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Broken Bones: New True Noir Essays From the Emergency Room by the Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
New, blistering, darkly funny essays breaking bones. And fixing them. And the seamy underside of life in the emergency room, with its cornucopia of crazy cases, not just bone-centred ones. For example, the man who tried to eat his own thumb and the case of bleeding brains. Warning: 1. Broken Bones bears no authorized resemblance to any TV show. Rated R. Medical noir. With cussing. Don’t read it.
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares the personal and professional experiences that led her to become an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and genital autonomy.
The Story of an African Doctor
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This is a semi-biographical account of the life of a doctor from the time he was born until he ended his career as a general practitioner to specialise
Ernest Amory Codman: The End Result of a Life in Medicine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,440. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Here's the first book-length biography of Ernest A. Codman (1869-1940), "father of shoulder surgery" and pioneer in outcomes research. This book vividly recalls Codman's career, including his breakthrough idea that patients' progress should be followed long enough to determine if their treatments are working.
Einstein: Mentiras e Verdades
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,120. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Einstein era um grande gênio ou plagiou as suas descobertas? (toda a polêmica envolvendo o físico brasileiro César Lattes que acusou Einstein de plagiar Poincaré. Será verdade?) Einstein era religioso ou ateu? Einstein ajudou a construir a bomba atômica? (nesse livro os bastidores da corrida armamentista entre os aliados e os nazistas pela obtenção da bomba atômica).
Packy & Me
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
On April 14, 1962, the birth of a precocious pachyderm captivated the world. The elephant--Portland, Oregon's own Packy--garnered national and international attention as the first captive elephant born in an American in 44 years. In the face of an unsettling time in Vietnam and rising racial tensions, America needed a distraction.
Fifty Shades of Grey’s Anatomy: The Unfeeling Doctor’s Fresh Confessions from the Emergency Room
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
True tales from the most unfeeling doctor in the emergency room, with a twist. Medicine with a little bit of sex (Grey’s Anatomy) and a tiny bit of torture (Fifty Shades of Grey). All G-rated, of course. I’m a (cough) professional. As in, a medical professional writing about life in the emergency lane. Want a snapshot of a world in free-fall? Turn the page.
White Coat Wisdom: Extraordinary doctors talk about what they do, how they got there and why medicine is so much more than a job
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Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 162,950. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
White Coat Wisdom by Stephen J. Busalacchi is an award-winning hard cover book that chronicles the experiences of extraordinary physicians.
My Journey to Kilis
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Price: Free! Words: 28,950. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
My Journey to Kilis follows a medical student from Qatar as he sets out to work with Syrian refugees for three weeks. It is a journal-styled piece of work that tries to explores the plight of Syrian victims in Kilis, Turkey. It is interspersed with emotions like sorrow and humor as it tries to tell the story from the point of view of a medical student, humanitarian and a human rights advocate.
Torrid Disease: Memoirs of a Tropical Physician in the late Twentieth Century
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Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This very readable and well illustrated book outlines the medical career of a physician who undertook a series of assignments in tropical countries between 1960 and 1990: Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia, Saudi Arabia and Papua New Guinea. He was later appointed to London’s Hospital for Tropic Diseases.
Yu Get Jook! Diaries of a Jamaican Medic
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is not Jamaica ER of the UK's Channel 4. It's a kinder, more respectful & less invasive self expose of a Jamaican doctor's journey into and through medicine. Even so, it is no less eye opening, even shocking, & can be funny as all...well....read it.
Hidden Gifts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,730. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Staring death in the face of a cancer diagnosis throws the world of this professional single mother and her 9 year old son into sheer chaos. As her world begins to fall apart, she sinks uncontrollably into the suppressed, agonising pain of her abusive childhood. This is a true story of past and present, emotional, physical and spiritual healing written with raw emotion.
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Readers will learn about some of the formidable health challenges of our region, challenges often overcome by advancements in medical science; about the early development of health care as a thriving industry; and about the scientists, doctors, nurses, and other concerned professionals who have led the cause for a better quality of life in the Pikes Peak area.
The Work of Human Hands
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
THE WORK OF HUMAN HANDS is a timeless medical journey through pioneering surgeon Dr. Hardy Hendren’s legendary operating room that the Los Angeles Times called “impossible to forget.” The new edition includes a fresh introduction and a greatly expanded epilogue updating readers on Hendren and patient Lucy Moore today.
A Romance with the Heart
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This true story of a journey from small-town boy to highly respected heart specialist, is filled with life’s insights and triumphs—and an insider’s look at how heart medicine developed and evolved in the 20th century. The book’s genuineness and honesty will engage you; its historical revelations will fascinate you.
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Little Dove Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
From a private collection of nearly 800 courtship letters, the daughter of two remarkable physicians has crafted a timeless valentine to long-lasting love and the healing profession.
The Boy Who Learned to Read
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Born into a family of nomads in northern Somalia, Mohamud Ege’s life changed forever at five years old when his father was killed by a snake. Thanks to the foresight of a wise uncle, he was sent to school, where he discovered a love of learning. Forty years on, after many adventures and trials, he is a doctor in the UK.
Wilhelm Reich: una biografía personal
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,350. Language: Spanish. Published: May 22, 2012 by Peter Reich. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Esta biografía de Wilhelm Reich capta la historia del brillante aprendiz de Freud quien declaró La revolución sexual y describió La función del orgasmo en la década de 1920, pero cayó en desgracia con el gobierno de los Estados Unidos en la década de1950 con sus afirmaciones sobre la energía orgón. El fue sentenciado a prisión y sus libros fueron quemados por el gobierno en 1956. Murió en 1957
Starched Caps, Collars and Cuffs
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
The story of a nurse, the nursing profession, a wife, a mother and the many hats that were donned throughout a lifetime.
Adventure With a Glass Eye
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Young Graham Laycock is cheerful, confident, precocious and assertive. Tragedy strikes when he is nine years old, and for two years he is without hope.