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Seven signs of life : stories from an intensive care doctor / Aoife Abbey.

By: Abbey, Aoife.
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2019Description: 274 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781784709457 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Critical care medicine | NursingDDC classification: 616.028 Summary: "Grief. 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." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions March. 2020
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"Grief. 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." - Book cover

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