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. And it's just started to tick. Now all this new doctor's got to look forward to is somehow surviving the next 365 days of drug-addicted patients, sleep deprivation, brutal work hours, and even more brutal staff surgeons while also trying desperately to hang onto his humanity.
The Year They Tried to Kill Me: Surviving a surgical internship...even if the patients don't #ad - . Not to mention his girlfriend back home.
Trauma Room TwoCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - 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. It is a place where life and death are separated by the thinnest of margins. Green takes the reader inside the hidden emotional landscape of emergency medicine.
In every hospital emergency department there is a room reserved for trauma. 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. A place where some families celebrate the most improbable of victories while others face the most devastating of losses.
Letters from the Pit: Stories of a Physician's Odyssey in Emergency Medicine 1BookBaby #ad - Dr. 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. 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.
Letters from the Pit: Stories of a Physician's Odyssey in Emergency Medicine 1 #ad - 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, sad, funny, frightening, and poignant cases, you'll see Dr. Through these stories, you'll see him find the delicate balance between help and harm, empathy and self-preservation.
The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First YearBroadway Books #ad - But when a new admission to the critical care unit almost died his first night on call, he found himself scrambling. A scorchingly frank look at how doctors are made, bringing readers into the critical care unit to see one burgeoning physician's journey from ineptitude to competence. In medical school, matt mccarthy dreamed of being a different kind of doctor—the sort of mythical, unflappable physician who could reach unreachable patients.
But no teacher could help mccarthy when an accident put his own health at risk, and showed him all too painfully the thin line between doctor and patient. The real doctor will see you shortly offers a window on to hospital life that dispenses with sanctimony and self-seriousness while emphasizing the black-comic paradox of becoming a doctor: How do you learn to save lives in a job where there is no practice? Broadway Books.
The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year #ad - Mccarthy's one stroke of luck paired him with a brilliant second-year adviser he called “Baio” owing to his resemblance to the Charles in Charge star, who proved to be a remarkable teacher with a wicked sense of humor. Mccarthy would learn even more from the people he cared for, including a man named Benny, who was living in the hospital for months at a time awaiting a heart transplant.
Visions of mastery quickly gave way to hopes of simply surviving hospital life, where confidence was hard to come by and no amount of med school training could dispel the terror of facing actual patients. This funny, candid memoir of mccarthy’s intern year at a New York hospital provides a scorchingly frank look at how doctors are made, taking readers into patients’ rooms and doctors’ conferences to witness a physician's journey from ineptitude to competence.
Kill as Few Patients as Possible: And Fifty-Six Other Essays on How to Be the World's Best DoctorTen Speed Press #ad - With unassailable logic and rapier wit, the sage Dr. Approximately 17, 000 students graduate from med school each spring in North America. Previous editions have sold more than 200, 000 copies. This oft-quoted all-time favorite of the medical community will gladden--and strengthen--the hearts of patients, and anyone entering medical study, internship, doctors, or practice.
Kill as Few Patients as Possible: And Fifty-Six Other Essays on How to Be the World's Best Doctor #ad - Broadway Books. The perfect gift for med students and grads as well as new and practicing physicians. Ten speed Press. Oscar london muses on the challenges and joys of doctoring, and imparts timeless truths, reality checks, and poignant insights gleaned from 30 years of general practice--while never taking himself or his profession too seriously.
The classic book on the art and humor of practicing medicine, celebrating its 20th anniversary in a new gift edition with updates throughout.
This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior DoctorPicador #ad - Broadway Books. Shipped from the U. K. Ten speed Press. Light wear to cover. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday.
Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd CasesChicago Review Press #ad - He has written for the new York Times, Washington Post, and the Chicago Sun-Times. Ten speed Press. 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.
Cory franklin was an M. D. He lives in Wilmette, Illinois. 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. Dr. We follow Dr. Broadway Books. Cory Franklin.
Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases #ad - 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. An inside look at one of the nation's most famous public hospitals, Cook County, as seen through the eyes of its longtime Director of Intensive Care, Dr. Dr. For more than 30 years and director of Intensive Care at Cook County Hospital in Chicago for 25 years.
Each chapter features stories centered on a medical topic like body temperature, which will be insightful for patients, doctors, and the art of "taking a history" Readers will come away learning how the practice of medicine has changed over the years, detecting poisons, medications, and medical students alike.
Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of DiagnosisHarmony #ad - Ten speed Press. Two patients diagnosed with Lyme disease improve after antibiotic treatment—only to have their symptoms mysteriously return. Broadway Books. Harmony. 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.
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. Sanders chronicles the real-life drama of doctors solving these difficult medical mysteries that not only illustrate the art and science of diagnosis, but often save the patients’ lives.
Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis #ad - 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. 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.
In every patient Tells a Story, Dr. Lisa sanders, author of the monthly new York Times Magazine column "Diagnosis, " the inspiration for the hit Fox TV series House, M. D.
People of the ERCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Harmony. 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. 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. 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 - A survivor of domestic violence makes it to the hospital but cannot trust anyone. The spouse of a cancer patient must decide whether to force her to undergo chemotherapy or to let her pass away in peace. An anonymous man passes away after being taken to the emergency room, and no one can identify him. Stories that are told and retold, sometimes just until the end of the shift, but sometimes for decades.
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DO NO HARMPicador #ad - DO NO HARM #ad - Harmony. Do no harm provides unforgettable insight into the countless human dramas that take place in a busy modern hospital. Broadway Books. Do no harm stories of Life Death and Brain Surgery. 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, to cut into the stuff that creates thought, leading neurosurgeon Henry Marsh reveals the fierce joy of operating, the harrowing disasters, 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 haunting regrets and the moments of black humor that characterize a brain surgeon’s life.
. Ten speed Press. Above all, it is a lesson in the need for hope when faced with life’s most difficult decisions.
The Intern Blues: The Timeless Classic About the Making of a DoctorWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Robert marion asked three of them to keep a careful diary over the course of a year. Andy, insecurities, and amy vividly describe their real-life lessons in treating very sick children; confronting child abuse and the awful human impact of the AIDS epidemic; skirting the indifference of the hospital bureaucracy; and overcoming their own fears, Mark, and constant fatigue.
The Intern Blues: The Timeless Classic About the Making of a Doctor #ad - Do no harm stories of Life Death and Brain Surgery. Their stories are harrowing and often funny; their personal triumph is unforgettable. This updated edition of the intern blues includes a new preface from the author discussing the status of medical training in America today and a new afterword updating the reader on the lives of the three young interns who first shared their stories with readers more than a decade ago.
While supervising a small group of interns at a major New York medical center, Dr. Harmony. Ten speed Press. Broadway Books.