Letters from the Pit: Stories of a Physician's Odyssey in Emergency Medicine 1 #ad - . Dr. In a culture of comic book heroes, it's gratifying to be reminded that there are real heroes out there. 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.
Trauma Room TwoCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - 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.
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.
Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical MysteriesBroadway Books #ad - 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, author of being mortalas a yale school of medicine physician, the New York Times bestselling author of Every Patient Tells a Story, and an inspiration and adviser for the hit Fox TV drama House, M.
D. Lisa sanders has seen it all. Dr. Intricate, and full of twists and turns, gripping, Diagnosis puts readers in the doctor’s place. Now the rash has turned purple and has spread across her entire body in whiplike streaks. 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.
Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries #ad - A twenty-eight-year-old man, vacationing in the Bahamas for his birthday, tries some barracuda for dinner. It lets them see what doctors see, feel the uncertainty they feel—and experience the thrill when the puzzle is finally solved. 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. 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.
The Patient in Room Nine Says He's GodAyni Books #ad - 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. But, his real outrage is directed at our cavalier treatment of the elderly, If you put a G-tube in your 80-year-old mother with Alzheimer's because she's no longer eating, you will probably have a fast track to hell.
The Patient in Room Nine Says He's God #ad - . This er doctor finds god's opposite in: a battered child's bruises covered over by make-up, a dying patient whose son finally shows up at the end to reclaim the man's high-top sneakers, the rich or celebrity patients loaded with prescription drugs from doctor friends who end up addicted. Used book in Good Condition.
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.
Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd CasesAcademy Chicago Publishers #ad - Surprising, doctors, these stories provide a big-picture look at how the practice of medicine has changed over the years, heartwarming, making it an enjoyable read for patients, and sometimes tragic, darkly humorous, and anyone with an interest in medicine. Author Dr. Cory franklin, treating some of the first aids patients in the country before the disease was diagnosed, shares his most unique and bizarre experiences, the nurse with rare Munchausen syndrome, the first surviving ricin victim, including the deadly Chicago heat wave of 1995, who headed the hospital’s intensive care unit from the 1970s through the 1990s, and the famous professor whose Parkinson’s disease hid the effects of the wrong medication.
. 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. 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.
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The Year They Tried to Kill Me: Surviving a surgical internship...even if the patients don'tPurely Chaotic Publishing #ad - Sure, i worked 40 hours without sleep, but that is only one of the ways They tried to kill me. But this adventure isn't just crazy hospital anecdotes or what it takes to become a surgeon. It's a coming of age tale about learning what it means to be a caregiver. I chose highland hospital for my surgical internship: an entire year filled with sick patients, more brutal staff surgeons, brutal work hours, and flawed attempts to maintain a long-distance relationship.
Yet, somehow, it's a work of nonfictional comedy. I take on many roles throughout the story. Their real evil was crushing the enthusiasm and compassion of their trainees. I'm a kid who still plays tetris, a guy who can't commit to his girlfriend, an untrained doctor who finds himself cutting open people's skulls, and a fish out of water who is called to the ER to drain the blood from a cocaine-engorged penis.
The Year They Tried to Kill Me: Surviving a surgical internship...even if the patients don't #ad - I struggled to remain a "normal" human while joining a fraternity of holier-than-thou surgeons, and nothing grounded me more than trying to cope with the illnesses within my own family. Used book in Good Condition. But i was just a naive wisconsin boy, fresh out of medical school and new to Oakland, California.
The only people who think you are a doctor are you and your mom. Not exactly the warm welcome I hoped for.
Physicians' Untold Stories: Miraculous experiences doctors are hesitant to share with their patients, or ANYONE!CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - 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.
Meant to awe, and inspire, instruct, 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. Even in the darkest of times, as they comfort terminally ill patients and make impossible choices, moments of light shine through.
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. Doctors work in life-and-death situations every day. Scott J. Learn their agonies and joys. 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! Used book in Good Condition.
In their own words, doctors reach out to you and show you how faith in the divine has shaped their lives.
People of the ERCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - 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. 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.
An anonymous man passes away after being taken to the emergency room, and no one can identify him. 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. Used book in Good Condition. 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.
God in the ICU: Suddenly things happened that he never could have imaginedCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Used book in Good Condition. 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. 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.
When an anaesthetist started praying with his patients in the Intensive Care Unit, suddenly his practice was transformed.
Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital The Inspiration for the NBC Drama New AmsterdamGrand Central Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. As the book unfolds, the narrator is diagnosed with cancer, and he is forced to wrestle with the end of his own life even as he struggles to save the lives of others. Eric manheimer "offers far more than remarkable medical dramas: he blends each patient's personal experiences with their social implications" Publishers Weekly.
Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital The Inspiration for the NBC Drama New Amsterdam #ad - Manheimer was not only the medical director of the country's oldest public hospital for over 13 years, but he was also a patient. The inspiration for the nbc drama new amsterdam and in the spirit of Oliver Sacks, this intensely involving memoir from a former medical director is a "humanitarian and heartbreaking tapestry where modern medicine confronts the atrocities of life" Kirkus Reviews.
Using the plights of twelve very different patients--from dignitaries at the nearby UN, to illegal immigrants, to supermax prisoners at Riker's Island, and Wall Street tycoons--Dr.
Behind the Curtain: A Peek at Life from within the ERCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - 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. Jeffrey sterling’s authentic and enthralling collection of stories represents his unique journey as an ER physician.
Behind the Curtain: A Peek at Life from within the ER #ad - . Dr. Revealing and unflinching, Behind the Curtain offers an unfiltered look inside the real-life traumas and triumphs that define emergency medicine. Used book in Good Condition.