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  • The Patient's Playbookby Leslie D. Michelson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 18.50

    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...

  • Sociomedical Perspectives on Patient Careby Jeffrey Michael Clair; Richard M. Allman

    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 Medizinby Marcus Eckhardt

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 32.67

    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...

  • Perioperative Management, An Issue of Surgical Clinics of North America,by Paul J. Schenarts

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 99.00

    Perioperative Management is reviewed extensively in this important Surgical Clinics of North America issue. Articles include: Cardiac risk stratification and protection; Prevention of pulmonary complications; Perioperative nutrition; Prophylactic antibiotics and prevention of post-operative infections; DVT and VTE prophylaxis; Post-operative pain control... more...

  • Advances in Colonoscopy, An Issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics,by Douglas K. Rex

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 99.00

    Colonosocopy is the bread and butter for endoscopists and advances in the procedure to reduce time, improve efficiency, and prevent errors are very important for this group. The newest advances look at colonoscopy efficiency and a better way to target tissue sampling, which avoids random biopsies and instead looks at ways to predict areas for sampling.... more...

  • Diagnostic Testing for Enteric Pathogens, An Issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine,by Alexander J. McAdam

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 98.99

    This issue on Diagnostic Testing for Enteric Patholgens is led by two experts in the field of clinical pathology: Alexander J. McAdam and Collette Fitzgerald. Topics include Salmonella, Shigella and Yersinia;  Escherichia coli;  Campylobacter;  Clostridium difficile; Use of markers of intestinal inflammation for diagnosis of infectious gastroenteritis; ... more...

  • Good Medicineby Philip Hebert

    Doubleday Canada 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 22.50

    Drawing on his extensive experience as both a medical practitioner and a patient, acclaimed author, award-winning physician and ethicist Philip Hébert creates a brave and intimate portrait of the complex ethical questions raised by revolutionary advances in medical diagnosis and treatment. As medical science advances to previously unimagined heights... more...

  • De l'Art à l'art du soinby Aline-Laure Strebler

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99

    Docteur en médecine depuis 1980, l?auteure exerce son activité sur le mode libéral. En 2009, elle s?engage à dispenser des enseignements dans un laboratoire d?éthique Médicale. La nécessité d?un questionnement sur sa fonction de soignante s?était imposée à elle comme une urgence éthique dès les débuts de son installation en 1984. Durant ses études,... more...

  • The Patient's Playbookby Leslie D. Michelson

    Random House of Canada 2015; US$ 32.00 US$ 23.99

    The Patient's Playbook will change the way you manage your health and your family's health, 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 impart... more...

  • Bindung und Selbstmanagement von Patienten in der Primärversorgungby Katja Brenk-Franz

    Tectum Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Die Beziehung zwischen Arzt und Patient hat sich gewandelt. War das Verhältnis früher noch viel stärker hierarchisch ausgeprägt, so entfernt sich der Patient heute mehr und mehr aus einer lediglich passiven Rolle und wird zunehmend eigenverantwortlich wahrgenommen. Die verstärkte Einbindung des Patienten in den eigenen Therapieprozess verlangt allerdings... more...