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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: 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 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: 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 HarmThe past comes rearing up to bite the next generation when a son digs too deep into his family’s past…. Martin Firestone can’t figure why his father, the eccentric painter Leo Firestone, is throwing a fit. All Martin did was tell his dad he’d been accepted to medical school. Then, Leo tells Martin a story about his own father, Dr. Samuel Firestone, an extraordinarily gifted doctor and a living legend in the small city of Hobart, NJ, but a man with a serious character flaw. During the summer of…

First, Do No Harm“First, Do No Harm” is an action packed medical suspense thriller that explores the emotional and professional development of a surgical trainee. First, Do No Harm – the deeply penetrating words from the Oath of Hippocrates provides the backdrop for this very provocative novel. The plot develops around the event involving the care of a high-ranking Kuwaiti official in an American Hospital. Dr. Black (Blade) becomes locked in a high-action battle between good and evil, right and wrong, t…

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…

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 Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress ResilienceKeeping doctors happy and productive requires a thorough understanding of the systemic causes and consequences of physician stress, as well as the role of resilience in maintaining a healthy mental state. The pressure of making life-or-death decisions along with those associated with the day-to-day challenges of doctoring can lead to poor patient care and communication, patient dissatisfaction, absenteeism, reductions in productivity, job dissatisfaction, and lowered retention.This edited volume…

First Do No HarmWinter, 1997. Long Island, New York. Dr. David Calder has a patient, Dr. Roger Stone, whose hands are twitching, and Calder can’t figure out why. Stone is also the President of CoMed, Calder’s multi-specialty medical group. Could one of Stone’s many personal or political enemies be killing him? Stone’s unstable wife insists that this is the case. Calder’s quest to unravel the medical mystery enmeshes him in medical politics, a decade-old research scandal, suicide, and murder. Meanwhile, Calder’s…