• Pragmatic Children’s Nursing: A Theory for Children and their Childhoods book cover

    Pragmatic Children’s Nursing

    A Theory for Children and their Childhoods, 1st Edition

    By Duncan C. Randall

    Pragmatic Children’s Nursing is the first attempt to create a paediatric nursing theory which argues for the importance of giving children living with illness access to a childhood which is, as far as possible, equal to that of their peers. Set in the historical context of the development of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Older People and Migration: Challenges for Social Work book cover

    Older People and Migration

    Challenges for Social Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Lawrence, Sandra Torres

    With neo-liberal resource rationing, and the onus of cost shifting from the state to individuals, families, and communities, migration issues can add a further layer of complexity to the question of caring for the elderly. By presenting examples from a variety of contexts and countries, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Caring for the Mentally Handicapped Child book cover

    Caring for the Mentally Handicapped Child

    1st Edition

    By David Wilkin

    First published in 1979, this book concerns itself primarily with the mothers of mentally handicapped children. It discusses the problems of assistance that they may have experienced from their families, the community, or the available services. Whilst arguing for far more support for mothers when…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • Partners in Palliative Care: Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life book cover

    Partners in Palliative Care

    Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Beth Morrissey, Bruce Jennings

    The Collaborative for Palliative Care ("Collaborative") is a grassroots consortium of public and private organizations that came together in 2005 for the purposes of studying the increasing need for palliative care and the methods for such care. It has grown from a small fledgling group to a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Organisational Capacity Building in Health Systems book cover

    Organisational Capacity Building in Health Systems

    1st Edition

    By Niyi Awofeso

    Capacity building – which focuses on understanding the obstacles that prevent organisations from realising their goals, while promoting those features that help them to achieve measurable and sustainable results – is vital to improve the delivery of health care in both developed and developing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Powerful Occupational Therapists: A Community of Professionals, 1950-1980 book cover

    Powerful Occupational Therapists

    A Community of Professionals, 1950-1980, 1st Edition

    By Christine Olga Peters

    Powerful Occupational Therapists examines the life and times of a small group of occupational therapy leaders and scholars in a post-1950s America, to market their profession as one of increasing importance. Participating in the 1950s rehabilitation, the 1960s equal rights, and the 1970s women’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood: Growing Up to be Middle-Aged book cover

    Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood

    Growing Up to be Middle-Aged, 1st Edition

    By Lea Pulkkinen

    This seminal work focuses on human development from middle childhood to middle adulthood, through analysis of the research findings of the groundbreaking Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development (JYLS). The JYLS project, which began in 1968, has generated extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Value of Transnational Medical Research: Labour, Participation and Care book cover

    The Value of Transnational Medical Research

    Labour, Participation and Care, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, P. Wenzel Geissler

    What is the value of medical research? With contributions from anthropologists, sociologists and activists, this approach brings into focus the forms of value – social, epistemic, and economic – that are involved in medical research practices and how these values intersect with everyday living.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Developing Inclusive Practice for Young Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Framework of Knowledge and Understanding for the Early Childhood Workforce book cover

    Developing Inclusive Practice for Young Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    A Framework of Knowledge and Understanding for the Early Childhood Workforce, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn Blackburn

    Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) have emerged as a major phenomenon within the education and health care systems. Prenatal exposure to alcohol is known to result in a range of birth anomalies for infants and children. Children with FASD experience a range of developmental…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge

  • Nurses and Nursing: The Person and the Profession book cover

    Nurses and Nursing

    The Person and the Profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pádraig Ó Lúanaigh

    This textbook draws on international contributors with a range of backgrounds to explore, engage with and challenge readers in understanding the many aspects and elements that inform and influence contemporary nursing practice. With a focus to the future, this book explores the challenges facing…

    Paperback – 2017-04-21
    Routledge

  • Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging book cover

    Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this first cohort to reach later life in a time of LGBT public…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Who is Nursing Them? It is Us: Neoliberalism, HIV/AIDS, and the Occupational Health and Safety of South African Public Sector Nurses book cover

    Who is Nursing Them? It is Us

    Neoliberalism, HIV/AIDS, and the Occupational Health and Safety of South African Public Sector Nurses, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer R. Zelnick, Charles Levenstein, Robert Forrant, John Wooding

    This book explores the impacts of HIV/AIDS and neoliberal globalization on the occupational health of public sector hospital nurses in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The story of South African public sector nurses provides multiple perspectives on the HIV/AIDS epidemic-for a workforce that played a…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Work, Health and Environment Series

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