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- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
This report describes how the U.S. military responded to the 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti, and it presents recommendations for improving military foreign humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 79.99
The role of military chaplains has changed over the past decade as Western militaries have deployed to highly religious environments such as East Africa, Afghanistan, and Iraq. By looking at the rapidly changing role of the military chaplain, this volume raises issues critical to U.S. foreign and national security policy and diplomacy. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Florence Nightingale is best remembered as a "ministering angel" who selflessly served wounded soldiers during the Crimean War, but her lasting achievements extend far past her service on the battlefield. Though geared toward younger readers, this biography of the founder of modern nursing presents a comprehensive look at Nightingale's... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 23.99
Caring for the wounded of the First World War was tough and challenging work, demanding extensive knowledge, technical skill, and high levels of commitment. Although allied nurses were admired in their own time for their altruism and courage, their image was distorted by the lens of popular mythology. They came to be seen as self-sacrificing heroines,... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 25.92
Die jüdische Krankenschwester Rosa Bendit arbeitete als Angehörige der sog. "freiwilligen Krankenpflege" in den Kriegslazaretten des Ersten Weltkrieges. Ihr Einsatz, der drei Jahre dauern sollte, führte sie von Breisach an der französischen Grenze nach Serbien, Frankreich und wieder in den Osten nach Rumänien. Der Besonderheit ihres Tuns... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 45.37
<P>Im Blickfeld dieser Untersuchung liegt die Darstellung des Pflegealltags der Etappenschwestern und -pfleger sowie ihre in den Kriegslazaretten gemachten Wahrnehmungen und Erfahrungen. Die freiwilligen Kräfte spielten eine wichtige Rolle bei der Versorgung der Verletzten. Die Schwestern und Pfleger erlebten, zusammen mit den Ärzten und dem... more...
- Jaypee Brothers Pvt. Ltd. 2005; US$ 75.00
This book provides expert guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of orthopaedic ailments, traumatic and non-traumatic Its illustrations provide visual images and help in easy recognition of various conditions This is the one book which is the bedside consulting volume for all practicing orthopaedic surgeons and trainees more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 149.99
The critical link between psychology and the military is imprtant to recruiting, training, socializing, assigning, employing, deploying, motivating, rewarding, maintaining, managing, integrating, retaining, transitioning, supporting, counseling, and healing military members. These areas are hardly distinct, and the chapters in The Oxford Handbook of... more...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
War has always been a dangerous business, bringing injury, wounds, and death, and--until recently--often disease. What has changed over time, most dramatically in the last 150 or so years, is the care these casualties receive and who provides it. This book looks at the history of how humanity has cared for its war casualties and veterans, from ancient... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
As seen in military documents, medical journals, novels, films, television shows, and memoirs, soldiers? invisible wounds are not innate cracks in individual psyches that break under the stress of war. Instead, the generation of weary warriors is caught up in wider social and political networks and institutions?families, activist groups, government... more...