• Studying the Organisation and Delivery of Health Services: A Reader book cover

    Studying the Organisation and Delivery of Health Services

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pauline Allen, Pauline Allen, Nick Black, Aileen Clarke, Naomi Fulop, Stuart Anderson

    Research into the delivery and organisation of health care is a vital component in the improvement of health services. A wide range of disciplines and methods needs to be deployed to address research questions in this field. This unique reader brings together thirty examples of high-quality SDO…

    Paperback – 2004-09-16

  • Autism and Asperger Syndrome: Preparing for Adulthood book cover

    Autism and Asperger Syndrome

    Preparing for Adulthood, 2nd Edition

    By Patricia Howlin

    Autism and Asperger Syndrome reviews what is known about adults with autism in terms of their social functioning, educational and occupational status. Focusing mainly on the problems experienced by high functioning people with autism - and those working with and caring for them - the book offers…

    Paperback – 2004-07-22

  • Effective Writing for Health Professionals: A Practical Guide to Getting Published book cover

    Effective Writing for Health Professionals

    A Practical Guide to Getting Published, 1st Edition

    By Megan-Jane Johnstone

    Health professionals are increasingly expected to conduct and publish their research, apply for grants, write newsletters, liaise with the media, present conference papers and contribute articles to professional journals. Writing well is an essential professional skill and writing to publish is an…

    Paperback – 2004-01-15

  • Communication, Relationships and Care: A Reader book cover

    Communication, Relationships and Care

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila Barrett, Carol Komaromy, Martin Robb, Anita Rogers

    Communication and relationships have become an increasing focus of attention in debates about the future of health and social care. People working in care services are being encouraged to improve communication processes, to develop more participatory relationships with service users, and to work…

    Paperback – 2003-11-27

  • Pathophysiology, Homeostasis and Nursing book cover

    Pathophysiology, Homeostasis and Nursing

    1st Edition

    By Tonks Fawcett, Roger Watson

    Nursing students quite often find it difficult to relate what they learn with respect to normal and abnormal physiology to patient care. In this useful text Roger Watson and Tonks Fawcett clearly explain:* the concept of homeostasis* the relevance of physiology to common disorders* the patient's…

    Paperback – 2003-09-18
    Routledge Essentials for Nurses

  • Access to Health Care book cover

    Access to Health Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Gulliford, Myfanwy Morgan

    To what extent can we have truly universal, comprehensive and timely health services, equally available to all? Access to Health Care considers the meaning of 'access' in health care and examines the theoretical issues that underpin these questions. Contributors draw on a range of disciplinary…

    Paperback – 2003-06-26

  • Health Promotion: Disciplines and Diversity book cover

    Health Promotion

    Disciplines and Diversity, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Robin Bunton, Gordon MacDonald, Gordon Macdonald

    Health promotion is an increasingly central tenet in health professionals' lives. It has come into the public eye as the subject of party politics and policy, but where does the movement come from?This book brings together views from a range of subjects, some not always associated with health…

    Paperback – 2002-12-05

  • Working with Substance Misusers: A Guide to Theory and Practice book cover

    Working with Substance Misusers

    A Guide to Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Trudi Petersen

    Working with Substance Misusers is a practical handbook for students and those who work with people who misuse drugs or alcohol. Written by experienced teachers and clinicians, the book introduces:* the substances themselves* theories relevant to substance use and misuse* the skills necessary to…

    Paperback – 2002-07-25

  • Perioperative Practice: Fundamentals of Homeostasis book cover

    Perioperative Practice

    Fundamentals of Homeostasis, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Baird, John Clancy, Andrew McVicar

    Written by experienced nurse lecturers and a theatre nurse, Perioperative Practice highlights and explains the biological processes which can be disrupted by a major surgical procedure. Using the concept of homeostasis as a framework, the authors look at issues common to all surgical procedures…

    Paperback – 2002-05-30

  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Reproduction book cover

    Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Reproduction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bonnie Steinbock

    Whilst advances in reproductive medicine have enabled thousands of couples worldwide to have children, they also raise a plethora of ethical, philosophical and legal questions. This collection of essays by leading international scholars in bioethics, law, philosophy and public health, addresses…

    Hardback – 2002-04-09
    The International Library of Medicine, Ethics and Law

  • Understanding Care, Welfare and Community: A Reader book cover

    Understanding Care, Welfare and Community

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivien Bacigalupo, Joanna Bornat, Bill Bytheway, Julia Johnson, Susan Spurr

    Care, welfare and community are three key concepts in contemporary social policy. This reader covers a wide range of topics associated with them and relevant to the delivery of care and support to adults. It includes a wide-ranging collection of articles by leading writers and researchers, some…

    Paperback – 2001-12-06

  • Exemplary Research For Nursing And Midwifery book cover

    Exemplary Research For Nursing And Midwifery

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Marie Rafferty, Michael Traynor

    This Reader reproduces fifteen classic and influential accounts of nursing research selected by a panel of senior nurse researchers and teachers. It provides accompanying commentary explaining why the research is good, how it relates to the research tradition and the influence and impact of the…

    Paperback – 2001-12-06

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