Books tagged: medical humour

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The Meaning of Larf
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
125 luscious pages of amusement for anyone who likes a laugh and some thoughtfulness. Gathered from hundreds of unsolicited emails over eons of monitor-staring pleasure, these tid-bits of nonsense, sense and otherwise gritty, pithy and rather silly jottings of so many scribes, most called Anony Mouse, cannot go unheralded.
Think Before You Swallow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
A seasoned health writer casts his skeptical eye over many of the 'facts' we've been encouraged to believe – from the dangers of cholesterol to the value of supplementary vitamins, from the benefits of exercise to the threat of epidemics. Laced with humour and leavened with fascinating minutiae, this is one of those rare health books that is both informative and entertaining.
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
Carry on Ambulance
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 16,000. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
A book of over 100 cartoons and stories recording some extraordinary, bizarre and comical moments of forty-odd years in the ambulance service. Many of these events happened before political correctness had been invented. In the interests of all concerned, the names and locations have been altered to protect the guilty but all the stories are true.
Inside God's Shed: Memoirs of an Intensive Care specialist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Inside God’s Shed is a series of tales that describe the experiences of an Intensive Care specialist during his career and provide a portrait of the intensive care unit by taking the reader into the lives of patients, relatives, medical specialists, nurses, hospital administrators and even pharmaceutical industry ‘reps’. These stories are of true events.