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- John Hunt Publishing 2010; US$ 11.99
A young Jewish doctor prays to a coma patient's Blessed Mother on Christmas Eve, only to have the woman suddenly awakened; there is the voice that tells a too-busy ER doctor to stop a patient walking out, discovering an embolus that would have killed him. The late-night passing of a beloved aunt summons a childhood bully who shows up minutes later,... more...
- Addicus Books 2012; US$ 5.99
The traditional doctor-patient relationship is in jeopardy. In an era of ?hurry up? medicine and ?patient quotas,? health care professionals are no longer able to apply good bedside manner?the healing touch. As the focus shifts from patients to profits, this vital component of patient care diminishes and may eventually be lost. In The Healing Touch,... more...
- Hammersmith Books Limited 2014; US$ 9.99
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...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 25.95
The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practiced in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care As a practicing physician and longtime member of his hospital?s ethics committee, Dr. Barron Lerner thought he had heard it all. But in the mid-1990s, his father, an infectious diseases physician,... more...
- Hammersmith Books Limited 2014; US$ 9.99
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 46.00
The #1 guide to behavioral issues in medicine Thorough, practical discussion of the full scope of the physician-patient relationship The goal of Behavioral Medicine is to help practitioners and students understand the interplay between psychological, physical, social and cultural issues of patients. Within its pages you will find real-world coverage... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 16.00
In medical school, Matt McCarthy dreamed of being a different kind of doctor?the sort of mythical, unflappable physician who could reach unreachable patients. But when a new admission to the critical care unit almost died his first night on call, he found himself scrambling. Visions of mastery quickly gave way to hopes of simply surviving hospital... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 39.00
Learn medical ethics and professionalism in the context of real-life patients Experience with actual cases is essential to learning how to manage the challenges medical ethics and professionalism will pose to you and your practice. Case Files: Medical Ethics and Professionalism includes 36 true-to-life cases that have been carefully selected to... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 99.00
Perioperative Management is reviewed extensively in this important Surgical Clinics of North America issue. Articles include: Cardiac risk stratification and protection; Prevention of pulmonary complications; Perioperative nutrition; Prophylactic antibiotics and prevention of post-operative infections; DVT and VTE prophylaxis; Post-operative pain control... more...