The AFEM Handbook of Acute and Emergency Care 2e provides a field reference for emergency care providers in Africa, which addresses the African regional disease burden and recommends diagnostic and management pathways. The text is designed to be used by all levels of providers for the care of acutely ill or injured patients, and covers the full scope of emergency and acute care. It addresses both out-of-hospital and in-hospital interventions, and provides diagnostic and management strategie
This bestselling dictionary provides detailed coverage of the ever-expanding vocabulary of the nursing professions in an authoritative and accessible way. It is a must-have for all nurses, nursing students, and medical practitioners, including midwives and health visitors.
There have been many international calls to strengthen and support/sustain research capacity in lower- and middle-income countries. This capacity is considered an essential foundation for cost-effective healthcare systems. This book addresses the gaps, capturing what was learned from teams working on The Global Health Research Initiative.
An authoritative and accessible reference guide to psychology. Includes over 11,000 clear and concise definitions of a wide range of terms and concepts in psychology, psychiatry, and psychoanalysis. Ideal for students and professional pyschologists, as well as the general reader.
This Reader is about the changing trends in mental health care and research in Ghana. The book includes a brief history of the department and Mental Health Care in Ghana through the eyes of professionals who have lived this history. There is also a revised situation analysis of mental health services and legislation from 2005. These are followed by three main sections on Conceptualization of Mental Illness (depression, religion and illness, autism, substance use disorders and schizophrenia), Me
Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto illustrates how this rapidly growing, underfunded but surprisingly effective institution found the niche that allowed it to exist, to provide medical care to a massive patient body and at times even to flourish in the apartheid state.
This book covers both classical population genetics theory developed in terms of allele and haplotype frequencies and modern population genetics theory developed in terms of coalescent theory. It features applications of theory to problems that arise in the study of human and other populations and assumes little prior knowledge of mathematics.
Covers the biological, physical and clinical background of advanced biologically based radiation therapy optimization with focus on modern radiation therapy modalities such as electron, photon and light ion therapy. This book is suitable for undergraduates, researchers and practitioners.
In addition to such topics as the theoretical foundation of orthopedagogics and diagnosis and assistance, the essentials of various developmental and learning problems experienced by children - including handicapped children - are discussed in depth.
This title covers all aspects of practical midwifery care, the emphasis being on both the physical and psychological care of the pregnant woman and her family. It is intended for practising midwives, midwives in training and student nurses.
Die werk bied n sistematiese benadering tot anatomie. Hierdie benadering, in teenstelling met die regionale benadering wat deur mediese en tandheelkundige studente gevolg word, is veral gerig op medies-verwante beroepsrigtings soos verpleegkunde, ens.