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A Guide to Clinical Skills for Health Students - NZ Authors

A Guide to Clinical Skills for Health Students - NZ Authors

Shaw, Susan
The learning of clinical skills is an important part of health professional education and often one of the most stressful and confusing elements of the student journey. A Guide to Clinical Skills for Health Students is designed as an interprofessional companion text for students in Aotearoa New Zealand studying across a range of clinical health degrees. The book provides guidelines for clinical skills based on key principles and currently...

$60.00




A Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing

A Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing

Ben-Shlomo, Yoav
Healthy ageing has long been a neglected area of epidemiological research as the traditional focus has been on specific chronic diseases of older life. There is a growing consensus from scientists, research funders and policy makers that ageing itself needs to be studied from an interdisciplinary and life course perspective, to inform strategies for reducing the societal and individual costs of an ageing population. A Life Course Approach to...

$120.00




A Practical Guide to Vulval Disease: Diagnosis and Management

A Practical Guide to Vulval Disease: Diagnosis and Management

Lewis, Fiona M
This book is a practical guide to the diagnosis and management of vulval disorders. It offers guidance for all those who are treating patients with vulval disease at trainee and specialist level, helping to improve management for the patient and prevent delays in diagnosis, including referrals to specialists. It contains key information about diagnosis, investigation and basic management, with a section on signs and symptoms guides the reader to...

$260.00




A-Z of Health Promotion

A-Z of Health Promotion

Glenn Laverack
Description: If you are looking for the definitive short guide to the theory and practice of health promotion, then you need look no further. Written by a leading international expert, this concise text offers, for the first time, a comprehensive explanation of key concepts, terms and definitions used in health promotion. Glenn Laverack explains over 70 key concepts and many other guiding principles, theoretical models and approaches that frame...

$45.00




ABC of Behavior Change, The: A Guide to Successful Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

ABC of Behavior Change, The: A Guide to Successful Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Jacqueline Kerr (Research Assistant, Munich Tumour
Our health is strongly determined by what we do or don't do, what we eat, what we drink, how we live and work, and how our society is structured. Changing behavior is not a simple matter. Most people have problems giving up the things they enjoy or are accustomed to. They may not be in control of their behavior, or society may not support their healthier lifestyle. This is the challenge of behavior change: providing the right framework - mental,...

$70.00




ABC of Multimorbidity

ABC of Multimorbidity

Mercer, Stewart
ABC of Multimorbidity is the first title to provide primary care practitioners with a practical approach to the complex issues of treating and managing patients with more than one morbidity. Ageing populations and earlier diagnosis of chronic conditions mean more people are living longer with multimorbidity. However, treatment guidelines are often designed for treatment in isolation of other morbidities. Multimorbidity management therefore...

$55.00




Advancing the Human Right to Health

Advancing the Human Right to Health

Jose M. Zuniga
Advancing the Human Right to Health offers a prospective on the global response to one of the greatest moral, legal, and public health challenges of the 21st century - achieving the human right to health as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and other legal instruments. Featuring writings by global thought-leaders in the world of health human rights, the book brings clarity to many of the complex clinical, ethical,...

$135.00




Ageing Societies: A Comparative Introduction

Ageing Societies: A Comparative Introduction

Timonen, Virpi
"Ageing Societies: A Comparative Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of ageing, highlighting the inter-connections between health, economic and social aspects of ageing. Virpi Timonen's book is written in a lively and accessible style and will be particularly valuable for undergraduates and students on professional courses. " Sara Arber, University of Surrey, UK What is ageing? Why is ageing important and how can we...

$65.00




An Introduction to Stress and Health

An Introduction to Stress and Health

Anisman, Hymie
An Introduction to Stress and Health is the first textbook of its kind to fuse the psychosocial with newer behavioural neuroscience perspectives. Very uniquely, it provides a broad perspective of the multiple biological processes influenced by stressful events, the conditions that allow for either exacerbation or diminution of these stressor effects, and the pathological conditions that can emerge as a result of stressful events. The author...

$115.00




Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America

Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America

Whitaker, Robert
Now with bonus material, including a new foreword and afterword with updated research In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the past two decades? Every day, 1,100 adults and children are added to the government disability rolls because they have become newly disabled by mental...

$35.00





New Titles For August - Medical

WHO classification of tumours of endocrine organs
WHO classification of tumours of endocrine organs
International Agency for Research on Cancer
$350.00

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