Lives in the Balance: Nurses' Stories from the ICU (Kaplan Voices Nurses)

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Edited and introduced by bestselling author Tilda Shalof, this is a collection of stories by 25 nurses about the highs and lows of ICU nursing, also known as critical care nursing. Intensive care nurses typically handle patients who have had major invasive surgery, accidents and traumas, or even multiple organ failure. These nurses care for patients whose lives hang in the balance, between life and death. This fascinating collection of stories allows us to peer over their shoulders to hear them speak with patients or provide life-saving care.

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Tilda Shalof, RN, BScN, CNCC (c), is an intensive care unit nurse with twenty years of experience in Israel, New York, and Canada. Her first book, A Nurse’s Story: Life, Death, and In-Between in an Intensive Care Unit, was a bestseller that received rave reviews. She lives with her husband and two sons in Toronto.

The bestselling author’s first two books about her experiences as an ICU nurse sold more than 60,000 copies in the US and Canada.

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Praise for The Making of a Nurse:
“Grey’s Anatomy should be so compelling.”
Globe and Mail

Praise for A Nurse’s Story:
“In a post-SARS world where nurses are finally being recognized for the heroes they always were, A Nurse’s Story is the best-seller no one can put down.”
Montreal Gazette

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