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The House of Hope and Fear

Life in A Big City Hospital
Young, Audrey (Book - 2009 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
The House of Hope and Fear


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Critically acclaimed author Audrey Young offers a real-life Grey's Anatomy set in Seattle's big city hospital. Opening with the view of an idealistic young doctor entering her first post-graduate job at the local county hospital, The House of Hope and Fear explores not only the personal journey of one doctor's life and career, but also examines the health care system as a whole. The county hospital setting provides Audrey Young with a second education. With clear, eloquent text, the author chronicles attempts made to treat those tossed aside by society along with the personal and ideological shifts that accompany this daunting task. All of the hospital politics are detailed in a gripping account of the hospital's inner workings, and a human face is expertly given to the health care crisis in America.
Authors: Young, Audrey, M.D.
Title: The house of hope and fear
life in a big city hospital
Publisher: Seattle :, Sasquatch Books,, c2009
Characteristics: 241 p. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Audrey Young
Contents: Life support
A case of the jaws
On the wards
Sequel
It's on the calendar
Becoming copass
Frequent flyers
Closed for the season
Catch and release
Burnout
A night out
Diversion
Bring it on
Black Friday
Under construction
Bunks for drunks
For sale
A vision
ISBN: 157061511X
9781570615115
Branch Call Number: 610.92 Y68h 2009
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