Sunday January 19, 2020

Crossing the line from dutiful doctor to stricken patient

Non-Fiction/Health: In Shock, By Rana Awdish, Bantam House, €17.95

21st January, 2018

Non-Fiction/Health: In Shock, By Rana Awdish, Bantam House, €17.95

All reviewers bring their own life experiences to any book under review. Dr Rana Awdish’s harrowing and enlightening memoir brought me back to a question that has tormented me for years.

That question was why, as I watched someone precious to me die in a Dublin A&E ward, the only medical professional present aware that her life was in danger was...

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