Welcome to the Critical Publishing nursing and midwifery list!
Our range of critical yet accessible titles include both study skills texts and practical guides for nursing and other health professionals. It's a growing list so please do check back to find out about new and forthcoming titles.
A practitioner's guide
A practical exploration of what’s possible when caring for someone living with dementia, to help them live their best life in a way that makes sense to them.
Child Abuse from Ancient to Modern Times
A shocking reminder of the cruel history of childhood that has been largely hidden and forgotten.
A mental health professional’s guide to commonly used medications
An updated and revised edition of this accessible best-selling text suitable for all trainee and registered health professionals who require knowledge and understanding of drugs used in the treatment of mental health conditions for prescribing or administering purposes.
Perspectives from Covid-19
Showcases the innovative and creative digital interventions which Health and Social Work educators, practitioners and students have used to respond to the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Developing Professional Practice
A must-have book for nurses, exploring all aspects of professional development in learning disability nursing from the foundations to advanced practice.
A practical guide to the SEND CoP for trainees, teachers and other health and social care professionals working with children and young people who present with special educational needs or disability.
A Practice-based Approach
A collection of realistic fictional scenarios exploring how nurses might work with clinical dilemmas, weigh up options and make good decisions
Handbook For Health Professionals
A practical guide for the nursing care of neonates within hospital and home settings for the first year of life.
Social workers and health professionals are often placed in situations where they are verbally or physically threatened by service users and others. This book will help them recognise potential risk in situations, when to avoid involvement, and how best to manage the risks.
This book presents ideas and approaches to support people living with dementia, and their families, to live a good life.
Memories of a Man with Learning Disabilities
Richard Keegan-Bull, through his own words, provides a unique opportunity for us to understand better what it is like to live as a man with a learning disability.
A series of case studies, inspired by the author’s real-life experience, exploring ethical and practical dilemmas occurring in health and social care practice with people living with dementia in a variety of settings from care homes to intermediate healthcare settings.
A practice-based approach
Through the use of an annotated thinking aloud framework, this collection of fictional clinical scenarios explores how midwives might work with dilemmas, weigh up options and make good decisions.
Helps social workers and health professionals recognise potential risks in situations, when to avoid involvement, and how best to manage the risks.