Community and Public Health Nursing Products

  • 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

  • Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health

    A Guide for Health Professionals and Support Workers, 1st Edition

    By Jane Hanley

    Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health focuses on how women and families suffering from perinatal mental illness can be supported by a wide range of practitioners. Based on the skills of attentive listening, it is designed for use by health professionals and support workers concerned with…

    Paperback – 2015-05-19
    Routledge

  • Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 3rd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Nanette Mutrie, Trish Gorely

    The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important concern…

    Paperback – 2015-02-06
    Routledge

  • Managing Hot Flushes with Group Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

    An evidence-based treatment manual for health professionals, 1st Edition

    By Myra Hunter, Melanie Smith

    Following the success of Managing Hot Flushes and Night Sweats which outlines a self-help, CBT-based programme for dealing with menopausal symptoms, Myra Hunter and Melanie Smith have developed a pioneering group treatment for women going through the menopause. Managing Hot Flushes with…

    Paperback – 2014-12-09
    Routledge

  • Working in Public Health

    An introduction to careers in public health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Sim, Jenny Wright

    What can you contribute to improving and protecting the health of your community? Public health is becoming an increasingly central area of healthcare practice and people working in public health come from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds. This practical and accessible book maps out the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge

  • Key Themes in Public Health

    1st Edition

    By Miranda Thurston

    ‘The growth of public health courses aimed at undergraduates has created a new need for textbooks that are appropriate and stimulating. Miranda Thurston has succeeded in producing something which strikes the right note. It is wide ranging in scope without being superficial and is accessible to the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-12
    Routledge

  • Health and Inequality

    Applying Public Health Research to Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela M. Tod, Julia Hirst

    How can research on the social determinants of health be translated into real life public health practice? Challenging the research-practice gap, this text shows readers from a range of professions how their practice can help to minimise health inequalities. The social model of health embraces…

    Paperback – 2014-04-17
    Routledge

  • The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotion

    1st Edition

    By Susan R. Thompson

    In the twenty-first century, public health is everyone’s business. The nursing and medical professions are well placed to provide advice to their clients, especially in respect to lifestyle change, and public health initiatives are supported by a range of statutory and voluntary organisations and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Congenital Developmental Disorders and Learning Difficulties

    1st Edition

    By Judith P. Hudson

    To give children with congenital developmental conditions that manifest special learning needs and specific disabilities their best chance to succeed, early identification and appropriate interventions and support, is necessary. This text highlights what to look for when there are concerns about a…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge

  • Promoting Healthy Behaviour

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Dominic Upton, Katie Thirlaway

    There is ever growing recognition by governments and healthcare professionals of the need to respond to the challenges of preventable diseases, especially so-called "lifestyle diseases", and of the influence that social class, gender, ethnicity, as well as individual differences play in health.…

    Paperback – 2014-02-10
    Routledge

  • Mary Sheridan's From Birth to Five Years: Children's Developmental Progress

    Children's Developmental Progress, 4th Edition

    By Ajay Sharma, Helen Cockerill

    From Birth to Five Years, based on the pioneering work of Mary Sheridan, is widely regarded as the go-to reference for health, education and social care professionals, or anyone concerned with the developmental progress of pre-school children. In this new fourth edition, the text has been developed…

    Paperback – 2014-01-23
    Routledge

  • From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination

    1st Edition

    By Ajay Sharma, Helen Cockerill

    From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination is a step-by-step ‘how to’ guide to the developmental examination of pre-school children. This book has been developed alongside the original From Birth to Five Years as a companion volume that expands on the normative developmental…

    Paperback – 2014-01-23
    Routledge

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