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Bag Balm & Duct Tape: Tales of a Vermont Doctor

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When young Dr. Beach Conger accepted a hospital appointment in rural Vermont, it was a mail-order marriage without either party seeing the other.
He envisioned living out the rest of his days splitting wood, healing the sick, and being adored as a kindly country doctor. His new patients figured they had their work cut out for them, breaking in this whippersnapper M.D. from Berkeley, California.
Beach Conger's tale of his training in the art of country doctoring is a joy. Listen in on the hilarious consultations as he finds a cure for vitaminia, induces laconic Vermonters to talk about "private" problems, and even reconstructs the formula for the "Green Pills" his predecessor invented. He especially brings home that most basic consideration — the need for every doctor to be supervised by a responsible person, i.e., a nurse.
"An engaging blend of rustic wisdom and big-city know-how." — Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN:
9780449217931
Subtitle:
Tales of a Vermont Doctor
Other:
Ewald, Gregory A.
Publisher:
Random House
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Medical
Publication Date:
November 1989
Binding:
Mass Market Paperbou
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.85x4.18x.73 in. .29 lbs.

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