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- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
Practical Patient Safety demonstrates how core principles of safety from industries such as aviation, nuclear and petrochemical can be applied in surgical and medical practice, giving the reader practical advice on how to start patient safety training within his or her department or hospital. more...
- SPCK 2012; US$ 13.11
Questions that people want to ask their doctors vary tremendously! Sometimes they don?t even get asked as people are afraid of wasting the doctor?s time - or they may end up as the ?hand on the doorknob? or the ?while I?m here? type of question that gets popped out just as the patient leaves the surgery. Embarrassing, awkward, or trivial - whatever... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Without any warning, in September 1999, David Newman was told he had a rare and life-threatening tumor in the base of his skull. In the compressed space of five weeks, he consulted with leading physicians and surgeons at four major medical centers. The doctors offered drastically differing opinions; several pronounced the tumor inoperable and voiced... more...
- 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 makes challenging... more...
- Hammersmith Books Limited 2013; US$ 7.28
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...
- OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 74.99 US$ 64.49
The Consultation, published almost 20 years ago by the same authors, has been completely rewritten. The New Consultation will be an essential aid for all doctors and their educators to increase the effectiveness of their consultations and to help to make them more patient-centred. It includes theoretical background as well as practical help for both... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 89.80
This book analyses the content of doctors? statements uttered before the actual diagnosis as well as their linguistic and interactional features and cognitive processes. Prediagnostic statements include the patient in the process of finding a diagnosis but can also aim at guiding the patients? expectations and creating trust. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 74.99
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...