A Not Entirely Benign Procedure: Four Years As A Medical Student / Edition 1

A Not Entirely Benign Procedure: Four Years As A Medical Student / Edition 1

by Perri Klass
     
 

Fascinating...Klass writes with wit, intelligence, and a great deal of insight."—The New York Times Book Review.See more details below

Overview

Fascinating...Klass writes with wit, intelligence, and a great deal of insight."—The New York Times Book Review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452272583
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/1987
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
578,537
Product dimensions:
5.37(w) x 8.06(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

THE PRE-CLINICAL YEARS
The Living-in-Sin Potluck and Other Tales of the First Year of Medical School
A Textbook Pregnancy

THE CLINICAL YEARS
The First Time
Crying in the Hospital
Camels, Zebras, and Fascinomas
Learning the Language
Macho
Tempos
The Scrubbed and the Unscrubbed
Emergency Room
Babytalk
Invasions
007s
Enough to Make You Sick
The Prize in the Cracker Jack Box
Stress and Potato Chips
Ignorance
"Who Knows This Patient?"

ISSUES
Power Plays
Disasters Past
Nurses
Baby Poop
One in Ten Thousand
India
When Doctors and Patients Speak Different Languages
AIDS
Taking Precautions
Dying
Curing
Assess and Advise
DNR

PUTTING IT TOGETHER
A Weekend in the Life
Match Day

Conclusion—Baby Doctor

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