Impaired: A Nurse's Story of Addiction and Recovery

Impaired: A Nurse's Story of Addiction and Recovery

by Patricia Holloran
3.8 11

Hardcover

$17.55 $24.95 Save 30% Current price is $17.55, Original price is $24.95. You Save 30%.

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Eligible for FREE SHIPPING

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

Impaired: A Nurse's Story of Addiction and Recovery 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Just ok
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Being an ICU nurse myself, I could see how easily it would be to become addicted, although I myself am not. I appreciate Patty's honesty and story and utter surprise that Stadol wasn't a controlled substance drug. I personally witnessed a friend of mine in labor who received a dose of Stadol, & she hallucinated from it & was seriously goofy for a few hours. As to Patty's faith in God, & the previous person's remark about this, I do not believe that a majority of our profession is either agnostic or atheist. I just think that for some, they have lost their faith, & just feel that they are "realists." I believe that we all can use a little faith in God, & some people just need to reach a "breaking point" to come back to that faith. Thank you Patty for your courage to tell the masses your story, & most especially your courage to talk, as a nurse. God bless you in your journey!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dawn Tucker More than 1 year ago
the author is very serious about her recovery and that is very important in giving people who are perfectionists by nature. my main problem was the religiousness of the book. healthcare providers are more likely than most other people to be agnostic and athiest. i am glad for the author that her deep relationship with god has helped her so much in her recovery, but i am afraid that parts of the learning material about addiction was overshadowed by the religious aspects of the book. to be honest, i almost felt as if recovery is an either/or success based on your ability to believe in god. that being said, i want to thank the author for her honesty regarding a subject that is very important and has the ability to save lives.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago