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Seven Signs of Life: Stories from an Intensive Care Doctor

Seven Signs of Life: Stories from an Intensive Care Doctor (EPUB ebook)

By Abbey, Aoife

An insightful, tender and inspiring memoir that explores the emotional side of a doctor's working life.'Brilliant, compelling... A hugely life-affirming book' Mail on SundayGrief. Anger. Joy. Fear. Distraction. Disgust. Hope.All emotions we expect to encounter over our lifetime. ...But what if this was every day? And what if your ability to manage them was the difference between life and death? For Aoife Abbey, a doctor in intensive care, these experiences are part of the job - from grief when you make a potentially fatal mistake to joy when the ward unexpectedly breaks into song. Seven Signs of Life is Abbey's extraordinary account of what it means to be alive and how it feels to care for a living.'Sensitive, honest and, yes, brave... Compulsive reading' Nigella Lawson'Heartfelt, honest, illuminating and wise' Julia Samuel, author of Grief Works
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ISBN 9781473555839
Published 7 Feb 2019
Publisher Random House
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781473555839
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Random House
Imprint Vintage Digital
Released 7 Feb 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Abbey, Aoife
Category Biography & Autobiography
Biography & Autobiography: General
Medicine: General Issues
Intensive Care Medicine
Popular Medicine
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 616.028
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Critical care medicine - Anecdotes
NBS Text Autobiography: General
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly