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The Scalpel, the Sword

by Sydney Gordon, Ted Allan, Susan Ostrovsky & Norman Bethune Allan et al.

Originally published in the early 1950s, The Scalpel, the Sword celebrates the turbulent career of Dr. Norman Bethune (1890-1939), a brilliant surgeon, campaigner against private medicine, communist, and graphic...


Leprosy and a Life in South India

by James Staples

Drawing on solid ethnographic fieldwork as well as many hours of interviews, Leprosy and a Life in South India: Journeys with a Tamil Brahmin tells the life story of Das, a Tamil Brahmin born in the newly post-colonial...


The Gift of Life

by Traci Graf

"Organ transplants are a very controversial and unique area of medicine. Those of us who work as Transplant Coordinators were frequently referred to by hospital staff as 'organ vultures' behind our backs, but...


Dramatic Life of a Country Doctor

by Arnold Burden & Andrew Safer

Dr. Arnold Burden's career began unintentionally when he performed his first surgery in the woods following a hunting accident at age 14. As a 20-year-old hospital clerk, he handed battle casualties after D-Day...


The Making of a Physician

by Sheldon M.D. Facp Cohen

Are you contemplating a career in the medical field; an M.D., D.O., Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant? If so, let a former practicing physician guide you through his own career from incubation through...


The Search for a New Psychiatry

by A. George Awad

The book is about Neuroscience as acquired and practiced by myself across 3 continents: from Cairo, issues like colonial psychiatry, pellagra madness, population explosion and contraception are highlighted....


Summary of This Is Going to Hurt

by Alexander Cooper

Summary of This Is Going to Hurt

Lеаrn about whаt іt’ѕ really like to bе оn thе frоntlіnе оf the UK hеаlthсаrе system.

 

Yоu mау think оf thе lіfе оf a dосtоr аѕ bеіng a leisurely...


A Call Girl with Her Clothes On

by Cozette Zimmerman

What happens when a college student finds herself in need of some extra cash, and she only has time to work at night? Starting in 2019, author Cozette Zimmerman took a fairly generic part-time job working nights...


The Last Dance

by Eddie Martin

Have you ever wondered how you would react if told that you only had two years to live? Join the adventure of a lifetime as you walk this path with a true Southern belle, Jennie Martin, and experience life lived...


The Other Side of the Street

by Deltmore,Michael

You are about to embark on a ride through a form of reality that few travel. The Other Side of the Street places you in the life of a paramedic in the early days of modern prehospital emergency care. These are...


Memoirs of a Trauma Junkie

by Goldman,Mimi

The names were changed to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of the people in this nonfiction work. The author has written under a pen name to further conceal the identities of the subjects in her stories....


The Monster That Lives Within

by Mikel Feilen,H.

The Monster that Lives Within by H. Mikel Feilen, is an enlightening, informative, and inspirational look at a misunderstood and hideous disease, epilepsy. In the United States alone, more than three million...


What Color is Blue?

by Boyd,N Keith

Even as a preteen, Young William was destined to be a notable person. His independence was guiding him to a promising career and a long adventurous life. But that road led in front of an artillery cannon that...


Myth of Catastrophy

by Jasen Garrison,Vance

Read with understanding how it used to be, and how it's supposed to be regarding the inconvenience known as cerebral palsy. In an ever-changing world, I have watched as society has slowly but surely changed...


On the Go

by McCaffrey Rn Micn Micp,Greg

This is the accumulation of many stories spanning nearly two decades of one person’s career on an air medical helicopter based at a Northern California trauma center. A career that starts with being a paramedic...


Presidential Spirit

by Gina S Scheff

Gina has no intention of marrying again following a disastrous divorce. She wants to focus on raising her son and building a career, not falling in love. But then she meets a spirited airman named David Scheff...


Footprints of Mud

by Kiki Opal

From an early age, author Kiki Opal faced a host of challenges. Her single mom battling multiple sclerosis and later dying. A father who isn’t there. Opal herself fighting to overcome depression. A sister...


It Started with a Helmet

by Gerald Sanford & Chris Griffith

This is the amazing, true story of Gerald Sanford, a former New York City police officer and FDNY firefighter who retired and moved to Naples, Florida. Retirement didn’t take, and he found himself working...


Through the Years

by Ruth James Krise

When author Ruth James Krise was accepted into the nursing class at Nesbitt Memorial Hospital in Kingston, Pennsylvania, in September of 1953, she was the oldest of the lot. Her greatest hope was to simply survive...


What’s Wrong with My Child?

by Elizabeth Harris & Rosario R. Trifiletti

What’s Wrong with My Child? reveals a mother’s quest for answers about her son’s psych symptoms that leads to shocking discoveries that could impact struggling families in the United States and possibly...