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  • Suburban Shamanby Cecil Helman

    Hammersmith Books Limited 2014; US$ 9.99

    Medicine is not just about science. It's also all about stories, and about the mingling of narratives among doctors, and between them and their patients.' So writes Cecil Helman after 27 years as a family practitioner in and around London interlaced with training and research as a medical anthropologist, comparing a wide variety of medical systems... more...

  • The Good Doctorby Barron H. Lerner

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practiced in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care   As a practicing physician and longtime member of his hospital’s ethics committee, Dr. Barron Lerner thought he had heard it all. But in the mid-1990s, his father, an infectious diseases physician,... more...

  • An Amazing Murmur of the Heartby Cecil Helman

    Hammersmith Books Limited 2014; US$ 9.99

    This is a searching look at the disappearance of the patient as a person from 21st century medicine, told through the stories of his many patients by the author of best-selling Suburban Shaman*. Cecil Helman - GP, medical anthropologist and acclaimed writer - looks back on a life-time of encounters with patients to ask 'Where has the patient gone?'... more...

  • The Real Doctor Will See You Shortlyby Matt McCarthy

    Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 16.00

    A scorchingly frank look at how doctors are made, bringing readers into the critical care unit to see one burgeoning physician's journey from ineptitude to competence. In medical school, Matt McCarthy dreamed of being a different kind of doctor—the sort of mythical, unflappable physician who could reach unreachable patients. But when a new admission to... more...

  • Sociomedical Perspectives on Patient Careby Jeffrey Michael Clair; Richard M. Allman

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Social change has placed new demands on the practice of medicine, altering almost every aspect of patient care relationships. Just as medicine was encouraged to embrace the biological sciences some 100 years ago, recent directives indicate the importance of the social sciences in understanding biomedical practice. Humanistic challenges call for changes... more...

  • Perioperative Management, An Issue of Surgical Clinics of North America, E-Bookby Paul J. Schenarts

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 99.00

    Perioperative Management is reviewed extensively in this important Surgical Clinics of North America issue. Articles include: Cardiac risk stratification and protection; Prevention of pulmonary complications; Perioperative nutrition; Prophylactic antibiotics and prevention of post-operative infections; DVT and VTE prophylaxis; Post-operative pain control... more...

  • Advances in Colonoscopy, An Issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics, E-Bookby Douglas K. Rex

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 99.00

    Colonosocopy is the bread and butter for endoscopists and advances in the procedure to reduce time, improve efficiency, and prevent errors are very important for this group. The newest advances look at colonoscopy efficiency and a better way to target tissue sampling, which avoids random biopsies and instead looks at ways to predict areas for sampling.... more...

  • Diagnostic Testing for Enteric Pathogens, An Issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine, E-Bookby Alexander J. McAdam

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 98.99

    This issue on Diagnostic Testing for Enteric Patholgens is led by two experts in the field of clinical pathology: Alexander J. McAdam and Collette Fitzgerald. Topics include Salmonella, Shigella and Yersinia;  Escherichia coli;  Campylobacter;  Clostridium difficile; Use of markers of intestinal inflammation for diagnosis of infectious gastroenteritis; ... 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...

  • De l'Art à l'art du soinby Aline-Laure Strebler

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99

    Docteur en médecine depuis 1980, l’auteure exerce son activité sur le mode libéral. En 2009, elle s’engage à dispenser des enseignements dans un laboratoire d’éthique Médicale. La nécessité d’un questionnement sur sa fonction de soignante s’était imposée à elle comme une urgence éthique dès les débuts de son installation en 1984. Durant ses études,... more...