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Developing Excellent Care for People Living with Dementia in Care Homes

by Caroline Baker, Jason Corrigan-Charlesworth, Pete Calveley & Sue Goldsmith

The award-winning PEARL programme has been proven to dramatically increase the wellbeing of people with dementia living in care homes. This concise and accessible guide describes the key criteria of the programme,...


Nursing Rural America: Perspectives From the Early 20th Century

by RN John Kirchgessner PhD & RN Arlene Keeling PhD

"This book offers an interesting historical backdrop to nursing in rural parts of the US. Each of the nine chapters presents an individual case study from a different geographic area and focuses on a different...


Key Themes in Public Health

by Miranda Thurston

'The growth of public health courses aimed at undergraduates has created a new need for textbooks that are appropriate and stimulating. Miranda Thurston has succeeded in producing something which strikes the...


The Health Handbook for Schools

by Adrian Brooke & Steve Welton

This handbook allows rapid reference to conditions commonly encountered in school-aged children, and to rare diseases as well. It focuses particularly on the impact of the condition on the child's ability to...


The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotion

by Susan R. Thompson

In the twenty-first century, public health is everyone's business. The nursing and medical professions are well placed to provide advice to their clients, especially in respect to lifestyle change, and public...


Recovery from Addiction in Communal Living Settings: The Oxford House Model

by Leonard A. Jason & Joseph R Ferrari

Research on treatment outcome for addictive disorders indicates that a variety of interventions are effective. However, the progress clients make in treatment frequently is undermined by the lack of an alcohol...


Contemporary Occupational Health Nursing: A Guide for Practitioners

by Greta Thornbory

Written by and on behalf of the Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners (AOHNP).

This textbook provides a practical guide for those training as, or practising within, occupational health nursing....


Community Health Nursing Test Success: An Unfolding Case Study Review

by CNE Frances H. Cornelius PhD & RN Ruth A. Wittmann-Price PhD

This innovative case study review for community health nursing students features a unique format that facilitates active learning through the use of unfolding case studies. Unlike other content review books,...


Nursing Home Care

by John Morley & Debbie Tolson

THE DEFINITIVE TEXT ON THE PRINCIPLES AND CLINCAL PRACTICE OF NURSING HOME CARE

Nursing Home Care is a practical textbook designed to serve as a rich evidence-based resource to provide physicians and other practitioners...


Nurse-Led Clinics: Practical Issues

by Richard Hatchett

In recent years there has been a huge growth in nurse-led clinics within hospital outpatient departments, general practitioner surgeries and health centres. The government has endorsed the use of such clinics...


Rural Nursing, Fourth Edition: Concepts, Theory, and Practice

by Charlene A. PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC Winters

The fourth edition of the only text to focus on nursing concepts, theory, and practice in rural settings continues to provide comprehensive and evidence-based information to nursing educators, researchers, and...


Knowledge-in-Practice in the Caring Professions: MultiDisciplinary Perspectives

by D'Cruz & Jacobs

Knowledge-in-Practice in the Caring Professions explores the nature and role of knowledge in the practical work of the caring professions. It focuses on knowledge of the practical over the theoretical, looking...


Supporting People with Dementia at Home: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century

by Challis & Sutcliffe

Supporting People with Dementia at Home details a groundbreaking study of an intensive care management scheme designed for older people with dementia that are at risk of entry into residential care. The authors...


Learning and Mobilising for Community Development: A Radical Tradition of Community-Based Education and Training

by Peter Westoby & Lynda Shevellar

Learning and Mobilising for Community Development introduces the reader to different ways of thinking about, and organising community-based education and training within different settings. Stories from the...


When Death Comes Knocking for Your Patients

by Meina J. Dubetz

As a nurse or palliative caregiver, do you want to take better care of terminally ill patients, their loved ones, and yourself? Would you like to be empowered under difficult circumstances and feel more comfortable...


Home Health Nursing

by American Nurses Association

Home health is one of the fastest-growing industries, expected to add well over 1 million new jobs throughout the next decade. As a nurse practicing in this area, you are going to be called upon to coordinate...


Clinical Guide to Skin and Wound Care

by Cathy T. Hess

This useful resource will help both clinicians and institutions deliver wound care that's both appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective for the institution. Featuring important new information on documentation...


Introduction to Community Based Nursing

by Roberta Hunt

This text presents foundational concepts pivotal to delivering nursing care in the community setting, with specific attention to the NLN competencies for community-based nursing care. The author examines the...


Canadian Community As Partner: Theory & Multidisciplinary Practice

by Ardene R. Vollman, Elizabeth T. Anderson & Judith McFarlane

Prepare your Canadian population, public health, health promotion, and nursing students for effective community practice.   Reflecting the challenges of community practice in today's diverse society, this 4th...


Person-Centred Teams: A Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation Through Effective Team-work

by Helen Sanderson & Mary Beth Lepkowsky

This practical guide provides much-needed guidance on person-centred working following the roll out of personalisation and personal budgets across health and social care. Straightforward and easy-to-read, it...