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Author Salamon, Julie.

Title Hospital : man, woman, birth, death, infinity, plus red tape, bad behavior, money, God, and diversity on steroids / Julie Salamon
Published New York : Penguin Press, 2008


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 MELB  362.110974723 Sal/Hmw  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 363 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Occam lied -- Pooh-bah -- Insults and injuries -- Safety nets -- The fixer -- Ability, affability, availability -- We speak your language -- No margin, no mission -- The code of mutual respect -- A good death -- The big brass ring -- Medical advances and retreats
Summary A bestselling author and award-winning journalist follows a year in the life of a big urban hospital, painting a revealing portrait of how medical care is delivered in America today
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [343]-349) and index
Subject Maimonides Medical Center -- History.
Maimonides Medical Center.
Hospitals -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Hospitals, Urban.
Cultural Diversity.
New York City.
Genre/Form Personal Narrative.
Personal narratives.
LC no. 2007045629
ISBN 9781594201714