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The Soul of Medicine: Tales from the BedsideLike all doctors, Sherwin Nuland collects stories, and over thirty years in the practice of surgery, he has collected a consider number of both his own stories as well as the stories of surgeons he has worked with and admires. The remarkable stories told in this book are filled with the lessons of humanity. They describe that sacrosanct connection between two people we call the doctor-patient relationship, and that othe relationship between the mentor and student, so important to the perpetuati…

Botanical Medicine: From Bench to BedsideThis new reference book, Botanical Medicine: From Bench to Bedside, provides a comprehensive overview and examples of the scientific and quality control issues related to pre-clinical and clinical trials of dietary supplements. The book, edited by Raymond Cooper, PhD and Fredi Kronenberg, PhD, extends the information flow on critical and current scientific issues related to botanical preparations and clinical trials of dietary supplements. Botanical Medicine: From Bench to Bedside, written by sc…

The Bedside Torah : Wisdom, Visions, and DreamsThe Bedside Torah guides you into the wisdom, counsel, and holiness of the sacred text that is the center of Jewish spirituality. Rabbi Bradley Artson, one of the truly inspirational and knowledgeable teachers of Torah of our time, weaves together the insights of ancient rabbis and sages, medieval commentators and philosophers, and modern scholars and religious leaders. The reflections in this collection offer three different commentaries on each of the 50 Torah portions, enlightening you into t…

Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life CareThis book isn’t about dying. It’s about life and what life has to teach us. It’s about caring and what giving care really means. In Awake at the Bedside, pioneers of palliative and end-of-life care as well as doctors, chaplains, caregivers and even poets offer wisdom that will challenge, uplift, comfort—and change the way we think about death.  Equal parts instruction manual and spiritual testimony, it includes specific instructions and personal accounts to inspire, counsel, and …

A Bedside Guide to Mechanical VentilationLearning how to use a mechanical ventilator can be very challenging and frightening for most residents and other health care students. Many books and articles have been published on this subject, but they often leave the reader confused because they are generally written for pulmonary/critical care specialists. However, most patients will need the same basic respiratory support and will have similar complications. In this book we provide background information and outline strategies for use of…

The Soul of Medicine: Tales from the Bedside (Hardcover)Like all doctors, Sherwin Nuland collects stories, and over thirty years in the practice of surgery, he has collected a consider number of both his own stories as well as the stories of surgeons he has worked with and admires. The remarkable stories told in this book are filled with the lessons of humanity. They describe that sacrosanct connection between two people we call the doctor-patient relationship, and that othe relationship between the mentor and student, so important to the perpetuatio…

Sepsis: Definitions, Pathophysiology and the Challenge of Bedside Management (Respiratory Medicine)This book is designed to provide a comprehensive and state-of-the-art resource for clinicians who care for patients with sepsis and research scientist alike, . Patients with severe sepsis requiring ICU admission have very high rates of ICU and overall hospital mortality, with estimates ranging from 18 to 50%. Risk factors for death from sepsis include underlying illness, increased age, and multi-system organ failure. This is compounded by the significant variation in the management of early seve…

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By the Bedside of the Patient: Lessons for the Twenty-First-Century PhysicianIn By the Bedside of the Patient, Nortin Hadler places current efforts to reform medical education–from the undergraduate level through residency programs and on to continuing medical education–in historical context. In doing so, he traces the evolution of medical school curricula, residency and fellowship programs, and the clinical practices they promoted. Hadler examines crucial junctures in history to locate the seeds for reform. Some believe that medical education and training should high…

Sapira's Art and Science of Bedside DiagnosisThe Fourth Edition of this textbook teaches the artful science of the patient interview and the physical examination—from the fundamentals to the most advanced levels. Written in an artful storytelling style, the book describes methods in step-by-step detail, with clinical pearls, vignettes, practical clinical experience, personal history, explanations of the physiologic significance of findings, and extensive discussions of evidence-based medicine. Highlights of this new edition include— “…