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ANZCA library provides access to a large range of print items, specialising in anaesthesia and pain medicine-related titles.
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Books & e-Books
Choosing Wisely: Principles into Practice 2020 Report by Choosing Wisley AustraliaThis Choosing Wisely Australia report details their achievements since launching 5 years ago. The report argues that there is a strong appetite in the community for better conversations about the appropriate use of tests, treatments and procedures. More and more people are engaging in the concept of ‘more is not always better’ when it comes to healthcare.
Publication Date: 2020
Communication for Doctors: How to Improve Patient Care and Minimize Legal Risks by David Woods [ed]This text is an eclectic collection of distinctly individual essays that aim to provide physicians with advice on improving a wide variety of communication behaviours. Several chapters are quite useful, focusing on important aspects of physician practice.
Communication Skills in Medicine: Promoting Patient-Centred Care by Michele Groves; Jennifer Fitzgerald [eds]This book aims to introduce its readers to communication skills that are based on the principles of patient-centred care, and are applicable in a wide variety of healthcare-delivery settings.
Doctor's Communication Handbook by Peter Tate; Alan Earl-SlaterThis bestselling title has established itself as the ultimate guide to patient communication for all doctors, whatever their experience and wherever they practice. Highly respected by many and acclaimed for its light, conversational tone, this completely updated and expanded eighth edition remains a key text for doctors at all levels and in all settings.
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