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The nurses : a year of secrets, drama, and miracles with the heroes of the hospital

Author: Alexandra Robbins
Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a gripping, behind-the-scenes look filled with drama, miracles, heartbreak, humor and unsung heroism, an award-winning journalist chronicles a year in the lives of four real-life hospital nurses, in a book that doubles as a shocking, unedited examination of our healthcare system.
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Genre/Form: Narrative non-fiction
Personal narratives
Personal Narrative
Popular Work
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Robbins
ISBN: 9780761171713 0761171711
OCLC Number: 905686121
Description: viii, 360 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: What it's really like to be a nurse : the joy and heartbreak of the "secret club" --
Crossing doctor-nurse lines : how the sexy-nurse stereotype affects relationships with doctors and patients --
Who protects the nurses? Taking care of people who punch you in the face --
When nurses bully nurses : hierarchies, hazing, and why they eat their young --
Burnt to a crisp : how nurses cope-and why some crack --
The stepford nurse : how hospitals game the system for patient "satisfaction" --
The code of silence : painkillers, gossip, and other temptations --
Don't get sick in July : nurses' secrets-what patients need to know about their hospitals and their health --
What makes a hero : why nurses do what they do --
What you can do : advice and inspiration for the public, patients, families, nurses, aspiring nurses, managers, and others.
Responsibility: Alexandra Robbins.

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In a gripping, behind-the-scenes look filled with drama, miracles, heartbreak, humor and unsung heroism, an award-winning journalist chronicles a year in the lives of four real-life hospital nurses, in a book that doubles as a shocking, unedited examination of our healthcare system.

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