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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.

 

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Personal Safety for Social Workers and Health Professionals

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. 

Academic Writing and Referencing for your Nursing Degree

An essential text for all those undertaking a nursing degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for academic writing and referencing.

Studying for your Nursing Degree

Essential for all those undertaking a nursing degree within higher education, providing study support, skills and strategies for success.

Critical Thinking Skills for your Nursing Degree

An essential text for all those undertaking a nursing degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for critical thinking, reading and writing.

Communication Skills for your Nursing Degree

For those undertaking a nursing degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of nursing and healthcare in HE.

A Critical Guide to the SEND Code of Practice 0-25 Years (2015)

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. 

Love in the Present Tense

A Bereaved Mum's Story

A mother shares insight on the positives and negatives of her young adult son’s unsuccessful cancer treatment with a view to contributing to improving services for the patient and the family. 

Public Health Explored

50 Stories to Change the World

Understanding public health has never been more important

It is in the headlines as never before. Aimed at all interested individuals but particularly students and professionals in nursing, medicine, social work and public health, this book encourages critical debate and reflection for a deep understanding of the complexities of public health. 

Children Forsaken

Child Abuse from Ancient to Modern Times

A shocking reminder of the cruel history of childhood that has been largely hidden and forgotten.

Psychopharmacology

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.

Living a good life with Dementia

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.

Digital Connection in Health and Social Work

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.

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Learning Disability Nursing

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.

Don't Put Us Away

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.

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Dilemmas and Decision Making in Midwifery

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. 

Dilemmas and Decision Making in Nursing

A Practice-based Approach

Edited by Julia Hubbard

A collection of realistic fictional scenarios exploring how nurses might work with clinical dilemmas, weigh up options and make good decisions

Dilemmas and Decision Making in Dementia Care

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 Guide to Neonatal Care

Handbook For Health Professionals

A practical guide for the nursing care of neonates within hospital and home settings for the first year of life.