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New Materials: Home

A monthly guide to new materials in the LRC.

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Browse the book shelves of the new materials collection in the LRC!

  • Read contents and summaries of the new items.
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  • Click on the title to link to Logan's catalog to view the item's location and availability.
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The guide is updated monthly so check in often to see what's new in the LRC.

 

Featured Items

The Complete Guide for People with Parkinson's Disease and Their Loved Ones

A diagnosis of Parkinson's disease is as disorienting as it is devastating. The Complete Guide for People With Parkinson's Disease and Their Loved Ones helps make sense of what comes next and what can be done, not just for those suffering from the disease but for their family and friends as well. A trained nurse and primary caregiver for her mother, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1991, Lianna Marie draws upon over twenty years of education, research, and direct experience. Written in straightforward and easily accessible language, this essential guide aims to help patients better understand their role in their treatment so that they may continue to lead happy and hopeful lives. Topics covered include nutrition and exercise, alternative and complementary therapies, medication and treatment, and what caregivers can do to help. Written by an international expert on Parkinson's who has confronted the disease firsthand, The Complete Guide serves as the go-to book for comprehensive, easy-to-understand information for all Parkinson's patients and their loved ones.

Health equity, diversity, and inclusion : context, controversies, and solutions

"The new second edition of this forward-thinking text goes beyond the discussion of health disparities to highlight the importance of health equity. As the title suggests, Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Contexts, Controversies, and Solutions helps the reader understand key social justice issues relevant to health disparities and/or health equity, taking the reader from the classroom to the real world to implement new solutions. The new Second Edition features: " wo new chapters: one on the impact of urban education on urban health and another covering the elderly and health equity " pdated and enhanced coverage on men's health, demographic data, the importance of cultural proficiency, maternal mortality and Black women, and much more." Current trends and movements, including the role of social media in the provision of health care information for improved health literacy; mass incarceration and criminal justice reform; and much more."-- Provided by publisher

Faculty of Color in the Health Professions

Swimming upstream : exclusion and control of faculty of color -- Institutional climate -- Mentors and leaders : keys to change -- Strategies for thriving in health professions academe -- Working toward equity -- Group differences -- Conclusion : voices of change : lessons learned from the experiences of faculty of color in the health professions.

Emotional Intelligence

As organizations around the world are putting more focus on the mindset and wellbeing of staff, the need to develop Emotional Intelligence (EI) has never been greater. Cutting through the hype and dispelling the myths about EI, this practical, easy-to-use resource provides clear guidance, powerful tools, and actionable steps for developing and implementing EI in the workplace for immediate results. Amy Jacobson, an experienced EI specialist, leadership trainer and coach, shares the tools, methodologies, concepts, and actions that increase EI in any situation. This must-have guide: offers a powerful five-part methodology to help you understand and implement Emotional Intelligence principles in both your personal and professional life; increases your Emotional Intelligence in the workplace to enable you to inspire and energize staff, support empathy and self-awareness, and drive high levels of performance; improves the way you handle high pressure environments, manage challenging situations, and interact with people with different communication styles; helps you solve difficult problems in the workplace such as loss of purpose and engagement, cultural issues, poor communication, and low productivity; and provides concrete steps for eliminating negative behaviors and for owning the role you play, your impact on others, and the decisions and choices you make.