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Every Friday, thousands of readers of Pulse--voices from the heart of medicine (www.pulsemagazine.org) receive a riveting first-person story or poem about health care. Written by patients and doctors, nurses and caregivers, students and mental health professionals, these intimate and beautifully crafted pieces capture the authentic voices of people whose lives have been chEvery Friday, thousands of readers of Pulse--voices from the heart of medicine (www.pulsemagazine.org) receive a riveting first-person story or poem about health care. Written by patients and doctors, nurses and caregivers, students and mental health professionals, these intimate and beautifully crafted pieces capture the authentic voices of people whose lives have been changed by their healthcare experiences. Pulse: More Voices is the second published collection of Pulse writing. It contains every story and poem published in Pulse between April 24, 2009 and December 31, 2010, including: Each Day, Same Story: An intern describes her most compelling patient--the one who drives her crazy. Late Again: A family physician figures out why he always runs behind. One More Child Left Behind: A six-year-old has a broken arm, but no one can find a specialist to treat him. The Resilient Heart: Stabbed in the aorta, a man lives to tell the cheerful tale. Confessions of a Seventy-Five-Year-Old Drug Addict: A pelvic fracture has unintended consequences. Perri Klass MD had this to say about Pulse: The First Year, the first collection of Pulse stories poems, in her Journal of the American Medical Association review: "All of the stories in this book...are told with a kind of urgency; these encounters change lives and mark memories. This collection is in some sense about writing for one's life..."...

Title : Pulse--Voices from the Heart of Medicine: More Voices: A Second Anthology
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ISBN : 9781479309603
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 358 Pages
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Pulse--Voices from the Heart of Medicine: More Voices: A Second Anthology Reviews

  • Bekka
    2019-02-01 22:16

    Fantastic project; compiling different medical stories. Some stories/ poems are better than others... which makes sense since many are authored by people without specific writing backgrounds. Definitely an insightful view into the medical industry from mixed perspectives of doctors, nurses, patients, etc.