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Five days at Memorial: life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital

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display_description"Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink's landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina -- and her suspenseful portrayal of the quest for truth and justice. After Katrina struck and the floodwaters rose, the power failed, and the heat climbed, exhausted caregivers chose to designate certain patients last for rescue. Months later, several health professionals faced criminal allegations that they deliberately injected numerous patients with drugs to hasten their deaths. Five Days at Memorial, the culmination of six years of reporting, unspools the mystery of what happened in those days, bringing the reader into a hospital fighting for its life and into a conversation about the most terrifying form of health care rationing. In a voice at once involving and fair, masterful and intimate, Fink exposes the hidden dilemmas of end-of-life care and reveals just how ill-prepared we are in America for the impact of large-scale disasters--and how we can do better. A remarkable book, engrossing from start to finish, Five Days at Memorial radically transforms your understanding of human nature in crisis."--www.Amazon.com.
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Disaster hospitals -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Case studies
Disaster medicine -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Case studies
Forensic pathology -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Case studies
Health facilities -- Louisiana -- Administration -- Case studies
Hurricane Katrina, 2005
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Memorial Medical Center (New Orleans, La.)
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Social sciences
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title_displayFive days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital
title_fullFive Days at Memorial Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Five days at Memorial : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital / Sheri Fink
Five days at memorial [sound recording] : life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital / Sheri Fink
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