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- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 51.95
Whilst those in healthcare might like to think that they work to reduce stigma and social exclusion of others, this book reveals many strategies by which healthcare professionals contribute to increasing these conditions. Written by practitioners, some of whom have themselves been stigmatised, the book exposes the hidden processes of prejudice and... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
The e-book begins with a valuable overview of the research challenge facing advocates of arts and health work and is followed by two qualitative evaluations of local arts and health initiatives in different parts of the UK. Together these papers show the kind of qualitative approach that has generally been adopted in evaluating community arts for health... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2007; US$ 66.00
That older people are the fastest growing portion of the world population is knowledge that Governments and population health planners and policy makers around the world have been grappling with for the past decade. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 51.00
Explores how the doctors, social workers, and nurses respond to carers. This book looks at which carers get help and why, analysing how age, relationship, class and gender structure the responses of service providers and carers. It also examines the moral and policy issues posed by trying to incorporate carers' interests into service provision. more...
- LaChance Publishing LLC 2008; US$ 9.99
A powerful response to a mysterious disorder, this compilation features dozens of writers from all walks of life speaking candidly about their experiences with autism—a disease that affects more than a half million Americans under the age of 21 at every level of society. Filled with true stories of the parents of autistic children, their caregivers,... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 32.95
When searching for someone to help them reflect upon and improve their lives, people tend to be drawn towards those who are compassionate, committed and wise. This book is aimed at those who recognise these qualities in themselves and wish to develop their capacity to engage with and help others. more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00
An indispensible guide to weight-loss surgery written by a leading bariatric surgeon Today, an estimated 44 million Americans suffer from obesity. For one in five Americans, diet and exercise simply don't work. Luckily, weight-loss surgeries offer a realistic solution that can help people overcome genetics and work toward drastic, life-altering... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 16.99
More than 400,000 people in the United States undergo kidney dialysis. If you or a member of your family are one of them, then the prospect of a regular appointment with a dialysis machine may seem like the end of life itself. But that reaction couldn't be more wrong. In Dialysis Without Fear, psychiatrist and dialysis patient Dr. Daniel Offer... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 55.00
Like its popular predecessor, the new edition of Bathing Without a Battle presents an individualized, problem-solving approach to bathing and personal care of individuals with dementia. On the basis of extensive original research and clinical experience, the editors have developed strategies and techniques that work in both institution and home settings.... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 39.00
Designated a Doody's Core Title!. Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!. p>Bethel Ann Powers gives a comprehensive and thoughtful examination of the ethical issues that arise in long-term care. The first two chapters set the stage by exploring the pre-nursing home experiences of families living with dementia and, in contrast, how residents and... more...