Nursing Products

  • Care Communication

    Making a home in a Japanese eldercare facility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Backhaus

    This book studies communication in institutional eldercare. It is based on audio-recorded interactions between residents and staff in a Japanese care facility. The focus is on the morning care routines, which include getting the residents out of bed and ready for the day. Combining quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Medical Decision-Making

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Freeman

    This title was first published in 2001: Ethical thinking about medical decision-making has roots deep in history. This collection of contemporary essays by leading international scholars traces the development of modern bioethics and explores the theory and current issues surrounding this widely…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Negotiating Ageing

    Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life, 1st Edition

    By Simon Biggs

    The world is growing older and this is a historically unprecedented phenomenon. Negotiating such change, personally, socially and for governments and international organisations requires an act of cultural adaptation. Two key questions arise: What is the purpose of a long life? and How do we adapt…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • 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

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • A Feminist Ethnography of Secure Wards for Women with Learning Disabilities

    Locked Away, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Fish

    What is life like for women with learning disabilities detained in a secure unit? This book presents a unique ethnographic study conducted in a contemporary institution in England. Rebecca Fish takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on both the social model of disability and intersectional…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Social Theory and Nursing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Lipscomb

    Despite noteworthy exceptions, nursing’s literature largely disregards the ways in which social and sociological theory permeates, guides and shapes research, education, and practice. Likewise, social theory’s ability to position nursing within wider structures of healthcare and educational…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Mental Health Nursing

    Evidence, Practice and Empowerment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edilma Yearwood, Vicki Hines-Martin

    Awarded second place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. "I welcome, at long last, a book on global mental health targeted to nurses, the front-line health worker for billions of people around the world.  The roles that nurses can, and should, play…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care

    1st Edition

    By Marita Nordhaug

    Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care examines the conflicting normative claims of partiality and impartiality in nursing care, looking in depth at how to reconcile reasonable concerns for one particular patient with equally important concerns for the maximisation of health-related welfare for all…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Facilitating Self Care Practices in the Elderly

    1st Edition

    By Barbara J Horn

    This up-to-date book is a synthesis of current knowledge from published sources and expert consultants relating to three commonly occurring problems in home health care practice--self-administration of medications, family caregiving issues, and teaching the elderly. For each problem addressed,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

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