Nursing & Health: Allied Health

  • Biodental 2016: Proceedings of the IV International Conference on Biodental Engineering, June 21-23, 2016, Porto, Portugal book cover

    Biodental 2016

    Proceedings of the IV International Conference on Biodental Engineering, June 21-23, 2016, Porto, Portugal

    Edited by R.M. Natal Jorge, Joao Manuel R.S. Tavares

    This book holds the proceedings of the IV International Conference on Biodental Engineering, held on June 21-23, 2016, in Porto, Spain. Main topics include: Aesthetics Bioengineering, Biomaterials, Biomechanical disorders, Biomedical devices, Computational bio- imaging and visualization,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    CRC Press

  • Big Food: Critical perspectives on the global growth of the food and beverage industry book cover

    Big Food

    Critical perspectives on the global growth of the food and beverage industry

    Edited by Simon N. Williams, Marion Nestle

    Obesity is a global public health problem of crucial importance. Obesity rates remain high in high-income countries and are rapidly increasing in low- and middle- income countries. Concurrently, the global consumption of unhealthy products, such as soft drinks and processed foods, continues to rise…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • A History of Alcohol and Drugs in Modern South Asia: Intoxicating Affairs book cover

    A History of Alcohol and Drugs in Modern South Asia

    Intoxicating Affairs

    Edited by Harald Fischer-Tiné, Jana Tschurenev

    At the beginning of the 21st century, alcoholism, transnational drug trafficking and drug addiction constitute major problems in various South Asian countries. The production, circulation and consumption of intoxicating substances created (and responded to) social upheavals in the region and had…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Stroke, Body Image, and Self Representation: Psychoanalytic and Neurological Perspectives book cover

    Stroke, Body Image, and Self Representation

    Psychoanalytic and Neurological Perspectives

    By Catherine Morin

    Stroke, Body Image, and Self Representation provides a psychoanalytic reading of the subjective difficulties encountered by patients who have suffered a stroke. The book is based on the words of stroke patients and on their self-portraits, which are then compared with the words and portraits of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Work Stress: Studies of the Context, Content and Outcomes of Stress: A Book of Readings book cover

    Work Stress

    Studies of the Context, Content and Outcomes of Stress: A Book of Readings

    By Chris Peterson

    Sociologists and health experts from the U.K., Scandinavia, Australia, and the U.S. discuss issues surrounding stress in the workplace, including its causes and ways in which jobs can be designed to minimize it. The book is intended for professionals and students in occupational health and safety.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Addressing Brain Injury in Under-Resourced Settings: A Practical Guide to Community-Centred Approaches book cover

    Addressing Brain Injury in Under-Resourced Settings

    A Practical Guide to Community-Centred Approaches

    By Ross Balchin, Rudi Coetzer, Christian E Salas, Janice Webster

    Many of the world’s population have no access to appropriate diagnostic, neurorehabilitative or support services following brain injury. Addressing Brain Injury in Under-Resourced Settings: A Practical Guide to Community-Centred Approaches tackles this unacceptable gap in service provision by…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Psychology Press

  • The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy: Learning and Functioning with Diversity book cover

    The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy

    Learning and Functioning with Diversity, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Maxine Ficksman, Jane Utley Adelizzi

    Despite the wide array of services offered to students with learning disabilities, attention-deficit disorder, and a variety of comorbid conditions, large numbers of students are caught in the struggle of surviving school. Unfortunate school experiences may impact their sense of self and the degree…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • A Theory of Cancer Care in Healthcare Settings book cover

    A Theory of Cancer Care in Healthcare Settings

    Edited by Carol Cox, Maya Zumstein-Shaha

    This book provides healthcare professionals with a practice theory for the care and management of patients who have been diagnosed with cancer. It explores what patients experience and how healthcare professionals can assist them in dealing with their uncertainty and fear as well as planning for…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing

  • Body Image as an Everyday Problematic: Looking Good book cover

    Body Image as an Everyday Problematic

    Looking Good

    By Félix Díaz Martínez

    It is well known that body image has been associated to health risks related to eating habits. However, to what extent do identity categories, everyday social interaction and common discourses affect our preoccupations and sufferings related to body image in contemporary society, and our…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Digital Health: Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Digital Health

    Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    By Deborah Lupton

    The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of the digital health phenomenon. Deborah Lupton,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation

    Edited by Keith Ward

    The work of a sports therapist is highly technical and requires a confident, responsible and professional approach. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive and authoritative reference for those studying or working in this field and is the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The End of Physiotherapy book cover

    The End of Physiotherapy

    By David A. Nicholls

    Physiotherapy is arriving at a critical point in its history. Since World War I, physiotherapy has been one of the largest allied health professions and the established provider of orthodox physical rehabilitation. But ageing populations of increasingly chronically ill people, a growing scepticism…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

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