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Title Poetry in medicine : an anthology of poems about doctors, patients, illness, and healing / edited, with an introduction by Michael Salcman ; foreword by Michael Collier.

Publication Info. New York : Persea Books, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    808.8193 POE    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xxvii, 371 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "A Karen & Michael Braziller book."
Summary "Poetry in Medicine is anthology of poems written from antiquity through today about the medical experience. The book is divided into fourteen thematic sections, which present various facets of the world of medicine, doctors, and treatment. The sections include: anatomy & physiology; Contagions, Infections & Fevers; Blindness, Pain & Other Ailments; Pills, Powders & Other Remedies; Tumors, Trauma, & Tumult; From the Children's Ward; Looking Inside: Procedures, Diagnostic & Surgical; Doctors and Other Healers; Patients; The Wounded Mind: Depression & Dementia; The Final Journey: Death & Dying; The View from the Other Side of the Bed: Loved Ones of the Sick; Places of Healing; and Convalescence. It also includes a preface and introduction from anthologist, Dr. Michael Salcman, a neurosurgeon, and a foreword by poet and educator Michael Collier" -- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Medicine -- Poetry.
Sick -- Poetry.
Patients -- Poetry.
Physicians -- Poetry.
Healing -- Poetry.
Death -- Poetry.
Added Author Salcman, Michael, editor.
ISBN 9780892554492 original trade paperback alkaline paper
0892554495 original trade paperback alkaline paper

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