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- Springer Publishing Company 1999; US$ 90.00
This book offers convenient access to information about the benefits, drawbacks and challenges of importing high-technology medical care into the home care programs. It is both a descriptive report of research-based observations, and an interpretive analysis of major issues and policies in the delivery of technology-enhanced care. The authors bring... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 85.00
This is the first book for nurses on how the environment affects nursing practice. Nurses should be concerned with environmental issues for two reasons: 1. Many diseases (such as asthma, lead poisoning, and some cancers) are caused by exposures to toxins in the environment; and 2. Hospitals themselves are sources of pollutants, through release of mercury... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 120.00
In her latest book, Dr. Clark applies a holistic, wellness perspective to community health, focusing on community strengths and resilience - such as positive nutrition, healthy environment, fitness, and self care skills - rather than risks and disease. Practitioners and students will find this book a practical and comprehensive resource for creating... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 85.00
As technology grows more sophisticated, more and more children will receive therapies such as apnea monitoring, dialysis, and prolonged IV therapy at home on an ongoing basis. This book provides an overview of the research evidence available on home health care of children who are technology dependent and their families. A major study of 800 children... more...
- Policy Press 2003; US$ 36.95
Little is known about the experiences of children living in families affected by severe and enduring mental illness. This is the first in-depth study of children and young people caring for parents affected in this way. Drawing on primary research data collected from 40 families, the book presents the perspectives of children (young carers), their... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 49.95
Knowledge-in-Practice in the Caring Professions explores the nature and role of knowledge in the practical work of the caring professions. It focuses on knowledge of the practical over the theoretical, looking at the application of theory and the implementation of skill, judgment and discretion. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 139.95
Within a variety of practice environments, health professionals often experience feelings of disgust and repulsion towards the presence of an abject object. This volume employs the work of Julia Kristeva, through a range of case studies from around the world to expose and highlight the important impact of the concept of abjection, which is historically... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 43.95
With medical science, health care, and healthy lifestyles extending our lifespans as never before, more and more midlife adults are finding themselves caring for their aging parents. This role can trigger not only logistical and financial challenges, but also great emotional upheaval. There is a reversal of roles as the child?often in the midst of... more...