People of the ER

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Stories that are told and retold, sometimes just until the end of the shift, but sometimes for decades. 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. The spouse of a cancer patient must decide whether to force her to undergo chemotherapy or to let her pass away in peace.

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. An anonymous man passes away after being taken to the emergency room, and no one can identify him. A survivor of domestic violence makes it to the hospital but cannot trust anyone.

People of the ER #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.

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Trauma Room Two

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - 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 some families celebrate the most improbable of victories while others face the most devastating of losses.

Trauma Room Two #ad - It is a place where life and death are separated by the thinnest of margins. 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.

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Letters from the Pit: Stories of a Physician's Odyssey in Emergency Medicine 1

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BookBaby #ad - Every day the staff of emergency rooms throughout the world are saving lives - 24/7/365. Dr. 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 - In this compilation of notable, sad, and poignant cases, funny, frightening, you'll see Dr. Crocker's struggles to Do No Harm in the most challenging of situations. Through these stories, you'll see him find the delicate balance between help and harm, empathy and self-preservation. In a culture of comic book heroes, it's gratifying to be reminded that there are real heroes out there.

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Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases

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Chicago Review Press #ad - Dr. Franklin is an editorial board contributor to the Chicago Tribune and the author of Chicago Flashbulbs. 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.

Each chapter features stories centered on a medical topic like body temperature, and the art of "taking a history" Readers will come away learning how the practice of medicine has changed over the years, doctors, which will be insightful for patients, detecting poisons, medications, and medical students alike.

Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases #ad - Cory franklin was an M. D. He has written for the new York Times, Washington Post, and the Chicago Sun-Times. 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.

For more than 30 years and director of Intensive Care at Cook County Hospital in Chicago for 25 years. He lives in Wilmette, Illinois. Cory Franklin.

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DO NO HARM

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Picador #ad - Do no harm provides unforgettable insight into the countless human dramas that take place in a busy modern hospital. Above all, it is a lesson in the need for hope when faced with life’s most difficult decisions. Named a notable book of the year by the new york times book review and the washington postwhat is it like to be a brain surgeon? how does it feel to hold someone’s life in your hands, leading neurosurgeon Henry Marsh reveals the fierce joy of operating, to cut into the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason? How do you live with the consequences of performing a potentially lifesaving operation when it all goes wrong?With astonishing compassion and candor, the profoundly moving triumphs, the harrowing disasters, the haunting regrets and the moments of black humor that characterize a brain surgeon’s life.

Do no harm stories of Life Death and Brain Surgery.

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The Night Shift

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HarperCollins Publishers #ad - Brian goldman shares his experiences in the witching hours at Mount Sinai Hospital in downtown Toronto. 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.

But goldman also reveals the emotional, heartbreaking side of everyday E. R. We meet the kinds of patients who walk into an E. R. 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.

The Night Shift #ad - Do no harm stories of Life Death and Brain Surgery. After midnight: late-night revellers injured on their way home after last call, teens assaulted in the streets by other teens and a woman who punches another woman out of jealousy over a man. National bestseller and finalist for the OLA Evergreen AwardIn The Night Shift, Dr.

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The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives

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Algonquin Books #ad - In the span of twelve hours, life-altering treatment decisions made, lives can be lost, and dreams fulfilled or irrevocably stolen. By shift’s end, we have witnessed something profound about hope and humanity. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. 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.

The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives #ad - 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.

. Do no harm stories of Life Death and Brain Surgery.

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Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries

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Broadway Books #ad - Hours later, he collapses on the dance floor with crippling stomach pains. Do no harm stories of Life Death and Brain Surgery. A middle-aged woman returns to her doctor, after visiting two days earlier with a mild rash on the back of her hands. 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. Lisa sanders has seen it all. Intricate, and full of twists and turns, gripping, Diagnosis puts readers in the doctor’s place.

Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries #ad - Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. 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. Sanders shows how making the right diagnosis requires expertise, painstaking procedure, and sometimes a little luck.

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Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis

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Harmony #ad - Never in human history have doctors had the knowledge, the tools, and the skills that they have today to diagnose illness and disease. 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.

A riveting exploration of the most difficult and important part of what doctors do, by Yale School of Medicine physician Dr. 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.

In every patient Tells a Story, Dr. When i see patients in the hospital or in my office who are suddenly, surprisingly ill, what they really want to know is, ‘What is wrong with me?’ They want a road map that will help them manage their new surroundings. Lisa sanders, author of the monthly new York Times Magazine column "Diagnosis, " the inspiration for the hit Fox TV series House, M.

Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis #ad - D. In this high-tech world of modern medicine, Sanders shows us that knowledge, while essential, is not sufficient to unravel the complexities of illness. 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.

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Behind the Curtain: A Peek at Life from within the ER

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Do no harm stories of Life Death and Brain Surgery. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. 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. Revealing and unflinching, Behind the Curtain offers an unfiltered look inside the real-life traumas and triumphs that define emergency medicine.

Behind the Curtain: A Peek at Life from within the ER #ad - Harmony. Dr. Jeffrey sterling’s authentic and enthralling collection of stories represents his unique journey as an ER physician.

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The Year They Tried to Kill Me: Surviving a surgical internship...even if the patients don't

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Purely Chaotic Publishing #ad - Now all this new doctor's got to look forward to is somehow surviving the next 365 days of drug-addicted patients, brutal work hours, sleep deprivation, and even more brutal staff surgeons while also trying desperately to hang onto his humanity. Not to mention his girlfriend back home. The only people who think you're a real doctor are you and your mom.

Not exactly the warm welcome naive Wisconsin med school graduate Sal Iaquinta is expecting after moving to urban Oakland, California for his first year of surgical residency. Harmony. But as hard as they try to kill him by crushing his spirit along with his compassion, the one thing his superiors can't do is stop the clock.

The Year They Tried to Kill Me: Surviving a surgical internship...even if the patients don't #ad - For brand-new doctor sal iaquinta, the only way out of his intern year is the same way he got in: one patient, one day at a time. And it's just started to tick. Do no harm stories of Life Death and Brain Surgery. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.

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