Twelve Patients

Author: Eric Manheimer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1455503894

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

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In the spirit of Oliver Sacks and the inspiration for the NBC drama New Amsterdam, this intensely involving memoir from a Medical Director of Bellevue Hospital looks poignantly at patients' lives and highlights the complex mind-body connection. Using the plights of twelve very different patients--from dignitaries at the nearby UN, to supermax prisoners at Riker's Island, to illegal immigrants, and Wall Street tycoons--Dr. Eric Manheimer "offers far more than remarkable medical dramas: he blends each patient's personal experiences with their social implications" (Publishers Weekly). Manheimer is not only the medical director of the country's oldest public hospital, but he is also a patient. As the book unfolds, the narrator is diagnosed with cancer, and he is forced to wrestle with the end of his own life even as he struggles to save the lives of others.

Summary of Eric Manheimer's Twelve Patients

Author: Everest Media,

Publisher: Everest Media LLC


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 39

View: 1077

Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 Bellevue Hospital is the oldest hospital in the country, and it is also the most famous public hospital in the United States. It was also the first maternity ward, first pediatric ward, and first C-section. #2 I was a physician at Dartmouth College for seventeen years, and I was ready to be back in New York and in public health. I had no choice. I loved everything else, but medicine was my passion. #3 I met my wife, Diana, at Dartmouth. We moved to New York City, where she was offered a position at NYU. I began working in the city public hospital system again. Looking down out my window, I saw a corrections van pull outside the Blue Room between the emergency room and the adult psychiatric emergency room. The occupant must be a high-value prisoner. #4 I was told that Juan Guerra, a Salvadoran immigrant, was going to be released from prison. I couldn’t believe it. The first thing I noticed about Juan was his neck, which I recognized from twenty-five yards away.

Issues in Neurological Surgery and Specialties: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 146496419X

Category: Medical

Page: 1895

View: 4382

Issues in Neurological Surgery and Specialties: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Neurological Surgery and Specialties. The editors have built Issues in Neurological Surgery and Specialties: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Neurological Surgery and Specialties in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Neurological Surgery and Specialties: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at

Modern Approaches to Clinical Trials Using SAS

Author: Sandeep Menon,Richard C. Zink

Publisher: SAS Institute

ISBN: 1629600822

Category: Computers

Page: 364

View: 931

Get the tools you need to use SAS® in clinical trial design! Unique and multifaceted, Modern Approaches to Clinical Trials Using SAS: Classical, Adaptive, and Bayesian Methods, edited by Sandeep M. Menon and Richard C. Zink, thoroughly covers several domains of modern clinical trial design: classical, group sequential, adaptive, and Bayesian methods that are applicable to and widely used in various phases of pharmaceutical development. Written for biostatisticians, pharmacometricians, clinical developers, and statistical programmers involved in the design, analysis, and interpretation of clinical trials, as well as students in graduate and postgraduate programs in statistics or biostatistics, the book touches on a wide variety of topics, including dose-response and dose-escalation designs; sequential methods to stop trials early for overwhelming efficacy, safety, or futility; Bayesian designs that incorporate historical data; adaptive sample size re-estimation; adaptive randomization to allocate subjects to more effective treatments; and population enrichment designs. Methods are illustrated using clinical trials from diverse therapeutic areas, including dermatology, endocrinology, infectious disease, neurology, oncology, and rheumatology. Individual chapters are authored by renowned contributors, experts, and key opinion leaders from the pharmaceutical/medical device industry or academia. Numerous real-world examples and sample SAS code enable users to readily apply novel clinical trial design and analysis methodologies in practice.

Year Book of Medicine 2011 - E-Book

Author: Nancy M. Khardori

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032308737X

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 4703

Year Book of Medicine 2011 - E-Book