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- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99
Highly successful in its first two editions, McWhinney's Textbook of Family Medicine is one of the seminal texts in the field. While many family medicine texts simply cover the disorders a practitioner might see in clinical practice (thus they become watered-down internal medicine texts), McWhinney defines the principles and practices of family medicine... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 35.99
Physicians recognize the importance of patients' emotions in healing yet believe their own emotional responses represent lapses in objectivity. Patients complain that physicians are too detached. Halpern argues that by empathizing with patients, rather than detaching, physicians can best help them. Yet there is no consistent view of what, precisely,... more...
Obstetric and Gynecologic Hospitalists and Laborists, An Issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics,Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 98.99
The Ob/Gyn Hospitalist, the newest subspecialist in the field of obstetrics and gynecology, has the potential to improve patient safety, patient and provider satisfaction, workforce challenges and clinical outcomes. Programs are exploding across the country, mirroring the growth of the internal medicine hospitalist programs 10 years ago. Ob/Gyn hospitalist... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2017; US$ 29.95
A celebrated humanitarian doctor's unique perspective on sickness, health and what it is to be alive. In this deeply personal book, humanitarian doctor and activist James Maskalyk, author of the highly acclaimed Six Months in Sudan , draws upon his experience treating patients in the world's emergency rooms. From Toronto to Addis Ababa, Cambodia... more...
Adjuncts for Care of the Surgical Patient, An Issue of Atlas of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics 23-2,Elsevier Health Sciences 2016; US$ 249.99
This issue of the Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics focuses on Adjuncts for Care of the Surgical Patient. Articles will feature PEG and J-tube Placement; Percutaneous Tracheostomy; Transcutaneous Bladder Catheterization; Central Line Catheterization; Intracranial Pressure Monitor Placement; Tube Thoracostomy; Lumbar Puncture/Lumbar... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99
Proposals for patient-centered care for chronic illness have not understood or incorporated the capacity of patients to be active agents of health and health care. Patients can not only make treatment choices, but help define their clinical problem and its resolution. This book examines patient action as the principal path to health and an essential... more...
- Atlantic Publishing Group 2016; US$ 19.95
Breaking bad news to patients is a difficult and common part of being a health care provider. While performing this task is common, most physicians, clinicians, oncologists, nurses and other health care practitioners receive almost no training in how to lessen the emotional impact of potentially life-altering news. This book offers guidelines, or... more...
Doctors Talking with Patients/Patients Talking with Doctors: Improving Communication in Medical Visits, 2nd EditionABC-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...