A 23-year-old nurse finds the courage to treat young soldiers who have devastating burns.
A nurse brings dignity to a dying man and solace to his family.
Fast thinking and skillful intervention by a nurse saves the life of a post-cardiac surgery patient.
Nurses witness a patient recover from a deadly infection, only to see him fall victim to an overburdened health care system.
Using state-of-the-art medical technology, a nurse gets a patient through the critical time until a new set of lungs becomes available.
Hundreds of thousands of nurses work in intensive care units and every one of them has a story to tell. Each has held lives in their hands.
Bestselling author and ICU nurse Tilda Shalof shares a powerful collection of true stories from dedicated nurse-writers who care for patients whose lives are perched precariously between life and death. In this gripping anthology, they share their experiences working in some of the most technologically advanced, intellectually demanding, and emotionally charged hospital environments.