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LANGE Instant Access EKGs and Cardiac Studies: EKGs and Common Cardiac Studies

by Anil M. Patel

  • Market: 3rd year medical students; IM and FP residents; nurse practitioners; physician assistants
  • EKGs are among the most common tests in medical practice today, and demand for up-to-date books on the subject...


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...


A Caring Approach in Nursing Administration

by Jan J. Nyberg

Current mainstream books and publicity about management and administration in health care are concerned with the takeover of health care by managed-care organizations. Many provide lots of quick and externally...


Process Modeling and Management for Healthcare

by Carlo Combi, Giuseppe Pozzi & Pierangelo Veltri

From the Foreword:

"[This book] provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental concepts in healthcare process management as well as some advanced topics in the cutting-edge research of the closely related...


Health Information Technology Evaluation Handbook: From Meaningful Use to Meaningful Outcome

by MD, PhD, MSc, Vitaly Herasevich & MD, MSc, Brian W. Pickering

Governments and clinical providers are investing billions of dollars in health information technologies. This is being done with the expectation that HIT adoption will translate into healthier patients experiencing...


Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients

by Dennis Rosen

The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison to those of other countries. Poor communication between doctors and...


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...


Change Rx for Healthcare: Your Prescription for Leading Change

by Keely Killpack

Everywhere you look in healthcare, disruptive changes are emerging, yet the pressure to keep productivity up is ever-present. There are ways to minimize disruption and make adoption stick.

Change Rx for Healthcare:...


Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2nd Edition

by Sylvia McKean, John Ross & Daniel D. Dressler

The leading textbook of hospital medicine - completely updated to reflect today's challenges

Since its publication in 2012, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition has become the field's...


The Doctor Crisis: How Physicians Can, and Must, Lead the Way to Better Health Care

by Jack Cochran & Charles C. Kenney

Calming fears, alleviating suffering, enhancing and saving lives—this is what motivates doctors virtually every single day. When the structure and culture in which physicians work are well aligned, being a...


Josie's Story

by Sorrel King

Sorrel King was a 32-year-old mother of four when her eighteen-month-old daughter, Josie, was horribly burned by water from a faulty water heater in the family’s new Baltimore home. She was taken to Johns...


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...


Managing Diabetes and Hyperglycemia in the Hospital Setting: A Clinician's Guide

by Boris Draznin

As the number of patients with diabetes increases annually, it is not surprising that the number of patients with diabetes who are admitted to the hospital also increases. Once in the hospital, patients with...


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...


Leading Healthcare IT: Managing to Succeed

by Susan T. Snedaker

Healthcare IT is a complex and rapidly evolving field. Success in this arena requires the ability to create a vision, set a strategy, foster collaboration, develop a plan and execute flawlessly every day. This...


Malpractice: A Neurosurgeon Reveals How Our Health-Care System Puts Patients at Risk

by Lawrence Schlachter & John Bechtel

In 1991, the Institute of Medicine released a landmark report, which revealed that as many as 98,000 patients were dying every year owing to avoidable medical error. More recent research indicates that estimate...