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  • Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patientby Stan Goldberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patient is the first book to show readers how to transform the compassion felt for someone living with cancer into helpful behaviors based on suggestions from cancer patients themselves. It not only describes why certain actions are important, but also how to implement them. more...

  • Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schoolsby Susan S. Aronson; Timothy R. Shope

    American Academy of Pediatrics 2016; US$ 59.95

    This award-winning guide provides child care directors, teachers, and caregivers with essential information on the prevention and management of infectious diseases in group care settings. The newly revised and updated fourth edition is aligned with the most recent version of the premier AAP source of information on infectious diseases, Red Book ®.... more...

  • Your Life, Your Death, Your Choiceby Mark B. Peterson

    Publish Green 2016; US$ 8.00

    When polled, 80% of individuals want to die at home. Only about 20% do. 90% say that it is important to create medical directives for their health care and convey their wishes to their doctor. Only 10% do. It is very possible for your life to be extended against your will and/or for you to experience much suffering at the end of your life... more...

  • Transplanting Careby Laura L. Heinemann

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    Transplanting Care examines the daily lives of midwestern organ transplant patients and their caregivers, from pretransplant preparations through to the long posttransplant recovery. Drawing on scores of interviews with patients, relatives, and healthcare professionals, Laura L. Heinemann follows a variety of patients and loved ones as they undertake... more...

  • Listening, Learning, Caring and Counsellingby Cate Howell

    Exisle Publishing 2016; US$ 13.03

    Developing the skills of listening, learning, caring and counselling requires professional support and training. This authoritative, comprehensive guide fills that role, and is for the reference shelves of health and related professionals. Issues including depression, relationship concerns, addiction and grief are dealt with and numerous therapies... more...

  • A Joosr Guide to... Unfinished Business by Anne-Marie Slaughterby Joosr

    Joosr Ltd 2016; US$ 2.99

    In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at ... more...

  • Snowball in a Blizzardby Steven Hatch

    Atlantic Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    There's a running joke among radiologists: finding a possible tumour in a mammogram, they say, is akin to finding a snowball in a blizzard. The result? Up to 30% of breast cancer surgeries are done on those who have no cancer at all. In this landmark book, medical professor Steven Hatch reveals that although modern medicine has reached new levels... more...

  • I Am Hereby Johannes Klabbers

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 20.99

    What comfort can an agnostic give people who are suffering or dying? Looking for more meaning in his work, Johannes Klabbers gave up a tenured academic position to spend his days caring for the sick and dying. He trained as a secular pastoral carer in a cancer hospital, and from the patients there he learned how simply talking and listening can... more...

  • In the Hands of Doctors: Touch and Trust in Medical Careby Paul Stepansky

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 48.00

    Why is it that, despite the curative wonders of modern medicine, we still feel frustrated by doctors who lack the time and inclination really to care for us, much less care about us? In this book, Paul Stepansky explores this paradox through a historical examination of medical care that stretches back to the 19th century but focuses on the decades... more...

  • Understanding Fibromyalgiaby Naheed Ali

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    Fibromyalgia is often misunderstood, and finding good information about it can be difficult. This introduction provides background, causes and symptoms, treatments and lifestyle adjustments that can help sufferers live better with fibromyalgia, while helping caregivers and others achieve a better understanding of the needs of their loved ones. more...