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  • Surviving Fears in Health and Social Careby Martin Smith

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 36.95

    Drawing on powerful first-hand accounts, this book explores the fears experienced when working in child protection, mental health, and with marginalized groups of people, and suggests how these fears can be understood and managed. The author provides helpful suggestions for good practice and training. more...

  • Empathy in Patient Careby Mohammadreza Hojat

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 89.99

    Human beings are designed by evolution to form meaningful interpersonal relationships through verbal and nonverbal communication. This principle is the same whether the individual is male or female; an infant, a child, an adolescent, or an adult; or healthy or sick. The theme that empathic human connections are beneficial to the body and mind underlies... more...

  • Hippocrates' Shadowby David H. Newman

    Scribner 2008; US$ 17.99

    "Dr. Newman's book is insightful and thought provoking. He teaches the reader about aspects of medicine that many of us, lay people as well as physicians, do not understand or appreciate, including the imperfection of the 'science' of medicine as well as the progressive loss of the 'art of medicine.' Anyone who wishes to better understand the promise... more...

  • Achieving Cultural Competencyby Lisa Hark; Horace DeLisser

    Wiley 2011; US$ 88.95

    Horace DeLisser , MD: After receiving his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1985, he remained at the University to complete his internal medicine residency and pulmonary medicine fellowship, as well as post-doctoral research training. He is currently a pulmonary and critical care specialist and an Associate Professor of Medicine... more...

  • Coaching Standardized Patientsby Peggy Wallace

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 95.00

    In today's medical education curriculum, it is necessary for students to learn the proper technique for taking medical histories, performing physical exams, and finding the appropriate way to educate and inform patients. The best way for a student to learn these skills is through hands-on training with a Standardized Patient (SP)--an actor who... more...

  • Mediating Health Informationby Dr Nadine Wathen; Sally Wyatt; Professor Roma Harris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    Examining health information seeking and the roles of human and technical actors that intermediate this process, this book uses new empirical data from a number of clinical and community settings. Unique insights are offered into the positioning of health information seekers within the service framework of various professions. 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...

  • Professionalism in Mental Healthcareby Dinesh Bhugra; Amit Malik

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 52.00

    Seeks to redefine the professional role of the mental health worker by bringing perspectives from leading professionals in different fields. 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...

  • Treatment Kind and Fairby Perri Klass

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 15.99

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