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  • Primary Care Interviewingby James Binder

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Primary care is complex, unpredictable, and requires a biopsychosocial orientation. An indispensable teaching resource, Primary Care Interviewing: Learning Through Role Play thoroughly details how to use role play to teach the basics and more complex aspects of medical interviewing skills to trainee clinicians. Role playing is ideally suited to teach... more...

  • The Patient's Brainby Fabrizio Benedetti

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 64.99

    There is a vast literature on what has often been called the doctor-patient relationship, patient-provider interaction, therapist-patient encounter, and such like. However, it is thanks to recent advances within neuroscience, that we now find ourselves in a much better position to be able to describe and discuss the biological mechanisms that underlie... more...

  • Getting the Message Acrossby Jennifer Wiggins; Anna Middleton

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 40.99

    Communicating with patients about genetic concepts is fraught with complications. In addition to the hazy takeaway messages and the likelihood of peripheral findings, the diverse cultural backgrounds of patients in a genetics clinic present another layer of challenge for clinicians and genetic counselors in their aim to communicate important findings... 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...

  • Understanding Lung Cancerby Naheed Ali

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    Lung cancer is a disease long associated with smokers, but, the fact of the matter is, it can strike anyone. This book describes how this cancer develops, what the warning signs are, and how it can be treated. It serves as an excellent introduction for both patients and their loved ones. more...

  • The Doctor Crisisby Jack Cochran; Charles C. Kenney

    PublicAffairs 2014;

    Calming fears, alleviating suffering, enhancing and saving lives—this 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...

  • Communicating Prognosisby Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • Relating Experienceby Caroline Malone; Liz Forbat; Martin Robb; Janet Seden

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95

    This anthology provides a unique window on to people's experiences and perceptions of health and social care, demonstrating how communication and relationships lie at the heart of work in this field. more...

  • Spirituality In Patient Careby Harold Koenig

    Templeton Press 2008; US$ 6.99

    This book is intended as a guide for practicing physicians, medical students, and residents to help identify and address the spiritual needs of patients. Those who will benefit most will be physicians who wish to know how to integrate spirituality into clinical practice in an effective and sensitive manner. Other professionals, such as nurses and... more...

  • The Overweight Patientby Kathy Leach

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 32.95

    The book explores the underlying beliefs and behaviours that may contribute to obesity, including psychological needs, addiction, fear of deprivation, parental influences and sexual fears. The author draws a useful distinction between the need to eat and the need to maintain a large body size, and addresses both LT obesity and ST weight gain. more...