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- 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...
- 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 a very different premise: the patient should be at the center. McNutt challenges the physician-directed, medical-expertise model of making decisions, presenting... more...
- 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...
- humboldt 2010; US$ 8.98
Absolut aktuelles medizinisches Wissen zu den häufigsten Krankheitsbildern in einem Ratgeber! Und die Aufforderung, nicht kritiklos alle Behandlungen hinzunehmen. Denn nicht immer basieren die Methoden auf gesicherten Erkenntnissen. Auch die moderne Medizin kann nicht alles, selbst wenn man das immer hofft oder Ärzte den Patienten diesen Eindruck oft... more...
- 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...
- 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...
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...
- 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...