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An Atlas of Gynecologic Oncology

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ISBN: 9781498729062
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An Atlas of Gynecologic Oncology

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The latest edition of An Atlas of Gynecologic Oncology continues its coverage of the innovative techniques in investigation and surgery on the brink of becoming established as part of the gynecologic surgeon’s repertoire, now including the exciting developments in uterine transplantation.

Brain Injury Workbook

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ISBN: 9780863889783
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Brain Injury Workbook

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Evolved from working with head injured groups at Headway and those attempting to return to work, this is a rich, comprehensive and photocopiable workbook for professionals, carers and clients. It contains over 140 cognitive rehabilitation exercises - tailored for memory, thinking skills, executive functions, awareness and insight, and emotional adjustment. It provides more than 40 information sheets on key problem areas, with questions for the reader, designed to educate and stimulate thinking and discussion.

Suitable for both individuals and groups, it includes questionnaires for clients to complete with or without help and quizzes to evaluate and encourage information retention. Primarily for professionals where exercises or handout sheets can be photocopied and used therapeutically, The Brain Injury Workbook can also be used by carers or family members to provide stimulating activities for a head-injured person. In addition, the head-injured person themselves can work through the book on their own.

Maternal-Fetal & Obstetric Evidence Set

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ISBN: 9781498747424
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Maternal-Fetal & Obstetric Evidence Set

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Designed for easy revision, the two volumes in this set review the evidence for best practice, presenting the reader with the right information, in the right format, summarized in easy-to-use tables and algorithms. Each guideline is designed to "make it easy to do it right", with appropriate use of proven interventions and no use of harmful interventions. Plenty of evidence is available so that well-informed clinicians can reduce errors, so that the first aim is ultimately to improve the health of mother and baby by providing quality.

Power of a Positive Team

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ISBN: 9781119430247
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Power of a Positive Team

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A book about teams to help teams become more positive, united and connected.

Worldwide bestseller ― the author of The Energy Bus and The Power of Positive Leadership shares the proven principles and practices that build great teams - and provides practical tools to help teams overcome negativity and enhance their culture, communication, connection, commitment and performance.

Jon Gordon doesn’t just research the keys to great teams, he has personally worked with some of the most successful teams on the planet and has a keen understanding of how and why they became great. In The Power of a Positive Team, Jon draws upon his unique team building experience as well as conversations with some of the greatest teams in history in order to provide an essential framework, filled with proven practices, to empower teams to work together more effectively and achieve superior results.

Utilizing examples from the writing team who created the hit show Billions, the National Champion Clemson Football team, the World Series contending Los Angeles Dodgers, The Miami Heat and the greatest beach volleyball team of all time to Navy SEAL’s, Marching bands, Southwest Airlines, USC and UVA Tennis, Twitter, Apple and Ford, Jon shares innovative strategies to transform a group of individuals into a united, positive and powerful team.

Jon not only infuses this book with the latest research, compelling stories, and strategies to maintain optimism through adversity… he also shares his best practices to transform negativity, build trust (through his favorite team building exercises) and practical ways to have difficult conversations―all designed to make a team more positive, cohesive, stronger and better.

The Power of a Positive Team also provides a blueprint for addressing common pitfalls that cause teams to fail―including complaining, selfishness, inconsistency, complacency, unaccountability―while offering  solutions to enhance a team’s creativity, grit, innovation and growth.

This book is meant for teams to read together. It’s written in such a way that if you and your team read it together, you will understand the obstacles you will face and what you must do to become a great team. If you read it together, stay positive together, and take action together you will accomplish amazing things TOGETHER.

5S for Healthcare

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ISBN: 9781439803509
Taylor & Francis Group LLC (2010)

5S for Healthcare

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while There Are A Growing Number Of Books Based On The Toyota Production System, Or Lean, Focused On Healthcare, There Are Very Few That Detail The Tools That Make Lean More Than Just A Way Of Thinking And Put The Methodology Into Practice.

based On Hiroyuki Hirano's Classic 5 Pillars Of The Visual Workplace And Modeled After The Shingo Prize-winning shopfloor Series For Lean Manufacturers, 5s For Healthcare Adopts A Proven Reader-friendly Format To Impart All The Information Needed To Understand And Implement This Essential Lean Methodology. It Provides Examples And Cased Studies Based On The Experiences Of The Principals Involved With The Rona Consulting Group, Who Were Responsible For The Groundbreaking Implementation Of The Toyota Production System At The Virginia Mason Medical Center.

written To Readily Assist With Hands-on Implementation Efforts, This Volume Offers Innovative Features Designed To Improve Understanding And Support Application. This Includes Helpful How-to-steps And Practical Examples Taken Directly From The Healthcare Industry.

Cellular Manufacturing:

One-Piece Flow for Workteams
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ISBN: 9781563272134
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Cellular Manufacturing:

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Cellular Manufacturing: One-Piece Flow for Workteams introduces production teams to basic cellular manufacturing and teamwork concepts and orients them for participating in the design of a new production cell. Use this book to get everyone on board to reduce lead time, work-in-process inventory, and other profit-draining wastes. Each chapter includes an overview and a summary to reinforce concepts, as well as reflection questions, which can be used to encourage group discussions. This volume is part of Productivity Press’ Shopfloor Series, which offers a simple, cost-effective approach for building basic knowledge about key manufacturing improvement topics

Creating a Lean Culture

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ISBN: 9781482243239
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Creating a Lean Culture

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The New Edition Of This Shingo Prize-winning Bestseller Explains How To Implement A Lean Transformation That Works By Developing A Culture That Builds Success From The Top Down And The Bottom Up At The Same Time. This Edition Provides Expanded Coverage Of Executive Responsibilities, 20 New Case Studies, And New Examples From The Healthcare And Process Industries. A Must-read For Any Leader Undergoing Or Considering A Lean Transformation, This Edition Also Includes Expanded Coverage Of Lean Management Applications In Complex Cross Functional Value Stream Process Improvement Projects-- David Mann. Includes Bibliographical References (page 349) And Index.

Just Culture: 3rd Edition

Restoring Trust and Accountability in Your Organization
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ISBN: 9781472475787
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Just Culture: 3rd Edition

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A just culture is a culture of trust, learning and accountability. It is particularly important when an incident has occurred; when something has gone wrong. How do you respond to the people involved? What do you do to minimize the negative impact, and maximize learning? This third edition of Sidney Dekker’s extremely successful Just Culture offers new material on restorative justice and ideas about why your people may be breaking rules. Supported by extensive case material, you will learn about safety reporting and honest disclosure, about retributive just culture and about the criminalization of human error. Some suspect a just culture means letting people off the hook. Yet they believe they need to remain able to hold people accountable for undesirable performance. In this new edition, Dekker asks you to look at 'accountability' in different ways. One is by asking which rule was broken, who did it, whether that behavior crossed some line, and what the appropriate consequences should be. In this retributive sense, an 'account' is something you get people to pay, or settle. But who will draw that line? And is the process fair? Another way to approach accountability after an incident is to ask who was hurt. To ask what their needs are. And to explore whose obligation it is to meet those needs. People involved in causing the incident may well want to participate in meeting those needs. In this restorative sense, an 'account' is something you get people to tell, and others to listen to. Learn to look at accountability in different ways and your impact on restoring trust, learning and a sense of humanity in your organization could be enormous.

Kanban for the Shopfloor

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ISBN: 9781563272691
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Kanban for the Shopfloor

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Kanban is the name given to the inventory control card used in a pull system. The primary benefit of kanban is to reduce overproduction, the worst of the seven deadly wastes. A true kanban system produces exactly what is ordered, when it is ordered, and in the quantities ordered. It is essentially a dynamic work order that moves with the material.

Each kanban identifies the part or subassembly unit and indicates where each one came from and where each is going. Used this way, kanban acts as a system of information that integrates your plant, connects all processes one to another, and connects the entire value stream to customer demand.

Kanban for the Shopfloor provides a working manual for those seeking to implement this method of production control in any operation. It defines the various terms and methods employed in kanbans, and illustrates how when adhered to, kanban is an element of continuous improvement that ultimately leads to the ideal of one-piece flow."

In addition to reducing the waste of overproduction, kanban will help your company increase flexibility to respond to customer demand, coordinate production of small lots and wide product variety, and simplify the procurement process.

About the Shopfloor SeriesPut proven improvement tools in the hands of your entire workforce!

Progressive shopfloor improvement techniques are imperative for manufacturers who want to stay competitive and to achieve world class excellence. And it's the comprehensive education of all shopfloor workers that ensures full participation and success when implementing new programs. The Shopfloor Series books make practical information accessible to everyone by presenting major concepts and tools in simple, clear language and at a reading level that has been adjusted for operators by skilled instructional designers. One main idea is presented every two to four pages so that the book can be picked up and put down easily. Each chapter begins with an overview and ends with a summary section. Helpful illustrations are used throughout.

Lean Hospitals

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ISBN: 9781498743259
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Lean Hospitals

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Lost in the Mirror

An Inside Look at Borderline Personality Disorder
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ISBN: 9780878332663
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Lost in the Mirror

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Explores the frightening world of Bpd patients and helps readers understand their pain.

Mapping Clinical Value Streams

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ISBN: 9781466551848
Taylor & Francis Group LLC (2013)

Mapping Clinical Value Streams

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Mistake Proofing for Lean Healthcare

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ISBN: 9781439837436
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Mistake Proofing for Lean Healthcare

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St&ard Work for Lean Healthcare

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ISBN: 9781439837412
Taylor & Francis Group LLC (2012)

St&ard Work for Lean Healthcare

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"Proven to increase efficiencies in the manufacturing sector, Standard Work has become a key element in reducing process waste, ensuring patient safety, and improving healthcare services. Part of the Lean Tools for Healthcare Series, this reader-friendly book builds on the success of the bestselling, Standard Work for the Shopfloor. Standard Work for Lean Healthcare explains how to apply this powerful Lean tool to increase patient safety and reduce the cost of providing healthcare services. It illustrates how standardization can help you establish best practices for performing daily work and why it should be the cornerstone for all of your continuous improvement efforts. Presented in an easy-to-assimilate format, the book describes work in terms of cycle time, work in process, takt time, and layout. It also: Defines the key concepts of standard work and explores the essential elements of a continuous improvement culture, Provides detailed guidance through the process of creating, maintaining, and improving standards, Illustrates the application of standardization and standard work in healthcare with a range of examples. Includes access to helpful websites and further reading on standardization, standard work, the 5S System, and Lean healthcare. A joint effort between the Rona Consulting Group and Productivity Press, this book presents invaluable insights from pioneers in Lean thinking to help you avoid common mistakes that can lead to unnecessary wastes of time and resources. Each richly illustrated chapter includes a chapter summary, reflection questions, and margin assists that highlight key terms, how-to steps, and healthcare examples, making this an essential resource for healthcare professionals starting out on their Lean journey"--Provided by publisher.

Textbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

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ISBN: 9781848726956
Taylor & Francis Group LLC (2017)

Textbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

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The first edition of the Textbook of Clinical Neuropsychology set a new standard in the field in its scope, breadth, and scholarship. The second edition comprises authoritative chapters that will both enlighten and challenge readers from across allied fields of neuroscience, whether novice, mid-level, or senior-level professionals. It will familiarize the young trainee through to the accomplished professional with fundamentals of the science of neuropsychology and its vast body of research, considering the field?s historical underpinnings, its evolving practice and research methods, the application of science to informed practice, and recent developments and relevant cutting edge work. Its precise commentary recognizes obstacles that remain in our clinical and research endeavors and emphasizes the prolific innovations in interventional techniques that serve the field?s ultimate aim: to better understand brain-behavior relationships and facilitate adaptive functional competence in patients.

The second edition contains 50 new and completely revised chapters written by some of the profession's most recognized and prominent scholar-clinicians, broadening the scope of coverage of the ever expanding field of neuropsychology and its relationship to related neuroscience and psychological practice domains. It is a natural evolution of what has become a comprehensive reference textbook for neuropsychology practitioners.

Toyota Production System

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ISBN: 9780915299140
Taylor & Francis Group LLC (1988)

Toyota Production System

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Understanding A3 Thinking

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ISBN: 9781563273605
Taylor & Francis Group LLC (2008)

Understanding A3 Thinking

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