Monthly Archives: January 2015

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Posted on January 30, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In honor of Valentine's Day, a timely excerpt from Psychology of Love 101 by Karin Sternberg. “When is it love? I know I like , but I’m not sure I love him (her).” The theories described in this excerpt and especially in the book may help you answer this question for yourself. But first it may help to think about the relation between liking and loving. This may seem to...
Posted in: Psychology
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Posted on January 29, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In this monthly feature, we collect a few excerpts from reviews of our books.  Here is a sampling of our recent book reviews: Foundations of Forensic Vocational Rehabilitation, edited by Rick Robinson Ph.D., MBA, LMHC, CRC, CVE, NCC, D/ABVE  "[L]ikely to be attractive and helpful to experienced occupational therapists practicing in the vocational rehabilitation field, and...
Posted in: News, Nursing
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Posted on January 28, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nathan Tabak (ntabak@springerpub.com, 212-804-6236) American Library Association Awards “History of Psychology 101” Outstanding Academic Title of 2014; Springer Publishing Company Accepts Rare Distinction (NEW YORK, NY) – January 28, 2015 - Springer Publishing Company is proud to announce that Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, a publication of the American Library...
Posted in: News, Psychology
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Posted on January 26, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
This year, the American Journal of Nursing named eight of our books as winners of the 2014 AJN Book of the Year awards in their respective categories. Thanks to our nursing authors, Springer Publishing had more individual books honored this year than any other winning publisher, and tied for the most awards won by a single publisher. This weekly feature showcases our winning authors and their outstanding titles. Foundations...
Posted in: Nursing
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Posted on January 25, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational requirements, core competencies/key skills needed, and related web sites and professional organizations where you can find more information! Many counselors may discover that they enjoy academic advising as much as counseling. For counselors who enjoy career counseling, academic advising may be a natural career fit. Although faculty...
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Posted on January 22, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
It’s another chilly January, and that means it’s the season for runny noses, sore throats, coughing, and other sinus symptoms. But these symptoms can be telltale signs for more than just common colds or the flu, even in the midst of a severe flu season. How to tell the myriad causes of these symptoms apart? How can nurses diagnose and differentiate illnesses with such similar signs? Our title ...
Posted in: News, Nursing
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Posted on January 18, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational requirements, core competencies/key skills needed, and related web sites and professional organizations where you can find more information! Job Description Environmental engineers (also called sanitary engineers) who work in public health are involved in fields...
Posted in: Public Health
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Posted on January 16, 2015 by Gladys Husted, PhD, MSN, RN | 0 comments
What is futile care, and why does it pose such an ethical dilemma for patients, families, nurses, and other health care professionals? Futile care is treatment given to a patient whose condition leaves no possibility of medical benefit from it, making no difference in the outcome for the patient and placing a greater burden on the patient and/or the family. The stress for nurses occurs when they know the right action to take, insofar as acting as an agent for their patients, but are unable...
Posted in: Nursing
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Posted on January 14, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
The following was originally published as the preface from Sex Trafficking: A Clinical Guide for Nurses, and is republished here for National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This is not an easy book to read. Many of the images described in these pages...
Posted in: Nursing
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Posted on January 12, 2015 by Mary de Chesnay | 0 comments
The following was originally published as the preface from Sex Trafficking: A Clinical Guide for Nurses, and is republished here for National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Like many Americans, I thought slavery ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. Nothing...
Posted in: Nursing
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