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  • Health Communication in Practiceby Eileen Berlin Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 71.95

    Health Communication in Practice: A Case Study Approach offers a comprehensive examination of the complex nature of health-related communication. This text contains detailed case studies that demonstrate in-depth applications of communication theory in real-life situations. With chapters written by medical practitioners as well as communication... more...

  • Patient Treatment Adherenceby Hayden B. Bosworth; Eugene Z. Oddone; Morris Weinberger

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This new book summarizes the adherence literature for a number of specific health behaviors and populations. It provides a comprehensive source on the conceptualization, interventions, and measurement of treatment adherence and a synthesis of the research across demographic and chronic diseases. The text presents problems associated with treatment... 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...

  • Putting Patients Firstby Susan B. Frampton; Patrick A. Charmel; Planetree

    Wiley 2009; US$ 60.00

    Putting Patients First, 2nd Edition "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,... more...

  • International Perspectives on Health and Social Careby Jon Glasby; Helen Dickinson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 105.99

    Jon Glasby is Professor of Health and Social Care and Director of the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham. A board member of the UK’s Social Care Institute for Excellence, Jon also sits on the editorial boards of journals such as the Journal of Integrated Care and the International Journal of Integrated Care . ... more...

  • Unexpected Death in Childhoodby Peter Sidebotham; Peter Fleming

    Wiley 2008; US$ 165.95

    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 titleoffers guidance... more...

  • The Renewal of Generosityby Arthur W. Frank

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 23.00

    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$ 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...

  • Doctor, Your Patient Will See You Nowby Steven Z. Kussin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 20.99

    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...

  • 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...