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  • Talking with Doctorsby David Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00

    Without any warning, in September 1999, David Newman was told he had a rare and life-threatening tumor in the base of his skull.  In the compressed space of five weeks, he consulted with leading physicians and surgeons at four major medical centers. The doctors offered drastically differing opinions; several pronounced the tumor inoperable and voiced... more...

  • The Healing Bondby Susan Budd; Ursula Sharma

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    The growing popularity of alternative therapies poses challenging questions for the medical establishment and the state. By confronting these questions, The Healing Bond makes an important contribution to current debates about health care. The contributors, who are all experts in the fields of health care, social science and the law, focus on the... more...

  • Narrative Research in Health and Illnessby Brian Hurwitz; Trisha Greenhalgh; Vieda Skultans

    Wiley 2008; US$ 142.95

    This comprehensive book celebrates the coming of age of narrative in health care. It uses narrative to go beyond the patient's story and address social, cultural, ethical, psychological, organizational and linguistic issues. This book has been written to help health professionals and social scientists to use narrative more effectively in their everyday... more...

  • Communicating Health and Illnessby Richard Gwyn

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 76.00

    Gwyn demonstrates the centrality of discourse analysis to an understanding of health and communication. Focussing on language and communication issues he demonstrates that it is possible to observe and analyze patterns in the ways in which health and illness are represented and articulated by both health professionals and lay people. more...

  • Spiritual Caregivingby Verna Benner Carson; Harold G. Koenig

    Templeton Press 2008; US$ 9.99

    With today's cumbersome insurance procedures, government regulations, endless paperwork, and concerns about malpractice rates, many health care professionals are asking: "Why am I doing this? Am I making a difference to my patients? Is there a better way?and if so, what is it?" In this book, Carson and Koenig examine the state of the health care... more...

  • Surviving Fears in Health and Social Careby Martin Smith

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 36.95

    Drawing on powerful first-hand accounts, this book explores the fears experienced when working in child protection, mental health, and with marginalized groups of people, and suggests how these fears can be understood and managed. The author provides helpful suggestions for good practice and training. more...

  • Physical Diagnosis PreTest Self Assessment and Review, Sixth Editionby Jo-Ann Reteguiz

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 32.00

    500 USMLE-style questions and answers referenced to core textbooks and journal articles Complete explanations discuss right and wrong answer options All questions are reviewed by students who have recently passed the exams more...

  • Hippocrates' Shadowby David H. Newman

    Scribner 2008; US$ 17.99

    Everyone knows of the Hippocratic Oath, the famous invocation sworn by all neophyte physicians. But most don't realize that the father of modern medicine was an avid listener and a constant bedside presence. Hippocrates believed in the doctor-patient connection and gained worldwide renown for championing science over mysticism while respecting and... more...

  • Coaching Standardized Patientsby Peggy Wallace

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 95.00

    In today's medical education curriculum, it is necessary for students to learn the proper technique for taking medical histories, performing physical exams, and finding the appropriate way to educate and inform patients. The best way for a student to learn these skills is through hands-on training with a Standardized Patient (SP)--an actor who... more...

  • Achieving Cultural Competencyby Lisa Hark; Horace DeLisser

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.95

    Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to TrainingHealth Professionals provides the necessary tools to meet theever-growing need for culturally competent practitioners andtrainees. Twenty-five self-study cases cover a variety of medicaltopics, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology,hematology, immunology, and pediatric... more...