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- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 70.00
This book provides an integrative analysis of new advances in patient education, and the current state of the field. Written by one of patient education's foremost experts, the book focuses on the following important areas: learning theory; ethics; measurement & outcomes; preparation for self management of chronic disease; mode of delivery; and... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 20.00
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...
- 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$ 18.99
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...
- Springer 2011; US$ 9.99
Kundenorientierung ist mehr als nur der diplomatische Umgang mit schwierigen Kunden. Sie ist eine Selbstverst ndlichkeit. In Krankenh usern, Pflegeheimen und Praxen wird ein Faktor zur Kundenbindung immer wichtiger: der Umgang mit den Patienten. Wie Kundenorientierung gelebt werden kann, schildert der Autor anhand zahlreicher Beispiele: Wie sollten... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 59.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00
Talking with Doctors is a compelling, absorbing, unsettling story that touches a collective raw nerve about the experience of doctors and medical care when life-threatening illness leads us to subspecialists at major medical centers. And it is a d more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 23.99
Offers readers an insider?s assessment of doctor-patient communication and provides patients with strategies for making the most of their doctor?s visits. Considering the limited amount of time doctors and patients spend together, Zackary Berger explores the various biases and barriers that color office visits, and gives specific examples for overcoming... more...