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  • 'For Us It Was Heaven'by Angela Jackson

    Sussex Academic Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    ?This is a biography of many facets offering a wealth of insight and textual content of particular relevance in the context of gender studies. It tells us much of the status of nurses in Britain in the 1930s. It is also an important contribution to the history of the International Brigades and the Republican medical services in the Spanish civil war... more...

  • 12, 20 & 5by John Parrish

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 9.99

    The wry and heart-wrenching memoir of a young doctor?s year behind the frontlines in Vietnam. Assigned to the marine camp at Phu Bai, Dr. John A. Parrish confronted all manner of medical trauma, quickly shedding the naïveté of a new medical intern. With this memoir, he crafts a haunting, humane portrait of one man?s agonizing confrontation with... more...

  • 1414 - Die Erfolgsgeschichte der Rega und ihre Gesichterby Franziska Schläpfer; Gianni Pisano

    Wörterseh Verlag 2016; US$ 5.99

    Die Rega ist im Inland verehrt, geliebt und bewundert, im Ausland als Organisation und Partnerin respektiert. Gegen 2,4 Millionen Gönnerinnen und Gönner bilden ihr Rückgrat und ermöglichen landesweite Luftrettung und weltweite Repatriierung verletzter und erkrankter Menschen. In "1414" lässt Franziska Schläpfer Menschen sprechen, von denen die Rega... more...

  • 365 Daysby Ronald Glasser

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99

    The classic and heartrending account of the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of an army doctor In 1968, as a serviceman in the Vietnam War, Dr. Ronald Glasser was sent to Japan to work at the US Army hospital at Camp Zama. It was the only general army hospital in Japan, and though Glasser was initially charged with tending to the children... more...

  • 99% Thank Youby Hiro Fujita

    Museyon 2014; US$ 14.99

    This book is specially designed in Amazon's fixed-layout KF8 format with region magnification. Double-tap on an area of text to zoom and read. At the age of 30 suddenly his life fell apart. 3 years since the diagnosis, a strategic planner from a global advertising agency who can now only move his left index finger and his face, expresses... more...

  • Abraham Verghese: A Biographyby Laura Malfere

    Hyperink 2012; US$ 4.95

    In 1980, Abraham Verghese joined thousands of other hopeful medical graduates from the University of Madras and entered into the competitive world of residents and interns in the United States. As he stepped off the plane to begin his career as a doctor in an unfamiliar environment? more...

  • Across The Red Lineby Richard Karl

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 27.95

    Richard Karl, a doctor and teacher, takes the reader closer than any writer before into the corridors of the hospital, on the surgical table, and into the world of medicine. In these pages we see the tragedies and triumphs of modern medicine: the beauty of surgery done well, and the aftermath of operations that fail to deliver on the hopes of the... more...

  • Adventures in Two Worldsby A. J. Cronin

    Pan Macmillan 2013; US$ 7.33

    Adventures in Two Worlds ? an autobiographical novel by A J Cronin, creator of television?s Dr Finlay and author of The Citadel and many other bestsellers. A master storyteller, A J Cronin presents possibly his most fascinating tale. Taking material directly from his own life, he tells of the early struggles of a poor medical student in Scotland,... more...

  • The Adventures of Cancer Bitchby S. L. Wisenberg

    University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    Wisenberg may have lost a breast, but she retained her humor, outrage, and skepticism toward common wisdom and most institutions. While following the prescribed protocols at the place she called Fancy Hospital, Wisenberg is unsparing in her descriptions of the fumblings of new doctors, her own awkward announcement to her students, and the mounds of... more...

  • Adverse Reactionsby Neil Pearce

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    Dramatic and topical, Adverse Reactions tells the story of the fenoterol controversy, a major medical scandal some 15 years ago involving the asthma drug fenoterol, which was causing an epidemic of asthma deaths. Author Neil Pearce was one of the researchers who discovered, in hostile and often stressful circumstances, that fenoterol was the cause... more...