This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Medical Resident


      This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Medical Resident
Bestselling author Adam Kay tells us the hilarious and sometimes horrifying truth about life and work in a hospital.Welcome to 97 hour weeks Welcome to life and death decisions Welcome to a constant tsunami of bodily fluids Welcome to earning less than the hospital parking meter Wave goodbye to your friends and relationships Welcome to the life of a first year doctor.Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, comedian and former medical resident Adam Kay s This Is Going to Hurt provides a no holds barred account of his time on the front lines of medicine.Hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking by turns, this is everything you wanted to know and than a few things you didn t about life on and off the hospital ward And yes, it may leave a scar. Best Download [ This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Medical Resident ] Author [ Adam Kay ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Adam Kay is a writer and comedianHe writes extensively for TV and film His first book This is Going to Hurt is out now.

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  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Medical Resident
  • Adam Kay
  • 08 July 2017
  • 0316426725

10 thoughts on “ This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Medical Resident

  1. says:

    I finished the book It was a mostly irreverent look at the early years of being a junior doctor, then an obstetrician, until something catastrophic happens to a patient and the author turned from medicine to writing comedy It was an excellent read, one good anecdote after another and rather than a review I d like to summarise two One concerns herbal medicine and the other the very serious topic of spousal abuse and how the hospital dealt with it in pregnant women.1 Herbal A woman had come to I finished the book It was a mostly irreverent look at the early years of being a junior doctor, then an obstetrician, until something catastrophic happens to a patient and the author turned from medicine to writing comedy It was an excellent read, one good anecdote after another and rather than a review I d like to summarise two One concerns herbal medicine and the o...

  2. says:

    4.5 stars I have a newfound respect for doctors and my mom, who is a nurse I remember when I was a teenager, I would call her at her work to ask if she could get so and so from the store and sometimes she would respond with, I can...

  3. says:

    SUCH an important book Anyone who does not work in the NHS should be obliged to read this.

  4. says:

    A genuinely funny collection of stories from a former doctor some so horrifying, surprising, or amusing that I had those hard to breathe while laughing moments, immediately making Audible clips and sending them to all my friends It s not for the squeamish, be prepared for lots of blood, births, bad language, and assorted implements stuck in places they really shouldn t be Rarely have I been so impressed if that s the right word by the willingness of individuals to achieve a memorable sex A genuinely funny collection of stories from a former doctor some so horrifying, surprising, or amusing that I had those hard to breathe while laughing moments, immediately making Audible c...

  5. says:

    I loved this In part funny and heartwarming, yet also utterly heartbreaking and disillusioned I think this strikes a particular cord with me at the moment as the author was an obs gynae doctor, and I ve recently spent time myself as an inpatient on such a ward This is the first book in a while where I ve read passages out to my husband while laughing...

  6. says:

    4 Today crossed the line from everyday patient idiocy to me checking around the room for hidden cameras After a lengthy discussion with a patient s husband about how absolutely no condoms fit him, I establish he s pulling them right down over his balls. Extremely witty and funny I fully appreciated the use of Harry Potter aliases.This gives a realist...

  7. says:

    This book had me laughing hysterically one minute and desperately trying not to cry the next It was heart warming, hilarious and devastating all at once.Easy 5 s

  8. says:

    I am going to be in so much trouble when my sister finds out I gave this book to my niece as this is probably not a very appropriate book for a 17 year old But she is determined to become a doctor and she needs to know it s not just about rockstar surgeries and making buckets of money It is the most insane working hours, thankless work with crap pay.The diary entries follow Adam s ascend through the ranks, from a junior doctor to becoming a consultant, specialising in gynaecology or brats and I am going to be in so much trouble when my sister finds out I gave this book to my niece as this is probably not a very appropriate book for a 17 year old But she is determi...

  9. says:

    This review and other non spoilery reviews can be found The Book PrescriptionActual Rating 3.5 starsA great doctor must have a huge heart and a distended aorta through which pumps a vast lake of compassion and human kindnessYet another non fiction I am reviewing at my blog Who am I This book is special since it is an insight to the medical field I read this as a medical student but I am reviewing it as a doctor now The book had a shaky start and I was not impressed which I This review and other non spoilery reviews can be found The Book PrescriptionActual Rating 3.5 starsA great doctor must have a ...

  10. says:

    Unpopular opinion This was a DNF for me I went into this book not really knowing what to expect so it probably shouldn t come as a complete surprise then that I didn t finish it I think this book sums up why I never went into Medicine and in order to survive in the medical world, you need to detach yourself from some pretty horrific things.Kay describes mortality in a very glib way which I suppose is accurate coming from a Doctor who deals with death on a regular basis To me though life is Unpopular opinion This was a DNF for me I went into this book not really knowing what to expect so it probably shouldn t come as a complete surprise then that I didn t finish it I think this book sums up why I never went into Medicine and in order to survive in the medical world, you need to detach yourself from some pretty horrific things.Kay describes mortality in a very glib way which I suppose is accurate coming from a Doctor who deals with death on a regular basis To me though life issacred than that and someone s relative loved one who has just died is briefly commented upon and then overshadowed by something w...

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