The human brain is more than just another organ; it holds your mind and your spirit as well. Meet real people and see how their neurological problems teach us about how we're wired and how we got here. A fascinating journey into the nervous system, and into the mind of God. A peek under the hood: a brain surgeon Looks at Life, is a collection of essays from author and brain surgeon W.
A Peek Under the Hood: A Brain Surgeon Looks at Life #ad - . Lee warren, MD. He shares his insights on how the brain is unique among the parts of our bodies in that it contains our mind and everything about who we are.
No Place to Hide: A Brain Surgeon's Long Journey Home from the Iraq WarZondervan #ad - W. Whether you are in the midst of your own crisis of faith, failed relationship, or illness, you will be inspired to remember that how you respond determines whether you survive—spiritually, financial struggle, emotionally, and sometimes physically. It is the beginning of a long journey home. When he traded a comfortable if demanding practice in San Antonio, Texas, for a ride on a C-130 into the combat zone, he was already reeling from months of personal struggle.
At the 332nd air force theater hospital at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, Warren realized his experience with trauma was just beginning. In his 120 days in a tent hospital, he was trained in a different specialty—surviving over a hundred mortar attacks and trying desperately to repair the damages of a war that raged around every detail of every day.
No Place to Hide: A Brain Surgeon's Long Journey Home from the Iraq War #ad - No place was safe, and the constant barrage wore down every possible defense, physical or psychological. One day, gym shorts, warren was caught in the open while round after round of mortars shook the earth and shattered the air with their explosions, and running shoes, clad only in a T-shirt, stripping him of everything he had been trying so desperately to hold on to.
Warren’s story is an example of how a person can go from a place of total loss to one of strength, courage, and victory. A war zone of the SoulDr. Lee warren’s life as a neurosurgeon in a trauma center began to unravel long before he shipped off to serve the Air Force in Iraq in 2004.
I've Seen the End of You: A Neurosurgeon's Look at Faith, Doubt, and the Things We Think We KnowWaterBrook #ad - This gripping inspirational memoir grapples with the tension between faith and science—and between death and hope—as a seasoned neurosurgeon faces insurmountable odds and grief both in the office and at home. Beautiful, haunting, powerful. W. Daniel G. Lee warren, assumed he knew most outcomes for people with glioblastoma, head injuries, a practicing brain surgeon, and other health-care problems.
. I've seen the end of you is the rare book that offers tender empathy and tangible hope for those who are suffering. Even when nothing seems to makes sense, God can transform your circumstances and your life. And he can offer a new beginning. That's when he reached the end of himself. Page-turning medical stories serve as the backdrop for a raw, honest look at how we can remain on solid ground when everything goes wrong and how we can find light in the darkest hours of life.
I've Seen the End of You: A Neurosurgeon's Look at Faith, Doubt, and the Things We Think We Know #ad - Yet even as he tried to give patients hope, his own heart would sink as he realized, I've seen the end of you. But it became far more personal when the acclaimed doctor experienced an unimaginable family tragedy. No matter what you're facing, this doesn't have to be the end. Amen, MDDr.
Call ItBookBaby #ad - Medical show afficionados will not be disappointed and student nurses might learn some valuable lessons and insight about potential career paths. Their reactions inspired her to compile her experiences. The result was call It, an entertaining and refreshingly honest memoir of her nursing career. Follow her in the adrenaline charged Emergency Department, the Intensive Care Unit and during her daily routine as an Infection Control Nurse.
The book details successes, failures and some great laughs in every area. Long before the popular television series hit the air, Ellen shared tales of the ER with family and friends. She also worked as a Quality Improvement nurse and Case Manager for the health insurance industry.
God in the ICU: The inspirational biography of a praying doctor#ad - And in the meantime Dave was facing his own personal trials that tested his faith to the limit. Set firstly in a south africa transitioning into democracy from apartheid and then in the Muslim world of the Middle East, God in the ICU will take you into the drama of critical care medicine, above all, the response of a faithful, caring physician and, the inner life of a praying, loving God to the prayers of His people.
Dr dave walker was a successful anaesthesiologist with a special interest in the Intensive Care Unit ICU. After a dramatic encounter, he started praying with his patients. Told with transparency, compassion and an honest look at the lessons we can learn from His dealings with us, you will be encouraged to trust a God who is as close as a prayer away.
God in the ICU: The inspirational biography of a praying doctor #ad - This set him on a quest to find a God who did not look on impersonally from a distance, as he thought, but was intimately involved in our lives. Suddenly things happened beyond anything he could have imagined. Patients were healed miraculously, others experienced Jesus bringing comfort and peace and still others felt the power of God's love in the face of tragedy.
Although he was seeing people healed physically, their lives were not changed and it all seemed pointless. But something was wrong. Disillusioned with God after a series of tragedies, he was living for himself and his work.
Letters from the Pit: Stories of a Physician's Odyssey in Emergency MedicineBookBaby #ad - In this compilation of notable, frightening, and poignant cases, funny, sad, you'll see Dr. Every day the staff of emergency rooms throughout the world are saving lives - 24/7/365. Crocker's struggles to Do No Harm in the most challenging of situations. Dr. Through these stories, you'll see him find the delicate balance between help and harm, empathy and self-preservation.
Patrick crocker provides us an intimate glimpse into the growing mind of an emergency physician, from residency to retirement. Told in a unique first-person stream of consciousness style, you are right in the middle of the action, looking over the doctor's shoulder while he works. In a culture of comic book heroes, it's gratifying to be reminded that there are real heroes out there.
Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical MysteriesBroadway Books #ad - A collection of more than fifty hard-to-crack medical quandaries, featuring the best of The New York Times Magazine's popular Diagnosis column—now a Netflix original series“Lisa Sanders is a paragon of the modern medical detective storyteller. Atul gawande, author of being mortalas a yale school of medicine physician, and an inspiration and adviser for the hit Fox TV drama House, the New York Times bestselling author of Every Patient Tells a Story, M.
D. Lisa sanders has seen it all. Now the rash has turned purple and has spread across her entire body in whiplike streaks. Intricate, gripping, and full of twists and turns, Diagnosis puts readers in the doctor’s place. It lets them see what doctors see, feel the uncertainty they feel—and experience the thrill when the puzzle is finally solved.
Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries #ad - And yet she is often confounded by the cases she describes in her column: unexpected collections of symptoms that she and other physicians struggle to diagnose. A twenty-eight-year-old man, vacationing in the Bahamas for his birthday, tries some barracuda for dinner. A middle-aged woman returns to her doctor, after visiting two days earlier with a mild rash on the back of her hands.
Hours later, he collapses on the dance floor with crippling stomach pains. A young elephant trainer in a traveling circus, is suddenly beset with splitting headaches, once head-butted by a rogue zebra, as if someone were “slamming a door inside his head.
A Warrior's Faith: Navy SEAL Ryan Job, a Life-Changing Firefight, and the Belief That Transformed His LifeThomas Nelson #ad - He married the girl of his dreams, hunted elk, climbed Mt. Rainier, graduated college with honors, influenced countless people around him, and was looking forward to being a father—before his life was tragically cut short by a hospital medical error. Vera’s raw, often funny, and heartfelt account of his friend’s life offers readers a way to find hope in the middle of life’s raging storms.
. An exhilarating story of a young Navy SEAL whose relentless faith transformed his life and inspired everyone who knew his courageous story. In a warrior’s faith, robert vera, ryan job’s close friend, positive attitude, recounts how the highly decorated Navy SEAL’s unstoppable sense of humor, and fierce determination helped him survive after being shot in the face by an enemy sniper on a roof in Ramadi, Iraq.
A Warrior's Faith: Navy SEAL Ryan Job, a Life-Changing Firefight, and the Belief That Transformed His Life #ad - Though blinded, the irrepressible Job recovered from his wounds and began facing a new set of obstacles with his characteristic humor and resolve.
Tales of a Country Obstetrician: Unforgettable Stories About Practicing Medicine in AlabamaiUniverse #ad - He even witnessed the medical examiner performing autopsies in the morgue. Once he became a doctor, his adventures were more interestingalthough there are decisions he regrets. When a female resident delivered a baby and got blood all over her, she asked if she could borrow a pair of underwear. Dr. Avery has been fascinated with the human body ever since he was young, so it was natural that he should grow up to become a successful doctor.
As a funeral director, disease processes, he had his first opportunity to learn about anatomy, and trauma. Avery replied. All physicians have at one time or another wished they had written down the highlights of their careers. For instance, he would have never called the university to tow away an illegally parked recreation vehicle if he had known it belonged to the dean of the medical school.
Tales of a Country Obstetrician: Unforgettable Stories About Practicing Medicine in Alabama #ad - In spite of the seriousness of the medical profession, he enjoyed his share of light moments as well. We wear different sizes, and I only have one pair, Dr. Daniel M. Avery does so with no regrets, examining the challenges, adventures, and funny moments that have defined his life as an Alabama doctor in Tales of a Country Obstetrician.
On Call in the Arctic: A Doctor's Pursuit of Life, Love, and Miracles in the Alaskan FrontierPegasus Books #ad - Sims’s on call in the arctic, where the author relates his incredible experience saving lives in one of the most remote outposts in North America. Imagine a young doctor, suddenly transported back to one of the world’s most isolated and unforgiving environments—Nome, trained in the latest medical knowledge and state-of-the-art equipment, Alaska.
Sims had to overcome racism, cultural prejudices, and hostility from those who would like to see him sent packing. Surgeon in vietnam, he was offered a commission in the U. S. All the while, he was pegged as both an “outsider” and an employee of the much-derided federal government. In order to do his job, Dr.
On Call in the Arctic: A Doctor's Pursuit of Life, Love, and Miracles in the Alaskan Frontier #ad - Sims’ plans to become a pediatric surgeon drastically changed when, on the eve of being drafted into the Army to serve as a M. A. S. H. And he would do it alone with little help and support. An extraordinary memoir recounting the adventures of a young doctor stationed in the Alaskan bush. The fish-out-of-water stories of northern exposure and Doc Martin meet the rough-and-rugged setting of The Discovery Channel’s Alaskan Bush People in Thomas J.
On call in the arctic reveals the thrills and the terrors of frontier medicine, where Dr.
Scalpel!: Memoirs of a SurgeonInfinity Publishing #ad - The setting is a hospital in Upstate New York. During the events of his professional life, he seldom had the time to spend with family that he would have wanted. The experiences are shared along with the bonds forged with some patients and colleagues. It is more than a story of wielding a scalpel, but rather the story of patients who touched his heart.
This surgeon shares the challenges, victories and crushing disappointments of his career as honestly as possible. They are remembered not only for their disease but the attractiveness of personality and character.