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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
When someone is diagnosed with a serious illness, he or she is taking the first step on a challenging and confusing journey. For many, it is as if they are traveling alone to someplace entirely new, with only faded directions back to their old lives. Often, even their loved ones can only guess at what they must be experiencing. Michael Stein, M.D.,... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 23.99
Have you ever wondered what doctors and nurses are really saying as they zip through the emergency room and on elevators, throwing cryptic phrases at one another? Or why they do it? Do you guess at the codes broadcast over the loudspeaker, or the words doctors and nurses use when speaking right in front of patients? In The Secret Language of Doctors... more...
- Electronic & Database Publishing, Inc. 1900; US$ 15.95
A simple guide to improving doctor patient dialogue by understanding each other's point of view. This book reads like a proverbial Close Encounters of the Medical Kind. The entire health care system should be overhauled to encourage communication. In the real world, any doctor or patient can learn to communicate with almost anybody... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 42.00
This book guides the physician through the daunting communication challenges of explaining life-threatening illness to patients and families. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 33.99
The ability of doctors to properly diagnose and treat patients is often colored by non-specific factors that can affect outcomes in profound ways. Communication between doctors and patients is key, but often what is left unsaid is just as important, and messages from outside sources such as medical journals, drug companies, and other patients can affect... more...
- SEEd Srl 2009; US$ 14.51
Attraverso l?analisi di raccomandazioni, linee guida, questionari e griglie di valutazione relative ai diversi casi che si possono incontrare quotidianamente, il libro aiuta il medico ad accostarsi al tema della comunicazione efficace e del counselling, fornendogli suggerimenti e strumenti di pratica applicazione. more...
- Beacon Press 2013; US$ 24.95
A look at the emotional side of medicine?the shame, fear, anger, anxiety, empathy, and even love that affect patient care Physicians are assumed to be objective, rational beings, easily able to detach as they guide patients and families through some of life?s most challenging moments. But doctors? emotional responses to the life-and-death dramas... more...
- New York Review Books 2013; US$ 16.95
?People come to us for help. They come for health and strength.? With these simple words David Mendel begins Proper Doctoring , a book about what it means (and takes) to be a good doctor, and for that reason very much a book for patients as well as doctors?which is to say a book for everyone. In crisp, clear prose, he introduces readers to the craft... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2010; US$ 9.99
A young Jewish doctor prays to a coma patient's Blessed Mother on Christmas Eve, only to have the woman suddenly awakened; there is the voice that tells a too-busy ER doctor to stop a patient walking out, discovering an embolus that would have killed him. The late-night passing of a beloved aunt summons a childhood bully who shows up minutes later,... more...