Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals

Packy & Me
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
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
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
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
By
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.
My Journey to Kilis
By
Price: Free! Words: 28,950. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
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
By
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.
Yu Get Jook! Diaries of a Jamaican Medic
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(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
By
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
By
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.
A Romance with the Heart
By
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This true story of a journey from small-town boy to highly respected heart specialist, is filled with life’s insights and triumphs—and an insider’s look at how heart medicine developed and evolved in the 20th century. The book’s genuineness and honesty will engage you; its historical revelations will fascinate you.
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing
By
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.
The Boy Who Learned to Read
By
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Born into a family of nomads in northern Somalia, Mohamud Ege’s life changed forever at five years old when his father was killed by a snake. Thanks to the foresight of a wise uncle, he was sent to school, where he discovered a love of learning. Forty years on, after many adventures and trials, he is a doctor in the UK.
Wilhelm Reich: una biografía personal
By
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
Starched Caps, Collars and Cuffs
By
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
The story of a nurse, the nursing profession, a wife, a mother and the many hats that were donned throughout a lifetime.
Adventure With a Glass Eye
By
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Young Graham Laycock is cheerful, confident, precocious and assertive. Tragedy strikes when he is nine years old, and for two years he is without hope.
Doctor Miss Sahiba
By
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.
The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales From the Emergency Room
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Life as an emergency doctor. That teenager puking up two liters of vodka and his stomach lining at triage? Yup. Blood pouring out of a terrified pregnant woman? Call me. Plus the patient who no longer has a nosebleed screaming at me across the department, "You. Are. The Most. Unfeeling doctor. I have ever met!" Come on in. Nominated for the Top 50 Must-Read Books for Nurses in 2012.