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  • 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$ 11.99

    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...

  • Your Medical Mindby Jerome Groopman; Pamela Hartzband

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • How to Present at Meetingsby George M. Hall; Neville Robinson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 30.95

    Does the thought of presenting a paper make you go cold? There are so many things to consider: getting your message across clearly, making the PowerPoint easy to read, keeping to the right length and keeping the audience riveted – enough to induce nerves even without the thought of standing up in front of a crowd  and delivering your talk... more...

  • Worried Sickby Nortin M. Hadler; Shannon Brownlee; Jeanne Lenzer

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 22.00

    Nortin Hadler's clearly reasoned argument surmounts the cacophony of the health care debate. Hadler urges everyone to ask health care providers how likely it is that proposed treatments will afford meaningful benefits and he teaches how to actively listen to the answer. Each chapter of Worried Sick is an object lesson on the uses and abuses of common... more...

  • The Cancer Experienceby Roy B. Sessions; M.D. Edmund D. Pellegrino

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 57.99

    The Cancer Experience instructs doctors, medical students, and health care workers involved in cancer care on the proper role of medicine, the role of doctors, and the opportunities for connecting with patients as they make treatment and end of life decisions. It helps patients understand the issues facing doctors as they assist and care for them.... more...

  • Bio-Bibliographisches Verzeichnis jüdischer Doktoren im 17. und 18. Jahrhundertby Manfred Komorowski

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 133.00

    Bio-Bibliographisches Verzeichnis J Discher Doktoren Im 17. Und 18. Jahrhundert (Bibliographien Zur Deutsch-J Dischen Geschichte) more...