EMERGENCY 24/7: Nurses of the Emergency Room portrays thirty-one nurses, each with a distinctive voice and unique view of what really goes on behind the closed doors of the secret and chaotic world of the emergency room.
Included in the mix are the moment-by-moment chronicles of eleven nurses who worked in New York City and Washington, D.C. on September 11, 2001. These compellig accounts give new perspectives on the horror and heroics of that tragic day.
Ranging from inspiring to heart-rending to outrageously funny, these gripping narratives make Emergency 24/7 a fascinating and provocative book—a fitting tribute to the frontline nurses.
IN THE SUMMER OF 1888, Clara Wolcott, a daring young artist from Ohio, walked into Louis Tiffany's Manhattan office to interview for a job as a designer. For the next 21 years, her pivotal role in his multi-million dollar empire rmained one of Tiffany's most closely guarded secretes—a secret that when revealed 118 years later, sent the international art world into a tailspin.
The brutally honest nonfiction account of a nurse's daily life behind the closed doors of a hospital's critical care units, this New York Times bestseller is an amazing and riveting first person documentary that reads like a novel. Heron eloquently explains the good, the bad and the maddening about her profession in a way that carries an emotional impact that will leave few readers unmoved.
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Sequel to Intensive Care, this is Echo Heron's emotionally gripping account of her last years in critical care nursing. Heron frequently inspires laughter, tears and awe through her vivid descriptions of a 'normal' workday. With keen sensibilities she fleshes out patient vignettes in ways that haunt one's memory. At a time when healthcare is in the public consciousness, the author opens the door on these and other topics with her characteristic sassy humor, honesty and heartfelt passion. Now available in all ebook formats.
First person stories of nurses in a variety of fields reveal in sometimes shocking or humorous fashion what the caring profession is really about. The centerpiece chapter is an unforgettable dramatic account of five nurses who worked in ER the day of the Oklahoma City bombing. Come, take a walk in the shoes of a nurse.
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Cat Richardson, RN, is battle-weary. With a heart and a mouth as big as her 12EEE shoes, she's continually bucking a system choked by Mercy Hospital's less than humane politics. Through the lives of five unique patients, Cat reexamines her own crumbling existence. Available in all ebook formats.
MEDICAL MYSTERY THRILLER SERIES:
THE ADELE MONSARRAT RN MEDICAL MYSTERIES
In this first of the Adele Monsarrat series, the quirky nurse of Ward 8 finds herself involved with a serial killer of medical personnel
In the second of the Monsarrat medical mystery thrillers panic hits Ellis Hospital when people begin dying from a mystery disease. When Adele tries to find the source of the disease, she finds herself in the middle of a deadly circle of sex, dirty politics and greed
A fatal car accident and a young woman with amnesia who remembers nothing about where she was driving when her car plunged over a cliff - or the identity of the dead child in the backseat. The third in the Monsarrat medical mystery thriller series forces Adele into a hot zone of terror
Cosmetic surgery patients begin showing up in the deadliest places - a man fished out of San Francisco Bay, another found sliced to shreds in bed. Nurse Monsarrat soon discovers that in an age in which plastic surgery can perform wonders, someone has discovered the ultimate transformation: using the human body as the perfect disguise for terror.