These true stories run the gamut from birth to death. Usa today, audible & 5-time Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a nurse?This book is a collection of the most memorable moments from the careers of over sixty nurses. They deal with everything from war, adult care, ICU, home and homeless healthcare, oncology, to childbirth, surgery, the psych ward, the nursing home, pediatrics, ER, and finally hospice.
Nurse: The Art of Caring #ad - The sacrifice and service of these nurses—their courage, kindness, and determination—is breathtaking. If you’ve ever wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes of a hospital—you’ve come to the right place.
Medicine Men: Extreme Appalachian DoctoringAthenaeus Media #ad - 5 in the usa wall street journal best seller in 2014#6 in the usa wall street journal Best Seller in 2015Medicine Men is an extraordinary collection of the most memorable moments from a dozen old-school rural physicians who each practiced medicine for more than 50 years in the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
It contains hilarious, heroic, ghost dogs, and heartwarming true stories of miracle cures, and much madcap medical mayhem. Quotations in the book are rendered as they were spoken in real-life Appalachian dialect. Chosen for 15 books every healthcare professional should read by physicians weeklymedicine Men is the follow on to Heart in the Right Place which was a #7 in the USA Wall Street Journal best seller in 2012 and #9 in the USA Wall Street Journal best seller in 2017.
Medicine Men: Extreme Appalachian Doctoring #ad - Carolyn jourdan is a usa today, medicine men, out on a limb, audible, mystery, medicine, such as Heart in the Right Place, and 5-time Wall Street Journal bestselling author with multiple award-winning books about the Smoky Mountains, Appalachia, and Wildlife, and Breakdown on Blowhard Mountain.
Heart in the Right Place: A MemoirAlgonquin Books #ad - But days turn into weeks as she trades her suits for scrubs and finds herself following hazmat regulations for cleaning up bodily fluids; maintaining composure when confronted with a splinter the size of a steak knife; and tending to the loquacious Miss Hiawatha, whose daily doctor visits are never billed.
I would have enjoyed it even if Carolyn wasn’t a neighbor of mine in East Tennessee. A stirring, beautiful memoir that is alternately hilarious and heartbreaking, and ultimately a triumph” from the Wall Street Journal–bestselling author Publishers Weekly, starred review. Carolyn jourdan, an attorney on Capitol Hill, thought she had it made.
Heart in the Right Place: A Memoir #ad - She is a great writer. Dolly parton“with lavish affection, genuine respect, and exuberant humor, Jourdan offers a zestfully compassionate portrait of a poor community rich in the ways of true humanity. Booklist“A beautiful memoir . . . But when her mother has a heart attack, she returns home to the Tennessee mountains, where her father is a country doctor and her mother works as his receptionist.
Most important, though, she comes to understand what her caring and patient father means to her close-knit community. With great humor and great tenderness, Heart in the Right Place shows that some of our biggest heroes are the ones living right beside us.
Out on a Limb: A Smoky Mountain Mystery: A Scientific Cozy Nurse Phoebe Book 1Athenaeus Media #ad - When she runs into her childhood sweetheart, a wildlife ranger for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Henry Matthews, it looks like she might’ve found her man. But phoebe and henry’s chance for romance has to be put on hold while they undertake a desperate search for a young woman who mysteriously vanished from the park during a gathering of world famous biologists and botanists, including a charismatic Frog Whisperer.
Out on a limb is a mystery that takes place in the same Smoky Mountain world as her three national bestsellers Heart in the Right Place, Medicine Men, and Bear in the Back Seat. A usa today best seller in 2016a best kindle book of 2014a top must read for the 100th anniversary of the National Park ServiceJourdan is also a Top-10 in the USA bestselling author of audio books on Audible and a 5-time Top-10 in the USA Wall Street Journal bestselling author.
Out on a Limb: A Smoky Mountain Mystery: A Scientific Cozy Nurse Phoebe Book 1 #ad - In out on a limb phoebe mcfarland has just moved back to her hometown of White Oak, Tennessee, a sleepy rural community nestled in the mist-shrouded ridges and isolated hollows of the Smoky Mountains. Now she spends her days working as a rural home health care nurse, making calls on a quirky roster of housebound characters she’s determined to take care of whether they cooperate or not.
She applies this same optimism to her love life, despite the fact that she’s been dating for 38 years without locating any husband material.
Reflections on Nursing: 80 Inspiring Stories on the Art and Science of NursingWolters Kluwer Health #ad - Whether you are a new or experienced practitioner, these inspiring true stories show nursing as both professional and life experience, and often, or just fascinated by nursing care in action, as an inspired journey. Experience the challenges and hard-earned wisdom of these real-life nursing moments: · written by or about nurses of all experience levels and in numerous care settings, as a young intern, from mishandling a crucial situation with a dying patientthe nurse who takes on an angry patient with a challenging case, and doctors· Dive into these engrossing short stories, including stories about memorable nurses written by patients, and go on a journey with:the nurse who inspires dignity and strength in a young soldier who is losing his wifethe young nurse who stands up to a bullying preceptorthe nurse who realizes her best friend, is stealing drugs from their unitthe nurse struggling to give adequate care to seven patients at once on an understaffed unitthe retired doctor who recalls the nurse who saved him, family members, a fellow nurse, to offer special help and encouragementnurses who become a patientThe nurse/administrator who pushes hard for administrative decisions that will support nurses and improve patient carethe inspiring patients who help nurses remember why they became a nurse .
Reflections on Nursing: 80 Inspiring Stories on the Art and Science of Nursing #ad - Offering life- and career-changing moments in nurses’ lives, the 80 true stories in Reflections on Nursing reveal nursing at its most demanding and fulfilling. Written mainly by nurses offering care at home, hospital, or hospice, personal growth, these first-person stories convey the professional burdens, and inner realizations found in the course of patient care.
Bear in the Back Seat: Adventures of a Wildlife Ranger in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Smokies Wildlife Ranger Book 1Zo'o Media #ad - For over thirty years, kim delozier acted as a referee in the wild, trying to protect millions of park visitors from one of the densest populations of wild black bears in America — and the bears from tourists who get too close. It takes place in the same smoky mountain world as Jourdan’s other national bestsellers Heart in the Right Place, Medicine Men, and Out on a Limb.
Named a top 10 must-read books that could save our national parks and the Environment along with John Muir, Henry David Thoreau, Bill Bryson, Lewis & Clark, and Ken Burns. Bear in the back seat i is the first volume in a series of true stories from “an extraordinary landscape populated with befuddled bears, homicidal wild boars, hopelessly timid wolves, hormonally-crazed elk, and nine million tourists, some of whom are clueless.
Bear in the Back Seat: Adventures of a Wildlife Ranger in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Smokies Wildlife Ranger Book 1 #ad - In kim delozier’s world, or in his office while he’s talking on the phone, when sedated wild black bears wake up unexpectedly in the back seat of a helicopter in mid-flight, or in his car as he’s driving down the highway, it’s just another day in the park. You’ll love seeing kim and a fellow ranger tested as they bravely take on the task of relocating 77 live skunks by sedating them with darts from homemade blowguns, especially when the pickup truck load of stinkers wakes up while still in transit.
An hilarious, heartwarming, and heartbreaking memoir by the chief wildlife ranger in the #1 most popular family vacation destination in the USA, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 7 in the usa audio book in 2016#9 in the usa wall street journal best seller in 2013Named A Top 50 Must Read for the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service.
Do You Even Know What You're Doing?: A Collection of Reader-Submitted Medical Stories#ad - What was waiting in the backseat as a hospital security guard moved a patient's vehicle? If you lost your new Littmann, to what extremes would you go to get it back?In this edition, we have weird ideas patients had about sex and reproductive health, hear more from school nurses, and thank our lucky stars we weren't on THAT shift.
Volume 17 of a collection of reader-submitted Medical Stories is still here with angry medics, LEOs galore, tired RNs, and flabbergasted doctors.
No Such Thing as a Snow Day: A Collection of Reader-Submitted Medical Stories#ad - No Such Thing as a Snow Day: A Collection of Reader-Submitted Medical Stories #ad - Volume 19 is here, folks, leos, surgeons, techs, EMS/Fire, filled with relatable submissions from RNs, registration staff, and patients themselves. We also hear more about the not-so-happy side of this industry. Grab a blanket, a mug of hot chocolate, and cozy up in front of the fire to catch up with submissions from people like you!
First responders share unique baby names, we hear stories about clueless newbies, bitter veterans, and patients with good intentions but bad ideas.
The School for Mysteries: A Midlife Fairytale Adventure Nurse Phoebe Book 2Athenaeus Media #ad - Pollifax. Makes you realize if jessica Fletcher had been a nurse, there would’ve been a lot fewer dead bodies littering Cabot Cove. In "the school for mysteries" phoebe mcfarland has just lost her job as a rural home health care nurse in White Oak, Tennessee, a sleepy rural community nestled in the mist-shrouded Smoky Mountains.
Will phoebe and friends be able to prevent some scary guys from killing her and Nick over a mysterious book that’s not even finished? The mismatched couple is forced to cooperate as they flee professional killers who now have Phoebe in their crosshairs as well. Unfortunately before she can start her upscale new life, Phoebe is unwittingly caught up in a medical emergency with Nick, a total stranger.
The School for Mysteries: A Midlife Fairytale Adventure Nurse Phoebe Book 2 #ad - But then she’s unexpectedly offered a ritzy-sounding position as a private duty nurse to an enigmatic scholar. It's a fairy tale where "Da Vinci Code" meets "Murder She Wrote. The school for mysteries, " is described as “Great fun! A witty romantic adventure and an hilarious successor to Mrs. Not a sequel to "out on a Limb.
Usa today, audible & 5-time Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author. Witty banter, suspense, romantic comedy, and fantasy and paranormal elements make for an entertaining romp set in the present day, but touching on history from medieval Chartres to the Civil War.
Call ItBookBaby #ad - The book details successes, failures and some great laughs in every area. She also worked as a Quality Improvement nurse and Case Manager for the health insurance industry. Their reactions inspired her to compile her experiences. Medical show afficionados will not be disappointed and student nurses might learn some valuable lessons and insight about potential career paths.
The result was call It, an entertaining and refreshingly honest memoir of her nursing career. Follow her in the adrenaline charged Emergency Department, the Intensive Care Unit and during her daily routine as an Infection Control Nurse. Long before the popular television series hit the air, Ellen shared tales of the ER with family and friends.
ER Days#ad - Along the way you may laugh a little, tear up a bit or even learn something, but through it all you will experience the highs and lows of the day to day practice of emergency and urgent care medicine. Shadow me back through the years in a series of vignettes that will give you a peek into a world of medicine that few on the outside ever see.
ER Days #ad - Put on your scrubs and come join me now: your first shift working in the emergency department is about to begin. Such was the opening line to many patient encounters in the emergency departments and clinics where I spent my career as a physician. I can’t believe I did that! I only had two beers. Yes, as improbable as it seems, someone actually did that—and much more.