Despite their difference in number count, they all share the same characteristics. As soon as they stopped compressions, the guy went agonal and died, but when they started compressions again he opened his eyes and was alert and at least semi-aware. First Edition In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. I work the floors, but there are quite a few things that go on up here that doesn't happen down there. Nothing wrong with the book it was interesting and easy to put down and pick up again. I thought that this book was really great because all of the stories are true.
One of the stories that always seems to stick with me is the one about the insane violinist. I still have it, but it's falling apart from so many people reading it. DeFelice; Please Take a Number by Stephen J. I finished it in a few hours on a lazy day, and it was definitely time well spent. How can a story thats 4 pages long bristle. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition.
If You've Ever Been There It Means Even More It brought me back through the years to a time long ago but never forgotten. Although interesting, this book wasn't what I expected. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. There are funny stories here as well, like the one about the doctor who was misunderstood when he requested a stool from a patient, meaning a chair. How am I sure that these people didn't witness these? I purchased my first copy of this book in hardback. I'd definitely recommend and I hope he's hard at work on more than just sewing people up- I hope he's working on a part 2! At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
Byler; Treasure Hunt by William Maloney; Hard to Swallow by Randal P. At times funny, heart-wrenching, and just plain bizarre, it's a collection of stories from emergency room doctors and nurses, each of whom bring their own personality and often wit to the situation. I give this book 4 out of 5 — well worth reading if you are interested in this subject. It's no wonder these folks burn out so quickly. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings.
Most of them are pretty short - I think the longest one was five or six pages - and written in the very cut-suture-close style that most doctors have, with few frills. If anyone has a family member in the medical field I encourage you to read this. The emotions are often variable as they range from the side splitting hilarity to the tear inducing sadness, or maybe all in one. Payne; A Bloody Mess by Lawrence M. It's composed of short stories experienced by nurses and doctors across the country. I love watching their faces and hearing their comments throughout the story.
The stories range the regular drunks that filter through the system to some outright insane stories that I'll remember for a very long time. I'd guess that half of the people that I've lent it to haven't been involved in healthcare but enjoyed the book immensely. The stress and burnout rate has to be beyond the pale. One of the stories that always seems to stick with me is the one about the insane violinist. The spine may show signs of wear. Overall, it was a fun read and a great way to learn some of the jokes and lingo of the emergency department. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the emergency true stories from the nations ers gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging.
If you like hearing about real-life stories of what emergency medical doctors and nurses face on a daily basis, you'll love this book. Bookseller: , Ohio, United States Random House Publishing Group, 1996. I recommend this book for anyone who hasn't had the misfortune to visit an emergency room. Among their least favorite patients are unwashed derelicts and near-psychotics high on drugs or liquor. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.
I laughed out loud, and then shed a few tears a few pages later. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. This contains far too many stories to list them all but some of the highlights are: Trauma Center by Jerry Balentine; The Children of St Barnard's by Tracey Goessel; Evidence Collection in the Emergency Room by Keith N. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. I will say that there is some language as one can expect when reading true accounts of gang members, homeless people, etc.
Read it in one night- crazy! This is a collection edited by Dr. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. I finished this book wondering if it was funny and poignant to me because I've been exposed to medical humor all my life. I believe it was 1996. Many of the stories are only a page or two long, so it's great for those of us who only have a moment to read in our busy lives.