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  • Diagnosis

    Interpreting the Shadows

    By Pat Croskerry, Karen Cosby, Mark L. Graber, Hardeep Singh

    Despite diagnosis being the key feature of a physician's clinical performance, this is the first book that deals specifically with the topic. In recent years, however, considerable interest has been shown in this area and significant developments have occurred in two main areas: a) an awareness and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-02 
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Aviation Psychology, Volume 2

    Using Scientific Methods to Address Practical Human Factors Needs

    By Michael A. Vidulich, Pamela S. Tsang

    Since 1981, the biennial International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (ISAP) has been convened for the purposes of (a) presenting the latest research on human performance problems and opportunities within aviation systems, (b) envisioning design solutions that best utilize human capabilities for…

    Hardback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Design for Health

    Edited by Emmanuel Tsekleves, Rachel Cooper

    One of the complex global challenges is improving wellbeing and developing strategies for promoting health or preventing ‘ill-being’ of the population. The role of designers in indirectly supporting the promotion of healthy lifestyle or in their contribution to ill-being has emerged and this means…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Design for Personalisation

    Edited by Iryna Kuksa, Tom Fisher

    The principle of personalisation appears in a range of current debates among design professionals, healthcare providers and educationalists about the implications of new technologies and approaches to consumer sovereignty for "mass" provision. The potential of new technologies implies systems of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Wisdom, Analytics and Wicked Problems

    Integral Decision-Making In and Beyond the Information Age

    By Ali Intezari, David Pauleen

    The challenges faced by twenty-first-century businesses and governments are characterized as being fundamentally different in nature, scope and level of impact from those of the past. The challenges are ’wicked’ in nature in a sense that ’they are both pernicious and problematic to address’ being…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Gower
    The Practical Wisdom in Leadership and Organization Series

  • The End of Heaven

    Disaster and Suffering in a Scientific Age

    By Sidney Dekker

    In this unique book, Sidney Dekker tackles a largely unexplored dilemma. Our scientific age has equipped us ever better to explain why things go wrong. But this increasing sophistication actually makes it harder to explain why we suffer. Accidents and disasters have become technical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Living in Digital Worlds

    Designing the Digital Public Space

    By Naomi Jacobs, Rachel Cooper

    Digital public space is a term that originated with the BBC. The term defines a conceptual space of interaction with digital information and culture - that is, information that is stored at some point in the process through digital technology and available to anyone. Naomi Jacobs and Rachel…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Investigating Human Error

    Incidents, Accidents, and Complex Systems, Second Edition

    By Barry Strauch

    In this book the author applies contemporary error theory to the needs of investigators and of anyone attempting to understand why someone made a critical error, how that error led to an incident or accident, and how to prevent such errors in the future. Students and investigators of human error…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13 
    CRC Press

  • Surviving Work in Healthcare

    Helpful stuff for people on the frontline

    By Elizabeth Cotton

    The book takes as its starting point the crisis of healthcare in the UK: impossible health targets managed through command and control management and a stomach-churning rise in racism, whistleblowing and victimisation in the NHS. The use of nationally set productivity targets combined with…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge

  • Military Robots

    Mapping the Moral Landscape

    By Jai Galliott

    Philosophers have wrestled over the morality and ethics of war for nearly as long as human beings have been waging it. The death and destruction that unmanned warfare entails magnifies the moral and ethical challenges we face in conventional warfare and everyday society. Intrinsically linked are…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Addiction at Work

    Tackling Drug Use and Misuse in the Workplace

    Edited by Hamid Ghodse

    Drugs and the workplace just don't mix. Yes, most users of illicit drugs are employed adults and there's a high correlation between levels of stress, income and alcohol abuse amongst professional and managerial employees. But the risks associated with drug use and abuse in the workplace have been…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Culture and Defence in Brazil

    An Inside Look at Brazil's Aerospace Strategies

    Edited by Maria Filomena Fontes Ricco

    This volume examines the connection between culture and defence by providing an inside look at Brazil’s aerospace strategies. Brazil is becoming increasingly important geopolitically, and several studies have sought to further understanding of this new position in the international arena. This…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

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