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  • The Good Doctorby Ron Paterson

    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...

  • Patient-Centred Medicine in Transitionby Alan Bleakley

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book challenges functional models for more aesthetic and ethical models, where communication is grounded in values systems of cultures. Here, communication is treated as a distributed phenomenon involving networks of persons, activities and artifacts, and extends beyond doctor-patient relationships to working in and across teams around patients.... more...

  • Medizinisches Risikomanagement: Implementierung von Fehlermanagementsystemen für OP-Teamsby Thomas Teubel

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 35.39

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Medizin ist aufgrund des steigenden Interesses der Patienten und der Öffentlichkeit an Fehleraufklärung, gefordert medizinisches Risiko- bzw. Fehlermanagement verstärkt einzusetzen. In Österreich und Deutschland haben jüngst Berichte die Diskussion über medizinischen Umgang mit Fehlern angeheizt und gezeigt, dass der Ruf nach... more...

  • Der schwierige Patientby Gert Kowarowsky

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 26.57

    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...

  • Nursing, Physician Control, and the Medical Monopolyby Thetis M. Group; Joan I. Roberts

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 30.35

    Nursing, Physician Control, and the Medical Monopoly Historical Perspectives on Gendered Inequality in Roles, Rights, and Range of Practice Thetis M. Group and Joan I. Roberts A history of physicians' efforts to dominate the healthcare system. Nursing, Physician Control, and the Medical... more...

  • Claiming Power in Doctor-Patient Talkby Nancy Ainsworth-Vaughn

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 59.99

    On the basis of taped interviews with male and female doctors in a private practice setting, the author of this book demonstrates how patients (and doctors) can wield considerable influence in interactions. She shows their employment of verbal strategies to construct power in medical discourse. more...

  • Doctors Talking with Patients/Patients Talking with Doctorsby Debra Roter; Judith A. Hall

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 29.95

    Medical visits are often less effective and satisfying than they would be if doctors and patients better understood the communication most needed for attainment of mutual health goals. Here, professors and Johns Hopkins University and Harvard Medical School join forces to help us understand this vital issue, and the means to best facilitate communication... more...

  • Making the Patient Your Partnerby W. Sterling Edwards

    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...

  • User Involvement in Health Careby Trisha Greenhalgh; Charlotte Humphrey; Fran Woodard

    Wiley 2011; US$ 56.95

    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...

  • Improving Patient Treatment Adherenceby Hayden B. Bosworth

    Springer 2010; US$ 49.99

    Despite its direct effect on a patient's health, the literature on treatment adherence does not yet include a summary of proven methods for identifying and addressing patient non-adherence. "Improving Patient Treatment Adherence Across Multiple Behaviors: A Clinician's Guide" differs significantly from many treatment adherence books... more...