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  • Using Patient Reported Outcomes to Improve Health Careby John Appleby; Nancy Devlin; David Parkin

    Wiley 2015; US$ 41.50

    A practical, introductory guide to the best use of Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) to improve the quality of health care and patient health. Only title to exclusively introduce, explain and show how PROs can be best used to improve healthcare and patient outcomes  Includes real life examples and case studies of PROs in practice  Assesses the... more...

  • The Burden of Sympathy: How Families Cope With Mental Illnessby David A. Karp

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 17.99

    In this vivid and thoughtful study, David Karp chronicles the experiences of the family members of the mentally ill, and how they draw boundaries of sympathy to avoid being engulfed by the day-to-day suffering of a loved one. Working from sixty extensive interviews, the author reveals striking similarities in the experiences of caregivers: the feelings... more...

  • The Caregiver's Tao Te Chingby William Martin; Nancy Martin

    New World Library 2011; US$ 14.00

    With empathy and insight, William and Nancy Martin offer readers solace drawn from the wisdom of the Tao Te Ching. more...

  • The Caregiversby Nell Lake

    Scribner 2014; US$ 16.00

    A moving, intimate, and compassionate book that chronicles the experiences of a group of long-term caregivers?spouses, parents, and friends of the elderly and ill?illuminating critical issues of old age, end-of-life care, medical reform, and social policy?and ?providing comfort in the time-honored form of shared experience? ( The Minneapolis Star-Tribune... more...

  • Carersby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2012; US$ 22.50

    Currently around 2.9 million Australians provide unpaid help and support to a family member or friend who has a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who is aged and frail. Carers are a key but often unacknowledged part of Australia’s health system. The annual replacement value of care was estimated in 2010 to be over... more...

  • Incidental Findingsby Danielle Ofri

    Beacon Press 2005; US$ 15.00

    In Singular Intimacies, which the New England Journal of Medicine said captured the "essence of becoming and being a doctor," Danielle Ofri led us into the hectic, constantly challenging world of big-city medicine. In Incidental Findings, she's finished her training and is learning through practice to become a more rounded healer. The book opens... more...

  • Menschen mit Demenz achtsam begleitenby Brigitta Schröder

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 20.81

    Das neue Buch von Brigitta Schröder ergänzt ihr Erstlingswerk "Blickrichtungswechsel - Lernen mit und von Menschen mit Demenz" und ist aus der Praxis für die Praxis. Es ist in drei Abschnitte gegliedert: Das "Basismodul" ermutigt, bei der Begleitung von Menschen mit Demenz Grenzen zu überschreiten, um "Schatzfinder" bei... more...

  • The Ninefold Pathby Anthony Alioto

    Red Wheel Weiser 2012; US$ 12.99

    Anthony Alioto was diagnosed with end stage renal disease in 1993 and was forced to go on dialysis for several years before receiving a successful kidney transplant in 2000. In The Ninefold Path , he invites readers to join him on a harrowing personal journey through a labyrinth of tests, ?what can I expect? meetings with medical staff, surgeries,... more...

  • The Perils of Patient Governmentby Joseph W. Lella; J.R. Bayne; J.Z. Csank; J. McKay

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    In 1964 the Senate Committee on Aging reported that "once admitted to an institution ... the veteran begins ... to show signs of social and physical degeneration," a phenomenon that has not escapted the attention of clinicians, social scientists, veterans, and other chronic-care patients. Assuming that social withdrawal in the institutional setting... more...

  • Raising Generation Rxby Linda M. Blum

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    Recent years have seen an explosion in the number of children diagnosed with ?invisible disabilities? such as ADHD, mood and conduct disorders, and high-functioning autism spectrum disorders. Whether they are viewed as biological problems in brain wiring or as results of the increasing medicalization of childhood, the burden of dealing with the day-to-day... more...