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- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2006; US$ 99.00
In 2003, TASA members nominated 'Medical Dominance' in the top 10 books published since 1963 that most profoundly shaped Australian sociological scholarship. Publishing in late 2006 as Medical Dominance Revisited, this comprehensive special issue of Health Sociology Review reviews almost 20 years of literature since first revision, then revisits, updates... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 48.95
The lack of practical information available to the families of vulnerable individuals - and sometimes a similar lack of resources for the professionals who deal with them - can lead to frustration and in some cases tragedy. In this practical guide for anyone involved in caring for patients with challenging behaviour, Gráinne... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 72.99
NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) is a recognised and validated means of providing expert communication and personal effectiveness in both life and work contexts. It is well used in all contexts and is well established in the business world, but is yet to be widely used in health care practice (although is gaining ground in terms of improving health... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 44.00
Aims to help the reader gain a deeper understanding of the encounter between patient and doctor by examining it from a number of different points of view. This book addresses topics which include: information sharing and decision making in the consultation; theories of the patient-doctor relationship; and, the social context of illness. more...
- Scribner 2008; US$ 17.99
Everyone knows of the Hippocratic Oath, the famous invocation sworn by all neophyte physicians. But most don't realize that the father of modern medicine was an avid listener and a constant bedside presence. Hippocrates believed in the doctor-patient connection and gained worldwide renown for championing science over mysticism while respecting and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 165.00
Vast global resources are ploughed into the delivery of treatment interventions ranging from diet and lifestyle advice through to complex surgery. In all cases, whatever the intervention, unless the recipient is engaged with the process and understands wh more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95
Within a variety of practice environments, health professionals often experience feelings of disgust and repulsion towards the presence of an abject object. This volume employs the work of Julia Kristeva, through a range of case studies from around the world to expose and highlight the important impact of the concept of abjection, which is historically... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 26.95
Practitioners in social care are often required to work with clients who do not want to work with them, and these 'reluctant' clients can often be the most challenging, but most rewarding, to work with. This practical, jargon-free book covers all the issues that practitioners are likely to encounter in the course of working with reluctant clients. more...
- Templeton Press 2009; US$ 9.99
Health care professionals, clergy, chaplains, social workers, and others who counsel people in medical crisis often find themselves faced with deeply painful questions: Why is this happening to me? Am I dying? Why should I live? I'm just a burden to others. Here is a workbook that suggests healing verbal responses to such expressions of spiritual... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95
Drawing together the latest research from Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US, (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings engages with the work of critical theorists such as Bourdieu, Butler, Foucault, Latour, and iek, amongst others, to address the issue of violence and theorise its workings in creative and controversial ways. more...