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Health Professions

Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s titles on the Health Professions incorporate leading, empirically grounded research on subjects such as chiropody, podiatry, and physical therapy. Of interest to both healthcare professionals and academic researchers, the collection draws from a range of international practitioners at the forefronts of their respective fields.

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Comprehension of Wh-Dependencies in Broca’s Aphasia

This book investigates whether Croatian aphasics, in particular those diagnosed with Broca’s aphasia, have difficulty comprehending wh-dependencies. The tested structures include subject and object direct, embedded, long-distance and passivized who and which questions as well as relative clauses introduced by which.It is shown that...
£34.99

Healing with Art and Soul

This fascinating collection of essays contains a variety of perspectives about the use of expressive arts for facilitating physical and emotional healing. Each author within brings a fresh approach and unique experiences to their writing. Within these pages, you will find many ideas for the use of the arts and can learn how to enga...
£49.99

Health Sector Reforms in Orissa

In analysing the phenomenon of health sector reforms, this book proposes a new conceptual framework of analysis and ethnography as a methodological tool which could be used effectively in various country contexts compared to what the existing theoretical frameworks do. Thus, apart from generating new knowledge in health sector, thi...
£44.99

Music

Playing live music with people who are ill to promote optimal states of health and well being is as at least as enduring as the written historical record. This book explores applications of music in healthcare with reference to the research and applied work in the disciplines of music therapy, music sociology and music psychology. ...
£34.99

Pragmatics in Dementia Discourse

Alison Wray notes that “Alzheimer’s Disease affects language in many different ways. Directly, language processing is undermined by damage to the language areas of the brain. Indirectly, language is compromised by short term memory loss, distortions in perception, and disturbed semantic representation . . . All of this makes AD an ...
£44.99

The Grammatical Nature of Minimal Structures

An important development in linguistic models is the shift from construction-oriented rules to elementary computations that generate complex grammatical expressions.In this monograph, the author presents a systematic linguistic examination of an Italian aphasic speaker focusing on locality conditions as configurational restrictions...
£34.99

Understanding Physiotherapy Research

Understanding Physiotherapy Research by Littlewood and May is an introductory level text that aims to be accessible and understandable to all physiotherapists who appreciate the need to integrate research evidence into their practice.The requirement for physiotherapists to engage with evidence-based practice has never been more app...
£39.99

The Lexical/Functional Divide in Aphasic Production – Poorly Studied Aphasic Syndromes and Theoretical Morpho-Syntax

This monograph is structured as a collection of clinical case studies all addressing the relationship between lexicon and morphosyntax. It shows that various less-studied aphasic syndromes – including Logopenic Primary Progressive Aphasia, Mixed Trascortical Aphasia, and Crossed Aphasia – and not only ‘classic’ Broca’s Aphasia can ...
£39.99

Language Processing and Disorders

Language processing is considered as an important part of cognition, with an ever-increasing amount of studies conducted on this field. This volume brings together research on language processing and disorders presented at the Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference in Madrid. It covers topics ranging across syntax processing, se...
£79.99

Proceedings of the 2nd Biennial South African Conference on Spirituality and Healthcare

Illness causes an existential crisis for people as it confronts them with the fragility, vulnerability and finitude of the human condition. Serious illness and hospitalisation can be challenging and life-changing experiences, especially in a context with poor resources and limited support. Healthcare workers meet patients in this s...
£68.99

Recent Researches in Health Sciences

This book brings together 47 chapters related to various aspects of health science. The main topics explored here are obesity and inflammation, pain management, adolescent pregnancies, palliative care needs, nursing care, preclinical applications, elderly health, reflexology, healthy lifestyles, healthy life and nutrition, early di...
£95.99

A Practical Guide to the Self-Management of Musculoskeletal Pain in Dental Professionals

Dental professionals spend their working lives in stressful environments and in awkward postures, with resultant musculoskeletal problems. While there are numerous books on musculoskeletal pain, there is nothing specific for dental professionals on the holistic approach to the self-management of musculoskeletal conditions. This boo...
£61.99
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