This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

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Picador, 2018 - Biography & Autobiography - 279 pages
"97-hour weeks. Life and death decisions. A constant tsunami of bodily fluids. And the hospital parking meter earns more than you. Welcome to the life of a junior doctor. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay's diaries provide a no-holds-barred account of his time as a medic on the front line. Hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking, this everything you wanted to know, and more than a few things you didn't, about about life on and off the hospital ward."--Page 4 de la couverture

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User Review  - Iira - LibraryThing

Funny but also very touching and sad, a collection of anecdotes painting an exhausting picture of what a junior doctor's daily work is like. Makes me wonder if working for NSH is completely different ... Read full review

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User Review  - PDCRead - LibraryThing

Adam Kay had come from a family of medics, so becoming a doctor was inevitable. He knew some of what he was going to have to do as a junior doctor, but he didn’t quite realise how much doing that job ... Read full review

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About the author (2018)

Adam Kay is an award-winning comedian and author of the multi-million-copy bestseller This is Going to Hurt and the festive diaries Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas. He previously worked as a junior doctor, which is hopefully clear by now. He lives in Oxfordshire.

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