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  • Reflection for Nursing Life

    Principles, Process and Practice

    By John McKinnon

    Over the past decades, reflection has taken centre stage in nursing education but it is easy to get stuck in a superficial cycle of storytelling and self-examination, without getting any further insights into your own practice and abilities. Reflection for Nursing Life starts with a basic…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 

  • Public Health for Children, Second Edition

    Edited by Diane DeBell

    This re-titled new edition of Public Health Practice and the School-age Population has been updated and expanded to include children of all ages. Following radical changes in public health provision, Public Health for Children, Second Edition examines the implications for children and young adults…

    Paperback – 2016-02-12 
    CRC Press

  • Surviving Brain Damage After Assault

    From Vegetative State to Meaningful Life

    By Barbara A. Wilson, Samira Kashinath Dhamapurkar, Anita Rose

    At the age of twenty eight Gary was assaulted by a gang with baseball bats and a hammer, resulting in several skull fractures and severe brain damage. For nineteen months he had little awareness of his surroundings before he started to show some recovery. This inspirational book documents his…

    Paperback – 2016-02-02 
    Psychology Press
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Cognitive Aging and the Role of Strategy

    By Patrick Lemaire

    Cognitive Aging and the Role of Strategy is the  English Language edition of ‘Vieillissement cognitif et variations stratégiques’, oriiginally published in French . Lemaire is a well-respected professor and  text-book author of Cognitive Psychology in France and his English…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 
    Psychology Press

  • Collaborative Practice with Vulnerable Children and Their Families

    By Julie Taylor, June Thoburn

    Collaborative Practice with Vulnerable Children and Their Families focuses on the knowledge and skills needed by professionals who work across disciplines to meet the needs of parents and children experiencing complex difficulties. It establishes the importance of both interprofessional and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22 
    CRC Press
    CAIPE Collaborative Practice Series

  • Relationship Power in Health Care

    Science of Behavior Change, Decision Making, and Clinician Self-Care

    By John B. Livingstone, M.D., Joanne Gaffney, R.N., LICSW

    The personal interface between clinician and patient is a misunderstood subject which can impact all areas of health care. Without adequate training in relationship science clinicians inadvertently contribute to empathic failure, poor medical decision process, difficulty changing health-related…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-01-11 
    CRC Press

  • Birthing Justice

    Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth

    Edited by Julia Oparah, Alicia Bonaparte

    There is a global crisis in maternal health care for black women. In the United States, black women are over three times more likely to perish from pregnancy-related complications than white women; their babies are half as likely to survive the first year. Many black women experience policing,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21 

  • Psychosocial Interventions in End-of-Life Care

    The Hope for a “Good Death”

    By Peggy Sturman Gordon

    The concept of a "good death" has been hotly debated in medical circles for decades. This volume delves into the possibility and desirability of a "good death" by presenting the psychosocial measures of care as a crucial component, such as religion, existentialism, hope and meaning-making. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Research in Death Studies

  • Assessing Pain and Communication in Disorders of Consciousness

    Edited by Camille Chatelle, Steven Laureys

    Recent advances in medicine for resuscitation and care have led to an increased number of patients that survive severe brain damage but who are poorly responsive and non-communicative at the bedside. This has led to a striking need to better characterize, understand, and manage this population who…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Psychology Press
    Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Modular Handbook

  • Pocket ECGs for Nurses

    By Andrew R. Houghton, Alun Roebuck

    The ECG is one of the most commonly used investigations in contemporary medicine. Interpretation of the ECG can appear daunting, but it is actually relatively straightforward as long as a systematic approach is taken. Pocket ECGs for Nurses assists with this task by providing a detailed yet…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Normalisation in Practice

    Residential Care for Children with a Profound Mental Handicap

    Edited by Andy Alaszewski, Pauline BN Ong

    First published in 1990, this book was the first informed study to focus on care within the voluntary sector. Written with the child in mind, it is a sensitive work which explores the administration, strategy, and problems facing carers in children’s homes, at that time. Centring on small,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

  • A Single Door

    Social Work with the Families of Disabled Children

    By Caroline Glendinning

    First published in 1986, this study explores the increased public concern with policies of ‘community care’ and their effects on informal carers, at that time. It looks at the widespread evidence that one particular group of informal carers- parents looking after their severely disabled child- lack…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

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