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- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
Primary care is complex, unpredictable, and requires a biopsychosocial orientation. An indispensable teaching resource, Primary Care Interviewing: Learning Through Role Play thoroughly details how to use role play to teach the basics and more complex aspects of medical interviewing skills to trainee clinicians. Role playing is ideally suited to teach... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 64.99
There is a vast literature on what has often been called the doctor-patient relationship, patient-provider interaction, therapist-patient encounter, and such like. However, it is thanks to recent advances within neuroscience, that we now find ourselves in a much better position to be able to describe and discuss the biological mechanisms that underlie... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 40.99
Communicating with patients about genetic concepts is fraught with complications. In addition to the hazy takeaway messages and the likelihood of peripheral findings, the diverse cultural backgrounds of patients in a genetics clinic present another layer of challenge for clinicians and genetic counselors in their aim to communicate important findings... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95
This reader provides a diverse selection of accounts of interpersonal communication and relationships in the context of health and social care. Most of the contributions are personal narratives by people using or working in care services; the majority are contemporary and many have been written especially for this anthology. The book also includes... more...
- Templeton Press 2008; US$ 6.99
This book is intended as a guide for practicing physicians, medical students, and residents to help identify and address the spiritual needs of patients. Those who will benefit most will be physicians who wish to know how to integrate spirituality into clinical practice in an effective and sensitive manner. Other professionals, such as nurses and... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 32.95
The book explores the underlying beliefs and behaviours that may contribute to obesity, including psychological needs, addiction, fear of deprivation, parental influences and sexual fears. The author draws a useful distinction between the need to eat and the need to maintain a large body size, and addresses both LT obesity and ST weight gain. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95
Diverse leaders in the field of death, dying, and bereavement, address the issues surrounding the intersection of the personal and the professional in the unique context of end-of-life care. End-of-life care (EOL) is a specialized area of work that crosses a number of academic and professional disciplines, including social work, counseling, hospice,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 69.99
Describes faculty health and well-being in academic health science centers across North America. This book calls upon history, literature, religious studies, and film to serve as a point of departure for understanding academic medicine and for designing innovative interventions to enhance faculty health. more...
- Schaffner Press, Inc. 2009; US$ 14.95
An invaluable resource for medical professionals, victims of chronic illnesses, and their loved ones, this dual memoir by a doctor and his longtime patient traces the growth of their unique friendship over a span of decades. By exploring the bond between caregiver and sufferer, this sensitive account evokes not only the constant day to day frustrations... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 60.00
"This book is a treasure trove of practical suggestions for promoting reflections and feedback that is based upon sound educational theory and research. I recommend it highly.". - David M. Irby, PhD, Vice Dean for Education University of California. The authors of this concise volume describe the two underlying principles of becoming a thoughtful... more...