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  • Talking to Your Doctorby Zackary Berger

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 23.99

    This book offers readers an insider?s assessment of doctor-patient communication and provides patients with strategies for making the most of their doctor?s visits. 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...

  • 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...

  • Pale Facesby Charles L. Bardes

    Bellevue Literary Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    The Bellevue Literary Press Pathographies series debuts with a fascinating journey through the history of medicine. more...

  • Vital Conversationsby Dennis Rosen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison to those of other countries. Poor communication between doctors and patients, Dennis Rosen argues, is at the heart of this disparity, a pervasive problem that damages not only the well-being of the patient but... more...

  • Queen of the Professionsby Charles E. McClelland

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 69.99

    Queen of the Professions: The Rise and Decline of Medical Prestige and Power in America is a colorful yet authoritative work of social history offering readers a sturdy platform from which to confront looming issues about the future of American medical care. Its unique perspective brings crucial context to current debates about modern medicine.... more...

  • Textbook of Physical Diagnosisby Mark H. Swartz

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2014; US$ 110.00

    Derive the maximum diagnostic information from interviewing and examining patients with Textbook of Physical Diagnosis . Employing a compassionate, humanistic approach , Dr. Swartz explores how cultural differences can influence communication, diet, family relationships, and health practices and beliefs, and demonstrates that your interpersonal... more...

  • Pharmaphobiaby Thomas P. Stossel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 37.99

    While plenty can be said about the dysfunction of our health care system, rarely do business and private players in health care innovation get a good rap. This book takes on skeptics of the partnership between the medical community, political groups, and private businesses, by illustrating how such cooperation can result in world-class innovation... more...

  • Die allmähliche Verfertigung der Diagnose im Redenby Thomas Spranz-Fogasy

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    This book analyses the content of doctors? statements uttered before the actual diagnosis as well as their linguistic and interactional features and cognitive processes. Prediagnostic statements include the patient in the process of finding a diagnosis but can also aim at guiding the patients? expectations and creating trust. more...

  • Doctor, Your Patient Will See You Nowby Steven Z. Kussin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 18.99

    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...