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  • Walking on Eggshellsby Amy Sales

    New Horizon Press 2012; US$ 14.99

    Dealing with a loved one's terminal illness brings difficult and daunting tasks for caregivers. Knowing when and how to say things and what to do becomes frightening. Caregivers often feel they are "walking on eggshells". This valuable, practical guide offers comfort, support and advice for managing economic, emotional and daily stressors from day... more...

  • Kooperationsmanagement in der Altenhilfeby Joachim Lennefer; Gerd Palm

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Marketingstrategien propagieren als eines der wesentlichen Ziele für Unternehmen, sich abzugrenzen von Konkurrenten oder Mitbewerbern der jeweiligen Branche - "anders zu sein als andere". Dies scheint für Einrichtungen im Segment der stationären Altenhilfe auf den ersten Blick schwierig realisierbar. Sind doch Dienstleistungsqualität... more...

  • It's Enough to Make You Sickby Jeffrey M. Lobosky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 26.99

    It's Enough to Make You Sick explains how the American health care system developed and how it has deteriorated into a national disgrace. Lobosky indicts the special interests who have played a role in the demise of American health care, examines the current attempts at reform, and offers a practical, compassionate blueprint for effective change.... more...

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Practical Guide to Your Futureby Nancy Keene; Wendy Hobbie; Kathy Ruccione

    Childhood Cancer Guides 2012; US$ 23.95

    More than 325,000 children, teens, and adults in the United States are survivors of childhood cancer. The surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and stem cell transplants used to cure children can affect growing bodies and developing minds. If survivors know of these potential problems, they can take steps to identify, cope with, or treat them early if... more...

  • Knocking on Heaven's Doorby Katy Butler

    Scribner 2013; US$ 16.00

    In this visionary memoir, based on a groundbreaking New York Times Magazine story, award-winning journalist Katy Butler ponders her parents? desires for ?Good Deaths? and the forces within medicine that stood in the way. Katy Butler was living thousands of miles from her vigorous and self-reliant parents when the call came: a crippling stroke had... more...

  • Caring and Well-beingby Kathleen Galvin; Les Todres

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Something is missing in contemporary health and social care. Health and illness is often measured in policy documents in economic terms, and clinical outcomes are enmeshed in statistical data, with the patient?s experience left to one side. This stimulating book is concerned with how to humanise health and social care and keep the person at the centre... more...

  • Death in Slow Motionby Eleanor Cooney

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 14.99

    When her once-glamorous and witty novelist-mother got Alzheimer's, Eleanor Cooney moved her from her beloved Connecticut home to California in order to care for her. In tense, searing prose, punctuated with the blackest of humor, Cooney documents the slow erosion of her mother's mind, the powerful bond the two shared, and her own descent into drink... more...

  • Close to the Boneby Jean Shinoda Bolen

    Red Wheel Weiser 2007; US$ 14.95

    This is a book for any person who is living with a life-threatening illness and for anyone who is caring for and/or loves a person who is ill. Bolen affirms that the price of going into the scary places, of feeling like a piece of green meat on a hook, is high, but worth it. We have no choice. We will all face health crises--our own and others. We... more...

  • Taking Care of Parents Who Didn't Take Care of Youby Eleanor Cade

    Hazelden Publishing 2009; US$ 15.99

    Caring for aging parents is difficult-it's exhausting, expensive, time-consuming, and under appreciated. And that's under the best of circumstances, when the caregiver loves and respects his or her aging parent. What happens when adult children are asked to care for elderly parents who were abusive, neglectful, or absent? Here is a compassionate and... more...

  • Spirituality in Patient Careby Harold G. Koenig

    Templeton Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    Praise for the previous edition: ?I highly recommend this book as reading for all physicians and would certainly recommend it for any course on medical ethics and/or required reading for any medical student.?? Journal of the National Medical Association   Since the publication of the first edition of Spirituality in Patient Care in 2002,... more...