Kirkus reviews "a generous, compassionate book about what it is to be human and what it is to care. Paul seward writes in language so clear and compelling you can see straight through it and into the beating heart beneath. Kate cole-adams, author of anesthesia Drawing on a career launched in the first days of the specialty of emergency medicine, Dr.
Each chapter explores ethical questions that remind us of the full humanity of patients, of course, pharmacists, and, nurses, coroners, doctors. But the book goes beyond these stories. Told in fast-paced, patient care offers the fascination of medical mysteries, stand-alone chapters that recall unforgettable medical cases, wrapped in the drama of living and dying.
Patient Care: Death and Life in the Emergency Room #ad - See the patient who punches our doctor. Readers of patient Care will find themselves thinking along with Dr. Seward rejects doctor-as-God narratives to write frankly about moments of failure, and champions the role of his colleagues in health care. An asthmatic man develops air bubbles in his shoulders, and a pharmacist is haunted by a decision he makes.
No Such Thing as a Snow Day: A Collection of Reader-Submitted Medical Stories#ad - No Such Thing as a Snow Day: A Collection of Reader-Submitted Medical Stories #ad - We also hear more about the not-so-happy side of this industry. Grab a blanket, a mug of hot chocolate, and cozy up in front of the fire to catch up with submissions from people like you! First responders share unique baby names, bitter veterans, we hear stories about clueless newbies, and patients with good intentions but bad ideas.
Volume 19 is here, leos, surgeons, folks, EMS/Fire, filled with relatable submissions from RNs, registration staff, techs, and patients themselves.
Letters from the Pit: Stories of a Physician's Odyssey in Emergency MedicineBookBaby #ad - Through these stories, you'll see him find the delicate balance between help and harm, empathy and self-preservation. Every day the staff of emergency rooms throughout the world are saving lives - 24/7/365. In a culture of comic book heroes, it's gratifying to be reminded that there are real heroes out there.
Crocker's struggles to Do No Harm in the most challenging of situations. In this compilation of notable, sad, and poignant cases, funny, frightening, you'll see Dr. 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.
Call ItBookBaby #ad - The result was call It, an entertaining and refreshingly honest memoir of her nursing career. Medical show afficionados will not be disappointed and student nurses might learn some valuable lessons and insight about potential career paths. Follow her in the adrenaline charged Emergency Department, the Intensive Care Unit and during her daily routine as an Infection Control Nurse.
Call It #ad - Their reactions inspired her to compile her experiences. She also worked as a Quality Improvement nurse and Case Manager for the health insurance industry. The book details successes, failures and some great laughs in every area. Long before the popular television series hit the air, Ellen shared tales of the ER with family and friends.
ER Days#ad - Along the way you may laugh a little, tear up a bit or even learn something, but through it all you will experience the highs and lows of the day to day practice of emergency and urgent care medicine. Put on your scrubs and come join me now: your first shift working in the emergency department is about to begin.
ER Days #ad - I can’t believe I did that! I only had two beers. Yes, as improbable as it seems, someone actually did that—and much more. Such was the opening line to many patient encounters in the emergency departments and clinics where I spent my career as a physician. Shadow me back through the years in a series of vignettes that will give you a peek into a world of medicine that few on the outside ever see.
Operating Room Confidential: What Really Goes On When You Go UnderECW Press #ad - Even patients who’ve spent time in the operating room don’t really know much about them—thanks to the important work of anesthesiologists like Dr. Go behind the scenes of the or in this “fact-filled, poignant, and funny” account by an anesthesiologist Booklist. Combining personal stories with staff experiences, strange, he reveals hidden truths about what goes on during surgery and recounts both the humdrum and the quirky, and bizarre occurrences that shape a regular hospital day.
Operating Room Confidential: What Really Goes On When You Go Under #ad - Paul Whang. But here, he takes readers into the hospital and past the OR doors—fully alert. Answering questions such as what do doctors talk about during surgery? and If a surgical instrument falls to the floor, is the five-second rule observed?, Grey’s Anatomy, this is a must-read for anyone who’s ever wondered how realistic shows like ER, and House really are.
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. Hours later, he collapses on the dance floor with crippling stomach pains. 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. Intricate, gripping, and full of twists and turns, Diagnosis puts readers in the doctor’s place. 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, and an inspiration and adviser for the hit fox tv drama House, the New York Times bestselling author of Every Patient Tells a Story, author of Being MortalAs a Yale School of Medicine physician, M. D. Lisa sanders has seen it all. Sanders shows how making the right diagnosis requires expertise, painstaking procedure, and sometimes a little luck.
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.
Backbone: The Life and Game-Changing Career of a Spinal NeurosurgeonLisa Hagan Books #ad - Sonntag's pioneering innovation that day launched him into the forefront of the emerging field of spinal neurosurgery. At that same moment sixteen miles away, a hard-charging boy named TJ veered his bike into the path of a speeding pickup truck. The impact all but killed the boy, leaving him with a shattered leg, severe internal injuries, a massive blood clot near the brain stem, and—but for the fragile spinal cord—a complete separation of the skull from the spine.
This is the riveting story of how Dr. Surgeon to a who’s who of royalty, his clear-eyed accounts of failures and successes, political challenges, celebrities and politicians, hostile turf wars, media accusations of quackery, and cutting-edge technical advances reveal to the reader just what it takes to be a game-changer in one of the world's most harrowing professions.
Backbone: The Life and Game-Changing Career of a Spinal Neurosurgeon #ad - Revered by patients, residents, and for his example of life balance, and fellows for his highly personal approach to teaching and mentorship, in this book Dr. On a beautiful spring morning in 1989, neurosurgeon and spine expert Volker Sonntag was just finishing rounds at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.
. Sonntag also shares stories of his youth as a german immigrant in Cold War America that lend insight into how, sacrifice, honesty, with humility, compassion, industry—and humor—an individual can overcome adversity and achieve the American Dream.
Something for the Pain: One Doctor's Account of Life and Death in the ERW. W. Norton & Company #ad - A stunning account of the chaos of the emergency room. Boston globein this eye-opening account of life in the ER, Paul Austin recalls how the daily grind of long, erratic shifts and endless hordes of patients with sad stories sent him down a path of bitterness and cynicism. Gritty, and ultimately redemptive, powerful, Something for the Pain is a revealing glimpse into the fragility of compassion and sanity in the industrial setting of today’s hospitals.
The Pit: Memoir of an Emergency Physician#ad - The pit" will take you on an unpredictable, roller coaster ride of tears, failure, sometimes unsettling, offbeat, joy, sardonic humor, success, and much, gut-wrenching moments, much more. After forty-five years in medicine, over forty of them as an emergency physician, Dr. Brace yourself and take his hand as he guides you deep into and through the steaming guts of medical school, internship and emergency medicine, where exposure to infectious diseases, emotional upheaval and life-threatening situations are commonplace.
The Pit: Memoir of an Emergency Physician #ad - . Learn how physicians approach family members about the death of a loved one, what “sphincter moments” are, how doctors deal with performing repulsive procedures they’d rather not do, and how they handle watching a patient die when nothing more can be done. Gary conrad has seen almost everything.
Tales of a Country Obstetrician: Unforgettable Stories About Practicing Medicine in AlabamaiUniverse #ad - We wear different sizes, and I only have one pair, Dr. When a female resident delivered a baby and got blood all over her, she asked if she could borrow a pair of underwear. Daniel M. Avery replied. All physicians have at one time or another wished they had written down the highlights of their careers. Avery does so with no regrets, examining the challenges, adventures, and funny moments that have defined his life as an Alabama doctor in Tales of a Country Obstetrician.
Avery has been fascinated with the human body ever since he was young, so it was natural that he should grow up to become a successful doctor. As a funeral director, disease processes, he had his first opportunity to learn about anatomy, and trauma. He even witnessed the medical examiner performing autopsies in the morgue.
Tales of a Country Obstetrician: Unforgettable Stories About Practicing Medicine in Alabama #ad - Once he became a doctor, his adventures were more interestingalthough there are decisions he regrets. Dr. For instance, he would have never called the university to tow away an illegally parked recreation vehicle if he had known it belonged to the dean of the medical school. In spite of the seriousness of the medical profession, he enjoyed his share of light moments as well.