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  • Mastering Communication with Seriously Ill Patientsby Anthony Back; Robert Arnold; James Tulsky

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 44.00

    This book guides the physician through the daunting communication challenges of explaining life-threatening illness to patients and families. more...

  • The Real Doctor Will See You Shortlyby Matt McCarthy

    Crown Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.00

    In medical school, Matt McCarthy dreamed of being a different kind of doctor?the kind of mythical, unflappable physician who could reach unreachable patients. But when he almost lost a patient on his first night on call, he found himself scrambling. His dreams of mastery quickly gave way to hopes of simply surviving life in the hospital, where confidence... more...

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

    humboldt 2010; US$ 9.85

    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...

  • Improving Medical Outcomesby Jessica Leavitt; Fred Leavitt

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 33.99

    The ability of doctors to properly diagnose and treat patients is often colored by non-specific factors that can affect outcomes in profound ways. Communication between doctors and patients is key, but often what is left unsaid is just as important, and messages from outside sources such as medical journals, drug companies, and other patients can affect... more...

  • Relational Medicineby Federica Raia; Mario Deng

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 127.00

    In this book, we present a novel framework of high-tech modern medicine. Patients going through major high-tech medical interventions, e.g. Advanced Heart Failure (AdHF) patients undergoing left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation and heart transplantation, must integrate scientific and technological advances into personal life, including... more...

  • Talking about Healthby Roxanne Parrott

    Wiley 2009; US$ 107.95

    Written by an award-winning researcher and professor whose work straddles the fields of communication and healthcare, Talking About Health explores the importance of health communication in the 21st century, and how it affects us all. Organized around six key questions about health and communication:  How ‘Normal’ am I?... more...

  • Doctors Talking with Patients/Patients Talking with Doctorsby Debra Roter; Judith A. Hall

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 29.95

    Medical visits are often less effective and satisfying than they would be if doctors and patients better understood the communication most needed for attainment of mutual health goals. Here, professors and Johns Hopkins University and Harvard Medical School join forces to help us understand this vital issue, and the means to best facilitate communication... more...

  • Making the Patient Your Partnerby W. Sterling Edwards

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 35.00

    Health professionals need to learn the communication skills that will create collaborative and mutually satisfying relationships with patients. The failure of doctors to relate effectively to patients results in noncompliance, malpractice suits, longer stays in hospitals and other negative outcomes. Interpersonal skills can be easily learned by studying... more...

  • User Involvement in Health Careby Trisha Greenhalgh; Charlotte Humphrey; Fran Woodard

    Wiley 2011; US$ 56.95

    How can the needs and perspective of patients be incorporated in the design and redesign of health services? Health organizations are focusing more and more on patients – and requiring their employees to practise patient focused care. The Modernisation Initiative described in this book explores in three health service areas (kidney, stroke... more...

  • Medical Decision Makingby Alan Schwartz; George Bergus

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 57.00

    Translates the theory from the science of decision making into clinically useful tools and principles. more...