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Burks, Ruth Coker

Summary: "In 1986, twenty-six-year-old Ruth visits a friend at the hospital when she notices a door to one of the rooms is painted red. Nurses are drawing straws to see who will tend to the patient crying for his mother on the other side, all of them unwilling tohelp. Ruth immediately steps into the quarantined space herself, comforting the young man in his last moments. Before she realizes what she's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Burks

Hoblitzelle, Olivia Ames.

Contents: The arrow of shock -- The grace of diminishment -- A different truth -- Get your dyin' done early -- You can't mess with Bach -- From copper to gold -- Places not previously visited -- The bird that sings in the night -- Ambushed by the unknown -- Gonna jump ship -- A good day to die.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 Hoblit

Mace, Nancy L.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 MACE

Zeisel, John.

Contents: Embracing Alzheimer's -- A new philosophy of care -- The Alzheimer's journey -- The symptoms and progression of the disease -- The Alzheimer's brain -- The good news and the bad news -- Art and Alzheimer's -- How to connect with someone through visual art -- The dramatic arts -- Music, poetry, theater, films, and the circus -- Treatment by design -- How appropriate living spaces encourage --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 Zeisel

Makary, Marty.

Summary: "Dr. Marty Makary is co-developer of the life-saving checklist outlined in Atul Gawande's bestselling The Checklist Manifesto. As a busy surgeon who has worked in many of the best hospitals in the nation, he can testify to the amazing power of modern medicine to cure. But he's also been a witness to a medical culture that routinely leaves surgical sponges inside patients, amputates the wrong...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610.730 Makary

Mace, Nancy L

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 616.831 Mace,

Goldberg, Sana

Summary: "From registered nurse and public health advocate Sana Goldberg, a timely, accessible, and comprehensive handbook to navigating common medical situations. From the routine to the unexpected, How to Be a Patient is your ultimate guide to better healthcare.Let's face it: nobody likes going to the doctor. It can be uncomfortable, nerve wracking, expensive--and that's just for routine care! When...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610.69 Goldberg 2019

Ehrenclou, Martine.

Summary: Frustrated or confused about how to get good medical care? In her newest book, The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get The Best Medical Care, (Lemon Grove Press, on sale May 15, 2012) award-winning author and patient advocate, Martine Ehrenclou, empowers patients to become proactive, well informed participants in their own care. With advice and personal stories from over 200 doctors, nurses,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lemon Grove Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362 Ehren

Stage, Zoje

Summary: Afflicted with a chronic debilitating condition, Suzette Jensen knew having children would wreak havoc on her already fragile body. Nevertheless, she brought Hanna into the world, pleased and proud to start a family with her husband Alex. Estranged from her own mother, Suzette is determined to raise her beautiful daughter with the love, care, and support she was denied. But Hanna proves to be a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Stage

Dunkle, Clare B.

Summary: "Clare Dunkle seemed to have an ideal life--two beautiful, high-achieving teenage daughters, a loving husband, and a satisfying and successful career as a children's book novelist. But it's when you let down your guard that the ax falls. Just after one daughter successfully conquered her depression, another daughter developed a life-threatening eating disorder. Co-published with Elena...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.852 Dunk

Brown, Theresa

Contents: 7:03 am -- Report -- Hitting the floor -- Worries -- Surgical team C -- Paperwork -- No time for lunch -- Duo damsel -- Judgment calls -- Faith -- Revolving door -- End of shift.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.028 Brown

Summary: This program focuses on the positive aspects of caregiving and on what caregivers can obtain from their experience.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Paraclete Press 2004

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 362 Para

Chast, Roz

Summary: In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through a mixture of cartoons, family photos, documents, and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents. When it came to her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Chast

Saunders, Gerda

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1968 Saunder

Feder, Tyler

Summary: "Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHIC 921 Feder

Cade, Eleanor

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 Cade,

Hodgman, George

Summary: "A witty, tender memoir of a son's journey home to care for his irascible mother--a tale of secrets, silences, and enduring love. When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himself--an unlikely caretaker and near-lethal cook--in a head-on collision with his aging mother, Betty, a woman of wit and will. Will George lure her into assisted living? When hell...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.784 Hodg

Kinsley, Michael E.

Summary: "Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow Boomers through the door marked "Exit." The largest age cohort in history--the notorious baby boomers--is approaching the end and starting to plan their final moves in the game of life. Now they are asking: What was that all about? Was it about acquiring things or changing the world? Was it about keeping all your marbles? Or is the only...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 Kins

Summary: Based on the incredible true story of the Beam family. When Christy discovers her ten-year-old daughter Anna has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter's healing as she searches for a solution. After Anna has a freak accident and falls three stories, a miracle unfolds in the wake of her dramatic rescue that leaves medical specialists mystified, her family...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Miracle

Isaacson, Rupert.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2009

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 618 Isaac

Taylor, Jill Bolte

Summary: Harvard-trained brain scientist Jill Bolte Taylor suffered a massive stroke at the age of 37. Taylor shares her unique perspective on the brain and its capacity for recovery.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2008

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 362 Taylo

Bell, Cece

Summary: The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her "superpower."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: GRAPHNOV Bell

Brennan-Jobs, Lisa

Summary: "A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents--artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs--Lisa Brennan-Jobs's childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Brennanjobs

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Zoe Morgan's childhood was marked by her younger sister's tragic illness, watching as her parents dedicated themselves completely to her final days and then divorced. As a young woman driven by these painful memories, Zoe sets the bar high for herself, studying hard and pursuing a career in the nonprofit world, where her deep compassion for disadvantaged children finds a focus. When Zoe falls...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

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