The Resource Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital, Sheri Fink

Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital, Sheri Fink

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Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital
Title
Five days at Memorial
Title remainder
life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital
Statement of responsibility
Sheri Fink
Title variation
5 days at Memorial
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reconstructs the five days at Memorial Medical Center after Hurricane Katrina destroyed its generators, to reveal how medical staff were forced to make life-and-death decisions without essential resources
Summary
Reconstructs five days at Memorial Medical Center after Hurricane Katrina destroyed its generators to reveal how caregivers were forced to make life-and-death decisions without essential resources
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Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2014
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, 2014.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2013
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2013
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 2013.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction, 2013.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
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10192338
Cataloging source
VTL
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Fink, Sheri
Dewey number
362.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Memorial Medical Center (New Orleans, La.)
  • Hospitals
  • Disaster medicine
  • Medical ethics
  • Disaster relief
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Target audience
adult
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life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital
Label
Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital, Sheri Fink
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-542) and index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 558 p.
Isbn
9780307718969
Lccn
bl2013038324
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a781238
  • (OCoLC)837178526
Label
Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital, Sheri Fink
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-542) and index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 558 p.
Isbn
9780307718969
Lccn
bl2013038324
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a781238
  • (OCoLC)837178526

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