Nursing & Health: Allied Health

  • 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 – 2017-05-01 
    CRC Press

  • Fundamentals of U.S. Health Care

    An Introduction for Health Professionals

    By Jahangir Moini, Morvarid Moini

    All health care students must be familiar with the basic concepts of health care in the United States. This introductory textbook presents vital information on health care careers and legal, ethical, financial, and policy issues that will help their future practice. It includes chapters on:…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Palliative Care

    Psychosocial perspectives

    By Alison Rodriguez

    Death is inevitable, and yet for most of us it is also unimaginable. This enlightening book is not about death and dying, but about how life-limiting illnesses influence culture, society and how we understand ourselves. It provides a critical, existential perspective on palliative care, examining…

    Paperback – 2017-04-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Services

    Professional Concepts and Lived Experience

    Edited by Arne Henning Eide, Staffan Josephsson, Kjersti Vik

    Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Advances in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    By Susan S Rose, Eleanor F Branch

    Enhance your rehabilitation program with this authoritative volume. Experts from the Department of Physical Therapy of Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, explore the most current developments in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. Reading this highly practical volume will…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Integrative Pediatrics

    Art, Science, and Clinical Application

    By Hilary McClafferty

    Pediatric integrative medicine is a rapidly evolving field with great potential to improve the quality of preventive health in children and expand treatment options for children living with chronic disease. Many families actively use integrative therapies making familiarity with the field essential…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Child Language Disorders

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard G. Schwartz

    The acquisition of language is one of the most remarkable human achievements. When language acquisition fails to occur as expected, the impact can be far-reaching, affecting all aspects of the child’s life and the child’s family. Thus, research into the nature, causes, and remediation of children’s…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15 
    Psychology Press

  • Smart Technologies in Healthcare

    Edited by Bruno Bouchard

    Assistive technologies for the old and people with disabilities is now a very active field of research. It also constitutes a very profitable market (expected to reach US $60 billion p.a. by 2018). The book covers key aspects of this important field and provides guidelines for developing assistive…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Neurobehavioural Disability and Social Handicap Following Traumatic Brain Injury

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tom M. McMillan, Rodger Ll. Wood

    Neurobehavioural disability (NBD) follows many forms of serious brain injury and is a major constraint on social independence. This book brings together a group of leading academics and practising clinicians to provide an overview of the nature of NBD, considering how it translates into social…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14 
    Psychology Press
    Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

  • Ethics in Hospice Care

    Challenges to Hospice Values in a Changing Health Care Environment

    By Bruce Jennings

    Ethics in Hospice Care: Challenges to Hospice Values in a Changing Health Care Environment explores the pressures and challenges facing hospice and aims to produce new studies and educational materials on hospice ethics to help professionals in the field. Many of the tensions felt by caregivers and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    The continuum of exploitation that has historically defined the everyday of domestic work - exclusion from employment and social security standards and precarious migration status – has frequently been neglected. It is primarily the moments of crisis, incidents of human trafficking, slavery or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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