X-Ray Visions

2 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 44 ratings

Radiologists at Work Publisher's Summary

Four-time Wall Street Journal top-10 best-selling author and number seven New York Times-Audible audiobook author.

Is it cancer or just a bad pixel? Radiologists are the physicians we rarely get to see. Radiologists at Work contains the most memorable moments from the careers of 20 radiologists who practiced from the 1940s to the present day. These true stories are told with the trademark wit and warmth that has earned Carolyn Jourdan five national best-sellers. They give a rare glimpse at hidden heroes who work behind the scenes. Jourdan's first-rate medical writing illuminates the mysterious black-and-white world that stands at the front lines of modern healthcare. If you like Oliver Sacks and Atul Gawande, you will enjoy this book.

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  • Book 1

    • Radiologists at Work

    • Saving Lives with the Lights Off
    • By: Carolyn Jourdan
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Is it cancer or just a bad pixel? Radiologists are the physicians we rarely get to see. Radiologists at Work contains the most memorable moments from the careers of 20 radiologists who practiced from the 1940s to the present day. These true stories are told with the trademark wit and warmth that has earned Carolyn Jourdan five national best-sellers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read!

    • By Jan on 02-22-17

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 2

    • Talking to Skeletons: Behind the Scenes with a Radiologist

    • X-Ray Visions, Volume 2
    • By: Carolyn Jourdan
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Is it cancer or just a bad pixel? Talking to Skeletons chronicles seven extraordinary nights Jourdan spent shadowing a radiologist in a teaching hospital. Told with the wit and warmth that have earned Jourdan five national best sellers, this book paints an insightful portrait of one man's life and work. It's a uniquely personal tour of a private world that, as a bonus, gives listeners an intimate peek at how Jourdan creates her best-selling medical narratives. In essence, it is a biography, and at the same time, a lovely and intelligent medical selfie.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating glimpse into an amazing profession

    • By Cautious on 04-11-17

    Regular price: $6.95