No apparent distress : a doctor's coming-of-age on the front lines of American medicine
Adult Nonfiction - South Wing Top Floor
|Adult Nonfiction - South Wing Top Floor||362.1 P3186||On Shelf|
260 pages ; 25 cm
In medical charts, the term "N.A.D." (No Apparent Distress) is used for patients who appear stable. The phrase also aptly describes America's medical system when it comes to treating the underprivileged. Medical students learn on the bodies of the poor--and the poor suffer from their mistakes. Rachel Pearson confronted these harsh realities when she started medical school in Galveston, Texas. Pearson, herself from a working-class background, remains haunted by the suicide of a close friend, experiences firsthand the heartbreak of her own errors in a patient's care, and witnesses the ruinous effects of a hurricane on a Texas town's medical system. In a free clinic where the motto is "All Are Welcome Here," she learns how to practice medicine with love and tenacity amidst the raging injustices of a system that favors the rich and the white.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)
Pearson, R. (2017). No apparent distress: a doctor's coming-of-age on the front lines of American medicine (First edition.). W.W. Norton & Company.Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)
Pearson, Rachel, 1983-. 2017. No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming-of-age On the Front Lines of American Medicine. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)
Pearson, Rachel, 1983-. No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming-of-age On the Front Lines of American Medicine New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)
Pearson, Rachel. No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming-of-age On the Front Lines of American Medicine First edition., W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.
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