eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´

❮BOOKS❯ ✹ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (ALA Notable Books for Adults) ✯ Author Sheri Fink – G-couture.co.uk Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Finks landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina and her suspenseful portrayal of the uest for truth and justiceIn the Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Finks landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina and her suspenseful portrayal of the uest for truth and justiceIn the tradition of the best investigative journalism physician and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs 5 days at Memorial Medical Center and draws the reader into the lives of those who struggled mightily to survive and maintain life amid chaos After Katrina struck and the floo.

Dwaters rose the power failed and the heat climbed exhausted caregivers chose to designate certain patients last for rescue Months later several of those caregivers faced criminal allegations that they deliberately injected numerous patients with drugs to hasten their deaths Five Days at Memorial the culmination of six years of reporting unspools the mystery of what happened in those days bringing the reader into a hospital fighting for its life and into a conversa.

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13 thoughts on “Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (ALA Notable Books for Adults)

  1. Tyler A. Tyler A. says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookThis book contains and emotionally gripping and fascinating tale It is very well research and the writing style makes you feel like you're a fly on the wall for some of the most troubling moments the hospital and its staff have faced You read about the conditions the difficult decisions acts of possible euthanasia and the follow up and investigations The book is than just a telling a story; it takes a look at all sides of the issues and really made me think about how the staff acted throughout the disaster and how I'd handle something like that in their situationThe book has a few flaws I feel like the author clearly favors some of the people invol


  2. E. M. E. M. says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookI don't usually have difficulty finishing a book but I had difficulty with this one The things that happened at Memorial were terrible and reading the book is like watching a slow train wreckBut you know what? It's been years since I read it but I still remember this book very clearly and think about it surprisingly often Anytime the topic of panicked people taking any kind of action comes up I think about this book and it has definitely changed the way I think about those kinds of stories and how I act in a crisis


  3. Brigitte Ala Brigitte Ala says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookThis book describes events leading up to and during Hurricane Katrina and fallout relating to suspected events of euthanasia in this hospital I am a healthcare professional and I was not able to put this down the story is very well written and investigated by Sheri Fink and describes multiple sides of the story as well as


  4. Bear the cat Bear the cat says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookA brave hauntingly stark account of Katrina and its effect on a hospital in peril The brilliant investigative reporting makes this a chilling page turner and a must read


  5. meshop meshop says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookRiveting Unbelievable mismanagement of Hurricane Katrina and how it affected one hospital An eye opener to the dedication of medical staff in a dire emergency


  6. pinkislandprincess pinkislandprincess says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookI will say that I really enjoyed this book What threw me off was in the middle of the book I read about the author and her dealings with Dr Pou outside of the book While I don't believe everything I read it cast doubt on the validity of the story I finished the book with an open mind and enjoyed it's contents


  7. sharpest29 sharpest29 says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookI wasn't the one who ordered it was for somebody else


  8. LaurieN LaurieN says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookThough provoking Well written and leaves the reader stunned at timesi used this book to start a book club the result was lots of good discussion


  9. GeordieReader GeordieReader says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookThis is very much a book of book of two halves The first section deals with what happened at Memorial Hospital in New Orleans in the days after Hurricane Katrina The second is much drier and deals with the legal fallout from the disaster particularly the accusation that some staff at Memorial deliberately killed their sickest patientsI have some reservations about how Fink presents her information particularly in the second half of the book She rarely names her sources so we get competing accounts without always knowing for sure whose viewpoint is being presented However this doesn't detract from the impact of the first section which is the most compelling piece of non fiction I have ever read As the author says the expectation is that after a natural disaster systems will fail but most Americans and probably Europeans too believe that this only applies


  10. Richie Richie says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookDivides into three stages First is the story of the five days up to Sept 1st 2005 after Katrina at Memorial hospital in New Orleans The


  11. Pauline F. Pauline F. says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookI found this book compelling As a Registered Nurse practising on the Gulf Coast for forty years I know the system and the terrain and the weather risks As a Nursing Administrator I had to make decisions about evacuation of patients transportation and the care of staff during these conditions I must say I cried and found the situation harrowing I thank God that I never had to make the ultimate decision these Nurses and Doctors had to contemplateI have thought long and hard about


  12. Kindle Customer Kindle Customer says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookThis is the story of the Memorial Hospital during Hurricane Katrina I think it is an important document of public record of what can go wrong during a crisis with poor management however the writing style didn’t appeal to me I felt it was neither presented as a factual report or written in a story like fashion The book covers the most dramatic circumstances yet manages to be boring and really hard work


  13. Zelda Zelda says:

    eBook Sheri Fink ´ Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged ´ five download, days kindle, memorial: pdf, life ebok, death epub, storm ravaged pdf, hospital mobile, notable mobile, books free, adults free, Five Days pdf, at Memorial: epub, at Memorial: Life and pdf, Days at Memorial: epub, Days at Memorial: Life and mobile, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital eBookA straight reporting of what went on at Memorial during and immediately after Hurricane KatrinaThe reader is left to come to his or her own conclusionsWho knows how we would act under such stress? One would like to think that one would act with compassion who knows?This is a horrifying account how often is this scenario acted out in our hospitals when there


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