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  • 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...

  • Sudden Cardiac Deathby Silvia Priori; Douglas Zipes

    Wiley 2009; US$ 138.95

    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...

  • ABC of Palliative Careby Geoffrey Hanks; Marie Fallon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 57.95

    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...

  • Families, Carers and Professionalsby Grainne Smith

    Wiley 2007; US$ 50.95

    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...

  • Ways You Can Helpby Margaret Cooke

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 8.99

    Drawing on her own personal experience, Margaret Cooke offers sensitive, sensible advice to anyone who feels awkward or uncomfortable near people in emotional or physical pain. more...

  • The Art of Conversation Through Serious Illnessby Richard McQuellon; Michael Cowan

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 14.99

    Every day, thousands of people receive a diagnosis of serious, life-threatening 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. When is it best to speak, and when... more...

  • An Uncertain Inheritanceby Nell Casey

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • Caring for Our Parentsby Howard Gleckman

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 8.99

    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...