Gifts from the Poor: What the World's Patients Taught One Doctor about Healing


Travel with one of America's most unconventional medical adventures as he heals a wounded world

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Gifts from the Poor: What the World's Patients Taught One Doctor About Healing

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Travel with one of America's most unconventional medical adventures as he heals a wounded world

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608320943
  • Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group, LLC
  • Publication date: 5/11/2011
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction 1

Foreword 3

Chapter 1 This Little Light of Mine 7

Chapter 2 One Small Room in a Giant Mansion 13

Chapter 3 Imagination and Organization 25

Chapter 4 Beyond "Medical Center Civilization" 35

Chapter 5 "Just Keep Operating and Learning" 45

Chapter 6 Around Barriers and Over Bridges 57

Chapter 7 Riding More than One Horse 71

Chapter 8 The Year of Fulbrightness 81

Chapter 9 The Gift of Deprivation 97

Chapter 10 From Suffering, the Gift of Strength 109

Chapter 11 Cultures, Consonants and Vowels 123

Chapter 12 Bricking Up the Leper Door 139

Chapter 13 The Hunter-Gatherer and The Runner 155

Chapter 14 Humility in Health Care 179

Chapter 15 Hither by Thy Help 191

Chapter 16 Transformation 207

Chapter 17 Giving Back 227

Chapter 18 Derwood 249

Acknowledgments 259

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