The Resource A history of the present illness, Louise Aronson, (electronic resource.)

A history of the present illness, Louise Aronson, (electronic resource.)

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A history of the present illness
Title
A history of the present illness
Statement of responsibility
Louise Aronson
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A History of the Present Illness takes readers into overlooked lives in the neighborhoods, hospitals, and nursing homes of San Francisco, offering a deeply humane and incisive portrait of health and illness in American today. An elderly Chinese immigrant sacrifices his demented wife's well-being to his son's authority. A busy Latina physician's eldest daughter's need for more attention has disastrous consequences. A young veteran's injuries become a metaphor for the rest of his life. A gay doctor learns very different lessons about family from his life and his work, and a psychiatrist who advocates for the underserved may herself be crazy. Together, these honest and compassionate stories introduce a striking new literary voice and provide a view of what it means to be a doctor and a patient unlike anything we've read before.In the tradition of Oliver Sacks and Abraham Verghese, Aronson's writing is based on personal experience and addresses topics of current social relevance. Masterfully told, A History of the Present Illness explores the role of stories in medicine and creates a world pulsating with life, speaking truths about what makes us human
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TEFOD
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fiction
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dictionaries
A history of the present illness, Louise Aronson, (electronic resource.)
Label
A history of the present illness, Louise Aronson, (electronic resource.)
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https://tulsa.overdrive.com/media/1180356
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocm00000356
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unknown
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Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781620400081
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
1EDB49A1-DF17-46FA-BAC5-A2B9D3738138

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