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  • 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...

  • The Knowledgeable Patientby Sophie Hill

    Wiley 2011; US$ 63.95 US$ 55.42

    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...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 32.95 US$ 28.56

    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 fluently.... more...

  • The Orange Wire Problem and Other Tales from the Doctor?s Officeby David Watts

    University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    Western literature has had a long tradition of physician-writers. From Mikhail Bulgakov to William Carlos Williams to Richard Selzer to Ethan Canin, exposure to human beings at their most vulnerable has inspired fine writing. In his own inimitable and unpretentious style, David Watts is also a master storyteller. Whether recounting the decline and... more...

  • The Cancer Experienceby Roy B. Sessions; M.D. Edmund D. Pellegrino

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 67.99

    The Cancer Experience instructs doctors, medical students, and health care workers involved in cancer care on the proper role of medicine, the role of doctors, and the opportunities for connecting with patients as they make treatment and end of life decisions. It helps patients understand the issues facing doctors as they assist and care for them.... more...

  • Bio-Bibliographisches Verzeichnis jüdischer Doktoren im 17. und 18. Jahrhundertby Manfred Komorowski

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 123.50

    Bio-Bibliographisches Verzeichnis J Discher Doktoren Im 17. Und 18. Jahrhundert (Bibliographien Zur Deutsch-J Dischen Geschichte) more...

  • When Doctors Don't Listenby Dr. Leana Wen; Dr. Joshua Kosowsky

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    In this examination of the doctor-patient relationship, Drs. Wen and Kosowsky argue that diagnosis, once the cornerstone of medicine, is fast becoming a lost art, with grave consequences. Using real-life stories of cookbook-diagnoses-gone-bad, the doctors illustrate how active patient participation can prevent these mistakes. Wen and Kosowsky offer... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 60.00 US$ 49.20

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

  • Practical Patient Safetyby John Reynard; John Reynolds; Peter Stevenson

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    Practical Patient Safety demonstrates how core principles of safety from industries such as aviation, nuclear and petrochemical can be applied in surgical and medical practice, giving the reader practical advice on how to start patient safety training within his or her department or hospital. more...