The Nurses

The Nurses

A Year Of Secrets, Drama, And Miracles With The Heroes Of The Hospital

eBook - 2015
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In a gripping, behind-the-scenes look filled with drama, miracles, heartbreak, humor and unsung heroism, an award-winning journalist chronicles a year in the lives of four real-life hospital nurses, in a book that doubles as a shocking, unedited examination of our healthcare system.
Publisher: New York :, Workman Publishing,, [2015]
ISBN: 9780761184232
0761184236
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 360 pages)

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MplsTA
May 19, 2017

Nurses are heroes. They have to deal with office politics, long shifts and many other obstacles besides providing good care to patients. This book does a good job of showing how difficult it is for health care professionals to simply do their jobs.

The only thing I did not like about this book is that it is written through characters representing real people. It made the book seem fictionalized ( I know that it is not!) I would have been more comfortable with an interview-type book.

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kakacurt
Jan 15, 2016

Good for any nurses for commiserating. And good to get an insider's view of the profession and of the new medical world including the how government plays a huge part.

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lilypad_1
Aug 05, 2015

I always thought i appreciated nurses but this is quite an eye opener. I don't know how they do it all and it sounds like very little support from employers, coworkers(especially doctors), and difficult patients. I will assuredly be more appreciative in the future.

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jescar82
May 14, 2015

A must read for all nurses! As well as those who are studying to become a nurse or want to/working in health care.

ChiPubLib_Adults May 08, 2015

This nonfiction portrait of a group of hard-working ER nurses is a great way to celebrate an invaluable profession during National Nurses Week or any time year-round.

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jescar82
May 14, 2015

jescar82 thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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