• 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

  • Professional Responsibility: New Horizons of Praxis book cover

    Professional Responsibility

    New Horizons of Praxis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ciaran Sugrue, Tone Solbrekke

    What does professional responsibility entail in an increasingly insecure, unpredictable and de-regulated world? This is the core question addressed in this text. The point of departure for the various contributions is that professional responsibility is a way of being in the world that includes a…

    Paperback – 2011-09-02
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Research in Midwifery and Childbirth: Phenomenological Approaches book cover

    Qualitative Research in Midwifery and Childbirth

    Phenomenological Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gill Thomson, Fiona Dykes, Soo Downe

    Qualitative research, particularly phenomenology, is increasingly popular as a method for midwifery and health-related research. These approaches enable rich and detailed explanations to be uncovered and bring experience to life. Important recommendations and practice- based implications may then…

    Paperback – 2011-06-07
    Routledge

  • Generational Intelligence: A Critical Approach to Age Relations book cover

    Generational Intelligence

    A Critical Approach to Age Relations, 1st Edition

    By Simon Biggs, Ariela Lowenstein

    The question of communication and understanding between different generations is emerging as a key issue for the twenty-first century. The advent of ageing populations may lead to increased conflict or solidarity in society, and provokes a profound ambivalence both in public and in the private…

    Paperback – 2011-04-04
    Routledge

  • Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy: Research and Practice in Health and Social Care book cover

    Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy

    Research and Practice in Health and Social Care, 2nd Edition

    By Brian Sheldon

    Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) has been extensively researched and shown to be solidly underpinned by evidence. Broadly applicable across a wide range of personal and social problems – from depression and phobias to child behavioural problems – it is only now beginning to be used to…

    Paperback – 2011-01-12
    Routledge

  • Practice-based Evidence for Healthcare: Clinical Mindlines book cover

    Practice-based Evidence for Healthcare

    Clinical Mindlines, 1st Edition

    By John Gabbay, Andrée le May

    This book challenges the evidence-based practice movement to re-think its assumptions. Firmly rooted in real practice while drawing lucidly on a great breadth of theoretical frameworks, it examines afresh how clinicians use knowledge. Evidence-based practice has recently become a key part of the…

    Paperback – 2010-11-17
    Routledge

  • Problematic and Risk Behaviours in Psychosis: A Shared Formulation Approach book cover

    Problematic and Risk Behaviours in Psychosis

    A Shared Formulation Approach, 1st Edition

    By Alan Meaden, David Hacker

    In spite of improved access to psychosocial interventions, many people with psychosis continue to experience persistent problems which act as significant barriers to their recovery. This book investigates risk and problem behaviours in psychosis, including staff and service factors that can impede…

    Paperback – 2010-11-12
    Routledge

  • Governing the New NHS: Issues and Tensions in Health Service Management book cover

    Governing the New NHS

    Issues and Tensions in Health Service Management, 1st Edition

    By John Storey, John Bullivant, Andrew Corbett-Nolan

    The new NHS is a very different organisation to the one set up 60 years ago. Two decades of reforms have introduced a market element, unprecedented transparency, patient choice, new incentives, devolved accountabilities and a host of new regulatory bodies. All these changes have made governance a…

    Paperback – 2010-09-23
    Routledge

  • Helping Children and Young People who Self-harm: An Introduction to Self-harming and Suicidal Behaviours for Health Professionals book cover

    Helping Children and Young People who Self-harm

    An Introduction to Self-harming and Suicidal Behaviours for Health Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Tim McDougall, Marie Armstrong, Gemma Trainor

    Every year thousands of children and young people attend emergency departments with problems resulting from self-harm. More still come to the attention of CAMHS teams, school nurses and other community-based services. Helping Children and Young People who Self-harm provides clear and practical…

    Paperback – 2010-07-05
    Routledge

  • Supervising the Reflective Practitioner: An Essential Guide to Theory and Practice book cover

    Supervising the Reflective Practitioner

    An Essential Guide to Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Scaife

    Development as a reflective practitioner has become an essential quality for practitioners in the fields of health, education and social care. Supervising the Reflective Practitioner provides guidance for supervisors, focusing on what they can do to facilitate the development of reflective practice…

    Paperback – 2010-06-17
    Routledge

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