Books to read about careers in health care

Books to read about careers in health care

• Career Opportunities in Health Care, 2nd ed. by Shelly Field. Published by Facts on File, 2002.

• Career Planning Guide for the Allied Health Professions, by Zubie W. Metcalf. Published by William & Williams, 1998.

• Rescue 471: A Paramedic's Stories, by Peter Canning. Published by Ballantine Books, 2000.

• The First Year of Nursing: Real-World Stories from America's Nurses, by Barbara Finkelstein, editor. Published by Walker and Company, 1996.

• Intensive Care: The Story of a Nurse, by Echo Heron. Published by Ivy Books, 1988.

• Wardlife: The apprenticeship of a Young Writer as a Hospital Clerk, by Andrew Steinmetz. Published by Vehicule Press, 2000.

• Welcome to My Country: Journeys Into the World of a Therapist and Her Patients, by Lauren Slater. Published by Anchor Books, 1997.

• Virus Hunter: Thirty Years of Battling Hot Viruses Around the World, by C.J. Peters. Published by Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1998.

• Just Here Trying to Save a Few Lives: Tales of Life and Death from the ER, by Pamela Grim, MD. Published by Warner Books, 2002.

• 50 Years a Country Doctor, by Hull Cook. Published by University of Nebraska Press, 1998.

• Country Doctor: The Story of Dr. Claire Louise Caudill, by Shirley Gish. Published by University Press of Kentucky, 1999.

• Rosalyn Yalow: Nobel Laureate: Her Life and Work in Medicine, by Eugene Straus. Published by Perseus Books Group, 2000.

• White Coat: Becoming a Doctor at Harvard Medical School, by Ellen Lerner Rothman. Published by Perennial (HarperCollins), 2000.

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