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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 39.00
The use of animals for therapy is a burgeoning form of treatment for individuals with physical, emotional, or psychological illnesses. Written for students and general readers, Animal-Assisted Therapy offers a historical overview of the practice, detailing its growth and the many ways it is practiced today. Filled with illustrative examples,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 239.00
Acknowledging both the use of animal-derived medicinal products since ancient times, and today's sustainability imperative, this book surveys the role of animals in traditional folk medicine and contemporary implications for wildlife conservation. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 48.99
Rehabilitation medicine is a relatively new and fast growing medical specialty, which can make a real difference to a person with a disability. Most hospitals in the UK now have a rehabilitation unit and there are increasing numbers of specialist rehabilitation centres as well as community-based rehabilitation teams. This book outlines the principles... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.59
In Deutschland befindet sich in der heutigen Zeit in etwa jedem dritten Haushalt ein Haustier. Tiere existieren in allen Gesellschaftsschichten und begleiten Menschen verschiedenen Alters. In pädagogischen und therapeutischen Handlungsfeldern steigt die Präsenz von Tieren ebenfalls: Tiere erhalten Einzug in Einrichtungen und Projekte. Außerdem werden... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 188.95
Life Care Planning is an advanced collaborative practice concerned with coordinating, accessing, evaluating, and monitoring necessary services for individuals with significant medical adversity. This handbook provides a comprehensive resource for all people involved with catastrophic impairments who need to solve complex medical care problems. Updating... more...
- Hay House 2013; US$ 16.95
Is "loving everyone" really possible, as the title of Michael J. Chase s new book suggests? The answer may surprise you, as he chronicles his journey toward enlightenment, gaining insight from a very unlikely source - a four-legged guru named Mollie, who happens to be the most lovable yet mischievous dog in the world. In his attempt... 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...
- Springer Paris 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 101.99
Previously published as two separate books for Speech and Language Therapists and for Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Nursing, this book has now been updated and expanded and combines the two first editions into one. This fits in with the increased amount of team working in rehabilitation, both in hospital and community... more...