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Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital

Author: Sheri Fink
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the tradition of the best writing on human behaviour and moral choices in the face of disaster, physician and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs five days at New Orleans' Memorial Medical Center during Hurricane Katrina and draws the reader into the lives of those who struggled mightily to survive and to maintain life amidst chaos. After Katrina struck and the floodwaters rose, the power failed, and the heat  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case Reports
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Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fink, Sheri.
Five days at Memorial.
London : Atlantic Books, 2013
(OCoLC)864089778
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheri Fink
ISBN: 9781782393764 1782393765
OCLC Number: 880867823
Notes: "First published in the United States of America in 2013 by Crown Publishers ... First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Atlantic Books"--Page 5.
Description: 1 online resource (831 pages) : map
Contents: Part 1. Deadly choices --
Part 2. Reckoning.
Responsibility: Sheri Fink.

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Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink's gripping and riveting true story of the hospital doctors who struggled to survive and maintain life in a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.  Read more...

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