Books Received  |   December 2007
Books Received
Article Information
Books Received   |   December 2007
Books Received
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, December 2007, Vol. 107, 524. doi:
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, December 2007, Vol. 107, 524. doi:
7 Steps to Your Best Possible Health Care. Ruthann Russo, PhD, JD, MPH, RHIT. 430 pp, $24.95. ISBN 978-0-9799061-0-7. Bethlehem, Pa: DJ Iber Publishing; 2008. 
222 Secrets of Hiring, Managing, and Retaining Great Employees in Healthcare Practices.* Bob Levoy, OD. 322 pp, $49.95. ISBN 978-0-7637-3868-6. Sudbury, Mass: Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 2007. 
 *Book review pending.
The American Heritage Medical Dictionary. Rev ed, 909 pp, $28.00. ISBN 978-0-618-82435-9. Boston, Mass: Houghton Mifflin Company; 2007. 
Clinical Application of Counterstrain.* Harmon L. Myers, DO. 186 pp, $109.95. ISBN 978-0-96336-581-1. Tuscon, Ariz: Osteopathic Press; 2006. 
Emergency Medicine: The Medical Student Survival Guide.* Kristin E. Harkin, MD, and Jeremy T. Cushman, MD (Eds). 280 pp, $25.95. ISBN 978-1-92985-404-2. Irving, Tex: Emergency Medical Residents' Association; 2007. 
Ending the Tobacco Holocaust: How Big Tobacco Affects Our Health, Pocketbook, and Political Freedom—And What We Can Do About It.* Michael Rabinoff, DO, PhD. 452 pp, $24.95. ISBN 978-1-60070-012-5. Santa Rosa, Calif: Elite Books; 2006. 
Essentials of Family Medicine. Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH; Lisa M. Slatt, MEd; Mark H. Ebell, MD, Louis B. Jacques, MD; and Mindy A. Smith, MD. 5th ed, 816 pp, $49.95. ISBN 978-0-78178-188-6. Philadelphia, Pa: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2007. 
Ethical Problems in Pediatrics: A Dozen Dilemmas.* Arnold Melnick, DO. 164 pp, $11.99. ISBN 978-1-42599-206-4. Bloomington, Ind: AuthorHouse; 2007. 
The History and Physical Examination Workbook: A Common Sense Approach.* Mark Kaufman, DO, and Michelle M. Roth-Kauffman, JD. 287 pp, $34.95. ISBN 978-0-76374-340-6. Sudbury, Mass: Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 2006. 
Legal Larceny. Jill B. Vosler, DO. 330 pp, $19.95. ISBN 978-0-59539-304-6. Lincoln, Neb: iUniverse, Inc; 2007. 
Medical Writing 101: A Primer for Health Professionals. Arnold Melnick, DO. 91 pp, $10.99. ISBN 978-1-42591-281-9. Bloomington, Ind: Authorhouse; 2006. 
Osteopathic Medicine Recall.* Andrew D. Mosier, DO, and Dai Kohara, DO. 176 pp, $34.95. ISBN 978-0-78176-621-0. Philadelphia, Pa: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2007. 
Osteoporosis. Robert Marcus, MD; David Feldman, MD; Dorothy A. Nelson, PhD; and Clifford J. Rosen, MD (Eds). 2016 pp, $320.00. ISBN 978-0-12370-544-0. Burlington, Mass: Elsevier Academic Press; 2008. 
Parenthood: Laugh and Understand Your Child.* Arnold Melnick, DO. 322 pp, $17.95. ISBN 978-1-42415-317-6. Baltimore, Md: PublishAmerica; 2006. 
The Perrin Technique. Raymond Perrin, DO, PhD. 128 pp, $29.99. ISBN 978-1-90514-012-1. London, England: Hammersmith Press Limited; 2007. 
 Dr Perrin published a study related to The Perrin Technique in the June 2007 issue of the JAOA: Perrin, R. Lymphatic Drainage of the Neuroaxis in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Hypothetical Model for the Cranial Rhythmic Impulse. J Am Osteopathic Assoc. 2007;107:218. Available at: Accessed December 7, 2007.
Primo Gastro: The Pocket GI/Liver Companion.* Jason M. Guardino, DO, MSEd. 315 pp, $44.95. ISBN 978-0-78177-944-9. Philadelphia, Pa: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008. 
The White House Physician: A History From Washington to George W. Bush.* Ludwig M. Deppisch, MD. 266 pp, $39.95. ISBN 978-0-78642-976-9. Jefferson, NC: McFarland; 2007. 
Recently Published
Clinically Relevant Electrocardiography: PQRST and U. William Schiavone, DO (Ed). 227 pp, $89.95. ISBN 978-1-55009-342-1. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada: BC Decker Inc; 2006. 
Home-centered Health Care: The Populist Transformation of the American Health Care System.* Mike Magee, MD. 160 pp, $19.95. ISBN 978-1-88979-322-1. Woodbury, Conn: Spencer Books; 2007. 
Love & Sex: Are We Ever Too Old? Nieli Langer, PhD. 110 pp, $23.32. ISBN 978-1-41209-460-3. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada: Trafford Publishing; 2006. 
Mavericks of Medicine: Conversations on the Frontiers of Medical Research. David Jay Brown. 353 pp, $17.95. ISBN 978-1-89057-219-8. Petaluma, Calif: Smart Publications; 2007. 
Reconstructive Microsurgery: A New Conception. Doina Dumitrescu-Ionescu, PhD, MD. 352 pp, $28.95. ISBN 978-1-41965-013-0. Charleston, SC: Book-Surge; 2007. 
Sleep Away the Pounds: Optimize Your Sleep and Reset Your Metabolism for Maximum Weight Loss. Cherie Calbom, MS, and John Calbom, MA. 222 pp, $13.99. ISBN 978-0-44669-766-8. New York, NY: Wellness Central; 2007. 
Your Heart: Treat It Like You Love It. Gerry Maddoux, MD. 468 pp, $30.00. ISBN 978-0-9785436-4-8. Seattle, Wash: Sea Script Company; 2007. 
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