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  • Deconstructing Evidence-Based Practiceby Dawn Freshwater; Gary Rolfe

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95

    This innovative book strips the concept of evidence-based practice back to basics using deconstructive analysis, so that readers can move towards a clearer understanding of it. The practitioner is guided through a number of case studies in which the authors examine how the concept of evidence-based practice has been used in a variety of clinical settings.... more...

  • The Intelligent Patient's Guide to the Doctor-Patient Relationshipby Barbara M. Korsch; Caroline Harding

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67

    For anyone who has ever felt their doctor isn't listening to them, The Intelligent Patient's Guide to the Doctor-Patient Relationship provides the tools and the confidence to take control of their own medical care, showing how to ask the right questions and understand the answers.Written by a pioneer in the field of doctor-patient communications,... more...

  • Parish Nursingby Verna Carson; Harold Koenig

    Templeton Press 2002; US$ 9.99

    These engaging stories from parish nurses provide an accessible and enjoyable account of parish nursing—an emerging ministry of healing that provides a new approach to both healthcare as well as pastoral care. This ministry includes volunteer or paid nurses who attend to the needs of a congregation in a variety of ways—from home, hospice,... more...

  • Spiritual Caregivingby Verna Benner Carson; Harold G. Koenig

    Templeton Press 2008; US$ 9.99

    With today's cumbersome insurance procedures, government regulations, endless paperwork, and concerns about malpractice rates, many health care professionals are asking: "Why am I doing this? Am I making a difference to my patients? Is there a better way?and if so, what is it?" In this book, Carson and Koenig examine the state of the health care... more...

  • Topics in Palliative Careby Eduardo Bruera; Russell Portenoy

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37

    This is the fifth book in a series devoted to research and practice in palliative care. This rapidly evolving field focuses on the management of phenomena that produce discomfort and that undermine the quality of life patients with incurable medical disorders. To highlight the diversity in this field, each volume is divided into sections that address... more...

  • Geriatric Palliative Careby R. Sean Morrison; Diane E. Meier; Carol Capello

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    The theme of this book is that palliative care is the best approach to the care of the chronically ill and frail elderly because of its focus on: quality of life; support for functional independence; and the centrality of the patient's values and experiences in determining the goals of medical care. more...

  • ABC of Palliative Careby Geoffrey Hanks; Marie Fallon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95 US$ 51.96

    This brand new edition pulls together the most up-to-date information on this complex, multidisciplinary area in a practical, user-friendly manner. It deals with the important social and psychological aspects for palliative care of people with incurable diseases including quality of life, communication and bereavement issues. more...

  • Sudden Cardiac Deathby Silvia Priori; Douglas Zipes

    Wiley 2009; US$ 143.95 US$ 124.76

    This book draws on the established European guidelines from the ESC that address the key issues in sudden cardiac death, such as identifying individuals at risk prior to an episode of a ventricular tachyarrhythmia or a sudden cardiac arrest, and responding in a timely fashion to the person suffering the event out-of-the-hospital. It presents an update... more...

  • Fragile Livesby Beverley McNamara

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 31.81

    A sensitively observed ethnographic account of the experience of terminal illness and care. more...

  • Families, Carers and Professionalsby Grainne Smith

    Wiley 2007; US$ 52.95 US$ 45.89

    The lack of practical information available to the families of vulnerable individuals - and sometimes a similar lack of resources for the professionals who deal with them - can lead to frustration and in some cases tragedy. In this practical guide for anyone involved in caring for patients with challenging behaviour, Gráinne Smith (author of the bestselling... more...