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Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital, Sheri Fink

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Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital
Title
Five days at Memorial
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life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital
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Sheri Fink
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Language
eng
Summary
Fink provides a landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina-- and a suspenseful portrayal of the quest for truth and justice. After Katrina struck and the floodwaters rose, the power failed, and the heat climbed, exhausted caregivers chose to designate certain patients last for rescue. Months later, several health professionals faced criminal allegations that they deliberately injected numerous patients with drugs to hasten their deaths. Fink unspools the mystery of what happened in those days, bringing the reader into a hospital fighting for its life and into a conversation about the most terrifying form of health care rationing
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DLC
Dewey number
362.1109763/35
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Index
index present
LC call number
RA975.D57
LC item number
F56 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital, Sheri Fink
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Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital, Sheri Fink
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Deadly choices -- Reckoning
Control code
ocn846520402
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 558 pages
Isbn
9780307718969
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013019693
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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(OCoLC)846520402

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