Health Studies

Clincial Practice

  1. The Biological Basis of Clinical Observations

    2nd Edition

    By William T. Blows

    Accurate clinical observations are key to good patient care and fundamental to clinical practice. A thorough understanding of the biological science underlying vital observations – such as taking the temperature or measuring the pulse – enables health professionals to make well-informed...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. An Introduction to Psychological Care in Nursing and the Health Professions

    By Helena Priest

    Caring is at the core of what nurses and other health professionals do. But caring encompasses more than simply looking after people’s physical health needs. People requiring any health service will have psychological needs that affect their feelings, thoughts, and behaviour. Good psychological...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Psychiatric and Mental Health Essentials in Primary Care

    By Lee Ann Hoff, Betty D. Morgan

    Psychiatric and Mental Health Essentials in Primary Care addresses key mental health concepts and strategies for time-pressured practitioners in various healthcare settings serving diverse populations. It offers theoretically sound and succinct guidelines for compassionate, efficient, and effective...

    Published November 2nd 2010 by Routledge