E-books: Nursing

  • Nursing as a Therapeutic Activity: An Ethnography book cover

    Nursing as a Therapeutic Activity

    An Ethnography, 1st Edition

    By Steven J Ersser

    First published in 1997, this volume responds to the rapidly developing fields of nursing and health care fields and explores the meaning of nursing and the nurse-patient relationship through looking at the effects of a nurse’s personality, approach and understanding as being therapeutic for the…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge Revivals

  • Professional Power and the Need for Health Care book cover

    Professional Power and the Need for Health Care

    1st Edition

    By Ian Reese Jones

    First published in 1999, this volume discusses how the nursing and health care fields are developing rapidly. This series of monographs offers up-to-date reports of recently completed research projects in the fields of nursing and health care. The aim of the series is to report studies that have…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Minor Illness Manual: 5th Edition book cover

    The Minor Illness Manual

    5th Edition, 5th Edition

    By Gina Johnson, Ian Hill-Smith, Chirag Bakhai

    This new edition of the best-selling Minor Illness Manual has been completely revised and updated with the latest clinical guidance and prescribing information, and includes a new chapter on the changing demands of Primary Care. The simple, clear and easy-to-use format enables Primary Care…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Phenomenology of the Newborn: Life from Womb to World book cover

    Phenomenology of the Newborn

    Life from Womb to World, 1st Edition

    By Michael van Manen

    Many children spend their first days, weeks, and sometimes months in a neonatal intensive care unit as a consequence of prematurity, congenital anomalies, or birth complications. Their medical needs are thoughtfully appraised and attended to, yet some questions are rarely asked: What experiences do…

    eBook – 2018-11-21
    Phenomenology of Practice

  • Religion, Medicine and the Law book cover

    Religion, Medicine and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Clayton Ó Néill

    Is the legal protection that is given to the expression of Abrahamic religious belief adequate or appropriate in the context of English medical law? This is the central question that is explored in this book, which develops a framework to support judges in the resolution of contentious cases that…

    eBook – 2018-11-08
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • 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

  • Cancer and Creativity: A Psychoanalytic Guide to Therapeutic Transformation book cover

    Cancer and Creativity

    A Psychoanalytic Guide to Therapeutic Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Dreifuss-Kattan

    Cancer and Creativity is a dialogue between accounts by cancer patients and survivors and a more clinical consideration and theoretical discussion from a psychoanalytic point of view of using creativity in coping with serious illness. The contributions featured demonstrate the power of creative…

    eBook – 2018-10-25

  • Risk, Pregnancy and Childbirth book cover

    Risk, Pregnancy and Childbirth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirstie Coxon, Mandie Scamell, Andy Alaszewski

    Over the last hundred years, pregnancy and childbirth has become increasingly safe – yet it is still a site of risk, and a contested ground on which health professionals and pregnant women both face high costs of error. In this context, all those involved in managing pregnancy and birth are…

    eBook – 2018-10-11

  • Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals: The Expressive Therapies Continuum and the Life Enrichment Model book cover

    Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals

    The Expressive Therapies Continuum and the Life Enrichment Model, 1st Edition

    By Lisa D. Hinz

    Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals is an innovative guide to professional self-care focused not just on avoiding the consequences of failing to take care of oneself, but on optimal health and positive psychology. This new volume builds upon the Expressive Therapies Continuum to introduce…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • Dementia Care: A Practical Approach book cover

    Dementia Care

    A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grahame Smith

    Dementia is both a personal and a societal challenge. The goal of Dementia Care: A Practical Approach is to focus on how practitioners can meet this challenge with hope and compassion, thereby enabling those with dementia to live well. The book takes a ‘strengths approach’ with an emphasis on…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • Supporting Families and Carers: A Nursing Perspective book cover

    Supporting Families and Carers

    A Nursing Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Mary E. Braine, Julie Wray

    Understanding the perspective of carers is an essential aspect of nursing. Supporting Families and Carers: A Nursing Perspective offers insights into the fundamental principles of caring for families and carers irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality or religion. This book discusses the…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • The Electroconvulsive Therapy Workbook: Clinical Applications book cover

    The Electroconvulsive Therapy Workbook

    Clinical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Alan Weiss

    Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) remains one of the most effective forms of neurostimulation for severe mental illness. Sound scientific research underpins contemporary practice challenging the complex history and stigma that surround this treatment. The Electroconvulsive Therapy Workbook…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

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