The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, a…


The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down explores the clash between a small county hospital in California and a refugee family from Laos over the care of Lia Lee, a Hmong child diagnosed with severe epilepsy. Lia’s parents and her doctors both wanted what was best for Lia, but the lack of understanding between them led to tragedy. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, and the Salon Book Award, Anne Fadiman’s…


The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

ISBN 10 : 1429931116
ISBN 13 : 9781429931113

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events ..


Le Scaphandre Et Le Papillon

ISBN 10 : 9782221117927
ISBN 13 : 2221117921

Le 8 décembre 1995, brutalement, un accident vasculaire a plongé Jean-Dominique Bauby dans un coma profond. Quand il en est sorti, toutes ses fonctions motrices étaient détéri..


Hmong American Concepts Of Health Healing And Conventional Medicine

ISBN 10 : 0415944953
ISBN 13 : 9780415944953

America's healthcare system in the twenty-first century faces a variety of pressures and challenges, not the least of which is that posed by the increasingly multicultural nature o..


Voyage Au Del De Mon Cerveau

ISBN 10 : 9782709644204
ISBN 13 : 2709644207

L’incroyable découverte d’une neurobiologiste victime d’une rupture d’anévrisme. On ne pourra plus parler de la même façon de notre cerveau et de notre perception de l..


Macchab Es

ISBN 10 : 2702135501
ISBN 13 : 9782702135501

Depuis deux mille ans, nous participons après notre mort, volontairement ou non, aux avancées les plus audacieuses et aux expériences les plus étranges de la science. Autrefois..


Hmong American Concepts Of Health

ISBN 10 : 9781135944391
ISBN 13 : 1135944393

America's healthcare system in the twenty-first century faces a variety of pressures and challenges, not the least of which is that posed by the increasingly multicultural nature o..


Health Literacy In Primary Care

ISBN 10 : 0826101070
ISBN 13 : 9780826101075

Designated a Doody's Core Title! At the intersection of health care delivery and practice there lies a large area of patient care with no manual: how to provide the best care to pa..


Local Childhoods Global Issues

ISBN 10 : 9781447305835
ISBN 13 : 1447305833

Although the current plight of children in many parts of the world can leave us with a grim outlook on the future, there are still many positive indicators of a better future for a..


The Blue Sapphire Of The Mind

ISBN 10 : 9780199986644
ISBN 13 : 0199986649

"There are no unsacred places," the poet Wendell Berry has written. "There are only sacred places and desecrated places." What might it mean to behold the world with such depth and..


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