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  • Living and Dying in Brick City

  • An E.R. Doctor Returns Home
  • By: Sampson Davis
  • Narrated by: Cary Hite
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

Dr. Sampson Davis looks at the health-care crisis in the inner city from a rare perspective: as a doctor who works on the front line of emergency medical care in the poor urban neighborhood where he grew up. He also offers practical advice for those living in such communities, where conditions like asthma, heart disease, strokes, obesity, and AIDS are disproportionately endemic. As someone who has struggled with many of the issues troubling his patients, Dr. Davis is able to write with empathy.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A little too much information. But interesting.

  • By S Covington on 02-22-13

Excellent Book<br /><br />

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Reviewed: 04-10-18

I highly recommend this book . His experiences as a trauma and his own struggles in life to get are an encouragement to anyone. The references to resources for health education/ help is an excellent idea.

  • Medicine Men

  • Extreme Appalachian Doctoring
  • By: Carolyn Jourdan
  • Narrated by: Carey Jones
  • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 100
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 81

A collection of the most memorable moments from old-school rural physicians who each practiced medicine for more than 50 years in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Hilarious, heroic, heartwarming true stories of miracle cures, ghost dogs, and much madcap medical mayhem.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Mediocre for Me

  • By Jami on 09-28-15

Excellent Book

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Reviewed: 03-29-18

Loved it! God Bless these doctors for they are truly God's gift to us. They aren't in medicine to make the money and become rich.

  • People of the ER

  • By: Philip Allen Green MD
  • Narrated by: David de Vries
  • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

Standing in the trauma room of an emergency department is like standing at ground zero of a nuclear reaction, only it's not radiation that is released - but stories. Stories that are told and retold, sometimes just until the end of the shift, but sometimes for decades.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pioniot.

  • By jane on 02-16-18

Excellent Book

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Reviewed: 03-08-18

Loved every second of Dr. Green's books. Waiting for his next book to be published.

  • Death Sentence

  • The True Story of Velma Barfield's Life, Crimes, and Punishment
  • By: Jerry Bledsoe
  • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
  • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 135
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 126

Everybody knew Velma Barfield as the perfect wife and a loving grandmother. But there was something about her that nobody knew.... Velma Barfield had a secret life and a sick urge to kill.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Master Manipulator of All Time!

  • By IndyMcDuff on 10-10-15

great book

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Reviewed: 11-12-17

Velma showed a real Christain on death row. She touched some many in prison bring them to Christ.

  • Terror by Night

  • By: Terry Caffey, James Pence
  • Narrated by: Maurice England
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 37

In one evening, Terry Caffey lost everything. His wife, Penny, and his sons, Matthew and Tyler, were brutally murdered; his home was burned to the ground, and his 16-year-old daughter, Erin, was in jail, charged with thiree counts of capital murder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful book

  • By Jill on 10-18-09

Loved it

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Reviewed: 10-31-17

A great book on maintaining faith in difficult times. God's protection for Terry during the attempted murder and his ability to escape from the burning house was God alone.

  • Incense & Peppermints

  • By: Carole Bellacera
  • Narrated by: Angie Hickman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 1
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    5 out of 5 stars 1

On a snowy February day in 2011, 62-year-old Cindy Sweet receives a Facebook message from a dead man - Warrant Officer Ryan Quinlan, who supposedly died in Vietnam 40 years earlier. He'd been Cindy's fiancé before an RPG took out his Dustoff chopper, killing all aboard. Cindy, a young combat nurse at the 24th Evacuation Hospital at Long Binh, had been devastated by her loss but, with no other choice, had served out her year in Vietnam - and even found love again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book

  • By Sue on 10-20-17

Great Book

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Reviewed: 10-20-17

Loved it !! I couldn't stop listening. Great Love Story about a nurse in Vietnam.

  • Free Refills

  • A Doctor Confronts His Addiction
  • By: Peter Grinspoon
  • Narrated by: Kiff VandenHeuvel
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 334
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 304
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306

Dr. Peter Grinspoon seemed to be a total success: a Harvard-educated MD with a thriving practice; married with two great kids and a gorgeous wife; a pillar of his community. But lurking beneath the thin veneer of having it all was an addict fueled on a daily boatload of prescription meds. When the police finally came calling - after a tip from a sharp-eyed pharmacist - Grinspoon's house of cards came tumbling down fast.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • couldn't put it down

  • By Andrew E. Budson, MD on 02-20-16

Very Very Foul Language

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Reviewed: 10-05-17

Listened to this book because as a nurse I know that medical professionals can and do ger addicted to narcotics -- but frankly I was shocked by how atheist and foul mouth Dr. Grinspoon is. All I can is I pray he stays drug free forever and cleans up his mouth.

  • Cook County ICU

  • 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases
  • By: Cory Franklin MD
  • Narrated by: John Pruden
  • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 337
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 301

Author Cory Franklin, MD, who headed the hospital's intensive care unit from the 1970s through the 1990s, shares his most unique and bizarre experiences, including the deadly Chicago heatwave of 1995, treating the first AIDS patients in the country before the disease was diagnosed, the nurse with rare Munchausen syndrome, the only surviving ricin victim, and the professor with Alzheimer's hiding the effects of the wrong medication.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Subtle, funny and compassionate

  • By Clara R. Arechiga on 05-02-16

Great Book

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Reviewed: 07-31-17

Gives a look into what medicine was and what medicine is coming. Unfortunately we can't go back to the time before medicine, insurance companies and hospitals became all about the making of big dollars. Medicine has lost it person touch and caring for the charity cases.

  • The Sixth Sense

  • Brier Hospital, Book 3
  • By: Lawrence W. Gold M.D.
  • Narrated by: Craig R. Nickerson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    3 out of 5 stars 15
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    3.5 out of 5 stars 15

Arnie Roth, a family practitioner, develops viral encephalitis. He awakens from the near-death experience with a new appreciation for life and an unexpected talent, his sensitivity to smell has increased a thousandfold. The Sixth Sense is highly entertaining, thought provoking, and a touching journey through a world that influences us every day, but one that we know too little about.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator sounded canned

  • By Sue on 04-19-17

Narrator sounded canned

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Reviewed: 04-19-17

The story was excellent but the narrator sound like either on microphone or inside a tin can.

  • The Pain Nurse

  • By: Jon Talton
  • Narrated by: Lloyd James, Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 32

Cheryl Beth Wilson, a nurse at Cincinnati Memorial Hospital, finds a doctor brutally murdered in a secluded office. Wilson had been having an affair with the doctor's husband, a surgeon, and now she is a "person of interest" if not an outright suspect. But someone other than the police is also watching Cheryl Beth.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A waste of a credit, definitely!

  • By Corinna on 08-12-12

Enjoyable

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Reviewed: 04-02-17

It was easy to listen to. I liking both cop and medical field books this book held my attention.