The Patient’s Guide to Preventing Medical Errors

The Patient’s Guide to Preventing Medical Errors Author: Karin Janine Bernsten BOOK CONTENTS Patient safety is a top priority for medicine and there are a variety of resources available to healthcare workers on how to prevent medical errors. There are however very few books written for patients to protect themselves from healthcare-related harm. The author ‘found… Read More The Patient’s Guide to Preventing Medical Errors

Simple

Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity Authors: Alan Siegel and Irene Etzkorn BOOK CONTENTS This book addresses the paradox that we all value simplicity but are surrounded everywhere by complexity. The authors explain why complexity thrives in our lives and they offer practical tips to simplify everything. The authors, calling themselves simplicity warriors, argue that complexity impairs every facet of life,… Read More Simple

Wait

Wait: The Useful Art of Procrastination Author: Frank Partnoy BOOK CONTENTS Can the ability of dogs to procrastinate teach us anything about decision-making? The author of ‘Wait’ thinks so, strongly enough to put a dog on the cover of his book. Dogs can restrain themselves for 10-20 seconds if this delay will earn them a bigger or… Read More Wait