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  • Health and Political Engagement

    By Mikko Mattila, Lauri Rapeli, Hanna Wass, Peter Söderlund

    Social scientists have only recently begun to explore the link between health and political engagement. Understanding this relationship is vitally important from both a scholarly and a policy-making perspective. This book is the first to offer a comprehensive account of health and political…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Valuing Profoundly Disabled People

    Fellowship, Community and Ties of Birth

    By John Vorhaus

    Growing numbers of human beings live with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities. Exploring the moral, social and political implications of this trend, Valuing Profoundly Disabled People addresses questions that are high on policy and practice agendas in numerous regions…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge

  • Gastrointestinal Nursing

    A Lifespan Approach

    By Paul Ong, Rachel Skittrall

    Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract make up some of the most common illnesses experienced across the lifespan affecting individuals in infancy, childhood and adulthood.   This essential guide to the gastrointestinal system will enable nurses and allied health professionals to apply principles…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02 
    CRC Press

  • The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics

    Edited by L. Syd M Johnson, Karen S. Rommelfanger

    The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics offers the reader an informed view of how the brain sciences are being used to approach, understand, and reinvigorate traditional philosophical questions, as well as how those questions, with the grounding influence of neuroscience, are being revisited beyond…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Hospice and Palliative Care

    The Essential Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Connor

    The third edition of Hospice and Palliative Care is the essential guide to the hospice and palliative care movement both within the United States and around the world. Chapters provide mental-health and medical professionals with a comprehensive overview of the hospice practice as well as…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care, Third Edition

    An Introductory Text

    By Karen Holland

    This introductory textbook relates theory to practice and enhances students' learning and understanding of cultural issues that impact on patient care and their own practice as nurses, while considering wider social and political issues.   Now in its third edition, Cultural Awareness in Nursing…

    Paperback – 2017-07-17 
    CRC Press

  • Death and Dying in India

    Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly

    By Suhita Chopra Chatterjee, Jaydeep Sengupta

    Most aged in India are experiencing a highly protracted death in hospitals, entangled in tubes and machines. Such ‘medicalised death’ entails huge psychological, social and financial costs for both patients and their caregivers. There are also many who are dying in abject neglect. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • International Handbook of Positive Aging

    Edited by Rachael E. Docking, Jennifer Stock

    As our global demographic shifts towards an increasingly aging population, we have an opportunity to transform how we experience and think about getting older and embrace the diversity and contribution that this population can bring to society. The International Handbook of Positive Aging showcases…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Teamwork in Medical Rehabilitation

    By Charlotte Lundgren, Carl Molander

    Good teamwork ensures the close collaboration and coordination between professional groups and across disciplinary boundaries. This is particularly important in healthcare centres and clinics admitting complicated patient cases, but contrary to what many healthcare organisations seem to believe,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    CRC Press

  • Spiritually Competent Practice in Health Care

    Edited by John Wattis, Stephen Curran, Melanie Rogers

    This book will be of tremendous use to all healthcare professionals from physicians to nurses to social workers, rehabilitation therapists, and chaplains. The pathway taken here is a sensible and reasonable one, emphasizing a patient-centred approach that underscores the importance of spiritually…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09 
    CRC Press

  • Autobiography of a Disease

    By Patrick Anderson

    Autobiography of a Disease documents, in experimental form, the experience of extended life-threatening illness in contemporary US hospitals and clinics. The narrative is based primarily on the author’s sudden and catastrophic collapse into a coma and long hospitalization thirteen years ago; but it…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Mentorship and Peer Learning in Nursing Practice

    Edited by Karen Holland, Deborah Roberts

    This accessible and practical guide is essential reading for all nurse mentors, as well as students taking on a peer mentoring role. Addressing both theory and practice, the book focuses on what mentorship means in the context of learning for students and practitioners aiming to become a qualified…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    CRC Press

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