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Condition Critical
Condition Critical
Author: Echo Heron
"ENTERTAINING...GRITTY, BEHIND-THE-SCENES DETAILS OF HOSPITAL OPERATIONS." — --Booklist — "In the prologue of this book, Echo Heron, RN, states: Nurses are able to do what they do because they are rich in the gifts of healing, compassion and love. She then goes on to illustrate that statement with 18 chapters of amusing and moving true stories of ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780804113359
ISBN-10: 0804113351
Publication Date: 5/31/1995
Pages: 432
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 27 ratings
Publisher: Ivy Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 0
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Excellent read; you definitely feel for Echo and her co-workers. The ending is not what you would have imagined....
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Well-written, fast-paced, terrific book. Tons of great nurse stories, telling what it's really like working in the medical field and in a big hospital. It's a great book for anyone who has loved-ones who are nurses, or are thinking of becoming a nurse themselves. I've always said there are three professions that will never be paid enough even if they received a million a year: teachers, police, and nurses. Read this book and you'll understand why, and agree completely. Read all of Echo's books. They're all just as good!
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Great book, riveting. I became addicted to her books after reading this one.
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I fondly look back to the time when I was a fresh, optimistic new-grad RN. I wanted to be consumed with all-things "nurse" or "medical" related. This series by Echo Heron really fed my appetite. In times where shows like "ER" and "House" are particularly popular, this series would be a good non-electronic substitute. (Also fun for those long night-shifts that new grads are often stuck with!)