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  • Caring for the Geriatric Surgical Patient, An Issue of Surgical Clinics,by Fred A. Luchette

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2014; US$ 99.00

    Caring for the Geriatric Surgical Patient is covered extensively in this important Surgical Clinics of North America issue. Articles include: Changing Demographics of the American Population; Effect of Aging on Cardiac Function plus Monitoring and Support; Effect of Aging on Vascular System plus Monitoring and Support; Effect of Aging on Pulmonary... more...

  • Breast Augmentation, An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery,by Bradley P. Bengtson

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2016; US$ 98.99

    With breast augmentation and tumor removal the #1 procedures in cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery, respectively, according to latest ASPS information, this issue on breast augmentation presents discussion of procedures for cosmetic enhancement and for breast reconstruction. The first section includes topics such as: Evolution and Future Development... more...

  • From Detached Concern to Empathyby Ph.D. M.D. Jodi Halpern

    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,by Brigid McCue

    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...

  • Your Health, Your Decisionsby Robert Alan McNutt

    The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    In nearly every medical-decision-making encounter, the physician is at the center of the discussion, with the patient the recipient of the physician's decisions. Dr. Robert Alan McNutt starts from an opposite premise: the patient should be at the center. McNutt challenges the physician-directed, medical-expertise model of making decisions, presenting... more...

  • The 10-Minute Clinical Assessmentby Knut Schroeder

    Wiley 2016; US$ 82.50

    Clinical assessment is at the heart of medicine. Health professionals working in busy clinical settings, such as general practitioners, nurse practitioners and hospital doctors on-call, often have to quickly, accurately and safely clinically assess patients under time constraints. This book teaches the reader how to gather clinical information effectively,... more...

  • Talking about Healthby Roxanne Parrott

    Wiley 2009; US$ 115.95

    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...

  • Making the Patient Your Partner: Communication Skills for Doctors and Other Caregiversby W. 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...

  • User Involvement in Health Careby Trisha Greenhalgh; Charlotte Humphrey; Fran Woodard

    Wiley 2011; US$ 60.95

    How can the needs and perspective of patients be incorporated in the design and redesign of health services? Health organizations are focusing more and more on patients – and requiring their employees to practise patient focused care. The Modernisation Initiative described in this book explores in three health service areas (kidney, stroke... more...

  • Medical Decision Makingby Alan Schwartz; George Bergus

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 60.00

    Translates the theory from the science of decision making into clinically useful tools and principles. more...