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La doctora [[electronic resource] ] : the journal of an American doctor practicing medicine on the Amazon River / / Linnea Smith



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Autore: Smith Linnea Visualizza persona
Titolo: La doctora [[electronic resource] ] : the journal of an American doctor practicing medicine on the Amazon River / / Linnea Smith Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Duluth, Minn., : Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishers, c1999
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (266 p.)
Disciplina: 610/.92
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Soggetto topico: Physicians - Amazon River Region
Tropical medicine - Amazon River Region
Indians of South America - Medical care - Amazon River Region
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di contenuto: 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 Beginning
Sommario/riassunto: In 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 advent
Titolo autorizzato: La doctora  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 0-8166-9540-7
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910821076803321
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