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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…

Pharmacotherapy Bedside Guide (Anesthesia/Pain Medicine)Select the most appropriate drug in any clinical situation–quickly and easily Developed for use at the point of care, Pharmacotherapy Bedside Guide helps you decide which pharmacotherapy to employ in specific clinical situations. Comprised exclusively of quick-hit tables and algorithms, this carryanywhere companion tells you what treatment the evidence suggests for each illness or disorder. It also details essential drug information, such as benefits, risks, adverse reactions, dosage, interact…

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 …

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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…

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…

Bedside PrayersA delightful little nightstand companion to make prayera natural part of every day.Greet the day with a celebration of sunrise — and close it with deep appreciation for life’s daily gifts and lessons. Here in one charming volume — compiled by the author of the popular gift book Graces  find an uplifting collection of readings, prayers and poems arranged in specific sections to make the joys of prayer a simple, natural part of each day. Special prayers bring motivation to Morning, and lullabie…

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…

Bedside Matters: The Transformation of Canadian Nursing, 1900-1990 (Canadian Social History Series)Nursing embodies the seemingly timeless characteristics of feminine healing, caring, and nurturing, yet this archetypally female vocation also boasts a distinctive and complex history. Bedside Matters traces four generations of Canadian nurses to explore changes in who became nurses, what work they performed, and how they organized to defend their occupational interests. Whether in the apprenticeship method of the early twentieth century or in the present day restructuring of hospital work, the …

Bedside Medicine: A Guideline for Complete Diagnosis and ManagementBedside Medicine is an indispensable handbook for medical students and doctors, inculcating the most fundamental and essential core of the medical profession, which is the diagnosis of illness and disease through the examination of patients. The book comprises a set of pointers, guidelines, information and advice on examination and diagnosis. It is structured physiologically, with each of the eleven chapters devoted to a single key area of examination, including examination of the respiratory an…