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  • Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patientby Stan Goldberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.00

    Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patient is the first book to show readers how to transform the compassion felt for someone living with cancer into helpful behaviors based on suggestions from cancer patients themselves. It not only describes why certain actions are important, but also how to implement them. more...

  • And in Healthby Dan Shapiro

    Shambhala 2013; US$ 15.99

    This book offers engaging and digestible lessons for couples navigating the life change that a cancer diagnosis brings. Dan Shapiro draws on his more than twenty-five years of clinical work as a health psychologist who has researched and worked with couples facing cancer, and on his own experiences of being both the patient (having and beating Hodgkin’s... more...

  • Assessing and Communicating the Spiritual Needs of Children in Hospitalby Alister W Bull

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 27.95

    Improving communication between medical practitioners and support services, this book proposes that we use a language of 'connectedness', which can fully describe a child's experience and needs while in hospital, as an alternative to religious or medical language. It also outlines an effective assessment tool which uses play and storytelling. more...

  • Your Life, Your Death, Your Choiceby Mark B. Peterson

    Publish Green 2016; US$ 8.00

    When polled, 80% of individuals want to die at home. Only about 20% do. 90% say that it is important to create medical directives for their health care and convey their wishes to their doctor. Only 10% do. It is very possible for your life to be extended against your will and/or for you to experience much suffering at the end of your life... more...

  • Children as Caregiversby Jean Hunleth

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    Medical anthropologist Jean Hunleth chronicles the experiences of children living with parents and guardians who are suffering from these infectious diseases and shows how their perspectives matter in the global debates about health care. Children as Caregivers examines how well intentioned practitioners fail to realize how children take on active... more...

  • Healing Through the Chaosby Tandy Elisala

    Tandy R. Elisala 2014; US$ 9.99

    If you have never been a caregiver, chances are you will become one. One in three people are or will become caregivers and most are unprepared. A devastating illness or an unexpected disabling injury can change your life in the blink of an eye. Part self-help and part memoir, Healing Through the Chaos takes an inside look into Tandy’s unexpected journey... more...

  • Aging Thoughtfullyby Martha C. Nussbaum; Saul Levmore

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    A philosopher and a lawyer-economist examine the challenges of the last third of life. They write about friendship, sex, retirement communities, inheritance, poverty, and the depiction of aging women in films. These essays, or conversations, will help readers of all ages think about how to age well, or at least thoughtfully, and how to interact with... more...

  • Seven Signs of Lifeby Aoife Abbey

    Random House 2019; US$ 18.32

    Grief. Anger. Joy. Fear. Distraction. Disgust. Hope. All emotions we expect to encounter over our lifetime. But what if this was every day? And what if your ability to manage them was the difference between life and death? For a doctor in Intensive Care this is part of the job. Fear in the eyes of a terminally ill patient who pleads... more...

  • Spiritual Care for Allied Health Practiceby Lindsay B. Carey; Bernice A. Mathisen; Harold Koenig

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2018; US$ 29.95

    This textbook explains the importance of Allied Health Professionals providing spiritual care and gives applied information on how this can be done. The first book of its kind, it is essential reading for AHPs and students in order to understand how to give holistic and patient centred care. more...

  • Health and Social Workby Janna C. Heyman; DSW Elaine P. Congress

    Springer Publishing Company 2018; US$ 74.99

    This new text illuminates the essential information about health and social work critical to understanding today’s complex health care systems and policies. Chapters highlight current practice, policy, and research in different settings and with special populations. Readers learn how to advocate for the individuals, families, and communities they... more...