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Care of the World

By Elena Pulcini
  • ISBN Code: : 940074482X
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Philosophy
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This book proposes a philosophy of care in a global age. It discusses the distinguishing and opposing pathologies produced by globalization: unlimited individualism or self-obsession, manifested as (Promethean) omnipotence and (narcissistic) indifference, and endogamous communitarianism or an ‘us’-obsession that results in conflict and violence. The polarization between a lack and an excess of pathos is reflected in the distorted forms taken on by fear. The book advocates a metamorphosis of fear, which may restore in the subject an awareness of vulnerability and become the precondition for moral action. Such awareness and the recognition of the condition of contamination caused by the other’s unavoidable presence teach us to fear for rather than be afraid of. Fear for the world means care of the world, and care, understood as concern and solicitude, is a new notion of responsibility, in which the stress is shifted to a relational subject capable of responding to and taking care of the other. From a global perspective, the proposed vision of care also compels us to explore a new paradigm of justice.

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  • Pdf File: the-world-geopolitics-of-drugs-1998-1999.pdf

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The other report is published by the U. S. State Department and is more "committed," but only as far as the national interest of the world's only su perpower is concerned. Therefore, the State Department report must be read while keeping in mind the state of U. S. relations with the countries concerned. This report is accompanied by the so-called "certification" process, whose ar bitrary character has often been stressed. For instance, Iran, a country whose determination to fight the drug transit on its territory is well-known - more than 100 Iranian law enforcement agents die every year as a restult - was removed from the "blacklist" of "decertified countries" in the spring of 1999, precisely as it was inaugurating a policy of opening itself to external influ ence, including that of the United States. In retrospect, this demonstrates that the U. S. government had decertified Iran in past years because it was viewed as an Islamic and terrorist country, not because of its supposed involvement in drug trafficking. Neither does the last State Department report explain why Haji Ayub Afridi, a major Pakistani drug baron, who had voluntarily surrendered to U. S. authorities, returned to Pakistan in 1999 after spending a mere three and a half years in a U. S. prison.

Who Shall Take Care of Our Sick?

By Bernadette McCauley
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  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Book Code : 1421429365
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 176
  • Pdf File: who-shall-take-care-of-our-sick.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Encompassing such issues as immigration, the education of nurses and doctors, hospital care and organization, and the role of women in the Catholic church, this extensive study is a valuable resource for scholars and students in the history of medicine, history of nursing, American religion, and women's history.

The Stories Mother Nature Told Her Children

By James Andrews
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  • Publisher : 1st World Publishing
  • Book Code : 1421802546
  • Total of Pages : 92
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 354
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Book Short Summary:

Do you know Mother Nature? She it is to whom God has given the care of the earth, and all that grows in or upon it, just as he has given to your mother the care of her family of boys and girls. You may think that Mother Nature, like the famous "old woman who lived in the shoe," has so many children that she doesn't know what to do. But you will know better when you become acquainted with her, and learn how strong she is, and how active; how she can really be in fifty places at once, taking care of a sick tree, or a baby flower just born; and, at the same time, building underground palaces, guiding the steps of little travellers setting out on long journeys

Study Guide for Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children - E-Book

By Marilyn J. Hockenberry,David Wilson,Anne Rath Rentfro,Linda McCampbell
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  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Book Code : 0323497748
  • Total of Pages : 296
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 865
  • Pdf File: study-guide-for-wong-s-nursing-care-of-infants-and-children-e-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Corresponding chapter by chapter to the completely reorganized and revised Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children, 11th Edition, this study guide helps you apply pediatric nursing concepts to real-world practice. It assesses, reinforces, and strengthens your understanding of pediatric nursing with learning activities, review questions, and case studies with critical thinking questions. Learning Key Terms — consisting of matching and fill-in-the-blank questions — test your ability to define all key terms highlighted in each textbook chapter. An answer key for the review questions and learning activities is included in the back of the study guide. Pages are perforated, so submitting assignments is easy. Reviewing Key Concepts and Content includes questions in various formats to provide you ample opportunity to assess your knowledge and comprehension of information covered in the text. Activities include matching, fill-in-the-blank, true/false, short answer, and multiple choice to help you identify the core content of the chapter — and test your understanding upon completion of reading the chapter. Thinking Critically case-based activities require you to apply the concepts found in the chapters to solve problems, make decisions concerning care management, and provide responses to patient questions and concerns. Learning Key Terms consists of matching and fill-in-the-blank questions that let you test your ability to define all key terms highlighted in the corresponding textbook chapter. An answer key is included at the end of the Study Guide. Perforated pages allow you to submit assignments to your instructor. NEW! Updated chapter organization and content matches revised and reorganized text.

Perioperative Care of the Child

By Linda Shields
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 9781444314632
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 835
  • Pdf File: perioperative-care-of-the-child.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Edited by well-known and highly-regarded children’s nurse Linda Shields, Perioperative Care of the Child is an essential resource for any children’s nurse working in a perioperative setting and all student nurses on the child branch. This timely and valuable text provides comprehensive coverage of the essential skills and knowledge required by practitioners in order to deliver safe and effective perioperative nursing care for the child requiring surgery before, during and after any operation. Perioperative Care of the Child explores the role of the nurse in a wide variety of perioperative contexts, including anaesthetics, surgical procedures (including coverage of fetal surgery, endoscopic procedures and care of children with burns), paediatric transplantation, postoperative recovery, and pre- and post-hospital care. This essential resource benefits from an international perspective, with contributions from experienced and highly-specialised clinicians from around the world. Essential reading for children’s and perioperative nurses, and others who work in the perioperative area. Evidence-based, with clear links to nursing practice. Focuses on key skills and knowledge. Emphasises patient-centred care. Edited by an internationally-regarded children’s nurse.

Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience

By Stephen J. McPhee,Margaret A. Winker,Michael W. Rabow,Steven Z. Pantilat,Amy J. Markowitz
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  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Book Code : 9780071637961
  • Total of Pages : 608
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 912
  • Pdf File: care-at-the-close-of-life.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The world's leading source of evidence-based guidance on caring for patients at the end of life. Featuirng the content of the world's most widely read medical journal, plus completely new, never-before-published content. Perfect for medical students, trainees, and clinicians alike. Market / Audience Medical students: 18000/yr US, 250,000 global NP and PA students: 25,000/yr US, 50,000+ global IM and FP residents: 30,000 US, 60,000 global IM and FP clinicians: 140,000 US, 300,000+ global Palliative medicine: 3000 US Oncology: 20,000 US, 60,000 global Social workers About the Book In the tradition of the User's Guides to the Medical Literature, and The Rational Clinical Examination, JAMA/Care at the Close of Life is based on a widely successful series of articles appearing over the course of the last ten years in JAMA, the world's most widely read medical journal. The series is directed by Stephen McPhee, a leading authoriity of end of life care, and the chief editor of our market leading Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment text. The articles in the series cover fundamental topics and challenges in caring for patients who have been given a terminal diagnosis. Featuring a strong focus on evidence-based medicine, and organized by clinical cases, the articles are widely read by faculty, medical students, and clinicians who, frankly, have not been given a solid educational experience on this very important medical issue. The book will be physically modeled after The Rational Clinical Examination, in a full color format that highlights the clinical cases. It will be well suited for use as an required or recommended textbook for medical, PA, and NO students, and as a clinical reference text for trainees and practicing physicians and nurses. Key Selling Features Based on highy regarded content from the world's most widely read medical journal All content is completely updated, and extensive new, never-before-published content has been added Case-based, and evidence-based, so its a perfect fit for the way medical students and residents like to learn Focuses on practical, real-world issues for primary care physicians, and avoids esoteric issues of interest only to specialists in palliative care Full color format, modeled after the highly regarded Rational Clinical Examination Includes multimedia materials available on line: Power Point slides for teaching, and video interviews with patients in end-of-life care, so that faculty and students get supplemental resources for learning the art and science of care at the end of life Evidence-based guidance from the world's leading medical journal, on a critical topic that has been neglected in medical education and training until recently. Author Profile JAMA is the world's most widely read medical journal, and has a reputation for excellence in evidence-based medicine. Stephen McPhee has high visbility on account of his editorship of CMDT, and for his driving role in enhancing end of life care in medical education and training programs. He is: Professor of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco CA

Social Love and the Critical Potential of People

By Silvia Cataldi,Gennaro Iorio
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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Book Code : 1000685209
  • Total of Pages : 308
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 291
  • Pdf File: social-love-and-the-critical-potential-of-people.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book unveils the concept of social love as a kind of ‘Karst River’ that flows through the history of sociology, reassessing it as a form criticism by people in everyday life. Adopting an interdisciplinary perspective, this book offers both theoretical and empirical reflections on social love. It shows that love is not only central to the human experience, but that it can also help to interpret and intervene in social problems such as climate change, poverty, xenophobia, and the (post-)COVID crisis, recognizing people as actors in social change. It explores the idea of love as a key element in the promotion of solidarity and recognition in today’s plural and unequal societies. Based on empirical research on social love conducted through both qualitative and quantitative methods, especially in Europe and Latin America, this book explores the social dimension of love. Providing overviews on key questions and studies on current issues, the book is essential reference and resource for researchers, students, social workers, and professionals in social sciences, social philosophy, anthropology, social psychology, sociology of emotions and postmodern literature.

Residential Care of Children

By Mark E. Courtney,Dorota Iwaniec
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 9780199718894
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 396
  • Pdf File: residential-care-of-children.pdf

Book Short Summary:

For centuries, societies have relied upon residential care settings to provide homes for children, and for much of that period a debate has raged over whether such settings are appropriate places for children to be raised. In recent years this debate has taken on an international dimension as human rights policies have called into question the legitimacy of residential care of children. Unfortunately, the ideological fervor that usually accompanies such discussions prevents a more nuanced understanding of the reasons that countries continue to make use of residential care. Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives fills major gaps in knowledge about residential care and is intended to inform debates within and between nations about the appropriate use of such institutions. Eleven country-specific chapters, written by child welfare experts from around the world, provide an in-depth understanding of the historical development of residential care, the current state of affairs, and predictions for the future. Chapters describe how residential care is defined in each country, how it has evolved over time, factors that have contributed to the observed pattern of development of residential care, and potential concerns for the future. An integrative chapter presents a critical cross-national perspective, identifying common themes and analyzing underlying factors. Seeking to explain rather than cast judgment, Residential Care of Children: Comparative Perspectives will be fruitful reading for policymakers, program administrators, advocates, practitioners, and scholars interested in creating better services for vulnerable children and youth.

Ancient Civilizations of the World

By Denny Rose & Rowan Allen
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  • Publisher : Scientific e-Resources
  • Book Code : 1839472758
  • Total of Pages : 372
  • Category :
  • Members : 277
  • Pdf File: ancient-civilizations-of-the-world.pdf

Book Short Summary:

About 5,000 years ago the first urban societies developed laying the foundations for the first civilizations. Nearly all civilizations share the same few features- they have abundant food surpluses, contained cities, political bureaucracies, armies, defined religious and social hierarchies and long distance trading. Ancient Egyptian culture flourished between c. 5500 BCE with the rise of technology (as evidenced in the glass-work of faience) and 30 BCE with the death of Cleopatra VII, the last Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt. It is famous today for the great monuments which celebrated the triumphs of the rulers and honored the gods of the land. The culture is often misunderstood as having been obsessed with death but, had this been so, it is unlikely it would have made the significant impression it did on other ancient cultures such as Greece and Rome. Neolithic means "e;new stone"e;, even though agriculture was the crowning achievement of the period. Civilizations started out small. Agriculture at first tended to tie only small groups together. These groups also all settled along rivers, important as a reliable and predictable source of water. As time passed, families usually worked the same plot of land over successive generations, leading to the concept of ownership. Ancient mortars and grinding tools unearthed in a large mound in the Zagros Mountains of Iran reveal that people were grinding wheat and barley about 11,000 years ago. Grass pea, wild wheat, wild barley, and lentils were found throughout the site, including some of the earliest known samples. This was much further east than most sites known for early agriculture. This book furnishes with utmost facility to all classes of readers, the needed information on ancient civilization. The unusual variety of the subject makes this a work of endless fascination.

Care of the Child

By Helen Lewer,Leslie Robertson
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1349094889
  • Total of Pages : 217
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 641
  • Pdf File: care-of-the-child.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This new edition has been updated throughout to reflect recent changes in how the family and society care for children. The book follows a health to ill health continuum in the care of the child and his family. Current trends in treatment of children's disease and related policies are clearly explained and there is more information included dealing with child abuse. The book also reinforces the importance of appropriate application of nursing models in structuring care plans and the nursing process. Two specific models of nursing care, Roper et al and Orem, are included in this new edition. Each of the numerous care plans in the text now also include a complete section on evaluation and its importance in the nursing process.