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  1. Interested in reproductive health and pregnancy?

    Interested in reproductive health and pregnancy? Read the latest Open Access research

  2. New in Paperback - Health and Social Care Titles

    New in Paperback - Health and Social Care Titles

    Routledge Health and Social Care is pleased to offer new, affordable paperback versions of key classic texts.

    You can 'search inside' many of our books online, allowing you to browse through sample chapters before deciding to purchase or recommend a book. A few highlights are featured below.

    You can find more details of these books and many more at www.routledge.com/health/ where you can also see our latest news and sign up to join our mailing list.

  3. Health Care Policy and Practice

    A Biopsychosocial Perspective, 4th Edition
    By Cynthia Moniz and Stephen Gorin

    In Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, Moniz and Gorin have updated their text to incorporate health care reform. The authors have also restructured the book to guide students through the development of the American health care system: what it is, what the policies are, and how students can influence them... Read more...
     

  4. New - The Invisible Work of Nurses

    Drawing on extensive observational research of the everyday work in a UK hospital, and insights from practice-based approaches and actor network theory, the aim of this book is to lay the empirical and theoretical foundations for a reappraisal of the nursing contribution to society by shining a light on the invisible aspect of nurses’ work. Nurses, it is argued, can be understood as focal actors in health systems and through myriad processes of ‘translational mobilisation’ sustain the networks through which care is organized. Not only is this work an essential driver of action, it also operates as a powerful countervailing force to the centrifugal tendencies inherent in healthcare organisations which, for all their gloss of order and rationality, are in reality very loose arrangements.

  5. Intellectual Disability in Health and Social Care

    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.

  6. Working in Public Health

    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.

  7. New & Key Asian Health Titles

    We are pleased to present a selection of new and key Asian Health books! Browse the titles below and click on the links to find out more, buy a copy, or recommend to a librarian.

  8. New - Providing Compassionate Healthcare

    Citing evidence that when the basic needs of patients are attended to with kindness and understanding, recovery oftentimes takes place at a faster level, patients cope more effectively with the self-management of chronic disorders and can more easily overcome anxiety associated with various disorders, this book looks at how good care can be put back into the process of caring.

  9. New - Religious Responses to HIV and AIDS

    This book documents a diverse portfolio of religious responses to HIV and AIDS, going beyond the psychology of religion to examine the role of religious institutions and cultures as key players in civil society. It demonstrates how research can be done on religion in the area of global public health, showing how civil society organizations shape opportunities for health promotion: a crucial and new area of global public health research.
     

  10. Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in the Health Sciences

    Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in the Health Sciences presents a balanced blend of quantitative research methods, and the most widely used techniques for collecting and analyzing data in the health sciences. Highly practical in nature, the book guides you, step-by-step, through the research process, and covers both the consumption and the production of research and data analysis.

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