The shift : One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives. / Theresa Brown.
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- ISBN: 9781616205423 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Algonquin Books, 2015.
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"Compelling and compassionate human drama. If you want to understand how modern medicine ticks, fasten your seat belt and spend a day in the hospital with Theresa Brown on The Shift." -Danielle Ofri, MD, author of What Doctors Feel In a book as eye-opening as it is riveting, practicing nurse and regular contributor to the New York Times 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 on a busy teaching hospital's cancer ward. In the span of twelve hours, lives can be lost, life-altering treatment decisions made, and dreams fulfilled or irrevocably stolen. Every day, Theresa Brown holds these lives in her hands. On this day, there are four. Unfolding in real time under the watchful eyes of Theresa Brown-a dedicated nurse and an insightful chronicler of events-we are given an unprecedented view into the individual struggles as well as the...
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