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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
Saxual Healing By Billy Medicine
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How does friendship become obsession? Why need any romantic love be forbidden? Does there exist a sound more seductive than the reedy bray of a saxophone solo? The seedy, hysterical and unforgettable... More > diaries presented herein tell of a lonely young man whose typical teen angst snowballed from mischievous trickery into the saxophone-related murders of two innocent men, and Billy's disappearance. And yet, Billy's efforts ultimately culminated in the production of the world's most beautiful and unknowable artistic expression of homosexual love. The creation of this stranger-than-fiction narrative was as much editor Leo X. Robertson's personal journey to discover what it was about him that had so unbalanced a disturbed soul, how much of the fallout he was personally accountable for, and how it was that Billy's unwanted persecution led Leo straight into the arms of his soulmate. Now, for the first time ever, read Billy's side of the story.< Less
Saxual Healing By Billy Medicine
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How does friendship become obsession? Why need any romantic love be forbidden? Does there exist a sound more seductive than the reedy bray of a saxophone solo? The seedy, hysterical and unforgettable... More > diaries presented herein tell of a lonely young man whose typical teen angst snowballed from mischievous trickery into the saxophone-related murders of two innocent men, and Billy's disappearance. And yet, Billy's efforts ultimately culminated in the production of the world's most beautiful and unknowable artistic expression of homosexual love. The creation of this stranger-than-fiction narrative was as much editor Leo X. Robertson's personal journey to discover what it was about him that had so unbalanced a disturbed soul, how much of the fallout he was personally accountable for, and how it was that Billy's unwanted persecution led Leo straight into the arms of his soulmate. Now, for the first time ever, read Billy's side of the story.< 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
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
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
Humanitas: Readings in the Development of the Medical Humanities By Brian Dolan
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This reader reprints critical essays published over the course of a 100-year history that grapple with the challenges of defining and justifying the presence of humanities instruction in medical... More > education. It provides insights to some of the newer approaches that branch out from the familiar subjects of history and literature to include theater, art, poetry, and disability studies. With a comprehensive historiographical introduction as well as prefaces to each article, including new reflections by many of the original authors themselves, the volume enables reflection on how the diversity of disciplinary perspectives and multiplicity of theoretical frameworks relate to each other historically and thematically. This volume is an invaluable resource for anyone engaged with humanities in health care education.< Less