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Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital

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  • Temps de fonctionnement: 17:34 hrs
    Voix de: Kirsten Potter
    Books on Tape, 2013
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.


  • Auteur: Fink, Sheri
    Contributor: Books on Tape, Inc.; OneClick Digital (Firm); Potter, Kirsten
    Edition: Unabridged

    Fink provides a landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina--and a suspenseful portrayal of the quest for truth and justice. After Katrina struck and the floodwaters rose, the power failed, and the heat climbed, exhausted caregivers chose to designate certain patients last for rescue. Months later, several health professionals faced criminal allegations that they deliberately injected numerous patients with drugs to hasten their deaths. Fink unspools the mystery of what happened in those days, bringing the reader into a hospital fighting for its life and into a conversation about the most terrifying form of health care rationing.

    Éditeur original: [New York], [Prince Frederick, Md.], Books on Tape, [Distributed by] OneClick Digital
    Langue(s): English
    ISBN: 9780804128124