1. Maternity & Women’s Health Care (Hardcover) by Deitra Leonard, Ph.D. Lowdermilk, Hardcover, Publisher: C.V. Mosby
The underlying theme of this book is how to take care of a woman of childbearing age in today’s society. The book is designed to meet the needs of today’s students through a clear, readable writing style and a more focused content presentation. Content carefully integrates the importance of understanding family, culture, and health promotion into the continuum of care. Maternity & Women’s Health Care has the most comprehensive coverage of maternal, newborn, and women’s health nursing care than any other text on the market.
2. Nutrition for Health and Health Care (Paperback) by Eleanor Noss Whitney, Corinne Balog Cataldo, Paperback, Publisher: Brooks Cole
Textbook for nursing students on the basics of nutrition for the healthy individual, and on the elements of clinical nutrition for the health professional. This introductory normal and clinical nutrition text designed to meet the needs of the nursing curriculum takes an organ systems/disease states approach to clinical nutrition and presents nutrition at a basic, applied level, with little detailed physiology or biochemistry.
3. Making Them Pay : How to Get the Most from Health Insurance and Managed Care, by Rhonda Orin, Paperback, St. Martin’s Griffin
Most people don’t understand health insurance, and insurance companies know it. Unfair denials, late payments, and hopeless confusion are the norm. At last there is a solution. In eight easy steps, Making Them Pay gives practical advice about the things that drive people crazy. Along with this useful advice, Making Them Pay offers a much-needed sense of humor. It’s filled with cartoons, sidebars, and vignettes that will make you laugh as you learn. Based on Rhonda D. Orin’s extensive experience as a litigator, a journalist, and a mother fighting her own family’s insurance battles, Making Them Pay is the book your health insurer doesn’t want you to read. Rhonda D. Orin is a lawyer with more than a decade of experience suing insurance companies on behalf of policyholders.
4. Careers in Health Care by Barbara Swanson, Paperback, Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Career seekers find all the information they need to investigate a field and then narrow it down to a job that suits them. Careers in Health Care gives an overview of the profession, outlines job options, and shows how to plan and prepare for a career.
5. The Intelligent Consumer’s Complete Guide to Dental Health: How to Maintain Your Dental Health and Avoid Being Overcharged and Overtreated (Paperback) by Jay W. Friedman, Paperback, Publisher: Authorhouse
Provides information on how to recognize, prevent, and minimize dental disease and avoid being ripped off by dentists. It will save consumers hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars for unnecessary and potentially harmful treatment.
6. The Harvard Medical School Guide to Men’s Health : Lessons from the Harvard Men’s Health Studies, by Harvey B. Simon, Paperback, Publisher: Free Press
More than twenty-five years ago, researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health began what have become the largest aggregate studies ever of men’s health. Tracking 96,000 American men over decades, these studies provide the ultimate resource on what keeps men healthy, and what doesn’t. The result: Features the most current information on the health-preserving functions of diet, exercise, and over-the-counter drugs and supplements; Gives straight answers to questions like when drinking alcohol is beneficial and when it’s not; Offers advice on behavior modification and stress control; Includes all the crucial information on diseases that are particularly important to men, including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, erectile dysfunction, and kidney and bladder problems; Provides an easy-to-navigate guide to the health-care system that gives balanced views on the benefits and drawbacks of common medical tests.
7. The New Harvard Guide to Women’s Health (Harvard University Press Reference Library), by Karen J. Carlson, Stephanie A. Eisenstat, Terra Ziporyn, Paperback, Publisher: Belknap Press
With the publication in 1996 of The Harvard Guide to Women’s Health, women seeking answers to questions about their health had access to the combined expertise of physicians from three of the world’s most prestigious medical institutions: Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. With complete information on women’s health concerns, physical and behavioral, this A to Z reference quickly became a definitive resource, praised especially for its coverage of topics not previously considered under the umbrella of women’s health. The guide reunites the authors to bring a valued health reference up to date for a new generation, and for those women who have come to rely on the Harvard Guide and are now wondering what to do about their health as they enter a new stage of life. The New Harvard Guide includes: updated recommendations about cardiac health and heart disease, entries reflecting recent advances in the understanding and treatment of autoimmune diseases, better coverage of health concerns throughout a woman’s life span, from her first period to menopause and beyond, with a new entry on perimenopause; expanded nutritional recommendations, including a unique chart of the US government’s Daily Reference Intakes for micronutrients, broken down for teens and women whose needs may differ because they are pregnant, breastfeeding, or postmenopausal; updated information on over-the-counter medications, prescription drugs, procedures, screenings, and diagnostic tests.
8. Washing Your Hands, Paperback, Publisher: Hubbard Scientific
This educational coloring book gives an up beat step by step method to properly wash hands. Emphasis is placed on getting rid of germs (Mister Germ) who can make you sick. For all young children & especially useful with children who have chronic disease conditions.
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