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Author Kelly, James, 1948- author.

Title Where night is day : the world of the ICU / James Kelly.

Publication Info. Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xii, 231 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
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Series Culture and politics of health care work
Culture and politics of health care work.
Summary "This book describes the hour-by-hour, day-by-day rhythms of an intensive care unit in a teaching hospital in New Mexico. Written by a nurse, Where Night Is Day reveals the specialized work of ICU nursing and its unique perspective on illness, suffering, and death. It takes place over a thirteen-week period, the time of the average rotation of medical residents through the ICU. As the author, James Kelly, reflects on the rise of medicine, the nature of nursing, the argument of care versus cure, he offers up an intimate portrait of the ICU, the patients who live and/or die there, and the medical professionals who work there"--Publisher's Web site.
Contents The voyage into the sea of critical illness -- Diagnosis, diagnosis, diagnosis -- Nursing isn't a journey -- One more day -- The dream of cure -- Nursing : what it is and what it is not -- Caring -- Medicine as ghost rain -- Dying -- Poetic and tragic murmurings of the everyday -- They tell us everything -- Can they hear? -- Leaving ends the love -- The horizon.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-231).
Note Print version record.
Language In English.
Subject Intensive care nursing -- New Mexico.
Intensive care units -- New Mexico.
Critical Illness -- nursing.
Intensive Care Units.
Critical Care Nursing.
Critical Care.
New Mexico.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Intensive care nursing. (OCoLC)fst00975924
Intensive care units. (OCoLC)fst00975936
New Mexico. (OCoLC)fst01204269
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Kelly, James, 1948- Where night is day 9780801451683 080145168X (DLC) 2012038924 (OCoLC)811337505
ISBN 0801467659 (electronic bk.)
9780801467653 (electronic bk.)
9780801451683 (cloth ; alk. paper)
080145168X (cloth ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 10.7591/9780801467653 doi
AU@ 000053306582
DEBBG BV042793921
DEBBG BV044097833
DEBSZ 421233982
GBVCP 1003728197
GBVCP 800008200
NZ1 14976008

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