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Disclosing a Value System in a Living Will Could be in Your Best Interests

This book raises the question of whether the values or value system of a competent person, when they have been disclosed in a living will, could play a role in medical treatment decision-making processes under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.The investigation seeks to address a contemporary issue in medical law that directly or indire...
£49.99

Health, Communication and Multicultural Communities

Communicating in multicultural settings is a field of central interest to those involved in ensuring access to healthcare. Ever-increasing migration requires access to essential legal, medical and social services. This book provides an overview of current issues in this field through a multi-faceted approach, situating the work of ...
£47.99

Rejuvenating Medical Education

Returning to Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey for inspiration, this book uses these epics as a medium through which we might think imaginatively about key issues in contemporary medicine and medical education. These issues include doctors as heroes, and the legacy of heroic medicine in an age of clinical teamwork, collaboration and a more...
£68.99

Body Talk in the Medical Humanities

This exciting book draws on the insight and experience of 21 medical practitioners and researchers in the wider field of the medical humanities to ask fundamental questions related to illness, bodily experience, the experience and role of medical and healthcare professionals, and the contribution of language and communication to en...
£68.99

An Outline of Clinical Decision Making for Physiotherapists

This volume takes therapists and other health professionals on a journey of self-discovery, wherein they will find guides on how to hone their clinical skills in making clinical decisions. Additionally, it will help the therapist arm themselves with the necessary skills to practice within the realm of ethics....
£58.99

The Assessment and Treatment of Older Adults

Grounded in extensive research, this book outlines a deliberative process in the psychosocial care of older adults, both in terms of assessment and treatment. It is a clinical undertaking with academic emphasis on the real life needs of older adults, and even considers current meta-trends of health. The world of aging has changed. ...
£95.99