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- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.00
An inspiring and profoundly enlightening exploration of one doctor?s discovery of how hope can change the course of illness Since the time of the ancient Greeks, human beings have believed that hope is essential to life. Now, in this groundbreaking book, Harvard Medical School professor and New Yorker staff writer Jerome Groopman shows us why. ... more...
- Bascom Hill Publishing Group 2009; US$ 9.99
Family caregiving is often called "the other midlife crisis." Since I myself am an Adult Child (and not yet an Older Adult), I do tend to empathize with my own generations struggle with this reality. However, as a life transition coach I spend a lot of my time working with Older Adults and have grown to see things much more clearly... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 11.69
Das Verständnis und der sichere Umgang mit der medizinischen Fachsprache gehören zu den Grundvoraussetzungen für Pflegeberufe. Dieses Buch bietet in alphabetischer Reihenfolge leicht verständliche Übersetzungen und Erklärungen geläufiger medizinisch-biologischer Fachbegriffe, Abkürzungen, Zeichen und Symbole sowie eine Zusammenstellung der wichtigsten... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 83.00
"This book fills not only a gap but a wide cavern....I can not think of a better way for neophyte nurses to engage the human experiences and perspectives of their patients, nor can I think of a more relevant and comprehensive explanation of the philosophy and methods of existential phenomenology for seasoned researchers, scientists, and theoreticians."--... more...
Mummy?s Little Helper: The heartrending true story of a young girl secretly caring for her severely disabled motherHarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
The fifth book from bestselling author and specialist foster carer Casey Watson. A recent census shows that there are at least 175,000 child carers in the UK, 13,000 of whom care for more than 50 hours a week. Many remain invisible to a system that would otherwise help them. Abigail is one of those children. This is her story. more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95
The Caregiver's Handbook is a definitive guide to caring for a sick or disabled person of any age. Whether it be adults looking after parents, partners looking after each other, parents looking after children, or young caregivers looking after their parents, the Caregiver's Handbook addresses both the needs of the caregiver, and person who needs... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
In this comprehensive and accessible guide, long-term care expert Stella Henry helps readers navigate the daunting logistics and powerful emotions of making care decisions for an elderly parent or loved one. Drawing from her 36 years as a registered nurse and a nursing home administrator, as well as her experience caring for both her parents (both... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; Not Available
En esta exhaustiva y práctica guía, Stella Henry, experta en cuidados a largo plazo, ayuda a los lectores a dominar la abrumadora logística y las fuertes emociones que provoca el tomar decisiones respecto al cuidado de nuestros mayores, ya sea un padre, una madre o un ser querido. Basándose en sus 36 años de experiencia como administradora y en el... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2004; US$ 14.95
More than four million Americans suffer from Alzheimer?s, and as many as twenty million have close relatives or friends with the disease. Revolutionizing the way we perceive and live with Alzheimer?s, Joanne Koenig Coste offers a practical approach to the emotional well-being of both patients and caregivers that emphasizes relating to patients in... more...
- Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 22.95
In 'Nursing Homes Explained,' an RN specializing in Gerontology shares her knowledge to help prepare readers for the inevitable decisions that have to be made as we and our loved ones age, and it provides a useful overview of the industry for nursing students and others thinking of entering the field. The book educates readers about the long-term... more...