E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Migrant Health: A Primary Care Perspective book cover

    Migrant Health

    A Primary Care Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernadette N Kumar, Esperanza Diaz

    In this time of large-scale global migration at levels unrivalled since World War II, primary care practitioners are providing the first line of care to economic immigrants and refugees. In doing so, they face daily the considerable challenges that this heterogenic group brings in terms of…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • Dietary Supplementation in Sport and Exercise: Evidence, Safety and Ergogenic Benefits book cover

    Dietary Supplementation in Sport and Exercise

    Evidence, Safety and Ergogenic Benefits, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jay R Hoffman

    Dietary Supplementation in Sport and Exercise removes the myths associated with many dietary supplements. It provides an evidence-based approach to the physiological mechanisms related to popular supplements and examines the ergogenic benefits in both competitive and recreational athletes. This…

    eBook – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • Guide to Supporting Children through Bereavement and Loss: Emotional Wellbeing in School and at Home book cover

    Guide to Supporting Children through Bereavement and Loss

    Emotional Wellbeing in School and at Home, 1st Edition

    By Hollie Rankin

    Currently, many children are unable to access emotional support services, and other members of a child’s support network are required to provide this emotional guidance and support. This resource book has been written to support children when they have experienced a loss or bereavement. It is…

    eBook – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • When the Sun Fell Out of the Sky: A Short Tale of Bereavement and Loss book cover

    When the Sun Fell Out of the Sky

    A Short Tale of Bereavement and Loss, 1st Edition

    By Hollie Rankin

    This beautifully illustrated, therapeutic picture book tells the story of Stan the Giraffe. Stan loves the sun and to feel its warmth on his long back; but one day it suddenly and unexpectedly falls from the sky and disappears from his life. Stan experiences many different and difficult emotions…

    eBook – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • Critical Care Nursing in Resource Limited Environments book cover

    Critical Care Nursing in Resource Limited Environments

    1st Edition

    By Chris Carter

    All hospitals have critically ill patients, and their management depends upon the resources available. In many low income countries, critically ill patients may be admitted to a critical care unit; however, many are nursed on wards due to a lack of critical care beds or simply die before they reach…

    eBook – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Physical Literacy across the World book cover

    Physical Literacy across the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Whitehead

    Physical Literacy across the World records the progress of the concept of physical literacy over the last decade. It examines developments, issues and controversies in physical literacy studies, and looks at how the concept has been implemented around the world. Contributions from practitioners…

    eBook – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Homelessness in Rural America: Policy and Practice book cover

    Homelessness in Rural America

    Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Paula A. Rollinson, John T. Pardeck

    This book deals with the rural homeless, about whom little is known. Offered here are some important insights into the unique problems facing the homeless in rural areas: this population lacks adequate housing, many live below the poverty level, many lack basic services such as health care,…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • Working Across Boundaries: Resilient Health Care, Volume 5 book cover

    Working Across Boundaries

    Resilient Health Care, Volume 5, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Braithwaite, Erik Hollnagel, Garth S Hunte

    The book demonstrates how Resilient Health Care principles can enable those on the frontline to work more effectively towards interdisciplinary care by gaining a deeper understanding of the boundaries that exist in everyday clinical settings. This is done by presenting a set of case studies,…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    CRC Press

  • Guide to Re-building Trust with Traumatised Children: Emotional Wellbeing in School and at Home book cover

    Guide to Re-building Trust with Traumatised Children

    Emotional Wellbeing in School and at Home, 1st Edition

    By Hollie Rankin

    At times children are unable or unwilling to access or engage with emotional and mental health support services. Often members of a child’s support network are therefore required to provide this emotional guidance and support to them. This resource book is intended to be used as a guide by families…

    eBook – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • Menstruation, Health And Illness book cover

    Menstruation, Health And Illness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana L. Taylor, Nancy F. Woods

    The seventh conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research, held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in June 1987, continued the work of previous meetings to provide a forum for research and knowledge about menstrual cycle phenomena. Founded in 1978, The Society for Menstrual Cycle…

    eBook – 2019-05-30
    Taylor & Francis
    A Health Care for Women International Publication

  • Facilitating Learning in Practice: a research based approach to challenges and solutions book cover

    Facilitating Learning in Practice

    a research based approach to challenges and solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn A. Morley, Kathy Wilson, Natalie Holbery

    Many recent high-profile reports have emphasised the need for improvements and innovations in practice-based education for nursing and midwifery students in the UK to ensure safe care delivery. Addressing the new NMC standards of proficiency for pre-registration nursing, this book presents five…

    eBook – 2019-05-30
    Routledge

  • Treating Chronically Traumatized Children: The Sleeping Dogs Method book cover

    Treating Chronically Traumatized Children

    The Sleeping Dogs Method, 2nd Edition

    By Arianne Struik

    When children refuse or seem unable to talk about their traumatic memories, it might be tempting to ‘let sleeping dogs lie’. However, if left untreated, the memories of childhood abuse and neglect can have a devastating effect on the development of children and young people. How can these children…

    eBook – 2019-05-29
    Routledge

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