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Health Care Delivery

  • Gender Medicineby Marek Glazerman

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2017; US$ 12.99

    Despite the fact that cultural differences between genders are becoming obsolete, the differences between male and female bodies are nevertheless very real, and go well beyond the obvious sexual and reproductive variances: men and women absorb medication, feel pain, and even display early symptoms of heart attacks differently. And yet the medical establishment... more...

  • Medical Devicesby Christa Altenstetter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    Medical devices are the bread and butter from which health care and clinical research are derived. Such devices are used for patient care, genetic testing, clinical trials, and experimental clinical investigations. Without medical devices, there is no clinical research or patient care. Without life-adjusting devices, there are no medical procedures... more...

  • This Book is Worth €25,000by Charlie Weston; Karl Deeter

    Gill Books 2017; US$ 9.99

    Personal finance experts Charlie Weston and Karl Deeter share their tips and tricks for saving thousands of euro by making small, simple changes to how you manage your money. more...

  • This is Going to Hurtby Adam Kay

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 16.30

    ‘Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable.' - Stephen Fry Welcome to 97-hour weeks. Welcome to life and death decisions. Welcome to a constant tsunami of bodily fluids. Welcome to earning less than the hospital parking meter. Wave goodbye to your friends and relationships... more...

  • Health and Health Care Concerns among Women and Racial and Ethnic Minoritiesby Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 124.95

    This volume covers macro- and micro-level issues involving health and health care concerns for women, and racial and ethnic minorities. The book includes an examination of health and health care issues of patients/providers of care especially those related to concerns for women and for racial and ethnic minorities in different countries. more...

  • The Public-private Health Care Stateby Rosemary A. Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 100.00

    The distinctive mixing and continuous remixing of public and private roles is a defining feature of health care in the United States. The Public-Private Health Care State explores the interweaving of public and private enterprise in health care in the United States as a basis for thinking about health care in terms of its history and its continuing... more...

  • Observation in Health and Social Careby Clare Parkinson; Lucille Allain; Helen Hingley-Jones; Stephen Briggs; Pat Cartney; Andrew Cooper; Minna Daum; Claire Kent; Duncan McLean; Graham Music; Gillian Ruch

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 42.95

    The first step of effective health and social care is always to accurately identify your client's needs. This theoretically informed guide will show you how to enhance and apply your observation skills as required by the College of Social Work in a variety of challenging health and social settings with children, families and adults. more...

  • Safe Transfer and Retrieval of Patients (STAR)by Advanced Life Support Group

    Wiley 2017; US$ 95.95 US$ 86.36

    The safe transfer of all hospital patients, especially those who are critically ill, is of crucial importance, demanding organisational, as well as clinical skills. Safe Transfer and Retrieval of Patients (STaR) is aimed at all health care workers involved with inter and intra-hospital transfers. It provides a much needed structured approach... more...

  • Teamwork in Medical Rehabilitationby Charlotte Lundgren; Carl Molander

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 59.95

    Good teamwork ensures the close collaboration and coordination between professional groups and across disciplinary boundaries. This is particularly important in healthcare centres and clinics admitting complicated patient cases, but contrary to what many healthcare organisations seem to believe, effective teamwork does not happen automatically. It... more...

  • Health, Politics, and Revolution in Cuba Since 1898by Katherine Hirschfeld

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Challenging many of the assumptions scholars have made about the Cuban Revolution's impact on healthcare, this volume recounts one anthropologist's quest to discover the truth behind the complicated relationship between Cuba's revolution, politics, and healthcare system. Katherine Hirschfeld became interested in Cuba in the mid-1990s, after reading... more...