Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues

Turning Out The Lights: Concussions, Spectacle and the NHL
By David Gowdey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
In 1998 Steve Bocking suffered his second concussion in two years playing hockey. His father was a surgeon who had seen enough. He started a campaign to change the rules, and won in 2011 when Hockey Canada banned all head shots. But the NHL still refuses to listen. When did the game change? What are the dangers of concussions? Why does the world's top hockey league continue to ignore the evidence?
I'm still Blogging
By Elaine Benton
Price: Free! Words: 91,150. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Written with a sense of humour, a daily blog aimed at offering support and comfort to fellow Gaucher and Parkinson's sufferers and caregivers. Followed in over 70 countries around the world, to mark writing for a second year, the entire entries have been made into a book; the aim to raise public awareness about chronic disease. Good health is a precious gift that is often taken for granted
A Consumer's Guide on Health Care Exchanges to Purchase Insurance
By HealthCare Consumer Advisors, LLC
Series: Consumer Healthcare Guide Books · Healthcare Decision Guides. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medical insurance
In this publication we discuss the main features of The Affordable Care Act, a law passed by Congress in March 2010. This law requires most Americans to have health insurance by 2014. We explain the details of the law and how they may affect you and the actions you need to take to comply with the law, as well as details on using online exchanges to purchase insurance.
Surviving The Hospital
By Fred Doerr IV
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,430. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
An inside look at the dangers of being a patient. Of the 300,000+ deaths and injuries that occur in hospitals each year, unrelated to the reason for admission, caused accidentally and deliberately by Doctors, Nurses and other staff, I am one who has survived the most extreme of conditions and lives to tell all. Don't wait until your son, daughter or mother pays as my mother and I did.
The Accidental Caregiver's Survival Guide
By A. Michael Bloom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
The Accidental Caregiver's Survival Guide gives caregivers the roadmap to caregiving without regret. Inside you will learn practical tips, tools, and coping strategies to recharge your caregiving energy so you can revitalize your own life while you care for your loved one.
Elizabeth McSweeney's Fibromyalgia Road to Recovery Volume 2
By Elizabeth McSweeney
Price: $3.06 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management
The 'Road to Recovery' series is a comprehensive guide, presented in five volumes, explaining everything you need to know about fibromyalgia: from diagnosis to first steps to recovery . This volume: Epione, Laso and Panacea (symptom management) summarises medical research linking insomnia and pain; suggesting current medical solutions and examining UK NHS referrals & treatment protocols.
SO DO YOU REALLY WANT TO BE A NURSE??
By dianne sagehorn
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Healthcare Practitioners
This is a no nonsense book which describes the realities of the profession of nursing as a RN (Registered Nurse ) in the US. The book describes the personality required to succeed in the profession within the US. This book has insider commentary into the realities of what it takes.Describing what you can expect to encounter in the workplace and on the job as a RN in the US or as a Travel RN.
Wellness Piece by Piece
By Pat Sullivan
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
In Wellness Piece by Piece, Pat Sullivan openly discusses his own 30-year struggle with chronic conditions. Though he is not a doctor, Sullivan has become an expert on many chronic conditions in his search for answers. Writing from the layman's perspective, Sullivan skillfully blends science, research, and personal experience.
ObamaCare and Beyond: A Second Look at Accessibility and Affordability
By Helen Nowlin
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
My law office was in an old building and off the beaten path. A woman walked in one day with a look of concern on her face. Her name was Mary. With a diagnosis of late stage cancer, Mary was unable to work and had consequently lost her health insurance. Discusses key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. ObamaCare) and educates consumers about health care reform.
SpinalMap
By Rob Hope
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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An essential guide for family, friends and colleagues of people living with disability caused by spinal cord injury (SCI). SpinalMap outlines the basics of SCI and the life-changing impact it invariably has. It also highlights the often ignored etiquette involved in relating to people living with SCI in personal and broader business and social settings.
The Truth About Heart Attack: All You Need to Know about Heart Attack and How it is treated
By Diana Thorgill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Stories of Everyday's Woe Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart
Not many years ago, it was thought that only old people had heart attacks, and to some extent that was true. Heart disease is still the greatest single killer of men and women over the age of 60. Today, however, heart disease is striking down younger and younger people.
Concepts of Integrative Medicine
By Dr Jason Mallia PhD
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The objective of this research study is to examine aspects of integrative medicine in order to help the reader understand its benefits, limitations and application, and to outline why there is a need for such an approach and how it is possible. A practical approach has been used to demonstrate how this is possible in clinical practice.
Therapists & Caregivers Communication Skills Handbook: How Your Words and Actions Affect People in Your Care
By Brian E Walsh PhD
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Clear communication reduces stress and enhances comfort. As a therapist or caregiver, your ability to appropriately communicate is an integral part of your skill set. Your words and your actions influence those under your care in ways you may not even imagine. Stress can disrupt clear thinking, scramble short-term memory, and effectively sabotage interpersonal communication.
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?