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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Narrative Research in Health and Illnessby Brian Hurwitz; Trisha Greenhalgh; Vieda Skultans

    Wiley 2008; US$ 142.95

    This comprehensive book celebrates the coming of age of narrative in health care. It uses narrative to go beyond the patient's story and address social, cultural, ethical, psychological, organizational and linguistic issues. This book has been written to help health professionals and social scientists to use narrative more effectively in their everyday... more...

  • Communicating Health and Illnessby Richard Gwyn

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 73.00

    Gwyn demonstrates the centrality of discourse analysis to an understanding of health and communication. Focussing on language and communication issues he demonstrates that it is possible to observe and analyze patterns in the ways in which health and illness are represented and articulated by both health professionals and lay people. more...

  • Spiritual Caregivingby Verna Benner Carson; Harold G. Koenig

    Templeton Press 2008; US$ 9.99

    With today's cumbersome insurance procedures, government regulations, endless paperwork, and concerns about malpractice rates, many health care professionals are asking: "Why am I doing this? Am I making a difference to my patients? Is there a better way—and if so, what is it?" In this book, Carson and Koenig examine the state of... more...

  • Surviving Fears in Health and Social Careby Martin Smith

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 36.95

    Drawing on powerful first-hand accounts, this book explores the fears experienced when working in child protection, mental health, and with marginalized groups of people, and suggests how these fears can be understood and managed. The author provides helpful suggestions for good practice and training. more...

  • Hippocrates' Shadowby David H. Newman

    Scribner 2008; US$ 17.99

    Everyone knows of the Hippocratic Oath, the famous invocation sworn by all neophyte physicians. But most don't realize that the father of modern medicine was an avid listener and a constant bedside presence. Hippocrates believed in the doctor-patient connection and gained worldwide renown for championing science over mysticism while respecting and... more...

  • Coaching Standardized Patientsby Peggy Wallace

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 95.00

    In today's medical education curriculum, it is necessary for students to learn the proper technique for taking medical histories, performing physical exams, and finding the appropriate way to educate and inform patients. The best way for a student to learn these skills is through hands-on training with a Standardized Patient (SP)--an actor who... more...

  • Mediating Health Informationby Dr Nadine Wathen; Sally Wyatt; Professor Roma Harris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    Examining health information seeking and the roles of human and technical actors that intermediate this process, this book uses new empirical data from a number of clinical and community settings. Unique insights are offered into the positioning of health information seekers within the service framework of various professions. more...

  • Professionalism in Mental Healthcareby Dinesh Bhugra; Amit Malik

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 49.00

    Seeks to redefine the professional role of the mental health worker by bringing perspectives from leading professionals in different fields. more...