books about: physician
Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife
Simon & Schuster
A SCIENTIST’S CASE FOR THE AFTERLIFE Thousands of people have had near-death experiences, but scientists have argued that they are impossible. Dr. Eben Alexander was one of those scientists. A highly trained neurosurgeon, Alexander knew that NDEs feel real, but are simply fantasies produced by brains under extreme stress. Then, Dr. Alexander’s own brain was attacked by a rare illness. The part of the brain that controls thought and ...
The following twenty-one stories are from actual house calls I have made in three different states during my thirty years of practice as a rural family physician. Some are humorous, some sad, some sublime. I have changed the names and in a few cases altered circumstances slightly to protect privacy as much as possible. I sincerely hope that with these measures - and with some of the details blurry enough in my memory - no one will recognize ...
Oath of Office
St. Martin's Press, 2012
Michael Palmer, the New York Times bestselling author of A Heartbeat Away and The Last Surgeon brings us a shocking new thriller at the crossroads of politics and medicine. What if a well respected doctor inexplicably goes on a murderous rampage? When Dr. John Meacham goes on a shooting spree the office, his business partner, staff, and two patients are killed in the bloodbath. Then Meacham turns the gun on himself. The ...
Paper Roses (Texas Dreams Book #1): A Novel
The future stretches out in front of Sarah Dobbs like the pure blue Texas sky. Leaving the past behind in Philadelphia, mail-order bride Sarah arrives in San Antonio ready to greet her groom, Austin Canfield, a man she has never met but whose letters have won her heart from afar. But there is one problem--he has died. And Sarah cannot go back East. As Sarah tries to reconcile herself to a future that is drastically changed, Austin's brother, ...
The Real McCoy
Montlake Romance, 2013
Stephanie Hays, RN, has been infatuated with the handsome, well-respected Dr. Peter Granville since her days in nursing school. And now she has the good fortune of working alongside the “Great Granville” in his hospital unit. There, she spends her days longing for precious scraps of his attention, even if they’re won only by her legendary clumsiness. Dr. Luke Carter is Granville’s senior resident—and a man who attracts women like ants ...
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel
A National Book Awards Longlist Selection A New York Times and Washington Post bestseller A story of the transcendent power of love in wartime, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena is a work of sweeping breadth, profound compassion, and lasting significance. Two doctors risk everything to save the life of a hunted child in this majestic debut about love, loss, and the unexpected ties that bind us together. “On the morning after ...
Cutting for Stone
Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother’s death and their father’s disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. Moving from Addis Ababa to New York City and back again, Cutting for Stone is an unforgettable ...
How We Die: Reflections of Life's Final Chapter, New Edition
Sherwin B. Nuland
New Edition : With a new chapter addressing contemporary issues in end-of-life care A runaway bestseller and National Book Award winner, Sherwin Nuland's How We Die has become the definitive text on perhaps the single most universal human concern: death. This new edition includes an all-embracing and incisive afterword that examines the current state of health care and our relationship with life as it approaches its terminus. It also ...
Putnam Adult, 2014
The New York Times– bestselling author and master of the medical thriller returns with a top-notch fusion of groundbreaking medical science and edge-of-your-seat suspense. George Wilson, M.D., a radiology resident in Los Angeles, is about to enter a profession on the brink of an enormous paradigm shift, foreshadowing a vastly different role for doctors everywhere. The smartphone is poised to take on a new role in medicine, no longer as a ...
The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine
Terry Wahls M.D.
An integrative approach to healing chronic autoimmune conditions by a doctor, researcher, and sufferer of progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) whose TEDx talk is already a web sensation Like many physicians, Dr. Terry Wahls focused on treating her patients’ ailments with drugs or surgical proceduresuntil she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2000. Within three years, her back and stomach muscles had weakened to the point ...
First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS, Fourth Edition (First Aid USMLE)
Trust the #1 selling USMLE Step 2 CS review book for the most thorough, score-boosting exam preparation possible! A Doody's Core Title for 2011! The best USMLE Step 2 CS review got just got even better! The third edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS has been updated based on feedback from US and international medical student test takers. This student-to-student guide thoroughly prepares you for frequently tested cases, including ...
Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK
Conrad Fischer MD
Now designed to work with Kaplan's Step 2 High Yield course, Kaplan's Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK is the only illustrated, single-volume book that concisely compiles the must-know and highly tested concepts for the Step 2 Clinical Knowledge board exam. Highlighting essential exam tips and highly tested cases, this guide enhances learning and recall and helps you recognize the most likely answer on the test. There are thousands more U.S. ...
Master the Boards USMLE Step 3
Conrad Fischer MD
The only Step 3 board preparation guide to be linked, page by page, to a comprehensive Question Bank. In order to study effectively for the Step 3 Board exam, students need a definitive, concise guide that contains only the most important information needed to pass the test. Kaplan Medical Master the Boards USMLE Step 3 clearly outlines all Step 3 tested-content. Drs. Fischer and Reichert present diseases in USMLE-style format: What is the ...
The Pocket Guide to the DSM-5(TM) Diagnostic Exam
Abraham M. Nussbaum
American Psychiatric Publishing
The Pocket Guide to the DSM-5 Diagnostic Exam is the only interview book with DSM-5 criteria. The guide addresses the goals of the interview, provides an efficient structure for learning how to conduct one, reviews the screening questions, and then explains how DSM-5 impacts the interview. The sixth chapter, the core of the guide, walks the reader through a complete diagnostic exam that includes the follow-up questions for each DSM-5 ...
Questions Of Trust (Medical Romance)
From the author of St Matthew's Passion, a story about love, loss, and the courage to overcome one of the greatest obstacles to happiness a human being can face: the fear of trusting another Chloe Edwards has it all. A successful career as a London journalist, an adorable baby son, and a wonderful marriage. Then one day tragedy strikes, and she's forced to leave the city and start again with her son in the idyllic Cotswolds town of ...
Grand Central Publishing, 2013
As a surgeon, Dr. Rennie Newton is the consummate professional. When she's summoned to jury duty, she brings to the courtroom the same level of competence and composure that she displays in the operating room. It is this commitment to precision that compels her to deliver a not guilty verdict in the murder case against notorious contract killer Ricky Lozada. It will be the most regrettable decision of her life... because Rennie's trial with ...
First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Eighth Edition (First Aid USMLE)
An indispensable high-yield review for the USMLE Step 2 CK! The eighth edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK is written by medical students who successfully passed the exam and reviewed by top faculty. The result is proven information and strategies that maximize your study time and deliver the results you want! Features: Thousands of must-know facts that summarize frequently tested topics Completely updated based on feedback ...
To Heaven and Back: A Doctor's Extraordinary Account of Her Death, Heaven, Angels, and Life Again: A True ...
Mary C. Neal M.D.
A kayak accident during a South American adventure takes one woman to heaven — where she experienced God’s peace, joy, and angels — and back to life again. In 1999 in the Los Rios region of southern Chile, orthopedic surgeon, devoted wife, and loving mother Dr. Mary Neal drowned in a kayak accident. While cascading down a waterfall, her kayak became pinned at the bottom and she was immediately and completely submerged. Despite ...
Forever's Promise (Bayou Dreams)
Harlequin Kimani Romance, 2014
It all begins with a kiss… After tragedy brings her home to Louisiana, all Shayla Kirkland wants is to reconnect with her family. Between helping care for her nieces and running her recently opened coffee shop, there's no time for romance. Until the workaholic entrepreneur meets Xavier Wright, the hunky E.R. doctor who has the local females waiting in line. The sleepy town is the perfect transition place for Xavier to heal others while ...
Appointments with Heaven: The True Story of a Country Doctor's Healing Encounters with the Hereafter
Tyndale Momentum, 2013
When Dr. Reggie Anderson is present at the bedside of a dying patient, something miraculous happens. Sometimes as he sits vigil and holds the patient’s hand . . . he can experience what they feel and see as they cross over. Because of these God-given glimpses of the afterlife—his “appointments with heaven”—Reggie knows beyond a doubt that we are closer to the next world than we think. Join him as he shares remarkable stories from his ...
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