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Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital

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Nationwide Guide Critics Circle Award Winner, Normal Nonfiction, 2013  Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink’s landmark investigation of affected person deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina – and her suspenseful portrayal of the search for fact and justice Within the custom of the very best writing on medication, doctor and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs 5 days at Memorial Medical Middle and attracts the listener into the lives of those that struggled mightily to outlive and to keep up life amidst chaos. After Katrina struck and the floodwaters rose, the ability failed, and the warmth climbed, exhausted caregivers selected to designate sure sufferers final for rescue. Months later, a number of well being professionals confronted legal allegations that they intentionally injected quite a few sufferers with medicine to hasten their deaths. 5 Days at Memorial, the fruits of six years of reporting, unspools the thriller of what occurred in these days, bringing the listener right into a hospital combating for its life and right into a dialog about probably the most terrifying type of well being care rationing. In a voice without delay involving and honest, masterful and intimate, Fink exposes the hidden dilemmas of end-of-life care and divulges simply how ill-prepared we’re in America for the affect of large-scale disasters – and the way we are able to do higher. A outstanding e book, engrossing from begin to end, 5 Days at Memorial radically transforms your understanding of human nature in disaster.

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