The late-night passing of a beloved aunt summons a childhood bully who shows up minutes later, after twenty-five years, to be forgiven and to heal a broken doctor. A young jewish doctor prays to a coma patient's blessed mother on Christmas Eve, only to have the woman suddenly awakened; there is the voice that tells a too-busy ER doctor to stop a patient walking out, discovering an embolus that would have killed him.
Letters from the Pit: Stories of a Physician's Odyssey in Emergency Medicine 1BookBaby #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. 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.
In this compilation of notable, and poignant cases, sad, frightening, funny, you'll see Dr. Through these stories, you'll see him find the delicate balance between help and harm, empathy and self-preservation. Dr. In a culture of comic book heroes, it's gratifying to be reminded that there are real heroes out there.
Trauma Room TwoCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - A place where some families celebrate the most improbable of victories while others face the most devastating of losses. It is a place where life and death are separated by the thinnest of margins. In every hospital emergency department there is a room reserved for trauma. 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. Green takes the reader inside the hidden emotional landscape of emergency medicine.
Physicians' Untold Stories: Miraculous experiences doctors are hesitant to share with their patients, or ANYONE!CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Meant to awe, these tales will convince even the harshest skeptic that there are things beyond this physical world and that sometimes, instruct, and inspire, all we need to do is believe. 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!
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. Physicians’ untold Stories doesn’t stop at chronicling these occurrences. 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: Miraculous experiences doctors are hesitant to share with their patients, or ANYONE! #ad - Kolbaba, md, provides a glimpse into the lives of doctors that few get to experience. Even in the darkest of times, as they comfort terminally ill patients and make impossible choices, moments of light shine through. Doctors work in life-and-death situations every day. Scott J.
Miracles We Have Seen: America's Leading Physicians Share Stories They Can't ForgetHealth Communications Inc #ad - This is a book of miracles—medical events witnessed by leading physicians for which there is no reasonable medical explanation, if there is, or, the explanation itself is extraordinary. Among the extraordinary cases poignantly recounted by the physicians witnessing them: A priest visiting a hospitalized patient went into cardiac arrest on the elevator, which opened up on the cardiac floor, right at the foot of the cardiac specialist, at just the right moment.
A tiny premature baby dying from irreversible lung disease despite the most intensive care who recovered almost immediately after being taken from his hospital bed and placed on his mother's chest. A woman who conceived and delivered a healthy baby—despite having had both of her fallopian tubes surgically removed.
A young man whose only hope for survival was a heart transplant, but just at the moment he developed a potentially fatal complication making a transplant impossible, his own heart began healing itself. A teenage girl near death after contracting full-blown rabies who became the first patient ever to recover from that disease after an unexpected visit by Timothy Dolan, the man who would go on to become the Archbishop of New York.
Miracles We Have Seen: America's Leading Physicians Share Stories They Can't Forget #ad - A manhattan window-washer who fell 47 stories—and not only became the only person ever to survive a fall from that height, but went on to make a full recovery. Miracles we have seen is a book of inspiration and optimism, and a compelling glimpse into the lives of physicians—their humanity and determined devotion to their patients and their patients' families.
Preeminent physicians in many specialties, including deans and department heads on the faculties of the top university medical schools in the country describe, in everyday language and with moving testimony, their very personal reactions to these remarkable clinical experiences. Positive impacts left in the wake of even the gravest of tragedies, profound triumphs of heart and spirit.
Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd CasesChicago Review Press #ad - For more than 30 years and director of Intensive Care at Cook County Hospital in Chicago for 25 years. Cory Franklin. Dr. Dr. Cory franklin was an M. D. Franklin as he unravels a host of strange cases including the nurse with rare Munchausen syndrome, the only surviving ricin victim, and the professor with Alzheimer's hiding the effects of the wrong medication.
He lives in Wilmette, Illinois. In 1993, he worked as a technical advisor to Harrison Ford and was one of the role models for the physician Ford played in the film The Fugitive. Readers will be riveted by stories of strange medical cases and unforgettable patients culled from his 30-year career in medicine that spanned the 1970s through the 1990s, including some major moments in medical history like the AIDS epidemic and the deadly Chicago heatwave of 1995.
Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases #ad - An inside look at one of the nation's most famous public hospitals, as seen through the eyes of its longtime Director of Intensive Care, Cook County, Dr. He has written for the new York Times, Washington Post, and the Chicago Sun-Times. Each chapter features stories centered on a medical topic like body temperature, detecting poisons, which will be insightful for patients, medications, and the art of "taking a history" Readers will come away learning how the practice of medicine has changed over the years, doctors, and medical students alike.
We follow Dr. Franklin is an editorial board contributor to the Chicago Tribune and the author of Chicago Flashbulbs.
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. The spouse of a cancer patient must decide whether to force her to undergo chemotherapy or to let her pass away in peace. Stories that are told and retold, sometimes just until the end of the shift, but sometimes for decades.
People of the ER #ad - A survivor of domestic violence makes it to the hospital but cannot trust anyone. An anonymous man passes away after being taken to the emergency room, and no one can identify him. Written by the author of trauma room two, People of the ER, delves deeper into the lives of the patients and staff that work in a small, rural emergency room.
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.
God in the ICU: Suddenly things happened that he never could have imaginedCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - When an anaesthetist started praying with his patients in the Intensive Care Unit, suddenly his practice was transformed. As he relates his story in the context, first of a South Africa transitioning to democracy and then in the Middle East you will hear stories of a God who responds to prayer in ways that are uniquely His.
God in the ICU: Suddenly things happened that he never could have imagined #ad - . This has the drama of hi-tech medicine, the poignancy of lives that are hanging in the balance, the human touch of a doctor who is trying to understand a God who does not always respond as he would like Him to and above all the inspiration and encouragement of a God who loves us enough to hear us when we pray and to be with us in our moments of deepest need.
Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical MysteriesBroadway Books #ad - A young elephant trainer in a traveling circus, once head-butted by a rogue zebra, is suddenly beset with splitting headaches, 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. Now the rash has turned purple and has spread across her entire body in whiplike streaks.
Hours later, he collapses on the dance floor with crippling stomach pains. A middle-aged woman returns to her doctor, after visiting two days earlier with a mild rash on the back of her hands. Intricate, and full of twists and turns, gripping, Diagnosis puts readers in the doctor’s place. Sanders shows how making the right diagnosis requires expertise, painstaking procedure, and sometimes a little luck.
Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries #ad - 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. Dr. 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, the new york times bestselling author of every patient Tells a Story, and an inspiration and adviser for the hit Fox TV drama House, author of Being MortalAs a Yale School of Medicine physician, M. D.
Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of DiagnosisHarmony #ad - Life, as you formerly knew it, is on hold while you travel through this other world as unknown as it is unexpected. Never in human history have doctors had the knowledge, the tools, and the skills that they have today to diagnose illness and disease. Through dramatic stories of patients with baffling symptoms, the vagaries of tests, the pitfalls of doctor-to-doctor communication, Sanders portrays the absolute necessity and surprising difficulties of getting the patient’s story, the challenges of the physical exam, and the near calamity of diagnostic errors.
Lisa sanders, author of the monthly new York Times Magazine column "Diagnosis, " the inspiration for the hit Fox TV series House, M. D. A riveting exploration of the most difficult and important part of what doctors do, by Yale School of Medicine physician Dr. Two patients diagnosed with Lyme disease improve after antibiotic treatment—only to have their symptoms mysteriously return.
A young woman lies dying in the ICU—bleeding, jaundiced, incoherent—and none of her doctors know what is killing her. Lisa sanders takes us bedside to witness the process of solving these and other diagnostic dilemmas, providing a firsthand account of the expertise and intuition that lead a doctor to make the right diagnosis.
Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis #ad - . The ability to give this unnerving and unfamiliar place a name, to know it—on some level—restores a measure of control, independent of whether or not that diagnosis comes attached to a cure. She presents an unflinching look inside the detective story that marks nearly every illness—the diagnosis—revealing the combination of uncertainty and intrigue that doctors face when confronting patients who are sick or dying.
In Shock: My Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of HopePicador #ad - Now a los angeles times bestsellerthe new york times Book Review: "Awdish's book is the one I wished we were given as assigned reading our first year of medical school, alongside our white coats and stethoscopes. Dramatic, engaging and instructive. A riveting first-hand account of a physician who's suddenly a dying patient and her revelation of the horribly misguided standard of care in the medical worldDr.
As Dr. At each step of the recovery process, awdish was faced with something even more unexpected: repeated cavalier behavior from her fellow physicians―indifference following human loss, disregard for anguish and suffering, and an exacting emotional distance. Harmony. Shatteringly personal, and yet wholly universal, she offers a brave road map for anyone navigating illness while presenting physicians with a new paradigm and rationale for embracing the emotional bond between doctor and patient.
In Shock: My Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of Hope #ad - Awdish finds herself up against the same self-protective partitions she was trained to construct as a medical student and physician, she artfully illuminates the dysfunction of disconnection. Awdish comes to understand the fatal flaws in her profession and in her own past actions as a physician while achieving, through unflinching presence, a crystalline vision of a new and better possibility for us all.
But after her first visit, Dr. Hauntingly perceptive and beautifully written, In Shock allows the reader to transform alongside Awidsh and watch what she discovers in our carefully-cultivated, yet often misguided, standard of care.