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Readings In The Sociology Of Nursing

Author : Robert Dingwall
ISBN : UOM:39015003223537
Genre : Social Science
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Sociology For Nurses

Author : Elaine Denny
ISBN : 9780745631011
Genre : Medical
File Size : 28. 25 MB
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Focuses on the relevance of sociology to contemporary nursing practice. Clearly written, and carefully illustrated, the book uses jargon-free explanations of sociological theories and evidence to show how studying sociology can be useful in all branches of professional nursing practice.

Readings In Medical Sociology

Author : William C. Cockerham
ISBN : 0130274534
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 37. 93 MB
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This comprehensive anthology offers current readings by leading, medical sociologists and their colleagues in other fields, reflecting the most recent and relevant ideas, concepts, themes, and research affecting the field today. The diverse assortment of articles presents research findings and critical discussions that define the interests of medical sociologists, health practitioners, and policy makers. Focuses on the broad areas of: EPIDEMIOLOGY; SOCIAL DEMOGRAPHY OF HEALTH; SOCIAL STRESS; HEALTH BEHAVIOR; ILLNESS BEHAVIOR AND THE SICK ROLE; HEALING OPTIONS; DOCTOR-PATIENT INTERACTION; PHYSICIANS IN A CHANGING SOCIETY; NURSES; HEALTH CARE DELIVERY IN THE UNITED STATES; and HEALTH CARE DELIVERY IN SELECTED COUNTRIES. For anyone involved in social work, medicine, nursing, and various health related professions.

Readings In Indian Sociology

Author : Madhu Nagla
ISBN : 9788132118381
Genre : Social Science
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Sociology of Health, contains empirical and theoretical articles that apply sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of health and illness and the organization of medicine and healthcare. Further the articles also try to explore the understanding of the process by which social practices and human health are related.

The Sociology Of Healthcare

Author : Sarah Earle
ISBN : 9781137265852
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 90. 67 MB
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A comprehensive collection of classic and contemporary readings in the sociology of health. The Sociology of Healthcare will stimulate debate, reflexive practice and critical thinking in applied sociology and is aimed at the teaching and learning needs of both lecturers and students.

Readings In American Health Care

Author : William G. Rothstein
ISBN : 0299145344
Genre : Medical
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Readings in American Health Care is an introduction to the historical development and current status of a wide variety of health care topics. The readings, written by historians, sociologists, economists, physicians, nurses, and public health researchers, are organized in sections: * Basic Concepts: mortality trends, concepts of disease, changes in medical therapy * Public Health: AIDS, cigarette smoking, preventive medicine, fluoridation * Health Care Professions: cardiology, pathology, women in medicine, nursing, podiatry, midwives * Health Care Organizations: hospitals, HMOs * Mental Illness * Financing Health Care * Medical Education * Issues: abortion, ethical issues, cancer control, prenatal care, home care, the pharmaceutical industry * Background Readings: American medicine from 1920 to midcentury. The readings were chosen especially for course use in history, sociology, public health, and related fields, but can also provide useful background reading for anyone interested or involved in American health care. Each selection includes an introduction, questions for the reader, and a bibliography. Scholars and students alike will find the book an invaluable resource.

Sociology Of Health And Illness

Author : Gillian M. Lupton
ISBN : 0732927994
Genre : Social Science
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Second edition of a collection of readings on the health of Australians, originally published in 1989. From a sociological perspective, consideration is given to the major social aspects of behaviour likely to affect one's health and the outcome of any health care one may receive. Discusses health services, recipients of services, providers of services and disease prevention and promotion. Includes a bibliography and index. Gillian Lupton is a senior lecturer and Jake Najman is professor of sociology in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Queensland. Lupton is co-author of 'Society and Gender: An Introduction to Sociology' and Najman is the editor of 'A Sociology of Australian Society'.

Nursing Medicine And Primary Care

Author : Anne Williams
ISBN : 0335201679
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Taking a broadly sociological perspective, this text analyses the shifting boundaries between and within the professions of medicine and nursing in primary care. The ways in which ideas are used to justify role change are discussed.

The Meaning Of Sociology

Author : Robert Martin Frumkin
ISBN : OSU:32435016617763
Genre : Sociology
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The Sociology Of The Caring Professions

Author : Pamela Abbott
ISBN : 185728903X
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 31. 84 MB
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This updated and substantially revised second edition of a key textbook, provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the sociology of professions including social work, probation, nursing, midwifery and health visiting. The authors discuss the changing role of the caring professions, focussing on their status and the strategies used to enhance the standing of their members. The Sociology of the Caring Professions is for students of nursing and social work and an important text for courses in social policy and sociology.

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