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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 415 new and published books in the subject of Nursing — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Intellectual Disability in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Stacey Atkinson, Joanne Lay, Su McAnelly, Malcolm Richardson

    Many practitioners within health and social care come into contact with people with intellectual disabilities and want to work in ways that are beneficial to them by making reasonable adjustments in order to meet clients’ needs and expectations. Yet the health and wellbeing of people with learning...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Power and Welfare

    Understanding Citizens' Encounters with State Welfare

    By Nanna Mik-Meyer, Kaspar Villardsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    In the welfare provision of today, power takes both the shape of juridical sanctions and of attractive offers for self-development. When state institutions punish criminals, remove children at risk, or enforce sanctions upon welfare recipients the question of power is immediately urgent. It is less...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Invisible Work of Nurses

    Hospitals, Organisation and Healthcare

    By Davina Allen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Nursing is typically understood, and understands itself, as a care-giving occupation. It is through its relationships with patients – whether these are absent, present, good, bad or indifferent – that modern day nursing is defined. Yet nursing work extends far beyond direct patient care activities....

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. International Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Edited by Amanda Phelan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Elder abuse has been increasingly recognised over the past ten years in many countries and progress has been made in both understanding and addressing the issue. This volume provides a much-needed international overview of the topic. Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Working in Public Health

    An introduction to careers in public health

    Edited by Fiona Sim, Jenny Wright

    What can you contribute to improving and protecting the health of your community? Public health is becoming an increasingly central area of healthcare practice and people working in public health come from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds. This practical and accessible book maps out the...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing

    Social Justice as Praxis

    Edited by Paula N. Kagan, Marlaine C. Smith, Peggy L. Chinn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    This anthology presents the philosophical and practice perspectives of nurse scholars whose works center on promoting nursing research, practice, and education within frameworks of social justice and critical theories. Social justice nursing is defined by the editors as nursing practice that is...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Suffering Narratives of Older Adults

    A Phenomenological Approach to Serious Illness, Chronic Pain, Recovery and Maternal Care

    By Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    In Suffering Narratives of Older Adults, Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey turns to the traditions of phenomenology, humanistic psychology and social work to provide an in-depth exploration of the deep structure of the suffering experience. She draws upon the notion of maternal holding to develop an...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Family Support and Family Caregiving across Disabilities

    Edited by George H.S. Singer, David E. Biegel, Patricia Conway

    Family members provide the majority of care for individuals with disabilities in the United States. Recognition is growing that family caregiving deserves and may require societal support, and evidence-based practices have been established for reducing stress associated with caregiving. Despite the...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Providing Compassionate Healthcare

    Challenges in Policy and Practice

    Edited by Sue Shea, Robin Wynyard, Christos Lionis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Despite the scope and sophistication of contemporary health care, there is increasing international concern about the perceived lack of compassion in its delivery. Citing evidence that when the basic needs of patients are attended to with kindness and understanding, recovery often takes place at a...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Play in Healthcare

    Using Play to Promote Child Development and Wellbeing

    Edited by Alison Tonkin

    The importance of play in children’s health and care services, both as a form of therapy and as a distraction, is often overlooked. This unique text promotes developmentally appropriate provision within healthcare settings for children and young people and provides an introduction to the...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge