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  • 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

  • Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care, Third Edition

    An Introductory Text

    By Karen Holland

    This introductory textbook relates theory to practice and enhances students' learning and understanding of cultural issues that impact on patient care and their own practice as nurses, while considering wider social and political issues.   Now in its third edition, Cultural Awareness in Nursing…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    CRC Press

  • The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying

    Edited by Christopher M Moreman

    Few issues apply universally to people as poignantly as death and dying. All religions address concerns with death from the handling of human remains, to defining death, to suggesting what happens after life. The Routledge Companion to Death and Dying provides readers with an overview of the study…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • Parental Vigilant Care

    A Guide for Clinicians and Caretakers

    Edited by Haim Omer

    This volume presents the concept of vigilant care as a protective and non-intrusive parental attitude to risky behaviors of children and adolescents. The effective component in vigilant care is not control, but parental presence. Vigilant care is a flexible attitude in which parents shift between…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge

  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety

    By Tim Marsh

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner ‘behavioural safety’ is overly person focused. ‘If you can walk on hot coals you can do anything – so be safe’ needs to be dismissed out of hand but also more advanced techniques based on coaching and empowerment fail to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Disability and Sexual Health

    Critical Psychological Perspectives

    By Poul Rohleder, Stine Hellum Braathen, Mark Thomas Carew

    The sexual lives of people with disabilities are rarely discussed. It is as if, because someone has a biological or psychological impairment, they do not exist as a sexual being. As such, many people with disabilities feel marginalised and powerless not only in their day-today lives, but also in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology for Healthcare Students

    By David Sturgeon

    This book provides a highly accessible introduction to anatomy and physiology. Written for students studying the subject for the first time, it covers the human body from the atomic and cellular levels through to all the major systems and including chapters on blood and immunity and homeostasis.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Healthcare Analytics

    Foundations and Frontiers

    By Edward M. Rafalski, Ross M. Mullner

    The Affordable Care Act (ACT) and free market reforms in healthcare are generating a rapid change of pace. The "electronification" of medical records from paper to digital, which is required to meet the meaningful use standards set forth by the Act, is advancing what and how information can be…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • Health Care Systems in Developing Countries in Asia

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Kenny Teguh Pribadi, Robin Gauld

    For the last two decades, major Asian economies have successfully kept their economic growth momentum going. Now, as these economies are entering a new phase of economic growth, more attention is being paid to their respective states of social development, especially the provision and the expansion…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge
    Social Welfare Around the World

  • Bioethics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Alastair V. Campbell

    Bioethics: The Basics is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing us today.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    The Basics

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