The Resource In shock : my journey from death to recovery and the redemptive power of hope, Rana Awdish

In shock : my journey from death to recovery and the redemptive power of hope, Rana Awdish

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In shock : my journey from death to recovery and the redemptive power of hope
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In shock
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my journey from death to recovery and the redemptive power of hope
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Rana Awdish
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Language
eng
Summary
"The gripping story of a physician who suddenly became a dying patient, and a riveting exploration into the worlds of personal loss and faltering medical care. Dr. Rana Awdish never imagined that an emergency trip to the hospital would result in hemorrhaging nearly all of her blood volume and losing her unborn child. Awdish spent months fighting for her life, enduring consecutive major surgeries and multiple overlapping organ failures. At each step of the way, Awdish faced something even more unexpected: her fellow doctors' inability to truly see or acknowledge the pain of loss and human suffering. This exacting emotional distance was completely at odds with the vision of medicine she had aspired to. Yet, heartbreakingly, she recognized herself in every failure--the product of a culture that had normalized clinical distance and hardwired self-protective barriers into medical training. As she finds herself on the other side of the same partitions she was trained to construct, Awdish artfully illuminates the dysfunction of disconnection for everyone involved. It is through her unflinching examination of the fatal flaws in a well-intentioned but often-misguided standard of care that Awdish achieves a crystalline vision of a different and better possibility for us all. Shatteringly personal yet wholly universal, In Shock offers a brave road map for anyone navigating illness and presents physicians with a new paradigm and rationale for cultivating emotional bonds with their patients."--Jacket
Summary
A first-person account from a young critical care physician describes how toward the end of her medical training she suddenly became a patient fighting for her own life, revealing how her experiences exposed her to flaws in today's care standards and how to better embrace the emotional bond between doctor and patient
Biography type
autobiography
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10596943
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DLC
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Awdish, Rana
Dewey number
  • 610.92
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Awdish, Rana
  • Physicians
  • Physician and patient
  • Medical ethics
Target audience
adult
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my journey from death to recovery and the redemptive power of hope
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In shock : my journey from death to recovery and the redemptive power of hope, Rana Awdish
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OverDrive eBook
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unknown
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
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online
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9781250119223
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
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remote
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AC2CF40A-F49F-4927-A4ED-335C57CEE990
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(OCoLC)1007705584
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In shock : my journey from death to recovery and the redemptive power of hope, Rana Awdish
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Publication
Copyright
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250119223
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
AC2CF40A-F49F-4927-A4ED-335C57CEE990
System control number
(OCoLC)1007705584

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