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Let’s Learn Together, Let’s Work Together

This volume explores some of the global challenges and possible solutions for transcultural health and social care, and includes a selection of papers that were presented at the 2nd European Transcultural Nursing Association International Conference, in June 2011. This collection explores some of the challenges and possible solutio...

Midwives’ Emotional Care of Women becoming Mothers

This book offers an overview of the emotional care given by midwives to women based on the literature reviews and research undertaken by Sue Barker. Its chapters are mostly based around the questions she asked herself when exploring the area: What is motherhood? Who supports women at this time? What is emotional care? What are the ...

“That’s how we do it…we treat them all the same”

The prevalence of dementia is increasing rapidly as the population ages and there is a steady rise in people with dementia being admitted to acute hospitals. Media coverage of the care received by people with dementia in acute hospitals is almost wholly negative. The purpose of this book is to provide a detailed description of what...

Recent Developments in Nursing and Midwifery

This book includes multiple chapters related to themes on nursing and midwifery. Some of the topics explored here are clinical decision improving applications, healthy and happy aging, house accidents and first aid, complementary and alternative medicine, sleep quality in paediatric burn patients, dyspnoea management in palliative ...

The Great War and Scottish Nurses’ Diaries

This book analyses the representations of the different instances of war in the letters and diaries of the nurses and doctors of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals who worked in Romania during the Great War. These nurses detailed their experiences into journals through literary diegesis that included minute observations on their work, ...

Humanity at the Heart of Practice

Humans are the only beings in the world who are concerned with what ought to be done. They perceive the impact of another human’s action as good or evil, moral or immoral. Healthcare is humans caring for other vulnerable humans and ethics evaluates the way humans treat each other, so follows logically that this book about ethical d...

New Ways of Thinking about Nursing

This book collects together 12 previously unpublished conference and seminar presentations which cover a broad range of topics, including evidence-based practice, reflective practice, practice development, nurse education, nursing scholarship and a variety of philosophical issues applied to nursing. The common theme uniting all of ...

Innovations in Health Sciences

This book provides essential information on a wide range of important issues in health sciences relating to child development, nutrition and dietetics, nursing, midwifery, and general health services. It also examines some issues and concerns in health management, including organizational trust in health care; artificial intelligen...