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- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
Nancy Ainsworth-Vaughn studied stories, topic control, "true" questions, and rhetorical questions in 101 medical encounters in US private-practice settings. In exceptionally lucid and accessible style, Ainsworth-Vaughn explains how power was claimed by and co-constructed for both patients and doctors (previous studies have focused upon doctors' power).... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47
American medicine attracts some of the brightest and most motivated people the country has to offer, and it boasts the most advanced medical technology in the world, a wondrous parade of machines and techniques such as PET scans, MRI, angioplasty, endoscopy, bypasses, organ transplants, and much more besides. And yet, writes Dr. Eric Cassell, what... more...
- Scribner 2007; US$ 14.95
Everyone needs to become a smart patient. In fact, in the worst cases, your life may even depend on it. Number one bestselling authors and doctors Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz have written this indispensable handbook to help everyone to get the best health care possible -- by making everyone into their own medical detective. Witty, playful, at... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 42.00
Topics such as transference and counter transference are woven together with case studies, practical tips, and personal anecdotes and observations, to make this an accessible and informative book for professionals, graduates, and students. more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2004; US$ 19.95
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 48.00
This book explores, through careful examination of theory and practice, what is likely to happen in the therapy room from the first encounter to the final session. It will be of use to therapists and counsellors from all backgrounds an essential reading for trainees. This accessible book is an exercise in de-mystification, and will introduce the reader,... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67
The second edition of Putting Patients First showcases what Planetree facilities and the Planetree organization have learned about the commitments, conditions, practices, and policies that are needed to do more than give lip service to being--patient-centered.--It should be read by every student, nurse, physician, administrator, trustee, policy maker,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00
The articles in this e-book represent various although complementary theoretical and methodological perspectives. Together, they give an overall picture of health care policy work and describe what happens when new governance models meet reality. Some articles describe the situation in a single country while others make cross-country comparisons. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 26.00
Contemporary health care often lacks generosity of spirit, even when treatment is most efficient. Too many patients are left unhappy with how they are treated, and too many medical professionals feel estranged from the calling that drew them to medicine. Arthur W. Frank tells the stories of ill people, doctors, and nurses who are restoring generosity... more...