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  • Integrating Health Humanities, Social Science, and Clinical Care

    A Guide to Self-Discovery, Compassion, and Well-being, 1st Edition

    By Anna-leila Williams

    The health humanities are widely understood as a way to cultivate perspective, compassion, empathy, professional identity, and self-reflection among health professional students. This innovative book links humanities themes, social science domains, and clinical practice to invite self-discovery and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology

    Typical and Atypical Development, 1st Edition

    By Stephen von Tetzchner

    Child and Adolescent Psychology provides an accessible and thorough introduction to human development by integrating insights from typical and atypical development. This integration cements understanding since the same processes are involved. Knowledge about atypical development informs the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge

  • Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse

    Theory, Methods, Action, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Westmarland, Hannah Bows

    Feminist research on gender, violence and abuse has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, and has increased exponentially over this time on a global scale. Although situated in a predominantly qualitative tradition, research in the field has developed to include quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge

  • Death, Dying, and Bereavement in a Changing World

    2nd Edition

    By Alan R. Kemp

    In this introductory text on thanatology, Alan Kemp continues to take on the central question of mortality: the centrality of death coupled with the denial of death in the human experience. Drawing from the work of Ernest Becker, Death, Dying, and Bereavement in a Changing World provides a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics

    Water, Sanitation and Disease Control, 3rd Edition

    By Sandy Cairncross, Sir Richard Feachem

    This fully updated third edition of the classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the effective measures that may be used against them.  The infections…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Working More Creatively with Groups

    4th Edition

    By Jarlath Benson

    In this classic text Jarlath Benson presents the basic and essential knowledge required to set up and work with a group. He looks at how to plan and lead a group successfully and how to intervene skilfully. As well as covering the different stages in the life of a group, the book emphasizes the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge

  • Aging in the Family

    1st Edition

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance the reader’s…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Radiation Protection

    7th Edition

    By Alan Martin, Sam Harbison, Karen Beach, Peter Cole

    This highly-readable account of the nature of the hazards presented by ionizing radiation and the methods of protection is an ideal introductory text for those new to the field, and for the non-specialist. The seventh edition continues to cover the technical principles underlying the control of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-12
    CRC Press

  • Physical Activity

    A Multi-disciplinary Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Draper, Gareth Stratton

    Physical activity and its relationship to health is one of the great issues of our age. The causes of, and solutions to, physical inactivity are complex and multi-dimensional, and therefore the subject needs to be studied and understood from a variety of perspectives. This is the first textbook to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • 100 Cases in UK Paramedic Practice

    1st Edition

    By Christoph Schroth, Peter Phillips

    Pre-hospital care plays an increasingly important part in contemporary healthcare delivery and the skills of paramedics, emergency medical technicians and emergency care assistants are a vital part of this. This casebook supports readers to develop the necessary assessment and decision-making…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12
    Routledge
    100 Cases in Healthcare

  • The Psychology of Retirement

    1st Edition

    By Doreen Rosenthal, Susan Moore

    How can you make the most of retirement? How should you plan for retirement? What are the challenges of retirement and how can they be dealt with?   The Psychology of Retirement looks at this life stage as a journey that involves challenges, opportunities, setbacks, periods of disenchantment and,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Intensive Care Nursing

    A Framework for Practice, 4th Edition

    By Philip Woodrow

    Especially written for qualified nurses working in intensive care units, this comprehensive text has been developed to be as accessible as possible. This fourth edition has been revised throughout to ensure the evidence base is completely up to date and the content reflects contemporary best…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

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