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Bird's eye view : stories of a life lived in health care stories of a life lived in health care / Sue Robins

By: Robins, Sue.
Vancouver, BC : Bird Communication, 2019Description: 288 pages : illustrations : 22 cm.Subject(s): HEALTH CARE | ADVOCACY | HEALTH SERVICES | HEALTH PROFESSIONALS | STAFF ATTITUDES | DOWN SYNDROME | BREAST CANCER | AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Contents:
Prologue. - Hello health care. - Welcome to Down syndrome. - The cancer. - Reflections. - Acknowledgements.
Summary: "Bird’s Eye View is a compelling book of stories sharing a life lived in health care [firstly as a health administrator and writer, secondly as the mother of a child with Down syndrome and thirdly as a patient herself, with breast cancer]. Written for health professionals - but accessible to all - each chapter offers insight into how it feels to be a vulnerable patient. Poignant and provocative, this unique book highlights the patient and family experience and includes practical wisdom to inspire us all." - BOOK JACKET "Bird's Eye View should be on every health care training curriculum. This book opens the doorway to a new level of understanding of the health care journey - Professor Catherine Crock AM Physician, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne."
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Prologue. - Hello health care. - Welcome to Down syndrome. - The cancer. - Reflections. - Acknowledgements.

"Bird’s Eye View is a compelling book of stories sharing a life lived in health care [firstly as a health administrator and writer, secondly as the mother of a child with Down syndrome and thirdly as a patient herself, with breast cancer]. Written for health professionals - but accessible to all - each chapter offers insight into how it feels to be a vulnerable patient. Poignant and provocative, this unique book highlights the patient and family experience and includes practical wisdom to inspire us all." - BOOK JACKET "Bird's Eye View should be on every health care training curriculum. This book opens the doorway to a new level of understanding of the health care journey - Professor Catherine Crock AM Physician, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne."

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