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Medicine and disease in relation to psychology. Terminal care. Dying

  • Ehrenamtliche Sterbebegleitungby Monika Müller; Wolfgang Heinemann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 37.84

    Die meisten Menschen in Deutschland sterben in Institutionen wie Krankenhäusern oder Pflegeheimen, wo die Personalsituation oft angespannt ist. Damit Patienten und Bewohner in Würde und Geborgenheit ihr Lebensende erleben können, unterstützen zahlreiche ehrenamtliche Sterbebegleiter/-innen die hauptamtlich Tätigen. Die Ehrenamtlichen bringen durch... more...

  • Health Psychology, 2nd Editionby Deborah Fish Ragin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 164.00

    A truly interdisciplinary approach to the study of health, Health Psychology: An Interdisciplinary Approach uses the social ecological perspective to explore the impact of five systems on individual health outcomes: individual, culture/family, social/physical environment, health systems and health policy. In order to provide readers with an understanding... more...

  • Critical Careby Peter Sedgwick; Andrew Todd; Jonathan Pye; Rodney Baxendale; Hamish Ferguson-Stuart; Stephen Flatt; Anne McCormick; Layla Welford; Karen Mackinnon; Mirabai Galashan; Julian Raffay; Richard Wharton; Mark Clayton; Debbie Hodge; Charles Thody; Steve Nolan

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 34.95

    Focusing on spiritual care within the delivery and provision of healthcare today, the contributors combine academic and professional expertise to discuss themes including: spirituality, pluralism and multi-faith practice, healthcare ethics, legal and policy issues, mental health, and beginning and end of life issues. more...

  • Palliative Careby Harold Y. Vanderpool

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    The long history of medical care for the dying has largely been neglected. It began in 1605 when physicians were challenged to enable persons to die peacefully. Today it includes palliation of oppressive symptoms, emotional and psychological care, and respect for the wishes and cultural backgrounds of patients and families. Especially since the 1990s,... more...

  • Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicineby Nathan Cherny; Marie Fallon; Stein Kaasa

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 349.99

    The definitive Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, now in its fifth edition, has again been thoroughly updated to offer a truly global perspective in this field of extraordinary talent and thoughtfulness.Updated to include new sections devoted to assessment tools, care of patients with cancer, and the management of issues in the very young and... more...

  • Core Compentencies in Adolescent Health and Development for Primary Care Providersby WHO

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 24.00

    The aim of this document is to help countries develop competency-based educational programmes in adolescent health and development in both pre-service and in-service education. In addition it provides guidance on how to assess and improve the structure content and quality of the adolescent health component of pre-service curricula. By fostering the... more...

  • Structure and Processes of Careby Betty R. Ferrell

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 28.99

    The first volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Series, Structure and Processes of Care provides an overview of palliative nursing care, reviews National Consensus Project guidelines, and offers tools for initiating and maintaining palliative care programs. The content of the concise, clinically-focused volumes in the HPNA series prepares nurses for... more...

  • Ein Leben in Balanceby Angelika Amend

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99

    Angelika Amend vermittelt, dass die drei Komponenten ?Körper ? Seele ? Geist? nicht von einander zu trennen sind, sondern dass eine gesunde Balance wichtig ist, um bis ins hohe Alter gesund, vital und zufrieden zu leben: Letztlich ist Gesundheit ein Geschenk, zu dem aber jeder wesentliche Beiträge leisten kann. In ihrer langjährigen Berufserfahrung... more...

  • Fundamentals of Palliative Care for Student Nursesby Megan Rosser; Helen Walsh

    Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95

    Fundamentals of Palliative Care for Student Nurses is a thorough yet accessible introduction and overview of a key area of the nursing programme. This textbook clearly explains the palliation of symptoms and the social context of death and dying. Engaging with the latest guidelines and curriculum, it highlights the practical and communicative... more...

  • Wat elke professional over verslaving moet wetenby J. Van der Stel

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2014; US$ 49.99

    Dit boek, oorspronkelijk in 2007 gepubliceerd, blijkt inmiddels onmisbaar voor alle personen die zich in of rond de verslavingszorg bewegen. Professioneel of in lerende of opleidende rol. Het is een unieke publicatie op gebied van kennisoverdracht, bekwaamheidsontwikkeling, onderwijs en opleiding. Dit gedegen overzicht van de belangrijkste onderdelen... more...