Author: Hermann Brandenburg
Release Date: 2013-03-05
Pflegeoasen sind Mehrpersonenräume zur Versorgung von Menschen mit schwerer Demenz in der Langzeitpflege. Die Einschätzungen zu diesem neuen Versorgungskonzept sind geteilt. Die einen halten es für eine kostensparende Gruppenversorgung alter und schwer pflegebedürftiger Menschen, die anderen sehen darin eine innovative und bedürfnisgerechte Versorgungsform. Eine sachliche, auf wissenschaftlichern Ergebnissen aufbauende Diskussion, ist erforderlich. Dieses Buch liefert einen wichtigen Beitrag zur Versachlichung der Diskussion und nähert sich der Thematik aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven - u.a. Soziologie, Ethik, Medizin - an. Dabei bietet es Fakten statt Meinungen!
Author: Katharine Kolcaba
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2003
This book places comfort at the forefront of nursing care, by presenting a carefully researched theory of comfort that nurses can use as a framework for practice. Engagingly written, the book combines a first-person account of the development of the theory with supporting research, and practical information for its application.
Author: Dolores Krieger
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
Release Date: 1996-10
Genre: Health & Fitness
This most recent work by the co-developer of Therapeutic Touch goes beyond technique to explore the transpersonal nature of the process, and demonstrates how the inner work engaged through the act of healing deeply affects and transforms the philosophy of both the healer and the client. 10 illustrations.
Since its launch in 2009 this annual has rapidly established a reputation as an authoritative but affordable summary of all that has happened in the naval world in the previous twelve months. It combines the standing features of regional surveys with one-off major articles on noteworthy new ships and other important developments. Besides the latest warship projects, it also looks at wider issues of importance to navies, such as aviation and electronics, and calls on expertise from around the globe to give a balanced picture of what is going on and to interpret its significance. Special features for this year include a survey of current and future torpedo developments, an in-depth study of the Royal New Zealand Navy, a look at how the Royal Navy is coping after the Strategic Defense and Security Review, plus analyses of significant new warship classes: the Japanese Hyuga class DHH concept, the USNS Spearhead Joint Hish-Speed Vessels, Danish Iver Huitfeldt class frigatees, and German AIP technology as demonstrated in the recent Type 212A submarines. For anyone with an interest in contemporary naval affairs, whether an enthusiast or a defence professional, this annual has become required reading.
The author traces the relationship between nursing and technology from the 1870s to the present. She argues that while technology has helped shape and intensify persistent dilemmas in nursing, it has also both advanced and impeded the development of the nursing profession.
Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Office! Designed to help you practice and prepare for the 2013 Excel Expert Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams, this all-in-one study guide features: Full, objective-by-objective exam coverage Easy-to-follow procedures and illustrations to review essential skills Includes downloadable practice files
Author: William J. Baumol
Publisher: Yale University Press
Release Date: 2012-09-25
Genre: Business & Economics
Traces the fast-rising prices of health care and education in the United States and other major industrial nations, examining the underlying causes which have to do with the nature of providing labor-intensive services.
Author: Molly Wizenberg
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2009-03-03
When Molly Wizenberg's father died of cancer, everyone told her to go easy on herself, to hold off on making any major decisions for a while. But when she tried going back to her apartment in Seattle and returning to graduate school, she knew it wasn't possible to resume life as though nothing had happened. So she went to Paris, a city that held vivid memories of a childhood trip with her father, of early morning walks on the cobbled streets of the Latin Quarter and the taste of her first pain au chocolat. She was supposed to be doing research for her dissertation, but more often, she found herself peering through the windows of chocolate shops, trekking across town to try a new pâtisserie, or tasting cheeses at outdoor markets, until one evening when she sat in the Luxembourg Gardens reading cookbooks until it was too dark to see, she realized that her heart was not in her studies but in the kitchen. At first, it wasn't clear where this epiphany might lead. Like her long letters home describing the details of every meal and market, Molly's blog Orangette started out merely as a pleasant pastime. But it wasn't long before her writing and recipes developed an international following. Every week, devoted readers logged on to find out what Molly was cooking, eating, reading, and thinking, and it seemed she had finally found her passion. But the story wasn't over: one reader in particular, a curly-haired, food-loving composer from New York, found himself enchanted by the redhead in Seattle, and their email correspondence blossomed into a long-distance romance. In A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table, Molly Wizenberg recounts a life with the kitchen at its center. From her mother's pound cake, a staple of summer picnics during her childhood in Oklahoma, to the eggs she cooked for her father during the weeks before his death, food and memories are intimately entwined. You won't be able to decide whether to curl up and sink into the story or to head straight to the market to fill your basket with ingredients for Cider-Glazed Salmon and Pistachio Cake with Honeyed Apricots.
Author: Salvatore Attardo
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release Date: 2014-02-25
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
The Encyclopedia of Humor: A Social History explores the concept of humor in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. This work’s scope encompasses the humor of children, adults, and even nonhuman primates throughout the ages, from crude jokes and simple slapstick to sophisticated word play and ironic parody and satire. As an academic social history, it includes the perspectives of a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, child development, social psychology, life style history, communication, and entertainment media. Readers will develop an understanding of the importance of humor as it has developed globally throughout history and appreciate its effects on child and adult development, especially in the areas of health, creativity, social development, and imagination. This two-volume set is available in both print and electronic formats. Features & Benefits: The General Editor also serves as Editor-in-Chief of HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research for The International Society for Humor Studies. The book’s 335 articles are organized in A-to-Z fashion in two volumes (approximately 1,000 pages). This work is enhanced by an introduction by the General Editor, a Foreword, a list of the articles and contributors, and a Reader’s Guide that groups related entries thematically. A Chronology of Humor, a Resource Guide, and a detailed Index are included. Each entry concludes with References/Further Readings and cross references to related entries. The Index, Reader’s Guide themes, and cross references between and among related entries combine to provide robust search-and-browse features in the electronic version. This two-volume, A-to-Z set provides a general, non-technical resource for students and researchers in such diverse fields as communication and media studies, sociology and anthropology, social and cognitive psychology, history, literature and linguistics, and popular culture and folklore.