Gedanken eines Selbstmörders: Die Geschichte einer by Erika Lersch

By Erika Lersch

Wenn das Leben zur Qual wird … Sie haben vielleicht schon einmal ein Familienmitglied, einen Freund oder Bekannten durch Suizid verloren und konnten nicht verstehen, wie ein Mensch so etwas tun kann? Um dies zu verstehen, hilft ihnen vielleicht Erikas Bericht aus der Sicht einer depressiv Erkrankten mit Suizidgedanken. used to be treibt einen Menschen dazu, an Suizid zu denken? Welche Lebensumstände kommen zusammen und treiben einen Menschen dazu, diesen Schritt zu gehen? Erika beschreibt den Beginn ihrer melancholy, den Versuch der Heilung durch einen mehrwöchigen Klinikaufenthalt, ihre persönliche Ursachenforschung sowie ihre Suche nach Bewältigungsstrategien. Breiten Raum nehmen auch die Schilderungen der Reaktionen ihrer Mitmenschen, Freunde und Kollegen ein. Welche Ursachen genau bei Erika zur melancholy geführt haben, wurde nie komplett geklärt. Nur Vermutungen wurden aufgestellt bzw. ein Zusammenspiel von mehreren depressionsfördernden Faktoren angenommen. Diese werden im Einzelnen erläutert.

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Post Mortem: Solving History's Great Medical Mysteries by Philip A. Mackowiak

By Philip A. Mackowiak

“Fascinating ... An stress-free read.”—New England magazine of Medicine

This ebook combines secret tales with well known heritage and clinical case stories to supply expert and non-professional readers a desirable and enjoyable experience!

Postmortem examines the arguable lives and deaths of 12 recognized women and men, together with Alexander the good, King Herod, Joan of Arc, Mozart, Beethoven, and Edgar Allan Poe.

It additionally investigates the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten; the Greek statesman and basic Pericles; the Roman Emperor Claudius; Christopher Columbus; Florence Nightingale; and Booker T. Washington.

This e-book strains 3,500 years of the scientific background from the point of view of what modern physicians considered the illnesses in their popular sufferers and the way they may have taken care of them. It describes the features of the health problems in query, and brings to existence the clinical historical past, social heritage, relations heritage, and actual exam in their recognized sufferers.

Then Postmortem sifts during the scientific proof, trying out quite a lot of diagnostic theories opposed to the recognized proof and today’s top medical examine, to reach on the analysis so much in keeping with the disorder defined within the old record.

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Miracles on the Nars' by MD Richard M. Newton

By MD Richard M. Newton

He led a rare existence with many unimaginable studies. not just did he have the good melancholy to suppress, yet his being concerned soul made the entire humans in southwestern Virginia his basic quandary. Armed together with his excellent intuitive, diagnostic abilities, he without difficulty and correctly clinically determined many a sufferer. each person knew they can expect being cured from no matter what affliction plagued them. From offering infants to turning into delegate to the Virginia condominium of Representatives, Dr. Newton's existence used to be something yet fascinating. Come alongside at the trip as writer Richard Newton tells these tales closest to his middle. sit for a minute with Miracles at the Nars. It simply could be the remedy you have been having a look for.

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Tales of a flying doctor and the story behind Hughes by Graham RV Hughes,Charles Christian

By Graham RV Hughes,Charles Christian

Graham Hughes is called 'The Father of Lupus' within the uk. In 1971, he manage Europe's first devoted lupus health facility in London. the subsequent forty years have obvious lupus develop to turn into a massive across the world recognized disease.

In 1983, Professor Hughes defined the $64000 situation of 'sticky blood', referred to now all over the world as Hughes syndrome – a situation which can reason migraine, stroke and reminiscence loss. In being pregnant, 'sticky blood' can result in negative fetal blood provide and being pregnant loss – lots in order that Hughes syndrome is now acknowledged because the unmarried most vital treatable reason for recurrent miscarriage – one of many significant discoveries of contemporary medicine.

In this autobiographical account, Graham Hughes sketches the constructing tale of lupus and Hughes syndrome. In doing so, he paints a perfectly evocative photo of scientific education within the twentieth century. Peppered with anecdotes of his go back and forth adventures – and misadventures – this publication portrays lifestyles as a scientific pupil and physician in an a laugh and sometimes hilarious manner.

To would-be scientific scholars, in addition to to the general public normally, this ebook is a must-read, if purely to reaffirm their religion within the humanity of the scientific profession.

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The Angel of Ashland: Practicing Compassion and Tempting by Vincent Genovese

By Vincent Genovese

For over fifty years Dr. Robert Spencer (1889-1969) practiced medication within the small coal-mining city of Ashland, PA. because the simply city health practitioner, he used to be recognized through each person as a devoted healthcare professional who spent lengthy hours at his health center, charged a modest price for his providers, by no means grew to become a person away who could not pay, and used to be the individual the townspeople grew to become to with their many diseases and injuries.

But he additionally received one other type of notoriety to boot, approximately which there has been quite often a discreet silence within the city: he could willingly practice secure and trustworthy abortions. girls "in hassle" may well seek advice him with no disgrace or worry, and he might practice the technique speedy and successfully with out questions requested. This used to be detailed within the period ahead of Roe v. Wade, in particular within the Nineteen Twenties whilst Dr. Spencer opened his perform. hence he quickly turned a much-sought-after health practitioner, to whom medical professionals through the kingdom may refer ladies who wanted to finish their pregnancies.

Of path, many disapproved of his not-so-secret and unlawful abortion perform. regardless of the townspeople's reliance on him for his clinical services, through the years he was once blackmailed, robbed, usually kept away from in public, censured by way of the yank clinical organization, and arrested by way of the police. 

This is the 1st biography of Dr. Spencer. Vincent Genovese has performed yeoman's paintings in reconstructing Dr. Spencer's lifestyles and profession by means of learning his correspondence, interviewing surviving Ashland citizens who knew him, and brushing via outdated newspaper documents. This detailed biography is a needs to learn for somebody drawn to the difficulty of abortion.

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A Surgeon's Century: The Life of Sir Ian Fraser by Richard Clarke

By Richard Clarke

Ulster has produced a magnificent variety of surgeons who've received world-wide renown. None has been extra celebrated, or extra deserving of a biography than Sir Ian Fraser whose lifestyles spanned virtually the total of the 20 th century. Following a brillant college occupation, Fraser's education occupied many of the inter-war years. As with so much innovatory surgeons, his occupation fairly flourished in war-time stipulations. through the moment global struggle, he was once on the leading edge of the early box trials of a drug that may profit the complete of mankind - penecillin - first, within the an important allied victory in North Africa after which in Italy. For the braveness and talent he continually confirmed in the course of in the course of those campaigns, he was once presented the prestigious carrier Order. In 1945 got here his well timed appointment to the surgical employees of the Royal Victoria clinic Belfast, during which he was once to serve with equivalent contrast until eventually his retirement in 1966. Richard Clarke's sympathetic, insightful and never uncritical biography may possibly in simple terms were written by way of an individual who was once taught by means of Fraser and who then labored along him. the end result is an engaging, and trained total view of Sir Ian Fraser, the general practitioner, the instructor, the author and, specially, the man.

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On the Go by Greg McCaffrey RN MICN MICP

By Greg McCaffrey RN MICN MICP

this is often the buildup of many tales spanning approximately twenty years of 1 person’s profession on an air scientific helicopter established at a Northern California trauma middle. A profession that starts off with being a paramedic scholar while just a couple of counties in California even had paramedics. engaged on an ambulance then becoming a member of the helicopter workforce as a flight paramedic and finally directly to changing into a flight nurse.
Watching and studying the expansion of the helicopter as an air ambulance from the early days of seat-of-your-pants flying to the attractiveness of nationwide criteria in air scientific safety.
From sensible joking to actually conserving someone’s center in his palms, the writer takes you on a whirlwind trip of the short paced global of helicopter and emergency division medication. Near-death reports, saving lives that shouldn’t were savable, and the pain of keeping anyone on your fingers as they slowly slip away.

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Marie Equi: Radical Politics and Outlaw Passions by Michael Helquist

By Michael Helquist

Marie Equi explores the fiercely self sustaining lifetime of a unprecedented girl. Born of Italian-Irish mom and dad in 1872, Marie Equi persevered adolescence hard work in a gritty Massachusetts cloth mill prior to fleeing to an Oregon dwelling house together with her first longtime lady better half, who defined her as impulsive, earnest, and kind-hearted. those characteristics, in addition to braveness, obdurate get to the bottom of, and a fondness for justice, propelled Equi via an exceptional lifestyles trip.  

Equi self-studied her method right into a San Francisco clinical college after which got her license in Portland to turn into one of many first training lady physicians within the Pacific Northwest. From Pendleton, Portland, Seattle and past to Boston and San Francisco, she leveraged her specialist prestige to struggle for girl suffrage, hard work rights, and reproductive freedom. She fixed soapboxes, fought with police, and spent an evening in reformatory with contraception suggest Margaret Sanger. Equi marched so frequently with unemployed males that the media noted them as her military. She battled for monetary justice at each flip and protested the U.S. access into international battle I, resulting in a conviction for sedition and a three-year sentence in San Quentin. Breaking obstacles in all features of lifestyles, she turned the 1st famous lesbian in Oregon, and her same-sex affairs figured prominently in U.S. ideal courtroom cases.

Marie Equi is a finely written, carefully researched account of a lady of final result, who one fellow-activist thought of “the best lady that ever lived during this country, definitely the main attention-grabbing, colourful, and flamboyant.” This a lot expected biography will have interaction someone drawn to Pacific Northwest historical past, women’s reviews, the background of lesbian and homosexual rights, and the private calls for of political activism. it's the inspiring tale of a unique lady who was once no longer afraid to take hazards, who refused to compromise her ideas within the face of huge competition and adversity, and who paid a steep own expense for dwelling through her convictions.

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Instructions Not Included: A Pediatrician’s Prescription for by Irwin H. Berkowitz MD

By Irwin H. Berkowitz MD

Do i actually have to vaccinate my child? whilst should still I fear a few tummy pain? Do all children act like this? and the way can my son and daughter be so thoroughly different?
Raising childrens doesn’t need to be this sort of puzzle. All you would like are sturdy instincts and a suite of down-to-earth instructions that can assist you in your method. directions no longer integrated is the sensible guide they forgot to ship you domestic with should you looked at of the maternity ward and into the wondrous, baffling international of parenthood.
Part scientific memoir and half how-to consultant, this hot, convenient reference supplies down-to-earth parenting recommendation immediately from the mouth of a professional pediatrician. Over the process 4 many years, Dr. Irwin H. Berkowitz has cared for greater than 30,000 young ones and their mom and dad. Now, he invitations readers to affix him on the exam desk for a travel via adolescence – as visible via a pediatrician’s lens.
This travel starts off with the tale of Dr. Berkowitz’s personal trip via clinical tuition, residency and personal perform after which makes stop-offs at each significant section in a child’s improvement, from delivery the entire solution to formative years. Dr. Berkowitz attracts on colourful, illustrative anecdotes culled from his years in education, perform and parenting as he dispenses suggestion on every little thing from making plans your loved ones to assessing universal health problems to what to seem for (and what to appear out for) in the course of each one specific level of childhood.
Drawing at the common-sense culture of liked pediatrician and parenting consultant writer Dr. Benjamin Spock, directions no longer incorporated deals new (and newly flummoxed) mom and dad the sound suggestion and heartfelt encouragement they should increase the superior young children at the block.

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