You can use the drop down menu to see previous month’s additions.

Have a purchase recommendation? You can request a book for your teaching or research using this form.

 

The rebel nurse handbook : inspirational stories by shift disruptors / Rebecca Love, Nancy Hanrahan, Antonette Montalvo, Mary Lou Ackerman, Faith Lawlor, Amy Rose Taylor, Elizabeth Toner.

This compilation of stories from more than 40 diverse nurse leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs portrays the winding and demanding paths that every nurse has braved in order to improve themselves, their patients’ care, and the healthcare of today. These Rebel Nurses push the boundaries of their profession by demanding a seat at the table of healthcare innovation, lobbying on Capitol Hill, expanding their horizons to fix the broken healthcare systems around the world, and valuing the humanity of the inevitable moments of life’s end. The inspiring innovation and entrepreneurship of these nurse leaders range from the incorporation of informatics or design communities and the implementation of artificial intelligence, to the creation of New York’s Silicon Valley or nationwide adolescent programs that focus on school shootings–consistently disrupting the status quo through implementing life-changing procedures and policies. Readers will be inspired to transform today’s era of healthcare by improving communities, implementing proactive care, and enhancing the environment of health and healing through research and policy application

 

Medical writing : a guide for clinicians, educators, and researchers / Robert B. Taylor.

This book is a clear and comprehensive guide that assists readers in translating observations, ideas, and research into articles, reports, or book chapters ready for publication. For both researchers and practicing physicians, skills in medical writing are essential. The text includes in depth instructions for writing and publishing: review articles, case reports, editorials and letters to the editor, book reviews, book chapters, reference books, research protocols, grant proposals, and research reports. This third edition is additionally fully updated to include the intricacies of medical writing and publishing today, with new coverage of: open access, pay to publish and predatory journals, peer review fraud, publication bias, parachute studies, public domain images, and phantom authors

 

Crony capitalism in US health care : anatomy of a dysfunctional system / Naresh Khatri.

This book employs a broad theoretical framework of crony capitalism to understand US health care system dysfunction. This framework has not been applied before in any serious manner to understand the shortcomings in the US health care system. Specifically, the book examines the role of seven key players using this framework – politicians/interest groups, pharmaceutical companies, private health insurers, hospitals/hospital networks, physicians, medical device manufacturers, and the American public. Crony capitalism is a destructive force and is rampant in US health care system, causing much waste, inefficiencies, and malaise in the system. Current efforts and initiatives, such as patient-centered medical homes and precision medicine, for improving/reforming the system are of mere academic interest and tantamount to taking aspirin to treat cancer. They do not even pretend to address the root cause of the problem, namely, crony capitalism. Offering prescriptions to fix the U.S. health care system based on a comprehensive diagnosis of the dysfunction, this book will be of interest to researchers, academics, policymakers, and students in the fields of health care management, public and non-profit management, health policy, administration, and economics, and political science

 

The conversation : how seeking and speaking the truth about racism can radically transform individuals and organizations / Robert Livingston.  

An essential tool for individuals, organizations, and communities of all sizes to jump-start dialogue on racism and bias and to transform well-intentioned statements on diversity into concrete actions-from a leading Harvard social psychologist. How can I become part of the solution? In the wake of the social unrest of 2020 and growing calls for racial justice, many business leaders and ordinary citizens are asking that very question. This book provides a compass for all those seeking to begin the work of anti-racism. Robert Livingston addresses three simple but profound questions: What is racism? Why should everyone be more concerned about it and can we do to eradicate it?

 

Transgender and gender diverse health care : the Fenway guide / editors, Alex S. Keuroghlian, Jennifer Potter, Sari L. Reisner.

Demand for state-of-the-art health care services for transgender and gender diverse communities is rapidly increasing. Transgender and Gender Diverse Health Care: The Fenway Guide offers a roadmap for clinicians to provide culturally responsive care that meets the primary, preventive, and specialty health needs of transgender and gender diverse adult patients. With the most up-to-date scientific and clinical information, this practical guide reviews new data on terminology, demographics, and epidemiology; highlights key aspects of gender identity emergence across the lifespan; and provides guidance on both hormonal and surgical gender affirmation. Applying a health-equity model of care, this invaluable resource offers a foundation for clinicians when addressing health needs of transgender and gender diverse communities

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Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Reading List

Back in November 2021, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) released a list of books authored by speakers set to speak at their 2021 virtual conference. It was their hope that conference attendees would read them in advance of the conference and host book discussions with each other.

Even though the conference is over, you can still read these books. Below are the books we have available at the libraries.

 

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

Brené Brown, LMSW, PhD

Huffington Foundation Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work Research Professor, University of Houston Visiting Professor, Management, The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business

 

 

The Conversation: How Seeking and Speaking the Truth About Racism Can Radically Transform Individuals and Organizations

Robert Livingston, PhD

Lecturer in Public Policy Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Center for Public Leadership Social Psychologist and Diversity Consultant

 

 

 

Caste: the Origins of Our Discontents

Isabel Wilkerson

Pulitzer Prize Winner and New York Times Best-Selling Author

 

 

 

 

The Conservative Sensibility

George F. Will, PhD

Political Columnist, The Washington Post

 

 

 

 

A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution

Jennifer Doudna, PhD

Biochemist, University of California, Berkeley Founder, Innovative Genomics Institute
Co-inventor of CRISPR Technology
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

 

 

 

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

Jonathan Haidt, PhD

Professor, New York University Stern School of Business

 

 

 

 

My Quest for Health Equity: Notes on Learning While Leading

David Satcher, MD, PhD

Founding Director and Senior Advisor, Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Morehouse School of Medicine

 

 

 

Another Kind of Madness

Stephen Hinshaw, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychology, University of California, San Francisco

Professor of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley

 

 

Life on the Line

Emma Goldberg

Journalist, The New York Times

 

 

 

 

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

Heather McGhee, JD

Board Chair, Color of Change Regular Contributor, “Meet the Press” and “Real Time with Bill Maher”

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New Books at the Health Sciences Library

Check out this month’s new books at the Health Sciences Library. You can use the drop down menu to see previous month’s additions.

Have a purchase recommendation? You can request a book for your teaching or research using this form.

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New Books at the Health Sciences Library

Check out this month’s new books at the Health Sciences Library. You can use the drop down menu to see previous month’s additions.

Have a purchase recommendation? You can request a book for your teaching or research using this form.

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New Books at the Health Sciences Library

Check out this month’s new books at the Health Sciences Library. You can use the drop down menu to see previous month’s additions.

Have a purchase recommendation? You can request a book for your teaching or research using this form.

Health Sciences Library New Books

Check out this month’s new books at the Health Sciences Library. You can use the drop down menu to see previous month’s additions.

Have a purchase recommendation? You can request a book for your teaching or research using this form.