Books in category Medical – Essays

  • Life and Death

    Life and Death
    Dan W. Brock

    Dan Brock explores the moral issues raised by new ideals of shared decision making between physicians and patients.

  • 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 …

  • Midwifery Women s Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide

    Midwifery & Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide
    Beth M. Kelsey, Assistant Professor Dnp Program Director Ball State University Muncie Indiana Board of Directors National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health Beth M Kelsey, Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos, Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos, Msn, Crnp

    Completely updated and revised with the most current evidence and practice standards, the new edition incorporates expanded content on pharmacology, pathophysiology, and diagnostic tools.Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is …

  • Profiles and Portfolios

    Profiles and Portfolios
    Cathy Hull, Liz Redfern, Ann Shuttleworth

    The text uses a practical step-by-step approach, has been expanded to cover a wide range of topics related to keeping a personal portfolio in a health as well as a social care context, and teaches the skills necessary for reflective …

  • Biomedicalization

    Biomedicalization
    Adele E. Clarke, Laura Mamo, Jennifer Ruth Fosket, Jennifer R. Fishman, Janet K. Shim

    This volume offers in-depth analyses and case studies along with the groundbreaking essay in which the editors first elaborated their theory of biomedicalization. Contributors.

  • Doctors on the Edge

    Doctors on the Edge
    Fredrick R. Abrams

    A collection of dramatic accounts about doctors who have faced the moral dilemma of choosing between obeying rules and doing what is best for a patient offers insight into the essential principles of medical ethics and their impact on …

  • Foundations of Nursing Practice

    Foundations of Nursing Practice
    Richard Hogston, Barbara Marjoram

    This is the key text for introductory level nursing, covering all the core areas. Practical and great value, it is comprehensive and also contains new chapters on cutting edge topics.

  • Providing Compassionate Healthcare

    Providing Compassionate Healthcare
    Sue Shea, Robin Wynyard, Christos Lionis

    Developing a multi-disciplinary theory of compassionate care, and underpinned by empirical examples of good practice, this volume is a valuable resource for all those interesting in understanding and supporting compassion in health care, …

  • What Patients Taught Me

    What Patients Taught Me
    Audrey Young

    With sensitive observation and graceful prose, this book explores some of the difficult and deeply personal questions a 23-year-old doctor confronts with her very first dying patient, and continues to struggle with as she strives to become …

  • Spectacular Death

    Spectacular Death
    Tristanne Connolly

    This volume goes beyond these models to self-reflexively question how the management of death is organized and motivated and the ways that death is at once feared and embraced.

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