Skip header and navigation

1856 records – page 1 of 186.

Medical terminology : an illustrated guide

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/provcat26194
Barbara Janson Cohen, Ann DePetris ; contributing editor Lori Knight. (2nd Canadian ed.) Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , c2014.
Call Number
W 15 C678m 2014
Location
Halifax Infirmary
The second Canadian edition is a richly illustrated textbook that gives you a step-by-step comprehensive understanding of medical terminology. Available with this new edition is PrepU and the PASSport to Success, a practical learning system that makes it easier to understand and remember medical terms, using your learning preferences. With Medical Terminology: An Illlustrated Guide, you will develop a sold foundation of medical terminology on which you can build your career as a health professi…
Call Number
W 15 C678m 2014
Author
Cohen, Barbara Janson
Other Authors
DePetris, Ann
Responsibility
Barbara Janson Cohen, Ann DePetris ; contributing editor Lori Knight
Edition
2nd Canadian ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Date Published
c2014
Physical Description
686 p. + 1 DVD-ROM
ISBN
9781451190700
Subjects (MeSH)
Medicine - Terminology
Terminology as Topic
Abstract
The second Canadian edition is a richly illustrated textbook that gives you a step-by-step comprehensive understanding of medical terminology. Available with this new edition is PrepU and the PASSport to Success, a practical learning system that makes it easier to understand and remember medical terms, using your learning preferences. With Medical Terminology: An Illlustrated Guide, you will develop a sold foundation of medical terminology on which you can build your career as a health professional. Contains detailed full-colour illustrations, pretests at the beginning of each chapter, case studies and questions, an abundance of practice exercises within the text. Feature boxes throughout the text provide a closer examination of different words, health professions, and clinical perspectives with real-world application.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
thumbnail

The Canadian paramedic : an introduction : a supplement to Mosby's paramedic textbook

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/provcat26275
Rob Theriault. Jones and Bartlett Learning , c2007.
Call Number
WB 105 DC2 T399 2007
Location
Halifax Infirmary
This all-Canadian supplement covers key areas and discusses injury prevention, and medical-legal aspects. It includes a drug index, and glossary.
Call Number
WB 105 DC2 T399 2007
Author
Theriault, Rob
Responsibility
Rob Theriault
Alternate Title
An introduction - a Canadian supplement to Mosby's paramedic textbook
Place of Publication
Burlington, MA
Publisher
Jones and Bartlett Learning
Date Published
c2007
Physical Description
96 p.
ISBN
9781284038057
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies - Canada
Emergency Medical Services - methods - Canada
Emergency Treatment - methods - Canada
Physical Examination - methods - Canada
Abstract
This all-Canadian supplement covers key areas and discusses injury prevention, and medical-legal aspects. It includes a drug index, and glossary.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
thumbnail

Basic allied health statistics and analysis

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/provcat41152
Gerda Koch. Delmar Cengage Learning , c2008.
Call Number
WX 158 K76b 2008
Location
Cape Breton Regional
This comprehensive resource is designed to explain how statistics are computed and applied in health care settings. The hands-on method requires you to think through a problem and choose the appropriate data to apply. Detailed examples and numerous practice opportunities present a step-by-step learning path that encourages mastery of concepts.
Call Number
WX 158 K76b 2008
Author
Koch, Gerda
Responsibility
Gerda Koch
Alternate Title
Allied health statistics and analysis
Place of Publication
Clifton Park, NY
Publisher
Delmar Cengage Learning
Date Published
c2008
Physical Description
342 p.
ISBN
9781428320895
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Facilities
Hospitalization
Statistics as Topic
Abstract
This comprehensive resource is designed to explain how statistics are computed and applied in health care settings. The hands-on method requires you to think through a problem and choose the appropriate data to apply. Detailed examples and numerous practice opportunities present a step-by-step learning path that encourages mastery of concepts.
Format
Book
Location
Cape Breton Regional
Loan Period
3 weeks
thumbnail

Nursing preceptorship : connecting practice and education

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/provcat26307
Florence Myrick, Olive Yonge. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , c2005.
Call Number
WY 18.5 M998n 2005
Location
Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
This concise, yet comprehensive reference provides nurses with a resource for their role in the preceptorship experience, whether they are the preceptors, preceptees, teachers of the educational programs, or administrators of the practice agencies. The book discusses the different dimensions of preceptorship as well as addresses directly the teaching-learning climate, goals and objectives of preceptorship, and the nature of the teaching-learning experience. Other areas covered are a look at th…
Call Number
WY 18.5 M998n 2005
Author
Myrick, Florence
Other Authors
Yonge, Olive
Responsibility
Florence Myrick, Olive Yonge
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Date Published
c2005
Physical Description
199 p.
ISBN
9780781750653
Subjects (MeSH)
Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate
Preceptorship
Abstract
This concise, yet comprehensive reference provides nurses with a resource for their role in the preceptorship experience, whether they are the preceptors, preceptees, teachers of the educational programs, or administrators of the practice agencies. The book discusses the different dimensions of preceptorship as well as addresses directly the teaching-learning climate, goals and objectives of preceptorship, and the nature of the teaching-learning experience. Other areas covered are a look at the student as a learner and the all-important area of communication. A final bonus chapter offers useful suggestions on the setting up or instituting of a preceptorship program.
Contents
Part I. Context -- 1. Shaping the preceptorship experience -- 2. The teaching and learning climate -- 3. The players : roles and responsibilities -- 4. The preceptorship focus -- Part II. Process -- 5. The preceptor as "teacher" -- 6. The preceptee as learner -- 7. Learning opportunities -- 8. Communication -- 9. Establishing a preceptorship program..
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
2
Loan Period
3 weeks
thumbnail

Blood collection on filter paper for newborn screening programs : approved standard

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/provcat23274
Harry W. Hannon ... [et al.]. (6th ed.) Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute , 2013.
Call Number
QY 25 C641 2013 v.33 n.9 REF
Location
Dickson Building
This document highlights specimen collection methods, discusses aceptable techniques for applying blood drops or aliquots to the filter paper segment of the specimen collection device, and provides instructions on proper specimen handling and transport to ensure quality specimens are consistently obtained for newborn screening analysis.
Call Number
QY 25 C641 2013 v.33 n.9 REF
Author
Hannon, W. Harry
Corporate Author
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
Responsibility
Harry W. Hannon ... [et al.]
Edition
6th ed.
Alternate Title
CLSI NBS01-A6
Place of Publication
Wayne, PA
Publisher
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
Date Published
2013
Physical Description
35 p.
Series Vol.
NBS01-A6 = v. 33, n. 9
Series Title
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (series)
ISBN
1562388835
ISSN
0273-3099
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Specimen Collection - standards
Infant, Newborn - blood
Neonatal Screening - methods
Specimen Handling - methods
Notes
Replaces LA04-A5, v. 27, n. 20
Abstract
This document highlights specimen collection methods, discusses aceptable techniques for applying blood drops or aliquots to the filter paper segment of the specimen collection device, and provides instructions on proper specimen handling and transport to ensure quality specimens are consistently obtained for newborn screening analysis.
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
In library use
thumbnail

Innovative presentations for dummies

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/provcat42063
by Ray Anthony and Barbara Boyd. John Wiley & Sons , c2014.
Call Number
HF 5718.22 A628 2014
Location
Halifax Infirmary
This hands-on guide shows you how to reimagine, reinvent, and remake your presentations! You'll get up to speed on the latest presentation design and delivery methods, learn to develop targeted messages, and gain the skills to present with confidence and power.
Call Number
HF 5718.22 A628 2014
Author
Anthony, Ray
Other Authors
Boyd, Barbara
Responsibility
by Ray Anthony and Barbara Boyd
Place of Publication
Hoboken, NJ
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
Date Published
c2014
Physical Description
360 p.
Series
For Dummies
ISBN
9781118856659
Subjects (MeSH)
Communication
Public Speaking
Subjects (LCSH)
Business presentations
Abstract
This hands-on guide shows you how to reimagine, reinvent, and remake your presentations! You'll get up to speed on the latest presentation design and delivery methods, learn to develop targeted messages, and gain the skills to present with confidence and power.
Contents
Introduction -- Getting started with innovative presentations -- The secrets of presentation success -- Giving a great presentation -- Mixing creativity and technology -- Tailoring the message -- The part of tens.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
thumbnail

The art of applying to Canadian medical schools

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/provcat26343
Rosemary Marchant. Worksafe Incorporated , c2012.
Call Number
WB 290 M315 2012
Location
Halifax Infirmary
This is a book on how to apply to Canadian medical schools. The approach coaches the student through the process of choosing the most appropriate schools to apply to. It also helps the applicant to present themselves effectively.
Call Number
WB 290 M315 2012
Author
Marchant, Rosemary
Responsibility
Rosemary Marchant
Alternate Title
Applying to Canadian medical schools
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Worksafe Incorporated
Date Published
c2012
Physical Description
234 p.
Subjects (MeSH)
Interviews as Topic - Canada
Job Application - Canada
Medical colleges - Canada
Schools, Medical - Canada
Abstract
This is a book on how to apply to Canadian medical schools. The approach coaches the student through the process of choosing the most appropriate schools to apply to. It also helps the applicant to present themselves effectively.
Contents
Introduction -- Who are Medical Schools Seeking? -- What particular abilities are the admission committees seeking? Cognitive abilities: Non-cognitive abilities; Physical abilities; Selection process -- What is the success rate? -- When to apply? -- What if I was rejected last year, should I reapply? -- How to apply -- Considerations in the choice of medical schools -- Essays and long answers: Essay application requirements; General rules for writing essays; Constructing a paragraph; General approach to the long essay -- McMaster University’s CASPer -- The interview: Traditional interview: Multiple mini interviews; Interview preparation; At the interview; Sound advice -- Referees and verifiers -- Peak Performance: Using our thoughts to create success -- Will I get in? -- Integrity -- Appendices -- Biography.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks

History and clinical examination at a glance

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/provcat26165
Jonathan Gleadle. (3rd ed.) John Wiley & Sons , c2012.
Call Number
WB 205 G554 2012
Location
Halifax Infirmary
This is a useful, basic book for all students and clinicians. Regardless of readers' level of professional development -- just starting to learn physical examination or experienced but wishing a quick memory jogger for common complaints they encounter in the primary care setting - they will find this to be a one-of-a-kind resource. Every medical student must be able to take an accurate history and perform a physical examination. This third edition of History and Clinical Examination at a Glanc…
Call Number
WB 205 G554 2012
Author
Gleadle, Jonathan
Responsibility
Jonathan Gleadle
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Chichester, West Sussex, UK
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
Date Published
c2012
Physical Description
226 p.
Series Title
At a glance series (Oxford, England)
ISBN
9780470654460
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnosis
Medical History Taking - Handbooks
Physical Examination - Handbooks
Abstract
This is a useful, basic book for all students and clinicians. Regardless of readers' level of professional development -- just starting to learn physical examination or experienced but wishing a quick memory jogger for common complaints they encounter in the primary care setting - they will find this to be a one-of-a-kind resource. Every medical student must be able to take an accurate history and perform a physical examination. This third edition of History and Clinical Examination at a Glance provides a concise, highly illustrated companion which will help you develop these critical skills as you practice on the wards.
Contents
History and Clinical Examination at a Glance -- Contents -- Preface -- List of abbreviations -- Part 1. Communication skills -- 1. Fundamental communication skills -- 2. Communicating information -- 3. Communicating bad news -- 4. Communicating with relatives -- 5. Cultural differences -- 6. Exploring sensitive issues -- 7. History and examination in clinical exams -- Part 2. Taking a history -- 8. Relationship with patient -- 9. History of presenting complaint -- 10. Past medical history, drugs and allergies -- 11. Family and social history -- 12. Functional enquiry -- Part 3. History and examination of the systems. Note -- 13. Is the patient ill? -- 14. Principles of examination -- 15. The cardiovascular system -- 16. The respiratory system -- 17. The gastrointestinal system -- 18. The male genitourinary system -- 19. Gynaecological history and examination -- 20. Breast examination -- 21. Obstetric history and examination -- 22. The nervous system -- 23. The musculoskeletal system -- 24. Skin -- 25. The visual system -- 26. Examination of the ears, nose, mouth, throat, thyroid and neck -- 27. Examination of urine -- 28. The psychiatric assessment -- 29. Examination of the legs -- 30. General examination -- 31. Presenting a history and examination. Part 4. Presentations -- 32. Chest pain -- 33. Abdominal pain -- 34. Headache -- 35. Vomiting, diarrhoea and change in bowel habit -- 36. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage -- 37. Indigestion and dysphagia -- 38. Weight loss -- 39. Fatigue -- 40. The unconscious patient -- 41. The intensive care unit patient -- 42. Back pain; 43. Hypertension -- 44. Swollen legs -- 45. Jaundice -- 46. Postoperative fever -- 47. Suspected meningitis -- 48. Anaemia -- 49. Lymphadenopathy -- 50. Cough -- 51. Confusion -- 52. Lump -- 53. Breast lump -- 54. Palpitations/arrhythmias -- 55. Joint problems -- 56. Red eye -- 57. Dizziness -- 58. Breathlessness -- 59. Dysuria and haematuria -- 60. Attempted suicide -- 61. Immunosuppressed patients -- 62. Diagnosing death -- 63. Shock -- 64. Trauma -- 65. Alcohol-related problems -- 66. Collapse -- Part 5. Conditions, Cardiovascular -- 67. Myocardial infarction and angina -- 68. Hypovolaemia -- 69. Heart failure -- 70. Mitral stenosis -- 71. Mitral regurgitation -- 72. Aortic stenosis -- 73. Aortic regurgitation -- 74. Tricuspid regurgitation -- 75. Pulmonary stenosis -- 76. Congenital heart disease -- 77. Aortic dissection -- 78. Aortic aneurysm -- 79. Infective endocarditis -- 80. Pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis -- 81. Prosthetic cardiac valves -- 82. Peripheral vascular disease; Endocrine/metabolic -- 83. Diabetes mellitus -- 84. Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism -- 85. Addison's disease and Cushing's syndrome -- 86. Hypopituitarism -- 87. Acromegaly; Nephrology and urology -- 88. Renal failure -- 89. Polycystic kidney disease -- 90. Nephrotic syndrome -- 91. Urinary symptoms -- 92. Testicular lumps; Gastrointestinal -- 93. Chronic liver disease -- 94. Inflammatory bowel disease -- 95. Splenomegaly/hepatosplenomegaly -- 96. Acute abdomen -- 97. Pancreatitis -- 98. Abdominal mass -- 99. Appendicitis; Respiratory -- 100. Asthma.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
thumbnail

Clinical neuroanatomy made ridiculously simple

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/provcat26464
Goldberg, Stephen. (5th ed. | Interactive ed.) MedMaster Inc. , c2014.
Call Number
WL 100 G618c 2014
Location
Halifax Infirmary
This now-classic text (over 4000,000 copies sold) presents the most relevant points in clinical neuroanatomy with mnemonics, humor and case presentations. For neuroanatomy courses and Board review. Includes CD-ROM on Neurologic Localization with: 3D animated rotations of the brain; neuroanatomy laboratory tutorial with photographs of brain specimens. Clicking on any area of the nervous system reveals the name of the structure and the effects of an injury to that area, with explanations. Select…
Call Number
WL 100 G618c 2014
Author
Goldberg, Stephen
Edition
5th ed.
Interactive ed.
Place of Publication
Miami, FL
Publisher
MedMaster Inc.
Date Published
c2014
Physical Description
99 p. + 1 CD-ROM
Series Title
MedMaster series
ISBN
9781935660194
Subjects (MeSH)
Nervous System - anatomy & histology - Outlines
Neuroanatomy - Outlines
Notes
CD-ROM: Neurologic localization
Windows/Macintosh CD, version 2.03
Abstract
This now-classic text (over 4000,000 copies sold) presents the most relevant points in clinical neuroanatomy with mnemonics, humor and case presentations. For neuroanatomy courses and Board review. Includes CD-ROM on Neurologic Localization with: 3D animated rotations of the brain; neuroanatomy laboratory tutorial with photographs of brain specimens. Clicking on any area of the nervous system reveals the name of the structure and the effects of an injury to that area, with explanations. Selecting a symptom graphically shows all areas of the nervous system that, when injured, could result in the symptom. Tutorial on how to localize neurologic injuries; Interactive quiz of classic neurolgic cases.
Contents
Chapter 1. General Organization -- Chapter 2. Blood Supply, Meninges and Spinal Fluid -- Chapter 3. Spinal Cord -- Chapter 4. Brain Stem -- Chapter 5. Visual System -- Chapter 6. Autonomic System and Hypothalamus -- Chapter 7. Cerebellum Basal Ganglia and Thalamus -- Chapter 8. Cerebral Cortex -- Chapter 9. Clinical Review -- Chapter 10. Miniatlas -- Chapter 11. Neurotransmitters -- Glossary -- Index.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
thumbnail

Clinical integration : population health and accountable care : executive and faculty presentation

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/provcat26470
editors Ken Yale, Thomas Raskauskas, Colin Konschak ... [et al.] ; foreward by David B. Nash. (3rd ed.) Convurgent Publishing , c2015.
Call Number
W 84.6 AA1 C641c 2015
Location
Halifax Infirmary
This official presenter's PDF covers all 14 chapters of the book. Tailored speaker notes with additional insights and summary points are provided.
Call Number
W 84.6 AA1 C641c 2015
Other Authors
Yale, Ken
Responsibility
editors Ken Yale, Thomas Raskauskas, Colin Konschak ... [et al.] ; foreward by David B. Nash
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Virginia Beach, VA
Publisher
Convurgent Publishing
Date Published
c2015
Physical Description
114 p.
Subjects (MeSH)
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated
Health Care Reform
Health Services Administration
Public Health Practice
Abstract
This official presenter's PDF covers all 14 chapters of the book. Tailored speaker notes with additional insights and summary points are provided.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks

1856 records – page 1 of 186.

Revise Search

Narrow By

   MORE
   MORE