Put on your scrubs and come join me now: your first shift working in the emergency department is about to begin. Shadow me back through the years in a series of vignettes that will give you a peek into a world of medicine that few on the outside ever see.
But Why? : A Collection of Reader-Submitted Medical Stories#ad - Leos, rns, medics, and other healthcare workers and patients! continue to share their experiences in Volume 16 of A Collection of Reader-Submitted Medical Stories. Special sections within this volume include: That Darn Cat, As Heard on the Scanner, DOGgonit!, and many more. You'll giggle when an emt reveals his/her most prized possession, shake your head at some of the RIDICULOUS behavior seen in the emergency room, and you'll relate to the frustrations and joy healthcare workers across the globe express in their submissions.
ER Stories From The Inside: 3rd Edition#ad - Real stories from hospital emergency rooms across the country♡ from a 26 year veteran of travel nursing, not capable of pulling punches♡ Includes stories from outside the ER too♡You'll Laugh, Cry, and Shake your HeadExperience the ER from behind the curtain now.
Do You Even Know What You're Doing?: A Collection of Reader-Submitted Medical Stories#ad - Volume 17 of a collection of reader-submitted Medical Stories is still here with angry medics, LEOs galore, tired RNs, and flabbergasted doctors. What was waiting in the backseat as a hospital security guard moved a patient's vehicle? If you lost your new Littmann, we have weird ideas patients had about sex and reproductive health, to what extremes would you go to get it back?In this edition, hear more from school nurses, and thank our lucky stars we weren't on THAT shift.
Call ItBookBaby #ad - Their reactions inspired her to compile her experiences. The book details successes, failures and some great laughs in every area. She also worked as a Quality Improvement nurse and Case Manager for the health insurance industry. Long before the popular television series hit the air, Ellen shared tales of the ER with family and friends.
The result was call It, an entertaining and refreshingly honest memoir of her nursing career. Follow her in the adrenaline charged Emergency Department, the Intensive Care Unit and during her daily routine as an Infection Control Nurse. Medical show afficionados will not be disappointed and student nurses might learn some valuable lessons and insight about potential career paths.
No Such Thing as a Snow Day: A Collection of Reader-Submitted Medical Stories#ad - We also hear more about the not-so-happy side of this industry. First responders share unique baby names, bitter veterans, we hear stories about clueless newbies, and patients with good intentions but bad ideas. Volume 19 is here, ems/fire, techs, filled with relatable submissions from RNs, LEOs, registration staff, surgeons, folks, and patients themselves.
Grab a blanket, a mug of hot chocolate, and cozy up in front of the fire to catch up with submissions from people like you! .
Letters from the Pit: Stories of a Physician's Odyssey in Emergency MedicineBookBaby #ad - Dr. In this compilation of notable, funny, and poignant cases, sad, frightening, you'll see Dr. Patrick crocker provides us an intimate glimpse into the growing mind of an emergency physician, from residency to retirement. Told in a unique first-person stream of consciousness style, you are right in the middle of the action, looking over the doctor's shoulder while he works.
In a culture of comic book heroes, it's gratifying to be reminded that there are real heroes out there. Through these stories, you'll see him find the delicate balance between help and harm, empathy and self-preservation. Crocker's struggles to Do No Harm in the most challenging of situations. Every day the staff of emergency rooms throughout the world are saving lives - 24/7/365.
Tales of a Country Obstetrician: Unforgettable Stories About Practicing Medicine in AlabamaiUniverse #ad - Daniel M. For instance, he would have never called the university to tow away an illegally parked recreation vehicle if he had known it belonged to the dean of the medical school. In spite of the seriousness of the medical profession, he enjoyed his share of light moments as well. He even witnessed the medical examiner performing autopsies in the morgue.
Once he became a doctor, his adventures were more interestingalthough there are decisions he regrets. When a female resident delivered a baby and got blood all over her, she asked if she could borrow a pair of underwear. Avery has been fascinated with the human body ever since he was young, so it was natural that he should grow up to become a successful doctor.
Tales of a Country Obstetrician: Unforgettable Stories About Practicing Medicine in Alabama #ad - As a funeral director, disease processes, he had his first opportunity to learn about anatomy, and trauma. Avery does so with no regrets, examining the challenges, adventures, and funny moments that have defined his life as an Alabama doctor in Tales of a Country Obstetrician. Dr. We wear different sizes, and I only have one pair, Dr.
Avery replied. All physicians have at one time or another wished they had written down the highlights of their careers.
These Colors Don't Run: A Collection of Reader-Submitted Medical Stories#ad - These stories have been submitted by people just like you: patients, receptionists, EMS, veterinarians, LEOs, dentists, techs, physicians, and other healthcare professionals/first responders. You can pick up any volume that interests you, as there is no story you need to follow from one volume to the next.
If you're a long-time fan of either series, you know what to expect when you crack open the cover of the 18th volume! If you're new to the series, come on in. Highlights of this volume include: things first responders wish they would have learned in school/training, hilarious conversations readers have overheard, the miracle that occurred when a child choked, strange things patients have requested of EMS, and times first responders realized they weren't dealing with the sharpest tools in the shed.
When Life Gives You Lemons: A Collection of Reader-Submitted Medical Stories#ad - A nurse recalls in another submission, "he came rushing out of the vehicle and practically mowed my patient and me down as he rushed to the center of the lobby and screamed, “I need help!”"First responders share what prompted them to enter the healthcare field. It's undeniable that some of you have saving lives in your blood.
Medical professionals share submissions that will make your blood boil, but there are no shortages of laughs to create the balance you've all come to love. Can a doctor put this back on?” one patient asked a befuddled registration clerk. Readers continue to share their accounts of the good, the bad, and the ugly in the 15th volume of A Collection of Reader-Submitted Medical Stories.
Behind the Curtain: A Peek at Life from within the ERCreateSpace #ad - Both an enlightening memoir and an unforgiving mirror reflecting the best and worst of human behavior, Behind the Curtain unveils the insidious consequences of everyday risks and seemingly innocuous habits. Revealing and unflinching, Behind the Curtain offers an unfiltered look inside the real-life traumas and triumphs that define emergency medicine.
Jeffrey sterling’s authentic and enthralling collection of stories represents his unique journey as an ER physician. Dr.