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  • Equine-assisted mental health for healing trauma / edited by Kay Sudekum Trotter and Jennifer N. Baggerly
    RM 931 H6 E58 2019eb

    Clinicians have long recognized that trauma therapy provides a pathway to recovery, and Equine-Assisted Mental Health for Healing Trauma provides that pathway for those who work with horses and clients together. This book demonstrates a range of equine-assisted mental health approaches and step-by-step strategies for facilitating recovery from trauma for children, adults, and families. Chapters address topics such as chronic childhood trauma, accident-related trauma, complex trauma and dissociation, posttraumatic growth in combat veterans, somatic experiencing and attachment, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), reactive attachment disorder (RAD), relational trauma, and sexual trauma. Experts also provide case studies accompanied by transcript analyses to demonstrate the process of trauma healing. Clinicians will come away from the book with a wealth of theoretical and practical skills and an in-depth, trauma-informed understanding that they can use directly in their work with clients.


  • Euthanasia, Abortion, Death Penalty and Religion : The Right to Life and its Limitations: International Empirical Research / Hans-Georg Ziebert, Francesco Zaccaria, editors
    R726

  • Pandemics, publics, and politics : staging responses to public health crises / Kristian Bjørkdahl, Benedicte Carlsen, editors
    RA652 .P36 2019eb

  • Medical stigmata : race, medicine, and the pursuit of theological liberation / Kirk A. Johnson
    RS100.5

  • Australia's toxic medical culture : international medical graduates and structural power / Vicki Adele Pascoe
    RA418.3.A8

  • Infertility and intimacy in an online commuity / Paulina Billet, Anne-Maree Sawyer
    RG201 .B55 2019eb

  • Contextualizing Health and Aging in the Americas : Effects of Space, Time and Place / William A. Vega [and 3 others], editors
    RA564.8

  • A Fine Line : Painkillers and Pleasure in the Age of Anxiety / George C. Dertadian
    RB127

  • Handbook of popular culture and biomedicine : knowledge in the life sciences as cultural artefact / Arno Görgen, German Alfonso Nunez, Heiner Fangerau, editors
    RA418 .H358 2019eeb

  • Eradicating blindness : global health innovation from South Asia / Logan D.A. Williams
    RE91

  • Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery : Deviance, Desire and the Pursuit of Perfection / Camille Nurka
    RG104 .N87 2019eb

  • Risking antimicrobial resistance : a collection of one-health studies of antibiotics and its social and health consequences / Carsten Strøby Jensen, Søren Beck Nielsen, Fars Fynbo, editors
    RM267 .R57 2019eb

  • Health care transformation in contemporary China : moral experience in a socialist neoliberal polity / Jiong Tu
    RA395.C6

  • Mental health and wellbeing in the Anthropocene : a posthuman inquiry / Jamie Mcphie
    RA790.5

  • Japan's shifting status in the world and the development of Japan's medical insurance systems / Yoneyuki Sugita
    RA395.J3 S84 2019eb

  • Charting the next pandemic : modeling infectious disease spreading in the data science age / Ana Pastore y Piontti [and four others]
    RA643

  • Euthanasia, Abortion, Death Penalty and Religion : The Right to Life and its Limitations: International Empirical Research / Hans-Georg Ziebert, Francesco Zaccaria, editors
    R726

  • Pandemics, publics, and politics : staging responses to public health crises / Kristian Bjørkdahl, Benedicte Carlsen, editors
    RA652 .P36 2019eb

  • Medical stigmata : race, medicine, and the pursuit of theological liberation / Kirk A. Johnson
    RS100.5

  • Australia's toxic medical culture : international medical graduates and structural power / Vicki Adele Pascoe
    RA418.3.A8

  • Infertility and intimacy in an online commuity / Paulina Billet, Anne-Maree Sawyer
    RG201 .B55 2019eb

  • Contextualizing Health and Aging in the Americas : Effects of Space, Time and Place / William A. Vega [and 3 others], editors
    RA564.8

  • A Fine Line : Painkillers and Pleasure in the Age of Anxiety / George C. Dertadian
    RB127

  • Handbook of popular culture and biomedicine : knowledge in the life sciences as cultural artefact / Arno Görgen, German Alfonso Nunez, Heiner Fangerau, editors
    RA418 .H358 2019eb

  • Eradicating blindness : global health innovation from South Asia / Logan D.A. Williams
    RE91

  • Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery : Deviance, Desire and the Pursuit of Perfection / Camille Nurka
    RG104 .N87 2019eb

  • Risking antimicrobial resistance : a collection of one-health studies of antibiotics and its social and health consequences / Carsten Strøby Jensen, Søren Beck Nielsen, Fars Fynbo, editors
    RM267 .R57 2019eb

  • Health care transformation in contemporary China : moral experience in a socialist neoliberal polity / Jiong Tu
    RA395.C6

  • The ethics of vaccination / Alberto Giubilini
    RA638 .G58 2019eb

  • Development, sexual cultural practices and HIV/AIDS in Africa / Samantha Page
    RA643.86.A35 P34 2019eb

  • A comprehensive evaluation on emergency response in China : the case of pandemic influenza (H1N1) 2009 / Lan Xue, Guang Zeng
    RA664.I6

  • Health innovation and social justice in Brazil / Maurice Cassier, Marilena Correa, editors
    RA971

  • Social & Public Policy of Alzheimer's Disease in the United States
    RC523

  • Psychiatry and decolonisation in Uganda / Yolana Pringle
    RA790.7.U33 P75 2019eb

  • Edith Cavell and her Legend / Christine E. Hallett
    RT37.C384

  • International Handbook of Mathematical Learning Difficulties : From the Laboratory to the Classroom / Annemarie Fritz, Vitor Geraldi Haase, Pekka Räsänen, editors ; foreword by Brian Butterworth
    RJ496.A25

  • Leadership in healthcare : delivering organisational transformation and operational excellence / Paul Turner
    RA971

  • HRM and Remote Health Workforce Sustainability : The Influence of Localised Management Practices / Leigh-ann Onnis
    RC969.H43

  • Leading a surgical revolution : the AO Foundation -- social entrepreneurs in the treatment of bone trauma / Jean-Pierre Jeannet
    R10.5.A6

  • The Wellbeing Workout : How to manage stress and develop resilience / Rick Hughes, Andrew Kinder and Cary L. Cooper
    RA785

  • Exploring Empathy with Medical Students / David Ian Jeffrey
    R772

  • Family systems and global humanitarian mental health : approaches in the field / editors, Laurie L. Charles and Gameela Samarasinghe
    RC488.5

  • Howard Hiatt : an extraordinary mentor who transformed health with science and compassion / Mark Rosenberg ; foreword by Michelle A. Williams
    R747.H28

    The seven-decade career of Howard Hiatt, a pioneer in public health, advocate for global health and health equity, a mentor to generations of healthcare leaders.

    Howard Hiatt--physician, scientist, advocate for global health, and mentor to generations of healthcare leaders--has spent much of his seven-decade career being ahead of his time. His innovative ideas as head of Harvard's School of Public Health from 1972 to 1984--about preventive medicine, the incorporation of cutting-edge science into the curriculum, and cross-disciplinary collaboration--met fierce resistance at the time but are now widely recognized building blocks of public health. Hiatt's interest in global health and health equity equipped him to advocate for a series of younger physicians and researchers, including Paul Farmer and Jim Kim, two founders of Partners in Health, and the prominent health policy expert Don Berwick. This book tells the story of Hiatt's life and work, with important lessons for today drawn from Hiatt's 92 years of experience.

    Hiatt, born in 1925, attended Harvard College and received an M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School. Before he headed the School of Public Health, he was a modernizing force as chief of medicine at Boston's Beth Israel Hospital. After his stormy tenure at SPH, he went to Brigham and Women's as a professor of medicine and a senior physician with a portfolio of his own devising. It was at the Brigham that Hiatt took on the role of mentor, influencing generations of physicians and staking out new territory in the fields of global health and clinical effectiveness. He is still active at 92 as teacher and mentor.


  • Coping with illness digitally / Steve Rains
    R 118 R24 2018eb

    An examination of "digital coping" involving the use of communication technologies, particularly social media, in responding to illness.

    Communication technologies have become a valuable resource for responding to the profound challenges posed by illness. Medical websites make it possible to find information about specific health conditions, e-mail provides a means to communicate with health care providers, social network sites can be used to solidify existing relationships, online communities provide opportunities for expanding support networks, and blogs offer a forum for articulating illness-related experiences. In this book, Stephen Rains examines this kind of "digital coping" involving the use of communication technologies, particularly social media, in responding to illness. Synthesizing a diverse body of existing empirical research, Rains offers the first book-length exploration of what it means to cope with illness digitally.

    Rains examines the implications of digital communication technologies on a series of specific challenges raised by illness and discusses the unique affordances of these technologies as coping resources. He considers patients' motivations for forging relationships online and the structure of those networks; the exchange of social support and the outcomes of sharing illness experiences; online health information searches by patients and surrogates; the effects of Internet use on patient-provider communication; and digital coping mechanisms for end-of-life and bereavement, including telehospice, social media memorials, and online grief support. Finally, Rains presents an original model of digital coping that builds on issues discussed to summarize how and with what effects patients use communication technologies to cope with illness.


  • The politics of management knowledge in times of austerity / Ewan Ferlie [and five others]
    RA 395 G6 F47 2018eb

  • Neurophotonics and biomedical spectroscopy / edited by Robert R. Alfano, Lingyan Shi
    RC 78.7 S65 N47 2019eb

    Neurophotonics and Biomedical Spectroscopy addresses the novel state-of-the-art work in non-invasive optical spectroscopic methods that detect the onset and progression of diseases and other conditions, including pre-malignancy, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, tissue and cell response to therapeutic intervention, unintended injury and laser energy deposition. The book then highlights research in neurophotonics that investigates single and multi-photon excitation optical signatures of normal/diseased nerve tissues and in the brain, providing a better understanding of the underlying biochemical and structural changes of tissues and cells that are responsible for the observed spectroscopic signatures.

    Topics cover a wide array of well-established UV, visible, NIR and IR optical and spectroscopic techniques and novel approaches to diagnose tissue changes, including: label free in vivo and ex vivo fluorescence spectroscopy, Stoke shift spectroscopy, spectral imaging, Resonance Raman spectroscopy, multiphoton two Photon excitation, and more.

    Provides an overview of the spectroscopic properties of tissue and tissue-light interaction, describing techniques to exploit these properties in imaging Explores the potential and significance of molecule-specific imaging and its capacity to reveal vital new information on nanoscale structures Offers a concise overview of different spectroscopic methods and their potential benefits for solving diagnostic and therapeutic problems

  • We all expected to die: Spanish Influenza in Labrador, 1918-1919 / Anne Budgell
    RC 150.55 C32 L33 2018

  • 3D printing in orthopaedic surgery / edited by Matthew DiPaola, Felasfa M, Wodajo
    RD 731 A16 2019eb

  • The 'Hippocratic' corpus : content and context / Elizabeth M. Craik
    R 126 H54 2015

    The Hippocratic Corpus comprises some sixty medical works of varying length, style and content. Collectively, this is the largest surviving body of early Greek prose. As such, it is an invaluable resource for scholars and students not only of ancient medicine but also of Greek life in general.

    Hippocrates lived in the age of Socrates and most of the treatises seem to originate in the classical period. There is, however, no consensus on Hippocratic attribution. The ¿Hippocratic¿ Corpus examines the works individually under the broad headings:¿

    content - each work is summarised for the reader comment - the substance and style of each work is discussed context is provided not just in relation to the corpus as a whole but also to the work¿s wider relevance.

    Whereas the scholar or student approaching, say, Euripides or Herodotus has a wealth of books available to provide introduction and orientation, no such study has existed for the Hippocratic Corpus. As The ¿Hippocratic¿ Corpus has a substantial introduction, and as each work is summarised for the reader, it facilitates use and exploration of an important body of evidence by all interested in Greek medicine and society.

    Elizabeth Craik is Honorary Professor at University of St Andrews and Visiting Professor at University of Newcastle, UK.


  • The assisted reproduction of race / Camisha A. Russell
    R 724 R864 2018

    The use of assisted reproductive technologies (ART)--in vitro fertilization, artificial insemination, and gestational surrogacy--challenges contemporary notions of what it means to be parents or families. Camisha A. Russell argues that these technologies also bring new insight to ideas and questions surrounding race. In her view, if we think of ART as medical technology, we might be surprised by the importance that people using them put on race, especially given the scientific evidence that race lacks a genetic basis. However if we think of ART as an intervention to make babies and parents, as technologies of kinship, the importance placed on race may not be so surprising after all. Thinking about race in terms of technology brings together the common academic insight that race is a social construction with the equally important insight that race is a political tool which has been and continues to be used in different contexts for a variety of ends, including social cohesion, economic exploitation, and political mastery. As Russell explores ideas about race through their role in ART, she brings together social and political views to shift debates from what race is to what race does, how it is used, and what effects it has had in the world.


  • Cannabis : a clinician's guide / edited by Betty Wedman-St. Louis
    RM 666 C266 C3625 2018

    Cannabis is one of the oldest cultivated plants dating back 12,000 years and demonstrates medicinal properties including immune support, anti-inflammatory effects, and cancer-fighting potential. As cannabis receives regulatory approval in the United States, clinicians will need guidelines to prescribe medical marijuana for various health conditions. This book presents information to healthcare professionals focusing on medical cannabis. It is a science-based overview providing clinical recommendations and dosing guidelines for practitioners to advise patients appropriately.

    Features:

    * Discusses the endocannabinoid system role in homeostasis, pain control, and regulatory function in health and disease

    * Advises clinicians on cannabis use in patients with cancer; cardiovascular, brain, and liver function; mood disorders; and patients receiving palliative care

    * Includes information on cannabis nutrition as well as the cannabis microbiome

    * Features information on cannabis quality control for safe and effective delivery

    Cannabis: A Clinician's Guideis written for clinicians providing a resource guide to help them assess the medicinal value of cannabis, answer patient and consumer questions, and recommend its use optimally. The book is divided into three sections covering cannabis science, use in clinical practice, and regulations and standards. It includes practical information on dosing guidelines and dispensary insights, personal cannabis stories, and an in depth look at the nutritional benefits of cannabis and how to use it in daily life.

    From the Author: "As a clinical nutritionist, I have been involved in the use of cannabis since 1981 while researching diabetes in India. Ayurvedic medicine listed cannabis as a beneficial herb with curing properties. In 1983, a Chinese medicine doctor in the Peoples Republic of China gave me a cannabis herbal supplement for sleep that he claimed Chairman Mao took regularly. Upon returning to the United States, no one would even talk to me about cannabis because of its Schedule I status. During an Antioxidants class taught for Everglades University, I included information on cannabis, but was restricted from including it in the course description. Cannabis: A Clinician's Guide unveils deceit on this herbal medicine used for thousands of years providing insight into the science behind its use and how to incorporate cannabis into daily life, especially for those suffering from neurological disorders, cancer, and mood disorders."


  • How to be a better child therapist : an integrative model for therapeutic change / Kenneth Barish
    RJ 504 B34 2018
    How to Be a Better Child Therapist is an innovative contribution to the theory and practice of child therapy. Drawing on several decades of experience, Kenneth Barish presents a comprehensive, multi-faceted approach to therapeutic work with children and families, based on a contemporary understanding of children's emotions and emotional needs. This book offers a new theoretical integration, an in-depth discussion of the essential processes of child therapy, and a wealth of practical recommendations to help child therapists solve the varied problems presented to us in daily clinical work.

    Part 1 provides a theoretical foundation. Barish demonstrates how emotional and behavioral problems of childhood are most often caused by vicious cycles of painful emotions and pathogenic family interactions. Successful therapy arrests this malignant development and sets in motion positive cycles of healthy emotional and interpersonal experiences--increased confidence and engagement in life and more affirming interactions between parents and children. Over time, children and adolescents develop a less critical inner voice and more positive expectations for their future--a new sense of what is possible in their lives.

    Part 2 describes 10 principles that guide our efforts toward this overarching therapeutic goal. Barish offers advice on how we can improve all aspects of clinical work with children: How can we engage more children in treatment? Why is empathy essential to children's emotional health and effective therapy? How do children learn to regulate their emotions? What is the role of play in contemporary child therapy? How can we combat a child's discouragement and self-doubt? How can we overcome children's resistance to talking about bad feelings?

    Part 3 presents a framework for therapeutic work with parents. Barish describes general principles for strengthening family relationships as well as practical plans for solving many common problems of their daily family life. He offers strategies for helping children who have difficulty with separations, doing homework, getting ready in the morning, or going to sleep at night; children with tantrums and uncooperativeness, rudeness and disrespect, sibling conflicts, and addiction to video games--problems for which parents, often urgently, ask our help. How to Be a Better Child Therapist is both inspiring and practical, essential reading for therapists of all theoretical orientations who work with children and families.


  • Parents with eating disorders : an intervention guide / Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit and James Lock
    RC 552 E18 S23 2019

    This groundbreaking volume presents a new conceptual approach to treating adults with eating disorders and their children. By utilizing Parent-Based Prevention, a state-of-the-art intervention program from Stanford University for families who risk raising children in the context of parental eating disorders, Parents with Eating Disorders offers a practical, evidence-based manual to working with affected families with the goal of preventing disordered eating from being passed to future generations. Additional resources include intervention planning and self-assessment forms intended for clinicians to use as they implement the program.


  • The clinician's guide to anxiety sensitivity treatment and assessment / edited by Jasper A.J. Smits, Michael W. Otto, Mark B. Powers, Scarlett O. Baird
    RC 531 C55 2019

    The Clinician's Guide to Anxiety Sensitivity Treatment and Assessment provides evidence-based strategies for clinicians looking to treat, assess and better understand anxiety sensitivity in their patients. The book delivers detailed guidance on the theoretical background and empirical support for anxiety sensitivity treatment methods, assessment strategies, and how clinicians can best prepare for sessions with their clients. Bolstered by case studies throughout, it highlights anxiety sensitivity as a transdiagnostic risk factor while also looking at the importance of lower-order sensitivity factors (physical, social, cognitive) in treatment planning, implementation and evaluation.


  • Clinical handbook of psychotropic drugs for children and adolescents / [edited by] Dean Elbe, BScPharm, PharmD, BCPP, Tyler R. Black, BSc, MD, FRCPC, Ian R. McGrane, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, Ric M. Procyshyn, BScPharm, MSc, PharmD, PhD
    RM 315 C56 2019
    New in this edition:¿ Drugs for ADHD thoroughly revised and updated¿ Antipsychotics with many changes and additions, including fully revised lab tests/monitoring¿ Antidepressants fully revised, including new sections on irreversible MAO-B inhibitor and serotonin modulator and stimulator (SMS), revised frequency of adverse effects table and switching strategies recommendations¿ Hypnotics completely revised¿ Mood stabilizers fully revised and a new toxicity comparison table added¿ Drugs of abuse and treatment of substance use disorder comprehensively revised¿ New unapproved treatments with significant updates, including: anti-inflammatories and NMDA agents in anxiety/OCD, cannabis use, and irritability of autism¿ New agents include: brexpiprazole, cariprazine, hypnotic suvorexant, tasimelteon, vortioxetine¿ New formulations and trade names include: Adasuve, Alprazolam Intensol, Aptensio XR, Aristada, Belbuca, Belsomra, Brintellix, Bunavail, Cotempla XR-ODT, Dyanavel XR, Eldepryl, EMSAM, Evekeo, Hemangeol, Hetlioz, Innopran XL, Invega Trinza, Khedezla, Metadol-D, Mydayis, NyQuil, Quillichew ER, Quillivant XR, Rexulti, Som-Pam, Tegretol (liquid), Trintellix, Versacolz, Vraylar, Vyvanse, Zelapar, ZenzediThe Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents has become a standard reference and working tool for psychiatrists, pediatricians, psychologists, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other mental health professionals.¿ Packed with unique, easy-to-read comparison charts and tables (dosages, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions¿) for a quick overview of treatment options¿ Succinct, bulleted information on all classes of medication: on- and off-label indications, side effects, interactions, pharmacodynamics, nursing implications, and much more - all you need to know for each class of drug¿ Potential interactions and side effects summarized in comparison charts¿ With instantly recognizable icons and in full color throughout, allowing you to find at a glance all the information you seek¿ Clearly written patient and caregiver information sheets for download as printable PDF filesThis book is a must for all mental health professionals working with children and adolescents who need an up-to-date, easy-to use, comprehensive summary of all the most relevant information about psychotropic drugs.

  • Our psychiatric future : the politics of mental health / Nikolas Rose
    RC 454 R67 2019
    Our everyday lives are increasingly intertwined with psychiatry and discussions of mental health. Yet the dominant medical discipline of psychiatry remains surrounded by controversy. Is mental distress really an illness like any other, treatable by drugs? Can psychiatrists differentiate between mental disorders normal eccentricities, anxieties or even sadness? Should the power of psychiatrists be challenged by the knowledge of those with lived experience of mental ill health?

    In this penetrating analysis, Nikolas Rose critiques the powerful part that psychiatry has come to play in the lives of so many across the world. A series of chapters, each tackling an area of dispute head on, opens wide the terrain of debate addressing issues such as advances in brain science, the politics of Western psychiatry's spread across the globe, and recent evidence of social adversity's role in producing mental ill health. The answers we find to these pressing questions will shape the psychiatric futures that are being brought into existence. Ultimately, this book proposes a radically different future, no less evidence-based or rigorous, and indeed far more attuned to the realities of mental health, and argues that, as a branch of social medicine, another psychiatry is possible.

  • Athletic taping, bracing, and casting / David H. Perrin, PhD, FNATA, University of Utah, Ian A. McLeod, PA-C, ATC, Northern Arizona University
    RD 97 P47 2019

    The premier text for athletic taping and bracing is back in a stunning fourth edition. Newly expanded to cover casting techniques, Athletic Taping, Bracing, and Casting, Fourth Edition With Web Resource , continues to set itself apart from the pack with superior photos and illustrations, precise step-by-step instructions, and pinpoint focus on the techniques that athletic trainers and therapists are most likely to apply in clinical practice.

    Author Ian McLeod joins veteran author David Perrin in this fourth edition to lend further expertise in the application guidelines and precautions for casting and splinting. Additional enhancements include the following:

    * A new web resource featuring 56 competency testing checklists that detail the steps required to show competency

    * Online video with demonstrations of proper technique, including six clips dedicated to casting

    * Twenty new casting and splinting techniques for Achilles tendon ruptures and common fractures of the foot, ankle, elbow, wrist, and hand

    * Information about the importance of evidence-based practice for the techniques, presented by special contributor Carrie Docherty

    Athletic Taping, Bracing, and Casting, Fourth Edition, features more than 650 full-color illustrations and photos demonstrating the most frequently applied procedures in clinical practice, some of which are broken down into as many as 16 steps. The book follows a systematic approach for each major joint and body region, covering traditional taping as well as rigid strap taping, elastic kinesiology taping, and techniques for immobilization with casting and splinting. The photos that depict taping sequences feature tape with darkened edges that enable readers to distinguish the layers and patterns of the tape applied in each step, providing invaluable visual aids for both students and professionals. In addition, icons in the text will indicate when a technique is also demonstrated in the companion online video.

    With its concise anatomical descriptions and detailed anatomical illustrations similar to those normally found in advanced texts on anatomy, Athletic Taping, Bracing, and Casting clearly highlights the mechanisms of injury that are crucial for understanding effective taping, bracing, and casting. To further support the practice, the book also presents basic stretching and strengthening exercises for injury rehabilitation. These exercises are illustrated for each body part and can be used in conjunction with the taping, bracing, and casting techniques to prevent injury and help rehabilitated patients maintain strength and flexibility and safely return to play.

    The clear instructional guidance and robust visual support offered in Athletic Taping, Bracing, and Casting, Fourth Edition, will allow both future and current athletic trainers to build proficiency--and then mastery--of the performance of these techniques.


  • The obesity epidemic : why a social justice perspective matters / Monica M. Taylor
    RA 645 O23 T39 2018
    This book addresses the obesity epidemic from a political, economic and social perspective. Examining the populations that suffer the greatest from political and economic decision-making associated with obesity prevalence, this book utilizes a contemporary framework to discuss obesity. While it does examine the behavioral risks associated with rising obesity rates, it also explores the political level, by evaluating theories in social justice and the political economy that foster or restrict at-risk behaviors. It considers the economic context through rising income inequality levels in the US. It also critiques the actions of higher institutions, including transnational corporations, as social contributors to this epidemic. Finally, it compares global and national challenges of the epidemic.

  • Determinants of indigenous peoples' health : beyond the social / editors, Margo Greenwood, Sarah de Leeuw, Nicole Marie Lindsay
    RA 450.4 I53 D48 2018
    Now in its second edition, this collection explores how multiple health determinants, such as colonialism, gender, culture, early childhood development, the environment, geography, HIV/AIDS, medicine, and policy, impact the health status of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Grounded in expert voices of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis writers from coast to coast, this updated edition includes a chapter on environment and land defense; a foreword written by Dr. Evan Adams, Chief Medical Officer of the First Nations Health Authority; chapters by Liz Howard and Helen Knott, Indigenous poets; and an updated arrangement that reflects the significant social and political events that dominated headlines over the last two years, such as the protests at Standing Rock, North Dakota, the US national election of 2016, the Indigenous youth suicide epidemic, and the enquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls in Canada. This revolutionary book is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in courses on health, public and population health, community health sciences, medicine, nursing, and social work.

  • Neighborhoods and health / edited by Dustin T. Duncan and Ichiro Kawachi
    RA 427 N454 2018
    THE GROUNDBREAKING, FORMATIVE WORK IN SPATIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY -- NOW UPDATED FOR A NEW GENERATION OF RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IN PUBLIC HEALTHIn 2003, Neighborhoods and Health codified the idea that a neighborhood's social and physical makeup can influence the health of people who live in it. More than a decade later, with the relationship between place and health firmly entrenched at the center of how we understand public health (and as its own scientific discipline, spatial epidemiology), this second edition of the landmark text offers another giant leap forward for the field.Offering both a synthesis of the essential research and a practical overview of the methods used to garner it, the second edition of Neighborhoods and Health is the essential guide to understanding this core component of contemporary population health - both the journey to date and what'snext.

  • Culturally competent compassion : a guide for healthcare students and practitioners / Irena Papadopoulos
    R 727.3 P37 2018

    Bringing together the crucially important topics of cultural competence and compassion for the first time, this book explores how to practise ¿culturally competent compassion¿ in healthcare settings ¿ that is, understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it using culturally appropriate and acceptable caring interventions.

    This text first discusses the philosophical and religious roots of compassion before investigating notions of health, illness, culture and multicultural societies. Drawing this information together, it then introduces two invaluable frameworks for practice, one of cultural competence and one of culturally competent compassion, and applies them to care scenarios. Papadopoulos goes on to discuss: how nurses in different countries understand and provide compassion in practice; how students learn about compassion; how leaders can create and champion compassionate working environments; and how we can, and whether we should, measure compassion.

    Culturally Competent Compassion is essential reading for healthcare students and its combination of theoretical content and practice application provides a relevant and interesting learning experience. The innovative model for practice presented here will also be of interest to researchers exploring cultural competence and compassion in healthcare.


  • Pediatric psychopharmacology for primary care / Mark A. Riddle, MD ; contributing editors, Rebecca A. Baum, Susan dosReis, Jane Meschan Foy, Emily Frosch, Cori Green, Lynne C. Huffman, David B. Pruitt, Gloria M. Reeves, Lawrence S. Wissow
    RJ 216 B86 2019
    Completely updated and revised, the second edition provides primary care physicians with practice-tested, condition-specific treatment recommendations for various childhood mental disorders. Obtain clear guidance on dosing, monitoring, and potential adverse reactions of psychotropic medications for treatment of common psychiatric disorders and mental health or behavioral problems in children and adolescents.

    This simple, systematic approach defines discrete levels of psychotropics and spells out group-specific roles and responsibilities in accord with AAP policies. Plus, an included digital tool offers instant access to authoritative answers on specific conditions and medications.

    TOPICS INCLUDE Conceptual framework for prescribing psychotropic drugs Medications for specific diagnoses: ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression US Food and Drug Administration-Approved antipsychotics and mood stabilizers and all other medications What to do when treatment is unsuccessful

  • Mental and emotional healing through yoga : a guiding framework for therapists and their clients / Ghada Osman ; photographs by Cameron Gary
    RC 480.5 O85 2019

    Mental and Emotional Healing Through Yoga combines key research on the intersection of yoga and mental health with a client-centered, step-by-step framework that can be applied to a range of complex mental and emotional disorders. The book guides readers through the initial intake of the first client session and the development of subsequent sessions, providing case examples from the author's practice to show how yoga's mind-body connection facilitates recuperation and healing. While well-grounded in research and case studies, the book is also highly readable, making it accessible to professionals such as psychotherapists and yoga therapists, as well as individuals and families struggling with mental health issues.


  • Buffy Sainte-Marie : the authorized biography / Andrea Warner ; foreword by Joni Mitchell
    RD 796 H35 M33 2017

    "Buffy Sainte-Marie is an icon and inspiration. This book is necessary--an authorized insight into the making of a legend." --Terese Marie Mailhot, author of Heart Berries

    A powerful, intimate look at the life of a beloved folk icon and activist.

    Folk hero. Songwriter icon. Living legend. Buffy Sainte-Marie is all of these things and more. In this, Sainte-Marie's first and only authorized biography, music critic Andrea Warner draws from more than sixty hours of exclusive interviews to offer a powerful, intimate look at the life of the beloved artist and everything that she has accomplished in her seventy-seven years (and counting).

    Since her groundbreaking debut, 1964's It's My Way!, the Cree singer-songwriter has been a trailblazer and a tireless advocate for Indigenous rights and freedoms, an innovative artist, and a disruptor of the status quo. Establishing herself among the ranks of folk greats such as Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan, she has released more than twenty albums, survived being blacklisted by two U.S. presidents, and received countless accolades, including the only Academy Award ever to be won by a First Nations artist. But this biography does more than celebrate Sainte-Marie's unparalleled talent as a songwriter and entertainer; packed with insight and knowledge, it offers an unflinchingly honest, heartbreakingly real portrait of the woman herself, including the challenges she experienced on the periphery of showbiz, her healing from the trauma of childhood and intimate partner violence, her commitment to activism, and her leadership in the protest movement.


  • Medical ethics : a reference guide for guaranteeing principled care and quality / Eldo E. Frezza, MD, MBA, FACS
    R 724 F744 2019

    Medical ethics is a system of moral principles that apply values to the practice of clinical medicine and in scientific research. Medical ethics allow for people, regardless of background, to be guaranteed quality and principled care. It is based on a set of values that professionals can refer to in the case of any confusion or conflict. These values include the respect for autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence, and justice. These tenets allow doctors, care providers, and families to create a treatment plan and work towards the same common goal without any conflict.

    Succeeding in the healthcare field means more than just making a diagnosis and writing a prescription. Healthcare professionals are responsible for convincing patients and their family members of the best course of action and treatments to follow, while knowing how to make the right moral and ethical choices. Ethical teaching should be an active part of training and should be taught in four division: basic ethics, clinical ethics, legal principles related to ethics and the ethics of research and affiliation. This book is a reference guide for physicians, healthcare providers and administrative staff. It looks at the ethical problems they face every day, gives the background and the ethical problem and then provides practical advice which can be easily implemented. This book provides the knowledge needed to understand who has the right to healthcare, the justice of clinical practice, what autonomy means for a patient giving consent, who is going to make any surrogate decisions and more.


  • A weary road : shell shock in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918 / Mark Osborne Humphries
    RC 550 H86 2018

    More than 16,000 Canadian soldiers suffered from shell shock during the Great War of 1914 to 1918. Despite significant interest from historians, we still know relatively little about how it was experienced, diagnosed, treated, and managed in the frontline trenches in the Canadian and British forces.

    How did soldiers relate to suffering comrades? Did large numbers of shell shock cases affect the outcome of important battles? Was frontline psychiatric treatment as effective as many experts claimed after the war? Were Canadians treated any differently than other Commonwealth soldiers? A Weary Road is the first comprehensive study to address these important questions. Author Mark Osborne Humphries uses research from Canadian, British, and Australian archives, including hundreds of newly available hospital records and patient medical files, to provide a history of war trauma as it was experienced, treated, and managed by ordinary soldiers.


  • Guideposts of occupational therapy
    RM 735 L4
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