This is the story of a nurse’s career. It starts as a nursing assistant in psychiatry, where he becomes the best man at his patient’s wedding and tracks through the war zone of the high-tech intensive care unit. He enters the world of the nurse practitioner and takes the reader along with one of the top stroke doctors in the world. The final chapter reveals the fascinating and sometimes bizarre world of sleep disorders.
DENNIS BUTLER, CRNP, is a nurse practitioner and has been a nurse for thirty years. Most of his career as an RN was in intensive care. As a nurse practitioner, he has worked in neurology, cardiology, and sleep disorders. He also has a keen interest in mental health and human nature.