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Physician & Patient

  • Attendingby Ronald Epstein

    Scribner 2017; US$ 26.00 US$ 18.99

    The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most?safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care?from the foremost expert in the field. As a third-year Harvard Medical School student doing a clinical rotation in surgery, Ronald Epstein... more...

  • Malpracticeby Lawrence Schlachter; John Bechtel

    Skyhorse Publishing 2017; US$ 25.99

    In 1991, the Institute of Medicine released a landmark report, which revealed that as many as 98,000 patients were dying every year owing to avoidable medical error. More recent research indicates that estimate was, if anything, a drastic understatement of the patient-safety epidemic in the US health care system. In Malpractice , neurosurgeon and... more...

  • How to Present Negative Medical News in a Positive Lightby Michael Cavallaro

    Atlantic Publishing Group 2016; US$ 19.95

    Breaking bad news to patients is a difficult and common part of being a health care provider. While performing this task is common, most physicians, clinicians, oncologists, nurses and other health care practitioners receive almost no training in how to lessen the emotional impact of potentially life-altering news. This book offers guidelines, or... more...

  • Spiritual Care in Common Termsby Gordon J. Hilsman; James H. Gunn

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    Bringing medical and spiritual perspectives together, this book shows how to form clear notes on patients' spiritual experiences for medical records to inform individual care provision. It offers concepts, examples and background understanding of the charting process to improve communication on spiritual matters in interdisciplinary teams. more...

  • The Patient as Agent of Health and Health Careby Mark PhD MD Sullivan

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99

    Proposals for patient-centered care for chronic illness have not understood or incorporated the capacity of patients to be active agents of health and health care. Patients can not only make treatment choices, but help define their clinical problem and its resolution. This book examines patient action as the principal path to health and an essential... more...

  • Medications and Mothers' Milk 2017by PhD Dr. Thomas W. Hale; PharmD Dr. Hilary E. Rowe

    Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 57.99

    Now in its 17th Edition, Medications and Mothers? Milk , is the worldwide best selling drug reference on the use of medications in breastfeeding mothers. This book provides you with the most current, complete, and easy-to-read information on thousands of medications in breastfeeding mothers. This massive update has numerous new drugs, diseases,... more...

  • Medical Philosophyby David Låg Tomasi

    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...

  • The 10-Minute Clinical Assessmentby Knut Schroeder

    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...

  • Cultural Perspectives on Mental Wellbeingby Natalie Tobert; Michael Cornwall

    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...

  • Health Communication for Health Care Professionalsby PA-C PhD Dr. Michael P. Pagano

    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...