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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- humboldt 2010; US$ 8.86
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
Doctors Talking with Patients/Patients Talking with Doctors: Improving Communication in Medical VisitsABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 29.95
The verbal and nonverbal exchanges that take place between doctor and patient affect both participants, and can result in a range of positive or negative psychological reactions-including comfort, alarm, irritation, or resolve. This updated edition of a widely popular book sets out specific principles and recommendations for improving doctor-patient... more...
- 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...