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Medical personnel and the public. Physician and the public

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  • The Limits of Medical Paternalismby Heta Häyry

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    The Limits of Medical Paternalism defines and morally assesses paternalistic interventions, especially in the context of modern medicine and health care, particular emphasis is given to the analysis of the conceptual background of the paternalism issue. In this book an anti-paternalistic view is presented and defended. more...

  • Health Care Communication Using Personality Typeby Judy Allen; Susan A. Brock

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This groundbreaking text draws upon examples from everyday health care situations to demonstrate that the behaviour differences we all experience in others actually fit within a readily understandable framework (the MBI). more...

  • The Healing Bondby Susan Budd; Ursula Sharma

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    The growing popularity of alternative therapies poses challenging questions for the medical establishment and the state. By confronting these questions, The Healing Bond makes an important contribution to current debates about health care. The contributors, who are all experts in the fields of health care, social science and the law, focus on the... more...

  • The Physician as Captain of the Shipby N.M. King; L.R. Churchill; Alan W. Cross

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 249.00

    "The fixed person for fixed duties, who in older societies was such a godsend, in the future ill be a public danger." Twenty years ago, a single legal metaphor accurately captured the role that American society accorded to physicians. The physician was "c- tain of the ship." Physicians were in charge of the clinic, the Operating room, and the health... more...

  • Narrative Research in Health and Illnessby Brian Hurwitz; Trisha Greenhalgh; Vieda Skultans

    Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95

    This comprehensive book celebrates the coming of age of narrative in health care. It uses narrative to go beyond the patient's story and address social, cultural, ethical, psychological, organizational and linguistic issues. This book has been written to help health professionals and social scientists to use narrative more effectively in their everyday... more...

  • The Intelligent Patient's Guide to the Doctor-Patient Relationshipby Barbara M. Korsch; Caroline Harding

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 37.99

    For anyone who has ever felt their doctor isn't listening to them, The Intelligent Patient's Guide to the Doctor-Patient Relationship provides the tools and the confidence to take control of their own medical care, showing how to ask the right questions and understand the answers.Written by a pioneer in the field of doctor-patient communications,... more...

  • Communication in Medical Careby John Heritage; Douglas W. Maynard

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 52.00

    This 2006 volume provides a comprehensive discussion of communication between doctors and patients in primary care consultations. more...

  • NLP and Coaching for Health Care Professionalsby Suzanne Henwood; Jim Lister

    Wiley 2007; US$ 78.99

    NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) is a recognised and validated means of providing expert communication and personal effectiveness in both life and work contexts. It is well used in all contexts and is well established in the business world, but is yet to be widely used in health care practice (although is gaining ground in terms of improving health... more...

  • Families, Carers and Professionalsby Grainne Smith

    Wiley 2007; US$ 52.95

    The lack of practical information available to the families of vulnerable individuals - and sometimes a similar lack of resources for the professionals who deal with them - can lead to frustration and in some cases tragedy. In this practical guide for anyone involved in caring for patients with challenging behaviour, Gráinne... more...

  • Understanding the Consultationby Tim Usherwood

    McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 44.00

    Aims to help the reader gain a deeper understanding of the encounter between patient and doctor by examining it from a number of different points of view. This book addresses topics which include: information sharing and decision making in the consultation; theories of the patient-doctor relationship; and, the social context of illness. more...