This is going to hurt : secret diaries of a junior doctor / Adam Kay.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: As soon as Adam Kay set foot on a hospital ward for the first time, he realized there's quite a lot they don't teach you at medical school ... His diaries from the NHS front line - scribbled in secret after long nights, endless days and missed weekends - are hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking by turns. This Is Going to Hurt is everything you wanted to know about being a junior doctor, and more than a few things you really didn't. And yes, it may leave a scar.
    • ISBN:
      9781509858651
      1509858652
      9781509858613
      150985861X
    • Accession Number:
      on1003326113
      1003326113
    • Accession Number:
      fay.584917
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      KAY, A. This is going to hurt : secret diaries of a junior doctor. [s. l.]: Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, 2017. ISBN 9781509858651. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584917. Acesso em: 12 jul. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Kay A. This Is Going to Hurt : Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor. Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan; 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584917. Accessed July 12, 2020.
    • AMA11:
      Kay A. This Is Going to Hurt : Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor. Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan; 2017. Accessed July 12, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584917
    • APA:
      Kay, A. (2017). This is going to hurt : secret diaries of a junior doctor. Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Kay, Adam. 2017. This Is Going to Hurt : Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor. Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584917.
    • Harvard:
      Kay, A. (2017) This is going to hurt : secret diaries of a junior doctor. Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584917 (Accessed: 12 July 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Kay, A 2017, This is going to hurt : secret diaries of a junior doctor, Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, viewed 12 July 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Kay, Adam. This Is Going to Hurt : Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor. Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, 2017. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584917.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Kay, Adam. This Is Going to Hurt : Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor. Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584917.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Kay A. This is going to hurt : secret diaries of a junior doctor [Internet]. Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan; 2017 [cited 2020 Jul 12]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.584917

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2018 November #1

*Starred Review* Kay worked for six years as a "student doctor" for the National Health System (NHS) in Great Britain before leaving medicine to become a TV scriptwriter. He worked mostly in the ob-gyn section of the hospitals until finally succumbing to the long hours, low pay, and constant stress. This medical memoir is based on the diary he kept throughout those years. Kay has an edgy tone as he alternates between gallows humor and heartbreaking tales. Frequent footnotes explain medical terms in very accessible language. Learning as he goes, Kay finds himself performing cesareans, delivering babies by forceps, stitching up new moms, mopping up blood, removing a variety of objects from body openings, soothing patients, and teaching younger doctors. His personal life is filled with broken plans, little sleep, and a faithful, if increasingly impatient, partner. Kay's journals chart the hectic life of a young doctor who tries to help patients without mucking up, suffers over mistakes, and celebrates the times he was able to make a difference. Readers may be inclined to send their own doctors a thank-you note after reading this candid, caring memoir. A best-seller in England, Kay's book is being adapted for a BBC comedy drama. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.