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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...