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Author Burgess, John H., 1933-
Title Doctor to the North : thirty years treating heart disease among the Inuit / John H. Burgess.
Imprint Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2008]

Series Footprints series ; 8
Footprints series (Montréal, Quebec) ; 8.
Subject Burgess, John H., 1933-
Medical care -- Canada, Northern.
Cardiologists -- Canada, Northern -- Biography.
Inuit -- Medical care -- Nunavut -- Qikiqtaaluk Region.
Inuit -- Medical care -- Québec (Province) -- Nunavik.
Inuit -- Health and hygiene -- Nunavut -- Qikiqtaaluk Region.
Inuit -- Health and hygiene -- Québec (Province) -- Nunavik.
Heart -- Diseases -- Canada, Northern.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Canada, Northern.
Health Status.
Health Status.
Cardiovascular Diseases.
Cardiovascular Diseases.
Description 1 online resource (x, 168 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), map, portraits.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-163) and index.
Contents ""Contents""; ""Colour section follows""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1 The Long Road to an MD""; ""2 Expanding Horizons during Postgraduate Training""; ""3 Return to North America""; ""4 Cardiologist at the Montreal General Hospital and McGill University""; ""5 My Road to the Presidency of the Royal College""; ""6 Doctor to the North""; ""7 History of the Eastern Canadian Inuit""; ""8 History of Eastern Canadian Inuit Health Care""; ""9 Congenital Heart Disease""; ""10 Valvular Heart Disease""; ""11 Infective Endocarditis""; ""12 Pulmonary Heart Disease""; ""13 Cardiomyopathy""
""14 Coronary Artery Disease""""15 Auyuittuq Park: An Arctic Holiday""; ""16 The Future""; ""17 Transitions""; ""Notes""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780773574533 (electronic bk.)
0773574530 (electronic bk.)
9780773577497 (electronic bk.)
0773577491 (electronic bk.)
9780773534315 (print)
OCLC # 549309347
Additional Format Print version: Burgess, John H., 1933- Doctor to the North. Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2008 9780773534315 (DLC) 2009277226 (OCoLC)213525846