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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
The identification of the factors predicting health behaviour has become a major focus of research in the field of health psychology and related disciplines. This awareness not only increases our understanding but also provides important targets for interventions to change health behaviour. Understanding and Changing Health Behaviour focuses on a... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
This comprehensive guide for practitioners working in end of life care covers everything from the different roles in the multi-disciplinary care team, the stages that a patient at the end of their life experiences and the professional help needed at each stage and gives a complete grounding of the current climate and philosophy in end of life care. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 34.95
This is a comprehensive guide to providing excellent end of life care. It covers the pathway of care at the end of life, from initial conversations about end of life care and assessment and planning, to care in different settings, multi-agency care, and providing a good death. Case studies and reflective questions feature throughout. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
The number of, and interest in, quality of life studies has grown dramatically in the last decade. On an ever increasing basis, patients, clinicians, researchers, and health policy regulators are considering quality of life in assessing treatment alternatives. Unfortunately, most discussions of quality of life are narrow in scope -- applying to only... more...
- Cleis Press 2013; US$ 16.95
There?s a quiet revolution happening in the way we die. More than 1.5 million Americans a year die in hospice care—nearly 44 percent of all deaths—and a vast industry has sprung up to meet the growing demand. Once viewed as a New Age indulgence, hospice is now a $14 billion business and one of the most successful segments in health care. Changing... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 89.99
Mediziner, GesundheitsĂ¶konomen, -politiker, VerbraucherschĂĽtzer und Juristen diskutieren lebhaft die Entwicklung und Folgen eines expandierenden Systems privat zu finanzierender medizinischer Zusatzleistungen. Vielfach kennen Patienten ihre Rechte bei Individuellen Gesundheitsleistungen (IGeL) nicht. Kritiker befĂĽrchten, Ă?rzte nutzten das in sie... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 38.99
How do people face life-limiting illness and death? This challenging question is discussed in-depth in Life to be Lived by looking at the feelings, hopes, fears and stresses associated with life-threatening illnesses, often experienced by patients and their carers. Drawn from research, clinical, and pastoral experiences, the authors examine the process... more...
- Temple University Press 2013; US$ 25.95
As we live longer and die slower and differently than our ancestors, we have come to rely more and more on end-of-life caregivers. These workers navigate a changing landscape of old age and death that many of us have little preparation to encounter. How We Die Now is an absorbing and sensitive investigation of end-of-life issues from the perspectives... more...
- Hay House, Inc. 2013; US$ 23.95
Soul Midwives, a movement begun by Felicity Warner, has changed the face of modern holistic and spiritual palliative care in the UK and abroad.Soul Midwives are holistic and spiritual companions to the dying. They draw on traditional skills, now largely forgotten, applying them to our modern world to ease the passage of those who are dying. Their services... more...