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Kill as Few Patients as Possible: And Fifty-Six Other Essays on How to Be the World's Best Doctor
London, Oscar
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This oft-quoted all-time favorite of the medical community will gladden--and strengthen--the hearts of patients, doctors, and anyone entering medical study, internship, or practice. With unassailable logic and rapier wit, the sage Dr. Oscar London muses on... [More...]


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Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
Gawande, Atul
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This collection of gripping accounts of true cases explores the power and thelimits of medicine, offering an unflinching view from the scalpel's edge.


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Desire to Heal: A Doctor's Education in Empathy, Identity, & Poetry
Campo, Rafael
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In this "unrelenting effort to humanize the medical profession" ("Publishers Weekly"), Campo turns the doctor-patient relationship inside-out, writing not just of his attempts to heal, but of how his patients have healed "him".


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Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
Gawande, Atul
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The "New York Times" bestselling author examines the complex and risk-filled medical profession and how those involved progress from merely good to great. Gawande provides rare insight and offers an honest firsthand account of his own life as a surgeon.


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Promoting Healthy Behavior: How Much Freedom? Whose Resposibility?
Callahan, Daniel
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The government, the media, health insurers, and individuals all have embraced programs to promote disease prevention. Yet obesity is up, exercise is down, teenagers continue to smoke, and sexually transmitted disease is rampant. Why? These intriguing essays... [More...]


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The Medical Enlightenment of the Eighteenth Century
Cunningham, Andrew
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A series of essays on the development of medicine in the century of the Enlightenment.


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Life and Death: Philosophical Essays in Biomedical Ethics
Brock, Dan W.
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How should modern medicine's dramatic new powers to sustain life be employed? How should limited resources be used to extend and improve the quality of life? In this collection, Dan Brock, a distinguished philosopher and bioethicist and co-author of... [More...]


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Medicine, Society, and Faith in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds
Amundsen, Darrel W.
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"Admundsen explores (the) tensions and compatibilities between medicine and Christianity, including suicide and early Christian values, caring and curing in the second century, medical deontology and pestilential disease in the late Middle Ages, and the... [More...]


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Governors Speak
Fleer, Jack D.
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Governors in the United States are becoming prime policy makers in state and national politics. They preside over vast and increasingly important administrative structures through numerous appointments of key personnel and the management of growing budgets.... [More...]


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The Midnight Meal: And Other Essays about Doctors, Patients, and Medicine
Lowenstein, Jerome
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In this book, an accomplished physician and teacher of medicine discusses the importance of being a "caring" doctor, especially now that the focus of medicine is increasingly on technological innovation and health care costs.
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