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Doctors Talking with Patients/Patients Talking with Doctors: Improving Communication in Medical Visits, 2nd EditionABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 29.95
The verbal and nonverbal exchanges that take place between doctor and patient affect both participants, and can result in a range of positive or negative psychological reactions-including comfort, alarm, irritation, or resolve. This updated edition of a widely popular book sets out specific principles and recommendations for improving doctor-patient... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 35.00
Health professionals need to learn the communication skills that will create collaborative and mutually satisfying relationships with patients. The failure of doctors to relate effectively to patients results in noncompliance, malpractice suits, longer stays in hospitals and other negative outcomes. Interpersonal skills can be easily learned by studying... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 60.95 US$ 52.82
How can the needs and perspective of patients be incorporated in the design and redesign of health services? Health organizations are focusing more and more on patients – and requiring their employees to practise patient focused care. The Modernisation Initiative described in this book explores in three health service areas (kidney, stroke... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 168.95 US$ 146.42
Coercion is one of the most fascinating and controversial subjects in psychiatry. It is a highly sensitive, and hotly debated topic in which clinical practice, ethics, the law and public policy converge. This book considers coercion within the healing and ethical framework of therapeutic relationships and partnerships at all levels, and addresses the... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2006; US$ 16.95
Written by anxiety experts, Martin Antony, Ph.D. and Mark A. Watling, MD, this easy-to-read and practical guide will teach readers who experience extreme fear in situations involving blood, injections, surgery, physicians, and dental procedures, how to understand and overcome their medical phobia. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 11.25
Internationaal vergelijkend onderzoek laat zien dat een sterke huisartsgeneeskundige discipline zorgt voor een verhoging van de kwaliteit en doelmatigheid van de gezondheidszorg. De volgende kenmerken van de huisarts zijn hiervoor verantwoordelijk: onbeperkte toegankelijkheid, een poortwachtersrol, persoonlijke continuÔteit en persoonsgerichte oriŽntatie.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 29.95
Changes in the healthcare field have threatened the once sacred relationship between patient and physician. While much has been written for physicians and other healthcare providers on the subject of the doctor-patient relationship, information tailored for patients remains lacking. This volume offers practical information to help patients make the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
In the 1960s, feminists voiced their outrage about the health care system in the United States which routinely discriminated against women and, in so doing, literally jeopardized their health and well-being. Over a decade later, women's health advocates still stressed the need for reform of this male-dominated institution because of the on-going threat... more...