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These are the main shelf marks/classification numbers for books on health and social care. If you are unsure where to find a specific title you can always ask at the Library Information Desk or search the Library Catalogue.
|Anatomy & Physiology
|Caring for the Elderly
||362.3 to 362.4
|Health & Social Care Textbooks
|Health Service in UK
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Psychology by Provides the essential foundation for psychology students, this is a revised and updated version of the most trusted introduction written by the bestselling psychology author Richard Gross. Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour has helped over half a million students worldwide. It is the essential introduction to psychology, covering all students need to know to understand and evaluate classic and contemporary topics. - Enables students to easily access psychological theories and research with colourful, user-friendly content and useful features including summaries, critical discussion and research updates - Helps students to understand the research process with contributions from leading psychologists including Elizabeth Loftus, Alex Haslam and David Canter - Ensures students are up to date with the latest issues and debates with this fully updated edition
Publication Date: 2015-06-15
Communication Skills in Health and Social Care by Our ability to communicate is a key part of everyday life and is an essential skill, particularly when communicating with vulnerable people in a health and social care setting. Presented in a unique and easy-to-use dictionary format, this practical guide will help students and practitioners understand and apply the principles of effective communication. From the "how to" practicalities through to challenges and honing existing skills, this book will ensure they have the confidence and knowledge to communicate skilfully and successfully in many different contexts and settings. Communication Skills in Health and Social Care is essential reading for anyone working in the helping professions for whom good communication skills are an essential part of their role.
Publication Date: 2017-08-04
Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness by This title is unique among textbooks in its appeal to a wide range of healthcare professionals including nurses, nursing students, students in the allied health professions and complementary / alternative medicine, paramedics and ambulance technicians. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by over 400 extensive clear, colour illustrations. carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text which omits the unnecessary detail that can confuse the student new to the subject highly illustrated with clear line diagrams, mostly in colour regular sequences of headings, lists and bullet points help with learning and revision learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter a glossary of common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology an Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference an accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book. access to electronic ancillaries offering a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text, high quality animations, web links to supplementary websites, MCQs and an audio pronunciation guide text fully revised and updated with developments in the field colour photographs glossary new and revised illustrations significantly enhanced electronic ancillaries featuring a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text, new animations, an electronic colouring in /labelling feature, case studies, over 300 self-assessment exercises such as MCQs, crosswords, drag and drop, 'hangman' etc with answers extra electronic resources for lecturers including the full image bank
Publication Date: 2010-06-21
Nutrition by The third edition of this highly regarded introductory textbook continues to cover all aspects of nutrition, including nutritional epidemiology, social aspects of nutrition, the science of food as a source of energy and essential nutrients, and the microbiological safety of food and food processing. Its focus is on nutrition in industrialized nations where nutritional deficiencies in the traditional sense are less of an issue, but the roles of diet in causing or preventing chronic disease and maintaining good 'life-long' health and well-being are gaining ever-increasing attention. The importance of good health promotion is therefore a guiding principle throughout the book, supported by a section devoted to health promotion theory. Nutrition - a health promotion approach is the book of choice for first year nutrition students looking for a readable but comprehensive introduction to the field, dieticians undertaking the nutrition components of their course, and other students undertaking nutrition modules as part of a broader scientific or professional course such as food science or catering.
Publication Date: 2007-12-28
Health Inequality by At a time when social inequalities are increasing at an alarming rate, this new edition of Mel Bartley's popular book is a vital resource for understanding the extent of health inequalities and why they are proving to be persistent despite decades of growing knowledge and policies on the issue. As in the first edition, by examining influences of social class, income, culture and wealth as well as gender, ethnicity and other factors in identity, this accessible book provides a key to understanding the major theories and explanations of what lies behind inequality in health. Bartley re-situates the classic behavioural, psycho-social, and material approaches within a life-course perspective. Evaluating the evidence of health outcomes over time and at local and national levels, Bartley argues that individual social integration demands closer attention if health inequality is to be tackled effectively, revealing the important part that identity plays in relation to the chances of a long and healthy life. Health Inequality will be essential reading for students taking courses in the sociology of health and illness, social policy and welfare, health sciences, public health and epidemiology and all those interested in understanding the consequences of social inequality for health.
Publication Date: 2016
Sociology Themes and Perspectives (Haralambos and Holborn) by Level: A-level, undergraduate Subject: Sociology Themes and Perspectives is your essential A-level and undergraduate sociology guide. It's fully updated to match the latest sociology teaching, research and developments to support your learning about sociology today. Brought to you by a team of experts, Collins Sociology Themes and Perspectives is written by Michael Haralambos and Martin Holborn and has supported over one million sociology students worldwide. Build your understanding through clear and comprehensive explanations and apply your knowledge with contextualised examples and research. Stay relevant with the most up-to-date developments, empirical studies and theories while consolidating your learning with quick-reference conclusions and summaries at the end of each chapter. Bring sociology alive with full-colour explanations and photos. New topics covered in this sociology book include globalisation, the Arab Spring, the possible decline of US power, UK Coalition policies, environmental sociology, new media, the financial crash and recession, network society, crime and deviance sociology, victimology - and many more! For additional resources, try the Haralambos and Holborn AQA A-level Sociology Themes and Perspectives Year 1 and AS (9780008242770) and Year 2 (9780008242787) sociology textbooks written specifically for the 2015 AQA specification. Contents: * Chapter 1: Stratification, class and inequality * Chapter 2: Sex and gender * Chapter 3: 'Race', ethnicity and nationality * Chapter 4: Poverty, social exclusion and the welfare state * Chapter 5: Health, medicine and the body * Chapter 6: Crime and deviance * Chapter 7: Religion * Chapter 8: Families, households and personal life * Chapter 9: Power, politics and the state * Chapter 10: Education * Chapter 11: Culture, socialisation and identity * Chapter 12: The mass media * Chapter 13: Age and the life course * Chapter 14: Methodology * Chapter 15: Sociological theory
Publication Date: 2013
The Human Body Book by Combining up-to-the-minute descriptions and illustrations of the body's physical structure, chemical workings, and potential problems, The Human Body Book is the ultimate all-in-one guide perfect for families and students alike. With updated content and illustrations throughout -- including a new section on aging in the human body and the latest in medical advances, as well as an accompanying DVD with added animation of the breathing and digestive processes -- The Human Body Book is the perfect introduction to our inner workings.
Publication Date: 2013
Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care by ""This book is superb. Most undergraduates have to undertake some form of literature review which may be daunting, this book explains it in an clear, easy to understand format. Explanations are given as to why undertaking a literature review is undertaken. Summery sections at the end of each chapter allow the reader to reflect on what they have just read, allowing the information to sink in. This book should be on every university's recommended reading list." Kerry Davis, Student Nurse, University Campus Suffolk, UK" ""This book is fantastic It gives a clear, concise guide to carrying out a literature review, which is of course a widely used formative assessment technique in a nursing program ... (it includes) in depth explanations and reasons as to how and why it is important to do a literature review ... the summary section at the end of each chapter is excellent, and allows the reader to review their understanding of what they're just read. Overall an excellent book which is a must for any student nurse " Gem Smith, Student Nurse, Northumbria University, UK" ""This book is superb. It explains the entire process of writing a literature review very clearly ... extremely helpful as the prospect of reviewing literature can be quite daunting." Vicky Bain, Student Nurse, University of Nottingham, UK "A comprehensive, easy to read guide which will help students to understand how to undertake a literature review, and how to use the resultant information effectively." Anne-Marie Warnes, University of Central Lancashire, UK "As a student, currently writing a literature review, I found this an extremely helpful book, which is invaluable in demystifying some of the more challenging elements, while at the same time providing clear, simple, appealing and appropriate guidance. This is a must have for undergraduate nursing students, and indeed all healthcare students embarking on such projects." Audrey Grace, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland" This bestselling book is a step-by-step guide to doing a literature review in health and social care. It is vital reading for all those undertaking their undergraduate or postgraduate dissertation or any research module which involves a literature review. The new edition has been fully updated and provides a practical guide to the different types of literature that you may come across when undertaking a literature review. It includes: Examples of commonly occurring real life scenarios encountered by students Emphasis on the importance of setting a question at the very start of the project Advice on how to follow a clearly defined search strategy Details of a wide range of critical appraisal tools "Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care 2/e" is essential reading for students at all levels within the health and social care field - and a useful text for anyone new to reviewing and appraising evidence.
Publication Date: 2010-05-01
The Study Skills Handbook by This is the ultimate guide to study skills, written by million copy bestselling author Stella Cottrell. Her tried and tested approach, based on over twenty years' experience of working with students, has helped over a million students to achieve their potential. When it comes to studying, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. This engaging and accessible guide shows students how to tailor their learning to their individual needs in order to boost their grades, build their confidence and increase their employability. Fully revised for the fifth edition, it contains everything students need to succeed. This is an invaluable resource for undergraduate students of all disciplines, and is also ideal for postgraduates, mature students and international students. It prepares students for what to expect before, during and after their studies at university.
Publication Date: 2019
Buzan's Study Skills by The amazing mind mapping, speed reading and memory techniques developed by Tony Buzan, the world's bestselling author on the brain and learning, will revolutionise your studies and maximise your success in exams - whatever your subject or academic level. Improve your concentration and comprehension to levels you never thought possible Memorise information and recall it with ease - even in high pressure situations, like exams Take effective, usable and reliable notes while in lectures and when reading Read at an amazing speed and remember exactly what you've read Calmly and confidently plan and prepare for exams, tests and assessments So, take the stress out of your studies, move your brain up a gear and start getting the results you really want with Buzan's refreshingly different, effective, powerful and proven approach.
Publication Date: 2011