Books tagged: anaesthesia

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The Unfeeling Wannabe Surgeon: A Med School Memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The hours are inhumane. The people are insane. But you literally hold someone's life in your hands. And the one thing that nobody told me before I plunged hands-first into my surgical rotation, the thing I had to discover for myself, was that, compared to anything else in medicine, every blood-spattered second of surgery is so much fun.
Therapeutic Window
Price: Free! Words: 112,300. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A story about a medical family that spans the years from the 1950s to the present. Written from the viewpoint of a son, we witness his and his sibling's life changes as they grapple with the generation gap between themselves and their over bearing father. Other themes explored are romantic and family love, extramarital relationships, medical ethics and hierarchical work relationships.
Adventures in Anaesthesia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014 by Rachel Black. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
“As the anaesthetist sedated the patient, secured the airway and sited the drip I had struggled to insert, the seizure stopped and the chaos turned to calm. As order was restored I breathed a sigh of relief. And gratitude. And something else: I too, wanted to be like that”. Inspired to become an anaesthetist, Dr May embarks on a training programme to fulfil her dream.