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  • Canine-Assisted Interventions

    A Comprehensive Guide to Credentialing Therapy Dog Teams, 1st Edition

    By John-Tyler Binfet, Elizabeth Kjellstrand Hartwig

    Covering principles of therapy dog team training, assessment, skills, and ongoing monitoring, Canine-Assisted Interventions provides guidance on the most evidence-based methods for therapy dog team welfare, training, and assessment. The authors offer a linear approach to understanding all aspects…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Welcoming LGBT Residents

    A Practical Guide for Senior Living Staff, 1st Edition

    By Tim R. Johnston

    LGBT Affirming Long-Term Care is the first comprehensive guide to working with LGBT older adults in senior living settings. The LGBT older adult population represents one of the fastest growing subpopulations within our aging society. Despite the increasing demand for LGBT affirming services there…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Community Health Needs in South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Ntombenhle Protasia Khoti Torkington

    This title was first published in 2000:  Although the apartheid regime has now been abolished there is still a great deal of work to be done in order to eliminate the disadvantages it created for the health of black people at both micro and macro levels. This book presents the findings of a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Ceremonial Order of the Clinic

    Parents, Doctors and Medical Bureaucracies, 1st Edition

    By P.M. Strong, Robert Dingwall

    This title was first published in 2001. A classic ethnographic study of the interactions between paediatricians and parents of children thought to be neurologically handicapped. Strong used this work to systematize the often chaotic ideas of Erving Goffman, to explore the connections between micro…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religion, Law and Death

    A Guide For Clinicians, 1st Edition

    By Peter Hutton, Ravi Mahajan, Allan Kellehear

    This practical guide summarizes the principles of working with dying patients and their families influenced by the most common world religions. It also outlines the main legal requirements to be followed by those who care for the dying following the death of the patient. The first part of the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Rett Syndrome

    A guide to symptoms, management and treatment, 1st Edition

    By Rosa Angela Fabio, Tindara Caprì, Gabriella Martino

    Understanding Rett Syndrome offers a concise, evidence-based introduction to Rett Syndrome (RTT), covering a range of topics from diagnosis and causes, to treatment and family management. It focuses on improving the quality of life for those with the syndrome by suggesting practical ways of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Understanding Atypical Development

  • Co-creating and Co-producing Research Evidence

    A Guide for Practitioners and Academics in Health, Social Care and Education Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dorothy Newbury-Birch, Keith Allan

    The importance of a strong evidence-base is widely recognised in contemporary health, social care and education practice, meaning that there is a real need for research which can be quickly and easily translated into real world situations. Research co-produced by practitioners and academics from…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicine

    Historical and Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Reinarz, Rebecca Wynter

    Recent studies into the experiences and failures of health care services, along with the rapid development of patient advocacy, consumerism and pressure groups have led historians and social scientists to engage with the issue of the medical complaint. As expressions of dissatisfaction, disquiet…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context

    Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate

    This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • A Theory of Cancer Care in Healthcare Settings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Cox, Maya Zumstein-Shaha

    This book provides healthcare professionals with a practice theory for the care and management of patients who have been diagnosed with cancer. It explores what patients experience and how healthcare professionals can assist them in dealing with their uncertainty and fear as well as planning for…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • The Public Shaping of Medical Research

    Patient Associations, Health Movements and Biomedicine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Wehling, Willy Viehöver, Sophia Koenen

    Patient organizations and social health movements offer one of the most important and illuminating examples of civil society engagement and participation in scientific research and research politics. Influencing the research agenda, and initiating, funding and accelerating the development of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Health, Food and Social Inequality

    Critical Perspectives on the Supply and Marketing of Food, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn Mahoney

    Health, Food and Social Inequality investigates how vast amounts of consumer data are used by the food industry to enable the social ranking of products, food outlets and consumers themselves, and how this influences food consumption patterns. This book supplies a fresh social scientific…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

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