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Ernest Amory Codman: The End Result of a Life in Medicine
By Bill Mallon, M.D.
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.
Frank's Last Call
By Spence Kennedy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Spence Kennedy starts work at a busy seaside ambulance station, and under the guidance of Frank, a paramedic coming up to retirement, works his way through a succession of incidents, comic and tragic. Based on the real-life blog ‘Siren Voices’, 'Frank’s Last Call' puts the reader in the driving seat of an ambulance, and offers an uncompromising tour of duty around a contemporary UK town.
How To Live Forever
By Barry Burnett
Price: Free! Words: 133,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet David Black, a young family doc whose solo practice has spectacularly tanked. So has his marriage; the two are not unrelated. His best friend, Oz, wants him to reinvent himself, offering their fellow Boulderites everything they need to live forever (or at least long enough for Oz to profit and retire). David balks. At first. What follows is a romp of a read, a comedy with heart...