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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Right Result?by Rick Henderson; Mike Pochin

    Policy Press 2001; US$ 35.95

    As the prospect of a legal right to advocacy inches closer, so the need to scrutinise its key values and practices becomes urgent. Although widely acclaimed as a 'good thing', there is little agreement as to how advocacy should be implemented, funded or evaluated. This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the benefits of advocacy. more...

  • The Violent Personby Raymond B. Flannery

    Steiner 2009; US$ 9.95

    Written in jargon-free language by one of the foremost experts in the world on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Here is a book for anyone with a concern for, and an interest in, the mechanisms of human violence, stress at the breaking point, and the workings of the human brain. This book is written to save lives. more...