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  • Privileged Presenceby Liz Crocker; Bev Johnson

    Bull Publishing Company 2014; US$ 14.99

    Privileged Presence is a collection of more than 50 stories that capture both the medical and emotional aspects of the health care experience through tales from those who have been there, and offers powerful messages about the essential ingredients of ?good? health care: respect, compassion, collaboration, open and honest communication, family involvement,... more...

  • The Truth About Big Medicineby Cheryl L. Brown; John T. James; Rosemary Gibson; Robert E. Oshel; Yanling Yu; Gerald Rogan; Evelyn V. McKnight; Denise S. Lasater; Stephen S. Tower; Daniel M. Saman; Kiran B. Sagar; Lisa McGiffert

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    This title drills deeply into the broken American health care industry?demonstrating how the medical industry?s self-serving interests have run afoul of safe care. Written by passionate experts in multiple relevant fields, this book shows readers how the system works, why it works this way, how it harms and often kills people and how we can fix it.... more...

  • Staying Aliveby Phil Hammond

    Quercus 2015; US$ 9.99

    In this committed and compassionate book, Phil Hammond - a doctor, journalist, campaigner and patient - argues for a bidet revolution in the NHS - from the bottom up, with patients leading the charge. What we can do for ourselves to live well often far outweighs what modern medicine and the NHS can do for us. And when we do need to use the NHS, getting... more...

  • Ageing and Representationby Deborah Klee; Simone Bacchini; Gillian Crosby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    An increasing interest in the subject of "ageing" sets the backdrop for this E-book, setting out to explore the ways that ageing is portrayed, not only through news outlets but via entertainment platforms and political and public discourses. The chapters in this text are formed mainly from revised versions of talks from the speakers and contributors... more...

  • Hilfen im Alter kennen und nutzenby Sylvia Görnert-Stuckmann

    BC Publications 2012; US$ 4.76

    Immer mehr Menschen wollen im Alter eigenverantwortlich leben, doch was tun, wenn es alleine nicht mehr geht? Dieser praktische Ratgeber gibt Betroffenen und Angehörigen einen Überblick über alle Möglichkeiten heutiger Altenpflege. Angefangen von den verschiedenen Pflegestufen - wer bestimmt darüber, wo muss man welche Anträge stellen, wie wird die... more...

  • The Gift of Caringby M.S. Marcy Cottrell Houle; M.D. M.P.H. Elizabeth Eckstrom; Jennie Chin Hansen

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99

    In the next few years, 66 million Americans will be caring for an aging parent. The desire to help our elders navigate health issues is clear and universal?how to assure proper care and a good ending is not. This book brings the reader into the all-too-familiar scenarios facing our aging parents, and provides the tools needed to help them spend... more...

  • Mura Solwata Koskerby Ellie Gaffney

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Throughout her lifetime, Ellie Gaffney has been a strong advocate both within Australia and internationally of the interests and welfare of Torres Strait Islanders. She has been particularly committed to advancing the rights of Indigenous women. Her interests have spanned a wide spectrum of concerns. As an administrator, Ellie Gaffney played a significant... more...

  • In Our Own Rightby Sally Goold; Kerrynne Liddle

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The intimate, private, and heart wrenching stories told in this book, the first of its kind in Australia, will penetrate the hearts and souls of even the most hardened reader. Told with incredible dignity and humility, each of the individual and deeply personal stories recounted is a powerful testimony to the gross inhumanity and brutal capacity... more...

  • Mediscamsby Chuck Whitlock

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99

    Where their health is concerned, Americans want answers. Too often, what they get are false promises from medical "professionals" more intent on lightening their patients' wallets than helping to shave off those stubborn five pounds. These medical scam artists run from the petty to the downright dangerous, and their schemes can leave you poorer but... more...

  • Water a Miracle Therapyby A. R. Hari

    V&S Publishers 2012; US$ 6.00

    Global scientific research proves you can drink your way to good health with water. The more the science has advanced the further away have we moved from nature. Thanks to our artificial existence, even to quench a natural urge like thirst, we imbibe synthetic substances such as colas and caffeine-loaded drinks. more...