Textbooks: Health and Social Care

  • Introduction to Senior Transportation: Enhancing Community Mobility and Transportation Services book cover

    Introduction to Senior Transportation

    Enhancing Community Mobility and Transportation Services

    By Helen K. Kerschner, Nina M. Silverstein

    Introduction to Senior Transportation focuses on an issue that is a growing concern -- the community mobility needs of older adults. Surpassing the coverage available in existing gerontology textbooks, it enables the reader to understand and appreciate the challenges faced by older adults as they…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Aging

  • Medical Terminology, Documentation, and Coding book cover

    Medical Terminology, Documentation, and Coding

    By Anne Stich

    Giving students the strongest possible baseline in medical terminology, along with the how and why it is used in documentation and basic coding, this is a vital text for all students taking courses in the area. It allows readers to use their knowledge immediately in any medical setting (including…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02 
    Routledge

  • The Holistic Care and Development of Children from Birth to Three: An Essential Guide for Students and Practitioners book cover

    The Holistic Care and Development of Children from Birth to Three

    An Essential Guide for Students and Practitioners

    By Kathy Brodie

    The Holistic Care and Development of Children from Birth to Three provides students and practitioners with the knowledge and understanding they need to meet the complex needs of babies and toddlers. With a focus on the fundamentally holistic nature of young children’s development, and emphasising…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Care Planning: A guide for nurses book cover

    Care Planning

    A guide for nurses, 3rd Edition

    By David Barrett, Benita Wilson, Andrea Woodlands

    This clear and intuitive introduction to care planning for nurses explains the benefits of holistic, individualised care planning from a professional and clinical perspective. Adopting an original, flexible problem-solving approach to care called the ASPIRE model, it guides the reader step by step…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Pharmacy: What It Is and How It Works book cover

    Pharmacy

    What It Is and How It Works, 4th Edition

    By William N. Kelly

    Now fully updated for its fourth edition, Pharmacy: What It Is and How It Works continues to provide a comprehensive review of all aspects of pharmacy, from the various roles, pathways and settings of pharmacists to information about how pharmacy works within the broader health care system.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Pharmacy Education Series

  • Treating Addictions: The Four Components book cover

    Treating Addictions

    The Four Components

    By An-Pyng Sun

    Treating Addictions: The Four Components offers a unique and coherent understanding of addiction. The book begins with a chapter discussing the framework of addiction and the four essential components of treatments--the fundamentals of addiction, co-occurring disorders, quality of life, and macro…

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Evidence and Skills for Normal Labour and Birth book cover

    Evidence and Skills for Normal Labour and Birth

    3rd Edition

    By Denis Walsh

    Evidence-based care is a well-established principle in contemporary healthcare. However, despite the emphasis on promoting evidence-based or effective care without the unnecessary use of technologies and drugs, intervention rates in childbirth continue to rise rapidly. This new edition of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Health Economics book cover

    Health Economics

    6th Edition

    By Charles E. Phelps

    Can we really use economic thinking to understand our health care system? Health Economics, now in its sixth edition, not only shows how this is done, but also provides the tools to analyze the economic behavior of patients and providers in health care markets. Health Economics combines current…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Environmental Health book cover

    Introducing Environmental Health

    By Graeme Mitchell

    Environmental Health is an area within the field of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that affect the health of a population. In this landmark text, Graeme Mitchell eschews the traditional model of environmental health, which views the primary…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Uncovering Social Life: Critical Perspectives from Sociology book cover

    Uncovering Social Life

    Critical Perspectives from Sociology

    By Chris Shilling, Philip A. Mellor

    In an era when rapid social change, the disappearance of traditional communities, the rise of political populism and the threat posed by radical religious movements makes it appear that ‘all that is solid melts into air’, the classical sociological problem of how peaceable societies can be created…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Alcohol and Drug Misuse: A Guide for Health and Social Care Professionals book cover

    Alcohol and Drug Misuse

    A Guide for Health and Social Care Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By G. Hussein Rassool

    Written by an experienced author, lecturer and practitioner, this comprehensive textbook provides an introduction to drug and alcohol misuse. It presents: the context of alcohol and drug misuse, and the nature and theories of addiction, including a historical overview and policy initiatives in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Social Justice and Counseling: Discourse in Practice book cover

    Social Justice and Counseling

    Discourse in Practice

    Edited by Cristelle Audet, David Pare

    Social Justice and Counseling represents the intersection between therapy, counseling, and social justice. The international roster of contributing researchers and practitioners demonstrate how social justice unfolds, utterance by utterance, in conversations that attend to social inequities, power…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge

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