Nursing & Health: Allied Health

  • Death and Dying in India

    Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly

    By Suhita Chopra Chatterjee, Jaydeep Sengupta

    Most aged in India are experiencing a highly protracted death in hospitals, entangled in tubes and machines. Such ‘medicalised death’ entails huge psychological, social and financial costs for both patients and their caregivers. There are also many who are dying in abject neglect. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine

    Edited by Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Alex Broom

    Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) has become big business internationally in particular with regards to a range of women’s health issues. With this context in mind, this book constitutes a valuable and timely resource for those looking to understand, initiate and expand CIM research and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Culturally Competent Compassion

    A Guide for Healthcare Students and Practitioners

    By Irena Papadopoulos

    Bringing together the crucially important topics of cultural competence and compassion for the first time, this book explores how to practise ‘culturally competent compassion’ in healthcare settings – that is, understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it using…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Theoretical Issues in Stuttering

    2nd Edition

    By Ann Packman, Joseph S. Attanasio

    Despite decades of research into the nature and treatment of stuttering, the causes and underlying mechanisms of it are still not well understood. In this unique and comprehensive overview of the numerous theories and models which seek to understand and explain stuttering, the authors of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • A Different Perspective After Brain Injury: A Tilted Point of View book cover

    A Different Perspective After Brain Injury

    A Tilted Point of View

    By Christopher Yeoh

    Whilst preparing for his travel adventures into a world he had yet to explore, Christopher Yeoh was involved in a road traffic accident and experienced something few others would be "privileged" to witness. Eight days in a coma, more than a year in and out of hospital and a gradual re-introduction…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: The International Handbook book cover

    Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    The International Handbook

    Edited by Barbara A. Wilson, Jill Winegardner, Caroline M. van Heugten, Tamara Ownsworth

    This outstanding new handbook offers unique coverage of all aspects of neuropsychological rehabilitation. Compiled by the world’s leading clinician-researchers, and written by an exceptional team of international contributors, the book is vast in scope, including chapters on the many and varied…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Psychology Press

  • Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood: From Birth to Six Years book cover

    Mary D. Sheridan's Play in Early Childhood

    From Birth to Six Years, 4th Edition

    By Justine Howard

    Mary D. Sheridan’s Play in Early Childhood is a classic introductory text to play and development – key topics for all those who work with young children. Drawing on the most up-to-date evidence, it explains how children’s play develops and how they develop as they play. With over 100…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Fundamentals of U.S. Health Care: An Introduction for Health Professionals book cover

    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 – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 
    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

  • 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 – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

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