Books tagged: medical care abroad

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Travelin' Trots: Diary of an Accidental Medical Tourist
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Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
35,000 feet over the Amazon jungle Mary Anne gets slammed with a debilitating gastrointestinal bug . Seven hours later she lands in a foreign country where she doesn't speak the language. Now she has to quickly find medical help. A travel writer and nurse, she documents the process and what it really feels like to be sick on the road.
Quarantine on the Black Nile
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Eco-tourist Jonah Brooks stumbles into a nightmare as he’s snared in an East African quarantine zone. Black Nile hemorrhagic virus rampages through the Malindi rain forest like a feral beast. It burns through the human population with a terrifying kill rate; and everyone in the medical group sent to study it lies dead in their camp. It’s not quite the tour package that Jonah signed up for.
A Pain in the Toenails
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ah, the innocence of medical school. This is a story from my third year of clinical clerkship, when I started rotating through the hospital wards. One patient taught me about ulcerative colitis...and a few other things. You can also find this essay in my book, The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales from the Emergency Room.
No Air
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Price: Free! Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Dr. Valerie Chia strides into St. Joseph's emergency room expecting the usual Montreal Monday morning chaos. But when the other day doctor goes AWOL and a patients crashes, Val's up the creek, in a handbasket, even before she lets resident Dr. Hope Sze try the emergency airway... Debut episode (half-hour pilot script) of a medical radio drama featuring Dr. Hope Sze.
Code Blues
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Hope Sze rolls into Montreal with three simple goals: 1) survive her family medicine residency, 2) try pain au chocolat, 3) go on a date sometime in the next two years. Then she discovers a doctor's body in the locker room. When she tries to uncover his killer, two men dive in to help her. The one man who makes her melt has zero alibi. "Hope Sze is an utterly likeable character.” EQMM
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
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.
Liberia: Emerging from the Shadows
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
" I grew up in war. I've seen blood, I've seen everything. I've seen people killed before my eyes...I had a death in my family, the death of my child, a young baby. I saw the baby suffer." This is the story of a humanitarian medical mission of Rotaplast International. Early mornings running into late nights the team worked tirelessly on burn patients, victims of violence and tragic accidents.