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From Tundra to Tropics: Letters Home from a Canadian Nurse by Lois James-Chetelat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,140. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2019 by Tellwell. 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.
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing by Martha Holoubek Fitzgerald
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Martha H Fitzgerald. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
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.
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region by Tim Blevins (editor), Dennis Daily (editor), Sydne Dean (editor), Chris Nicholl (editor), Michael L. Olsen (editor), Katherine Scott Sturdevant (editor), & Amy Ziegler (editor)
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.
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa by Roland Minor
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.
Twists and Turns. The Life and Times of a Nurse 1935-2015 by Laurie Maddison
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Work of Human Hands by G. Wayne Miller
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: 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.
Ernest Amory Codman: The End Result of a Life in Medicine by Bill Mallon, M.D.
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.
Does My Wall Have A Window?: Living a Hellish Nightmare with Undiagnosed Bipolar Disorder by Rev. Dr. Wayne Driver, CD., PhD
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 125,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2019 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
One man's 'normal' may be another man's 'nighmare'. As if living with abusive parents wasn't bad enough, I was a sickly child who was bullied in the neighbourhood and at school while living a hellish nightmare with undiagnosed bipolar disorder. If you know anything about this disease, you know the rollercoaster ride it can take a person on...