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  • Love Anyway

    A Mother Daughter Journey of Caregiving by

    A poignant memoir about a daughter’s life changing journey as her mother’s caregiver and the many challenges of caring for a chronically ill parent. Pat’s relationship with her mother, Anne, changed drastically when she moved in with Pat and her ...


  • Helen Hurts

    by

    Helen is a little girl who is experiencing physical and emotional pain. When she is in the hospital for an operation, the healthcare professionals help her manage her pain through a variety of approaches. But Helen still hurts! At home with her ...


  • In the Shadow of Angels

    Intimate Stories from a Hospice Counsellor by

    “You people are angels!” This is how many respond to those who work in palliative care. How hospice care professionals manage the emotional tension of being surrounded by sick, dying, and grief-stricken people is unfathomable. Over her 20 years of ...


  • Answers to Anorexia

    Master the Balance of Hope & Healing by

    Anorexia nervosa is a life-threatening disorder associated with high rates of relapse and ineffective therapeutic models. Conventional treatments overlook the biological consequences of self-starvation – consequences that impact brain function, ...


  • Plasticity

    My Life and Vocation by

    Plasticity: My Life and Vocation is the autobiography of Dr. Mirek Stranc, a world-renowned Plastic Surgeon. It captures his childhood as a displaced person during World War II, forcibly taken from his home in Poland, loaded in a cattle car and ...


  • Music for Other Reasons

    Conversations with Music Therapists by

    Music therapists use music to achieve non-musical goals. Their clients range from children with autism or developmental disabilities, through adults recovering from brain injuries or addiction, to seniors with Parkinson’s disease, depression, or ...


  • Scapulothoracic Assessment in Three Simple Steps

    Unique Three Dimensional Approach by

    Sometimes, a ‘winging scapula’ reveals a disabling scapulothoracic condition. Sometimes it does not. Often, despite no observable winging, debilitating scapulothoracic conditions go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. This “shoulder” problem is poorly ...


  • Path of a Healer

    A Time to Reflect by

    “Path of a Healer: a time to reflect,” is a story of the boundaries between life and death. Written by a pediatric cardiac surgeon, Dr. Jacques LeBlanc, the memoir examines and pays homage to a father-son relationship, faith, friendship, ...


  • Audible Bleeding

    The Origin and Development of the VGH Vascular Surgery Division by

    Audible Bleeding, The Origin and Development of the VGH Vascular Surgery Division describes the development of vascular surgery in Vancouver from its inception in 1978 to 2020. The book examines how and why vascular surgery developed into its own ...


  • Useful Admonitions to the Christian Nurse

    A Pragmatic, Theological, and Empirical Equipoise by

    The author explored the idea of healing of the whole person, and the understanding of health in holistic context evident in nursing practice, and persuasively argued that same idea is not radically distant and distinct from the context and the ...