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  • 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases
  • By: Cory Franklin MD
  • Narrated by: John Pruden
  • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

Author Cory Franklin, MD, who headed the hospital's intensive care unit from the 1970s through the 1990s, shares his most unique and bizarre experiences, including the deadly Chicago heatwave of 1995, treating the first AIDS patients in the country before the disease was diagnosed, the nurse with rare Munchausen syndrome, the only surviving ricin victim, and the professor with Alzheimer's hiding the effects of the wrong medication.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great medical stories

  • By Benjamin on 18-02-2017

Absorbing!

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Reviewed: 16-02-2017

A captivating listen as Dr Franklin takes you on a journey. Thoroughly enjoyed this book, particularly as the stories span over three decades showing just how much medicine has changed over the years.

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