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“What makes this inspiring medical memoir stand out is the courageous measure of Austin’s humanity.”—Publishers Weekly

In this eye-opening account of life in the ER, Paul Austin recalls how the daily grind of long, erratic shifts and endless hordes of patients with sad stories sent him down a path of bitterness and cynicism. Gritty, powerful, and ultimately redemptive, Something for the Pain is a revealing glimpse into the fragility of compassion and sanity in the industrial setting of today’s hospitals.

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Something for the Pain: Compassion and Burnout in the ER
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Life in the E.R.
July 3rd, 2014
A doctor shows what it is like for doctors, nurses and others working in the Emergency room of a busy Hospital in North Carolina.
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