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  • 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 – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge
    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 – 2015-11-24 
    Psychology Press
    Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Modular Handbook

  • 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 – 2015-11-24 
    Psychology Press
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Mental Health Across the Lifespan

    A Handbook

    Edited by Mary Steen, Michael Thomas

    Mental wellbeing is an integral part of being, and feeling, healthy, and it is estimated that one in four people will suffer from some form of mental illness during their lifetime. In spite of this, it is often overlooked in mainstream healthcare. The overall aim of this book is to provide…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Advanced Nursing Practice and Nurse-led Clinics in Oncology

    Edited by Carole Farrell

    Over the past ten years there has been a dramatic increase in new nursing roles and nurse-led clinics within oncology. This unique handbook is a comprehensive companion for nurses studying and practising at an advanced level in this emerging field. This text outlines and discusses roles,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Heart Failure and Palliative Care

    A Team Approach, Second Edition

    Edited by Miriam Johnson, Richard Lehman

    Full of practical, evidence based advice, ‘Heart Failure and Palliative Care’ encourages a multidisciplinary team based approach. It stimulates joint working between primary care, cardiology and palliative care teams – raising awareness of the problems associated with supportive and palliative care…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    CRC Press

  • How Drugs Work

    Basic Pharmacology for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition

    By Hugh McGavock

    This Fourth Edition of How Drugs Work equips readers with a set of clear concepts for matching the pharmacology to the diagnosis, and has been completely revised and updated to reflect the latest knowledge and terminology. Rather than providing overwhelmingly comprehensive information, it condenses…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    CRC Press

  • On the Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care

    Knowing Ignorance

    By Amelie Perron, Trudy Rudge

    Ignorance is mostly framed as a void, a gap to be filled with appropriate knowledge. In nursing and health care, concerns about ignorance fuel searches for knowledge expected to bring certainty to care provision, preventing risk, accidents, or mistakes. This unique volume turns the focus on…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Nursing Acutely Ill Adults

    By Philip Woodrow

    This comprehensive and clinically-focused textbook is designed for student and qualified nurses concerned with caring effectively for deteriorating and acutely ill adults outside of specialist intensive care units. Divided into six sections, the book begins with chapters on assessment and the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

  • Exploring Evidence-based Practice

    Debates and Challenges in Nursing

    Edited by Martin Lipscomb

    Despite sustained debate and progress the evolving thing that is evidence based nursing or practice (EBP) continues to dangle a variety of conceptual and practical loose threads. Moreover, when we think about what is being asked of students and registered or licenced practitioners in terms of&…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Drug Calculations for Nurses

    A step-by-step approach, Fourth Edition

    By Robert Lapham

    The administration of drug treatments in hospitals has become increasingly complex. It sometimes involves potent drugs that may be fatal if administered incorrectly. The ability to perform drug calculations accurately is therefore paramount to prevent placing patients at risk. Drug Calculations for…

    Paperback – 2015-06-05
    CRC Press

  • Physical Examination Procedures for Advanced Practitioners and Non-Medical Prescribers

    Evidence and rationale, Second edition

    Edited by Zoë Rawles, Beth Griffiths, Trudy Alexander

    Physical Examination Procedures for Advanced Practitioners and Non-Medical Prescribers provides readers with the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct successful physical examinations of adult patients. This evidence-based book, organized by anatomical system, features tables that list…

    Paperback – 2015-06-01
    CRC Press

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