The Night Shift

Real Life in the Heart of the E.R.

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  • 1443405698
  • 9781554683925
  • 9781443405690

In The Night Shift, Dr. Brian Goldman shares his experiences in the witching hours at Mount Sinai Hospital in downtown Toronto. We meet the kinds of patients who walk into an E.R. after midnight: late-night revellers injured on their way home after last call, teens assaulted in the streets by other teens and a woman who punches another woman out of jealousy over a man. But Goldman also reveals the emotional, heartbreaking side of everyday E.R. visits: adult children forced to make life and death decisions about critically ill parents, victims of sexual assault, and mentally ill and homeless patients looking for understanding and a quick fix in the twenty-four-hour waiting room. Written with Goldman’s trademark honesty and with surprising humour, The Night Shift is also a frank look at many issues facing the medical profession today, and it offers a highly compelling inside view into an often shrouded world.

  • HarperCollins Canada; November 2010
  • ISBN 9781443405690
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  • Title: The Night Shift
  • Author: Brian Goldman
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1443405698
  • 9781554683925
  • 9781443405690

In The Press

The Night Shift has many satisfactions. It offers a great deal to both the lay public and those inside the health professions who continue to benefit from Goldman’s honesty and curiosity.”

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1443405698
  • 9781554683925
  • 9781443405690