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  • Curing Medicare

    Curing Medicare
    av Andy Lazris

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501702778

    Andy Lazris, MD, is a practicing primary care physician who experiences the effects of Medicare policy on a daily basis. As a result, he believes that the way we care for our elderly has taken a wrong turn and that Medicare is complicit in creating…

  • Changing the Course of AIDS

    Changing the Course of AIDS
    av David Dickinson

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801448317

    Changing the Course of AIDS is an in-depth evaluation of a new and exciting way to create the kind of much-needed behavioral change that could affect the course of the global health crisis of HIV/AIDS. This case study from the South African HIV/AIDS…

  • Notes on Nightingale

    Notes on Nightingale

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801449062

    Florence Nightingale remains an inspiration to nurses around the world for her pioneering work treating wounded British soldiers during the Crimean War; authorship of Notes on Nursing, the foundational text for nursing practice; establishment of the…

  • Notes on Nightingale

    Notes on Nightingale

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476112

    Florence Nightingale remains an inspiration to nurses around the world for her pioneering work treating wounded British soldiers during the Crimean War; authorship of Notes on Nursing, the foundational text for nursing practice; establishment of the…

  • Nursing against the Odds

    Nursing against the Odds
    av Suzanne Gordon

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801472923

    In the United States and throughout the industrialized world, just as the population of older and sicker patients is about to explode, we have a major shortage of nurses. Why are so many RNs dropping out of health care's largest profession? How will…

  • Nursing against the Odds

    Nursing against the Odds
    av Suzanne Gordon

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801439766

    In the United States and throughout the industrialized world, just as the population of older and sicker patients is about to explode, we have a major shortage of nurses. Why are so many RNs dropping out of health care's largest profession? How will…

  • The Question of Competence

    The Question of Competence
    av Brian D. Hodges, Lorelei Lingard, M. Brownell Anderson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801450495

  • The Caregiver

    The Caregiver
    av Aaron Alterra

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474347

    Aaron and Stella Alterra had been married for more than sixty years when Aaron began to notice puzzling lapses in his wife's memory. Innocuous at first, they became more severe and more alarming. After a series of appointments and tests, the Alterra…

  • First, Do Less Harm

    First, Do Less Harm

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801450778

    Each year, hospital-acquired infections, prescribing and treatment errors, lost documents and test reports, communication failures, and other problems have caused thousands of deaths in the United States, added millions of days to patients' hospital…

  • Hoping to Help

    Hoping to Help
    av Judith N. Lasker

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501700095

    Overseas volunteering has exploded in numbers and interest in the last couple of decades. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people travel from wealthier to poorer countries to participate in short-term volunteer programs focused on health service…

  • Hoping to Help

    Hoping to Help
    av Judith N. Lasker

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501700101

    Overseas volunteering has exploded in numbers and interest in the last couple of decades. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people travel from wealthier to poorer countries to participate in short-term volunteer programs focused on health service…

  • The Changing Face of Medicine

    The Changing Face of Medicine
    av Ann K. Boulis

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801444463

    The number of women practicing medicine in the United States has grown steadily since the late 1960s, with women now roughly at parity with men among entering medical students. Why did so many women enter American medicine? How are women faring, pro…

  • The Changing Face of Medicine

    The Changing Face of Medicine
    av Ann K. Boulis

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476624

    The number of women practicing medicine in the United States has grown steadily since the late 1960s, with women now roughly at parity with men among entering medical students. Why did so many women enter American medicine? How are women faring, pro…

  • Circles of Exclusion

    Circles of Exclusion
    av Dani Filc MD

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447952

    In its early years, Israel's dominant ideology led to public provision of health care for all Jewish citizens-regardless of their age, income, or ability to pay. However, the system has shifted in recent decades, becoming increasingly privatized and…

  • Divining without Seeds

    Divining without Seeds
    av Iruka N. Okeke

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801449413

    Infectious disease is the most common cause of illness and death in Africa, yet health practitioners routinely fail to identify causative microorganisms in most patients. As a result, patients often do not receive the right medicine in time to cure…

  • Fields of Combat

    Fields of Combat
    av Erin P. Finley

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478406

    "If you consider Iraq-like I do, probably twenty-nine out of thirty days-to be the pinnacle of your life, then where do you go from there? And I'm sure that a lot of veterans feel that way. To them, that was it. That was everything. So now what? The…

  • Fields of Combat

    Fields of Combat
    av Erin P. Finley

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801449802

  • Never Good Enough

    Never Good Enough
    av Ariel Ducey

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475047

    Frontline health care workers have always been especially vulnerable to the perpetual tides of health care 'reform,' but in the mid-1990s in New York City, they bore the brunt of change in a new way. They were obliged to take on additional work, tak…

  • Prescription for the People

    Prescription for the People
    av Fran Quigley

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501713750

    In Prescription for the People, Fran Quigley diagnoses our inability to get medicines to the people who need them and then prescribes the cure. He delivers a clear and convincing argument for a complete shift in the global and U.S. approach to devel…

  • The Complexities of Care

    The Complexities of Care

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801445057

    "Nursing, everyone believes, is the caring profession. Texts on caring line the walls of nursing schools and student shelves. Indeed, the discipline of nursing is often known as the 'caring science.' Because of their caring reputation, nurses top th…

  • The Complexities of Care

    The Complexities of Care

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801473227

    "Nursing, everyone believes, is the caring profession. Texts on caring line the walls of nursing schools and student shelves. Indeed, the discipline of nursing is often known as the 'caring science.' Because of their caring reputation, nurses top th…

  • Beyond the Checklist

    Beyond the Checklist
    av Suzanne Gordon

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478291

    The U.S. healthcare system is now spending many millions of dollars to improve "patient safety" and "inter-professional practice." Nevertheless, an estimated 100,000 patients still succumb to preventable medical errors or infections every year. How…

  • Beyond the Checklist

    Beyond the Checklist
    av Suzanne Gordon

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801451607

    The U.S. healthcare system is now spending many millions of dollars to improve "patient safety" and "inter-professional practice." Nevertheless, an estimated 100,000 patients still succumb to preventable medical errors or infections every year. How…

  • When Chicken Soup Isn't Enough

    When Chicken Soup Isn't Enough

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801448942

    The reassuring bromides of "chicken soup for the soul" provide little solace for nurses-and the people they serve-in real-life hospitals, nursing homes, schools of nursing, and other settings. In the minefield of modern health care, there are myriad…

  • When Chicken Soup Isn't Enough

    When Chicken Soup Isn't Enough

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801477508

    The reassuring bromides of "chicken soup for the soul" provide little solace for nurses-and the people they serve-in real-life hospitals, nursing homes, schools of nursing, and other settings. In the minefield of modern health care, there are myriad…

  • Never Good Enough

    Never Good Enough
    av Ariel Ducey

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801444593

  • Nobody's Home

    Nobody's Home
    av Thomas Edward Gass

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801472619

    "At present nursing homes are designed... like outmoded zoos. Residents are kept in small rooms, emotionally isolated. Occasionally they are visited by family members who reach through the bars and offer them treats. Aides keep their bodies clean an…

  • The Vanishing Physician-Scientist?

    The Vanishing Physician-Scientist?

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801448454

    Throughout history, physicians have played a vital role in medical discovery. These physician-scientists devote the majority of their professional effort to seeking new knowledge about health and disease through research and represent the entire con…

  • Code Green

    Code Green
    av Dana Beth Weinberg

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801489198

    We are on the verge of the nation's worst nursing shortage in history. Dedicated nurses are leaving hospitals in droves, and there are not enough new recruits to the profession to meet demand. Even hospitals that were once very highly regarded for t…

  • Cleaning Up

    Cleaning Up
    av Dan Zuberi

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801450723

    To cut costs and maximize profits, hospitals in the United States and many other countries are outsourcing such tasks as cleaning and food preparation to private contractors. In Cleaning Up, the first book to examine this transformation in the healt…

  • Cleaning Up

    Cleaning Up
    av Dan Zuberi

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478963

    To cut costs and maximize profits, hospitals in the United States and many other countries are outsourcing such tasks as cleaning and food preparation to private contractors. In Cleaning Up, the first book to examine this transformation in the healt…

  • Where Night Is Day

    Where Night Is Day
    av James Kelly

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801451683

    "There is no night in the ICU. There is day, lesser day, then day again. There are rhythms. Every twelve hours: shift change. Report: first all together in the big room, then at the bedside, nurse to nurse. Morning rounds. A group of doctors moves s…

  • The Caring Self

    The Caring Self
    av Clare L. Stacey

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801476990

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 1.7 million home health aides and personal and home care aides in the United States as of 2008. These home care aides are rapidly becoming the backbone of America's system of long…

  • The Caring Self

    The Caring Self
    av Clare L. Stacey

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801449857

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 1.7 million home health aides and personal and home care aides in the United States as of 2008. These home care aides are rapidly becoming the backbone of America's system of long…

  • The Question of Competence

    The Question of Competence

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801479502

    Medical competence is a hot topic surrounded by much controversy about how to define competency, how to teach it, and how to measure it. While some debate the pros and cons of competence-based medical education and others explain how to achieve vari…

  • Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine

    Phantom Billing, Fake Prescriptions, and the High Cost of Medicine
    av Terry L. Leap

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801449796

    U.S. health care is a $2.5 trillion system that accounts for more than 17 percent of the nation's GDP. It is also highly susceptible to fraud. Estimates vary, but some observers believe that as much as 10 percent of all medical billing involves some…

  • Out of Practice

    Out of Practice
    av Frederick M. Barken

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801449765

    Primary care medicine, as we know and remember it, is in crisis. While policymakers, government administrators, and the health insurance industry pay lip service to the personal relationship between physician and patient, dissatisfaction and disaffe…

  • Deadly River

    Deadly River
    av Ralph R. Frerichs

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501713583

    In October 2010, nine months after the massive earthquake that devastated Haiti, a second disaster began to unfold-soon to become the world's largest cholera epidemic in modern times. In a country that had never before reported cholera, the epidemic…

  • Deadly River

    Deadly River
    av Ralph R. Frerichs

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501702303

    In October 2010, nine months after the massive earthquake that devastated Haiti, a second disaster began to unfold-soon to become the world's largest cholera epidemic in modern times. In a country that had never before reported cholera, the epidemic…

  • Creating the Health Care Team of the Future

    Creating the Health Care Team of the Future
    av Sioban Nelson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801479410

    One way to significantly improve the delivery of health care is to teach the health professionals who provide care to work together, to communicate with each other across professional boundaries, and to start to think and act like a team that has th…

  • Creating the Health Care Team of the Future

    Creating the Health Care Team of the Future
    av Sioban Nelson

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801453007

    One way to significantly improve the delivery of health care is to teach the health professionals who provide care to work together, to communicate with each other across professional boundaries, and to start to think and act like a team that has th…

  • Doctors at War

    Doctors at War
    av Mark Rond

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501705489

    Doctors at War is a candid account of a trauma surgical team based, for a tour of duty, at a field hospital in Helmand, Afghanistan. Mark de Rond tells of the highs and lows of surgical life in hard-hitting detail, bringing to life a morally ambiguo…

  • Inside Chronic Pain

    Inside Chronic Pain
    av Lous Heshusius

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447969

    "With Lous Heshusius as a guide, pain patients can learn much about the perils of a modern health-care odyssey. Health professionals can learn how an articulate middle-class female white patient thinks (with all that thinking entails) when her world…

  • Nurses on the Move

    Nurses on the Move
    av Mireille Kingma

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801472596

    South African nurses care for patients in London, hospitals recruit Filipino nurses to Los Angeles, and Chinese nurses practice their profession in Ireland. In every industrialized country of the world, patients today increasingly find that the nurs…

  • Safety in Numbers

    Safety in Numbers
    av Suzanne Gordon

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801446832

    Legally mandated nurse-to-patient ratios are one of the most controversial topics in health care today. Ratio advocates believe that minimum staffing levels are essential for quality care, better working conditions, and higher rates of RN recruitmen…

  • Differential Diagnoses

    Differential Diagnoses
    av Paul V. Dutton

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801445125

  • Healing Together

    Healing Together
    av Thomas A. Kochan, Adrienne E. Eaton, Robert B. McKersie

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801447983

  • Healing Together

    Healing Together
    av Thomas A. Kochan

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801475467

    Kaiser Permanente is the largest managed care organization in the country. It also happens to have the largest and most complex labor-management partnership ever created in the United States. This book tells the story of that partnership-how it star…

  • Life Support

    Life Support
    av Suzanne Gordon

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474286

    "A beautiful, profound, and profoundly important book.... Gordon's message is simplicity itself: sick people need skilled, humane, and insightful care that keeps their interests paramount. Registered nurses have historically provided that care, but…

  • Cancer Crossings

    Cancer Crossings
    av Tim Wendel

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501711039

    When Eric Wendel was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 1966, the survival rate was 10 percent. Today, it is 90 percent. Even as politicians call for a "Cancer Moonshot," this accomplishment remains a pinnacle in cancer research.The auth…

  • Bedside Manners

    Bedside Manners
    av Suzanne Gordon

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478925

    In recent years, there has been growing awareness of the need for interprofessional cooperation in healthcare. Countless studies have shown that genuine teamwork and team intelligence are critical to patient safety. Poor communication among health c…

  • Voices in the Band

    Voices in the Band
    av Susan C. Ball

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801453625

    "I am an AIDS doctor. When I began that work in 1992, we knew what caused AIDS, how it spread, and how to avoid getting it, but we didn't know how to treat it or how to prevent our patients' seemingly inevitable progression toward death. The stigma…

  • Differential Diagnoses

    Differential Diagnoses
    av Paul V. Dutton

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801474842

    Although the United States spends 16 percent of its gross domestic product on health care, more than 46 million people have no insurance coverage, while one in four Americans report difficulty paying for medical care. Indeed, the U.S. health care sy…

  • With God on Our Side

    With God on Our Side
    av Adam D. Reich

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801450662

    When unions undertake labor organizing campaigns, they often do so from strong moral positions, contrasting workers' rights to decent pay or better working conditions with the more venal financial motives of management. But how does labor confront m…

  • From Silence to Voice

    From Silence to Voice
    av Bernice Buresh

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801478734

    Praise for previous editions-"The book is written by two journalists who have taken on the nursing profession more or less the way we take on patients with a life-threatening condition that is curable but requires both intensive and long-term care.…