This handbook is mandatory reading for all those who work with burn patients. It begins with an introduction to the burn unit and then goes on to describe the pathophysiology of burn injuries. It discusses initial evaluation, resuscitation of the unconscious patient, and immediate treatment. A...
To Be Published September 15th 2015 by CRC Press
Bringing Theory and Science to Contemporary Trends
Mutual-help groups have proliferated, diversified and adapted to emerging substance-related trends over the past 75 years, and have been the focus of rigorous research for the past 30 years. This book reviews the history of mutual support groups for addiction that have arisen as adjuncts or...
Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge
Addiction and Recovery in the UK captures the essence of the emerging addictions recovery movement and in particular the emerging evidence base that had been gathered around the umbrella of the Recovery Academy UK. The Recovery Academy was established with the aim of creating a forum for people in...
Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge
A Guide to Practices that Support Recovery in Adolescents and Young Adults
This book is designed to increase the awareness among mental health professionals and educators about the potential sources of support for students struggling with substance abuse, addiction and compulsive behaviors. The book includes a description of the scope of the problem of substance abuse in...
Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge
The burn patient represents a significant challenge to the clinician. Yearly there are an estimated 1.4 to 2.0 million burn injuries and 10,000 burn-related deaths. The Essential Burn Unit Handbook is a unique resource: a concise, pocket-sized reference dedicated to the evaluation, diagnosis, care,...
Published July 1st 2004 by CRC Press
Carrying the Message
Learn what it’s like to be a member of an addiction recovery group! Group Psychotherapy and Recovery from Addiction: Carrying the Message is NOT a self-help book. Instead, it’s a rare opportunity to sit in on a virtual therapy group and take part in a virtual Twelve Step meeting. The...
Published June 8th 2004 by Routledge