Tag Archive: suzanne gordon

May
31

Review: When Chicken Soup Isn’t Enough

If I could name only one writer who has helped shape my understanding of the nursing profession, it would without hesitation be Suzanne Gordon. Life Support was such an intense read for me last summer, that I devoted multiple posts to the discussion questions it raised. So I was very excited to receive her anthology When …

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Apr
08

Read This: April/May 2013

I finished up The Midwife’s Confession right before my vacation and then took a break to do some light (and some not-so-light) beach reading. Review(s) to come forthwith, but in the meantime I wanted to introduce you to my pick for April/May… (Source) S actually gave me this book for my birthday last fall…he knows …

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Aug
10

Discussion: Life Support (Chap. 10-Conclusion)

The final round of discussion questions from our July selection! For more questions, check out: Chapters 1-2 Chapters 3-5 Chapters 6-9 Feel free to answer any of these, add your own, or simply discuss in the comments below. Responding to specific questions will help me take the pulse of my readers and choose topics for …

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Jul
30

Discussion: Life Support (Chap. 6-9)

This book is making my head spin! So much to think about and talk about and post about! I hope you’re enjoying it too! Feel free to answer any of these, add your own, or simply discuss in the comments below. Responding to specific questions will help me take the pulse of my readers and …

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Jul
26

Discussion: Life Support (Chap. 3-5)

Round two. 🙂 (See here for discussion questions about Chapters 1 and 2). Feel free to answer any of these, add your own, or simply discuss in the comments below. Responding to specific questions will help me take the pulse of my readers and choose topics for further posts. And if you haven’t read the …

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Jul
22

Discussion: Life Support (Chap. 1-2)

Here they are – the first of my discussion questions for Life Support: Three Nurses on the Front Lines. There is so much to unpack here, so I’ll be posting additional questions as I get through the book. Feel free to answer any of these, add your own, or simply discuss in the comments below. Chapter 1 …

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Jul
05

Read This: July

Sorry I’m a few days late posting this month’s book club suggestion. July got ahead of me! Suzanne Gordon is an incredible non-fiction author. Not only does she write beautifully, but her work has helped shed light on the experiences of nurses everywhere. She has written about our profession with the utmost respect, and helped …

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