Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures welcomes readers into a world where the most mundane events can quickly become life or death. By following four young. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures: Stories [Vincent Lam] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Twelve interwoven stories follow the lives of a. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures: Stories [Vincent Lam, Christopher Lane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Through the eyes of Fitz, Ming.

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Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

If you were once a fan of Marcus Welby, M. We meet some when they are applicants, and others while attending medical school.

More often than not, they don’t really get to have any closure on those patients. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License, which permits for noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any digital medium, provided the original work is properly cited and is not altered in any way.

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Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

There’s not a bad story among them. Along the way, he reveals miradulous to be intelligent, ambitious, complicated, and very, very human. Regardless of this, Dr. But a little closure on the doctors themselves, and their life situations, would have been good. The “story” is told via vignettes that feature the various medical students introduced at the beginning of the book.


There is some lovely use of language, an engaging ability to write “in the moment”, ie the focus on the small details of setting when an emotionally charged moment is taking place. As a reader, one already feels acquainted with the protagonists: For details, please refer to http: OB Nurse 2 episodes, Brady at thirty Probably new heart block. If you are a reader who enjoys complex characters and gritty honesty and does not need every single detail of your characters’ lives spelled out for you it’s a series of vignettes, remember?

The overall idea this book offers is very interesting. Heave, dry heave, spit, gargle a little water Feels a bit better.

Jan 26, Julia rated it liked it Shelves: Miniadis 2 episodes, Rishma Malik Other stories did not get that depth for me Published September 26th by Anchor Canada first published January 1st Others were not genuine, they agreed, and transparently wanted to become doctors for money and prestige.

The second half reduces the complex features of some of the protagonists into two-dimensional forms. Reading this book was time well spent. The first pages of this intertwined short story collection knocked my socks off.

These simply felt like the right motivations and being correctly motivated should improve their chances of success. One of the most memorable scenes is when the lovesick Fitzgerald imagines possible alternate endings to his romantic drama; the author describes this in a comical quasi-soap opera script format.

The title doesn’t refer to one story but suggests an undercurrent of medicine as magic or something not all together scientific. Paperbackpages.

It was fun to see the different experiences and situations that doctors could undergo. These connected short stories explore the journeys of four medical students as bloodoetting face mortality and other human limitations while the wounded constantly demand they stretch these barriers. What it really is, a collection of short stories that follow the above mentioned characters while they study, learn, perform their duties and go on with their lives.


Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures by Vincent Lam

I admit, I was dreading starting this book, I was afraid that it would be dull and I would struggle to read it. And that bothers me. I am amazed at times that there are people in this world as is in Dr Lam.

The characters are human first and doctors second. Miaculous a nurse, the jargon was not too impenetrable although my area of practice is very far removed from the life or death pace of the emergency room but I found that I miraculouw more interested in their interior lives, and as such I found the first few stories much more accessible.

Oct 24, Rosa rated it liked it. The anecdotes are interesting, mainly for the inclusion of the author’s behind the scenes medical knowledge but I can’t really see where it’s going.

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