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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!

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The guide is updated monthly so check in often to see what's new in the LRC.

 

Featured Items

Quick Questions in the Shoulder

"Quick Questions in the Shoulder: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine provides a unique format of concise and to the point responses with clinical application, backed by the latest research on shoulder injuries among athletes. Dr. Kellie C. Huxel Bliven and her contributors present 39 common clinical questions regarding the prevention, assessment, treatment, management, and rehabilitation of the shoulder. Co-published with the National Athletic Trainers' Association, Quick Questions in the Shoulder: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine provides concise answers to 39 frequently asked clinical questions. Written in a conversational tone, the authors of the individual questions represent a variety of different backgrounds and are experts in their respective field. The variety of questions and brevity of responses will make this a book that is easy to read and reference at the point of care. Quick Questions in the Shoulder: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine is the perfect at-your-side resource for the athletic trainer, team physician, or sports medicine clinician looking for practical answers to sports-related shoulder injury questions. The concise and conversational tone allows the reader to readily apply the information into their everyday practice"--Provided by publisher.

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.