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- American Diabetes Association 2008; US$ 19.95
An anthology of more than 50 stories about the other side of treating diabetes—what health care providers can learn from patients. With more than 1,000 combined years of working with patients, the contributors share their knowledge and the life-altering experiences that both challenge and change the way health care professionals provide care to their... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 55.95
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...
- Athabasca University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
The Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner is based on in-depth interviews with twenty-six nurse practitioners working in acute-care settings within tertiary-care institutions all across Canada. Employing a hermeneutic approach, Rashotte explores the perspectives from which NPs view their reality as they undergo a transformational journey of becoming?a journey... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2012; US$ 110.00
As a characteristic, vulnerability is considered undesirable, and is associated with susceptibility, debility, failure, flaw and weakness. In the context of population health, vulnerability is also viewed as detrimental, and has been defined as the degree of 'relative risk or susceptibility to adverse health outcomes' (Flaskerud & Winslow, 1998, p.... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2006; US$ 66.00
This special issue focuses on building Indigenous health capacity through examining the roles of community, traditional, social, clinical and nursing care, current practices, historical constraints and new opportunities. Guest edited by Eileen Willis, Maria Rameka and Vicki Smye, approaches to partnerships, self management and/or best practice in mental... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2007; US$ 66.00
Illness, death, loss and grief are universal experiences. Thus the provision of palliative and supportive care that meet the needs of diverse and vulnerable populations requires a public health approach. Advances in Contemporary Palliative and Supportive Care introduces some new voices into the debates and charts changing international trends in the... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2013; US$ 126.50
Resilience can only be in evidence when an adverse situation is faced (Jackson et al., 2007), and until such a situation is confronted, it can be difficult to anticipate how one might react to a particular event or situation. However, the literature identifies various traits and qualities associated with resilience, and these include adaptability,... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 68.00
With the field of geriatric mental health growing rapidly in the next decade as the Baby Boomers age, this timely guide brings together a notable team of international contributors to provide guidance for caregivers, families, and those who counsel them on managing caregiving challenges for aging family members. Aging Families and Caregiving helps... more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2006; US$ 16.95
Of the estimated 5 million Americans who have Alzheimer's disease, more than 7 in 10 live at home, primarily cared for by family and friends. Alzheimer's Disease: The Dignity Within: A Handbook for Caregivers, Family, and Friends was written in a workbook format aimed at increasing the caregiver's knowledge of the disease. As a result, these caregivers... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 18.99
Is it really Alzheimer?s? How to find out and intervene early to maintain the highest quality of life ?Most of us will either get Alzheimer?s or care for a loved one who has. This action plan can empower you to make a difference.?---Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. What would you do if your mother was having memory problems? Alzheimer?s is a disease... more...