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image: Class Notes headlineBryan 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.

David 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 clinical practice.

W. 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.

Scott 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.

Cynthia 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.

 

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