Cook County ICU

30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.05 hours)
Product Number: Z100115446
Released: Mar 22, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781515924319
Narrator/s: John Pruden
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Filled with stories of strange medical cases and unforgettable patients culled from a thirty-year career in medicine, Cook County ICU offers listeners a peek into the inner workings of a hospital. Author Cory Franklin, MD, who headed the hospital's intensive care unit from the 1970s through the 1990s, shares his most unique and bizarre experiences, including the deadly Chicago heatwave of 1995, treating the first AIDS patients in the country before the disease was diagnosed, the nurse with rare Muchausen syndrome, the only surviving ricin victim, and the professor with Alzheimer's hiding the effects of the wrong medication. Surprising, darkly humorous, heartwarming, and sometimes tragic, these stories provide a big-picture look at how the practice of medicine has changed over the years, making it a must-listen for patients, doctors, and anyone with an interest in medicine.

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Author(s): Cory Franklin, M.D.
Genre: Science, History
Original Publish Date: Mar 22, 2016

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Author(s): Cory Franklin, M.D.
Narrator(s): John Pruden
Genre: Science, History
Product Number DD25047
Released: Mar 22, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781515904311

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