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Cortney Davis - When the Nurse Becomes a Patient: A Story in Words and Images (Part II)
Tony Miksanek on Henry Marsh's memoir
Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery
A bicycling, bee-keeping, British neurosurgeon approaching the end of his professional career recalls some distinctive patients, surgical triumphs as well as notable failures, difficult decisions, and mistakes.
Audrey Shafer on I.W. Gregorio's young adult novel,
None of the Above
"This novel provides a much needed storyline for teens, young adults and family members who seek an understanding of intersex and the spectrum of gender identity."
Gretl Lam on Ian Williams' graphic novel
The Bad Doctor
"This is an especially insightful portrayal of the doctor-patient relationship, told refreshingly in the format of a graphic novel."
Howard Carter on Oliver Sacks' autobiography
On The Move
Using his journals, correspondence, and memories—as well as his 14 or so books—Sacks has given himself free rein to describe and analyze his long, productive, and unusual life."
Howard Carter on Atul Gawande's book
"A surgeon and an investigator, Gawande draws on his patients, his family, and travels to various hospitals and other caregiving places in order to confront death..."
Rich Ratzan on Edna St Vincent Milay's poem "Lament"
"The poem represents a mother’s terse lament over the death of the father of the two children whom she is addressing..."
Carol Donley on Cortney Davis's
When The Nurse Becomes The Patient: A Story in Words and Images
"This deeply moving story in pictures puts us in the patient’s emotional experience..."
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