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  • Guia para el Cuidado de Nuestros Mayoresby Stella Henry; Ann Convery

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 11.99

    En esta exhaustiva y práctica guía, Stella Henry, experta en cuidados a largo plazo, ayuda a los lectores a dominar la abrumadora logística y las fuertes emociones que provoca el tomar decisiones respecto al cuidado de nuestros mayores, ya sea un padre, una madre o un ser querido. Basándose en sus 36 años de experiencia como administradora y en el... more...

  • What Do You Do When Your Parents Live Forever?by Dan Cohn-Sherbok; Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok

    John Hunt Publishing 2007; US$ 11.99

    Life expectancy is going up. Our parents are increasingly likely to be living into their eighties and nineties. Many find themselves in the position of caring for their parents when they are already retired themselves, or not in good health, or still have children to support financially. Do you feel your parents are a burden? Do they feel that? How... more...

  • Handbook of Palliative Careby Christina Faull; Sharon de Caestecker; Alex Nicholson; Fraser Black

    Wiley 2012; US$ 65.95 US$ 59.36

    A Practical and Comprehensive Introduction to the Field of Palliative Medicine "This is not so much a handbook of palliative care as the handbook of palliative care." —Palliative Medicine The Third Edition of the BMA's 1999 Medical Book of the Year provides valuable insights into the complex issues that arise in the delivery of palliative... more...

  • An Unintended Journeyby Janet Yagoda Shagam

    Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99

    According to the 2009 census, more than five million people living in the United States have Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia. Not reported in these statistics are the fifteen million family caregivers who, in total, contribute seventeen billion hours of unpaid care each year. This book addresses the needs and challenges faced by... more...

  • Leaning into Sharp Pointsby Stan PhD Goldberg

    New World Library 2012; US$ 14.95

    Everyone wants to “do the right thing,” and this book provides the often-elusive how-to; from bedside etiquette and practical decisions to initiating difficult conversations, navigating rapid changes, caring for oneself in the midst of caring for another, and even offering “permission” to die. more...

  • The Acute-Care Nurse Practitionerby Judy Rashotte

    Athabasca University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    The Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner is based on in-depth interviews with twenty-six nurse practitioners working in acute-care settings within tertiary-care institutions all across Canada. Employing a hermeneutic approach, Rashotte explores the perspectives from which NPs view their reality as they undergo a transformational journey of becoming—a journey... more...

  • Medicine and Compassionby Chokyi Nyima; David R Shlim; Erik Pema Kunsang; Harvey Fineberg; Donald Fineberg

    Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 10.99

    It is estimated that some 54 million people in the U.S. act as informal caregivers for ill or disabled loved ones. We can add to these countless workers in the fields of health and human service, and yet there is still not enough help to go around: as many as three fourths of our informal caregivers report "going it alone." It's no wonder that "caregiver... more...

  • The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer's Familyby Robert B. Santulli MD; Kesstan Blandin PhD

    Dartmouth College Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    An empathic and clear-eyed discussion of the emotional journey of family and friends who care for people with progressive forms of dementia more...

  • Care in Practice for CfE Higherby Janet Miller; Susan Gibb

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 33.99

    A new edition of the bestselling core textbook, Care in Practice for Higher! This book incorporates the most recent thinking in changes to care practice and updates previous editions of Ca re in Practice for Higher , as well as offering relevance to Nationals 4 and 5 in Care, plus appropriate SVQ2 and SVQ3 courses and the HNC in Social Care. ... more...

  • Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndromeby Naheed Ali

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 22.50

    Chronic fatigue syndrome is a confusing and disputed disorder that affects more and more people. Here, Naheed Ali sheds light on this ill-understood and yet debilitating disorder. Readers will come away with not only a better understanding of what constitutes CFS but various ways of dealing with its symptoms. more...