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Pulse: More Voices--

a treasury of compelling stories and poems.

Includes The Resilient Heart , Babel: The Voices of a Medical Trauma and Confessions of a Seventy-Five-Year-Old Drug Addict. Foreword by Maureen Bisognano, President of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.


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    maggie mahar
    An outstanding story---in part because the author doesn't try to solve the uncertainties or fill ...


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    Pric Campbell
    I felt awkward, too, when I was training and beginning my work. It's very normal to have to feel your ...


  • Exam-Room Follies
    Charlene Edgar
    Hi Annie Your story tells of the awkwardness some caregivers experience at first. I am a private ...


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