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- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2007; US$ 110.00
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...
- 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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 42.95
This book provides an overview of the challenges primary health care professionals now face in recognising and responding to concerns about a child's safety from abuse and neglect. It provides practical accounts and perspectives from a range of frontline practitioners, backed up by theoretical insights from leading academics in the field. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 99.95
This book addresses key concerns about the nature and site of care and care-giving. It utilizes geographical perspectives to present a comprehensive analysis of how the intersection of informal care-giving within domestic and residential care homes can create complex landscapes and organizational spatialities of care. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 108.00
Although Hendershott has spent many years teaching and writing about the sociological aspects of aging, she writes that none of this could have prepared me for the overwhelming challenge of caring for my own mother-in-law in my home. She introduces baby boomers as the unexpected caregivers of the coming decades. The process of family denial about symptoms,... more...