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In awe of being human : a doctor's stories from the edge of life and death / by Betsy MacGregor, M.D.

MacGregor, Betsy, (author.).
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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 610.696 MAC (Text) 31951004334592 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

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  • ISBN: 0985496770
  • ISBN: 9780985496777
  • Physical Description: 299 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Lexington, KY : Abiding Nowhere Press, 2018

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Beauty & brutality -- Mystery & miracles -- Tenderness & technology -- Contradictions & incongruity -- Loving & being loved -- Caring & connection -- Suffering & compassion -- Giving & receiving -- Turning wounds into wisdom.
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In Awe of Being Human: A Doctor's Stories from the Edge of Life and Death weaves tales of the seriously-ill children and adults who were the author's patients together with descriptions of the soul-stretching experiences that physicians undergo in order to help people whose lives are at stake, taking readers deep into the challenging world of hospitals, the medical professionals who work in them, and the ever-present mystery of life and death.
Subject: Physicians > Anecdotes
Physician-patient relationships

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