PharmSupport Short List of Useful Books

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PharmSupport is passionate about health and health care including disease prevention, treatment, and patients making informed health care choices. Following are some books on these topics, and some other topics that interest us.  Perhaps they'll interest you too.

Understanding and Navigating the World of Health Care:

How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman
Kindle Edition

You Bet Your Life! The 10 Mistakes Every Patient Makes- How to Fix Them to Get the Healthcare You Deserve by Trisha Torrey
Kindle Edition

The Not So Patient Advocate: How to Get the Health Care You Need Without Fear or Frustration by Ellen Menard
Kindle Edition

On Caregiving:

The Art of Comforting: What to Say and Do for People in Distress by Val Walker
Kindle Edition

The Caregiver's Path To Compassionate Decision Making: Making Choices For Those Who Can't (Home Nursing Caring) by Viki Kind
Kindle Edition

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by today's constant information onslaught and connectivity? Here's one book we loved (we were fortunate to attend a seminar with the author).

On Cyber-Overload:

Conquer CyberOverload: Get More Done, Boost Your Creativity, and Reduce Stress by Joanne Cantor
Kindle Edition

Speaking of cyber-overload, have you ever wanted to build your own Website? PharmSupport's site was built using Microsoft Expression Web. Here are some books that were helpful to us in building this site.

On Creating a Web Site:

Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

Microsoft Expression Web Plain and Simple (Bpg - Plain and Simple) by Katherine Murray

Beginning HTML with CSS and XHTML by David Schultz and Craig Cook

Beginning CSS Web Development: From Novice to Professional by Simon Collison

Microsoft Expression Web For Dummies by Linda Hefferman

Here's another good series of books that helps PharmSupport with our daily work.

On Using the Microsoft Office Suite of Products:

Access 2007: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald
Access 2010 Version

Excel 2007: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald
Excel 2010 Version

Word 2007: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

PowerPoint 2007: The Missing Manual by E.A. Vander Veer

On Managing Other People:

First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

If like us, you're a fan of the space program, these are just a few of the books we've enjoyed.

On the American Space Program:

Riding Rockets: The Outrageous Tales of a Space Shuttle Astronaut by Mike Mullane
Kindle Edition

Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach
Kindle Edition

Space by James A. Michener