Books tagged: emergency medicine

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Surviving the Emergency Room: Expecting the Unexpected
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
An insider's view of the emergency medical system, a valuable resource for patients and families, and a thorough guide preparing readers for the labyrinth of functions, personnel, and treatments in the Emergency Room.
2011 Essential Guide to Health and Medical Issues Involving Natural Disasters - Official Information for Individuals and Businesses on Dealing with Floods, Hurricanes, and other Emergencies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,990. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This unique ebook provides an essential up-to-date reference guide to the health and medical implications of natural disasters such as flooding and hurricanes, with detailed, expert advice from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and FEMA.
The Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World and Other True Tales From the Emergency Room
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Life as an emergency doctor. That teenager puking up two liters of vodka and his stomach lining at triage? Yup. Blood pouring out of a terrified pregnant woman? Call me. Plus the patient who no longer has a nosebleed screaming at me across the department, "You. Are. The Most. Unfeeling doctor. I have ever met!" Come on in. Nominated for the Top 50 Must-Read Books for Nurses in 2012.
No Air
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Price: Free! Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Dr. Valerie Chia strides into St. Joseph's emergency room expecting the usual Montreal Monday morning chaos. But when the other day doctor goes AWOL and a patients crashes, Val's up the creek, in a handbasket, even before she lets resident Dr. Hope Sze try the emergency airway... Debut episode (half-hour pilot script) of a medical radio drama featuring Dr. Hope Sze.
Code Blues
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Hope Sze rolls into Montreal with three simple goals: 1) survive her family medicine residency, 2) try pain au chocolat, 3) go on a date sometime in the next two years. Then she discovers a doctor's body in the locker room. When she tries to uncover his killer, two men dive in to help her. The one man who makes her melt has zero alibi. "Hope Sze is an utterly likeable character.” EQMM
Notorious D.O.C.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,090. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Eight years ago, someone ran over a young doctor who asked too many questions. Today, at the mother's request, Dr. Hope Sze untangles the cold case before the killer silences Hope, too. This time, the sociopath won't back down. Neither will Hope--or the two men vying for her attention. The second Hope Sze mystery. Written by a Montreal ER doctor. "Hope Sze is...utterly likeable."--EQMM
'Buddhish': The Unfeeling Doctor's Freefall into Buddhism, Grief and Grace
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So how did this agnostic emergency doctor first find Buddhism, or Buddhish-ness? I had started practicing medicine while pregnant with my first child. Then my life shattered. At 20 weeks, I delivered a stillborn baby girl. A local priest said, "You need to forgive yourself, and I can't help you with that." This is the story of Buddhism leading me on my path to forgiveness.
Grave Words: Notifying Survivors about Sudden, Unexpected Deaths
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Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 116,840. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
Everyone dreads notifying survivors about sudden deaths. Healthcare, law enforcement, fire service, religious & military personnel often take on that task with little formal training. Grave Words helps lessen notifiers’ stress, provides detailed protocols for nearly every death-notification situation, explains how to use the protocols, provides a context for when and why they should be used.
Mortal Men: Paramedics on the Streets of Hartford
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Paramedic Troy Johnson battles trauma and sickness on the streets of Hartford, Connecticut. When a fellow medic is shot to death responding to a 911 call, a grief-stricken Troy vows to avenge the death, while struggling to come to grips with his own mortality. Mortal Men examines the ancient bonding between friends and partners who count on each other to make it safely home.
The Unfeeling Doctor Betwixt Birthing Babies: Poems About Love, Loss, and More Love
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This is the story about a plucky emergency doctor giving birth to two healthy babies—and all the whacked-out stuff that happens in between. Death and disease stalk and smite my family; I'm trying to save lives in the ER and conceive another baby. Warning: this book is less about official doctor-ing and more about my unbalanced life (but funny! And plucky! Did I mention plucky?).