A fascinating story meticulously written, often graphic, it can be an important contributor to our country's debate on healthcare -- Editor, Montreal Business Magazine, October, 2005
The reader (is) totally enclosed in the small world of a teaching hospital for three fascinating years. -- Montreal Review of Books, November, 2005
This highly readable, sometimes graphic memoir is heart wrenching and hilarious, filled with medical drama and timeless insights. -- Past President, Editorial, Reader's Digest Canada Ltd, October, 2005
YatesAdelman restores readers faith in a profession that has been reputed to lack sensitivity and revives confidence in medical personnel. -- Canadian Writers' Society, October, 2005
About the Author
Donna Yates-Adelman was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. A graduate of Calgarys Holy Cross Hospital in 1962, Yatesw-Adelman worked for 26 years, primarily in surgical intensive care and coronary intensive care in hospitals in Calgary, Montreal and San Francisco. She was head nurse in surgical intensive care at Montreals Jewish General Hospital before opening her own medical clinic, Doctors Replacement Medical Clinic, which she owned and operated for 12 years.
Yates-Adelman's articles have appeared in The Globe and Mail, medical journals and newsletters.
Yates-Adelman has written a screen play loosely based on her memoirs and is presently working on a novel. She lives in Montreal