BOOKS
Book Review: Literature and Psychotherapy, Dr Ashoka Jahnavi Prasad

Book Review: Literature and Psychotherapy, Dr Ashoka Jahnavi Prasad

Psychoanalysis and psychotherapy remain poorly understood and poorly utilized tool in India. Aside from suffering the usual taboos when it comes to the diseases of the “mind”, there is a general lack of good practitioners. In this context, I took it more as an opportunity to learn something new about a specialty I had very little knowledge of, when asked to review this book for India Medical Times. more

Book Review: Quality Management in Hospitals (2nd Edition), Dr S K Joshi

Book Review: Quality Management in Hospitals (2nd Edition), Dr S K Joshi

In no other public activity is the outcome as dependent on efficient management as it is in healthcare delivery. It is therefore more

Expat Indian doctor’s book explains health issues to children

Expat Indian doctor’s book explains health issues to children

Book: DareBone’s Big Break; Authors: Gleeson Rebello, MD, and Jamie Harisiades; Publisher: SDP Publishing; Price: $14.95 (paperback), Rs 296 (Kindle) more

Indian American doctor writes health guide with twist of humour

Indian American doctor writes health guide with twist of humour

Washington: An Indian American doctor has brought out a book on short-term memory loss or dementia chalking out positive steps people should take to prevent it — all with a humorous twist. more

A Hundred Lamps: Classic Stories about the World of Medicine

A Hundred Lamps: Classic Stories about the World of Medicine

Doctors, those men and women who are often compared to God and to whom people rush to in moments of crisis and peril. But what are their personal lives like? What trials and tribulations do these healers undergo, in the course of discharging their duties? These seven stories, ringed with tenderness and truth, capture the clinical drama, excitement, conflicts, love and passion in the lives of medical practitioners. more

Hospital Administration: Principles and Practices

Hospital Administration: Principles and Practices

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on July 3 released a book ‘Hospital Administration: Principles and Practices’ authored by Dr Yashpal Sharma (mission director, National Rural Health Mission, J&K), Dr R K Sharma and Dr Libert Anil Gomes. more

Indian ‘Atlas of Thyroid Surgery’ released in Nagpur

Indian ‘Atlas of Thyroid Surgery’ released in Nagpur

Nagpur: An ‘Atlas of Thyroid Surgery‘ compiled by ENT surgeons Dr Madan Kapre and Dr Devendra Mahore and anatomist Dr Ashutosh Mangalgiri from Bhopal, was released on Saturday here by Dr Ved Prakash Mishra, pro chancellor at Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi. more

Dr Spock goes ‘desi’ for Indian parents

Dr Spock goes ‘desi’ for Indian parents

New Delhi: The booming English-reading market for books and lifestyle in India has given childcare guru Benjamin Spock a reason to re-invent his cult classic, “Dr Spock’s Baby & Childcare” 66 years after he wrote it for young nuclear families in the west. more

‘Eating Wisely and Well’

‘Eating Wisely and Well’

What-to-eat-and-what-not-to-eat books are dime a dozen. So what makes “Eating Wisely and Well” different from the pack? Answer: the author. more

‘A Kangaroo Court: A Triumph of Mediocrity’

‘A Kangaroo Court: A Triumph of Mediocrity’

London: In his maiden book ‘A Kangaroo Court: A Triumph of Mediocrity’, Dr Shankar N Kashyap, an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Gateshead, UK, looks back at a terrifying episode when he says unscrupulous colleagues in search of retribution set about destroying his career. more