Bedlam Among the Bedpans

Humor in Nursing


Author: Amy Y. Young

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323045243

Category: Medical

Page: 159

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A must-read for nursing professionals, Bedlam Among the Bedpans: Humor in Nursing, includes over 100 of the funniest and most creative stories about nursing collected from nursing journals, books, and the internet that highlight the humor in the situations nurses face every day. Inspired by the experiences of real nurses, the stories relate situations with insights that only nurses who have "been there" in the field could have. Includes some of the best pieces of creative and humorous writing published in the past 20 years. Stories that help nurses see the humor in challenging situations they encounter every day. Funny cartoons and illustrations that add even more humor to the book. Compiled by an academic librarian, this book includes a carefully chosen and well-rounded collection of entertaining stories.

Gerald Durrell: The Authorised Biography (Text Only)


Author: Douglas Botting

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0007381220

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 672

View: 9118

This edition does not include illustrations. The authorised biography of the great naturalist and conservationist Gerald Durrell, who died aged seventy in January 1995 in Jersey, where he founded the zoo he’d dreamed of as a small boy and pioneered the captive breeding of animals for conservation.

Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary


Author: Donald Venes

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803659407

Category: Medical

Page: 2752

View: 3603

Taber’s brings meanings to life. Put the language of nursing, medicine and the healthcare professions at your fingertips. In hand, online, or on your mobile device—anywhere and everywhere, Taber’s 23 is the all-in-one, go-to source in the classroom, clinical, and beyond. Under the editorial direction of Donald Venes, MD, MSJ, a team of expert consulting editors and consultants representing nearly every health care profession ensures that the content reflects the most current healthcare information.

Leaves from the Valley


Author: Caroline Harvey,Joanna Trollope

Publisher: Corgi

ISBN: 9780552145299

Category: Fiction

Page: 316

View: 4386

When Captain Edgar Drummond learns he is to serve in the Crimean war, he brings with him his two sisters, Blanche and Sarah. Edgar finds his obsession with reason and order ineffectual amidst the chaos of war, and as the fighting drags on, the sisters' true qualities begin to emerge.