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- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 34.99
Preface. 1. The Theater of Disorder. 2. Basic Research and Observations. 3. Anthropological and Historical Studies. 4. Playing the Hypnotic Game. 5. Hysteria and Hysteria-like Disorders. 6. Multiple Personality Disorder. 7. Recovered Memory Roles. 8. Self-Knowledge, the Unconscious, and the Future of Illness Roles. Notes. Index more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 49.95
Understanding one's health conditions plays a key role in a patient's response to illness, influencing stress levels and the likelihood of following treatment regimens and advice. Thus, the explanation of illness is a critical component of the interactions between health care providers and their patients. Emphasizing these exchanges and their potential... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2009; US$ 110.00
The increase of chronic illness as a leading cause of death has given rise to expert patient initiatives. Caring for chronically ill people places a tremendous economic burden on the health care system, informal carers, the labor market and benefit system. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 144.95
Healthcare professionals face an increasing threat of litigation from parties whom they have never met in their daily medical practice and who look nothing like the traditional patient. This book explores the legal principles and conundrums which arise when determining a healthcare professional's liability in negligence towards a wide variety of... more...
- ECW Press 2010; US$ 13.95
A detailed account of how to navigate Canada's health care systemespecially in relation to medication safetythis is a firsthand description of the inner workings of the nation's doctor's offices, pharmacies, hospitals, and more. This definitive resource outlines the current situation; identifies key safety and efficacy issues; proposes... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 17.33
In 1989 a woman named Karen showed up at author and psychiatrist Richard Baer's practice, terribly frightened and at breaking point. She explained that her husband beat her, her mother stole from her; she was in tremendous physical pain and wanted to die. Within a few sessions she also revealed that her father and grandfather had raped and tortured... more...
- Beacon Press 2011; US$ 24.95
From a nationally recognized expert, an exposť of the worst excesses of our zeal for medical testing Going against the conventional wisdom reinforced by the medical establishment and Big Pharma that more screening is the best preventative medicine, Dr. Gilbert Welch builds a compelling counterargument that what we need are fewer, not more, diagnoses.... more...
- Beacon Press 2010; US$ 24.95
From a doctor Oliver Sacks has called a ?born storyteller,? a riveting account of practicing medicine at a fast-paced urban hospital † For two decades, Dr. Danielle Ofri has cared for patients at Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in the country and a crossroads for the world?s cultures. In Medicine in Translation she introduces us, in vivid,... more...