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Living with a Dead Man: A Story of Love by Marianne Bette, M.D.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,850. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Tara Alemany. 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.
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.
City Life by Michael Morse
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.
Welcome to New Orleans. How many shots did you hear? by BJ Schneider
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.
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa by Roland Minor
Price: $5.50 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.
A Surgeon's Story. The Autobiography of Robert T. Morris by Roger Gosden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
The amazing story of a New York doctor who pioneered surgery against a tide of professional opposition. As a leading naturalist and horticulturist, he also used his gifts of writing and poetry as an early advocate of nature. “Far more of a human and social portrait than a medical text, this reissue fills the prescription for fascinating reading.” Kirkus (2014)
It's A Dog's Life For The Other Half by Steve Ankers
Price: $5.50 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.
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.
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.
Doctor Miss Sahiba by Norman Miller
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.