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  • The Doctor Crisisby Jack Cochran; Charles C. Kenney

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 23.99

    Calming fears, alleviating suffering, enhancing and saving livesóthis is what motivates doctors virtually every single day. When the structure and culture in which physicians work are well aligned, being a doctor is a most rewarding job. But something has gone wrong in the physician world, and it is urgent that we fix it. Fundamental flaws in the... more...

  • Choosing Therapyby Ilyana Romanovsky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 35.99

    Many people would like to begin therapy for a variety of issues, both big and small, but most people don?t know where to begin. Others quit therapy too soon because they don?t ?fit? with their therapist. This book offers readers a guide to different types of therapy and how to ask the right questions in order to find the right fit so that therapy... more...

  • Achieving Cultural Competencyby Lisa Hark; Horace DeLisser

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.95

    Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to Training Health Professionals provides the necessary tools to meet the ever-growing need for culturally competent practitioners and trainees. Twenty-five self-study cases cover a variety of medical topics, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, and... more...

  • Communicating Prognosisby Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 38.99

    Prognostication of acute neurologic disease is a major task for neurohospitalists and neurointensivists. The family conference raises the delicate matter of how to decide that outcome is indefinitely poor and how to define disability. This monograph is the first book on how to communicate prognosis in acute neurologic conditions. Communicating Prognosis... more...

  • Surviving Your Doctorsby Richard S. Klein

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 31.99

    Every year, 90,000 patients die in our American hospitals due to medical error. The price to individuals, families, and society at large is in the billions, and yet wrongful medical outcomes are often swept under the rug. Patients need to know how to avoid medical blunders from the minute they step foot in their doctor's office or hospital. This book,... more...

  • Humanizing Health Careby Melanie Sears

    PuddleDancer Press 2010; US$ 9.95

    The tenets of Nonviolent Communication are applied to a variety of settings, including the workplace, the classroom, and the home, in these booklets on how to resolve conflict peacefully. Illustrative exercises, sample stories, and role-playing activities offer the opportunity for self-evaluation, discovery, and application. † Focusing on the... more...

  • Training Health Workers to Recognize, Treat, Refer and Educate Patients About Ocular Leprosyby Paul Courtwright; Susan Lewallen; Paul Courtright

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1993; US$ 47.00

    The book is written for use by health care workers involved in the primary eye care of leprosy patients, particularly in leprosy endemic areas. It is designed for use as a trainer's manual in a structured teaching setting with practice at examination. Using this trainer's manual, together with the companion volume, Guide to Ocular Leprosy... more...

  • Achieving Patient (aka Customer) Experience Excellenceby Rhonda Dishongh; Qaalfa Dibeehi; Kalina Janevska; Gregory D. Erickson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Written by internationally acknowledged experts in the customer and patient experience movement, Achieving Patient (aka Customer) Experience Excellence: Lessons From a Successful Cultural Transformation in a Hospital clearly outlines the principles and development phases of a great customer experience transformation. Using an engaging story, it... more...

  • Intuition in Medicineby Hillel D. Braude

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00

    Intuition is central to discussions about the nature of scientific and philosophical reasoning and what it means to be human. In this bold and timely book, Hillel D. Braude marshals his dual training as a physician and philosopher to examine the place of intuition in medicine. Rather than defining and using a single concept of intuition—philosophical,... more...

  • The Healing Bondby Susan Budd; Ursula Sharma

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    The growing popularity of alternative therapies poses challenging questions for the medical establishment and the state. By confronting these questions, The Healing Bond makes an important contribution to current debates about health care. The contributors, who are all experts in the fields of health care, social science and the law, focus on the... more...