Selections! Eight high-scoring medical books. How many do you know?

alopah Date:2021-08-13 11:59:12
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Your health depends on your life. For medical workers, they need not only consummate medical skills, but also spiritual food. Theory, experience, medical notes, you read it and you find yourself resonating with the author, you never met him and he’s probably long gone. Like a hand in a book, the reader across time and space with your hand tightly clasped.


A Portrait of Life — As Death Draws Near


(de) Walter Schersbeata Lakota


As death approaches, life begins to fade away, and the people who linger on the line of death, the contrast between life and death, leave a portrait of once and now. Through portraits of more than 20 people, you must look directly into the eyes of their dying pupils and the peaceful faces after death. To be able to read it must be a strong psychological test.


The Dark Comedy of Neurosurgery


(US) Frank Deshasikh


The author looks at the training process of neurosurgeons from the perspective of black humor and uses vivid language to describe the tragicomedy of fighting for life and death in the hospital. The book mentions the mutual exclusion of medicine and surgery, the sadness and pain of doctors when patients die, and the small conflicts between doctors and nurses or other medical staff, etc., which are also the drama of the medical industry, regardless of national boundaries, and thought-provoking.


Burns’ New Emotional Therapy


David Burns, MD


The fast pace of city life has left many people feeling hopeless and miserable. You want to be more rational and happy, but you procrastinate. You find yourself running away; You have severe perfectionism tendencies and are dissatisfied with yourself. You want to get out of depression and get more depressed. What should you do? The book’s interpretation of the solution to depression, the author is also through a large number of clinical cases and investigations, research out of a new emotional therapy, appreciated and endorsed by people in the industry.


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Why Are We Sick


(U.S.) R.Ness /(U.S.) G.C. Williams


This is an important book written in the biomedical field… A persuasive exploration of why our bodies respond the way they do to trauma and disease. Darwinism says all too well. But in a new field examining evolution and medicine, Dr Ness and Dr Williams point out that many aspects of disease are simply side effects of evolution. In fact, the constant battles between humans and viruses, bacteria and parasites are indeed a race in evolutionary history, one in which we humans need to use our knowledge of natural selection to keep us permanently ahead.


The Training of the Doctor


(Us) Atul Gawande


What unexpected trials will the novice doctor Atul encounter here when he enters the great white tower of his dream with great ambition? Hard scalp to take up scalpel for the first time he, how will deal with sudden patient? How does he deal with the life at hand when he mistakenly cuts open a patient’s trachea? The book is based on 14 themes, showing different aspects of the uncertainty that doctors face in life and work, and the complex factors that need to be considered when making decisions. Behind each medical phenomenon is the self-examination and cultivation of surgeons.


The Youngest Science


(American) Lewis Thomas


The book Chronicles the changes in the medical profession, scientific research activities and medical advances in the United States as witnessed by the author from the early 20th century to the 1970s. Rich and colorful content, deep in simple, strong philosophy, enlightenment thinking. He has many insights into scientific research and clinical thinking, medical ethics and humanistic care, public health and university management. This book is especially worthy of close reading by our medical workers, and young doctors, teachers and medical students can derive great lessons from it.


“Beyond the Heart”


The Li Qingchen


The heart, once was the forbidden area that the scalpel is difficult to reach, the person that the heart is damaged often only has a dead end. However, the attempt of human beings to challenge this taboo has never stopped, and the hope of rebirth has finally come to the broken heart. In his delicate prose, surgeon Li Chenchen reveals the details of the history and evolution of heart surgery. A group of pioneers fighting with death, to save the lives of thousands of creatures into a brambles, for the original will die undoubtedly opened up a road to life, from scratch to create a heart surgery.


Medical Ethics


(Britain) Tony Hope


Is euthanasia wrong in principle? Can a person with a mental illness be subjected to compulsory treatment if they do not consent? Should postmenopausal women receive assisted reproductive technology? To whom should genetic test data be made public? How should health care resources be allocated? The author has collected and collated many vivid clinical cases, which are both meaningful and thought-provoking; It gives us a new moral revelation about the relationship between life and medicine.


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