Stock Image
Bed Number Ten: Sue Baier and Mary Zimmeth

Bed Number Ten

Sue Baier and Mary Zimmeth

376 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 003002997X / ISBN 13: 9780030029974
Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1986
Condition: As New Hardcover
From Ellery Center Books (Greenhurst, NY, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since September 11, 2014

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 49.50 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

"The heart wrenching story of one woman's courageous struggle for life". Hardcover with pristine dust jacket. Sue Baier spent four-and-a-half months in a Houston hospital, completely paralyzed, a victim of Guillain-Barre sydrome. Bookseller Inventory # 000015

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Bed Number Ten

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

A Houston housewife and mother of two teenagers recounts her afflication with Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disease that paralyzed every muscle in her body, and the devoted efforts of family and friends to aid her recovery

From Library Journal:

Guillain-Barre is a rare syndrome that can occur after a viral infection, causing degeneration of nerve sheaths and resulting in temporary paralysis. Baier chronicles her severe bout with this puzzling illness and her almost year-long stay in the hospital, most of which was spent in bed number ten of the intensive care unit. She was completely helpless and unable to move except for her eyelids; her mind remained clear but she could communicate with the sometimes unsympathetic staff only by blinking her eyes. Like other books of this genre, Bed Number Ten serves as an expression of gratitude to the many people who helped the author recover. At the same time, Baier provides a graphic personal view of one patient's experience with modern medicine in an ICU. A portion of this book appeared in Family Circle magazine. Karen Mc Nally Bensing, Metropolitan General Hospital Lib., Cleveland
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Featuring an eclectic assortment of rare, vintage and antique books and periodicals.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the AbeBooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days. This does not affect your statutory consumer rights includ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. Wrapped in plastic and usually shipped in a box with packing peanuts.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express