E-books: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

  • Storytelling Encounters as Medical Education: Crafting Relational Identity book cover

    Storytelling Encounters as Medical Education

    Crafting Relational Identity, 1st Edition

    By Sally G. Warmington

    This innovative volume provides fresh perspectives on how medical students and patients construct identities in relation to each other, using stories of their clinical encounters. It explores how paying attention to medical students’ and patients’ stories in clinical teaching encounters can…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Philosophy of Suffering: Metaphysics, Value, and Normativity book cover

    Philosophy of Suffering

    Metaphysics, Value, and Normativity, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Bain, Michael Brady, Jennifer Corns

    Suffering is a central component of our lives. We suffer pain. We fall ill. We fail and are failed. Our loved ones die. It is a commonplace to think that suffering is, always and everywhere, bad. But might suffering also be good? If so, in what ways might suffering have positive, as well as…

    eBook – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Medicina Plinii: Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary book cover

    The Medicina Plinii

    Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Yvette Hunt

    This book presents the first ever English translation of the Medicina Plinii, one of the most influential books of applied medicine and self-medication in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. The work, which predates AD 400, was created as a quick reference work for travellers, and became and…

    eBook – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • Joy at Birth: An Interpretive, Hermeneutic, Phenomenological Inquiry book cover

    Joy at Birth

    An Interpretive, Hermeneutic, Phenomenological Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Susan Crowther

    To be at the birth of a baby is special, yet there is an increasing secularisation and reliance on technology in contemporary maternity care, particularly in the western context. Through exploration of experiences at birth this book explores joy at birth, which is often ignored and overlooked…

    eBook – 2019-09-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Incorporating Patient Knowledge in Japan and the UK: A Study of Eczema and the Steroid Controversy book cover

    Incorporating Patient Knowledge in Japan and the UK

    A Study of Eczema and the Steroid Controversy, 1st Edition

    By Miho Ushiyama

    Since the turn of the millennium, the potential for patients’ knowledge to contribute to medical knowledge has been increasingly recognized by medical sociologists and anthropologists. Where previously such knowledge may have been written off as 'beliefs' and assumed to be inaccurate when it…

    eBook – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge-WIAS Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Eosinophils in Allergy and Inflammation book cover

    Eosinophils in Allergy and Inflammation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald J. Gleich

    This work presents the proceedings of a conference held at Adare Manor, County Limerick, Ireland. It provides an updated, in-depth review of the biological role of eosinophils in allergic diseases, summarizing basic knowledge of these unique cationic proteins. The book features an annotated…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    CRC Press

  • Prevention of Pressure Sores: Engineering and Clinical Aspects book cover

    Prevention of Pressure Sores

    Engineering and Clinical Aspects, 1st Edition

    By J.G Webster

    Prevention of Pressure Sores: Engineering and Clinical Aspects collects together material from throughout the literature. The book first discusses the causes of pressure sores and then describes warning signs and behavior to prevent the incidence of pressure sores. It also examines the numerous…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    CRC Press

  • A Virtue-Based Defense of Perinatal Hospice book cover

    A Virtue-Based Defense of Perinatal Hospice

    1st Edition

    By Aaron D. Cobb

    Perinatal hospice is a novel form of care for an unborn child who has been diagnosed with a significantly life-limiting condition. In this book, Aaron D. Cobb develops a virtue-based defense of the value of perinatal hospice. He characterizes its promotion and provision as a common project of…

    eBook – 2019-08-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Occupational Therapy and Spirituality book cover

    Occupational Therapy and Spirituality

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Hemphill

      Spirituality is an important aspect of occupational therapy theory and practice, yet it remains little understood. This timely book adds to the current debate by exploring the meaning of spirituality within occupational therapy and by outlining evidence which supports this area of practice.…

    eBook – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

  • The Matrix of Stem Cell Research: An Approach to Rethinking Science in Society book cover

    The Matrix of Stem Cell Research

    An Approach to Rethinking Science in Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Hauskeller, Arne Manzeschke, Anja Pichl

    Stem cell research has been a problematic endeavour. For the past twenty years it has attracted moral controversies in both the public and the professional sphere. The research involves not only laboratories, clinics and people, but ethics, industries, jurisprudence, and markets. Today it…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Moments of Rupture: The Importance of Affect in Medical Education and Surgical Training: Perspectives from Professional Learning and Philosophy book cover

    Moments of Rupture: The Importance of Affect in Medical Education and Surgical Training

    Perspectives from Professional Learning and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By A. O. Mahendran

    Surgery is a craft specialty: ‘doing’ in response to what is seen, felt and anticipated.  The potent odours and the raw images of flesh, elicit strong sensations and responses in the here-and-now or ‘thisness’ (haecceities) of practice. These experiences, trigger a world of affects and senses that…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Reconsidering Dementia Narratives: Empathy, Identity and Care book cover

    Reconsidering Dementia Narratives

    Empathy, Identity and Care, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Bitenc

    Reconsidering Dementia Narratives explores the role of narrative in developing new ways of understanding, interacting with, and caring for people with dementia. It asks how the stories we tell about dementia – in fiction, life writing and film – both reflect and shape the way we think about this…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

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