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- 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$ 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 45.00
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... more...
- 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...
- Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 27.00
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...
- humboldt 2010; US$ 8.98
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 36.00
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... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.95
Too many Americans die each year as a result of preventable medical error?mistakes, complications, and misdiagnoses. And many more of us are not receiving the best care possible, even though it?s readily available and we?re entitled to it. The key is knowing how to access it. The Patient?s Playbook is a call to action. It will change the way... 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From Tom Brokaw, the bestselling author of The Greatest Generation, comes a powerful memoir of a year of dramatic change?a year spent battling cancer and reflecting on a long, happy, and lucky life. Tom Brokaw has led a fortunate life, with a strong marriage and family, many friends, and a brilliant journalism... more...