INTENSIVE CARE: A Look at San Francisco General’s ICU
What is it like to be an attending physician in the Intensive Care Unit at San Francisco General Hospital? In his book, Intensive Care, Dr. John Murray shares his experience treating 60 patients in the SF General ICU over the course of 28 consecutive days. Intensive Care is true reality programming -- ICU, not "ER." California Healthline's Jeff Stryker takes a look at the practice of high-technology medicine on the front lines of a struggling urban teaching hospital, where the "super-sick" file their last appeal against death.
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