Medicine

Clinical Procedures for Safer Patient Care

Glynda Rees Doyle, British Columbia Institute of Technology
Jodie McCutcheon, British Columbia Institute of Technology

The checklist approach, used in this textbook, aims to provide standardized processes for clinical skills and to help nursing schools and clinical practice partners keep procedural practice current.

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Creative Clinical Teaching In The Health Professions

Beth Perry, Athabasca University
Caroline Park, Athabasca University
Sherri Melrose, Athabasca University

This peer reviewed e-book is a must-read for nurses and other health professionals who strive to teach with creativity and excellence in clinical settings. Each chapter presents current evidence informed educational practice knowledge. Each topic is also presented with text boxes describing ‘Creative Strategies’ that clinical teachers from across Canada have successfully implemented. For those who are interested in background knowledge, the authors provided a comprehensive literature base. And, for those interested mainly in 'what to do,' the text box summaries offer step-by-step directions for creative, challenging activities that both new and experienced instructors can begin using immediately.

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Field Trials of Health Interventions: A Toolbox

Before new interventions can be used in disease control programmes, it is essential that they are carefully evaluated in “field trials”, which may be complex and expensive undertakings. 

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Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know

Susan E. Lowey, SUNY, Brockport

The goal of this text is to foster the necessary skills for nurses to provide compassionate care to individuals who are nearing the end of life and their families.

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Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & Mental Illness

Sherri Melrose, Athabasca University

This multidisciplinary resource develops topics of interest to all those who care about and for individuals with co-occurring intellectual disabilities and mental illness.

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Veterinary Epidemiology: Principles and Methods

Alan H. Meek, University of Guelph
Preben Willebtrg, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University
Wayne S. Martin, University of Guelph

The purpose of this textbook is to provide an introductory, yet comprehensive, source of information on epidemiology for veterinary students, researchers, and practitioners. 

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