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Health Care Delivery

  • Observation in Health and Social Careby Clare Parkinson; Lucille Allain; Helen Hingley-Jones; Stephen Briggs; Pat Cartney; Andrew Cooper; Minna Daum; Claire Kent; Duncan McLean; Graham Music; Gillian Ruch

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 42.95

    The first step of effective health and social care is always to accurately identify your client's needs. This theoretically informed guide will show you how to enhance and apply your observation skills as required by the College of Social Work in a variety of challenging health and social settings with children, families and adults. more...

  • Safe Transfer and Retrieval of Patients (STAR)by Advanced Life Support Group

    Wiley 2017; US$ 95.95 US$ 86.36

    The safe transfer of all hospital patients, especially those who are critically ill, is of crucial importance, demanding organisational, as well as clinical skills. Safe Transfer and Retrieval of Patients (STaR) is aimed at all health care workers involved with inter and intra-hospital transfers. It provides a much needed structured approach... more...

  • Teamwork in Medical Rehabilitationby Charlotte Lundgren; Carl Molander

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 59.95

    Good teamwork ensures the close collaboration and coordination between professional groups and across disciplinary boundaries. This is particularly important in healthcare centres and clinics admitting complicated patient cases, but contrary to what many healthcare organisations seem to believe, effective teamwork does not happen automatically. It... more...

  • The Administration of Health Systemsby Martin Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    In the late 1960s, American society entered a period of rapidly accelerating social change. Certainty that U.S. vast scientific and technical capability would be able to find solutions to all problems began to turn to concern, as organizational efforts were unable to keep pace with new developments in a variety of areas.The health field, with its focus... more...

  • Women's Bodiesby Edward Shorter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    What has been the source of women's oppression by men? Shorter argues that women were victimized by their own bodies. Exploring five centuries of medical records and folklore from Europe and the US, he shows how pregnancy, childbirth, and gynecological disease have kept women in positions of social more...

  • Health, Politics, and Revolution in Cuba Since 1898by Katherine Hirschfeld

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Challenging many of the assumptions scholars have made about the Cuban Revolution's impact on healthcare, this volume recounts one anthropologist's quest to discover the truth behind the complicated relationship between Cuba's revolution, politics, and healthcare system. Katherine Hirschfeld became interested in Cuba in the mid-1990s, after reading... more...

  • Professional Dominanceby Robert A. Manners

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    In the United States today we are confronted by a number of serious social problems, not the least of which concern the character of our basic human services. In each of the broad public domains of welfare, education, law, and health there are crises of public confidence. Each in its own way is failing to accomplish its essential mission of alleviating... more...

  • 'Hands on' Dyspraxiaby Jill Christmas

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 50.95

    This is a practical working guide for parents, teachers and allied professionals, offering an understanding of dyspraxia, its underlying causes, strategies and helpful advice. It explains the terms used in dyspraxia, for example, proprioception, bilateral integration, vestibular, postural, cross lateral and tactile defensiveness. It outlines the impact... more...

  • We Can Do I.T. Tooby Verity Stokes; Nada Savitch

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.95

    Using computers as part of activity programmes for people with dementia. Many people feel that computers and people with dementia don't mix. However computers and other digital gadgets such as cameras and phones are part of our lives and so it is important that people with dementia engage with these IT driven activities. This book demystifies the use... more...

  • Human Capital and Health Behaviorby Kristian Bolin; Bjorn Lindgren

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 134.95

    This Volume focuses on human capital and health behavior. Content is based on an International symposium on Human Capital and Health Behavior, held by The Centre for Health Economics at the University of Gothenburg. Content will cover both theoretical and empirical aspects of the topic. more...