Posted on July 30, 2012
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions--including a basic description, educational requirements,...
Posted on July 27, 2012
With many in the third world being unable to gain access to clean drinking water and uncontaminated sources of food, Hepatitis continues to be a prevalent...
Posted on July 26, 2012
Excerpt from Chapter 1 of "...
Posted on July 23, 2012
Everywhere you look these days, stories abound in the popular media (e.g., television, newspapers, magazines, internet articles) regarding the short and long-term effects of concussions (mild traumatic brain injuries). While there is no doubt that concussions need to be taken seriously, particularly with regards to the neurological risks of repeat concussions before the person has fully recovered from the first, there is rarely a discussion of the many non-neurological factors that can lead to...
Posted on July 20, 2012
This is an excerpt from the Epilogue of Jonas' Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System, Seventh Edition, detailing the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA)....
Posted on July 18, 2012
Posted on July 16, 2012
Contents derived from the book "101 Careers in Counseling" .
Posted on July 11, 2012
Nothing in the field of mental health will do more good and reduce more harm than encouraging withdrawal from psychiatric drugs. The time is past when the focus in mental health is on what drugs to take for what disorders. Now we need to focus on how to stop taking psychiatric drugs and to replace them with more person-centered, empathic approaches. The goal is no longer drug maintenance and stagnation, but recovery and well-being.
My new book, ...
Posted on July 9, 2012
Our neighbors to the north in Canada have a vibrant nursing education and practice culture that serves diverse populations in concentrated urban areas and large, sparsely populated rural areas. This past June, for the first time, Springer Publishing Company attended the Canadian Nurses Association meeting in Vancouver, showcasing our publications and engaging in discussion with attendees. Our feature title, ...
Posted on July 5, 2012
(Article taken from Research and Theory for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2012. Read more about the journal here.)