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  • Parental Rights and Responsibilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Gilmore

    This volume represents key scholarship on the issue of parental rights and responsibilities, selected from a dense forest of literature. The collection offers an overview of the subject and covers topics such as: underlying rationales of who or what is a parent; legal concepts of ’parent’ and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-04
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Family Rights

  • Respiratory Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vanessa Gibson, David Waters

    Respiratory conditions are a leading cause of death and disability and account for a massive proportion of hospital admissions. This comprehensive text provides a detailed overview and discussion of respiratory care, with chapters on assessment, investigations, treatments and a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-28
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful aging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods offers a clear understanding of the most important research challenges and issues in the burgeoning field of the psychology of aging. As people in developed countries live longer, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • Examination of the Newborn

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Helen Baston, Heather Durward

    Newborn babies are examined at around 6 to 72 hours after their birth to rule out major congenital abnormalities and reassure the parents that their baby is healthy. This practical text is a step-by-step guide for all practitioners who undertake this clinical examination. It is particularly…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • Clark's Pocket Handbook for Radiographers

    2nd Edition

    By A. Stewart Whitley, Charles Sloane, Gail Jefferson, Ken Holmes, Craig Anderson

    Drawn from the bestselling Clark's Positioning in Radiography, this pocket handbook provides clear and practical advice to help radiographers in their day-to-day work. Designed for rapid reference, it covers how to position the patient and the central ray, describes the essential image…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press
    Clark's Companion Essential Guides

  • Public Health Law

    Ethics, Governance, and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By John Coggon, Keith Syrett, A. M. Viens

    Public health activity, and the state’s public health responsibilities to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy, can only be achieved through different means of social coordination. This places law and regulation at the heart of public health. They are fundamental both to methods of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Clinical Skills for Nursing Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tina Moore, Sheila Cunningham

    Employing an evidence-based approach, this comprehensive textbook introduces the core clinical skills and competencies a newly-qualified nurse is required to have for professional practice. It is divided into five broad sections looking at: Care and compassion and communication, including…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge

  • The Complete Guide to Fertility Awareness

    1st Edition

    By Jane Knight

    Fertility Awareness is key to understanding sexual and reproductive health at all life stages. It can be used to either plan or avoid pregnancy. Fertility Awareness Methods (FAMs) are highly effective when motivated couples are taught by trained practitioners. These methods are in demand for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Drugs in Society

    Causes, Concepts, and Control, 8th Edition

    By Michael D. Lyman

    Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts, and Control, Eighth Edition, focuses on the many critical areas of America's drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decision-making within this complex and multidisciplinary field. Lyman offers a comprehensive big-picture examination of the US drug…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27
    Routledge

  • Schistosoma

    Biology, Pathology and Control, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barrie G. M. Jamieson

    Apart from malaria, schistosomiasis is the most prevalent parasitic infection in the world. It affects more than 200 million people in 76 tropical and subtropical countries, causing great suffering and resulting in thousands of deaths. Written by world authorities, this book examines many aspects…

    Hardback – 2016-10-20
    CRC Press

  • Children and Young People's Nursing

    Principles for Practice, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Alyson M. Davies, Ruth E. Davies

    Underpinned by a rights-based approach, this essential text critically analyses the theory and practice of children and young people’s nursing from several perspectives - public health, acute and community based care, education and research. Chapters address the clinical, legal, ethical, political…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Becoming a Nurse

    Fundamentals of Professional Practice for Nursing, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Derek Sellman, Paul Snelling

    The guidelines and skills required to become a nurse are always changing and it can be difficult to stay up-to-date with the current standards. This book has been specifically designed to address the main skills you need to meet NMC requirements. Becoming a Nurse will demystify what you need to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

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