Books tagged: medical humor

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Go Ahead And Humor Me: A Collection of Wry Observations (Hold The Mustard)
Price: Free! Words: 19,150. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This collection of humorous essays touches on all aspects of life - looking at them all through eyes that see things just a bit different than the average person. But hey - who wants to be average? Just right for pondering life's imponderables, "Go Ahead and Humor Me" is full of the kind of "slice of life" tales that tickle the funny bone and tug at the heartstrings.
Mere Mortals
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A fast-paced thriller, chock full of lies, deceptions, and secrets. The lives of an unhappily married retired medical specialist and a deceptively prim nurse with secrets to hide become forever changed on a stormy winter night in a fictional city near Toronto. Medical mysteries abound while deep questions of morality, religion, and philosophy are hotly debated but largely left unanswered.
Say What, Doctor?
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
With all their other worries and responsibilities, doctors and medical residents have to write and dictate numerous medical reports on all their patients. It's no wonder that sometimes they slip up and don't say exactly what they meant. Even doctors can be amused by gaffes made by their colleagues which they themselves, of course, would never commit.
Oh My Aging Funny Bone: Be a Chuckle-holic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,840. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Oh My Aging Funny Bone: Be a Chuckle-holic" is a collection of jokes for and about old people that circulated via email - you know the ones that came to us with an infinite list of forwards between our email and the ultimate joke. They are funnier in collection than one at a time. Great gift book!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
This collection of essays is a hillarious account of over thirty years experience in the Operating Room. Informative and amusing at the same time, this little book is packed with anectdotes and opinions that will tickle your intercostals. The author provides an entertaining historical background to some of today's most advanced techniques and devices.
Yu Get Jook! Diaries of a Jamaican Medic
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
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 it.
You Have Everything from A -Z
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The dictionary you never saw in medical school. This new ebook by comedian Karen Lee is a punny romp through the medical lexicon. Each letter of the alphabet features humorous illustrations by cartoonist T. McCracken.
Code Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Dr. Hope Sze rolls into Montreal with three simple goals: 1) survive her family medicine residency, 2) try pain au chocolat, 3) go on a date sometime in the next two years. Then she discovers a doctor's body in the locker room. When she tries to uncover his killer, two men dive in to help her. The one man who makes her melt has zero alibi. "Hope Sze is an utterly likeable character.” EQMM
No Air
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Dr. Valerie Chia strides into St. Joseph's emergency room expecting the usual Montreal Monday morning chaos. But when the other day doctor goes AWOL and a patients crashes, Val's up the creek, in a handbasket, even before she lets resident Dr. Hope Sze try the emergency airway... Debut episode (half-hour pilot script) of a medical radio drama featuring Dr. Hope Sze.
A Pain in the Toenails
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ah, the innocence of medical school. This is a story from my third year of clinical clerkship, when I started rotating through the hospital wards. One patient taught me about ulcerative colitis...and a few other things. You can also find this essay in my book, The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales from the Emergency Room.