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The scalpel and the silver bear

by Lori Arviso Alvord

  • 298 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Navajo women,
  • Navajo Indians,
  • Women surgeons,
  • Minorities in medicine,
  • Women Physicians,
  • General Surgery,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    The author, the first Navajo woman surgeon, tells the story of how she was able to cut across cultural, class, and educational borders to become a part of the medical world; and discusses how she came to understand the power of Navajo thinking about health and illness to impact some of modern medicine"s most daunting problems.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-204).

    StatementLori Arviso Alvord and Elizabeth Cohen Van Pelt
    ContributionsCohen, Elizabeth
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD27.35.A45 A3 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 204 p. ;
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24749465M
    ISBN 100553100122
    ISBN 109780553100129
    LC Control Number99012331
    OCLC/WorldCa40675086

    Book: The Scalpel and the Silver Bear Requirements: 6 pages (double spaced) PLUS a bibliography. Times new Roman font, Size Instructions: Elaborate and essay that includes all of the issues written below Sections to be included: 1. Introduction: Write a paragraph that gives an overview of the book [ ]. The scalpel and the silver bear User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. YA-Alvord takes readers on an absorbing journey straddling two worlds. Her book, written with journalist Van Pelt, describes her path to eventual success in combining highly technical, modern medicine Read full review4/5(3).

    The Scalpel and the Silver Bear The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing. By Elizabeth Cohen Van Pelt, Lori Arviso Alvord. Memoir of the first woman in her tribe to learn and practice the discipline of surgery. Book Review by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat. Twitter Facebook Link Print. Share. The life story of Dr. Alvord is interesting in itself and her courage shows through as she leaves the reservation and chooses to become a surgeon.

    The first Navajo woman surgeon combines western medicine and traditional healing. A spellbinding journey between two worlds, this remarkable book describes surgeon Lori Arviso Alvord's struggles to bring modern medicine to the Navajo reservation in Gallup, New Mexico—and to bring the values of her people to a medical care system in danger of losing its heart. Jan 31,  · And now, in bringing these principles to the world of medicine, The Scalpel and the Silver Bear joins those few rare works, such as Healing and the Mind, whose ideas have changed medical practices-and our understanding of the world.


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