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Jul 13, 2011
| ISBN 9780307778321
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Jul 13, 2011 | ISBN 9780307778321
Vital signs of hope and humanityThey are the unsung heroes of health care, putting their own lives at risk to provide support and comfort to those who need it most. Registered nurse Michael Brown has interviewed over fifty practicing nurses, spanning forty-one states and most nursing specialties. In Nurses: The Human Touch, he takes you to the front lines of his profession, where split-second, life-and-death decisions are made every day.You’ll experience firsthand the combatlike tension of an inner-city emergency room, the nonstop action of a Mobile Intensive Care Unit, the sound, sight, and feel of an operation in progress, harrowing daily life in a psychiatric hospital, and the joy of welcoming in the newly born.You’ll share in the challenges and rewards, triumphs and disappointments of the nursing profession. And you’ll watch extraordinary stories unfold—life stories that bear witness to the courage, commitment, and compassion of these outstanding medical professionals.
Michael Brown, R.N. graduated from nursing school at the Hahnemann University in 1983. Prior to that he worked as a psychiatric technician in the nursing departments of several hospitals. Since 1990 he has been on the staff of John Hopkins Hospital. He currently lives… More about Michael Brown, R.N.
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