House Calls And Hitching Posts: Stories from Dr. Elton Lehman's Career Among the Amish

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Paperback, Good Books, 2005, ISBN# 1561485020
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Paperback, Good Books, 2005, ISBN# 1561485020

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Paperback, Good Books, 2005, ISBN# 1561485020


Medical technology meets rural, Amish values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence when a country-boy-turned-country doctor returns to his roots in Ohio.
Medical technology meets rural values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence when a country-boy-turned-country-doctor returns to his roots. House Calls and Hitching Posts is a sometimes humorous and often intimate account of Dr. Elton Lehman's 36 years practicing medicine among the Amish of Wayne, Holmes, and surrounding counties in Ohio, for which he was named Country Doctor of the Year.
Now you can witness house calls and private moments between doctors and patients. Joe brings his dismembered fingers to the office in a coffee can filled with kerosene. Katie delivers a boy for the doctor's first home-birth. And three-year-old Davy rallies to overcome a life-threatening illness at birth only to be crushed under a tractor wheel. Hoover captures in sometimes local vernacular the joys and dilemmas of a family practitioner among a rural and predominantly-Amish community. Includes two galleries of photographs from Dr. Lehman's distinguished career.

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Number of Pages: 358
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Hoover, Dorcas Sharp
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Publication Date: October, 2005
ISBN-13: 9781561485024
Digital Video Formats: Paperback
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.50 x 8.50 x 1.00 IN
ISBN-10: 1561485020
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