Something for the Pain : Compassion and Burnout in the ER
by Paul Austin


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In this eye-opening account of life in the ER, Paul Austin recalls how the daily grind of long, erratic shifts and endless hordes of patients with sad stories sent him down a path of bitterness and cynicism. Gritty, powerful, and ultimately redemptive, Something for the Pain is a revealing glimpse into the fragility of compassion and sanity in the industrial setting of today's hospitals.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In this eye-opening account of life in the ER, Paul Austin recalls how the daily grind of long, erratic shifts and endless hordes of patients with sad stories sent him down a path of bitterness and cynicism. Gritty, powerful, and ultimately redemptive, Something for the Pain is a revealing glimpse into the fragility of compassion and sanity in the industrial setting of today's hospitals.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393337792
  • ISBN-10: 0393337790
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: September 2009
  • Page Count: 297
  • Dimensions: 8.44 x 5.34 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.53 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Medical (Incl. Patients)
Books > Medical > Emergency Medicine
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs

 
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