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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 69.99
Queen of the Professions: The Rise and Decline of Medical Prestige and Power in America is a colorful yet authoritative work of social history offering readers a sturdy platform from which to confront looming issues about the future of American medical care. Its unique perspective brings crucial context to current debates about modern medicine.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 23.00
Contemporary health care often lacks generosity of spirit, even when treatment is most efficient. Too many patients are left unhappy with how they are treated, and too many medical professionals feel estranged from the calling that drew them to medicine. Arthur W. Frank tells the stories of ill people, doctors, and nurses who are restoring generosity... more...
- Loving Healing Press Inc 2006; US$ 8.95
We are all patients at some time. Is the medical industry giving us the best treatment possible, at the best price? We all know that it isn't. This new book shows what goes on behind the scenes of the current medical care and how it impacts the patient. Dr. Reznik describes actual cases from his clinical practice showing the most common more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 59.99
When the first edition of this book came out in 2001 (under the title Evidence-based Patient Choice: Inevitable or Impossible?), it examined the emerging themes of patient choice and clinical decision-making, and looked at how these might develop in the future. Since then, these issues have become even more topical. Evidence-based medicine is deeply... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Without any warning, in September 1999, David Newman was told he had a rare and life-threatening tumor in the base of his skull. In the compressed space of five weeks, he consulted with leading physicians and surgeons at four major medical centers. The doctors offered drastically differing opinions; several pronounced the tumor inoperable and voiced... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences 2014; US$ 110.00
Derive the maximum diagnostic information from interviewing and examining patients with Textbook of Physical Diagnosis . Employing a compassionate, humanistic approach , Dr. Swartz explores how cultural differences can influence communication, diet, family relationships, and health practices and beliefs, and demonstrates that your interpersonal... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 165.95
For families who have experienced the death of a child, their private tragedy is all too often exacerbated by an inappropriate or incompetent professional response. For the professional charged with the responsibility of having to deal with unexpected child deaths, such as a pediatrician, a police officer, or social worker, this title offers... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Le quotidien de soignants s'occupant de patients en fin de vie. Quel comportement éthique adopter ? Christelle avait un peu plus de trente ans. Après avoir travaillé pendant plusieurs années, elle a repris des études pour réaliser un de ses grands rêves : devenir infirmière. Pendant de nombreux mois, elle a lutté avec une force et une détermination... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 16.99
In this examination of the doctor-patient relationship, Drs. Wen and Kosowsky argue that diagnosis, once the cornerstone of medicine, is fast becoming a lost art, with grave consequences. Using real-life stories of cookbook-diagnoses-gone-bad, the doctors illustrate how active patient participation can prevent these mistakes. Wen and Kosowsky offer... more...