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  • Suburban Shamanby Cecil Helman

    Hammersmith Books Limited 2014; US$ 7.28

    ‘Medicine is not just about science. It?s also all about stories, and about the mingling of narratives among doctors, and between them and their patients.? So writes Cecil Helman after 27 years as a family practitioner in and around London interlaced with training and research as a medical anthropologist, comparing a wide variety of medical systems... more...

  • The Secret Language of Doctorsby Brian Goldman

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 23.99

    A crash course in the secret language of medicine Have you ever wondered what doctors and nurses are really saying as they zip through the emergency room and onto elevators, throwing cryptic phrases at one another? Or why they do it? Do you guess at the codes broadcast over the loudspeaker, or the words doctors and nurses use when speaking right... more...

  • An Amazing Murmur of the Heartby Cecil Helman

    Hammersmith Books Limited 2014; US$ 7.28

    This is a searching look at the disappearance of the patient as a person from 21st century medicine, told through the stories of his many patients by the author of best-selling Suburban Shaman*. Cecil Helman – GP, medical anthropologist and acclaimed writer – looks back on a life-time of encounters with patients to ask ‘Where has the patient gone??... more...

  • Patient-Centred Medicine in Transitionby Alan Bleakley

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book challenges functional models for more aesthetic and ethical models, where communication is grounded in values systems of cultures. Here, communication is treated as a distributed phenomenon involving networks of persons, activities and artifacts, and extends beyond doctor-patient relationships to working in and across teams around patients.... more...

  • Behavioral Medicine A Guide for Clinical Practice 4/Eby Mitchell Feldman; John Christensen

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 45.00

    Mitchell D. Feldman, MD (San Francisco, CA) is Professor of Medicine and Director of Faculty Mentoring, University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine, one of the outstanding general medicine programs in the country as well as one of the nation's leading behavioral medicine groups. John F. Christensen, PhD (Portland, OR) Associate... more...

  • So It's Cancerby Dr Ranjana Srivastava

    Penguin Group Australia 2014; Not Available

    So It's Cancer: Now What? is a guide to what to do when you receive a diagnosis of cancer, by medical oncologist and award-winning author Ranjana Srivastava. 'You have cancer.' These three small words have the power to dramatically change the rest of your life. The words can set in motion a chain of events that render you ? the patient ?... more...

  • Mit dem Arzt auf Augenhöheby Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Willi Maria Breuer

    humboldt 2010; US$ 8.38

    Absolut aktuelles medizinisches Wissen zu den häufigsten Krankheitsbildern in einem Ratgeber! Und die Aufforderung, nicht kritiklos alle Behandlungen hinzunehmen. Denn nicht immer basieren die Methoden auf gesicherten Erkenntnissen. Auch die moderne Medizin kann nicht alles, selbst wenn man das immer hofft oder Ärzte den Patienten diesen Eindruck oft... more...

  • Sociomedical Perspectives on Patient Careby Jeffrey Michael Clair; Richard M. Allman

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Social change has placed new demands on the practice of medicine, altering almost every aspect of patient care relationships. Just as medicine was encouraged to embrace the biological sciences some 100 years ago, recent directives indicate the importance of the social sciences in understanding biomedical practice. Humanistic challenges call for changes... more...

  • A Lucky Life Interruptedby Tom Brokaw

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.00

    Tom Brokaw is the author of six bestsellers: The Greatest Generation, The Greatest Generation Speaks, An Album of Memories, Boom!, The Time of Our Lives, and A Long Way from Home . A native of South Dakota, he graduated from the University of South Dakota with a degree in political science. He began his journalism career in Omaha and Atlanta before... more...

  • The Patient's Playbookby Leslie D. Michelson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.95

    LESLIE D. MICHELSON is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Private Health Management, a unique, patient-focused company dedicated to helping hundreds of private individuals and thousands of corporate clients obtain excellent medical care. Prior to founding Private Health in 2007, Michelson was the CEO of the Prostate Cancer Foundation and currently... more...