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I read this deeply informed and compassionate book imagining myself to be a patient, or family member, not as a doctor immersed in healthcare for so many years.
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At times, a scholarly well-written book will disappoint because it is not what the reader expects. Ordinarily Well by Dr. Peter Kramer falls into this category.
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If there were a genre classification “nonfiction thriller” then this riveting book would be its bestselling headliner.
In On My Own, Diane Rehm shares with readers her experience of early grief after losing John Rehm, her husband of 54 years.
“a challenging and informative look at the complex functioning of life processes.”
While members of the US military may be the most visible of those with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)—with over 235,000 service members diagnosed with a TBI from 2000–2011—they are but one group impa
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A book with an intriguing title and potentially interesting content sometimes disappoints.
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“a must read for all healthcare professionals and a highly recommended read for patients and their families.”
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In The Antidote, Barry Werth continues the saga of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, a journey begun in his previous book The Billion Dollar Molecule.
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At first Smiles Are Everywhere: Integrating Clown-Play into Healthcare Practices appears to be a satire on how clinicians are forced to put on the happy mask as their patient loads are eve
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