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- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 17.99
In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Fishman shows how communicating better with patients about their pain can help physicians create safer and more effective treatment strategies. Listening to Pain offers physicians a wealth of practical guidance about asking the right questions and assessing patient responses, including: -What questions to ask pain patients... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 91.00
The intensive care units record 1.7 medical errors per patient and day. The most affected disciplines are the operative disciplines, particularly surgery. Medical errors mainly occur when the indication for surgery is being made, during surgery and post-surgery. Suspicious oncological diagnostic results and post-operative complications are also often... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00
Intuition is central to discussions about the nature of scientific and philosophical reasoning and what it means to be human. In this bold and timely book, Hillel D. Braude marshals his dual training as a physician and philosopher to examine the place of intuition in medicine. Rather than defining and using a single concept of intuition—philosophical,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 23.99
Over 20 million people in the United States have diabetes, a metabolic disorder characterized by the body's lack of production or ineffective use of insulin, and the rate is on the rise. Diabetes can cause acute, as well as long-term complications when not properly controlled. Some of the complications may include coma, cardiovascular disease,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Something is missing in contemporary health and social care. Health and illness is often measured in policy documents in economic terms, and clinical outcomes are enmeshed in statistical data, with the patient?s experience left to one side. This stimulating book is concerned with how to humanise health and social care and keep the person at the centre... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.00
Learn to respond effectively and appropriately to spiritual needs in a health care setting Spirituality, Health, and Wholeness: An Introductory Guide for Health Care Professionals explores the principles of spiritual care as applied to clinical practice. This book focuses specifically on the significance of spirituality in clinical settings with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.50
Understand and make use of the connections between health and religion to improve your practice! Research points to a clear link between people's religious beliefs and practices and their health. These developments have ushered in a new era in health care, in which meaning and purpose stand alongside biology as vital factors in health outcomes. Now... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1993; US$ 47.00
The book is written for use by health care workers involved in the primary eye care of leprosy patients, particularly in leprosy endemic areas. It is designed for use as a trainer's manual in a structured teaching setting with practice at examination. Using this trainer's manual, together with the companion volume, Guide to Ocular Leprosy... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00
Substance abuse comprises a global biopsychosocial phenomenon for the world as billions of human beings are experimenting with various illicit chemicals and millions are addicted to various substances. By virtue of their complex nature these disorders can be very difficult to treat and not only complicates the natural course of disease but can also... more...