Kill as Few Patients as Possible : And Fifty-Six Other Essays on how to Be the World's Best Doctor by Oscar London, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Kill as Few Patients as Possible : And Fifty-Six Other Essays on how to Be the World's Best Doctor

Kill as Few Patients as Possible : And Fifty-Six Other Essays on how to Be the World's Best Doctor

by Oscar London
     
 

This oft-quoted all-time favorite of the medical community will gladden—and strengthen—the hearts of patients, doctors, and anyone entering medical study, internship, or practice. With unassailable logic and rapier wit, the sage Dr. Oscar London muses on the challenges and joys of doctoring, and imparts timeless truths, reality checks, and poignant

Overview

This oft-quoted all-time favorite of the medical community will gladden—and strengthen—the hearts of patients, doctors, and anyone entering medical study, internship, or practice. With unassailable logic and rapier wit, the sage Dr. Oscar London muses on the challenges and joys of doctoring, and imparts timeless truths, reality checks, and poignant insights gleaned from 30 years of general practice—while never taking himself (or his profession) too seriously.

The classic book on the art and humor of practicing medicine, celebrating its 20th anniversary in a new gift edition with updates throughout. Previous editions have sold more than 200,000 copies. The perfect gift for med students and grads as well as new and practicing physicians. Approximately 17,000 students graduate from med school each spring in North America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580089173
Publisher:
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Edition description:
20th anniversary gift edition
Pages:
120
Sales rank:
195,342
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 7.43(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author

OSCAR LONDON, MD, is the pseudonym of an internist who practiced in Berkeley, California, for 30 years His humorous essays appeared regularly in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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