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Patients Beyond Borders Korea Edition
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Patients Beyond Borders Korea Edition offers an in-depth overview of Korea’s 23 international hospitals, selected health travel agents, guest accommodations, and essential travel... More > information. Its four sections provide detailed guidance on budgeting and planning a medical journey; thorough descriptions of fully accredited hospitals catering to the international patient; useful information on traveling in Korea; and extensive resources for medical travelers. “Korea's favorable climate and relatively short flying times are attracting an increasing number of North American patients,” says author Josef Woodman. “And the more than one million North Americans of Korean descent—many uninsured—are finding Korea a high-quality, affordable alternative to healthcare in the US.”< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Asan Medical Center
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Established in June 1989 by Hyundai Group founder Chung Ju-Yung (also known as Asan), the mission of Asan Medical Center (AMC) was to create a hospital with an emphasis on "caring for life and... More > sharing with those in need and pain." Today the main facility—one of the largest hospital campuses in the world—encompasses more than 4 million square feet and houses over 2,700 beds. “Korea has some of the best healthcare and medical infrastructure in the world, and Asan Medical Center has clearly secured its place as one of the country’s leading providers,” says Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders. “Revered for its high success rates with organ transplantation and treatment of cancer and vascular disease, Asan is also well known for its disease-prevention and health screening programs. And the savings are substantial—averaging 20% to 60% less than US costs.”< Less
Han: Friendships and Rebellion
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In 1890, Korea is just emerging from a centuries long isolation. New ideas flood this ancient land and tension between old and new, peasant and upper class, foreigner and native push the culture to... More > the breaking point. Idealistic missionaries, Robert and Elinor Mackenzie, travel from small town Pennsylvania into a maelstrom of change. While establishing a school and hospital in rural Korea, the couple struggle to find their place in an alien world. Help comes from many local people. Pobai, a young upper class woman, becomes a teacher in the mission school, Han Kae-jun, is passionate about reforming Korea and his uncle, Han Shen-Su is just as determined to maintain the balance of the old ways. When civil war erupts, new loyalties are tested and old prejudices revealed. Friendship transforms the Mackenzies as well the Koreans who befriend them.< Less
The Pika Don Line
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Living in Japan in 1951, Jong-jik receives a telephone call from his ex-OSS boss, Ron Moncrieff, in Washington. An American fighter-pilot, shot down in Korea, has been flown to a burns unit in Japan.... More > Moncrieff wants Jong-jik to do him a favour by going to visit the man. Knowing Moncrieff of old, Jong-jik immediately suspects his mission to be more than a gesture of kindness and goodwill and, when he arrives at the hospital and speaks to the pretty nurse, Judith Speed, he is soon proved right. Who is this fighter pilot and why is he so eager to put himself in front of a firing-squad by confessing to being a Soviet spy? This historically rich novel embraces the essence of early 20th.Century aspirations for world dominance, before sweeping the reader into the post-war mayhem of the 1950s. Transported by a highly credible story, the plot deliberately develops an underlying historical mystery, to be revealed only at the very end.< Less
AEONews #0041 - Aeon Win Dow
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What happens with the entrance of Uranus in Cetus? • The Dow Jones index experiences a positively welcome anomaly, jumping sky-high precisely with the entrance of Uranus into... More > Cetus. • North Korea threatens nuclear attack upon USA. • The Venezuelan president dies. • The new pope is being elected. • 173 air traffic control towers to be closed in the USA. • A filibuster against drones in the USA. • UK loses AAA status. • Queen Elisabeth II hospitalized – released.< Less
Dust Off: Army Aeromedical Evacuation in Vietnam
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Drawing on its first experiments with helicopters in Korea, the Army in Vietnam came to rely almost entirely on the helicopler for medical evacuation. The Dust Off and Medevac helicopter ambulance... More > units tested and perfected for medical use the Army's new helicopler, the UH- I (" Huey" Iroquois), and developed several new devices that helped save thousands of American lives between 1962 and 1973, The pilots of these helicopters displayed courage and devotion to duty that earned widespread respect from soldiers. This book explains early problems of medevac in Vietnam, recounts the valor of crews, and describes the movement of patients to in-theater Army hospitals. It also shows the effect that helicopters had on traditonal procedures. The widespread use of the helicopter for medical evacuation in America since the Vietnam War testifies to the broader issues raised by this study, and of the relevance of Army history to the civilian community.< Less
A Contract with God (Chinese) - Volume 2
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This is second book in 'A Contract with God' series by David Jeon, translated into Chinese. Haunted by the prophecies of a mysterious voice, David’s internship at the university hospital in... More > Seoul, Korea, brings him back to confront his past, and the women he must avoid. Unable to bear his angst, he takes time out of medicine to go to America to perfect his English, then onto Europe, where his grand tour is a religious adventure, too. A philosophical and spiritual journey that everyone can relate to – David remains simultaneously wise and yet naïve, in this thought-provoking sequel based on true-life experience.< Less
Dogovor s Bogom - Kniga 2
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This the second book in 'A Contract with God' series by David Jeon, translated into Russian. Haunted by the prophecies of a mysterious voice, David’s internship at the university hospital in... More > Seoul, Korea, brings him back to confront his past, and the women he must avoid. Unable to bear his angst, he takes time out of medicine to go to America to perfect his English, then onto Europe, where his grand tour is a religious adventure, too. A philosophical and spiritual journey that everyone can relate to – David remains simultaneously wise and yet naïve, in this thought-provoking sequel based on true-life experience.< Less
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