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Home Nursing for Carers

Tineke van Bentheim

160 pp.  

Floris Books


Published:  January 2006


Caring for a sick child or relative at home can be a daunting task, especially if involves longer-term care. And any advice on the best remedies and the best ways to structure that care can be an invaluable aid that lessens stress and provides confidence.

This book covers all aspects of general home nursing, including the arrangement of the patient’s room, meals, taking a temperature, and washing the patient. It also details numerous holistic treatments, including herbal and plant remedies, baths, foot baths, compresses, and poultices. Also included are sections specifically on pregnancy, birth, sleep, nursing the terminally ill, and death.

Here is a comprehensive guide for holistic home care, especially for those nursing children and adults through an illness.

Previous edition published as Caring for the Sick At Home.

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Body, Mind, Health & Healing and Body, Mind, Health & Healing: General