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The Good Doctor
The Good Doctor
Written by Barron H. Lerner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033401
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The Good Doctor
A Father, a Son, and the Evolution of Medical Ethics
Written by Barron H. Lerner


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $25.95

The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practiced in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care
 
As a practicing physician and longtime member of his hospital’s ethics committee, Dr. Barron Lerner thought he had heard it all. But in the mid-1990s, his... Read more >
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The Good Doctor
A Father, a Son, and the Evolution of Medical Ethics
Written by Barron H. Lerner


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $25.95

The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practiced in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care
 
As a practicing physician and longtime member of his hospital’s ethics committee, Dr. Barron Lerner thought he had heard it all. But in the mid-1990s, his... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
What Doctors Feel
What Doctors Feel
Written by Danielle Ofri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807033302
Our Price: $15.00
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What Doctors Feel
How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $15.00

A look at the emotional side of medicine—the shame, fear, anger, anxiety, empathy, and even love that affect patient care
 
Physicians are assumed to be objective, rational beings, easily able to detach as they guide patients and families through some of life’s most challenging moments. But doctors’ emotional responses to the life-and-death dramas...

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Proper Doctoring
Proper Doctoring
Written by David Mendel, Introduction by Jerome Groopman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176214
Our Price: $16.95
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Proper Doctoring
A Book for Patients and their Doctors
Written by David Mendel
Introduction by Jerome Groopman


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.95

 “People come to us for help. They come for health and strength.” With these simple words David Mendel begins Proper Doctoring, a book about what it means (and takes) to be a good doctor, and for that reason very much a book for patients as well as doctors—which is to say... Read more >
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Proper Doctoring
A Book for Patients and their Doctors
Written by David Mendel
Introduction by Jerome Groopman


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.95

“People come to us for help. They come for health and strength.” With these simple words David Mendel begins Proper Doctoring, a book about what it means (and takes) to be a good doctor, and for that reason very much a book for patients as well as doctors—which is to say... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
What Doctors Feel
How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $24.95

A look at the emotional side of medicine—the shame, fear, anger, anxiety, empathy, and even love that affect patient care
 
Physicians are assumed to be objective, rational beings, easily able to detach as they guide patients and families through some of life’s most challenging moments. But doctors’ emotional responses to the life-and-death dramas...

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
A Fortunate Man
A Fortunate Man
Written by John Berger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307794185
Our Price: $11.99
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A Fortunate Man
The Story of a Country Doctor
Written by John Berger


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

In this quietly revolutionary work of social observation and medical philosophy, Booker Prize-winning writer John Berger and the photographer Jean Mohr train their gaze on an English country doctor and find a universal man--one who has taken it upon himself to recognize his patient's humanity when illness and the fear of... Read more >
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Medicine in Translation
Medicine in Translation
Written by Danielle Ofri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001264
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Medicine in Translation
Journeys with My Patients
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $18.00

From a doctor Oliver Sacks has called a “born storyteller,” a riveting account of practicing medicine at a fast-paced urban hospital
 
For two decades, Dr. Danielle Ofri has cared for patients at Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in the country and a crossroads for the world’s cultures. In Medicine in Translation... Read more >
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Overdiagnosed

Written by H. Gilbert Welch


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $24.95

From a nationally recognized expert, an exposé of the worst excesses of our zeal for medical testing

Going against the conventional wisdom reinforced by the medical establishment and Big Pharma that more screening is the best preventative medicine, Dr. Gilbert Welch builds a compelling counterargument that what we need are fewer, not... Read more >
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Medicine in Translation
Journeys with My Patients
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $24.95

From a doctor Oliver Sacks has called a “born storyteller,” a riveting account of practicing medicine at a fast-paced urban hospital
 
For two decades, Dr. Danielle Ofri has cared for patients at Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in the country and a crossroads for the world’s cultures. In Medicine in Translation... Read more >
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Singular Intimacies
Singular Intimacies
Written by Danielle Ofri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807072516
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Singular Intimacies
Becoming a Doctor at Bellevue
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2009
Price: $18.00

Singular Intimacies is the story of becoming a doctor by immersion at New York's Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the country. When Danielle Ofri first enters the doors as a medical student, she is immediately plunged into the teeming world of urban medicine. It is here that Dr. Ofri... Read more >
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Kill as Few Patients as Possible
Kill as Few Patients as Possible
Written by Oscar London
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580089173
Our Price: $14.99
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Kill as Few Patients as Possible
And Fifty-Six Other Essays on How to Be the World's Best Doctor
Written by Oscar London


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $14.99

This oft-quoted all-time favorite of the medical community will gladden--and strengthen--the hearts of patients, doctors, and anyone entering medical study, internship, or practice. With unassailable logic and rapier wit, the sage Dr. Oscar London muses on the challenges and joys of doctoring, and imparts timeless truths, reality checks, and poignant insights... Read more >
How People Change
How People Change
Written by William Tucker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590512128
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How People Change

Written by William Tucker


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2007
Price: $25.00

A manual to show practicing physicians and medical students how to make use of short stories to help their patients adapt to their illnesses and participate in their treatment.

For most people, the quickest route to wisdom, other than experience, is through stories. Stories speak across generational lines and cultures, emphasize the... Read more >
Incidental Findings
Incidental Findings
Written by Danielle Ofri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807072677
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Incidental Findings
Lessons from My Patients in the Art of Medicine
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2006
Price: $15.00

In Singular Intimacies, which the New England Journal of Medicine said captured the'essence of becoming and being a doctor,' Danielle Ofri led us into the hectic, constantly challenging world of big-city medicine. In Incidental Findings, she's finished her training and is learning through practice to become a more rounded healer. The... Read more >
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The Placebo Effect And Health
The Placebo Effect And Health
Written by W. Grant Thompson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591022756
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The Placebo Effect And Health
Combining Science & Compassionate Care
Written by W. Grant Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 350 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2005
Price: $20.99

Since the days when doctors routinely made house calls and sat by the bedside offering comforting words along with medical care, the doctor-patient relationship has become increasingly impersonal and superficial. As medical technology and treatment have improved, and time constraints have become more demanding, the beneficial effects of meaningful doctor-patient interactions... Read more >
Incidental Findings
Lessons from My Patients in the Art of Medicine
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 1, 2005
Price: $15.00

In Singular Intimacies, which the New England Journal of Medicine said captured the "essence of becoming and being a doctor," Danielle Ofri led us into the hectic, constantly challenging world of big-city medicine. In Incidental Findings, she's finished her training and is learning through practice to become a more rounded healer... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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