Sociology as Applied to Nursing and Health Care

Author: Mary Birchenall

Publisher: Bailliere Tindall Limited

ISBN: 9780702019326

Category: Medical

Page: 274

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This text is designed specifically to discuss sociological ideas and theories in terms of their relationship to nursing and the health care context in which they take place. Provides an accessible introduction to major sociological themes and ideas with topics that include an introduction to the sociology of health care, inequalities in health, the social context of nursing, and more. Each chapter contains case studies and examples which link to a variety of settings and client groups. Reflection and discussion questions encourage critical thinking. Also contains a helpful glossary of sociological terminology.
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Sociology as Applied to Medicine E-Book

Author: Graham Scambler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702041971

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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This introduction to medical sociology is for medical students and health professionals in the United Kingdom and Europe. A concise and jargon-free introduction to medical sociology – accessible and readable for medical students with little time to devote to this subject. Practical emphasis on essential social issues: the doctor-patient relationship, social class, ethnic minority groups and organization of health services. Attractive two-colour page design with boxed summaries. New section on theory and methods of social research, pointing out the important differences between social research and the more biologically orientated research familiar to medical readers. Extensive revision of those chapters covering health policy, eg NHS chapter, health promotion, community care, organisation of health care.
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Sociology as Applied to Medicine

Author: Graham Scambler

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 303

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The third edition of a work on how sociology and medicine intersect, intended for the use of medical students, nurses and allied health professionals. Each chapter provides a summary of current sociological thinking. New chapters on chronic illness, health outcomes and funding are included.
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Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine

Author: Beth Alder

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443067872

Category: Medical

Page: 182

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This text integrates sociology and psychology, concentrating on the areas applicable to medicine. It covers such topics as: the life cycle; development of the person; society and health; illness behaviour and the doctor-patient encounter.
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Outline of sociology as applied to medicine

Author: David Armstrong

Publisher: A Hodder Arnold Publication

ISBN: 9780750619295

Category: Medical

Page: 158

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Now in its fourth edition, the 'Outline of Sociology as Applied to Medicine' has established itself as a key introductory text in its field. Thoroughly updated and brought into line with current philosophies of healthcare, this new edition will help inunderstanding the origins, nature and context of illness in society. Primarily intended for medical students, this fourth edition will also be very useful for nursing and other health care students.
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Sociology as Applied to Medicine

Author: Graham Scambler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702029017

Category: Medical

Page: 348

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Offers an introduction to sociology for medical students and health professionals of various kinds.
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Sociology in Nursing and Healthcare

Author: Hannah Cooke,Susan Philpin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443101558

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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This introductory text has been designed to discuss those aspects of sociology which are most relevant to nursing and health care. Divided into three sections, the text covers sociology, nursing and everyday life as well as the healthcare system and the experience of illness.
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Sociology for Nurses

Author: Elaine Denny,Sarah Earle

Publisher: Polity

ISBN: 0745631002

Category: Medical

Page: 310

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Nurses often ask: – What is sociology? – Why do I need sociology to be a nurse? – What′s the point of studying it? This major new textbook answers these questions. It 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. In addition, the book provides: – clearly defined learning aims – a useful glossary of sociological concepts – structured activities and questions for discussion – annontated suggestions for further reading Both editors have a wealth of experience teaching sociology to nurses at diploma and degree pre–registration and post–registration levels. Their book will spark interest and debate amongst all student nurses, particularly those approaching sociology for the first time.
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Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine E-Book

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Author: Edwin van Teijlingen,Gerald M Humphris

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702062995

Category: Medical

Page: 196

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Now in its fourth edition, this definitive and popular introduction to human behaviour in the context of health and illness includes three new chapters, many new contributors and a new co-editor. It is arranged in nine sections to cover the core concepts of psychology and sociology as they apply to medicine. The life cycle Development of the person Society and health Preventing illness and promoting health Illness, behaviour and the doctor-patient encounter Illness and disability Coping with illness and disability Hoe do health services work How do you fit into all this? Topics presented as self-contained double-page spreads. Cases throughout to reinforce understanding of important concepts. Boxes and discussion points throughout. The authors comprise psychologists, sociologists and doctors. Highly illustrated 48 new contributors New co-editor, Gerry Humphris 3 new chapters: Malnutrition and obesity Urban nature health and well-being LGBT Health
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