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  • 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...

  • 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... 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...

  • 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 Training Health Professionals provides the necessary tools to meet the ever-growing need for culturally competent practitioners and trainees. Twenty-five self-study cases cover a variety of medical topics, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, and... more...

  • Surviving Your Doctorsby Richard S. Klein

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 31.99

    Every year, 90,000 patients die in our American hospitals due to medical error. The price to individuals, families, and society at large is in the billions, and yet wrongful medical outcomes are often swept under the rug. Patients need to know how to avoid medical blunders from the minute they step foot in their doctor's office or hospital. This book,... more...

  • Professionalism in Mental Healthcareby Dinesh Bhugra; Amit Malik

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 52.00

    Seeks to redefine the professional role of the mental health worker by bringing perspectives from leading professionals in different fields. more...

  • Humanizing Health Careby Melanie Sears

    PuddleDancer Press 2010; US$ 9.95

    The tenets of Nonviolent Communication are applied to a variety of settings, including the workplace, the classroom, and the home, in these booklets on how to resolve conflict peacefully. Illustrative exercises, sample stories, and role-playing activities offer the opportunity for self-evaluation, discovery, and application.   Focusing on the... more...

  • Treatment Kind and Fairby Perri Klass

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 15.99

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  • When Sickness Healsby Siroj Sorajjakool

    Templeton Press 2008; US$ 9.99

    In When Sickness Heals , Dr. Siroj Sorajjakool draws on more than ten years of studies on health benefits in relation to spirituality, especially focusing on the function of "meaning." He expounds on his theory that healing is primarily the function of meaning, and meaning transcends sickness and even death itself. He concludes that what... more...