Sick of reading only to study ? Kick back with a good
nursing story by Echo Heron, laugh and cry with Patch
Adams. Do ANYTHING but study !
A critical-care nurse in coronary and emergency
medicine for eighteen years,Echo Heron has seen and
heard it all. Here she recounts narratives of real-life
medical dramas experienced by nurses across the
country, sharing with us the inspiring, the tragic, and the
With her trademark wit and razor-sharp sensibilities,
Heron continues the story of a nurse--that intimate
stranger who is sister, mother, confessor and healer--and her patients and co-workers--a convict recovering in time for his execution, a gay male nurse who is beaten and an Asian woman trying to bind herself into invisibility.
Echo Heron fainted after giving her first injection; 10 years later, she was an experienced R.N., easing the last hours of a beloved cancer victim.Here is her story of her years in a major San Francisco hospital--where only a sense of humor and an indomitable spirit helped her survive.
This is the story of Patch Adams's lifetime quest to transform the healthcare system. Gaining suporters across the country, the Gesundheit Institute will soon
build a free, full-cale hospital that will be open to anyone in the world. Ambitious? Yes. Impossible? Not for those who know Patch.
Dr. Patch Adams knows the inner side of healing. House Calls is a reminder that some of the most important factors in healing are not high-tech marvels but ordinary factors such as love, compassion, friendship, and hope. This book will lighten anyone's heart and assist him or her on a healing journey.