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Summary: In Physician Suicide Letters—Answered, Dr. Wible exposes the pervasive and largely hidden medical culture of bullying, hazing, and abuse that claims the lives of countless medical students, doctors, and patients. Now—for the first time released to the public—here are private letters and last words from our doctors who could no longer bear the pain of an abusive medical system. What you don’t...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Wible, M.D., Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 816 PHY

Weil, Andrew.

Summary: The World Health Organization recently rated America thirty-seventh in health outcomes, on par with Serbia. Tackling head-on the three major myths of American medicine, Dr. Weil shows how medical schools fail to give future doctors the education they need to care for patients, how insurance companies have destroyed our opportunity to get excellent care, and how pharmaceutical companies have...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Street Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1042 WEI

Weil, Andrew.

Summary: Discusses what has gone wrong with the American way of health to create the crisis in which the author feels the U.S. is embroiled and offers a solution that calls for a completely new culture of health and medicine.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.1 WEI

Shem, Samuel

Summary: The sequel to the bestselling and highly acclaimed The House of God One of the most prominent and enduring titles in medical fiction is the bitingly funny House of God, which has sold more than 2 million copies, becoming required reading for generations of medical students and health care professionals. With Man's 4th Best Hospital, Samuel Shem "the comic genius and holy terror of medicine"*...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Lalli, Frank

Summary: "Inspired by his viral New York Times article, prize-winning investigative journalist Frank Lalli details how he mastered the ins and outs of health care--and how you, too, can get the best care for your money. Frank Lalli, the former editor of Money and George magazines, has devoted his career to getting to the bottom of a good story. When he was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, a rare but...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 LAL

Summary: U.S. health care has changed dramatically during the past century. A new breed of physicians use new machines, vaccines, and ideas in ways that have touched the lives of virtually everyone. How and why did these changes occur?

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.774 MED

Michelson, Leslie D.

Summary: "The Patient's Playbook will change the way you manage your health and the health of your family, from finding the right doctor to coordinating the best medical care. An expertly informed guide to the steps that everyone should take--even before illness strikes. The Patient's Playbook is a compelling narrative of personal stories that imparts lessons and illuminates strategies for better, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610 MIC

Brody, Howard.

Contents: The good, the bad, and the ugly : a story of two medications -- An ethical framework -- The pharmaceutical industry and the free market -- Patents, generic drugs, and academic science -- Research and profits -- Suppression of research data -- The quality of pharmaceutical research -- The drug rep: historical background -- The drug rep today -- The influence of drug reps: what the data show --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 174.2 BRO

Hill, Adam B.

Summary: "A pediatric oncologist and palliative care physician, Dr. Adam B. Hill, suffers stress and disillusionment with the culture of medicine, leading to alcoholism, depression and suicidal thoughts. Then while in recovery from active addiction, he loses a mentor to suicide, revealing the extent of the burnout epidemic in the medical field. By sharing his harrowing story, Dr. Hill shows how this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Central Recovery Press 2019

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Faust, Timothy

Summary: Single payer healthcare is not complicated: the government pays for all care for all people. It's cheaper than our current model, and most Americans (and their doctors) already want it. So what's the deal with our current healthcare system, and why don't we have something better?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Publishing 2019

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Summary: Whether they are needed to ensure properly dispensed prescriptions, monitor a patient's recovery, or make an urgently needed diagnosis, accurate health records are crucial to a patient's safety. This program highlights the important work of health information technicians and shows how electronic health records can help make medical care both safer and more efficient. In-depth commentary on...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Stone, Tanya Lee.

Summary: An introduction to the life and achievements of the first American female doctor describes the limited career prospects available to women in the early nineteenth-century, the opposition Blackwell faced while pursuing a medical education, and her pioneering medical career that opened doors for future generations of women.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BLA