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The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives
The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
In a book as eye-opening as it is riveting, practicing nurse and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown invites us to experience not just a day in the life of a nurse but all the life that happens in just one day in a hospital's cancer ward. In the span of 12 hours, lives can be lost, life-altering medical treatment decisions made, and dreams fulfilled or irrevocably stolen. In Brown's skilled hands - as both a dedicated nurse and an insightful chronicler of events - we are given an


Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital
Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital
By Hachette Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
In the spirit of Oliver Sacks Awakenings and the TV series House, Dr. Eric Manheimer's Twelve Patients is a memoir from the medical director of Bellevue Hospital that uses the plights of 12 very different patients - from dignitaries at the nearby UN, to supermax prisoners from Riker's Island, to illegal immigrants, and Wall Street tycoons - to illustrate larger societal issues. Manheimer is not only the medical director of the country's oldest public hospital, but he is also a patient. As the


Enjoy Every Sandwich: Living Each Day as If It Were Your Last (CD-Audio) - Common
Enjoy Every Sandwich: Living Each Day as If It Were Your Last (CD-Audio) - Common
By Random House Inc
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ean: 0880306711943,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
This book is a culmination of what I've learned. I hope it will open the door for you to embrace your humanity, accept uncertainty, and live a life of gratitude. --from Enjoy Every Sandwich As medical director of the famed Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Lee Lipsenthal helped thousands of patients struggling with disease to overcome their fears of pain and death and to embrace a more joy....


In This Together: My Story
In This Together: My Story
By Macmillan Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
When Mitt and Ann Romney met in their late teens, a great American love story began. And their life together would be blessed: five healthy sons, financial security, and a home filled with joy. Despite the typical ups and downs, they had a storybook life. Then, in 1998, Ann was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She couldn't believe it was real; there were no therapies or treatments to help her. Mitt told her that day that they would tackle the diagnosis as a team: They were in it together.


Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father
Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father
By Random House Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
The remarkable story of Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of our nation's most provocative and unsung Founding Fathers In the summer of 1776, 56 men put their quills to a dangerous document they called the Declaration of Independence. Among them was a 30-year-old doctor named Benjamin Rush. One of the youngest signatories, he was also, among stiff competition, one of the most visionary.  A brilliant physician and writer, Rush was known as the ''American Hippocrates'' for pioneering


The Hope Circuit: A Psychologist's Journey from Helplessness to Optimism
The Hope Circuit: A Psychologist's Journey from Helplessness to Optimism
By Hachette Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
One of the most influential living psychologists looks at the history of his life and discipline, and paints a much brighter future for everyone.  When Martin E. P. Seligman first encountered psychology in the 1960s, the field was devoted to eliminating misery: it was the science of how past trauma creates present symptoms. Today, thanks in large part to Seligman's Positive Psychology movement, it is ever more focused not on what cripples life, but on what makes life worth living - with


Miracles & Mayhem in the ER: Unbelievable True Stories from an Emergency Room Doctor
Miracles & Mayhem in the ER: Unbelievable True Stories from an Emergency Room Doctor
By Elevate
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
In Miracles and Mayhem in the ER, Dr. Brent Russell shares true-life stories of his early days as an emergency room doctor. Contemplative and oftentimes hilarious, Dr. Russell leads the listener through the glass doors and down the narrow halls of the ER where desperate patients, young and old, come to get well. Occasionally heart wrenching and always fast-paced, Miracles and Mayhem in the ER will have listeners holding their breath one second and celebrating the next. Through his night shifts


Shrinkage: Manhood, Marriage, and the Tumor That Tried to Kill Me
Shrinkage: Manhood, Marriage, and the Tumor That Tried to Kill Me
By Random House Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
From the popular sidekick on the Guinness World Record-breaking Adam Carolla Show comes this candid, comical, and uplifting memoir of the author's courageous battle and recovery. At 30 years old Bryan Bishop's life was right on track: as the sidekick on The Adam Carolla Show, his career was taking off and, newly engaged, his personal life was soaring to new heights. Then he was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Suddenly Bryan's promising future was looking at a troubling schedule of


In Shock: My Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of Hope
In Shock: My Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of Hope
By Brilliance Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
In Shock is a riveting first-hand account from a young critical care physician, who in the passage of a moment is transfigured into a dying patient. This transposition, coincidentally timed at the end of her medical training, instantly lays bare the vast chasm between the conventional practice of medicine and the stark reality of the prostrate patient. Hauntingly perceptive and beautifully written, it allows the listener to transform alongside her, and watch what she discovers in our


Six Days of Impossible: Navy SEAL Hell Week - A Doctor Looks Back
Six Days of Impossible: Navy SEAL Hell Week - A Doctor Looks Back
By Tantor Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
Hell Week has never been described so effectively. Six days in hell define every SEAL that moves past the point of no return in their minds. Robert Adams, MD, brings the experiences of his classmates into view with real, difficult to believe experiences, described in frightening detail by the men that lived through the frigid cold, filthy muddy days, and body-destroying events of a winter Hell Week. Eleven of 70 men went on to graduate and serve over 40 years in almost every SEAL or UDT team


This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression
This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
A gifted and audacious writer confronts her lifelong battle with depression and her search for release This Close to Happy is the rare, vividly personal account of what it feels like to suffer from clinical depression, written from a woman's perspective and informed by an acute understanding of the implications of this disease over a lifetime. Taking off from essays on depression she has written for The New Yorker and The New York Times Magazine, Daphne Merkin casts her eye back to her


The Chick and the Dead: Life and Death Behind Mortuary Doors
The Chick and the Dead: Life and Death Behind Mortuary Doors
By Tantor Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Carla Valentine works with the dead. After studying forensics, she assisted pathologists with postmortems for years before becoming the curator of the world's most famous pathology museum. When it comes to death, she truly is an expert, and in this book she shares that expertise. Using the most common postmortem process as the backbone of the narrative, The Chick and the Dead takes the listener through the process of an autopsy while also describing the history and changing cultures of our


Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety
Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
In the insightful narrative tradition of Oliver Sacks, Monkey Mind is an uplifting, smart, and very funny memoir of life with anxiety - America's most common psychological complaint. We all think we know what being anxious feels like - it is the instinct that made us run from wolves in the prehistoric age and pushes us to perform in the modern one - but for forty million American adults, anxiety is an insidious condition that defines daily life. Yet no popular memoir has been written


County: Life, Death, and Politics at Chicago’s Public Hospital
County: Life, Death, and Politics at Chicago’s Public Hospital
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
The amazing tale of County is the story of one of America's oldest and most unusual urban hospitals. From it's inception as a ''Poor House'' dispensing free medical care to indigents, Chicago's Cook County Hospital has been both a renowned teaching hospital and the healthcare provider of last resort for the city's uninsured. County covers more than thirty years of its history, beginning in the late 1970s when the author began his internship, to the ''Final Rounds'' when the enormous iconic


One in a Billion: The Story of Nic Volker and the Dawn of Genomic Medicine
One in a Billion: The Story of Nic Volker and the Dawn of Genomic Medicine
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
In this landmark medical narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher chronicle the story of Nic Volker, the Wisconsin boy at the center of a daring breakthrough in medicine - a complete gene sequencing to discover the cure for an otherwise undiagnosable illness. At just two years old, Nic experiences a searing pain that signals the awakening of a new and deadly disease. For years, through false starts and failed cures, he holds on to life, buoyed up by his


Tooth and Nail: The Making of a Female Fight Doctor
Tooth and Nail: The Making of a Female Fight Doctor
By Harlequin Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
Fresh out of medical school, Linda D. Dahl was nervous to begin her surgical residency in the Bronx. Compounding the long hours and overwhelming workload, Dahl felt like a perpetual fish out of water. Growing up in a Middle Eastern family in the American Midwest, she was a born outsider, and in her new community in New York, she felt even more isolated. Even at work she struggled to fit in: among her fellow specialists, she was one of the only women. One night, at her husband's urging, Dahl


Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science [Audiobook]
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science [Audiobook]
By Abridged Edition
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
In vivid accounts of true cases, surgeon Atul Gawande explores the power and the limits of medicine, offering an unflinching view from the scalpel's edge. Complications lays bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is-uncertain, perplexing, and profoundly human..


All Things Wise and Wonderful/the Lord God Made Them All
All Things Wise and Wonderful/the Lord God Made Them All
By Brand: Mjf Books
SKU: #902732122
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sku: 902732122, mpn: 2MD6NZ000AZ3, ean: 9781567313468, isbn: 1567313469,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
Book by Herriot, JamesUsed Book in Good Condition.


One Doctor: Close Calls, Cold Cases, and the Mysteries of Medicine
One Doctor: Close Calls, Cold Cases, and the Mysteries of Medicine
By Tantor Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
An epic story told by a unique voice in Ameri­can medicine, One Doctor describes life-changing experiences in the career of a distinguished physi­cian. In riveting first-person prose, Dr. Brendan Reilly takes us to the front lines of medicine today. Whipsawed by daily crises and frustra­tions, Reilly must deal with several daunting challenges simultaneously: the extraordinary patients under his care on the teeming wards of a renowned teaching hospital; the life-threatening illnesses of


When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales from Neurosurgery
When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales from Neurosurgery
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
With poignant insight and humor, Frank Vertosick, Jr., MD, describes some of the greatest challenges of his career, including a six-week-old infant with a tumor in her brain, a young man struck down in his prime by paraplegia, and a minister with a .22-caliber bullet lodged in his skull. Told through intimate portraits of Vertosick's patients and unsparing-yet-fascinatingly detailed descriptions of surgical procedures, When the Air Hits Your Brain - the culmination of decades spent struggling



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