Becoming a Doctor: A Journey of Initiation in Medical School / Edition 1

Becoming a Doctor: A Journey of Initiation in Medical School / Edition 1

by Melvin Konner
     
 

"A valuable contribution to the growing literature of medical culture."—Gerald Weissman, New York Univ. Medical Center.See more details below

Overview

"A valuable contribution to the growing literature of medical culture."—Gerald Weissman, New York Univ. Medical Center.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140111163
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/1988
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.88(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface

1. INTRODUCTION: A Compensatory Pause
2. BASIC CLINICAL SKILLS: The First Encounters
3. EMERGENCY WARD SURGERY: No Man's Land
4. ANESTHESIOLOGY: The Technicians of Sleep
5. WARD SURGERY: Crossing the Boundary
6. NEUROSURGERY AND NEUROLOGY: Lesions of the Soul
7. PSYCHIATRY: The Mind-Body Problem
8. PEDIATRICS: Suffer the Children
9. OBSTETRICS: The Anatomical Volcano
10. GYNECOLOGY: The Machinery of Creation
11. PATHOLOGY: The Aspect of Death
12. MEDICINE I: A Failure of the Heart
13. MEDICINE II: Deathwatches
14. MEDICINE III: Healing and Hope
15. THE FOURTH YEAR: Highlights and Heroes
16. CONCLUSION: Healing Artisans

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