Books in category Health & Fitness – Health Care Issues

  • The Caregiver s Toolbox

    The Caregiver’s Toolbox
    Carolyn P. Hartley, Peter Wong

    Millions of Americans are or will be amateur caregivers for ill spouses, parents, or friends.

  • Stir

    Stir
    Jessica Fechtor

    A national bestseller and winner of a Living Now Book Award, Stir is an exquisite memoir about how food connects us to ourselves, our lives, and each other.

  • God s Hotel

    God’s Hotel
    Victoria Sweet

    God’s Hotel tells their story and the story of the hospital itself, which, as efficiency experts, politicians, and architects descended, determined to turn it into a modern “health care facility,” revealed its own surprising truths …

  • Privileged Presence

    Privileged Presence
    Liz Crocker, Bev Johnson

    This updated second edition uses real-world experiences recounted by patients and their families, nurses, doctors, and other health care professionals to illustrate what works and what doesn't and what increases or diminishes people's sense …

  • Taking Charge of Cancer

    Taking Charge of Cancer
    David Palma

    Now that you’ve received a cancer diagnosis, it’s time to set a plan in motion for your recovery. This book will help you do just that—every step of the way.

  • Chancen f r das deutsche Gesundheitssystem

    Chancen für das deutsche Gesundheitssystem
    Michael E. Porter, Clemens Guth

    Die Kosten im deutschen Gesundheitssystem steigen, zugleich werden Qualitätsprobleme immer offensichtlicher – trotz aller Reformbemühungen.

  • Grain Brain

    Grain Brain
    David Perlmutter

    Renowned neurologist Dr David Perlmutter, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: gluten and carbs are destroying your brain.

  • Measuring Quality Improvement in Healthcare

    Measuring Quality Improvement in Healthcare
    Raymond G. Carey, Robert C. Lloyd

    This ground-breaking book addresses the critical, growing need among health care administrators and practitioners to measure the effectiveness of quality improvement efforts.

  • Good Germs Bad Germs

    Good Germs, Bad Germs
    Jessica Snyder Sachs

    In telling the story of what went terribly wrong in our war on germs, Jessica Snyder Sachs explores our emerging understanding of the symbiotic relationship between the human body and its resident microbes—which outnumber its human cells …

  • The Black Woman s Breast Cancer Survival Guide Understanding and Healing in the Face of a Nationwide Crisis

    The Black Woman’s Breast Cancer Survival Guide: Understanding and Healing in the Face of a Nationwide Crisis
    Cheryl D. Holloway

    This survival guide provides tools that women—black women in particular—can use to identify and combat this all-too-common threat. • Speaks from the perspective of a black woman who has had breast cancer and is also an academic who …

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