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Routine Blood Results Explained

Paperback, 01/07/2013, £25.00

Minor Ailments in Primary Care: An Evidence-Based Approach

Paperback, 10/03/2005, £43.99
Describes several frequently encountered complaints and disorders that do not pose a serious health threat, often have a good prognosis, and have not been paid much attention during medical education or in scientific papers. This book provides information on minor ailments, as far as possible based on scientific evidence.

First Do No Harm: Being a Resilient Doctor in the 21st Century

7, 01/12/2009, £16.99
Aims to encourage medical practitioners to recognize and discuss the challenges facing them, promote self care as an integral and accepted part of the professional life of medical practitioners, and assists medical practitioners to develop useful strategies for self care.

Notes on Nursing: A Guide for Today's Caregivers

Paperback, 27/05/2009, £9.99
Suitable for caregivers in the home, this book intends to complement the work of Florence Nightingale, extending her reach to various generations committed to caring for the people they love.

Integrating Primary Healthcare

7, 01/04/2006, £37.99
Combines models, theory and advice that guides clinicians, managers and facilitators to lead integrated primary health care. Using case studies and examples, this work contains practical sections that are cross-referred to theoretical sections that show how theories of whole system learning and change can be applied in different situations.

Teaching and Learning in Primary Care

7, 01/11/2005, £31.99
Provides a combination of both practical advice and theory covering day-to-day teaching and learning in the real world. This book provides vital guidance and support to general practitioners with teaching responsibilities, undergraduate healthcare lecturers and tutors, and healthcare professionals in primary care.

Primary Care Training and Development

Paperback, 28/02/2003, £31.99
Providing practical advice on how to develop training strategies, policies and plans for primary care organizations, this manual provides a tool kit for identifying, planning and meeting the current and future training needs of primary care.

Time limited therapy in primary care

Paperback, 30/06/2003, £27.99
Full of practical advice and insights into the counselling relationship in primary care, this book examines the effectiveness of time-limited therapy. It uses fictitious dialogue throughout to illustrate its points from a person-centred perspective.

Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care

Paperback, 01/05/1998, £36.99
This text examines the potential of nurses to provide a first-point-of-contact consultation service as an alternative to going to see the doctor. It analyzes the different nurse practitioners models around the world and presents a proposal for the UK.

Listening as Work in Primary Care

7, 01/06/2005, £31.99
Although based on a study of doctors in primary care this book has lessons about listening for anyone in the caring profession. It combines theoretical argument, anecdotal evidence and analysis.

Little Black Book of Primary Care

Paperback, 11/01/2006, £37.99
Thoroughly revised and updated, the fifth edition of this handbook provides comprehensive, concise, evidence-based information on diagnosis and treatment across the spectrum of illness and injury in the primary care setting.

Fortunate Man: Story of a Country Doctor

Paperback, 04/02/2016, £9.99
Berger's exploration of what it means to heal, now inducted into the Canons series nearly fifty years after its first publication


Paperback, 12/10/2004, £22.99
This book addresses the key themes in child neglect, draws on current research and practice knowledge and sets out the implications for practice. With a joint health and social work focus, this interdisciplinary book is an essential resource for all professionals working towards integrated and collaborative childcare services.

Supporting Self Care in Primary Care

Paperback, 20/09/2006, £34.99
Designed around the Department of Health's Working in Partnership Programme, this book encourages professional learning and development, both individually and within a team, and highlights the importance and benefits of self care in the workplace. It is useful for healthcare professionals involved in commissioning or providing primary care.

There's a Lot of it About: Acute Respiratory Infections in Primary Car

Paperback, 20/08/2006, £31.99
Presenting the evidence on the epidemiology, causes and management of the common acute respiratory infections, this book gathers together a wealth of scattered original research and information and offers solutions for practical application. It is intended for primary care professionals, including doctors, nurses and health visitors.

Contemporary Primary Care

Paperback, 01/03/2000, £30.99
Produced in order to bring together critical pieces on the challenges in primary care, by authors from a range of disciplines, including anthropology, clinical psychology, disability studies, public health, sociology, as well as general practice. This book is meant for those involved in the study or development of primary health care services.

Patient Participation in Health Care Consultations

Paperback, 01/04/2007, £29.99
This comprehensive new book provides answers to these questions by exploring interconnections between theory, research and practice. It draws on different disciplinary perspectives in the health and social sciences and invites comparisons between different health care settings.

Keeping the Baby in Mind: Infant Mental Health in Practice

Paperback, 24/02/2009, £29.99
Examines a range of psychological and psychotherapeutic interventions that are being used to support parents and their infants. This book brings together interventions and ways of working that can be used both universally to support parents during the transition to parenthood.

Health Visiting: A Rediscovery 3ed

Paperback, 06/01/2012, £31.99
This timely and relevant new edition of an established and well-regarded text is essential reading for those training to become health visitors and those who are practitioners working with and in the community.

Essential Handbook for GP Training and Education

Paperback, 15/03/2012, £65.99

What Every Parent Needs to Know: The Incredible Effects of Love, Nurture and Play on Your Child's Development

Paperback, 07/06/2007, £14.99
Re-writes the rule book on raising a child. Based on over 700 scientific studies into children's development, the author and child psychotherapist explains how to develop your child's potential to the full. He reveals how touch, laughter and play build emotional wellbeing for life, and also strategies for dealing with temper tantrums and tears.

Nursing Care: An Essential Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Workers in Primary and Secondary Care 2ed

Paperback, 03/12/2010, £35.99
Designed to help students develop a proactive approach to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care they give, the contents of the book can be applied to all branches of nursing and to all environments where patients are nursed, whether in hospital, at home or care homes.

Safeguarding Children and Young People a Guide to Nurses and Midwives

Paperback, 01/08/2007, £27.55
This book has been specifically written for the nursing and midwifery community and aims to provide a better understanding of the theory, policy and practice of safeguarding children.

Leadership for Nursing and Allied Health Professions

Paperback, 01/03/2009, £28.99
The book demystifies the key elements of leadership, highlights the difference between leadership and management and identifies the essential components for successful leadership amongst health care professionals.

Safeguarding Children from Emotional Maltreatment : What Works

Paperback, 15/01/2010, £18.99
Emotional maltreatment is widespread and has a profoundly harmful effect on a child's development. The effects of abuse are often carried into adulthood, and emotionally abused children are more likely to experience a range of problems as adults. This book sets out to identify 'what works' in preventing emotional maltreatment from recurring.

Community Public Health in Policy and Practice: A Sourcebook 2ed

Paperback, 31/10/2007, £30.99
Deals with the field of community public health. This book reflects the positive emphasis on developing and describing various services in relation to their purpose and client/user group.
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