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- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 45.99
This innovative book clarifies the distinction between philosophy of medicine and medical philosophy, expanding the focus from the knowing that? of the first to the knowing how? of the latter. The idea of patient and provider self-discovery becomes the method and strategy at the basis of therapeutic treatment. It develops the concept of Central Medicine?,... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 82.50 US$ 71.50
Clinical assessment is at the heart of medicine. Health professionals working in busy clinical settings, such as general practitioners, nurse practitioners and hospital doctors on-call, often have to assess patients under considerable time constraints. This book teaches the reader how to gather clinical information effectively, accurately and safely... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 29.95
Providing much needed understandings of cultural differences in attitudes and beliefs towards issues such as illness, death and mental health, this book is a remedy against the cultural dissonance occurring at present between Western medical systems and their increasingly diverse patients, in order to facilitate integrated and suitable care. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 84.99
Promotes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of health communication According to the Joint Commission, over 75% of all serious medical errors in this country result from miscommunication. Based in these adverse realities and the author philosophy that communication is a clinical skill integral to effective health care delivery, this... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
Comprehensive account of the issues involved in shared decision making in the health care setting. An in-depth focus on the range of clinician-patient collaboration to make the best possible decisions about health care and how to manage long term problems. more...
Adjuncts for Care of the Surgical Patient, An Issue of Atlas of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics 23-2,Elsevier Health Sciences 2016; US$ 249.99
This issue of the Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics focuses on Adjuncts for Care of the Surgical Patient. Articles will feature PEG and J-tube Placement; Percutaneous Tracheostomy; Transcutaneous Bladder Catheterization; Central Line Catheterization; Intracranial Pressure Monitor Placement; Tube Thoracostomy; Lumbar Puncture/Lumbar... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99
With many common health conditions?diabetes, arthritis, depression?there is no one right route to effective treatment, and science does not give us one definitive answer. In practical chapters and through real stories, Dr. Zackary Berger shows how to bridge the gap between scientific knowledge, doctors? recommendations, and patient preferences. more...
- Doubleday Canada 2016; US$ 26.95
Award-winning physician Philip C. Hébert creates a brave and intimate portrait of the complex ethical imperatives at the heart of good medicine: doctors do not have all the answers; patients must be heard; and their needs, desires, fears, and experiences must be reflected in how practitioners look after them. Medical science continues to advance... more...
- Open Road Distribution 2016; US$ 6.99
?We called it THE VUE, and without a doubt, that was the most complimentary nickname Bellevue Hospital ever had.? So begins The View from the Vue , an ?entertaining, colorful recall? (Publishers Weekly) of life a half-century ago at New York City?s medical court of last resort. Between 1959 and 1965, Dr. Larry Karp served as medical student,... more...