E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Learning Journals: A Handbook for Reflective Practice and Professional Development book cover

    Learning Journals

    A Handbook for Reflective Practice and Professional Development, 2nd Edition

    By Jennifer A. Moon, Jennifer A. Moon

    Fully updated with important new theory and practical material, this second edition of Learning Journals offers guidance on keeping and using journals and gives step-by-step advice on integrating journal writing on taught courses, in training and professional development and in supporting personal…

    eBook – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges: Survival Guide book cover

    Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges

    Survival Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Jones

    Part of the skill of nursing and healthcare involves being able to decipher and understand the meanings of results and abbreviations. Fully updated, this second edition is a handy survival guide which will supply you with up-to-date information and help you understand this language, so that you can…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Nursing and Health Survival Guides

  • Global Health Governance and Policy: An Introduction book cover

    Global Health Governance and Policy

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Eduardo Missoni, Guglielmo Pacileo, Fabrizio Tediosi

    Global Health Governance and Policy outlines the fundamentals of global health, a key element of sustainable development. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it explores the relationship between the globalization process and global health’s social, political, economic and environmental…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • Textbook of Dementia Care: An Integrated Approach book cover

    Textbook of Dementia Care

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham A Jackson, Debbie Tolson

    Textbook of Dementia Care: An Integrated Approach gives an overview of dementia care at a level appropriate to health and social care students, as well as providing an update to experienced practitioners. Authors come from a variety of backgrounds including nursing, psychiatry, medicine, psychology…

    eBook – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Developmental and Adapted Physical Education: Making Ability Count book cover

    Developmental and Adapted Physical Education

    Making Ability Count, 6th Edition

    By Michael Horvat, Ronald V. Croce, Caterina Pesce, Ashley Eason Fallaize

    Now in a fully revised and updated 6th edition, reflecting changes in legislation and cutting-edge research, this is a complete introduction to adapted physical education, from the underpinning science to practical teaching strategies and program design. The book covers a broader range of…

    eBook – 2019-03-07
    Routledge

  • Essential Knowledge and Skills for Healthcare Assistants and Assistant Practitioners book cover

    Essential Knowledge and Skills for Healthcare Assistants and Assistant Practitioners

    2nd Edition

    By Zoë Rawles

    This fully updated and revised edition of Essential Knowledge and Skills for Healthcare Assistants and Assistant Practitioners is a practical and comprehensive text designed to equip you with the necessary clinical skills for your profession. This book:   • equips you with the knowledge to provide…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge

  • Autism: A New Introduction to Psychological Theory and Current Debate book cover

    Autism

    A New Introduction to Psychological Theory and Current Debate, 2nd Edition

    By Sue Fletcher-Watson, Francesca Happé

    Based on Francesca Happé’s best-selling textbook, Autism: An Introduction to Psychological Theory, this completely new edition provides a concise overview of contemporary psychological theories about autism. Fletcher-Watson and Happé explore the relationship between theories of autism at…

    eBook – 2019-01-24
    Routledge

  • From Birth to Sixteen: Children's Health, Social, Emotional and Linguistic Development book cover

    From Birth to Sixteen

    Children's Health, Social, Emotional and Linguistic Development, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Cowie

    This new edition of From Birth to Sixteen outlines children’s physical, social, emotional and cognitive development from infancy through to adolescence. In both its practical application of research and its contribution to the assessment of child development, this text provides essential reading…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience book cover

    Biotech Juggernaut

    Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience, 1st Edition

    By Tina Stevens, Stuart Newman

    Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience relates the intensifying effort of bioentrepreneurs to apply genetic engineering technologies to the human species and to extend the commercial reach of synthetic biology or "extreme genetic engineering." In 1980,…

    eBook – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Death, Dying and the Ending of Life, Volumes I and II book cover

    Death, Dying and the Ending of Life, Volumes I and II

    1st Edition

    By Leslie P. Francis

    Edited by Margaret P. Battin

    The two volumes of Death, Dying, and the Ending of Life present the core of recent philosophical work on end-of-life issues. Volume I examines issues in death and consent: the nature of death, brain death and the uses of the dead and decision-making at the end of life, including the use of advance…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    The International Library of Medicine, Ethics and Law

  • Research and Statistics for Social Workers book cover

    Research and Statistics for Social Workers

    1st Edition

    By Tom Lawson, Anna Faul, A.N. Verbist

    Using real social work examples written specifically to ally student fears Research and Statistics for Social Workers brings research and statistics together bridging the gap to practice. This book covers - conceptualization, ethics, cultural competence, design, qualitative research, individual and…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Impressionable Biologies: From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics book cover

    Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics, 1st Edition

    By Maurizio Meloni

    During the twentieth century, genes were considered the controlling force of life processes, and the transfer of DNA the definitive explanation for biological heredity. Such views shaped the politics of human heredity: in the eugenic era, controlling heredity meant intervening in the…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

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