Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues

Handbook of Hip & Knee Joint Replacement: Through the Eyes of the Patient, Surgeon & Medical Team
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,280. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
This unique and excellent 5-Star handbook is for anyone considering Hip Joint Replacement or Knee Joint Replacement. It was written from the the perspectives of: the Surgeon, a Knee Patient, a Hip Patient, the Anesthesiologist, and the Physical Therapist! As such, it covers the entire spectrum of people involved. If you're considering this life changing journey -- this handbook is a must for you.
There's a Nasty Cancer in the Health Service
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,620. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Never one to shy away from putting his head above the parapet, John Riddington-Young has been outspoken on the state of the NHS for a number of years. His decades of clinical experience have earned him the right to speak as he finds, and what he finds he does not like.
Your Personal Affordable Care Act: How To Avoid Obamacare
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
“The book is a great primer on...our current healthcare system, and the hundreds of linked sources are interesting and insightful in every part of the book, even if you disagree with the author ...[and] “tough love” in his message. He’s passionate, and he cares about you and your potential to live a life in health. It’s like getting a hug from a battle hardened Marine drill Sergeant."
The Way of the Physician: Recovering the Heart of Medicine
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by D. Patrick Miller. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
Medicine for the practitioner and the patient alike, this book says that we need to train doctors to be wise healers working on the heart, not mechanics who fix bodies.
One Sentence Health Care Reforms: 200 Alternatives and Steps Beyond the Affordable Care Act
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / service
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.
Alcohol: Confesiones
You set the price! Words: 57,450. Language: Spanish. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He escrito este tratado de salud y cuidado contra las traumáticas consecuencias del abuso y adicción al alcohol que se anticipa nos caerá en tromba en pocos años tras el largo período de "la Marcha" y el ahora vigente Botellón y Macrobotellón, amén de las diversas mezclas de estupefacientes (cocaína y éxtasis) mezclados con la bebida ingerida en discotecas y bares atiborrados de jóvenes hoy día.
Resilience of a Dream Catcher: A Spiritual Memoir
Price: $9.80 USD. Words: 110,360. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,440. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 193,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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
Price: Free! Words: 91,150. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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
Wellness Piece by Piece
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Azinet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 59,950. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
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?
Price: Free! Words: 112,920. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by London School Of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,950. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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.