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Monday, June 1, 2009

The Patient Safety Blog Bookshelf

Over the last year or so, I've mentioned many books in Patient Safety Blog posts. These might be useful for a course syllabus or reading list:

Addiction, by Dr. Vatsal Thakker

Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance, by Dr. Atul Gawande

Broken: My story of addiction and redemption, by William Cope Moyers

Dartmouth Atlas of Healthcare, by Dr. John Wennberg et al

Diabetes Burnout, by Dr. William Polonsky

Fight Your Insurance Company and Win: Secrets of the Insurance Warrior, by Laurie Todd

First Patient, by Dr. Michael Palmer

First Year Parkinson's Disease, by Jackie Hunt Christensen

Havens: Stories of True Community Healing, by Leonard Jason and Martin Perdoux

How Doctors Think, by Dr. Jerome Groopman

Intern: A Doctor's Initiation, by Dr. Sandeep Jauhar

Life in the Balance: A Physician's Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss with Parkinson's Disease and Dementia, by Dr. Thomas Graboys and Peter Zheutlin

My Mother, Your Mother, by Dr. Dennis McCullough

My Stroke of Insight, by Jill Bolte Taylor

Navigating the Healthcare Maze: What You Need to Know, by Jeffrey Knott

Nordie's at Noon: The Personal Stories of Four Women "Too Young" for Breast Cancer by Patti Balwanz, Kim Carlos, Jennifer Johnson, and Jana Peters

On Hallowing One's Diminishments, by John Yungblut

Patients beyond Borders, by Josef Woodman

Rapt, by Winifred Gallagher

A Sea of Broken Hearts, by Dr. John James

Snake Oil Science, by R. Barker Bausell

Swimming in a Sea of Death, by David Rieff

To Love What Is, by Alix Kates Shulman

When Illness Goes Public, by Dr. Barron Lerner

When You're Falling, Dive, by Mark Matousek

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