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  • Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patientby Stan Goldberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 33.00

    Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patient is the first book to show readers how to transform the compassion felt for someone living with cancer into helpful behaviors based on suggestions from cancer patients themselves. It not only describes why certain actions are important, but also how to implement them. more...

  • And in Healthby Dan Shapiro

    Shambhala 2013; US$ 15.99

    This book offers engaging and digestible lessons for couples navigating the life change that a cancer diagnosis brings. Dan Shapiro draws on his more than twenty-five years of clinical work as a health psychologist who has researched and worked with couples facing cancer, and on his own experiences of being both the patient (having and beating Hodgkin?s... more...

  • Assessing and Communicating the Spiritual Needs of Children in Hospitalby Alister W Bull

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 27.95

    Improving communication between medical practitioners and support services, this book proposes that we use a language of 'connectedness', which can fully describe a child's experience and needs while in hospital, as an alternative to religious or medical language. It also outlines an effective assessment tool which uses play and storytelling. more...

  • Your Life, Your Death, Your Choiceby Mark B. Peterson

    Publish Green 2016; US$ 8.00

    When polled, 80% of individuals want to die at home. Only about 20% do. 90% say that it is important to create medical directives for their health care and convey their wishes to their doctor. Only 10% do. It is very possible for your life to be extended against your will and/or for you to experience much suffering at the end of your life... more...

  • Spiritual Care in Common Termsby Gordon J. Hilsman; James H. Gunn

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    Bringing medical and spiritual perspectives together, this book shows how to form clear notes on patients' spiritual experiences for medical records to inform individual care provision. It offers concepts, examples and background understanding of the charting process to improve communication on spiritual matters in interdisciplinary teams. more...

  • Dealing with Doctors, Denial, and Deathby Aroop Mangalik

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 31.00

    This guide for patients facing serious illnesses for which the path to wellness is unclear explains some of the influences that may prompt physicians to recommend futile treatments and describes specific ways of obtaining information to get a clear idea of all available options. more...

  • Children as Caregiversby Jean Hunleth

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    Medical anthropologist Jean Hunleth chronicles the experiences of children living with parents and guardians who are suffering from these infectious diseases and shows how their perspectives matter in the global debates about health care. Children as Caregivers examines how well intentioned practitioners fail to realize how children take on active... more...

  • The Burden of Sympathyby David A. Karp

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 18.99

    What are the limits of sympathy in dealing with another person's troubles? Where do we draw the line between caring for a loved one, and being swallowed up emotionally by the obligation to do so? In this vivid and thoughtful study, David Karp chronicles the experiences of the friends and family members of the mentally ill, and how they draw "boundaries... more...

  • Deconstructing Evidence-Based Practiceby Dawn Freshwater; Gary Rolfe

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95

    This innovative book strips the concept of evidence-based practice back to basics using deconstructive analysis, so that readers can move towards a clearer understanding of it. The practitioner is guided through a number of case studies in which the authors examine how the concept of evidence-based practice has been used in a variety of clinical settings.... more...

  • The Intelligent Patient's Guide to the Doctor-Patient Relationshipby Barbara M. Korsch; Caroline Harding

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 37.99

    For anyone who has ever felt their doctor isn't listening to them, The Intelligent Patient's Guide to the Doctor-Patient Relationship provides the tools and the confidence to take control of their own medical care, showing how to ask the right questions and understand the answers.Written by a pioneer in the field of doctor-patient communications,... more...