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  • Patients, the Public and Priorities in Healthcareby Peter Littlejohns; Michael Rawlins

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 50.95

    Sharing the costs of ill health is the mark of a civilised society. However, every society has limited healthcare resources, and must therefore make finely balanced decisions on how best to allocate them. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has been responsible for the UK's health resource allocation for a decade. To inform... more...

  • Developing a Narrative Approach to Healthcare Researchby Viv Martin

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    Patients' perspectives on their experiences of illness and treatment are increasingly valued by the medical profession as a source of information to enhance professional development, peer support and the quality of care provided. This book explores the development of an in-depth, relational and reflexive approach to narrative inquiry, drawing on counselling... more...

  • The Good Mentoring Toolkit for Healthcareby Helen Bayley; Ruth Chambers; Caroline Donovan

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    This book examines how nurses will provide a first-point-of-contact consultation service as an alternative to going to see the doctor. It analyses the different nurse practitioner models around the world and presents a proposal for the UK, using research material to describe the impact of this kind of nurse practitioner on patients, doctors and other... more...

  • Teaching and Learning Communication Skills in Medicine, Second Editionby Suzanne Kurtz; Jonathan Silverman; Juliet Draper

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 58.95

    This book and its companion, Skills for Communicating with Patients, Second Edition, provide a comprehensive approach to improving communication in medicine. Fully updated and revised, and greatly expanded, this new edition examines how to construct a skills curricular at all levels of medical education and across specialties, documents the individuals... more...

  • Doctors in Fictionby Borys Surawicz; Beverly Jacobson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 47.95

    Medical practitioners are key actors in many well-known works of fiction and literature, presenting a vital insight into the social, medical, scientific and ethical concerns of their authors and readers. However, medical professionals are often left little time to explore such cultural perceptions of their profession, and by extension themselves, despite... more...

  • Clinical Effectiveness and Clinical Governance Made Easy, 4th Editionby Ruth Chambers; Elizabeth Boath; David Rogers

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    The previous editions of this book have proved to be immensely popular with all members of the primary care team. This fourth edition reflects recent emphasis on evaluation and audit of clinical care and services provided by individual practitioners, practice teams and Trusts. In particular it addresses the evolution of new systems for monitoring performance... more...

  • Prescription for Change for Doctors Who Want a Lifeby Susan E Kersley

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 37.95

    Prescription for Change for Doctors Who Want a Life promotes a healthy work/life balance. It is a practical, easy-to-read guide containing useful tools and advice with specific references to medical scenarios written in a straightforward style. Susan E Kersley is a qualified doctor and regularly writes for BMJ Career Focus, speaks at the BMJ Careers... more...

  • The Inner World of Medical Studentsby Johanna Shapiro

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 51.95

    This is a practical and comprehensive guide to communication in family medicine for doctors nurses and staff in the primary healthcare team. It brings together all facets of communication in healthcare including involvement of patients staff and external workers. It shows how to address all aspects of communication in relation to one-to-one situations... more...

  • The Secret History of a Woman Patientby Janet Rhys Dent

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    When Janet Rhys Dent is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, she decides to try to be a "good patient". With any luck, this role will give her the best chance of recovery during the six months of medical testing and treatment that she faces. This book reveals her secret dilemmas and discoveries both inside and outside the hospital. It also records... more...

  • Consent to Treatmentby Jane Lynch

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 40.95

    An understanding of the law and the way in which it impacts upon roles, responsibilities and care is a vital component in everyday healthcare. The law of consent is particularly complex, and its inadvertent misinterpretation, misapplication or maladministration by health professionals has led to an increasing number of legal claims for compensation.... more...