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  • International Handbook of Positive Aging

    Edited by Rachael Elizabeth 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 – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Research in Death Studies

  • Brief Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Cancer Patients

    Re-Visioning the CBT Paradigm

    By Scott Temple

    Brief Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Cancer Patients is a practical, clinical guide that allows for the integration of techniques from multiple newer CBT models, organized around a clear conceptual foundation and case conceptualization. The book targets those cognitive, emotional, and behavioral…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03
    Routledge

  • Coding and Documentation Compliance for the ICD and DSM

    A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians

    By Lisette Wright, S. M. Tobias, Angela Hickman

    Coding and Documentation Compliance for the ICD and DSM provides professionals, professors, and students with a logical and practical way of understanding a difficult topic in healthcare for the clinician: coding. Established professionals will find the tools they need to comply with the ICD series…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-12-15
    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

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Mental Health Nursing

    Evidence, Practice and Empowerment

    Edited by Edilma Yearwood, Vicki Hines-Martin

    "I welcome, at long last, a book on global mental health targeted to nurses, the front-line health worker for billions of people around the world.  The roles that nurses can, and should, play in mental health care are diverse and this book addresses both well-trod as well as emerging concerns…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Aging

    The Role of Strategies

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Psychology Press

  • Practical Research with Children

    Edited by Jess Prior, Jo Van Herwegen

    Practical Research with Children is designed to help the reader understand techniques for research with children, based on real world experience. The book describes a wide range of research methods, focusing equally on quantitative and qualitative approaches, and considers how different methods can…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • 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 – 2016-02-01
    Psychology Press
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • 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 – 2015-12-07
    Psychology Press
    Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Modular Handbook

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