Nursing & Health: Allied Health

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing

  • 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 – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Interdisciplinarity and Wellbeing: A Critical Realist General Theory of Interdisciplinarity book cover

    Interdisciplinarity and Wellbeing

    A Critical Realist General Theory of Interdisciplinarity

    By Roy Bhaskar, Berth Danermark, Leigh Price

    In this book, the authors provide a much-needed general theory of interdisciplinarity and relate it to health/wellbeing research and professional practice. In so doing they make it possible for practitioners of the different disciplines to communicate without contradiction or compromise, resolving…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • 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 – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • 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 the largest allied health profession and the established provider of orthodox physical rehabilitation. But ageing populations of increasingly chronically ill people, a growing scepticism towards…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Talkabout for Teenagers (second edition): Developing Social and Emotional Communication Skills book cover

    Talkabout for Teenagers (second edition)

    Developing Social and Emotional Communication Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly, Brian Sains

    Talkabout for Teenagers is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for older children and young adults with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Resources include an assessment framework, planning and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Talkabout

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

    Thinking with Metaphors in Medicine

    The State of the Art

    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 – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Hospice and Palliative Care: The Essential Guide book cover

    Hospice and Palliative Care

    The Essential Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Connor

    The third edition of Hospice and Palliative Care is the essential guide to the hospice and palliative care movement both within the United States and around the world. Chapters provide mental-health and medical professionals with a comprehensive overview of the hospice practice as well as…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Talkabout For Children 1 (second edition): Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem book cover

    Talkabout For Children 1 (second edition)

    Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Resources include an assessment framework,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 2 (second edition): Developing Social Skills book cover

    Talkabout for Children 2 (second edition)

    Developing Social Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Social Skills is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Resources include an assessment framework, planning and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 3 (second edition): Developing Friendship Skills book cover

    Talkabout for Children 3 (second edition)

    Developing Friendship Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Friendship Skills is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Resources include an assessment framework, planning and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Talkabout

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