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    Thomas Szasz

    From Medicine to Magic to Medicine as Social Control, the book delves into the fascinating history of medicalization, including The Discovery of Drug Addiction, Persecutions for Witchcraft and Drugcraft, and Food Abuse and Foodaholism.

  • BittenBitten
    Pamela Nagami, M.D.

    We've all been bitten. And we all have stories. The bite attacks featured in this dramatic book take place in big cities, small towns, and remote villages around the world and throughout history.

  • Send Us a Lady PhysicianSend Us a Lady Physician
    Ruth J. Abram

    Traces the history of women physicians in America, explains why the number of women in the field decreased after the turn of the century, and describes the experiences of nineteenth-century doctors

  • Mortal LessonsMortal Lessons
    Richard Selzer

    A surgeon at the Yale Medical Center writes of the craft and practice of the operating room, blending narrative clinical material with dramatic and metaphoric tableaux of the human body

  • Life and DeathLife and Death
    Dan W. Brock

    Dan Brock explores the moral issues raised by new ideals of shared decision making between physicians and patients.

  • ComplicationsComplications
    Atul Gawande

    This book is exploratory surgery on medicine itself, laying bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is — complicated, perplexing, and profoundly human.

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    海堂尊

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    Lee Gutkind

    From the godfather of creative nonfiction comes a fresh and poignant collection of essays from doctors who grapple with the personal, ethical, and emotional demands of healing others as they journey from student to resident and beyond.

  • The Quotable OslerThe Quotable Osler
    Mark E. Silverman

    Osler's meaningful and valuable teachings are timeless, and this new paperback edition would make a fine gift for a fellow physician, medical student, or a graduating resident.

  • CatharsisCatharsis
    Andrzej Szczeklik, Antonia Lloyd-Jones, Czeslaw Milosz

    In this inspiring book, internationally renowned cardiologist Andrzej Szczeklik draws deeply on our humanistic heritage to describe the artistry and the mystery of being a doctor.

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