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  • The Future of Health-Care Deliveryby Stephen Schimpff

    Potomac Books 2012; US$ 27.50

    Approximately 100,000 deaths per year in the United States result from preventable medical errors. This figure is about twice the number of people who die in car accidents and five times the number of murder victims annually, and twenty times the number of servicemen and women killed in Iraq and Afghanistan since the start of hostilities in 2001.... more...

  • No Stone Unturnedby Joel M. Goldstein

    Potomac Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    Bart Goldstein was only sixteen when he suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a car accident in 2001. No Stone Unturned is the saga of Bart?s struggle to regain his life. Told from his father?s point of view, the book chronicles the family?s ordeal, and flashbacks fill in Bart?s life since he arrived from Korea at the age of five months. Considering... more...

  • Health Insurance Resourcesby MPS Kimberly Calder; Stephen E. Cooper; ACSW MSW Dorothy E. Northrop

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 25.99

    The second edition of Health Insurance Resources: A Guide for People with Chronic Disease and Disability continues to be a uniquely helpful reference for those who need and use health insurance most often but have the least access to it. The book was developed to assist individuals living with disability and chronic health conditions, as well as... more...

  • The Essential Patient Handbookby MD Alan B. Ettinger; Deborah M. Weisbrot

    Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 18.99

    The Essential Patient Handbook was written for the millions of Americans who are dissatisfied with their medical care, and are looking for a practical no-nonsense way to get the help they need from their doctors. It contains lessons learned by two doctors (husband and wife) who endured immense challenges on the patient side of the medical care system.... more...

  • Home Accessibilityby Shelley Peterman Schwarz

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 15.99

    Written by the best-selling author of Multiple Sclerosis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier and Parkinson's Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier, Home Accessibility: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier is designed to help people with chronic illness, physical disability, temporary or permanent (including low vision, blind, hard of hearing, the... more...

  • Healthcare Teamwork: Interprofessional Practice and Education, 2nd Editionby Theresa Drinka; Phillip Clark

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 63.00

    Currently, there is no coordinated system for training health-profession students to address the needs of patients with complex illnesses, nor is there a coordinated system for effectively delivering care to these patients. This book explores both sides of the problem, bringing interprofessional practice and education together to show how they are... more...

  • Death By Prescriptionby Ray Strand

    Thomas Nelson 2006; US$ 11.19

    Family doctor Ray Strand writes his patients prescriptions every week, but he also believes that prescribing drugs should be a last resort in most cases---not a first choice. In Death by Prescription, he provides simple guidelines to help readers protect themselves and their families from suffering adverse reactions to prescription medication. more...

  • Health Transitions in Arctic Populationsby Peter Bjerregaard; T. Kue Young

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 41.95

    Health Transitions in Arctic Populations offers both an examination of key health issues in the north and a vision for the future of Arctic inhabitants. more...

  • Caring for the Worldby Paul Drain; Stephen A. Huffman; Sara Pirtle; Kevin Chan

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 30.95

    Caring for the World assembles the stories, experience, and advice of prominent global health practitioners in this inspired guidebook for health care workers who are interested in ? or already are ? improving the lives of people throughout the world. more...

  • Health Inequalityby Yukiko Asada

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2007; US$ 31.95

    A unique blend of philosophy and quantitative research, Health Inequality will prove a valuable tool for academics and policymakers alike. more...