Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink

The book provides an in-depth investigation into the crisis at a New Orleans hospital in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. It delves into the harrowing five days where staff, patients, and their families were trapped in the hospital without power or a functioning evacuation plan. The narrative explores the ethical dilemmas faced by the medical staff, including alleged euthanasia of critically ill patients, and the subsequent legal battles, raising profound questions about end-of-life care and disaster management.

The 5941st greatest book of all time


Published
2013
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
576
Words
155,000
Original Language
English

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