Cowboys and Indian: A Doctor’s First Year in Texas is an exciting and entertaining account of a doctor’s first year of practice in an underserved Texas hospital. Besides the challenges of being an immigrant and a husband and father, the doctor manages medical emergencies like cardiac arrests, collapsed lungs, industrial accidents, lacerations, and other traumas—all with minimal resources. In the course of that fateful first year, the heart-warming and often hilarious events show medical science at its best. This book shows a doctor’s life at an intimate level, with its many rewards, struggles, and exchanges. This memoir reveals that humor, compassion, and humility make the practice of medicine fulfilling and inspiring.
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Published by Texas Christian University Press