Taylor & Francis India: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

  • Person-centred Primary Care: Searching for the Self book cover

    Person-centred Primary Care

    Searching for the Self, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Dowrick

    Primary care, grounded in the provision of continuous comprehensive person-centred care, is of paramount importance in the delivery of accessible and effective health care around the world. The central notion of person-centred care, however, relies on often-unexamined concepts of self, or…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Negotiating Ageing: Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life book cover

    Negotiating Ageing

    Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life, 1st Edition

    By Simon Biggs

    The world is growing older and this is a historically unprecedented phenomenon. Negotiating such change, personally, socially and for governments and international organisations requires an act of cultural adaptation. Two key questions arise: What is the purpose of a long life? and How do we adapt…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Health and Political Engagement book cover

    Health and Political Engagement

    1st Edition

    By Mikko Mattila, Lauri Rapeli, Hanna Wass, Peter Söderlund

    Social scientists have only recently begun to explore the link between health and political engagement. Understanding this relationship is vitally important from both a scholarly and a policy-making perspective. This book is the first to offer a comprehensive account of health and political…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece book cover

    Divine Mania

    Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece, 1st Edition

    By Yulia Ustinova

    ‘Our greatest blessings come to us by way of mania, provided it is given us by divine gift,’ – says Socrates in Plato’s Phaedrus. Certain forms of alteration of consciousness, considered to be inspired by supernatural forces, were actively sought in ancient Greece. Divine mania comprises a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

  • Rewriting the American Soul: Trauma, Neuroscience and the Contemporary Literary Imagination book cover

    Rewriting the American Soul

    Trauma, Neuroscience and the Contemporary Literary Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Anna Thiemann

    Rewriting the American Soul focuses on the political implications of psychoanalytic and neurocognitive approaches to trauma in literature, their impact on cultural representations of collective trauma in the United States, and their subversive appropriation in pre- and post-9/11 fiction. Anna…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Physical Activity and Educational Achievement: Insights from Exercise Neuroscience book cover

    Physical Activity and Educational Achievement

    Insights from Exercise Neuroscience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Romain Meeusen, Sabine Schaefer, Phillip Tomporowski, Richard Bailey

    A growing body of research evidence suggests that physical activity can have a positive effect on educational achievement. This book examines a range of processes associated with physical activity that are of relevance to those working in education – including cognition, learning, memory, attention…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Valuing Profoundly Disabled People: Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth book cover

    Valuing Profoundly Disabled People

    Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth, 1st Edition

    By John Vorhaus

    Growing numbers of human beings live with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities. Exploring the moral, social and political implications of this trend, Valuing Profoundly Disabled People addresses questions that are high on policy and practice agendas in numerous regions…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera: Responses in Health and Disease book cover

    Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera

    Responses in Health and Disease, 1st Edition

    By Roy J. Shephard

    Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera is the first book to examine the response of the visceral organs to acute and chronic physical activity, in cases of both health and disease. Bringing together a previously disparate body of research, Professor Roy Shephard sets out the physiology,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Physical Activity and Health

  • Colonial Modernities: Midwifery in Bengal, c.1860–1947 book cover

    Colonial Modernities

    Midwifery in Bengal, c.1860–1947, 1st Edition

    By Ambalika Guha

    The subject of medicalisation of childbirth in colonial India has so far been identified with three major themes: the attempt to reform or ‘sanitise’ the site of birthing practices, establishing lying-in hospitals and replacing traditional birth attendants with trained midwives and qualified female…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge India
    The Social History of Health and Medicine in South Asia

  • Death and Dying in India: Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly book cover

    Death and Dying in India

    Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly, 1st Edition

    By Suhita Chopra Chatterjee, Jaydeep Sengupta

    Most aged in India are experiencing a highly protracted death in hospitals, entangled in tubes and machines. Such ‘medicalised death’ entails huge psychological, social and financial costs for both patients and their caregivers. There are also many who are dying in abject neglect. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Thinking with Metaphors in Medicine: The State of the Art book cover

    Thinking with Metaphors in Medicine

    The State of the Art, 1st Edition

    By Alan Bleakley

    While medical language is soaked in metaphor, and thinking with metaphor is central to diagnostic work, medicine – that is, medical culture, clinical practice and medical education – outwardly rejects metaphor for objective, literal scientific language. This thought-provoking book argues that this…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • The Politics of the Pharmaceutical Industry and Access to Medicines: World Pharmacy and India book cover

    The Politics of the Pharmaceutical Industry and Access to Medicines

    World Pharmacy and India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Löfgren

    The book studies the pharmaceutical industry of India. It is one of the most successful stories of economic expansion and improvements in public health. Indian firms have made access to quality medicines possible and affordable in many developing countries. Indian pharmaceuticals are also exported…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

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