Has been written to provide a fundation for understanding major pathophysiological process, applied pharmacology and related nursing implications. The text includes a holistic framework for assessment of major health breakdown problems. Australian original title.
With each edition, ACCCN's Critical Care Nursing has built on its highly respected reputation. Its contributors aim to encourage and challenge practising critical care nurses and students to develop world-class critical care nursing skills in order to ensure delivery of the highest quality care. Endorsed by the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN), this 3rd edition presents the expertise of foremost critical care leaders and features the most recent evidence-based research and up-to-date advances in clinical practice, technology, procedures and standards. Expanded to reflect the universal core elements of critical care nursing practice authors, Aitken, Marshall and Chaboyer, ha...
For more than two decades Doug Elliot has wandered the fields, forests, and marshlands of North America gathering roots and herbs, and plant lore. A labor of love, Wild Roots is filled with practical information, extraordinary drawings and lively commentary, and offers a wealth of information about the roots, rhizomes, and tubers of North America.
Following tracks, messing with bees, chasing butterflies, stalking deer, tickling trout and picking up pawpaws—and hitchhikers. This lively collection by celebrated storyteller Doug Elliott will delight readers with its blend of natural history and heartfelt, hilarious takes on life. Whether tracking skunks, philosophizing over dung beetles or reading divine script on the back of a trout, Elliott brings a sense of wonder and humor to every story. His broad scientific and cultural knowledge of the Appalachians and beyond is a treasure. Dive deeply into the richness of the natural world, climb high into the tree of life and return—with amazing tales, humorous insights and deep spiritual truths.
The new edition upholds the premise that knowledge about research process and design is mandatory in today's health care arena, and that all nurses and midwives need to understand research findings and their implication for changing practice. It is completely revised with many new chapters. The text has been restructured into three sections. Section 1 Research Awareness sets the scene for the importance of nursing and midwifery research and provides an overview of research theory and practice as processes. Chapters on searching for and reviewing the literature provide detailed advice for undergraduates and facilitate access to research articles online. One of the new chapters discusses ethic...
After a brief introduction on the changing labour market, chapter 2 of this report describes the current & historical trends in the Saskatchewan labour market. Chapter 3 contains a forecast of the supply side of that market, based on a population projection and combined with forecasts for the labour force participation rates of the population. Since the provincial Aboriginal population exhibits significantly different demographic & labour market trends, the forecast treats the Registered Indian population separately from the non-Aboriginal population. Chapter 4 contains a qualitative description of the impact of a declining labour supply and discusses some of the steps that could help postpone or alleviate the problem.
Through an insightful parable, ''Your Leadership Legacy'' shows how to create a positive, empowering legacy that will endure and inspire. Three Leadership Imperatives guide readers in creating a positive and lasting impact.
When reporter, Shelley Jackson, discovers the body of her friend and informant in an alley, she teams up with the dead man's brother, architect, Jason Mallory, to solve the crime. But two more murders, a couple of arsons, and whispers of unsafe building practices tell them the deaths are connected to city corruption being investigated by Shelley's newspaper. Their relationship heats up to nights of hot sex, while their search for the truth has buildings crumbling around them. But the killer is watching from the shadows of respectability and planning for the couple's demise. Can they reveal the killer before they become tomorrow’s headline?