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Doctors at War
Life and Death in a Field Hospital
Doctors at War is a candid account of a trauma surgical team based, for a tour of duty, at a field hospital in Helmand...
Fields of Combat
Understanding PTSD among Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan
Understanding PTSD among today's veterans and how it is handled by the military and VA system.
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.
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.
The Labor-Management Partnership at Kaiser Permanente
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...
Hoping to Help
The Promises and Pitfalls of Global Health Volunteering
Hoping to Help is the first book to offer a comprehensive assessment of global health volunteering, based on research into how it currently operates, its benefits and drawbacks, and how it might be organized to contribute most...
India and the Patent Wars
Pharmaceuticals in the New Intellectual Property Regime
India and the Patent Wars contributes to an international debate over the costs of medicine and restrictions on access under stringent patent laws showing how activists and drug companies in low-income countries seize agency and exert influence over these processes. Murphy Halliburton contributes to analyses of globalization within the fields...
The Informed Patient
A Complete Guide to a Hospital Stay
Even the most capable individuals are challenged when confronted with the complexity of the modern hospital experience. The Informed Patient is a guide and a workbook, divided into topical, focused sections with step-by-step instructions, insights, and tips to illustrate what patients and their families can expect during a hospital stay. Anyone...
Inside Chronic Pain
An Intimate and Critical Account
"With Lous Heshusius as a guide, pain patients can learn much about the perils of a modern health-care odyssey."—David B. Morris
Three Nurses on the Front Lines
Gordon describes the everyday work of three RNs in Boston—a nurse practitioner, an oncology nurse, and a clinical nurse specialist on a medical unit—providing a vivid, engaging, and intimate portrait of the importance of nurses in patients' lives.