This holistic guide explains how school librarians and teachers can successfully integrate relevant health concepts and life skills throughout the curriculum for students K through 12. • 15 original line drawings illustrating health issues, plus many images drawn from major image collections such as the National Library of Medicine and the Library of Congress • Extensive bibliographies of material that can be used to teach health issues, including selected listings of major health textbooks used in the United States and Canada • List of helpful selection aids and sources for online health information sites
Includes: Primary and secondary research methods, quantitative and qualitative research techniques, questionnaire design and implementation, sampling methods, data collection, reporting, and analysis, research report and presentation guidelines, workbook activities for each chapter, DECA connections for each chapter.
Thoroughly revised and updated, Essential Concepts for Healthy Living, Sixth Edition provides students with a clear and concise introduction to the latest scientific and medical research in personal health. With its unique focus on critical thinking and analysis of health-related behaviors and attitudes, this text enhances students' understanding of their own health needs and presents the scientific background necessary for students to think critically about the reliability of health-related information they encounter in the media. New to the Sixth Edition Updated Design - interior layout has been upgraded and modernized Includes Healthy People 2020 and MyPlate New sections added - Transgender, Anti-Drug Vaccines, Alcohol-related injury deaths in college students, Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, Celiac Disease, Consumer Health: CAM Products and Colds, and more.
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
For success in practice, Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage, 5th Edition provides you with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of massage therapy. Expert author Sandy Fritz shares her wealth of clinical expertise, keeping a consistent focus on clinical reasoning with an increased emphasis on competency-based outcomes. In addition to teaching you how to skillfully apply massage techniques, this text also covers important practice management topics such as ethics, legal issues, sanitation, hygiene, business practices, and professional development. Two DVDs bound in the book provide over three hours of video on techniques, body mechanics, case studies, and more, plus anatomy and physiology animations. Log in to the companion Evolve website for interactive games and learning exercises. Hundreds of full-color photos and illustrations visually clarify key concepts and demonstrate proper technique, draping procedures, body mechanics, and more. A combined workbook/textbook format encourages critical thinking with activities, short essays, fill-in-the-blank questions, labeling exercises, and more to help you review concepts from the book. General Protocol sections in the book, on the Evolve website, and on the companion DVD provide a guide for assessment and massage application, intervention and positioning recommendations, and a modifiable, step-by-step sequence to help you learn to develop care plans for specific clients. Electronic documentation coverage prepares you for today's increasingly digital workplace with examples from electronic record-keeping and office management software programs. Comprehensive coverage of content covered on the National Certification Exam (NCE), the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB), and the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) ensures you are ready to pass certification and licensure exams. Updated insurance reimbursement section features discussions of insurance procedures, appropriate charting, necessary paperwork, and how to manage reimbursement. Expanded massage therapy career content discusses the many career tracks available to massage therapists. Detailed Body Mechanics chapter addresses the use of proper body mechanics for a long and successful career and the most effective treatment. Practical Case Studies chapter offers case studies that help you understand how to apply key concepts to real-world clinical practice. Completely updated content keeps you current with the latest information needed to pass your exams and succeed in practice. NEW! Foot in the Door feature throughout the text outlines the professional traits valued by prospective employers. Available as a Pageburst digital textbook with additional interactive learning tools and electronic assets. Sold separately.
Learn the latest nutrition and diet therapies for treating common diseases. Williams' Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 12th Edition offers a solid foundation in the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to provide effective patient care. It addresses nutrition across the lifespan and includes the 2015 Dietary Goals for Americans as well as MyPlate for Older Adults. This exceptionally reader-friendly text features evidence-based information, real-world case scenarios, colorful illustrations, boxes, and tables to help you learn how to apply essential nutrition concepts and therapies in clinical practice. Strong community focus is threaded throughout with robust coverage of health promotion, cultural competence, patient safety, lifespan, and public health issues. Focus on Culture boxes introduce you to cultural competence and the special nutritional needs, health problems, and appropriate interventions applicable to different cultural, ethnic, racial and age groups. Focus on Food Safety boxes alert you to food safety issues related to a particular nutrient, age group, or medical condition. Health Promotion section devoted solely to health promotion and wellness stresses healthy lifestyle choices and prevention as the best "medicine." Diet-Medication Interactions boxes provide diet-warnings related to specific prescription drugs. Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize current research findings. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) boxes offer uses, contraindications, and advantages/disadvantages of common types of herbs and supplements and potential interactions with prescription or over-the-counter medications. Perspective in Practice boxes supply you with practice elements for nutrition education. Key terms identified in the text and defined on the page help reinforce critical concepts. NEW! Includes the 2015 Dietary Goals for Americans which covers the latest guidelines and medications. NEW! MyPlate for Older Adults developed by the Tufts University Human Research Center on Aging and the AARP Foundation replaces former Food Guide Pyramid. NEW! Newly-approved Nutrition Labeling Guidelines incorporated into text along with the latest medications, research findings, and clinical treatment therapies. NEW! New and refreshed case studies illustrate key concepts in authentic, "real-life" scenarios that reinforce learning and promote nutritional applications. NEW! Expanded coverage of health promotion includes strategies for implementation. NEW! New coverage of text messages for nutrition and health information includes what to watch out for when visiting health-related web sites.