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Free-to-View Textbooks | Health & Social Care

Routledge is pleased to announce that we've just made 14 health and social care textbooks completely free to view online until October 31st 2016.

Please take time to review our books for course adoption! 

Once you find a title within this collection that you would like to review simply click on the 'Look Inside' icon found on it's individual product page to open the book for free.

If you decide to adopt any of these texts for your upcoming courses simply email Laura Holliday (laura.holliday@tandf.co.uk) directly with course information and shipping address and we will have a copy sent out.

Free-to-View Textbooks

  • Managing Long-term Conditions and Chronic Illness in Primary Care

    A Guide to Good Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Judith Carrier

    Effective management of long-term conditions is an essential part of contemporary nursing policy and practice. Systematic and evidence-based care which takes account of the expert patient and reduces unnecessary hospital admissions is vital to support those with long-term conditions/chronic…

    Paperback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge

  • Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health

    A Guide for Health Professionals and Support Workers

    By Jane Hanley

    Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health focuses on how women and families suffering from perinatal mental illness can be supported by a wide range of practitioners. Based on the skills of attentive listening, it is designed for use by health professionals and support workers concerned with…

    Paperback – 2015-05-19
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Global Mental Health Practice

    Seeing the Unseen

    By Craig L. Katz, Jan Schuetz-Mueller

    Drawing on the authors’ experience in developing and implementing global mental health programs in crisis and development settings, A Guide to Global Mental Health Practice: Seeing the Unseen is designed for mental health, public health, and primary care professionals new to this emerging area…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge

  • Choosing Nursing

    From application to offer and beyond

    Edited by Cathy Poole

    Becoming a nurse is a life-changing process and making the decision to study nursing at university is the first step. This short guide will help you decide whether it is the right move for you, give you an idea of which field of nursing might suit you best and provide useful tips for making a…

    Paperback – 2015-04-22
    Routledge

  • Culture, Health and Sexuality

    An Introduction

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Richard Parker, Felicity Thomas

    The last twenty years have seen a growth in multi-disciplinary work in the area of sexuality, culture and health. What was once a set of specialist concerns has been steadily mainstreamed. Alongside this, a broader interest has developed in ‘social’ and 'cultural’ factors relating to sexuality…

    Paperback – 2015-04-21
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Relational Theory for Clinical Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Sharon Freedberg

    Relational Theory for Clinical Practice offers students and practitioners a conceptual framework for thinking relationally about social work with clients within a biological, psychological, and socio-cultural framework.  Integrating relational theory with the principles of clinical practice, and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge

  • Mental Health Across the Lifespan

    A Handbook

    Edited by Mary Steen, Michael Thomas

    Mental wellbeing is an integral part of being, and feeling, healthy, and it is estimated that one in four people will suffer from some form of mental illness during their lifetime. In spite of this, it is often overlooked in mainstream healthcare. The overall aim of this book is to provide…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    Interweaving the Inner and Outer Worlds, 3rd Edition

    By Esther Urdang

    Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Interweaving the Inner and Outer Worlds is an essential human behavior textbook for social work students. The third edition emphasizes the biopsychosocial framework within a psychodynamic, developmental and life-course perspective and includes a brand new…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge

  • Understanding Loss

    A Guide for Caring for Those Facing Adversity

    By Judith Murray

    Loss and consequent grief permeates nearly every life changing event, from death to health concerns to dislocation to relationship breakdown to betrayal to natural disaster to faith issues. Yet, while we know about particular events of loss independently, we know very little about a psychology of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge

  • Advanced Nursing Practice and Nurse-led Clinics in Oncology

    Edited by Carole Farrell

    Over the past ten years there has been a dramatic increase in new nursing roles and nurse-led clinics within oncology. This unique handbook is a comprehensive companion for nurses studying and practising at an advanced level in this emerging field. This text outlines and discusses roles,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15
    Routledge

  • Working Ethically in Child Protection

    By Bob Lonne, Maria Harries, Brid Featherstone, Mel Gray

    In their day-to-day practice, social work and human services practitioners frequently find themselves in confusing ethical quandaries, trying to balance the numerous competing interests of protecting children from harm and promoting family and community capacity. This book explores the ethical…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18
    Routledge

  • Law and Ethics for Midwifery

    By Elinor Clarke

    Legal and ethical competence is a cornerstone of professional midwifery practice and an essential part of midwifery training. Law and Ethics for Midwifery is a unique and practical resource for student midwives. Written by an experienced midwifery lecturer, this text draws on a wide…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge

  • Critical Thinking Skills for Healthcare

    By Stephanie McKendry

    Thinking critically is an essential skill, both for students and for the modern, evidence-based, healthcare practitioner. You need to be able to find, understand and evaluate the evidence that underpins your assignments, clinical decision making and practice. The good news is that you use all of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge

  • Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice

    Birthing in a Contemporary Society

    Edited by Patricia Lindsay, Ian Peate

    Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice makes clear the links between social, anthropological and psychological concepts, midwifery practice and women’s experience of birth. Demonstrating how empathising with women and understanding the context in which they live can affect…

    Paperback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge

All these titles are available for inspection for lecturers wishing to consider it for course adoption. To request your e-Inspection copy, please email Laura Holliday with the following details, and shipping address:

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