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Title Something for the pain : one doctor's account of life and death in the ER / Paul Austin.
Author Austin, Paul, 1955-
Publication New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., [2008]
Copyright date ©2008
Edition First edition.
Description 297 pages ; 22 cm
Call # 616.0259 A
Summary In this riveting memoir, an ER doctor reveals how his high-stress career of helping others led to a struggle to save himself.
Contents Introduction: Tool bag -- Night shift -- Still hurting -- The caring curve -- Something so personal -- Declaring a patient -- Ventilator -- Among savages -- Face-to-face -- Mrs. Kelly -- Splinters -- Tucker put his gun to his head -- Longing for sleep -- Seeking rehab -- Somebody's baby -- Sleeping at my mother-in-law's -- Sleeping quarters -- Gunshot wound to the chest -- Why don't you do something? -- Something for the pain -- The devil is a beautiful man -- Rotating shifts.
Subject Austin, Paul, 1955-
Emergency physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Emergency medicine -- Personal narratives.
Physician and patient -- Personal narratives.
Physicians -- Personal narratives.
ISBN 039306560X (hardcover) :
9780393065602 (hardcover)

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 Clinton Hill Non-Fic  616.0259 A    DUE 03-15-21