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Practice of medicine. Medical practice economics

  • Family Medicineby Betty E Cogswell; Marvin B Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    Here is an insightful review of the origins of family medicine as an AMA-approved specialty, including the difficulties in developing the role of family physician. more...

  • Patient Safety - A Psychological Perspectiveby Hannes Zacher

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 91.00

    This book takes a psychological perspective on patient safety. Theoretical and empirical research on safety-related experiences and behaviors in clinical settings is reviewed. Individual, team, and organizational factors that, by themselves and in combination, facilitate or impede patient safety are considered, including knowledge, skills, abilities,... more...

  • Human Factors in Healthcare: Level Oneby Debbie Rosenorn-Lanng

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 40.99

    The majority of errors, litigation, and complaints in the health service are due to 'human factors', yet the term is still not widely understood and is sometimes used interchangeably to refer to team training or communication skills. Although including these, the subject of 'human factors' goes far beyond this to look at systems, environmental... more...

  • Karlsruher Forum 2013: Patientenrechte und Arzthaftungby Christian Katzenmeier; Helmut Schirmer; Lorenz

    Verlag Versicherungswirtschaft 2014; US$ 46.28

    Im Mittelpunkt des am 22. Februar 2013 abgehaltenen Karlsruher Forums 2013 stand das am 26. Februar 2013 in Kraft getretene Patientenrechtegesetz. Dieses Gesetz enthält in den §§ 630a bis 630h BGB erstmalig im deutschen Recht besondere Vorschriften über den Behandlungsvertrag, über die Patientenrechte und über die Arzthaftung. Themen der Vorträge und... more...

  • Ayurvedic Science of Food and Nutritionby Sanjeev Rastogi

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Ayurveda is widely considered to be one of the oldest health care traditions still in practice today. Originating in India over 3,000 years ago, it is now increasingly recognized and practiced globally including in many European countries and the United States.Food and nutrition play a crucial role in the health care wisdom of Ayurveda. The Ayurvedic... more...

  • The Business of Private Medical Practiceby James A. Schafer

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 32.95

    Health care is more expensive in the United States than in other wealthy nations, and access varies significantly across space and social classes. In this case study, James A. Schafer Jr. uses the city of Philadelphia in the early twentieth-century to show that these problems reflect the informal organization of health care in a free market system... more...

  • Combination Therapy in Hypertensionby Joel M. Neutel

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    For over 30 years, the stepped care approach has been used in the management and treatment of hypertension. This approach advocates the use of initial monotherapy to reach the desired blood pressure, and the subsequent use of additional drugs with complementary modes of action, until the target BP is achieved. However, current control rates for hypertension... more...

  • Diagnoseirrtum, Diagnosefehler, Befunderhebungsfehlerby Johannes Köbberling

    Verlag Versicherungswirtschaft 2013; US$ 40.49

    Den meisten Ärzten sind die rechtlichen Aspekte, die sich im Zusammenhang mit möglichen Diagnosefehlern ergeben, nur unzureichend bekannt. Weder im Studium noch während der ärztlichen Weiterbildung werden sie mit derartigen Fragen vertraut gemacht. In dem vorliegenden Werk werden deshalb nach einer Darstellung der theoretischen Grundlagen des diagnostischen... more...

  • Medical Pluralismby Robert Jütte

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 45.13

    <P>Any exploration of plural medicine including the historical perspective needs to be aware of the conflict between regular and irregular healers which existed already in the pre-modern era, although distinctive features such as scientific, alternative or traditional which are so familiar to us today did not yet play a role. In the early modern... more...

  • Pediatric Development and Neonatologyby Christine M. Houser

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.99

    Often, information in review books can raise as many questions as it answers. This interferes with the study process, because the learner must either look up additional information or skip ahead without truly comprehending what he or she has read. As an alternative, Pediatric Development and Neonatology: A Practically Painless Review presents bite-sized... more...