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By Cory Franklin MD

An inside of examine one of many nation’s most renowned public hospitals as obvious throughout the eyes of its longtime director of extensive care
jam-packed with tales of odd clinical situations and unforgettable sufferers culled from a 30-year occupation in drugs, Cook County ICU bargains readers a peek into the interior workings of a medical institution. writer Dr. Cory Franklin, who headed the hospital’s in depth care unit from the Nineteen Seventies during the Nineteen Nineties, stocks his most unusual and peculiar stories, together with the lethal Chicago heatwave of 1995, treating the 1st AIDS sufferers within the state sooner than the disorder was once clinically determined, the nurse with infrequent Muchausen syndrome, the single surviving ricin sufferer, and the professor with Alzheimer’s hiding the results of the incorrect medicine. outstanding, darkly funny, heartwarming, and infrequently tragic, those tales offer a big-picture examine how the perform of drugs has replaced through the years, making it an relaxing learn for sufferers, medical professionals, and an individual with an curiosity in medicine.

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