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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Despite the scope and sophistication of contemporary health care, there is increasing international concern about the perceived lack of compassion in its delivery. Citing evidence that when the basic needs of patients are attended to with kindness and understanding, recovery often takes place at a faster level, patients cope more effectively with... 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
Being a caregiver can be rewarding but demanding work-and more than 40 million adult children find themselves experiencing the double duty of caring for their elders as they try to carry on a life of their own. The mission of this book is to help caregivers figure out how to look after aging loved ones, provide for other family members, and attend... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
?One of those rare books that can drastically lighten even the heaviest of loads.? ?Rosalynn Carter ?Trust me: there is no better guide to caregiving.? ?Bill Moyers Gail Sheehy, author of the groundbreaking Passages ?which was a New York Times bestseller for more than three years?now brings us Passages in Caregiving . In this... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 14.99
A personal story of crisis, commitment, and hope from the best-selling author of Memoirs of An Ex-Prom Queen One day it happens, the dreaded thing that will change your life forever, the more dreadful because, though you've half expected it, you don't know what form it will take or when it will come, and whether or not you will rise to the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
Prologue Finding Our Better Selves The day I started writing this book, I spent hours commiserating by telephone with three friends who were being turned upside down by the needs of their aging parents. One lived a short distance from her mother, who was in precarious health, bouncing back and forth between home and hospital, unwilling to consider... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99
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$ 63.95
List of contributors, vii Foreword, x Preface to the Third Edition, xii Acknowledgements, xv List of Abbreviations, xvi 1 The context and principles of palliative care, 1 Christina Faull 2 Palliative care in the community, 15 Daniel Munday and Rodger Charlton 3 Public and patient involvement in palliative care, 29 Neil Small ... more...
- 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...