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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...

Format: text

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

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

Kensky, Jessica

Summary: Rescue thought he'd grow up to be a Seeing Eye dog -- it's the family business, after all. When he gets the news that he's better suited to being a service dog, he's worried that he's not up to the task. Then he meets Jessica, a girl whose life is turning out differently than the way she'd imagined it, too. Now Jessica needs Rescue by her side to help her accomplish everyday tasks. And it turns...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Kensky 2018

Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: " We can all be heroes. That's the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer When Helen Keller was very young, she got a rare disease that made her deaf and blind. Suddenly, she couldn't see or hear at all, and it was hard for her to communicate with anyone. But when she was six years old, she met someone who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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

Glaser, Mark

Summary: Mark and Robyn Glaser’s lives were unexpectedly turned on their heads when, in 2010, they were involved in a serious motorcycle accident. After suffering terrible head and spinal injuries, the prospects for Mark ever living a normal life again seemed bleak. The story of his recovery and return to normality is an amazing tale of resilience, perseverance, the importance of family, and of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mark and Robyn Glaser 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GLA

Wiand, Karen

Summary: When it seems like the road you’re on is dotted with potholes no matter where you turn, and the journey isn’t as fun as it used to be, it’s time to strap on your bike helmet and fall in line behind a bottle picking, fun-loving guru who can show you a better route. Meet Fast Eddie, who, from all appearances, lost everything from the start, when he was found severely malnourished as an infant,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Carlysle & Lloyd Publishing Co 0000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FAST EDDIE WIA

Epstein, Ronald

Summary: "The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most--safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care--from the foremost expert in the field,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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

Puri, Sunita

Summary: "A heart-wrenching and provocative memoir about how the essential parts of one young woman's early life--her mother's work as a surgeon and her spiritual practice--led her to become a doctor and to question the premise that medicine exists to prolong life at all costs. Dr. Sunita Puri's parents grew up in urban India, in extreme poverty. Yet they managed not only to reach America, but her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Summary: Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande's new book, Being Mortal, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors, including himself, struggle to talk honestly and openly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BEI RATED NR

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BEI

Ofri, Danielle.

Summary: Ofri has finished her training as a physician and is learning through practice to become a more rounded healer. The book opens with the tables turned: Ofri has to enter her own hospital as a patient. She experiences the very real sense of invasion and panic that routinely visits her patients. These fifteen intertwined tales include that of a man who has lost the will to live, and she too comes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2005

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Summary: Reunite with the perplexing and prickly Dr. Gregory House as he tackles impossible cases while putting a new staff of potential team members through the medical wringer with his trademark sarcasm and irreverent bedside manner.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

Summary: Dr. Gregory House is devoid of bedside manner and wouldn't even talk to his patients if he could get away with it. Dealing with his own constant physical pain and ignoring his pain killing addiction, he uses his cane to punctuate his acerbic, brutally honest demeanor. House and his team deal with unusual medical mysteries.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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Topol, Eric J.

Summary: "In The Patient Will See You Now, Eric Topol, one of the nation's top physicians, examines what he calls medicine's Gutenberg moment--much as the printing press took learning out of the hands of a priestly class, the internet is doing the same for medicine, giving us unprecedented control over our healthcare. With smartphones in hand, we are no longer beholden to an impersonal and paternalistic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 610.285 TOP

Summary: Make an appointment with the outrageous doctors of Sacred Heart hospital. This season, J.D. moves in with Turk and Carla, and Elliot uses an interesting form of blackmail in order to get her job back at the hospital.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SCR

Sweet, Victoria

Summary: "A radical new understanding of how medicine is best practiced, from the award-winning author of God's Hotel. Over the years that Victoria Sweet has been a physician, "healthcare" has replaced medicine, "providers" look at their laptops more than at theirpatients, and costs keep soaring, all in the ruthless pursuit of efficiency. Yet the remedy that economists and policy makers continue to miss...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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Driscoll, Laura

Summary: Explains what a doctor is and what their responsibilities are, including helping people who are sick or hurt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Summary: Reunites the endearing, quirky citizens of Cicely, Alaska for the best season yet. Has Joel, Maggie, Chris and the rest of of the town's residents in their most hilarious and heartwarming situations yet - from the arrival of a rock star to a totem pole war to the annual Mosquito Festival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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Foden, Giles

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 1999

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Watts, H. David.

Contents: Facts and lies -- The orange wire problem -- Brain damage -- Let eagles come -- The chart in the window -- Thank you Mr. Nicholson -- Talking about Christmas -- Silence knows the right questions -- One cancer cell -- Anathema -- Telling the truth in the realm of truth -- Ghosts in the machine -- Blood butterfly -- Is something wrong with your prostate? -- The soft animal of the body -- Aspirin...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Iowa Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610.69 WAT

Cassella, Carol Wiley.

Summary: Across the Puget Sound in a rural hospital on the Olympic Peninsula an unidentified patient lies unconscious, the victim of a hit and run. In Seattle, ICU doctor Charlotte Reese receives a call: Jane Doe will be transferred to her care. But when the patient arrives--with only tubes keeping her alive--Charlotte has to dig through x-rays and MRIs to determine what went wrong on the operating...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAS

Palmer, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Palmer

Palmer, Michael

Summary: A physician's daughter must confront a conspiracy of doctors to uncover an evil practice that touches every single person who ever has a medical test.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Palmer 2009

Summary: Contains the entire third season of the television program "House" in which the controversial Dr. Gregory House and his team diagnose and treat mysterious illnesses. Includes special features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series House 2007

Palmer, Michael

Summary: Country doctor Gabe Singleton replaces President Andrew Stoddard's personal physician who has mysteriously disappeared; facing a crisis of conscience surrounding presidential illness and the Twenty-fifth Amendment, Gabe discovers that the president's condition may not be of natural causes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PAL

Reilly, Brendan M.

Summary: In this engaging first-person narrative, Dr. Brendan Reilly takes listeners inside the medical profession as he solves real-life medical mysteries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 REILLY, BRENDAN Rei