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Gesundheit! : bringing good health to you, the medical system, and society through physian service, complementary therapies, humor, and joy

Author: Patch Adams
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Healing Arts Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The inspiring and hilarious story of Patch Adams's quest to bring free health care to the world and to transform the way doctors practice medicine.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patch Adams
ISBN: 089281781X 9780892817818
OCLC Number: 859049464
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 227 p., [8] p. de pl. : photogr
Contents: Publisher's Preface Foreword Author's Acknowledgments Co-Author's Preface Introduction Part I Bringing Your Vision and Joy to the Practice of Medicine 1 A Health Care System in Pain 2 An Ideal Medical Practice 3 Humor and Healing, or Why We're Building a Silly Hospital 4 Art, Nature, and Imagination 5 Rebuilding Self, Family, Community, World Huge - What Happens to a Dream Unleashed Part II A Prescription for Health and Healing A Chronology of the Gesundheit Institute 6 The Pilot Period 7 The Dream Defined 8 Garth's Story, By Gareth Branwyn 9 Organizing Dreamers, by Blair Voyvodic, M.D. 10 Building the Dream 11 Living on the Land, by Kathy Blomquist 12 Light a Candle: How Can I Help? 13 Passion and Persistence 14 Five Years Have Passed Bibliography: A Booklover's Search for Understanding and Ideas Index
Responsibility: Patch Adams with Maureen Mylander.

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"At last Patch Adams, M.D. has put on paper his vision of patient-centered health care . . . a vision that has inspired so many over the years. Patch's 'crazy dream' is, in reality, the root of what Read more...

 
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