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  • 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...

  • Spiritual Care in Common Termsby Gordon J. Hilsman; James H. Gunn

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    Bringing medical and spiritual perspectives together, this book shows how to form clear notes on patients' spiritual experiences for medical records to inform individual care provision. It offers concepts, examples and background understanding of the charting process to improve communication on spiritual matters in interdisciplinary teams. 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...

  • AQA Level 1/2 Technical Award in Health and Social Careby Natalie Davison

    Hodder Education 2018; US$ 27.99

    Exam Board: AQA Level: KS4 Subject: Vocational First Teaching: September 2017 First Exam: June 2019 Help students build knowledge and prepare for assessment with this essential classroom resource - the only textbook tailored to the AQA Level 1/2 Technical Award in Health and Social Care. - Prepares your students for internal assessment... 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...

  • The Secret Doctorby The Secret Doctor

    Random House 2018; US$ 12.68

    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...

  • Passages in Caregivingby Gail Sheehy

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    “One of those rare books that can drastically lighten even the heaviest of loads.” —Rosalynn Carter   “Trust me: there is no better guide to caregiving.”  —Bill Moyers   Gail Sheehy, author of the groundbreaking Passages —which was a New York Times bestseller for more than three years—now brings us Passages in Caregiving . In this... more...

  • Deconstructing Evidence-Based Practiceby Dawn Freshwater; Gary Rolfe

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95

    This innovative book strips the concept of evidence-based practice back to basics using deconstructive analysis, so that readers can move towards a clearer understanding of it. The practitioner is guided through a number of case studies in which the authors examine how the concept of evidence-based practice has been used in a variety of clinical settings.... more...

  • The Intelligent Patient's Guide to the Doctor-Patient Relationshipby Barbara M. Korsch; Caroline Harding

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 39.99

    For anyone who has ever felt their doctor isn't listening to them, The Intelligent Patient's Guide to the Doctor-Patient Relationship provides the tools and the confidence to take control of their own medical care, showing how to ask the right questions and understand the answers.Written by a pioneer in the field of doctor-patient communications,... more...