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  • Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing Vby Joao Manuel R S Tavares; R.M. Natal Jorge

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 209.95

    VipIMAGE 2015 contains invited lectures and full papers presented at VIPIMAGE 2015 - V ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, 19-21 October, 2015). International contributions from 19 countries provide a comprehensive coverage of the current state-of-the-art in the fields... more...

  • Transforming the Patient Experienceby William T. Choctaw

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 61.87

    This book provides an organizational model of the common ground needed to improve patient care and adapt to today’s healthcare environment. The relationship between a hospital CEO and a general surgeon and how they aligned, motivated and partnered with physicians to change the culture of a hospital and implement patient oriented systems is the essential... more...

  • Prioritization in Medicineby Eckhard Nagel; Michael Lauerer

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 101.56

    The gap between a rising demand for health care services on the one side and scarce resources on the other ,  is leading to a growing pressure on decision-making processes. Hence, prioritization in medicine has become an increasingly important issue for assuring stability of health systems and improving the capability of health care. The present volume... more...

  • Health Disparities in Respiratory Medicineby Lynn B. Gerald; Cristine E. Berry

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 151.77

    This book discusses health disparities in respiratory medicine and suggests methods to reduce them. In the United States, health disparities are well documented in the care of patients with respiratory disorders, particularly among minorities who often have higher rates of disease and poorer health outcomes. Similarly, differences in health and health... more...

  • Biomedical Device Technologyby Anthony Y. K. Chan

    Charles C Thomas 2016; US$ 85.95

    This book provides a comprehensive approach to studying the principles and design of biomedical devices as well as their applications in medicine. It is written for engineers and technologists who are interested in understanding the principles, design and applications of medical device technology. The book is also intended to be used as a textbook... more...

  • The Bell Lapby Muriel Murch

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 26.95

    "Clinically accurate and artfully poignant, these stories provide another way of knowing. I wish I had read this book when I was a nursing student. The Bell Lap is ready made for the classroom of medical students, nursing students, and other healthcare givers. Patients and family members as well as the general public can learn something from it... more...

  • Medical Educationby Kieran Walsh

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    This fascinating guide to medical education introduces the reader to the historical development of this important subject through 100 powerful images from the prestigious Wellcome Library Collection that highlight key figures in the field and innovations that have taken place, not just in the recent past but over the centuries. The readable text that... more...

  • Prävention von Erschöpfung in der Arbeitsweltby Ingrid Pirker-Binder

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 29.42

    Das Buch beschreibt Ursachen und Methoden zur Vorbeugung von Erschöpfungszuständen im beruflichen Kontext. Dabei spannt es den Bogen von den humanen Ressourcen in wirtschaftlichen Unternehmen bis hin zur Prävention von Erschöpfung und Erhalt der Lebensenergie des einzelnen arbeitenden Menschen mit einem Ausblick auf neueste Anwendungen aus Biofeedback-,... more...

  • Jonas' Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System, 8th Editionby DrPH Raymond L. Goldsteen; MPH PhD Karen Goldsteen; MBA Benjamin Goldsteen

    Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 79.99

    Praise for the Seventh Edition: There are many books on the U.S. healthcare system, but few have the longevity of this one. It is easy to read and straightforward in its approach to difficult subjects such as the rise of the Tea Party and how that movement has impacted healthcare. This update is certainly needed as the landscape has changed dramatically... more...

  • Behandlungsfehler und Arzthaftungby Johannes Köbberling

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 56.00

    Das vorliegende Werk möchte das komplexe Arzthaftungsrecht anhand zahlreicher Fallbeispiele aus der Gutachterkommission für ärztliche Behandlungsfehler für den juristischen Laien anschaulich machen. Es informiert nicht nur über die Rechtslage nach Inkrafttreten des Patientenrechtegesetzes, sondern möchte auch zum Verständnis und zur Lösung emotional... more...