Download The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley by R. Alton Lee PDF

By R. Alton Lee

Tells the tale of the notorious "Goat Gland Doctor"―controversial scientific charlatan, groundbreaking radio impresario, and prescient political campaigner―and recounts his remarkable rags to riches to rags occupation. a well-liked comic story of the Twenties posed the query, "What's the quickest factor on 4 legs?" The punch line? "A goat passing Dr. Brinkley's hospital!"

It turns out that John R. Brinkley's virility rejuvenation cure―transplanting goat gonads into getting older men―had taken the kingdom through hurricane. by no means brain that "Doc" Brinkley's clinical credentials have been shaky at top and that he prescribed drugs over the airwaves through his high-power radio stations. the guy outfitted an empire. The Kansas clinical Board mixed with the Federal Radio fee to revoke Brinkley's clinical and radio licenses, which quite a few courts upheld. to not be stopped, Brinkley all started a write-in crusade for Governor. He bought extra votes than the other candidate yet misplaced as a result of invalidated and "misplaced" ballots.

Brinkley's strategies, fairly using his radio station and private aircraft, replaced political campaigning eternally. Brinkley then moved his radio scientific perform to Del Rio, Texas, and commenced working a "border blaster" at the Mexico part of the Rio Grande. His rogue stations, XER and its successor XERA, ultimately broadcast at an antenna-shattering a million watts and weren't just a haven for Brinkley's profitable quackery, but additionally hosted an exceptional variety of then-unknown nation musicians and different guests.

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Download This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay PDF

By Adam Kay

‘Painfully humorous. The soreness and the funniness someway upload as much as anything completely sturdy, completely noble and completely loveable.' - Stephen Fry

Welcome to 97-hour weeks. Welcome to existence and demise judgements. Welcome to a continuing tsunami of physically fluids. Welcome to incomes lower than the sanatorium parking meter. Wave so long for your neighbors and relationships . . .

Welcome to the lifetime of a junior doctor.

Scribbled in mystery after never-ending days, sleepless nights and neglected weekends, comic and previous junior general practitioner Adam Kay’s This goes to harm provides a no-holds-barred account of his time at the NHS entrance line. Hilarious, scary and heartbreaking via turns, those diaries are every little thing you desired to comprehend – and various stuff you did not – approximately existence off and on the sanatorium ward. And sure, it could possibly depart a scar.

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Download Survivre à la leucémie (French Edition) by Robert Patenaude PDF

By Robert Patenaude

En plus d'être un très beau message d'espoir, Survivre à los angeles leucémie est un ouvrage de vulgarisation exceptionnel conçu spécialement à l'intention des malades et de leur entourage.

• Seul ouvrage du style sur le marché.
• Un témoignage émouvant par un médecin lui-même atteint de leucémie.
• Un ouvrage de vulgarisation exceptionnel spécialement conçu à l'intention des malades et de leur entourage .
• Parue en 1994, l. a. première model de cet ouvrage, Les maladies malignes du sang, a été chaudement accueillie tant par los angeles critique que par les sufferers et leur famille.
• Préface du Dr E. Donnall Thomas, Prix Nobel de médecine.
Dans Survivre à l. a. leucémie, le Dr Robert Patenaude, lui-même atteint de leucémie en 1982, raconte son expérience avec émotion. Du choc de l. a. nouvelle jusqu'à l. a. guérison, il livre ici, en toute franchise, les différentes étapes qu'il a traversées: le diagnostic, l'angoisse, l'hospitalisation, los angeles chimiothérapie, l. a. greffe de los angeles moelle osseuse et finalement, le bold intuition de survie qui lui a permis de lutter contre l. a. maladie.
Puis, en tant que médecin, il fait le aspect sur l'ensemble des questions touchant les maladies malignes du sang: symptômes, levels de l. a. maladie, traitements, effets secondaires, état actuel de los angeles recherche, possibilités de guérison et, bien sûr, conseils à l'intention des malades.
En plus d'être un très beau message d'espoir, Survivre à los angeles leucémie est un ouvrage de vulgarisation exceptionnel conçu spécialement à l'intention des malades et de leur entourage.
Parue en 1994, l. a. première model de cet ouvrage Les maladies malignes du sang a été chaudement accueillie tant par l. a. critique que par les sufferers et leur famille.

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Download A Walk with Death & Doctors by Don Baldwin PDF

By Don Baldwin

I felt demise throughout me I regarded him within the face and he seemed again! He held my hand and touched my very soul and that i used to be at peace. I knew at that speedy there has been not anything to worry and so I permitted demise and waited to die.
For 17 years i didn't comprehend if this used to be the final day i'd be in this earth, I went to mattress each evening no longer realizing if i'd get up the following morning and while I left the home if i'd get back and there have been too time and again to count number whilst i assumed that I had simply taken my final breath. Then I received a moment probability at existence, 17 days later a physician stole my destiny and for the following yr or i used to be again not to understanding if i'd stay for an additional day. this can be my story.
It was once the summer time of 1994 and that i had taken my son to work out his Grandmother. My son and that i went right down to the park to play a bit one on one basketball. I had determined that this time i used to be not likely to enable my son beat me in basketball. I figured that he used to be the right age to appreciate that I allow him win each time we performed. even though i used to be not able to complete this, i attempted my top yet this time i couldn't flow quick sufficient or stay alongside of him, he received. My son checked out me and stated “dad the following time I see you i would like you to be in greater form” yet that used to be to not be!

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Download CHRISTAL Coping with Spina Bifida by Karen Snyder Travis,Adolph Caso PDF

By Karen Snyder Travis,Adolph Caso

CHRISTAL dealing with Spina Bifida, via Karen Snyder Travis. ISBN 9780828320627, $9.95

Within an hour after she was once born, Christal underwent significant surgical procedure. they'd to attach all of the nerves within the spinal column to their a variety of organs and muscular tissues. It used to be one of the operations this little lady may face. She realized to stroll on the age of 12 months through a child-sized walker.
in the course of the publication you're a witness to her choice, reminiscent of studying find out how to curler skate or even to turn into a cheerleader. The ebook is an affidavit to the care of her mom and dad and those that helped her learn how to dwell with and to deal with Spina Bifida.

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Download Communities of Learned Experience (Singleton Center Books in by Nancy G. Siraisi PDF

By Nancy G. Siraisi

During the Renaissance, collections of letters either happy humanist enthusiasm for old literary kinds and supplied the pliability of a structure acceptable to many sorts of inquiry. the broadcast collections of scientific letters by means of Giovanni Manardo of Ferrara and different physicians in early sixteenth-century Europe could hence be considered as items of clinical humanism. The letters of mid- and past due sixteenth-century Italian and German physicians tested in Communities of realized Experience via Nancy G. Siraisi additionally illustrate practices linked to the strategies of the Republic of Letters: open and comparatively casual communique between a realized group and a liberal trade of data and concepts. also, such released scientific correspondence could usually have served to supply mutual reinforcement popularity.

Siraisi makes use of a few of these collections to match ways to sharing clinical wisdom throughout extensive areas of Europe and inside of a urban, with the objective of illuminating geographic ameliorations in addition to variety inside social, city, courtly, and educational environments. The collections she has chosen comprise essays on normal scientific themes addressed to colleagues or disciples, a few recommendation for person sufferers (usually written on the request of the patient’s doctor), and a powerful dose of controversy.

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Download Pioneer Doctor: The Story of a Woman's Work by Mari Grana PDF

By Mari Grana

When Mollie Babcock stepped off the educate in Salt Lake urban, Utah, in 1890, she knew she needed to begin a brand new existence. She'd left her husband and their scientific perform in Iowa, and with just a couple of hundred money in her pocket and loads of delight, she got down to discover a new place as a doctor. She was once provided a role as medical professional to the miners at Bannack, Montana, and hence begun her epic adventures within the Rocky Mountain West.

The precise tale of a medication girl who chanced on chance within the wide-open areas of America's frontier west, Pioneer health practitioner: the tale of a Woman's paintings, is not only a superbly written and punctiliously researched tale of a desirable woman's existence. it's also the tale of an period while bold ladies ventured forth and altered heritage for the remainder of us.

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Download Cancer, chimio, champagne !: Un livre de confidences by Rocaya Paillet PDF

By Rocaya Paillet

Le témoignage saisissant d'un wrestle contre l. a. maladie.

Cancer, Chimio... Champagne ! Mon crédo, ma façon de vivre cette maladie. Je vous livre ici mes craintes, mais aussi mes folies. Ma joie de vivre m'a permis d'affronter ce Crabe et de faire l. a. peau aux idées reçues. Ce n'est pas parce qu'on est malade qu'il faut s'isoler, pleurer sur son variety et perdre espoir. J'ai douté, j'ai craint ! Mais j'ai aussi continué à rire, à aimer, à m'amuser... Si bien qu'aujourd'hui je peux affirmer qu'aussi douloureux soit-il, ce strive against est une ode à los angeles vie.

Un ouvrage intime qui aborde l. a. thématique du melanoma avec optimisme et dynamisme !


Grâce à ce récit, j’ai souhaité raconter mon expérience, forcément très personnelle, du melanoma. J’ai voulu dire aussi que l’on peut affronter cette maladie sans cesser de sourire à l. a. vie et de croire qu’en retour elle peut vous sourire. Je ne prétends pas détenir l. a. resolution, mais l. a. manière très « festive » avec laquelle j’ai abordé les séances de chimiothérapie m’a permis, j’en suis persuadée, de surmonter plus facilement cette épreuve.
Ce livre résulte d’une envie de partager mon histoire avec toutes celles qui sont passées par cette épreuve, mais aussi avec leurs compagnons et leurs proches, ainsi qu’avec tous ceux que le sujet intéresse, tout simplement.


Il faut dire qu[e le livre] est bien écrit, qu’il est agréable à lire, qu’il va à l’essentiel, qu’il est authentique, et qu’il décrit parfaitement l’ensemble du parcours du combattant qu’est pour un malade le traitement du melanoma. - Jean-François, web publication Proches et Cancer


Rocaya Paillet est animatrice présentatrice à Réunion Première (France Télévision) et comédienne. Pour son most appropriate ouvrage, elle livre aux lecteurs son wrestle contre le melanoma du sein, un wrestle à l’image de los angeles pétillante et dynamique femme qu’elle est.

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Download EMT: Beyond the Lights and Sirens by Pat Ivey PDF

By Pat Ivey

This publication takes the reader to front strains of medication, from a major vehicle coincidence on a depressing kingdom highway to a lady in cardiac arrest to a tender guy with near‑fatal gunshot wounds. For those sufferers and numerous others, remedy can't wait till they're wheeled right into a far-off emergency room. If lives are to be salvaged, care needs to start with the life‑saving talents of Emergency scientific Technicians. “I might by no means paintings on a rescue squad,” is a press release the writer has heard repeatedly all through her years of squad carrier and without problems admits it as soon as defined her personal emotions. “If i will do it, so can you,” is her reaction to these whose worry and self‑doubt carry them again. “Anything is possible.”

EMT: past the lighting and Sirens is greater than a private account of Pat Ivey’s rescue squad stories. it's a tale of braveness and wish and letting pass of prior losses. it's a publication for someone who has ever struggled to head past who they're. Step aboard the ambulance. Witness the delicate moments amidst tragedy. event the enjoyment and the affliction, and proportion the tears and laughter of volunteer rescue squad group of workers who reply round the clock to the cries of others. during this heartwarming and compelling e-book, Pat Ivey takes the reader past the lighting and sirens on a trip they're going to by no means forget.

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