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  • 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...

  • Hippocrates' Shadowby David H. Newman

    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...

  • Advances in Patient Educationby FAAN RN PhD Barbara K. Redman

    Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 77.99

    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 mental... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Working with Reluctant Clients in Health and Social Careby Maggie Kindred; Cath Kindred

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 26.95

    Practitioners in social care are often required to work with clients who do not want to work with them, and these 'reluctant' clients can often be the most challenging, but most rewarding, to work with. This practical, jargon-free book covers all the issues that practitioners are likely to encounter in the course of working with reluctant clients. more...

  • What Do I Say?by Elizabeth Johnston-Taylor

    Templeton Press 2009; US$ 9.99

    Health care professionals, clergy, chaplains, social workers, and others who counsel people in medical crisis often find themselves faced with deeply painful questions: Why is this happening to me? Am I dying? Why should I live? I'm just a burden to others. Here is a workbook that suggests healing verbal responses to such expressions of spiritual... more...

  • Promoting Treatment Adherenceby William O'Donohue; Eric R Levensky

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 50.00 US$ 42.50

    Promoting Treatment Adherence provides health care providers with a comprehensive set of information and strategies for understanding and promoting treatment adherence across a wide range of treatment types and clinical populations. The information is presented in a practical how-to manner, and is intended as a resource that practitioners can draw... more...

  • The Patient's Brainby Fabrizio Benedetti

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    Due to advances within neuroscience, we are now in a much better position to be able to describe and discuss the biological mechanisms that underlie the doctor-patient relationship. Using this knowlege, this book describes and demonstrates the power that the doctor's behaviour has on a patient's behaviour and capacity for recovery from illness. more...

  • Medical Management: A Practical Guideby Hameen Markar; Geraldine O'Sullivan

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 49.95

    This essential guide provides a lifeline to authoritative, reliable information on medical management, giving you all the skills you need whether managing a junior colleague as a lead doctor, or running multidisciplinary consortia in the NHS or private sectors. Learn key skills from leadership, managing change, quality control, and project management... more...

  • Vital Conversationsby Dennis Rosen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison to those of other countries. Poor communication between doctors and patients, Dennis Rosen argues, is at the heart of this disparity, a pervasive problem that damages not only the well-being of the patient but... more...

  • The Best Medicineby Bruce L. Gewertz; Dave C. Logan

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 19.08

    This volume provides a theoretical framework for visionary leadership as well as specific management techniques to achieve success. The authors focus on maintaining a consistent set of behavioral characteristics for both the leader and the organization as a whole. The text is written in a conversational style using the authors' personal experiences... more...