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Emergency room : lives saved and lost : doctors tell their stories  Cover Image Book Book

Emergency room : lives saved and lost : doctors tell their stories

Sachs, Dan, M.D. (Added Author).

Summary: From high drama to bitter irony, this one-of-a-kind collection gathers thirty-one extraordinary true stories of doctors on the hospital's front lines. Here is the chance to be on the other side of the swinging doors, to go behind the drawn curtains, to experience the chaos of an emergency room, the clamor of voices, the pulse-quickening excitement, and the hair-trigger decisions that can save a life. Meet the young woman who comes to the E.R. to have her stomach pumped,

Item details

  • ISBN: 0316765929 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780316765923 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    xiii, 254 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c1996.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: Duty / Stewart Massad -- Debriding the wounds / Glenn Flores -- "Are you satisfied, Thomas Beckett?" / David Feldshuh -- Brute / Richard Selzer -- Death by chocolate / Hamish Maclaren -- Tough love / Pamela Grim -- Angor animi / John Stone -- South Bronx pediatrics / Susan Mates -- Teaching rounds / Lawrence Schneiderman -- Celebrity medicine / Ethan Canin -- The hunt / Manjula Jeyapalan -- Fourteen / Tony Dajer -- Mechanism of injury / Hamish Maclaren -- Discoveries / Stewart Massad -- Gambler / John Lantos -- Stump / James Thomas -- HMO, DSM, goodwill toward men / Samuel Shem -- A long weekend / Rod Hamer -- Bring the bottles / Tom Janisse -- Blood on the tracks / Tom Moskalewicz -- The gatekeeper / Keith Ablow -- Halloween / Robert Marion -- Student doctor / Mickey Zucker Reichert -- The hands / John Stone -- The box / Julian Orenstein -- Body packer / Barry Pollack -- Meningococcus / Susan Mates -- Day one / Michael Palmer -- The gardener / Siegfried Kra -- Band master / Richard Haight -- Snap judgments / Perri Klass
Subject: Emergency physicians Anecdotes
Emergency medicine Miscellanea
Hospitals Emergency services Miscellanea
Emergency Medicine Autobiography
Physicians Autobiography

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