Here is a brief summary of each of the stories in the book: The Medical Director’s Divorce: Like a fly trapped in a spider’s web, Dr. Vince Galardi spins a trap from which he cannot escape. When his wife, Renée, divorces him, the respected medical director of Bard Memorial Hospital sinks into a pit of […]
A collection of first hand interviews with various medical professionals who have seen or experienced paranormal activity, spirits or ghosts associated with their places of employment and professions.
Bedpan Banter: Medical Stories of Humor and Inspiration is an anthology comprised of stories from doctors, nurses, patients, and caregivers. Each story is either funny or uplifting, and, in some cases, both. There are 110 stories and 81 contributors. Great for gifts for the general public or anyone recovering from time in the hospital.
First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Tales of Victorian Medicine as told by one of the great story tellers of all time: Arthur Conan Doyle… M.D. Everyone knows Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. His Sherlock Holmes mysteries have become classics in western literature. But not everyone knows that Conan Doyle was also a physician—an ophthalmologist to be precise. In fact, it was […]
A Fascinating blend of history and scientific reportage as the author probes our four presidential assassinations from an unusual angle–the medical drama. Focusing on the actual wounds of Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, William McKinley, and John F. Kennedy, and the futile (and sometimes faulty) life- saving measures of physicians. Text is illustrated with photographs […]
Cholera, although it can kill an adult through dehydration in half a day, is easily treated. Yet in 1992-93, some five hundred people died from cholera in the Orinoco Delta of eastern Venezuela. In some communities, a third of the adults died in a single night, as anthropologist Charles Briggs and Clara Mantini-Briggs, a Venezuelan […]