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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
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...
- 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...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2012; US$ 126.50
The scope of papers in this special isssue is reflective of the breadth of services and support nurses provide in family and community care, and the range of healthcare settings nurses practice within. The nature of family and community-based care means that nurses and other providers of health and social care will continue to work in contexts of growing... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2011; US$ 126.50
The promise of healthy, vibrant, socially connected families lies in the extent to which their community can provide a safe, sustainable, and healthy environment. Healthy communities are those where belonging is valued, and the connection between health and place is acknowledged. The role of nurses in helping secure and sustain healthy families and... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2007; US$ 77.00
Escalating rates of chronic conditions, health inequities and workforce shortages challenge health care systems globally. Across the life span, nurses intervene to improve health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. Community development; health promotion; illness prevention and care of people are key initiatives of nurses. The general... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2012; US$ 110.00
As a characteristic, vulnerability is considered undesirable, and is associated with susceptibility, debility, failure, flaw and weakness. In the context of population health, vulnerability is also viewed as detrimental, and has been defined as the degree of 'relative risk or susceptibility to adverse health outcomes' (Flaskerud & Winslow, 1998, p.... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2006; US$ 66.00
This special issue focuses on building Indigenous health capacity through examining the roles of community, traditional, social, clinical and nursing care, current practices, historical constraints and new opportunities. Guest edited by Eileen Willis, Maria Rameka and Vicki Smye, approaches to partnerships, self management and/or best practice in mental... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 37.95
This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities. The book presents ways of moving towards more effective relationships between carers and older people with disabilities. more...
- Hunter House 2011; US$ 15.95
This edition includes the latest information on Alzheimer’s risk factors, treatments, and prevention, as well as a new chapter, Voices of Experience,” composed of reflections by family members. It also provides information about new drugs approved since 1999 and the federal government’s decision to cover counseling and other... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1995; US$ 47.00
Community work is an important activity that offers the potential of assisting individuals, groups and communities to achieve change. This book examines this contested activity analysing its varying theoretical base and practical application. It is useful for students, educators, practitioners and policy makers in the fields of community work. more...