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Intensive care : a doctor's journal

Intensive care : a doctor's journal

Author: John F Murray
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal Narrative
Personal narratives
Herinneringen (vorm)
Récits personnels
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Murray, John F. (John Frederic), 1927-
Intensive care.
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99056892
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John F Murray
ISBN: 9780520929029 0520929020 0520234677 9780520234673 1597346810 9781597346818 1282356895 9781282356894 9786612356896 6612356898
OCLC Number: 52861385
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 296 pages)
Contents: Prologue; Day 1 Thursday; Day 2 Friday; Day 3 Saturday; Day 4 Sunday; Day 5 Monday; Day 6 Tuesday; Day 7 Wednesday; Day 8 Thursday; Day 9 Friday; Day 10 Saturday; Day 11 Sunday; Day 12 Monday; Day 13 Tuesday; Day 14 Wednesday; Day 15 Thursday; Day 16 Friday; Day 17 Saturday; Day 18 Sunday; Day 19 Monday; Day 20 Tuesday; Day 21 Wednesday; Day 22 Thursday; Day 23 Friday; Day 24 Saturday; Day 25 Sunday; Day 26 Monday; Day 27 Tuesday; Day 28 Wednesday; Epilogue; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index.
Responsibility: John F. Murray.
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Offers an account of life in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a major inner-city hospital, San Francisco. This book presents the stories of patients who show up with myriad disorders: asthma, cardiac  Read more...


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"[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...

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