If your life or the life of someone you love has been hijacked by pain, you're not alone. One out of every three US adults lives with chronic pain - pain that can rob you of your vitality, confidence, friendships, intimacy, and even your will to live. But it doesn't have to be that way. That's why the experts at Mayo Clinic have teamed with The Great Courses to craft this research-based guide to pain relief and recovery.
"Good ideas for the chronic pain"
Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy is a comprehensive guide to navigating all aspects of pregnancy including pregnancy preparations, conception, week-by-week embryonic development, labor, and postpartum care. Pregnancy is exciting, but for most women there are also numerous accompanying financial and emotional stressors, not to mention hormone-induced emotional shifts.
Have you ever driven several miles without noticing anything on the road or read a page in a book without registering any of it? Do the day's worries and disappointments crowd your mind as you're trying to fall asleep at night? Do you feel stressed much of the time and aren't sure how to find peace? In this book Amit Sood, MD, MSc, a Mayo Clinic specialist in stress and resiliency, reveals how the mind's instinctive restlessness and shortsightedness generate stress and anxiety and presents strategies for living a more peaceful life.
"In a word..."INSPIRING""
American healthcare is in crisis. It doesn’t have to be. There's a revolution going on right now. On the frontiers of medicine, some doctors have developed an approach for treating people that is more effective, more humane, and more affordable. It's an approach to healthcare that has captured the attention of the media and business elite - and the President of the United States. It's all happening at Cleveland Clinic, one of the most innovative, forward-looking medical institutions in the nation.
"Good read - very Cleveland-Clinic centric"
For three months, the police find no clues in the stabbing death of Hope Devane, the author of a pop-psychology best-seller. So they turn to Dr. Alex Delaware to study the case for insights that might point to a killer. As Alex unlocks the private compartments of Hope's life, the murder looks calculated and vengeful. A study of her childhood reveals that she kept secrets from everyone. It also helps Alex set a trap for the killer.
A lot of businesspeople talk about innovation, but few companies have achieved the level of truly transformative innovation as brilliantly - or as famously - as the legendary Mayo Clinic. Introducing Think Big, Start Small, Move Fast, the first innovation guide based on the proven, decade-long program that's made Mayo Clinic one of the most respected and successful organizations in the world.
Three months ago, Hope Devane was found stabbed to death on a quiet, shady street in one of L.A.'s safest neighborhoods. The police have found no clues to her murder. Now Detective Milo Sturgis, newly assigned to the case, turns to his psychologist friend, Dr. Alex Delaware, looking for insights into Hope's life. She was a psychology professor and controversial author of a pop-psych best seller, an angry indictment of men. Both Milo and Alex believe Hope's murder to be an execution fueled by hate.
Innovation means putting ideas to work. It is a discipline that can be learned, practiced, and leveraged to propel meaningful transformation and sustainable success, and it is proving to be the margin of difference in the largest concentrated sector of our economy: health care. This is where the stakes may be highest, because the transcendent ideas that come from the patient bedside or laboratory bench don't just translate to a bottom line, they improve and extend human life.
Cleveland Clinic has long been recognized for driving some of the best clinical outcomes in the nation, but it was not always a leader in patient experience. There was a time when this revered organization ranked among the lowest in the country in this area. Within 10 years, however, it had climbed to among the highest and has emerged as the thought leader in the space.
"An insightful book on not just patient experience"
Daniel Amen, M.D., one of the world's foremost authorities on the brain, has news for you: your brain is involved in everything you do; learn to care for it properly, and you will be smarter, healthier, and happier in as little as 15 days!
"A large advertisement and excessive repetition"
Sending an email plagued with typos. Rushing through a presentation. Never saying no. Underdressing for a company event. What do these all have in common? Bad messaging. The Communication Clinic is a comprehensive, common-sense guide to getting the job of your dreams and presenting yourself in the best light through your writing, speaking, body language, and overall appearance.
Today, physicians face a hypercompetitive marketplace in which they must meet unique and complex patient needs as efficiently as possible. But in a culture prioritizing clinical outcomes above all, there can be a tendency to lose sight of one of the most critical aspects of providing effective care: the communication skills that build and foster physician-patient relationships.
"No new insights. Was a waste of money."
Candace is excited about her new job as a candy striper, and this 18-year-old girl is ready to be the best candy striper she can. Of course, she wasn't expecting the stunning nurse Nora to take an interest in her, but the little teen is going to learn all about Nurse Nora while Nurse Nora learns all about her, including her pert little tits, her sweet ass, and her tiny virgin pussy! It's a first lesbian sex short sure to please!
This taut yet lyrical memoir tells of the author’s experience with a baffling illness poised to take her sight, and gives a deeply felt meditation on vulnerability and on what it means to lose the faith you had and find something better. One day at the end of 2009, during a routine eye exam that Nora Gallagher nearly skipped, her doctor said, “Darn.” Her right optic nerve was inflamed, the cause unknown, a condition that if left untreated would cause her to lose her sight.
Dr. Oscar Thorne inherited his grandparents' house and is turning it into a hospital for shape-shifters, helped by his best friend, carpenter Danny Davies. The paperwork is never-ending, so he hires office manager Ambrielle Watson to deal with it all. Oscar and Danny are both wolves and both Doms. Ambrielle's a human and a sub. Is she a perfect match for them both? Oscar's cousin George Thorne contests their grandparents' will, demanding the house and all the land for himself.
The Mayo Clinic is one of the world’s most prestigious organizations, one that fosters a culture that exceeds customer expectations and earns deep loyalty from both customers and employees. Service business authority Leonard Berry and Mayo Clinic marketing administrator Kent Seltman had the rare opportunity to study Mayo Clinic's service culture and systems from the inside by conducting personal interviews as well as observing hundreds of clinician-patient interactions. The result is Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic, a book about how the Clinic's business concept produces stellar clinical results.
Do you find it difficult to hear God in this noisy, distracting world? Do you feel like you could do more, if you could truly relax? Do you think prayer would be more satisfying if you could focus on what you're trying to say to God and not be distracted by the material world? Meditation is the key to gaining focus in a world that seems to fight every attempt at focus. It will help you quiet your mind, find peace, and be fully present in prayer.
"Supreme Court Abortion Case Seen as a Turning Point for Clinics
" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Erik Eckholm and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
Nancy is out of work and desperate for a job. When she receives a call from a temp agency for a clinic receptionist position she doesn't give it a second thought. But things change when she gets to the clinic and is handed a skimpy nurse's uniform and is told to greet the patients while sitting on a vibrating stool with her legs spread.
Maya and Dane's intense marriage burned out within three years. Since the divorce, Maya has thrown herself into her career, working long hours and neglecting her own needs. The more she tells herself she's an independent and successful woman who doesn't want Dane to care for her, the more she is drawn to him and the secret place they call "the clinic". After a particularly difficult week at work, Maya is more than ready for a carefree vacation. When work threatens her time off, though, she escapes to the clinic to play doctor with Dane and her favorite nurse.