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  • Family-Oriented Primary Careby Susan H. McDaniel; D. Satcher; Thomas L. Campbell; Jeri Hepworth; Alan Lorenz

    Springer New York 2005; US$ 149.00

    I was a Medical Student in 1966 when the Millis Report on the training of the generalist physician was published,de?ning the concept of primary care. According to the Report, the primary provider has four major responsib- ities or roles. The ?rst role is that of initial contact care of the undiffer- tiated patient. The second is to provide comprehensive... more...

  • Divide and Conquerby George Weisz

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 44.99

    Examines one of the most significant and characteristic features of modern medicine - specialization - in historical and comparative context. This title traces the origins of modern medical specialization to 1830s Paris and examines its spread to Germany, Britain, and the US. more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Complementary and Alternative Medicineby Tova Navarra; Adam Perlman

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 75.00

    The Encyclopedia of Complementary and Alternative Medicine includes more than 400 entries, written for general readers but authoritative enough to be of use to the professional. It provides detailed descriptions of alternative practices, how they work, who developed them, anecdotal evidence, and what to look for when seeking a professional. The author,... more...

  • Patient Safetyby Kieran Walshe

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 49.00

    Presents research-based perspective on patient safety, drawing the ideas from researchers on how to research and understand patient safety issues, and how research findings are used to shape policy and practice. This book examines key issues including analysis and measurement of patient safety; approaches to improving patient safety; and others. more...

  • FASTtrack Complementary and Alternative Medicineby Steven B Kayne

    Pharmaceutical Press 2008; US$ 36.99

    Are your exams coming up?; Are you drowning in textbooks and lecture notes and wondering where to begin?. Take the FASTtrack route to successful revision for your examinations. FASTtrack provides the ultimate lecture notes and is a must-have for all pharmacy students wanting to study and test themselves for forthcoming exams. Complementary and Alternative... more...

  • Alternative Therapiesby Rena Gordon; Barbara Nienstedt; Wilbert Gesler

    Springer Publishing Company 1998; US$ 115.00

    In this volume, an interdisciplinary team of scholars and social scientists address the reasons and ramifications of the increasing utilization of alternative and complementary medicine. The book provides a scholarly and theoretical discussion of salient issues within this new field. Topics discussed include:.: the changing medical market place; political... more...

  • Communities of Practice in Health and Social Careby Andrée Le May

    Wiley 2009; US$ 79.99

    Communities of Practice in Health and Social Care highlights how communities of practice (CoPs) can make service development and quality improvement in health and social care easier to initiate and more sustainable. Using a series of case studies from the UK and Australia the book demonstrates how the theory of CoPs is implemented in the delivery... more...

  • Intelligent Kindnessby John Ballatt; Penelope Campling

    The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2011; US$ 40.50

    This book calls on policymakers, managers, educators and clinical staff to apply and nurture intelligent kindness in the organisation and delivery of care, and offers advice as to what this approach means in practice. more...

  • Patient Safety Informaticsby R. Beuscart; S. Jensen; V. Koutkias

    IOS Press 2011; US$ 174.00

    Improving patient safety and the quality of healthcare poses many challenges, and information technology (IT) can support the measures necessary to address these. Unfortunately, the risk of adverse drug events (ADEs) rises alongside the increasing sophistication of the health IT systems incorporated into hospital environments. These pose a risk to... more...

  • How to get a Specialty Training postby Danny C. G. Lim

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 33.99

    Each year, thousands of junior doctors apply for highly competitive training jobs in a variety of specialties. Obtaining a training job can be a difficult and stressful process, with some specialties attracting 40 applicants per post. This book helps doctors to improve their chances of getting that highly sought-after post. It is a wide-ranging, accessible... more...