by Author Theresa Brown

  • Publisher Workman Press
  • Year published 2022
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-1643750699
  • Number of pages 272 pages
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From the mammogram that would change her life through her diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, New York Times bestselling author Theresa Brown, RN, tells a poignant and powerful story about having breast cancer in her book, Healing: When a Nurse Becomes a Patient. Despite her training and years of experience as a cancer and hospice nurse, Brown finds it difficult to navigate the medical maze from the other side of the bed. She relays the unforgettable details of her daily life—the needles, the chemo drugs, the rubber gloves, the bureaucratic frustrations—but this time from her new perch as a patient, looking back at some of her own cases and considering what she didn’t know then about the warping effects of fear and the healing virtues of compassion. ebook icon Audio book icon

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Theresa Brown, PhD, BSN, RN, is a nurse and writer who lives in Pittsburgh. She lectures nationally and internationally on issues related to nursing, health care, and end of life. Theresa has been a frequent contributor to the New York Times and her writing has appeared on CNN.com, and in The American Journal of Nursing, The Journal of the American Medical Association, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Theresa has been a guest on MSNBC Live and NPR’s Fresh Air.

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