02529nam 2200577Ia 450 991045218970332120200520144314.00-8166-9540-7(CKB)1000000000346760(EBL)310829(OCoLC)476096479(SSID)ssj0000140503(PQKBManifestationID)11139493(PQKBTitleCode)TC0000140503(PQKBWorkID)10053302(PQKB)11208593(MiAaPQ)EBC310829(Au-PeEL)EBL310829(CaPaEBR)ebr10159533(OCoLC)123239591(EXLCZ)99100000000034676019980807d1999 uy 0engur|n|---|||||txtccrLa doctora[electronic resource] the journal of an American doctor practicing medicine on the Amazon River /Linnea SmithDuluth, Minn. Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishersc19991 online resource (266 p.)Description based upon print version of record.0-8166-4249-4 Table of Contents; 1 ""My Wife Can't Have Her Baby!""; Leap into the Unknown; Life on the Amazon; Jungle Doctor; Clinic Expansion; More Jungle Medicine; The End of the BeginningIn 1990, Dr. Linnea Smith went to Peru on an ecotourism vacation. She was so moved that she abandoned her thriving medical practice in Wisconsin to serve the Yagua Indians in the deepest part of the Amazon rainforest of Peru--alone.Taken straight from the pages of Dr. Smith's journal, La Doctora offers readers a rare glimpse into the suspense and drama of practicing medicine in a culture far removed from the sophisticated supplies and supports of 20th-century medicine. Learn how Dr. Smith evolved from a "strange white woman" to an adopted member of the indigenous community. Her story of adventPhysiciansAmazon River RegionBiographyTropical medicineAmazon River RegionAnecdotesIndians of South AmericaMedical careAmazon River RegionAnecdotesElectronic books.PhysiciansTropical medicineIndians of South AmericaMedical care610/.92BSmith Linnea927886MiAaPQMiAaPQMiAaPQBOOK9910452189703321La doctora2084663UNINA