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  • Keeping Controlby Jane Smith

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 10.33

    It has been estimated that between the ages of 30 and 50 up to 40% of people suffer from some degree of incontinence at some time. Women accept that it can occur following childbirth, for example, and it becomes increasingly common in old age. In addition, there are cases where incontinence is due to spinal injury or associated with conditions such... more...

  • Supporting People with Learning Disabilities in Health and Social Careby Eric Broussine; Kim Scarborough

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 45.00

    Engaging, practical, multidisciplinary textbook for students and practitioners working at all levels, providing comprehensive coverage of the skills and knowledge needed to work with people with learning disabilities in a variety of settings. Written by leading academics and practitioners, this is a case-study-based text drawing on service-user experience. more...

  • Learning and Mobilising for Community Developmentby Peter Westoby; Lynda Shevellar

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    Learning and Mobilising for Community Development introduces the reader to different ways of thinking about, and organising community-based education and training within different settings. Stories from the global south and north illustrate approaches to collective learning and collective action. The book provides not only an insight into the how-to... more...

  • Das Boot der Träumeby Anne Morgan; Céline Eimann; Michele Beer

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2013; US$ 8.00

    Das Boot der Träume ist ein schmerzlich schönes und letzten Endes tröstliches Bilderbuch über ein junges Kind, das lernt sein Leben nach dem Tod eines geliebten Menschen selbst in die Hand zu nehmen. more...

  • Recovery from Addiction in Communal Living Settingsby Leonard A. Jason; Joseph R Ferrari

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book raises treatment providers' awareness of the social environments where clients live after residential treatment or while attending outpatient programs. This book was published as a special issue in the Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery . more...

  • The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotionby Susan R. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    In the twenty-first century, public health is everyone?s business. The nursing and medical professions are well placed to provide advice to their clients, especially in respect to lifestyle change, and public health initiatives are supported by a range of statutory and voluntary organisations and health workers, ranging from health promotion specialists... more...

  • The Heart of Careby Amanda Waring

    Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    Aimed at transforming how people care for others and themselves, this life-changing handbook examines how caregivers and caring professionals can reconnect to an actively compassionate nature, enriching the lives of those they look after as well as their own. The guide contends that person-centered care should be at the heart of the care industry,... more...

  • How We Die Nowby Karla Erickson

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 25.95

    As we live longer and die slower and differently than our ancestors, we have come to rely more and more on end-of-life caregivers. These workers navigate a changing landscape of old age and death that many of us have little preparation to encounter. How We Die Now is an absorbing and sensitive investigation of end-of-life issues from the perspectives... more...

  • Nursing Rural Americaby John Kirchgessner; Arlene Keeling

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 60.00

    "Each chapter depicts nurses facing and overcoming a multitude of challenges as they addressed the medical needs of rural Americans. Because of their spirit of acceptance and community cooperation, their outcomes were remarkable: fully immunized communities, a decrease in mortality rates, statewide health policy implementation, and growth in community... more...

  • Ten Minutes for the Familyby Eia Asen; Dave Tomson; Venetia Young; Peter Tomson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95

    A practical guide for health professionals working in primary care who wish to improve their management of problem patients, problem families and problem situations. more...