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

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 16.99

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 31.95

    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... 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 andcognitive processes. Prediagnostic statements include the patient in the process of finding a diagnosis but can also aim atguiding the patients? expectations and creating trust. more...

  • A Fortunate Manby John Berger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    In this quietly revolutionary work of social observation and medical philosophy, Booker Prize-winning writer John Berger and the photographer Jean Mohr train their gaze on an English country doctor and find a universal man--one who has taken it upon himself to recognize his patient's humanity when illness and the fear of death have made them unrecognizable... 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...

  • 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...