skip to content
Intensive care : a doctor's journal Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Intensive care : a doctor's journal

Author: John F Murray
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
An affecting view from the trenches, a seasoned doctor's minute-by-minute and day-by-day account of life in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a major inner-city hospital, San Francisco General. John F. Murray, for many years Chief of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division of the hospital and a Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, takes readers on his daily ward rounds, introducing them to the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Anecdotes
Diaries
Named Person: John F Murray
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John F Murray
ISBN: 0520220897 9780520220898
OCLC Number: 42863039
Description: xiv, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Intensive Care is an affecting view from the trenches, a seasoned doctor's minute-by-minute and day-by-day account of life in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a major inner-city hospital, San Francisco General. John F. Murray, for many years Chief of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division of the hospital and a Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, takes readers on his daily ward rounds, introducing them to the desperately ill patients he treats as well as to the young physicians and medical students who accompany him. Writing with compassion and knowledge accumulated over a long career, Murray presents the true stories of patients who show up with myriad disorders: asthma, cardiac failure, gastrointestinal diseases, complications due to AIDS, the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, and emphysema. Readers will come away from this book with a comprehensive understanding of what an ICU is, what it does, who gets admitted, and how doctors and nurses make decisions concerning life-threatening medical problems.--From book jacket.
Responsibility: John F. Murray.
More information:

Abstract:

Presents the true stories of patients who show up with myriad disorders: asthma, cardiac failure, gastrointestinal diseases, complications due to AIDS, the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, and  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"["Intensive Care"] faces the raw edge of urban living. It is in the daily detail of an ICU at work that Murray wonderfully depicts a place of function and dysfunction. Murray shows that the ICU is a Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/42863039> # Intensive care : a doctor's journal
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "42863039" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800468594#Place/berkeley_calif> ; # Berkeley, Calif.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85034133> ; # Critical care medicine
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/883647> ; # Critical care medicine
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800468594#Topic/critical_care> ; # Critical Care
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/148959270> ; # San Francisco General Hospital (Calif.)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800468594#Topic/physicians> ; # Physicians
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/84850213> ; # John Frederic Murray
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800468594#Place/san_francisco> ; # San Francisco.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800468594#Topic/intensive_care> ; # Intensive care
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85067186> ; # Intensive care units
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/975936> ; # Intensive care units
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.174/e21/> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2000" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/84850213> ; # John Frederic Murray
    schema:datePublished "2000" ;
    schema:description "Intensive Care is an affecting view from the trenches, a seasoned doctor's minute-by-minute and day-by-day account of life in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a major inner-city hospital, San Francisco General. John F. Murray, for many years Chief of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division of the hospital and a Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, takes readers on his daily ward rounds, introducing them to the desperately ill patients he treats as well as to the young physicians and medical students who accompany him. Writing with compassion and knowledge accumulated over a long career, Murray presents the true stories of patients who show up with myriad disorders: asthma, cardiac failure, gastrointestinal diseases, complications due to AIDS, the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, and emphysema. Readers will come away from this book with a comprehensive understanding of what an ICU is, what it does, who gets admitted, and how doctors and nurses make decisions concerning life-threatening medical problems.--From book jacket."@en ;
    schema:description "An affecting view from the trenches, a seasoned doctor's minute-by-minute and day-by-day account of life in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a major inner-city hospital, San Francisco General. John F. Murray, for many years Chief of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division of the hospital and a Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, takes readers on his daily ward rounds, introducing them to the desperately ill patients he treats as well as to the young physicians and medical students who accompany him. Writing with compassion and knowledge accumulated over a long career, Murray presents the true stories of patients who show up with myriad disorders: asthma, cardiac failure, gastrointestinal diseases, complications due to AIDS, the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, emphysema. Readers will come away from this book with a comprehensive understanding of what an ICU is, what it does, who gets admitted, and how doctors and nurses make decisions concerning life-threatening medical problems."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/800468594> ;
    schema:genre "Personal Narratives"@en ;
    schema:genre "Anecdotes"@en ;
    schema:genre "Diaries"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Intensive care : a doctor's journal"@en ;
    schema:productID "42863039" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/42863039#PublicationEvent/berkeley_calif_university_of_california_press_2000> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800468594#Agent/university_of_california_press> ; # University of California Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780520220898> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA222517> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/42863039> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800468594#Agent/university_of_california_press> # University of California Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of California Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800468594#Place/berkeley_calif> # Berkeley, Calif.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Berkeley, Calif." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/800468594#Place/san_francisco> # San Francisco.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "San Francisco." ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85034133> # Critical care medicine
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Critical care medicine"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85067186> # Intensive care units
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Intensive care units"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/883647> # Critical care medicine
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Critical care medicine"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/975936> # Intensive care units
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Intensive care units"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/148959270> # San Francisco General Hospital (Calif.)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "San Francisco General Hospital (Calif.)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/84850213> # John Frederic Murray
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1927" ;
    schema:familyName "Murray" ;
    schema:givenName "John Frederic" ;
    schema:givenName "John F." ;
    schema:name "John Frederic Murray" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780520220898>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0520220897" ;
    schema:isbn "9780520220898" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.