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Medicine By Dave Suggs, Jr.
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A collectin of seven gripping short stories, Medicine and Other Works is a one-stop shop to award-winning stories that have appeared in popular magazines and contests all over America. These stories... More > have touched the lives of thousands of readers.< Less
Medicine By Dave Suggs, Jr.
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A collectin of seven gripping short stories, Medicine and Other Works is a one-stop shop to award-winning stories that have appeared in popular magazines and contests all over America. These stories... More > have touched the lives of thousands of readers.< Less
Letter To My Grandchildren By Rainbow Medicine Eagle
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By 2020 the Occupy Wall Street extends into rainbow communities overtaking National Forests until the Rainbow Nation declares independence and allegiance to freedom. The narrator escapes the ensuing... More > containment camps. At a meeting with the "Masters", the grandfather is assigned to write about his mastery of family life, healing, yoga, and community; and his recommended solution path for his peoples.< Less
A Taste of Our Own Medicines By Steven Lewis, Editor
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As distinct from the formal discipline of Narrative Medicine, which aims to enhance the way medical care is given and received, this unique collection of Medical Narratives uses the universally... More > shared experience of disease and injury (self, family, pet) as a tool to present powerful narrative writing. You may not find a cure for your malaise in this volume, but you will emerge a stronger and healthier reader and writer.< Less
Patients Are a Virtue: Clinical Tales in the Art of Medicine By Brian Maurer
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In three decades of medical practice, Brian T. Maurer has found his patients to be virtuous most of the time-virtuous in the sense that they have taught him much of what he has learned about the art... More > of medicine. Once I would have been ecstatic in diagnosing such a condition. My colleagues would have clapped me on the shoulder. "Nice pick up!" they would've said. Some might have turned away, jealous at not having had the chance to step briefly into the limelight. But now, after 27 years of practice, having raised four children of my own, I know that in pediatrics every diagnostic coup translates into a potential tragedy for a parent. Instead of that surge of pride, I feel something I can't quite put my finger on-call it humility perhaps. Or call it grace. These fifty-seven clinical tales in the art medicine evoke what the great Canadian physician and humanist Sir William Osler referred to as the true poetry of life-the poetry of the commonplace.< Less
'The Supreme Triumph of the Surgeon's Art': A Narrative History of Endocrine Surgery By Martha A. Zeiger, Wen T. Shen, Erin A. Felger
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Endocrine surgery – the subspecialty of general surgery involving diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands as well as the endocrine pancreas – is a rapidly growing field... More > of medicine that has a rich and fascinating history. As recently as the mid-19th Century, surgery for thyroid goiter was described as “horrid butchery” and believed by many to be too dangerous for any surgeon to attempt. Through the ingenuity and tireless efforts of surgeons in Europe and the U.S., thyroidectomy became a safe and even elegant operation, one that renowned Johns Hopkins surgeon William Halsted would describe in 1926 as representing “the supreme triumph of the surgeon’s art.” In this unique and captivating book, these and other seminal stories from the history of endocrine surgery are vividly retold by the current leaders in the field.< Less
Patient Poets: Illness from Inside Out By Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
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Patient Poets: Illness from Inside Out invites readers to consider what caregivers and medical professionals may learn from poetry by patients. It offers reflections on poetry as a particularly apt... More > vehicle for articulating the often isolating experiences of pain, fatigue, changed life rhythms, altered self-understanding, embarrassment, resistance, and acceptance.< Less
HEAL: Humanism Evolving Through Arts and Literature Volume 1 By Jose E Rodriguez MD
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HEAL: Humanism Evolving through Arts and Literature Volume 1, is designed to be a source of inspiration for all who read it. It is a collection of artistic works of the students and faculty of the... More > Florida State University College of Medicine.< Less
HEAL: Humanism Evolving Through Arts and Literature Volume 1 By José E Rodríguez MD
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HEAL: Humanism Evolving through Arts and Literature Volume 1, is designed to be a source of inspiration for all who read it. It is a collection of artistic works of the students and faculty of the... More > Florida State University College of Medicine.< Less
HEAL: Humanism Evolving Through Arts and Literature Volume 1 By Jose E Rodriguez MD
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HEAL: Humanism Evolving through Arts and Literature Volume 1, is designed to be a source of inspiration for all who read it. It is a collection of artistic works of the students and faculty of the... More > Florida State University College of Medicine.< Less