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Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path
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Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is about my academic career as an Ob&Gyn; my decision at 55 to jump in the unknown; my work abroad; and how I accomplished this. The book is a series of loosely connected anecdotes, medical and non medical, funny and not so funny. I will convey the excitement and satisfaction of this decision. The hope is that the book will inspire others to make the jump and may be even to write their story
Another Dimension to Clinical Skills Education: Using Virtual Humans, Simulation, and Acting Concepts to Enhance Standardized Patient Training
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Price: $45.99 USD. Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
What makes a virtual human credible and acceptable? Do they provide companionship that is similar to that of a person? More so, will it ever replace that of a person? It is not the art of simply creating a digital mockup of a human, but the art of creating an intelligent conversational model that is woven into a virtual human to deliver a personality and thought process; that truly raises the prev
Case Notes From A Family Doctor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
This book is about the true stories about a family doctor's 40 years practice in the hospital and in his own family practice. Case notes of some of the interesting cases are taken from his medical records from his family clinic. No name of patients are mentioned in the book. I hope that you will find the case notes from a family doctor interesting and informative.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
The Social Organisation of Health Visitor Training
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Robert Dingwall's classic and original study of health visitors in the UK includes linked notes, tables from the print edition, linked index & active Contents. He studied the origins and rise of the health visitor (like physician assistants in the U.S.) from a sociological perspective, with interviews and pointed examples to show the path to professionalization of this health care service worker.
One Sentence Health Care Reforms: 200 Alternatives and Steps Beyond the Affordable Care Act
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Presents over 200 health care reforms after the Affordable Care Act. Some in parallel to balance progressive and conservative offerings. I estimate that an analyst could put together over 100 into a coherent package of proposal. This book is intended to stand alone for the reader, but it also can be a useful classroom resource with currently popular health policy texts.