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    • 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
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    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

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Doctor Will See You Now

    • Essays on the Changing Practice of Medicine
    • By: Cory Franklin MD
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Is it smart to skip your annual physical? Should you put your trust in medical research? Is "low T" an actual disease? This book will examine these questions and more you've always wondered about in a collection of 50 essays on the medicine. The Doctor Will See You Now is a quirky and eclectic collection of short essays that explore evolving patient-physician relationship and reporting on medicine; famous doctors and notorious patients; surprising hospital practices and the future of healthcare; medical research, ethics, drugs, and money; and the brave new world of neurology.

    Regular price: $24.49