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A Life in Public Health: An Insider's Retrospective

by Breslow, Lester, MD, MPH

<p>From his time as a Truman appointee on the Health Needs of the Nation to his tenure as Dean of UCLAís School of Public Health, Dr. Lester Breslow has been a force behind the most important public health developments of the last century. With ...

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ABUSE OF THE ELDERLY

and THE POLITICAL CONNECTION

by PETER BOWDEN

<p>ABUSE OF THE ELDERLY – Book Synopsis</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In April of 2015, Peter Bowden blew the whistle on elder abuse.&nbsp; What followed was a two-year nightmare of personal attacks, career ruin, and the illegal disclosure by his ...

ISBN: 1230001586220

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Accelerating Medical Evidence Generation and Use

Summary of a Meeting Series

by Joe Selby, Eric Larson & Rainu Kaushal

<p>This National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Special Publication summarizes a series of meetings the NAM hosted in 2016, which was sponsored by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, with support from NAM’s Executive Leadership Network.

ISBN: 9781947103054

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AGAINST MEDICAL FASCISM IN THE USA A DOCUMENTARY

by Daria Jmill

<p>As a pedestrian I was hit by a car. &nbsp;I ended up in a wheelchair after being refused medical treatment for injuries.&nbsp; I am in chronic pain.&nbsp; A pattern of irregularities from doctors in the University of Minnesota Medical Center,

ISBN: 1230000311293

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AIDS Orphans Rising

What You Should Know and What You Can Do to Help Them Succeed

by Sister Mary Elizabeth Lloyd

<p><strong>Every 14 seconds a Child Headed Household is formed</strong></p> <p>The death of parents from AIDS leaves behind little children, often four or five of them, who desperately want to stay together as a family. In the literature, they ...

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Using Healthcare Collaboratives to Save Lives and Improve Care

by Donald M Berwick

<p>In the face of ever-accelerating rates of health reform, the ability to quickly learn and adapt is an increasingly essential survival skill. Collaborative learning, as this book illustrates, is a powerful method to rapidly spread knowledge. ...

ISBN: 9780996792714

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Along the Continuum of Care

What Every Case Manager Must Know...

by Pauline Sanders RN

<p>Along the Continuum of Care creates a mind shift for the case manager in the new paradigm to be effective agents of change and resource connectors. The urgent need to improve health outcomes is resulting in moment-to-moment changes in the ...

ISBN: 9781481745475

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An Intoxicating Error

Mistranslation, Medical Malpractice, and Prejudice

by Gail Price-Wise

Willie Ramirez is arguably the most important medical malpractice case related to language and prejudice. As a result of an interpreting error, Willie’s brain hemorrhage was misdiagnosed and he was left quadriplegic. On January 22, 1980, ...

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Analysis of Observational Health Care Data Using SAS

by Douglas E. Faries, Robert Obenchain, Josep Maria Haro & others

This book guides researchers in performing and presenting high-quality analyses of all kinds of non-randomized studies, including analyses of observational studies, claims database analyses, assessment of registry data, survey data, ...

ISBN: 9781607644248

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Appreciative Healthcare Practice: A guide to compassionate, person-centred care

by Dr Gwilym Wyn Roberts & Dr Andrew Machon

Written by a leading healthcare academic and an accredited international business coach, this book takes a new approach to one of the most crucial issues in healthcare how to care for patients appreciatively, responsively and compassionately. ...

ISBN: 9781907830938

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Back To Balance

The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine

by Halee Fischer-Wright

<p>A prescription to fix health care for everyone. In this highly engaging, thoroughly persuasive book, Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright presents a unique prescription for fixing America's health care woes, based on her thirty years of experience as a ...

ISBN: 9781633310155

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Bad Advice

Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Information

by Paul Offit

<p>Science doesn’t speak for itself. Neck-deep in work that can be messy and confounding, and naïve in the ways of public communication, scientists are often unable to package their insights into the neat narratives that the public requires. ...

ISBN: 9780231546935

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Be in Charge of Your Health Care: Checklists for Patient Safety

by Patricia Iyer

<p>You will learn how and why to take charge of your health care. This book covers vital information such as how to share information about your medications, get a second opinion, and your rights as a patient. This book focuses on your role and ...

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Being a Doctor: Understanding Medical Practice

by Wilson, Hamish

Being a doctor is much more than simply providing medical care. This book aims to increase the resilience and wellness of doctors, helping the profession to provide better care for patients, through a deep and thoughtful approach to clinical ...

ISBN: 9780850843965

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Better Now

Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians

by Danielle Martin

<p><strong>Longlisted for British Columbia's National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction 2018</strong></p> <p>Dr. Danielle Martin sees the challenges in our health care system every day. As a family doctor and a hospital vice president, she ...

ISBN: 9780735232600

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Business Principles for Legal Nurse Consultants

by Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC, Patricia W.

Being a Legal Nurse Consultant is your calling. You love what you do. You are ready to go into practice for yourself. You have the education, the drive, and the ability - but is that really enough to succeed?<BR><BR>Business Principles for Legal

ISBN: 9781420037289

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Caring for the Low German Mennonites

How Religious Beliefs and Practices Influence Health Care

by Judith Kulig

<p>What happens when health care providers meet patients whose religious views contrast with mainstream health practices? This book focuses on a unique religious group, the Low German Mennonites, to examine ways in which beliefs and practices ...

ISBN: 9780774880183

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Catastrophic Diseases

Who Decides What?

by Jay Katz & Alexander Morgan Capron

<p>An important contribution in the burgeoning literature relating to the delivery of medical care, and to the broader question of responsible decision-making in those social areas where tragic choices have to be made. The effort is an excellent

ISBN: 9781351318389

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Collaborating for Health

by Paul Thomas

<p>Health care is increasingly under pressure. Budget crises are making collaboration and smart thinking essential, while increasing numbers of people with multiple long-term conditions make specialist models of health care increasingly ...

ISBN: 9781351535922

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Community Mental Health in Canada, Revised and Expanded Edition

Theory, Policy, and Practice

by Simon Davis

<p>When it was first published in 2006, <em>Community Mental Health in Canada</em> was hailed as a much-needed critical overview of the provision of public mental health services in Canada. Comprehensive in scope, its coverage ...

ISBN: 9780774827010

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