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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 34.95
This is a comprehensive guide to providing excellent end of life care. It covers the pathway of care at the end of life, from initial conversations about end of life care and assessment and planning, to care in different settings, multi-agency care, and providing a good death. Case studies and reflective questions feature throughout. more...
- Melbourne University Press 2008; Not Available
A Good Death is a candid and provocative account of the experiences of many terminally ill people Dr Rodney Syme has assisted to end their lives. Over the past thirty years Syme has challenged the law on voluntary euthanasia&emdash;at first clandestinely and now publicly&emdash;risking prosecution in doing so. He again risks prosecution for writing... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2005; US$ 21.87
Hauptbeschreibung Dieses Lehrbuch stellt eine systematische Einführung in die noch junge Disziplin der Gesundheitspsychologie dar. Der Autor gibt eine in sich geschlossene und aktuelle Übersicht über zentrale gesundheitspsychologische Theorien, wichtige Ergebnisse der Forschung und neue Anwendungsmöglichkeiten. Ausgehend von den Problemen unseres... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2008; US$ 173.95
Doctors and medical students confront increasingly complicated ethical dilemmas. To respond effectively they need skills in ethical reasoning and an understanding of the law and professional guidance. This book helps them achieve these things. It provides practical advice and guidance that draws upon the large volume of enquiries received by the BMAs... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 1999; US$ 54.95
Based on Trisha Greenhalghs course on teaching evidence based health care, this workbook can be used as a stand alone self learning book, either for groups or individuals. The different units covering areas such as decision analysis and diagnostic testing each contain a published paper with exercises for the user, and critical appraisal checklists.... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2001; US$ 49.95
The purpose of medical humanities is to improve the delivery of effective health care through a better understanding of disease. Based on a highly successful seminar, this book provides a comprehensive and authoritative reference for what is becoming a professional requirement in medicine. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 39.99
This work offers a fresh approach to understanding how emotions and stress influence health. Zautra presents a convincing case for understanding our emotions in two dimensions: the pursuit of the positive and defense against the negative. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 39.99
Defines the nature and importance of clinical judgement. Although physicians make use of science, this book argues that medicine is not itself a science, but rather an interpretive practice that relies on clinical reasoning. It also contends that there can be adverse side effects to assuming that medicine is strictly science. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99
A sequel to the author's 1994 volume "The Least Worst Death". This work covers a range of topics, including suicide prevention, AIDS, suicide bombing, serpent-handling and other religious practices that pose a risk of death, genetic prognostication, suicide in old age, global justice and the "duty to die," suicide, and more. more...