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- McGraw-Hill Education 1995; US$ 47.00
Community work is an important activity that offers the potential of assisting individuals, groups and communities to achieve change. This book examines this contested activity analysing its varying theoretical base and practical application. It is useful for students, educators, practitioners and policy makers in the fields of community work. more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 24.00
A medical expert reveals risks of the most commonly prescribed drugs-and why the drug industry doesn't want consumers to know about them. Recent scandals involving diabetes drugs, Vioxx, and many other medications reveal the serious and undisclosed risks of some of the most commonly used prescription drugs in this country. In Before You Take... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book takes a fresh look at community nursing history in Great Britain, examining the essentially generalist and low profile, domiciliary end of the professional nursing spectrum throughout the twentieth century. It charts the most significant changes affecting the nurse?s work on the district including compulsory registration for general nursing,... more...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 14.95
At a time when healthcare costs are skyrocketing, approximately 47 million Americans are without medical insurance. Setting aside the debate over healthcare in the U.S., this guide explores the best options for those without insurance. Readers will find information on state and federal resources for the uninsured, choosing a hospital, saving... more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 15.00
The WHO Falls Prevention for Active Ageing model provides an action plan for making progress in reducing the prevalence of falls in the older adult population. By building on the three pillars of falls prevention, the model proposes specific strategies for:. 1. building awareness of the importance of falls prevention and treatment;. 2. improving the... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 36.95
This book explores the theory and practice of the developing innovative practice of 'co-production' - a model of service in which users of a service will play an active and participatory role in the service provided to them, adopting a working partnership. This book is important reading for social care practitioners and service providers. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 68.99
Caring for the Child with Complex Needs in Community Settings provides a valuable overview of the key factors relating to caring for children with complex and continuing care needs. Despite its frequent and increasing use, complex care needs is a term without an agreed definition. This shortfall of knowledge is addressed in this book through critical... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 69.00
In eight innovative sessions, Henderson, Hanson, and Reynolds provide sage advice, numerous case studies, a wide variety of assessment tools, intructional guidelines, and practical exercises to educate nursing home staff about care of the dying. A Multidisciplinary focus outlines important roles for all staff members in providing competent and compassionate... more...
- 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...