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  • (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settingsby Dave Holmes; Trudy Rudge; Amelie Perron

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    Drawing together the latest research from Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US, (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings engages with the work of critical theorists such as Bourdieu, Butler, Foucault, Latour, and Žižek, amongst others, to address the issue of violence and theorise its workings in creative and controversial ways. more...

  • The Patient's Brainby Fabrizio Benedetti

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 64.99

    There is a vast literature on what has often been called the doctor-patient relationship, patient-provider interaction, therapist-patient encounter, and such like. However, it is thanks to recent advances within neuroscience, that we now find ourselves in a much better position to be able to describe and discuss the biological mechanisms that underlie... more...

  • Kundenmanagement im Krankenhausby Volker Nürnberg; Barbara Schneider

    Springer 2014; US$ 19.99

    Die Autoren nehmen in ihrem Buch einen Vergleich von 200 deutschen Krankenhausern im Hinblick auf die Kundenorientierung vor. Kriterien sind hierbei zum einen die Erreichbarkeit der Kliniken und zum anderen deren Aktivitat im Bereich Social Media. Anhand dieser Parameter wird ein Vergleich erstellt, welcher ein Benchmarking auf der Basis einer zuverlassigen... more...

  • Coercive Careby Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 130.00

    Coercive Care asks probing and challenging questions regarding the use of coercion in health care and the social services. It argues for respect of the autonomy of the individual and refutes the system of paternalism. more...

  • Relating Experienceby Caroline Malone; Liz Forbat; Martin Robb; Janet Seden

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95

    This anthology provides a unique window on to people's experiences and perceptions of health and social care, demonstrating how communication and relationships lie at the heart of work in this field. more...

  • Getting Started in Private Practiceby Chris E. Stout; Laurie C. Grand

    Wiley 2010; US$ 48.00

    All the tips and tools you need to build a successful mental health practice from the ground up Many mental health professionals currently working for group practices, hospitals, and private or government agencies have both the skills and the drive to become solo practitioners. But how and where do you begin? Getting Started in Private Practice is... more...

  • The Effectiveness of Involuntary Outpatient Treatmentby Susan Ridgely; Randy Borum; USA) John Petrila (University of South Florida

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    A review of involuntary outpatient treatment in the USA. It examines the experience of eight states, including interviews with attorneys, psychiatrists and public officials. It also analyzes administrative data for all persons served by California's county contract mental health agencies. more...

  • Medical Error and Patient Safetyby George A. Peters; Barbara J. Peters

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 98.95

    A difficult and recalcitrant phenomenon, medical error causes pervasive and expensive problems in terms of patient injury, ineffective treatment, and rising healthcare costs. Simple heightened awareness can help, but it requires organized, effective remedies and countermeasures that are reasonable, acceptable, and adaptable to see a truly significant... more...

  • Violence in the Emergency Departmentby Patricia Allen

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 65.00

    With this book, Allen educates healthcare professionals, particularly Emergency Department / Emergency Room personnel, and ED and hospital administrators, about ED violence to emphasize that this kind of violence poses a serious and real threat to personnel and facilities. Allen provides authoritative guidance, assessment tools, and a direction for... more...

  • Explaining Illnessby Bryan B. Whaley

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 51.95

    This volume studies the explanation of illness in various cultural and social contexts. It is essential reading for scholars and practitioners in health communication and health care fields, including nursing, public health, and medicine. more...