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In her former career as an English professor, Theresa Brown had been shielded from the harsh reality of death. That all changed the day she decided to become an oncology nurse. In Critical Care, Theresa writes powerfully and honestly about her first year on the hospital floor. With great compassion and a disarming sense of humor, she shares the trials and triumphs of her patients and comes to realize that caring for a patient means much more than simply treating a disease. Deeply moving and, at times, sobering, Critical Care sheds light on the issues of mortality and meaning in our lives. Book jacket.
Theresa Brown, R.N., received her BSN from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a regular contributor to the New York Times blog, Well and CNN.com. Theresa lives in the Pittsburgh area with her husband, Arthur Kosowsky, their three children, and their dog. Visit the author at www.theresabrownrn.com.
Table of Contents
|Author's Note||p. xv|
|Why the Professor Became a Nurse||p. 1|
|Getting My Feet Wet||p. 13|
|First Death||p. 27|
|A Day on the Floor||p. 61|
|Condition A||p. 81|
|Doctors Don't Do Poop||p. 113|
|A Reader's Guide||p. 195|
|Questions and Topics for Discussion for Nursing Students and Faculty||p. 197|
|About the Author||p. 201|
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