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  • Erfolgreich führen im Ehrenamtby Britta Redmann

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 24.69

    Dieses Buch gibt über den Erfolgsfaktor Führung im Ehrenamt einen umfassenden Überblick mit vielen Beispielen, Fallstudien und Erfahrungsberichten aus der Praxis sowie Checklisten als pragmatische Umsetzungshilfe. Damit unterstützt es alle, die bereits ehrenamtlich Führungsaufgaben wahrnehmen oder sich für eine entsprechende Aufgabe interessieren als... more...

  • The International Migration of Health Workersby Ms Rebecca S. Shah

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    Experts from ethicists and political philosophers to clinicians and trade unionists seek answers to a number of key ethical questions to further a deeper understanding of the ethics of health worker migration. more...

  • Jewish Medical Resistance in the Holocaustby Michael A. Grodin M.D.

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    Faced with infectious diseases, starvation, lack of medicines, lack of clean water, and safe sewage, Jewish physicians practiced medicine under severe conditions in the ghettos and concentration camps of the Holocaust. Despite the odds against them, physicians managed to supply public health education, enforce hygiene protocols, inspect buildings... more...

  • Providing Compassionate Healthcareby Sue Shea; Robin Wynyard; Christos Lionis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Despite the scope and sophistication of contemporary health care, there is increasing international concern about the perceived lack of compassion in its delivery. Citing evidence that when the basic needs of patients are attended to with kindness and understanding, recovery often takes place at a faster level, patients cope more effectively with... more...

  • Doctor Wore Petticoatsby Chris Enss

    TwoDot 2006; US$ 13.99

    "No women need apply." Western towns looking for a local doctor during the frontier era often concluded their advertisements in just that manner. Yet apply they did. And in small towns all over the West, highly trained women from medical colleges in the East took on the post of local doctor to great acclaim. In this new book, author Chris Enss offers... more...

  • Women Healers of the Worldby Holly Bellebuono; Rosemary Gladstar

    Helios Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    A celebration of the healing traditions that made yoga, acupuncture, and aromatherapy popular. The recent trend toward holistic living has heightened our national fascination with herbal remedies and less conventional therapies such as acupuncture, yoga, aromatherapy, and ethnobotany. Now, this intimate and inspiring book opens up the world of... more...

  • Bad Medicineby David Wootton

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    In this controversial new account of the history of medicine, David Wootton argues that, from the fifth century BC until the 1930s, doctors actually did more harm than good, and asks just how much harm they still do today. more...

  • Stress Management for Primary Health Care Professionalsby Usha R. Rout; Jaya K. Rout

    Springer US 2007; US$ 108.86

    Expectations of public services in the UK are rising ? both from the government and from the public themselves. At the same time, the professions providing those services are expected to be more accountable for the care they give. These factors are contributing to a major increase in work stress experienced by those working in the public sector across... more...

  • The Medical Job Interviewby Colin J. Mumford

    Wiley 2009; US$ 31.95 US$ 27.69

    This book has been written specifically for busy junior doctors looking for that 'competitive edge'. The medical interview is quite different from any other interview, but this book will help you prepare well in advance to optimize your chance of success. In this new edition, there are more details on how best to present your CV, different interview... more...

  • Sophia Jex-Blakeby Shirley Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Sophia Jex-Blake led the campaign that won for British women the right to enter the medical profession. Before taking up this cause she had studied women's education in England, Germany and the United states, and rejected the popular contemporary view that higher education would be wasted on women. Her medical crusade in Britain resulted in women's... more...