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Covers issues from unnecessary surgeries and prescribed drugs to preventive medicine and home births.

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Overview

Covers issues from unnecessary surgeries and prescribed drugs to preventive medicine and home births.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809277261
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Contemporary
  • Publication date: 5/1/1979
  • Pages: 208

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2004

    A clear-eyed look at medicine from the inside

    The first time I read this book, several years ago, I thought that while many of Dr. Mendelsohn's observations were true, there was a fair amount of hyperbole and overstatement that made it a very amusing read. After 25 years in the hospital business, working at every level from pharmacy intern to Vice President, I pulled it out again to excerpt certain portions for a Bioethics class I was teaching. And I found, with additional experience, that it is in fact not overstated, and provides a keen insight into the professional culture of physicians. I love this book, and think that everyone should read it.

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