- The Medicalization of Everyday Life
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.
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 Physician
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 Lessons
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 Death
Dan Brock explores the moral issues raised by new ideals of shared decision making between physicians and patients.
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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- Becoming a Doctor: From Student to Specialist, Doctor-Writers Share Their Experiences
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 Osler
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.
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.