Dancing at the river's edge : a patient and her doctor negotiate life with chronic illness (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Dancing at the river's edge : a patient and her doctor negotiate life with chronic illness

Author: Alida Brill; Michael Lockshin
Publisher: Tucson, Ariz. : Schaffner Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A resource for medical professionals, victims of chronic illnesses, and their loved ones, this dual account by a doctor and his longtime patient traces the growth of their unique friendship over a span of decades. By exploring the bond between caregiver and sufferer, this sensitive account evokes not only the constant day-to-day frustrations and emotional toll suffered by the chronically ill, but also an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
Biographies
Personal narratives
Récits personnels
Biography
Named Person: Alida Brill; Michael Lockshin; Alida Brill; Michael Lockshin; Alida Brill; Michael Lockshin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alida Brill; Michael Lockshin
ISBN: 9780980139402 0980139406
OCLC Number: 419558127
Description: 253 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Measures of time and metaphor --
Two journeys begin --
An unstable life --
Facing the abyss --
Spring returns.
Responsibility: Alida Brill and Michael D. Lockshin.

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A resource for medical professionals, victims of chronic illnesses, and their loved ones, this dual account by a doctor and his longtime patient traces the growth of their unique friendship over a span of decades. By exploring the bond between caregiver and sufferer, this sensitive account evokes not only the constant day-to-day frustrations and emotional toll suffered by the chronically ill, but also an understanding of the mental struggles and conflicts that a conscientious doctor must face in deciding how best to treat a patient without compromising personal freedoms.

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