Download The Journal of a Civil War Surgeon by J. Franklin Dyer PDF

By J. Franklin Dyer

J. Franklin Dyer’s magazine deals a unprecedented standpoint on 3 years of the Civil conflict as visible during the eyes of a medical professional on the entrance. The magazine, taken from letters written to his spouse, Maria, describes in long and colourful element the way of life of a physician who all started as a regimental health care provider within the 19th Massachusetts Volunteers and used to be promoted to performing clinical director of the second one Corps, military of the Potomac.
 
This firsthand account lines Dyer’s makes an attempt to regulate his Gloucester loved ones at the same time the second one Corps fought at the Peninsula, at moment Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and from the wasteland to Petersburg. over the years his letters to his spouse develop into fraught with the stress of a guy wasting his early martial ardor as he witnesses the ghastly procession of agony and death.
 
Both a skilled healthcare professional and a cautious administrator, Dyer however declined possibilities to paintings at hospitals within the rear with a view to remain close to his previous regiment and the battling. He faced the aftermath of battle—thousands of wounded and demise men—with a small employees and straightforward tools. He and his fellow surgeons kept lives as top they could—often on the rate of amputated limbs—then dropped to the floor from exhaustion and slept in blood-drenched uniforms until eventually the cries of the wounded woke them and prompted them again to paintings. Dyer additionally offers a glimpse of the main devastating opponent the armies confronted: disorder. He and his clinical colleagues fought cholera, typhus, dysentery, measles, and, regardless of professional denials in Washington , a scurvy outbreak that weakened Federal devices throughout the Peninsula campaign.

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Download Plötzlich sprachlos: Schlaganfall - Zweiter Teil. Mein by Uwe Keller,Norina Lauer PDF

By Uwe Keller,Norina Lauer

Uwe Keller erlitt am 18.02.1998 einen leichten Schlaganfall. Wie guy so schön sagt: Aus heiterem Himmel hat ihn der Schlag getroffen. Die Sprachstörungen sowie die Sensibilitätsstörung am linken Arm bildeten sich komplett zurück. Am 21.09.2001 erlitt Uwe Keller seinen zweiten Schlaganfall, wieder ohne jegliche Vorwarnung, doch dieses Mal hatte dies für ihn wesentlich schwer wiegendere Folgen.

Was er nach den ersten Reha-Klinikaufenthalten alles erlebt, gesehen und unternommen hat, und wie er selbst andere Menschen motivieren konnte, hat ihn bewogen, sein erstes Buch mit diesem zweiten Teil fortzusetzen.

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Download Mano Nera: Esperimenti medici e resistenza nei lager nazisti by Frediano Sessi PDF

By Frediano Sessi

Con l’invasione della Francia da parte dell’esercito di Hitler, in Alsazia vengono aperti due lager: Schirmeck e Natzweiler. Proprio lì, un medico virologo, il dottor Eugen Haagen, praticherà esperimenti medici utilizzando gli internati come cavie, alla ricerca di un vaccino contro il tifo, los angeles febbre gialla e altre malattie infettive. Nel contempo, nei due lager verranno rinchiusi i giovani, non ancora maggiorenni, che hanno dato vita a un’organizzazione di resistenza e di opposizione al nazismo in Alsazia. Le esistenze del dottor Haagen e dei ribelli della “Mano nera”, si incrociano drammaticamente, dando luogo a due modelli di vita in contrasto tra loro: quella di un uomo che, considerandosi uno scienziato al servizio dell’umanità, coglie nella guerra l’opportunità di servire insieme los angeles Germania nazista e los angeles scienza; e quella di un gruppo di adolescenti, che make a decision di lottare a costo della vita in keeping with restituire l. a. libertà alla loro terra. Due storie parallele, dimenticate, che ci consentono di comprendere, non solo il dramma della deportazione ma soprattutto los angeles barbarie di una guerra che puntava a disumanizzare gli esseri umani. Due storie, ricostruite con precisione documentaria che mettono l’accento su aspetti della dominazione nazista troppo spesso trascurati. Laddove l. a. giustizia umana non è arrivata (il dottore morirà in libertà con il massimo della considerazione, mentre il nome dei giovani martiri si è perduto nella polvere del nulla) il nuovo libro di Frediano Sessi pone rimedio, sollecitando il lettore a comprendere il passato anche attraverso fatti individuali di chi lo ha vissuto, da carnefice impunito o da combattente in line with l. a. libertà.

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Download The Revelation of a Star's Endless Shine: A Young Woman's by Shirley Cheng,Cynthia Brian PDF

By Shirley Cheng,Cynthia Brian

A Star’s never-ending Shine Leaves No Darkness Untouched

Suffering from a incapacity of sadness? are looking to reside definitely and passionately and reside a existence with happiness instead of accepting mediocrity?

The Revelation of a Star's never-ending Shine will empower, encourage, and encourage you because it unveils the gripping real lifestyles tale of kid prodigy Shirley Cheng—a blind and bodily disabled sufferer and survivor of serious juvenile rheumatoid arthritis yet extra so of falsehoods in American scientific system.

From mom Juliet Cheng's victory over injustice in her 1990 the world over suggested custody case with a physician over remedy disputes, to the elation of Shirley's numerous educational and private achievements, this autobiography will empower readers with life's real values and meanings.

"Shirley is greater than a survivor, Shirley is a strength of empowerment. you will find out how this juvenile with little formal schooling may well ranking a very good 3280 on her GED try whereas doing the entire math, calculations, chemistry, graphs and essays in her head with out using Braille!" wrote big apple instances most sensible vendor Cynthia Brian within the foreword.

"...a murals. Shirley Cheng's writing is basically faultless and her skill to carry her reader into the guts of not just herself but in addition her mom via her phrases is actually impressive and magical…" -WomensSelfEsteem.com

“How will we now not be in awe of her? She suffered throughout the soreness and incapacity of critical juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and next blindness. She suffered via a mindless custody struggle by the hands of meddling social prone group of workers. She suffered via inconsistent therapy. She remained fearless and optimistic via all of it, occurring to keep up a 3.9 grade aspect normal in highschool; not able to accomplish all of her highschool classes, she in this case handed her GED try with an extremely excessive rating. Shirley and her tirelessly compassionate mom Juliet Cheng were miracle employees, and one can't aid yet imagine that has been their calling.” -Malcolm R. Campbell, Campbell Editorial Services

“A irritating, and enlightening learn. actual, sincere, and profound. Will swap reader's outlook." -Christina Francine, Midwest e-book Review

“…truly lives as much as its title.” -Rebecca Henderson, Allbooks Reviews

Please observe that the Kindle variation of this name doesn't include inside photos along with the cover.

Dr. Shirley Cheng (b. 1983), a blind and bodily disabled award-winning writer with 27 booklet awards, founding father of Ultra-Ability.com Ministry, Bible instructor, Gospel proclaimer, motivational speaker, poet, writer and contributor to 35 books, has had critical juvenile rheumatoid arthritis considering that infancy. as a result of years of hospitalization, she got no schooling till age eleven. in spite of the fact that, she mastered grade point in all parts after approximately one hundred eighty days of distinct schooling in trouble-free college and entered standard 6th grade in center university. After a winning eye surgical procedure, Shirley hopes to earn a number of technological know-how doctorates from Harvard college. ShirleyCheng.com

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Download An Unlikely Addict: one nurse’s journey through addiction by Kristin Labott PDF

By Kristin Labott

This booklet is a precis of my lifestyles. Sounds easy adequate, however it used to be no longer easy to put in writing. i'm an alcoholic and a drug addict, i'm additionally a nurse. I misplaced every little thing to my drug dependancy. I stole my medicinal drugs from the clinic the place I labored and once they figured out my downfall all started. yet that's merely the start. My restoration is the genuine tale.
There is a giant and becoming challenge of alcohol and drug habit between healthcare execs. It’s time we begun speaking approximately it. We positioned our sufferers and coworkers in danger. We placed ourselves in danger. the matter is taboo and no-one desires to discuss it. i would like to discuss it. i would like to aid cease this insidious affliction from carrying on with to contaminate our complete healthcare system.

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Download Flight for Life: An American Company's Dramatic Rescue of by Richard D. Stewart PDF

By Richard D. Stewart

Flight for Life is the heart-stopping account of 1 of the main gripping rescue missions in African heritage. instructed by means of a physician taken with saving the lives of Nigerian staff who grew to become sufferers of a sad American chemical corporation explosion; Dr. Stewart and his colleague moved mountains and reduce pink tape to fly sufferers to at least one of the most efficient burn facilities within the United States.

on the time of the S. C. Johnson corporation chemical plant explosion in 1982, there have been no burn care facilities in Africa. Its hospitals lacked the main uncomplicated lodgings for burn sufferers and may often sedate a person who used to be badly burned until eventually they died. while the S. C. Johnson Company’s overseas subsidiary, established in Lagos, Nigeria, had a ruptured butane gasoline line that exploded, burning the surface and garments of twenty-nine Nigerian staff, the corporate all started a race opposed to time to aid the sufferers of the disaster. Teaming with the collage of Michigan Trauma Burn middle, S. C. Johnson’s executives, and the U.S. embassies in England and Nigeria, Dr. Stewart (Johnson’s company clinical director) switched over a DC-10 airliner into a thorough burn-care flying sanatorium, staffed via a London scientific group to maintain the sufferers alive throughout the eleven-hour transatlantic crossing via an unforeseen and hazardous hurricane at sea. This real-life rescue narrative illuminates the heroic lengths committed contributors will visit while lives are at stake.

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Download A Tango with Cancer: My Perilous Dance with Healthcare & by Apryl Allen PDF

By Apryl Allen

“The struggle opposed to melanoma isn’t unavoidably restricted to removing it out of your physique; too frequently it keeps with the very method that’s purported to heal us.”
— Apryl Allen

Apryl Allen used to be wanting to examine what her destiny could carry after a prognosis of breast melanoma. What she didn’t expect used to be an underlying issue not anyone referred to . . . healthcare.

Depicting the poignant complexities sufferers stumble upon, Apryl takes us deep into the realities of the human aspect of the ailment: the nerve-wracking undertakings of her quest to discover a number of wellbeing and fitness experts throughout the aftermath of clinical bills.

A Tango with melanoma reminds us compassion is a crucial point to the therapeutic procedure. It additionally finds how, in today’s clinical international, many wellbeing and fitness execs have deserted the perform of altruism.

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Download Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight, a Psychiatrist's by Jack Drescher PDF

By Jack Drescher

half own memoir and half mental treatise, “Finally Out” bargains a rigorous examine why a few homosexual males dwell instantly lives and not come to phrases with their precise sexual orientation; why a few males think they're “too immediately to be homosexual” even whereas accomplishing mystery intercourse with different males – and the demanding situations confronted by way of those that decide to “come out” after dwelling part a life-time or extra closeted.

With expert perception Dr. Olson examines his own transformation from a “straight” guy residing in a heterosexual global to a homosexual guy starting his schooling anew. He punctuates his tale with revealing information from his interviews with homosexual males all over the world and tested experiences on homosexuality, and with miraculous historic evidence that supply standpoint on worldwide cultural norms.

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Download Doctors of Another Calling: Physicians Who Are Known Best in by David K. C. Cooper,Howard Dean,James E. Bailey,Paul PDF

By David K. C. Cooper,Howard Dean,James E. Bailey,Paul Berman,Charles S. Bryan,John D. Bullock,Amy L. Cooper,Peter E. Dans,J. Gordon Frierson,J. Michael Fuller,James R. Johnston,Joseph W. Lella,Michael E. Moran,Daniel Morgan,Sandra W. Moss,T. Jock Murray,Ang

The clinical career is wealthy in those that have made names for themselves outdoors of drugs. The fields of literature, exploration, company, game, leisure, and past abound with medical professionals whose pursuits lie outdoors medication. This ebook, principally written through contributors of the scientific career, examines the efforts of medical professionals in non-medical fields. The medical professionals mentioned listed below are people who are, or have been, recognized to the general public for his or her contributions to their non-medical fields of selection. in lots of situations, the general public can have been unaware topic used to be medically certified. This booklet offers wide-ranging and accomplished biographical sketches of forty-two medical professionals who're most sensible identified to the general public for his or her contributions to fields outdoor of drugs.

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Download Detroit's Hospitals, Healers, and Helpers (Images of by Patricia Ibbotson PDF

By Patricia Ibbotson

the fashionable health facility developed from either army garrisons and poorhouses. It wasn't till the mid-19th century that amenities with a much broader objective have been based in Detroit to wrestle ailments like cholera, tuberculosis, and psychological disorder. spiritual associations and benevolent societies proven houses and therapy facilities for the unwell and deserted, whereas public associations have been created for the first actual time. This interesting pictorial heritage of overall healthiness care within the Detroit zone gains over two hundred pictures and postcards of early hospitals, sanitariums, and orphanages, and the kindhearted those that staffed them. From St. Mary's, based in 1845 and later often called Detroit Memorial health facility, to Henry Ford clinic, based in 1915, this booklet records the diversity of associations that sought to alleviate or medication health conditions. every one of these historical amenities not exist, and are identified purely through the images that look after them. the pictures supply a unprecedented glimpse of what overall healthiness care used to be like on the flip of the century.

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