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The Care of Books

By John Willis Clark
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : EAN:4057664597625
  • Pages : 4933
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 507
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"The Care of Books" by John Willis Clark. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

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By Anissa Gray
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1984802453
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 633
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“If you enjoyed An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, read The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls...an absorbing commentary on love, family and forgiveness.”—The Washington Post “A fast-paced, intriguing story...the novel’s real achievement is its uncommon perceptiveness on the origins and variations of addiction.”—The New York Times Book Review One of the most anticipated reads of 2019 from Vogue, Vanity Fair, Washington Post, Buzzfeed, Essence, Bustle, HelloGiggles and Cosmo! “The Mothers meets An American Marriage” (HelloGiggles) in this dazzling debut novel about mothers and daughters, identity and family, and how the relationships that sustain you can also be the ones that consume you. The Butler family has had their share of trials—as sisters Althea, Viola, and Lillian can attest—but nothing prepared them for the literal trial that will upend their lives. Althea, the eldest sister and substitute matriarch, is a force to be reckoned with and her younger sisters have alternately appreciated and chafed at her strong will. They are as stunned as the rest of the small community when she and her husband, Proctor, are arrested, and in a heartbeat the family goes from one of the most respected in town to utter disgrace. The worst part is, not even her sisters are sure exactly what happened. As Althea awaits her fate, Lillian and Viola must come together in the house they grew up in to care for their sister’s teenage daughters. What unfolds is a stunning portrait of the heart and core of an American family in a story that is as page-turning as it is important.

An Extra Pair of Hands

By Kate Mosse
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Isbn : 1782835512
  • Pages : 193
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 538
  • File Pdf: an-extra-pair-of-hands.pdf

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By Ivan Coyote
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Isbn : 0771051735
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Literary Collections
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Beloved storyteller Ivan Coyote returns with their most intimate and moving book yet. Writer and performer Ivan Coyote has spent decades on the road, telling stories around the world. For years, Ivan has kept a file of the most special communications received from readers and audience members—letters, Facebook messages, emails, soggy handwritten notes tucked under the windshield wiper of their truck after a gig. Then came Spring, 2020, and, like artists everywhere, Coyote was grounded by the pandemic, all their planned events cancelled. The energy of a live audience, a performer’s lifeblood, was suddenly gone. But with this loss came an opportunity for a different kind of connection. Those letters that had long piled up could finally begin to be answered. Care Of combines the most powerful of these letters with Ivan’s responses, creating a body of correspondence of startling intimacy, breathtaking beauty, and heartbreaking honesty and openness. Taken together, they become an affirming and joyous reflection on many of the themes central to Coyote’s celebrated work—compassion and empathy, family fragility, non-binary and Trans identity, and the unending beauty of simply being alive, a giant love letter to the idea of human connection, and the power of truly listening to each other.

The Care Crisis

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Isbn : 1786630370
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 536
  • File Pdf: the-care-crisis.pdf

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An examination of the global economic crisis from the perspective of care Valuing care and care work does not simply mean attributing care work more monetary value. To really achieve change, we must go further. In this groundbreaking book, Emma Dowling charts the multi-faceted nature of care in the modern world, from the mantras of self-care and what they tell us about our anxieties, to the state of the social care system. She examines the relations of power that play profitability and care off in against one another in a myriad of ways, exposing the devastating impact of financialisation and austerity. As the world becomes seemingly more uncaring, the calls for people to be more compassionate and empathetic towards one another—in short, to care more—become ever-more vocal. The Care Crisis challenges the idea that people ever stopped caring, but also that the deep and multi-faceted crises of our time will be solved by a simply (re)instilling the virtues of empathy. There is no easy fix. The Care Crisis enquires into the ways in which the continued off-loading of the cost of care onto the shoulders of underpaid and unpaid realms of society, untangling how this off-loading combines with commodification, marketisation and financialisation to produce the mess we are living in. The Care Crisis charts the current experiments in short-term fixes to the care crisis that are taking place within Britain, with austerity as the backdrop. It maps the economy of abandonment, raising the question: to whom care is afforded? And what would it mean to seriously value care?

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 0062976427
  • Pages : 32
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 327
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A New York Times Bestseller! Based on the #1 New York Times bestselling picture book sensation The Good Egg, Jory John and Pete Oswald present: The Great Eggscape! The Great Eggscape is when the Good Egg and his pals escape their carton and drop into the store for a morning of fun, enjoyed by everybody. Well, almost everybody. Shel (an egg) isn’t a huge fan of group activities, especially when he’s made to be “It” for a game of hide-and-seek. Nevertheless, Shel doesn’t want to let his friends down, so he reluctantly plays, anyway. But after a morning of hiding and seeking, somebody’s still missing. Will the dozen eggs friends ever be reunited? Find out in this hilarious egg hunt adventure that reminds us to break out of our shells and help our friends in need!

Taking Care of Your Child, Ninth Edition

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  • Publisher : Da Capo Lifelong Books
  • Isbn : 0738218367
  • Pages : 576
  • Category : Reference
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The bestselling indispensable resource for parents and caregivers, covering more than 175 common symptoms and health care problems, to raise a healthy, happy child For more than forty years, Taking Care of Your Child has been the go-to resource for parents and caregivers. It offers the most recent information on critical childcare issues, from what to do in the event of a minor injury to everyday issues such as common allergies and ailments. Covering everything from birth to infancy and toddlerhood, to first concerns, growth and development, and the most common injuries and concerns through adolescence, Taking Care of Your Child is easy to use, even in a crisis: you can simply look up a symptom to find a complete explanation of probable causes, how to treat the problem at home, and when to see a doctor. With the very latest on ADHD, autism, breast-feeding, childhood depression and obesity, discipline, immunizations, and more, the book also features sections on youth sports and head trauma, genetic screening, and minimizing risks of medical procedures.

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 100021592X
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 812
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Originally published in 1979, The Care of the Sick is a detailed and comprehensive exploration of the emergence of modern nursing. Beginning with primitive and early historical nursing, the book traces the development of nursing through the ages and covers a variety of key topics, including the rise of the trained nurse; the problems faced by nursing during its development as a profession; education and working conditions; the government and nursing; the economics of nursing; and how the image of nursing has changed over time. Extensive and thorough, The Care of the Sick will appeal to those with an interest in the history of nursing, the history of medicine, and social history.

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  • Publisher : arsenal pulp press
  • Isbn : 1551528614
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What if you could trust in getting the health care you need in ways that felt good and helped you thrive? What if the health system honored and valued queer and trans people’s lives, bodies and expertise? What if LGBTQ+ communities led and organized our own health care as a form of mutual aid? What if every aspect of our health care was rooted in a commitment to our healing, pleasure and liberation? LGBTQ+ health care doesn’t look like this today, but it could. This is the care we dream of. Through a series of essays (by the author and others) and interviews, this book by the editor of the Lambda Literary Award-winning anthology The Remedy offers possibilities—grounded in historical examples, present-day experiments, and dreams of the future – for more liberatory and transformative approaches to LGBTQ+ health and healing. It challenges readers to think differently about LGBTQ+ health and asks what it would look if our health care was rooted in a commitment to the flourishing and liberation of all LGBTQ+ people. This book is a calling out, a calling in and a call to action. It is a spell of healing and transformation, rooted in love.

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By Nancy J. Johnson,Lane P. Johnson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 0387783091
  • Pages : 286
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 841
  • File Pdf: the-care-of-the-uninsured-in-america.pdf

Book Summary:

As Dr. Cullen’s chapter on information technology points out, what is required is not just a new electronic system that follows the patients, but a new language that creates and defines a system that can appropriately care for the patient. What we design for the complexities of caring for the medically underserved can serve as model for caring for everyone in this country. Many innovative, bold, and wonderful solutions have been developed as local/ regional models. As communities and states we can learn from, and support, each other. But the local models are not, by and large, self-sustaining. Ultimately, so- tions to the lack of medical insurance in this country will require a national persp- tive, and federal funding. That is part of the work we all must do, and Dr. Dalen’s chapter points out some of the possibilities and pitfalls other countries have experienced. When I wonder how the system we have hasn’t already collapsed from its own weight, I just need to look at the people working within it. Healthcare is a service industry, and we have been blessed with professionals who understand and live the concept of service in their daily lives, who go the extra mile for the patient despite the vagaries, the barriers, and the sometimes mean spiritedness of the organi- tional infrastructure.

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By Carol Dealey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 1118276183
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 652
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The Care of Wounds addresses all aspects of holistic wound management. The fourth edition of this successful clinical text continues to reflect current research and evidence-based practice, while incorporating the considerable developments which have occurred in wound care practice since the previous edition. It includes chapters on the physiology of wound healing, general principles of wound management, wound management products, and the management of patients with both acute and chronic wounds. The title is an essential read for all nurses and healthcare professionals working in the field of tissue viability and wound healing. Comprehensive and clinically-oriented Examines best practice in wound management Incorporates national and international clinical guidelines where applicable Superbly illustrated with full colour throughout

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  • Publisher : Free Spirit Publishing
  • Isbn : 9781575427980
  • Pages : 40
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reads : 392
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Everything has a place. Things last longer when we take care of them. Respect, responsibility, and stewardship are concepts that even young children can relate to—because they have things they value. This book encourages children to pick up after themselves, put things back where they belong, and ask permission to use things that don’t belong to them. It also teaches simple environmental awareness: respecting and taking care of the earth. Includes ideas for adult-led activities and discussions.

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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Isbn : 0307773280
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 482
  • File Pdf: the-book-on-the-bookshelf.pdf

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From the author of the highly praised The Pencil and The Evolution of Useful Things comes another captivating history of the seemingly mundane: the book and its storage. Most of us take for granted that our books are vertical on our shelves with the spines facing out, but Henry Petroski, inveterately curious engineer, didn't. As a result, readers are guided along the astonishing evolution from papyrus scrolls boxed at Alexandria to upright books shelved at the Library of Congress. Unimpeachably researched, enviably written, and charmed with anecdotes from Seneca to Samuel Pepys to a nineteenth-century bibliophile who had to climb over his books to get into bed, The Book on the Bookshelf is indispensable for anyone who loves books.

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By Philippe De Vosjoli
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing
  • Isbn : 193704971X
  • Pages : 92
  • Category : Pets
  • Reads : 688
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Illustrated with over 150 color photographs, Crested Geckos is an authoritative, visual guide to this very popular lizard species. For their amazing colors and patterns, low maintenance requirements, longevity, and attractive appearance, crested geckos have captured the fancy of hobbyists. Crested Geckos provides guidelines for keepers who wish to select a crested gecko to add to their vivarium and to maintain their pet in excellent health and condition. Author Philippe de Vosjoli provides an introduction to crested gecko, including information about purchasing a healthy pet, handling, heating and housing, water and feeding, life cycle and sexing, and breeding. A separate chapter on diseases and disorders provides solid info on the health needs of these rewarding reptiles, including recognizing signs of disease, tail loss and pelvic deformities. The author has also written two chapters devoted to the color of crested geckos, their most alluring feature for many herpetoculturists. The chapters include discussions of color changes (as the gecko matures) and morphs, heavily illustrated with photographs of unusually colored crested geckos. For crested gecko keepers looking to expand their home populations, a chapter on the Rhacodactylus species describes five species with similar requirements despite their significantly different appearances, from the medium-sized knobby-headed gargoyle gecko to the giant Rhacodactylus leachianus.

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By Griffin B. Bell,Ronald J. Ostrow
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Mercer University Press
  • Isbn : 9780865542655
  • Pages : 254
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 985
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By Laurie Kennedy-Malone,Kathleen Ryan Fletcher,Lori Martin-Plank
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Isbn : 0803641249
  • Pages : 688
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 128
  • File Pdf: advanced-practice-nursing-in-the-care-of-older-adults.pdf

Book Summary:

Explore effective ways to enhance the wellness and independence of older adults across the wellness-illness continuum. From an overview of the theories of aging and assessment through the treatment of disorders, including complex illnesses, this evidence-based book provides the comprehensive gerontological coverage you need to prepare for your role as an Advanced Practice Nurse. Understand how to easily identify factors that may affect the wellness of your patients and their families. Plus, enhance your critical-thinking skills with real-world case studies that bring concepts to life.

The Care of Children

By Sebastian Kneipp
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jazzybee Verlag
  • Isbn : 3849660613
  • Pages : 280
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 380
  • File Pdf: the-care-of-children.pdf

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In this little work Father Kneipp sets forth the happiness, responsibilities and duties of motherhood, and he instructs mothers how to order their lives and how best to bring up their children. Father Kneipp also gives simple directions for dealing with the usual diseases of children. Sebastian Kneipp became known for the "Kneipp cure," which he advocated for years. This method was based on water, fresh air, sunshine and a scheme of regular activity, and included walking barefoot in dew-moistened grass and on snow.

A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans

By Laurence Yep,Joanne Ryder
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Crown Books for Young Readers
  • Isbn : 0385392303
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 662
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Fans of How to Train Your Dragon will love this whimsical tale, the first in a series, by a Newbery Honor winner, featuring charming illustrations and pet "training tips" in each chapter. Crusty dragon Miss Drake has a new pet human, precocious Winnie. Oddly enough, Winnie seems to think Miss Drake is her pet—a ridiculous notion! Unknown to most of its inhabitants, the City by the Bay is home to many mysterious and fantastic creatures, hidden beneath the parks, among the clouds, and even in plain sight. And Winnie wants to draw every new creature she encounters: the good, the bad, and the ugly. But Winnie’s sketchbook is not what it seems. Somehow, her sketchlings have been set loose on the city streets! It will take Winnie and Miss Drake’s combined efforts to put an end to the mayhem . . . before it’s too late. This refreshing debut collaboration by Laurence Yep, a two-time Newbery Honor winner and a Laura Ingalls Wilder Award winner, and Joanne Ryder features illustrations by Mary GrandPré. Praise for A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans *“Warm humor, magical mishaps, and the main characters’ budding mutual respect and affection combine to give this opener for a planned series a special shine.” –Booklist, Starred “Aternately comical, suspenseful and sometimes sweetly emotional.” –Kirkus Reviews “With a black-and-white spot illustration opening most chapters, an engaging narrator, and a consistently fluid writing style, this title makes a fine dragon choice for readers.” –School Library Journal “In this series launch, Yep and Ryder conjure up a world where dragons and humans interact, and the results are heartwarming and quite funny.” –Publishers Weekly “A clever and amusing novel that imagines a magical world that nestles right up against our own and sometimes crosses over.” –The Bulleting of the Center for Children’s Books Praise for A Dragon’s Guide to Making Your Human Smarter "Yep and Ryder keep the magic coming with their whimsical fantasy, enhanced by Grandpré's sweet drawings. The story positively vibrates with fun." —Kirkus Reviews " Lighthearted episodes of unusual school lessons and field trips, illustrated by GrandPré’s winsome spot art, are grounded by Miss Drake’s more serious encounters with the goons...a gratifying development as this buoyant, fantastical series continues."—The Horn Book Review

Matters of Care

By María Puig de la Bellacasa
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Isbn : 1452953473
  • Pages : 280
  • Category : Science
  • Reads : 995
  • File Pdf: matters-of-care.pdf

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To care can feel good, or it can feel bad. It can do good, it can oppress. But what is care? A moral obligation? A burden? A joy? Is it only human? In Matters of Care, María Puig de la Bellacasa presents a powerful challenge to conventional notions of care, exploring its significance as an ethical and political obligation for thinking in the more than human worlds of technoscience and naturecultures. Matters of Care contests the view that care is something only humans do, and argues for extending to non-humans the consideration of agencies and communities that make the living web of care by considering how care circulates in the natural world. The first of the book’s two parts, “Knowledge Politics,” defines the motivations for expanding the ethico-political meanings of care, focusing on discussions in science and technology that engage with sociotechnical assemblages and objects as lively, politically charged “things.” The second part, “Speculative Ethics in Antiecological Times,” considers everyday ecologies of sustaining and perpetuating life for their potential to transform our entrenched relations to natural worlds as “resources.” From the ethics and politics of care to experiential research on care to feminist science and technology studies, Matters of Care is a singular contribution to an emerging interdisciplinary debate that expands agency beyond the human to ask how our understandings of care must shift if we broaden the world.

Care for a Kitten

By Stephanie Bearce
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Mitchell Lane
  • Isbn : 1545748586
  • Pages : 48
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reads : 869
  • File Pdf: care-for-a-kitten.pdf

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Introduces the physical characteristics and behavior of kittens, offers information on how to care for a pet kitten, and explains how to talk to one's parents about getting a pet.

Taking Care of Your Girls

By Marisa C. Weiss, M.D.,Isabel Friedman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Isbn : 0307450155
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reads : 370
  • File Pdf: taking-care-of-your-girls.pdf

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The real facts about your “girls” and how to take care of them “Well, all my friends think they will never have breasts—and it’s not funny—because a lot of girls feel this way.” —Elena, 13 “I went up two sizes over summer break! I started seventh grade with a ‘C’ cup. Then my breasts got weird pink stripes on the side. What happened?” —Veronica, 12 Girls are as anxious and confused about their breasts as ever. That’s why Marisa Weiss, M.D., an oncologist and breast health specialist, and her teenage daughter, Isabel, decided to create Taking Care of Your “Girls.” Together, they polled more than three thousand girls and their moms and came up with a surprisingly huge list of worries and misconceptions. Based on their research, you’ll get answers to questions like: • How do I know when I need to get my first bra—and what kind should I get? • Do big breasts have a higher risk of breast cancer than small ones? • How do I get rid of stretch marks? • When will my breasts stop growing? • How do I examine my own breasts? • Will the size of my breasts even out? • Do tanning, antiperspirants, wearing a bra at night, and talking on a cell phone cause breast cancer? A groundbreaking book for both mothers and daughters, Taking Care of Your “Girls” is a practical guide to breast care and a girl-to-girl conversation about the feelings and emotions that come with the territory. “This all-in-one, indispensable breast health guide captures exactly what teen girls and their moms really need: practical, easy-to-read, great advice. It’s one of the best gifts you can give to your girl.” —Harvey Karp, M.D., F.A.A.P., author of The Happiest Toddler on the Block, board member of Healthy Child, Healthy World

Acute Care for Elders

By Michael L. Malone,Elizabeth A. Capezuti,Robert M. Palmer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1493910256
  • Pages : 259
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 192
  • File Pdf: acute-care-for-elders.pdf

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Acute Care for Elders (ACE) is a model of care designed to improve functional outcomes and to improve the processes for the care of older patients. This model includes: an environment of care designed to promote improved function for older patients; an interdisciplinary team that works together to identify/address the vulnerabilities of the older patients; nursing care plans for prevention of disability; early planning to help prepare the patient to return home and a review of medical care to prevent iatrogenic illness. Acute Care for Elders: A Model for Interdisciplinary Care is an essential new resource aimed at assisting providers in developing and sustaining an ACE program. The interdisciplinary approach provides an introduction to the key vulnerabilities of older adults and defines the lessons learned from the Acute Care for Elders model. Expertly written chapters describe critical aspects of ACE: the interdisciplinary approach and the focus on function. The fundamental principles of ACE described in this book will further assist hospital leaders to develop, implement, sustain and disseminate the Acute Care for Elders model of care. Acute Care for Elders: A Model for Interdisciplinary Care is of great value to geriatricians, hospitalists, advance practice nurses, social workers and all others who provide high quality care to older patients.

Men, Masculinities and the Care of Children

By Martin Robb
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1315306611
  • Pages : 96
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 784
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Sharing the care of children in families is increasingly becoming the norm in modern-day society as more mothers enter paid work and government campaigns endeavour to increase the number of men working in childcare. However, running alongside debates of gender imbalance in childcare, there has also been mounting anxiety from the media and public about the risks of child abuse, often perceived as being mostly perpetrated by men and calling for firmer regulation of men’s involvement with children. This book asks whether men’s care for children, both as fathers and practitioners, actually differs at all from the care provided by mothers and female carers? In what ways do men and concepts of masculinity need to change if they are to play a greater role in the care of children or are such societal perceptions based on outdated gender stereotypes? Bringing together cutting-edge theory, up-to-date research and current practice, this book analyses the role of both fathers and male professionals working with children and highlights the implications of this for future policy and practice. It also examines dominant notions of masculinity and representations of male carers in the media and popular culture, asking how our societal expectations may need to evolve if men are to play an equal role in the care of children as demanded by current policy and wider social developments.

Gerontological Nursing

By Caroline Vafeas,Susan Slatyer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Isbn : 0729588432
  • Pages : 460
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 142
  • File Pdf: gerontological-nursing.pdf

Book Summary:

This first edition Australian text aligns nursing care principles and practice to the unique requirements of older people. Written by leading academics and clinicians, Gerontological Nursing: A holistic approach to the care of older people covers the essential skills of gerontological care with a focus on chronic diseases, neurocognitive disorders, mental health, quality of life and healthy ageing, palliative care and bereavement, safety issues, and the role of the caregiver. As nurses play an ever more critical role in supporting the needs of an ageing population, this essential text will enable nursing students to navigate the complexities of older people’s healthcare, promote healthy ageing, and help people to live well. End of chapter practice scenarios with questions Tips for best practice Focus on contemporary models of care and clinical governance Inclusion of most common chronic diseases affecting older adults including dementia, depression and delirium Dedicated chapter on Safety and Security Expert contributors from multiple Australian and New Zealand universities Aligned to the Australian Aged Care Quality Standards as well as international standards and guidelines An eBook included in all print purchases Additional resources on Evolve eBook on VitalSource Instructor resources: PowerPoints MCQs Chapter worksheets

The Care of the Elderly in Japan

By Yongmei Wu
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1134350384
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 545
  • File Pdf: the-care-of-the-elderly-in-japan.pdf

Book Summary:

The problems of an ageing population are particularly acute in Japan. These problems include people living longer, with many needing more care, and the problems of supporting them by a diminishing working population and a diminishing tax base. This book, based on extensive fieldwork in a Japanese institution for the elderly, explores the whole issue of ageing and responses to it in Japan, and compares the Japanese approach in these matters with Western approaches. It discusses how people in Japan have changed their perceptions towards family responsibility, the institutionalization of the elderly, and rights of welfare. It also discusses how institutions for the elderly are run in Japan and how their management differs from that in the West.

Learning to Care E-Book

By Ian Peate
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Isbn : 070207795X
  • Pages : 632
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 902
  • File Pdf: learning-to-care-e-book.pdf

Book Summary:

Richly illustrated throughout, this comprehensive resource is designed to fully equip Trainee Nursing Associates for their future role as professional healthcare providers with chapters ranging from ‘how to learn’ and essay writing to communication skills, reflective practice, and the role of evidence-based clinical decision making. Basic anatomy and physiology, together with the care and treatment of common disorders, form the second part of the volume. The book includes a wide range of learning features and comes with a downloadable image bank to assist trainee nursing associates with their assignments. Clear, no nonsense writing style helps make learning easy Provides helpful advice on study skills and essay writing Incorporates the 15 Standards of the Care Certificate Learning objectives at the start of each chapter enable readers to monitor their progress Key Words feature encourage familiarisation with a new vocabulary ‘Self Test’ questions at the start of each chapter allow readers to establish their baseline knowledge Reflection and Critical Awareness features encourage critical thinking and recall of essential information Medicine Trolley feature outlines common drugs, their usage, routes of administration and side effects Case Studies give practical context to core information Care in the Home Setting, At the GP Surgery and Communities of Care boxes illustrate healthcare provision outside the hospital environment Includes anatomy and physiology and pathophysiology of important diseases and disorders OSCEs help trainee nursing associates prepare for examinations Helpful glossary provides definitions of new terms

The Care of Older People

By Mayumi Hayashi
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317319443
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 605
  • File Pdf: the-care-of-older-people.pdf

Book Summary:

Across the globe, populations are getting older. Hayashi surveys the development of residential care in Britain and Japan from the 1920s onwards, using regional case studies, and taking into account the influence of traditions and cultural norms.

Ethical Issues in the Care of the Dying and Bereaved Aged

By Morgan D. John
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1351868667
  • Pages : 356
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 866
  • File Pdf: ethical-issues-in-the-care-of-the-dying-and-bereaved-aged.pdf

Book Summary:

Our problems seemingly develop faster than our ability to cope with those problems. The blessing of longer life has brought with it a host of new issues faced by the elderly, their families, and their caregivers. "Ethical Issues in the Care of the Dying and Bereaved Aged", twenty-three essays by some of the most eminent thinkers in the field of death and bereavement, addresses some of these problems. Victor Marshall, Miriam and Sidney Moss, Colin M. Parkes, Dennis Klass, Margaret Somerville and Elizabeth Latimer, as well as other clinicians, have written new material for this book.

Taking Care

By Michael B. Jacobs
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Isbn : 1588362523
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reads : 810
  • File Pdf: taking-care.pdf

Book Summary:

The most important member of your health care team is you. As a more effective medical consumer, you'll get the best care at the most reasonable cost, avoiding time-consuming, unnecessary trips to the doctor. Taking Care will help you take charge of your health and medical care. HELP FOR WHAT AILS YOU Is your headache, rash, or other symptom nothing to worry about? Or should you bring it to the attention of a health professional? Part I describes common symptoms, from headache, fever, and rash to weight gain or loss, abdominal pain, and heartburn. Each symptom is explained, with possible causes and a simple flow chart of treatment options. You'll know when to call a doctor or nurse information service, seek emergency care, or apply self-care measures. COPING WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS If you have a long-term ailment, you know that understanding your condition, following your treatment program, and monitoring your progress can have an impact on your quality of life. Part II explains how to manage chronic ailments, from asthma, low back pain, and Alzheimer's disease to depression, heart disease, and diabetes. You'll learn about symptoms, possible causes, prevention, the latest treatment information, how you can effectively manage your condition, and when to seek professional advice. AND THESE SPECIAL FEATURES, TOO Take Charge of Your Health Your rights as a health care consumer as well as how to find the right doctor, make the most of each doctor visit, choose the right health care program, and more Ten Strategies for a Healthy Lifestyle How to prevent illness and stay fit Treating Your Child Special advice on caring for the health needs of children This essential guide has been reviewed by faculty members of the renowned Stanford University School of Medicine. The straight-talking health information and practical guidance in Taking Care will make you an effective, active participant in quality health care.

Taking Care of Business

By Lutishia Lovely
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dafina
  • Isbn : 1617734322
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 880
  • File Pdf: taking-care-of-business.pdf

Book Summary:

In the third Livingston novel, “more secrets are exposed and old enemies learn to forgive as this family faces, together, what life throws their way” (RT Book Reviews). After a long run of misfortune, betrayal, and broken hearts, the Livingston family and their soul food empire are thriving. Toussaint is the Food Network darling, Malcolm’s BBQ Soul Smoker is the toast of QVC, and Bianca’s brainchild, TOSTS—Taste of Soul Tapas Style—is a sensation on L.A.’s Sunset Strip. Only Jefferson hasn’t made his mark—and he partly blames Toussaint. When he receives an unexpected promotion, Jefferson is ready to show his cousin just how big a mistake he made—until a fire breaks out, an old enemy reappears, and a stranger threatens the family’s legacy. Jefferson and Toussaint must now work together to keep the dynasty from falling apart. Can they put their differences aside long enough to take care of business? Praise for Lutishia Lovely and the Business series “A great new taste in the literary world.”—Carl Weber, New York Times bestselling author “Worth every moment.”—Donna Hill, Essence® bestselling author “Drama, laughter, and a little bit of naughtiness . . . You’ll be wanting more.”—Urban Reviews “A great story. This should make for a fascinating new series.”—APOOO BookClub

Doing the Right Thing

By Roberta Satow, Ph.D.
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1101098821
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 898
  • File Pdf: doing-the-right-thing.pdf

Book Summary:

Now in paperback, one of the first books to help navigate the profound emotional challenges of caring for elderly parents in a strained parent-child relationship.

Self-Care for Caregivers

By Susanne White
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1507218400
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 197
  • File Pdf: self-care-for-caregivers.pdf

Book Summary:

Take care of yourself as you care for others with this accessible, easy-to-follow self-care guide to relax and rejuvenate. It’s been said that there are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will become caregivers, and those who will need caregivers. Chances are you or someone you know is taking care of a loved one at home. If you do, you also know that caregiving—however fulfilling—is also hard on the caregiver’s mental and physical health. Self-care is vital to caregivers maintaining stamina and a positive outlook for both themselves and the people they care for. But being so busy caring for others can make it hard to find time for yourself. In Self-Care for Caregivers, you’ll find short, easy-to-read—and often easy-to-do—ways to replenish your mind, body, and spirit, including: -Giving yourself a high-five in the mirror on days when you need extra encouragement -Remembering to HALT to check if you’re hungry, angry, lonely, or tired -Keeping a care package for emergency responders by the door to thank them for their hard work -And much more! Full of practical advice and reminders to have a quick snack, call a friend, create a sanctuary, write in a journal, and more ways to take care yourself—plus resources for caregiving—this book will go a long way towards making your caregiving experience a happier and more healthful one for you and the people you care for.