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Understanding Medical Professionalism by
Understanding Medical Professionalism places the issue of physician professionalism within the context of the healthcare system. Once we accept that professionalism is a competency that can be learned, we open up the possibility of focused interventions and systemic solutions.
Publication Date: 2014-05-16
ABC of Clinical Professionalism by
Considers recent evidence on how healthcare practitioners maintain professionalism including how values are developed and affected by the working environment, the challenges of maintaining personal and organisational resilience and the ethical and regulatory framework in which practice is conducted.
Publication Date: 2018-01-09
Understanding Telehealth by
Understanding Telehealth was written for a broad range of stakeholders, including physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals, both in practice and in training; health care executives; public health advocates; hospitals; clinics; payors; telecommunications and technology providers; health care advocates; researchers; and entrepreneurs.
Publication Date: 2017-12-05
From Reading to Healing by
Learning how to behave and engage professionally can be one of the most challenging parts of embarking on a career in the medical field. But using the "power of stories" can teach, heal, and enlighten; encourage the development of empathy; and help healthcare providers "be with suffering" and appreciate who their patients are, not just what disease they have. The humanities offer knowledge and skills that may move students toward becoming better physicians. The incorporation of the humanities into the traditional medical education curriculum can truly make a difference.
Publication Date: 2019-01-22
Clinical Cases in Uveitis: Differential Diagnosis and Management by
In the clinic, the authors go from identifying the important historical and exam features of a case to ordering tests, generating differential diagnoses, arriving at a working diagnosis, initiating treatment, and reassessing the patient in follow up. This is how patients actually present to clinicians, and it is precisely this sequence of events, and the clinician’s concomitant thought process, that the authors seek to describe in this book
Publication Date: 2021-03-15
Ethics of Health Care by
The text teaches you the language of the legal system and biomedical ethics while emphasizing critical thinking, problem solving and professional behavior.
Publication Date: 2017-01-01
Forensic Social Work, Second Edition by
Practitioners who read this book will learn and apply a human rights legal framework and social justice and empowerment theories to guide multilevel prevention, assessment, and interventions with historically underserved individuals, families, and communities. They also are exposed to innovative practice, research, and advocacy solutions that address the psychosocial determinants of health, well-being, and justice. After reading this book, individuals will increase their knowledge, values, and skills for collaborative and integrated forensic practice with diverse populations in diverse practice settings, such as health care, social service, and legal settings, including protective services, the courts, and corrections.
Publication Date: 2017-07-28
Medical Ethics, Law and Communication at a Glance by
Divided into two sections; the first examines the ethical and legal principles underpinning each medical topic; while the second focuses on communication skills and the importance of good communication. Medical Ethics, Law and Communication at a Glance offers an accessible introduction to the fundamentals of good medical practice, and will provide indispensable support for undergraduate medical students and nurses, as well as newly qualified healthcare professionals.
Publication Date: 2016-12-27
Public Health Ethics: Cases Spanning the Globe (Public Health Ethics Analysis series, Vol. 3) by
Discusses issues on a case-to-case basis and helps create awareness and understanding of the ethics of public health care. The main audience is public health practitioners, including front-line workers, field epidemiology trainers and trainees, managers, planners, and decision makers who have an interest in learning about how to integrate ethical analysis into their day-to-day public health practice
Publication Date: 2016-04-20
Empathy & Humanism
Without Compassion, There Is No Healthcare by
Without Compassion, There Is No Healthcare argues that compassion must be upheld as the bedrock and guiding purpose of healthcare work. Emerging technologies have the potential to subvert this purpose but also to enable and expand it, creating new conduits for compassionate care. Cultivating these benefits and guarding against potential threats will require vigilance and determination from healthcare providers, educators, leaders, patients, and advocates.
Publication Date: 2020-11-18
Health Care Economics
Field Guide to the Business of Medicine by
From the basics of government and private insurance, to reimbursement methods, payment models, practice paradigms and new industry trends this indispensable guide provides much-needed information for medical students and residents, emerging health care professionals, and anyone who wants a clear perspective on the requisites, protocols, and regulations of today's health care system.
Publication Date: 2019-01-08
Empathy: Real Stories to Inspire and Enlighten Busy Clinicians by
The stories in this collection depict many common challenges, such as when patients and families harbor unrealistic prognostic expectations and are therefore considered to be “in denial” or when patients display nonmedical opiate use. However, not all chapters focus on challenging scenarios. Instead, some chapters focus primarily on how clinicians connect with patients by weaving empathy into the fabric of every encounter, not just difficult ones.
Publication Date: 2022-04-08
Smith's Patient Centered Interviewing: an Evidence-Based Method, Fourth Edition by
Our goal in this text is to present in a logical, step-by-step fashion the behaviors that are necessary to conduct an effective and efficient patient-centered interview. Interviewing is the most important and most difficult skill learners must master in their clinical careers. The book is designed for learners in medicine, advanced-practice nursing, physician assistant, and other health-related disciplines where communication and relational skills are central. Includes links to a companion teaching supplement and teaching videos.
Publication Date: 2018-08-31
Understanding Clinical Negotiation by
This book is about identifying, understanding, and responding to patients’ wants, needs, desires and expectations in ways that leads to better outcomes for patients and more satisfying health care relationships for everyone. The primary purpose is to equip front-line generalist medical practitioners—primary care physicians, hospitalists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, or those training for these roles—to recognize the contours of clinical negotiation and how to reach a satisfactory resolution as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Publication Date: 2021-07-08
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