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Diagtnostic Imaging

Paperback, 07/06/2004, £54.50
There is a vast array of imaging modalities for diagnostic use. Junior doctors are faced with a range of complex and sophisticated imaging techniques - radioisotopes, ultrasound, CT and MRI are used to demonstrate human anatomy and pathology affecting internal organs.

Introduction to the Sociology of Health and Illness

Paperback, 18/12/2008, £27.99
New edition of this best-selling textbook for students in the Sociology of Health & Illness.

Diagnosing Dyslexia

Paperback, 01/09/2003, £5.49

Priorities in Critical Care Nursing 4ed

Paperback, 12/12/2003, £52.99
Addresses almost all the topics important to students or beginning critical care nurses. Designed for 9-13 week critical care classes, this edition aims to prepare readers to integrate the technology of critical care with psychosocial concerns. It covers everything from the foundations of critical care nursing practice to nursing management.

Examination Notes in Psychiatry 2ed

7, 25/11/2005, £24.99
Candidates for the MRCPsych examinations have often found the Basic Sciences component one of the hardest to pass. This book provides information that enables trainees to tackle difficult subjects, such as psychological assessment, psychopharmacology and neuroimaging. It contains text broken down into memorable parts, highlighting key points.

Psychosocial nursing: care of physically ill patients and their famili

Paperback, 01/01/1996, £28.00
Addresses the nursing management of a patient's psychosocial response to both chronic and acute physical illness, traumatic injury, loss and grief. This book includes chapters that address: stress and its effects on the body; the two common outcomes of ineffective coping, anxiety and depression; and, the challenges of multicultural nursing.

In a different voice : Psychological theory and women's development

Paperback, 01/07/1990, £17.95
This edition contains a new preface by the author in which she reflects on the impact and implications of her findings since its publication in 1990.

Advanced nursing practice 2ed

Hardback, 05/09/2000, £49.99
This text contains a comprehensive presentation of the roles and issues related to advanced nursing practice. The book defines and describes all the competencies that make up advanced nursing practice including: direct clinical practice; consultation; coaching; and ethical decision making.

Role of the Mental Health Nurse

7, 09/04/2001, £27.99
Using a skills based approach, this unique text gives a comprehensive overview of the role of the Mental Health nurse. Addressing themany demands on the Mental Health nurse, the authors recognise the increasing need to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Cancer Symptom Management 3ed

Hardback, 25/04/2003, £84.99

FASTtrack: Pharmaceutical Compounding and Dispensing

Paperback, 19/10/2007, £19.99
Part of the "Fast Track" series, this book intends to assist student compounders to understand the dosage forms encountered within extemporaneous dispensing.

Breastfeeding Special Care Babies

Paperback, 27/03/2002, £28.99
Provides a practical guide to the various aspects of breastfeeding babies with special care needs. This book covers the basics of breastfeeding and lactation, positioning and attachment, milk supply, the impact of common drugs, as well as breast conditions and problems and their resolution. Attention is also paid to feeding the vulnerable baby.

Weighing the evidence

7, 31/01/2003, £35.99
Birthweight is the most important determinant of infant mortality and ill health then and in later life. This is a comprehensive handbook bringing together information to help inform the promotion of optimal birthweight.

Caesarean Birth in Britain, 10 Years on: A Book for Health Professionals and Parents

7, 31/01/2006, £12.00
This title traces the development of caesarean sections up to the present day and gives expectant mothers a clear explanation of what the operation entails. It provides facts and figures and documents a number of important recent procedural changes.

Essential Midwifery Practice

Paperback, 28/05/2007, £40.50
Written in a succinct and accessible way Each chapter includes key points for reflection, examples of good practice and suggested further reading Clearly highlights how public health underpins every midwife's practice by using examples and case studies.

Integrated Care Pathways in Mental Health

Paperback, 10/05/2006, £33.99
As health and social care organisations respond to the health modernisation agenda, the use of integrated care pathways in mental health is fast growing. This work combines discussion of relevant and developing theory, with accounts of real time developments in practice. It is useful for those who are challenged with developing mental health care.

Clinical Skills Made Incredibly Easy!

Paperback, 01/08/2008, £28.00
Presents the essential clinical skills for safe and professional nursing practice. This book begins with fundamental skills covering the patient's hospital stay, specimen collection, aseptic technique and wound care, and medicines management. It then focuses on procedures related to specific body systems.

Music Therapy In Childrens Hospices

Paperback, 10/02/2005, £17.95
The use of music therapy in children's hospices has burgeoned since its introduction by Jessie's Fund in the mid-90s. This moving and extremely helpful text brings together the experiences of eleven music therapists working with children who are in the final stages of life-limiting illness.

Biological Aspects Of Mental Health Nursing

Paperback, 12/09/2000, £32.99
Provides an overview of the neurobiological factors which may contribute to, and arise from, the development of mental health problems, and seeks to clearly identify issues relevant to mental health nursing practice.

Delivered at Home 2ed

7, 21/03/1996, £31.99
Delivered at Home is a study of the work and life of District Midwives from 1948 to 1972 in the City of Nottingham, which was one of the last cities to build a central maternity unit.

Organising for learning in the primary classroom

Paperback, 01/12/1992, £25.99
Explores a range of influences and values which underpin why teachers do what they do in the classroom context and what these mean to children.

Nursing Perspectives on Quality of Life

Paperback, 01/05/1997, £39.99
In a fresh approach, using new research gathered on hospital wards, Peter Draper challenges existing definitions of 'quality of life' and suggests practical ways in which nurses can promote the well-being of patients in their care.

Letters from the Clinic:Letter Writing in Clinical Practice for Mental

Paperback, 06/07/2000, £33.99
Applied detailed literary adn psychological analysis to over 40 letters, highlighting why certain words or phrases were used, how they coudl have been put better.

Toss of the dice:Stories from a Pediatrician's practice

Paperback, 25/10/2004, £18.99
Natasha T. Hays uses stories from her paediatric practice to illustrate the challenges faced by children with different types of special needs, including autism, bipolar disorder, genetic syndromes, cerebral palsy, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and giftedness.

Filling a Need While Making Some Noise

Paperback, 04/11/2005, £18.99
This book is an inspiring and engaging nuts-and-bolts guide for music therapists who are interested in working in pediatrics. The author paints a vivid picture of what it's like to work, as a member of support staff in a teaching hospital, with children and families who are facing tremendous health challenges and engaging in music therapy.

Therapeutic Community Approach to Care in the Community

Paperback, 01/04/2000, £25.00
This book focuses on the practical implications and use of dialogue, language and education in community care. A stimulating contribution to the debate on the future of community care, this book advocates the active engagement of clients in their own lives and promotes the development of a shared sense of responsibility between client and carer.

Being Alive, building on the work of Anne Alvarez

Paperback, 22/11/2001, £31.99
A celebration of the work of Anne Alvarez, an enormously influential psychoanalytic psychotherapist whose work on autism and severe personality disorders in children has been important internationally.

Woman Who Lost Her Skin

Paperback, 24/06/2004, £31.99
Based on real-life experience Dr Norman explains ailments of the skin, including melanoma, warts, albinism and toxic epidermal necrosis, exploring the condition's history and etiology, and talks us through diagnosis with his patient stories.
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