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4 simple steps to better health - an insiders look
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The goal of this book is to describe how you, as a patient, can best use the Internet to improve your own healthcare, and how you can do that by working with your usual doctor. You will learn to check out the expertise and qualifications of your doctor and your current treatment program, so that you can be certain that you are getting the best possible care
Henry's Nursing Notes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ian Martin spent three years as a hospital orderly and kept a ward diary chronicling the sights, sounds and smells that assailed him. Based on this record, "Henry Fuckit's Nursing Notes" is an unflinching account of nursing the sick and dying. Looking through the eyes of his disreputable hero, Martin uses a brutal blend of cynicism and dark humour to describe a world of suffering and pathos.
Surgical Heights
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,460. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This novel follows Dr. Jim Smythe through the most tumultuous six months of his career thus far. At the top of his game, he has doubts about his own health. He finds himself under escalating pressure from the Medical Licensing Authority and his own hospital administration over a series of complaints. The situation reaches a breaking point in the emergency room where everything is on the line.
Emergency Responder Communication Skills Handbook: How Your Words and Actions Affect People in Medical Distress
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
As an emergency responder you’re trained to handle crises. Your tense and stressful work environment can cause depersonalization of casualties and victims, with potentially negative consequences. Discover words and actions that support victim recovery, and others that can unintentionally hinder it. Understand how easily you can lessen their feelings of vulnerability, distress, pain, and fear.
Surviving the Emergency Room: Expecting the Unexpected
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
An insider's view of the emergency medical system, a valuable resource for patients and families, and a thorough guide preparing readers for the labyrinth of functions, personnel, and treatments in the Emergency Room.
Among Giants; Courageous Stories of Those Who Are Obese and Those Who Care for Them
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Among Giants offers profound insights into the lives of those who battle to achieve success over adversity. Sometimes the struggle is spiritual, physical and sometimes the struggle is discrimination or failed support systems. Readers will laugh and cry. Among Giants is a must-read for anyone who works with or is a person of size. Please watch our book preview on your favorite video site.
Within the Walls of Westfield - A Diary of Madness
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Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The contents of this transcript were discovered after clean-up operations began at the Westfield Psychiatric Hospital on 1st October 2009. Contained inside are field notes regarding the strange & abnormal progress of patient Jonathan Winterhall Gray, taken from the discovered journal of Dr Henry Renholm.
The Hydra Effect
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,090. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
With the guns still warm from the death throes of World War I, with the world in the grip of the Spanish Influenza pandemic, a nihilistic cult seizes an opportunity to unleash a parasitic demon upon mankind. A military hospital is at the centre of the storm which sees a battle of wits between a nurse and a patient for the future of the hospital, a small French town and, ultimately, the world.
Customer Service for Professionals in Health Care: Key Behaviors That Enhance the Patient and Family Experience
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
This nuts and bolts guide reinforces a customer orientation and develops key customer-oriented behaviors. It includes self-assessment and practice exercises that make employees more conscious of customer needs and adept at meeting these needs daily. This is a terrific text for staff development and improving service excellence in healthcare.
The Patient Gift
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Lea Novak has allowed grief to numb her heart. Durham North's fortuitous need for a tow truck sends him knocking on Lea's door and a Christmas miracle is about to occur. "The Patient Gift" is a powerful testament to love overcoming all obstacles, including the dark despair grief can cause. Patty Howell has created a hero in Durham North as his sensitivity and patience are exactly what Lea needs.