We offer a wide selection of books in nursing, midwifery, the sociology and anthropology of health and illness, public health, disability studies and health management. Our books range from introductory textbooks, to advanced modular texts, to topic-defining handbooks, to credible books for professionals, to cutting-edge research monographs.
In the twenty-first century, public health is everyone’s business. The nursing and medical professions are well placed to provide advice to their clients, especially in respect to lifestyle change, and public health initiatives are supported by a range of statutory and voluntary organisations and…
Paperback – 2014-04-14
From Birth to Five Years, based on the pioneering work of Mary Sheridan, is widely regarded as the go-to reference for health, education and social care professionals, or anyone concerned with the developmental progress of pre-school children. In this new fourth edition, the text has been developed…
Paperback – 2014-01-22
From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination is a step-by-step ‘how to’ guide to the developmental examination of pre-school children. This book has been developed alongside the original From Birth to Five Years as a companion volume that expands on the normative developmental…
Paperback – 2014-01-22
This new edition of Introducing Pharmacology remains an accessible and relevant introduction for nursing and healthcare students who are new to pharmacology, as well anyone looking to refresh their knowledge of the subject. Focused and engaging, the text balances accessibility with depth. Coverage…
Paperback – 2013-04-10
Research can seem difficult to get to grips with. However, at the heart of this book is the view that research is essentially a simple activity, the principles of which can be readily understood by students new to the subject. Each chapter guides the reader to uncover the 'mysteries' of research,…
Paperback – 2013-02-25
Evidence-based care is a well established principle in contemporary healthcare and a worldwide health care movement. However, despite the emphasis on promoting evidence-based or effective care without the unnecessary use of technologies and drugs, intervention rates in childbirth continue to rise…
Paperback – 2011-11-01
Studying for a Foundation Degree in Health is designed to provide clear, relevant knowledge and to support appropriate skills development amongst students enrolled on foundation degree and equivalent level courses, in health and social care. Combining academic study skills, work-based learning…
Paperback – 2015-07-27
A copublication with the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood focuses on research-based strategies for educators to address challenging behaviors of children during early childhood and elementary school years. Utilizing…
Paperback – 2015-07-27
The British National Health Service celebrated its thirtieth birthday in 1978. A Royal Commission was set up to consider the role of the National Health Service, and it is the debates that surrounded this Royal Commission that form the basis for the twelve topics covered by this book. The economic…
Hardback – 2015-07-27
During World Breast Feeding Week (1st-7th August), Routledge aims to provide you with the tools necessary to support you or the parents you work with.
Breastfeeding and work: babies need more than just (pumped) milk, they also need their mother’s bodies
In this article Dr Bueskens explores one of the key issues facing mothers as they return to work; breastfeeding, and whether or not they will be able to feed while they are working.
"Disability is both a fascinating intellectual conundrum and an urgent political issue. Despite progress with disability research, there remain considerable gaps in our knowledge and understanding of disability, and there are major problems in the ways in which society responds to the challenge of disability." Tom Shakespeare (Disability Research Today)
Our NEW Disability Studies collection, features books for professionals and researchers, authored by leading experts, to help fill your knowledge gaps.
In August, three essential nursing handbooks will be launching in paperback, for the first time - Routledge Handbook of Clinical Supervision, Routledge Int Handbook of Qualitative Nursing Research and Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing.
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Routledge Health & Social Care Journals
Routledge publish a diverse, international list of over 100 journals across Public Health, Allied Health, Health Promotion, Ethics, Social Work, Social Policy and many more related areas. We are proud to publish in association with prestigious societies and organisations, and of our record in launching innovative new journals in emerging areas, adding to our extensive list of well-established titles.
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"Disability is both a fascinating intellectual conundrum and an urgent political issue. Despite progress with disability research, there remain considerable gaps in our knowledge and understanding of disability, and there are major problems in the ways in which society responds to the challenge of disability."
Tom Shakespeare (Disability Research Today)
Our NEW Disability Studies collection, features books for professionals and researchers, from world leaders, to help fill your knowledge gaps.