Books in category Medical – Physician & Patient

  • A Lucky Life Interrupted

    A Lucky Life Interrupted
    Tom Brokaw

    Again and again, the book returns to stories of loss but also of grace, luck and the beauty of having another swing at bat.”—The Washington Post “Engaging . . . [with] the kind of insight that is typical of Mr. Brokaw’s approach to …

  • The Doctor in Literature Satisfaction Or Resentment Volume 1

    The Doctor in Literature: Satisfaction Or Resentment?, Volume 1
    Solomon Posen

    This work brings together some 1500 passages from approximately 600 works of literature, to provide a major reference source, to identify and analyse recurring themes in the portrayal of medical doctors, and to provide pleasure for readers …

  • Mastering Communication with Seriously Ill Patients

    Mastering Communication with Seriously Ill Patients
    Anthony Back, Robert Arnold, James Tulsky

    Patients and family members can react to difficult news with sadness, distress, anger, or denial. This book defines the specific communication tasks involved in talking with patients with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

  • Making the Patient Your Partner

    Making the Patient Your Partner
    Thomas Gordon, W. Sterling Edwards

    Teaches communication skills to doctors and medical practitioners that will improve relationships with patients and increase effectiveness of treatment programs.

  • The View from the Vue

    The View from the Vue
    Larry Karp

    “We called it THE VUE, and without a doubt, that was the most complimentary nickname Bellevue Hospital ever had.” So begins The View from the Vue, an “entertaining, colorful recall” (Publishers Weekly) of life a half-century ago at …

  • Health Organizations Theory Behavior and Development

    Health Organizations: Theory, Behavior, and Development
    James A. Johnson

    In three sections, this text thoroughly examines organization theory, organization behavior, and organization development. Each section contains key chapters that address foundations, research, and new directions in these domains.

  • 100 Questions Answers About Kidney Disease and Hypertension

    100 Questions & Answers About Kidney Disease and Hypertension
    Raymond R. Townsend, Debbie Cohen-Stein

    The book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this condition.

  • Pharmacy Practice and the Law

    Pharmacy Practice and the Law
    Richard R. Abood, Kimberly A. Burns

    The best-selling Pharmacy Practice and the Law, Eighth Edition reviews federal law and policy as it applies to and affects the pharmacist's practice.

  • The Cambridge Medical Ethics Workbook

    The Cambridge Medical Ethics Workbook
    Donna Dickenson, Richard Huxtable, Michael Parker

    This edition of a widely praised case-based introduction to bioethics includes an interactive CD-ROM, for reference and group teaching.

  • 100 Questions Answers About HIV and AIDS

    100 Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS
    Joel E. Gallant

    Empower Yourself! 100 Questions & Answers about AIDS and HIV provides answers to the most common questions asked by AIDS/HIV patients and their families.

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