Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd by Cory Franklin MD

By Cory Franklin MD

An inside of examine one of many nation’s most famed public hospitals as obvious during the eyes of its longtime director of extensive care
 
jam-packed with tales of wierd clinical circumstances and unforgettable sufferers culled from a 30-year profession in medication, Cook County ICU bargains readers a peek into the interior workings of a medical institution. writer Dr. Cory Franklin, who headed the hospital’s extensive care unit from the Nineteen Seventies throughout the Nineties, stocks his most original and peculiar studies, together with the lethal Chicago heatwave of 1995, treating the 1st AIDS sufferers within the nation sooner than the sickness was once clinically determined, the nurse with infrequent Muchausen syndrome, the single surviving ricin sufferer, and the professor with Alzheimer’s hiding the results of the incorrect drugs. striking, darkly funny, heartwarming, and occasionally tragic, those tales supply a big-picture examine how the perform of medication has replaced through the years, making it an relaxing learn for sufferers, medical professionals, and someone with an curiosity in medicine.

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