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  • Formulierungshilfen zur Pflegeplanungby Friedhelm Henke

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 15.83

    Die Pflegeplanung ist gesetzlich vorgeschrieben und bildet die Grundlage einer geplanten, zielorientierten und nachvollziehbaren Pflege unter Berücksichtigung der Individualität des Menschen. Ihr Ziel ist die Sicherung der systematischen Durchführung des Pflegeprozesses und damit verbunden die Pflegequalitätssicherung. Durch alle Pflegebereiche hindurch... more...

  • Labors of Loveby Jason Rodriquez

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    Every day for the next twenty years, more than 10,000 people in the United States will turn 65. With life expectancies increasing as well, many of these Americans will eventually require round-the-clock attention?and we have only begun to prepare for the challenge of caring for them. In  Labors of Love , Jason Rodriquez examines the world of the fast-growing... more...

  • Hospice Voicesby Eric Lindner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 15.99

    Eric Lindner reveals the thoughts, fears, and lessons of those living the ends of their lives in the care of others, having exhausted their medical options or ceased treatment for their illnesses. In each chapter, Linder not only reveals the lessons of lives explored in their final days, but zeroes in on how working for hospice can be incredibly... more...

  • PIA - Pflege-Innovationen in der Gesundheitsregion Aachenby Fuchs Frohnhofen; Sandra Dörpinghaus; Martin Borutta; Christoph Bräutigam

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 20.82

    Hauptbeschreibung Der vorliegende Band stellt die Ergebnisse des Modellprojektes PIA (Pflege-Innovationen in der Gesundheitsregion Aachen) vor. Mit diesem Projekt (gefördert mit Mitteln des Landes NRW und der EU) wurden im Raum Aachen sowohl arbeitsorganisatorische als auch auf das pflegerische Angebot bezogene Innovationen vorangebracht. Dabei arbeiteten... more...

  • The Caregiver's Survival Handbook (Revised)by Alexis Abramson; Mary Anne Dunkin

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 15.95

    Being a caregiver can be rewarding but demanding work-and more than 40 million adult children find themselves experiencing the double duty of caring for their elders as they try to carry on a life of their own. The mission of this book is to help caregivers figure out how to look after aging loved ones, provide for other family members, and attend... more...

  • What Dying People Wantby David Kuhl

    PublicAffairs 2003; US$ 16.95

    An internationally renowned palliative care physician offers sensitive guidance, solace, and helpful strategies for people living with a terminal illness and their caregivers more...

  • Incidental Findingsby Danielle Ofri

    Beacon Press 2005; US$ 15.00

    In Singular Intimacies, which the New England Journal of Medicine said captured the "essence of becoming and being a doctor," Danielle Ofri led us into the hectic, constantly challenging world of big-city medicine. In Incidental Findings, she's finished her training and is learning through practice to become a more rounded healer. The book opens... more...

  • The Perils of Patient Governmentby Joseph W. Lella; J.R. Bayne; J.Z. Csank; J. McKay

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    In 1964 the Senate Committee on Aging reported that "once admitted to an institution ... the veteran begins ... to show signs of social and physical degeneration," a phenomenon that has not escapted the attention of clinicians, social scientists, veterans, and other chronic-care patients. Assuming that social withdrawal in the institutional setting... more...

  • Carersby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2012; US$ 22.50

    Currently around 2.9 million Australians provide unpaid help and support to a family member or friend who has a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who is aged and frail. Carers are a key but often unacknowledged part of Australia’s health system. The annual replacement value of care was estimated in 2010 to be over... more...

  • The Ninefold Pathby Anthony Alioto

    Red Wheel Weiser 2012; US$ 12.99

    Anthony Alioto was diagnosed with end stage renal disease in 1993 and was forced to go on dialysis for several years before receiving a successful kidney transplant in 2000. In The Ninefold Path , he invites readers to join him on a harrowing personal journey through a labyrinth of tests, ?what can I expect? meetings with medical staff, surgeries,... more...