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- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 29.95
Patients as Policy Actors offers groundbreaking accounts of one of the health field's most important developments of the last fifty years--the rise of more consciously patient-centered care and policymaking. The authors in this volume illustrate, from multiple disciplinary perspectives, the unexpected ways that patients can matter as both agents... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 49.99
Der Band führt Einsteiger umfassend in das Management-Know-how für das Krankenhaus ein: Analyse, Strategie und Umsetzung. Managementwerkzeuge werden detailliert dargestellt und ihre erfolgreiche Anwendung als Teil eines Gesamtkonzeptes aufgezeigt. Die Autoren präsentieren Beispiele aus dem Klinikalltag und stellen innovative Konzepte für das Changemanagement... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 54.99
"[I]t is becoming much more common for mental health providers to become community mental health advocates, and given the complexities and nuances associated with tasks such as getting involved with legislative issues or fund raising, a work like this serves an important and useful purpose. It is concise, yet revealing, and explains concepts in clear... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 44.99
The chapters in Patient Care and Professionalism are ordered so that the main character in this book, the patient, has the first voice, followed by the ancient history of professionalism, the recent resurrection of professionalism in the United Kingdom (UK), and finally professionalism in the United States (US). The eleven chapters cover the various... more...
- Addicus Books 1997; US$ 0.99
The traditional doctor-patient relationship is in jeopardy. In an era of ?hurry up? medicine and ?patient quotas,? health care professionals are no longer able to apply good bedside manner?the healing touch. As the focus shifts from patients to profits, this vital component of patient care diminishes and may eventually be lost. In The Healing Touch,... more...
- Hay House 2012; US$ 14.95
How can it be that even with all the advances modern healthcare has made, we're experiencing record levels of ill health - from diabetes, heart disease and cancer, to osteoporosis, dementia and depression? We're more health conscious than ever before, and no matter which way we turn we're bombarded with promises of the best thing for living... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 29.99
Healthcare professionals calculate dosage when dispensing medicine and determining treatment plans. This text applies the concept of dosage to communication. We often assume that ?more is more? when it comes to communicating, but in all interactions there are ideal and different ?quantities? of communication that will get the job done with a better... more...
- Auckland University Press 2012; US$ 23.99
Drawing upon real accounts of negligence, incompetence, and distrust, this book seeks to identify the key competencies of a good doctor, the ways in which medical care fails, and the roadblocks to ensuring that every licensed doctor is capable. Arguing that it is possible to improve patient care?by lifting the veils of secrecy and better informing... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 23.65
Der schwierige Patient - jeder Psychologe, Arzt und Therapeut kennt ihn, doch es gibt ihn nicht. Der schwierige Patient ist im Wesentlichen ein Interaktionsphänomen, das Achtsamkeit erfordert. Die Bedeutung der Person, der Motive, der Verhaltensweisen und der situativen Rahmenbedingungen des Patienten und des Helfers an diesem Interaktionsphänomen... more...
- SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 58.00
Montgomery offers a theory of caring, grounded in both clinical practice and theory, that advances caring as an intrinsic part of nursing. Demonstrating the depth and complexity of caring communication, she describes the qualities and behavioral manifestations needed to communicate caring to the patient, while admitting the emotional risks facing... more...