The Resource Trauma, Michael Palmer

Trauma, Michael Palmer

Label
Trauma
Title
Trauma
Statement of responsibility
Michael Palmer
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Dr. Carrie Bryant's four years as a neurosurgical resident at White Memorial Hospital have earned her the respect and admiration from peers and staff alike. When given the chance of performing her first unsupervised brain surgery, Carrie jumps at the opportunity. What should have been a routine, hours long operation, turns horribly wrong and jeopardizes her patient's life. Emotionally and physically drained, Carrie is rushed back to the OR to assist in a second surgery. There, she makes a careless and tragic mental error resulting in irreparable brain damage to her second patient. With her confidence shattered, Carrie quits her residency and moves back home where her younger brother, Adam, a combat vet suffering from debilitating PTSD, also lives. When Carrie learns about an experimental program at the VA Medical Center exploring the use of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) that could forever cure the emotional and memory trauma of PTSD, it seems like a way back into medicine. Carrie is apprehensive, but a chance meeting with David Hoffman, a reporter for the Lowell Observer writing a story on PTSD, helps her overcome any hesitation. Her first surgery appears to be a success until her patient mysteriously vanishes. When a second patient also goes missing, Carrie employees the investigative skills of David, and together they descend into a labyrinth of murder and corruption. And the price Carrie might pay for asking the wrong questions could be her life."--
Summary
Quitting her residency after a tragic mistake, Dr. Carrie Bryant returns home to care for her combat veteran brother and pursues a experimental therapy for PTSD before teaming up with an investigative reporter to find a missing patient
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Assigning source
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10414731
Cataloging source
DLC
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1942-2013
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Palmer, Michael
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Palmer, Daniel
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women surgeons
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Missing persons
  • Missing persons
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Women surgeons
Target audience
adult
Label
Trauma, Michael Palmer
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn904335819
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9781250030894
Isbn Type
(harcover)
Lccn
2015007270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)904335819
Label
Trauma, Michael Palmer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn904335819
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9781250030894
Isbn Type
(harcover)
Lccn
2015007270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)904335819

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