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  • 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...

  • The Perils of Patient Governmentby Joseph W. Lella; J.R. Bayne; J.Z. Csank; J. McKay

    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...

  • 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...

  • Comunicazione in medicinaby Iole Simeoni; Anna Maria De Santi

    SEEd Srl 2009; US$ 14.51

    Il testo desidera fornire strategie e suggerimenti per migliorare la comunicazione tra professionisti sanitari, fornendo esempi relativi alle pił comuni situazioni che si possono presentare nella pratica clinica, quali la richiesta di una consulenza specialistica da parte del medico di base, la relazione tra medico e infermiere, le informazioni da... more...

  • Critical Decisionsby Peter A. Ubel

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 21.99

    ?As a physician and a social scientist, Peter Ubel is unparalleled in his understanding of some of the most important decisions we are facing, or will face.? ?Dan Ariely, New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational ?His ideas are important, his style is accessible (with the right balance of humor and compassion) and his topic... more...

  • Critical Decisionsby Peter Ubel

    The Text Publishing Company 2012; US$ 32.99

    Critical Decisions is the most important book on the patient-doctor relationship to date. In this revolutionary book, practicing physician, behavioural scientist, and bioethicist Peter Ubel reveals how hidden dynamics keep us, and our loved ones, from making the best medical choices. more...

  • Better Patient Feedback, Better Healthcareby Taher Mahmud

    M&K Update Ltd 2011; US$ 12.99

    Until recently, patient feedback has not had a very high profile in clinical practice. There has been no tradition of systematically gathering and tracking patient feedback over time – let alone using the findings to continually review and improve services. Why is it so vital to gather patient feedback? The fact is that involving patients leads... more...

  • Understanding and Using Health Experiencesby Sue Ziebland; Angela Coulter; Joseph D. Calabrese

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 49.99

    Improving patient experience is a global priority for health policy-makers and care providers. The need to look at healthcare delivery through the eyes of patients is widely accepted, but how should it be done? What use can be made of this information, and what evidence is there that such exercises lead to better care?Understanding and Using Health... more...

  • See Me as a Personby Mary Koloroutis; Michael Trout

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 39.95

    The therapeutic relationship between clinicians and patients is what brings Relationship-Based Care to life. Within the world of health care, the act of therapeutic connection is not owned by any one profession. The responsibility to offer authentic and compassionate care to another human being is something we all share. In our chaotic and time constrained... more...

  • Russian Physicians in an Era of Reform and Revolution, 1856-1905by Nancy Madelker Frieden

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    This history of the medical profession in pre-Revolutionary Russia examines an influential segment of the educated elite. The author shows how Russian physicians differed in social origin, careers, and professionalization from their counterparts in other lands. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand... more...