Bloody Practice: Reflections On Doctoring Around The World by Sterling HaynesBloody Practice: Reflections On Doctoring Around The World by Sterling Haynes

Bloody Practice: Reflections On Doctoring Around The World

bySterling Haynes

Paperback | September 19, 2003

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Beginning his medical practice in the wild frontier town of Williams Lake, the author reflects on his life, which takes him through northern Canada, Alabama, Africa and Central America.
Raised in Alberta, Sterling Haynes received his medical degree from the University of Alberta. He served as a colonial officer in Nigeria and practised medicine in the Cariboo, Alberta and Alabama. Now retired, he lives in Westbank, BC, and travels extensively in Central America. His articles and poetry have been published in journals ...
Title:Bloody Practice: Reflections On Doctoring Around The WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:196 pages, 9 × 5.9 × 0.4 inPublished:September 19, 2003Publisher:CAITLIN PRESSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0920576974

ISBN - 13:9780920576977


Editorial Reviews

"...With self-deprecating humor he relates how he sweated as he removed a hatchet from a patient's brain under telephone guidance from a Vancouver neurosurgeon, how he hovered over the patient terrified that the venous sinus he had closed would start bleeding again, then gaped in amazement when the patient eloped to watch his buddy (who had implanted the hatchet in his head during an argument) compete in the bronc riding at the Williams Lake Stampede."-Joan R. Stogryn MD, British Columbia Medical Journal