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- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 82.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 99.99
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...
- 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... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 77.99
"This is a wonderful resource for nurses and other healthcare professionals providing care for patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD)Ö.This unique book provides readers with access to multiple experts in the field and a wide variety of pertinent topics in the care of patients with PD. This is an excellent addition to the field and will be extremely... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 10.99
Every day, thousands receive diagnoses of serious illness, and their families and friends suddenly become caregivers. Despite the best of intentions it is not always easy to communicate well under these circumstances, or find deep empathy for something one has never before experienced. In The Art of Conversation Through Serious Illness , the authors... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
In this eloquent collection of essays?from the editor of the national bestseller Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression ?contributors reveal their experiences in caring for family through illness and death Today, thirty million people look after frail family members in their own homes. This number will increase drastically over the next decade?as... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 6.79
When his mother-in-law died suddenly and his seriously ill father-in-law was left with no one to care for him, the author and his wife were thrust into the complex and overwhelming world of long-term care. Just months later his own father fell sick, and the couple struggled to help care for him too?from 1000 miles away. Over the next year-and-a-half,... more...