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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Adventures in Human Beingby Gavin Francis

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 26.99

    We assume we know our bodies intimately, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory, an enigma of bone and muscle, neurons and synapses. How many of us understand the way seizures affect the brain, how the heart is connected to well-being, or the why the foot holds the key to our humanity? In Adventures in Human Being , award-winning author... more...

  • Health Care Communication Using Personality Typeby Judy Allen; Susan A. Brock

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This groundbreaking text draws upon examples from everyday health care situations to demonstrate that the behaviour differences we all experience in others actually fit within a readily understandable framework (the MBI). more...

  • The Healing Bondby Susan Budd; Ursula Sharma

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    The growing popularity of alternative therapies poses challenging questions for the medical establishment and the state. By confronting these questions, The Healing Bond makes an important contribution to current debates about health care. The contributors, who are all experts in the fields of health care, social science and the law, focus on the... more...

  • Narrative Research in Health and Illnessby Brian Hurwitz; Trisha Greenhalgh; Vieda Skultans

    Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95

    This comprehensive book celebrates the coming of age of narrative in health care. It uses narrative to go beyond the patient's story and address social, cultural, ethical, psychological, organizational and linguistic issues. This book has been written to help health professionals and social scientists to use narrative more effectively in their everyday... more...

  • Communicating Health and Illnessby Richard Gwyn

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 61.00

    Gwyn demonstrates the centrality of discourse analysis to an understanding of health and communication. Focussing on language and communication issues he demonstrates that it is possible to observe and analyze patterns in the ways in which health and illness are represented and articulated by both health professionals and lay people. more...

  • Spiritual Caregivingby Verna Benner Carson; Harold G. Koenig

    Templeton Press 2008; US$ 9.99

    With today's cumbersome insurance procedures, government regulations, endless paperwork, and concerns about malpractice rates, many health care professionals are asking: "Why am I doing this? Am I making a difference to my patients? Is there a better way?and if so, what is it?" In this book, Carson and Koenig examine the state of the health care... more...