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  • Malpracticeby Larry Schlachter

    Skyhorse Publishing 2017; US$ 25.99

    In 1991, the Institute of Medicine released a landmark report, which revealed that as many as 98,000 patients were dying every year owing to avoidable medical error. More recent research indicates that estimate was, if anything, a drastic understatement of the patient-safety epidemic in the US health care system. In Malpractice , neurosurgeon and... more...

  • The 10-Minute Clinical Assessmentby Knut Schroeder

    Wiley 2016; US$ 82.50 US$ 71.50

    Clinical assessment is at the heart of medicine. Health professionals working in busy clinical settings, such as general practitioners, nurse practitioners and hospital doctors on-call, often have to assess patients under considerable time constraints. This book teaches the reader how to gather clinical information effectively, accurately and safely... 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...

  • 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. M.D. Cassell

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47

    American medicine attracts some of the brightest and most motivated people the country has to offer, and it boasts the most advanced medical technology in the world, a wondrous parade of machines and techniques such as PET scans, MRI, angioplasty, endoscopy, bypasses, organ transplants, and much more besides. And yet, writes Dr. Eric Cassell, what... more...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67

    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...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 109.99 US$ 95.32

    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...

  • Unexpected Death in Childhoodby Peter Sidebotham; Peter Fleming

    Wiley 2008; US$ 170.95 US$ 148.16

    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 title offers guidance... more...

  • Patient Centred Care: A Nordic Perspectiveby Inga-Lill Johansson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    The articles in this e-book represent various although complementary theoretical and methodological perspectives. Together, they give an overall picture of health care policy work and describe what happens when new governance models meet reality. Some articles describe the situation in a single country while others make cross-country comparisons. more...

  • The Renewal of Generosityby Arthur W. Frank

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    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...