The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives by Theresa Brown

By Theresa Brown

“Compelling and compassionate human drama. that will know the way glossy medication ticks, fasten your seat belt and spend an afternoon within the clinic with Theresa Brown on The Shift.” —Danielle Ofri, MD, writer of What medical professionals Feel 
In a ebook as eye-opening because it is riveting, practising nurse and normal contributor to the New York Times Theresa Brown invitations us to event not only an afternoon within the lifetime of a nurse yet the entire lifestyles that occurs in precisely in the future on a hectic educating hospital’s melanoma ward. within the span of twelve hours, lives might be misplaced, life-altering therapy judgements made, and goals fulfilled or irrevocably stolen. on a daily basis, Theresa Brown holds those lives in her fingers. in this day, there are four.

Unfolding in actual time below the watchful eyes of Theresa Brown--a committed nurse and an insightful chronicler of events--we are given an unparalleled view into the person struggles in addition to the bigger truths approximately medication during this state. by way of shift’s finish, we've witnessed anything profound approximately desire and humanity.
“This meticulous, soaking up shift-in-the-life account of 1 nurse’s day on a melanoma ward sticks out for its honesty, readability, and middle. Brown . . . juggles the fears, hopes, and realities of a 12-hour shift in a standard city health facility with amazing perception and unflagging care. Her memoir is a must-read for nurses or an individual as regards to one.” Publishers Weekly, starred review

“An empathetic and soaking up narrative as riveting as a television drama.” —Kirkus Reviews

“I am full of awe and gratitude for the paintings that the nurses like Theresa Brown do on a daily basis. She captures completely their imperative function in any patient’s life!” —Susan M. Love, MD, leader visionary officer, Dr. Susan Love examine starting place, and writer of Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book


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