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Medicine of Er: How We Almost Die
The Medicine of ER lets you scrub in for an insider's view of the most true-to-life medical television series ever made. From "crikes" to "crash carts," it takes you behind the quick cuts - both those of the camera and those of the scalpel - to enhance your understanding of the heroics and the heartbreak that fill every episode of this phenomenally popular show. In fact, ...more
Hardcover, 232 pages
Published October 28th 1996 by HarperCollins Publishers
(first published January 1st 1996)
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The authors take readers through some memorable scenes from the early seasons of ER and explain in familiar terms what is going on. While I have a fairly good handle on medical terminology and what goes on in an ER from watching TV and reading books, I found this book very educational and a good read. Like other fans who watched the whole run of ER, I had forgotten about some of the minor characters or those who only starred in the first couple seasons and didn't return later, so some of the ...more