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📒Do No Harm ✍ Mary B. Anderson
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📒Do No Harm ✍ Henry Marsh
📝Do No Harm Book Synopsis : Shortlisted for both the Guardian First Book Prize and the Costa Book Award Longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction A Finalist for the Pol Roger Duff Cooper Prize A Finalist for the Wellcome Book Prize A Financial Times Best Book of the Year An Economist Best Book of the Year A Washington Post Notable Book of the Year What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut into the stuff that creates thought, feeling, and reason? How do you live with the consequences of performing a potentially lifesaving operation when it all goes wrong? In neurosurgery, more than in any other branch of medicine, the doctor's oath to "do no harm" holds a bitter irony. Operations on the brain carry grave risks. Every day, leading neurosurgeon Henry Marsh must make agonizing decisions, often in the face of great urgency and uncertainty. If you believe that brain surgery is a precise and exquisite craft, practiced by calm and detached doctors, this gripping, brutally honest account will make you think again. With astonishing compassion and candor, Marsh reveals the fierce joy of operating, the profoundly moving triumphs, the harrowing disasters, the haunting regrets, and the moments of black humor that characterize a brain surgeon's life. Do No Harm provides unforgettable insight into the countless human dramas that take place in a busy modern hospital. Above all, it is a lesson in the need for hope when faced with life's most difficult decisions.
📒First Do No Harm ✍ International Bar Association Professor of Law and Ethics in Medicine Sheila A M McLean
📝First Do No Harm Book Synopsis : This collection brings together essays from leading figures in the field of medical law and ethics which address the key issues currently challenging scholars in the field. It has also been compiled as a lasting testimony to the work of one of the most eminent scholars in the area, Professor Ken Mason. The collection marks the academic crowning of a career which has laid one of the foundation stones of an entire discipline. The wide-ranging contents and the standing of the contributors mean that the volume will be an invaluable resource for anyone studying or working in medical law or medical ethics.
📒First Do No Harm ✍ Mary E. Knatterud
📝First Do No Harm Book Synopsis : This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments surrounding the play. The issues discussed include gender, authority, female autonomy and unruliness, courtship and marriage, language and speech, and performance and theatricality.
📒First Do No Harm ✍ Terrence Sullivan
📝First Do No Harm Book Synopsis : Is there a crisis in Canadian health care? While the establishment of the Canadian health care system is widely considered a triumph of citizenship, after four decades the national program is in a fragile state marked by declining public confidence. In First Do No Harm, Sullivan and Baranek provide a concise introduction to the fundamentals of health care in Canada and examine various ideas for reforming the system sensibly. Arguing that administrators and policymakers should follow Hippocrates' dictum "first do no harm" when evaluating and reforming the Canadian health care system, the authors discuss health care financing, popular Canadian health care myths, waiting lists and emergency room overcrowding, and home- and community-based health care. This book is an invaluable invitation to Canadians to think carefully and creatively about the present and future of our health care system.
📒To Do No Harm ✍ Julianne M. Morath, RN, MS
📝To Do No Harm Book Synopsis : With this important resource, health care leaders from the board room to the point-of-care can learn how to apply the science of safe and best practices from industry to healthcare by changing leadership practices, models of service delivery, and methods of communication.
📒Do No Harm ✍ Stephen G. Ray
📝Do No Harm Book Synopsis : Among the evils addressed by Christian theology, says Stephen Ray, must be the evil perpetuated by its own well-meant theologies. His important project examines the downside of the category of social sin, especially in theologians' use of destructive stereotypes that have kept Christians from realizing and engaging the most pervasive social evils of our time-racism and anti-Semitism. To make his case, Ray examines problematic ways in which several theologians describe the reality of social evil. "Theologians," he contends, "often unwittingly describe [social] sin in terms that may themselves be profoundly racist, sexist, heterosexist, anti-Semitic, and classist." He contends that they must attend more carefully to the social evils deeply embedded in their own patterns of language and thought. Ray looks specifically to the work of Reinhold Neibuhr and Dietrich Bonhoeffer to document unintended consequences of theology's oversights and then to Augustine, Luther, and Calvin to analyze the strains and strengths of traditional notions. Not only theologians and ethicists but also ministers and laity will benefit from Ray's thoughtful reconsideration of the social stance of Christian theology.
📒To Do No Harm ✍ Philip Reilly
📝To Do No Harm Book Synopsis : This insightful and balanced chronicle of the author's education at Yale Medical School provides a personal, yet universal, portrait of the unique passage from student to healer. At a time when the medical profession is subject to exceptional scrutiny, Dr. Reilly's account reminds all of the ideals and skills implicit in the title Doctor. It successfully represents the highest aspirations that motivate those in the medical professions, while sensitively--even poignantly--acknowledging the limitations of caregivers and medical technology.
📒First Do No Harm ✍ Nancy L. Diekelmann
📝First Do No Harm Book Synopsis : These interpretative studies are a beginning - a questioning that gathers practitioners, students, teachers, scholars, and citizens into persistent thinking and conversation around complex contemporary issues. First, Do No Harm shows how health care professionals, with the best intentions of providing excellent, holistic health care, can nonetheless perpetuate violence against vulnerable patients. These essays investigate the need to rethink contemporary healthcare practices in ways that can bring the art and science of medicine back into sorely needed balance. These ground-breaking studies by noted scholars question commonly held assumptions in contemporary healthcare that underlie oppressive power dynamics and even violence for patients and their families. The contributors discuss such topics as women and violence, life-support technologies, and healthcare professionals' own experiences as patients. First, Do No Harm opens the discourse for reaching new understandings, from reassessing the meaning of quality of life to questioning the appropriateness of the very language used by healthcare professionals. It will be welcomed by healthcare workers and by scholars in nursing, medi
📒First Do No Harm ✍ Steven Ford
📝First Do No Harm Book Synopsis : Medical researcher Erin Connelly will do anything to get her hands on Enigma, a controversial treatment that could save the life of her daughter, but Jacob Kohl, a high-level employee at the Centers for Disease Control, stands in her way. Original.
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📒First Do No Harm ✍ Lisa Belkin
📝First Do No Harm Book Synopsis : A look at the daily routine of modern medicine reveals how professionals are forced to balance ethics with issues of human suffering, technology, legal liability, and financial reality
📒Do No Harm ✍ Fiorella De Maria
📝Do No Harm Book Synopsis : When a British emergency room doctor saves the life a woman who apparently attempted suicide, he is accused of committing a crime and stands trial. Not only is Dr. Matthew Kemble's medical practice at risk, but also his liberty. If he is found guilty of trespassing on a woman's right to die, he could go to jail. The novel Do No Harm exposes the dangers faced by conscientious doctors in Britain. Dr. Kemble's decision to treat a patient in defiance of her Living Will pits him against English Law, public opinion and his own profession. The legal and personal battles he faces raise many questions about the role of the physician in the modern world, contemporary beliefs about autonomy and human rights, and the increasingly bitter clash of values in twenty-first century Britain. Set in and around London, the story explores the interrelated stories of a physician facing ruin and imprisonment at the height of his career, his old friend and doggedly determined lawyer, Jonathan Kirkpatrick, and Maria, a passionate, dedicated but intensely lonely young campaigner who while working for the defense proves incapable of staying out of trouble herself.
📒Do No Harm By Henry Marsh Summary Analysis ✍ Instaread
📝Do No Harm by Henry Marsh Summary Analysis Book Synopsis : Do No Harm by Henry Marsh | Summary & Analysis Preview: Do No Harm is neurosurgeon Henry Marsh’s memoir, with a particular focus on his mistakes and regrets. Marsh admits that he grew up privileged. He began his college career studying English, but quit school due to an unrequited love. He took a job working in a mining town hospital, an experience that inspired him to become a surgeon. He returned to Oxford to finish his degree and then attended the Royal Free Medical School in London, the only medical school at the time that did not require him to have any scientific qualifications. As a medical student, Marsh worked as a nursing assistant on the psycho-geriatric ward of a long term psychiatric hospital. There he saw many patients who had been given lobectomies at the hospital where he would later train. Lobectomies were an accepted method of treating severe mental disorders, but would often leave the patient worse off than they were before… PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of Do No Harm • Summary of book • Introduction to the Important People in the book • Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style
📒Do No Harm ✍ Angel M. Garcia, M.D.
📝Do No Harm Book Synopsis : Angel M. Garcia, M.D. gives readers an honest look from the inside into the health care system. Do No Harm: Saving our Health Care System reveals what is truly happening in the US health care system today. Dr. Garcia provides an engaging book that shows how fighting the establishment to defend patient?s rights can cause problems and hardships. The author provides insight and expert advice to patients, physicians, and lawmakers on changes that will enhance patient care, the patient-doctor relationship, and offer a drastic reduction in costs. Do No Harm outlines the problems that physicians and patients encounter, such as conflicts of interest, problems in reimbursements, primary care shortages, and the greed of health insurance companies. The book offers practical and realistic solutions. For more information on this book, log on to www.Xlibris.com.
📒First Do No Harm ✍ J. Kenyon Rainer
📝First do no harm Book Synopsis : The author traces his development as a neurosurgeon--from his days at medical school, to the drudgery of internship, the slavery of residency, and finally into private practice--and provides a personal perspective of his craft
📒Do No Harm ✍ Carol Topolski
📝Do No Harm Book Synopsis : Do No Harm is a chilling psychological thriller from the author of Monster Love, Carol Topolski. What happens when someone whose job it is to do good is secretly bad? Everyone knows about Virginia: about her stellar reputation as a gynaecologist; about her commitment to her women patients. But who knows about the knives? Everyone knows about Faisal too: about his gentle charm and his family; about his brilliance in the operating theatre. But who knows he's a traitor? And Gilda - everyone knows about Gilda: she never poops a party; she's a loyal friend. But who knows about the rubber? But there's someone who really does know Virginia, who knows all about her because they've been this close from birth. Someone who knows what she does when they're alone together. What they do with the rosewood box. With the belts. Who knows that good doctors can go bad . . . 'Topolski adroitly probes the murkiest crannies of the human soul, while ratcheting up the tension. A tautly strung very dark tale' Time Out 'A chilling portrait of madness and evil' Daily Express Carol Topolski is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. Her many previous roles include working on the Woodstock festival, in advertising, and as a prison teacher, nursery-school director, director of a rape crisis centre and refuge for battered women, probation officer and film censor. She lives in London and is married with two daughters and two grandchildren. Her first novel, Monster Love, which was shortlisted for the 2008 Orange Prize for Fiction, is available in Penguin.
📒First Do No Harm ✍ Adrienne Harris
📝First Do No Harm Book Synopsis : At the outset of World War I - the "Great War" - Freud supported the Austro-Hungarian Empire for which his sons fought. But the cruel truths of that bloody conflict, wrought on the psyches as much as the bodies of the soldiers returning from the battlefield, caused him to rethink his stance and subsequently affected his theory: Psychoanalysis, a healing science, could tell us much about both the drive for war and the ways to undo the trauma that war inherently breeds, but its principles could just as easily serve the enemy's desires to inculcate its own brand of "truth." Even a century later, psychoanalysis can still be used as much for the justifications of warfare and propaganda as it is for the defiance of and resistance to those same things. But it is in the investigation of the motives and methods behind these uses that psychoanalysis proves its greatest strength. To wit, this edited collection presents published and unpublished material by analysts, writers, and activists who have worked at the front lines of psychic life and war from various stances. Set at a point of tension and contradiction, they illustrate the paradoxical relation of psychoanalysis as both a site of resistance and healing and a necessary aspect of warmaking, propaganda, and militarism. In doing so, we venture from the home front - from the trauma of returning veterans to the APA's own complicity in CIA "black sites" - across international borders - from the treatment of women in Latin American dictatorships to the resistance to occupation in Palestine, from mind control to an ethics of responsibility. Throughout, a psychoanalytic sensibility deconstructs the very opposition that it inhabits, and seeks to reestablish psychoanalysis as the healing discipline it was conceived to be.
📒Do No Harm ✍ Cliff Bacchus, M.D.
📝Do No Harm Book Synopsis : Dr. Al Chandler’s medical practice is growing by leaps and bounds, but his reputation as an advocate of healthcare reform is growing even faster. Not only is he well-informed and respected, but Chandler oozes charisma, charm, and success—so much so that the newly elected president, Abraham King, taps him to be part of the administration. He believes his life couldn’t be much better—until he meets the mysterious and attractive Pandora Coltman. Pandora can offer him a completely different life. She recruits Chandler to be an emergency room doctor on Atlantic Isle, a tropical paradise in the Bahamas. Chandler can’t refuse her. His sense of adventure draws him to the island, as does his attraction to Pandora. Upon his arrival, however, Chandler comes to realize Atlantic Isle houses many unexpected, dangerous secrets, including some kept by Pandora herself. Soon, Pandora turns up dead, and Chandler has to wonder if he might be the killer’s next target. He doesn’t trust his new boss, Obi Falconer, who runs the Bahamas medical center. Falconer will do anything for power and money—maybe even murder. Chandler wants to avenge Pandora’s death and bring health reform to Atlantic Isle ... but someone might kill him first.
📒First Do No Harm ✍ Ira E. Williams
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📒Do No Harm ✍ Gregg Hurwitz
📝Do No Harm Book Synopsis : 'Do No Harm' follows a disturbed sociopath and the Emergency Room Chief who becomes not only his prey but his only protector.