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- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 42.25
Hauptbeschreibung Die finanziellen und qualitativen Herausforderungen im deutschen Krankenhaussektor, ausgelöst durch den wachsenden Kostendruck, den zunehmenden Wettbewerb sowie die steigenden Patientenansprüche, verlangen ein intensiveres Zusammenspiel von Medizin und Ökonomie, als es die Vergangenheit zeigte. Die vorliegende Arbeit legt dar, wie... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 19.99
Eine Anerkennung für alle Personen, die im Dienst für pflegebedürftige Menschen beschäftigt sind. Die Autorin ist seit zehn Jahren in diesem Bereich tätig und erzählt hier vom Alltag der Menschen, die in der Hauskrankenpflege arbeiten. Von Menschen, deren Arbeit häufig schwer, manchmal erheiternd und mitunter traurig ist, die sie aber stets mit Herz... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 55.00
[T]his text is a truly amazing microanalytic compendium of social support strategies in different family configurations, in different context and ethnic groups, and filling different types of needs. -- Janice M. Morse, RN, PhD, FAAN. University of Alberta (From the Foreword). This book serves as an authoritative reference for health care practitioners... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 62.99
Home health care is an important aspect of community health and a growing area of healthcare services. Clinical Case Studies in Home Health Care uses a case-based approach to provide home healthcare professionals, educators, and students with a useful tool for thoughtful, holistic care. The book begins with a thorough and accessible introduction... more...
- Gateways Books & Tapes 2011; US$ 12.99
Packed with detailed information and practices for infusing caregiving with spirituality and hope, this book provides simple tools for the practice of mindfulness amidst the stress of the caregiving environment. Straightforward and practical methods are provided for dealing with crisis situations and a section is included on how a caregiver can assist... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 29.99
This new book tells the story of Miguel Perdomo Niera, a healer whose amazing cures during his travels through the northern Andes in the 1860s and 1870s evoked both enormous hostility and widespread adulation. A combination of narrative and analysis, the book documents Perdomo's experiences in Colombia and Ecuador and offers valuable insights into... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1999; US$ 69.00
This book offers convenient access to information about the benefits, drawbacks and challenges of importing high-technology medical care into the home care programs. It is both a descriptive report of research-based observations, and an interpretive analysis of major issues and policies in the delivery of technology-enhanced care. The authors bring... more...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 10.00
Demographic, epidemiological, social and cultural trends in European countries are changing the traditional patterns of care. The next decades will see rising numbers of care-dependent older people and noncommunicable diseases as the leading cause of chronic illness and disability. Further, urbanization and the break-up of the traditional large family... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 55.00
As America's population ages and becomes more ethnically diverse, there is growing need for social workers to treat not only individuals afflicted with dementia and their families, but to also understand this illness through the eyes of different ethnic groups. This comprehensive volume provides practical guidance for social work professionals... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 25.99
In this sweeping narrative history from the Great Depression of the 1930s to the Great Recession of today, Caring for America rethinks both the history of the American welfare state from the perspective of care work and chronicles how home care workers eventually became one of the most vibrant forces in the American labor movement. Eileen Boris and... more...