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Twelve patients : life and death at Bellevue Hospital / Eric Manheimer.

Manheimer, Eric. (Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 362.21 M277t 2012 (Text) 33126024560280 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 362.21 M277t 2012 (Text) 33126022880029 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 12/02/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781455503872 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1455503878 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781455503889
  • ISBN: 1455503886
  • Physical Description: vii, 355 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st trade paperback ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., c2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
"The inspiration for the new NBC drama New Amsterdam"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
The one-strike law -- Tanisha -- Sunrise to sunset -- Beso de angel -- The qualification -- A heart for Rabinal -- Four generations -- The singularity -- Trauma Detroit -- Index of suspicion -- The unloved woman -- Collateral damage.
Summary, etc.:
A former medical director of Bellevue Hospital in New York offers stories from the case histories of twelve patients, ranging from a homeless man to a prominent Wall Street financier, to humanize current social issues.
Subject: Manheimer, Eric.
Bellevue Hospital.
Hospital patients > New York (State) > New York > Case studies.
Hospital care > New York (State) > New York > Case studies.

Eric Manheimer, M.D. was the Medical Director at Bellevue for over thirteen years and is a Clinical Professor at the New York University School of Medicine. He is an Internist who trained at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, New York in Internal Medicine. Following his Chief Residency there, he moved to Hanover, New Hampshire where he was a member of Dartmouth Medical School and the Hitchcock Clinic for many years.

He has had a long interest in international health working in Haiti and Pakistan and in medical anthropology, history, the social sciences and literature particularly of Latin America. Along with his wife Diana Taylor, who is a University Professor at New York University, Eric travels extensively in Latin America and Mexico. He has two children and one grandchild, who was born at Bellevue.

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