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  • Malpractice in Surgeryby Michael Imhof; Constantijn Blondel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 91.00

    The intensive care units record 1.7 medical errors per patient and day. The most affected disciplines are the operative disciplines, particularly surgery. Medical errors mainly occur when the indication for surgery is being made, during surgery and post-surgery. Suspicious oncological diagnostic results and post-operative complications are also often... 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...

  • Diabetesby Vivan Fonseca

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 23.99

    Over 20 million people in the United States have diabetes, a metabolic disorder characterized by the body's lack of production or ineffective use of insulin, and the rate is on the rise. Diabetes can cause acute, as well as long-term complications when not properly controlled. Some of the complications may include coma, cardiovascular disease,... more...

  • On Sufferingby Beverley M. Clarke

    Dartmouth College Press 2011; US$ 34.99

    The first book to address issues of suffering as separate from pain that require psychologically and culturally sensitive interventions more...

  • Caring and Well-beingby Kathleen Galvin; Les Todres

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Something is missing in contemporary health and social care. Health and illness is often measured in policy documents in economic terms, and clinical outcomes are enmeshed in statistical data, with the patient?s experience left to one side. This stimulating book is concerned with how to humanise health and social care and keep the person at the centre... more...

  • Spirituality Health and Wholenessby Henry Lamberton; Siroj Sorajjakool

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    Learn to respond effectively and appropriately to spiritual needs in a health care setting Spirituality, Health, and Wholeness: An Introductory Guide for Health Care Professionals explores the principles of spiritual care as applied to clinical practice. This book focuses specifically on the significance of spirituality in clinical settings with... more...

  • Faith Spirituality and Medicineby Dana E King; Harold G Koenig

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Understand and make use of the connections between health and religion to improve your practice! Research points to a clear link between people's religious beliefs and practices and their health. These developments have ushered in a new era in health care, in which meaning and purpose stand alongside biology as vital factors in health outcomes. Now... 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...

  • Substance Abuse in Adolescents and Young Adultsby Donald E. Greydanus; Dilip R. Patel; Joav Merrick; Gabriel Kaplan

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    Substance abuse comprises a global biopsychosocial phenomenon for the world as billions of human beings are experimenting with various illicit chemicals and millions are addicted to various substances. By virtue of their complex nature these disorders can be very difficult to treat and not only complicates the natural course of disease but can also... 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...