The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work

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  1. Anti/Vax
    Antivaxxers are crazy. That is the perception we all gain from the media, the internet, celebrities, and beyond, writes Bernice Hausman in Anti/Vax, but we need to open our eyes and ears so that we can all have a better conversation... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2019
    Hardback | £23.99
  2. Wounds of War
    U.S. military conflicts abroad have left nine million Americans dependent on the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) for medical care. Their "wounds of war" are treated by the largest hospital system in the country—one that... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2018
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  3. Cancer Crossings
    When Eric Wendel was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 1966, the survival rate was 10 percent. Today, it is 90 percent. Even as politicians call for a "Cancer Moonshot," this accomplishment remains a pinnacle in cancer... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2018
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  4. The Informed Patient
    Even the most capable individuals are challenged when confronted with the complexity of the modern hospital experience. The Informed Patient is a guide and a workbook, divided into topical, focused sections with step-by-step instructions,... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2017
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  5. India and the Patent Wars
    India and the Patent Wars contributes to an international debate over the costs of medicine and restrictions on access under stringent patent laws showing how activists and drug companies in low-income countries seize agency and... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2017
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  6. Prescription for the People
    In Prescription for the People, Fran Quigley diagnoses our inability to get medicines to the people who need them and then prescribes the cure. He delivers a clear and convincing argument for a complete shift in the global and... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2017
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  7. Achieving Access
    At a time when the world’s wealthiest nations struggle to make health care and medicine available to everyone, why do resource-constrained countries make costly commitments to universal health coverage and AIDS treatment after... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2017
    Hardback | £79.00
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  8. Doctors at War
    Doctors at War is a candid account of a trauma surgical team based, for a tour of duty, at a field hospital in Helmand...... Learn More
    Published: 7th March 2017
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  9. The Big Squeeze
    This concise book chronicles the often turbulent history of screening mammography since its introduction in the early...... Learn More
    Published: 12th July 2012
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  10. The Challenge to Change
    In The Challenge to Change, Rebecca Kolins Givan analyzes the successes and failures of efforts to improve hospitals and explains what factors make it likely that the implementation of reforms will rewarded by positive transformation... Learn More
    Published: 20th September 2016
    Hardback | £37.00
  11. Curing Medicare
    Lazris offers straightforward solutions to ensure Medicare's solvency through sensible cost-effective plans that do not restrict patient choice or negate the doctor-patient...... Learn More
    Published: 14th June 2016
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  12. Deadly River
    In Deadly River, Ralph R. Frerichs tells the story of the Haitian cholera epidemic, of a French disease detective determined to trace its origins so that he could help contain the spread and possibly eliminate the disease, and... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2016
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  13. Hoping to Help
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  14. Voices in the Band
    This unsentimental but moving memoir of bridges two distinct periods in the history of the AIDS epidemic: the terrifying early years in which a diagnosis was a death sentence and ignorance too often eclipsed compassion, and the... Learn More
    Published: 22nd April 2015
    Hardback | £21.99
  15. Collaborative Caring
    Taking an unusual approach to the topic of medical teamwork, this book gathers fifty engaging first-person narratives provided by people from various health care...... Learn More
    Published: 20th November 2014
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  16. Watch Your Back!
    Dr. Richard A. Deyo, proposes an approach to managing back pain, which most adults in the United States experience at some point, that empowers the individual and leads more directly to effective...... Learn More
    Published: 31st October 2014
    Hardback | £16.99
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