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- Findhorn Press 2013; US$ 12.99
Through this touching account of the life and work of a boxer named Telsa, the powerful relationship between humans and animals is explored, and the unconditional love shown by a pet is demonstrated as a force that can improve the emotional, mental, and physical well-being of the people around them. The beloved pet of a spiritual healer, Telsa became... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 22.81
Das Buch vermittelt Lernenden und Lehrenden einen Einblick in die spezielle Pflege in der medizinischen Rehabilitation, macht sie mit Pflegekonzepten vertraut und zeigt die Unterschiede zur Akutpflege auf. Besonderes Augenmerk wird auf den Umgang mit schwerkranken und Menschen mit Behinderungen gerichtet sowie auf das sensible Zusammenwirken mit Angehörigen.... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2006; US$ 52.99
This book is designed as a companion text for the variety of support workers in the field of rehabilitation. It recognises the diversity of roles and array of training and education options; formal routes such as S/NVQ and schemes which are tailored to an individual workplace. Therefore the focus of the book is simply to provide an accessible introduction... more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2002; US$ 125.00
Although unconventional therapies have coexisted with traditional medicine for centuries, the extent of their utilization was only recently recognized; we now know between one third and one half of patients receiving traditional rehabilitation therapies have had some experience with what has come to be referred to variously as alternative, complementary,... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 209.00
Re-education' consists in training people injured either by illness or the vagaries of life to achieve the best functionality now possible for them. Strangely, the subject is not taught in the normal educational curricula of the relevant professions. It thus tends to be developed anew with each patient, without recourse to knowledge of what such... more...
- i5 Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
David Frei, the publicist of Westminster Kennel Club and the founder of Westminster?s therapy dog charity, Angel on a Leash, along with his wife Cheri, a minister at Morgan Stanley Children?s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, retell heartwarming stories of therapy dogs who change the lives of needy children at hospitals and rehabilitation centers.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
The Physiological Basis of Rehabilitation Medicine: Second Edition presents a comprehensive examination of the management of patients with functional impairments due to disease or trauma. It discusses the distinction between disabilities and impairments per se. It addresses the method in which the human body adapts and compensates for the stress produced... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Here is an excellent ?how-to? guide for initiating pet-facilitated therapy programs with the elderly. Pets and the Elderly is a practical book that explains how to implement carefully planned programs in residential and nursing homes and in geriatric and psychiatric hospitals, with pets in residence or as visitors. The authors review past research,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 144.95
Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook, Second Edition brings together the many concepts, beliefs, and procedures regarding life care plans into one state-of-the-art publication. This second edition of a bestseller is focused on prioritizing and managing the spectrum of services for people with serious medical problems and their families.... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 36.95
Presenting dance/movement therapy (DMT) as a viable and valuable psychosocial support service for those with a medical illness, Goodill shows how working creatively with the mind/body connection can encourage the healing process. This book represents the first attempt to compile the work that has been done over recent years in medical DMT. more...