It's often said that nurses are the backbone of the American healthcare system.
Almost everyone will be in the care of a nurse at some point, but most people have no idea what nurses really do.
The new book, The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives, gives an insider's view of a typical shift at a cancer ward, including all the fears, joys and heartbreaks.
Tune in to hear from author Theresa Brown, RN, a frequent contributor to the New York Times opinion page.
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