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- Scribner 2014; US$ 26.00
A moving, intimate, and compassionate book that chronicles the experiences of a group of long-term caregivers and illuminates critical issues of old age, end-of-life care, medical reform, and social policy In 2010, journalist Nell Lake began sitting in on the weekly meetings of a local hospital?s caregivers support group. Soon members invited her... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 32.98
Scottish broadcaster and author, Sally Magnusson, cared with her two sisters for her mother, Mamie, during her long struggle with dementia, until her death in 2012. This moving and honest account of losing a loved one day by day to an insidious disease is both deeply personal and a challenging call to arms. Faced with one of the greatest social, medical,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99
Lung cancer is a disease long associated with smokers, but, the fact of the matter is, it can strike anyone. This book describes how this cancer develops, what the warning signs are, and how it can be treated. It serves as an excellent introduction for both patients and their loved ones. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The perpetration of intimate partner violence by women has long been a controversial topic. More recently, researchers, treatment providers and other professionals have begun to critically examine theoretical, research and practice perspectives to gather a better understanding of this controversial issue. The current text will provide the reader with... more...
- Athabasca University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
The Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner is based on in-depth interviews with twenty-six nurse practitioners working in acute-care settings within tertiary-care institutions all across Canada. Employing a hermeneutic approach, Rashotte explores the perspectives from which NPs view their reality as they undergo a transformational journey of becoming?a journey... more...
- PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 25.99
The chances are good that every one of us will become a caregiver at some point in our lives. We come to this challenge in the most personal way possible?we want to help someone we love, but we don?t know how, and we?re afraid of losing ourselves in this daunting task. If you have picked up this book, you are probably a caring person. You may prove... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 37.99
Parkinson?s disease is on the rise throughout the U.S., and this book offers readers an introduction to its causes, symptoms, and treatments. It is for anyone who suffers from Parkinson?s, or knows and loves someone who does. more...
- Scribner 2013; US$ 25.00
In this visionary memoir, based on a groundbreaking New York Times Magazine story, award-winning journalist Katy Butler ponders her parents? desires for ?Good Deaths? and the forces within medicine that stood in the way. Katy Butler was living thousands of miles from her vigorous and self-reliant parents when the call came: a crippling stroke had... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 31.99
Depression and Your Child provides a uniquely textured understanding of pediatric depression and its treatments. Serani weaves her own personal experiences of being a depressed child along with her clinical experiences as a psychologist treating depressed children. Readers will find a wealth of specific tips, recommendations, and case examples... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95
The Caregiver's Handbook is a definitive guide to caring for a sick or disabled person of any age. Whether it be adults looking after parents, partners looking after each other, parents looking after children, or young caregivers looking after their parents, the Caregiver's Handbook addresses both the needs of the caregiver, and person who needs... more...