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  • Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicine

    Historical and Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Reinarz, Rebecca Wynter

    Recent studies into the experiences and failures of health care services, along with the rapid development of patient advocacy, consumerism and pressure groups have led historians and social scientists to engage with the issue of the medical complaint. As expressions of dissatisfaction, disquiet…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge

  • A Theory of Cancer Care in Healthcare Settings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Cox, Maya Zumstein-Shaha

    This book provides healthcare professionals with a practice theory for the care and management of patients who have been diagnosed with cancer. It explores what patients experience and how healthcare professionals can assist them in dealing with their uncertainty and fear as well as planning for…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge

  • The Public Shaping of Medical Research

    Patient Associations, Health Movements and Biomedicine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Wehling, Willy Viehöver, Sophia Koenen

    Patient organizations and social health movements offer one of the most important and illuminating examples of civil society engagement and participation in scientific research and research politics. Influencing the research agenda, and initiating, funding and accelerating the development of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Dementia and Literature

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tess Maginess

    Dementia is an urgent global concern, often termed a widespread ‘problem’, ‘tragedy’ or ‘burden’ and a subject best addressed by health and social policy and practice. However, creative writers can offer powerful and imaginative insights into the experience of dementia across cultures and over time…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Global Health Experiential Education

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Akshaya Neil Arya, Jessica Evert

    This book presents best practices for ethical and safe international health elective experiences for trainees and the educational competencies and evaluation techniques that make them valuable. It includes commentaries, discussions and descriptions of new global health education guidelines, reviews…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Methods for Designing, Monitoring, and Analyzing Dose-Finding Trials

    1st Edition

    Edited by John O'Quigley, Alexia Iasonos, Björn Bornkamp

    Handbook of Methods for Designing, Monitoring, and Analyzing Dose-Finding Trials gives a thorough presentation of state-of-the-art methods for early phase clinical trials. The methodology of clinical trials has advanced greatly over the last 20 years and, arguably, nowhere greater than that of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Managed Service Restructuring in Health Care

    A Strategic Approach in a Competitive Environment, 1st Edition

    By William Winston, Robert L Goldman, Sanjib K Mukherjee

    Survival in the growing managed care environment requires the integration of financial analysis, market appraisal, and administrative management. The authors of Managed Service Restructuring in Health Care provide a unique tool for readers to enable them to make these successful management…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Mental Health Nursing

    Evidence, Practice and Empowerment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edilma Yearwood, Vicki Hines-Martin

    Awarded second place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. "I welcome, at long last, a book on global mental health targeted to nurses, the front-line health worker for billions of people around the world.  The roles that nurses can, and should, play…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • The Dying Body as a Lived Experience

    1st Edition

    By Alan Blum

    The anxiety over death persists in everyday life- though often denied or repressed- lingering as an unconscious worry or intuition that typically seems to compromise one’s feelings of well-being and experience in a range of areas; coming out often as malaise, depression, and anger in much conduct.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Thinking with Metaphors in Medicine

    The State of the Art, 1st Edition

    By Alan Bleakley

    While medical language is soaked in metaphor, and thinking with metaphor is central to diagnostic work, medicine – that is, medical culture, clinical practice and medical education – outwardly rejects metaphor for objective, literal scientific language. This thought-provoking book argues that this…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Perceived Health and Adaptation in Chronic Disease

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Guillemin, Alain Leplege, Serge Briancon, Elisabeth Spitz, Joel Coste

    Chronic diseases have become predominant in Western societies and in many developing countries. They affect quality of life and daily activities and require regular medical care. This unique monograph will bring readers up to date with chronic disease research, with a focus on health-related…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

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