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interesting books by physicians, on a variety of topics.
Plans are now underway to place all its books on the internet,
so anyone with an interest in the topic may read them. The
first book is now on-line: Scuba Diving Explained:
Questions and Answers on Physiology and Medical Aspects of Diving.
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LAKESIDE PRESS BOOKS
Martin, Lawrence. "Pickwickian" and Other Stories of Intensive Care. Medical and Ethical Challenges in the ICU. Published in paperback 1991 @ $10.95; 246 pages.
The author has also published some medical stories in The Saturday Evening Post.
Mr. Bowman's Decision. The Saturday Evening Post, April 1991.
The Red Baron. The SEP, January 1993.
"Mommy, why don't you hug me?" The SEP, May 1993.
The Wild Man. The SEP, October 1994.
The Critical Decision To Intubate or Let Her Die Naturally? The SEP, July/August 1995.
"Shock Him!" The SEP, June 1996.
Klein, Harold. Pages Off the Doctor's Pad. Published in paperback 1994 @ $9.95;
109 pages. ISBN 1-879653-07-9.
Superb vignettes by a master clinician and story teller.
DON'T BUILD/BUY A NEW HOUSE UNTIL YOU READ:
Martin, Ruth. And They Built A Crooked House. An (Unlucky) Homeowner's Account of One of the Largest Residential Construction Cases Ever Tried in Court. Published in paperback 1991 @ $12.95; 246 pages. ISBN 1-879653-02-8.
A classic tale. No other book detailing the legal and psychologic consequences of new-house construction defects has ever been published. Shows the dark side of new house construction, in contrast to Tracy Kidder's 1980s best seller House.
Martin, Ruth. Crumbling Dreams: What You Must Know Before Buying or Building a New Home (or Condo). Published in paperback 1993 @ $8.00; 172 pages. ISBN 1-879653-06-0.
A sequel to Crooked House. Shows that new house construction disaster happens all over the country. Details exactly what to do to avoid both a construction and a legal nightmare.
FOR RECREATIONAL SCUBA DIVERS:
Martin, Lawrence. Scuba Diving Explained: Questions and Answers on Physiology and Medical Aspects of Diving. ISBN 1-879653-12-5.
Published in 1996 on the Internet at:
The author is a lung disease specialist, DAN diving physician and recreational scuba diver. Scuba Diving Explained is written for a general audience. Dr. Martin also published "Smoking and Diving - Is It Really Dangerous?" in Skin Diver Magazine, May 1996, p. 22.
FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS AND DOCTORS IN TRAINING:
Martin, Lawrence. The House Officer's Survival Guide: Rules, Laws, Lists and Other Medical Musings. Published in paperback 1996 @ $19.95; 250 pages. ISBN 1-879-653-1.
Amusing, informative, authoritative, interesting. Runs the gamut from "How Much Do Doctors Make?" to "Law vs. Medicine: The Endless Debate," from "Movies with doctor themes" to "Front Page Tabloid Headlines of Medical Interest." Families of medical trainees will enjoy the book as well.
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