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Being Mortal: Atul Gawande. The trouble with never saying no

Advantages: An interesting thought provoking read
Disadvantages: None for me

...I guess most people’s natural inclination on being told they have something like cancer would be to fight it all the way. These days there are a myriad of treatments and even if you only have a one percent chance of it being successful then it has to be w ...

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Review of Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End - Atul Gawande

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Joel E. Gallant M.D. 100 Questions. The Dummies Book of HIV/Aids.

Advantages: This book gives you precise answers to the questions about HIV/Aids.
Disadvantages: Shedding the light that with every disease there is the brutal ending of death.

...Review: 100 Hundred Questions and Answers about HIV and AIDS Prelude This book had no plot unless you know the molecular imbalance structure of the T-Cell that our bodies slowly build compared to regular red and white b ...

golferinfr 11.01.2011 · Read full review
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Review of 100 Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS - Joel E. Gallant M.D.

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about hiv-aids

Advantages: insights about hiv
Disadvantages: problem of discrimination

The problem of HIV / AIDS has long since become common issue that continues to siphon attention of various circles, especially the health sector. But in fact still a lot of information and understanding of these health problems are still unknown even furt ...

angelsblood 27.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of 100 Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS - Joel E. Gallant M.D.

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Mad, who's mad.

Advantages: might help with understanding mental illness
Disadvantages: it will cost money

...During my studying for my Diploma in Social Work, one of the core subjects was mental health, which looked at the causes, and effects of mental health on people and the families involved. One of the things I found out was that mental Illness is a thing th ...

oldgoth 23.10.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Mental Illness: A Handbook for Carers - Rosalind Ramsey (Editor), George Szmukler (Editor), Clare Gerada (Editor)

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Because Patients Are People Too

Advantages: Easy to read, enlightening
Disadvantages: A bit too much local language at times

...Dennis O'Donnell spent 7 years working in a Scottish hospital and this is the account of his time there. It takes a special type of person to work in Mental Health services, and though O'Donnell ultimately leaves the Locked Ward, he clearly is one of t ...

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Review of The Locked Ward: Memoirs of a Psychiatric Orderly - Dennis O'Donnell

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