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- Charles C Thomas 1993; US$ 35.95
This is a comprehensive guide for the care of pediatric tracheotomies prepared by a parent who has lived with the anxiety and frustrations that are a part of the everyday experience of those charged with the care of these children. The tremendous social impact such a child makes on the entire family is formidable. Pediatricians encourage parent participation... more...
- Touchstone 2010; US$ 16.99
You Don't Have to Do It Alone Whether you're prepared for it or not, chances are you'll take on the role of caregiver when a family member or friend is affected by a serious illness or injury, or when you find your elderly parent needs help. As you'll soon discover, the range of tasks and responsibilities involved are overwhelming. Share... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 14.95
Pat Pilkington was co-founder of the Bristol Cancer Help Centre, the first charity to offer a truly holistic approach to cancer care. In this memoir, completed when she knew she was approaching death, Pat tells her story; starting with her childhood, through the early days of the Centre to its growth into Penny Brohn Cancer Care, the globally influential... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 82.99 US$ 74.69
This is the fifth book in a series devoted to research and practice in palliative care. This rapidly evolving field focuses on the management of phenomena that produce discomfort and that undermine the quality of life patients with incurable medical disorders. To highlight the diversity in this field, each volume is divided into sections that address... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 64.99 US$ 56.32
The number of older people in our society is increasing rapidly and as they age, the demand for safe, effective care is growing. This book offers readers the knowledge and skill to provide all aspects of care. Caring for the Older Person is written in six sections, covering the fundamental needs of an older person: Assistance with personal cleansing... more...
- Addicus Books 2006; US$ 9.99
Do You Find Yourself in the Role of Caregiver? If you are caring for an aging parent, spouse, or other loved one, you are not alone. Statistics show that nearly 25 percent of all households in the United States are providing care for an elderly person. Although you may be willing to help, you may find the task comes with unexpected challenges.... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 13.99
The New York Times bestselling book of simple rules everyone should follow in order to live a long, healthy life, featuring illustrations throughout, from the author of The End of Illness . In his international bestseller, The End of Illness , Dr. David B. Agus shared what he has learned from his work as a pioneering cancer doctor, revealing the... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2015; US$ 5.99
An indispensable guide offering insight and support to carers of people with depression Looking after a person with depression can often leave carers emotionally and physically exhausted. This short, straightforward and easily understandable guide offers valuable advice on how carers can: - better understand the nature of depression and how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 95.00
In the U.S., when a patient is in need of rigorous psychiatric care, the first step is hospitalization. However, elsewhere in the world, psychiatric home treatment is proposed as an alternative. Model programs in Canada and the United Kingdom are publicly administered by community health agencies or teaching hospitals. Home Treatment for Acute Mental... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 82.99 US$ 74.69
This volume reviews the state of the art in caring for patients dying in the ICU, focusing on both clinical aspects of managing pain and other symptoms, as well as ethical and societal issues that affect the standards of care received. more...