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Queen of the Professions: The Rise and Decline of Medical Prestige and Power in America

by Charles E. McClelland

Queen of the Professions: The Rise and Decline of Medical Prestige and Power in America is a colorful yet authoritative work of social history offering readers a sturdy platform from which to confront looming...


Pale Faces: The Masks of Anemia

by Charles L. Bardes

The Bellevue Literary Press Pathographies series debuts with a fascinating journey through the history of medicine.


Understanding Lung Cancer: An Introduction for Patients and Caregivers

by Naheed Ali

Lung cancer is a disease long associated with smokers, but, the fact of the matter is, it can strike anyone. This book describes how this cancer develops, what the warning signs are, and how it can be treated....


Choosing Therapy: A Guide to Getting What You Need

by Ilyana Romanovsky

Many people would like to begin therapy for a variety of issues, both big and small, but most people don’t know where to begin. Others quit therapy too soon because they don’t “fit” with their therapist....


Talking to Your Doctor: A Patient's Guide to Communication in the Exam Room and Beyond

by Zackary Berger

This book offers readers an insider’s assessment of doctor-patient communication and provides patients with strategies for making the most of their doctor’s visits.


Shapeshifters

by Gavin Francis

From birth to death, a lyrical exploration of the role of transformation in human life

To be alive is to be in perpetual metamorphosis: growing, healing, learning, aging. In Shapeshifters, physician and writer...


The Patient Will See You Now

by Eric Topol

The essential guide by one of America's leading doctors to how digital technology enables all of us to take charge of our health

A trip to the doctor is almost a guarantee of misery. You'll make an appointment...


Open Heart

by Stephen Westaby

In gripping prose, one of the world's leading cardiac surgeons lays bare both the wonder and the horror of a life spent a heartbeat away from death

When Stephen Westaby witnessed a patient die on the table during...


Paging Dr. Within

by Tom Garz

As a Patient -

  • Would you like a "Patient Listener"?
  • Are you tired of Medicine/Treatment "Trial and Error", at your expense?
  • Are you tired of being shuffled from one Doctor to another?
  • Do you want to "get better"...


How Not To Be A Doctor

by John Launer

Doctor and medical columnist John Launer has written on the practice and teaching of medicine for many years. Now, more than fifty of his essays have been collected in How Not to Be A Doctor. Taken together,...


Taming Chronic Pain

by Amy Orr, Patricia Morley-Forster, Md, Frcpc & Laxmaiah Manchikanti, Md

Taming Chronic Pain: A Management Guide for a More Enjoyable Life differs from all of the other books addressing this topic because it focuses specifically on pain disorders, and covers multiple topics related...


Beautiful Cosmetic Surgery

by LiBook

Are you looking to know about cosmetic surgeries?

Do you want to be prepared for cosmetic surgery?

or

Do you need a simple guide that answers your questions on this topic?

"Beautiful Cosmetic Surgery" is your best...


Compassionate Competency

by Emelia Sam

Using compassion as the foundation, Dr. Emelia Sam explores the way in which contemporary healthcare can be transformed from the inside out. Combining elements of mindfulness and emotional intelligence, this...


Compassionate Competency

by Emelia Sam

Using compassion as the foundation, Dr. Emelia Sam explores the way in which contemporary healthcare can be transformed from the inside out. Combining elements of mindfulness and emotional intelligence, this...


Risk and Reasoning in Clinical Diagnosis

by Cym Anthony Ryle

Accurate diagnosis is the foundation of medical practice, but at the start of the diagnostic process, uncertainty is inevitable. The clinician's skills and cognitive attributes determine the quality of the initial...


What Hurts the Physician Hurts the Patient: MedRAP

by Iris Mushin

What Hurts the Physician Hurts the Patient describes MedRAP, a comprehensive program designed to advance the professional growth of medical trainees and improve their well-being by addressing factors that lead...


Illness Narratives in Practice: Potentials and Challenges of Using Narratives in Health-related Contexts

by Gabriele Lucius-Hoene, Christine Holmberg & Thorsten Meyer

What is it like to live with an illness? How do diagnostic procedures, treatments, and other encounters with medical institutions affect a patient's private and social life? By asking these types of questions,...


Take As Directed

by Dr. Neil MacKinnon and Dr. Rhonda Church, Laura Byrne Paquet & Barbara Barnett

?Take As Directed gives Canadians a much-needed guidebook to safely navigate our encounters with health-care providers and optimize the management of our own health. In recent years, evidence indicating that...


Metabolic Syndrome. From Risk Factor to Management

by Michael J. Blaha & Rajesh Tota-Maharaj

Increased caloric intake, increased refined carbohydrate consumption, and physical inactivity have led to an explosion in the worldwide incidence of abdominal obesity and the emerging epidemic of insulin resistance,...


Med School 101 for Patients

by Kilbourn Gordon Iii Md

This step-by-step guide will share strategies on preparing for doctor visits and communicating with doctors to get the most out of limited time. Taking the approach of working with your physicians as patient...