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- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77
Die demografische Entwicklung in Deutschland führt zu einem deutlichen Anstieg von alten Menschen in der Bevölkerung und der medizinische Fortschritt führt zu einer Hochaltrigkeit, die oft mit multipler Pathologie und entsprechendem Pflegebedarf und einer Umsiedelung in ein Pflegeheim einhergeht.Kontrakturen sind ein häufig auftretendes Problem bei... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95
A practical guide to improve care for sick and dying children of different faiths and their families. Drawing on evidence-based research and practice, it discusses multi-faith daily, palliative, end of life and bereavement care in a variety of settings, including hospitals, hospices, schools and at home. The book also contains case studies. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...