• Perspectives on Care at Home for Older People book cover

    Perspectives on Care at Home for Older People

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Ceci, Kristín Björnsdóttir, Mary Ellen Purkis

    Demographic and epidemiological changes mean that frail older people have come to be seen as an expensive problem for health care systems. The challenge for professionals and policy-makers is to find ways to respond to the coming crisis by delivering high-quality care in the home. This collection…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • A History of Apprenticeship Nurse Training in Ireland book cover

    A History of Apprenticeship Nurse Training in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Gerard Fealy

    Based on new research using previously unpublished sources, this compelling text is an in-depth study of the history of nurse education in Ireland, presenting a new authoritative account of the history of the traditional system of training in Ireland. Introduced as part of the reforms of hospital…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge

  • Alcohol, Tobacco and Obesity: Morality, Mortality and the New Public Health book cover

    Alcohol, Tobacco and Obesity

    Morality, Mortality and the New Public Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Bell, Darlene McNaughton, Amy Salmon

    Although drinking, smoking and obesity have attracted social and moral condemnation to varying degrees for more than two hundred years, over the past few decades they have come under intense attack from the field of public health as an ‘unholy trinity’ of lifestyle behaviours with apparently…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Parker, Marni Sommer

    At the beginning of the twenty-first century, key public health issues and challenges have taken centre stage. They range from arsenic in drinking water to asthma among children and adults; from the re-emergence of cholera, to increasing cancer rates and other chronic diseases; from AIDS to malaria…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge

  • Planning in Health Promotion Work: An Empowerment Model book cover

    Planning in Health Promotion Work

    An Empowerment Model, 1st Edition

    By Roar Amdam

    Community development, planning and partnerships have become important terms in health promotion but, up until now, debate around these concepts have been discussed more in planning science than in public health literature. Roar Amdam draws on theories and new empirical evidence from local,…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Responding to Men in Crisis book cover

    Responding to Men in Crisis

    1st Edition

    By Brian Taylor

    Responding to Men in Crisis is based on new research looking at gendered assumptions about rationality and men's mental health. It looks at postmodern theory in relation to masculinities and madness, and discusses key contemporary debates in political uses of risk, dangerousness and so on. The…

    Paperback – 2012-09-12
    Routledge

  • Fever Hospitals and Fever Nurses: A British Social History of Fever Nurses: A National Service book cover

    Fever Hospitals and Fever Nurses

    A British Social History of Fever Nurses: A National Service, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Currie

    This well researched book provides an interesting study of the development of fever hospitals and fever nursing, mainly in nineteenth and twentieth century Britain. It provides new insights into the development of nursing roles and nurse education and looks at the lives of key figures at that time.…

    Paperback – 2012-07-26
    Routledge

  • Population Mental Health: Evidence, Policy, and Public Health Practice book cover

    Population Mental Health

    Evidence, Policy, and Public Health Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neal Cohen, Sandro Galea

    Over the last century public health efforts, such as immunization, safer food practices, public health education and promotion, improved sanitation, and water purification have been very successful in eradicating and controlling a host of diseases. The result has been a dramatic improvement in…

    Paperback – 2012-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Nursing and Women’s Labour in the Nineteenth Century: The Quest for Independence book cover

    Nursing and Women’s Labour in the Nineteenth Century

    The Quest for Independence, 1st Edition

    By Sue Hawkins

    This book presents a new examination of Victorian nurses which challenges commonly-held assumptions about their character and motivation. Nineteenth century nursing history has, until now, concentrated almost exclusively on nurse leaders, on the development of nursing as a profession and the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge

  • Community Nursing and Primary Healthcare in Twentieth-Century Britain book cover

    Community Nursing and Primary Healthcare in Twentieth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By Helen M. Sweet, with Rona Dougall

    This book takes a fresh look at community nursing history in Great Britain, examining the essentially generalist and low profile, domiciliary end of the professional nursing spectrum throughout the twentieth century. It charts the most significant changes affecting the nurse’s work on the district…

    Paperback – 2012-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

  • The Development of the Japanese Nursing Profession: Adopting and Adapting Western Influences book cover

    The Development of the Japanese Nursing Profession

    Adopting and Adapting Western Influences, 1st Edition

    By Aya Takahashi

    In the years after 1868, when Japan's long period of self-imposed isolation ended, in nursing, as in every other aspect of life, the Japanese looked to the west. This book tells the story of 'Florence Nightingale-ism' in Japan, showing how Japanese nursing developed from 1868 to the present. It…

    Paperback – 2011-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • New Directions in Nursing History: International Perspectives book cover

    New Directions in Nursing History

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan McGann, Barbara Mortimer

    This collection of essays reflects the current interdisciplinary and international nature of the history of nursing scholarship. Covering a range from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, this book draws on research from eleven different countries to address: the issues of…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

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