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The Scalpel and the Silver Bear Alvord, Lori Arviso, M.D./ Van Pelt, Elizabeth Cohen 1 of 1
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0553378007
ISBN-13: 9780553378009
Sku: 30586973
Publish Date: 7/1/2000
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 0.75T
Pages:  224
Age Range:  NA
 
The first Navajo woman surgeon mixes Western medicine with traditional healing practices to create a uniquely modern synthesis that emphasizes harmony and a strong connection to the natural world. Reprint. *Author: Alvord, Lori Arviso, M.D./ Van Pelt, Elizabeth Cohen *Publication Date: 2000/07/01 *Number of Pages: 204 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 8.25
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The first Navajo woman surgeon mixes Western medicine with traditional healing practices to create a uniquely modern synthesis that emphasizes harmony and a strong connection to the natural world. Reprint.
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In this memoir, a doctor who is half Navajo explains how she had to deny her indigenous beliefs in order to become a surgeon of conventional Western medicine. She also explains how she introduced Navajo customs to her operating room in order to accommodate her Navajo patients who were reluctant to undergo surgery.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0224
Product attributePublisher:   Bantam
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