Bitter Medicine (V.I. Warshawski Novels Book 4)

Bitter Medicine (V.I. Warshawski Novels Book

Private eye V.I. Warshawski knows her friend Consuelo's pregnancy is already risky-she's sixteen and diabetic. Despite V.I.'s efforts to provide Consuelo with proper care, both mother and daughter die in the local hospital. Suspecting malpractice, V.I. begins an investigation- and a reluctant romance with an ER doctor. But deadly complications arise when a series of vicious murders and an attack on a women's clinic lead her to suspect a cold-blooded cover-up. And if V.I. isn't careful, she just might have delivered her final case...

  • ASIN: B00655EJKQ

Bitter Medicine: Two Doctors, Two Deaths, And A Small Town's Search For Justice

Bitter Medicine: Two Doctors, Two Deaths, And A

  • ASIN: B0056IAXQC

BITTER MEDICINE: What I've Learned and Teach about Malpractice Lawsuits (And How to Avoid Them)

BITTER MEDICINE: What I've Learned and Teach about

A SURGEON-PROFESSOR dramatizes tragic case histories to teach his medical students how to "Do No Harm" and avoid being sued for malpractice when they become doctors. Part memoir, part expose, BITTER MEDICINE (175 pages, 92,800 words) lets the reader "learn from the dead" in an anatomy laboratory, respond to "a sudden cry for help" in a hospital emergency room, and follow students as they discover how easy it is to maim and kill patients in an operating room."THANKS TO LAWYERS who consulted me," writes Dr. Kessler, "I've amassed a large file of the medical records. They proved to be effective teaching tools. I found that students retain more from studying medical disasters than perfectly executed procedures. Why? Happy outcomes can be boring. Catastrophes are unforgettable. I hope the cases I've discussed with my students will help readers make up their own minds about medical malpractice, health care reform, socialized medicine and other political footballs that are being tossed around today."SOME AMERICANS have been persuaded by politicians and pundits that most medical malpractice lawsuits are 'frivolous'–that they are without merit. If that were true, I'd have had a hard time finding the cases I’ve presented in my classes and seminars. I did not. No deep research was requi...

  • ASIN: B00611YBCA

Bitter Medicine, A Doctor's Year in Vietnam

Bitter Medicine, A Doctor's Year in

These are true stories gleaned from the author's experience as a physician in Vietnam. It is a mixture of humor and pathos.

  • ASIN: B00I0FFAPC

The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America

The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic

  • ASIN: B004CFAZLS

Stephen King's Dark Tower: The Drawing of the Three - Bitter Medicine (The Dark Tower: The Drawing of the Three)

Stephen King's Dark Tower: The Drawing of the

Marvel's exploration of author Stephen King's dark fantasy world continues, with a brand new chapter in the story of Susannah Dean! The Gunslinger has taken Odetta Holmes to Midworld to join his quest to reach the Dark Tower. But little do Roland and Eddie know that Odetta has a dark side that poses a threat to everything!COLLECTING: DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE - BITTER MEDICINE 1-5

  • Brand: Marvel Comics
  • ASIN: 0785192808

The Wild Medicine Solution: Healing with Aromatic, Bitter, and Tonic Plants

The Wild Medicine Solution: Healing with Aromatic, Bitter,

Restoring the use of wild plants in daily life for vibrant physical, mental, and spiritual health • Explains how 3 classes of wild plants--aromatics, bitters, and tonics--are uniquely adapted to work with our physiology because we coevolved with them • Provides simple recipes to easily integrate these plants into meals as well as formulas for teas, spirits, and tinctures • Offers practical examples of plants in each of the 3 classes, from aromatic peppermint to bitter dandelion to tonic chocolate As people moved into cities and suburbs and embraced modern medicine and industrialized food, they lost their connection to nature, in particular to the plants with which humanity coevolved. These plants are essential components of our physiologies--tangible reminders of cross-kingdom signaling--and key not only to vibrant physical health and prevention of illness but also to soothing and awakening the troubled spirit. Blending traditional herbal medicine with history, mythology, clinical practice, and recent findings in physiology and biochemistry, herbalist Guido Masé explores the three classes of plants necessary for the healthy functioning of our bodies and minds--aromatics, bitters, and tonics. He explains how bitter plants ignite digestion, balance blood sugar, buffer t...

  • Brand: Healing Arts Press
  • ASIN: 1620550849

DIY Bitters: Reviving the Forgotten Flavor - A Guide to Making Your Own Bitters for Bartenders, Cocktail Enthusiasts, Herbalists, and More

DIY Bitters: Reviving the Forgotten Flavor - A

Make your own bitters at home to enhance your medicine cabinet, and your bar!Used since the Middle Ages, bitters are made by combining various plant botanicals and/or spices with 100-proof alcohol and letting them sit until the bitter and medicinal qualities have been extracted. Just a small amount of the resulting liquid can then be used to stimulate the digestive system and promote healthy digestion. This is why "apertifs" and "digestifs" are so popular--both then and now!DIY Bitters is a how-to guide that explores the history and health benefits of bitters, and shows you how to make your own bitters at home, to be used alone or in cocktails, tonics, and even main meals.Herbalists Jovial King and Guido Mase, owners of the bitters company Urban Moonshine, teach you how to make recipes for classic bitters like orange and angostura, or explore more innovative bitters like elderflower-echinacea-honey and chocolate love tonic. You can even find a guide for creating your own unique flavors from the plants and ingredients you have on hand.Whether enjoyed as an apertif, digestif, or as a remedy to settle an upset stomach, bitters are back!

  • ASIN: 159233704X
  • UPC: 884180491724

Bitter Medicine: A Graphic Memoir of Mental Illness

Bitter Medicine: A Graphic Memoir of Mental

In 1976, Ben Martini was diagnosed with schizophrenia. A decade later, his brother Olivier was told he had the same disease. For the past thirty years the Martini family has struggled to comprehend and cope with a devastating illness, frustrated by a health care system lacking in resources and empathy, the imperfect science of medication, and the strain of mental illness on familial relationships. Throughout it all, Olivier, an accomplished visual artist, drew. His sketches, comic strips, and portraits document his experience with, and capture the essence of, this all too frequently misunderstood disease. In Bitter Medicine, Olivier’s poignant graphic narrative runs alongside and communicates with a written account of the past three decades by his younger brother, award-winning author and playwright Clem Martini. The result is a layered family memoir that faces head-on the stigma attached to mental illness. Shot through with wry humour and unapologetic in its politics, Bitter Medicine is the story of the Martini family, a polemical and poetic portrait of illness, and a vital and timely call for action.

  • ASIN: 1551119285

The House of God

The House of

By turns heartbreaking, hilarious, and utterly human, The House of God is a mesmerizing and provocative novel about Roy Basch and five of his fellow interns at the most renowned teaching hospital in the country. “The raunchy, troubling, and hilarious novel that turned into a cult phenomenon.  Singularly compelling…brutally honest.”—The New York TimesStruggling with grueling hours and sudden life-and-death responsibilities, Basch and his colleagues, under the leadership of their rule-breaking senior resident known only as the Fat Man, must learn not only how to be fine doctors but, eventually, good human beings. A phenomenon ever since it was published, The House of God was the first unvarnished, unglorified, and uncensored portrait of what training to become a doctor is truly like, in all its terror, exhaustion and black comedy. With more than two million copies sold worldwide, it has been hailed as one of the most important medical novels ever written.With an introduction by John Updike 

  • ASIN: B00400NHRO

Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions

Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas,

JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNER • From the authors of the best-selling and genre-defining cocktail book Death & Co, Cocktail Codex is a comprehensive primer on the craft of mixing drinks that employs the authors' unique "root cocktails" approach to give drink-makers of every level the tools to understand, execute, and improvise both classic and original cocktails."There are only six cocktails." So say Alex Day, Nick Fauchald, and David Kaplan, the visionaries behind the seminal craft cocktail bar Death & Co. In Cocktail Codex, these experts reveal for the first time their surprisingly simple approach to mastering cocktails: the "root recipes," six easily identifiable (and memorizable!) templates that encompass all cocktails: the old-fashioned, martini, daiquiri, sidecar, whisky highball, and flip. Once you understand the hows and whys of each "family," you'll understand why some cocktails work and others don't, when to shake and when to stir, what you can omit and what you can substitute when you're missing ingredients, why you like the drinks you do, and what sorts of drinks you should turn to--or invent--if you want to try something new.

  • ASIN: 160774970X

Stephen King's Dark Tower: The Drawing of the Three - The Sailor

Stephen King's Dark Tower: The Drawing of the

JAKE CHAMBERS RETURNS AS STEPHEN KING'S DARK FANTASY EPIC CONTINUES! Haunted by the specter of a boy he let fall to his death, ROLAND is tortured by despair. But the boy never existed, and Roland's guilt is madness. Or is it? As timelines converge and reality shatters, JAKE CHAMBERS becomes the focus of Roland's quest...and may be the key to the survival of the Ka-tet! COLLECTING: DARK TOWER: THE DRAWING OF THE THREE - THE SAILOR 1-5

  • Brand: Marvel
  • ASIN: 0785192840

Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies That Heal

Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods

Did you know there’s a powerful herbal medicine chest in your kitchen?Imagine being prepared for that next cold, scrape, headache, digestive issue, stressful day, or sleepless night with simple ingredients from your cupboard. Instead of pills, reach for:Cinnamon Tea to soothe your throat . . . Garlic Hummus to support your immune system . . . Ginger Lemon Tea for cold and flu symptoms . . . Cayenne Salve to relieve sore muscles . . . Cardamom Chocolate Mousse Cake for heart health . . . A glass of Spiced Cold Brew Coffee as a powerful antioxidant . . .Alchemy of Herbs will show you how to transform common ingredients into foods and remedies that heal. What were once everyday flavorings will become your personal kitchen apothecary. While using herbs can often seem complicated or costly, this book offers a way to learn that’s as simple and inexpensive as cooking dinner.With the guidance of herbalist Rosalee de la Forêt, you’ll understand how to match the properties of each plant to your own unique needs, for a truly personalized approach to health for you and your family. In addition to offering dozens of inspiring recipes, Rosalee examines the history and modern-day use of 29 popular herbs, supporting their healing properties with both scientific studies and in-depth resear...

  • Brand: LIFESTYLES
  • ASIN: 140195006X

Free Medicine: Meditations on Nondual Awakening

Free Medicine: Meditations on Nondual

Free Medicine is a collection of forty intimate meditations written by Sufi teacher Pir Elias Amidon. Whether describing a naked dive into a pond in the middle of the night, or a confrontation with soldiers in a Burmese temple, these meditations can serve as companions for those whose deepest desire is to know first-hand “the good news at the heart of reality.” Human, accessible, and tender, Free Medicine has the power to open us up in ways we never expected.In the words of Keith Dowman, author of Natural Perfection, “Although it comes packaged in different languages, cultures and religions, deep mystical insight spirals around a single heart-core: here is Elias Amidon’s inspired Sufi reflection of that ineffable nondual reality.”Amidon’s close connection with nature; his compassion for people in distress; his simple, clear observation of the mysteries of life and death; and his calm sense of humor combine in intriguing ways to reveal the uncaused happiness that is our essence. “Reading this book is a wonderful experience, full of brilliant insights, stories, images, lots of free medicine,” says Coleman Barks, author of The Essential Rumi.

  • Brand: Sentient Publications
  • ASIN: 1591812852

Theory and Practice of Family Therapy and Counseling

Theory and Practice of Family Therapy and

A model for successful integration of multiple points of view, James R. Bitter's THEORY AND PRACTICE OF FAMILY THERAPY AND COUNSELING, 2nd Edition supports the development of personal, professional, and ethical family practice. The book's concrete, empirically based approaches, as well as diagnostics and visual tools, allow readers to observe others in groups. Updated to reflect recent research and current practice, the Second Edition also includes a new chapter on Object Relations Family Therapy. Case studies, sample dialogues, and exercises help readers apply the concepts they have learned. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

  • Brand: Brooks / Cole
  • ASIN: 1111840504
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