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  • The Good Doctorby Ron Paterson

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88

    What makes a good doctor? Are there bad doctors out there – and if so how do we protect patients from them? Can we inject more information, more trust and more assured competence into the medical system to solve these problems? Drawing on his years of dealing with patient concerns, Ron Paterson tackles these important questions. The book... more...

  • I Will Need to Break Your Other Legby Prasanna Gautam

    Hammersmith Books Limited 2013; US$ 6.99

    In these often hilarious, and always thought-provoking tales of medical intrigue and misadventure, drawn from the author's experiences as a doctor in rural Nepal and the inner-city wildernesses of the UK, Prasanna Gautam encounters medical conundrums with some very surprising outcomes. But there is much more to these stories than simple entertainment.... more...

  • Die allmähliche Verfertigung der Diagnose im Redenby Thomas Spranz-Fogasy

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    This book analyses the content of doctors? statements uttered before the actual diagnosis as well as their linguistic and interactional features andcognitive processes. Prediagnostic statements include the patient in the process of finding a diagnosis but can also aim atguiding the patients? expectations and creating trust. more...

  • Patient-Centred Medicine in Transitionby Alan Bleakley

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    Challenging previous models of communication between patients and doctors, this publication explains how making it a broader, team-focused, non-technical encounter can improve patient outcomes as well as increase patient safely in clinical settings. more...

  • Queen of the Professionsby Charles E. McClelland

    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...

  • Textbook of Physical Diagnosisby Mark H. Swartz

    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...

  • Pharmaphobiaby Thomas P. Stossel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 37.99

    While plenty can be said about the dysfunction of our health care system, rarely do business and private players in health care innovation get a good rap. This book takes on skeptics of the partnership between the medical community, political groups, and private businesses, by illustrating how such cooperation can result in world-class innovation... more...

  • The Secrets of Medical Decision Makingby Oleg I. Reznik; Colin P. Popes-Kerr

    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...

  • La pratique du psychologue et l'éthiqueby Odile Bourguignon

    Primento Publishing 2013; US$ 25.99

    Respecter les libertés des malades en tant que professionnel de la santé L?éthique pose des questions difficiles au psychologue compétent qui respecte l?être humain et sa liberté. Comment soutenir le désir de vie chez celui qui va mourir en se gardant de toute illusoire gestion de la mort ? Que devient la liberté de consentir lorsque des évaluations... more...

  • Le soignant. Entre la vie et ses représentationsby Marc Mayer

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 8.99

    L?hospitalisation, avec la coupure radicale qu?elle entraîne par rapport à l?activité normale, familiale, professionnelle et sociale, est une situation à laquelle nous sommes tous probablement confrontés, un jour ou l?autre. Cette « coupure » souvent soudaine est, c?est l?évidence, fréquemment génératrice d?isolement du patient ou du résident qui... more...