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  • Krankheit und Rechtby Susanne Beck

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 69.99

    Das Buch arbeitet die zentralen Kriterien des Krankheitsbegriffs im Recht heraus. Die Beantwortung vieler rechtlicher Fragen im Bereich ärztlichen Handelns ist abhängig von der Abgrenzung zwischen Heilung, Prävention und Enhancement und damit von der Unterscheidung zwischen Krankheit und Gesundheit. In den einzelnen Rechtsgebieten haben sich bislang... more...

  • Toward a Small Family Ethicby Travis N. Rieder

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This thought-provoking treatise argues that current human fertility rates are fueling a public health crisis that is at once local and global. Its analysis and data summarize the ecological costs of having children, presenting ethical dilemmas for prospective parents in an era of competition for scarce resources, huge disparities of wealth and poverty,... more...

  • Person-centred Health Careby Stephen Buetow

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Person-centred health care is increasingly endorsed as a key element of high-quality care, yet, in practice, it often means patient-centred health care. This book scrutinizes the principle of primacy of patient welfare, which, although deeply embedded in health professionalism, is long overdue for critical analysis and debate. It appears incontestable... more...

  • Palliative Care Nursing of Children and Young Peopleby Rita Pfund; Elizabeth Boath

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    "Children's palliative care is an evolving specialty and as such our knowledge base cannot remain static. This book constantly challenges the reader to critically analyze their own practices and beliefs within an evidence-based framework and as such makes a valuable contribution to the growing body of knowledge on this important subject." - Susan Fowler-Kerry,... more...

  • Palliative Careby Geoff Mitchell

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    Series Editors: Moira Stewart, Judith Belle Brown and Thomas R FreemanAs the population in western cultures ages, more people suffer chronic, ultimately life-limiting diseases and medical professionals need to be equipped to cope with the ever growing pressure of palliative care. This book gives guidance on how to approach patients with life limiting... more...

  • The Psychiatry of Palliative Medicineby Sandy MacLeod

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 58.95

    This Second Edition of The Psychiatry of Palliative Medicine remains a practical and pragmatic distillation of the psychiatry relevant to the terminally ill. Revised throughout and greatly expanded by the addition of two entirely new chapters, it reviews the major psychiatric syndromes encountered in palliative care - depression, anxiety, delirium... more...

  • Life in a Hospiceby Ann Richardson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 34.95

    Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2008 This book is about hospices, seen through the eyes of the people who work in them. Their individual voices, perspectives and stories invite readers into the day-to-day complexities of hospice life. There is growing public and professional attention to end of life care and the way dying patients and... more...

  • The Geneby Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Random House 2016; US$ 36.65

    THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK ?Dramatic and precise? [A] thrilling and comprehensive account of what seems certain to be the most radical, controversial and, to borrow from the subtitle, intimate science of our time? He is a natural storyteller? A page-turner? Read this book and steel yourself for what... more...

  • Integrative Health Servicesby Heather Mullins-Owens

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This readable overview offers a public health framework for integrating medical and alternative care to improve health outcomes in patients with chronic illnesses. It details the promise, potential, and challenges of holistic services as patients seek diverse treatment options and health care systems address the demand for more affordable, accessible,... more...

  • Spirituality and Coping with Lossby Wendy Greenstreet

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    Spirituality and Coping with Loss: End of Life Healthcare Practice describes a research study that reflects nurses? experience of the nature of loss encountered in end of life care settings as well as the ways in which spirituality is a resource in coping in these situations. Key findings indicate how nurses? spiritual development impacts their... more...