Category Archives: Hospice Care

Toward Equity in Quality in Mathematics Education

Educational equity and quality are not only research issues which cut across different disciplines but are major determinants of socio-economic and human development in both industrial and developing countries. The status and role of mathematics, a subject which has long … Continue reading

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In Defiance of Death: Exposing the Real Costs of End-of-Life Care

Death is a natural part of life. But it has become a painful, protracted, humiliating process that is often inappropriate for the healthcare patient, puts an undue financial and emotional burden on the family, and provides a model of improper … Continue reading

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Evaluating Clinical Research: All that glitters is not gold

The objective of this book is to make its readers better informed and more critical consumers of clinical research to help them recognize the strengths and the weaknesses of scientific publications. In doing so, the reader will be able to … Continue reading

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Role of Physical Exercise in Preventing Disease and Improving the Quality of Life

Over the last decade studies have shown that physical exercise plays an important role in maintaining an individual’s psycho-physical balance. In particular, it has been demonstrated that prolonged regular physical activity (now defined in scientific publications as chronic physical activity) … Continue reading

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Fecal Incontinence: Diagnosis and Treatment

Fecal incontinence is a frequent, distressing condition that has a devastating impact on patients’ lives. However, patients are typically embarrassed and reluctant to acknowledge this disability, so they relinquish the possibility of being cured and remain socially isolated. Since fecal … Continue reading

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Long-Term Pain: A Guide to Practical Management

Designed for primary care clinicians this book is about patients who suffer with long term pain. Written in a distinct, friendly style, it analyses ideas about pain from the simple to the complex and provides up-to-date and relevant information written … Continue reading

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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children (Liben, Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children)

This book is the first authoritative, systematic and comprehensive text to define the increasingly important and evolving specialty of pediatric palliative care. It explores both the clinical aspects and the multidimensional and holistic nature of care for the dying child, … Continue reading

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ABC of Palliative Care (ABC Series)

This brand new edition of ABC of Palliative Care pulls together the most up-to-date information on this complex, multidisciplinary area in a practical, user-friendly manner. Fully updated, it deals with the important social and psychological aspects for palliative care of … Continue reading

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Multivariate and Mixture Distribution Rasch Models: Extensions and Applications (Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences)

This volume covers extensions of the Rasch model, one of the most researched and applied models in educational research and social science. This collection contains 22 chapters by some of the most recognized international experts in the field. They cover … Continue reading

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A Pocket Guide to Epidemiology

A Pocket Guide to Epidemiology is a stand-alone introductory text on the basic principles and concepts of epidemiology. The primary audience for this text is the public health student or professional, clinician, health journalist, and anyone else at any age … Continue reading

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