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- 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...
Kooperation und Kommunikation im Krankenhaus: Die interdisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit von stationärer Pflege und MedizinDiplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 32.39
Kooperation und Kommunikation sind ausschlaggebende Aspekte für die ideale interdisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit von stationärer Pflege und Medizin. Innerhalb anderer Wirtschaftsbereiche lässt sich die Renaissance der Team- bzw. Gruppenarbeit bereits beobachten, was nicht zuletzt auf die Einführung neuer Konzepte der Arbeitsorganisation zurückzuführen ist.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 37.99
While plenty can be said about the dysfunction of our health care system, rarely do business and private players in health care innovation get a good rap. This book takes on skeptics of the partnership between the medical community, political groups, and private businesses, by illustrating how such cooperation can result in world-class innovation... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.95
The Patient's Playbook will change the way you manage your health and the health of your family, from finding the right doctor to coordinating the best medical care. An expertly informed guide to the steps that everyone should take--even before illness strikes. The Patient's Playbook is a compelling narrative of personal stories that imparts... 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 58.95
Trisha Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Health Care and Director, Healthcare Innovation and Policy Unit, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK Charlotte Humphrey , Professor of Health Care Evaluation, King’s College London, UK Fran Woodard, Director, Cancer Programme, Integrated Cancer Centre, King’s... more...
- 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...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 34.95
In 1964 the Senate Committee on Aging reported that "once admitted to an institution ... the veteran begins ... to show signs of social and physical degeneration," a phenomenon that has not escapted the attention of clinicians, social scientists, veterans, and other chronic-care patients. Assuming that social withdrawal in the institutional setting... more...