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  • Putting Patients Firstby Susan B Frampton; Patrick A. Charmel; Planetree

    Wiley 2009; US$ 58.00

    The second edition of Putting Patients First showcases what Planetree facilities and the Planetree organization have learned about the commitments, conditions, practices, and policies that are needed to do more than give lip service to being--patient-centered.--It should be read by every student, nurse, physician, administrator, trustee, policy maker,... more...

  • International Perspectives on Health and Social Careby Jon Glasby; Helen Dickinson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 101.99

    Partnership Working in Health and Social Care adopts a thematic approach to health and social care partnerships. With chapters by leading international commentators, the book covers key topics in partnership with a dual focus on both policy and practice. more...

  • Unexpected Death in Childhoodby Peter Sidebotham; Peter Fleming

    Wiley 2008; US$ 160.95

    For families who have experienced the death of a child, their private tragedy is all too often exacerbated by an inappropriate or incompetent professional response. For the professional charged with the responsibility of having to deal with unexpected child deaths, such as a pediatrician, a police officer, or social worker, this title offers... more...

  • The Renewal of Generosityby Arthur W. Frank

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 20.00

    Contemporary health care often lacks generosity of spirit, even when treatment is most efficient. Too many patients are left unhappy with how they are treated, and too many medical professionals feel estranged from the calling that drew them to medicine. Arthur W. Frank tells the stories of ill people, doctors, and nurses who are restoring generosity... more...

  • A Fortunate Manby John Berger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    In this quietly revolutionary work of social observation and medical philosophy, Booker Prize-winning writer John Berger and the photographer Jean Mohr train their gaze on an English country doctor and find a universal man--one who has taken it upon himself to recognize his patient's humanity when illness and the fear of death have made them unrecognizable... more...

  • Doctors, Patients, and Societyby Donald E. Larsen; Martin S. Staum

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95

    This book is a collection of papers presented at an interdisciplinary workshop at the Calgary Institute for the Humanities in May 1980. The three broad issues covered are: the physician-patient relationship, the allocation of responsibility among doctors and nurses, and the political and social framework of the health care system. The first set of... more...

  • Doctor, Your Patient Will See You Nowby Steven Z. Kussin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 18.99

    Patients increasingly and correctly feel that they are on their own in an impersonal and dangerous medical system. Offering an insider's perspective, Kussin's book teaches readers how to be better patients in order to get better care, offers access to industrial-strength resources, and promotes an attitude that will prevent alienation and manipulation.... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Health Communicationby Teresa L. Thompson; Roxanne Parrott; Jon F. Nussbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 104.95

    The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication brings together the current body of scholarly work in health communication. With its expansive scope, it offers an introduction for those new to this area, summarizes work for those already learned in the area, and suggests avenues for future research on the relationships between communicative processes... more...

  • The Knowledgeable Patientby Sophie Hill

    Wiley 2011; US$ 59.95

    Learn how to place communication and participation at the heart of evidence-based healthcare The Knowledgeable Patient: Communication and Participation in Health sits at the forefront of the challenging, changing 21 st century landscape. The 'knowledgeable patient' as an individual can take many forms: patient, family carer, consumer advocate,... more...

  • Your Medical Mindby Jerome Groopman; Pamela Hartzband

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 12.99

    Making the right medical decisions is harder than ever. We are overwhelmed by information from all sides?whether our doctors? recommendations, dissenting experts, confusing statistics, or testimonials on the Internet. Now Doctors Groopman and Hartzband reveal that each of us has a ?medical mind,? a highly individual approach to weighing the risks and... more...