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- Templeton Press 2009; US$ 16.99
Ever since the first edition of Verna Benner Carson's Spiritual Dimensions of Nursing Practice went out of print, second-hand copies have been highly sought after by practitioners in the field and nursing school faculty who appreciated the comprehensive scope of the seminal work on spirituality and health. In this highly anticipated revised edition,... more...
- Bull Publishing Company 2011; US$ 9.95
Contending with the difficult questions and circumstances that accompany chronic illness, this handbook aims to comfort those suffering from a sustained condition as well as their loved ones. Tips on what to do and say in exchanges between sufferers and those closest to them are provided in a no-nonsense manner and plain language. Five concise sections... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 67.99
The Cancer Experience instructs doctors, medical students, and health care workers involved in cancer care on the proper role of medicine, the role of doctors, and the opportunities for connecting with patients as they make treatment and end of life decisions. It helps patients understand the issues facing doctors as they assist and care for them.... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 11.99
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...
- John Hunt Publishing 2007; US$ 11.99
Life expectancy is going up. Our parents are increasingly likely to be living into their eighties and nineties. Many find themselves in the position of caring for their parents when they are already retired themselves, or not in good health, or still have children to support financially. Do you feel your parents are a burden? Do they feel that? How... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 65.95 US$ 57.16
A Practical and Comprehensive Introduction to the Field of Palliative Medicine "This is not so much a handbook of palliative care as the handbook of palliative care." Palliative Medicine The Third Edition of the BMA's 1999 Medical Book of the Year provides valuable insights into the complex issues that arise in the delivery of palliative... more...
- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
According to the 2009 census, more than five million people living in the United States have Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia. Not reported in these statistics are the fifteen million family caregivers who, in total, contribute seventeen billion hours of unpaid care each year. This book addresses the needs and challenges faced by... more...
- New World Library 2012; US$ 14.95
Everyone wants to ?do the right thing,? and this book provides the often-elusive how-to; from bedside etiquette and practical decisions to initiating difficult conversations, navigating rapid changes, caring for oneself in the midst of caring for another, and even offering ?permission? to die. more...
- Athabasca University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
The Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner is based on in-depth interviews with twenty-six nurse practitioners working in acute-care settings within tertiary-care institutions all across Canada. Employing a hermeneutic approach, Rashotte explores the perspectives from which NPs view their reality as they undergo a transformational journey of becoming?a journey... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
It is estimated that some 54 million people in the U.S. act as informal caregivers for ill or disabled loved ones. We can add to these countless workers in the fields of health and human service, and yet there is still not enough help to go around: as many as three fourths of our informal caregivers report "going it alone." It's no wonder that "caregiver... more...