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Physician & Patient

  • Pale Facesby Charles L. Bardes

    Bellevue Literary Press 2014;

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

  • The Routledge Handbook of Health Communicationby Teresa L. Thompson; Roxanne Parrott; Jon F. Nussbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 104.95

    The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication brings together the current body of scholarly work in health communication. With its expansive scope, it offers an introduction for those new to this area, summarizes work for those already learned in the area, and suggests avenues for future research on the relationships between communicative processes... more...

  • Communicating Prognosisby Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 35.99

    Prognostication of acute neurologic disease is a major task for neurohospitalists and neurointensivists. The family conference raises the delicate matter of how to decide that outcome is indefinitely poor and how to define disability. This monograph is the first book on how to communicate prognosis in acute neurologic conditions. Communicating Prognosis... more...

  • Understanding Lung Cancerby M.D. Naheed Ali

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    Lung cancer is a disease long associated with smokers, but, the fact of the matter is, it can strike anyone. This book describes how this cancer develops, what the warning signs are, and how it can be treated. It serves as an excellent introduction for both patients and their loved ones. more...

  • Choosing Therapyby Ilyana Romanovsky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 35.99

    Many people would like to begin therapy for a variety of issues, both big and small, but most people don?t know where to begin. Others quit therapy too soon because they don?t ?fit? with their therapist. This book offers readers a guide to different types of therapy and how to ask the right questions in order to find the right fit so that therapy... more...

  • Substance Abuse in Adolescents and Young Adultsby Donald E. Greydanus; Dilip R. Patel; Joav Merrick; Gabriel Kaplan

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    Substance abuse comprises a global biopsychosocial phenomenon for the world as billions of human beings are experimenting with various illicit chemicals and millions are addicted to various substances. By virtue of their complex nature these disorders can be very difficult to treat and not only complicates the natural course of disease but can also... 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...

  • Understanding Parkinson's Diseaseby Naheed Ali

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 37.99

    Parkinson?s disease is on the rise throughout the U.S., and this book offers readers an introduction to its causes, symptoms, and treatments. It is for anyone who suffers from Parkinson?s, or knows and loves someone who does. more...

  • Proper Doctoringby David Mendel; Jerome Groopman

    New York Review Books 2013; US$ 16.95

    ?People come to us for help. They come for health and strength.? With these simple words David Mendel begins Proper Doctoring , a book about what it means (and takes) to be a good doctor, and for that reason very much a book for patients as well as doctors?which is to say a book for everyone. In crisp, clear prose, he introduces readers to the craft... more...

  • See Me as a Personby Mary Koloroutis; Michael Trout

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 39.95

    The therapeutic relationship between clinicians and patients is what brings Relationship-Based Care to life. Within the world of health care, the act of therapeutic connection is not owned by any one profession. The responsibility to offer authentic and compassionate care to another human being is something we all share. In our chaotic and time constrained... more...