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  • Medicine and Compassionby Chokyi Nyima; David R Shlim; Erik Pema Kunsang; Harvey Fineberg; Donald Fineberg

    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...

  • The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer's Familyby Robert B. Santulli MD; Kesstan Blandin PhD

    Dartmouth College Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    An empathic and clear-eyed discussion of the emotional journey of family and friends who care for people with progressive forms of dementia more...

  • Care in Practice for CfE Higherby Janet Miller; Susan Gibb

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 31.99

    A new edition of the bestselling core textbook, Care in Practice for Higher! This book incorporates the most recent thinking in changes to care practice and updates previous editions of Ca re in Practice for Higher , as well as offering relevance to Nationals 4 and 5 in Care, plus appropriate SVQ2 and SVQ3 courses and the HNC in Social Care. ... more...

  • Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndromeby Naheed Ali

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 37.99

    Chronic fatigue syndrome is a confusing and disputed disorder that affects more and more people. Here, Naheed Ali sheds light on this ill-understood and yet debilitating disorder. Readers will come away with not only a better understanding of what constitutes CFS but various ways of dealing with its symptoms. more...

  • The Dementia Caregiverby Marc E. Agronin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99

    Alzheimer?s and related forms of dementia are on the rise, and the need for competent caregivers will grow alongside the increased rates of diagnoses. This book focuses on what caregivers need to know to help manage the medical, physical, emotional, and practical needs of their charges, as well as themselves. more...

  • A Patient-Centered Approach for the Chronically-Illby Irene S. Switankowsky

    UPA 2015; US$ 24.99

    A Patient-Centered Approach to the Chronically-Ill addresses the unique needs of chronically-ill patients and the challenges they present for medical doctors. This book features four principles of the patient-centered approach that can be used by physicians in treating chronically-ill patients. more...

  • Restoring the Healerby William Dorman

    Templeton Press 2016; US$ 8.99

    Burn out. Two words that haunt those in high stress jobs, especially in the medical profession. Long hours and the literal life-and-death nature of the field creates expectations to not only be on call at all hours, but to be at one?s best, even at 3:00 AM after a twenty-hour shift. So much energy is devoted to the care of others that self-care is... more...

  • Transplanting Careby Laura L. Heinemann

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    Transplanting Care examines the daily lives of midwestern organ transplant patients and their caregivers, from pretransplant preparations through to the long posttransplant recovery. Drawing on scores of interviews with patients, relatives, and healthcare professionals, Laura L. Heinemann follows a variety of patients and loved ones as they undertake... more...

  • Listening, Learning, Caring and Counsellingby Cate Howell

    Exisle Publishing 2016; US$ 13.03

    Developing the skills of listening, learning, caring and counselling requires professional support and training. This authoritative, comprehensive guide fills that role, and is for the reference shelves of health and related professionals. Issues including depression, relationship concerns, addiction and grief are dealt with and numerous therapies... more...

  • Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patientby Stan Goldberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patient is the first book to show readers how to transform the compassion felt for someone living with cancer into helpful behaviors based on suggestions from cancer patients themselves. It not only describes why certain actions are important, but also how to implement them. more...