• Developing Holistic Care for Long-term Conditions book cover

    Developing Holistic Care for Long-term Conditions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Margereson, Steve Trenoweth

    Developing Holistic Care for Long-term Conditions focuses on how to help people with long-term health conditions cope more effectively. It brings together physical and mental health, offering a holistic approach for students and practitioners in a variety of care settings. Comprising four sections…

    Paperback – 2009-10-07

  • High Dependency Nursing Care: Observation, Intervention and Support for Level 2 Patients book cover

    High Dependency Nursing Care

    Observation, Intervention and Support for Level 2 Patients, 2nd Edition

    By Tina Moore, Philip Woodrow

    Level 2 (highly dependent) patients are nursed in a variety of clinical areas. High Dependency Nursing Care has been written for pre qualified and post qualified students undertaking modules and placements to prepare them for nursing the acutely ill and nurses caring for these patients. Written by…

    Paperback – 2009-06-04

  • Physical Activity and Health: The Evidence Explained book cover

    Physical Activity and Health

    The Evidence Explained, 2nd Edition

    By Adrianne E. Hardman, David J. Stensel

    Physical Activity and Health explains clearly, systematically and in detail the relationships between physical activity, health and disease, and examines the benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of important conditions. Now in a fully updated and revised edition,…

    Paperback – 2009-05-18

  • Bioethics book cover


    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Oakley

    Bioethics examines and challenges existing and future practices in health care, reproduction, genetics, biotechnology, and biomedical research. This volume includes many of the most important and influential articles that have set the agenda for key debates in bioethics or have changed the face of…

    Hardback – 2009-04-28
    The International Library of Essays in Public and Professional Ethics

  • Sociology and Health: An Introduction book cover

    Sociology and Health

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Morrall, Peter Morrall

    This lively, introductory text provides students and health practitioners with the foundations of a sociological understanding of health issues. Written for anyone who is interested in health and disease in contemporary global society, this book engages the reader to act upon their occupational and…

    Paperback – 2009-02-17

  • Health Promotion for Nurses: Theory and Practice book cover

    Health Promotion for Nurses

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Stewart Piper

    Health promotion is an increasingly high profile aspect of a nurse’s role – both in line with health policy and as nursing has shifted from a disease model to a health model. This textbook explores how and why health promotion works in nursing, developing a new framework for understanding the nurse…

    Paperback – 2009-01-26

  • Mental Illness, Medicine and Law book cover

    Mental Illness, Medicine and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Lyon Levine

    As new medical technologies and treatments develop with increasing momentum, the legal and ethical implications of medicine are being called into question as never before. Martin Levine's collection brings together the seminal papers written on the nexus between mental illness, its treatment and…

    Hardback – 2009-01-14
    The International Library of Medicine, Ethics and Law

  • Fundamentals of Psychology book cover

    Fundamentals of Psychology

    1st Edition

    By Michael Eysenck

    Aimed at those new to the subject, Fundamentals of Psychology is a clear and reader-friendly textbook that will help students explore and understand the essentials of psychology. This text offers a balanced and accurate representation of the discipline through a highly accessible synoptic approach,…

    Paperback – 2008-12-11
    Psychology Press

  • Studying for Continuing Professional Development in Health: A Guide for Professionals book cover

    Studying for Continuing Professional Development in Health

    A Guide for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Kym Fraser

    Becoming a student again can be a daunting prospect, particularly if it has been a while. Written specifically for health care professionals undertaking continuing professional development and for those starting a health care degree, this book covers the key skills that underpin effective study,…

    Paperback – 2008-12-02

  • The Psychology of Lifestyle: Promoting Healthy Behaviour book cover

    The Psychology of Lifestyle

    Promoting Healthy Behaviour, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Thirlaway, Dominic Upton

    Improving lifestyles is thought to be one of the most effective means of reducing mortality and morbidity in the developed world. However, despite decades of health promotion, there has been no significant difference to lifestyles and instead there are rising levels of inactivity and obesity. The…

    Paperback – 2008-11-26

  • Paediatric Neurosurgery for Nurses: Evidence-based care for children and their families book cover

    Paediatric Neurosurgery for Nurses

    Evidence-based care for children and their families, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Smith, Catherine Martin

    Paediatric Neurosurgery for Nurses: Evidence-based care for children and their families provides accessible and up-to-date information for nurses working in paediatric neurosurgery. Referring throughout to the evidence-base for care and interventions, this complex area is described and explained in…

    Paperback – 2008-06-30

  • Introduction to the Anatomy and Physiology of Children: A Guide for Students of Nursing, Child Care and Health book cover

    Introduction to the Anatomy and Physiology of Children

    A Guide for Students of Nursing, Child Care and Health, 2nd Edition

    By Janet MacGregor

    Fully updated, this new edition provides an introduction to normal, healthy physical development for all professionals who specialise in working with children. The author, an experienced nurse teacher, guides the reader through the key changes in body systems and functions from embryo to birth…

    Paperback – 2008-04-18

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