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- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 23.99
Over 20 million people in the United States have diabetes, a metabolic disorder characterized by the body's lack of production or ineffective use of insulin, and the rate is on the rise. Diabetes can cause acute, as well as long-term complications when not properly controlled. Some of the complications may include coma, cardiovascular disease,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.00
Learn to respond effectively and appropriately to spiritual needs in a health care setting Spirituality, Health, and Wholeness: An Introductory Guide for Health Care Professionals explores the principles of spiritual care as applied to clinical practice. This book focuses specifically on the significance of spirituality in clinical settings with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.50
Understand and make use of the connections between health and religion to improve your practice! Research points to a clear link between people's religious beliefs and practices and their health. These developments have ushered in a new era in health care, in which meaning and purpose stand alongside biology as vital factors in health outcomes. Now... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95
This reader provides a diverse selection of accounts of interpersonal communication and relationships in the context of health and social care. Most of the contributions are personal narratives by people using or working in care services; the majority are contemporary and many have been written especially for this anthology. The book also includes... more...
- Templeton Press 2008; US$ 6.99
This book is intended as a guide for practicing physicians, medical students, and residents to help identify and address the spiritual needs of patients. Those who will benefit most will be physicians who wish to know how to integrate spirituality into clinical practice in an effective and sensitive manner. Other professionals, such as nurses and... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 32.95
The book explores the underlying beliefs and behaviours that may contribute to obesity, including psychological needs, addiction, fear of deprivation, parental influences and sexual fears. The author draws a useful distinction between the need to eat and the need to maintain a large body size, and addresses both LT obesity and ST weight gain. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 64.99
Describes faculty health and well-being in academic health science centers across North America. This book calls upon history, literature, religious studies, and film to serve as a point of departure for understanding academic medicine and for designing innovative interventions to enhance faculty health. more...
- Schaffner Press, Inc. 2009; US$ 14.95
An invaluable resource for medical professionals, victims of chronic illnesses, and their loved ones, this dual memoir by a doctor and his longtime patient traces the growth of their unique friendship over a span of decades. By exploring the bond between caregiver and sufferer, this sensitive account evokes not only the constant day to day frustrations... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 60.00
"This book is a treasure trove of practical suggestions for promoting reflections and feedback that is based upon sound educational theory and research. I recommend it highly.". - David M. Irby, PhD, Vice Dean for Education University of California. The authors of this concise volume describe the two underlying principles of becoming a thoughtful... more...