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    • Extreme Measures

    • Finding a Better Path to the End of Life
    • By: Jessica Nutik Zitter M.D.
    • Narrated by: Jessica Nutik Zitter M.D.
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 57

    Jessica Zitter became a doctor because she wanted to be a hero. She elected to specialize in critical care - to become an ICU physician - and imagined herself swooping in to rescue patients from the brink of death. But then during her first code she found herself cracking the ribs of a patient so old and frail it was unimaginable he would ever come back to life. She began to question her choice. Extreme Measures charts Zitter's journey from wanting to be one kind of hero to becoming another - a doctor who prioritizes the patient's values and preferences.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant & eye-opening

    • By Mimi Grant on 03-16-17

    Regular price: $28.00