Community and Public Health Nursing Products

  • From Birth to Five Years SET

    1st Edition

    By Ajay Sharma, Helen Cockerill

    Mary Sheridan’s From Birth to Five Years 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 to further align it with…

    Paperback – 2014-01-23

  • Handbook of Contraception and Sexual Health

    3rd Edition

    By Suzanne Everett

    Offering a comprehensive guide to contraception and sexual health, the new edition of this practical handbook has been fully updated. It takes an integrated approach to sexual health, and now includes additional content on sexually transmitted infections as well as assessment skills. Giving clear…

    Paperback – 2014-01-17

  • Nutrition in Pregnancy and Childbirth

    Food for Thought, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Davies, Ruth Deery

    Making good nutritional choices can mean women optimise the outcomes of their birthing experience and offer their babies the best possible start in life. To support this, all health professionals who work with women during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period need to have an appropriate…

    Paperback – 2013-12-05

  • Empowerment, Health Promotion and Young People

    A Critical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Grace Spencer

    Globally, young people’s health is an increasing priority area for health practitioners, policy-makers and researchers, and concepts of empowerment feature strongly in international public health discourses on young people’s health. Yet the concept of empowerment remains under-theorized, and its…

    Hardback – 2013-10-21
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Traumatic Childbirth

    1st Edition

    By Cheryl Tatano Beck, Jeanne Watson Driscoll, Sue Watson

    Postpartum depression has become a more recognized mental illness over the past decade as a result of education and increased awareness. Traumatic childbirth, however, is still often overlooked, resulting in a scarcity of information for health professionals. This is in spite of up to 34% of new…

    Paperback – 2013-07-05

  • Structural Approaches in Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marni Sommer, Richard Parker

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014! That health has many social determinants is well established and a myriad range of structural factors – social, cultural, political, economic, and environmental – are now known to impact on population well-being. Public health practice has started exploring…

    Paperback – 2013-03-14

  • An Introduction to Global Health Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew D. Pinto, Ross E. G. Upshur

    The field of global health is expanding rapidly. An increasing number of trainees are studying and working with marginalized populations, often within low and middle-income countries. Such endeavours are beset by ethical dilemmas: mitigating power differentials, addressing cultural differences in…

    Paperback – 2012-12-05

  • Alcohol, Tobacco and Obesity

    Morality, Mortality and the New Public Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Bell, Darlene McNaughton, Amy Salmon

    Although drinking, smoking and obesity have attracted social and moral condemnation to varying degrees for more than two hundred years, over the past few decades they have come under intense attack from the field of public health as an ‘unholy trinity’ of lifestyle behaviours with apparently…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Parker, Marni Sommer

    At the beginning of the twenty-first century, key public health issues and challenges have taken centre stage. They range from arsenic in drinking water to asthma among children and adults; from the re-emergence of cholera, to increasing cancer rates and other chronic diseases; from AIDS to malaria…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01

  • Planning in Health Promotion Work

    An Empowerment Model, 1st Edition

    By Roar Amdam

    Community development, planning and partnerships have become important terms in health promotion but, up until now, debate around these concepts have been discussed more in planning science than in public health literature. Roar Amdam draws on theories and new empirical evidence from local,…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Health Equity, Social Justice and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Ann Taket

    Important links between health and human rights are increasingly recognised and human rights can be viewed as one of the social determinants of health. Furthermore, a human rights framework provides an excellent foundation for advocacy on health inequalities, a value-based alternative to views of…

    Paperback – 2012-04-23

  • The Multisensory Handbook

    A guide for children and adults with sensory learning disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Paul Pagliano

    Do you support a child or adult with sensory perceptual issues or cognitive impairment? For people with challenging sensory and cognitive conditions, everyday life can become so unpredictable and chaotic that over time, lack of engagement can often lead to a state of learned helplessness. In this…

    Paperback – 2012-04-11

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