Nursing & Health: Allied Health

  • Understanding Motor Behaviour in Developmental Coordination Disorder book cover

    Understanding Motor Behaviour in Developmental Coordination Disorder

    Edited by Anna Barnett, Elisabeth Hill

    Understanding Motor Behaviour in Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) draws together current knowledge of DCD, also referred to as dyspraxia, in the context of motor behaviour. International experts offer an overview of theoretical and methodological issues relating to motor development, motor…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

  • Living with Epilepsy book cover

    Living with Epilepsy

    By Sallie Baxendale

    Encephalitis is an under recognised and under researched condition. Its sudden onset and diverse long lasting effects mean that the illness challenges people’s understanding and coping resources. This book combines scholarly research and professional insights into encephalitis with ‘the insider…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • School Start Year 1: Targeted Intervention for Language and Sound Awareness book cover

    School Start Year 1

    Targeted Intervention for Language and Sound Awareness

    By Catherine de la Bedoyere, Catharine Lowry

    This is a practical resource to be used with children requiring additional help in Year 1. It lays out a targeted group intervention, designed to boost the language and sound awareness skills of children who are delayed in these areas of communication. This is an invaluable resource for teachers…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine book cover

    Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine

    Edited by Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Alex Broom, Jane Frawley

    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 – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Culturally Competent Compassion: A Guide for Healthcare Students and Practitioners book cover

    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 – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Reading and Phonics to Children with Language and Communication Delay book cover

    Teaching Reading and Phonics to Children with Language and Communication Delay

    By Charlotte Lynch

    Teaching Reading and Phonics to Children with Language and Communication Delay is an accessible and jargon-free book full of practical ideas for teaching the first stages of reading and phonics to children who have speech and language delay. Written by a bestselling author, this invaluable toolkit…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Causality, Probability, and Medicine book cover

    Causality, Probability, and Medicine

    By Donald Gillies

    Why is understanding causation so important in philosophy and the social sciences? Should causation be defined in terms of probability? Whilst causation plays a major role in theories and concepts of medicine little attempt has been made to connect causation and probability with medicine itself.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Global Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care book cover

    Global Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    Edited by Rebecca S. Allen, Brian D. Carpenter, Morgan K. Eichorst

    The challenges faced by individuals and families at the end of life are still incredibly diverse, yet more than ever is now known about the needs that cut across the great diversity of experiences in the face of death. A number of behavioural interventions and clinical approaches to addressing…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Implementing Occupation-centred Practice: A Practical Guide for Occupational Therapy Practice Learning book cover

    Implementing Occupation-centred Practice

    A Practical Guide for Occupational Therapy Practice Learning

    Edited by Karina Dancza, Sylvia Rodger

    "Health care is finally focusing on health which creates a major opportunity for occupational therapists who focus on occupational performance or (doing), which we know enables participation (engagement), and we know participation contributes to well-being (health and quality of life). Occupational…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?: Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity book cover

    Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    Whose Body is it Anyway? explores contemporary understandings of the body in order to highlight the conflicting ways in which it is considered in different contexts, times and spaces, either as the possession of the individual or that of society (or both). The book explores these ideas through the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Physical Activity and Health: International Perspectives book cover

    Ageing, Physical Activity and Health

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Karin Volkwein-Caplan, Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha

    One of the most pressing questions facing society today is how to care for its burgeoning elderly population. By the year 2050, experts predict that one third of the world’s population will be over 60 years old. Health promotion for the elderly is therefore becoming an increasingly important topic…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

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