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Nursing and palliative care

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  1. Growing Up with a Chronic Disease

    Growing Up with a Chronic Disease

    The Impact on Children and Their Families

    Christine Eiser

    This book, drawing on theoretical and practical sources, acknowledges the potential for distress involved in caring for a sick child but also emphasizes the coping resources and skills that can be, and frequently are, adopted by families. Learn More
    1993, Paperback / softback, 0.04in x 0.04in / 1mm x 1mm, 240pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-168-8
  2. Syphilis in Shakespeare's England

    Syphilis in Shakespeare's England

    Johannes Fabricius

    The author's assertion that syphilis was as widespread in England as in the rest of Europe challenges generally accepted views in the field. Working from primary sources, he shows how syphilis spread across the country, what its effect was, the range of cures that were used, and what preventative measures were taken against it. Learn More
    1994, 380pp
  3. Gazing into the Oracle

    Gazing into the Oracle

    The Delphi Method and its Application to Social Policy and Public Health

    Edited by Michael Adler and Erio Ziglio

    The book is divided into two parts: Part 1 contains chapters on theoretical, methodological and practical issues - inclusing computerisation - which are raised by the Delphi Method while Part 2 consists of a series of case studies which illustrate the application fo the Delphi Method to a range of problems in social policy and public health. Learn More
    1996, Paperback / softback, 8.46in x 5.51in / 215mm x 140mm, 264pp, £39.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-104-6
  4. Equipment for Older or Disabled People and the Law

    Equipment for Older or Disabled People and the Law

    Michael Mandelstam

    This book explains the provision, both law and practice, of equipment and home adaptations to assist older or disabled people in daily living. The range of items covered is great, from alarms to artificial limbs, baths to bedrooms, chopping boards to crutches, electronic toothbrushes to environmental controls, and walking frames to wheelchairs. Learn More
    1996, 600pp
  5. Communication Skills in Practice

    Communication Skills in Practice

    A Practical Guide for Health Professionals

    Diana Williams

    Recent changes in the health service have highlighted the need for the health professional to have effective communication skills in order to maintain a high quality of service to the client. This book will meet the demands brought about by the changes in role from the student to practitioner through to managerial responsibilities. Learn More
    1997, 336pp
  6. Spirituality, Healing and Medicine

    Spirituality, Healing and Medicine

    Return to the Silence

    David Aldridge

    Aldridge evaluates the existing literature from across the disciplines to ascertain just how effective spiritual healing may be on the patient's well-being. He encourages us to redefine treatment strategies and our understanding of health, and argues that the spiritual elements of experience help the patient to find purpose, meaning and hope. Learn More
    2000, 224pp
  7. Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals

    Advocacy Skills for Health and Social Care Professionals

    Neil Bateman

    Most professionals working in health or social care will be required to act as advocates as part of their work. This is a practical guide to advocacy skills specifically written for those in the health and social care professions it examines the function of advocacy within these professions and how to interview, and negotiate successfully. Learn More
    2000, Paperback / softback, 9.09in x 6.14in / 231mm x 156mm, 192pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-865-6
    2000, Ebook, ePUB, 192pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-157-0
  8. Writing Skills in Practice

    Writing Skills in Practice

    A Practical Guide for Health Professionals

    Diana Williams

    This book presents an overview of the development of writing skills for both students and practitioners in health care, offering information on all the main areas of writing practice in one volume. Clearly laid out with summary points, practical activities and checklists, it makes relevant information accessible for the busy health professional. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 336pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-649-2
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 336pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-285-0
  9. On Death, Dying and Not Dying

    On Death, Dying and Not Dying

    Peter Houghton

    In June 2000 Peter Houghton, a counselor in palliative care, was weeks from death due to cardiomyopathy. Then he was offered the chance to participate in a clinical trial. Six months later he was not only still alive, but planning a long distance walk for charity and writing this book about his experiences. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 8.43in x 5.51in / 214mm x 140mm, 176pp, £21.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-020-1
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 176pp, £21.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-291-1
  10. Journeys into Palliative Care

    Journeys into Palliative Care

    Roots and Reflections

    Edited by Christina Mason

    This book presents a variety of experience-based perspectives on working in palliative care. Emphasising the use of self and the importance of reflective practice in professional work, the book will be of relevance to professionals in medical and social care who want to gain a deeper understanding of their work and of the motivation underlying it. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.18in / 232mm x 157mm, 192pp, £23.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-030-0
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 192pp, £23.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-328-4

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