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  • What Doctors Feelby Danielle Ofri

    Beacon Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    A look at the emotional side of medicine?the shame, fear, anger, anxiety, empathy, and even love that affect patient care   Physicians are assumed to be objective, rational beings, easily able to detach as they guide patients and families through some of life?s most challenging moments. But doctors? emotional responses to the life-and-death dramas... more...

  • Getting Better at Getting People Betterby Noah Karrasch

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 28.95

    Drawing on a wide range of physical therapies and psychotherapy, this practical book takes a practical interdisciplinary look at the fundamentals of healing and good therapeutic practice. It includes techniques and ideas about how to communicate with patients and encourage their participation in their own healing. more...

  • The Real Doctor Will See You Shortlyby Matt McCarthy

    Crown Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.00

    This funny, candid memoir about the author's intern year at a New York hospital provides a scorchingly frank look at how doctors are made, taking readers into the critical care unit to see one burgeoning physician's journey from ineptitude to competence. After his professional baseball career failed to launch, Matt McCarthy went to Harvard Medical... more...

  • The Nature of the Doctor-Patient Relationshipby Pierre Mallia

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    This book serves to unite biomedical principles, which have been criticized as a model for solving moral dilemmas by inserting them and understanding them through the perspective of the phenomenon of health care relationship. Consequently, it attributes a possible unification of virtue-based and principle-based approaches. 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...

  • 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...

  • Incidental Findingsby Danielle Ofri

    Beacon Press 2005; US$ 15.00

    In Singular Intimacies, which the New England Journal of Medicine said captured the "essence of becoming and being a doctor," Danielle Ofri led us into the hectic, constantly challenging world of big-city medicine. In Incidental Findings, she's finished her training and is learning through practice to become a more rounded healer. The book opens... more...

  • What Patients Taught Meby Audrey Young

    Sasquatch Books 2009; US$ 15.95

    Do sleek high-tech hospitals teach more about medicine and less about humanity? Do doctors ever lose their tolerance for suffering? With sensitive observation and graceful prose, this book explores some of the difficult and deeply personal questions a 23-year-old doctor confronts with her very first dying patient, and continues to struggle with as... more...