Télécharger le livre :  That Good Night

'A profound meditation on a problem many of us will face; worthy of being mentioned in the same breath as Atul Gawande's Being Mortal' KirkusAs the American born daughter of immigrants, Dr. Sunita Puri knew from a young age that the gulf between her parents' experiences...
Editeur : Constable
Parution : 2019-03-07

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Télécharger le livre :  How Does That Make You Feel?

How Does That Make You Feel? obliterates the boundaries between the shrink and the one being shrunk with unabashedly candid writers breaking confidentiality and telling all about their experiences in therapy. This revelatory, no-punches-pulled book brings to light...
Editeur : Seal Press
Parution : 2016-09-13

Format(s) : ePub
9,49
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Télécharger le livre :  The Next Pandemic

An inside account of the fight to contain the world's deadliest diseases -- and the panic and corruption that make them worse.Throughout history, humankind's biggest killers have been infectious diseases: the Black Death, the Spanish Flu, and AIDS alone account for over...
Editeur : PublicAffairs
Parution : 2016-05-24

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Télécharger le livre :  Florence Nightingale

Winner of the Elizabeth Longford prize for Historical Biography'Engrossing' Claire Tomalin / 'Superb' Sunday Times / 'A triumph' Daily MailWhether honoured and admired or criticized and ridiculed, Florence Nightingale has invariably been misrepresented and...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Call the Vet

When fresh-faced, newly qualified vet Anna arrives in the seemingly sleepy Dorset village of Ebbourne, little does she know that this tiny rural community is about to change her life … Straight in at the deep end, Anna faces two tricky calvings, an emergency call-out...
Editeur : Virgin Digital
Parution : 2014-04-24

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Télécharger le livre :  On the Cancer Frontier

In 1950, a diagnosis of cancer was all but a death sentence. Mortality rates only got worse, and as late as 1986, an article in the New England Journal of Medicine lamented: "We are losing the war against cancer." Cancer is one of humankind's oldest and most persistent...
Editeur : PublicAffairs
Parution : 2014-03-11

Format(s) : ePub
12,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Where Memories Go

'A fine book' The Sunday Times 'Powerful' Guardian 'Wonderful' The Telegraph'Moving, funny, warm' Mail on Sunday'Brave, compassionate, tender and honest' Metro'This book began as an attempt to hold on to my witty, storytelling mother with the one thing I had to hand....
Editeur : Two Roads
Parution : 2014-01-30

Format(s) : ePub
4,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Island Practice

With a Foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick, author of the bestseller In the Heart of the Sea If you need an appendectomy, he can do it with a stone scalpel he carved himself. If you have a condition nobody can diagnose -- "creeping eruption" perhaps -- he can identify what...
Editeur : PublicAffairs
Parution : 2013-06-25

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  A Life That Matters

A LIFE THAT MATTERS is a fascinating and profoundly moving new book by a surgeon who has devoted his life to helping the world's most unfortunate children grow up with faces that allow them to know they are part of the human community-assured that they are ordinary in...
Editeur : Center Street
Parution : 2013-06-11

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Permanent Present Tense

In 1953, 27-year-old Henry Gustave Molaison underwent an experimental "psychosurgical" procedure -- a targeted lobotomy -- in an effort to alleviate his debilitating epilepsy. The outcome was unexpected -- when Henry awoke, he could no longer form new memories, and for...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2013-05-14

Format(s) : ePub
13,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Children's Nurse

The memoir of a Great Ormond Street nurse.This is the inspirational story of life as a nurse during the 1960s, 70s and 80s, most of which was spent at Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital. Susan Macqueen was 12 years old when she accompanied her mum to see her friend...
Editeur : Orion
Parution : 2013-04-25

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Twelve Patients

In the spirit of Oliver Sacks Awakenings and the TV series House, Dr. Eric Manheimer's TWELVE PATIENTS is a memoir from the Medical Director of Bellevue Hospital that uses the plights of twelve very different patients-from dignitaries at the nearby UN, to supermax...
Editeur : Grand Central Publishing
Parution : 2012-07-10

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Télécharger le livre :  District Nurse

In the bestselling tradition of Call the Midwife, an honest and moving account of working as a district nurse in 1950s England.Born in Belfast, Patricia Jordan left for England to train as a nurse in the 1940s and DISTRICT NURSE is her moving and humorous account of...
Editeur : Orion
Parution : 2012-04-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Tales From A Country Practice

When the phone rings in the middle of the night, Dr Arthur Jackson leaves the warmth of his bed without hesitation. Tending to his peculiar flock of patients - including the blind cobbler with a surprising taste for hard liquor, the accident-prone butcher and the young...
Editeur : Sphere
Parution : 2012-04-05

Format(s) : ePub
2,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Tales of a Midwife

Maria Anderson trained as an NHS nurse and went on to become a midwife, a job she has adored for over twenty years. After fainting whilst attending her first three births,Maria went from nervous trainee to assured midwife and in her brilliant memoir she recounts the...
Editeur : Headline
Parution : 2012-03-01

Format(s) : ePub
7,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Catching Babies

The inspirational story of life as a midwife. From her very first day as a nervous student nurse in Blackburn to the dedicated completion of her nursing qualifications and her training as a midwife in Burnley, Sheena Byrom has never once looked back, enjoying a...
Editeur : Headline
Parution : 2011-11-24

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4,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Tell Me Where It Hurts

It's 2:47am when Dr Nick Trout, a British vet working in Boston, USA, is abruptly woken and called in to the Angell Memorial Animal Hospital to see if he can save the life of Sage, a ten year-old German Shephard with a critical stomach condition. The case is severe, the...
Editeur : Sphere
Parution : 2011-11-17

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Midwife on Call

Agnes Light trained as a nurse in the 1960s and went on to become a midwife - helping to bring new lives into the world for over thirty years.After fainting from shock at the first birth she attended as a student,Agnes grew to adore her job and the lifelong friends that...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2011-09-01

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Fight of my Life

Barbara Clark is a former nurse, foster carer and mother of two children, one with special needs, and was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer in February 2005. During her treatment, she found that there was a drug existing, Herceptin, that would double...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2011-08-04

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Télécharger le livre :  This Won't Hurt a Bit

Michelle Au started medical school armed only with a surfeit of idealism, a handful of old ER episodes for reference, and some vague notion about "helping people."This Won't Hurt a Bit is the story of how she grew up and became a real doctor. It's a no-holds-barred...
Editeur : Grand Central Publishing
Parution : 2011-05-11

Format(s) : ePub
7,99
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