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Author Raia, Federica, author

Title Relational medicine : personalizing modern healthcare : the practice of high-tech medicine as a RelationalAct / Federica Raia, Mario Deng
Published New Jersey : World Scientific, 2014
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Contents Status quo -- The roots for personcare -- The RelationalAct -- Protecting the DYAD in practice -- Personalizing biomedical research
Summary In this book, we present a novel framework of high-tech modern medicine. Patients going through major high-tech medical interventions, e.g. Advanced Heart Failure (AdHF) patients undergoing left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation and heart transplantation, must integrate scientific and technological advances into personal life, including strong emotional experiences unthinkable thirty years ago, novel to themselves and their caregivers and unknown to healthcare professionals. Our book provides a theoretical framework for the person-centered vision to "heal humankind by improving hea
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Heart failure -- Psychological aspects.
Physician and patient.
Heart Failure -- psychology.
Biomedical Technology.
Cardiac Surgical Procedures -- psychology.
Physician-Patient Relations.
Form Electronic book
Author Deng, Mario C., author
ISBN 9789814579698 (electronic bk.)
9814579696 (electronic bk.)