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- 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...
- Scribner 2008; US$ 17.99
Everyone knows of the Hippocratic Oath, the famous invocation sworn by all neophyte physicians. But most don't realize that the father of modern medicine was an avid listener and a constant bedside presence. Hippocrates believed in the doctor-patient connection and gained worldwide renown for championing science over mysticism while respecting and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 170.00
Vast global resources are ploughed into the delivery of treatment interventions ranging from diet and lifestyle advice through to complex surgery. In all cases, whatever the intervention, unless the recipient is engaged with the process and understands wh more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 139.95
Within a variety of practice environments, health professionals often experience feelings of disgust and repulsion towards the presence of an abject object. This volume employs the work of Julia Kristeva, through a range of case studies from around the world to expose and highlight the important impact of the concept of abjection, which is historically... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95
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 iek, amongst others, to address the issue of violence and theorise its workings in creative and controversial ways. more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 72.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95
This reader provides a diverse selection of accounts of interpersonal communication and relationships in the context of health and social care. Most of the contributions are personal narratives by people using or working in care services; the majority are contemporary and many have been written especially for this anthology. The book also includes... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...