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Great Books on Medicine

collegefreak87collegefreak87 Posts: 366Registered User Junior Member
edited December 2004 in Careers in Medicine
I suggest that you guys read the following books:

Harvard Med

The House of God

Great books for those interested (and even not interested) in medicine
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Replies to: Great Books on Medicine

  • jenskate1jenskate1 Posts: 1,391Registered User Senior Member
    I would add:

    The Making of a Surgeon

  • Private_JokerPrivate_Joker Posts: 812Registered User Member
    This is more of a biography, but I've heard the book is pretty insightful. (Because the surgeon it depicts is a Christian, it has some references to spirituality and God, a forewarning for those who tend to keep their distance from those topics.):

    Gifted Hands

    It is about the life of Dr. Benjamin Carson, a world-renowned neurosurgeon who seperated craniopagus ( ok, I don't think that's the correct spelling...) and how he became a neurosurgeon.
  • michelecmichelec Posts: 1,031Registered User Member
    I'm starting to read the book "White Coat". It is about a woman's experience at Harvard Medical School. It's very good so far!
  • tero771tero771 Posts: 81Registered User Junior Member
    The Healing Blade by Edward Sylvester
    When the Air Hits Your Brain by Frank Vertosick

    are 2 very interesting about neursurgery
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