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The Resource No apparent distress : a doctor's coming-of-age on the front lines of American medicine, Rachel Pearson

No apparent distress : a doctor's coming-of-age on the front lines of American medicine, Rachel Pearson

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No apparent distress : a doctor's coming-of-age on the front lines of American medicine
Title
No apparent distress
Title remainder
a doctor's coming-of-age on the front lines of American medicine
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Pearson
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pearson, Rachel
Dewey number
362.1
Index
index present
LC call number
RA418
LC item number
.P433 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical students
  • Medical education
  • Health care rationing
  • Sociobiology
Label
No apparent distress : a doctor's coming-of-age on the front lines of American medicine, Rachel Pearson
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959808665
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9780393249248
Lccn
2016055803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1731982
  • (OCoLC)959808665
Label
No apparent distress : a doctor's coming-of-age on the front lines of American medicine, Rachel Pearson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959808665
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9780393249248
Lccn
2016055803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1731982
  • (OCoLC)959808665

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