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A Richard Selzer Reader

Blood and Ink

by Kevin Kerrane

<p><em>A Richard Selzer Reader: Blood and Ink</em> is a career-spanning collection, including major short stories and essays by the renowned doctor-author. In the 1960s, while practicing as a general surgeon and teaching surgery at the Yale ...

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Crowdfunding an Orphan Drug

by Roman Hossain

Today's pharmaceutical industry, like most industries, is driven by profits above anything else. Before investing in any new drug, pharmaceutical companies first take a long and hard look at the market for the drug in question, and then predict ...

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Hidden Lives

True Stories from People Who Live with Mental Illness

by Lenore Rowntree & Andrew Boden

<p><em>A revised and updated edition of a collection of personal essays that illuminate what life is like for those who live with mental illness, and how it impacts their family members.</em></p> <p>More than 4 million Canadians and 57 million ...

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How To Write a Paper

by George M. Hall

<p>This concise paperback is one of the best known guides to writing a paper for publication in biomedical journals. Its straightforward format – a chapter covering each of part of the structured abstract – makes it relevant and easy to use for ...

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How to Write a Paper

by George M. Hall

This bestselling guide provides clear instructions on getting published in biomedical journals. Now in its fourth edition, <i>How to Write a Paper</i> has been fully revised and updated to include all aspects on writing each section of a ...

ISBN: 9781444360073

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Medical Electronic Laboratory Equipment 1967-68: Pergamon Electronics Data Series

by Dummer, G. W. A.

Medical Electronic Laboratory Equipment 1967-68 provides information of a comprehensive range of electronic and nucleonic equipment for use in laboratories concerned with all branches of medical research. This book covers a variety of topics, ...

ISBN: 9781483194820

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Medical Essays

by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was born on August 29th 1809. Among his many talents were those of physician, poet, professor, lecturer, and author. Here we concentrate on his writing. He was regarded by many of his peers – including such luminaries ...

ISBN: 9788892640238

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Miracles We Have Seen

America's Leading Physicians Share Stories They Can't Forget

by Harley Rotbart

<p>This is a book of miracles—medical events witnessed by leading physicians for which there is no reasonable medical explanation, or, if there is, the explanation itself is extraordinary. These dramatic first-person essays detail spectacular ...

ISBN: 9780757319389

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No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming of Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine

by Rachel Pearson, MD

<p><strong>A brutally frank memoir about doctors and patients in a health care system that puts the poor at risk.</strong></p> <p><em>No Apparent Distress</em> begins with a mistake made by a white medical student that may have hastened the ...

ISBN: 9780393249255

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Puswhisperer II: Another Year of Pus

by Mark Crislip

<p>A second year of clinical tales from the Puswhisperer, Mark Crislip, an infectious disease specialist from Portland, OR. Dr. Crislip kills strep and staph, fights flu, and is always on the lookout for "zebras"?those unusual infections (and ...

ISBN: 9781938463655

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Puswhisperer: A Year in the Life of an Infectious Disease Doctor

by Mark Crislip

<p>H1N1. Staph aureus. Traveler's diarrhea. All examples of human interaction with the microbial world, which counts viruses, bacteria, and parasites too numerous to mention. Infectious Disease doctor Mark Crislip has a strange relationship with

ISBN: 9781938463631

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Restructuring Canada's Health Systems: How Do We Get There From Here?

Proceedings of the Fourth Canadian Conference on Health Economics

by Raisa Deber & Gail Thompson

<p>Is the Canadian health care system becoming a victim of its own success? It has done what it set out to do – provide universal access to all medically necessary health services without financial barriers to patients – but expanding ...

ISBN: 9781442638167

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Scientific Writing

Easy When You Know How

by Jennifer Peat, Elizabeth Elliott, Louise Baur & others

<p>This comprehensive and practical book covers the basics of grammar as well as the broad brush issues such as writing a grant application and selling to your potential audience. The clear explanations are expanded and lightened with helpful ...

ISBN: 9781118708026

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Selected Papers of Charles H. Best

by Charles Herbert Best

<p>The name of Charles H. Best, co-discoverer of insulin, Head of the Department of Physiology and Director of the Banting and Best Department of Medical Research in the University of Toronto, is familiar to medical and lay readers all over the ...

ISBN: 9781442633605

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So Much to Be Done

The Writings of Breast Cancer Activist Barbara Brenner

by Barbara Brenner

<DIV><P>“What kind of cancer is it?” was the first question Barbara Brenner asked her doctor after hearing that the lump in her breast was malignant. His answer: “You don't need to know that.” Wrong response. Brenner, who was already an ...

ISBN: 9781452950358

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Studying Postgraduate Healthcare: A Pre-Reader

by Dr Catherine Hayes & Dr John Fulton

Written by academics with long experience of dealing with new postgraduate healthcare students, this helpful guide provides a much-needed overview of the practical considerations that should be taken into account when embarking on any ...

ISBN: 9781907830990

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Taking the Pulse of Compassion: A Doctor Diagnoses Her Career

by Sharon Youcha

<p>"Dr. Youcha has written a beautiful memoir about the high points of her life as a physician. Her story traces the physician&apos;s journey from idealistic student and resident caring for the underserved to physician coping with the realities ...

ISBN: 9781310169762

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Thank God I Didn't Have Health Insurance!

by K.C. Halliwell

<p>One American's health scare that would have been much worse if they had the luxury of Health Care Coverage. Forced to deal with a sudden debilitating illness the author's health problem was quickly resolved.<br /> Later chapters chronicle a ...

ISBN: 9781370150151

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The Black Death

by Justus Friedrich Karl Hecker

That Omnipotence which has called the world with all its living creatures into one animated being, especially reveals Himself in the desolation of great pestilences. The powers of creation come into violent collision; the sultry dryness of the ...

ISBN: 9786050376739

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The Dancing Mania

by Justus Friedrich Karl Hecker

<p>The effects of the Black Death had not yet subsided, and the graves of millions of its victims were scarcely closed, when a strange delusion arose in Germany, which took possession of the minds of men, and, in spite of the divinity of our ...

ISBN: 9786050376883

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