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Wake Up Running
Price: $6.99 USD. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Life Force Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
A memoir by American executive, David Egee, who overcame a learning handicap to become a successful international health care executive, establishing hospitals in the Middle East and nursing homes in England, while dealing with persons such as Yasser Arafat and Muammar Gaddafi.
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. 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
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)
The Soul of the Condor: A Forgotten Holocaust
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,060. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Of Inca descent, the author describes his childhood in the in the Amazon jungle and his yearning to come to the United States. Through adversity, with tenacity, the young Peruvian immigrant becomes a doctor of medicine. He lives the American way of life, but his past haunts him. Winner, San Diego Book Awards: Best Published Memoir.
Climb Up the Steel Mountain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Kay was still alive and he had to save her now, right away. That was his duty as a cardiologist. He had read about the latest surgical procedures and went over them in his mind, but he had never really done one.
It's A Dog's Life For The Other Half
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. 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.
Broken Bones: New True Noir Essays From the Emergency Room by the Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
New, blistering, darkly funny essays breaking bones. And fixing them. And the seamy underside of life in the emergency room, with its cornucopia of crazy cases, not just bone-centred ones. For example, the man who tried to eat his own thumb and the case of bleeding brains. Warning: 1. Broken Bones bears no authorized resemblance to any TV show. Rated R. Medical noir. With cussing. Don’t read it.
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares the personal and professional experiences that led her to become an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and genital autonomy.
The Story of an African Doctor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
This is a semi-biographical account of the life of a doctor from the time he was born until he ended his career as a general practitioner to specialise
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.
When Angels Come To Play
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
As a pediatric nurse, I've experienced the sorrow of a youngsters passing. As a mother, I endured the heartache of my own son's near death experience. Yet despite the despair in all of these situations, I have seen firsthand the grace of God. In When Angels Come to Play, I share the story of three children I was blessed with the opportunity to care for during their final days.
Einstein: Mentiras e Verdades
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Einstein era um grande gênio ou plagiou as suas descobertas? (toda a polêmica envolvendo o físico brasileiro César Lattes que acusou Einstein de plagiar Poincaré. Será verdade?) Einstein era religioso ou ateu? Einstein ajudou a construir a bomba atômica? (nesse livro os bastidores da corrida armamentista entre os aliados e os nazistas pela obtenção da bomba atômica).
Packy & Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
On April 14, 1962, the birth of a precocious pachyderm captivated the world. The elephant--Portland, Oregon's own Packy--garnered national and international attention as the first captive elephant born in an American in 44 years. In the face of an unsettling time in Vietnam and rising racial tensions, America needed a distraction.
Fifty Shades of Grey’s Anatomy: The Unfeeling Doctor’s Fresh Confessions from the Emergency Room
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Are women ruining medicine? Nah. Real life in the emergency lane, zeroing on body parts and chicks in scrubs. Just like Grey’s Anatomy, medicine with a little bit of sex. And, like Fifty Shades of Grey, a tiny bit of torture.
White Coat Wisdom: Extraordinary doctors talk about what they do, how they got there and why medicine is so much more than a job
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 162,950. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
White Coat Wisdom by Stephen J. Busalacchi is an award-winning hard cover book that chronicles the experiences of extraordinary physicians.
My Journey to Kilis
Price: Free! Words: 28,950. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Journey to Kilis follows a medical student from Qatar as he sets out to work with Syrian refugees for three weeks. It is a journal-styled piece of work that tries to explores the plight of Syrian victims in Kilis, Turkey. It is interspersed with emotions like sorrow and humor as it tries to tell the story from the point of view of a medical student, humanitarian and a human rights advocate.
Torrid Disease: Memoirs of a Tropical Physician in the late Twentieth Century
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
This very readable and well illustrated book outlines the medical career of a physician who undertook a series of assignments in tropical countries between 1960 and 1990: Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia, Saudi Arabia and Papua New Guinea. He was later appointed to London’s Hospital for Tropic Diseases.
Yu Get Jook! Diaries of a Jamaican Medic
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,870. 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.
Dr. Shyam Singha, The Master Behind the Mustard Bath
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mustard Bath Formulator Dr. Shyam Singha, the Great Himalayan Master of natural medicine, was one of the most sought-after doctors of the 20th century. A Bodhisattva and master healer, Dr. Singha formulated the world-renowned mustard bath, pioneered the Food As Medicine movement, and taught the value of alkaline practices to balance the body's pH level.