Medicine and Health
A. Liang, PhD'89, Health Law and Policy (Butterworth-Heinemann).
Liang offers a reference source for health providers, lawyers,
and others who want to learn about health-care law without wading
through pages of regulations, statutes, and court cases.
Rifkind, MD'57, The Medical Abacus: Review of Clinical
Formulas and How to Use Them (Parthenon Publishing). Aimed
at residents, internists, and other practicing physicians, this
handbook reviews and explains key mathematical formulas used in
Richard Scott, PhD'61; Martin
Ruef; Peter J. Mendel; and Carol A. Caronna, Institutional
Change and Healthcare Organizations: From Professional Dominance
to Managed Care (University of Chicago Press). Examining healthcare
system changes in the San Francisco Bay area since 1945, Scott
and colleagues explore the underlying forces at work in transforming
the delivery of healthcare services in the U.S.
L. Spear, MD'72, Surgery of the Breast: Principles
and Art (Lippincott-Raven). This illustrated volume covers
a range of topics, including oncologic surgery, breast reconstruction,
breast reduction, and cosmetic breast surgery.
S. Stuen, AM'73, Family Involvement: Maximizing
Rehabilitation Outcomes for Older Adults with a Disability (Lighthouse
International). This guidebook provides strategies for recovery
that enable older adults to work with their families to obtain
vision-rehabilitation services, and learn new skills and techniques
for daily living, leisure, and work activities.