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Doctor Miss Sahiba
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Dr. Adelaide Woodard was a nurse who fell in love with the ability to serve those who needed care most. In 1915, Dr. Miss Sahiba (as she would later be called) would join the North India Mission to serve in a country where women could not seek care from male doctors. This story will have you captivated as Woodard shares her love for India and those who shared with her that culture.
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
A Lot of Loose Ends is Roland's account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes in Africa and his many encounters with farmers, pet owners and politicians. Some of the tales he has to tell are hilarious, others hair-raising and a few horrific, but all are fascinating.
Living with a Dead Man: A Story of Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,850. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Emerald Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Sitting in an oncologist’s waiting room is one of life’s more sobering experiences. The first thing that hit her was that she was there, not as a doctor, but as a cancer patient’s wife. It didn’t matter that Marianne was a family practitioner, or that her husband, Thom, was a death and dying therapist. Cancer, and all that went with it, had found them.
El potencial de soñar: Vida y obra del Dr. Fernando Vélez Paiz
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: Spanish. Published: October 16, 2018 by Libros Nicaragua. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
En este libro abordo aspectos de la vida del Dr. Fernando Vélez Paiz, algunos que son de conocimiento popular y otros que fueron guardados celosamente por quienes lo conocieron mejor, sus familiares (esposa, hijos y sobrinos).
From Tundra to Tropics: Letters Home from a Canadian Nurse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,140. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
When Lois James graduated as a nurse in 1961, she yearned to travel and experience the world. At a time when Canadian women were increasingly breaking free of social constraints, the author found work helping others in distant corners of the globe.
Welcome to New Orleans. How many shots did you hear?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
This collection of short stories will take you on a lights and sirens journey through New Orleans laughing, crying and running for life. B.J. takes you into some of the major events of the last 20 years in New Orleans with his own unique perspective such as Hurricane Katrina, Andrew and more Mardi Gras than you can handle.
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,860. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
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.
Ernest Amory Codman: The End Result of a Life in Medicine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
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.
City Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,610. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Rescue Lieutenant Michael Morse takes you along for a thrill ride as he responds to emergencies that can be heartwarming, hilarious—and sometimes tragic. From the profound to the absurd, from challenging situations to total disbelief, it’s all simply a day at work for our firefighters, EMT’s and police officers.
Dance With Me: My Journey through Cancer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
The true story of a courageous young woman's struggle against incredible odds. Fighting against a rare cancer, Melinda Finn sees her journey as a blessing in disguise, helping her to grow as a person and to never take anyone, or anything, for granted.
Hit: A Critical Edition of the Polemical Autobiography of America's First Woman Surgeon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,070. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Autobiography of the first American woman surgeon, the only woman to earn the Congressional Medal of Honor, and an early radical equity feminist.
It's A Dog's Life For The Other Half
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Steve Ankers’ wife Margaret and brother John have been vets all their lives, so Steve has spent a large part of his life helping them through amusing, harrowing and occasionally disgusting encounters with creatures of all varieties, shapes and sizes. This is a very well-written account of life working closely – sometimes TOO closely - with animals.
Twists and Turns. The Life and Times of a Nurse 1935-2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,650. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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Laurie Maddison describes her experiences as a child in Malaya, Australia and England. After school she enters nursing, marries, has a child and returns to Perth, Western Australia, where she works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and in specialist areas at Royal Perth, followed by community nursing, post-graduate courses at University, mental health nursing, and finally as a university lecturer.

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