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Intensive Care in Neurology and Neurosurgery

by Godoy, Daniel Agustín & Daniel Agustin Godoy

This volume presents the work of a group of international experts in neurocritical care. This book provides the physician with a quick and practical tool for consultation and it’s dedicated to brain-injured...


Crush the Climb

by Talayah Jackson

Ready for an upgrade in your education? Much of what you need to know as a healthcare leader won't be learned in a textbook. Forget what your instructors told you about internships and fellowships, networking,...


Effective Care for High-Need Patients

by Peter Long, Melinda Abrams & Arnold Milstein

Providing care for individuals with significant medical needs disproportionately drives the cost of medical care in the United States. In fact, 5 percent of patients in the U.S. account for nearly half of all...


Accelerating Medical Evidence Generation and Use

by Joe Selby, Eric Larson & Rainu Kaushal

This National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Special Publication summarizes a series of meetings the NAM hosted in 2016, which was sponsored by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, with support from...


Social Work in the Hospital Setting

by C'sar M. Garc's Carranza Dsw

The book is about social work interventions in the different units of the hospital, from the history of social work in the hospital setting to the different units of the hospital, including emergency room, medical...


Find the Black Box

by Dr. Ira Williams

200,000 preventable deaths each year in the US healthcare system is like having 20

Boeing 747 airliners crashing each week. Things are bad in our nations healthcare

delivery system; people are dying needlessly...


Secrets from the Operating Room

by Curtis M. Chaudoin

Every year, one out of every ten people will need to have a surgical procedure. The majority of those needing surgery know nothing about the operating room or surgery. In Secrets from the Operating Room, author...


And Then There Was Swine Flu

by Acklima Akbar

Acklima Akbar draws on her past experience as a manager in the NHS (National Health Service) to lead us into the fascinating world of decision-making right at the heart of this closed world. Her book is a satirical...


The Physician's Survival Guide for the Hospital

by Samuel H. Steinberg

Doctors need hospitals and hospitals need doctors. Then why do they continue to communicate their needs to each other so badly? Why all the animosity, conflict, and mistrust? In The Physician's Survival Guide...


What We Feed Our Patients

by Jim McGrody

Did you ever wonder how an entire hospital is fed all at once, or how the food actually gets to each patient? Have you ever wondered why hospital food has such a bad reputation? Have you ever heard of gourmet...


New York Shadow

by Alan Pakaln

Each of these chapters has a story, and each is an expression of my life at the time the pictures were taken. Taking a picture was always a  natural thing for me to do; I didn't think about showing them to...


Design for Care

by Peter Jones

The world of healthcare is constantly evolving, ever increasing in complexity, costs, and stakeholders, and presenting huge challenges to policy making, decision making and system design. In Design for Care,...


The Informed Patient

by Karen A. Friedman & Sara L. Merwin

"In this immensely useful and readable volume, Karen A. Friedman and Sara Merwin demystify the hospital experience and provide patients and families the information they need to navigate the confusing swirl...


Cleaning Up

by Dan Zuberi

To cut costs and maximize profits, hospitals in the United States and many other countries are outsourcing such tasks as cleaning and food preparation to private contractors. In Cleaning Up, the first book to...


First, Do Less Harm

by Ross Koppel & Suzanne Gordon

Each year, hospital-acquired infections, prescribing and treatment errors, lost documents and test reports, communication failures, and other problems have caused thousands of deaths in the United States, added...


Healing Together

by Thomas A. Kochan, Adrienne E. Eaton, Robert B. McKersie & Paul S. Adler

Kaiser Permanente is the largest managed care organization in the country. It also happens to have the largest and most complex labor-management partnership ever created in the United States. This book tells...


Curing Camden: How One City Became a Model for Smarter, More Affordable Healthcare

by Christina Hernandez Sherwood

As the federal health reform debate played out in the national media spotlight, author Christina Hernandez Sherwood was reporting on the American medical system from the street level. From 2010 to 2012, she...


The History of Sunnybrook Hospital: Battle to Greatness

by Francesca Grosso

The story of Sunnybrook is one of battle and rebellion in the pursuit of excellence. With each battle endured, Sunnybrook Hospital forged new directions, becoming stronger and greater, often exceeding goals...