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What Doctors Feel
How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $24.95

A look at the emotional side of medicine—the shame, fear, anger, anxiety, empathy, and even love that affect patient care
 
Physicians are assumed to be objective, rational beings, easily able to detach as they guide patients and families through some of life’s most challenging moments. But doctors’ emotional responses to the life-and-death dramas...

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Dead Men Do Tell Tales
Dead Men Do Tell Tales
Written by William R. Maples and Michael Browning
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307763907
Our Price: $13.99
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Dead Men Do Tell Tales
The Strange and Fascinating Cases of a Forensic Anthropologist
Written by William R. Maples and Michael Browning


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $13.99

From a skeleton, a skull, a mere fragment of burnt thighbone, Dr. William Maples can deduce the age, gender, and ethnicity of a murder victim, the manner in which the person was dispatched, and, ultimately, the identity of the killer.  In Dead Men Do Tell Tales, Dr. Maples revisits his strangest, most... Read more >
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Overdiagnosed

Written by H. Gilbert Welch


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $24.95

From a nationally recognized expert, an exposé of the worst excesses of our zeal for medical testing

Going against the conventional wisdom reinforced by the medical establishment and Big Pharma that more screening is the best preventative medicine, Dr. Gilbert Welch builds a compelling counterargument that what we need are fewer, not... Read more >
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We Band of Angels
We Band of Angels
Written by Elizabeth Norman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307799579
Our Price: $9.99
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We Band of Angels
The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan
Written by Elizabeth Norman


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: June 29, 2011
Price: $9.99

In the fall of 1941, the Philippines was a gardenia-scented paradise for the American Army and Navy nurses stationed there. War was a distant rumor, life a routine of easy shifts and dinners under the stars. On December 8 all that changed, as Japanese bombs began raining down on American bases... Read more >
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The Touch of Healing
The Touch of Healing
Written by Alice Burmeister
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804149785
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The Touch of Healing
Energizing the Body, Mind, and Spirit With Jin Shin Jyutsu
Written by Alice Burmeister


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2013
Price: $12.99

The Touch of Healing offers readers the means to greater health, vitality, and self-understanding through the practice of an ancient oriental healing art and practical holistic philosophy called Jin Shin Jystsu. Gentle touching similar to acupressure is used to release tension that accumulates and is at the root of dysfunction, disease... Read more >
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A Nurse's Story
A Nurse's Story
Written by Tilda Shalof
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551991412
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A Nurse's Story

Written by Tilda Shalof


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 5, 2010
Price: $13.99

The team of nurses that Tilda Shalof found herself working with in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a big-city hospital was known as “Laura’s Line.” They were a bit wild: smart, funny, disrespectful of authority, but also caring and incredibly committed to their jobs. Laura set the tone with her... Read more >
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Zoobiquity
Zoobiquity
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958389
Our Price: $11.99
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Zoobiquity
What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $11.99

In the spring of 2005, cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was called to consult on an unusual patient: an Emperor tamarin at the Los Angeles Zoo. While examining the tiny monkey’s sick heart, she learned that wild animals can die of a form of cardiac arrest brought on by extreme emotional stress. It... Read more >
Living and Dying in Brick City
Living and Dying in Brick City
Written by Sampson Davis and Lisa Frazier Page
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679605188
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Living and Dying in Brick City
Stories from the Front Lines of an Inner-City E.R.
Written by Sampson Davis and Lisa Frazier Page


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

A riveting personal exploration of the healthcare crisis facing inner-city communities, written by an emergency room physician who grew up in the very neighborhood he is now serving
 
Sampson Davis is best known as one of three friends from inner-city Newark who made a pact in high school to become...

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Intensive Care
A Doctor's Journey
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: eBook, 95 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $3.99

New York Times WellBlog regular contributor, Danielle Ofri has been praised for turning the triumphs and trials of medicine into riveting and compassionate stories. This e-book exclusive edition offers 98 pages of her best work.
 
This eBook original exhibits Danielle Ofri's range and skill as a storyteller as well as... Read more >
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
Written by Katrina Firlik
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588365491
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Another Day in the Frontal Lobe
A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside
Written by Katrina Firlik


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $11.99

Katrina Firlik is a neurosurgeon, one of only two hundred or so women among the alpha males who dominate this high-pressure, high-prestige medical specialty. She is also a superbly gifted writer–witty, insightful, at once deeply humane and refreshingly wry. In Another Day in the Frontal Lobe, Dr. Firlik draws on this... Read more >
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