Code Blue: A Writer's Guide to Hospitals

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Writer's Digest Books, 2000 - Reference - 312 pages
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From long-running TV series such as M*A*S*H, General Hospital and ER, to best-selling fiction including Toxin, Miracle Cure and Bloodstream, the public's enduring fascination with hospitals is evidenced in virtually every medium. This all-inclusive guide profiles every aspect of the modern hospital, so writers can accurately recreate the day-to-day realities of patients, doctors, treatments, administration and more.

Major sections cover:
Admissions-walk-ins, EMS arrivals, medi-flights
Facilities-ER, nurses station, pharmacy, ICU, radiology, surgical unit
Information and Records-charts, medications, 'codes'
Patient Testing and Examinations-treatment programs, support services, security

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Pretty detailed workings for emergency medicine. Great research resource. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
CHAPTER
28
CHAPTER THREE
57
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Dr. Keith Wilson runs a private medical practice in Toledo, Ohio. He is also the medical director of the Harris McIntosh Tower medical facility in Toledo.

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