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  • Health Communication in the 21st Centuryby Kevin B. Wright; Lisa Sparks; H. Dan O'Hair

    Wiley 2012; US$ 61.95

    This popular and engaging text on health communication is now revised and updated in a second edition that incorporates recent research and boasts new material on topics such as crisis communication, social disparities in health, and systemic reform. Fully revised second edition of this popular and authoritative text Includes fresh material on... more...

  • What Your Doctor Really Thinksby Ian M.D. Blumer

    Dundurn 1999; US$ 9.99

    Ian Blumer looks at the doctor-patient relationship what your doctor will and wont tell you in the examining room. more...

  • Doctoringby Eric J. Cassell

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99

    In this title, Eric Cassell discusses the new generalism and the skills that physicians-in-training must be taught to practice the art of doctoring, which centres on the person, not a disease or organ system, as well as the relationship between the physician and the individual. more...

  • Empathy in Patient Careby Mohammadreza Hojat

    Springer 2007; US$ 89.99

    Human beings are designed by evolution to form meaningful interpersonal relationships through verbal and nonverbal communication. This book presents the theme that empathic human connections are beneficial to the body and mind. It views empathy from multidisciplinary perspectives that include evolution, neuropsychology, clinical and social. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Orange Wire Problem and Other Tales from the Doctor?s Officeby David Watts

    University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    Western literature has had a long tradition of physician-writers. From Mikhail Bulgakov to William Carlos Williams to Richard Selzer to Ethan Canin, exposure to human beings at their most vulnerable has inspired fine writing. In his own inimitable and unpretentious style, David Watts is also a master storyteller. Whether recounting the decline and... more...

  • When Doctors Don't Listenby Leana Wen; Joshua Kosowsky

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 16.99

    In this examination of the doctor-patient relationship, Drs. Wen and Kosowsky argue that diagnosis, once the cornerstone of medicine, is fast becoming a lost art, with grave consequences. Using real-life stories of cookbook-diagnoses-gone-bad, the doctors illustrate how active patient participation can prevent these mistakes. Wen and Kosowsky offer... more...