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Buckman, Rob

Overview
Works: 323 works in 713 publications in 14 languages and 8,888 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Humor  Handbooks and manuals  History  Prescriptions, formulae, receipts, etc  Recipes  Interviews  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: BF789.D4, 616.994
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Most widely held works by Rob Buckman
I don't know what to say : how to help and support someone who is dying by Rob Buckman( Book )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 1,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to help and support someone who is dying. death, grief, widow or widower
What you really need to know about cancer : a comprehensive guide for patients and their families by Rob Buckman( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information for patients and their families on the basic facts about cancer and the general principles of treatment, with additional information about specific kinds of cancer, definitions of medical terms, answers to commonly asked questions, further readings and references, and other sources of help
How to break bad news : a guide for health care professionals by Rob Buckman( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Buckman's award-winning training videos and Kason's courses on interviewing skills for medical students, this volume is an indispensable aid for doctors, nurses, psychotherapists, social workers, and all those in related fields
Magic or medicine? : an investigation of healing & healers by Rob Buckman( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern medicine is one of the most successful branches of science, with a distinguished history of conquering many of the twentieth century's deadliest diseases. Yet today people are turning in record numbers to alternative therapies that have little or no scientific basis. Herbalists, homeopaths, crystal therapists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and countless other unconventional practitioners are enjoying thriving businesses. What accounts for this flight from reason in the face of hard evidence that medical doctors do a better job of treating disease and alleviating suffering than their alternative counterparts? In Magic or Medicine? Dr. Robert Buckman and Karl Sabbagh offer a response to this question by critically evaluating both alternative and conventional medical approaches to patient care. Drawing on some of the earliest written medical sources as well as their own investigations into current alternative therapies, the authors argue that healing has always been partly the science of clinical treatment (medicine) and partly an art (magic). Medicine may make the patient get well, but often it is magic that makes the patient feel well. With all the pressures under which they work, modern medical doctors often neglect the magic in their dealings with patients. Alternative therapists, however, frequently offer nothing but magic. Buckman and Sabbagh look closely at the claims made for both medical science and alternative treatments and discover a gap between the promises and the reality of each approach. Magic or Medicine? is a fascinating exploration of healing in the late twentieth century and vital reading for anyone concerned about the effective delivery of health care
Human wildlife that lives on us by Rob Buckman( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Human Wildlife, Dr. Robert Buckman takes readers on a safari through the human body, pointing out the long-term residents, the itinerant visitors, the irritating vandals, and the ruthless invaders, carefully distinguishing between helpful friends, harmless acquaintances, and lethal foes. By turns funny, amazing, and alarming, Human Wildlife is an endlessly fascinating journey through our own private biospheres
Cancer is a word not a sentence : a practical guide to help you through the first few weeks by Rob Buckman( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book written specifically for people who have just been told they have cancer this book is a practical guide to help them regain their balance and make sense of what happens next
Can we be good without God? : biology, behavior, and the need to believe by Rob Buckman( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and French and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical plans for difficult conversations in medicine : strategies that work in breaking bad news by Rob Buckman( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What you really need to know about high blood pressure by Rob Buckman( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-understand book focusing on what you can do to better manage high blood pressure and keep it a safe level, with answers to questions about factors that lead to high blood pressure, plus tips and helpful suggestions for improving lifestyle. Includes insights on prevention, latest trends in treatment, a 6-step fitness plan, new advice on diet, daily menus, better ways to cook, stategies for relieving stress, recognizing emergencies, how to manage medications, issues for women, tips on home monitoring, and much more
What you really need to know about living with depression by Rob Buckman( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What you really need to know about caring for someone after a stroke by Rob Buckman( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What you really need to know about irritable bowel syndrome by Rob Buckman( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What you really need to know about hormone replacement therapy by Rob Buckman( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a keen and sensitive eye, Dr. Robert Buckman explores the benefits of this treatment and provides every woman with the information she will need to ease this inevitable phase of life
What you really need to know about caring for a child with asthma by Rob Buckman( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What you really need to know about breast cancer by Rob Buckman( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What you really need to know about living with diabetes by Rob Buckman( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skin : an owner's manual : what your skin does for you & what you need to do for it by Rob Buckman( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

S'asseoir pour parler : l'art de communiquer de mauvaises nouvelles aux malades : guide du professionnel de santé by Rob Buckman( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour de nombreux professionnels de santé, la tâche d'annoncer de mauvaises nouvelles constitue la partie la plus difficile de leur travail. Les nouvelles peuvent porter sur un état où il y a risque d'une issue mortelle (cancer, sida), d'invalidité (sclérose en plaque, polyarthrite rhumatoïde) ou, tout simplement, de conséquences gênantes (herpès génital). Mais, jusqu'ici, ni les études médicales ni celles menant aux autres professions de santé n'ont eu le souci de préparer leurs élèves à faire face à des situations de ce type. C'est en vue de combler cette lacune que Robert Buckman et Yvonne Kason ont écrit ce livre. Ils énoncent, dans un langage simple et intelligible, les principes de base qui doivent présider à la communication de mauvaises nouvelles, principes réunis dans une méthode, ou protocole, qui se laisse facilement assimiler. Au coeur de ce protocole se trouvent les compétences d'écoute et de dialogue. Enfin les réactions des parents et des proches du malade ainsi que de celle des membres de l'équipe médicale sont étudiées
Was wir für Sterbende tun können : praktische Ratschläge für Angehörige und Freunde by Rob Buckman( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ratgeber, der für Angehörige den Sterbeprozess durchschaubarer macht sowie angemessene Strategien, Techniken und Richtlinien für den Beistand entwickelt
Out of practice by Rob Buckman( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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What you really need to know about cancer : a comprehensive guide for patients and their families
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Buckman, Rob 1948-2011

Buckman, Robert

Rob Buckman British doctor

Rob Buckman Brits oncoloog (1948-2011)

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What you really need to know about cancer : a comprehensive guide for patients and their familiesHow to break bad news : a guide for health care professionalsMagic or medicine? : an investigation of healing & healersHuman wildlife that lives on usCancer is a word not a sentence : a practical guide to help you through the first few weeksCan we be good without God? : biology, behavior, and the need to believePractical plans for difficult conversations in medicine : strategies that work in breaking bad newsWhat you really need to know about high blood pressure