R. Visits: adult children forced to make life and death decisions about critically ill parents, victims of sexual assault, and mentally ill and homeless patients looking for understanding and a quick fix in the twenty-four-hour waiting room. We meet the kinds of patients who walk into an E. R. National bestseller and finalist for the OLA Evergreen AwardIn The Night Shift, Dr.
The Night Shift #ad - Written with goldman’s trademark honesty and with surprising humour, The Night Shift is also a frank look at many issues facing the medical profession today, and it offers a highly compelling inside view into an often shrouded world.
Trauma Room TwoCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Based on fifteen years of experience as an ER physician, he reveals the profound moments that often occur in emergency rooms for patients, their families, and the staff that work there. A place where what matters the most in this life is revealed. Trauma room Two is just such a place. In this collection of short stories, Dr.
Trauma Room Two #ad - In every hospital emergency department there is a room reserved for trauma. It is a place where life and death are separated by the thinnest of margins. Green takes the reader inside the hidden emotional landscape of emergency medicine. A place where some families celebrate the most improbable of victories while others face the most devastating of losses.
People of the ERCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Standing in the trauma room of an emergency department is like standing at ground zero of a nuclear reaction, only it’s not radiation that is released—but stories. Written by the author of trauma room two, delves deeper into the lives of the patients and staff that work in a small, People of the ER, rural emergency room.
People of the ER #ad - An anonymous man passes away after being taken to the emergency room, and no one can identify him. The spouse of a cancer patient must decide whether to force her to undergo chemotherapy or to let her pass away in peace. These stories—and all the rest in People of the ER—grapple with what it means to be human in the face of trauma and death.
A survivor of domestic violence makes it to the hospital but cannot trust anyone. Stories that are told and retold, sometimes just until the end of the shift, but sometimes for decades.
Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd CasesAcademy Chicago Publishers #ad - An inside look at one of the nation's most famous public hospitals, Cook County, as seen through the eyes of its longtime Director of Intensive Care, Dr. Author Dr. Surprising, these stories provide a big-picture look at how the practice of medicine has changed over the years, doctors, and sometimes tragic, darkly humorous, heartwarming, making it an enjoyable read for patients, and anyone with an interest in medicine.
Cory franklin, treating some of the first aids patients in the country before the disease was diagnosed, who headed the hospital’s intensive care unit from the 1970s through the 1990s, including the deadly Chicago heat wave of 1995, the first surviving ricin victim, the nurse with rare Munchausen syndrome, shares his most unique and bizarre experiences, and the famous professor whose Parkinson’s disease hid the effects of the wrong medication.
Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases #ad - Cory Franklin. Filled with stories of strange medical cases and unforgettable patients culled from a thirty-year career in medicine, Cook County ICU offers readers a peek into the inner workings of a hospital.
Letters from the Pit: Stories of a Physician's Odyssey in Emergency Medicine 1BookBaby #ad - Through these stories, you'll see him find the delicate balance between help and harm, empathy and self-preservation. Patrick crocker provides us an intimate glimpse into the growing mind of an emergency physician, from residency to retirement. Told in a unique first-person stream of consciousness style, you are right in the middle of the action, looking over the doctor's shoulder while he works.
Letters from the Pit: Stories of a Physician's Odyssey in Emergency Medicine 1 #ad - Crocker's struggles to Do No Harm in the most challenging of situations. Every day the staff of emergency rooms throughout the world are saving lives - 24/7/365. Dr. In this compilation of notable, and poignant cases, frightening, funny, sad, you'll see Dr. In a culture of comic book heroes, it's gratifying to be reminded that there are real heroes out there.
The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' LivesAlgonquin Books #ad - In the span of twelve hours, life-altering treatment decisions made, lives can be lost, and dreams fulfilled or irrevocably stolen. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. The shift is one nurse's story, but it contains elements of every nurse's experience. The wall street journal practicing nurse and new york times columnist Theresa Brown invites us to experience not just a day in the life of a nurse but all the life that happens in just one day on a busy teaching hospital’s cancer ward.
The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives #ad - By shift’s end, we have witnessed something profound about hope and humanity. An engrossing human drama. Unfolding in real time—under the watchful eyes of this dedicated professional and insightful chronicler of events—The Shift gives an unprecedented view into the individual struggles as well as the larger truths about medicine in this country.
Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical MysteriesBroadway Books #ad - A middle-aged woman returns to her doctor, after visiting two days earlier with a mild rash on the back of her hands. It lets them see what doctors see, feel the uncertainty they feel—and experience the thrill when the puzzle is finally solved. Sanders shows how making the right diagnosis requires expertise, painstaking procedure, and sometimes a little luck.
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Now the rash has turned purple and has spread across her entire body in whiplike streaks. Dr. And yet she is often confounded by the cases she describes in her column: unexpected collections of symptoms that she and other physicians struggle to diagnose. A twenty-eight-year-old man, vacationing in the Bahamas for his birthday, tries some barracuda for dinner.
Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries #ad - A young elephant trainer in a traveling circus, is suddenly beset with splitting headaches, once head-butted by a rogue zebra, as if someone were “slamming a door inside his head. In each of these cases, the path to diagnosis—and treatment—is winding, sometimes frustratingly unclear. Hours later, he collapses on the dance floor with crippling stomach pains.
A collection of more than fifty hard-to-crack medical quandaries, featuring the best of The New York Times Magazine's popular Diagnosis column—now a Netflix original series“Lisa Sanders is a paragon of the modern medical detective storyteller. Atul gawande, and an inspiration and adviser for the hit fox tv drama House, author of Being MortalAs a Yale School of Medicine physician, the New York Times bestselling author of Every Patient Tells a Story, M.
Weekends at Bellevue: Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych ERBantam #ad - For nine eventful years, Dr. Bantam. A gem of a memoir. Tells a mean story. New york daily news “the tension between Holland’s macho swagger and her shame at the harsh way she occasionally treats patients gives this memoir extra intrigue. Psychology Today “A fascinating portrait. Holland takes us for a ride through the psych ER that is at once wild and poignant, a ride that leaves deep tracks in even the healthiest of minds.
Katrina Firlik, M. D. Author of another day in the Frontal LobeJulie Holland thought she knew what crazy was. In this absorbing memoir, and profoundly moving: the serial killer, the naked man barking like a dog in Times Square, the schizophrenic begging for an injection of club soda to quiet the voices in his head, Holland recounts stories from her vast case files that are alternately terrifying, tragically comic, the subway conductor who helplessly watched a young woman pushed into the path of his train.
Weekends at Bellevue: Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych ER #ad - Holland is a good storyteller with a dark wit. New york post “equal parts affecting, jaw-dropping, and engrossing. Booklist algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Holland was the weekend physician in charge of the psychiatric emergency room at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital. Writing with uncommon candor, holland supplies not only a page-turner with all the fast-paced immediacy of a TV medical drama but also a fascinating glimpse into the inner lives of doctors who struggle to maintain perspective in a world where sanity is in the eye of the beholder.
Physicians' Untold Stories: Miraculous experiences doctors are hesitant to share with their patients, or ANYONE!CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Doctors work in life-and-death situations every day. But what happens when they encounter something even they can’t explain scientifically? Dreams foretelling future events, apparitions, and other miraculous experiences fill this book, as practicing doctors recount the most unusual moments of their careers.
Physicians’ untold Stories doesn’t stop at chronicling these occurrences. Like the popular chicken soup for the soul series, Kolbaba has catalogued inspiration moments into small stories perfect for bite-size reading—or maybe for gobbling up all at once! Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Meant to awe, instruct, and inspire, these tales will convince even the harshest skeptic that there are things beyond this physical world and that sometimes, all we need to do is believe.
Physicians' Untold Stories: Miraculous experiences doctors are hesitant to share with their patients, or ANYONE! #ad - Bantam. Kolbaba, md, provides a glimpse into the lives of doctors that few get to experience. In their own words, doctors reach out to you and show you how faith in the divine has shaped their lives. Learn their agonies and joys. Scott J. Even in the darkest of times, as they comfort terminally ill patients and make impossible choices, moments of light shine through.
Behind the Curtain: A Peek at Life from within the ERCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Behind the Curtain: A Peek at Life from within the ER #ad - Revealing and unflinching, Behind the Curtain offers an unfiltered look inside the real-life traumas and triumphs that define emergency medicine. Dr. Jeffrey sterling’s authentic and enthralling collection of stories represents his unique journey as an ER physician. Both an enlightening memoir and an unforgiving mirror reflecting the best and worst of human behavior, Behind the Curtain unveils the insidious consequences of everyday risks and seemingly innocuous habits.
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Critical Care: A New Nurse Faces Death, Life, and Everything in BetweenHarperOne #ad - Extraordinary. Elizabeth cohen, mph, cnn senior medical correspondent critical care is the powerful and absorbing memoir of Theresa Brown—a regular contributor to the New York Times blog “Well”—about her experiences during the first year on the job as an oncology nurse; in the process, Brown sheds brilliant light on issues of mortality and meaning in our lives.
Critical Care: A New Nurse Faces Death, Life, and Everything in Between #ad - Bantam. Among all the recent books on medicine, Critical Care stands alone. Pauline chen, author of Final Exam “A must read for anyone who wants to understand healthcare. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.