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- Beacon Press 2017; US$ 24.95
Can refocusing conversations between doctors and their patients lead to better health? Despite modern medicine?s infatuation with high-tech gadgetry, the single most powerful diagnostic tool is the doctor-patient conversation, which can uncover the lion?s share of illnesses. However, what patients say and what doctors hear are often two vastly... more...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 34.99
Making medical decisions is overwhelming. Dr. Archelle Georgiou has helped thousands of people make choices that balance the best medical options with individual preferences. Now she shares her 5-step formula so you can make smart decisions tailored to the care you want and need . more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 65.95 US$ 57.16
This popular and engaging text on health communication is now revised and updated in a second edition that incorporates recent research and boasts new material on topics such as crisis communication, social disparities in health, and systemic reform. Fully revised second edition of this popular and authoritative text Includes fresh material... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49
Written by an award-winning researcher and professor whose work straddles the fields of communication and healthcare, Talking About Health explores the importance of health communication in the 21st century, and how it affects us all. Organized around six key questions about health and communication: How ‘Normal’ am I?... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 60.95 US$ 52.82
How can the needs and perspective of patients be incorporated in the design and redesign of health services? Health organizations are focusing more and more on patients – and requiring their employees to practise patient focused care. The Modernisation Initiative described in this book explores in three health service areas (kidney, stroke... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 17.99
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...