Emergency!

True Stories From The Nation's ERs

Mark Brown, M.D.

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* A suicide attempt by an "explosive" young man...
* The "hidden secrets" of a grotesquely obese patient...
* A couple whose amorous acrobatics get out of hand...
* A child brought back from the dead...

Bristling with the raw power of reality, this riveting book recounts true tales of life and death from the emergency rooms of America. Dr. Mark Brown asked over 15,000 fellow ER staffers to share their most unforgettable moments. Now, in their own voices, these real ER personnel bring us their most poignant, heartbreaking, laugh-out-loud hilarious, or shocking moments from the war zone of medicine. Discover the manic antics and incredible skills of ER doctors when a girlfriend's smooch nearly becomes a kiss of death...a farmer's severed foot hitches a ride to the hospital...a premature baby fights valiantly for life...and all of the unforgettable cases that come through the swinging doors of the emergency room.

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Praise for Emergency!

"Funny, sad, shocking, and sometimes almost unbelievable."--Kirkus Reviews

"An emergency room physician takes you inside the harrowing, heartening world of life and death medicine. It's no TV show."--USA Weekend

"Irresistible...A book few will be able to lay down."--Anniston Star

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About the Author

Mark Brown, M.D.

Mark Brown, M.D., is a graduate of both Harvard Law School and Dartmouth Medical School, and has practiced emergency medicine for the past eleven years. He lives in California.

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Emergency!
True Stories From The Nation's ERs
Mark Brown, M.D.

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
September 1997
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780312962654
ISBN10: 0312962657
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 320 pages
$7.99
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