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Ernest Amory Codman: The End Result of a Life in Medicine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,440. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
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.
White Coat Wisdom: Extraordinary doctors talk about what they do, how they got there and why medicine is so much more than a job
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Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 162,950. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
White Coat Wisdom by Stephen J. Busalacchi is an award-winning hard cover book that chronicles the experiences of extraordinary physicians.
Torrid Disease: Memoirs of a Tropical Physician in the late Twentieth Century
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Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
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.
Hidden Gifts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,730. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Staring death in the face of a cancer diagnosis throws the world of this professional single mother and her 9 year old son into sheer chaos. As her world begins to fall apart, she sinks uncontrollably into the suppressed, agonising pain of her abusive childhood. This is a true story of past and present, emotional, physical and spiritual healing written with raw emotion.
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
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.
The Work of Human Hands
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: 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.
Soul's Harbor: True Adventures of Medic-13
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Witness the wild west era of emergency medicine as seen through the eyes of Paramedic-13. In this gritty, pull-no-punches account you will live each call through the people who wrestle with death each and every day to keep the rest of us alive. Every paramedic, firefighter, EMT, and nurse should show this to their families. Because none of us actually have any idea what really goes in inside.
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Little Dove Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
Wilhelm Reich: una biografía personal
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,350. Language: Spanish. Published: May 22, 2012 by Peter Reich. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Esta biografía de Wilhelm Reich capta la historia del brillante aprendiz de Freud quien declaró La revolución sexual y describió La función del orgasmo en la década de 1920, pero cayó en desgracia con el gobierno de los Estados Unidos en la década de1950 con sus afirmaciones sobre la energía orgón. El fue sentenciado a prisión y sus libros fueron quemados por el gobierno en 1956. Murió en 1957
Doctor Miss Sahiba
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,210. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
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.