Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues

Memories Of Tender Loving Care
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Koko a foreign health worker goes on a journey of fun, laughter,wisdom and life enriching route working with the elderly heroes and sheroes. A clash of civilisations brewed in a melting Diaspora pot as Africa meets England. The candid uncensored questions from her client are hilarious and their wisdom invaluable. Read all about it, a health worker's reality journey.
Resilience of a Dream Catcher: A Spiritual Memoir
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 109,160. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
This memoir by a disabled veteran spans these careers: athlete, Army private, boxing champion, Benedictine monk, sports coach, Catholic priest, Navy Chaplain, pastoral psychologist, family therapist, human resource consultant, community activist, and Spellbinder storyteller,. The author uses his life of facing much adversity to teach many lessons of resilience, coping well, no matter what..
Be Healthy: Simple Guidelines for Lifelong Well-being
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,440. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
You can be truly healthy! That’s the message this book emphasizes, but it doesn’t stop there. Be Healthy gives you clear guidelines to lifelong well-being based in solid scientific evidence, written by a MD with guidelines that are easy to understand. Besides providing solid information, Ed Dodge gives you the nuts and bolts of how to put this information into practice in your own life.
America's Dysfunctional 'Exceptionalism' and Global Health
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 193,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
This book is about the people of the Third World like Trinidad and Tobago. It is about the violence of globalization, the rigidity of ideological orthodoxy and economic dogma and the unjust structure of the existing global economic order and its impact on global health. It is about the chaos created by a flawed epistemology.
Turning Out The Lights: Concussions, Spectacle and the NHL
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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
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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
Surviving The Hospital
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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.
Wellness Piece by Piece
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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.
Motives, emotion and memory - exploring how doctors think
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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
The Evolution of Aging: How New Theories Will Change Medicine
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Price: Free! Words: 84,070. 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.
The Wellness Club: A Journey to Health Beyond Healthcare
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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.
Origin of a Medical Specialty: the Seamen’s Hospital Society and Tropical Medicine
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Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 59,950. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The unique role of the Seamen’s Hospital Society (SHS) in the foundation of the formal discipline of tropical (colonial) medicine at its Albert Dock Hospital (ADH) in 1899 is not widely appreciated.This book documents many of the articles with a relevance to tropical medicine, a discipline which rapidly spread from the ADH to numerous countries through the globe.
Torrid Disease: Memoirs of a Tropical Physician in the late Twentieth Century
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Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This very readable and well illustrated book outlines the medical career of a physician who undertook a series of assignments in tropical countries between 1960 and 1990: Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia, Saudi Arabia and Papua New Guinea. He was later appointed to London’s Hospital for Tropic Diseases.
Health-Care For All: History of a ‘Third-World’ Dilemma
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Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The author argues that a balanced viewpoint between curative and preventive medicine was both essential and the only way forward in both developing and developed countries. That is a simple ‘message’ and the underlying theme in this book.
'Good health at low cost' 25 years on. What makes a successful health system?
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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.
Achieving Impressive Customer Service: 7 Strategies for the Health Care Manager
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,950. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Best Seller! This book describes seven powerful strategies critical to service excellence and improving HCAHPS. These strategies are effective, simple, and easy, and can be implemented in your organization immediately. They help you hire for customer service, remove barriers, solicit customer feedback, and install standards, key words, and much more.
EMS Safety: Techniques and Applications, plus Alive on Arrival, Tips for Safe Emergency Vehicle Operations - Comprehensive Manual on Hazards Faced by Emergency Medical Services Providers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The United States Fire Administration (USFA) publication EMS Safety: Techniques & Applications was developed as a comprehensive manual to address the hazards faced by EMS providers and describe ways in which emergency responders can and should deal with these risks.
The Medical Culling of America
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012 and represented by Alex Burke. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The AMA reported by 2003 that 225,000 people were being killed per year by their prescription drugs: 125,000 correctly prescribed and 100,000 misdiagnosed by their doctors. All were taken according to directions. And so we eagerly accepted reporter Alex Burke's manuscript, which includes an in-depth investigation into the 2100 profitable deaths a year in the Ohio BWC system alone.
Medical Industry's Death Panels: Greek Tragedy of a Lady Named Glenda
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 61,570. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The book, Medical Industry’s Death Panels: Greek Tragedy of a Lady Named Glenda, is a must-read for every adult, especially seniors, to understand the life-affecting pitfalls that are faced by anyone suddenly needing medical treatment.