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Physician & Patient

  • Shared Decision Making in Health Careby Glyn Elwyn; Adrian Edwards; Rachel Thompson

    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...

  • Making Sense of Medicineby Zackary Berger

    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...

  • Doctors in Canadaby Bernard Blishen

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 20.95

    In this study Bernard Blishen identifies the social and political pressures on the medical profession and assesses how it has responded to them. more...

  • Good Medicineby Philip Hebert

    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...

  • The View from the Vueby Larry Karp

    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...

  • Restoring the Healerby William Dorman

    Templeton Press 2016; US$ 8.99

    Burn out. Two words that haunt those in high stress jobs, especially in the medical profession. Long hours and the literal life-and-death nature of the field creates expectations to not only be on call at all hours, but to be at one?s best, even at 3:00 AM after a twenty-hour shift. So much energy is devoted to the care of others that self-care is... more...

  • Breast Augmentation, An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery,by Bradley P. Bengtson

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2016; US$ 98.99

    With breast augmentation and tumor removal the #1 procedures in cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery, respectively, according to latest ASPS information, this issue on breast augmentation presents discussion of procedures for cosmetic enhancement and for breast reconstruction. The first section includes topics such as: Evolution and Future Development... more...

  • A Patient-Centered Approach for the Chronically-Illby Irene S. Switankowsky

    UPA 2015; US$ 24.99

    A Patient-Centered Approach to the Chronically-Ill addresses the unique needs of chronically-ill patients and the challenges they present for medical doctors. This book features four principles of the patient-centered approach that can be used by physicians in treating chronically-ill patients. more...

  • Love, Fear, and Healthby Robert Maunder; Jonathan Hunter

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 30.95

    Using attachment theory, Maunder and Hunter provide a practical, clinically focused introduction to the influence of attachment styles on an individual’s risk of disease and the effectiveness of their interactions with health care providers. more...

  • Obstetric and Gynecologic Hospitalists and Laborists, An Issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics,by Brigid McCue

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 98.99

    The Ob/Gyn Hospitalist, the newest subspecialist in the field of obstetrics and gynecology, has the potential to improve patient safety, patient and provider satisfaction, workforce challenges and clinical outcomes. Programs are exploding across the country, mirroring the growth of the internal medicine hospitalist programs 10 years ago. Ob/Gyn hospitalist... more...