Category: Medical Biographies Memoirs

  • My Journey to Hell and Back with Chronic Pain by Tony Sorendo

    By Tony Sorendo

    what's hell? That is dependent upon your standpoint. For first-time writer Tony Sorendo, Hell used to be a bodily and emotionally painful trip with power soreness wrought with heartache, unhappiness, and melancholy as he made his means towards an awakening of positivity and a lifestyles devoted to supporting others.

    In a page-turner that's admittedly “his story,” Sorendo permits readers to really reside in, relate to, and suppose an international during which an envisioned eighty million american citizens or extra are trapped this day: the area of persistent pain.

    With unbridled candor and honesty, Sorendo in detail stocks the depths of his melancholy as he chronicles the doubtless by no means finishing trials and tribulations that such a lot of contributors in power pain—and the folk who love them—will realize and sympathize with. ache. accidents. assurance. attorneys. Doubts. Anger. Frustration. Loneliness. Isolation. Depression.

    An inspirational must-read for someone conscious during this international, My trip to Hell and again with continual ache isn’t only one man’s tale or a narrative approximately power soreness. And it’s no longer a how-to or a self-help publication, both. really, as Sorendo finds his own, life-changing event, his tale evolves right into a sequence of modern day miracles and encouraging examples of decision, positivity, and generosity of spirit that may guarantee readers that they’re now not alone.

    My trip to Hell and again with power ache is splendidly written in a down-to-earth sort, and Sorendo is an adept and interesting storyteller. Vividly bringing his thoughts to lifestyles, his studies develop into the entire extra widely used to his readers as he bares his soul overtly, in truth, and with uncooked emotion. If Sorendo could make it to hell and again with continual pain—and locate renewed function, pleasure, positivity, and hope—so can others, no matter if in power soreness or not.
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  • Breathless. A Story of Survival, Hope and Healing by Mary Ann Rody

    By Mary Ann Rody

    Did you ever ask yourself what may ensue in the event that your whole lifestyles replaced thoroughly overnight? If every little thing you had ever identified was once became the wrong way up? Your well-being, your loved ones, your task, your id, your future—all replaced forever?

    Breathless is the tale of a lady who confronted this terrifying and unsure destiny. persist with alongside on her trip as she describes her lifestyles as a mom, spouse, and company government who's winning, busy, chuffed, and fit someday, and tomorrow is on lifestyles aid within the ER as her lungs shut after collapsing at domestic. As she endures a month in a medically brought on coma whereas medical professionals frantically look for a reason, and her probabilities of survival turn into dim, her husband, family members, and expensive associates hide her in prayer beseeching God to spare her existence. Miraculously, God spared her existence! She recovered from the coma and ARDS, in basic terms to rouse thoroughly paralyzed.

    Life had replaced without end, and the conflict to come to a feeling of normalcy used to be overwhelming. She was once not able to do whatever for herself. medical professionals expected attainable restoration of a few move yet didn’t understand needless to say what the ultimate end result will be. After a yr of actual remedy, robust choice, never-ending prayers, and the aid of pricey associates, she regained her mobility and was once capable of go back to common actions. the one challenge used to be, existence had moved on and her twenty-six-year occupation used to be gone.

    Thus a brand new conflict began—a conflict to find who she used to be, and what God’s plan was once for her existence. After suffering for a 12 months to come back to her “normal” lifestyles, in simple terms to discover that ordinary not existed, what might existence suggest now? Who was once she? What was once common while basic not existed? It was once there while all else was once long gone that she chanced on peace, convenience, and id in Jesus. the writer stocks her poignant tale of fighting rejection, melancholy, and lack of id by way of staying robust in desire, religion, and belief in her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She stocks how God turned tangible via His notice, best her to a deeper wisdom of her purpose-driven existence in Him.
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  • Mon fils est trisomique, et alors ?: Témoignage (Témoignages by Rossana Tricoli

    By Rossana Tricoli

    Accepter et vivre avec los angeles différence de son enfant, c'est attainable !

    C’est l’histoire d’un petit garçon, Simon, né « différent des autres », avec des chromosomes « différents des autres ». Et c’est l’histoire d’une maman qui est sortie renforcée de cette war of words parce que son enfant était justement différent.
    Rossana n’est pas le style de femme à se laisser abattre. Et oui, elle raconte qu’elle est passée par toutes les questions même les plus brutales et tous les désespoirs pour finir par tous les sourires pour faire de Simon un enfant qui puisse arriver au meilleur de ses capacités.
    Ce livre est à los angeles fois un témoignage, un livre de famille et une boîte à outils pour quiconque, qu’il soit confronté ou non à ce sort d’épreuve. C’est aussi une fantastique leçon de vie et d’optimisme, un outil pour faire avancer l’accueil des enfants trisomiques.

    Un ouvrage qui apporte un témoignage sur l. a. trisomie et livre des pistes pour améliorer le quotidien des enfants qui en souffrent.


    Mon cœur vire et chavire, ce silence est si lengthy, si douloureux que je décide de le rompre. Je veux savoir, j’ai besoin de savoir, d’entendre ces mots que personne n’ose prononcer.
    Moi : « Mon fils est trisomique ? »
    Elle : « Vous saviez ? »
    Moi : « Non, vous venez de me l’apprendre ! »
    Mon mari s’assied et s’accroche à los angeles chaise pour ne pas tomber. Moi, je reste debout, statique, je serre mon fils dans mes bras. Trisomique ou pas, il est à moi et je vous défends de le toucher, de lui faire du mal.
    Je ne dis rien, surtout ne rien laisser transparaître, je me veux area of expertise, je pleurerai, mais plus tard, à l’abri des regards indiscrets et sûrement pas devant cette shirt blanche, oiseau de mauvais augure.


    Secrétaire, mère de trois enfants, Rossana Tricoli est également membre de deux institutions visant à améliorer le quotidien des personnes trisomiques ou ayant un syndrome assimilé. Son livre fait suite à un web publication qu’elle a tenu pendant plusieurs années : Simon, pas à pas.
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  • Love and Wheatgrass by Lorraine Ereira

    By Lorraine Ereira

    while Saul gets his analysis, Flossie has offerings: she will be able to disintegrate and be dead or she will make investments all her power into studying tips to support the affection of her existence get better. So she embarks on a life-changing trip to find what the medical professionals and dieticians won't ever inform her: how she will help her husband via common drugs and nutrition.
    Through hours of learning, Flossie discovers tips on how to give a boost to his immune method and provides it the instruments it must cope either with melanoma and the devastating traditional cures he's subjected to. She learns find out how to decrease his publicity to pollutants of their day-by-day atmosphere, lessen the strain on his already overloaded immune procedure, and to take those practices ahead into their existence past melanoma - to guard him from additional complications.
    It is a narrative of affection, wish and braveness that the reader can determine with, and observe that there's a higher method to conflict such a trial and are available out the opposite facet, revitalised and able to dwell lifestyles to the full.
    This ebook additionally incorporates a complete compendium of easy-to-follow information, recipes advert dietary information.
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  • Raymond Adams: A Life of Mind and Muscle by Robert Laureno MD

    By Robert Laureno MD

    Raymond Adams: a lifetime of brain and Muscle is a contribution to the background of neurology and the background of yankee medication. Adams, one of many greats of neurology, complex the fields of neurology, neuropathology, inner medication, psychiatry, pediatrics, and psychology.

    Drawing on 50 interviews with Raymond D. Adams and on interviews with 50 different execs and relatives, this booklet files his contributions to wisdom, his growth of the area of neurology, and his titanic effect as an educator and writer. Following an introductory bankruptcy, "The Phenomenon of Raymond Adams," the booklet bargains chronologically with the levels of his existence, schooling, paintings. one other portion of the ebook is prepared through ailment different types and comparable issues, explaining his investigative paintings and concepts. there's a bankruptcy of summation, reading the accomplishment and legacy of Dr. Adams. quite a few appendices comprise letters of correspondence, a letter of nomination, and extracts of interviews with different neurologists. those records offer extra perception into Adam's character and paintings patterns.

    This booklet convincingly demonstrates Dr. Adam's seminal function within the crowning glory of the nineteenth century activity of clinicopathologic research of neurological illnesses, the outlet of the research of muscle pathology, the systematic examine of cerebrovascular ailments, and emergence of the fashionable box of pediatric neurology, in addition to demonstrating the level to which he proficient generations of leaders in neurology and to which he guided neurologists all over the place along with his nice synthesis, Principles of Neurology.
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  • Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over by Adrienne Carmack

    By Adrienne Carmack

    In Reclaiming My delivery Rights, health professional Adrienne Carmack, MD, stocks her eye-opening event as she turns into a mom and concerns corresponding to genital integrity, normal childbirth, and breastfeeding have new that means. Unwilling to take whatever at face worth, she unearths the layers of lies inside her selected career from the interior as she faces her fears of bucking authority and being avoided by way of her pals, coworkers, and mentors to be able to communicate and proportion what she feels and is aware as fact. suppose her ache, worry, anger, and pleasure during this enticing memoir as she uncovers deception after deception and exposes the clinical process for the damage it truly is creating.
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  • Time Out by David A. Kelly

    By David A. Kelly

    Your baby has cancer.' those are 4 phrases you wish to by no means pay attention; but over 12,000 households a 12 months will listen this very word. The analysis of melanoma could make you cease useless on your tracks, but if medical professionals let you know that your baby has melanoma, you need to shout from the head of your lungs, 'Time Out!' subscribe to David Kelly as he recounts his family's trip as his daughter, Hannah, battles an extraordinary type of early life melanoma. on the time of her analysis, Hannah used to be a fun-loving, ten-year-old lady who was once looking ahead to a summer season taking part in basketball. as a substitute, she and her family members will be on the Mayo medical institution, moving into the unknown scientific global of oncology, radiology, and adolescence melanoma help. With millions of newly-diagnosed young ones in step with 12 months, day trip not just walks you thru stories shared by way of many yet evokes you with this family's tale of religion, power, and desire. 'A formative years melanoma prognosis can depart you groping via a dense fog of uncertainty and dealing with many unanswered questions. This inspiring actual tale is a legacy of encouragement from a kinfolk who reminds us that religion, wit, and humor can upward thrust above those demanding situations of melanoma, whereas making the adventure more uncomplicated for others to follow.' Brighter Tomorrows, Inc. 'An Outreach to households Touched by way of adolescence Cancer'
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  • A Lifetime In Medicine by Albert D. Roberts

    By Albert D. Roberts

    during this memoir, Dr. Al Roberts, who entered clinical college in 1950, tells the tale of his personal improvement as a doctor opposed to the backdrop of the dramatic alterations in drugs because the mid-twentieth century, with echoes way back to the 20`s gleaned from his physician-father`s profession. An energetic agent in lots of of those adjustments, Dr. Roberts has been a researcher, a pioneer expert in nephrology, a basic internist and diagnostician, a military health care provider, an administrator, a television character, and a instructor. He tells of his melancholy and psychoanalysis and gives chapters on "Medicine Then and Now", "Skeletons in Our Closest" and a few illuminating case histories. Summing up, he provides his personal overview of the current nation of drugs and his view of the long run. in regards to the writer: Dr. Al Roberts spent his early years in his physician-father`s loved ones in feet. worthy. From the age of eleven, he was once proficient in Dallas private and non-private faculties and Southern Methodist collage. Graduating from The collage of Texas Southwestern in 1954, he used to be an intern, resident, and study fellow all at Parkland Memorial health facility. After reviews in inner most perform and educational management, he has been at the college for the reason that 1991 and now serves halftime as scientific Professor of Medicine.
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  • Le Souffle, la conscience et la vie : Chronique d un médecin by François Fourrier

    By François Fourrier

    « Il faut écouter les voix qui s'éteignent, les souffles ténus qui expirent. Des organismes qui disparaissent, des énergies qui se dissipent, des esprits ou des âmes qui rejoignent des divins inconnus. Des humains qui survivent et d'autres qui meurent.
    Soyez bons, écoutez-les. Ce sont des vies uniques, passées, prises au hasard de milliers d'autres. Toutes réunies au même endroit. Des disparitions, des souvenirs d'incertitudes, des cheminements vers des impasses obscures ; des fragments d'existences qui démontrent l'inanité des simplifications ultimes et réfutent les évidences trop faciles.
    C'est ici l'unité de lieu, los angeles voie finale commune où convergent des destins qui n'ont entre eux aucun rapport flagrant. C'est là que s'entrelacent des destinées et se transmettent les expériences. Il n'y a rien à craindre. Il faut entrer, passer le sas, pousser les portes vitrées, suivre les flèches sombres dessinées sur le sol, elles vous dirigent. Vous y voilà ... Vous êtes en Réanimation... »

    François Fourrier
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