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Physician & Patient

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  • 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 Knowledgeable Patientby Sophie Hill

    Wiley 2011; US$ 61.95

    Sophie Hill , MA, PhD, Coordinating Editor, Cochrane Consumers and Communication Review Group, Head, Centre for Health Communication and Participation, Australian Institute for Primary Care and Ageing, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia more...

  • Your Medical Mindby Jerome Groopman; Pamela Hartzband

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00

    "You?ll close the book with an entirely new attitude and set of tools for making medical decisions? Groopman and Hartzband?s important book will help doctor and patient learn how each of us navigates our own tolerance for risk, thus improving outcomes on both sides of the examination table." ? THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW (Daniel J. Levitin) ... more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 31.95

    “The experienced speaker can get away with ignoring some of the points suggested, but this is a book that should be read by everyone called upon to give a talk and I cannot recommend it too highly.”  ( Chromatographia , 1 August 2013)   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...

  • 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...