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[Ebook] ➠ No Apparent Distress Author Rachel Pearson – Non-fiction-books.co In medical charts the term “NAD” No Apparent Distress is used for patients who appear stable The phrase also aptly describes America’s medical system when it comes to treating the underprivilegeIn medical charts the term “NAD” No Apparent Distress is used for patients who appear stable The phrase also aptly describes America’s medical system when it comes to treating the underprivileged Medical students learn on the bodies of the poor—and the poor suffer from their mistakesRachel Pearson confronted these.

Harsh realities when she started medical school in Galveston Texas Pearson herself from a working class background remains haunted by the suicide of a close friend experiences firsthand the heartbreak of her own errors in a patient’s care and witnesses the ruinous effects of a hurricane on a Texas town’s medical system.

apparent book distress mobile No Apparent kindle No Apparent Distress PDFHarsh realities when she started medical school in Galveston Texas Pearson herself from a working class background remains haunted by the suicide of a close friend experiences firsthand the heartbreak of her own errors in a patient’s care and witnesses the ruinous effects of a hurricane on a Texas town’s medical system.

10 thoughts on “No Apparent Distress

  1. Julie Julie says:

    ePUB No Apparent Distress Kindle ¹ No Apparent ePUB Ü non fiction books.co apparent book, distress mobile, No Apparent kindle, No Apparent Distress PDFNo Apparent Distress A Doctor's Coming of Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine by Rachel Pearson MD is a 2017 WW Norton Company publication This book is an eye opening shocker told from the personal experience of Rachel Pearson a young woman who enters the medical profession and trains in various public hospitals and small town clinics learning the hard way that despite her compassion and will to care for patients the poor and uninsured face challenges in getting the care they need due to an incredibly flawed system Rachel relates to the reader the many ways mistakes can be made unnecessarily putting patients at risk the bias that can affect treatmen


  2. Cheryl Cheryl says:

    ePUB No Apparent Distress Kindle ¹ No Apparent ePUB Ü non fiction books.co apparent book, distress mobile, No Apparent kindle, No Apparent Distress PDFWhen Rachel Pearson was a medical student at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston she was given the opportunity to work at the St Vincent community clinic Medical students who volunteered there were able to acuire “hands on” experience while working with poor uninsured patients who were primarily minorities as well as with prisoners in the nearby correctional facility In this revealing memoir Dr Pearson sheds light on the injustices imbedded in the American health care system which provides better treatment to patients who are white and insured Medical students


  3. Rebecca Rebecca says:

    ePUB No Apparent Distress Kindle ¹ No Apparent ePUB Ü non fiction books.co apparent book, distress mobile, No Apparent kindle, No Apparent Distress PDFI’d recommend this clear eyed insider’s glimpse into American health care to readers of Lab Girl and surgeon Henry Marsh Like Hope Jahren’s memoir it’s a detailed and earnest story of finding a scientific vocation; like Marsh’s books it has something of a confessional tone Rachel Pearson is keenly aware of her failings as a trainee doctor and expresses regret about the patients she didn’t save due to her greenness She opens and closes with the story of Mr Rose; she missed a tumor the size of two grapefruits in his belly because both of them were such “poor historians”From here she retreats to tell of her Texas upbringing and the many different hands on stages involved in her medical training a prison hospital gynecology general surgery rural family medicine neurology dermatology Each comes with its own memorable stories but it’s her experiences at St Vinc


  4. Barbara (The Bibliophage) Barbara (The Bibliophage) says:

    ePUB No Apparent Distress Kindle ¹ No Apparent ePUB Ü non fiction books.co apparent book, distress mobile, No Apparent kindle, No Apparent Distress PDFPearson is exuisitely vulnerable throughout this book She never shies away from telling the painful truths of her experience even when it makes her look incompetent As the book progresses she gains so much knowledge a


  5. Ocean Ocean says:

    ePUB No Apparent Distress Kindle ¹ No Apparent ePUB Ü non fiction books.co apparent book, distress mobile, No Apparent kindle, No Apparent Distress PDFas someone who's spent four years working with mentally ill homeless people i relate strongly to the feeling that to paraphrase the author your life becomes unspeakable the vast majority of the world can't handle these stories but you need to let them out somewhere where do they go? rachel pearson turned hers into art mostly pitch perfect little keyhole glimpses into a world that is impossible to explain to define to really convey the true meaning it's difficult to put down mesmerizing heartbreaking and inspiring and to be honest a 4 star book but i gave it 5 stars to counteract that one star dumbass who clearly didn't read closely and just let her own shitty politics get in the


  6. Canadian Reader Canadian Reader says:

    ePUB No Apparent Distress Kindle ¹ No Apparent ePUB Ü non fiction books.co apparent book, distress mobile, No Apparent kindle, No Apparent Distress PDFPearson has written about her fairly recent medical training in south Texas in a sort of hybrid memoirsocial justice issues piece She includes a few representative details about her childhood The daughter of hardworking poor and for some time uninsured parents she—and her brother—were much loved and very clever Originally planning


  7. Betty Betty says:

    ePUB No Apparent Distress Kindle ¹ No Apparent ePUB Ü non fiction books.co apparent book, distress mobile, No Apparent kindle, No Apparent Distress PDFIf you are deeply concerned about the plight of the poor in America—and in particular the roadblocks they face in getting even the smallest health care need met—then this is going to be an extremely difficult


  8. Diana Diana says:

    ePUB No Apparent Distress Kindle ¹ No Apparent ePUB Ü non fiction books.co apparent book, distress mobile, No Apparent kindle, No Apparent Distress PDFThis is a pretty good book but it had some problems that made it very tedious at times Her editor should have told her that if a character in your book appears for a short finite time you do not need to give their entire life history and your reader most definitely does not want to read that Going with your brother on a commercial fishing trip is interesting; a detailed description of how the boat and commercial fishing works is not at least not in a medical memoir This is a memoir than a book about social injustice in medicine I think we've all figured out that if you're poor and sick in Texas you're pretty much out of luck but even so the best parts of this book were the stories of truly heroic doctors and medical students struggling to help people in very dire straits very often to no avail


  9. Melissa Melissa says:

    ePUB No Apparent Distress Kindle ¹ No Apparent ePUB Ü non fiction books.co apparent book, distress mobile, No Apparent kindle, No Apparent Distress PDFWhat a great book that I didn’t even know I needed to read so glad it came my way It’s an excellent view into the life of 1 medical student on her journey to becoming a doctor and all the many pitfalls of the process and our American system of healthcare that became


  10. Jamie Holloway Jamie Holloway says:

    ePUB No Apparent Distress Kindle ¹ No Apparent ePUB Ü non fiction books.co apparent book, distress mobile, No Apparent kindle, No Apparent Distress PDFI liked reading about a doctor and her journey through school and life and with her patients I know I sometimes forget that doctors are humans with emotions This is a good book for viewing doctors as humans who feel and do care about their patients


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