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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Good Doctorby Ron Paterson

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88

    What makes a good doctor? Are there bad doctors out there ? and if so how do we protect patients from them? Can we inject more information, more trust and more assured competence into the medical system to solve these problems? Drawing on his years of dealing with patient concerns, Ron Paterson tackles these important questions.The book makes challenging... more...

  • Guidance for Healthcare Ethics Committeesby D. Micah Hester; Toby Schonfeld

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 60.00

    Definitive, comprehensive guidance for members of healthcare ethics committees confronted with ethically challenging situations. more...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 31.95

    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...

  • I Will Need to Break Your Other Legby Prasanna Gautam

    Hammersmith Books Limited 2013; US$ 7.28

    In these often hilarious, and always thought-provoking tales of medical intrigue and misadventure, drawn from the author's experiences as a doctor in rural Nepal and the inner-city wildernesses of the UK, Prasanna Gautam encounters medical conundrums with some very surprising outcomes. But there is much more to these stories than simple entertainment.... more...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 105.99

    Partnership Working in Health and Social Care adopts a thematic approach to health and social care partnerships. With chapters by leading international commentators, the book covers key topics in partnership with a dual focus on both policy and practice. more...

  • The Knowledgeable Patientby Sophie Hill

    Wiley 2011; US$ 61.95

    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...

  • La pratique du psychologue et l'éthiqueby Odile Bourguignon

    Primento Publishing 2013; US$ 25.99

    Respecter les libertés des malades en tant que professionnel de la santé L?éthique pose des questions difficiles au psychologue compétent qui respecte l?être humain et sa liberté. Comment soutenir le désir de vie chez celui qui va mourir en se gardant de toute illusoire gestion de la mort ? Que devient la liberté de consentir lorsque des évaluations... more...