E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Trusting Medicine book cover

    Trusting Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Illingworth

    Providing a fascinating overview of healthcare spending and cost-containment mechanisms in the US, this book explores the consequences of managed care for the community with particular attention paid to doctor-patient relationships. The author studies this significant…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • AIDS: Setting A Feminist Agenda book cover

    AIDS: Setting A Feminist Agenda

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tamsin Wilton; Lesley Doyal; Jennie Naidoo all of the University of the West of England.

    AIDS: Setting a Feminist Agenda" presents an overview of the important issues raised for feminist theory and practice by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and outlines the direction in which feminist debates about the subject are developing. It makes essential links between feminism and HIV/AIDS work, and not…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Health Psychology book cover

    Handbook of Health Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tracey A. Revenson, Regan A. R. Gurung

    This rich resource provides a thorough overview of current knowledge and new directions in the study of the biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors that affect health, health behavior, and illness. Chapters review the latest theories and research with an emphasis on how research is…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Nurturing Strangers: Strategies for Nonviolent Re-parenting of Children in Foster Care book cover

    Nurturing Strangers

    Strategies for Nonviolent Re-parenting of Children in Foster Care, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Fitz-Gibbon, Jane Hall Fitz-Gibbon

    Nurturing Strangers focuses on loving nonviolent re-parenting of children in foster care. This book is a jargon-free mix of narrative and real-life case studies, together with the theory and practice of nonviolence. Nurturing Strangers and the authors’ previous book, Welcoming Strangers, are the…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Condemned to Die: Life Under Sentence of Death book cover

    Condemned to Die

    Life Under Sentence of Death, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Johnson

    Condemned to Die is a book about life under sentence of death in American prisons. The great majority of condemned prisoners are confined on death rows before they are executed. Death rows typically feature solitary confinement, a harsh regimen that is closely examined in this book. Death rows that…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body book cover

    Whole Body Vibrations

    Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body, 1st Edition

    Edited by Redha Taiar, Christiano Bittencourt Machado, Xavier Chiementin, Mario Bernardo-Filho

    Whole Body Vibrations: Physical and Biological Effects on the Human Body allows an understanding about the qualities and disadvantages of vibration exposure on the human body with a biomechanical and medical perspective. It offers a comprehensive range of principles, methods, techniques and tools…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Office Ergonomics and Human Factors: Practical Applications, Second Edition book cover

    Office Ergonomics and Human Factors

    Practical Applications, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Céline McKeown

    Just like the previous edition, this new edition aims to provide practical advice on how to create, develop, or improve office environments so that those individuals who work within them can do so comfortably and contently. Those environments include traditional purpose-built offices, home offices,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Digital Health and Technological Promise: A Sociological Inquiry book cover

    Digital Health and Technological Promise

    A Sociological Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Alan Petersen

    What is ‘digital health’? And, what are its implications for medicine and healthcare, and for individual citizens and society? ‘Digital health’ is of growing interest to policymakers, clinicians, and businesses. It is underpinned by promise and optimism, with predictions that digital technologies…

    eBook – 2018-11-21
    Routledge

  • Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure: Open Building in Practice book cover

    Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure

    Open Building in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen H. Kendall

    Architects and healthcare clients are increasingly coming to recognize that, once built, healthcare facilities are almost immediately subject to physical alterations which both respond to and affect healthcare practices. This calls into question the traditional ways in which these facilities…

    eBook – 2018-11-19
    Routledge

  • Developing Early Communication, Language and Learning Skills at Home: Creating Personalised Activity Packs for Parents book cover

    Developing Early Communication, Language and Learning Skills at Home

    Creating Personalised Activity Packs for Parents, 1st Edition

    By Laura Osman, Heidi Manouchehri

    Developing Early Communication, Language and Learning Skills at Home is full of tried-and-tested, practical activities for children developing their communication, language and learning skills including those with special educational needs and disabilities. This book provides parents, teachers and…

    eBook – 2018-11-12
    Routledge

  • Empowering the Connected Physician in the E-Patient Era: How Physician’s Empowerment On Digital Health Tools Can Improve Patient Empowerment and Boost Health(care) Outcomes book cover

    Empowering the Connected Physician in the E-Patient Era

    How Physician’s Empowerment On Digital Health Tools Can Improve Patient Empowerment and Boost Health(care) Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Letizia Affinito

    The constantly evolving digital world must be used in the practice of medicine to improve the care of patients. However, the only way to do so effectively is via evidence-based, meaningful and strategic use. Empowering the Connected Physician in the E-Patient Era provides practical guidance in this…

    eBook – 2018-11-09
    Routledge

  • So You Want to Teach Clinical?: A Guide for New Nursing Clinical Instructors book cover

    So You Want to Teach Clinical?

    A Guide for New Nursing Clinical Instructors, 1st Edition

    By Laura A. Jaroneski, Lori A. Przymusinski

    Teaching nursing students in a clinical setting with patients differs greatly from teaching in a classroom. It can be a daunting task if one is not prepared and mentored. This book provides a concise and accessible guide for nursing instructors leading students in the healthcare agency for the…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

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