Biography & Autobiography Books - Medical

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E.R. Nurses: True Stories from America's Greatest Unsung Heroes Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780759554269
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 11th, 2021

James Patterson and Matt Eversmann, #1 bestselling coauthors of Walk in My Combat Boots, powerfully present the medical frontline heroes who work to save our lives every day: E.R.


Smile: The Story of a Face Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982150945
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 5th, 2021

The extraordinary story of one woman’s ten-year medical and metaphysical odyssey that brought her physical, creative, emotional, and spiritual healing, by a MacArthur genius and two-time Pulitzer finalist.

With a play opening on Broadway, and every reason to smile, Sarah Ruhl has just survived a high-risk pregnancy when she discovers the left side of her face is completely para


Every Deep-Drawn Breath: A Critical Care Doctor on Healing, Recovery, and Transforming Medicine in the ICU Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982171148
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Published: Scribner - September 7th, 2021

A world-renowned critical care doctor offers hope for ICU patients and their families in this timely, urgent, and compassionate narrative.

Over the next ten years, 40 to 60 million people in this country will be admitted to the ICU.


Floating in the Deep End: How Caregivers can See Beyond Alzheimer's Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631497988
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Published: Liveright - September 28th, 2021

With the searching, exquisite prose of a loving daughter, Patti Davis provides a life raft for the caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients.


A Strong and Steady Pulse: Stories from a Cardiologist Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780817321000
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Published: University Alabama Press - September 21st, 2021

A seasoned cardiologist shares his experiences, opinions, and recommendations about heart disease and other cardiac problems

A Strong and Steady Pulse: Stories from a Cardiologist provides an insider’s perspective on the field of cardiovascular medicine told through vignettes and insights drawn from Gregory D.


The Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and Discovery Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593237366
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Published: Convergent Books - October 26th, 2021

In this vulnerable, insightful memoir, the New York Times columnist tells the story of his five-year struggle with a disease that officially doesn't exist, exploring the limits of modern medicine, the stories that we unexpectedly fall into, and the secrets that only suffering reveals.


The First Survivors of Alzheimer's: How Patients Recovered Life and Hope in Their Own Words Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593192429
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Published: Avery - August 17th, 2021

First person stories of patients who recovered from Alzheimer's Disease--and how they did it.


Everything I Have Is Yours: A Marriage Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250787941
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 10th, 2021

From New York Times bestselling author Eleanor Henderson comes a turbulent love story meets harrowing medical mystery: the true story of the author’s twenty-year marriage defined by her husband’s chronic illness—and a testament to the endurance of love


Lifelines: A Doctor's Journey in the Fight for Public Health Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250186232
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Published: Metropolitan Books - July 27th, 2021

From medical expert Leana Wen, MD, Lifelines is an insider's account of public health and its crucial role—from opioid addiction to global pandemic—and an inspiring story of her journey from struggling immigrant to being one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People.


Every Minute Is a Day: A Doctor, an Emergency Room, and a City Under Siege Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593238592
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Published: Crown - August 3rd, 2021

An urgent, on-the-scene account of chaos and compassion on the front lines of ground zero for Covid-19, from a senior doctor at New York City’s busiest emergency room
 
“Remarkable and inspiring . . . We’re lucky to have this vivid firsthand account.”—A. J. Jacobs, bestselling author of The Year of Living Biblically 


Couple Found Slain: After a Family Murder Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250757449
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 6th, 2021

“Mikita Brottman is one of today’s finest practitioners of nonfiction.”
The New York Times Book Review

Critically acclaimed author and psychoanalyst Mikita Brottman offers literary true crime writing at its best, taking us into the life of a murderer after his conviction—when most stories end but the defendant's life goes on.


The Source of All Things: A Heart Surgeon's Quest to Understand Our Most Mysterious Organ Cover Image
By Reinhard Friedl, Shirley Michaela Seul (Contributions by)
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250274861
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 24th, 2021

In the tradition of Henry Marsh’s Do No Harm, Reinhard Friedl's The Source of All Things is a heart surgeon’s personal investigation of the human heart, moving from his riveting clinical experiences to a more poetic understanding of its workings.