Book reviews in this article:

Research and its Application in the Advanced Nursing Series edited by James P Smith Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

Nursing Theories and Quality of Care Developments in Nursing and Health Care I by HP McKenna Avebury, Aldershot.

FPA Contraceptive Handbook The Essential Reference Guide for Family Planning and Other Health Professionals by Toni Belfield Family Planning Association, London.

New Rituals for Old Nursing Through the Looking Glass by Pauline Ford & Mike Walsh Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford.

Health and Health Care in Britain by Rob Baggott Macmillan, Basingstoke.

Ethics Nursing People with Special Needs, Part I and Ethics Nursing People with Special Needs, Part II edited by V Tschudin Scutari Press, Harrow, Middlesex.

Moving to Audit An Educational Package for Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors by the Centre for Medical Education, University of Dundee, Postgraduate Office, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee.

Plans of Care for Specialty Practice Cardiovascular Critical Care Nursing by D K Dressler & K V Gettrust International Thomson Publishing, London.

Sexual Health A Nurse's Guide by Carole S Zawid Delmar, Albany, New York State.

Management of Pain, Fatigue and Nausea edited hy S G Funk, E M Tornquist, M T Champagne, L A Copp & R A Wiese Macmillan, Basingstoke.

Methods to Assess DNA Damage and Repair Interspecies Comparisons edited by R G Tardiff, P H M Lohman & G N Wogan John Wiley & Sons, Chichester.

Working With Older Adults Group Process and Techniques 3rd edn by I Burnside & M Gwynne Schmidt Jones & Bartlett London.