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First, Do No HarmFirst in the Brier Hospital Series. If you believe that television, movies or medical fiction, accurately portray what it’s like to be an acute care physician or a critically ill patient in a hospital today, think again. Doctor Joseph Polk is an intelligent, charismatic, and a powerful member of the medical staff at Brier Hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area, and he’s killing his patients. No gun, knife, poison or drug injected into their intravenous tubing, common plot lines in medical …

First, Do No Harm: The Dramatic Story of Real Doctors and Patients Making Impossible Choices at a Big-City Hospital“A powerful, true story of life and death in a major metropolitan hospital…Harrowing… An important book.”THE NEW YORK TIMESWhat is life worth? And what is a life worth living? At a time when America faces vital choices about the future of its health care, former NEW YORK TIMES correspondent Lisa Belkin takes a powerful and poignant look at the inner workings of Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas, telling the remarkable, real-life stories of the doctors, patients, families, and hospital admin…

First, Do No Harm: Progressive Education in a Time of Existential RiskFirst Do No Harm: Progressive Education in a Time of Existential Risk develops a comprehensive argument for the importance of progressive education in light of the world’s increasingly severe challenges. Current educational practices, particularly in the United States, instill conformity and compliance at a time when authority must be challenged, skepticism must thrive and our students must be imaginative, creative, empathic and passionately alive. Steve Nelson traces the origins of progress…

First Do No Harm: Humanitarian Intervention and the Destruction of YugoslaviaIn First Do No Harm, David Gibbs raises basic questions about the humanitarian interventions that have played a key role in U.S. foreign policy for the past twenty years. Using a wide range of sources, including government documents, transcripts of international war crimes trials, and memoirs, Gibbs shows how these interventions often heightened violence and increased human suffering.The book focuses on the 1991―99 breakup of Yugoslavia, which helped forge the idea that the United States and …

First, Do No HarmFour people lie dead on the sterile floors of Newton Memorial Hospital. The shooter had been one of Dr. Jack Norris patients. The chief of fellows is perplexed at how the sixty-three-year-old heart patient would have a gun, and why he would shoot Jacks best friend, Dr. John Connor, then turn the gun upon himself. Teaming up with local detectives and one FBI agent, a complicated network of scientists and professionals emerge as culprits in a web biological terrorism and greed. First, Do No Harm …

First Do No Harm: Reflections on Becoming a NeurosurgeonFour people lie dead on the sterile floors of Newton Memorial Hospital. The shooter had been one of Dr. Jack Norris patients. The chief of fellows is perplexed at how the sixty-three-year-old heart patient would have a gun, and why he would shoot Jacks best friend, Dr. John Connor, then turn the gun upon himself. Teaming up with local detectives and one FBI agent, a complicated network of scientists and professionals emerge as culprits in a web biological terrorism and greed. First, Do No Harm …

Do No HarmFour people lie dead on the sterile floors of Newton Memorial Hospital. The shooter had been one of Dr. Jack Norris patients. The chief of fellows is perplexed at how the sixty-three-year-old heart patient would have a gun, and why he would shoot Jacks best friend, Dr. John Connor, then turn the gun upon himself. Teaming up with local detectives and one FBI agent, a complicated network of scientists and professionals emerge as culprits in a web biological terrorism and greed. First, Do No Harm …

First Do No Harm: How to Heal Your Relationships Using the Wisdom of Professional CaregiversMen Feel Pain, Too. Never Underestimate How Much Someone Hurts. Check Vital Signs Regularly. Don’t Leave the Tourniquet on for Longer than Necessary. Know When to Stop. These are some of the valuable medical “pearls” used by physicians in everyday medical practice to heal bodies. Now, these time-tested secret pearls are shared because, in a fascinating way, they also serve as excellent words of guidance to promote and heal your interpersonal relationships with family, friends, spouses and signif…

First Do No HarmA dud of a hand grenade at a prestigious women’s clinic causes a massive rollout of emergency services’ vehicles and manpower. The grenade is removed but the robot is still checking the offices when the cause and origin team from the FDNY start their analysis. A gigantic explosion takes out the second floor of the clinic, the robot and the lives of the two fire investigators. Senior Detective Beth Kelly of NYPD’s Major Case squad gets the case.Her partner is in court for the time being testifyin…

First Do No Harm (Benjamin Davis Book Series, Book 1)Recently retired, A. Turk has embarked on a second career, writing fiction inspired by the remarkable stories and events from his personal and legal experiences. This first novel in the book series features A. Turk’s fictitious alter ego Attorney Benjamin Davis, a young New York transplant seeking to make a name for himself in the Nashville legal community. After miscalculating the huge risks involved in accepting ten medical malpractice cases at one time, Davis discovers that a hospital and s…