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

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Chicago Review Press #ad - He lives in Wilmette, Illinois. Cory Franklin. Each chapter features stories centered on a medical topic like body temperature, detecting poisons, medications, and the art of "taking a history" Readers will come away learning how the practice of medicine has changed over the years, which will be insightful for patients, doctors, and medical students alike.

We follow Dr. 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. For more than 30 years and director of Intensive Care at Cook County Hospital in Chicago for 25 years. 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.

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

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. Franklin is an editorial board contributor to the Chicago Tribune and the author of Chicago Flashbulbs.

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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, their families, he reveals the profound moments that often occur in emergency rooms for patients, and the staff that work there. Green takes the reader inside the hidden emotional landscape of emergency medicine.

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. It is a place where life and death are separated by the thinnest of margins. A place where some families celebrate the most improbable of victories while others face the most devastating of losses.

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People of the ER

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CreateSpace 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. 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 - Stories that are told and retold, sometimes just until the end of the shift, but sometimes for decades. 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. 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.

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

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BookBaby #ad - In this compilation of notable, frightening, and poignant cases, 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. Through these stories, you'll see him find the delicate balance between help and harm, empathy and self-preservation.

Letters from the Pit: Stories of a Physician's Odyssey in Emergency Medicine 1 #ad - Dr. Every day the staff of emergency rooms throughout the world are saving lives - 24/7/365. Crocker's struggles to Do No Harm in the most challenging of situations. 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.

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The Night Shift

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HarperCollins Publishers #ad - 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. 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.

The Night Shift #ad - But goldman also reveals the emotional, heartbreaking side of everyday E. R. National bestseller and finalist for the OLA Evergreen AwardIn The Night Shift, Dr. 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.

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

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Algonquin Books #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.

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. An engrossing human drama. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. In the span of twelve hours, life-altering treatment decisions made, lives can be lost, and dreams fulfilled or irrevocably stolen.

The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives #ad - By shift’s end, we have witnessed something profound about hope and humanity.

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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 - 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. 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. 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. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. 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.

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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. 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.

Intricate, gripping, and full of twists and turns, Diagnosis puts readers in the doctor’s place. 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.

Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries #ad - Atul gawande, the new york times bestselling author of every patient Tells a Story, author of Being MortalAs a Yale School of Medicine physician,  and an inspiration and adviser for the hit Fox TV drama House, M. D. Lisa sanders has seen it all. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Dr. Now the rash has turned purple and has spread across her entire body in whiplike streaks.

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

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Revealing and unflinching, Behind the Curtain offers an unfiltered look inside the real-life traumas and triumphs that define emergency medicine. 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.

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

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Trauma: My Life as an Emergency Surgeon

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St. Martin's Griffin #ad - In this pulse-pounding medical memoir, trauma surgeon James Cole takes readers straight into the ER, where anything can and does happenTRAUMA is Dr. Cole's harrowing account of his life spent in the ER and on the battlegrounds, fighting to save lives. Unlike the authors of other medical memoirs, cole trained to be a surgeon in the military and served as a physician member of a Marine Corps reconnaissance unit, United States Special Operations Command USSOCOM, and on a Navy Reserve SEAL team.

From treating war casualties in afghanistan and iraq to his experiences as a civilian trauma surgeon treating alcoholics, criminals, and the mentally deranged, drug addicts, TRAUMA is an intense look at one man's commitment to his country and to those most desperately in need of aid. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.

Trauma: My Life as an Emergency Surgeon #ad - In addition to his gripping stories of treating victims of gunshot wounds, car crashes, murder, stabbings, industrial accidents, excessive sleep deprivation, and the pressures of having to manage people dying of traumatic injury, flesh-eating bacteria, attempted suicides, the book also covers the years during Cole's residency training when he was faced with 120-hour work weeks, and war, often with little support.

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

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Harmony #ad - 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. A young woman lies dying in the ICU—bleeding, jaundiced, incoherent—and none of her doctors know what is killing her.

In every patient Tells a Story, Dr. Because, even today, a diagnosis is frequently all a good doctor has to offer. A healthy young man suddenly loses his memory—making him unable to remember the events of each passing hour. And yet mistakes are made, diagnoses missed, symptoms or tests misunderstood. 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.

Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis #ad - Lisa sanders, author of the monthly new York Times Magazine column "Diagnosis, " the inspiration for the hit Fox TV series House, M. D. Used book in Good Condition. Through dramatic stories of patients with baffling symptoms, the challenges of the physical exam, 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, and the near calamity of diagnostic errors.

Never in human history have doctors had the knowledge, the tools, and the skills that they have today to diagnose illness and disease. Life, as you formerly knew it, is on hold while you travel through this other world as unknown as it is unexpected.

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