|sort list by title|
Play and Workbook
A play about workplace relations among physicians, nurses, others who work in health care, and patients—and how their interaction affects the quality of patient care, for better or worse.
How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients
Dan Zuberi looks at the consequences of outsourcing hospital cleaning and food preparation from two perspectives: its impact on patient safety and its role in increasing socioeconomic inequality.
From Silence to Voice
What Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public
The comprehensively revised and updated third edition of From Silence to Voice will help nurses construct messages using a range of traditional and new social media that accurately describe the true nature of their work.
Where Night Is Day
The World of the ICU
Where Night Is Day is a nonfiction narrative grounded in the day-by-day, hour-by-hour rhythms of an ICU.
Beyond the Checklist
What Else Health Care Can Learn from Aviation Teamwork and Safety
Beyond the Checklist argues that lives could be saved and patient care enhanced by adapting the relevant lessons of aviation safety and teamwork.
The Question of Competence
Reconsidering Medical Education in the Twenty-First Century
Experts from the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands explore medical competency from different perspectives in order to spark thoughtful discussion and debate on the subject.
The Big Squeeze
A Social and Political History of the Controversial Mammogram
This concise book chronicles the often turbulent history of screening mammography since its introduction in the early 1970s.
First, Do Less Harm
Confronting the Inconvenient Problems of Patient Safety
In First, Do Less Harm, twelve health care professionals and researchers plus two former patients look at patient safety from a variety of perspectives, finding many of the proposed solutions to be inadequate or impractical.
With God on Our Side
The Struggle for Workers' Rights in a Catholic Hospital
In With God on Our Side, Adam D. Reich tells the story of a five-year campaign to unionize Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, a Catholic hospital in California.
The Caring Self
The Work Experiences of Home Care Aides
Stacey draws on observations of and interviews with aides working in Ohio and California to explore the physical and emotional labor associated with the care of others.