Modern Medicine

A Listmania! list by Kari L. Rhoades "krho" (North Carolina)
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The list author says: "This list is for parents and students who have taken the Modern Medicine course at the Davidson College TIP site."
The Speckled Monster: a Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox
1.  The Speckled Monster: a Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox by Jennifer Lee Carrell
The list author says:
  "A very interesting and entertaining account of the use of variolation in England and the U.S. in the 1700s."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Essential Haematology (Essentials)
2.  Essential Haematology (Essentials) by Victor Hoffbrand
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  "This is a textbook.  It is very well laid out and easy to follow."
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Fever 1793
3.  Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
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  "This is a "young adult" novel.  Fiction that incorporates fact.  I read it just recently!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (734 customer reviews)

Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine (Oxford Handbooks Series)
4.  Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine (Oxford Handbooks Series) by Andrew Brent
The list author says:
  "A friend who has worked in a clinic in Namibia for the last 6 years keeps this little book handy.  It is a neat little condensed consultation book on tropical disease and treatment."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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All Creatures Great and Small
5.  All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
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  "Okay, this is one of my favorite book series (seriously, I tear up just thinking about these books!).  Of course, they are written by a veterinarian, but Herriot recounts some very colorful episodes in a medical based practice with which I am sure an MD could empathize."
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The Mold in Dr. Florey's Coat: The Story of the Penicillin Miracle
6.  The Mold in Dr. Florey's Coat: The Story of the Penicillin Miracle by Eric Lax
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  "One of those "this is how it really happened" tellings of a landmark discovery."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA
7.  The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA by James D. Watson
The list author says:
  "James Watson's HIGHLY controversial account of his work with Francis Crick in the race to discover the shape of DNA.  His account has been disputed by about everyone who was there at the time, and Dr. Watson has unfortunately put his foot in his mouth on many occasions.  However, it is an interesting story by a Nobel Prize winner."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (192 customer reviews)

NOVA: DNA - Secret of Photo 51
8.  NOVA: DNA - Secret of Photo 51 DVD ~ Nova
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  "Another version of the race for the discovery of the double helix.  Somber in tone, but intriguing."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
9.  Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
The list author says:
  "This book was a best seller a few years ago.  The book opens with an account of a plastic surgery refresher course in which cadaver heads are sitting in roasting pans, waiting to be practiced upon.  The overarching theme is the variety of uses put to cadavers that have been donated for research:  surgical, forensic, thanatochemical and more."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,134 customer reviews)

The Illustrated History of Surgery
10.  The Illustrated History of Surgery by Knut Hćger
The list author says:
  "Good stuff.  Gives you exactly what the title advertises."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Illustrations from the Works of Andreas Vesalius of Brussels (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)
11.  The Illustrations from the Works of Andreas Vesalius of Brussels (Dover Fine Art, History of Art) by Andreas Vesalius
The list author says:
  "We saw a facsimile of Vesalius' 1543 edition of "De humani corporis fabrica libri septem" when we visited the rare book room in the Davidson library.  This is a collection of illustrations from various works of Vesalius.  I would love to get a good biography suggestion!"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World (Random House Reader's Circle)
12.  Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World (Random House Reader's Circle) by Tracy Kidder
The list author says:
  "Parent recommendation."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (557 customer reviews)

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales
13.  The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks
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  "Parent recommendation."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (373 customer reviews)

The Malaria Capers: Tales of Parasites and People
14.  The Malaria Capers: Tales of Parasites and People by Robert S. Desowitz
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  "Parent recommendation."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

The American Plague
15.  The American Plague by Molly Caldwell Crosby
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  "A chronicle of yellow fever.  Parent recommendation."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
16.  The Spirit Catches You and You Fall down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman
The list author says:
  "Epilepsy.  Parent recommendation."
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The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story
17.  The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story by Richard Preston
The list author says:
  "What are we doing with the only known existing samples of the smallpox virus?"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (325 customer reviews)

The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
18.  The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Richard Preston
The list author says:
  "An account of the Reston, Virginia Ebola outbreak.  This book is practically a classic.  (Adult language)  Parent recommendation."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,703 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
19.  The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry
The list author says:
  "The 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.  Parent recommendation."
$15.09   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (432 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Physiology
20.  Physiology by Peter Abrahams
The list author says:
  "Parent recommendation:  A nice book for a 13 year old aspiring to pursue a carrer in medicine.""
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Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology: Text with CD-ROM, 6e
21.  Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology: Text with CD-ROM, 6e by Wallace Peters
The list author says:
  "This has been the text for Duke TIP's "Tropical Medicine and Ethnobiology" course in Costa Rica for the past several years."
$146.46   Used & New from: $97.93
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Abraham Lincoln's DNA and Other Adventures in Genetics
22.  Abraham Lincoln's DNA and Other Adventures in Genetics by Philip Reilly
The list author says:
  "Reilly is a historian/scientist/ethicist who has seen the molecular revolution first hand. The stories are interesting, and his explanation of the science is done well."
$12.68   Used & New from: $0.28
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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