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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Templeton Press 2016; US$ 8.99
Burn out. Two words that haunt those in high stress jobs, especially in the medical profession. Long hours and the literal life-and-death nature of the field creates expectations to not only be on call at all hours, but to be at one?s best, even at 3:00 AM after a twenty-hour shift. So much energy is devoted to the care of others that self-care is... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 41.50
A practical, introductory guide to the best use of Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) to improve the quality of health care and patient health. Only title to exclusively introduce, explain and show how PROs can be best used to improve healthcare and patient outcomes† Includes real life examples and case studies of PROs in practice† Assesses the... more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 34.49
This book is specifically aimed at healthcare assistants, and is a comprehensive text covering all aspects of care of the patient.It is written by healthcare assistants and cover the a wide range of topics:* Safety issues* Basic patient and residential care* Special care* Mental health* Learning disabilities* Paediatrics* Women and maternity* Men's... more...
- UPA 2015; US$ 24.99
A Patient-Centered Approach to the Chronically-Ill addresses the unique needs of chronically-ill patients and the challenges they present for medical doctors. This book features four principles of the patient-centered approach that can be used by physicians in treating chronically-ill patients. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
How does caregiving affect health and well-being and what resources help caregivers? This book provides a synthesis of psychological research on caregiver stress and brings attention to the personal, social and structural factors that affect caregivers' well-being and as well as recent behavioral interventions to enhance health. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99
Alzheimer?s and related forms of dementia are on the rise, and the need for competent caregivers will grow alongside the increased rates of diagnoses. This book focuses on what caregivers need to know to help manage the medical, physical, emotional, and practical needs of their charges, as well as themselves. more...
- Hodder Education 2015; US$ 31.99
A new edition of the bestselling core textbook, Care in Practice for Higher! This book incorporates the most recent thinking in changes to care practice and updates previous editions of Ca re in Practice for Higher , as well as offering relevance to Nationals 4 and 5 in Care, plus appropriate SVQ2 and SVQ3 courses and the HNC in Social Care. ... more...