A Survival Guide in the Coming Age of Viruses by Geoffrey Newton
This book is about the coronavirus and the pandemic it spawned, and what this outbreak means for future pandemics. It analyses the official response and sees where improvements can be made, for example, the World Health Organization waited till ...
Guide to Wellness Through Stretching
Change your range and improve mobility. Get ready to change your life! by Dale Deis and Ed Stiles
Stretching—you’ve probably heard of it. The fitness market is flooded with conflicting and confusing information about stretching. In The Guide to Wellness through Stretching, physiotherapist Dale Deis and physiologist Ed Stiles have taken a stiff, ...
No More Tears
Quality of Care, Love, and Compassion for the Elderly by Dorothy Magliulo
* Elderly while in a nursing homes should have color to room, bedspreads with design to match their curtains. * Elderly should be able to celebrate main holidays on the same day, just like they would in their own home before entering nursing ...
Living With Cancer
A Few Things Your Friends Want You to Know by Dr. Gillian Dolansky Presner
After happily achieving many of my personal and professional childhood dreams, I was unexpectedly diagnosed with terminal cancer while pregnant with my 3rd daughter at the age of 36. In this book I write about my lived experience since that time ...
How I Got Better From A Traumatic Brain Injury
For anyone who ever had a TBI, past or present by Madeleine Welton
Both incredibly informative and deeply heart-rending, How I Survived a Traumatic Brain Injury tells the story of author Madeleine Welton’s recovery after she sustained a traumatic brain injury in 1993. Her moving account of learning to walk, talk, ...
This is Dementia
Disrupting the Decline by John W. DenBoer
This is Dementia: Disrupting the Decline seeks to dispel the myths surrounding dementia. It invites you to take a journey to explore the misconceptions, stereotypes, and various perspectives surrounding this devastating disorder. This journey is an ...
Front Line Nursing Stories
Making a Difference: An Anthology from the 1940s to the COVID Pandemic by Marian Facciolo
When reading real-life stories about nursing, you might not expect mentions of fox fur coats or cages full of snakes (“five feet long and very skinny”). Yet these amusing vignettes sit alongside harrowing tales of plane crashes and time-honoured ...
Ten Tips for Passing the OSCE
A Practical Guide For Success In The Objective Structured Clinical Examinations by Mohsin Rashid
The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) has become the predominant method of assessing clinical competence. Taking an OSCE is a skill which needs to be learned. Medical curriculum provides little formal training in this area. Rather ...
Dying to be Seen
The Race to Save Medicare in Canada by Cathy MacNeil
Canada’s public health care system is under attack. Defunding, deregulating, defrauding, and deliberate disintegration have manipulated Canadians into despising their once-beloved system as unsustainable, unfixable, and cost-prohibitive. There is a ...
A Coroner’s Memoir by Robert Crossland
I wade waist-deep into the ocean to reach a body floating face down in the local harbor. Police, first responders, and onlookers quietly watch from the shoreline, but blood splotches and marks in the sand suggest that something awful has happened ...