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Handbook of Primary Care Ethics

Handbook of Primary Care Ethics

  • Author: Andrew Papanikitas,John Spicer
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1351651536
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 420
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This enterprising collection spans the breadth of primary care in multiple ways. Contributions from general practitioners, philosophers, nurses, physiotherapists, dentists, health economists, educationalists, patients and others reflect the rich variety that makes up primary care. Authors embrace the uncertainty inherent in the day-to-day reality of primary care, and practical advice sits alongside heartfelt accounts of issues that challenge practitioners. There is something here for everyone, whether the reader is looking for guidance on duties in primary care, a framework for analysing a difficult consultation, insights into the voice of the patient, or an understanding of the economics of primary care. Wendy Rogers, Professor of Clinical Ethics, Macquarie University With chapters revolving around practical issues and real-world contexts, this Handbook offers much-needed insights?into the ethics of primary healthcare. An international set of contributors from a broad range of areas in ethics and practice address a challenging array of?topics. These range from the issues arising in primary care interactions, to working with different sources of vulnerability among patients,?from?contexts?connected with?teaching and learning, to issues in relation to justice and resources. The book is both interdisciplinary and inter-professional, including not just ‘standard’ philosophical clinical ethics but also approaches using the humanities, clinical empirical research, management theory and much else besides. This practical handbook will be an invaluable resource for anyone who is seeking a better appreciation and understanding of the ethics ‘in’, ‘of’ and ‘for’ primary healthcare. That includes clinicians and commissioners, but also policymakers and academics concerned with primary care ethics. Readers are encouraged to explore and critique the ideas discussed in the 44 chapters; whether or not readers agree with all the authors’ views, this volume aims to?inform, educate and, in many cases, inspire.

Handbook of Mind-Body Medicine for Primary Care

Handbook of Mind-Body Medicine for Primary Care

  • Author: Donald Moss
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 9780761923237
  • Category: HEALTH & FITNESS
  • Page: 545
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The Handbook of Mind-Body Medicine for Primary Care introduces an evidence-based mind-body approach to the medical and behavioral problems of primary care patients. Evidence-based mind-body practice draws on the best available scientific research, advocating the integration of well-documented mind-body therapies into primary health care. The handbook summarizes current mind-body practice and provides an overview of the basic techniques, including biofeedback, neurofeedback, relaxation therapies, hypnotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapies, acupuncture, and spiritual therapies. The editors also thoroughly demonstrate the application of these techniques to common disorders such as headache, chronic pain, and essential hypertension, as well as anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and sleep disorders.

Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Approaches in Primary Care

Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Approaches in Primary Care

  • Author: Robert A. DiTomasso,Barbara A. Golden,Harry J. Morris
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 0826103839
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 753
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The SAGE Handbook of Health Care Ethics

The SAGE Handbook of Health Care Ethics

  • Author: Ruth Chadwick,Henk ten Have,Eric M. Meslin
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 144620961X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 480
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The SAGE Handbook of Health Care Ethics is an influential collection of work by leading scholars on the fundamental and emerging themes which define health care ethics. Combining international and interdisciplinary perspectives, the Handbook provides a cutting-edge account of debates in five key areas: - health care ethics in an era of globalization - beginning and end-of-life - vulnerable populations - research ethics and technologies - public health and human rights. This authoritative Handbook brings together experts with backgrounds in philosophy, sociology, law, public policy and the health professions and reflects the increasing impact of globalisation and the dynamic advances in the fields of bioscience and genetics, which keep ethics at the centre of debates about the future direction of healthcare. It is an invaluable resource for all students, practitioners, academics and researchers investigating ethical issues in relation to healthcare.

Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice

Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice

  • Author: Charles Guest,Walter Ricciardi,Ichiro Kawachi,Iain Lang
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199586306
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 629
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Fully revised and updated for the third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice remains the first resort for all those working in this broad field. Structured to assist with practical tasks, translating evidence into policy, and providing concise summaries and real-world issues from across the globe, this literally provides a world of experience at your fingertips. Easy-to-use, concise and practical, it is structured into seven parts that focus on the vital areas of assessment, data and information, direct action, policy, health-care systems, personal effectiveness and organisational development. Reflecting recent advances, the most promising developments in practical public health are presented, as well as maintaining essential summaries of core disciplines. This handbook is designed to assist students and practitioners around the world, for improved management of disasters, epidemics, health behaviour, acute and chronic disease prevention, community and government action, environmental health, vulnerable populations, and more.

Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics

Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics

  • Author: Judy Illes,Barbara J. Sahakian
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199680639
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 920
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A landmark in the scientific literature, the Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics presents a pioneering review of a topic central to the biosciences. It breaks new ground in bringing together leading neuroscientists, philosophers, and lawyers to tackle some of the most significant ethical issues that face us now and will continue to do so.

Handbook for Advanced Primary Care Nurses

Handbook for Advanced Primary Care Nurses

  • Author: Rebecca Neno
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • ISBN: 0335236898
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 250
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"This handbook provides comprehensive information relevant to community and district nurses and new community matrons. It incorpoprates discussions on legal and ethical issues, case management, interprofessional working, commissioning and leadership. This book is an excellent resource for nurses who want to broaden knowledge of their role and who may be undertaking community matron university modules." Nursing Standard "I believe that A Handbook for Advanced Primary Care Nurses should be extensively read and that it will prove to be an essential resource for nurses striving to improve public health and patient care in the communities of today and tomorrow. It may, with political will and a skilled and determined workforce help Florence Nightingale's vision come true." Lynn Young, Primary Health Care Adviser, Royal College of Nursing, UK This important new handbook for Primary Care Nurses is designed to assist senior nurses in developing the understanding and skills required to be effective at both strategic and operational levels. As well as exploring the context of advanced primary care practice, the book provides the tools needed for enhancing care delivery within both primary care and community settings. A Handbook for Advanced Primary Care Nurses is an accessible guide to working strategically in primary care. It offers practical support across a range of core areas, including: Case finding and case management Mentorship Leadership and management Needs assessment Interprofessional working Prescribing Neno and Price encourage readers to think analytically about their practice and include activities and reflection points throughout the book to help with this. This book is the ideal companion both for nurse practitioners undertaking courses at advanced practice level and for professionals working at all levels in primary care.

The Doctor's Communication Handbook

The Doctor's Communication Handbook

  • Author: Peter Tate
  • Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781846191381
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 179
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An established key text for all doctors, this edition is completely up-to-date in regards to recent major changes in GP training and assessment.

Pediatric Primary Care

Pediatric Primary Care

Well-Child Care

  • Author: Raymond C. Baker
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9780781728898
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 424
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Dr. Baker's widely used Handbook of Pediatric Primary Care has now been updated and expanded into two volumes--Pediatric Primary Care: Well-Child Care and Pediatric Primary Care: Ill-Child Care. These practical handbooks provide easily accessible information on virtually every problem encountered in the primary care of children.Pediatric Primary Care: Well-Child Care focuses on health maintenance supervision and behavioral and developmental pediatrics. New chapters cover newborn screening, the sports physical, the adolescent visit, injury prevention, telephone medicine, and medical informatics. A significantly expanded behavioral and developmental section includes new chapters on negative behaviors, childhood sexuality, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Handbook of Health Behavior Research IV

Handbook of Health Behavior Research IV

Relevance for Professionals and Issues for the Future

  • Author: David S. Gochman
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1489904840
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 532
  • View: 6000
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Volume 4 considers the importance of health behavior research in practical settings. Particularly notable are treatments of the "narrative approach", the taxonomy of health behavior, and the organization of health behavior knowledge. Each volume features extensive supplementary and integrative material prepared by the editor, the detailed index to the entire four-volume set, and a glossary of health behavior terminology.

Handbook of Palliative Care

Handbook of Palliative Care

  • Author: Christina Faull,Sharon de Caestecker,Alex Nicholson,Fraser Black
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118426819
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 392
  • View: 6565
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This handbook offers a practical, thorough approach to the clinical practice of palliative care. Adding North American authors to its roster of UK contributors, the third edition of this award-winning book addresses important changes in the evidence base of palliative care, as well as an emphasis on end-of-life community-based care. It features new chapters on dementia and advance care planning, a simplified lymphoedema discussion, and an ongoing commitment to providing essential guidance for physicians, nurses, and all primary care providers involved in palliative care in hospital, hospice, and community settings.

Medical Receptionists and Secretaries Handbook

Medical Receptionists and Secretaries Handbook

  • Author: Mari Robbins
  • Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781857757262
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 350
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This best-selling classic has now been fully revised, expanded and updated. It has established itself over ten years and with three previous editions as the essential handbook for study and daily reference. Medical Receptionists and Secretaries Handbook, Fourth Edition contains vital information for all staff enabling them to work efficiently and effectively both within the NHS and private medical sectors. It encourages an understanding of the importance of administrative staff in providing high standards of patient care and promotes teamwork throughout the whole healthcare environment. No medical receptionist, secretary or healthcare administrator should be without it!

Oxford Textbook of Primary Medical Care

Oxford Textbook of Primary Medical Care

  • Author: Roger Jones (Prof.)
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780198567837
  • Category: Clinical medicine
  • Page: 1324
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Handbook of Research on Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibilities

Handbook of Research on Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibilities

  • Author: Daniel E. Palmer
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • ISBN: 1466674776
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 479
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While skeptics once saw the concept of business ethics as an oxymoron, modern businesses are proving them wrong. Success depends not only on educating young professionals about ethical practices, but on the implementation of these practices in all aspects of a company. The Handbook of Research on Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibilities explores the fundamental concepts that keep companies successful in the era of globalization and the internet. Investigating the implementation of best practices and how ethics can be taught to the next generation of business experts, this handbook is an essential reference source for students, academics, business managers, or anyone interested in the increasingly interdisciplinary field of business ethics and its applications in the world today.

Handbook for Health Care Ethics Committees

Handbook for Health Care Ethics Committees

  • Author: Linda Farber Post,Jeffrey Blustein,Nancy Neveloff Dubler
  • Publisher: JHU Press
  • ISBN: 9780801884481
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 327
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Handbook for Health Care Ethics Committees is the first resource designed expressly to address the range of work performed by ethics committees as part of their multiple responsibilities, including education, case consultation, and policy development.

The Handbook of Community Mental Health Nursing

The Handbook of Community Mental Health Nursing

  • Author: Michael Coffey,Ben Hannigan
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134464487
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 448
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This handbook brings together authoritative contributions from leading mental health researchers, educators and practitioners to provide a comprehensive text for community mental health nurses in training and practice. In thirty-three chapters it covers a wide range of topics, from the history of the profession to current approaches to specific client groups, organised around three linked themes: professional context practice issues education and research. Each chapter includes a summary of key points and suggestions for further reading, and also includes useful appendices listing key professional and voluntary organisations, journals, Internet and mailing lists. The handbook reflects the diversity and scope of the role of the CMHN and recognizes the multidisciplinary and service user context in which nurses work. It is an essential text for CMHNs and mental health nurse educators, and offers a useful source of reference for allied professionals.

Empirical Ethics in Psychiatry

Empirical Ethics in Psychiatry

  • Author: Guy Widdershoven
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780199297368
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 255
  • View: 838
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Psychiatry presents a unique array of difficult ethical questions. A major challenge is to approach psychiatry in a way that does justice to the real ethical issues. This book show how ethics can engage more closely with the reality of psychiatric practice and how empirical methodologies from the social sciences can help foster this link.

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

  • Author: Max S. Watson,Caroline Lucas,Andrew Hoy,Ian Back
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780198508977
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 819
  • View: 1279
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"The Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care covers the specialty in a concise and succinct format suited to busy professionals who need to access key information in their daily care of patients. This practical guide covers briefly the historical and epidemiological background of palliative care, and the growth of palliative medicine as a specialty, before dealing with major physical, psychological and spiritual, and symptom management issues, from diagnosis to bereavement care." "The Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care will prove invaluable for doctors, nurses, and professionals allied to medicine who are involved in the day-to-day care of adults, children, and families with palliative care needs."--BOOK JACKET.

The Nurse’s Healthcare Ethics Committee Handbook

The Nurse’s Healthcare Ethics Committee Handbook

  • Author: Angeline Dewey,Andrea Holecek
  • Publisher: Sigma
  • ISBN: 1945157550
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: N.A
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Healthcare ethics help guide and influence the way physicians, nurses, and other members of the healthcare team care for patients and make decisions. Ethics address the moral dilemmas that arise out of conflicts with duties or obligations as well as the consequences of decision-making. As healthcare has continued to grow and evolve, so has the way healthcare ethics are handled. Nurses are uniquely positioned to serve as leaders in healthcare ethics because they are intricately involved in all aspects of patient care, including care coordination, recommendations for plans of care, provision of life-sustaining interventions, and patient education. The Nurse’s Healthcare Ethics Committee Handbook focuses on a nurse-led ethics consultative service. Authors Angeline Dewey and Andrea Holecek provide tools that nursing students, professionals, administrators, and other members of the healthcare team need to develop infrastructure and processes that support nurses in an ethics committee leadership role. Filled with real-life scenarios, this book outlines a step-by-step process for nurses to evaluate ethical cases and the risks involved