Mind That Child: A Medical Memoir

Author(s): Simon Rowley

Biographies & Memoirs

Leading paediatrician Dr Simon Rowley has committed almost all of his working life to the care and wellbeing of children. In Mind That Child, Rowley provides a rare glimpse into what it means to be entrusted with the most precious of responsibilities - a young human life. Charting his decades of medical experience, Rowley touches on an array of issues, from the high-stakes management of tiny pre-term babies to the serious impacts of drugs, alcohol and technology on developing minds. Real-life cases and practical advice are interwoven throughout a candid, compassionate narrative.What's revealed is a tender and profound portrait of a medical professional at the very centre of what matters - a doctor who always adopts a humane, holistic view and who writes openly about the personal impact of a career in medicine.A must-read for any parent and a wonderful insight into the high-pressure medical world.


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  • : 9780143771982
  • : Penguin Group (NZ)
  • : Penguin Books (NZ)
  • : 0.372
  • : May 2018
  • : 2.1 X 15.4
  • : books

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  • : Simon Rowley
  • : Paperback
  • : 618
  • : 618.9200092
  • : 272