Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health

New and Key Titles

Welcome to the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Online Catalogue.  This catalogue contains details of new and key titles in this field, and is easily navigated by clicking on the section headings in the column on the left.

The textbook and research titles listed in the catalogue cover a wide range of key areas in nursing including intensive care nursing, public health, mental health nursing, midwifery, research and study skills, and allied health.

This catalogue represents a small selection of our nursing and midwifery list, to see the full range, please visit www.routledge.com/nursing.


Highlights

  1. The Biological Basis of Clinical Observations

    2nd Edition

    By William T. Blows

    Accurate clinical observations are key to good patient care and fundamental to clinical practice. A thorough understanding of the biological science underlying vital observations – such as taking the temperature or measuring the pulse – enables health professionals to make well-informed...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for Nursing

    A Reflective and Portfolio-Building Approach

    By Herman Wheeler

    This comprehensive new textbook covers core ethical and legal content for pre-registration nursing students. It provides readers with a sound understanding of the interrelationships between the NMC's code of conduct, standards and competencies, ethics and relevant sections of the English legal...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Essence of Play

    A Practice Companion for Professionals Working with Children and Young People

    By Justine Howard, Karen McInnes

    A unique companion to professional play practice! All play professionals are united in their belief that play is important for children’s development – and there are inherent characteristics of play that underpin professional play practice across contexts. Providing an overarching concept of play,...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Working in Mental Health

    Practice and Policy in a Changing Environment

    Edited by Peter Phillips, Tom Sandford, Claire Johnston

    A paradigm shift in the ways in which mental health services are delivered is happening—both for service users and for professional mental healthcare workers. The landscape is being changed by a more influential service user movement, a range of new community-based mental healthcare programmes...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. When Parents Die

    Learning to Live with the Loss of a Parent, 3rd Edition

    By Rebecca Abrams

    The death of a parent marks an emotional and psychological watershed in a person's life. For children and teenagers, the loss of a parent if not handled sensitively can be a lasting trauma, and for adults too, a parent's death can be a tremendous blow. When Parents Die speaks to bereaved children...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing

    Edited by Patricia D'Antonio, Julie A. Fairman, Jean C. Whelan

    The Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing brings together leading scholars and scholarship to capture the state of the art and science of nursing history, as a generation of researchers turn to the history of nursing with new paradigms and methodological tools. Inviting readers to...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Breastfeeding and Medication

    By Wendy Jones

    Sadly, women often feel they have no alternative but to give up breastfeeding, having being prescribed or purchased medication. In many cases, however, this is unnecessary. This book outlines the evidence-base for the use of medication during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding and Medication presents a...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Key Themes in Public Health

    By Miranda Thurston

    Key Themes in Public Health comprises a series of introductory essays exploring key themes and concepts in public health. Ranging from political and economic concern with improving population health and reducing health inequalities, to debates about how to protect populations from new health...

    To Be Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Leading, Managing, Caring: Understanding Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Sara MacKian, Joan Simons

    Effective leadership and management in health and social care are built on good practice, strong relationships and a critical understanding of the wider context in which care takes place. Leading, Managing, Caring illustrates how leadership and management work in everyday settings, providing...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge