Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues

Motives, emotion and memory - exploring how doctors think
By Philip Berry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
A compilation of posts from the popular 'Illusions of Autonomy' blog on medical ethics PART 1: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF DOCTORS PART 2: COMPASSIONATE CARE PART 3: AT THE COALFACE PART 4: ASSISTED DYING PART 5: MEDICAL ERROR PART 6: CARE TOWARDS THE END OF LIFE AND RESUSCITATION PART 7: QUICK, TOPICAL MEDICAL ETHICS OVERVIEWS PART 8: THE LIVERPOOL CARE PATHWAY CONTROVERSY
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By Vanguardecigs Ecigs
Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Vanguard e cigarettes is the superior brand of E cigs. With exclusively manufactured high capacity Li-Ion batteries and flavours manufactured in Europe, Vanguard is the last e cigarette you will ever buy.
Simply Ask. A Guide to Religious Sensitivity for Healthcare Professionals.
By Gerrie Lubbe
Price: Free! Words: 20,850. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 26, 2013 by Michel Clasquin-Johnson. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics
This booklet aims to sensitize and equip healthcare practitioners with knowledge about the religious and spiritual needs of their clients from the major religions. It focuses on the South African situation, but healthcare practitioners from all countries and cultures will no doubt find something new and valuable in it.
Eating Poison: Food, Drugs and Health
By Kellia Ramares-Watson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Food-content guides
Eating Poison takes a quick look at what Big Ag, Big Food, and Big Pharma are doing to the health of people, animals and the earth.
The Evolution of Aging: How New Theories Will Change Medicine
By Theodore Goldsmith
Price: Free! Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Azinet Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Why do we age? This book describes the exciting development of theories that say that we age because we are purposely designed to have a limited lifespan; we are programmed to age and die. This theory strongly suggests that we can find pharmaceutical agents that generally delay aging and age-related diseases like cancer and heart disease. Print length 255 pages, 28 illustrations.
A Race Against Time Living With Lyme: A Near Death Experience From a Tick
By Rosa NeSmith
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
A Race Against Time: Living With Lyme is a creative nonfiction memoir telling the story of a suffering Lyme disease patient's tremendous resilience. Rosa raced against time in a desperate search of a medical explanation for the rapid 30 pound weight loss and other debilitating symptoms. Rosa endured pain that tormented her frail body from head to toe. She saw over 15 doctors in a 4 year period.
What is Obamacare? A Simple Guide
By StrawberryBooks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Are you ready for Obamacare? If you’re like most, you don’t understand the new health care law. You’re not really sure what your rights and responsibilities might be. Will life be better or worse under Obamacare? This quick reference will put you in a position where you know the most important parts of the new law, and how they will affect you. Know where you stand. Read What is Obamacare?
The Gentle Colonoscopy: The No-Fail Guide To Your Preparation And Aftercare
By Carla Roter
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
If you are having a colonoscopy then this is the "must-read" manual for you! By following the protocol as outlined in this guide, you will feel a lot more comfortable during your prep. This informative guide is complete with recipes, time frames, easy to understand explanations and alternatives for various dietary needs.
The Wellness Club: A Journey to Health Beyond Healthcare
By David G. Adamson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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A true story of healthcare workers who discovered how to live a healthier life. Though blame falls to corporations and government for a health crisis, they saw their choices played a role too, and explored how to change themselves. Some of their stories are funny, some sad. Lots of cutting edge info, some controversial, on exercise, nutrition, stress reduction, and change management.
A Consumer's Guide to Selecting Quality Health Care Providers
By HealthCare Consumer Advisors, LLC
Series: Consumer Healthcare Guide Books · Healthcare Decision Guides. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
This book addresses the important issue of how to find high quality physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, home care agencies and renal dialysis facilities. Several leading websites such as Hospital Compare, Nursing Home Compare and others are profiled. Information available on these websites is described as well as how to use this information to select exceptional providers.
How to Deal with Mom's Complaints
By Benjamin Pearce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A complaint is not always a criticism. It is not always a simple matter to identify the real problem behind a complaint. Loved ones may be experiencing difficulty adjusting to the aging process which may also be complicated by feelings of rejection and guilt. Learn how to deal with family complaints proactively.
Medicare and Medicaid in Assisted Living
By Benjamin Pearce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Today's seniors, who often consider themselves among the best informed, would do well to learn about three crucial areas that pertain to their future health care needs: the potential that they may need long term care, the cost of long term care and the limited federal and state aid available.
Stop Smoking Easily Without Cravings In 60 Minutes - Latest Bioresonance Technology!
By Carol Adams
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
As seen on BBC News 24 and Richard & Judy Show! With a success rate of around 90% bioresonance is by far the most effective and safest method to stopping smoking for good because it is the only method that actually removes the addiction! 'Stop Smoking Easily Without Cravings In 60 Minutes' is an introduction to bioresonance stop smoking therapy for smokers and not a self help book!
Acne Scars: Easy and Natural Remedies and Precautions
By Julia Randolf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Stories of Everyday's Woe Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Acne marks are flat reddish or brownish marks left behind by pimples. They tend to give skin an unattractive look. Acne marks may fade by leaving them as it is but it can take a long period. Acne scars affect people in various ways. In many cases, people tend to suffer self esteem issues. Many times people spend a lot on number of scar-removing remedies like makeup products, scar removing product
Healthy Living with Diabetes
By Nancy Heinrich
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Our Little Books. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / diabetes
If you have diabetes, live with or know someone with diabetes, or just want to prevent diabetes, this book is a must! Nancy will improve your diabetes literacy and show you how small changes can be the recipe for successful control and prevention of diabetes.
To Gently Leave This Life
By Elaine Feuer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Elaine Feuer. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
For people who are suffering from a terminal or incurable illness, the option of a peaceful passing is the issue at the forefront of modern society. Assessing the quality of life, and allowing patients who suffer from debilitating pain and dependence on others to gently leave this life, gives people a dignified alternative. Learn what you need to know about end-of-life decisions.
A Consumer's Guide to Staying Safe in the HealthCare System
By HealthCare Consumer Advisors, LLC
Series: Consumer Healthcare Guide Books · Healthcare Decision Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
This book discusses medical errors that occur in the healthcare system. It provides information and recommendations on how to prevent medication errors, communicate effectively with your physician and other healthcare providers, reduce your risk of infection in the hospital, etc. In all, you will find this book a useful guide to keeping you safe when you seek medical care.
'Good health at low cost' 25 years on. What makes a successful health system?
By Dina Balabanova
Price: Free! Words: 112,920. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by London School Of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
In an extension to the original, this book filled with recent research explores five new countries asking why some low and middle income countries are able to achieve better health outcomes. With chapters focusing on Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Tamil Nadu (India) and Thailand, 'Good health at low cost' has identified a series of inter-linking factors necessary for a health system to succeed.
Why Me?
By Marlize Schmidt
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
When bad things happen you ask yourself 'WHY ME?' How do you cope when bad things happen? Where is God and why does God allow suffering? Bad things can have a huge impact on your life and are usually difficult to cope with. The idea of this book is to give you hope and strength to survive the bad things in life.
The Truth About Shingles: Remedies and Recipes
By Pamela Klopfenstein
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / skin
Are you suffering from Shingles? In my book, I'll show you home remedies that help alleviate itching and burning. I share recipes which will boost your immune. And teach you what I wish I had known at the onset.