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This bestselling work for professionals and students is the authoritative presentation of motivational interviewing (MI), the powerful approach to facilitating change. The book elucidates the four processes of MI--engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning--and vividly demonstrates what they look like in action. A wealth of vignettes and interview examples illustrate the "dos and don'ts" of successful implementation in diverse contexts.... more...

Quality of life is one of the most important issues facing the world today and is central to the development of social policy. This innovative book discusses this crucial topic, assessing the criteria for judging attempts to raise quality of life, including the satisfaction of basic and social needs, autonomy to enjoy life and social connectivity. It considers key topics such as: individual well-being and health-related quality of... more...

Only comprehensive reference book on pressure ulcers and their management Only book in its field endorsed by the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, the leading European authority on pressure ulcers

They are laborers, soldiers, refugees, and orphans. In areas of the world torn by poverty, disease, and war, millions of children are invisible victims, deprived of home, family, and basic human rights. Their chances for a stable adult life are extremely slim. The powerful interdisciplinary volume Vulnerable Children brings a global child-rights perspective to the lives of indigenous, refugee, and minority children in and... more...

This is the first book on the market or within academia dedicated solely to moral distress among health professionals. It aims to bring conceptual clarity about moral distress and distinguish it from related concepts. Explicit attention is given to the voices and experiences of health care professionals from multiple disciplines and many parts of the world.  Contributors explain the evolution of the concept of moral distress,... more...


With hospital medicine growing rapidly in both scale and complexity, the learning curve for students is steeper, while experienced physicians are often called upon to act as mentors and caregivers in areas outside their primary fields of expertise. Becoming a Consummate Clinician, an exciting new book in the series Hospital Medicine: Current Concepts, describes in practical terms how clinicians and students can think more critically... more...

The interpretation of skin lesions in children that may be due to abuse is often not straightforward, and many reports have been published on dermatological disorders and accidental injuries that were unjustly regarded as signs of child abuse. This book describes in detail the cutaneous manifestations of the physical abuse of children and devotes particular attention to differential diagnosis. Careful guidance is provided on the optimal evaluation of... more...

Only comprehensive reference book on pressure ulcers and their management Only book in its field endorsed by the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, the leading European authority on pressure ulcers

Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice, 5th edition, Enhanced Update provides thorough coverage of psychiatric mental health nursing organized around the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria. With an emphasis on the recovery model, the book follows DSM-5 guidelines and has expanded content. The 5th edition, Enhanced Update addresses the changes in the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria in a response to market needs. This Update includes core DSM-5... more...

This handy pocket book provides a summary of research on the role of dopamine in the cause and clinical presentation of schizophrenia. It includes an overview of the history and etiology of schizophrenia, as well as a review of schizophrenia and modern management. It highlights the genetics of schizophrenia, including the function of dopamine and 5HT receptors, COMT, and drug metabolism. It includes key information on the role of the neurotransmitters... more...