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- Linden Publishing 2006; US$ 9.95
Showing patients how to take control of their own health care, this guide reveals how to navigate the maze of prescriptions and tests and offers advice for those who act as medical advocates for their children, aging parents, or others. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
This groundbreaking text draws upon examples from everyday health care situations to demonstrate that the behaviour differences we all experience in others actually fit within a readily understandable framework (the MBI). more...
- American Diabetes Association 2010; US$ 18.95
The only Spanish-English resource to help you communicate with your patients with diabetes With more and more physicians, clinicians, educators, and administrators working with Latino and Hispanic patients, ensuring accurate communication is more important than ever. This handy pocket reference offers the Spanish equivalents to common phrases you... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Born of a concern with Alabama's past and the need to explore and explain that legacy, this book brings together the nation's leading scholars on the prehistory and early history of Alabama and the southeastern U.S. Covering topics ranging from the Mississippian Period in archaeology and the de Soto expedition (and other early European explorations... 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.95
In this quietly revolutionary work of social observation and medical philosophy, Booker Prize-winning writer John Berger and the photographer Jean Mohr train their gaze on an English country doctor and find a universal man--one who has taken it upon himself to recognize his patient's humanity when illness and the fear of death have made them unrecognizable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This new book summarizes the adherence literature for a number of specific health behaviors and populations. It provides a comprehensive source on the conceptualization, interventions, and measurement of treatment adherence and a synthesis of the research across demographic and chronic diseases. The text presents problems associated with treatment... 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...
- 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...
- Templeton Press 2008; US$ 9.99
With today's cumbersome insurance procedures, government regulations, endless paperwork, and concerns about malpractice rates, many health care professionals are asking: "Why am I doing this? Am I making a difference to my patients? Is there a better way—and if so, what is it?" In this book, Carson and Koenig examine the state of... more...