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  • 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

  • Drugs and Crime

    4th Edition

    By Philip Bean

    A high proportion of crimes committed in Britain are drugs-related, with many offenders having a documented history of drug use. However, the direct link between drugs and crime is often less clear than is supposed and this text attempts to achieve a better understanding of these and surrounding…

    Paperback – 2014-03-26
    Routledge

  • Social Policy

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Hugh Bochel, Guy Daly

    This thoroughly updated new edition provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary social policy, and addresses its historical, theoretical and contextual foundations. Divided into four sections, it opens with a survey of the socio-economic, political and governmental contexts within which…

    Paperback – 2014-03-17
    Routledge

  • Statistics Explained

    3rd Edition

    By Perry R. Hinton

    Statistics Explained is an accessible introduction to statistical concepts and ideas. It makes few assumptions about the reader’s statistical knowledge, carefully explaining each step of the analysis and the logic behind it. The book: provides a clear explanation of statistical analysis and the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-06
    Routledge

  • Essential Nursing Care for Children and Young People

    Theory, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Thurston

    Essential Nursing Care for Children and Young People is the definitive guide for all nursing and healthcare students and professionals caring for children and young people. Designed to meet the 2010 NMC competency standards for pre-registration nurses, the textbook supports you through the process…

    Paperback – 2014-03-03
    Routledge

  • A Pocket Guide to Risk Assessment and Management in Mental Health

    1st Edition

    By Chris Hart

    Risk assessment and risk management are top of every mental health trust’s agenda. This concise and easy-to-read book provides an informative and practical guide to the process of undertaking a risk assessment, arriving at a formulation and then developing a risk management plan. Covering…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    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

  • A Mutual-Aid Model for Social Work with Groups

    3rd Edition

    By Dominique Moyse Steinberg

    Group work is a popular and widely used social work method. Focusing particularly on the central role of mutual aid in effective group work, this text presents the theoretical base, outlines core principles, and introduces the skills for translating those theories and principles into practice. A…

    Paperback – 2014-02-04
    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

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

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