Books tagged: medical care

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Dogfight!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
In this short story, Jack is a World War II fighter pilot and Mr. West is a cancer patient. Both are in the fight of their lives as this story jumps from the consciousness of both men as they face their demons.
Barefoot Doctors 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
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The premise of this book is simple: those areas of the world which suffer from medical shortages can develop the solutions themselves. My goal is to train medical personnel to provide quality medical care at low cost using two basic skills: personal knowledge and wisdom, and the power of the Internet. Areas of the world that lack basic medical care of necessity lack access to specialists.
Chocolate Pudding in Heaven: The Intriguing Journey of My Bipolar Mind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
With dignity and foresight Maggie gives you a glimpse into the true story of one person’s struggle with mental illness. Through humor and compassion, this inspiring book shows that although the terrain of mental illness is not easily navigated, it can be crossed, and when you can get past the pain there is a beautiful life waiting…or at least some really good chocolate pudding.
Even The Crazy Man Wept
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,790. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Keith Buckley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Even The Crazy Man Wept challenges the reader to see, in response to the genocide in Cambodia and its aftermath, compassion, sadness, love and righteous anger expressed by a remarkable man, Bob Maat, who shared his life with the poor during this time. The events and names in this book are real and form his reflections on 30 years of living with and caring for his neighbours.
The Way of the Physician: Recovering the Heart of Medicine
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by D. Patrick Miller. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
Medicine for the practitioner and the patient alike, this book says that we need to train doctors to be wise healers working on the heart, not mechanics who fix bodies.
This Is the Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing
In this extraordinary chronicle, Terry Pringle, telling of his four-year-old son's battle with leukemia, so fully captures this "ordinary" child's achievement of amazing courage and grace that his book transcends its burden of pain to fill us with wonder and pride at the gallantry of which the human spirit is capable. -- From Alfred A. Knopf, the original publisher...
Harvesting Organs
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / pharmaceutical & biotechnology
Why should people be required to maintain the life of a child without a brain? Why should old people have new organs implanted in them? It is questions like these that are examined in this short book. The rationale, the costs, the societal implications, are all examined from the point of view of the average citizen who is being charged for the vast expansion of the health-care system.
Health-Care For All: History of a ‘Third-World’ Dilemma
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The author argues that a balanced viewpoint between curative and preventive medicine was both essential and the only way forward in both developing and developed countries. That is a simple ‘message’ and the underlying theme in this book.
Threshold: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A series of eighteen stories about one American family’s struggle to thrive across race and through time and space. From five-year-old Joseph Swope kidnapped and adopted by a war chief to Cecil Colburn, blasting up U.S. 41 with a turtle as co-pilot, trying to save a marriage, this memoir reveals what happens when communities fail and how they thrive.
What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)—But You Really Should Know
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management
You or someone you care about has been diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease. What now? Well, if PKD is your road and you must travel it, here is a travel guide by an experienced traveler, with notes on what to do, what to eat and what sights not to miss. All roads have potholes and PKD is no different. So, if you’re buckled up, let’s see how many of them we can help you miss.