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  • The Handbook of Behavioral Medicineby David I. Mostofsky

    Wiley 2014; US$ 405.00 US$ 351.00

    Handbook of Behavioral Medicine presents a comprehensive overview of the current use of behavioral science techniques in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various health related disorders. Features contributions from a variety of internationally recognized experts in behavioral medicine and related fields Includes authors from education,... more...

  • Introduction to Medical Ethicsby Arthur S. M. Lim

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 36.00 US$ 32.76

    Throughout history, men have repeatedly made judgments regarding their own conduct and that of their fellow men. Some acts have been judged to be right or good, while other acts have been denounced as wrong or evil. Ethical judgment in medicine, as in other areas of life, is an attempt to distinguish between good and bad conduct. This book is based... more...

  • An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcareby Alison Pooler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    The beginner's guide to Evidence-based Practice for Nursing, Health and Social Care . An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Health aims to help students, educators, mentors and professionals to make sense of knowledge derived from research and how to use it as a basis for making sound decisions about patient care. Covering everything... more...

  • Health, Illness and Diseaseby Havi Carel; Rachel Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    What counts as health or ill health? How do we deal with the fallibility of our own bodies? Should illness and disease be considered simply in biological terms, or should considerations of its emotional impact dictate our treatment of it? Our understanding of health and illness had become increasingly more complex in the modern world, as we are able... more...

  • Ethical Choices in Contemporary Medicineby Mary Ann Gardell Cutter; Raphael Sassower

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    "Ethical Choices in Contemporary Medicine" jettisons the standard medical ethics models of "rights" language and shows how the bioethical problems that receive attention from the media and the public are related to and are explicable in terms of the epistemological foundations of science and medicine. These epistemological concerns include how medical... more...

  • The Health Psychology Handbookby Lee M. Cohen; Dennis E. McChargue; Frank L. Collins

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 103.00

    This is a comprehensive yet practical volume that consolidates information needed by health psychologists working alongside other healthcare professionals. It facilitates the progression of the learner from the classroom to the clinical setting by focusing on the translation of science to practice using concrete examples. The Handbook is divided... more...

  • Das Arzt-Patienten-Gesprächby Dieter Rixen; Peter-Michael Hax; Michael Wachholz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Kommunikation ist zentral in der Medizin. Ein guter Arzt sollte die Beziehung zu seinen Patienten so gestalten, dass diese zu seinen Bündnispartnern in dem gemeinsamen Bemühen um Gesundung bzw. Besserung werden. Dazu bedarf es einer guten Kommunikation.  Dieses Buches vermittelt verständlich und praxisnah die herausragende Bedeutung und... more...

  • The Ethics Police?by Robert Klitzman

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    Studies on humans have saved countless lives, but sometimes harm participants. Research ethics committees currently monitor scientists, but have been increasingly criticized for blocking important research. How these committees work, however, is largely unknown. This book uniquely illuminates this hidden world that ultimately affects us all. more...

  • Medical Ethics Todayby BMA Medical Ethics Department

    Wiley 2012; US$ 35.00 US$ 30.33

    Doctors and medical students confront increasingly complicated ethical dilemmas. To respond effectively they need skills in ethical reasoning and an understanding of the law and professional guidance. This book helps them achieve these things. It provides practical advice and guidance that draws upon the large volume of enquiries received by the BMAs... more...

  • Evidence-Based Health Care Workbookby Trisha Greenhalgh; Anna Donald

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 1999; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    Based on Trisha Greenhalghs course on teaching evidence based health care, this workbook can be used as a stand alone self learning book, either for groups or individuals. The different units covering areas such as decision analysis and diagnostic testing each contain a published paper with exercises for the user, and critical appraisal checklists.... more...