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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Pale Facesby Charles L. Bardes

    Bellevue Literary Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    The Bellevue Literary Press Pathographies series debuts with a fascinating journey through the history of medicine. 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...

  • 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...

  • Vital Conversationsby Dennis Rosen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison to those of other countries. Poor communication between doctors and patients, Dennis Rosen argues, is at the heart of this disparity, a pervasive problem that damages not only the well-being of the patient but... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Health Care Communication Using Personality Typeby Judy Allen; Susan A. Brock

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This groundbreaking text draws upon examples from everyday health care situations to demonstrate that the behaviour differences we all experience in others actually fit within a readily understandable framework (the MBI). more...

  • The Healing Bondby Susan Budd; Ursula Sharma

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    This book combines the expertise of practitioners and researchers to address the wide range of debates currently taking place in relation to the politics of the practitioner-client relationship. more...