Nursing & Health: Health Conditions

  • Routledge Handbook of Water and Health book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Water and Health

    Edited by Jamie Bartram

    This comprehensive handbook provides an authoritative source of information on global water and health, suitable for interdisciplinary teaching for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It covers both developing and developed country concerns. It is organized into sections covering:…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge

  • Culture, Ethnicity and Chronic Conditions: A Global Synthesis book cover

    Culture, Ethnicity and Chronic Conditions

    A Global Synthesis

    Edited by Charles Agyemang, Ama de-Graft Aikins

    The global burden of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as hypertension, diabetes and cancers, and of common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety, has a disproportionate impact on the low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) of Africa, Asia and Latin America. The pattern…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge

  • Substance Use Disorders in African American Communities: Prevention, Treatment and Recovery book cover

    Substance Use Disorders in African American Communities

    Prevention, Treatment and Recovery

    Edited by Mark Sanders

    This book is dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and recovery of African Americans with substance use disorders. African Americans are disproportionately represented in the addictions, criminal justice, and child welfare systems. It is clear that, when their culturally specific needs are not…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

  • The Video Game Debate: Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games book cover

    The Video Game Debate

    Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge

  • Addiction and Recovery in the UK book cover

    Addiction and Recovery in the UK

    Edited by Jeffrey D. Roth, David Best

    Addiction and Recovery in the UK captures the essence of the emerging addictions recovery movement and in particular the emerging evidence base that had been gathered around the umbrella of the Recovery Academy UK. The Recovery Academy was established with the aim of creating a forum for people in…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Women, Children, and Addiction book cover

    Women, Children, and Addiction

    Edited by Loretta Finnegan, Stephen Kandall

    This proposed book draws on the expertise of 35 experts in the field of Addiction Medicine to provide the reader with a current and comprehensive view of addiction as related to women, pregnancy, newborns, infants and children. The volume begins by placing current attitudes towards addicted women…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge

  • Managing Long-term Conditions and Chronic Illness in Primary Care: A Guide to Good Practice book cover

    Managing Long-term Conditions and Chronic Illness in Primary Care

    A Guide to Good Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Judith Carrier

    Effective management of long-term conditions is an essential part of contemporary nursing policy and practice. Systematic and evidence-based care which takes account of the expert patient and reduces unnecessary hospital admissions is vital to support those with long-term conditions/chronic…

    Paperback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge

  • Chronic Illness, Vulnerability and Social Work: Autoimmunity and the contemporary disease experience book cover

    Chronic Illness, Vulnerability and Social Work

    Autoimmunity and the contemporary disease experience

    By Liz Price, Liz Walker

    Whilst the body has recently assumed greater sociological significance, there has been less engagement in social work and social care on the bodily experience of health, illness and disease. This innovative volume redresses the balance by exploring chronic illness and social work, through the…

    Hardback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Drugs, Women, and Justice: Roles of the Criminal Justice System for Drug-Affected Women book cover

    Drugs, Women, and Justice

    Roles of the Criminal Justice System for Drug-Affected Women

    Edited by James Schwarz, Patricia O'Brien

    A unique interdisciplinary exploration of a pressing social issueThe numbers of women offenders involved in the correctional system are quickly growing. Drugs, Women, and Justice: Roles of the Criminal Justice System for Drug-Affected Women gathers a distinguished group of researchers and policy…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • Recovery from Addiction in Communal Living Settings: The Oxford House Model book cover

    Recovery from Addiction in Communal Living Settings

    The Oxford House Model

    Edited by Leonard Jason, Joseph R Ferrari

    Research on treatment outcome for addictive disorders indicates that a variety of interventions are effective. However, the progress clients make in treatment frequently is undermined by the lack of an alcohol and drug free living environment supporting sustained recovery. This book suggests…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • The Prevention of Tuberculosis (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Prevention of Tuberculosis (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    First published in 1908, this book presents a study of tuberculosis. It looks first at its causes, before examining how the problem of mortality from illness had already been reduced. The third part of the book then focuses on measures for reducing and annihilating tuberculosis altogether. Being…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Story of Modern Preventive Medicine (Routledge Revivals): Being a Continuation of the Evolution of Preventive Medicine book cover

    The Story of Modern Preventive Medicine (Routledge Revivals)

    Being a Continuation of the Evolution of Preventive Medicine

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    First published in 1929, this book is a continuation of Arthur Newsholme’s Evolution of Preventive Medicine, published in 1927, which was concerned with the possibilities in progress of prevention of disease, up to the middle of the nineteenth century. The current volume focuses on the modern…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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