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What Patients Taught Me: A Medical Student's Journey
     

What Patients Taught Me: A Medical Student's Journey

by Audrey Young
 

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ISBN-10: 1570615276

ISBN-13: 9781570615276

Pub. Date: 07/28/2007

Publisher: Sasquatch Books

Do sleek high-tech hospitals teach more about medicine and less about humanity? Do doctors ever lose their tolerance for suffering? With sensitive observation and graceful prose, this book explores some of the difficult and deeply personal questions a 23-year-old doctor confronts with her very first dying patient, and continues to struggle with as she strives to

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Do sleek high-tech hospitals teach more about medicine and less about humanity? Do doctors ever lose their tolerance for suffering? With sensitive observation and graceful prose, this book explores some of the difficult and deeply personal questions a 23-year-old doctor confronts with her very first dying patient, and continues to struggle with as she strives to become a good doctor. In her travels, the doctor attends to terminal illness, AIDS, tuberculosis, and premature birth in small rural communities throughout the world.

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ISBN-13:
9781570615276
Publisher:
Sasquatch Books
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
581,065
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.47(h) x 0.50(d)

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