A Not Entirely Benign Procedure, Revised Edition: Four Years as a Medical Student

A Not Entirely Benign Procedure, Revised Edition: Four Years as a Medical Student

by Perri Klass
     
 

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Acclaimed pediatrician, journalist, and novelist Perri Klass offers a provocative look at the ups and downs of medical school from those first exams to the day she became a doctor. In a direct, candid style, Klass shares what it is like to be a first-time mother while attending med school; the unique lingo of the med student; how to deal with every bodily fluid

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Acclaimed pediatrician, journalist, and novelist Perri Klass offers a provocative look at the ups and downs of medical school from those first exams to the day she became a doctor. In a direct, candid style, Klass shares what it is like to be a first-time mother while attending med school; the unique lingo of the med student; how to deal with every bodily fluid imaginable; and the humor and heartbreak of working with patients. With this collection of essays, Klass established herself as a go-to voice for a generation of med students and doctors, with her frank and witty perspective. Klass also brings a proven ability to make the medical world accessible to the lay reader, through her extensive literary and journalistic experience. This edition is updated for a new generation of doctors and readers, with a brand-new foreword and annotated content by Klass.

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ISBN-13:
9781607144502
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Publication date:
08/31/2010
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 11.06(h) x 0.80(d)

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