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The Resource A life in medicine : a literary anthology, edited by Robert Coles and Randy Testa ; with Joseph O'Donnell, Penny Armstrong, and M. Brownell Anderson

A life in medicine : a literary anthology, edited by Robert Coles and Randy Testa ; with Joseph O'Donnell, Penny Armstrong, and M. Brownell Anderson

Label
A life in medicine : a literary anthology
Title
A life in medicine
Title remainder
a literary anthology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert Coles and Randy Testa ; with Joseph O'Donnell, Penny Armstrong, and M. Brownell Anderson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Teachers of literature and medicine courses compile 52 stories, poems, and essays portraying relationships between patients and health care professionals. Some are by doctors and nurses, others by laypeople. Albert Schweitzer, Walt Whitman, Hart Crane, Anton Checkov, Mikhail Bulgakov, William Carlos Williams, and Wendell Berry are among the authors. There is no index
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6071.M38
LC item number
L54 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WZ330
NLM item number
.L722 2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Coles, Robert
  • Testa, Randy-Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine
  • Medicine in Literature
Label
A life in medicine : a literary anthology, edited by Robert Coles and Randy Testa ; with Joseph O'Donnell, Penny Armstrong, and M. Brownell Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Moral education of medical students / Robert Coles -- Physicians must be altruistic -- Outpatient / Rosalind Warren -- From First sermon on reverence for life / Albert Schweitzer -- Like a prayer / Rafael Campo -- The body flute / Cortney Davis -- Can you teach compassion? / Jerome Lowenstein -- J. Marion Sims perfects a repair for vesicovaginal fistula / Kirsten Emmott -- From The Nazi doctors / Robert Jay Lifton -- The lie / Lawrence Grouse -- The wound dresser, from Leaves of Grass / Walt Whitman -- The good doctor / Susan Onthank Mates -- Episode of hands / Hart Crane -- From Deep River / Shusake Endo -- Physicians must be knowledgeable -- The Cadaver / Alice Jones -- Anyuta / Anton Chekov -- The man with stars inside him / Jack Coulehan -- From the heart / Rachel Naomi Remen -- The seductive beauty of physiology / Jeffrey R. Botkin -- From People like that are the only people here: canonical babbling in peed onk / Lorrie Moore -- Admission, children's unit / Theodore Deppe -- The village watchman / Terry Tempest Williams -- From The elephant man: a play / Bernard Pomerance -- Leech, leech, et cetera / Lewis Thomas -- Baptism by rotation, from A country doctor's notebook / Mikhail Bulgakov -- Who owns the libretto? / Judy Schaeffer -- Physicians must be skillful -- The Tallis case / David Nash -- From My own country / Abraham Verghese -- What the doctor said / Raymond Carver -- This red oozing / Jeanne Bryner -- From the listening end of the stethoscope / John Stone -- Large woman, half / Alyson Porter -- The knee / Constance Meyd -- From The diving bell and the butterfly / Jean- Dominique Bauby -- Letter from the rehabilitation institute / Lucia Cordell Getsi -- Breast cancer: power vs. prosthesis, from The Cancer journals / Audre Lorde -- A small, good thing / Raymond Carver -- Pies / Timothy J. Fisher -- Communion / Sarah Lentz -- The nature of suffering and the goals of medicine / Eric J. Cassel -- Repose / Matt Dugan -- The girl with the pimply face / William Carlos Williams -- Healers: the physician and the mori / Michael Weingarten -- Physicians must be dutiful -- From Not all of us are saints / David Hilfiker -- In terror of hospital bills / James Wright -- Another case of chronic pelvic pain / Veneta Masson -- From The scalpel and the silver bear / Lori Arviso Alvord -- Unwed / Kirsten Emmott -- From A wise birth / Penny Armstrong and Sheryl Feldman -- From The spirit catches you and you fall down / Anne Fadiman -- Health is membership / Wendell Berry -- From An unquiet mind / Kay Redfield Jamison -- A young psychiatrist looks at his profession, from The mind's fate / Robert Coles -- From The tennis partner / Abraham Verghese -- Facing our morality: the virtue of a common life / David Loxtercamp
Control code
48263793
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 329 pages
Isbn
9781565847293
Lccn
2001055827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
UMKC: Gift purchased by the UMKC Friends of the Library.
Label
A life in medicine : a literary anthology, edited by Robert Coles and Randy Testa ; with Joseph O'Donnell, Penny Armstrong, and M. Brownell Anderson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Moral education of medical students / Robert Coles -- Physicians must be altruistic -- Outpatient / Rosalind Warren -- From First sermon on reverence for life / Albert Schweitzer -- Like a prayer / Rafael Campo -- The body flute / Cortney Davis -- Can you teach compassion? / Jerome Lowenstein -- J. Marion Sims perfects a repair for vesicovaginal fistula / Kirsten Emmott -- From The Nazi doctors / Robert Jay Lifton -- The lie / Lawrence Grouse -- The wound dresser, from Leaves of Grass / Walt Whitman -- The good doctor / Susan Onthank Mates -- Episode of hands / Hart Crane -- From Deep River / Shusake Endo -- Physicians must be knowledgeable -- The Cadaver / Alice Jones -- Anyuta / Anton Chekov -- The man with stars inside him / Jack Coulehan -- From the heart / Rachel Naomi Remen -- The seductive beauty of physiology / Jeffrey R. Botkin -- From People like that are the only people here: canonical babbling in peed onk / Lorrie Moore -- Admission, children's unit / Theodore Deppe -- The village watchman / Terry Tempest Williams -- From The elephant man: a play / Bernard Pomerance -- Leech, leech, et cetera / Lewis Thomas -- Baptism by rotation, from A country doctor's notebook / Mikhail Bulgakov -- Who owns the libretto? / Judy Schaeffer -- Physicians must be skillful -- The Tallis case / David Nash -- From My own country / Abraham Verghese -- What the doctor said / Raymond Carver -- This red oozing / Jeanne Bryner -- From the listening end of the stethoscope / John Stone -- Large woman, half / Alyson Porter -- The knee / Constance Meyd -- From The diving bell and the butterfly / Jean- Dominique Bauby -- Letter from the rehabilitation institute / Lucia Cordell Getsi -- Breast cancer: power vs. prosthesis, from The Cancer journals / Audre Lorde -- A small, good thing / Raymond Carver -- Pies / Timothy J. Fisher -- Communion / Sarah Lentz -- The nature of suffering and the goals of medicine / Eric J. Cassel -- Repose / Matt Dugan -- The girl with the pimply face / William Carlos Williams -- Healers: the physician and the mori / Michael Weingarten -- Physicians must be dutiful -- From Not all of us are saints / David Hilfiker -- In terror of hospital bills / James Wright -- Another case of chronic pelvic pain / Veneta Masson -- From The scalpel and the silver bear / Lori Arviso Alvord -- Unwed / Kirsten Emmott -- From A wise birth / Penny Armstrong and Sheryl Feldman -- From The spirit catches you and you fall down / Anne Fadiman -- Health is membership / Wendell Berry -- From An unquiet mind / Kay Redfield Jamison -- A young psychiatrist looks at his profession, from The mind's fate / Robert Coles -- From The tennis partner / Abraham Verghese -- Facing our morality: the virtue of a common life / David Loxtercamp
Control code
48263793
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 329 pages
Isbn
9781565847293
Lccn
2001055827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
UMKC: Gift purchased by the UMKC Friends of the Library.

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