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- 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...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 59.99
This book focuses on clinicians and practical tactics for improving patient adherence, reviewing both proven methods and new technological advances in the field. Coverage includes actual questions and scoring algorithms for widely used measures of adherence. more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95
This book is a collection of papers presented at an interdisciplinary workshop at the Calgary Institute for the Humanities in May 1980. The three broad issues covered are: the physician-patient relationship, the allocation of responsibility among doctors and nurses, and the political and social framework of the health care system. The first set of... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 20.99
Patients increasingly and correctly feel that they are on their own in an impersonal and dangerous medical system. Offering an insider's perspective, Kussin's book teaches readers how to be better patients in order to get better care, offers access to industrial-strength resources, and promotes an attitude that will prevent alienation and manipulation.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 63.95 US$ 55.42
Learn how to place communication and participation at the heart of evidence-based healthcare The Knowledgeable Patient: Communication and Participation in Health sits at the forefront of the challenging, changing 21 st century landscape. The 'knowledgeable patient' as an individual can take many forms: patient, family carer, consumer advocate,... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 25.00
Western literature has had a long tradition of physician-writers. From Mikhail Bulgakov to William Carlos Williams to Richard Selzer to Ethan Canin, exposure to human beings at their most vulnerable has inspired fine writing. In his own inimitable and unpretentious style, David Watts is also a master storyteller. Whether recounting the decline and... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 14.99
Viele, die in Gesundheitsberufen tätig sind, gehen davon aus, dass ihre Arbeit, ihre Qualitäten, Kompetenzen und Fertigkeiten ausreichend dokumentiert. Das ist sicher richtig ? dennoch ist es von nicht zu unterschätzendem Wert, wenn Sie in der Lage sind, angemessen ins Gespräch zu bringen, was Sie gut machen. In diesem Buch lernen Sie professionell... more...
- Springer US 2009; US$ 34.95
Both the science and art of medicine are combined in this informative volume. Advice to Young Physicians presents important lessons of medical humanism and clinical practice, and reveals why these are elements are critical in well-balanced physician. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Without any warning, in September 1999, David Newman was told he had a rare and life-threatening tumor in the base of his skull. In the compressed space of five weeks, he consulted with leading physicians and surgeons at four major medical centers. The doctors offered drastically differing opinions; several pronounced the tumor inoperable and voiced... more...