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.
Call ItBookBaby #ad - The result was call It, an entertaining and refreshingly honest memoir of her nursing career. Follow her in the adrenaline charged Emergency Department, the Intensive Care Unit and during her daily routine as an Infection Control Nurse. Long before the popular television series hit the air, Ellen shared tales of the ER with family and friends.
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. Medical show afficionados will not be disappointed and student nurses might learn some valuable lessons and insight about potential career paths.
Call It #ad - Their reactions inspired her to compile her experiences.
ER Days#ad - Such was the opening line to many patient encounters in the emergency departments and clinics where I spent my career as a physician. 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. 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. I can’t believe I did that! I only had two beers.
ER Days #ad - Yes, as improbable as it seems, someone actually did that—and much more.
Tales of a Country Obstetrician: Unforgettable Stories About Practicing Medicine in AlabamaiUniverse #ad - Avery does so with no regrets, adventures, examining the challenges, and funny moments that have defined his life as an Alabama doctor in Tales of a Country Obstetrician. 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. Avery replied. All physicians have at one time or another wished they had written down the highlights of their careers. Daniel M. Dr. 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.
Tales of a Country Obstetrician: Unforgettable Stories About Practicing Medicine in Alabama #ad - As a funeral director, disease processes, he had his first opportunity to learn about anatomy, and trauma. When a female resident delivered a baby and got blood all over her, she asked if she could borrow a pair of underwear. We wear different sizes, and I only have one pair, Dr. He even witnessed the medical examiner performing autopsies in the morgue.
Once he became a doctor, his adventures were more interestingalthough there are decisions he regrets.
Behind the Curtain: A Peek at Life from within the ERCreateSpace #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. Revealing and unflinching, Behind the Curtain offers an unfiltered look inside the real-life traumas and triumphs that define emergency medicine.
Dr. Jeffrey sterling’s authentic and enthralling collection of stories represents his unique journey as an ER physician.
Trauma Room Two#ad - It is a place where life and death meet. Green takes the reader inside the hidden emotional landscape of emergency medicine. A place where some families celebrate the most improbable of victories while others face the most devastating of losses. 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. 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.
Twelve from HellBookBaby #ad - There was rarely time for niceties and in all likelihood the patient and doctor would never meet again, with the doctor- patient relationship reduced to; admit them, send them home or send them to the morgue. When the volume and the acuity went up there was barely time to glance at the name on the chart.
Twelve from hell is the story of a twelve hour night shift in a busy ER. Since this is a work of nonfiction i have not spent a great deal of time with character development choosing instead to present the patients in much the same way an ER doctor sees them. The patient's chief complaint became the starting and ending point for the physician's interaction with them.
Twelve from Hell #ad - The cases presented are somewhat graphic though I have attempted to minimize the technical aspects in the interest of not bogging down the reader with too much information.
Scalpel!: Memoirs of a SurgeonInfinity Publishing #ad - It is more than a story of wielding a scalpel, but rather the story of patients who touched his heart. The experiences are shared along with the bonds forged with some patients and colleagues. During the events of his professional life, he seldom had the time to spend with family that he would have wanted.
They are remembered not only for their disease but the attractiveness of personality and character. This surgeon shares the challenges, victories and crushing disappointments of his career as honestly as possible. The setting is a hospital in Upstate New York.
Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd CasesChicago Review Press #ad - Cory franklin, the only surviving ricin victim, treating the first aids patients in the country before the disease was diagnosed, shares his most unique and bizarre experiences, who headed the hospital’s intensive care unit from the 1970s through the 1990s, including the deadly Chicago heatwave of 1995, the nurse with rare Muchausen syndrome, and the professor with Alzheimer’s hiding the effects of the wrong medication.
Author 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 Filled with stories of strange medical cases and unforgettable patients culled from a 30-year career in medicine, Cook County ICU offers readers a peek into the inner workings of a hospital.
Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases #ad - . Surprising, making it an enjoyable read for patients, doctors, these stories provide a big-picture look at how the practice of medicine has changed over the years, and sometimes tragic, heartwarming, darkly humorous, and anyone with an interest in medicine.
People of the ER#ad - 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. Includes previously published short stories Jocelyn and Sutures. Stories that are told and retold, sometimes just until the end of the shift, but sometimes for decades.
A survivor of domestic violence makes it to the hospital but cannot trust anyone. 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. An anonymous man passes away after being taken to the emergency room, and no one can identify him.
People of the ER #ad - . The spouse of a cancer patient must decide whether to force her to undergo chemotherapy or to let her pass away in peace. 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 Year THEY Tried to Kill Me: Surviving a surgical internship...even if the patients don'tPCP - Purely Chaotic Publishing #ad - 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. Now all this new doctor has 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. And it's just started to tick. The only people who think you are a 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.
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 gone in: one patient, one day at a time.