Critical Care: A New Nurse Faces Death, Life, and Everything in Between by Theresa Brown

Critical Care: A New Nurse Faces Death, Life, and Everything in Between

byTheresa Brown

Paperback | April 26, 2011

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“Among all the recent books on medicine, Critical Care stands alone.“ — Pauline Chen, author of Final Exam

“A must read for anyone who wants to understand healthcare. Extraordinary.” — Elizabeth Cohen, MPH, CNN Senior Medical Correspondent

Critical Care is the powerful and absorbing memoir of Theresa Brown—a regular contributor to the New York Times blog “Well”—about her experiences during the first year on the job as an oncology nurse; in the process, Brown sheds brilliant light on issues of mortality and meaning in our lives.

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Theresa Brown, R.N., lives and works in the Pittsburgh area. She received her B.S.N. from the University of Pittsburgh and, during what she calls her past life, a Ph.D. in English from the University of Chicago. Brown is a regular contributor to theNew York Timesblog "Well." Her essay "Perhaps Death Is Proud; More Reason to Savor Life"...
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Title:Critical Care: A New Nurse Faces Death, Life, and Everything in BetweenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 inPublished:April 26, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061791547

ISBN - 13:9780061791543

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“A must read for anyone who wants to understand healthcare. This extraordinary book will open your eyes to the reality of nursing. If you or your loved one ends up in the hospital, you’ll wish you had someone like Nurse Brown at your side.”