E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Men’s Health Equity: A Handbook book cover

    Men’s Health Equity

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derek M. Griffith, Marino A. Bruce, Roland J. Thorpe, Jr.

    Worldwide, men have more opportunities, privileges, and power, yet they also have shorter life expectancies than women. Why is this? Why are there stark differences in the burden of disease, quality of life, and length of life amongst men, by race, ethnicity, (dis)ability status, sexual…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators book cover

    The Living Well with Dementia Course

    A Workbook for Facilitators, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cheston, Ann Marshall

    The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators will be an indispensable guide to providing support to people after they have received a dementia diagnosis. The workbook provides facilitators with a realistic but positive approach to helping people with dementia understand and…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise: A Quick A-to-Z Reference book cover

    Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise

    A Quick A-to-Z Reference, 2nd Edition

    By Clare E. Milner

    Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise: A Quick A-to-Z Reference is the most user-friendly and accessible available reference to human musculoskeletal anatomy in its moving, active context. Fully updated and revised, the second edition features more illustrations to enhance student learning…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Mental Capacity Casebook: Clinical Assessment and Legal Commentary book cover

    Mental Capacity Casebook

    Clinical Assessment and Legal Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Tracey Ryan-Morgan

    The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) provides a legal framework for acting on behalf of individuals who lack the capacity to make decisions for themselves. The Mental Capacity Casebook showcases numerous real-life case studies in accordance to this Act. Through the exploration of various mental…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Posttraumatic Stress and Substance Use Disorders: A Comprehensive Clinical Handbook book cover

    Posttraumatic Stress and Substance Use Disorders

    A Comprehensive Clinical Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anka A. Vujanovic, Sudie E. Back

    Posttraumatic Stress and Substance Use Disorders summarizes the state of the field from a biopsychosocial perspective, addressing key domains of interest to clinicians, students, instructors, and researchers. This book is a valuable resource and reference guide for multidisciplinary practitioners…

    eBook – 2019-04-23
    Routledge

  • On-Treatment Verification Imaging: A Study Guide for IGRT book cover

    On-Treatment Verification Imaging

    A Study Guide for IGRT, 1st Edition

    By Mike Kirby, Kerrie-Anne Calder

    On-treatment verification imaging has developed rapidly in recent years and is now at the heart of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and all aspects of radiotherapy planning and treatment delivery. This is the first book dedicated to just this important topic, which is written in an accessible…

    eBook – 2019-04-15
    CRC Press
    Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

  • Rebuilding Life after Brain Injury: Dreamtalk book cover

    Rebuilding Life after Brain Injury

    Dreamtalk, 1st Edition

    By Sheena McDonald, Allan Little, Gail Robinson

    Rebuilding Life after Brain Injury: Dreamtalk tells the survival story of Sheena McDonald, who in 1999 was hit by a police van and suffered a very severe brain injury. Sheena’s story is told from her own, personal standpoint and also from two further unique and invaluable perspectives. Allan…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Managing Children with Developmental Language Disorder: Theory and Practice Across Europe and Beyond book cover

    Managing Children with Developmental Language Disorder

    Theory and Practice Across Europe and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Law, Cristina McKean, Carol-Anne Murphy, Elin Thordardottir

    Although most children learn language relatively quickly, as many as 10 per cent of them are slow to start speaking and are said to have developmental language disorder (DLD). Children with DLD are managed by a variety of different professionals in different countries, are offered different…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Primary Health Care for Universal Health Coverage book cover

    Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

    Primary Health Care for Universal Health Coverage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd

    This joint publication from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) provides a concise analysis of the state of family practice in the 22 countries spread over North Africa, the Middle East and Western Asia, i.e. the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR…

    eBook – 2019-04-08
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • Somatic Methods for Affect Regulation: A Clinician’s Guide to Healing Traumatized Youth book cover

    Somatic Methods for Affect Regulation

    A Clinician’s Guide to Healing Traumatized Youth, 1st Edition

    By Kimberley L. Shilson

    Somatic Methods for Affect Regulation is a unique resource that presents a variety of approaches for working somatically with youth. Chapters provide an overview of the relevant neuroscience research with a specific focus on affect regulation. The somatic techniques showcased in the book…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge

  • Health and Health Care Utilization in Later Life book cover

    Health and Health Care Utilization in Later Life

    1st Edition

    By Jon Hendricks

    The debate over national health insurance has renewed attention on the health and health care utilization of the elderly. Few questions have been more poignant than the health of the United States' elderly. As a broad-ranging critical look, "Health and Health Care Utilization in Later Life" brings…

    eBook – 2019-04-04
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Aging and Human Development Series

  • Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy: A Practitioner's Wellness Approach book cover

    Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy

    A Practitioner's Wellness Approach, 6th Edition

    By Thomas J. Sweeney

    Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy, now in its sixth edition, places a fresh emphasis on wellness both in concept and in practice. Written with the practitioner in mind, this text provides a definitive overview of the theory and practice of individual psychology based on the work of both Alfred…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

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