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Nursing Home Care

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  • Improving Nursing Home Care of the Dyingby Martha Henderson; Laura Hanson; Kimberly Reynolds

    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...

  • Current Practices in High-Tech Home Careby Lenard Kaye; Joan Davitt

    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...

  • Environmental Health and Nursing Practiceby Barbara Sattler; Jane Lipscomb

    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...

  • Health Promotion in Communitiesby Carolyn Chambers Clark

    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...

  • Home Health Care for Children Who are Technology Dependentby Juanita W. Fleming

    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...

  • Ways You Can Helpby Margaret Cooke

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 8.99

    Drawing on her own personal experience, Margaret Cooke offers sensitive, sensible advice to anyone who feels awkward or uncomfortable near people in emotional or physical pain. more...

  • Children Caring for Parents with Mental Illnessby Jo Aldridge; Saul Becker

    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...

  • Knowledge-in-Practice in the Caring Professionsby Heather D'Cruz; Struan Jacobs; Adrian Schoo

    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...

  • Taking Care of Your Childby Robert Pantell; James Fries; Donald Vickery

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 7.99

    A completely revised and updated edition of the best-selling and award-winning guide to keeping children healthy more...

  • Abjectly Boundlessby Trudy Rudge; Dave Holmes

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95

    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...