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Last week, we published a round-up of medical-themed books to keep you busy through the holidays (and well beyond!). We've got a few more below, submitted by our staff and Twitter followers. Between the two lists, we suspect you'll be busy until next year!Bathsheba's Breast: Women, Cancer and HistoryJames S. OlsonSuggested by Dr. Alexandra Easson, PMH: "It is a very readable history of the impact and management of breast cancer. Very interesting."The Making of a SurgeonDr. William Nolan
Suggested by Dr. Fateh Bazerbachi, Multi-Organ Transplant Program, TGH: "one of the best surgery memoirs I have ever read. I highly recommend it to be on the list."
Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-BeingEsther SternbergSuggested by Dr. Michael Gardam, Director, Infection Prevention and Control: "on appropriate health care design"Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our LivesNicholas Christakis and James FowlerSuggested by Dr. Michael Gardam, Director, Infection Prevention and Control: "on the importance of social networks in our health and behaviour"
We also asked our Twitter followers, who came up with a few more ideas.
From @zengarden17 (both books were on our original list):
The Power of Positive Deviance: How Unlikely Innovators Solve the World's Toughest ProblemsRichard Pascale, Jerry Sternin, and Monique SterninSafe Patients, Smart Hospitals: How One Doctor's Checklist Can Help Us Change Health Care from the Inside OutPeter Pronovost and Eric Vohr
Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, Inquiries for Hope and ChangeCheryl McLean and Robert Kelly (Eds.)