For the Love of Babies: One Doctor's Stories about Life in the Neonatal ICU

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For the Love of Babies: One Doctor's Stories About Life in the Neonatal ICU invites readers into the NICU - one area in the hospital that is unfamiliar and frightening to most people - and demystifies the place where extraordinary things transpire. This book is for anyone who has ever wondered how doctors and nurses work under intense pressure to diagnose and treat the smallest of patients and how parents cope with the enormous emotional stresses facing them. It is a touching and unforgettable glimpse into the ...
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For the Love of Babies: One Doctor's Stories About Life in the Neonatal ICU

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For the Love of Babies: One Doctor's Stories About Life in the Neonatal ICU invites readers into the NICU - one area in the hospital that is unfamiliar and frightening to most people - and demystifies the place where extraordinary things transpire. This book is for anyone who has ever wondered how doctors and nurses work under intense pressure to diagnose and treat the smallest of patients and how parents cope with the enormous emotional stresses facing them. It is a touching and unforgettable glimpse into the triumph, loss, happiness, and pain that make up the daily rhythms of life in the NICU.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780982827376
  • Publisher: WorldMaker Media
  • Publication date: 5/20/2011
  • Pages: 318
  • Sales rank: 671,974
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.67 (d)

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Dr. Sue Hall earned a B.A. in psychology from Stanford University, a Master's in Social Work from Boston University, and an M.D. degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. She was a practicing social worker prior to embarking on her twenty-five-year career as a neonatologist. Formerly an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Hall is now in a private practice of neonatology.
Dr. Hall, who lives in the Midwest, has two daughters, now both adults. She is an enthusiastic sailor in her free time. She also enjoys reading and speaking to groups about health care issues of our most vulnerable children.
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